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Making an Impact

Sarah Wagner

MIA: Chronicling Homecomings

Sarah Wagner’s research on the recovery and identification of MIA soldiers has taken her from Vietnam battlefields to forensic science labs to families’ living rooms. 

Learning & Discovery

seniors Marlee Grant and Hana Springer

Dancing from Taiwan to D.C.

Seniors Marlee Grant and Hana Springer were cultural arts ambassadors at a dance festival in Taiwan. Now they're using skills honed abroad to vault their professional goals.

Faculty Spotlight

Police Chief Edward Gillespie

A Classroom for Cops

Whether policing Baltimore’s streets or teaching cops in the classroom, Detective Edward Gillespie, BA ’92, emphasizes lessons from literature, history and philosophy.

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