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Daniel Press, Ph.D., professor of environmental studies and sciences



2017/18: 2,938 Undergraduate, 87 Graduate



2017/18: 279 Full-time, 136 Part-time


Degrees Awarded

2016/17: 806 Bachelor's, 11 Master's


Notable College of Arts and Sciences Alumni

Andy Ackerman '78 - Television producer and director

Resa Aslan '95 - Author, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

David C. Drummond '85 - Senior vice president of Corporate Development and chief legal officer, Google, Inc.

Brenden Eich '83 - JavaScript creator

Geoff Fox '62 - Founder and chairman, Fox Racing

Khaled Hosseini '88 - Author, The Kite Runner, And the Mountains Echoed, and A Thousand Splendid Suns

Francisco Jiménez '66 - Professor Emeritus of modern languages and literatures; 2002 U.S. Professor of the Year, CASE award; author

Brent M. Jones '85 - Retired NFL football player

Sharon Kugler '81 - First woman chaplain at Yale University

Jack Lazar '87 - Chief financial officer, GoPro

Zoe Lofgren '75 - Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, California's 19th district (Silicon Valley, San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy)

Noelle Lopez '09 - SCU's first female Rhodes Scholar

Dee Dee Myers '83 - White House press secretary, 1993-94; political analyst and commentator; contributing editor, Vanity Fair; author, Why Women Should Rule the World

Janet Napolitano '79 - President, University of California system; former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Obama Administration; former governor of Arizona

Steve Nash '96 - NBA basketball player; two-time MVP winner, 2005, 2006

Daniel Nava '05 - Professional baseball player

Gavin Newson '89 - Lieutenant governor, state of California; former mayor of San Francisco

Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 - Former U.S. Secretary of Defense; former director of the CIA; former White House chief of staff, Clinton Administration; Congressman 1977-93

Kurt Rambis '80 - Assistant coach, N.Y. Knicks; Former head coach of Minnesota Timberwolves; analyst, ESPN

Steve Sordello '92, MBA '01 - Chief financial officer, LinkedIn