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Alumni Success Story: Erin Saupe

Erin Saupe Some Technical High School graduates head for the Olympics, others like Erin Saupe go on to become Oxford professors.

Saupe, a 2003 Tech grad, recently crossed the ocean to become an associate professor of earth science at Oxford University in London. Her impressive education journey includes degrees from the College of St. Benedict, University of Kansas and Yale, but she admits there is a certain amount of pressure in taking the position at Oxford.

“It’s such and adventure!” she says. “Both exciting and a little scary.”

Saupe will be teaching earth science and evolution to undergraduates at Oxford as well as giving one-on-one, project-based tutorials. She explains that the tutorials are an expectation at Oxford and designed to encourage critical thinking. Read more.