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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Leslie Richardson

Name: Leslie Richardson Occupation: Optics Research Education (UR and additional): UR: BS 2007 BCS, BA 2007 Linguistics, Simon: MsBA 2011 Marketing Current city/state/country of residence: Rochester, NY When and how did you choose your major(s)? My freshman year, I really took advantage of U of R’s limited academic requirements (outside of your declared major), and […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Nicketti Handy

Name: Nicketti Handy Occupation: Student at Tufts University School of Medicine Education (UR and additional): University of Rochester, Portland Community College, Tufts Medical. Current city/state/country of residence: Boston, MA Current Community activities: Volunteer at Tufts Medical Students’ Sharewood free health clinic (Boston) Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I grew up […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Arielle F. Hall

Name: Arielle Freshman Hall Occupation: Clinical Psychologist Education (UR and additional): UR 2002-2006 (BA), Yeshiva University 2007-2013 (MA, PsyD) Current city/state/country of residence: Newton, MA Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? My parents attended University of Rochester and when they took me to visit the campus while I was in high […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Sara Spielman

Name: Sara Spielman Occupation: Clinical Research Coordinator Education (UR and additional): University of Rochester ‘13 Current city/state/country of residence: Boston, MA When and how did you choose your major(s)? I decided to be a neuroscience major during my freshman year of college. I had taken a basic neurobiology class in high school which sparked my […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Becky Fallon

Name: Becky Fallon Occupation: Graduate Student/ Graduate Fellow Education (UR and additional): BS in Brain and Cognitive Sciences (UR), pursuing PhD in Cellular, Molecular, Developmental Biology and Biophysics (Johns Hopkins University and National Institutes of Health) Current city/state/country of residence: Baltimore, Maryland Current Community activities: Diversity mentoring and scientific teaching in Baltimore City schools through […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Gary Volkell

Name: Gary Volkell Occupation: Medical Student at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Education (UR and additional): B.A. (’11) from the University of Rochester and NYITCOM Current city/state/country of residence: Merrick, NY USA Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I fell in love with the campus the first time I visited.  I […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Novall Khan

Name: Novall Khan Occupation: iOS Developer and Memory Researcher (Website: scholar.harvard.edu/novallkhan) Education (UR and additional): Bachelor of Science, Brain & Cognitive Sciences (’09), Master of Mind, Brain, & Education (’12), Harvard University Current city/state/country of residence: Boston / MA / USA Current Community activities: Developing iPhone apps to raise money for underserved communities What activities […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Miranda Johnson

Name: Miranda Johnson Occupation: Laboratory Technician Education (UR and additional): B.A. English/Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Class of 2013) Current city/state/country of residence: Rochester, NY Current Community activities: N/A Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? When I toured campus all of the students and faculty with whom I interacted […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Serene Habayeb

Name: Serene Habayeb Occupation:Doctoral Student Education (UR and additional): BS in BCS and Minor in Psychology (Undergrad at University of Rochester) Currently Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology, Concentration in Children, Family and Cultures (Grad at Catholic University of America) Current city/state/country of residence: Washington, DC When and how did you choose your major(s)? I started […]

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BCS & Neuroscience Undergraduate Council Hosts Mentoring Program

Created by the BCS & Neuroscience Undergraduate Council, the service pairs upperclassmen with younger students to help bridge the gap between the two groups and create a sense of community in the degree. The program’s first meeting, held on Sept. 22, matched more than 70 students with mentors.

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