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CNAS Student Spotlight: Caroline Hung

Name: Caroline Hung Degree: 2nd year Ph.D. student, Geochemistry in Earth and Planetary Sciences Hometown: Kenmore, WA Website: https://sites.google.com/ucr.edu/carolinehung How did you become interested in Earth and Planetary Sciences and please share with us why you chose UCR to pursue your Ph.D.? Hardly ever exposed to nature as a kid, I was raised in the...
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CNAS Student Spotlight: Colby Ostberg

Name: Colby M. Ostberg Program: Ph.D. in Geological Sciences (with a focus on Exoplanets and Venus) Hometown: Seaside, CA www.colbyostbergphd.com As a first generation college student, can you describe some of the obstacles you faced and how you overcame those challenges to get to this point in your academic career? For my undergraduate studies, I...
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CNAS Student Spotlight: Jennifer Le

Name: Jennifer Le Major: Biochemistry Hometown: Westminster, CA Describe your research experience at UCR I would say my research experience at UCR has been unexpected, but incredible. When I came to UCR, I thought I wanted to go to medical school, but after taking the Dynamic Genome class, I realized how much I loved research...

Science Ambassador Spotlight: Saba Shaikh

Name: Saba Shaikh Major: Biology 2019-2020: 2nd Year Student "UCR is an amazing college that provides a lot of resources to its students - take advantage of them! Join clubs that you find interesting, work in a lab, and never hold yourself back from opportunities that interest you. Being part of Science Ambassadors has been...
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Science Ambassador Spotlight: Hazel Anne Salvador

Name: Hazel Anne Salvador Major: Biology 2019-2020: 4th year student "UC Riverside truly cares about giving their students all the opportunities to reach their dreams. Take advantage of the opportunities UCR has from the summer research programs to the free tutoring at the Academic Resource Center. While college is difficult, remember that there are many...
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Science Ambassador Spotlight: Sophia Rogers

Name: Sophia Rogers Major: Biology 2019-2020: 3rd Year Student Why did you choose to pursue a degree in the sciences? I decided to pursue a degree in science because I was exposed to the world of science at a young age. I was part of a Summer Science Camp in Elementary School where we did...
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Science Ambassador Spotlight: Merett Saad

Name: Merett Saad Major: Biochemistry 2019-2020: 4th Year Student What is your favorite color? Spruce green- it’s very calming to the eye saturated brings spaces to life for those looking to illuminate their world with pure, extraordinary color. A great complement to Classic Colors. Where do you consider to be your first place? Molino's Coffee...
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Science Ambassador Spotlight: Daniel Dorantes Valdez

Name: Daniel Dorantes Valdez Major: Pure Mathematics 2019-2020: 3rd Year Student “A bit of advice that I would give to incoming UCR students is: enjoy your time here, make good friends quality over quantity, and definitely get involved going to school and then home is no fun!” Where do you see yourself 5 years from...
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Science Ambassador Spotlight: Diana Medina-Yerena

Name: Diana Medina-Yerena Major: Biochemistry 2018-2019: 4th Year Student "If someone were to tell fifteen year old Diana that she would be in my position right now, no part of her would believe this. After my first visit to the UCR campus I knew this was where I had the best chance of being the...
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