“I hope that by demonstrating these techniques myself – reliable communications, following my gut, articulating the personal motivations for pursuing research – I can help normalize these practices... Read More
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Getting to know individuals across the university is what has been rewarding for Alyssa throughout her graduate degree. Her advisor and faculty members are “encouraging, understanding, and flexible”.
Despite her dedication to helping people understand one another and navigate social systems, she didn’t always want to attend law school.
“Someday I hope someone looks back on their experiences with me as a friend, teacher, colleague, and they say ‘yes she made a mark on my life in some way”.”
Matthew’s research focuses on emerging technologies and interpersonal communication with the goal of employing modern vantage points and new tools to solve old problems.
"Most importantly, it gives you the time to realize it’s not about you, but what you can give back to the world around you."
Leonie Hintze is a graduate student in the College of Arts and Letters, studying German in a Master’s program.
Alison imagines her work as helping the next generation of criminal justice system workers and criminological researchers to have a more empathetic and emotional response to their work.
Future Academic Scholars in Teaching (FAST) supported Ahrom’s love of teaching and helped her learn how to integrate scholarship into her practice to have an informed teaching approach.