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As a cognitive science major, Sally Zhou’s interdisciplinary path allowed her to perfect her writing skills while working with faculty mentors in the lab and doing an international research project. Now, she’s planning a job in speech language pathology after graduation.
Cognitive Science | Class of 2020
A writer and theater artist working in the area of performance, Will Power is a pioneering creator of hip-hop theater and has been called “the best verse playwright in America” by New York magazine.
With a remote internship at the Los Angeles environmental nonprofit Tree People already under his belt, first-year Roberto Garces Mendez is eager to get to campus and jump in to make a difference in his new community.
Roberto Garces Mendez
Undecided | Class of 2024
Shanna’s academic experiences in the Critical Theory & Social Justice major and social justice work in post-Katrina New Orleans laid the foundation for a career dedicated to service.
Shanna Devine ’08
Critical Theory & Social Justice | Class of 2008
A mission-driven serial entrepreneur, Twister Biotech president and CEO Chris Coker is focused on using nanotechnology and non-viral gene therapy to tackle intractable diseases.
Chris Coker ’95
Economics | Class of 1995
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