The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the April 1, 2015 deadline.
This story by Sam Roberson, staff writer for The Technician, was originally published in The Technician on March 17, 2015. The exchange of knowledge through time is characterized by the allusion of “The Great Conversation.” In the scientific community, the process of discovery and adding to this “conversation” can at times feel more like a great argument. Mia de los Reyes ’16, a junior studying both math and physics, found this was the case when she embarked on a research assignment on galaxy evolution
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The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1, 2015 deadline.
Lindsey Robinson ‘08 has had a longstanding interest in helping others through science. This passion, coupled with an undergraduate degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering, has propelled her to conduct groundbreaking work in the pharmaceutical industry.
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the November 1 deadline.
Kristin Murphy, global competitive sales intelligence manager for SAS Institute and an alumna of NC State, has been actively involved with the Park Scholarships program for the past four years.
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the May 30 deadline.
The Park Scholarships program is proud of its recent graduates in the Class of 2014. These newest additions to the Park alumni roster have dedicated themselves to improving society through scholarship, leadership, and service.
“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou Allison Nolker ‘13 is currently a master’s student at NC State studying zoology with concentrations in anthrozoology and bioacoustics. Nolker, who has had a lifelong interest in animals and human-animal interactions, piloted the accelerated dual bachelor’s/master’s program in zoology. Her current research focuses on the evolution of bird songs, particularly mockingbirds.
Justin Hills ‘14 recently completed the Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The eleven-week program affords the opportunity for sixty students from across the country to interact with scientists and physicians in their related departments. As a senior in biology with a concentration in human biology, Hills plans to attend medical school after graduation.