In 2012, Smith was a freshman biology major who was interested in healthcare but wasn’t sure if she could get into the highly competitive FSU nursing program. The following summer, she volunteered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The enormous impact that a good nurse can have on a young patient and their parents crystalized […]
Globally conscious Tory Finley spent three years growing up in Italy, an experience that sparked a love of language. She also is passionate about medicine. Now she strives to combine her two loves to overcome language barriers in medicine.
John Wilcox, who lives with Type 1 diabetes, is driven to make strides in the future of endocrinology — the study of the endocrine system, which is responsible for the secretion of hormones such as insulin.
A member of the President’s List for four consecutive semesters as well as a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), Porven has maintained outstanding academic scholarship during her time at FSU. But it is her zeal for writing that makes Porven stand out.
The winner of both a Florida State University URCAA award as well as a national Truman Scholarship, psychology and sociology student Daniel Hubbard still manages to stay humble.
Ever since she was a little girl, Florida State University sophomore Alexa Pennavaria has been passionate about the study of anthropology. “When I was a kid, I told everyone I wanted to be an archaeologist,” she said, “but nearly every time I said that’s what I wanted to do, I would get a response along […]
Anthropology major Cody Moser had the rare opportunity over the summer of 2014 to conduct research on capuchin monkeys not in the lab, but out in the field in Costa Rica. His primatology research at La Suerte Biological Field Station was carried out through the Maderas Rainforest Conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting Mesoamerican […]
As a biological sciences major, student athlete, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program member and Chi Omega sister, senior Barbara Dietrick knows first-hand that Florida State University has a lot to offer — and has developed great time management skills in order to pursue her diverse array of collegiate interests.
Reema Tawfiq has always been fascinated by science. While she originally considered studying biology, Tawfiq wanted a field that was more specifically focused on the human body. She decided to study exercise science to begin working toward her dream of becoming a physician.
While many people probably think of accounting as a boring, math-heavy profession, accounting graduate student Joe Lerro wants them to know that these are only misconceptions — accounting is nothing of the sort.
Florida State University senior Taylor Newman originally pursued her first two years of college as an undecided major. After watching Food Inc., a documentary highlighting the unhealthy consequences of corporate farming techniques, Newman became inspired to get involved and make a change in the health industry.