STEM Scholar

Georgia State Senior Noa Erlitzki Selected As Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

Noa Erlitzki, a Georgia State University Honors College student, has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 240 award recipients nationwide.

Honors College students Antoinette Charles and Estera Maxim, earned honorable mentions for the Goldwater Scholarship, marking the first time that Georgia State has had three students recognized by the Goldwater Foundation in… more »

New Grant Prepares Undergraduate Students for Biomedical Careers

Walking through the hallways of the Petit Science Center this summer you might pass a classroom or laboratory filled with a rare group of students, students excited to be spending their summer break immersed in scientific research. 

Thanks to a new five-year grant awarded to Kyle Frantz and Geert de Vries of Neuroscience along… more »

Andrea Ramirez

Posted On May 17, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Andrea Ramirez was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to the United States when she was 12 years old.  She says that having to learn a new language was challenging in the beginning, but the language barrier did not affect her drive to be successful in high school and through college.

Currently, Andrea is a… more »

Arielle Hackel

Posted On May 16, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Arielle Hackel began GSU as a chemistry major working in the biochemistry laboratory of Dr. Dabney Dixon.  Under Dr. Dixon’s mentorship, Arielle became a Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) scholar in her first spring semester, performed research as a Molecular Basis of Disease fellow in the following summer, and soon afterwards became a… more »

Norma Hernandez

Posted On May 16, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Norma Hernandez was born just blocks away from Georgia State University at Grady Memorial Hospital.  She grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia, and she returned to Atlanta when she received the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship in 2011 to study neuroscience at Georgia State University.  Currently, Norma is a first-year PhD. student in the Department of Psychology at… more »

Terrick Adolphe

Posted On May 16, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Entering college as an undeclared major, Terrick Adolphe did not expect to be a STEM Scholar.  Rather, Terrick had thoughts of pursuing English studies with the intention to begin law school after graduation.  As often happens in college, however, Terrick changed his mind after taking a computer science course.  “I took elective courses… more »

Eudoxie Bataba

Posted On April 26, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Summer 2016 Research Experience for Undergraduates Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins, Purdue University

Eudoxie is a sophomore majoring in biology with a pre-medical concentration.  After graduation in 2018, Eudoxie will pursue osteopathic medical training to practice as an obstetrician/gynecologist physician.  She currently volunteers at Good Shepard’s Clinic, a free clinic for the community in… more »

Carly Wieting

Posted On April 21, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Summer 2016 Research Materials Chemistry REU Program, University of South Dakota

Carly is an honors senior and will graduate this December with a bachelor’s in chemistry. She will be applying for PhD programs in chemistry and wants to work as a chemist.  Carly has had leadership experience as the Membership Director for Chemistry Club and… more »

Ibukun Ige

Posted On April 20, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Summer 2016 Research SEEP Program at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University

Ibukun is an honors sophomore biology major with a pre-medical concentration.  After graduation in 2018, Ibukun will pursue medical school training to become a coroner.  Currently, in between classes and work, she volunteers at the Center for Black Women’s Wellness, spends time with… more »

Lillia Tran

Posted On April 20, 2016
Categories STEM, STEM Scholar

Fall 2016 Master of Business and Science Program, Rutgers University

Congratulations to Lillia for her acceptance into the master’s program at Rutgers University.  Lillia’s studies will concentrate in personal care science.  “I have always been interested in formula development and the mechanics behind everyday personal care products such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, cosmetics, skincare, etc.… more »