Shemar Charles: Domi Station and the Future of Remote Work

For what I will be doing while interning at Domi Station, our meetings will consist of meeting over zoom for the first half of the summer. As means to support social distancing but gradually overtime will be working in face to face alongside Ms. Powers and fellow members of Domi Station. So far what IContinue reading “Shemar Charles: Domi Station and the Future of Remote Work”

William Zak: Identifying Best Practices for Dealing with Pandemic Isolation

My name is William Zak and I have had the honor of receiving the David B. Ford Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award. I am a rising junior from Norfolk, Virginia. I am often asked why I chose to attend college so far away from home. I respond by telling people that when I firstContinue reading “William Zak: Identifying Best Practices for Dealing with Pandemic Isolation”

Aoife Trotter: Investigate How Attitudes and Beliefs May Impact Psychopathology

My name is Aoife Trotter and I am a second-year psychology student at Florida State University. This year I participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program and worked as an undergraduate research assistant in the Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic (ABHC) under Dr. Brad Schmidt. Specifically, I was assigned to work on a pilot studyContinue reading “Aoife Trotter: Investigate How Attitudes and Beliefs May Impact Psychopathology”

Atilla Sulker: Developing New Forms of Learning Assessment

Since my freshmen year, I have been the Chief Strategy Officer of Blue Ocean Discover, a local EdTech startup. In addition to myself, our team consists of two graduate students (one in mechanical engineering, the other in instructional design), an entrepreneurship student, a chemistry Ph.D. and former researcher at the MagLab. The company’s overarching missionContinue reading “Atilla Sulker: Developing New Forms of Learning Assessment”

Elizabeth Schutte: Conservation through Penguineering

I believe that communication is one of the most vital, fundamental aspects of society. The world runs on communication, and any progress would be made impossible without it; communication is the key aspect in changing the world. This dedication has led me to major in public relations, which opened an opportunity for me to workContinue reading “Elizabeth Schutte: Conservation through Penguineering”

Alexa Scalchunes: Religious Freedom in Post-Colonial Countries

My name is Alexa Scalchunes and I am a current second year student at FSU. I am an international affairs major and an economics minor, with a specific interest in international development. At Florida State, I have enjoyed taking classes in sociology, geography, and religion. Additionally, I have had amazing opportunities through the Global ScholarsContinue reading “Alexa Scalchunes: Religious Freedom in Post-Colonial Countries”

William Rowe: Transition with Carravagio’s David with the Head of Goliath

My name is William Rowe and this summer I am going to create a series of paintings related to biblical and mythological beheadings. These beheading scenes in my paintings are a metaphor for the transgender experience. In Caravaggio’s painting of David with the Head of Goliath, Goliath’s head is actually a self portrait of theContinue reading “William Rowe: Transition with Carravagio’s David with the Head of Goliath”

Chandler Pruett and Robert Szot: Better Understanding the Cone of Uncertainty

Every June through November, the entire state of Florida holds its breath to see if it will fall victim to a major tropical cyclone. With over 8,000 miles of coastline, Florida is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to a hurricane or tropical storm strike; as such, the challenge of meteorologists inContinue reading “Chandler Pruett and Robert Szot: Better Understanding the Cone of Uncertainty”

Derrick Woodard: Gaining Feedback on Advising Among Black Students

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?”. This quote, spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., represents a call to action to help those in need. I had no idea that answering this question would guide my development and outlook on the world. Hello, my name is Derrick Woodard,Continue reading “Derrick Woodard: Gaining Feedback on Advising Among Black Students”

Jenevieve Norton: Understanding the Nesting Habits of the Lance-tailed Manakin

My name is Jenevieve Norton, and I am in my junior year as a biology major at Florida State University. For the past two years, I have been involved in Emily DuVal’s lab researching lance-tailed manakins (Chiroxiphia lanceolata). Lance-tailed manakins are a small passerine bird found in dry and deciduous tropical forests. Our study populationContinue reading “Jenevieve Norton: Understanding the Nesting Habits of the Lance-tailed Manakin”