Isabel Maya: Innovative Testing of Football Apparel

My name is Isabel Maya, and I am currently a junior here at Florida State University studying Family and Child Sciences. I am originally from Medellin, Colombia but live in South Florida. My future goal includes going to PA (Physician’s Assistant) school in hopes of one day becoming a sports medicine PA. Going into collegeContinue reading “Isabel Maya: Innovative Testing of Football Apparel”

Thalia Mendoza: Continuous Learning

As someone who was always interested in political science and international affairs, being a part of the Tech Fellows 2021 cohort is something I would have never imagined. I have never been one to focus too much on the technology sector and neither on entrepreneurship. While both are extremely fascinating topics and career fields, IContinue reading “Thalia Mendoza: Continuous Learning”

Erica Kremer, Carly Fulcher, Matthew Holzaepfel: Learning Best Practices in Audience Engagement

My name is Erica Kremer, and I am a rising senior cello performance major here at FSU.As someone who has always studied and been around music, I have never experienced not knowing everything about a music performance I was watching. Every concert I have been in the audience for, I either knew the pieces beingContinue reading “Erica Kremer, Carly Fulcher, Matthew Holzaepfel: Learning Best Practices in Audience Engagement”

Erin Murphy and Jenna Johnson: Applications of Machine Learning in NCAA Division I Beach Volleyball Training and Analysis

The NCAA first recognized Beach Volleyball as a championship sport in 2016, and it has since become the fastest growing NCAA sport in history. Despite this recent growth, there is limited research, media exposure, and official online training resources dedicated to beach volleyball. Florida State’s beach volleyball team is one of only two programs toContinue reading “Erin Murphy and Jenna Johnson: Applications of Machine Learning in NCAA Division I Beach Volleyball Training and Analysis”

Matthew Forrest aka briteso

About Me Working under the pseudonym briteso, I use painting and digital media to examine the unspoken language of American life and culture. I am most interested in Portraiture and figurative art. On my path to becoming an artist, I discovered a passion for public art and have twice, in the last year, had theContinue reading “Matthew Forrest aka briteso”

Rocio Diaz: Working to Improve Hygiene Practices in Honduras

Since my first semester at Florida State University in the Fall of 2019, I have been working alongside Dr. Charles Fleischer and his team, on a primarily student-led global health research project. Throughout my time working as a research assistant, I have learned of the vast array of preventable diseases that plague rural and impoverishedContinue reading “Rocio Diaz: Working to Improve Hygiene Practices in Honduras”

Emma Davis: Anita McGee and the Army Nurse Corps

My name is Emma Davis, and I am a Presidential Scholar at Florida State University pursuing a dual degree in History and French with minors in Museum Studies and Humanities. Currently, I work at the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation here in Tallahassee. After graduating from FSU next spring, I hope to continue working inContinue reading “Emma Davis: Anita McGee and the Army Nurse Corps”

Alexis Cox, Florence Mumbi, and Ella Missey: Exploring the Role of Gut Microbiome and Celiac Disease

Our names are Ella Missey, Florence Mumbi, and Alexis Cox; we are very excited to meet you! Ella and Florence are both biochemistry majors going into their third year at FSU and Alexis is a biology major going into her fourth year. Alexis, Flo, and Ella all plan to go to medical school. Alexis wantsContinue reading “Alexis Cox, Florence Mumbi, and Ella Missey: Exploring the Role of Gut Microbiome and Celiac Disease”

Micah Castillo and TingYi Lu: Innovative E-Choir for those with Aphasia

TingYi (Tina) Lu and Micah (me-kah) Castillo are both rising seniors studying Music Therapy. Tina is pursuing a specialized studies certificate in Piano Pedagogy, and Micah is pursuing specialized certificates in Interdepartmental Developmental Disabilities and Music Entrepreneurial Studies. As peers and natives of the Central Florida area, we have become close since our first yearContinue reading “Micah Castillo and TingYi Lu: Innovative E-Choir for those with Aphasia”

Sathvik Bilakanti: Developing Nanobodies to Combat Parasites

What do you think of when you think of a human parasite? Most people might think of blood-sucking creatures like vampire bats and fleas, or maybe tapeworms. However, the vast majority of human parasites are much, much smaller. Diseases like malaria, dysentery, athlete’s foot are all caused by microscopic parasites. In fact, millions of peopleContinue reading “Sathvik Bilakanti: Developing Nanobodies to Combat Parasites”