STEM Up (S2): Stephanie Ryan

I always knew I loved science, but I wasn’t always sure how I wanted to pursue it. I went to Saint Mary’s College for a degree in Chemistry, fully intending on going pre-med and becoming a doctor. That is, until I became a TA for a nursing chemistry course and the instructor gave me more…

STEM Up (S2): Jazlyn Nketia

In high school I took an AP Psychology course that sparked my interest in understanding human cognition. I was particularly interested in what happens during our early years and how that shapes who we become as adults. During my freshmen year of undergrad, I enrolled in a philosophy course on Contemporary Moral Issues that inadvertently…

STEM Up (S2): Alex Dobosz

My name is Alex and I am a scientist on my journey to get a PhD in Materials Science at theInstitute of Metallurgy and Materials Science in the Polish Academy of Sciences! I love agood challenge, and my PhD provides plenty. For my Masters I specialized in ceramic materials, writing my Master thesis based onresearch…

STEM Up (S2): Barbara Del Castello

I am a 5th year PhD Candidate in Genetics at the University of Georgia. I study developmental biology, specifically of the parathyroid and thymus, two vital organs that actually derive from the same tissue in development. I am passionate about science policy and spend my spare time advocating for diversity in STEM. 1. How would…