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What's Your Science?

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Aimee Maurais and Arianna Krinos studying
Honors College students Arianna Krinos (in purple) and Aimee Maurais (in blue) recently participated in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling, a 4 day undergraduate math modeling challenge. They were among only 16 teams from a field of 10,670 worldwide to be selected as Outstanding Winners of the competition. Only 2 US teams were so designated. They won a prize from the Mathematical Association of America, and will split a $10k scholarship.

Some come to it for pure love of discovery, for the challenge of solving the seemingly unsolvable.

Others come to it on a personal mission, seeking to lessen or fix a problem that plagues society, in hopes of curing a disease that afflicts a family member, or mitigate climate change, or improve the health of their hometown.

Whatever the problem, regardless of the catalyst that draws in a person, these days Science offers a path to the solutions.

What’s Your Science?

My science is...

Stories from students

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Shelly Worek combines disciplines to study glaciers

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Cori Whisman and Rishi Devulapalli focus on clinical neuroscience

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Helen Ngov wants to address accessibility in healthcare

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Bella Brann is inspired to answer the question 'why?'

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Hannah Looney is inspired by versatility

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Eric Ramos feels prepared to enter the field of medicine

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Featured Alumna

Camille Schrier, Miss Virginia 2019, Miss America 2020, champions science

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If you're a current student, get in touch for a quick, 30 second video and tell us your science story or keep on the lookout for pop-up giveaway events!

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