Marcia Chavez thought she wanted to be a clinical psychologist, but after working in a research lab as an undergraduate in California, she was fascinated to learn the possible link between mental health disorders, adolescent development, and gender.
Julian Cosner, who begins his PhD studies this fall in entomology and plant pathology, has set his sights on an area that’s just taking root: pest management for the industrial hemp industry in the southeastern United States.
Since taking her first physics class and learning about electricity and magnetism, Maria Virginia White has been drawn to the study of electrons and quantum mechanics.
Nadya Vera, who begins her doctoral studies this fall in sociology, wants to be a problem solver. And it all started when she rescued a dog.
Sa’Nealdra Wiggins fell in love with the field of women’s health during an undergraduate internship. Now a fourth-year doctoral student in nutrition scheduled to graduate in May 2021, Wiggins is one of five PhD students recently honored as Tennessee Doctoral Fellows.
UT’s summer 2019 dean’s list has been posted online.