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March 20, 2019

Isela Melendez-Carpio: Masters candidate (‘19) in Higher Education Student Affairs

March 08, 2019

Danielle Heckert is a second-year Rodman Scholar in the E-school studying Biomedical Engineering. Alongside being a first-year Resident Advisor, Danielle is also an EMT with the Charlottesville Albemarle Rescue Squad. When asked about why she is passionate about this work, Danielle responded, "To say this job is hard would be an understatement, but I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t so incredibly worth it. You get to be that person who’s there for people when they need you most, and honestly that’s what keeps me going every Friday night when I’m serving at the rescue squad.

March 08, 2019

Alex is a graduate student currently completing her PhD in Clinical Psychology, and recently won the Society of Clinical Psychology (SCP) and Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology’s (CUDCP) Inaugural Distinguished Student Scientist-Practitioner Award. She identifies as a science-practitioner by integrating treatments backed up by research and science while working with her therapy clients.

March 08, 2019

Rachel is a second year undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, and one of the recipients of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award for her work studying how macrophages control calcium within the MCU complex. Research on these processes could lead to new therapeutic treatments for Alzheimer's, autoimmune diseases, and more. Her passion for research continues to develop as she is given more responsibilities in her lab, and she is constantly inspired by one of her lab mentors, Taylor Downs, who will be starting at UVA’s medical school in the fall.