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2012 Archive
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Jesid Acosta

After he earns his bachelor's degree, Acosta plans to join Teach For America to work to alleviate educational inequalities here at home.

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Kyle Ahern

Ahern has plans to pursue a doctorate in tropical meteorology and then teach — or write fiction or study graphic design.

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Dana Boebinger

Boebinger plans on pursuing a doctorate in cognitive psychology to study how the human brain processes complex sounds, such as language and music.

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Juliana Crump

Crump has laid an impressive foundation toward a career in public administration through her coursework and other activities.

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Melanie Godsey

The summer after her freshman year, Godsey traveled with the classics department to Cetamura, Italy, to gain field experience at an archaeological dig site.

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Jessica Jelks

This fall, Jelks and five other student leaders will mentor a class of 25 students taking their first steps toward conducting undergraduate research within their fields of study.

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Stephanie Kennedy

After she earns her doctorate, Kennedy hopes to put her education to good use, blending research and teaching with clinical practice and social advocacy.

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Dallas Killebrew

Killebrew's career goals include working as a health-care administrator and becoming an advocate on behalf of people who are homeless.

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Jane McPherson

"I grew up in a family committed to social justice," recalls McPherson, now a doctoral student in the Florida State University College of Social Work.

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Jacob Newberry

In 2011, Newberry, who is a doctoral student and University Fellow, won a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship, which allowed him to spend a year abroad studying and writing.

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Miriam Ojima

Ojima has broadened her horizons as a biologist, acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a future in education.

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Emily Ann Ostermeyer

While she was writing for the Yeti, Ostermeyer got to work on one of the most compelling stories of the past three years — health care reform in America.

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Cassidy Phelps

Phelps aspires to become an archaeology professor and provide students with the same opportunities she has had.

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Lynne Poynor

Once she knew that she wanted to be a nurse, Poynor said, Florida State was the obvious choice because of its excellent nursing program.

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Orlando Remak

As chairman of the College of Business Student Leadership Council, Remak developed Florida State's national undergraduate case competition team.

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Kyle Serniak

The importance of mathematics in his research, as well as Serniak's other studies, prompted him to pursue a second major in applied and computational mathematics.

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David Tiegen

A talented comic book illustrator and writer, Tiegen is using the opportunity to create a "journalist comic" book about Frenchtown.

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