Former scholars

Dr. Jeffrey Albrecht

Dr. Jeffrey Albrecht

Psychology & Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Katy Kortenkamp
Contact: jrajr1210@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2013

Jeffrey earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2019. 

Click here to view an Award speech given by Jeffrey. 

Stephany Anzueto

Stephany Anzueto

Sociology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Enilda Delgado
UWL Graduation: December 2016

Stephanie earned a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Florida in 2018.

Amanda Bailey

Amanda Bailey

Archaeology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Connie Arzigian
UWL Graduation: May 2011

Read Amanda's submission to the 2010 UWL Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Scott Barrera

Scott Barrera

Psychology and Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ryan McKelley
Contact: smbarrera@bsu.edu
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Scott has earned his Masters of Arts and is continuing his doctoral studies in Counseling Psychology at Ball State University.

Francesca Bautista

Francesca Bautista

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Betty DeBoer
UWL Graduation: May 2012

Francesca earned her Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University in May, 2014. 

Kalon Bell

Kalon Bell

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Richard Breaux
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Kalon earned a Master of Arts in Emerging Media Studies from Boston University in 2017.

Chris Bloomingdale

Chris Bloomingdale

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robin Tyser
UWL Graduation: May 2013

Chris earned a Master of Science degree in Entomology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2015. He currently works at Michigan State University.

Rosalea Botka

Rosalea Botka

Public Health and Community Health Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gary Gilmore

UWL Graduation: May 2019

Rosalea is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program.

Adia Brooks

Adia Brooks

Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cecilia Manrique
UWL Graduation: May 2012

Adia earned a Masters degree in African and African Diaspora Studies from the
The University of Texas at Austin in May of 2014; she graduated with a J.D. from the UT School of Law in 2017.

Read Adia's submission to the UWL Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Sasha Chihak

Sasha Chihak

Chemistry

Faculty mentor: Dr. Nadia Carmosini
Contact: sasha.chihak@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2012

Sasha earned a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from Texas A&M University in December 2016.

Alex Clussman

Alex Clussman

Biology (Aquatic Science)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Roger Haro and Dr. Greg Sandland
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Nate Conley

Nate Conley

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dawn Norris
UWL Graduation: May 2019

Nate is pursuing graduate studies in Genetic Counseling at the University of Cincinnati.

Teahlyn Crow

Teahlyn Crow

Archaeology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Peacock
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Teah earned a Master of Arts in Anthropology from Northern Arizona University in 2019.

Kyle Danielson

Kyle Danielson

Physics

Faculty mentor: Dr. Robin Tyser
UWL Graduation: May 2011

  

Amanda De Cora

Amanda De Cora

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christine Bakkum
Contact: amanda.decora@ho-chunk.com
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Aiyana Dettmann (Bloome)

Aiyana Dettmann (Bloome)

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dena Huisman
Contact: adettmann@uwlax.edu
UWL Graduation: May 2012; Master of Science in Education in Student Affairs Administration, May 2014. 

Aiyana currently works in the UWL Academic Advising Center and Career Services Office and serves on the McNair Advisory Committee.

Alyssa Dorosz

Alyssa Dorosz

Psychology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Albrecht
Contact: alyssa.dorosz@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2016
 

Jordon Drohner

Jordon Drohner

Sociology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Julia McReynolds-Perez
UWL Graduation: May 2018

Jordon completed a Masters of Social Work program at the University of Michigan in 2019.  

Kandyce Dunlap

Kandyce Dunlap

Community Health Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tracy Caravella
Contact: Dunlap.kandyce@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Kandyce is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program. She graduated from the Masters of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2019 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Health at the University of Alabama. 


 

Jamie Erickson

Jamie Erickson

Exercise & Sports Science; Nutrition

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karen Skemp
Contact: ericksonjamier@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2015; Master of Science in Exercise & Sport Science - Human Performance, August 2017.
 

Sara Erickson

Sara Erickson

Geography

Faculty Mentors: Dr. Colin Belby & Dr. Ryan Perroz
UWL Graduation: May 2012; Master os Science in Recreational Management, May 2015. 

Sara is currently working as a Fish Biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

David Fernandez

David Fernandez

Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Arney 
UWL Graduation: May 2019

 

Leah Foltman

Leah Foltman

Sociology & Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dawn Norris
UWL-Graduation: May 2018

Leah is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Michael Fuerte

Michael Fuerte

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robin Tyser, Dr. Douglas Baumann
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Michael graduated with a Masters of Environmental Management degree in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health from Duke University in 2019.

Here is an article about Michael's undergraduate research at UWL.

Sonia Garcia

Sonia Garcia

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Katherine Lavelle
Contact: soniamgarcia4@gmail.com 
UWL Graduation: December 2017

Sonia is currently enrolled in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Colorado State University.  

Yessica Garcia

Yessica Garcia

Psychology and Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carol Miller
Contact: ygarcia@cityyear.org
UWL Graduation: May 2014

 

Michael Gonzales

Michael Gonzales

Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alessandro Quartiroli
Contact: mgonzales4@wisc.edu 
UW-Madison Graduation: May 2018

Michael completed a Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program with the VA Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  

Michael is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program.

Julian Greenup

Julian Greenup

Biology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty mentor: Dr. Jennifer Klein

UWL Graduation: May 2016

Sergio  Guerrero

Sergio Guerrero

Psychology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alessandro Quartiroli 
UWL Graduation: May 2018

Sergio is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at St. Cloud State University.  

Amanda Hall

Amanda Hall

Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Enilda Delgado
Contact: hall.aman@alumni.uwlax.edu
UWL Graduation: December 2013

Amanda completed a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in May 2016. 

Phyllis Hand

Phyllis Hand

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ryan McKelley
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Travis Harrison

Travis Harrison

Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Barrett Klein 
UWL Graduation: December 2016


Nicole Hazelton (Lomeli)

Nicole Hazelton (Lomeli)

Psychology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Betty De Boer
Contact: lomeli.nico@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: December 2013

Nicole completed her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in December 2015. 

Adrienne Hester

Adrienne Hester

Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Taviare Hawkins
UWL Graduation: December 2019

Adrienne is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program.

Xavier James

Xavier James

Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Shelly Lesher

UWL Graduation: May 2019

Xavier is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program. He is pursuing doctoral studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Atticus Jaramillo

Atticus Jaramillo

History & Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Longhurst
Contact: atticusa@live.unc.edu
UWL Graduation: May 2014

Atticus earned a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in May 2016. He was a national finalist in the HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Competition.

Atticus is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Ford Fellow.

Learn about the undergraduate research Atticus conducted during a study abroad trip to Egypt in 2012.

Cassandra Jens

Cassandra Jens

Computer Science

Faculty mentor: Dr. Thomas Gendreau
UWL Graduation: May 2013

Micaela Julian

Micaela Julian

Psychology & Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Berna Gercek Swing
UWL Graduation: May 2019

Micaela is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Florida.

 

Eric King

Eric King

English

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bryan Kopp
Contact: king.eric.ryan@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2014

Eric graduated with a Master of Arts in English from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in May 2014. 

Read Eric's submission to the 2012 UWL Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Sofia Kozidis

Sofia Kozidis

Geography

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cynthia Berlin
UWL  Graduation: May 2018

Sofia is currently enrolled in the Wildlife Ecology graduate program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  

 

Michelle Lane

Michelle Lane

Microbiology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty mentor: Dr. William Schwan 
Contact: Lanem7285@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2014

Learn more about biomedical research in which Michelle collaborated as an undergraduate student.

Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth Lee

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ryan McKelley
UWL Graduation: May 2012

Elizabeth earned a Master of Arts in Family Therapy at Nyack College in 2016.

Yifat Levenstein

Yifat Levenstein

Psychology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Ryan McKelley

Lawrence University Graduation May 2015

Yifat received national recognition when she was named the national winner of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies' 2014 student poster competition for her research on cross-cultural similarities and differences in predictors of disordered eating between American and Israeli women. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Utah.

 
Timothy Lomeli

Timothy Lomeli

Psychology & French

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alessandro Quartiroli
Contact: twlomeli@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Timothy earned a Master of Arts degree in Language, Literature, and Translation with a concentration in French and Francophone Language, Literature, and Culture from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in December 2017 and is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in French at Indiana University.


Chee Lor

Chee Lor

Biology (Biomedical Science) & Biochemistry

Faculty mentor: Dr. Sumei Liu

UWL Graduation: May 2014.

Chee earned his M.D. from the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018.

Mai Nue Lor

Mai Nue Lor

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dena Huisman
Contact: lor.main@uwlax.edu 
UWL Graduation:  May 2018

Mai Nue is currently pursuing her graduate degree in the Student Affairs Administration program at UWL.  She is also a Graduate Assistant with the UWL FYRE program :)

Xao Lor

Xao Lor

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Shelly Lesher
Contact: lorxao@gmail.com
UWL Graduation:  August 2011

Yer Lor

Yer Lor

Cellular and Molecular Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tisha King-Heiden
Contact: lor.yer89@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2014

Yer earned a Master of Science in Marine Biology from the Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi in May 2016. 

Yer is currently a Geneticist at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center in La Crosse. 


Read more about Yer's undergraduate research at UWL.

Brian Manske

Brian Manske

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tom Volk
UWL Graduation: August 2014

Destiny Miller

Destiny Miller

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Betty Deboer
UWL Graduation: May 2019

Mackenzie Mindel (Moen)

Mackenzie Mindel (Moen)

Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Samuel Cocks
UWL-Graduation: December 2017

Mackenzie completed a Master of Arts degree in Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership at Edgewood College in 2019.  

Dylan Montoure

Dylan Montoure

Biology (Environmental Science)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Meredith Thomsen 
Contact: Dmontoure11@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Cecilia Moreno

Cecilia Moreno

Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Keely Rees
UWL-Graduation: May 2018

Cecilia is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program. She is currently pursuing dual degrees in Public Health and Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona.  

Ryan Nell

Ryan Nell

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jörg Vianden
UWL Graduation: May 2012; Master of Science in Education in Student Affairs Administration, May 2014. 

Yolona Ngandali

Yolona Ngandali

Archaeological Studies

Faculty mentor: Dr. Connie Arzigian
Contactngandali@uw.edu
UWL Graduation: December 2015

Yolona earned her Master of Arts in Anthropology and is continuing her doctoral studies at the University of Washington.

Learn about Yolona's undergraduate research at UWL.

Cristian Noriega

Cristian Noriega

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tori Svoboda
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Cristian completed his Master of Education in Higher Education at Loyola University in 2019.

Alfredo Novoa

Alfredo Novoa

Spanish & French

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Teri Holford-Talpe
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Alfredo earned his Master of Health Informatics from the University of Michigan in 2018.


Mikka Nyarko

Mikka Nyarko

Public Health & Community Health Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Keely Rees
UWL-Graduation: May 2018

Mikka is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program. She is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Public Health at Oregon State University.  

Kingsley Ozongwu

Kingsley Ozongwu

Biology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Anne Galbraith 
Contact: ko389@drexel.edu
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Kingsley is currently pursuing medical studies at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he also earned a Master of Science degree. 

Sarah Pease

Sarah Pease

Exercise & Sports Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Jecklin 
Contact: sarah.pease@wustl.edu 
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Sara is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy at the Washington University School of Medicine

Cassandra Philippon

Cassandra Philippon

Psychology & Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nicholas Bakken
Contact: cphilipponhintz@gmail.com 
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Cassandra earned her Master of Science in  Criminology and Criminal Justice from Arizona State University in 2018. She is completing doctoral studies at the University of Maryland. 

Ebony Phillips

Ebony Phillips

Psychology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Tori Svoboda
UWL Graduation: December 2015

Ebony graduated with a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 2019. 

Felipe Pincheira-Berthelon

Felipe Pincheira-Berthelon

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Peacock
Contact: pincheir.felipe@uwlax.edu 
UWL-Graduation: May 2018

Felipe is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Applied Statistics at UWL, where he is also a Graduate Assistant in the McNair Scholar's Office :)

Hannah Piper

Hannah Piper

Biochemistry & Microbiology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Todd Weaver
Contact: hpiper@iastate.edu
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Hannah is currently pursuing a doctorate degree from Iowa State University in the department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology.

Ellen Poeschel

Ellen Poeschel

Spanish & Political Science

Faculty mentor: Dr. Jean Janecki
UWL Graduation: May 2011

Yes, Ellen really was crowned Miss Oktoberfest in 2011.

Briana Priniski (Tong)

Briana Priniski (Tong)

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dung Ngo

UWL Graduation: May 2012

Dr. Andrew Prudhom

Dr. Andrew Prudhom

Mathematics & Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Eric Gansen
UWL Graduation:  May 2013

Dr. Prudhom completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019.

Lucas Purnell

Lucas Purnell

Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ray Block

UWL Graduation: December 2012

Edward Quinn

Edward Quinn

Biology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Timothy McAndrews
Contact: ebqebq73@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2011

Edward earned his Master of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Alabama in 2016 and is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Florida.

Alicia Quiñones

Alicia Quiñones

Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Nizam Arain
UWL-Graduation: May 2018

Alicia is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Public Policy at the University of Maryland.  

Melanie Quiñones

Melanie Quiñones

Sociology and Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tim Gongaware
UWL Graduation:  May 2013

Melanie graduated with a Master's in Social Work from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2015 and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala.


Justin Radomski

Justin Radomski

Microbiology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Wilker
UWL Graduation: May 2014

Justin earned his Master in Biomedical Science degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2016.

Damien Rasmussen

Damien Rasmussen

Biochemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. John May
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Damien is completing doctoral work in Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Jessi Reidy

Jessi Reidy

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Suthakaran Veerasamy 
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Jessie completed a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Marquette University in 2019 and is continuing her doctoral studies.

Dr. Vanessa Reynolds (Schwartz)

Dr. Vanessa Reynolds (Schwartz)

Psychology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Bianca Basten
UWL Graduation: May 2012

Dr. Reynolds completed her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the co-founder of Empowerment Counseling.

Nichole Rich

Nichole Rich

Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Enilda Delgado
UWL Graduation: May 2011
 

José Rubio-Zepeda

José Rubio-Zepeda

Political Science & Spanish

Faculty mentor: Dr. Omar Granados
Contact: jdrubzep0990@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2014

José completed his Master of Arts in Latin American Studies and his Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning at The University of Texas at Austin in 2017. He now works at UWL and is a member of the McNair Scholars Advisory Committee.

Read articles about José's May 2014 commencement speech in the La Crosse Tribune and the UWL Campus Connection.

José's Biography

Maricruz Sanchez

Maricruz Sanchez

Psychology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nici Ploeger-Lyons
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Maricruz completed her Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University in 2018.  

Sara Schmidt (Opffer)

Sara Schmidt (Opffer)

Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dawn Norris
UWL Graduation Date: May 2017

Sara graduated with a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Maryland in 2019.

Elizabeth Seramur

Elizabeth Seramur

Microbiology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Peg Maher 

UWL Graduation: August 2011

Elizabeth also completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Viterbo University in 2017.

Jeffrey Siegenthaler

Jeffrey Siegenthaler

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alexander O'Brien

UWL Graduation: December 2010

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith

Communication Studies

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Scott Dickmeyer
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Donica Spence

Donica Spence

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christine Hippert
UWL Graduation: May 2013

Donica earned her Master of Arts in Anthropology from New Mexico State University in 2015.

Yang Cha Thao

Yang Cha Thao

Therapeutic Recreation

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jearold Holland
Contact: yangchathao1@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2012; Master of Science in Education from the UWL Student Affairs Administration, program in 2014. 

As part of her graduate work, she completed an internship in the McNair's Scholars Office and served on our Advisory Committee as an alumni member.

Read more about Yang Cha's undergraduate contributions to Ka's Garden, a bilingual children's book.

Corina Valencia

Corina Valencia

Microbiology (Biomedical)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Wilker 
UWL Graduation: May 2019

Corina is an alum of the UWL First Year Research Exposure program. She is enrolled in the Environmental Health Master of Public Health program at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

 

Brian Vanderheyden

Brian Vanderheyden

Community Health Education

Faculty mentor: Dr. Keely Rees
UWL Graduation: May 2011

Brian earned a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Iowa State University and is currently enrolled in a Master of Public Health program at Des Moines University.


Pa Houa Vang

Pa Houa Vang

Early Childhood Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ann Epstein & Dr. Barb Gander
Contact: pahouav@gmail.com
UWL Graduation: May 2012; Master of Education-Professional Development Learning Community Program in 2015.

Read more about Pa Houa's undergraduate contributions to Ka's Garden, a bilingual children's book.

Aaron Vesey

Aaron Vesey

Physics & Philosophy

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Mary Krizan

UWL Graduation:  May 2016

Aaron earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2019.

Liza Walleser

Liza Walleser

Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Roger Haro

UWL Graduation:  May 2010; Master of Science in Biology in 2012.

Christian Wendland

Christian Wendland

Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Laurie Cooper Stoll
Contact: Wendland.chri@gmail.com 
UWL Graduation: December 2015

Christian completed a Master of Health Administration in Health Policy and Management from Johns Hopkins University in 2017. 

Kory Wilkinson

Kory Wilkinson

Clinical Laboratory Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Howard
UWL Graduation: May 2013
 

Dewayne Wrencher

Dewayne Wrencher

Art

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donald Sloan
UWL Graduation: August 2014

Dewayne completed his Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art at Stonybrook University in New York.

 Watch a video or read an article about Dewayne's performance at the 2013 TEDxUWLaCrosse.

Chai Yang

Chai Yang

Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ray Block
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Chai is completed his Master of Social work degree at the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2019.

Gaokhia Yang

Gaokhia Yang

Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peg Maher
UWL Graduation: May 2017

Gaokhia is currently completing her Master of Science in Biology at UWL.

Lee Yang

Lee Yang

Community Health Education

Faculty mentor: Dr. Anders Cedergren
UWL Graduation: May 2015, Master in Public Health in 2017.

Nancy Yang

Nancy Yang

Geography

Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Kelly
UWL Graduation: May 2019

TC Yang

TC Yang

Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence Education

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Joyce Shanks

UWL Graduation: May 2011; Master of Science in Education in the Student Affairs Administration program in 2015.

While completing graduate work at UWL, TC also served as a graduate assistant in the McNair Scholars office. 

Vang Yang

Vang Yang

Information Systems

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patrick Barlow
UWL Graduation: May 2016

Xiong Yang

Xiong Yang

Biology (Biomedical Science)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Margaret Maher
UWL Graduation: May 2011, Master of Science in Biology in 2015.

Read Xiong's submission to the UWL Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Sydney Yarbrough

Sydney Yarbrough

Sociology & Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Laurie Cooper Stoll
Contact: yarbroug.sydney@uwlax.edu 

Sydney is completing graduate work in Sociology at the University of Maryland

Sarah Zahirudin

Sarah Zahirudin

Exercise & Sports Science; Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Thomas Kernozek
UWL Graduation: May 2015

Sarah completed a Master of Public Health at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2017. She is currently enrolled in a Doctor of Pharmacy program there.

Melissa Zins

Melissa Zins

Biology

Faculty mentor: Dr. Michael Hoffman
UWL Graduation: December 2014