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Graduate Student Story Archive

Each month a set of graduate student stories are highlighted on the Office of Graduate Studies homepage.  This page serves as an archive for all graduate student highlight stories, broken down by academic year and college.  Explore and learn about the incredible work being done by CMU graduate students!

2023-24 stories

    Kaitlyn Coons, Communication, Journalism, and Media

    Graduate String Quartet, School of Music

    Rachael McCollum,Broadcast and Cinematic Arts

    Xenia Quartet, School of Music

    Ferdousi Zaman, Master of Science in Administration

    Mohammad Iftekharul Alam, Fashion, Interior Design, and Merchandising

    Lisa Hudson, Educational Technology

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    Zachery Mondlak, Psychology

    Cayla Mitzkovitz, Clinical Psychology

    Sydney Yochum, Clinical Psychology

    Katherine Brushaber-Drockton,Clinical psychology

    Carson Prichard, Earth and Ecosystem Science

    Chris Haupt,Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Olivia Buzinski, Biology

    Shashwat Maharjan, Mechanical Engineering

    Isaac Cinzori, Mathematics

    Cody Morrison, Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology

    Madelyn Offer, Neuroscience

    Julia Place, Biology

    Sethu Mettukulam Jagadeesan, Computer Science

    2022-23 stories

      Hope Spaw, Music
      Thomas Delor, Broadcast & Cinematic Arts

      Naveen Kumar Reddy Patil, Business Information Systems

      Kelvin Byrd, Counseling, Educational Leadership & Higher Education

      Tara Braun, Counseling, Educational Leadership & Higher Education
      Leslee Weible
      , Fashion, Interior Design, and Merchandising

      Barbara Slagel, Health Administration
      Jocelynn Venema
      , Physical Therapy

      Amanda Borchardt, Psychology
      Mable Clark, Psychology
      Nathaniel Gonzalez, History
      Laura Willman, Psychology
      Charles Fales, Psychology
      Gina Rossitto, Psychology
      Danielle Paull, Psychology
      Edwin Williamson
      , English Language & Literature
      Alexandra Thelan, Psychology
      Young-Kook Moon, Psychology

      Nicole Vellequette, Biology
      Rasha Almughrabi, Mathematics

      Mary Gibson, Biology
      Bridgette Russell
      , Mathematics
      Ali Raza, Engineering & Technology
      Jack Newcomb, Physics
      Jake Sawecki, Biology
      Kaitlyn Whitefoot-Keliin, Biology
      John Jalkanen, Chemistry & Biochemistry
      Jacob Lentz
      , Chemistry
      Ezazul Haque Sabuz, Engineering & Technology
      David Varner, Mathematics
      Travis Rainey, Biology

      2021-22 stories

        Kelci Gormley, Communication, Pope's Persuasion

        Joshua Daniels, Music, Music Enthusiast

        Aimee Miller, Communication, Fandoms and Identity

        Deniz Çağlarcan, Music, Viola Versatility

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        Emily Dimet, Master of Science in Administration, International Intelligence
        Michael Eliadis, MA in Education, Student Simulations
        Leslee Weible, Apparel Product Development & Merchandise Technology, Apparel Advocacy
        Jerome Cawley, Educational Leadership, Student Spirituality

        Cassandra Tate, Health Administration, Investigating Identity

        Misty Hauser, Health Administration, Prioritizing Patients

        Jacob Aday, Psychology, Psyched about Psychedelics!
        Courtney Johnson, History, Influencing Teac(her)s
        Mikaela Overton, Psychology, Interaction Interventions
        Sarah Sykes, Psychology, CHARGEing Forward
        Autumn Rivard, Cultural Resource Management, Quilt Query
        Evan Woolbright, English, Media Masculinity

        Amber Hubbard, Biology, Saving Swamps
        Nichelle VanTassel, Earth & Ecosystem Science, Night at the Smithsonian

        Mohamed Elaswad, Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Winning Worms
        Emad Sanei, Earth & Ecosystem Science, Purifying Pollution
        Jack Mouradian, Biology, Concerning Crude
        Kylie McElrath, Biology, Monitoring Muskrats

        Megan Bos, Biology, Exploring the Wetlands

        2020-21 stories

          Bradley Madsen, Communication, Political Perspective

          Hope Spaw, Music, Promising Piccolo

          Jayla Gaskins, Communication, Hiding in Plain Sight

          Aimee Miller, Communication, All Abroad

          Brittni Abiolu, Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Big Dreams

          Katelyn Haas, Apparel Product Development & Merchandising Technologies, Fashion for Anxiety

          Emily Doyle, Apparel Product Development & Merchandising Technologies, Empowering Design

          George Thayer, Educational Technology, Educational Escape

          Natalie Zainea, Fashion Merchandising & Design, Getting to Know Gaba

          Natalie Zainea, Fashion Merchandising & Design, When Fashion Meets Function

          Lydia Patten, Speach-Language Pathology, Connecting Communities

          Angela Iwebunor Okonji, Public Health, Perceiving Prevalence

          DPT Students and faculty advisor Dr. Caroline Gwaltney, Physical Therapy, Learning How to Heal

          Janae Alexander, Public Health, Award Winning Alum

          Rosemarie Vitale, Nutrition & Dietetics, Take 2 Type 2

          Michael Ignat, Cultural Resource Management, Remembering the Forgotten

          Hannah Gulick, Cultural Resource Management, Modeling Minidoka

          Emilee Madison, Political Science & Public Administration, Promising Proposal

          Mitchell Todd & Irene Brodd, Psychology, Parents Fighting Against Obesity

          Alexander Rigney, Psychology, Learning with Confidence

          Jaclyn Bowes, Psychology, Helping the Helpers

          Khandaker Foysal Haque, Engineering & Technology, Algorithmic Accuracy

          Jacqueline Akins, Geography, Courtesy of the Coast

          Ibrahim Lacin, Geography, Mobilizing Knowledge

          Adedoyin Adeyilola, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Geological Power

          Nathaniel Jones, Geography & Environmental Studies, Innovative Investigations

          Cameron Nixon, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Chasing Discovery

          Dustin Brewer, Earth & Ecosystem Science, Keen of the King

          Fadal Aldhufairi, Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences, Compatible Copulas

          Daniel Carlsen, Biology, Where has the Rice Gone?

          Sampa Maiti, Science of Advanced Materials, Pesky Polymers