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Student Fellows

Students Fellows are selected each year to provide student perspective to the department grant teams. The student voice is vital to identifying challenges and solutions unique to each department. Student Fellows also participate in focus groups, gather input from other students, and develop projects to support student success in STEM fields.

Student Fellows in 2020-21

  • Ahmerah Thompson (’20) - Animal and Poultry Sciences
  • Katie Corbitt ('21) - Animal and Poultry Science
  • Senija Davis ('21) - Animal and Poultry Science
  • Madelynn Todd ('21) - Animal and Poultry Science
  • Heaven Aziz (’21) -  Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Preston (PJ) Battle (’21) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Nizhoni Tallas (’21) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Wynnie Avent (’21) - Geosciences
  • Demisha Porter ('23) - Graduate Student in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health

Student Fellows in 2019-20

Project for Black History Month February 2020 by Wynnie Avent
Portraits of Prominent Black Scientists in the Geosciences (PDF) were shared with students in the Geosciences during Black History Month 2020.

  • Ahmerah Thompson (’20) - Animal and Poultry Sciences
  • Astrid Meenan (’20) - Biochemistry
  • Heaven Aziz (’21) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Emily Barrett (’20) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Preston (PJ) Battle (’21) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Nizhoni Tallas (’21) - Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Wynnie Avent (’21) - Geosciences

Student Fellows in 2018-19

  • Tayah Andrews - Biochemistry
  • Anusha Balani - Chemistry
  • Sara Belay - Chemistrty
  • Annalicia Dasilva - Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
  • Emaleigh Richardson - Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
  • Akea Cader - Fish and Wildlife Conservation
  • Soad Elziny - Neurosciences

Student Fellows in 2017-18

  • Annalicia Dasilva - Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
  • Emaleigh Richardson - Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise