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Anthropology

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Mary Dixon

Major: Anthropology
Minors: Archaeology History and Art History

Campus/Community Involvement: Archaeological Survey, Thunder of the East Marching Band, Pep Band

Fun Fact: I’m a triplet 

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Some advice I would give to future UB students would be don’t be afraid to get yourself out there! Stepping out of your comfort zone is a terrifying but rewarding step. There are so many opportunities here, all you need to do is grab them! Also- don’t be afraid to ask for help. So many people want to. To future Bulls, I wish you the best! 

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Juliana D'Orazio

Major: Anthropology (Biological Anthropology concentration)
Minor: Biological Sciences

Campus/Community Involvement: Anthropology Undergraduate Association, Poindexter Research Lab, UB Comics, UB Improv

Fun Fact: I love Drag Race!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Try everything you are interested in! UB has a million things to do. I would never have found the anthropology department had I not tried new things here at UB. Even you end up liking it, every new experience is a learning experience! 

Art

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Shirley Bassarath

Major: Fine Arts (Graphic Design)
Minor: Communication

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College Peer Mentor, Honors College Student Council Director of Advertising, Honors College Ambassador, Graphic Designer for Blackstone LaunchPad, Graphic Artist for Student Association, Graphic Designer/Communications Assistant for UB Sustainability, Photo Club

Fun Fact: My favorite season is spring!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My advice is to explore UB. UB offers many clubs and activities for its students, so don't be afraid to get involved!

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Emma Stanton

Major: Fine Arts (General Studio concentration)
Minor: Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Graphic Designer for True Blue, Arts Editor for NAME magazine

Fun Fact: I love to knit and crochet!

What do you like best about your department?
 I really like all of the faculty in my department! Everyone is passionate about their practice and it definitely shows in their teaching.  It's a very welcoming department that makes you feel right at home!

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Loren Wulf

Major: Graphic Design

Campus/Community Involvement: Head manager at Lake Effect Ice Cream

Fun Fact: I am the proud pet owner of two ducks and will probably show you pictures of them if we meet! 

What advice do you have for future UB students?
No matter which major you choose, to remember that you are a valuable student, and that there are so many opportunities at UB as well as countless people who will be there to help you find what’s right for you! 

Asian Studies

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Daniel Gimbrone

Majors: Asian Studies and Linguistics (Japanese concentration)

Fun Fact: I'm a DJ and music producer.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My biggest piece of advice for future UB students is to remember that there aren't any rules. You control your experience, you decide where college takes you. It's so important to take charge of your learning!

Biological Sciences

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Khrystyna Adam

Major: Biological Sciences

Campus/Community Involvement: Oral Biology research, Pre-Dental Association and Friends of Ukraine

Fun Fact: I can speak 3 languages fluently

What advice do you have for future UB students?
A piece of advice that I received from one of my UB professors - when you are given an opportunity, always approach it because it opens up pathways to future connections and opportunities. 

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Valentina Allen

Majors: Biological Sciences and Political Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Improv, Hall Council, OAC, Running Club, part time employee at the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at UB

Fun Fact: I love to run and bike, I'm currently training for a triathlon!

What do you like best about your department?
I love the wide variety of classes that you can take within the department. I also love the professors, they are all eager to work with you and make strong connections. Your peers are all equally motivated to do well and learn, which makes the learning experience all the better. 

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Paul Dewan

Majors: Biological Sciences and Physics

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College and UB Amnesty International

Fun Fact: I have two younger siblings who also attend UB.

What makes UB unique?
One of the unique aspects of UB is the opportunity to discover your field of study through exposure to the many different academic disciplines on campus.

Chemistry

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Meghan sullivan

Major: Chemistry

Campus/Community Involvement: Cook Lab Member, Honors College Member, Equestrian

Fun Fact: I had no clue I loved chemistry before coming to UB, and I was a biomedical science major until sophomore year!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Future UB students, stay open minded! The university has SO many opportunities academically and otherwise. Don't be afraid to try new things. This is the time to take risks and discover the career(s) you are passionate about. Get involved in whatever interests you, and get ready to learn new things about yourself as you delve into college. 

Communication

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Kylie Brosnan

Major: Communication
Minors: Studio Art and Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College; Vice President for UB's Advocates for Girls Education; COM Teaching Assistant

Fun Fact: I have a twin sister!

What do you like best about your department?
The best part about the Communication Department at UB is how broad the courses and opportunities are. The classes offer students an understanding of the broader communication topics, but also allow you to discover and pursue the right education and path for you and what you'd like to do. The staff is also incredible and has been so fundamental in my success here at UB. 

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Dominick Matarese

Major: Communication (Journalism certificate)

Campus/Community Involvement: Pep Band, research in the MEME lab, Undergraduate Communication Association

Fun Fact: I was a former world record holder for world's longest wiffleball game (30 hours)!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Don't be afraid to change majors! If you are having doubts about your current major, shop around a bit and you will likely find your passion!

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Alexa Tronolone

Major: Communication
Minors: English and Psychology

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Assistant for College of Arts and Sciences Advising

Fun Fact: I play the drums!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
It's so important to embrace the experiences that college provides you. It is a new beginning that will allow you to learn across multiple facets of your life, not just academia. At times it can be difficult, but remaining present and dedicated will empower you to take immense pride in your work and better prepare you for the future. You've got this!

Communicative Disorders and Sciences

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Sarah Cruz

Major: Speech and Hearing Science
Minor: Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Vice President of Student Association of Speech and Hearing (SASH) and Ritualist of Delta Phi Epsilon 

Fun Fact: I can play the flute and saxophone. 

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Don't hold yourself back! Everyone is trying to find what they love so don't feel nervous to try new things. Definitely take advantage of all the new resources and experiences offered at UB. 

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Alyssa DeCaro

Major: Speech and Hearing Science
Minor: Psychology

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Association of Speech and Hearing (SASH), Research Assistant for the Cognition, Speech Perception and Auditory Neuroscience lab (CSPAN) and Admissions Tour Guide

Fun Fact: I have two dogs back at home named Max and Bentley!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Getting involved in clubs and activities on campus, including ones surrounding your major/minor is the best thing to do once you arrive at UB! Being active in the UB community, and the Buffalo area brings many new opportunities to make friends and explore a city you can call home. 

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Shea Murray

Major: Speech and Hearing Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Association of Speech and Hearing (SASH), Delta Phi Epsilon, Outdoor Adventure Club

Fun Fact: I was an exchange student in Japan.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My advice to future UB students is to embrace everything this school has to offer. There are so many programs, classes, clubs, and activities that can peak the interest of anyone. By keeping an open mind and staying active in the student community, you will grow as a person during your years here and make lifelong friends and memories.

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Helena Miller

Major: Speech and Hearing Science
Minor: Latin

Campus/Community Involvement: Event Coordinator for Student Association of Speech and Hearing (SASH)

Fun Fact: My whole family has attended UB!

What do you like best about your department?
My department is full of opportunities: research, internships, connections, the chance for early admission to UB grad school and more. Also, the CDS department is relatively small so it's been nice to have classes with familiar faces and to get to know professors well!

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Sofia Mae Sozio

Major: Speech and Hearing Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Association of Speech and Hearing (SASH), Honors College

Fun Fact: I read at least 2 books a week.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Branch out as much as you can. UB has many clubs, activities, and events where you get to meet new people. Try and surround yourself with peers in the same major/minor as you. You will then have the opportunity to make great friends that are on the same path as you. Lastly, school is important, but make sure to make time for yourself and enjoy your time at UB!

Economics

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Tyler Herman

Majors: Economics and Political Science
Minor: Linguistics

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Association Senate Chairperson, Honors College, UB Admissions Employee, Undergraduate Research, College Democrats

Fun Fact: I grew up just 25 minutes South of UB, so ask me questions about the area too!

What makes UB unique?
UB has so many extra-curricular opportunities, but what sets us apart are our academic activities including; honor societies, the Experiential Learning Network, living learning communities and the entire SUNY system's study abroad network!

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Noah Jenkins

Majors: Economics and Political Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, Secretary of UB Vegans, UB Amnesty International, Intern at the Monroe County Democratic Committee

Fun Fact: I was on Food Network at the age of 11.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Make the most of your experience at school! It's normal to feel overwhelmed, so make sure to stay organized. UB has so many phenomenal academic and personal services to help you succeed; make sure to utilize them. Remember, you're only in college once, so don't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and try something new. 

English

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Elana Cunningham

Major: English (Creative Writing certificate)

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Latin American Student Association

Fun Fact: I enjoy creative activities like writing, drawing, and crocheting!

What do you like best about your department?
I love how UB's English department has created a safe environment for its English students to express what we think about troubling issues in society today.

Environment and Sustainability

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Ambre Amat

Major: Environmental Geosciences    
Minor: Geography (Earth Systems Science concentration)

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Women's Tennis Team, Honors College, Buffalo Undersea Reef Research, Taiwanese Student Association 

Fun Fact: I have visited over 40 countries.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My piece of advice for future students would be to take advantage of all the great opportunities that UB can give them. They are so many things that you can do in order to find your passion, build your future and become an accomplished person. Keep looking for new classes, projects, experiences and more. Take time to find the right career for you and get involved. Never stop being curious!

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Amy Bentley

Major: Environmental Studies

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Sustainability, Honors College, Citizens' Climate Lobby, Engineers for a Sustainable World, Food Recovery Network, Spanish Conversation Tables

Fun Fact: I once hula-hooped for 50 minutes straight!

What do you like best about your department?
The Department of Environment and Sustainability is small so it's really easy to get to know the students in your major and the professors. At the same time, sustainability initiatives on campus are growing quickly, which means that there are a lot of ways to get involved and have a meaningful impact!

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Bubba Rustowicz

Major: Environmental Geosciences    
Minor: Management

Campus/Community Involvement: Vice President of UB Golf Association, Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Geology Department, Rotaract Club, Intern for Congressman Brian Higgins, Assistant Coach for Grand Island High School Varsity Lacrosse

Fun Fact: I'm the youngest of six kids!

What do you like best about your department?
One of the best parts about the Department of Environment and Sustainability is that being a smaller department, it gives you a small school feel inside of a big school environment. You're able to get the best of both worlds, with personal relationships with all of your professors as well as the great opportunities that come at a bigger school! 

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Jeanne Sebesta

Major: Environmental Geosciences    
Minor: Spanish

Campus/Community Involvement: Circle K, Alpha Kappa Chi, Engineers for a Sustainable World

Fun Fact: I speak 4 languages.

What do you like best about your department?
I really like that the department is small so you have the opportunity to get to know the faculty and other students well, it provides a great learning environment!

Geology

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Kit Cross

Major: Geology
Minor: English

Campus/Community Involvement: Geology club, undergraduate research

Fun Fact: I've been a plush artist for over 10 years!

What do you like best about your department?
I really love the geology department because of how small it is. You end up knowing everyone in your class, and can have good relationships with all your professors. There's so many options to pick from for electives, and each class is absolutely fascinating and taught by a professor who's excited to be there. I've never felt more welcome in a school environment than here!

Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Hawo Mohamed

Majors: Global Gender Studies and Sociology

Campus/Community Involvement: Educational Opportunity Program

Fun Fact: I am literate in Arabic and can speak 2 other languages! 

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Take a variety of different classes you think you might like before you apply to a major! You don't have to stick with the major you intended to study in the beginning. It's ok to branch out and explore options. 

Linguistics

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Emma Corriea

Majors: Linguistics and Spanish
Minor: Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, UB Language Learning Lab Researcher, Volunteer/Intern at the International Institute of Buffalo, Spanish Conversation Table Facilitator, Rotaract Club Treasurer

Fun Fact: I enjoy rock climbing at my local gym!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
There are a plethora of extracurricular options available at UB. These opportunities are an accessible way to find your interests and develop your skills! Don’t hesitate to volunteer for leadership positions or explore new experiences through these organizations because, while intimidating, they will only better you as a student, professional, and person.

History

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Russel Bassarath

Majors: History and Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Phi Alpha Theta; UB College Democrats; Presenter at the 2021 PAT Research Conference 

Fun Fact: I am a huge basketball fan.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Some of the best advice I have for future students is to not be afraid to ask questions or for advice from advisors, professors or other peers. In my personal opinion, by doing as such  you can create new relationships and opportunities for yourselves that can even expand outside the doors of campus. 

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Maddy Lemay

Major: History

Campus/Community Involvement: The Royal Pitches

Fun Fact: I taught myself guitar and ukulele over quarantine!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
School and grades are definitely important, but make sure that's not the only thing that you're pursuing at UB. Get involved in clubs and events. Make friends and just have fun. It will make the years so much more memorable.

Mathematics

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Ilma Buraira

Major: Mathematics    
Minor: Physics

Campus/Community Involvement: Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE), Upward Bound Program Research Aide/Tutor, Honors College

Fun Fact: I hope to open a small bakery at some point in my life.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Explore! Explore your interests, clubs, courses, the community, and opportunities offered at UB. Don't hesitate to try something out of your niche. 

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Gabe Linares

Major: Mathematics (Actuarial Science concentration)
Minor: Political Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Mathematics Teaching Assistant, TASS tutor, Society of Future Actuaries, CSTEP, Intern at Excellus BCBS

Fun Fact: I know how to play the violin.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
There is never a shortage of opportunities or things to do on campus, so get involved! Also, don't underestimate the importance of free time and socializing. Find things to participate in that interest you, and remember that making connections by putting yourself out there is always a good thing too!

Media Study

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Tristan Gellatly

Major: Media Study
Minor: Theatre

Campus/Community Involvement: Media Study Equipment Room, UBFilms, Music Department Livestreams, UB Lettuce Club

Fun Fact: I've been playing Magic: The Gathering with my best friend since 2012

What makes UB unique?
UB's campus is like a huge diverse city packed with people from around the world. You'll see people from places you've never heard of and befriend students with experiences totally unique from yours.

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Astha Pandey

Majors: Media Study and Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Campus/Community Involvement: Student Association Senate Representative, Social Work research assistant, Research Foundation research aide, Honors College

Fun Fact: I went parasailing all by myself when I was 8 years old!

What makes UB unique?
The department of Media Study has helped me achieve my goal of combining advocacy with the arts. I have had some of the most edifying experiences in my DMS courses. Be it social media, cinema, graphic design or immigration and coding systems, DMS is very interconnected with every field of study and encourages the pursuit of knowledge in different subjects. What's more is that UB has an incredible faculty with some of the most knowledgeable individuals as professors, and its location in Buffalo allows students the valuable opportunity to manifest our education into tangible change. My advice for future UB students, in any major, would be to take initiative. UB, the professors, and even your peers are massive vessels of resources with a lot to offer, all you have to do is show interest and strike a conversation.

Music

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Aria McKee

Major: Piano Performance

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Chamber Ensembles

Fun Fact: My name, Aria, is a type of song - very fitting for a music major! 

What do you like most about your department?
My favorite part of the UB Music Department is that the class sizes are small to allow for a great relationship with the professors. The size also allows the department to feel like a smaller community within this large university which I love. 

Philosophy

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Robert Caputi

Major: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Campus/Community Involvement: PPE Club Secretary, UPD Intern, Course Assistant for Social Philosophy,  Outdoor Adventure Club

Fun Fact: I have been to both Asia and Europe!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Education is best paired with a growth mindset. Rome wasn't built in a day. You define your own success with a positive outlook. You can either be your worst critic, or your greatest supporter. Being a student at UB should teach you more than how to copy notes and study for exams. Ensure your prosperity by being engaged.                                                               

"Be as smart as you can, but remember that is it always better to be wise, than to be smart". 

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Lydia Sacheli

Major: Philosophy
Minor: English

Fun Fact: I have 3 cats.

What makes UB unique?
I was originally anxious to transfer to UB from a small school because UB it is a large, prestigious public university, but quickly after I started classes I realized that despite this UB professors genuinely care about the education of each individual student just as professors from small colleges do with smaller student bodies. UB is the best of both worlds. 

 

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Victoria Trzaska

Major: Philosophy

Fun Fact: I love Taylor Swift!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My advice for students is to enjoy every day as best as you can. The school itself has so much to offer, take advantage of the opportunities that interest you. Try to do something that makes your day fun or exciting, and spend your time doing things that make you happy.

 

Physics

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Paul Dewan

Majors: Physics and Biological Sciences

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College and UB Amnesty International

Fun Fact: I have two younger siblings who also attend UB.

What makes UB unique?
One of the unique aspects of UB is the opportunity to discover your field of study through exposure to the many different academic disciplines on campus.

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Zaw Oo Ko

Majors: Physics and Engineering Physics

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, UB SEDS

Fun Fact: I love collecting fountain pens!

What do you like best about your department?
My department has a a lot of research opportunities for undergrads with a lot of professors for support. 

Political Science

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Alisha Allison

Major: Political Science

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Bookworms, Pre-Law Chapter of the National Black Law Students Association, UB Chapter of IGNITE National

Fun Fact: I enjoy writing, photography and reading.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Join organizations! UB has numerous organizations students can join based on their interests, so take advantage of that. As soon as you get your schedule - plan ahead with both your social and academic life in mind. Additionally, communicate with your advisor even after your first year to confirm your schudele and ask questions. If you believe you are taking more courses than you can handle for the semester, consider your options such as taking classes during the summer or winter semesters.

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Kaitlyn Flynn

Majors: Global Affairs and Korean Language

Campus/Community Involvement:  Model European Union Club President, Political Science Undergraduate Student Association, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Advanced Honors College 

Fun Fact: I have 2 dogs named after the actresses that play Daenerys and Ayra from Game of Thrones, Emilia and Maisie.

What do you like best about your department?
It may sound really basic, but the professors are really amazing. They seem eager to make connections and relationships with their students, especially when you move into the upper level classes. So if you reach out and try to make connections with them, they will do their best to make the time for you. Also even if you don't have a close relationship with one, they are really understanding and nice if you go to them with any concerns. All of the professors are also really knowledgeable about a broad range topics, not just on those within their field of research. 

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Noah Jenkins

Majors: Economics and Political Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, Secretary of UB Vegans, UB Amnesty International, Intern at the Monroe County Democratic Committee

Fun Fact: I was on Food Network at the age of 11.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Make the most of your experience at school! It's normal to feel overwhelmed, so make sure to stay organized. UB has so many phenomenal academic and personal services to help you succeed; make sure to utilize them. Remember, you're only in college once, so don't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and try something new. 

Psychology

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Annabella Bogart

Majors: Psychology and Law
Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Campus/Community Involvement: The Enchords A Cappella group, Social Psychophysiology Lab, Outdoor Adventure Club, Alternative Break, Rotaract

Fun Fact: I am a constant reader, and I am trying to work up to reading a book per week!

What makes UB unique?
The sheer amount of opportunities UB offers makes it a truly special place to be! UB has provided a place where I could explore all of my diverse interests, whether through lab research, extracurriculars, or professional development and internships. UB is a place where you can grow and prosper, as long as you take the first step and go after the wealth of resources we have here!

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Rachel Fan

Majors: Psychology and Neuroscience
Minor: Music Performance

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, undergraduate research, UB Symphony Orchestra

Fun Fact: I was part of a group that painted a mural in the Governors Complex.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Try new things! Don't be afraid to push yourself outside of your comfort zone and get involved in things that you might not have ever thought about doing before. Take advantage of the many opportunities UB offers and make the most of your time here.

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Omeed Tartak

Major: Psychology
Minor: Music Performance

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, Honors College Peer Mentor, Psychology Peer Mentor, UB ARL Research Assistant, Hillel at Buffalo

Fun Fact: I play the trombone.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Get to know people with whom you have nothing in common. Be the only engineer at the poetry club, be the only Republican at the Democratic Socialist club. You learn a ton once you decide to stop judging people.

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Sarah Vicari

Major: Psychology
Minor: Speech and Hearing Science

Campus/Community Involvement: Event coordinator for the SASH club, Research assistant in the Language Learning lab and CSPAN lab, SLP student intern at Buffalo Hearing and Speech

Fun Fact: I love to travel and cook! This picture of me was actually taken on a trip to the Grand Canyon!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
My advice to future students would be to get involved in research and get to know your professors! Faculty can be a great resource for getting involved or learning more about the field you're interested in. Going to office hours is a great way to start! 

Romance Languages and Literatures

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Emma Corriea

Majors: Linguistics and Spanish
Minor: Education

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College, UB Language Learning Lab Researcher, Volunteer/Intern at the International Institute of Buffalo, Spanish Conversation Table Facilitator, Rotaract Club Treasurer

Fun Fact: I enjoy rock climbing at my local gym!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
There are a plethora of extracurricular options available at UB. These opportunities are an accessible way to find your interests and develop your skills! Don’t hesitate to volunteer for leadership positions or explore new experiences through these organizations because, while intimidating, they will only better you as a student, professional, and person.

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Adam Dounane

Majors: French and Communication

Campus/Community Involvement: French Club president, Concert Band

Fun Fact: I'm a dual-citizen (US and Morocco)

What makes UB unique?
The diversity. It is always a pleasure meeting someone with a background or interests with which I'm not personally familiar-- from all over New York and around the world. There is always something to learn from someone else and there's definitely no shortage of people!

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Kristina Roksvold

Major: Speech and Hearing Science
Minor: Italian

Campus/Community Involvement: UB Women's Club Volleyball

Fun Fact: I can play the ukulele. 

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Do not be afraid to get involved and try new things! College is the time to take risks, whether it be taking a different class or joining a new club. 

Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

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Dayna Holding

Major: Health and Human Services (Mental Health concentration)
Minor: American Sign Language (ASL)

Campus/Community Involvement: EOP student, Resident Advisor, and Academic Coach

Fun Fact: I can sign ASL.

What do you like best about your department?
I like that my department has allowed me to take various classes from different fields of studies like Psychology, Sociology, and Gender Studies. My department is best at giving students the opportunity to explore topics and interests such as addiction, mental health, counseling, nonprofits, and needs within diverse populations. By obtaining knowledge from different fields, I am able to become a better well-rounded student and individual. 

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Steven Pawlowski

Major: Urban and Public Policy
Minor: Management

Campus/Community Involvement: BASIC Club president, work at Greenfields nursing home, active member of Love JOY church

Fun Fact: I have a twin brother!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
The best advice I can give is to just get involved! UB might seem overwhelming, but taking the risk and getting involved in clubs, various events, and so many of the other opportunities that Ub has to offer will help you so much!  

Sociology

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Harry Grupper

Majors: Criminology and Sociology
Minors: Nonprofit Leadership and Communication

Campus/Community Involvement: Sociology Club secretary

Fun Fact: I am a songwriter.

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Future UB students should invest in their executive functions and time management before coming here.

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Hannah Krull

Majors: Sociology and Global Gender Studies

Campus/Community Involvement: Honors College peer mentor, activist and volunteer in the Buffalo community, teaching a GGSS course in spring 2023

Fun Fact: I love identifying plants in the wild, especially mosses, mushrooms and shrubs!

What advice do you have for future UB students?
Connecting with professors is critical to having a special experience at a large school like UB. Not only do they get to know you, but you really get to know them and forge bonds that last beyond their classroom. Strive for greatness and never overcommit yourself. The university experience is meant for you to grow and thrive, remember that!

Theatre and Dance

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Jessica Snider

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Nina Tucker

Major: Dance

Campus/Community Involvement: Performer in UB Dance shows, dance teacher at a local studio

Fun Fact: I can recite the entire intro of Monsters Inc.

What do you like best about your department?
I like the size of my department. It's small so everyone knows everyone.