Based on faculty and instructor nominations to the Undergraduate Studies Committee, the department will choose one undergraduate major to feature as our monthly EVS Student Spotlight. This program recognizes the extraordinary achievements, accomplishments, and activities of our undergraduate students.
To suggest next month’s Outstanding Student, email the DUS.
Jessie Pelosi of Guilford, Connecticut, graduates with a bachelor of arts in biological sciences and a bachelor of science in environmental geosciences. A University Honors College Scholar and Biological Sciences Honors Scholar, Pelosi received a UB Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creativity Award. He helped develop a community outreach program introducing students to environmental awareness. Pelosi also leads research projects at the Buffalo Undersea Reef Research lab that are focused on evolutionary ecology and coral bleaching.