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Scholarship helps students conduct research on heritage languages, transition to college

Balancing work and research can be tough for students. Thanks to generous contributions from the Arizona State University psychology community, the Jenessa Shapiro Undergraduate Research Scholarship is helping to continue the research opportunities of psychology students Emanuel Angulo Rodriguez and Missy Tran.

ASU student's transfer journey from community college to ASU

Upon graduating high school, Shanae Germick thought it most beneficial to begin her studies at a community college to further explore her interests and career goals. Participating in extracurricular activities while at Paradise Valley Community College further helped her gain hands-on learning experiences in the political arena — and a clearer picture of her future.

ASU undergraduates present research on depression, addiction, child psychopathology

Undergraduates in Arizona State University's Department of Psychology recently competed virtually for the title of most outstanding undergraduate research thesis. Finalists Amanda Acuna, Nicole Taylor and Mya Carrizosa presented research on major depression disorders, alcohol addiction in minority populations and on the genetic and environmental contributions to child psychopathology. 

History student who researches slavery in the medieval Islamic world earns Dean’s Medal

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates.

Joshua Robinaugh grew up in Lone Tree, Colorado, but moved to Mesa, Arizona, in 2010 where he has lived ever since. And since enrolling at Arizona State University to obtain his bachelor’s in history, he has been an active member of the community. 

Graduating biochemistry senior credits researchers with his drive for success

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates.

Deciding on a college is an important decision that will impact a student’s career opportunities. Bryan Ugaz, who is graduating from the School of Molecular Sciences this semester, came to ASU because of the reputation of the researchers and the variety of interesting research taking place.

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