Major: Orchestral Instrument Performance
“I’ve learned from my mistakes and I’m glad I made those mistakes in school and not while working for a job that could really make or break it for me.”
"Learning to tackle large-scale projects individually is a valuable skill that I’m thankful to take with me as I graduate from UT."
Robyn’s undergraduate research topic is The Academic and Professional After-effects for Students Who Have Gone Through the Judicial Process at the University of Texas.
“Getting involved in a smaller, diverse community within UT has given me a lot of intellectual stimulation outside of the classroom, and this is something that I have come to enjoy and look forward to.”
Major: Human Biology
“Challenges have become fun problem-solving tasks for me rather than frustrations in my research experience.”
"There is more power in asking questions than having all of the answers."
Major: Nursing (Honors)
Lillian’s undergraduate research topic is Factors Affecting Weight Management in College Students Living in Dormitories.
“Participating in research has put me into a leadership role amongst the peers in my class.”
“I think people underestimate how much research good fiction writers, such as [Cormac] McCarthy, actually do.”
Major: Studio Art and Pre-Medicine
"I was surprised just to see how much studying the works of the [master] artists…permeated into my work. I did not expect them to play such a prominent role in developing my own artistic style."
Allison’s undergraduate research topic is Dead Man Walking: An Analysis of Last Statement Testimonies of Texas Inmates.
“I had never administered my own research and was surprised how much I enjoy working on my project.”
Major: Mechanical Engineering
“I get to apply the concepts that I learn in my engineering classes, and I get to practice other skills that will improve my overall experience as an engineer.”