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Meet UGS Students

Headshot of researcher Torre Puckett
Major: English
Graduation Year: Spring 2017
“If realizing that English majors could do research was a surprise, it was even more of a surprise to discover that my research could help me travel.”
Headshot of student researcher Tejas Choudhary
Major: Civil Engineering Honors, Finance
Graduation Year: Spring 2018
“Joining a research university like UT, I knew that I would be able to learn about innovative research.”
Carlos Devora
Major: Journalism
Graduation Year: 2018

Carlos is a journalism major in the Moody College of Communication.

"I discovered I could give a voice to those who weren't being heard."
Headshot of researcher Mary Cantu-Garcia
Major: Psychology and Communication Sciences and Disorders
BDP Certificate: Children & Society
Graduation Year: Spring 2017
“Being involved in research so early allowed me to take my time in discovering work I am truly passionate about.”
Headshot of student researcher Brianna Barry
Major: Biochemistry
Graduation Year: Spring 2016
“Students at UT are so privileged to have such innovative research at their fingertips.”
Headshot of researcher Roberto Gonzalez
Major: Chemistry (BSA), Business Foundations certificate
Graduation Year: Fall 2017
“It was a lot of work, but definitely worth it.”
Joshua Sherden
Major: Advertising
Graduation Year: 2018

Joshua is a junior majoring in advertising in the Moody College of Communication.

"I discovered that the journey is all about doing something you love and seeing the world from a different perspective."
David Larsen
Major: Exercise Science
Graduation Year: May 2017

David is a senior in the College of Education studying exercise science.

"I discovered I could follow my passion instead of struggling in a major I didn't like."
Headshot of student researcher Melissa Hall
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering and Plan II
Graduation Year: Spring 2017
“I have gotten to develop experiments that connect with individuals all over the United States.”
Headshot of student researchers Joy Youwakim
Major: Economics
BDP Certificate: Environment & Sustainability
Graduation Year: Spring 2018
“Conducting research gave me a lot of career direction.”

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