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You've persevered you've passed the tests, you've sought opportunities to insure your success. The WISE RP was one such endeavor, you found life-long friends, and explored STEM together. We are so very happy to be a part of your journey, and wish you well as you craft the next chapter of your story."

~Dr. Turman, Director

 

Click on each name below to learn more about our graduates.

Adeline Morris

Major: Public Health, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader

WISE RP Impact: Having a peer mentor who shared my interest in public health helped me to pursue my own academic goals.

Jahnavi Amam

Major: Electrical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor

Emily Bachwich

Major: Civil Engineering, BSE

Minor: International Engineering, Sustainable Engineering

 

Isha Bhatt

Major: Computer Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor

WISE RP Advice: Look out for mentors and be sure to show your appreciation for them when they go out of their way to be your champion. As you progress in your career, pay it forward and share what you have learned from them along the way.

Gina Boeskool

Major: Civil Engineering, BSE

Marina Caporuscio

Major: Computer Science, BSE

Minor: Entrepreneurship

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP helped me to form connections early on and led me to my best friends.

Juliet Carpenter

Major: Computer Science, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader, Program Board, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP helped me to form connections early on and led me to my best friends.

Megan Ennis

Major: Aerospace Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Resident Advisor, Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP gave me friendships that lasted all throughout college. WISE RP also gave me the self-confidence to navigate being a woman in engineering.

Adina Epstein

Major: Aerospace Engineering, BSE

 

Lesley Escobar

Major: Computer Science, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Resident Advisor, Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor, Elaine R. Feldman Summer Research Award Recipient

WISE RP Advice: It is okay if you are unsure of your major, make sure you take the time to see which courses you like!

Nicole Evans

Major: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, BS

Minor: History of Art, Gender & Health

WISE RP Advice: Don't be afriad to take risks and make mistakes. Changing your major is not a failure but means you are finding out who you are and what you are passionate about.

Sania Farooq

Major: Public Health, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Advice: Be open-minded about all your experiences. In college, you're going to experience a lot of good moments, but a lot of bad ones too. These will make you grow stronger and build your resilience.

Kailyn Geter

Major: Psychology, BS

Paden Graham

Major: Biology, Health, & Society, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor, Orientation Leader

Jamie Hare

Major: Computer Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor, Study Group Leader

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP gave me a community and friends that continued until graduation.

Allison Heinen

Major: Mechanical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor

WISE RP Advice: Study hard but don't forget to also take time for yourself and mental health.

Sara Husketh

Major: Data Science, BS and Statistics, BS

Dominque Johnson

Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience, BS

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP gave me the enviornment to thrive at Michigan.

Limmy Kim

Major: Movement Science, BS

Abigail Martin

Major: Environmental Engineering, BSE

Minor: Energy Science & Policy, Sustainable Engineering

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP helped introduce me to a great group of women to go to class with, study with, and hang out with. The community taught me how to lean on and get support from my peers.

Katie May

Major: Computer Science, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Resident Advisor

Julia McCloud

Major: Biology, BS

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP helped me increase my confidence professionally and in the classroom. The resume/career workshops and study groups really helped me.

Yannah Melle

Major: Chemical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP served as a welcoming and supportive community that helped me get acclimated to moving to university my first year.

Grace Murphy

Major: Computer Engineering, BSE

 

Taylor Murray

Major: Computer Science, BSE

Minor: Crime & Justice, Mathematics

WISE RP Advice: Developing an attunement to your body and taking care of it will be much more important than any test you take and will stay with you long after college.

Kai Myran

Major: Mechanical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Advice: Use Google Calendar! Otherwise, remember to make time for fun things outside of academics - there's so much more to college than just classes.

Khanh Ngo

Major: Aerospace Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Advice: Take your time in deciding what you want to study. Don't feel pressured by other people to have things figured out right away!

Celia Osman

Major: Industrial and Operations Engineering, BSE

Minor: International Engineering

WISE RP Advice: Don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone, especially in the dorms. Say hi - it makes life more fun and helps you make new friends!

Pooja Parikh

Major: Biomedical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP was a great way to meet people who were passionate about the same things as myself. It provided a great sense of community, which was really helpful during my freshman year.

Emily Perrin

Major: Environmental Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor, Recruitment Team

Lydia Peters

Major: Chemical Engineering, BSE

Minor: Music

 

Elisheva Phillips

Major: Aerospace Engineering, BSE

Carolina Posada

Major: Industrial and Operations Engineering, BSE

Minor: Business Administration

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP gave me a wonderful community coming into college. I have made lifelong friends that I will always cherish. I also learned hot to be an empowered woman in STEM.

Carin Queener

Major: Industrial and Operations Engineering, BSE

Minor: International Engineering

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader, Peer Mentor, Recruitment Team, Orientation Leader

Ariel Roy

Major: Civil Engineering, BSE and Sustainable Engineering, BSE

Caroline Schmiedeler

Major: Biomedical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Advice: Step outside your comfort zone. Every freshman is nervous and vulnerable especially the first couple of weeks. It's the perfect time to try new things and meet people without feeling judged.

Sarah Snyder

Major: Mechanical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor

Cara Spencer

Major: Biomedical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor, Orientation Leader

WISE RP Advice: Don't be afriad to do things that nobody else you know is doing.

Emmett Springer

Major: Biomedical Engineering, BSE

Minor: International Engineering

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor, Study Group Leader

WISE RP Advice: Be patient and gentle with yourself as you begin your U of M journey. Transitioning into college is a big step and it's important to take time to pay attention to your feelings as you go through all these new experiences and utilize the WISE RP community as support through those experiences.

Elizabeth Stehney

Major: Cognitive Science, BS

Minor: Computer Science

WISE RP Advice: Don't be afraid to meet new people! Also never be afraid to ask questions, you'll learn so much more.

Samantha Thick

Major: Information, BS

WISE RP Advice: Your path is going to change many times along your journey. Do your best to focus on the challenges you are facing in that moment and work to achieve short term goals. Embrace every moment and live in the present and your future will unfold as you do.

Sharon Thomas

Major: Computer Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Involvement: Program Board, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Impact: Take a chance on any opportunity that you are even remotely interested in, even if you feel you are not qualified. You never know what might happen!

Dipika Tiwari

Major: Computer Science, BS

WISE RP Advice: Make friends with people who work in the dining hall.

Angelica Tome

Major: Women's and Gender Studies, BA

Minor: Science, Technology, & Society

WISE RP Involvement: Peer Mentor

WISE RP Impact: I had a strong bond with my mentor during and after WISE RP which helped me have someone who looked like me and was interested in similar things to help me through college.

Michaela Yamine

Major: Molecular, Cellular, amd Developmental Biology, BS and Evolutionary Anthropology, BS

WISE RP Advice: Take classes that are outside of your major and attend guest lectures! There are so many cool classes and really interesting and smart people at UM, so take advantage of them while you can.

Jiazhen Yang

Major: Mathematics, BS

Minor: Asian Studies

WISE RP Involvement: Program Board, Peer Mentor

WISE RP Impact: WISE RP gave me a strong circle of friends who I am still close to today.

Julie Ye

Major: Neuroscience, BS

Minor: German Studies, Asian Studies

Morgan Young

Major: Chemistry, BS

WISE RP Involvement: Study Group Leader

Maria Zaccherini

Major: Mechanical Engineering, BSE

WISE RP Advice: Have fun and don't stress too much! Get to know pepole in WISE RP, they will most likely become some of your best friends.

Felicia Zhang

Major: Informatics, BS and International Studies, BS

Minor: Asian Languages & Cultures

WISE RP Advice: Never, ever be afraid to fail! Failing is how you will improve and grow as a person.

Alex Zimmerman

Major: Materials Science & Engineering, BSE

Minor: Physics

WISE RP Involvement: Resident Advisor

WISE RP Advice: Let your own passions guide your involvement on campus, and it's okay to take your time figuring out what those passions are. Don't get caught up in what your peers are doing, just do whatever makes you happy!

Check out our slideshows below for advice and to learn how WISE RP impacted our graduating students.