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Biology Alumnae Stories
Mount Holyoke students and alumnae can conduct
informational interviews with alumnae working in the field through the Alumnae Association Career Directory. Search alumnae by major or career field. In addition, some alumnae are participating in the Alumnae Stay Program which is a network of Alumnae who have offered to temporarily host students or alumnae traveling for academic or professional growth.
Margaret (Mollie) Frederiksen '13: My history as a dancer combined with my interest in the human body and how it works drew me towards dance medicine.
Margaret Murdock ' 18 :One of the most critical parts of research is being able to communicate what you learn and discover.
Anna Kudla '13: I found myself in places I never imagined, doing things I never thought I was capable of doing, connecting with people, and learning ...
Biologist Koty Sharp ’98 employs metagenomics to reveal intricate relationships between interdependent organisms at sea.
Marbles champ Whitney Lapic ’18 came to Mount Holyoke and found mollusk fossils, international paleontology fieldwork and a passion for research.
Alum Veronika Kivenson’s NSF grant allows her to use a supercomputer to examine how microbes metabolize pollutants found in marine sediment.
Elizabeth (Zab) Johnson ‘94: A blended major combined my love of music and science and set me on an interdisciplinary path.
All MHC students are guaranteed one paid internship experience. This biology major landed lab work each semester, and paid research gigs every summer.
A biology and film studies double major, Anqa Khan ’17 is gaining an intersectional understanding of public health through her research and internships.
Mojun Zhu ’11: my strong science research background helped me better understand the fundamental aspect of medicine as it relates to clinical practice.
The Hollings award will help Erin Jones ’17 develop her deep love of oceanography by providing academic funding, contacts, and a paid research internship.
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