CRF Introduction: Caleb Shook

Hi everyone! I’m Caleb Shook and I am super excited to be a part of the Community Research Fellowship this year. A quick introduction: I am a rising sophomore at Pitt majoring in Business Information Systems and Political Science. At Pitt I am the Director of Experience Based Learning for the League of Emerging Analytics…

Jackson Filosa Introduction: Big Ideas for Big Data

Hi everyone! My name is Jackson Filosa, and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Statistics and English Writing. Whether it is calculating the perfect combination of words to use in a sentence or devising a model to predict book publishing trends, I love using an interdisciplinary approach of critical and…

CRF Introduction: Jasmin Perrier

Hi everyone! My name is Jasmin Perrier and I’m excited to be a Community Research Fellow this summer! Here are a few quick facts about me: I am a rising senior majoring in Psychology I have two minors — one in Social Work and another in Spanish. I am also pursuing a certificate in Latin…

Aditi Sridhar Introduction: August Wilson & Pittsburgh

Hi everyone!! My name is Aditi Sridhar (she/her), and I am an undergraduate student studying Film Production & Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh! I am grateful to be part of the Pitt Honors College’s 2021 Community Research Fellowship cohort for the summer, and I’m extremely enthusiastic to both learn from my peers and become…

Tony Robol – An Introduction

My name is Tony Robol, and I am a rising sophomore at Pitt and a newly admitted transfer student in the Swanson School of Engineering. I spent my freshman year in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. I am currently pursuing an Industrial Engineering major with a minor in Economics and a potential minor…

Dylan Delapaz Introduction: Tackling Food Insecurity

Hello everyone! My name is Dylan Delapaz, and I am a rising sophomore pursuing a degree in Finance and Business Information Systems with certificates in Business Analytics and Leadership and Ethics. I am from King of Prussia, PA which is about 30 minutes from Philadelphia. On campus, I serve as the vice president for the…

Intro: Magdalena Mendez

Hello! My name is Magdalena Mendez and I am currently a rising Sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh studying Nursing. I am from Wilmington, DE and spend lots of time in Kiawah Island, South Carolina! I just transferred to Pitt this semester and have found my happy place here. At Pitt, I am a member…

Healthcare Is A Human Right: Expanding Past the Clinic to Community

Hello Everyone! I am Aparna Ramani (she/her/hers), an Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s student studying Health Policy and Management at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health, and am honored to be part of the 2021 Community Research Fellowship (CRF) cohort this summer! My interests in health policy are specifically rooted in women’s advocacy, reproductive health,…

An Intro: Taylor Laing

Hello all! My name is Taylor Laing and I am a rising senior here at Pitt, majoring in Environmental Studies, minoring in Spanish, and receiving a certificate in Geographic Information Systems. The environment and climate change are such important topics to discuss because they affect everyone, and I believe we must care for the planet…

Aaron Carr Introduction: Dipping into Undergraduate Research

Greetings!  My name is Aaron Carr and I am a rising senior who has been interested in sustainability for as long as I can remember. My early exposure to the Pitt Sustainability Community as a Green Team member my freshman year soon guided me to declaring my major as Environmental Science.  By my sophomore year…