Meet the 2013-2014 Mortar Board Members!
and Movement Science; Nutrition Minor
currently involved with two researd projects in pediatric
obesity wth the support of the URECA! and Student Research
Awards. She is currently training for the Vermont City
Marathon in May 2014.
major Political Science
minor Spanish and
extracurricular During her time here at UVM, Lauren has interned at the statehouse with UVM's Vermont Leislative Research Service and at the statewide energy efficiency utility, Efficiency Vermont (EVT). At EVT, Lauren has planned and implemented two trials of advanced power strips and supported other functions of the Efficient Products Program, helping Vermonters save money and Energy. Outside of School, Lauren enjoys traveling, Horseback Riding, and spending quality time with friends.
Childhood Special Eduation (concentrations: American Sign
Language; Human Development and Family Studies)
spent the last five summers working as a counselor and unit
head at a sleep away camp in the Berkshires. She works for the
Office of Admission's Student Contact team where she calls
prospective students and talks to them all about UVM! In her
free time, she plays the cello, sings, and takes photos. She
also loves to read all kinds of books and loves to draw.
an Office Assistant at the UVM foundation, an Alternative
Spring Break Site Leader, a Rubenstein School Steward, and a
Service Trek Leader. She is also a member of Alpha Phi Omega
National Service Fraternity.
Science and English
extracurricular Calista (Katie) is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and secretary of Rho Lambda Honor Society. She was a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA for 11 years and earned the Gold and Silver award. She currently works as a nanny and an office manager and in the past has volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Burlington as a mentor. She loves to ski and she loves cows.
As a member of the
College of Arts and Sciences Honors College, Hannah is
currently conducting undergraduate research on purinergic
signaling in the vomeronasal organ of mice for her senior
thesis. She plays in the UVM concert band and also volunteers
with Volunteers in Action (VIA), spending Sundays at the
Chittenden Emergency Food Bank serving meals with Food
Salvade. Hannh also works part-time at the State of Vermont's
microbiology fish health laboratory. After graduation she
plans on following her love of science and service to apply
for medical school.
an active member and mentor with the DREAM program. She is a
Fletcher Allen Volunteer and plays intramural broomball. She
also works at the Fleming Museum as a gallery attendant.
minor English & Latin
Language and Literature
extracurriculars Bronwen is currently writing an honors thesis on Poetry as a Complex System and combining her interests in both the humanities and mathematics. She is the Assistant Manager at the Vermont Butcher Block and Board company, a member of the TOWER society, and an intern with the UVM Lane Series. She is also a URECA! and Mini Grant recipient.
major History and Political Science
Alex is involved
with the Advocats, UVM Mock Trial, Student Legal Services, and
the UVM Boulder Society. He is also active in the Folk Music
Club and the Salsa and Swing Society.
Community and International Development
Sean is a member of
Alpha Zeta Honor Society and is currently a Research Assistant
for UVM Department of Economics.
is currently Miss Vermont 3013 and this past September she
competed in the Miss America 2014 pageant. She is a member of
the TOWER society and is also a Truman scholar. She has logged
hundreds of volunteer hours with HOPE works and her platform
as Miss Vermont has been "Stop the Silence: Advocating for
Survivors of Sexual Violence and Promoting Healthy
Administration (minor: sociology)
Zach is a
member of Phi Mu Delta Praternity, UVM Fraternity &
Sorority Life, a front office assistant at the Courtyard
Burlington Harbor hotel, and an admissions volunteer in the
school of business. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma
International Honor Society, Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Academic
honor socity, Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honor society,
and Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociological Honor
society. He has also served as president for several of these
organizations and societies.
major Biological Science
Heidi has just graduated (December 2013) and she hopes
to pursue a career in Medicine at UVM medical school. She is
not a traditional student, however; she is a registered Dental
Hygienist and she practiced for a few years before coming to
UVM. She has organized many events like Children's Oral Health
Day at Vermont Technical College, and a 'Hope on the Slopes'
event at Bolton. She also volunteers regularly with her dog at
Fletcher Allen Hospital.
minor Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies
program coordinator and tutor, Women Helping Battered Women
Volunteer, Waitress at RiRa Irish
Conference Planning Committee, domestic and sexual violence
counselor, restaurant hostess
major Political Science
extracurricular ESL program coordinator and literacy tutor, legislative intern in Vermont House of Representatives
extracurricular Men's Club Soccer