Are you a CWRU College of Arts and Sciences student willing to share your stories and experiences with others? We are on the lookout for outstanding students with declared majors and minors in the College of Arts and Sciences, and we want to learn about you! Tell us why you chose CWRU, what you’re studying, what you do outside of the classroom and what you love about your college experience. Your responses may be used in upcoming publications, presentations, social media posts, etc.

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Senior Spotlight: Jack Kincaid

Jack Kincaid Majors: MS (IGS) - Nutrition; BA - Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism Minors: Biology and Chemistry Q: Why did you choose this area of study? A: Cooking with family was an important part of my childhood, and before coming to CWRU I wanted to become a registered dietitian. However, throughout my undergraduate training my interests in nutrition shifted towards the basic sciences, and I became fascinated by the biochemical aspects of metabolism and energy balance. My research at the CWRU School of Medicine on obesity-associated cancers strengthened this passion, so I changed my major from Human Nutrition to Nutritional Biochemistry, accordingly. Through...

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Senior Spotlight: Kelly Emerson

Kelly Emerson Majors: Biology and Psychology  Q: Why did you choose this area of study? A: It combines my passion and love for learning about human health and the way humans think and process information. The two coincided immensely well together. Q: What are your plans after graduation? A: Working in the Surgical ICU/Medical ICU at the Cleveland Clinic while applying to Physician Assistant Master's Programs and continuing my work with caring for COVID-19 patients. Q: Why did you choose CWRU? A: We are fortunate to be in the center of so many world renown hospitals. It was the perfect place to get involved in...

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Samantha Kelts
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Senior Spotlight: Samantha Kelts

Samantha Kelts Majors: Nursing and Medical Anthropology Q: Why did you choose this area of study? A: Choosing these majors together has taught me how to analyze U.S. health care from both an internal and external perspective, and to always think critically about the information I learn. Q: What are your plans after graduation? A: I plan to work in community-based nursing while continuing to pursue a career in grassroots organizing and health policy. Q: Why did you choose CWRU? A: I only chose CWRU because of my scholarship, but I have stayed because of the warm and generous people, as well as the abundance of...

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