MARY (TESS) OVERTON

MARY (TESS) OVERTON

JUNIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

“Discovery has always been what's drawn me to science,” Tess says. “Every scientist wants to make an impact in some way, whether discovering a new cancer treatment or a way to harness renewable energy more effectively, and I'm no different.”

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Melissa Farling

Melissa Farling

Alumna, College Arts + Architecture

UNC Charlotte alumna Melissa Farling, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, has devoted her career to investigating the effects of architecture on human behavior.

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Erica Cherian

Erica Cherian

JUNIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

Erica’s studies exposed her to data about health care disparities. She has taken that knowledge and expanded it through her immersive experiences and her dream of becoming a physician.

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Larry Ogunjobi, '16

FOOTBALL STAR TACKLES COMPUTER SCIENCE

Larry Ogunjobi, '16

As great as Ogunjobi was on the football field, his academic prowess was equally noteworthy.

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Tyler Carrier, Biology Ph.D. student

STUDENT RESEARCHER EXPLORES UNDERSEA WORLD

Tyler Carrier, Biology Ph.D. student

Beneath the surface of the sea exists a vast world that UNC Charlotte student researcher Tyler Carrier explores through research at the intersection of evolutionary ecology, oceanography, and microbiology.

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Brenda Tindal

Brenda Tindal

Alumna, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

UNC Charlotte alumna Brenda Tindal, who is Levine Museum of the New South staff historian, sees history as a way to build community, while deepening our understanding of the past’s persistent influence.

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Alisha Parker

Alisha Parker

Senior, Belk College of Business

Alisha moved from Goldsboro, NC to Charlotte to transform. “Everyone wanted me to stay close to home, but I saw myself becoming more.” After two campus visits, UNC Charlotte felt right. She found new people and experiences.

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