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.”
Alumna, College Arts + ArchitectureUNC 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.
JUNIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCESErica’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.
FOOTBALL STAR TACKLES COMPUTER SCIENCE
Larry Ogunjobi, '16As great as Ogunjobi was on the football field, his academic prowess was equally noteworthy.
STUDENT RESEARCHER EXPLORES UNDERSEA WORLD
Tyler Carrier, Biology Ph.D. studentBeneath 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.
Alumna, College of Liberal Arts & SciencesUNC 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.
Senior, Belk College of BusinessAlisha 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.