Alumni Bios

Class of 2022


Daniel Khain
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Maybe Physics

The founder of the Michigan Classical Guitar Ensemble and past Michigan Pops Orchestra percussionist, Daniel continues to bring music into his college life by attending classical music concerts at the University Musical Society. His native language is Russian, having been born to Russian-Jewish parents in Israel. He is also fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.

Karlie Stanford
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Maryland
School of Kinesiology
Sport Management
Minor: Spanish

Hi! My name is Karlie, and I am a junior studying sport management with a minor in spanish at Michigan. On campus, I am a member of the Club Softball team and the Michigan Women Empowerment in Sports and Entertainment club. I am also a founding member of Kappa Delta sorority, where I recently finished my term as the vice president of finance (do NOT recommend doing during a pandemic lol), and i’m the Chief Diversity Officer for the Michigan Sport Business Conference. I love spending time outdoors, am obsessed with music and fashion, and am passionate about driving social and cultural change in the sport industry.

Gabi Mechaber
Hometown: Miami, FL
Stamps School of Art and Design
Graphic Design, Entrepreneurship

On campus Gabi is a graphic designer for SHEI Magazine, the creative director of MPowered Entrepreneurship, and a member of Sigma Eta Pi, an entrepreneurship fraternity. She is also secretary of the Shipman Society! In her free time she enjoys reading and endlessly watching youtube videos.

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Jake Horcher
Hometown: Suburbs of Chicago – Barrington
College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Jake can quote most vines and knows a lot of rap lyrics which is why he is widely considered to be “pretty dope”. He is a member of Theta Tau- Professional Engineering Frat, Baja SAE Project Team, Intramural Walleyball/ Flag Football, which is why we all call him “the Top Dog”.

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Joey Imperial
Hometown: Jackson, MI
College of Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Outside of classes, Joey likes hiking, music, deep talks and learning about other people. On campus, he is involved with BLUElab, Swing Dance, IM Ultimate Frisbee, and sharing stories about his several jobs, mission trips, travelling, college etc. He is always open to questions and conversations!

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Lauren Ernst
Hometown: Iowa City, IA
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and Psychology double major

Lauren is a member of Groove, the university’s performance percussion group. In her free time, she practices photography and watches the Food Network.

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Logan Kibler
Hometown: Holland, MI
School of Music, Theater, and Dance
Performing Arts Technology

Logan joined the Audio Engineering Society Student Chapter here on campus. She is also planning on pursuing a major in computer science from the Engineering School at U of M.

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Mary Handsome
Hometown: Montgomery, AL
School of Music, Theater, and Dance

Mary spends almost all her time on North Campus, and is rarely seen by other Shipmen. She is a virtuoso in sarcasm and dry humor, for which she is loved. Her passions include pasta and hedgehogs.


Moisés Salgado
Hometown: Chicago, IL
School of Kinesiology
Athletic Training

Moi is part of La Casa, K-Grams, Caribbean Student Association, and the Kinesiology Diversity and Inclusion Network here on campus. He loves spending his free time eating, watching sports, and hanging with friends. He loves everything Chicago, but only the real Chicago, none of that fake stuff from the suburbs.

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Sarah Nilson
Hometown: Chatham, New Jersey
College of Engineering
Industrial & Operations Engineering
Possible Computer Science or Ross minor

Sarah is a member of both the Delta Delta Delta Sorority and Theta Tau professional engineering fraternity. She can often be found watching vine compilations instead of doing her homework, or sitting in Espresso Royal catching up on said homework.

Sesilia Kammo
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Sese is involved in the Scientists For Outreach on Addiction Research Organization, Chaldean American Student Association, Hospital Elder Life Program, and Phi Delta Epsilon Pre-Medical Fraternity. She is as a research assistant in a pharmacology lab and works as a SLC study group facilitator for courses like Chem 215 and Bio 172. In her free time, she loves hanging out with friends and finding new music on Spotify!

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Stuart Coles
Hometown: Sterling Heights, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Data Science and Music double major

Stuart is a part of WCBN, the campus radio station, and the Michigan Electronic Music Collective, which is an electronic music group that hosts events and educates members on the art and technique of dance music. He is an avid pianist and loves to solve problems. He competes with Janani Ghandi for the loudest laugh in the Shipman Society. He also likes birds.

Helen Nguyen
Hometown: Macomb, MI
School of Nursing
Minor: Global Health & Community Action and Social Change

Helen is involved in the Vietnamese Student Association, Japanese Student Association, Parkour Club, Michigan Health Aid, and sometimes Swing Dance. She loves all sorts of tea and spends any free time catching up on sleep. She attempts to look cool by penny boarding around campus and fails to whenever she falls.

Janani Gandhi
Hometown: Wayland, MA
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

On campus, Janani is involved with the Roosevelt Institute and Kappa Omega Alpha, a professional pre-law and public policy fraternity. She enjoys knitting, stalking other people’s Spotifys, and talking about how much she loves New England.

Erin Evans
Hometown: Dexter, MI
School of Kinesiology
Movement Science and Community Action and Social Change

Erin is involved in Kinesiology Diversity Inclusion Network, Phi Epsilon Kappa Professional Kinesiology Fraternity, and Student Food Co. She also works for the Environment and Policy Laboratory through the School of Kinesiology and Michigan Recreational Sports. Outside of class, she is often found trying new Ann Arbor restaurants, watering her plants, or trying to escape the campus squirrels.

Jessie Williams
Hometown: Traverse City, MI
College of Literature, Sciences, and Arts
Program in the Environment and Communication & Media, with minors in Music and Energy Science and Policy

Jessie is part of the class of 2022, and outside of school enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and long walks on the beach or in the forest. She is a pre-law student who is passionate about running the world with clean energy, particularly when it comes to electric cars. As a journalist, she contributes to the Grand Traverse Scene magazine and serves as an associate producer for WOLV-TV Newsfeed. She also hosts a radio show on WCBN-FM, which focuses on pop music.

Felix Griffin
Hometown: Toledo, OH
Biomolecular Science Pre-med

Abigail Findley
Hometown: Richmond, TX
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience (BCN)
Minor: Music

Abbey is an active member of the Undergraduate Psychology Society and works for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a Student Ambassador. She plays clarinet in the campus band, and serves as an Arts Ambassador. She volunteers at the Ronald McDonald Charity House and serves as an ELI Conversation Circle Facilitator. She is known for her tiny handwriting and witty comments.

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Alexander Phillips
Hometown: Half Moon Bay, CA
School of Kinesiology
Major: Athletic Training with a pre-PA designation

Alexander loves sports, medicine, and sports medicine. In his free time he enjoys building theater sets for MUSKET, an all student theater group, as well as being a member of the Organization of Athletic Training Students here on campus. He loves his twin sister very much and appreciates bad jokes.


Charles Donahue
Hometown: Traverse City, MI
College of Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Music Minor

Charlie is an active member of St Mary’s Student Parish and the treasurer of Students for Life. He also plays the saxophone in Campus Band and is a member of Michigan Vertical Flight Team. He is passionate about Michigan sports and listening to music. He mains Ness in Super Smash Bros.

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Emily Coffield
Hometown: Louisville, KY
College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Actuarial Mathematics, Economics

In her free time Emily is involved in the Women in Math club on campus, as well as the group Student Actuaries at Michigan. She is quick to tell you that you’ve been pronouncing Louisville wrong your entire life.

Ellie Janssen
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Stamps School of Art and Design, and College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Art and Anthropology double major

Ellie is a sophomore studying art and anthropology.  She is interested in how an environment shapes visual culture and arts role in what makes us human.  In her art she is currently exploring how we find comfort within an environment, and how this adds to the ecology and history of the area.  She is a docent at the UM Natural History Museum and a member of Epsilon Eta, a professional environmental fraternity on campus. In her free time she enjoys creating elaborate photoshoots with bananas, sculpting French girls, and long walks on the beach picking up the trash you decided not to recycle  if you are interested in her work check out her website


Faulkner Bodbyl-Mast
Hometown: Spring Lake, Michigan
School of Music, Theater, and Dance; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Performance Arts Technology

Faulkner is an aspiring film audio engineer / sound designer. He composes sound and music for films, theatre, and video games across campus and for fun. He is a member of the UofM Audio Engineering Society chapter, WCBN Student Radio, and has played for the UofM Basketball Pep Band. Faulkner spends a lot of his time on trails and in parks; he also loves to eat fresh, local foods.

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Gabriella Ries
Hometown: Gladwin, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience (BCN) with a pre-Dentistry Designation

Gabby participates in Dance Marathon on campus. She is also a member of the Pre Dental Association and loves running on campus to stay fit.

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Grant Weldon
Hometown: Marysville, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Physics, Mathematics

Grant is a member of the Society of Physics Students, where he serves as Outreach Chair, as well as the American Physical Society. On campus he conducts research on general relativity, black holes, and neutron stars as part of the Michigan Gravitational Wave Group. He also enjoys playing percussion and piano, as well as telling people how cool physics is. In his free time he competes in Pokémon tournaments.

Jillian Yassay
Hometown: Livonia, MI
School of Nursing
Major: Nursing

Hi! I am a Junior in the School of Nursing. I want to pursue pediatric oncology nursing and help the kiddos of the world fight the good fight. I am a member of Nursing Student Government and a Snackpass ambassador (use my code “gimmedasnacks” for a FREE grabbagreen smoothie!) I am also a member of Global Brigades which helps around Ann Arbor as well as doing a medical mission in Honduras in May! Additionally, I am a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. I love to bake, run, and do yoga. My favorite animal is an elephant and I love listening to Queen. Welcome to Shipman y’all!! Embrace it! My freshman year roomie is still one of my best friends and most amazing humans. Thanks for reading : )))


Julia Hunter
Hometown: Novato, CA
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Neuroscience, Spanish

Julia is a member of Phi Delta Epsilon Pre-Medical Fraternity and Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She works as an assistant in a neuroscience lab, as well as volunteers in the Hospital Elder Life Program. She is also a member of the Jam Club. She enjoys finding Ann Arbor coffee shops, walking in the Arboretum (the “Arb,” as us sophisticated Michigan students call it), and finding dogs on campus.

Lucas Vargas
Hometown: Austin, TX
School of Kinesiology
Sports Management

Lucas is an avid (very, very avid) sports fan. He acts on that passion by calling various games through WCBN Sports Radio, as well as staying active in IM sports here on campus.

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Mariel Manzor
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Biology, Health, and Society

Mariel is an active member in the Pre-Surgical Club, Circle K, Dance Marathon, and American Medical Students Association. In her free time she enjoys drawing, reading, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Mark Cappaert
Hometown: Stephenson, MI
College of Literature, Science and Arts, and Ross School of Business
Actuarial Mathematics and BBA

Mark hails, (get it … Hail lol) from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and refers to his peers from the lower states as “trolls,” because they live under the bridge. He loves running, kayaking, fishing, Star Wars, and all things Michigan sports, eh. He’s active in Detroit Revitalization and Business Initiative. He’s also a member of Yooper Club, Student Actuaries at Michigan, Cru Church, and MRun. He also has the mistaken belief that B-A-G is pronounced B-A-Y-G. He’s wrong. Eh.

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Nicolas Hopkin
Hometown: Flat Rock, NC
School of Music, Theater, & Dance, and LSA
Majors: Dance, Undecided
Minors: Spanish

Nicolas enjoys being on the board for a swing dance club called Swing Ann Arbor. He also likes playing the banjo as much as possible and serving as dungeon master in Dungeons and Dragons.

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Oliver Barron
Hometown: Ann Arbor
College of Engineering, School of Music, Theater, and Dance
Trumpet Performance, Mechanical Engineering, Music Education

Oliver is an enthusiastic trumpet player who is also pursuing an engineering degree with all of the nonexistent time he spends not playing trumpet. In the free time on top of that which he doesn’t have, he enjoys having a good time with friends and attempting to play sports. He enjoys attending and performing in concerts, as well as volunteering with your music groups and sometimes just killing time walking through campus. He can do an english accent, play the piano, and plays a mean game of table tennis. He also claims to always win at monopoly. He does not take the time to properly crop photos before submitting them to surveys.

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Sara Bashir
Hometown: Troy, MI
College of Engineering
Nuclear Engineering, Computer Science

Sara is an active student on campus, as she is a member of Women in Math (WIM), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Muslim Student Association (MSA), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and the American Nuclear Society (ANS). She also does Eyebrow/Upper Lip Threading (hit her up for appointments!). Additionally, she enjoys sleeping and eating.

William Tomoki Chung
Hometown: Portage, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Cognitive Science with a pre-Med designation

William likes to spend his time running, but not enough to be worth being cold so that hobby goes on hold in the winter. He’s an enthusiastic follower of American Politics and enjoys debating issues in current affairs. Beyond that, he thinks he’s a pretty boring guy, but if you start talking to him he’s anything but.

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Yeager Edwards
Hometown: Wichita Falls, TX (Yeehaw!)
STAMPS School of Art and Design
Fine Art

Yeager is a member of Epsilon Eta, a Professional Environmental Fraternity. If he had free time (he doesn’t, art students don’t get “free time”) he would spend it working on his art and cosplaying as Bjork.

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Brendan Campbell
Hometown: Novi, MI
College of Engineering
Computer Science
Business Minor

Brendan was involved with business on campus through the MECC consulting group, and he was also a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.

Brendan Jackson
Hometown: Grand Blanc, MI
College of Engineering
Computer Science

As former Shipman President, Brendan oversaw the inner workings of the Shipman Society. He majored in Computer Science, and enjoyed working as a member of Model United Nations at U of M (MUNUM). He was also a member of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity. In his free time, he enjoys baking, reading trash fantasy novels (talk to him about Eragon, Harry Potter, Ender’s Game, or Ready Player One!), and making fun of Jesse at every possible opportunity (of which there are many).

Brendan Kelley
Hometown: Fraser, MI
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Linguistics, Sociology
Minors: Statistics, Women’s Studies, Japanese

Brendan is a man of many talents, as he spends his free time practicing contortion, yoga, and other aerial circus arts. He also enjoys knitting.

Catherine Budd
North Salem, NY
College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science Minor

Catherine spent her time on campus dancing through the Pure Dance Club for non dance majors. She also stays involved with WAA and SWE.

Claire Dolot
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
School of Nursing

Claire was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and was also involved in March of the Dimes Club on campus.

Danny Drew
Hometown: Saginaw, MI
School: STAMPS School of Art and Design
Art and Design

Danny would like the world to know that River Phoenix is the old him. That is all.

Griffin Rubin
Hometown: New York City, NY
School of Kinesiology
Sport Management
Entrepreneurship Minor

Griffin was a member of the Sport Business Association, Michigan Sport Analytics Society, Michigan Department of Recreational Support, as well as Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

Jaeyoon Kim
College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Honors Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
Chemistry Minor

Jaeyoon likes to spend his time doing physics research, going to church, and playing frisbee. He also enjoys working on single math problems for multiple days at a time with his abnormally large brain.

Katie Cox
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Economics & Mathematics

Katie was involved with M-HEAL and the Society of Women in Economics on campus, and was a research assistant at the Institute for Social Research. After graduation, moved to Boston to work at the Federal Reserve Bank, and enjoys reading and bothering her wonderful roommates (whose names may or may not be Megan Jones and Ellie Janssen).

Kay Wright
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Chemistry Minor

Kay was an architecture major at U of M, as well as a member of Alpha Rho Chi and a member of the Japan Student Association. She can be shy, but she loves adventure, both the real and the intellectual kind. She loves talking to people who are different from her, so if you see her on campus feel free to say hi!


Lauren May
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Ford School of Public Policy
Public Policy
Minors: Spanish and Business

Lauren was a goalkeeper and co-president of Michigan Women’s Soccer Club and competed in Phoenix in 2016. She was a small group leader for New Life Church, as well as a member Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity. She enjoys country music in her spare time, especially Dan+Shay.

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Lea Russo
Hometown: Cooper City, FL
College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor

Lea was an avid member (emphasis on avid) of Steel Bridge Team, where she worked avidly welding components of her team’s bridge together (did I mention she’s avid?).

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Megan Jones
Hometown: Liberty, IN
STAMPS School of Art and Design
Art and Design

Megan was a member of Epsilon Eta, a professional environmental fraternity, and Bread Frat, which makes up for being an illegitimate organization with it’s endless supply of bread puns.

Michael McMain
Hometown: Warren, MI
School: LSA
Economics (Honors), Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy, and Statistics

I am interested in eventually becoming an economics professor. After graduation I will be working for the Federal Reserve in Cleveland for two (maybe three) years before (hopefully) pursuing a PhD in Economics. My honors thesis is on how legalizing same-sex marriage affected labor-market outcomes for same-sex couples. Beyond being a Shipmate, I have been the RA of Shipman Hall for the last two years, currently write WeBWorK code for Math 105, am an honors mentor for the LSA Honors Program, and am a research assistant at the Institute for Social Research. In the past I have been an instructor’s assistant for Math 104, tutored for the athletic department, and done research under an economic historian. My main interests are in labor economics and applied microeconomics, but I am also considering econometrics. I also apparently look like Chicken Little.

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Michelle Gu
Hometown: Troy, MI
College of Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Mathematics Minor

Michelle stayed involved on campus as a member of Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS, get it?). This school really loves its acronyms, can’t you tell?

Nico Williams
Hometown: Austin, TX
College of Engineering
Computer Science Engineering

Nico was involved with Wolverine Soft (an on-campus group dedicated to developing video games), the International Game Developer Association (IGDA), and the Multidisciplinary Program research program, for which he worked with the Mapleseed project. His future plans include taking EECS 494 (Game development) next semester, and going on to eventually work at Bethesda Game Studios. In his free time, he enjoys making games, playing games, watching romantic comedies, and making fun of Samiur Khan.

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Samiur Khan
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
School: Engineering
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Biochemistry

Samiur spends his time doing research on protein structure prediction (nbd). He enjoys cycling and sprinting and for some unexplained reason collects textbooks.

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Annie McDougall
Hometown: Canton, MI
College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Minors: International Minor for Engineers, Program in Sustainable Engineering

Annie was involved in Bluelab engineering group, Multidisciplinary Design Program, Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, Society of Women Engineers, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. She is also an enthusiastic member of Whale Enthusiasts Club of America. She is also a former Shipman President.

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Jesse Kozler
Hometown: Littleton, CO
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
French Minor

Jesse was the Editor-in-Chief of Meteorite, an undergrad philosophy journal on campus, as well as a member of Epsilon Eta, a Professional Environmental Fraternity. He moonlights as the walking meme of the Shipman Society. He was also vice president of the Philosophy Club. In his free time he loves the outdoors and enjoys running, backpacking, rock climbing, and kayaking.

Katrina Coley
Hometown: Northville, MI

School of Nursing

Katrina was a member of the School of Nursing Honors Program, through which she became involved in research surrounding trauma informed education within the School of Nursing and maternal mortality in Africa. She has had the opportunity to travel to Liberia, West Africa as part of that research. She has also volunteered at the Medical Student-Run Free Clinic in Pinckney and has works as nursing assistant at Mott Children’s Hospital. In her free time you can find her curled up with a book in her bed or on a plane jetting off to her next travel destination.

Kayla Keane
Hometown: East Jordan, MI
School of Kinesiology
Movement Science and Psychology double major

Kayla enjoys exploring the Farmer’s Market and checking out the new films at the Michigan Theater before meeting friends for coffee. She is from Northern Michigan and loves the snow as its the perfect weather for trying new teas and coffees. In Spring 2019, she volunteered in South Africa, where, sadly, snow is rather rare.

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Maria Roma
Hometown: Beverly Hills, MI
School: Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Electrical Engineering

Maria was active in MHeal on campus, as well as Phi Sigma Rho Sorority. She also participated in the Yoga Club here at Michigan.

Mark Dovich
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Political Science, Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies (REES)

Mark worked on campus as a managing editor of the Michigan Journal of International Affairs (MJIA). There we go with the acronyms again.

Matisse Rogers
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Ford School of Public Policy
Public Policy
Writing Minor

Matisse was an active member of Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity, the Office of Enrollment Management Student Advisory Board, and the College Essay Revision Partnership. She was also Business Manager of the Michiganensian Yearbook, and is a Title IX Undergraduate Research Assistant. She will be interning with Thomson Reuters this summer and hopes to use this experience to work towards attending law school after graduation. In her free time, she likes to binge watch The Office, browse her favorite news sources, read, and eat carry-out sushi from Sadako

Connor Norton
Hometown: Howell, MI
College of Engineering and College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Computer Science & Spanish

Connor was in the Drumline of the Michigan Marching Band, and was a member of the Eta Kappa Nu honors society. He planned to work for a large software company before eventually returning to school to get an MBA. In his free time, he likes to work out, read fantasy novels, watch Friends, and drive himself to bankruptcy at Ann Arbor’s restaurants.

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Allyson Dugan
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
College of  Engineering
Material Science and Engineering
Spanish Minor

In her years at Michigan, Allyson was very involved with Net Impact, a positive business org focused on sustainability and social impact. She was also involved in the Spanish Language Department. She studied abroad in San Sebastian for a semester and worked as a mentor for Spanish exchange students at Michigan. She loves practicing Spanish, as well as latin dance and Reggaeton Music. She enjoys running, biking, skiing, cooking, listening to podcasts, and nerding out about waste management and energy topics (fascinating stuff).

Serena Saake
Hometown: Encinitas, CA
School of Kinesiology and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Movement Science and Psychology double major

Serena spent her free time time in college running with MRun and staying fit through PULSE: Health and Fitness. She did research through the School of Kinesiology and loves Yoga. Her plan for the future is to attend Occuptional Therapy school at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and in her free time she loves to make cookies, watch the Bachelor with Louisa, and play games with friends.

Joe Iovino
STAMPS School of Art and Design
Art and Design Major

Joe worked with the Michigan Daily on campus, and plans to work in publishing after graduating. In his free time, he likes to draw, read, and write, as well as spend time with friends, play Go, and be outside.

Louisa Abbott
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Honors Mathematics

Louisa was very involved with the student group Appreciate + Reciprocate, which fundraised for student scholarships. She also worked for the math department as a linear algebra tutor and as a TA for the honors introductory calc sequence. She  hopes to eventually return to school for a graduate degree in financial engineering or quantitative finance. In her free time, she likes to read, hang out with friends, and daydream about future travels.