Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award: Kelly Deobald
Awarded to a graduating senior who has performed outstanding original research in science or mathematics.
My name is Kelly Deobald.
I am from Moscow, ID.
Why did you choose UI?
I chose UI because I love Moscow.
Genetic engineering, advanced biochemistry II, and pathogenic microbiology
Who could possibly choose?
Organic II Lab
Dr. Cole's G12 euglenid project.
Study early or procrastinate?
Chocolate malt balls
What UI memory makes you laugh the most?
"Where do I point my money funnel?"
Dorm or Greek?
Intramural Sports or Student Clubs?
Honors student advisory board and intramural soccer
What are your plans for after graduation?
I will be working on getting more laboratory experience.
What should incoming first-year students know?
The experiences you get out of college directly relate to the effort you put in.
What advice do you have for other students in your major?
If you feel like you don't have a natural aptitude for science, you're not alone and it doesn't mean you should look for another area of study. Use all of your resources to your advantage; things will make sense and work out.