Student Spotlights

Being a woman in STEM can seem scary and sometimes overwhelming. While progress has been made in knocking down the gender boundary in STEM-related fields, there is still an underrepresentation of...

Katrina ENG'23 | Biomedical Engineering

Out of the 500 students from my high school class, I only knew one person who was attending Rutgers. I had heard about Rutgers from some of my...

There’s the old saying that goes, "You are a product of your environment." One of the first trials I had when coming to Rutgers was my “people.” Not only in the sense that they looked like me...

Coming into Rutgers, I had a very narrow vision of what Greek Life embodied. In my sophomore year of college, my mentor told me to come out to an informational her sorority was having. That was...

An unusual fact about me is that I hate studying in just one spot. Every few hours I have to get up and move to a different location, or I’ll lose focus and be distracted. During the pandemic was...

I lived in a first-year dorm as a sophomore. That’s right - I spent two years living in Barr Hall, a residence hall on Busch Campus that is only for first-year students studying...

As an engineering ambassador I have often been asked some version of the question - do engineering majors have time to pursue interests outside of engineering? The simple answer is YES! I...

Every Rutgers student’s path to becoming a Scarlet Knight is just as unique and diverse as the students themselves. Mine began 20 years ago when my family decided to immigrate from Peru...

Tasnim ENG'23 | Industrial and Systems Engineering 

This past summer, I had a virtual internship at AT&T. Setting up to work in the same room I had done school the past year was a...

Angie ENG'20, GSNB'22 | Electrical and Computer Engineering

Being exposed to a new culture and starting a whole new life in a new country was overwhelming. I transferred to Rutgers in 2018...

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