Yousef Abdo, E24

Hometown: East Jerusalem

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minor(s): Engineering Management and Human Factors Engineering

Yousef, a senior from from Jerusalem, Palestine, has pursued his academic journey at Tufts University with a major in Mechanical Engineering, alongside minors in Engineering Management and Human Factors Engineering.

Through his journey at Tufts he came to discover his passion for using engineering to help improve the lives of others. Yousef has honed his skills in medical devices and robotics, particularly in product development. His hands-on experience at a medical devices company during a cooperative education placement allowed him to contribute to the creation of products for clinical and surgical applications...

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Alvalyn Dixon-Gardner, A24

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Major: Clinical Psychology

Minor: Child Study and Human Development

Alvalyn is a senior from Chicago, IL, majoring in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Child Study and Human Development. At Tufts, Alvalyn has held leadership positions in numerous organizations, such as Black Student Union, DREAM, Ears for Peers, Parnassus, and more throughout her time...

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Alvalyn Dixon-Gardner, A24

Arielle Galinsky, A24

Hometown: Canton, Massachusetts

Major(s):  Community Health, Biopsychology, and Political Science

Arielle is a Senior at Tufts University pursuing a diverse academic path in Biopsychology, Community Health, and American Politics. As the Tufts Student Body President, she actively shapes campus initiatives and policies, as well as serves as the Curator and Executive Organizer for TEDxTufts. Arielle's passion for advocating for older adults led her to co-found The Legacy Project, a Massachusetts-based non-profit dedicated to connecting students and olders to preserve life histories through published prose... 

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Margaret Grieve, A24

Hometown: Sacramento, California

Major(s): International Relations and Arabic Language and Cultural Studies

Meg, a senior majoring in International Relations and Arabic Language and Cultural Studies, is originally from Sacramento, California, but primarily grew up in Washington, D.C.

She served as President of the Middle East Research Group (MERG), which involved orchestrating panels and dialogues, leading weekly meetings, and aiding in the transition of the Initiative of Global Leadership to Tisch College... 

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Oumou Juwara, A24

Hometown: Bronx, New York

Major(s): Clinical Psychology and Child Study and Human Development

Oumou is a senior from New York and The Gambia. With a passion for understanding the human mind and advocating for children's development, Oumou is currently pursuing a double major in Clinical Psychology and Child Study and Human Development. Throughout her college journey, Oumou has distinguished herself as a leader and an advocate for change...

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Oumou Juwara, A24

Sam Lacet-Brown, A24

Hometown: University Place, Washington

Major(s): Cognitive and Brain Science and Philosophy

Sam Lacet-Brown is a senior double majoring in Cognitive and Brain Science and Philosophy. He was born in Boston but moved to Washington State at age 2, eventually settling into his hometown of University Place, WA. Coming into college, he knew he wanted to pursue these majors due to his prior exposure to psychology and computer science through working as a freelance web designer and volunteering on a suicide hotline...

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Annie Li, A24

Hometown: Syosset, New York

Major(s): Biology and Community Health

Annie is a Biology and Community Health double major who has a strong commitment to improving oral health access, fostering peer mentorship, and conducting laboratory and clinical research. Originally from Tianjin, China, Annie moved to Long Island, New York at an early age. Her immigrant background ignited her passion for breaking down barriers to healthcare for underserved populations...

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Annie Silang Li, A24

Dan Nguyen, A24

Hometown: East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Major(s): Biology, Community Health, and International Relations

Dan is a senior from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts studying Biology, Community Health, and International Relations, interested in pursuing a career as an infectious disease physician and global health researcher and practitioner. His passions stem from his family background, being raised by two Vietnamese refugees who fled their motherland and witnessed how humanitarian crises can manifest into adverse health outcomes for people...

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Katie Shelburne, A24

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Major: Quantitative Economics

Minor: Urban Studies

Katie Shelburne is a senior majoring in Quantitative Economics and minoring in Urban Studies. Aside from her major and minor, Katie has enjoyed taking advantage of the broad variety of courses Tufts has to offer; she became a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Massachusetts in 2023. Katie is currently writing an Economics Senior Honors Thesis to study the impacts of urban freeway demolition projects on housing values...

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Katie Shelburne, A24

Liam Strand, E24

Hometown: Los Gatos, California

Major: Computer Science

Liam Strand is a Senior majoring in Computer Science through the School of Engineering. He grew up with his two older brothers in Los Gatos, California. Liam also spent summers and the two years prior to Tufts living with his parents and working on Nantucket.

From an early age, Liam has been involved in broadening access to knowledge. At Tufts, he became a Teaching Assistant for the introductory computer science course, where students arrive with a variety of educational backgrounds...

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Liam Strand, E24

John Waller, E24

Hometown: Bronx, New York

Major: Biomedical Engineering

John Waller is a senior at Tufts University majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He is originally from the Bronx, NYC and is of Trinidadian and African-American descent. His journey at Tufts commenced through the Voices diversity fly-in program, which sparked a profound interest in the academic excellence and community engagement found here. Following that, John was chosen to be a Bridge to Engineering Success (B.E.S.T.) scholar, a program that gave him, and students like him, the tools to succeed and lead at Tufts...

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Harrison Wilson, E24

Hometown: Sorrento, Maine

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Harrison aspires to leadership in the healthcare community. He is studying biomedical engineering and will attend the Maine Track of the Tufts University School of Medicine following graduation. During his medical studies and beyond, Harrison will shine a light on access to healthcare services for underserved rural Americans... 

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Harrison Wilson, E24