Recent RISE Alumni Accomplishments

Recognizing Recent Accomplishments of RISE Alumni
  • December 9, 2022
Awards & Honors

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the School of Graduate Studies is delighted to highlight some recent accomplishments of Research Intensive Summer Experience (RISE) alumni.

Congratulations to the following RISE Scholars:

Katya Echazarreta

2016 RISE Alum Katya Echazarreta was recently featured on the cover of Vogue Mexico 

Jailen Doyle

2022 RISE alum Jailen Doyle won 3rd place poster presentation at the Center for Dermal Research: Innovations in Dermatological Sciences Conference. Jailen's poster was titled 'Development and characterization of diclofebac sodium loaded liposomes'. 

Jennifer Guzman Pachardo 

2018 RISE alum, Jennifer Guzman Pachardo was awarded the prestigious and highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship in the 2022 award cycle.

Maricely Ramírez-Hernández 

2017 RISE alum Maricely Ramírez-Hernández was awarded the Graduate Oral Presentation Materials Science category at the SACNAS NDiSTEM conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico October 26- 29, 2022. 

Angela Appiah Kubi 

2022 RISE alum Angela Appiah Kubi 

  • Won a best poster award at the 2022 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists (ABRCMS) which she presented during the virtual component of the conference. 
  • Presented at the in-person SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference
  • Named a 2023 Governor’s STEM Scholar

Faythe Cooper

2022 RISE alum Faythe Cooper won a best poster award at the 2022 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists (ABRCMS)

Kirsten Allen 

2021 RISE alum was recently named as a 2023 QUAD fellow Read the press release announcement here

Congratulations again to our amazing RISE scholars!