Alexis Samano first heard of student affairs through their resident advisor as an undergraduate student. From that point forward, Alexis knew it was something they wanted to pursue. They hope to work as a university president or faculty member to help consistently promote diversity and inclusion in academic culture.
Bingyue Wei is working to combine her passions of sustainability and teaching together to one day mentor her own students on creative wearable garments. While working on her research, she also teaches multiple classes at Iowa State University, further preparing her for her dream job.
Michelle Burton plans to hold a tenure-track faculty position in apparel merchandising. When she isn’t busy working on her research, she enjoys running and being outdoors. Get to know Michelle Program: Apparel, merchandising, and design Year: Third-year doctoral student Hometown: Houston,…
Malvika Rajagopal came to Iowa State University with two degrees in human resources, hoping to apply that knowledge to a degree in fashion. Now, she’s a second year master’s student in apparel, merchandising, and design, aiming to start her own business.
Wanting to become a support system for others, Megan Romans’ research focuses on bringing attention to a plethora of social issues while starting a conversation about important topics.