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Alum of the Week: Katelyn Edel (A & S ’15)
Katelyn Edel (AS 15) is currently completing a Master in Public Health degree at Brown University and will be attending the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Fall 2017. During her undergraduate career at Syracuse University, Katelyn was a Remembrance Scholar, a Resident Adviser of the Year and earned a Linguistics Graduating Senior Award. She was also a member of both Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa. Her Honors Capstone thesis titled “An Exploration of the Society Impact of Neuroethics in Scientific and General Communities” examined the crucial role played by neuroethics in the regulation of scientific practice. Completion of this project was one of Katelyn’s significant accomplishments as an undergraduate.
Overall, Katelyn enjoyed the Honors environment and noted that, “Honors allowed me to interact with incredible faculty members and inspiring students”. She particularly liked the small class sizes and the “invested faculty members” who created “an environment that truly supported learning.”