Meet the Interns

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Hope Dymond
 
Maizey MabrySmith

  Major: Environmental Studies

  Year Joined OS: Spring 2019

  Notable Notes:

- CLAS Dean's List

- EcoHouse Floor Mentor

- Windham Region No-Freeze Member

  Interests: 

- Tennis

- Hiking

- Water-Skiing

  OS Activities:

- HEEP Trailblazing

- Zero Waste & Dining

- EcoMadness

- STARS Assessment

Emma MacDonald

  Major: Natural Resources

  Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

  Notable Notes:

- EcoHusky President of Service

- Acts of Kindness Initiative Founder

- USG Sustainability Subcommittee             Member

Interests: 

- Singing

- Hiking

- Photography

- Creative Writing

- Raising Plants <3

  OS Activities:

- HEEP Trailblazing

- Zero Waste & Dining

- EcoMadness

- STARS Assessment

 

Sophie MacDonald

  Major: Mechanical Engineering

  Year Joined OS: Spring 2017

  Notable Notes:

- Electric Car Manufacturing Lead

- Fuel Cell Design Engineering Intern

- Engineers Without Borders Officer

- Solar Cell Research Assistant

- UConn Fridays For Future                         Declaration Co-Author

- Leadership Legacy Student

- UConn@COP24 Cohort

  Interests: 

- Renewable Energy Storage

- Sports & all things outdoors

- Computer Aided Design

- Philosophy

- Drawing & Painting

  OS Activities:

- Carbon Accounting and Reduction

- Graphic and Website Design

- Green Office Certification

- Tree Campus, Class Tree, Arbor Day

- UConn@COP

Matthew McKenna

  Major: Environmental Engineering

  Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

  Notable Notes:

- UConn Honors Program

- TME Student Mentor

- Engineering Internship with Arconic

- Connecticut Brownfields Initiative

- Colt Factory Independent study

- Engineering internship with Connecticut Department of Health

  Interests: 

- Hiking

- Sports

- Camping

  OS Activities:

- Greenhouse Gas Inventory

- Events Coordinating

- Low Impact Development

- STARS Assessment

- Sustainable Transportation Initiative

Lauren Pawlowski

  Majors: Environmental Studies &            Economics

  Year Joined OS: Spring 2019

  Notable Notes:

- UConn Honors Program

- UConn CLAS Dean's List

- Student Farmworker Alliance Officer

- UConn Club Pole Vault Officer

- EcoHusky Member

  Interests: 

- Track & Field

- Painting

- All things outdoors

- Cool plants & greenhouses

  OS Activities:

- Sustainable Transportation

- Bee Campus

- Tree Campus

- Zero Waste & Dining

- Digital Media

Charlotte Rhodes
  Major: Ecology and Evolutionary            Biology

Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

Notable Notes: 

- CLAS Dean's List

- EcoHusky Member

- UConn@COP24 Cohort

- University of Maine REU

- Tau Sigma National Honors Society

- National Society of Collegiate                    Scholars

  Interests: 

  -Traveling

  - Hiking

  - Medical Entomology

  - Climate Change

  - Baking

  OS Activities:

  - Social Media

  - Newsletter Editor

  - UConn@COP Coordinator

  - Green Office Certification

Natalie Roach
  Majors: Environmental Science &          Human Rights

Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

Notable Notes:

- CT Sierra Club Political Committee

- Revolution Against Rape Officer

- UConn PIRE Research Team

- Two or More Co-Facilitator

- USG Sustainability Subcommittee

  Interests:

- Camping

- Environmental Policy

- Baking

- Violin

  OS Activities:

  - Blog Co-Editor

- Events Coordinator

- Outreach & Engagement

- Green Office Certification

- Environmental Justice Initiative

Mara Tu
  Major: Environmental Science

Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

Notable Notes:

- UConn Climate Corps

- EcoHusky Treasurer

- Revolution Against Rape Member

- Chinese Undergraduate Student               Association Member

- Student Farmworkers Alliance                  Officer

- BOLD Scholar

  Interests:

- Urban Planning

- Violin

- Hiking

- Chickens!

- Crossword Puzzles

OS Activities:

  - Green Game Day Organizer

- Earth Day Spring Fling Coordinator

- EcoMadness Coordinator

- Low Impact Development Support

Jon Ursillo
  Majors: Environmental Science &          Economics

Year Joined OS: Fall 2017

Notable Notes:

- UConn Honors Program

- UConn CLAS Dean's List

- UNIV Facilitator

-  UConn@COP24 Student Delegate

Windham Food Network Intern

-  Management Intern at Walgreens

Water Quality Valuation Research

 

  Interests:

- Hiking

- Skiing

- Fly Fishing

- Travelling

- Sports

  OS Activities:

-  Recycling Outreach, Outreach Event Coordinator

- Zero Waste Planning, Analysis & Implementation

- STARS Assessment

Tree Campus

Harry Zehner

Major: Political Science

Year Joined OS: Fall 2019

Notable Notes: 

- Daily Campus Opinion Editor

- Nathan Hale Homework Club Director

- UConn Honors Program

- CLAS Dean’s List

Interests:

- Environmental Policy

- Urban Design/Policy

- Reading 

- Bachelor In Paradise

OS Activities:

- Carbon Reduction Initiatives

- Environmental Justice

- Sustainable Transportation Initiatives

- Blog Co-Editor