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Graduate Student Profile
Julie Dumas
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Julie Dumas

Hometown: Vacherie, LA
Degree Sought: Ph.D.
Department: Physics
Expected year of graduation: 2015

Degrees:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – M.S., 2012
Xavier University – B.S., 2006

Undergraduate Research:
John Hopkins University – Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
Xavier University – Minority Access to Research Center (MARC) Program
University of Maryland – Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program

Current Research Area:
Astrophysics

Honors:
Huberty NASA/NY Space Grant Fellowship
Weissman Family Fellowship

Activities:
Minority Graduate Student Association
Graduate Christian Fellowship

Why I attended Rensselaer:
I visited Rensselaer and found that the faculty and Dean were truly interested in my scholarship and were prepared to support my success. I play guitar and I wanted a school with strong arts facilitates – I have been impressed by the offerings at EMPAC.



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