Danielle Garth’s experience as a first-generation college student led her to pursue a career in student affairs. Here at Iowa State, she already has her foot in the door, working for Student Accessibility Services.
Rotem (Ro) Arieli
Ro Arieli works to improve the lives of older adults through her graduate research on successful aging.
Maria Alcívar Zúñiga
Maria Alcívar Zúñiga knows what it’s like to live undocumented in the U.S., so she is utilizing her education and research to positively impact immigrant families.
Through an encouraging adviser, personal ties, and a bold leap, Jenny Phan became an emerging researcher with a prestigious fellowship at Iowa State University.
Natasha Peterson finds solace in gerontology studies as a graduate student after the death of her grandmother.