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Sam C.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

They/them/theirs

Class of 2023

Hometown: Rockville, MD

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Minor: Critical Sexuality Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies


My most memorable UMBC experience was...

AF Theatre Co.'s Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast!

What makes UMBC home?

Friends and supportive faculty/staff!

I chose UMBC because...

of the opportunities for on-campus research as an undergraduate.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Dr. Marie van Staveren, who teaches the Honors course for CHEM 101 and 102. She asked us what we were interested in, and then crafted interesting lessons on everything from bioplastics to hemoglobin to alkaline bottled water.

I'm passionate about...

Wikipedia Video Games ASL Mythology Forensic Science Baking Puzzles Hiking/Backpacking Adventuring

I'm involved with...

AF Theatre Co. Honors College
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