Business Scholarships / Brilliant 10 Scientist
Donors, both corporate and individual, gave $380,000...and one coveted parking spot...to almost 200 USF College of Business students this year. We’ll introduce you to some of the scholarship recipients as they share their incredible stories with University Beat on WUSF TV.
Every year, Popular Science magazine names its “Brilliant 10”—a very short roster of the country’s brightest young scientific minds—and this year, a USF College of Marine Science researcher made the list.
On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll talk with Mya Breitbart about the honor, her work detecting viruses, and how she hopes to inspire young people, particularly girls, who are interested in science.
Marcos Gonzalez, a USF junior with a double major of accounting & economics, shares his story of how he reached college while growing up the child of migrant farmworkers. He also talks about his summer trip around the world studying and working.
USF accounting & economics junior Marcos Gonzalez talks about his summer trip studying and working around the world; accounting senior Anna Morra talks about how her time in the Collier Corporate Mentor Program helped her meet with Warren Buffet; and Barron Collier III, USF alum and General Partner of Barron Collier Companies, says it's important that those who can help students financially do
USF College of Business
USF College of Business Corporate Mentor Program
Brilliant 10 Scientist
Mya Breitbart, Associate Professor , USF College of Marine Science
Breibart genomics lab webpage
Popular Scienceâ€™s â€œBrilliant 10â€ list.
Bilingual videos on Breitbart's work in Cuatro Cienegas, Mexico
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