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Dean’s Graduate Award: Ruma Joshi

Ruma Joshi
Hometown: Haldwani, Nainital

Why did you choose the University of Idaho?
It is a good university.


Chem 518, Environmental Chemistry

Chien M. Wai

All Chemistry Labs

Research Project?
Studying vanadium chemistry with amidoxime ligands


What is your favorite study tip?
Find a quiet place to study

What is your go-to study snack?
Granola Bars, Apple

Campus Life

Favorite UI Memory?
At the time, it certainly wasn't funny, but looking back, I can't help but laugh a bit at how stressed I let myself become over individual assignments and coursework.

Dorm or Greek?
Neither! Off campus living.

Intramural Sports or Student Clubs?
I love running,  playing basketball and badminton.

Tell us

What are your plans for after graduation?
Postdoctoral studies.

What should incoming first-year students know?
Give your best in whatever you do. Don't compare yourself with others.

What advice to you have for other students in your major?
Be focused to achieve your goals.

Ruma Joshi
Ruma Joshi 2017 Chemistry Dean's Graduate Award


College of Science

Physical Address:
Mines 321

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3025
Moscow, ID 83844-3025

Phone: 208-885-6195

Fax: 208-885-6904


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