Dean’s Graduate Award: 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
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
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.
What are your plans for after graduation?
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.