As a math major, Hannah Cruz ‘23 is no stranger to solving problems and yet she has gained a new perspective on collaboration and taking risks through her minors in applied sciences and engineering (APSE) and entrepreneurship through the UNC Shuford Program. Cruz has always loved math. In classes like MATH528 she learned about game theory and probability, concepts that overlap with scientific applications. “The APSE and Shuford minors pushed me to think outside of the classroom,” Cruz shares. “I realized I could apply math formulas and theories to real world problems.”
Charlotte Dorn has big plans that will take her to the opposite side of the world after graduating this spring. A recipient of the Morehead-Cain scholarship, among the most prestigious merit scholarships in the country, Charlotte is earning a degree in computer science and a minor in applied sciences and engineering (APSE) through the department of applied physical sciences.
Jake Otte has been building the skills he needs to launch his career as an electrical engineer throughout his time at UNC-Chapel Hill. When he graduates in May, he will be ready. Jake will use skills he has gained through courses in the applied sciences and engineering (APSE) minor offered by the department of applied physical sciences as he continues his work as an electrical engineer at Kiewit.
Cy Pair is always looking for an opportunity to design, build, and create.
Equipped with a minor in applied sciences and engineering (APSE) experience as a staff member at BeAM and as a teaching assistant (TA) in APPL110 Introduction to Design and Making, Pair is ready to embark on his professional journey as he nears graduation.