Matthew Guberman-Pfeffer

Hometown: Stratford, Connecticut

Education Path: University of Connecticut

Winner of MARY P. OENSLAGER SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS (SAA) FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED

A few of my long-term ambitions are to become a chemistry professor, and to radically change popular discourse by challenging commonplace fears and fallacies about chemicals. I am attending the University of Connecticut’s Chemistry Graduate program on the most competitive and prestigious scholarship offered by the university. A few of my long-term ambitions are to become a chemistry professor, and to radically change popular discourse by challenging commonplace fears and fallacies about chemicals.

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