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Julie Gawenda

Honors Ambassador


  • Major (and Minor): Majoring in Bioengineering, minoring in Biology
  • Educational Goal: Pre-Medicine
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Email Address:
  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Housing: Commuting from home
  • I am a Member of:
    • UIC Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team (jUICebox)
    • Honors College Advisory Board (HCAB)
    • John Paul II Newman Center Cor Team
    • Sparkathon Board
    • Society of Women Engineers
    • Rush Hospital Special Services Volunteer
    • Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) at LaDu Lab
  • A fun fact about me: I went cliff jumping (30 feet) in Jamaica!
  • Ask me about:
    • Undergraduate Research
    • Commuting via CTA
    • Good Chicago Eats
    • Volunteering Opportunities
    • Sport Clubs