Jack Fogle is a fourth year student graduating this semester with a dual degree in Biology and Neuroscience, minors in Psychology and Chemistry, and University Honors. Jack is a Darwin T Turner Scholar, and currently serves as a Turner mentor to two freshmen Turner Scholars as well as the Director of Communications on the executive board of the Darwin T Turner Ambassadors Program. Jack has been heavily involved in research through the university’s biology department for three years, working in the Morehouse lab studying the behavior of Jumping Spiders. He has managed to secure funding for his research for his three undergraduate summers, first under the funding of Dr. Morehouse, second through the College of Arts and Sciences’ STEM Fellowship Program, and third through the diversity-focused ACCESS Program.
Jack has also occupied multiple teaching and leadership positions. He served as a peer leader for the University Honors Program as well as a Virtual Retreat leader. In addition, he served as a paid Teaching Assistant for an upper level biology course titled “Classification of Flowering Plants” where he facilitated lab work, and created unique study materials for the students.
After graduation Jack hopes to spend his gap year in Slovenia conducting ecological research with the Fulbright Program. Afterwards, he plans to apply to a Masters Program in Ecology at Colorado State University.
- 2021–22- Semi-finalist, Fulbright U.S. Student Program - Slovenia