Student Spotlight: Kate Lanza ‘15


Senior follows her passion for neuroscience through her research in psychology and biology

Kathryn LanzaKate Lanza ’15 developed an interest in neuroscience during her senior year of high school in Leominster, Massachusetts, a curiosity that led her to the College of Arts and Sciences, where she is pursuing a dual major in psychology and neuroscience and a minor in biology.

"I chose Syracuse University because as soon as I visited, I fell in love,” Lanza says. “The campus aesthetics paired with the unique academic programs made the decision easy for me.”

During her career at Syracuse, Lanza has immersed herself in many of the assets of campus life. Following her passion for neuroscience, Lanza works in research labs in both psychology and biology. She also participates in the Office of Engagement Opportunities’ Young Scholars program, volunteering each week to tutor young refugees at the Syracuse Boys and Girls Club. In her free time, Lanza works a part-time job off-campus and enjoys down time with her roommates and friends, connections she says she values most from her experience at Syracuse University. - See more here.   

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