Summer Lunch & Learn
How a STEM Education Prepares You for the Unexpected
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 · Noon - 1 PM
Join us for a series of informal talks on a variety of interdisciplinary topics in STEM. Meet other students, connect with UMBC faculty, broaden your knowledge, and prepare for a successful career in STEM.
Students and faculty are invited to attend one or all of these talks. Lunch is on us!
Whether you’re deciding on a major, picking classes, or looking for the right extracurricular activities - college is full of tough choices. It can seem especially challenging if you’re unsure about what you want to do after you graduate. Luckily, there’s good news! A well-rounded STEM education can provide you with the knowledge, experiences, and skills to succeed in any field. Daniel Stonko shares his experiences, discusses how his STEM undergraduate education prepared him for an unexpected career path after college, and offers advice on how to get the most out of your undergrad experience.
Bio: Daniel Stonko is a Research & Development Analyst at KeraLink International, a non-profit organization focused on reversing corneal blindness globally through transplantation. KeraLink recovers, processes and provides ocular tissue for surgeons across the world for use in sight-restoring transplants. The organization also partners with surgeons and researchers to improve patient outcomes and provide innovative treatments for blindness. As an R&D Analyst, Daniel conducts and coordinates research for these interdisciplinary projects. He graduated from UMBC in 2017 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.