Emily Milligan

  • Undergraduate Student
Emily Milligan

Emily is a rising senior from Woodbridge, Virginia. She is dual majoring in Environmental Resource Management and Psychology with a minor in Environmental Engineering. She anticipates graduating with both degrees in December 2018.  Through her course work at Penn State, she has developed a passion for microbiology and the intricacies it plays in the environment. Working in Dr. Kaminski's lab has enabled her to pursue this passion as an undergraduate. In addition to working in the Kaminski lab, she is also a research assistant for Dr. Dawn Witherspoon in the Psychology Department and a teaching assistant for introductory microeconomics courses.

Throughout her undergraduate career, Emily has continued to balance working part-time while focusing on her academics. She is a member of the 2017/2018 Student Sustainability Advisory Council, where she will work to strengthen Penn State’s dedication to sustainability. She is also a member of the 2017 DC Social Justice Fellowship in conjunction with Georgetown Law and is working to teach students in DC while studying the social aspects of law. In an effort to give back to her community, she actively volunteers at the Centre County Women’s Resource Center.