Gabrielle is a Fulbright Scholar in photography, a National Geographic Explorer, and a member of the Emerging League of the International League of Conservation Photographers. She has served as the president of the North American Nature Photography Association and has had her work featured in several museums, including the Smithsonian. Gabrielle has designed nature education programs and has always gone the extra mile to capture the magic of nature on film. She seeks to connect others to the natural world through images in an effort to help people understand—and desire to protect—the wild.
Currently, Gabrielle is pursuing an MS in conservation science at Imperial College in London. She was named one of the top ten college women in the country by Glamour Magazine, and awarded the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award by BBC in 2004.
Gabrielle was recognized as one of Kappa Alpha Theta's 35 Under 35 winners in 2017.
March 2016 Spotlight
Kendal Ezell Delta Omega/ Texas A&M
Kendal is one of 300 students nominated for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. The scholarship recognizes sophomores and juniors who are planning careers in STEM research. Candidates must demonstrate strong research experience, clear vision for a research career, and academic excellence in STEM coursework.
Kendal's work has focused on cold plasma surface modifications of shape memory polymer devices and materials characterization. She is a sophomore biomedical engineering major and neuroscience minor. Currently studying abroad, she is working with biotechnology companies in Germany. Her future plans include pursing an MD/PhD so she can perform clinical research on neurotissue degradation and medical device design.
December 2015 Spotlight
Renee Wynn DePauw/Alpha
Renee was recently appointed chief information officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). As NASA's top IT official, Wynn is responsible for ensuring NASA's information assets align with federal policies, procedures and legislation. Her role enables her to increase collaboration among the centers and with the other executive branch agencies, optimize costs of current programs, and provide innovation through data analytics and visualization.
Before her appointment at NASA, Renee spent 25 years at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where she most recently served as acting assistant administrator for the Office of Environmental Information and deputy chief information officer.
Renee earned a bachelor of arts in economics from DePauw.