As the newly crowned Ms. UAB during UAB’s Homecoming Week in October, Isabella Mak became an official ambassador for the university. But Mak, a junior in the UAB Honors College Global and Community Leadership Program who is majoring in neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences, already has plenty of experience in that role. For more than a year, Mak has served as director of the UAB Undergraduate Research Ambassadors, a group whose goal is to help provide “equal access to opportunities” for UAB students in every major, she says.

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