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Global Ambassador: Ola Wasel

Ola Wasel, from Alexandria, Egypt, is a doctoral student in Health Sciences. Her research topic is Assessing the Toxicity of Environmental Chemicals.

Ambassador Q & A (Questions and Answers)

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Why did you choose Purdue?

I chose Purdue for its growing public health and Environmental Health Sciences programs.

What is your favorite fact about Purdue?

Purdue has one of the largest international student bodies. Purdue has its own airport.

Career goal?

I would like to work as a consultant.

Where do you spend most of your time on campus?

Lilly Hall of Life Sciences and Purdue Village (Where I live).

What apps, software, or tools can’t you live without?

Facebook messenger and skype to easily keep in touch with family and friends.

What’s your workspace setup?

My desk is in the corner of a laboratory. Beside my desk, is a bench where I do my experiments.

How do you recharge?

Watching food network, or Marie Knodo show on Netflix.

What are you currently reading, or what is the last thing you read?

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, by Sam Kean.

What do you listen to while you work?

Quran, the Islamic verses or Arabic songs.

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