“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” -Wernher von Braun
“Research is creating new knowledge.” -Neil Armstrong
Leah Locascio, a member of the UF Honors Program and Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, plans to graduate in May 2022 with a B.A. in Economics and a B.S.B.A. in Finance. In the summer of 2019, she completed a CURE class with four other students, where they studied waste management processes in the residential areas of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. In spring of 2018, she also conducted research on Florida’s low-income housing market as a UF Graham Civic Scholar. As of fall 2020, Leah serves as the Director of Fundraising for Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and the Director of House Management for Delta Gamma Fraternity. She plans to apply for law school next summer.