Student Profile: Mezel Smith

We caught up with rising senior Mezel Smith in Johnson Center Library’s One Button Studio for a quick chat. Watch the video for the answers to our questions and get a bit of advice from a current Math undergraduate student.


Name: Mezel Smith
Major: Math
Expected Graduation: Spring 2016
Hometown: Richmond, Va


Why did you become a Math major?
What are your interests and hobbies?
Can you share any Math jokes?
Do you have anyone you want to thank?
Tell us about your scholarship and awards.
Do you have any advice for aspiring Math majors?

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