Hometown: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Major: Double Major in Psychology and Neurobiology
Graduation: Current first-year Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology
Other campus involvement: Throughout her many years at UW-Madison, Rachel has been involved in a wide array of campus life from working in dining halls, being a House Fellow, conducting research, leading a student organization, and being a Teaching Assistant.
What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite part of being the Suicide Prevention Graduate Assistant has been building relationships with the various campus and community stakeholders who are invested in preventing suicide and promoting mental health on campus.
What is the most important thing you’ve learned in your job? Through this work, I have learned more than I could have imagined – most notably, the power that people have when they come together over a shared vision to better their community.