Valeria Salinas-Lopez

I was always interested in how people think and function and thought that understanding human interaction would be even more interesting.

Hometown: I was born in El Paso, Texas but was raised in Hutto, Texas for most of my life.

Major: Sociology
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2020

UT Dallas Achievements & Activities

  • Diversity Scholar
  • G-Force Mentor through the Department of Community and Engagement

Deciding on Sociology

I was always interested in how people think and function and thought that understanding human interaction would be even more interesting.

My EPPS Success

I put in a lot of time for my work.

Plans for the Future

I will be entering the fast-track program in order to get my MS in Social Data Analytics and Research.

Advice to Prospective EPPS Students

When you start to feel like you are burning out, push even harder.