Student Profile: Joe McKillip

Major: Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry

Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

Hobbies: I enjoy playing my alto saxophone.  In my free time I like to listen to music, read, watch movies, and hang out with friends.

Favorite Quotes:

  • "Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one." -Bill Gates
  • "Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally." -David Frost

Favorite Book: A Game of Thrones

Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight

Favorite Chemistry Joke: A proton and a neutron are walking down the street. The proton says, "Wait, I dropped an electron. Help me look for it." The neutron says, "Are you sure?" The proton replies, "I'm positive."

Something interesting that people don't know about me: I own stock in the Green Bay Packers.

Post-Graduation Plans: Attend graduate school for chemistry.

I chose my major because: I always enjoyed science the most in high school, and chemistry and biology were both really interesting.

Advice to incoming freshmen: Pick at least two clubs or activities to be active in. Pick one that has to do with your major, and one that involves something else that you love to do.

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