Paula Garcia, a third-year industrial design major from Bethesda, Md., has re-designed a hand splint for spinal cord patients. Garcia is currently applying for a provisional patent. She has presented her design at the University of Buffalo and at the University of Maryland. Garcia is involved in various campus clubs including CSTEP, Entrepreneurship Hall, the McNair Scholars Program and Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity. She is also a fellow in the Center of Student Innovation.