University of Texas at Austin (B.S Physics)
"Teaching is about awakening a joy for learning in a student that they already have within themselves, but that may need some guidance and encouragement to ignite. An essential part of good teaching is growing a student's ability to ask questions so that they can form an active, intuitive relationship with the subject they are studying."
Riva enjoys music of many kinds, including classical music and classic rock. She played the flute in middle and high school.