From biology to engineering, from physics to history, from chemistry to literature, research by undergraduates at AAU universities is making a difference in their education and in our lives.
Get to know Ayumi Pottenger, a senior studying molecular and cellular biology in the hopes of developing treatments for those with Parkinson’s disease while elucidating some of the mysteries of the brain.
This fall, the University of Missouri College of Education and Human Development will launch PAWS — Preparing Adults for Work and Society — a residential program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Nadine Areikat, an undergraduate at Stony Brook University, was awarded the URECA Researcher of the Month while currently double majoring in biology and psychology and conducting research for her honors thesis. She aspires to be a physician specializing in emergency medicine.
Christopher Moore is a biomedical engineering major in the Honors College whose research under the mentorship of Wei Lin, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was funded by URECA in Summer 2021
A new University of Florida study has found that a local plant, the tall elephant’s foot, can be pushy — which wasn’t previously known.
“Honestly that’s what research is. It’s all troubleshooting,” said Joshua Heuvel-Horwitz ’23 — the URECA researcher of the month for March 2022 — who has experienced the day-to-day process of working through problems as an undergraduate researcher in the group of Chemistry Professor Trevor Sears since 2019.