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.
Amelia Camino ’21 — the URECA Undergraduate Researcher of the Month for January 2021 — thoroughly enjoys the collaborative, international research environment of Dr. Milind Diwan’s group at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a team she joined initially as a participant in BNL’s Science & Learning Internship program in Summer 2019.
“There’s a difference between knowing what’s in the textbook vs. actually doing the research and actually figuring it out,” said Natalie Lo, an undergraduate researcher at Stony Brook University
Toni Atieh became a first-generation college student through USC's Bovard Scholars program after coming to the United States that October at the age of 10, knowing just two words in English: “hi” and “bye.”
Whether it’s using computers to analyze slide tissue images, mapping the functions of the brain, or working on a study to help amputees partake in meaningful activities, Christian Arty ’19 has made the most of his lab experiences while at Stony Brook University.