With more than 30 species of salamanders living in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Highlands Biological Station, a UNC Institute for the Environment field site, conducts several student-led studies on these agile creatures each year.
Yale undergraduate Dhikshitha Balaji launched a blog called "Why Didn't I Know This?" to share her thoughts on women’s health.
Ling Lin is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences double-majoring in chemistry and Asian studies. The junior is also a McNair Scholar and a Chancellor’s Science Scholar.
Senior biomedical engineering students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick won second place in a national contest for student innovations.
Pamela Best, a junior in the University Scholars program and a double major in Biochemistry and Psychology, has explored multiple experiential opportunities while a student.
University of Pittsburgh senior Emily Klonicki spent the summer before her senior year studying planetary protection at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL) presented an immersive virtual reality experience about ocean acidification to members of the Palauan National Congress.
Students were curious about the ocean currents that move nutrients and sediments across seagrass beds and throughout the bay.
One student team measured the number of small coral at nine research sites as a way to learn how different environments affect young coral.