See what some of our students have been up to as part of the PRISM program.
Matthew Dyer ’18 is crunching a dizzying amount of data this summer with the hope that his research could one day help in combatting lung cancer.
What Barry Manchester ’19 and Kaitlyn Myers ’18 are doing this summer has been compared to studying recipes in a cookbook with 30,000 recipes.
John Brumfield’s notebook looks like some kind of movie prop: pages and pages filled with molecules drawn out in hexagons and lines, each carefully marked with individual atoms neatly labeled.
So far there are no fatalities, but the research two math students are undertaking this summer may leave them “gasping for air” before it’s all over.
Collecting samples of coliform bacteria in local waterways, spending hours every day with her eyes glued to a microscope, examining hours-old zebrafish as they develop—what’s not to like?
McCoy Williams '18 spent his summer watching birdfeeders and in the lab looking at frames of the birds in flight to study how birds land and take off in the wild.