Education Research Enhances Math Teaching 

This summer, several student-faculty teams spent time tackling research projects in the arts and sciences—from asthma to accounting audits, bilingualism and women in leadership. Some were funded through the Provost’s Summer Research Fellowships, and others were individual projects…. Read More

Biology Major Researches Kidney Transplants at Duke University Lab

This summer, Verna Curfman ’17 (biology) joined forces with renowned scientist and transplant surgeon Dr. Stuart Knechtle of Duke University School of Medicine to understand why the human body sometimes rejects transplanted organs, despite desperately needing them. What… Read More

Surveying Streams and Wrangling Fish with the U.S. Forest Service

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When Josh McLaughlin ’17 found himself face down in snorkel gear and a dry suit, plucking mussels from the bed of the John Day River in Oregon, he wasn’t simply taking a mud bath.

Math + Voting Research = Greater Political Understanding

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You might not expect a college math professor and students to be conducting research closely related to the 2016 presidential election, but that’s exactly what Dr. Karl-Dieter Crisman, Min-Sun “Sunny” Kim ’17, and Luke Cui ’19 are doing.

From Brazil to China: How Culture Impacts Faith

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This summer, several student-faculty teams are tackling research projects in the arts and sciences—from asthma to accounting audits, bilingualism and women in leadership. Some are funded through the Provost’s Summer Research Fellowships, and others are individual projects. Throughout… Read More