Drone Takes Biology Research to New Heights

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“People have very specific things they think when they hear the word ‘drone,’ given its use in the military and other applications,” Dr. Greg Keller says. “But this is a quadcopter…allows me to see things that I couldn’t see otherwise.”

Margot Lee ’15: College Student One Day, Biotech Professional the Next

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Three days after graduating from Gordon, Margot Lee ’15 began her biotechnology career in the Boston office of a multinational healthcare company. She’s now one of the youngest research associates at Siemens Healthcare.

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.