Sometimes a seemingly insignificant decision can totally change the course of an academic career.
Undergrad research in plant genetics may result in new biofuel sources.
Undergraduate researcher Ray Henson finds career direction while building unique research instrument.
Last year Michael Stanford’s summer job was landscaping with his cousin, as it was the summer before that. The past summer, he learned how to evaporate gold into thin layers to be used in electrochemiluminescence experiments.
Undergraduate identifies DNA regions involved in bacterial movement.
Officials working for the Hallsdale-Powell Utility District, a wastewater plant in Knoxville, Tennessee, approached Professor Barry Bruce, one of the top photosynthesis researchers in the world, with a challenge.
Every semester, Dr. James Plank chooses only the top undergraduates from his classes to enter into his research family.
By the age of six, Scott Murphy showed an interest in filmmaking. By the eighth grade, he had snagged his father’s video camera and began to look through its lens with the intent of learning how to make and edit films.
Undergraduate researcher Megan Johnstone spends nearly all of her time in the Jessie Harris Building. In her clean blue hands, she holds a glass flask containing a new generation of melanoma cells that she has been cultivating.
At the end of Travis Goode’s sophomore year, he wanted to become involved with psychology outside of the classroom setting.