Sometimes a seemingly insignificant decision can totally change the course of an academic career.
The Go-To Guy
Undergraduate researcher Ray Henson finds career direction while building unique research instrument.
Not Your Typical Summer Job
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.
Curiosity Leads to Scientific Discovery
Undergraduate identifies DNA regions involved in bacterial movement.
The Power of Waste
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.
Advances in Computer Science
Every semester, Dr. James Plank chooses only the top undergraduates from his classes to enter into his research family.
Video Goes Viral
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.