- Develops writing skills through grant writing and project reports
- Teaches collaboration in the work place
- Engages students in cross-cultural communication
- Provides early exposure to research areas, helping students in career decision-making
"This is preparing me for what is to come,"
Michael Fuerte, '17, Biology says.
"I know a lot of students tend
to rely on lab experience.
This is hands-on training."
Here are some examples of real projects our students have worked on:
- Study how mindfulness and self-control affect learning (2015)
- Travel to Russia to work in a nuclear physics laboratory (2014)
- Investigate innovative renewable energy generators (2016)
- Travel to Serbia to study excavation sites from the Bronze Age (2016)
- Contribute to medical research on human gastrointestinal transplants (2016)
- Perform research projects for the United Way and other local non-profits (2015)
- Combine theater and psychology to influence dialogue about socially difficult and relevant topics (2016)