A Research Proposal for Organ Donation

A Research Proposal for Organ Donation

Kiernan Riley Over the summer I wrote an Institutional Review Board (IRB) research proposal for a study focused on educating a student population on organ donation. This included calling local schools, meeting with professors on Penn State Worthington Campus, writing...
Preparing for Graduate-level Education

Preparing for Graduate-level Education

Rabith Shaikh I conducted an independent research this summer. I tried to answer the divisions in Lebanese society. To further understand Lebanon, I went over the writings of acclaimed scholars on Lebanon. My adviser suggested Samir Khalaf, Ussama Makdisi, Itamar...
Tackling HIV on a Global Scale

Tackling HIV on a Global Scale

Kaiyi Wu I stayed in China for five weeks, where I wrapped up the research progress made in the spring 2017 semester and did some reading into cooperating socioeconomic covariates into our current model in predict prevalence of HIV. In addition, I interviewed some HIV...
Welcoming New Experiences and Challenges

Welcoming New Experiences and Challenges

Emma Price This past summer, I stayed at Penn State and worked on my honors thesis in a plant biology lab. I used click chemistry to work towards visualizing the most recently deposited cell wall matrix. This is a part of biology I haven’t had much experience with as...
Aspiring to Be a Software Developer

Aspiring to Be a Software Developer

Giselle Redila During this summer I worked on my personal laptop and on the desktop computer located in the Penn State lab affiliated with my research adviser. I utilized Twitter data provided by the Department of Geography and visualized it in the Unity Engine. I...
Interning in the Oil & Gas Industry

Interning in the Oil & Gas Industry

Matthew Deskevich A week after I applied for the grant, I was offered a civil engineering internship. This opportunity was much more relevant to my education and experiences than the Weed Science research position I currently had, so I chose to pursue the engineering...
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