‘undergraduate research’ Category

Health and Exercise Science student looks at bone health and exercise

Kelly Maloney and Sandie Walker, along with Health and Exercise Science professor Stephanie Otto, are completing data collection this December on research involving bone mineral density and exercise. Their research interest relates to whether certain types of exercise are more or less beneficial to bone mineral density. A group of Gustavus students volunteered to participate […]

Department of Energy Summer 2011 Scholars

The DOE Scholars Program offers summer internships with stipends of up to $650 per week to undergraduate students. Majors accepted include: physical sciences; environmental sciences; computer science and information technology; physics; program management; math; statistics; safety and health; accounting and finance; and other related discipline areas. Internships provide participants with the opportunity to conduct hands-on […]

Bloggers wanted!

I am looking for students, alumni, faculty, and/or staff to write occasional posts for this blog. If you sometimes find yourself with news or announcements relating to student or student/faculty research, scholarship, and/or creative work at Gustavus, please consider becoming an author on this blog! You can write as often or rarely as you like. […]

Present your research at NCUR!

Each year, Gustavus sends a number of students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. This is a great opportunity for Gustavus students to present their research, scholarship, and creative work at a national venue designed just for undergraduate students. This year’s conference is during our Spring Break (March 29-April 3, including travel days) and […]

Summer research experience at NIST

It’s time again to start thinking about applying for the summer research program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is for students majoring in any area of science, mathematics, or engineering. This is a really cool and pretty competitive program– Gustavus students have been very successful in recent years in securing support […]

Gusties at the American Chemical Society meeting

Last week, I spent several days at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco with current senior Alysha Dicke. This conference is very large– ┬ámore than 17,000 attendees were there giving more than 12,000 presentations, so it’s an amazing place to learn about a lot of chemical research. Alysha has been working in […]

Farming Forward – student/faculty film to be shown

Last summer, Martin Lang (communication studies professor) and Ethan Marxhausen (current sophomore majoring in political science and English) began working on a documentary about sustainable farming. Their work was supported by a Gustavus Presidential Faculty/Student Collaboration Grant. The two have continued their work on this film throughout the past academic year and showed it at […]

Celebration of Creative Inquiry — call for abstracts

The deadline for submitting projects for this year’s Celebration of Creative Inquiry is Friday, March 19th. The Celebration itself will be held April 30th, 5 – 7 pm. Rainy days mean it is time for spring, and spring means it is time for the Celebration of Creative Inquiry! The Celebration is a showcase of student […]

Summer science research opportunity for first-year students

First-year science students: Are you interested in a Gustavus research experience this summer? Applications are now being accepted for a special summer research opportunity open only to Gustavus students currently in their first year, funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Projects are available with faculty members in the biology and chemistry departments and the […]

Gustavus students participate in modeling contest

Gustavus students Eric Cox, Sam Rethwisch, and Chenyu Yang participated in a mathematical modeling competition over the weekend. The team advisors are Mathematics and Computer Science professors Carolyn Dobler and Tom Lofaro. The Mathematical Contest in Modeling is held annually by the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications. In this competition, teams of undergraduate students […]