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Tyler: I hunt, protect, and study ducks

July 23rd, 2014 | by Rochester News

"I like to think of myself as both a conservationist and a sportsman," says rising junior Tyler Breen. "A lot of experienced hunters are environmentally active, and we try to put two ducks in the sky for every one that we take."

Chemistry is awesome, but it’s not like CSI

July 21st, 2014 | by Liz-My4

College graduate Sean Taylor says "cookie-cutter" labs for class can't compare to doing real research, such as his work toward clean hydrogen fuel. "You have to figure it out as you go," he says. "You work at your own pace and you think about everything before you do it."

Jordi: ‘Bones tell a really cool story’

July 18th, 2014 | by Penn News

Museum assistant Jordi Rivera Prince is helping to gather information from a collection of Native American skulls, which will soon return to their tribes. "I'm really passionate about forensic anthropology," she says. "Someone's bones are telling their story."

Study abroad in Tanzania in 60 seconds

July 14th, 2014 | by UChicago News

The contest told students to "be wildly creative—no genre is out of bounds, no format too unique." Check out the winning video, from Sydney Combs's field research in Tanzania, as well as photo contest winners.

Simon: I’m an industrial engineer doing cancer research

July 7th, 2014 | by Georgia Tech

Simon Chow is an industrial engineering student in a biology-heavy undergraduate research program. "Even though I don't have the biology background that most of the others have, the analytical tools that I've learned are flexible enough to be adapted to problems in biology."

Zach: From quiet guy to campus leader

July 3rd, 2014 | by Caltech

Despite feeling "reserved" when he got to college, Zach Rivkin ended up with lots of leadership experience. "I got an ice cream machine for the house," he says. "That's what I always brag about."

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