The library never closes, but it can change

October 13, 2021

Matthew Jabaily and Tabatha Farney, co-investigators of a new study examining the changed nature of university library usage in the pandemic era, found that the work of the past decades helped libraries to respond to unprecedented challenges. (More)

Student Research Showcase: Natalie Church

October 6, 2021

If Natalie Church’s research is successful, it may result in a sustainable energy source — or it might be used to ferment beer and wine. Either way, the research has plenty of opportunity for growth. (More)

Student Research Showcase: Naila Tagoilelagi

September 8, 2021

One day, Naila Tagoilelagi hopes to join the medical field. But along the way, she wants to help other women pursue meaningful careers in STEM, too — and break down the obstacles that women face in STEM careers every day. (More)

A self-learning algorithm may help predict how genetic disease occurs

September 3, 2021

Oluwatosin Oluwadare, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and his research team have created an algorithm that learns and re-learns as it computationally predicts chromosome structure, resulting in ever-more refined 3D models. They hope it will lead to a better understanding of disease occurrence on a chromosome- and genome-wide scale. (More)

Student Research Showcase: Madison Fox

September 1, 2021

Madison Fox may be trying to break one of the strongest chemical bonds in existence, but she’s not fazed by the challenge. Instead, she’s excited to be part of an Undergraduate Research Academy project that could help millions of people around the world. (More)

Student Research Showcase: Alexis Rayburn

August 25, 2021

Alexis Rayburn has been bitten by the research bug — and now, as part of an Undergraduate Research Academy project focused on insect studies, she’s working to discover how alpine moths have changed over the last 40 years. (More)

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