Archive for 2020

Senior Gusties Reflect on the First-Year Research Experience Program

Current seniors, Sarah Anderson ‘20 and Kylee Brimsek ‘20 spent the summer after their first year of college researching prairie carbon storage in the biology department through the First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) program. Under the advisement of Dr. Amy Kochsiek, visiting assistant professor in biology, Anderson and Brimsek researched the carbon storing capabilities of prairies […]

Three Students Named Semi-finalists for Fulbright Scholarship

Seniors Rachel Andreini, Amelia Espinosa, and Ella Napton all share a goal of becoming English teaching assistants in different countries. Being named semifinalists in the Fulbright scholarship program, their dreams are almost a reality. The U.S. Fulbright scholar program provides grants for individually designed research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs held throughout many […]

Quincy Yangh Named as a Finalist for the Truman Scholarship

Out of more than 600 applicants, junior Geography major Quincy Yangh,  has been named one of the select few students to be a finalist for the Truman Scholarship. This highly competitive, merit-based award program is awarded to the top 55 – 65 U.S. citizen applicants who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for a […]