On a remote volcanic island in the South Pacific, Biology’s Gustavo Hormiga hikes forests and scales mountains to find rare spiders. On each return trip, he’s helped define an evolutionary legacy and preserve an ecological landscape.
Neuroscience is uncovering new insights into the biological basis of behavior and thought. With the new BA in cognitive neuroscience and BS in neuroscience, CCAS students are on the forefront of an emerging field.
Chemistry’s Erik Rodriguez uses fluorescent proteins to unlock cellular secrets. But he’s also found another use for the multi-colored microbes: paint for creating his own protein portraits from living material.
Political science and dance major Eva Gustafson combined her fields of study into a Luther Rice Undergraduate Fellowship dance production that celebrates the journey of American women through the eyes of Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton.