Sophomores Adam Vorel and Clayton Hillermann will participate in the 2013 Washington University Tyson Environmental Research Fellowship program at the Tyson Research Center. This program is a continuation of the work they completed last summer; watch a video of the students sharing their experiences during this program. This summer, the students will receive a stipend as they work alongside research teams comprised of Washington University scientists, post-doctoral researchers and graduate and undergraduate students.
In July, Adam will also travel to Washington, D.C. as an advocate for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.
During this visit, he and more than 100 children with type 1 diabetes will meet face-to-face with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government to discuss the need to find a cure for diabetes.
Sophomore Aileen Markovitz will participate in the Notre Dame Life Sciences Ecology and Environmental Science and Molecular Genetics summer program, June 30 – July 13. Topics covered within these areas will highlight both basic research conducted by Notre Dame faculty and the connection of this research to applied fields in industry, medicine and environmental management.
Freshman Josh Rolfe will attend the Transportation Design Camp at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan from July 18–22. During this program, Rolfe will learn about the design and development of concept cars, create ideation sketches and experiment with scale modeling. Instruction also includes professional demonstrations and individual evaluations of student work.