Which REU Student Volunteers at an Animal Shelter? Find Out in Our REU Profiles

profilecollageOf the 19 undergraduate students participating in this year’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, one volunteers in an animal shelter. Many relax after a day of mathematical modeling with endless games of Ultimate Frisbee, while a few have learned some surprising facts about cow behavior.

All have said they would definitely recommend the NIMBioS REU program to other undergraduates. “The opportunity to work on a problem, try new ideas, learn new mathematics and biology, and overcome roadblocks is invaluable. I’m confident my experiences this summer will be important as I transition into graduate school,” writes Kiersten Utsey.

Find out more about our 2013 REU students by reading their Q&A profiles.

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