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Oh, the Places They Went!
Whether doing research on campus or traveling across the world for internships and projects, W&L students made the most of summer 2017. In the new year, we invite you to take a look back at everything they accomplished.
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Arts and Culture
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From Lab to Rescue Squad
Ethiopia Getachew ’19 always had an interest in science, but working in the biochemistry lab and volunteering with local EMTs helped her future plans take shape.
My W&L
Health and Science
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Energized by Research
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed engineering students Alfred Rwagaju ’18 and Kennedy Gibson-Wynn ’18 to spend the summer studying hydroelectric power in Rwanda.
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Health and Science
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Down By the River
Over the summer, students worked with Professor Robert Humston to examine the potential effects of smallmouth bass on native brook trout populations in the Virginia watershed.
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Pre-Med
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Interest STEMs from Fun
With a Davis Projects for Peace grant, Angel Vela de la Garza Evia ’18 created an educational summer program for children in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico. [With time-lapse VIDEO]
My W&L
Engineering
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