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Student Spotlights

Most of our students do summer research (some continue that research part-time during the academic year), as well as independent study. This work culminates in a thesis and an oral defense and generally one or more publications in scientific journals.

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  • A Double Dose of Research
  • Jennifer Gay '13 had a dilemma. It was time to choose a research project, but she was equally interested in two topics. The College's first public health major opted to pursue both.

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  • F&M Student Finds Honeybees Can Be Trained to Avoid Herbicides
  • Special Studies major Eric Mellis '13 examined whether honeybees could be trained to avoid plants treated with herbicide during an independent study with Sarah Dawson, director of the Wohlsen Center for the Sustainable Environment at Franklin & Marshall College.

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  • Peeling Away Layers of Knowledge
  • Evan Anway '13 and Professor of Geosciences Dorothy Merritts collaborate on a project that could inform future efforts to restore the valley bottom landscape of Lancaster County's Little Conestoga Creek.

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