During the spring semester, Julie Schlanz '23 (Shadyside, Ohio) learned how to grow melanoma cells. Weeks after the semester ended, she was still on campus working with the cancerous cells - this time, trying to kill them.
The Marietta College community is invited to attend the Investigative Studies Summer Fellowship presentations at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 21st, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. A reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres will follow the presentations. The students making presentations are:
Three Marietta College students — April Davis ’21, Katie Kitchen ’21 and Emily Kinney ’22 — who spent their summer working on research, will present their findings during the annual Investigative Studies Fall Symposium during a virtual event at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 30th.
Learn more about Marietta College's Investigative Studies Summer Fellowship program at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres. You can also meet the presenters following the program in the Betty Cleland Room.
The Investigative Studies Fall Symposium, which is free and open to the campus and public, is scheduled for 5:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 13th, in Selby 148. This is a great opportunity to learn about research conducted by Marietta College students this past summer.
The goal of the student Summer Fellowship program is to encourage undergraduate student-faculty collaboration in investigative studies. Summer Fellowships are designed to support students for a six-week period, so students may work with a faculty member on a project of mutual interest.
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know.
For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.