SCORE, SUPER-G students take the ‘plunge’ and experience research in Europe

Not every student will go skydiving while doing research abroad like biochemistry undergraduate Meng Lou. However, they can take a plunge by making the decision to travel to a country they’ve never been to and perform research there in a scientific laboratory. In 2016, Lou traveled to Germany’s European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), located in Heidelberg, to …

Undergraduate combines biochemistry, environmental studies with community engagement in Rwanda

It’s easy to make a difference through an award that’s named after the Wisconsin Idea, and Jacob Olson is doing just that. The biochemistry and environmental studies major traveled to Rwanda this past summer through a Morgridge Center for Public Service Wisconsin Idea Fellowship that helped him combine his education with public service and community engagement.