With 96 students presenting research conducted across the globe, the Undergraduate Science Research Symposium showcased the range and depth of research Fords undertake in the natural sciences.
This environmental studies course explores the fundamentals of plant biology, physiology, development, and evolution through the lens of agriculturally important plants: everything humans eat, grow, wear, and use.
The biology major’s thesis examined a non-toxic method of controlling the population of the Drosophila suzukii, which pose a threat to the agricultural industry by attacking fruit at a much earlier stage than their standard fruit fly counterparts.
The Haverford House Fellow is supporting immigrant families at the nonprofit HIAS PA.
The double major used both her theses in biology and Spanish to address environmental concerns.