Undergraduate Research

Expanding Skills Beyond the Classroom

Before entering college, I was looking at architecture through a narrow scope, thinking all architecture students went on to becoming architects.

Hijabi Fashionistas

Two years ago I took an Honors Inquiry class entitled “Islam, Gender and the Politics of Dress.” As a brand-new college student, I wanted to take a course totally separate from anything I had ever studied before, and the description for this course seemed to offer just that.

Researching DNA Repair

The Strauss Lab studies DNA repair, base-excision repair, which involves the recognition, excision, and replacement of damaged DNA bases.

Studying DNA Repair at the Strauss Lab

It is so exciting to be involved in such important academic research that could provide groundbreaking new information about the DNA repair mechanism.