Ruby Jones and Abigail Kuchar give their final presentations at Shannon Point Marine Center on August 16, along with the rest of the Summer 2017 Research for Undergraduates program cohort. Each student held an 8-week summer internship at the Center.
Kuchar received a Shannon Point Summer Art Internship. Jones received the "Communicating Climate Change Through Art" Internship, for which Professor Shawn M. Arellano received special funding this year.
Advisors for the program were Cynthia Camlin, Professor of Painting; Cara Jaye, Professor of Art; and Margot Myers, Adjunct Professor in the Art Foundations.
Jones’ “Communicating Climate Change Through Art" internship was funded by a National Science Foundation grant to M. Brady Olson and Sylvia Yang. SPMC’s REU program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant to Brian Bingham and Erica McPhee-Shaw.