The 25th annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium, Dartmouth's annual celebration of undergraduate research, took place on May 26, 2016. One hundred seventy-seven undergraduate students presented 149 research posters to the Dartmouth community.
When Florida native Bennie Niles IV ’15, a star cornerback and National Honor Society student at Clearwater High School, visited campus as a football recruit, he knew instantly he wanted to come to Dartmouth.
Research is important, says Liliana Ma '14, because it is a path to opportunities for expanding the current knowledge base. "So many careers and degrees are aimed at applying existing knowledge, which is obviously very important, but research allows us to think outside the box in areas that are of interest to us personally," she says.