Intern Spotlight: Kalley Collins (RESESS)

This summer we’re introducing interns in the RESESS, Geo-Launchpad, and USIP programs to shine a spotlight on the research projects they are completing throughout these 11-week internships and on their interests in geoscience. Kalley Collins is a rising senior at the University of Wyoming who originally began as an anthropology major. But Kalley was interested … Continued

Intern Spotlight: Keneni Godana (RESESS)

Keneni Godana recently graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences and minors in public policy and biology. Although they initially entered college intending to pursue a medical career like their father, Keneni found a passion for environmental sciences.

Intern Spotlight: Michela Savignano (RESESS)

Michela Savignano will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in geochemistry from Brown University this December. She began college studying neuroscience and on the track to attend medical school. After her freshman year, Michela studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, where she was unable to take the required pre-med courses.

Intern Spotlight: Phillip Choi (RESESS)

Phillip Choi is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies physics with a minor in geology—and a returning RESESS intern. Phillip enjoyed physics, but wanted to combine his theoretical knowledge with laboratory work. At the University of Pennsylvania, Phillip works in a sediment dynamics and geomorphology laboratory to investigate Earth surface processes from a granular physics perspective.

Intern Spotlight: Angelica (Angie) Bonanno (RESESS)

Angie Bonanno recently graduated from Bryn Mawr College where she received her bachelor’s degree in geology. In their freshman year, Angie wanted to switch out of a class after the add-drop period was over. Their dean offered to switch them into the introductory geology course.

Intern Spotlight: Elise Boucher (RESESS)

Elise Boucher currently attends Pitzer College in California and is double majoring in Geology and English. Her interest in geology began when she took an honors geology course in high school, with her interest in the subject stemming from the way geology covers a broad range of topics and explains natural phenomena at their most basic level.