Start-up Life: Meet Four MacNest Interns
These entrepreneurial MacNest interns spent their summer embedded at fast-paced start-ups and nonprofits across the Twin Cities.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.
Long-term Research into Immune Response
Rohit Kamath is part of a long-term immunology project in Professor Devavani Chatterjea's lab. His summer research was supported by a Professor Jan Serie Research Fellowship.
Fish, Crocodiles, and Dinosaurs
Max Deckman '19 went to Montana to collect microfossils--but that wasn't all he found.
International Investigative Journalist
Celia Heudebourg '18 shares the highlights of her student journalism career––from the Mac Weekly to the New York Times.
Seeking a Better LED
In the Professor James Heyman's lab, Dona Pantova researched a new material for LEDs for tech firm Lightwave Photonics.
Inspired by Research
As an HHMI Young Researcher, Melissa Kingue '20 learned her way around two labs--developmental biology and immunology.
The Infinite Variety of Internships
College in a first-rate city means endless opportunities for meaningful internships.
Live It: Women Farmers in India
For her Live It Fund project, Preeta Raghunathan ’19 combined her passions for agriculture and entrepreneurship.
How Brains Learn Shapes
Ilse Dippenaar ’18 conducted research at a neuroscience research center at the University of Minnesota–and in local coffee shops.
Leveraging the Mac Alumni Network
With advice and coaching from Mac alumni, Mugdha Shidhaye ’18 won a coveted internship with Goldman Sachs.
Expanding on Einstein
In theoretical physics, Theo Jacobson found that he could work anywhere and breakthroughs came day and night.
Surprises in Synthetic Chemistry
Synthetic chemistry has a way of yielding unanticipated outcomes, and that's the way Scott Pedersen likes it.
Are there sex-influenced factors in alcohol and nicotine addiction? Soniya Coutinho ’19 endeavored to find out.
Working for Reproductive Justice
Rosemary Laine '19 combined her interests in history and public health as a Taylor Public Health Fellow at Pro-Choice Resources.
From Fermilab to Financial Services: Four Internships
In their internships, students had fun while exploring career options.
Finding Pathways to Valuable Molecules
Haruhiko Kuramochi's chemistry research is highly theoretical, but has important implications for agriculture and pharmaceuticals.
The Genetics of Corn
Hazel Chew '19 compared genotypes of corn working in the cornfield as well as the lab.