Biology major, Emily Miller, and Dr. Gail Drus traveled to the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg on Tuesday, April 17, to attend Undergraduate Research Day. Emily presented her research on Japanese knotweed root interactions to state legislators.
The conference opened with Senator Lisa Baker giving an inspiring keynote address on the importance of Undergraduate Research in Society. 63 Students from 40 schools showcased their research to the Commonwealth’s key decision-makers. Participants spent the day in the Pennsylvania Capitol Building, shared experiences and ideas with other students, and enlightened state legislators on the topics that are important to our society.
Photo Caption (L to R): Emily Miller and Dr. Gail Drus.