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Quasunella, '17, Reflects on Her Semester at SEA

Amanda Quasunella, '17, onboard during her SEA semester"It was sobering to be away from society," says aspiring marine biologist Amanda Quasunella, '17, who developed skills in leadership, teamwork and research during her six-week spring voyage in the South Pacific as part of her Sea Education Association SEA Semester experience. "One of my favorite parts of the voyage was the ability to get away from technology. It pushed me to know people on another level." Quasunella, who is also on the women's soccer team, surveyed the abundance and diversity of zooplankton, adding, "The opportunity to study abroad is one of the reasons why I came to Albion."

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Thurner, '17, Sinks Into Funded Research in the Pacific Northwest

Stephanie Thurner, '17, conducted marine biology research in Anacortes, Wash., in summer 2016 with funding from the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Biology and mathematics major Stephanie Thurner, '17, is taking the next step toward her goal of forging a career in marine biology this summer. The member of the Albion volleyball team has been digging in muddy eel grass beds in Anacortes, Wash., to carry out her own research funded by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates.

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The Parts and the Whole: Brown, '18, Interns with AIS Construction

David Brown, 18
"As a parts intern with AIS Construction Equipment this summer, I have had the opportunity to operate many pieces of heavy equipment. Without question the John Deere 470G LC excavator is my favorite," says economics and management major David Brown, '18. "Standing at 40 feet tall and weighing in at 45 tons with a price tag of $400,000, it’s a beast. Most Fridays I'm out on the AIS New Hudson branch’s test site. It’s easy to say I have some fun doing my internship."

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The Parts and the Whole: Brown, '18, Interns with AIS Construction

David Brown, 18
"As a parts intern with AIS Construction Equipment this summer, I have had the opportunity to operate many pieces of heavy equipment. Without question the John Deere 470G LC excavator is my favorite," says Gerstacker Institute member David Brown, '18. "Standing at 40 feet tall and weighing in at 45 tons with a price tag of $400,000, it's a beast. Most Fridays I'm out on the AIS New Hudson branch's test site. It's easy to say I have some fun doing my internship."

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