What started as a Sycamore’s summer research project into phosphorus levels 93 million years ago could shed light on why fertilizer runoff creates “dead zones” around the world.
Some Sycamores get an introduction to research each year as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. Andrew Beaven, a 2011 graduate, did and went on to work with collaborators at the prestigious National Institute of Health.
In this first installment of a two-part series, we examine how local officials and Indiana State researchers are studying the Wabash River and Riverscape efforts. The next installment in August will look at an Indiana State alumnus’ efforts to clean up contaminated drinking water in Kenya.