The art of hands-on science

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Urbandale senior take interests and training on to grad school
Academic profile on Urbandale native Michelle Sullivan, graduating this spring with a major in biology and minor in dance. Video by David Gamradt.

Urbandale, Iowa native Michelle Sullivan talks about her major in biology, the opportunities for research she's had at the University of Iowa, especially through Honors at Iowa, and how the creative problem solving of her dance minor complemented her scientific training.

Sullivan will next take her scientific interests and training to Arizona State University to pursue her Ph.D. in biology and society.

The Motley Fool recently named the UI one of three universities in the country with “super-high” post-graduation placement rates. While data for the Class of 2014 won’t be available for a while, many students have already landed good jobs—including some of “Iowa’s Hot 50 Jobs”—or are pursuing advance degrees. This is part of a series of videos and features showing where UI students are heading after graduation. View related stories here.


David Gamradt, UI Video Services, 319-335-5741


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