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Most students come to a university hoping to find opportunities to broaden their knowledge of their world, their career field, and of themselves.
And while many large “research” institutions make the claim that students can earn valuable research experience, the truth is the most educational, hands-on work is often reserved for graduate students - while undergrads are often left observing.
Dr. Alexander Konopelko’s fascination with outer space may have been influenced by pop culture, but his scientific research in astrophysics these days is without a doubt far beyond the average star gazer – both intellectually and in proximity.