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For the second year in a row, the CReSIS REU Program supported students in the Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP). The students chosen to participate in the 2015 JIRP were Arianna Varuolo-Clark (junior, Lyndon State University) and James Headen (former REU, graduate student at Elizabeth City State University). JIRP is an 8-week immersion...
CReSIS K-12 Educational Outreach events June 2015. Photos Courtesy of Darryl Monteau, Krystal Barnett, and Cheri Hamilton. The CReSIS K-12 Education Outreach team participated in several exciting events this summer, the first of which was KU TRiO’s Career Horizons program held on the Lawrence campus. The CReSIS team shared activities that focused...
Students from John Fiske Elementary learn about animals at the KC Zoo. Photos Above Courtesy of Darryl Monteau and Cheri Hamilton The CReSIS K-12 Education Outreach Team hosted the John Fiske Elementary 4th grade class at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Cheri Hamilton, who has worked with John Fiske Elementary for the past several...
At five years old, Emily Arnold gutted the wires from her dad’s radio to create her first plane: a piece of plywood hammered together with bunches of radio wires. She slid it down the hill by the train tracks, hoping for the plane to take flight. It flew for a good second, she said. “‘I’ve always had an interest [in aerospace engineering], as a...
Jay McDaniel’s love of engineering runs deep. “Where most dads teach their sons the quality of guns and fishing gear, my dad was teaching me the quality of tube amps,” McDaniel says. He grew up a self-described “simple kid” from a small farm town called Silver Lake, Kansas. As a teenager, he took classes at a technical college and planned on...

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