Summer internships are a staple of the college experience. And for good reason – students have opportunities to apply academic knowledge in actual job settings, get a feel for how a career in a chosen field might look, and establish connections that could pay off with more permanent jobs after graduating.
In their immaculately kept tanks at the University of Virginia, the approximately 12,000 striped zebrafish, otherwise transparent, all look the same at first. But these zebrafish are both special and specialized.
Professor Christopher Krentz struggled to envision a future for himself after he began losing his hearing at the age of 9, but he came into his own after learning American Sign Language and making deaf friends.