In the fall of 2017, Colgate Research Associate Dennis Geist noted signs of imminent eruption at the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands. Little did he know at the time that his observations paired with a new volcanic forecasting program would lead to the accurate prediction of the eruption five months in advance.
In the summers of 2019 and 2020, Colgate University professors Krista Ingram and Ahmet Ay set course for Casco Bay, Maine, with student researchers Lauren Horstmyer ’22 and Hailey Orff ’24. Together, they captured thousands of images of harbor seals for SealNet.
Jillian Paulin ’23 studies dark matter at Colgate and has been awarded a scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for her work and her passion for research.
At the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash., Amitabha “Guppy” Gupta ’05 translates complex scientific information into clear, engaging, and yes, even fun, content that appeals to diverse audiences across multiple outlets.