Tricia Serres, Luther College senior from Platteville, Wisconsin, is working towards building better running economies by attempting to find the correlation between oxygen consumption and core body temperature.
Over the course of the summer, Elyssa Eull, Luther College senior of Saint Michael, Minnesota, is assessing Luther's program in comparison with other international studies majors around the U.S.
When students find the college that best suits their needs, they weigh the different factors of each college to ensure they choose the right "fit" for them. Patrick Larson, Luther College junior of Decorah, Iowa, has been selected to complete research on what factors lead to making the crucial decision on which college to attend.
Out of the 80 billion pounds of plastic made per year in the United States, 75 percent will end up in waste streams after little to no use. Laura Boran, Luther College senior of Brainerd, Minnesota, is researching new ways to help alleviate this global issue. This summer she is attempting to create a new bioplastic, an alternative to petroleum-based plastic.