The 2017 Fellowship comes to an end...

Looking out at the Chicago Skyline from an upper floor of the Field Museum
Looking out at the Chicago skyline from the top floor of the Field Museum

The 2017 Center for Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship concluded on Friday, August 18 with a final symposium at the Field Museum of Natural History.

On the steps of the Field Museum, looking towards the lakefront
Taking in the view before the final Symposium

Interns and fellows from the Chicago Botanic Garden, The Morton Arboretum, and the Field Museum gathered to present their summer research in various formats, including videos, posters, and 5 minute lightning talks.

A student presents her research to an audience on a large screen
Presenting rapid-fire talks to other interns and fellows

This continued collaboration between institutions offers students the opportunity to share their work throughout the summer and celebrate their achievements together. Congratulations to all 2017 participants – we wish you the best on your future endeavors! 

Students gather together for a group photo at the Field Museum
Undergraduate Research Fellows gather for one last photo together