VGN Grant Bolsters Student Research

A recent grant from the Vermont Genetics Network will provide Natural Sciences Professor Preston Garcia to continue his specialized bacteria research. The $25,000 grant provides students with access to...

Castleton students have the opportunity to engage in collaborative research and creative endeavor with faculty from many different programs. This can occur through an independent study, a honor’s thesis, a capstone project, or in the context of a class. Whether students are studying BPA degradation in surface water, exploring voting patterns in Vermont, or creating documentaries, students working closely with their faculty mentors, benefit a great deal from this type of experiential learning. Each year, students can compete for small grants to support their projects