Day: March 29, 2010

Kathy Rim

Telling their story

Political science graduate student Kathy Rim studies the political involvement of Asian Americans and is writing content about their contributions to American history that will be included in new textbooks.

Plant predator

Plants, insects wage garden war

Plants that grow rapidly have poor internal defenses against pests. So it’s ladybugs, and others, to the rescue.

A student's drawing of common allergy triggers

Helping kids breathe easier

Most nurses see patients in health clinics, hospitals and offices, but Jill Berg makes house calls, consulting with people who have asthma and other chronic pulmonary conditions. Her mission: to help them breathe easier.