USU-Uintah Basin Student Receives URCO Research Grant to Study Air Quality
UB Media Monday, Jan. 07, 2019
Makenzie Breitenbach, an undergraduate student at Utah State University (USU) Uintah Basin, was awarded the Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity (URCO) grant to perform research on local emissions and air quality. She is working with the team at the Bingham Research Center to carry out the research, partnering with scientists and experts to ensure she has all the resources she needs to complete the work. ... Breitenbach is one of many students who have earned the URCO grant to gain hands-on research experience during their undergraduate career at USU-Uintah Basin. The campus works regularly with students to provide a lot of research and internship opportunities in a variety of fields. Breitenbach’s research lines up with her degree in biology and human health emphasis. ... Through undergraduate research and internships, students are more prepared to enter the workforce and make an impact wherever they find a job.