IB Undergrad News

IB Student Camille DeSisto_Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff Photographer

Camille DeSisto Searches for Answers in What Lemurs Leave Behind

May 18, 2019
Undergraduate IB Concentrator, Camille DeSisto (Davis Lab) spent two summers in Madagascar’s tropical forests studying invasive plant dispersal, by exploring lemur poop. The island’s lemurs eat the plant’s fruit and poop out the seeds, widely spreading the invasive strawberry guava along Madagascar’s tropical east coast threatening native plants that are unlike plants found anywhere else. Camille's research was featured in the... Read more about Camille DeSisto Searches for Answers in What Lemurs Leave Behind
Rewan Abdelwahab

Rewan Abdelwahab Presented Spirit of Harvard College Award

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Rewan Abdelwahab, IB concentrator in OEB, presented the Spirit of Harvard College Award by the Dean of Students Office. Rewan is one of three students to receive the award for showing a commitment to the ideals articulated in the Mission of Harvard College over the past academic year. The award recognizes significant campus leadership contributions to integrate the intellectual, social, and...

2018 IB Senior Thesis Poster Session

Senior Thesis Poster Session

April 1, 2018

The IB Senior Thesis Poster Session  

Wednesday April 4th, 11am-1pm

NW Labs (first floor, North wing [the far side from the MCZ])

Annie Opel threads a nursery tree with lines of coral pieces. Photo by Kemit-Amon Lewis

Coral Restoration Can Help Restore Fish Communities

December 27, 2017

Part of IB undergraduate, Annie Opel's (Cavanaugh Lab) thesis research was spent diving in and around the coral reefs off St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands for hours a day. Opel's research, published in the December issue of Marine Biology with Opel as first author, shows efforts to restore coral reefs have a positive impact on local fish populations, both in the short...

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