Monday, December 7, 2009

What are you up to now?

Gui Woolston
REU '03

Mentors: Kathleen Donohue, Kristina Stinson
Project: The influence of habitat on the demography, meristem allocation, and fecundity of Allaria petiolata

Hometown: New Haven, CT
College and major: Harvard College, Economics, class of '06

What you miss most about the REU program:
The people, the fun, and the research.

What you miss least about the REU program:
Almost nothing.

What about the REU program has stuck with you:
Life-long friends.

Have you stayed in touch with other REU students?:

Whether your REU experience supported or changed your career plans:
It got me more interested in research.

What you're up to now:
I am getting a PhD in Economics at Stanford. I am also taking a year off to work in Washington at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a group that advises the President on economic policy.

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