Honors Student Pursues Research through NSF-Funded Program

Danika Van Niel with research poster

Mathematics major Danika Van Niel ’18 conducted original research in algebraic geometry last summer within the Mathematics Department at Purdue University. In the process, she learned what a career in mathematics research involves—and discovered more about herself.

Van Niel, a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program and a Coronat Scholar in the College of Arts and Sciences, emphasizes the variety of opportunities out there to pursue and advises students to keep trying even if they don’t get accepted at first.

Read more about Van Niel here!