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Hands-on Research gives Missouri Students an Advantage

Physics Major Nelson DeSouza gains three years of undergrad research experience at MU

Undergraduate research programs at MU allow students to explore the unknown through hands-on work with faculty members.  For Nelson DeSouza, who participated in undergraduate research for three years with engineering associate professor Scott Kovaleski, the experience helped prepare him for the future.  

Graduating in spring of 2011 with a degree in physics, DeSouza also earned minors in political science, biology, chemistry, engineering and mathematics.   DeSouza plans to attend graduate school in astrophysics before he applies to MU's School of Medicine

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