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BHSU student presents research during event on Capitol Hill

 
    

Dr. Andy Johnson, Black Hills State University assistant professor of physics, and Anna Hafele, outdoor education and biology major from Newell, are pictured with Rep. Kristi Noem, (R-S.D.), during their recent trip to Washington, D.C. for the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill. Johnson and Hafele also met with Rep. John Thune, (R-S.D.) and Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.).

Black Hills State University student Anna Hafele, outdoor education and biology major from Newell, presented her research on students’ understanding of radiation and radioactivity during the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill held recently in Washington, D.C. Hafele has been working with Dr. Andy Johnson, assistant professor of physics, for the past three years. She is discussing her project with a staff member from U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s (R-Tenn.) office.

Black Hills State University student Anna Hafele, outdoor education and biology from Newell, stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. where she presented her research on students’ understanding of radiation and radioactivity and how to modify classroom understanding to enhance that understanding.


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