Annual Report

Faces of Ursinus

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

“The part of science that people don’t necessarily understand is that most of the time it doesn’t work,” Rebecca Roberts says. But that’s the beauty of it. Through a National Science Foundation grant awarded to seven other schools as part of a unique collaboration, Roberts, who is principal investigator, is aiming to provide even greater opportunities for Ursinus students to experience authentic research. That means having the grit to continue when things don’t go the way they want. “These are young scientists, and what brings me joy is that they persevere through the process of discovery.”