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For his summer research project, one Gardner-Webb University senior enthusiastically tackled a dirty and slimy process. Jacob C. Jackson ’19 chose a socially-responsible research project for the immediate impact it would have on campus waste management. The biology major from Tryon, N.C., decided to expand the work done by a previous undergraduate scholar to improve the University’s environmental sustainability practices.
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Office of University Communications, "Scholar Tackles Slimy Project to Improve GWU Environmental Sustainability Practices" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 307.