Kathreen Yanit, University of Guam Mathematics major, has been accepted to the undergraduate summer program, "Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS)" at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics on the UCLA campus from June 22 - August 22, 2014. The RIPS program provides an opportunity for high-achieving undergraduate students to work in teams on a real-world research project.
In a United Nations report, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Pavan Sukhdev speaks to the invaluable service bees provide for humankind. “Not a single bee has ever sent you an invoice. And that is part of the problem - because most of what comes to us from nature is free, because it is not invoiced, because it is not priced, because it is not traded in markets, we tend to ignore it."