To find out more about the bird collision problem on Main Campus, Haley Gillis applied for and received a grant from Temple's Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship Program (CARAS), which provides up to $3,000 for scholarly, creative and research projects. "I've been working with the Temple grounds crew to track where and when birds crash into windows," says Gilles. "I'm testing different types of film on glass in Beury Hall to determine which are the most effective at mitigating bird strikes. Hopefully, the university can install them in other locations across campus."
Read more about her project and her experience with feeding cheetahs "bloodsicles."