Wendy Gao, from Mequon, Wis., is majoring in Industrial Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (McC). Wendy works in the McLean Lab of Neurobiology and Physiology and was invited to do unpaid research with DNA cloning. She is a member of the Northwestern Swim Club and works on Dance Marathon. Wendy’s former employer states, “Wendy is a natural leader. She has excellent communications skills and adapts to her environment successfully. She is passionate about success.” Upon graduation, Wendy plans to work in the engineering field.