That’s one of the goals of Human Development 101—a class designed to provide students the skills to navigate both college and career. The quarter-long class covers stress management and test-taking strategies, along with setting job goals and writing resumés. The resumé, Bell explained, is part of a culminating project—an action plan for college.
But for the students, laboratory staff, instructors, and salmon alike, the most exciting day of the year is the day – always during Earth Week – when the fish are released into Puget Creek.
The teams have their plans laid out. They’ve done the design – triangular pillars, four-pillar towers, and pillars reinforced by X-shaped support beams are popular — and they can refer to the models they made during the construction dry run a few days earlier. However, none of these efforts guarantees smooth sailing.