Sara Hu is a doctoral student in the Entomology and Insect Science GIDP. She received a B.A. in Art Practice from the University of California, Berkeley and both a B.S. and an M.S. in Biology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Her primary research interest is in ants’ collective behavior. Her doctoral research will focus on how competitive and defense behavior of individuals influences colony-level behavior and organization.