Vu Dang is an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota seeking a bachelor of arts degree in biology, society, and environment. His interests in environmental protection and sustainability have brought him to IonE’s Natural Capital Project. At NatCap, he works as a research assistant, providing his skills and ideas to the team and supporting projects such as a large, collaborative review paper on the topic of urban ecosystem services. His career goals revolve around ensuring the sustainability and quality of our planet’s natural resources. Outside of environmental work, he enjoys collecting a vast array of pop culture items, going to the movie theater, and spending time with friends and family.