In addition to earning three majors, Swett was a student government president and active in the MSU research community before he graduated in 2012. Now, he is part of a world-class team researching ways to use nanotechnology to improve health care.
Swett said learning languages has enabled him to talk to foreign colleagues in their native languages and has expanded his ability to solve problems.
“I believe that the perspectives gained and skills acquired during my language course work through MCL have directly influenced the way I approach and understand research problems, which is crucial. And a major takeaway from my language coursework was gaining different perspectives on the world.