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October 17, 2016
Liz Nigro, '17
Senior to pursue career in teaching and education policy after exploring education inequities as an undergraduate
Liz Nigro, '17, has explored education inequity through coursework, weekly community service, a study-abroad program, and a summer fellowship.
October 14, 2016
Keeping Data Secure
Computer science research lab explores issues of data security
Professor Doug Szajda and his students are working to protect databases from breaches
September 20, 2016
Marcin Jerzewski, '18
Political science major makes global connections through research
Marcin Jerzewski studied China’s economic impact in Chile and Argentina.
Luis Parrales, '18
Bonner Scholar advocates for public transit
Luis Parrales interned for RVA Rapid Transit, a public transportation advocacy group.
September 19, 2016
Missy Schrott, '17
English and journalism major gains real-world writing experience
Missy Schrott wrote about cultural events in Pittsburgh
Katherine Malanoski, '17
Theatre major spends a summer working as a puppeteer
Katherine Malanoski interned for D.C.-based Blue Sky Puppet Theater
Shira Smillie, '18
American studies major seeks to understand public housing issues
Shira Smillie studied the experience of black renters in Harlem in the 1950s.
September 1, 2016
Carly Sibilia, '17
Senior learns the inner workings of wildlife conservation through an internship with Conserve Wildlife Foundation
Driving along the Jersey shore, Carly Sibilia, '17, searches for northern diamondback terrapins. With each one she measures and tags, she hopes to get one step closer to protecting the health of the turtle population for years to come.
June 28, 2016
Jenci Hawthorne, '17 and Amy Li, '17
Biology majors prepare for medical school through research
Members of Dr. Omar Quintero’s lab research the role of a motor protein in neuron development.