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December 9, 2015
Sam Bell, '17
Junior's research project will leave you wondering: what's a religious studies major doing working on a math project?
As a religious studies major, one would assume Sam Bell's research had some connection to the field. Instead, he spent his summer studying ESB construction of bent functions in conjunction with math professor James Davis.
Aisha Farooq, '17
Junior explores the juvenile court system through summer internship
An SSIR and an internship funded by a Civic Fellowship set student on a path toward helping those who are vulnerable.
December 7, 2015
Andrew Talbot, '15
Bonner Scholar reflects on the power and importance of listening to others' stories
Listening deeply to the stories others tell can have powerful consequences for how we live our lives.
Christian Voto, '16
Pre-med and business student helps coordinate first government-approved drone delivery of medication
Pre-med and business student helps coordinate first government-approved drone delivery of medication during a rural health clinic.
Sugandh and Surabhi Gupta, '16
A change in major opens a world of possibilities
Seniors choose a major in classics to pursue their love of languages
December 3, 2015
The Science of Changing Lives
Lexi Caldwell, '16, connects science to personal experience through summer work with Genetic Alliance
“When people see that they are not alone, and are part of a community, people engage in a way that wouldn’t have otherwise been possible. It brings people together.”
November 30, 2015
Lauren Taflinger, '15
Bonner Scholar connects the South's racially charged history with service and coursework
For Bonner Scholar Lauren Taflinger, ’15, history is as much about how we live our lives now as it is about the past.
Cassandra Ceballos, '17
Junior combines passion for social justice with focus on food systems
Being the only full-time intern at a grassroots organization offered Cassandra Ceballos, ’17, a growing number of opportunities.
November 24, 2015
Do bike-share programs reduce automobile pollution?
Tim Hamilton, assistant professor of economics, examines bike-sharing programs impact on traffic congestion and automobile pollution
One of economics professor Tim Hamilton’s interests is the environment. He has found the opportunity to spend his time researching issues that are of personal importance to him, while also being applicable to a larger audience.
November 23, 2015