Summer Research Grants
Eleven undergraduate students have been awarded University Scholars
Summer Funding Grants to pursue research in a variety of academic fields,
and five Benjamin Franklin Scholars have received BFS Summer Research Funding
for their independent research projects.
- Lucy MacGillis '00, Italian Inquiry II: studies in painting
in Montecasatello, Italy.
- Andrew March '00, directed readings in the history of political
- Beatrice Jauregui '00 and Tara McGuinness '00, Multiculturalism
and conflict in South Asia: an examination of spanning group boundaries
and negotiation personal identities.
- Tania Treis '01, Evolution of mutation rates: a proposal to
study changing mutation rates in experimental populations of Escherichia
- Eric Yecies '00, Prion genes in drosophila and the chaperones
that modulate them.
- Arey Weinstein '01, Toward a theory of language without formal
- Alex Marin-Spiotta '01, Social interactions and the significance
of play among cebus capuchin in the wild.
- Andrew Avarbock '01, Characterization of the Rel protein in
- Sofya Malamud '01, Building a corpus of spoken Russian.
- Neil Chatterjee '01, "Wired Awake" digital film.
Benjamin Franklin Scholars
- Asgeir Sigfusson '01, Role of smaller nations in international
- Lincoln Ellis '03, Volunteer dig staff at Chichen Itza.
- Nicholas McDermott '02, Growth economics: the effects of government
policies on the hidden economy--and the hidden economy's effects on the
growth of the economy as a whole.
- Corey Brooks '03, researching with Beth Wenger for her new book
on the invention of American Jewish heritage.
- Jasmine Park '01, Ariadne and Dorothea, a study of the debate
in 19th century British literature between narrative and representation.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 1, July 18, 2000
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