Center for International Education
December 2006

IA seniors take seven awards at 2006 Undergraduate Research Conference


IA Seniors at Graduation
IA Class of 2006 sporting their graduation sashes.

Graduating International Affairs (IA) dual majors won seven of the $500 cash prizes at the university-wide Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) last spring. Students enrolled in the IA program's senior capstone course are required to give an oral presentation of their class research project at the annual conference held each year at the end of April.

Students winning awards for their presentations were Michelle Giguere, IA and English for The Censorship has Sailed: Spanish Media and Democracy; Courtney Hazleton, IA and Anthropology, The Preservation of Tradition in an Increasingly Globalized World; Andre Hoehl, IA and Political Science, Integration and Cultural Tension in the German Turkish Community; Nora Larkin, IA and German, Changing Ethnic Identities in Post-National Germany: A Study of Turkish-German Literature, Politics and Society; Matthew Reno, IA and Business Administration, Regional Stagnation: The Undermodernization of Southern Spain; Alice Sheehan, IA and Economics, CAFTA: An Intelligent Choice? and Nathan Smith, IA and Political Science, When Do Terrorists Attack?


Kristen Fitzpatrick Jonathan Van Arsdell
Kristen Fitzpatick and friend at IAgraduation luncheon. Jonathan Van Arsdell.
Nathan Smith Alice Sheehan
Nathan Smith with parents at the URC. Alice Sheehan.