Center for International Education
Fall 2010

2010 UNH Research Conference: 30% of awards went to IA majors

Over 900 students participated in the 2010 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference and, as in past years, the event was a huge success. And once again, the dual majors in international affairs (IA) accounted for a large share of the Awards of Excellence. Of the 44 cash awards presented, 13 went to IA students. Recipients and their research project titles are as follows:

L. to r: IA 2010 classmates Wegene Wells-Bogue and Patrick Cambiasso-Helfer wearing their study abroad/research sashes for  Ethiopia and Spain, respectively. Both received Excellence Awards for their presentations at the 2010 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference in April.
L. to r:  IA 2010 classmates Wegene Wells-Bogue and Patrick Cambiasso-Helfer wearing their study abroad/research sashes for Ethiopia and Spain, respectively. Both received Excellence Awards for their presentations at the 2010 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference in April.

Elizabeth Aleo ’10, IA/Psychology, From Tradition to Trans ition: Spain’s Relationship with the Catholic Church

Patrick Cambiasso-Helfer ’10, IA/Business Administration, A History of Angel Groups and Their Impact on European Public Policy

Patricia Donahoe ’13, IA/Political Science, American Missionary Involvement in China

Bridget Farmer ’10, IA/Political Science, French Xenophobia Towards Muslims

Kristin Keohan ’10, IA/Math/Spanish, Development and Neoliberalism in Nicaragua

John Lennon ’11, IA/Spanish/Asian Studies, China’s Reasoning for Joining the Korean War

Maureen McHugh ’10, IA/Civil Engineering, Infrastructure Differences Between Spain and the United States

Kayla Timmons ’10, IA/Communication/Linguistics, Intersexuality in Women’s Sports: The Case of Caster Semenya

Danielle Vasan ’10, IA/Communication, Spain and the Bologna Plan: A Modern Day Controversy

Brittany Weaver ’10, IA/Political Science, Italy in Debt

Sophia Weeks ’10, IA/Political Science, Defining Democracy: Is Cuba a Contender?

Wegene Wells-Bogue, IA/Political Science, The State of Ethnic Federalism in Ethiopia

Megan Wengrove, IA/Civil Engineering, Upstream to Downstream: Water Quality in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico


View complete list of the 2010 URC awards here.