Stories in Topic: Undergraduate Research

  • 07.26.12 - Unusual Opportunities Lead Students in Unexpected Directions
    Tyler Burks '12
  • 07.12.12 - The 1754 Excise on Spirituous Liquors
    Taxes, Political Rhetoric, and the English Concept of Liberty in Eighteenth-Century Colonial Massachusetts Political ideology in colonial America was based on the view that liberty was in a constant struggle with tyranny. Colonists feared that tyrannical government could subvert their personal rights and liberties through corruption, repression, and impoverishment through taxation.
  • 06.07.12 - Summer Research Award Aids in Archaeological Study of Cheese
    Hillary Christopher received a SURF award from the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research.
  • 05.31.12 - A Community Approach: Improving the Health and Wellness of People with Learning Disabilities
    This piece was originally published in Inquiry Journal, an online, multi-disciplinary undergraduate research journal that features first-person accounts of undergraduate research done for a course or project under the direction of one or more faculty mentors. The following was written by Kristen Manning, who spent the summer of 2011 Northern Ireland discovering new ideas and treatments for learning disabilities. Manning recently graduated with a degree in nursing.
  • 05.24.12 - Hamanasi Eco-Resort: Examining the Profit, Planet, and People Bottom Lines of Sustainability
    This piece was originally published in Inquiry Journal, an online, multi-disciplinary undergraduate research journal that features first-person accounts of undergraduate research done for a course or project under the direction of one or more faculty mentors. The following was written by Kate Early, who spent nine weeks at Hamanasi, a resort in a rural fishing village in Belize. Early, from Corning, New York, is a fifth-year senior, studying Hospitality Management.