We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award (URA) winners have been selected by our panel of judges.
Prizes will be awarded to the following students:
Hannah Conway —“Behind the Lens of the Civil Rights Movement: The Power of Photography to Both Reveal and Conceal″ Faculty sponsor: Carol Anderson
Samantha Keng —“Model Minority Awakenings: Vincent Chin, Asian America’s Emmett Till” Faculty sponsor: Carol Anderson
Zixuan (Armstrong) Li —“Doner Kebab: Symbol of German Multiculturalism in the Turkish Immigration Question” Faculty sponsor: Astrid M. Eckert
Each winning entry will receive a prize of $500, supported by the Elizabeth Long Atwood Fund.
The judges also selected one project for an Honorable Mention:
Emily Moore —“A Casket Full of Precious Memoirs”: The Town of Washington’s Conception of Its Own History” (Chapter 3 of Honors Thesis: “Strange Histories”: A Cultural History of the Legend of Lost Confederate Gold in Washington, Georgia) Faculty sponsor: Leslie Harris
For additional information about this year’s Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award recipients, see the Spring 2016 issue of the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal (EURJ), p. 66-69.
The awards will be presented at the All-College Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 20 at the Dobbs University Center. The winners will share their work with the Emory community via poster presentations from 3 to 6 p.m.
Please come out and support these students!
Many thanks to this year’s Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Panel of Judges:
Christopher Beck, Biology, Gabrielle Dudley, Rose Library, Melissa Hackman, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Katie Rawson, Woodruff Library, & Sheila Tefft, Interdisciplinary Studies
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