2019-2020 Library Research Scholars & Adobe Scholars

2019-2020 Library Research Scholars

  • Christina Jayaraj
    Year: Junior
    Major: Biochemistry
    Mentor: Vera Spika

    Project: Creation of a scholarly poster and presentation on the state of healthcare insurance, augmented by interviews with physicians and consumers, if time permits.

  • Tafui Leggard
    Year: Sophomore
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Mentor: Lauren Fralinger

    Project: Oral history project focused on the impact of Venezuelan migration on Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Brandon Rojas
    Year: Junior
    Major: Architectural Engineering
    Mentor: James Sobczak

    Project: Story map of the changing architecture in Havana between 1954 and 1960.

    News@TheU article about Brandon’s Project: How did the 1959 Cuban Revolution change the character of Havana?

2019-2020 Adobe Scholars

  • Noor Khaled
    Year: Junior
    Major: International Studies
    Mentors: Shatha Baydoun & Vanessa Rodriguez

    Project: Video and scholarly paper on the uses of the First Amendment on college campuses, augmented with oral histories, if time permits.

  • Nhadya Lawes
    Year: Sophmore
    Major: English
    Mentors: Roxane Pickens & Vanessa Rodriguez

    Project: Film project and digital collection focused on media narratives of Blackness and what informs self-perceptions of Blackness in the United States.

    News@TheU article about Nhadya Lawes: Uplifting Black voices

    Nhadya Lawes won the 2021-2022 Nancy T. Clasby Award.

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