2007 University Co-Op George H. Mitchell Student Awards for Academic Excellence
Plan II Honors students awarded six of the nine Mitchell awards
Posted: May 2, 2007
Grand Prize Winner:
Christine Skelton, $20,000,
Plan II Honors, Classics and Geosciences,
Project title: "Methods of Using Phylogenetic Systematics to Reconstruct the History of the Linear B Script"
Supervising professors: Thomas G. Palaima, Classics and David Hillis, Integrative Biology
All five of the winners fo the Undergraduate Award for Academic Excellence at $2000 were Plan II Honors:
Matthew Bomberg, Plan II Honors and Civil Engineering
"Traveler Response to the 2005 Gas Price Spike"
Nominated by Professor Kara Kockelman
Jane Burson, Plan II Honors, Textiles and Apparel Design and Business
Nominated by Professor Ardis Rewarts
Lydia Eckhoff, Plan II Honors, French and Linguistics
"Language Use and Attitudes for Haitian Creole Speakers"
Nominated by Professor Carl Blyth
Josph Lin, Plan II Honors and Mechanical Engineering
"Of the Effects of User Experience in Customer Needs Analysis Tools and its Significance for the Product Redesign Process"
Nominated by Professor Carolyn Seepersad
Vijay Pattisapu, Plan II Honors, Asian Cultures and Languages
"Assembling Folk Language and Literature"
Nominated by Professor Samuel Baker