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Ignacio’s undergraduate research thesis examines the effect of technology on organizational communication.
“It’s an amazing feeling standing in front of a room of people and sharing your work.”
Jacob’s undergraduate research project related the persuasive techniques of Lyndon B. Johnson to the communication of contemporary business leaders.
“What I’ve found is that professors absolutely love to see students approach these kinds of questions on their own.”
Jennifer became involved in undergraduate research by studying disease risk and diet among firefighters.
“If you are thinking about research, try it. You will know if you like it or not by doing it.”
Jessica traveled to Pisa, Italy, to conduct art historical undergraduate research on the city’s medieval baptistery.
“Most of my project uses photographs and primary sources that I collected myself.”
Julie’s undergraduate research topic is the manuscript illuminations of Dante’s Inferno.
“I wanted to pursue an undergraduate research project because I saw it as a way to explore my interests and develop research and writing skills along the way.”
In one of her undergraduate research projects, Juliette analyzed digital archives of jokes from World War II to better understand public sentiment.
“Research is for everyone as long as you’re interested in what you’re doing.”