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Fact vs. fiction

Posted in Academics & Research on July 22, 2014

A group of Summer Scholars ask: Is full employment really possible?

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Must-see TV

Posted in Academics & Research on July 11, 2014

One summer scholar is finding that M*A*S*H can teach us plenty about history and war — but there’s a lot to learn about gender roles, too. Take, for example, “Hot Lips” Houlihan …

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A detailed history

Posted in Academics & Research on August 12, 2013

Ellen Reid ’15 combines her love of art and French history to create a graphic novel that examines the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.

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Yes, another story about the Royal Baby …

Posted in Academics & Research on August 6, 2013

… but this is no fairy tale.

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What’s in a number?

Posted in Academics & Research on July 30, 2013

Al Weik ’14 has spent his summer counting and studying shells to show the impact humans have had on the natural world.

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Summer Scholars—All Year Long

Summer Scholars—all year long

Posted in Academics & Research on October 11, 2012

The Summer Scholars program is a four-season opportunity for students, but the fall is when we see the fruits of their research.

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Art Work

Art work

Posted in Academics & Research on November 21, 2011

Summer Scholars come together to show off their research in the fine arts.

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More Than Just Gossip

More than just gossip

Posted in Academics & Research on October 10, 2011

Alyssa Howard-Tripp ’13 makes a defense of the feminine voice in celebrity gossip, and its importance in our society.

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Designing History

Designing history

Posted in Academics & Research on September 28, 2011

Kaitlyn Grissom ’12 turns the Henrietta Marie, an English slave ship, into a shipwreck come to life.

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'Radio is dead!'

Radio is dead?

Posted in Academics & Research on September 21, 2011

Katie Woods ’13 considers the role of drama in radio programming, and how it’s more popular in the U.K. than the U.S.A.

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A Fall Harvest of Summer Research

A fall harvest of summer research

Posted in Academics & Research on September 16, 2011

After a summer of focused study, students display the fruits of their labor at the Summer Scholar poster sessions.

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Finding Community In Northern Ireland

Finding community amid conflict

Posted in Academics & Research on August 19, 2011

Meg Gaertner ’12 explores the means of sustainable peace and community-building in Northern Ireland

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Jordan Kurker-Mraz '14, advised by Tim Hofmeister, Classics

Getting lost in lost books

Posted in Academics & Research on August 17, 2011

Jordan Kurker-Mraz ’14 explores the discarded classics and why they should matter (or not) to our culture.

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I Want To Look American

‘I Want to Look American!’

Posted in Academics & Research on August 15, 2011

Summer scholar Rebecca Zhou ’13 looks at the American fashion industry’s future in China.

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No Lab Coat Required

No lab coat required!

Posted in Academics & Research on August 15, 2011

An introduction to TheDEN’s summer series on undergraduate research in the humanities.

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Creating Good Chemistry

Creating better chemistry

Posted in Academics & Research on March 2, 2011

Matt McErlean ’12 thought the organic chemistry lab procedure could be improved. So he did something about it—he rewrote it.

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Sculpting The Unseen

Sculpting the ‘Unseen’

Posted in Academics & Research on February 3, 2011

Using dreams as inspiration, Xiaoshi “Vivian” Qin ’12 relied on clay and glass to express her spirituality.

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Diving Into DNA Research

Diving into DNA research

Posted in Academics & Research on January 10, 2011

Two students have been looking under the hood for ways to repair DNA damage.

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Helping Refugees In Ohio

Making refugees feel at home

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2010

Erik Singh ’11 used his research project to learn about the challenges facing Somali refugees in Ohio.

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The brush strokes of reconciliation

Posted in Academics & Research on October 22, 2010

Political Science major Erin Saul ’11 uses her studio art background to delve deep into Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

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Making a Splash

Making a splash

Posted in Academics & Research on October 14, 2010

Biology majors Jennifer Clemmer ’11 and Eliza Miller ’11 go knee-deep into Denison’s ponds, looking for clues to understand the ecosystem’s delicate balance.

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Jazz, Man

Jazz, man

Posted in Academics & Research on September 24, 2010

Harry Brisson ’11 is majoring in econ and poly sci, but he spent his summer studying the evolution of the jazz sax.

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Rachel Mattingly '11 discusses her research at the recent summer scholars poster presentation.

Where ‘more’ isn’t always better

Posted in Academics & Research on September 15, 2010

Rachel Mattingly ’11 and the non-oxymoron of a Buddhist approach to economic development.

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Amber, Aliens, and the American Diaspora

Amber, aliens & the American diaspora

Posted in Academics & Research on September 10, 2010

Summer Scholars dish out their research in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.

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Summer Scholars Science Symposium

Blinding with science

Posted in Academics & Research on September 3, 2010

It was all about nucleotides, polymerases, and PR2 yesterday, as students showcased their summer research at the Science Scholars Research Symposium. Get yourself photoexcited by our Flickr slideshow!

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