After moving into their dorms, the Class of 2020 began their first-year experience with a five-day orientation program.
For his thesis, the chemistry major worked on a computational problem of a lab in Montreal, where he had previously conducted a summer research internship.
The political science major researched how bipartisan consensus on criminal justice reform changed from the 1994 Crime Bill to the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act.
The computer science major studied how machine learning models work by using a novel approach to determine which features of a data set are the most useful to the model.
The anthropology major, who minored in health studies and earned a concentration in Africana studies, researched Nigeria’s healthcare system and HIV programs for her senior thesis.
The biology majors collaborated on related senior thesis projects on the role of fruit fly genes in mosquito embryo development.
The economics major studied how Foreign Direct Investment inflows and privatization of enterprises in China affect the country’s innovation across industry sectors.
The sociology major and Chinese minor used her thesis on Asian American educational experiences to explore the intersection of her interests.
The computer science and chemistry double major continued work begun in the Dark Reactions Project, detailed in a recent cover story in Nature, for an interdisciplinary thesis.
The biology major is interning with Grassroot Soccer, a public health nonprofit promoting education about and prevention against HIV and AIDS.
The philosophy major’s thesis on moral value was inspired by the work of philosopher John McDowell.
The math major and captain of the baseball team combined his two passions for a thesis that used statistics to address how certain situations in a game are advantageous for pitchers.
Jeremy Steinberg ‘16 will spend a year teaching English to elementary school children in Beit She’an, Israel, as part of the Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship.
In July, Emily Berlin ‘16 started work as an allocation analyst for TJX’s Merchant Development program.
The anthropology major’s passion for reproductive justice and interest in oral history informed her thesis, which gathers stories from abortion care providers.
The English and psychology double major wrote two theses: one on The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy and another on cultural differences in social support.
The biology major ’16 will stay on campus in her new role as an admissions officer.
Inspired by a topic from her Superlab course, the chemistry major and environmental studies minor researched the long-term reservoirs of pesticide DDT—which has been banned for almost 50 years in the U.S.—in salt marsh sediment.