WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Balmer ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Balmer ’15

After sitting in on sessions of Veteran’s Court during a summer internship, the political science major wanted to explore “specialty courts” further in her senior thesis.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Charlotte Lellman ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Charlotte Lellman ’15

The archival research she did for her thesis on policing prostitution in 18th-century Paris helped convince the French major that her future is in archival studies or library science.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Colleen Cumberpatch ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Colleen Cumberpatch ’15

The psychology major integrated all of her areas of study—including her minors in educational studies and child and family studies as well as her concentration in peace, justice, and human rights—in her senior thesis.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Erin Berlew ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Erin Berlew ’15

Working in the lab of Assistant Professor Lou Charkoudian ’03, the chemistry major helped create a type II polyketide catalog, which identified 78 polyketides of known producing sequence and structure and indexed key pieces of information about each of these molecules.