WHAT THEY LEARNED: Jen Reeve ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Jen Reeve ’14

Chemistry major Jen Reeve’s senior thesis (“Investigations Into The Fungal Degradation of Crude Oil”) was an outgrowth of the work that her advisor, Assistant Professor Helen White, is doing related to the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. But it was also...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

For his senior thesis (“Hiding the Heresy in Plain Sight: Adaptability, Hybridity & Identity in Seventeenth Century Peru”) history major Daniel Grabell examined the life of Guaman Poma, an Incan noble who in the early 1600s authored an unusual book, titled El...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

Chemistry major Avi Bregman picked up where his former classmate, Jennifer Whealdon ’13, left off in her research last year. His thesis, “Charge Transport Properties of Doped Nanographene Bowties,” expanded a project Whealdon previously worked on for her own thesis....
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

Russian and history double major Raymond DeLuca originally planned to write his senior thesis about a failed anarchist uprising against the Soviet government. But after researching an English version of the group’s daily newspaper, he discovered that a group of...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alexandra Wolkoff ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alexandra Wolkoff ’14

Alexandra Wolkoff’s senior thesis was a very personal project. A sociology major and education minor, Wolkoff started taking classes in the dance department at Bryn Mawr College during her freshman year and was so transformed by the experience that she sought to use...