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.
After she finishes her six-week ecological field and lab work at the Toolik Lake field station in Alaska, Alana Thurston ‘16 will become a laboratory and field technician at Drexel University’s Patrick Center for Environmental Research.
The political science major researched radicalization, trying to understand why individuals join groups like ISIS.