Classical languages major Paul Brucia Breitenfeld ’19 used the cultural allusions in a second-century North African Latin novel to understand the reach and oppression of the Roman empire.
In his thesis, the chemistry major explores potential cures for pancreatic cancer.
The biology major’s thesis examined a non-toxic method of controlling the population of the Drosophila suzukii, which pose a threat to the agricultural industry by attacking fruit at a much earlier stage than their standard fruit fly counterparts.
For her thesis, the English major examined the politics of race and trauma in Octavia Butler’s science-fiction novel Kindred.
Political science major and statistics, Chinese, and health studies minor Madeline Guth ’19 used her diverse set of tools to study the many ways that public policy can impact unintended pregnancy rates among low-income women.