Honors students author manifesto
Fourteen students in the fall honors course, Introduction to Digital Humanities, taught by Stephanie Schlitz, associate professor of English, collaboratively authored a digital humanities manifesto, which was recently published on the Student Voices section of 4Humanities.
Students were Emily Arcuri, Grace Barry, Keenan Chesnick, Julia Fox, Sarah Gorr, Natalie Greenholt, Allison Huber, Erik Kile, Jordyn Koveleski, Amanda Machey, Katrina Merz, Kenneth Myers, John Shilpetski and Derek Weicht.
Anthropology student researchers on display
BU hosted the 25th annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Research in April 2011, featuring students from five state system schools presenting original research and special projects mentored by anthropology faculty. The conference, supported by College of Liberal Arts and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, featured more than 25 BU students.
Duo has research published
David Minderhout, retired professor of anthropology, and Jessica Dowsett, senior anthropology/French major, had an article accepted for publication for Practicing Anthropology, a publication of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
The article, "Our Stories, Our Future: The Oral History Project of the Eastern Delaware Nations," is based on the pair's research with members of the Eastern Delaware Nations.
Students showcase anthropology research
Anthropology students Matthew Roth and Shaina Rae recently presented their research at the 108th American Anthropological Association annual meetings in Philadelphia during the Presidential Session, "First Rites: Innovative Undergraduate Research in Anthropology."
Roth presented, "Anthropology of the New Millenium: An Assessment of Ends, Trends, and Beginnings Since 2000." Rae presented "Dungeons and Dragons and the People within the Subculture." Both students were mentored by Faith Warner, associate professor of Anthropology.
Physics team among national finalists
Eric Otruba, of Reading, and Tyler Latsha, of Northumberland, won a national undergraduate research poster competition following a 10-week summer research program at Brookhaven National Lab with Ju Xin, BU associate professor of physics.
As finalists, they advance to the Oak Ridge National Lab, Tenn., to compete with a dozen peers in the Brookhaven National Lab finals.
Students present sociological research in Texas
Sarah Burkhardt and Roxann Heath, social work and criminal justice students, presented research at the Southern Demographic Association Meeting, Galveston, Texas.
Burkhardt, presented, "Examining Public Opinions of Open Adoption by Gender," and Heath presented, "The impact of Childhood Poverty Later in Life," co-authored with Megumi Omori.