Below are projects completed by members of the Class of 2019:

Ian Anderson – Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative alpha-Arylation

Megan Blackwell – Cognitive Reserve and Resilience in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Megan Brown – Forsaken: A Modern Retelling of the Medusa Myth

Aislinn Foutz – Parental and Peer Factors in Children’s Theory of Mind Development

Sara Fancisco – Diagnosed Mental Disorders and Perceptions of Culpability: A Comparison of Sentencing Selections Due to Diagnosis

Erin Hannon – Latin America’s Forgotten Revolutionaries: Women’s Roles in the Cuban and Nicaraguan Revolutions

Morgan Heckman and Nathan Price – Inter-Curricular Online S.T.E.M. Education in Virginia, grade 6

Anika Holzer – Reclaiming The Irish Landscape: Three Landscape Paintings from Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Matt Johnson – Kinetics studies of archaeal PurO and PurH2-related cyclohydrolases

Allison Kellam – The Effect of Transnational Migration on Traditional Family Structure in the Palauan Diaspora

Bailey Martin – “The life led by our savages is as follows”: An Examination of Jesuit-Illinois Relations in Illinois, 1673-1712

Will Osae – Characterization of adenosine deaminase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Nicole Sabilia – Business Ecology: The Environmental Considerations of Enterprises in South Western Virginia

Hannah Schneider – The “one life” that “rolls through all things”: Nature, Philosophy, and Perception in Spinoza, Coleridge, and Wordsworth

Leigh Snyder – Superheroes and Society

Sarah Waldinger – Greek Life and Substance Use

Noelle Warfford – Developing My Musical Style: (Choral) Composition with an Interdisciplinary Twist

Molly Zydel – Perceptions of Foster Care Youth’s Academic Identity: Comparing Reports from Foster Parents and Former Foster Care Youth