Department: Research Archive


Piper Janoe '16: Refugee Stories

Issue: Spring 2015

The research of Piper Janoe is a pilot study aimed at discovering what it’s like to be a child refugee in the United States.

Katrina Rios '15: Improving Dialysis Experience

Issue: Spring 2015

Katrina Rios is conducting a pilot study on mental health improvements through activity-based learning in dialysis patients.

Ahmed Elsayyad '15: Rethinking Clinical Trials

Issue: Spring 2015

Ahmed Elsayyad is investigating the ethical implications of an alternative way to get consent for human subject research.

Helen Zhao '16: Vaccination Wars

Issue: Spring 2015

Helen Zhao is using philosophy to explore the controversial topic of vaccines.

William Cunningham '16 and Alexander Delavega '16: Rocket to the 14th Century

Issue: Spring 2015

Two physics majors are designing and reconstructing a Ming Dynasty rocket mentioned in 14th-century Chinese military treatises.

Arielle Kaden ’16: Saving the Shtetlach

Issue: Spring 2015

Arielle Kaden is researching the resurgence of Jewish life in Europe in the post-Holocaust era.

James Keiler '17: Unlocking Parkinson's Disease

Issue: Spring 2015

Neuroscience major James Keiler's lab is using gene knockout to try to isolate the protein responsible for the propagation of Parkinson’s disease.

Justin Falcone '15: Under the Volcano

Issue: Fall 2014

A summer spent in Sicily observing Mount Etna was the catalyst for Justin Falcone’s interest in how environmental forces impact the variable most associated with sustainable development.

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Maria Garcia '15: Back to the Garden

Issue: Fall 2014

international studies major Maria Garcia is studying how communities in Baltimore and Copenhagen work with—or change—their municipal policies to expand their access to land for sustainable projects.

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Victoria Huang '15: The Secret Life of Genes

Issue: Fall 2014

Victoria Huang's research is on a method of curative gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 3,600 male infants.