Abstract of The Invisible Scars of Racism


My name is Keaun Barrett and my study is titled: “The Invisible Scars of Racism: Understanding the effects of Overt and Covert Acts of Racism on African American Men at the College of William & Mary.”

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Abstract for Mobile Phones and Women’s Empowerment: A Field Experiment in Tanzania

I will be travelling to Tanzania this summer to work on the Center for African Development’s project, Mobile Phone Ownership and Women’s Empowerment. I will be working with Professor Philip Roessler, my fellow William & Mary student Catie Crowley, as well as students, faculty, and researchers at Brigham Young University and the Tanzanian research group REPOA. The goal of our project is as follows:

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Abstract: AidData Summer Fellow in Uganda

Hello to all!

My name is Bree Cattelino. I’m a rising senior here at the College studying Public Policy and with an interest in international development. My work over the summer will be as a part of the AidData Summer Fellows program in Kampala, Uganda. I have worked with AidData for a year and a half, and in that time have become extremely familiar with its geocoding methodology. My goal this summer will be, in part, to share this methodology with local organizations in Kampala to provide them the tools needed to advocate for more transparent aid and effective policy.

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Abstract: Glaser-Hay Bioconjugations with Unnatural Amino Acids

Hello everyone!

My name is Megha Vipani and I am a rising junior majoring in Chemistry.  I have been a member of Dr. Douglas Young’s biochemistry lab since the beginning of my sophomore year and I’m excited to continue my work over the summer! I will be focusing on the incorporation of unnatural amino acids into green fluorescent protein for bioconjugation via Glaser-Hay reactions.

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Abstract: Analyzing and Interpreting Sediment Samples from Maupiti, Central East Polynesia.

Maupiti is the smallest island in the Society Island archipelago in Central East Polynesia. The island was settled sometime between 900 AD and 1200 AD, however sites this age are hard to find as many are underwater due to the island subsiding, while others have been buried by sediment (Kahn et al 2015).

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