When I received the email inviting me to apply to become a Monroe Scholar, I was excited about all of the areas of inquiry into which I could delve. I chose climate change because it impacts – and is affected by – the other major challenges faced by society. I had not yet crystallized my [...]
After finally wrapping up the analysis of the US and China teachers’ interviews, I now have a much better understanding of what I know and what I still don’t know. The interviews yielded some very interesting similarities and dissimilarities between the two countries’ teachers. I’ve tried to explain some of this in the context of [...]
The end of my summer was spent writing and editing my paper on the characterization of Tweety genes during embryonic development. Writing a scientific paper that will be submitted to an academic journal is extremely lengthy process. Not only did I need to concisely present all of the data that I had collected for my [...]
Follow this summer’s projects through recent posts or read about previous projects (2010-1013) in the archives.
Over the course of the summer these students will blog about their research, sharing the highs and lows of designing, researching, and carrying out an independent scholarly project with each other and the world.
This summer Upperclass Monroe Scholars at the College of William and Mary will spend seven weeks working on research projects across a variety of disciplines.