Throughout the course of this summer and into this fall, I had the chance to engage with data that I really felt was relevant to present day, and my generation in particular. Sociological Research in the form of “Bowling Alone” and other works really emphasizes the fear that the sense of community that Americans once [...]
Unfortunately, this post is coming later than I would have liked or intended – however the end of the summer brought challenges that I did not foresee. However, despite surgery, a lost SPSS license, and W&M orientation, my research was able to get back on track at the start of the school year! I spent [...]
Last week, I met with my advisor about my finished product—a research paper which turned out to be 44 pages, much longer than I had originally intended it to be. Discussing my paper, section by section, with my advisor gave me some invaluable insights on what I did well and what I could have improved [...]
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.