Second annual student scholarship celebration
Norwich University's student scholarship celebration kicked off with an opening reception in Milano Ballroom on April 26. The event featured an impressive display of scholarly works by eighty Norwich students as well as announcements of this year's summer research fellowship recipients and Library Paper Prize winners.
Professor Dave Westerman, Dana professor of geology and coordinator of student research, organized the event for the second year in a row. In his welcoming remarks,
Westerman congratulated all of this year's participants and noted the increase in the number and amount of research fellowships awarded this year -- more than double from last year.
"Last year, we funded nine students and three faculty with a budget of $15,000 from Norwich and $20,000 from outside sources. This year's totals were twenty-three students and thirteen faculty with a budget of $18,300 from Norwich and $53,000 from outside sources."
Professor Bob Goodrich, chair of the faculty library committee, presented this year's Library Paper Prize to two students: biology major Barbara Mooney for her paper titled "T Bacteriophage Dda Helicase"; and history major Robin Roberts for her paper, "Belisarious: Loyal to the End." Each winner received a $350 honorarium.
Westerman then announced the recipients of this year's Summer Research Fellowships. The following is a listing of the students, their research projects, and their faculty sponsors.
Each fellowship includes a $3,000 stipend and on-campus housing. The students, who will devote a minimum of ten weeks to their projects, are expected to submit a report of activities to the coordinator and participate in the Student Research Lecture Series in the fall.
The scholarship celebration continued with special presentations throughout the week in various disciplines across the curriculum.
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