After she completed an internship with HarperCollins last summer, senior English major Hannah Robinson discovered she wanted to make a career of publishing. Her Founders' Day presentation will focus on motherhood in dystopian literature.
Jane Schumacher, a nursing and Spanish double major, plans to begin work at Randall Children's Hospital, where she did clinicals for nursing school. For her Founders' Day project, she researched the problems that disadvantaged adolescent girls face in obtaining the HPV vaccine.
Junior Brett Bankson's two passions, language and psychology, intersect in the project he will present at Founders' Day. The research explores the interplay between spoken language and gestures in human communication.
After spending a summer doing research in UP's "Crab Lab," senior Tai White-Toney's passion for all forms of life, from mosses to mollusks, has exploded. She plans to make a career out of researching mollusks.