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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Scholars Program
in the Arts and Humanities
Hope College
Holland, MI 49422-9000

 

Mellon Scholars'
Grants & Conference Presentations

Class of 2015

2013 Mellon Graduates


The third class of Mellon Scholars represents the culmination of the first phase of the program. This year was the first time that the program was at full capacity. Now the program can benefit from students in all stages of their college careers.

 

National Celebration on Undergraduate Research

The National Celebration of Undergraduate Research represents the research performed by over 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States. There is a wide of array of research presented at the conference. From Computer Science to Political Science. From Accounting to Chemistry.

Read more about the National Celebration of Undergraduate Research here

Student Name Year Presentation Abstract
Courtney Schmidt 2013 Cultural Factors Exacerbating the Tragedy of Maternal Health in Zambia

 

Michigan Academy of Science and Letters

From the MASL Website:

"The Michigan Academy of Science was founded by a small group of scientists from the public universities and private colleges of Michigan. The organization met yearly in Lansing, East Lansing, or Ann Arbor, with the stated purpose of reading and discussing scientific papers and "to forward the scientific [study of the] resources of the state."

Student Name Year Presentation Abstract
Allyson Hoffman 2013

The Inadequacy of AP English Literature and Composition Exams as Substitutes for College Writing Courses

In Hyuk Hwang 2013

Psychological perspective on analysis of consequentialism.

Megan Stevens 2013 The Quiet Feminist: Feminist Themes in the Works of Erma Bombeck

 

Celebration of Undergraduate Research

Hope College's national reputation stems from its undergraduate research opportunities. The Research Celebration is a means to showcase the original and creative student work from the previous year. Those who visit see the importance of hands-on experiences in a liberal arts setting.

Read more about the Celebration of Undergraduate Research here

Student Name Year Presentation Abstract
Dorothy Dickinson 2013

What is Solitude for in these Postmodern Times?

Allyson Hoffman 2013

The Inadequacy of AP English Literature and Composition Exams as Substitutes for College Writing Courses

In Hyuk Hwang 2013

Acoustic Features of Cultural Attitude

Mary Kate Hart 2013

Rape and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone

Amanda Long 2013

The American Woman in Godey's Lady's Book

Katherine Sauer 2013 Student Literary Magazines Face and Embrace the Digital Reality
Courtney Schmidt 2013 Cultural Factors Exacerbating the Tragedy of Maternal Health in Zambia
Alicia Schubert 2013 Save the Indian, Save the (Wo)man: The Boarding School Poetry of Elsie Fuller, Maude Cooke, and Agnes Hatch
Katelyn Szmurlo 2013

Feminist Perspectives of the Eames Legacy

Megan Stevens 2013 The Quiet Feminist: Feminist Themes in the Works of Erma Bombeck
Lindsay Timmerman 2013

Campus Christians: A Candid Expose

Mary Elizabeth Winther 2013

His Skin was Pale and His Eye was Odd: The Dynamic Visual History of Sweeney Todd