Recent Award Winners

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Olivia Chang, “More Than Just How Women Feel About Their Appearance: Contingencies of Self-Worth as Mediators of the Association Between Global Self-Esteem and Eating Disturbances in Female College Students.” Outstanding First-Year Research Project Award.

Jesse Blumberg, Jack Mahon, and Hannah Thoms, “Detroit Under Fire: Police Violence, Crime Politics, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Civil Rights Era.” Maize Award for Single-Term Projects, first place.

Karis Blaker, “Sojourner Truth and Her Contemporary Media: Reports of Truth’s Identity, Intelligence, and Eloquence.” Maize Award for Single-Term Projects, second place.

Stephanie Robinson, “Assessing Compositional Changes of Northern Michigan Forests since the 19th Century.” Maize Award for Single-Term Projects, third place.

Jack Wroldsen, “The Price of Aesthetics: Amassing Wealth in Japan’s Imperial Court.” Maize Award for Single-Term Projects, global award.

Bashair Pasha, “Representation Matters: Entertainment Portrayals as Indirect Identity Threats in Muslim College Students.” Blue Award for Multi-Term Projects, first place.

Evelyn Ji Yun Kim, “The Future of Democracy: Perception of Corruption and Youth Participation.” Blue Award for Multi-Term Projects, second place.

Kelly Kendro, “The Lasting Effects of Language Acquisition: Testing Cognitive Abilities after L2 Attrition.” Blue Award for Multi-Term Projects, third place.

Olivia Perfetti, “Prioritizing Open Space for Residential Access and Stormwater Management in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.” Blue Award for Multi-Term Projects, global award.

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