Undergraduate Research Symposium to include College Writing 1 students

The Office of Undergraduate Research sponsors the Undergraduate Research Symposium, which is a forum for students to present their research findings and a celebration of the diversity of research that takes place at Wash U. Student research essays from College Writing 1 feature amid impressive projects from across the disciplines. The event has included a keynote address, selected student talks, a poster session, and performances and demonstrations of projects.

Five students will present their College Writing 1 research at the Spring 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 1st from 4-7 p.m. in Olin Library.

The Research Symposium participants include:

Alisa Caccamo, “The University Features Gothic Collegiate Architecture and a Glass Ceiling”

Dani Figueiras, “Childhood Allergies: The Ongoing Skepticism Toward Alternative Medicine”

Margaret Hua, “A for Average? Going Down the Rabbit Hole of Grade Inflation”

Rachel Rothman, “Significance of the Feminization of Eating Disorders”

Sophie Watterson, “Adding Insecurity to Injury: Risk Factors for Disordered Eating Among Competitive Runners”