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Uncovering the Allure of the Young Adult Novel, Louisa Sarofim, UG (2766680)

My presentation uses natural language processing tools to analyze 10,000 lines of reviews of young adult novels from Goodreads. With this method, I hope to gain further insight into why people enjoy…

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Are Asian Americans People of Color? Reimagining Asian American Ethnic Identity and Forging Cross-Racial Solidarity with Black Americans, Zi Liu, UG '24 (2280004)

Are Asian Americans people of color? At the outset of his most famous 1903 essay, W.E.B. Du Bois writes: “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” But in…

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Shouts & Murmurs: A Gendered Study of Sonic Suspensions in the 19th Century Novel, Clara McWeeny, UG '25 (2770242)

When considering moments of auditory focus in the 19th century novel, rarely does one stop to consider the sonic attention paid to instances of direct speech. Readers instead find their preoccupation…

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ADAMANDI: A Dark Academia Horror Musical, Mel Hornyak, UG '23 and Elliot Lee, UG '23 (2264585)

Adamandi: A Latin verb that can mean 'of loving,' but also 'of coveting' and 'of obsessing.' Academia is defined by blurring the boundaries between these concepts, and…

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Remembering Ice: A Photographic Journey through Southern Patagonia’s Vanishing Glaciers, Will Hartman, UG '25, Jack Green, UG '24, Michael Salama, UG '24, Byron Zhang UG '23 (2768711)

The Southern Patagonian Ice Field (SPIF) in Argentina and Chile is the second-largest extrapolar ice field in the world and a critical region for understanding the impacts of climate change on alpine…

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The Development of a Convolutional Neural Network for the Classification of Drum Sounds, Louis Larsen, UG (2270432)

Music is a universal language, and people can easily decipher between many different types of instruments. While recent developments in machine learning have allowed computers to distinguish between…

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"You are My 'Treaty of Nanjing,' The Beginning of My Fall": A Cultural Analysis of Contemporary China's Obsession with "Little Fresh Meat" 小鲜肉, Anne Wen, UG '23 (2985594)

In the thesis, I argue that xiao xian rou 小鲜肉 pushes back against the state-sanctioned ideals to look masculine, and the role of effeminate men in modern Chinese television uplifts women. Given the…

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Fashioning New Worlds: Weaving Alternate Futures through Fashion Technology and Black Ingenuity, Payton Croskey, UG '23 (2276153)

Plant-based fabric for waste-free living, digital fashion for a virtual existence and 3D-printed gills for a submerged aquatic society are all futures proposed by today’s fashion-tech…

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The Frosh Survey, Samuel Kagan, UG '24, Elaine Huang, UG '25, Annie Rupertus, UG '25, and Charlie Roth, UG '25 (2986863)

The Daily Princetonian's Frosh Survey is a far-reaching census of Princeton's incoming first-year class, founded in-part by this research team. Each year, The Daily Princetonian sends out a…

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Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Lennard-Jones Potential, Hans Watanabe, UG '26 (3993975)

I have been coding this Java program for the past month with the guidance of Yury Polyachenko, a PhD student at the Jacobs lab specializing in molecular dynamics. The program simulates a box of atoms…

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From Bach to The Beatles: Blackbird’s Transformation, Joyce Wei-Jo Chen, GS (2924225)

Released in 1968, “Blackbird” by the Beatles was composed as a response to rising racial tensions in the United States—Blackbird should serve as “a metaphor for the black…

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Who Are You Singing About?: Key Names, and Gendered Terms in Popular Music, Joseph Himmelfarb, UG '24 and Zoe Montague, UG '24 (2269124)

In our project, we explore the “hottest names in music.” That is, not the artists with the largest number of hits, but the names most frequently referenced in song lyrics. We examine both…

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A Tale of Two Snakes: Degei and Kaliya, Ipsita Dey, GS (2267861)

This project explores the parallel narratives of Degei, the Fijian Creator God, and Kaliya, a Hindu Cosmic Being. Both Degei and Kaliya are mythological snakes living in the Nakauvadra Mountains of…

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