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Princeton Mellon Initiative - " A Living Tradition in a Foreign Land: Integrating Japanese Gardens in the Postwar American Landscape"

While prevailing academic discourse often interprets Japanese gardens primarily through an aesthetic lens, emphasizing their unchanging tradition and perceived cultural authenticity, this…

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Council of the Humanities "Severe Brain Injury, Neuroethics, and Disability Rights: Why the Sciences and Humanities must be in Conversation"

Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness heighten the possibility of recovery but also raise value questions that require more than scientific expertise. To address the…

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Between National Politics and International Intellectual Influences: Development of Nanjing University Chemistry & Physics Departments, 1902-1937, Julia Zhou, UG '24 (2269588)

Close inspection of Nanjing’s University charter and administrative-level official documents reveals the deep, early influences of Japanese education models on the structure of the Physics and…

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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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SlaveVoyages: Graphing the Frequency of Voyages from Origin Ports of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Over Time, Moses Abrahamson, UG '25 (2770718)

My project plots slave voyage data from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Specifically, it compares the top five origin ports of the trade in terms of frequency of voyages embarking from these ports…

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Trenton's Stacy Park - From Urban Renewal to Community Reinvestment; Austin J. Edwards, Esq., GS (4088143)

Once a beautiful green park space connecting Trenton residents to the Delaware River, former Stacy Park became a six-lane highway during the 1960’s period of “urban renewal” even…

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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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Culinary Trends throughout History in NYC, Tenzing Sherpa, UG '26 (4060710)

Explore the fascinating world of historical culinary trends with this engaging video that delves into the New York Public Library's What's on the Menu Database. The video highlights key…

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The Cultural Value of Olive Oil, Grace Zhuang, UG '23 (2267383)

A qualitative analysis of rural development programs in Spain and Italy. I highlight my senior thesis research in this video, where I talk about a policy paper that I wrote for the Public and…

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Is Telomerase The Kryptonite of Human Cytomegalovirus?, Chloe Cavanaugh, GS (2264575)

Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) remains highly prevalent and can cause severe disease in immunocompromised hosts. Congenital infection is a leading cause of congenital neurologic defects. There is no…

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The Evolution of Cooperation in Everyday Trade in Ancient Pompeii and Viking Age Scandinavia, Megan Specht, UG '23 (2272281)

Many researchers have used models and equations to explain how human cooperation evolved. The current research shows that these cooperative behaviors can only spread throughout a population when…

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Sharps Containers are Red, Tourniquets are Blue: Harm Reduction’s Abridged History and an Ethnography of Contemporary Programs, Chloe Fox-Gitomer, UG (2264839)

This project is about harm reduction, a practice invented to help people who use drugs (PWUDs) use them more safely, as well as live healthier, happier lives. Things PWUDs need are identified…

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Gendered Topics: Boyhood and Girlhood in a Century of (Cotsen) Children’s Literature, AnneMarie Caballero, UG '23 (2262314)

In order to examine themes across a century of children’s literature, the Cotsen Children’s Literature (CCL) dataset was curated for this project based on the nineteenth-century catalogue…

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What Seems to be the Problem? Stigmatizing Language in Patient Medical Notes, Abinitha Gourabathina, UG '23 (2262024)

Stigmatizing language in medical notes can prevent a patient from acquiring proper treatment. Reading medical notes containing biased language can influence subsequent clinicians’ perception of…

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Homegrown Terror: ISIS and ISIL Recruitment of US Citizens and Residents, Caroline Schuckel, UG '25 (2770268)

My research examines the Recruitment of U.S Citizens and Residents and examines and explains the threat this poses to National and International Security. Beginning in 2010 ISIS and ISIL began…

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