Research AT WABASH
Students from the Wabash Summer Institute in Mathematics have won "Outstanding Poster Award" distinction at the national Joint Mathematics Meetings three times in recent years.
Students from Modern Languages regularly present at the Butler Undergraduate Research Conference.
Students from Chemistry have traveled to present research at the American Chemical Society national meeting. And four chemistry majors traveled with Professor Scott Feller to the Biophysical Society in Baltimore.
Psychology Professor Neil Schmitzer-Torbert, working with a $270,000 National Institutes of Health grant, works with psych students on research on the effects of addictive drugs on the brain's memory systems (pictured at top).
Nine art students collaborated with Professor Elizabeth Morton to curate (and bring technology to) the Indianapolis Museum of Art's 2011 exhibit "Dynasty and Divinity." Professor Morton also collaborated with students Joe Reese and Aaron Cantu to make a documentary film about the life of the late African wood carver Lamidi Fakeye (photo left).
Chadwick Woods traveled to Prague with English Professor Agata Szczeszak-Brewer, where each presented papers at an international conference on James Joyce. Woods' trip was funded by the Undergraduate Research Committee..
Wabash theater students traveled with Professor Dwight Watson to perform readings from a play, Terra Nova, at the American Museum in New York City as part of the museum's celebration of the race to the south pole.
After interning with Chemistry Professor Ann Taylor following his freshman year, Edward Evans was one of 10 students (from a pool of 300) to gain entrance to the University of Arkansas' Research Experience for Undergraduates. In August he was named the winner of the Tony Jude Award for Outstanding Research.
For nearly three decades, Classics Professor Leslie Day took students with her to her archeological dig at Kavousi, Greece. That work has resulted in the publication of more than a half-dozen books and dozens of journal articles.
A $217,000 National Science Foundation grant allows Biology Professor Amanda Ingram to work with her students on research of chloridoid grasses. The grant provides funding for field and lab work here at Wabash, and also at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in California.
MAJORS, MINORS AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF STUDY
- ACCOUNTING (DUAL-DEGREE)
- COMPUTER SCIENCE (MINOR)
- EDUCATION STUDIES (MINOR)
- ENGINEERING (DUAL-DEGREE)
- GENDER STUDIES (MINOR)
- INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (MINOR)
- MODERN LANGUAGES
- MULTICULTURAL AMER. STUDIES (MINOR)
- PRE-MEDICINE (PRE-PROFESSIONAL)
- POLITICAL SCIENCE