Newcomb Scholars Class of 2017
Samantha Adams, Chemical Engineering, Exploring oil spill bioremediation techniques through the use of organic nano particles as dispersant systems, Modifying nano-liposomes particles as an alternate form of drug delivery systems, Studying drug delivery techniques as it pertain to pharmaceutical development
Ashley Beggin, Psychology and Spanish minor, Investigating the relationship between previously or concurrently diagnosed psychiatric disorders and addictive behaviors in adolescents.
Madeleine Bell, Marketing and Environmental Studies, Gender differences in the psychology of marketing strategies regarding fitness supplements and nutritional aids.
Kamaria Brisco, Public Health and Gender and Sexuality Studies, Analyzing the lack of vaccinations in Sub-Saharan Africa and its global effects.
Adel Broussard, Physics, Studying the foundational concepts of theoretical astrophysics.
Audrey Davis, Sociology and Spanish, Researching the personality traits of women in power.
Hannah Dean, Latin American Studies and Political Science, Spanish minor, National immigration reform and its effects on Latino immigrants, Public education reform in New Orleans, U.S.-Cuban relations.
Laura Edington, Economics, Computer Science, Analyzing the relationship between economic status and access to education.
Layla Entrikin, Public Health and Urban Studies, Analyzing the connection between overall health and ones physical environment.
Jolene George, Political Science and Philosophy, Analyzing the causes of wealth inequality and its effects on freedom and equality of opportunity.
Abby Jones, History, the politics of memory in controversial sites of public history.
Meredith McInturff, Public Health and Spanish, Analyzing successful health outreach programs that have changed the overall health or well-being of underprivileged communities.
Taylor McMahon, Linguistics and Political Science, Examining the effect of language on sociology and women’s issues.
Kelsey Reynolds, Undecided and African and African Diaspora Studies
Emma Saltzberg, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Spanish, Animal behavior.
Manali Souda, International Relations and Latin American Studies with an English minor; differences in the culture of achievement for women in the US and Brazil, especially as relating to public fields such as politics.
Mikayla Stern-Ellis, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Anthropology, The Effect of Orangutan Conservation Education on Conscious Palm Oil Consumption.
Mia Tucker, International Relations and French, Analyzing international, national, and grassroots aid organizations to evaluate the effectiveness of each and how increased collaboration amongst support groups can improve aid efforts towards a common goal.
Lilith Winkler-Schor, SSocial Policy, Political Science, Studio Art and Social Innovation, Examining the effect of poverty on reentry for ex-offenders, and best practices to reduce recidivism.
Anne Wolff, Public Health, and Mathematics, The reintegration of children diagnosed with autism into New Orleans public schools through biomedical engineering advances.