AYS Recognizes Top Student Research Projects
The Public Service & Research End Event took place on May 1, 2012 and awarded top honors to ten students who demonstrated outstanding scholarship and public service during the 2011-12 academic year. The End Event is a festive occasion for AYS undergraduate and graduate students to showcase the work that they pursue in their internships, capstones, course work, independent research and student activities. AYS faculty, students, external clients and prospective students attended the event, which highlighted the challenging and important work that Andrew Young School students perform in service to public, nonprofit organizations and the academic community.
The winners (1) and runners up (2) in each category were:
1) “The Truancy Intervention Project” by Anna Jones (PMAP), Delana Mendes (CJ) and Jarian Wade (PMAP)
2) “Which Georgia Cities Are Most Prepared for 2030” by Shine Cho, Teresa Taylor and Ren Yang (PMAP)
Internships & Service Learning
1) “Current Processes and Avenues for Improvement: Client Satisfaction and Program Outcomes for Our House” by Katie Crippen, Devika Kumar, Mary McCarthy, Rebecca Stoll and Laura Zimmerman (SW)
2) “Fresh Oasis” by Aundrea Bailey, Maxwell Bonnie and Lauren Lowery (PMAP)
1) “The Discovery Project” by Trace Taylor (CJ)
2) “An Examination of Universities’ Football Success and the Effect on Tuition Prices” by Maria Morales (Econ)
1) “Economic and Public Health Impact of 2007-2010 Tobacco Tax Increases in the Ukraine” by Michal Stoklosa (Econ)
2) “Caste, Efficiency and Fairness with Public Goods and Common Pool Resources” by Urmimala Sen (Econ)
Congratulations to these students and thanks to everyone who participated in the event!
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