Thanks to All, and Congratulations to our Student Winners

April 25th, 2014 by Sarah Laleman Ward

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Library Day 2014 has come and gone. Thanks to all who attended, signed books, presented, received awards, and generally supported our efforts for Library Day 2014. For additional photos from Library Day 2014, visit this link: Library Day 2014 on Flickr

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We’d like to congratulate the winners of our two student competitions: The LeClerc Best Research Papers and the Charlotte Katz Millenson Book Review Award.

21st Annual LeClerc Best Research Papers competition

100-level undergraduate papers:

First Place Student & Paper:

Danielle St. Ramy, “Bernini’s Passion and Vitality:  Giving Life to Stone”

Instructor:  Prof. Sean Molloy

Course:  English 120

Second Place Student & Paper:

Andy Jin, “The Ironic Ostracism of the American Gambler in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

Instructor:  Prof. Bernadette McCauley

Course:  History 151

200-level and other undergraduate:

First Place Student & Paper:

Ahmed Shaaban, “Proportional Representation and Voter Turnout in Electoral Democracies”

Instructor:  Prof. Charles Tien

Course: Political Science 206

Second Place Student & Paper:

Kaitlyn O’Hagan, “Ellen White’s Benevolent Millennialism”

Instructor:  Prof. Bernadette McCauley

Course:  CUNY Macaulay Honors College Honors Thesis

Graduate level:

First Place Student & Paper

Sean Singh, “Interaction of Drosophila melanogaster Embryonic Musculature and Nervous System”

Instructor:  Prof. Diana Bratu

Course:  Biology 770

Second Place Student & Paper: 

Christopher Chilton, “The Far-Shining View:  The Orpheus Figure and Transcendent Marriage in Margaret Fuller’s ‘The Great Lawsuit’”

Instructor:  Prof. Kelvin Black

Course:  English 765

 

Charlotte Katz Millenson Book Review Contest Award

First Place, Undergraduate Division:

Jamaine King, review of Martin Eden by Jack London

Second Place, Undergraduate Division:

Bettina Mangiaracina, review of Assata: An Autobiography

First Place, Graduate Division:

Luis Gomez, “Gone With the Wind: A Guide to Today’s World” about Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Second Place, Graduate Division:

Gabrielle Lamake, “Plane Rides and a Yellow-Stained Book” about Living, Loving, and Learning by Leo Buscaglia

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