Developing and Understanding My Research Network

Through my research this summer I hope to learn more technical aspects of data coding and collection. Specifically, this summer I am working with my faculty mentor and research team to utilize a software called Dedoose to analyze interviews of alum from the Justice Scholars Program in hopes of finding key data that can lead…

Learning from Interdisciplinary Research

“Come up with a research proposal where everyone in the group can contribute a part of their expertise.” After hearing those words, my first thought was that was, quite simply, not possible. What topic could seven people studying seven completely different fields research together? How could we blend chemistry, biology, and math with political science,…

All Together Now: Cannon Crew

A major part of my initial interest in the Brackenridge program was the community it promised. An interdisciplinary group of bright undergraduates, with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all coming together to explore and share their individual interests. The level of curiosity and ambition I’ve seen these first few weeks has been motivating and inspiring, and…