Magellan Recipients & Projects

Andrew McInnis, Magellan Project.

Summer 2014 Magellan Recipients & Projects

Geary Award for Freshmen (Class of 2017)

Omashola Ekperigin: Taiwan. Diversity in Taiwan
Hannah Fortini: Greece. Mythology
Sydney Frank: Ecuador. A Look at Animal Behavior
Emilee Handyside: Costa Rica. A Study of Healthcare
Grace McCarthy: Australia. Effect of Climate Change on Different Ecosystems
Madison Nervig: Puerto Rico. Funding and Its Effects on Park Administration
Angela Nied: Iceland. Geothermal Energy vs. the Environment
Laura Travers: Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France. Study of Celtic Heritage
Miranda Waters: San Francisco, CA. Fair Trade: A Market-Based Solution to Social and Economic Issues

Walker Award for Sophomores (Class of 2016)

Sanam Bhalla: Peru. History and Culture of the Incas in Peru and the Influence of Spanish Colonization
Kylie Burk: New Zealand. One Simply Can Walk into Mordor: Economic Impact of Tourism
Natalie Gill: Australia and New Zealand. Comparison of Environmental Policy in Australia and New Zealand
Mackenzie Jakobs: Washington, D.C. Shadowing a W&J Alumnus in the Medical Field
Courtney McCoy: Italy. Study of Catholic Bio and Medical Ethics
Kate Ostrowski: Greece. Analyzing Ancient Greek Medicine Through a Modern Perspective
Joseph Otteni: New Zealand. One Simply Can Walk into Mordor: Environmental Impact of Tourism
Alexandria Sayers: Greece, Romania, Austria, Germany, France, England, Iceland. The Effect of Culture and Location on Writing
Sarah Scott: Costa Rica. Healthcare Research
Samara Silverstein: Peru. A Perspective on the Volunteer Industry and Its Effects
Valeria Velazquez: France and Italy. The Impact of Catholicism on European Culture and Healthcare
Aaron Walayat: India and Turkey. A Study of Religious Identity and Liberty
Sarah Youngblood: Morocco. Exploring the Economy of the Old and New Market

Kelso Award for Juniors (Class of 2015)

Nicole Allison: Various US cities. The Face of American Poverty: An Examination of Relative Poverty
Megan Barclay: Denmark. The Pursuit of Happiness
Miriam Beavers: The Gambia. A Study of How Women Utilize the Environment
Emily Bitting: Czech Republic. Prague Art and Politics
Colten Crawford: Haiti. Effects of Volunteerism on Infectious Diseases
Jessica Dance: Australia. Poverty Down Under
Victoria Forkus: Ireland. Discovering the History of Ireland
Akash Gosai: United Kingdom. Assessing English Primary Care: Lessons to Learn for US Healthcare
Caulin Grant: Various US cities. Studying the Impact that Instagram Has Had on Photography
Jala Johnson: Toronto, Canada. Study of Urban Planning
Adam Kmett: Sweden. Swedish Success: An Ethnographic Study of ‘Greatness’
Jake Meyers: Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar. Comparative Study of Ecotheology in Southeast Asia
Anthony Picozzi: United Kingdom and Ireland. Conservation of Historical and Natural Sites
Natalie Sowko: England and Italy. The Effects of Medieval Torture Tactics
Jeffrey Steiner: United Kingdom. The Cost of Living
Caleb Thomas: New York, NY. The Evolution of Poetry in New York City
Corey Young: South Africa. A Study of Medical Practices and Technology
Miren Zubillaga: Spain. Studying Basque Culture in the Basque Country

Franklin Internship Award

Carley Adams: Pittsburgh, PA. Summer Camp Production Assistant with the Pittsburgh CLO Academy
Valerie Dunlap: Furth, Germany. Finance Intern, Kennametal Shared Services GmbH
John Georgino: Pittsburgh, PA. Undergraduate research assistant, Center for Neuroscience, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Lauren Horning: Pittsburgh, PA. Youth Supervisor for Urban Farmers in Training Program, Braddock Farms
Stephanie Kapuschansky: Costa Rica. Teaching Intern
Katrina Lenhart: Pittsburgh, PA. Conservation Education KidScience Zoo Intern
Alexia Lesher: Spain. Human Resources Assistant at Cosentino
Matthew Stearns: Pittsburgh, PA. Operations Intern, Bayer Material Sciences
Donte Stevens: Kent, OH. American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at Northeast Ohio Medical University
Leah Vaughan: Atlanta, GA. Lab Assistant/Researcher, Emory University, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Donovan Vogel: Washington, PA. Apprentice at Csenge Advisory Group
Daniel Walters: Canonsburg, PA. Administrative Clerk, Bowles Rice LLC

Past Awards

2013 Magellan Recipients & Projects

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2011 Magellan Recipients & Projects

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2009 Magellan Recipients & Projects

2008 Magellan Recipients & Projects