April 21, 2016
Student research award winners announced by Booth Library
The Library Advisory Board of Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University honored six students as winners of the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity. The students were honored at a reception on April 13.
Award winners were:
-- Heather Lamb of Morris, a graduate student in English, for her paper, “The Shadow is Revived: Constructing Narratives in Victorian Literature and Science Fiction with Non-Euclidean Mathematics”;
-- Nusrat Farah of Dhaka, Bangladesh, a graduate student in economics, for her paper, “How do Household Characteristics Affect Children’s School Dropouts? Analysis of Survey Data from Bangladesh”;
-- Sue Borchek Smith of Arlington Heights, a senior majoring in general studies, for her graphic narrative, “Yellow Nancy”;
-- Quentin Spannagel of Villa Grove, a senior majoring in history, for his paper, “Candidate Kennedy and Quemoy”;
-- Hamid Lahouij of Charleston, a graduate student in economics, for his paper, “Does Governance Matter to Economic Growth? Evidence from MENA Region”;
-- Ahmed Salim Nuju of Charleston, a graduate student in economics, for his paper, “Intrahousehold Bargaining, Domestic Violence Laws and Child Health Development in Ghana.”
The Booth Library Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program promotes and recognizes excellence in student research. The program encourages students to enhance their studies by utilizing the wealth of information available at Booth Library and other research venues.