Student Awards and Accomplishments
Anthony DeBenedetto won a Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Research Award for his thesis work on the coming out process of college age men. He will present his work at Student Presentation Day.
Amanda Sullivan published an article on women and girls in the STEM field in Education Week called "Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics."
Ari Orenstein was awarded the Wertlieb Fellowship and spent her summer working with children in India.
Shaobing Su was awarded the Student Research Competition Award from Tufts University. Additionally, Shaobing Su was awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad from the China Scholarship Council.
Amanda Strawhacker was awarded second place in the GSAS Tufts Ignite Research Competition. The title of her talk was "Bioengineering in Kindergarten: Developing a tangible tool and curriculum for young children to explore foundational synthetic biology."
Claudia Mihm traveled to Hong Kong to present two papers at the first International Conference on Computational Thinking Education and taught local students how to use KIBO.