We know well the stellar work that our College Writing students do, which is why we were so pleased and proud to see the work of these four recognized during a May 3 ceremony in the Morrison Reading Room honoring winners of the UC Berkeley Library Undergraduate Research Prize and American Cultures Prize (a video of the ceremony is now available):
Shubha Jagannatha, winner of the 2018 Library Prize for her project, “The Girls Who Were Never Born: A Study of Sex-Selection and Healthcare Professionals in India,” completed for College Writing R4B, taught by Margi Wald.
Maria Escobar Tobar, honorable mention in the Library Prize for her project, “Gentrification in San Francisco: No One Right Answer,” also completed for College Writing R4B, taught by Michael Larkin.
Haroon Bukhari, honorable mention in the Library Prize for his project, “Frankenfood: The Misunderstood Monster of the GMO Debate,” completed for CW R4B, taught by Ryan Sloan
Grace Campbell, honorable mention in the American Cultures Student Prize for her project, “The Implications of Engineering Systems: The Los Angeles Aqueduct and the Owens Valley Case Study,” completed for College Writing 150C (Researching Water in the West), taught by Pat Steenland, who also won the American Cultures Teaching prize (see previous news item)
Congratulations to all for your great work!