Scholar Stories is compiled by the Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, and chronicles the activities of both Carolina and McNair Scholars. For more information, contact the office at 777-0958.
2013-2014 Previous Editions
- Adam Glenn Analyzes Illuminated Manuscripts
Adam Glenn, a freshman Carolina Scholar, is working with English professor Scott Gwara and chemistry professor Steve Morgan on researching illuminated manuscripts. Adam is using his knowledge of chemical engineering to analyze the composition of blue pigments in three illuminated manuscripts from the late 1400s, from France, germany, and Italy.
- Scholars Show Off Research at Discovery Day
At this year's Discovery Day hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, 27 scholars participated with poster or oral presentations. Some students even gave multiple presentations: one scholar gave three; six gave two. In competitions based upon category of study, nine scholars won first place and three won second place.
- Miller Hane and Matt Price Enjoy the Alps
Even while they are abroad, our Scholars enjoy a sense of community. McNair Scholars Miller Hane and Matt Price recently met up in Switzerland to enjoy skiing and the mountains while they are studying abroad in Paris, France and Prague, Czech Republic respectively.
- Scholar Charlotte Eckmann - A Student of the Sea
Sophomore McNair Scholar Charlotte Eckmann doesn't just read about marine science in a textbook - she got to observe hard clams and bay scallops firsthand during a 10-week internship with the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida. At USC, Charlotte has worked in Professor Sean Norman's lab since her freshman year, and received a Magellan Scholar grant to study the development of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. She plans to pursue a PhD and develop a career in research.
- USC expands Carolina Scholarship with gift from Stamps Family Charitable Foundation
Scholar Programs welcomes five incoming students as Stamps Carolina Scholars with the help of a gift from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. The Carolina Scholars Program has been in existence since 1969 and is the most prestigious in-state undergraduate student scholarship.
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