Top Albright College students present honors research

Twenty Albright College Honors Program students will present senior theses on campus, April 29 though May 2, 2019. Each senior thesis is a major undertaking and the culmination of concentrated independent research, vetted by a faculty advisor and a committee of faculty readers.

Local student projects include:

Benjamin Foreman of Temple, studying business administration/marketing at Albright College. A graduate of Oley Valley High School, Foreman’s senior thesis explores “Mapping the Consumer Profile of the American Sport Fisherman.”

Zoe Gehman of Birdsboro, studying chemistry at Albright College. A graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, Gehman’s senior thesis explores “An Asymmetrical Ferrocene-Bridged Ligand for Holding Two Dissimilar Metal Ions.”

Jennifer Heydt of Reading, studying English at Albright College. A graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, Heydt’s senior thesis explores “Liberation from Fear: Institutional Racism and the African American Home.”

Tyler Kiwak of Reading, studying biochemistry at Albright College. A graduate of Governor Mifflin High School, Kiwak’s senior thesis explores “The Building of a Conditional Lethal Plasmid for Agrobacterium.”

Thalia Williamson of Oley, studying biology at Albright College. A graduate of Oley Valley High School,Williamson’s senior thesis explores “Sound Pollution and it’s Impact on Bird Behavior.”

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