This past summer, Sophia Pink ’19 embarked on a solo road trip across the country, asking questions about the hopes and futures of 21 year-olds from all walks of life.
Thirty-eight students have been named as this year’s recipients of the Chappell-Lougee Fellowship, which awards up to $6,000 to sophomores pursuing a summer research project in the humanities or social sciences.
For most, the honors thesis journey accounts for one of the most challenging—and enriching—experiences of their academic careers.
Spending a summer in Paris writing a novel sounds like the premise of a romance novel. Being paid to do it sounds downright mythical. Yet, one Stanford student has been given the opportunity to do just this. Others have gotten the chance to study Hugo Chavez’s social programs in Venezuela and the relationship between the belief in reincarnation and organ donations in Taiwan.