Students from the Humanities Research Lab courses SPAN 232, "Spanish in the Community," led by Professor Ann Abbott, and HIST 312, "Immigrant America," led by Professor Yuridia Ramírez, will present and reflect on the community-engaged research they undertook as part of their course as part of Undergraduate Research Week.
Humanities Research Labs are a collaboration between the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) and the Office of
Undergraduate Research (OUR), and offer students an opportunity to participate in community-based research.
The showcase will include:
Working Alongside the Immigration Project
Frank Cabrera, Senior, History & English, LAS
Immigrant Unaccompanied Minors
Madeleine Meehan, Senior, Molecular & Cellular Biology & Spanish,LAS
Domestic Violence While Undocumented: Courage Connection and Legal Protections and Proceedings for Immigrant Abuse Victims
Kaylee Moore, Junior, History and Gender & Women’s Studies, LAS
Food Banks and Migrant Communities: Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County
Kevin Murphy, Sophomore, History & Political Science, LAS
Access to Healthcare Within the Hispanic Community
Krupa Shah, Junior, Molecular & Cellular Biology & Spanish, LAS
La tensión entre español y inglés en el comportamiento lingüístico de los inmigrantes hispanohablantes / The Tension Between Spanish and English in Spanish-speaking Immigrants' Linguistic Behavior
Sylvia Techmanski, Freshman, Spanish and Speech & Hearing Science, LAS