BREVIA ISSUE ONE Spring 2013
Editor’s Note A short study that lead to Brevia’s ideation and vision.
All Roads Lead to Brevia Ryan Lee ’15, Chemistry
Primary Research Submissions Undergraduates explain the implications of their original research.
Mapping the Brain’s Connections to Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Lynn Shi ’13, Neurobiology
How Social Relationships Shape Children’s Attitudes Towards Unfairness Hurnan Vongsachang ’13, Human Evolutionary Biology
Punk & Personhood: The Photography of Jimmy DeSana William Simmons ’14, History of Art and Architecture
Can the Pesticide Mancozeb Lead to Leukemia? Samita Mohanasundaram ’13, Environmental Science and Public Policy
HIV Controllers Exhibit Specialized Antiviral Capacities Olivia Angiuli ’15, Statistics
How Strong is the Human Impulse to Cooperate? Owen Wurzbacher ’13, Human Evolutionary Biology
Researcher Spotlights Brevia writers tell us the stories behind the work of leading undergraduate researchers.
Rewalking China Road Rachel Wong interviews Adam Mitchell ’13, East Asian Studies
Healing Visions: Not a Shot in the Dark Andy Gonzalez interviews Christine Shrock ’13, Neurobiology
From Mobile Clinic to Public Health Journal Katy Abel interviews Khin-Kyemon Aung ’14, Human Evolutionary Biology
Too Far from the Sun: Political Participation in Worcester Claire Atwood interviews David LeBoeuf ’13, Social Studies
In Transit: The Politics of Immigration Ola Topzcewska ’15, Government
A Freshman Summer with Breast Cancer Cells Cesar Monarrez ’15, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology