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Undergraduate Awards Presented 2015
Congratulations to recipients of the 2015 undergraduate student awards which were presented at commencement ceremonies on May 10.
Friends and colleagues of the late Alex Vasilos donated the Alex Vasilos Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize deserving students. This year's recipient:
For excellence in research and coursework including graduation with highest distinction, superb work in courses at Duke, and sophistication and depth in his intellectual achievements.
Framily, friends and colleagues of the late Rebecca DeNardis donated the Rebecca DeNardis Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize deserving students for creating and instilling a sense of purpose and excellence. This year's recipient:
For outstanding academic curiosity and excellence, support and service to individuals and organizations, and for inspiring others to achieve by being a quiet and effective leader.
Graduation with Distinction is awarded to students who complete a substantial project that consists of at least one year's work, including an independent study under the guidance of a faculty member. The project represents a significant intellectual endeavor and requires a presentation made to a committee of three faculty members.
Advisor: Owen Astrachan
Research and Analysis of the Technical, Legal, and Social Aspects of the Digital World, as Applied to Blown to Bits Through Creative Commons
Advisor: Susan Rodger
Mathematical Integration of ALICE Programming in Middle School Curriculum
Advisor: Alexander Hartemink
Investigating New Directions in Cellular Image Annotation
Advisor: Jeffrey Forbes
Compositional Approaches for Document Level Sentiment Analysis