Update 2: The Impact of Stress on Child Health in Impoverished Communities

As I had mentioned in my previous post I had originally planned to relate my research back to Rochester, NY through pictures. I did go take pictures, I will add some in below, but I largely did not feel comfortable walking around the areas I thought would best represent what I had in mind. I felt that the pictures I took did not represent enough of what I was trying to accomplish, thus I decided not to include these pictures or focus on Rochester in my final paper. I think instead I will just use the photos to aid my poster presentation to give a more visual aspect as the rest of the paper cannot be well represented in visuals, and a poster with only words is not especially attractive, it’s just overwhelming.

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Is Political Apathy Rooted in Institutional Inefficacy in the U.S.? Summary

My research did not contain many surprises; it just opened a lot of possibilities for further research. I would like to highlight what I learned, why political participation is important, and where I would like to go from here.

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Is Political Apathy Rooted in Institutional Inefficacy in the U.S.? Post #2

The track of my research has deviated slightly as I have continued my research. I feel as though I have opened a can of worms with this project, and the questions I had are not nearly as simple as I had hoped they would be. That’s research, after all.

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Is Political Apathy Rooted in Institutional Inefficacy in the U.S.? Post #1

This summer, I participated in William & Mary’s Study in DC program and interned at a Virginia Congressman’s office on Capitol Hill. I had no idea that I would end up in the heart of politics this summer when I first created my Freshman Monroe Research proposal, and it made for an incredible experience that simultaneously got the gears turning in my head for this research project I was preparing to complete following the congressional internship and DC Summer Institute.

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