Update #3 and Final Summary: Trends and Relationships Between Broadway Theater and Movie Musical Revenue

2018 Freshman Monroe Project Summary:

I decided to complete my freshman summer research project on the trends and relationships between Broadway theater and movie musical industries. I had two main goals for this research project. My educational goal was to apply what I learned in my freshman statistics & data science classes and build my capabilities in data analysis. My personal objective was to learn more about Broadway and movie musicals, especially in advance of my chance to see Hamilton at the Kennedy Center in July.

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Mapping Health Care Access in Malawi: Update 3

After completing both my literature review to establish context for the poor health outcomes in Malawi and introductory training for ArcGIS (a geographic information system that uses spatial data to create maps for analysis), I just wrapped up the final stage of my research project: creating my own map that relates under 5 mortality rates in Malawi to the distances children travel to receive health care and summarizing my findings in a science journal-style paper. This last portion of my research had the largest learning curve due to the many challenges and setbacks I encountered. I also worked with my faculty advisor, Professor Dolan, to narrow the focus of my research project.

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Slow Food in a Fast Food World: American Collegiate Chapters’ Approaches to Food Production Issues (Update 3)

I am now working on the final phase of my research project: editing the paper I wrote in Italian. Since my last update, I have researched food insecurity in the US, explored similar research projects, and spent about thirty hours writing my paper.

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