Indiana University Research & Creative Activity

Undergraduate Issue

Volume 26 Number 2
Spring 2004

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes

R&CA Abstracts

Extracts

The Last Page

by Michael Koryta

What do shipwrecks tell us about our past--and future? Students in a first-of-its-kind program find out.

by Karen Grooms

Named for an African warrior, Mzilikazi Koné fights to expand the boundaries of black feminist thought and theory.

by Paul Karns

From Indiana to China to Ireland, Paul Musgrave studies politics and aspires to be a new kind of public figure.

Poetry, painting, design, and more—by IU undergraduates.

by Ryan Whirty

Two young composers reflect on the motivations behind their work.

by Ryan Whirty

by David Bricker

In the mythic world of Iceland, volcanoes yield marvels and mysteries.

by Elizabeth E. Hunt

A temporary research hiatus teaches a student lessons about real-life research experiences.

by Lauren J. Bryant

In a lab group that studies complex brain activities, research assistants learn a lot about making decisions.

by Luci Englert McKean

What does it take to be a business leader? Scott Lesht interns, competes, volunteers, and launches a company to find out.

by Paul Karns

Do undergraduate research experiences really make a difference?