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RARE Award Winners to Present

April 10, 2014

The two student recipients of the 2014 Roper Award for Research Experience (RARE) will present their findings at the University of Connecticut's Frontiers in Undergraduate Research poster exhibition on Friday, April 11. Molly Rockett, a senior majoring in Political Science, worked with faculty mentor, Professor Virginia Hettinger to investigate polling data on judicial legitimacy. Brian Tiedt, a sophomore majoring in Economics and Political Science whose mentor is Professor Paul Herrnson studied American public opinion data on issues surrounding gun control. The RARE Award is designed especially for students in the earlier stages of their college careers, to introduce them to public opinion research and give them the skills they will need for further research projects. The two will present in the Wilbur Cross North and South reading rooms at 3:30 PM.