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Award recipents 2013-2014

The following prizes were awarded at the Ivy Day Awards Convocation.

Newton Arvin Prize in American Studies

The Newton Arvin Prize in American studies is awarded for the best long paper in the introductory course on the study of American society and culture.

Maggie King'16, Samanth Page '17, Mary Patterson '16

Gladys Lampert '28 and Edward Beenstock Prize

The Gladys Lampert '28 and Edward Beenstock Prize is awarded for the best honors thesis in American studies or American history.

Jeanne Lowrey '14

Eleanor Flexner Prize

The Eleanor Flexner Prize is awarded for the best piece of work by a Smith undergraduate using the Sophia Smith Collection or the Smith College Archives.

Kate Sumner '14

Nancy Boyd Gardner Prize

The Nancy Boyd Gardner Prize is awarded for an outstanding paper or other project in American studies by a Smithsonian intern or American studies major.

Niyati Dave '15, Julia Fernandez '14, Tess Frydman '15

Donald H. Sheehan Memorial Prize

The Donald H. Sheehan Memorial Prize is awarded for outstanding work in American studies.

Alex Olkovsky '14