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The Student Library Research Award Evaluation Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Student Library Research Awards, sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley College Library (more about the awards).

Award recipients demonstrated a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to research and diverse use of library resources, which contributed to their ability to produce a high-quality research project.

Megan McNally ’20 has won the 300-level Award for her ARTH 328 paper, “Sorrel in God’s Garden: Fra Angelico’s Frescoes at San Marco.” Supporting faculty: Jacqueline Musacchio

Anya Sheldon ’20 has won the 100/200-level Award for her AFR/ARTH 264 paper, “Pair of Crayfish Claws: The Journey to Immortalization.” Supporting faculty: Nikki Greene

Kari Gottfried ’23 has won the First Year Award for her POL1 317 paper, “Conversations Matter: Why Medicare (Unlike Medicaid and the Veterans Health Administration) Cannot Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices.” Supporting faculty: Tom Burke

Anna Mervosh ’22 received an honorable mention for her ES/HIST 299 paper: “‘From Freeway to Greenway:’ The Story of Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.” Supporting faculty: Jay Turner

The winning entries will be available soon in the Wellesley College Digital Repository.

To: Students, faculty, staff
From: Lori Parmet, LTS,
More info: Karen Storz,