"Audeamus' Contributors Honored for Their Efforts in the Core Division

Audeamus staff

The Core Division celebrated student achievement and excellence in liberal education on Monday, April 25. Students whose work was published in the fourth edition of "Audeamus," were lauded, along with student workers, faculty and administration.  

Special thanks from Core Dean Betsy Beaulieu  went to CCM faculty member Kim MacQueen of the Champlain College Publishing Initiative and her students who put the book together; musicians Lois Price and Linda Rodd; and program planners Rowshan Nemazee and Linda Goodrum.


These students were honored for their essays: 

  • Scott Barrett ~ The State of US Prisons: Are Our Prisons Working?

  • Jocelyn Bedell ~ Self-portrait: A Study of Self Through Portraiture

  • Monica Birchmore ~ The Gender Wage Gap Literature Review

  • Elizabeth Burnam ~ All Women Are Gay: Society Blows Science Out of Proportion

  • Stanley Chen ~ Student Loan Debt Review

  • Jordan Cohen ~ Concrete

  • Dominique Cornacchia ~ The Bodies Project: Embodiment Paper

  • Margaret DeCapua ~ This I Have Done: Consider the Pebble, Become the Pebble

  • Michael DePlante ~ The Great Firewall: When Economics Undermine Human Rights

  • Angela DiLoreto ~ Menstruation Nation

  • Hannah Durkee ~ Analysis of Ishmael

  • Faith Frith ~ Hope Makes the World Go Round

  • Morandah Garrett ~ Express YOURself Bodies Project

  • Lian Henderson ~ Human Rights and Online Surveillance

  • Mimi Hewett ~ Concepts of Myself

  • Alma Himmelberger ~ Self-portrait

  • Megan Hoins ~ Neo-Dadaism: Absurdist Humor and the Millennial Generation

  • Nick Kinteris ~ Facebook and Your Right to Privacy: The Importance of User Privacy on the Web

  • Jessica Kirby ~ A Moral Obligation

  • Jared Knepper ~ Self-portrait

  • Brittany Mazyck ~ The Education Connection

  • Molly Metayer ~ Medical Injustice Within America's Criminal Justice System

  • Jacob Mumford ~ The Two Daoisms: Modern Religious Daoism and the West's Love Affair With Philosophical Daoism

  • Mary Braden Murphy ~ Sex Trafficking and Prostitution

  • Tess O'Halloran ~ Transgender Inmates in US Prisons: Systemic power structures through cultural, political and economic lenses

  • Kaylee Pratt ~ Goodnight Mommy and the Austrian Heimatfilm

  • Amelia Schreiner ~ Self-portrait

  • Sarah Steward ~ To Die/Grow Up Would Be An Awfully Big Adventure

  • Kelsey Ward ~ An Overview through Article 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • Kelsey Ward ~ Digital Piracy and the Music Industry

The 2016 contributors to the fourth annual "Audeamus" collection of papers from Core Division classes along with President Donald Laackman, Provost Laurie Quinn and Dean Betsy Beaulieu.  


Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition. For the third year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2018 "America's Best Colleges," and an "A+ School for B Students" and is ranked in the top 100 Regional Universities of the North. Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2018 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2018 College of Distinction. For more information, visit  www.champlain.edu.