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Zoe Edmonson and Carly Beck from the Popova Research Group each won the Dorothy Munroe Undergraduate Research Grant!

Posted on September 27, 2022

Dorothy Levis Munroe and her twin sister Katheryne Levis McCormick attended UNCG and majored in Chemistry, graduating in 1944. Dorothy earned her Master’s degree in Chemistry, taught high school Mathematics, was the first woman to serve on the Board of Education in Newark, DE, and was very involved in the American Association of University Women. In her later years, Ms. Munroe created an endowed fund at UNCG to provide students with resources to explore the world of research in the sciences.

This grant program is intended to enhance the research work of undergraduate students in the natural sciences and mathematics. Carly won this award with a project titled “Exploring Students’ Ability to Use Representations of Molecular Structure to Make Inferences About Stability” and Zoe won this award with a project titled “Understanding Instructional Reasoning About Teaching Symmetry by Leveraging the Refined Consensus Model of Pedagogical Content Knowledge.” Congrats to both!