Smith-Nonini wins MURAP fellowship

Professor Sandy Smith-Nonini, in the Elon Department of Sociology & Anthropology was recently awarded a summer fellowship with the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Smith-Nonini will be one of a group of UNC scholars that conduct a seminar and mentoring program with selected minority students who undertake research projects during the summer of 2005, and who aspire to graduate level study. Dr. Smith-Nonini will advise two MURAP students and will present her own research on Latino immigrant workers at the seminar. The MURAP faculty receive stipends of $6,500 for participating in the 8-week program.