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Colleen Schmit receives the Wisconsin Sophomore Research fellowship

Colleen Schmit was the only humanities recipient of 2015-2016 Wisconsin Sophomore Research fellowship

With professor Ksenija Bilbija she developed a research project about Eloísa Cartonera, a publishing cooperative in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Eloísa Cartonera's books are made using recycled cardboard and have unique, hand-painted covers . In this photo, Colleen is learning how to assembles the cardboard books from a member of Eloísa Cartonera.