Celebrate 50 Years
Honors Program

Honors Project Showcases

The Spring 2015 Honors Project Showcase will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 in the Honors Center and will feature five students presenting their capstone honors projects.



Evan Frauhiger (History)

"The Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials: An International Double Standard” 

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Christine Erickson (History)



Taylor Goodpaster (CSD)

Oral Miscues in Struggling Readers”

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Pamela Reese (CSD)



Amanda Stoffer (Biology)

“Genetic and biochemical characterization of the putative xanthine and uric acid transporters from the bacterial causative agent Paenibacillus larvae of the American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in honey bee”

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. George Mourad (Biology)


Hallel Paraiso (Biology)

“A Novel Integration Method For Inserting Portal Proteins Into Planar Bilayer Membranes”

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Peng Jing (Chemistry) 



Amity Pauley (Women's Studies/COMM)

Terroir of two places: Exploring potentials and limitations for feminist outcomes in French and US food movements”

Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Michelle Kelsey Kearl (COMM)


The presentations will take place in the Learning Commons (2nd Floor of Helmke Library).  Each student will make a 20 minute research presentation, followed by 10 minutes of questions from the audience. 


After the presentations, we hope you will stay for a celebratory reception (cake and punch) in honor of the presenters.


Buffet lunch and coffee will be available during the presentations.


If you plan to attend, please fill out the RSVP form—it will help us tremendously in making sure we have the appropriate space and enough food/coffee: