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2014 Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium

2014 Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium

Friday, March 28, 2014

9 AM - 3 PM

IPFW Learning Commons, Helmke Library

The posters of all the student participants can be viewed in Opus, IPFW's scholarly repository.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Symposium:

 

Undergraduate:

First Prize: Tina Gasnarez, Department of Educational Studies
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Ann Livschiz, Department of History
The German National Railway (Reichsbahn) Under the Nazi Regime: The Transformation from a Glorified Past to an Enduring Legacy of Horror

Gasnarez award

 

Second Prize: Elizabeth Phillips, Hina Batool, Manaal Sajid, and Ashlin Long, Department of Psychology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Elaine Blakemore, Department of Psychology
How does having children of both genders in a family relate to children's gender-related behaviors and maternal attitudes about them?

Phillips award


Third Prize: Christopher Watkins, Department of Physics
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Mark Masters, Department of Physics
Solid State Dye Laser

Watkins award 

Graduate:

First Prize: Three-way tie

Chelsea Clyde-Brockway, Department of Biology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Frank Paladino, Department of Biology
Interactions of Oceanographic Factors with Inter-Nesting and Post-Nesting Movements of East Pacific Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas agassizii) from Playa Cabuyal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Christopher Culkin, Department of Biology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Punya Nachappa, Department of Biology
Effect of Drought Stress on Soybean Aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) Populations and Soybean Mosaic Virus Infection

Jennifer Swiggs, Department of Biology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Frank Paladino, Department of Biology
Emergence of Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) Hatchlings from the Nest at Playa Grande, Costa Rica

Swiggs award

 

Second Prize: Sasha Tetzlaff, Department of Biology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Bruce Kingsbury, Department of Biology
Thermal Ecology of the Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) in Northern Michigan

Tetzlaff award 

 

Third Prize: Jacob Hill, Department of Biology
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Frank Paladino, Department of Biology
Do Oceanographic Features Influence Marine Turtle Diving Behavior? Investigations into Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricate) Diving in the West Indies

Hill award

Prizes awarded by Sigma Xi are listed on the Sigma Xi website.

Read more about the Symposium on the College of Arts and Sciences news website.

 

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