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Student Research Symposium
THE SECOND ANNUAL STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM WAS HELD APRIL 29, 2014
AND WAS ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS!

THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED!
BELOW IS A LIST OF THE PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR PROJECTS:
POSTERS
1. Joanne Abruzzino: Erosion: A Community Problem
Mentor: Elizabeth Meacham, Ph.D.
2. Kevin P. Kelly: Aldo Leopold’s “The Land Ethic” and Hydraulic Fracturing
Mentor: Elizabeth Meacham, Ph.D.
3. Courtney Jackson and Paige Rowan: Advertisement Analysis: The Sisley Fashion Brand Name
Mentor: George Matejka, Ph.D.
4. Marissa Dean and Tori K. Berg: The Objectification of Athletes by Sexualization and Sport Type: Does Self-perception Change?
Mentor: Christopher Edmonds, Ph.D.
5. Kayla Stefancic and Marissa Dean: The Stigmatization of Axis I and Axis II Mental Disorders
Mentor: Christopher Edmonds, Ph.D.
6. Caitlin Sweeney and Julie Shuman: The Effects of Intimacy & Discovery of Lies on Forgiveness
Mentor: Christopher Edmonds, Ph.D.
7. Ashley Sotak and Michele Hare: Ecosystem Management Following Tornado Damage in a Mixed Beech-Oak Forest: How Does It Impact Leaf Litter Decomposers and Soil Quality?
Mentor: Jenise Snyder, Ph.D.
8. Sharita Hill: Effects Of A Peer Educator Program On Perceptions Of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) And Uptake Of Testing Services Among Cleveland Adolescents
Mentor: Lita Yu, Ph.D.
9. Katelyn Stewart and Thomas Foraker: Synthesis of Novel Alzheimer Protein Markers
Mentor: Melissa Barranger-Mathys
10. Elizabeth Puffenbarger and Amy Petrinec: Teaching Nursing Students to Provide In-Home Nursing Care in a Dedicated Community Simulation Lab
Mentor: Mary Lind Crowe, Ph.D., RN, PHN-BC
11. Molly Brown and Mary Heidamos: The Effects of Poverty on the Mental and Behavioral Health of Children in the United States
Mentor: DoHee Kim-Appel, Ph.D.
12. Katherine Parker: The Use of Art Therapy to Assist Neuroplasticity during Rehabilitation after a Stroke
Mentor: Katherine Jackson, Ph.D., ATR
13. Nina Jacobs: Music, Art, and Soul
Mentor: Diane Therese Pinchot, O.S.U., M.F.A.
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1. Maggie Stark: Water: from Crystal Clear to Crimson
Mentor: Diane Therese Pinchot, O.S.U., M.F.A.
2. Jennifer Atkinson: Boy, Girl or Both. The Intersex Debate
Mentor: Elizabeth Meacham, Ph.D.
3. Margaret Christine Janko: Natural History of the North America’s Wilson's Snipe: Promoting a Conservation Plan in the Face of Certainty
Mentor: Jenise Snyder, Ph.D.
4. Christina Roe: Compassionate Stewardship: A Unique Approach to Healing
Mentor: Natalie Weaver, Ph.D.
5. Julianne Niland Palermo: Bread: The Staff of Life
Mentor: Timothy Kinsella, Ph.D.

AWARD WINNERS 2014
ACHIEVING WITH TECHNOLOGY
(Sponsor: Computer Information Services)
Ashley Sotak and Michele Hare


BEST INTEGRATION OF THE HUMANITIES IN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROJECT
(Sponsor: Philosophy Dept.)
Kevin Kelly


 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RALPH M. BESSE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD
(Sponsor: Besse Library)
Tori Berg and Marissa Dean


 GRADUATE STUDENT RALPH M. BESSE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD
(Sponsor: Besse Library)
Katherine Parker

THE CORE CONNECTION
(Sponsor: Ursuline Studies Program)
Molly Brown and Mary Heidamos


DEAN'S AWARD FOR ORAL PRESENTATION
(Sponsor: The School of Arts and Sciences)
Julianne Niland Palermo


SISTER ANN KELLY AWARD
(Sponsor: Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs)
Paige Rowan and Courtney Jackson

CONGRATULATIONS to all students who participated! We look forward to the Third Annual Student Research Symposium in 2015!

Read below about the FIRST Symposium 2013:

The School of Arts and Sciences sponsored the first Annual Student Research Symposium on May 2, 2013, in the Pilla Student Center. This event showcased and rewarded outstanding student scholarship and research at Ursuline. Its purpose was to recognize this research, provide incentives for work of high quality, and encourage a higher level of research participation on campus.

Students presented posters, displays, multi-media presentations, or papers of their research as part of their class project, independent study, honors project, capstone course, or other research activity.

Awards were granted to students in the following categories:

ACHIEVING WITH TECHNOLOGY:
Marissa Dean and Kayla Stefancic: The Stigma of Bipolar Disorder: Labeling, Social Distance and Stereotyping (poster)

BEST INTEGRATION OF THE HUMANITIES IN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROJECT:
Khala Michelle Bush: Your Insides Matter Most (poster)

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RALPH M. BESSE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD:
Marissa Dean and Kayla Stefancic: The Stigma of Bipolar Disorder: Labeling, Social Distance and Stereotyping (poster)

GRADUATE STUDENT RALPH M. BESSE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD:
Emily Smith: Cain Park (oral presentation)

DEAN’S AWARD: ORAL PRESENTATION:
Stephanie Pratt: The Practice of Vertical Farming and Growing

DEAN'S AWARD: POSTER PRESENTATION:
Jennifer Wisen: Progress Toward A Novel Diphosphinite 2,6-Diphenylpyridine Analog of m-Terphenyl Pincer Ligands


See: Student Research Symposium 2013 from Ursuline College on Vimeo.