Student Research and Scholarship Symposium 2018 Winners


SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM COVER DESIGN
Haley Kindall (Alum)

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Scott Gwyn [Driscoll]
How Does the Health of a Democracy Change as a State Moves from the Periphery to the Core?
 
HISTORY
Halli Richards [Rutherford]
After the Holocaust: The Complexity of Liberation
 
ENGLISH AND LITERATURE (tie)
Elizabeth Potts [Voorhees]
Madness or Death: The Patriarchal Hegemony within the Medical Field in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Brett Dipuma [Voorhees]
“There are Christians and then there are Christians:”  Finding the Divine in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible and Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead
 
COMMUNICATIONS
Cassandra Holstein [Bressler]
Public Speaking Superman-The Affects of Power Posing on Public Speaking Anxiety
 
ATHLETIC TRAINING
Ryan Seidewitz [McManis]
Comparing Clinical and Classroom Education through Perspectives of Undergraduate Athletic Training Students.

BIOLOGY (tie)
Kaitlyn Workman [Rastall]
The Effects of Various Sized Box Enrichment Items on the Behavior of Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) at the Oglebay Good Zoo in Wheeling, West Virginia

Danielle Christine Wheeler [Ehni]
Diet of Blue Nile Tilapia and its Effect on Average Growth Rate in an Aquaponics System
 
CHEMISTRY
Matthew Martin and Brenden Arbaugh [Fuller]
Quantifying Nitrate Reduction via Phytoremediation

LAUT HONORS
Madeline Davin [Staron]
American Catholic or Catholic American: Exploring Tensions Between Catholic and American Identity

PSYCHOLOGY
Juan Pablo Troconis Bello [Raudenbush]
Effects of Jasmine Scent Administration on Decreasing the Stress Response in Cattle During Initial Processing.

RESPIRATORY THERAPY (tie)
Jonathon Haley [Emmerth]
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Long-Term Health Problems

Megan Coyne [Emmerth]
Varying Perspectives on Medical Providers and Their Effects on People's Health

THEOLOGY 
Madeline Davin [O’Hare]
Martyrdom and a Consistent Life Ethic

PHOTOGRAPHY
McKinley Fodness [Bressler]
Locks, Doors, and a Mission
                       
MATHEMATICS
Stephen Hansknecht [Brodie]
Ten-sided non-transitive dice

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Samantha Combs [Orzolek]
Appointment Application for Challenger Learning Center

APPALACHIAN INSTITUTE AWARD:
Kailee Latocha
Appalachian Identity
Robert Levi Snedegar
Health in Rural Appalachia