Wheeling Jesuit Research Symposium Winners Announced

  WJU News
  Monday, April 10, 2017 9:27 AM
  Academics, WJU News

Wheeling, WV

Wheeling Jesuit University's 18th annual Research and Scholarship Symposium featured a record number of projects, with winners in a number of disciplines announced following a day of presentations throughout campus.

Undergraduate and graduate student from all academic fields took part in the symposium and presented their original research in both oral and poster presentations. More than 150 students, the largest number yet, participated during the event.

“Once gain this year, we saw the very best in student research and we are proud of the scholarly works our students are undertaking along side their faculty mentors,” said Dr. Bryan Ruadenbush professor of psychology and director of undergraduate research at WJU. “With a record number of student presenters, this day is a highlight of our academic year at Wheeling Jesuit.”

During the evening awards ceremony, Raudenbush announced the winners in the various categories.

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM COVER DESIGN -- Haley Kindall

HISTORY -- Falon Weidman 
Success and Implications of Nazi Propaganda in the Middle East and North Africa

ENGLISH -- Megan Steele
Dystopia is Nigh: An Evolution of the Genre Within Huxley, Atwood, and Eggers

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS -- Kylie Frizell
The Cardinal Culture

FINE ARTS EXHIBITION -- Bryan Cunningham
A Futile Attempt at Nothing

ATHLETIC TRAINING -- Sydney Lavengood
The Effects of Therapeutic Ultrasound and Heat on Hamstring Flexibility.

CHEMISTRY -- Stephen Hansknecht and Brett Szeligo
Synthesis of Iron Dicarbonyl-Dithiocarbamate Ligands Using a Ball Mill

BIOLOGY -- Dylan Carenbauer
The Effects of Epigallocatechin-3-gallate on c-Myc Protein Levels and Viability of SH-SY5Y
Human Neuroblastoma Cell Line

MATHEMATICS -- Stephen Hansknecht
Tower of Hanoi

PSYCHOLOGY -- Juan Pablo Troconis Bello
Effects of Peppermint Flavor and Scent Administration on Augmenting Rugby Player
Performance: Use of Peppermint Flavored Mouth Guard During Play

RESPIRATORY THERAPY -- Jordan Frommeyer 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Effect on Locus of Control in Patients with Chronic Pulmonary 
Disease.

NURSING -- Christina Zirkle and Kali Marchio 
Between the Mountains, Without Health Care

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY -- Cole Roberts 
Analysis of Wastewater to Monitor the use of Heroin (Diacetylmorphine)

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Rubis Ngenzi 
The Impact of the CFA Currency on African Countries Development

CRIMINAL JUSTICE -- Zachary Stramanak 
Mental Health Court Program: Descriptive Evaluation

LAUT HONORS -- Lucy Hritzo 
Investigating the Distinctive Biological Life Forms found Exclusively in United States National
Parks.

COMPUTER SCIENCE -- Zachary Hamm, Taylor Artimez, Addison Bowers and Seth Yost 
Scalable Greenhouse Automation Software System Using "Raspberry Pi" Single-board Computer

GRADUATE STUDIES -- Chris Rouhier
Best Practices in Jesuit Career Advising: How Jesuit Colleges Incorporate Ignatian Pedagogy into
Career Advising Services.

PHOTO CUTLINE: Front row (left to right) Lucy Hritzo, Falon Weidman, Molly Metcalf, Christina Zirkle, Kali Marchio, Maire Austin and Haley Kindal. Back row: Addison Boners, Chris Rouhier, Jordan Frommeyer, Zachary Stramanah, Juan Pablo Troconis Bello; Kylie Frizell and Megan Steele. Back row: Rubis Ngenzi, Seth Yost, Brett Szeligo, Cole Roberts, Zachary Hamm, Jack Brandenburg and Mitch Frazier.

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