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Stories from Student Scholars: Studying Genes Involved in Regeneration of Stem Cells [Video]

Biochemistry major Estefania Alba will be presenting at the upcoming Undergraduate Scholars Forum on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. In this video, she discusses the research she is presenting on kidney regeneration. Under the direction of Biology faculty member Cuong Diep, Alba and her fellow researchers use zebrafish as a model system for their research.

Posted on 3/31/2015 2:27:51 PM

Stories from IUP Student Scholars: Impacts on Health and Hearing from Hydraulic Fracking

IUP Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology student Emily Romberger’s research in hearing loss and health issues near fracking sites continues this year as she reaches out to new communities. She will present her research at the Graduate Scholars Forum on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Posted on 3/23/2015 8:10:47 PM

Stories from IUP Student Scholars: Chiaothong Yong, Clinical Psychology, Shares Her Research on International Students

Most college students feel stressed when leaving home for college, but a research study conducted by Yong indicates that international students may be feeling increased pressures. Yong’s research was presented last year at the IUP Graduate Scholars Forum, and she is continuing her research this year.

Posted on 2/23/2015 1:57:41 PM

Scholars Forum Success Stories: Wasko from Art Department

Faculty members can help students combine areas of study and interests and encourage them to present their work at the 2014 Undergraduate Scholars Forum or the Graduate Scholars Forum. Sean Derry, Department of Art, encouraged his student Wasko to pursue this goal.

Posted on 2/20/2014 7:25:09 AM

Scholars Forum Success Stories: Kaylor from Music Education

Faculty member Michael Kingan has mentored many students to present their work at the Undergraduate Scholars and the Graduate Scholars forums, helping them go well beyond what they initially imagined for their scholarly work. Here is a story about one of his students, Dakota Kaylor.

Posted on 2/14/2014 10:03:22 AM

Scholars Forum Success Stories: Umunnakwe from Business and Human Relations

With the encouragement of Professor Yaya Sissoko, Chioma Umunnakwe was inspired to submit her work to the Undergraduate Scholars Forum. This is the third story in a series highlighting the work of past forum participants and award winners.

Posted on 2/11/2014 9:56:40 PM

Scholars Forum Success Stories: Cristello in Special Education

Mary Cristello, a senior in the Early Childhood Special Education program, shared her Undergraduate Scholars Forum experience in order to encourage other students to participate during 2014. Mary Cristello won the Dean’s Award for her presentation “Bilingualism and Its Impact on Education.”

Posted on 2/4/2014 2:33:58 PM

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