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Anthropology Undergraduates Receive Awards at 2013 Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Four of the eleven student posters or presentations during the 2013 Undergraduate Scholars Forum on April 2, 2013, were recognized with awards.

Students who were recognized included Michele Troutman, recognized for best poster in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Gabrielle Lehigh, recognized for outstanding presentation; Carrie Aitkins, recognized for outstanding bibliography; and a group that included Kelly Muthler, Chloe Stevens, Bryana Urban, Katie Fox, Kathryn Edmondson, and Gabby Lehigh won the Environmentally Conscious Organization undergraduate research award for innovation in sustainability for their poster.

Student Presentations and Posters Included:

  • The Visitor Experience at the University Museum by Robin Matty : 08:00:00 in Monogahela Room 1, Hadley Union
  • Personality in Greek Life: ‘Introvert, Extrovert, or Does it Really Matter’ by Carly Ryther : 08:00:00 in Monogahela Room 1, Hadley Union
  • Cultural Study of the Homer City Power Plant by Gabrielle Lehigh : 09:30:00 in Monogahela Room 1, Hadley Union
  • Food and Generational Dislocation in China: The Role of the Fast Food Industry by Amanda Balough : 09:30:00 in Monogahela Room 2, Hadley Union
  • Supporting the DREAM: An Analysis of Latino Student Perceptions of the DREAM Act by Alyssa Ortega : 11:00:00 in Monogahela Room 1, Hadley Union
  • Sifting Behaviors: A Look at Methods in the Field by Michelle Dufford : 14:00:00 in Allegheny Room 2, Hadley Union
  • Chronic Illness in Adolescence: A Comparative Ethnographic Study by Katherine Fox : 12:30:00 in Ohio Room, Hadley Union
  • IUP ResLife Culture: The Community Assistant versus the Typical Student’s Perspective by Rachel Scherer : 12:30:00 in Ohio Room, Hadley Union
  • Lithic Analysis: The Raw Materials Present in the Lithic Artifacts of the Johnston Site (36In2) by Michele Troutman : 12:30:00 in Ohio Room, Hadley Union
  • Sustainable Indiana by Kelly Muthler, Chloe Stevens, Bryana Urban, Sean Herald, Gabrielle Lehigh, Kathryn Edmondson, and Katherine Fox : 12:30:00 in Ohio Room, Hadley Union
  • Cultural Questions at the Johnston Site by Samantha Conklin, Chloe Stevens, Erin Wright, and Matthew Allen : 12:30:00 in Ohio Room, Hadley Union

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