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2011 Undergraduate Scholars Forum Award Winners

Best Poster Awards

Serena Pitel

College of Education and Educational Technology
Mindfulness Based Stress Management

Matthew Stephenson, Daniel Martin

College of Health and Human Services
Trends in Alcohol Consumption: Do Alcohol Habits Transfer from High School to College?

Thomas Wambach

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Firing Techniques and Their Effects on Susquehannock Ceramic Vessels

Jonathan Henninger

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The Role of Retinoic Acid in Planarian Regeneration

Chloe DePaola, Rachel Snyder, Katrina Owens, Sarah Scholl, Julie Cash, Amira Al-Qarqaz

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
What Are You Looking At?: Face and Object Recognition during Infancy

Best Performance Award

Kierstin Bolton


Outstanding Presentation Awards

Sarah Zambotti

Investigating DNA Aptamers Binding to IMPDH-Type II Protein Using LIFE Technique

Alisia Drew

Love Can Be Colorblind, But Can You?  College Students’ Attitudes toward Interracial Dating

Raymond Edwards

One World, One Dream: Gender Equality as a Factor of Success at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Jennifer Johnson

Peru: Issues in Development

Brittany Allman

The Effect of Varying Intensities of Aerobic Activity on Physiological and Psychological Well-Being of Breast Cancer Survivors

Ainyae Stratton

The Oprah Effect = The “Midas Touch"

Bridget Widdowson

The Effects of Minimum Wage and Other Socioeconomic Factors on Poverty

Best Bibliography Award

Kierstin Bolton

Chinese Governance in Xinjian Province: Ethnic Dissatisfaction and Tension with Han Chinese

Juried Art Exhibition Awards

Jonathan Burnett

First Place: Modern Architecture Abstract

Kyla Groat

Second Place: Paper Thin

Alison Terndrap

Third Place: Watchdogs

Alyssa Mitchell

Honorable Mention: The Anthropology of a Bad Idea

Outstanding Teacher Work Sample Awards

Allyson Shumar

Best Overall

Doug Trenk

Best Reflection and Intervention

Brittany Meyer

Best Assessment

Sigma Xi Awards

Donald Miller

First Place: Anticipatory Physiological Changes Meditate Immediate Cardiovascular Demands at the Onset of Human Exercise

Mark Smith

Second Place: Petrographic Characterization of Deformation Mechanisms and Kinematics in Post-Cleavage Faults Accommodating Differential Uplift of the Hsuehshan Range: Taiwan

John Riggs

Third Place: The Importance of Interpersonal Connectedness and Shared Subjective Experiences

Best Computational Science Poster Award

Daniel O’Hara

Strain Partitioning Offshore Southeast Taiwan: Evidence from Focal Mechanism Strain Inversions Near the Huatung Ridge

Business Case Competition Awards

A) Catelin Shontz, Cory Hay, Cory Ireland and Kelly Randza

Southwest Airlines in 2008: Culture, Values, and Operating Practices

B) Grey Berrier, Chelsea Wright, Eddie Cervantes, and Jonathan Reiner

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2008: Management's Initiatives to Transform the Company and Curtail Wal-Mart Bashing

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