IUP was represented by three student/faculty teams at the ninth annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol event, which was held at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg on October 18, 2011.
The event’s mission is to bring together students, faculty, and legislators to share the experiences of students engaged in research scholarship at Pennsylvania colleges and universities.
At right are Pennsylvania Senator Don White, Dr. Janice Baker (Special Education and Clinical Services), and IUP student Serena Pitel looking at Serena’s research project, titled “Mindfulness Stress-Based Management.”
At left are Pennsylvania Senator White with IUP Chemistry student William Moon and his advisor, Dr. Charles Lake. William’s research project is titled “The Structure and Magnetic Properties of the Solid-Solution Na2(Zn,Co)Si04.”
Not pictured are Dr. John Lewis (Criminology) and his student Matthew Stephenson. Matthew’s research project is titled “Trends in Alcohol Consumption: Do High School Drinking Habits Transfer to College?”