The third annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum took place April 1 at IUP, showcasing student research and artistic creations across disciplines. Following is a list of award recipients from the conference.
Awards were presented for Best Presentation from each of the nineteen concurrent sessions at the forum. The Best Presentation in Session winners were as follows:
Awards were presented for Best Poster from each college.
Department of Special Education and Clinical Services
“School Counseling Needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing”
Ginger Lucas, Kevin Martincic, and Robert Ritenour
Department of Criminology
“Community Re-entry after Imprisonment”
Department of Biology
“Roles of p53 and BCL-2 as Localized Prostate Cancer Indicators, Using Immunohistochemical Analysis”
Department of Sociology
“I Can Do Anything You Can Do Better: Gender and Perceptions of Leadership Effectiveness”
Department of Theater and Dance
“The Beauty Queen of Leenane”: Unearthing a Culture, Cultivating a Story”
Mallory Blaniar, Anthony Almond, and Paul Valdiserri
Department of Management
“The Economic Effects of Mardi Gras on New Orleans Business Structure”
Robert Roche, Pierino Delli Bovi, Craig Peterson, and Hansen Wijaya
“Making a Great City Better”
Department of Music
“Ilijas: Odd Meter and Odd Technique”
The IUP Libraries presented awards for the Best Bibliography for a Submitted Paper or Presentation.
Sasha M. King
Kalin Trevor McDannell
Gina Anne Russo
The College of Fine Arts sponsored the Juried Art Exhibit awards.
Jason Brown, “Child in Play”
Matt Madonna, “Reverse Evolution”
Melissa Clutz, “Chestnut”
Kyla Groat, “Silhouette”
Sigma Xi presented awards for the Best Science Poster.
Polymerase Chain Reaction: Amplification of RNA from Tomato Mosaic Virus
Social Modulation of HVc auditory response in Taeniopygia guttata, Zebra finch
Homology Modeling of Influenza A Virus Polymerase Basic 2 Subuint