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UGR Conference Prize Winners Announced

Undergraduate Research Conference Prize Winners

Prize Winners Announced

The Undergraduate Research Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2013 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) held on December 5, 2013:  .

  • Long Oral Presentations
    • Chelsea Minnich, Brianne Wagner, and Dannielle Hendershot, “Putting Safety First: The Importance of Intruder Safety in Schools.”  1st prize.  $200.
    • Kayla Jenkins and Nick Baronzzi, “The Perks of Being a Woman in Medieval Iceland.”  2nd prize.  $100.
    • Winter Weyand, “Smart Cookie” and Casey Yourex, “Mentoring vs. Educational Conformity.”  3rd prize (Tie).  $50.
  • Poster presentations: 

    • Trent Frederick, Greg Lowe, and Mike Rockhold, “3 T MRI Prostate Imaging.”     1st prize, $200 
    • Emily Brain, “The Importance of Secure Attachment between Infant and Caretaker.” 2nd prize. $100.  
    • Amy Johnston, “The Homeschool Option.”3rd prize.  $50. 
    • Allison Edie, “Bullying.”  Honorable mention.  $25.
    • Christy Zeigler and Nick Torelli, “Effects of Autism on Early Development.”  Honorable mention.  $25.
  • Short oral presentations:

    • Mathew Duck, "The Effectiveness of Exercise and Cholesterol."  1st prize.  $200.
    • Kelly Waller,  "Quantitative Analysis Final Project."  2nd prize.  $100.
    • Kathlena Lattanzio, “Napping and Increases in Productivity and Memory.”  3rd prize.  $50. 
    • Brittany Jarrett, “Who Drinks More Wine?”  Honorable mention.  $25.
    • Elizabeth Miller, “Does the Freshman 15 Turn into the Senior 30?”  Honorable mention.  $25.

Prizes are awarded based on originality, significance, evidence of learning about the research and information gathering processes, and overall quality.  .

All  students who participate receive a certificate . 

Posted 12/12/2013