Student Research Day awards announced

Student Research Day awards announced

IU East student Jennie Newman answers questions during the Oral Presentations portion of Student Research Day held March 31.

Student Research Day featured the work of 17 students at Indiana University East on March 31. The presentations included independent scholarship from courses, independent studies, summer research programs, Honors Program projects and creative endeavors.

Award winners received $200 for first place, $150 for second and $100 for third. Winners this year were:

Oral Presenter Awards

  • First Place: Trevor Boram, Arcanum, Ohio, biochemistry and mathematics major, “The Effects of Dicrotophos on Drosophila melanogaster.”
  • Second Place (tie): Breanna Nowak, Richmond, Ind., biochemistry major, “The Effects of Icing on Sports’ Injuries,” and Kaylee Cox, Richmond, Ind., biology major, “The Effect of Genetic Variation in the Gravity Response of Plants.”
  • Third Place: Cassidy Clouse, Richmond, Ind., psychology and human life science major, “Motivating self-referenced approach and avoidance movements with emotional images.”

Poster Presenter Awards

  • First Place: Nathaniel Rose, Bradford, Ohio, psychology and business administration, “Measuring implicit bias in approach-avoidance movements.”
  • Second Place (co-presentation): Sunnie Allen, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “Parent Training to Gain Compliance and Increase Effective Instruction Delivery” and Jennie Newman, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “The Effectiveness of a Parent Training Program: Insights and Future Directions.”
  • Third Place: Zachary Catron, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “Self-referenced pushing and pulling forces in response to emotional stimuli.”

Student Research Day Presenters
Poster Presentations

  • Sunnie Allen, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “Parent Training to Gain Compliance and Increase Effective Instruction Delivery.”
  • Zachary Catron, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “Self-referenced pushing and pulling forces in response to emotional stimuli.”
  • Jennie Newman, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “The Effectiveness of a Parent Training Program: Insights and Future Directions.”
  • Nathaniel Rose, Bradford, Ohio, psychology and business administration major, “Measuring implicit bias in approach-avoidance movements.”

Oral Presentations

  • Grace Allred, Modoc, Ind., psychology major, and Nina Filippini, psychology, “Is Beer Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder? Ratings of Professionals and Nonprofessionals.”
  • Trevor Boram, Arcanum, Ohio, biochemistry and mathematics major, “The Effects of Dicrotophos on Drosophila melanogaster.”
  • Cassidy Clouse, Richmond, Ind., psychology and human life science major, “Motivating self-referenced approach and avoidance movements with emotional images.”
  • Kaylee Cox, Richmond, Ind., biology major, “The Effect of Genetic Variation in the Gravity Response of Plants.”
  • Morgan Gard, Richmond, Ind., communication major, “Forging Romantic Relationships via Twitter.”
  • Jennie Newman, Richmond, Ind., psychology major, “The Effectiveness of a Parent Training Program: Insights and Future Directions.”
  • Breanna Nowak, Richmond, Ind., biochemistry major, “The Effects of Icing on Sports’ Injuries.”

Summer Research Scholars Presentations

  • Hope Alexander, Richmond, Ind., political science major, “The Impact of Interest Groups on the Polarization of the United States Congress.”
  • Sara Baxter, Richmond, Ind., English major, “Subject, Voice, and Form: Poetry in the 21st Century.”
  • Alexandra Estes, Carthage, Ind., biology major, “Implementation of e-portfolios and the use of VALUE Rubrics in a Capstone Course to Assess Student Learning.”
  • John Lackey, Fountain City, Ind., biochemistry major, “Effect of Methomyl on Gene Expression Profile in ‘Drosophila melanogaster.’”
  • Gregg Sells, Brookville, Ind., secondary education major, “Fear and Trembling, Indiana.”
  • Seth W. Winstead, Connersville, Ind., sociology major, “Estimating Sex from Bones of the Hands and Feet: A Bioarchaeological Study of the Ancient Maya Site of Blue Creek, Belize.”

 

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