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NCUR 2013

The office of Graduate Studies and Research sponsors a Travel Grant Award Program which enables outstanding SU undergraduate students to present their research, creative or scholarly projects at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). 

Each year, Undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the US and representing all academic disciplines, gather to present their research, creative or scholarly projects. NCUR creates a unique environment to celebrate and promote exemplary student achievement which serves to advance and enrich undergraduate education.

The 26th annual NCUR event was hosted by University of Wisconsin La Crosse in La Crosse, WI from April 11th through April 13th. Once again, Salisbury University enjoyed great success, as indicated by the impressive delegations who attended this prestigious conference.  Thirty SU students from all four academic schools presented their work:

  • Rebecca Abelman presented: The Survival Rate of Vancomysin-Resistant Enterococci on Common Laboratory Surfaces

  • Kori Asbury presented: Testing New Trade Theory: The Gravity Equation and Intra-Industry Trade

  • Andrea Becker presented: Cleansing the Origami Dodecahedron of Thirds

  • Patrick Becknell presented: The Principles of '98: How the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions Impacted the Early Republic

  • Eric Boltz presented: Consequentialism in Austen's Works

  • Mary Carver presented: The Letters of Jane Adams: Exploration of a Problematic Father/Daughter Relationship

  • Kimberly Chambers presented: Fighting For Their Own: Undoing Patriarchy in Brazil

  • Amanda Chapo presented: Analysis of oxidative stress responses to mrck-1 RNA interference-treated Caenorhabditis elegans using fluorescent microscopy

  • Chelsea Chmel presented: Smooth Seas Do Not Make Skillful Sailors

  • Jasmine Clay presented: Music and Religion in Ecuador: The Experience

  • Ellen Davis presented: Prevent Injury Enhance Performance (PEP) Program for the Prevention of Non-Contact Knee Injuries in Female High School Lacrosse Players

  • David Eberius presented: The Future of Computing: An Empirical Study of Parallel Processing Using the OpenMP API

  • Carolyn Hayden presented: The Effect of Caffeine on the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) Test

  • Daphne Heflin presented: Employee Ownership of Companies: An Innovative Idea

  • Adam Heisman presented: Anime and the Bechdel Test: An Evaluation of Tools of Feminist Critique through Analysis of Cross-Cultural Film

  • Nalynn Holland presented: To Live While Dying: Quality Palliative Care

  • Kristy Kaufman presented: Maria Montessori's 1914 Handbook: Releasing a Child's Inner Mind 

  • Alexandria Kinder presented: For the Love of a Vampire: Do Internal Representations of Attachment to Romantic Partners Influence Self-Selected Exposure to Twilight Saga Media Across Two Difference Phases of Data Collection?

  • Emily Lembo presented: Japan's Outcasts: the Epidemic of Emerging Deviant Subcultures 

  • Leah Lewman presented: Incompleteness

  • Meredith Meads presented: Independence and Identity: Latin American Self Discovery in the 19th Century

  • Gayle Metzger presented: More Than the Mold: The Questioning of Female Gender Roles in Joanna Baillie's De Monfort

  • Mary O'Brien presented: Fictionalizing Women and Economics: The Forgotten Stories of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  • Angela Pabich presented: El Pachakutik de la Luz, The Rebirth of the World in Light: Strategies for Cultural Survival

  • Melany Parlaman presented: An Examination of Official Source Dominance and the Process of Propaganda Creation in National Newspapers Post-9/11

  • Camille St. Regis presented: Impressions of the Future

  • Fabiola St. Hilaire presented: Deconstructing Masculinity in The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz 

  • Veronica Thompson presented: Austen's Daddy Issues

  • Samuel Voorhees presented: Lincoln's Most Enduring Influence: Disregarding Merrymen, Stacking the Court, and Weakening Judicial Supremacy, The Supreme Court Forever Changed

  • Thelonious Williams presented: The Two Ends of the Islamist Spectrum": An Examinationof Post-Arab Spring Egypt and Mali"

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