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NCUR 2016

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities 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 30th annual NCUR event was hosted by the University of North Carolina in Asheville, North Carolina from April 7 th through April 9th. Once again, Salisbury University enjoyed great success, as indicated by the impressive delegations who attended this prestigious conference.  Eleven SU students from all four academic schools presented their work:

  • Caitlin Cleveland presented: "Lights, Camera, Culture:  Exploring Americans' Perception of French Cinema"
  • Louise Coltharp presented: "Effect of Starting Location on Clusters Formed by Diffusion-Limited Aggregation"

  • Silviya Gallo presented:  "Building Third-Grade PDS Students' Understanding of Multiplication

  • Stephen Krucelyak presented:  "Clustering Algorithms for Large-Scale Graphs Using MapReduce
  • Megan Mahedy presented:  "Food-Based Interventions:  Improving Childhood Nutrition and Deficiency Rates in Uganda"

  • Sarah Ober presented:  "Known Structure/Unknown:  Characterization of 3GBH"

  • Michelle Ott presented:  "Developing Fourth Grade Students' Multiplicative Thinking"

  • Marguerite Pedersen presented:  "Songs Protest and Comfort: The Response of Japanese Female Workers to Dehumanization in Textile Mills"

  • Marguerite Pedersen presented:  I'll Drink to That! : German Beer Gardens and the Transformation of the Beer Culture in America"

  • Colleen Rogers presented:  "Parallel Computing for Simultaneous Iterative MIMO Tomographic Image Reconstruction by GPUs"
  • Kaitlin Traube presented: "Developing Students’ Understanding of Fraction Addition"

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