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"SU @ NCUR" 2024

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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 38th annual NCUR event was hosted at California State University – Long Beach (CSULB) from April 8-11. Salisbury University was represented by eight students who presented their work:

  • Julia Frankis presented “Distribution of Sediment Containing Zinc, Copper, and Lead Trace Metals in the Lower Susquehanna River”
  • Danielle Jensen presented “Geometric Distribution of Order r”
  • Hannah Lyncha presented “The Acute Effects of Blood Flow Restrictive Bicep Curl Exercise on Arterial Stiffness- Pilot Study”
  • Lian Peach presented “Period Power: Addressing Period Poverty in Wicomico County-Presidential Citizen Scholars”
  • Meghan Reed presented “UV Reflectance and Fluorescence in Flying Squirrels for Mate Choice”
  • Jessica Reider presented “Water Quality: The Basis for Marine Health”
  • Jane Simoncic presented “The effects of Lavendustin-A on peripheral nerve degeneration and skeletal development in hyperglycemic zebrafish (Danio rerio)”
  • Megan Spicer presented “Synthesis and Characterization of Fe (II) Terpyridine Complexes that Show Temperature Dependent Spin Crossover”