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Fall 2011 Student Research Conference winners announced

Dr. Gillette, Honors Committee, hears about Tony Rivera's poster
Dr. Gillette, Honors Committee, hears about Tony Rivera's poster
12/17/2011 —

The Fall 2011 Student Research Conference sponsored by Teaching International, the Honors Program, and Greener Allegheny, was held on November 17, 2011. Sixty posters were displayed and entered into the competition.

The winners are listed below.

Honors category

First Place

“Globalization” by Vallerie Frazier, Cody Scagline, Anthony Tyke, & Yu Wang; Bernie Cerasaro, ECON 104H.

Second Place

Three-way tie:
“A Tale of Love and Darkness: An autobiographical memoir written by Amos Oz” by Erika Vasques. Dr. Kathleen Brown, CAS 100H.
“UV-VIS Spectroscopy” by Ramon Rivera. Bittner, CHEM 210H.
“Health Care” by Samantha Clark, Myan Haviv, Megan Pastore, Mingkang Zhang; Bernie Cerasaro, ECON 104H.

Teaching the Middle East category

First place

“Violence in Yemen” by John Alligood, Dillon O'Hanlon, Cassandra Smith; Dr. Kathleen Brown, CAS 100A.

Second place

“Qator 2022 FIFA World Cup” by Dara Trail, Jeff Korbelic; Dr. Kathleen Brown, CAS 100A.

Millennium Development Goals category

First place

“Gender Equality in Turkey” by Andrew Pollman, Lauren Hawkins, Becky Perhach; Dr. Kathleen Brown, CAS 100A.

Second place

“Gender Inequality in Turkey” by Phillip Keib; Dr. Veronica Montecinos, SOC 110.

Sustainability category

First place

“Energy Sources of the Middle East” by Nicole Bacvinskas, Courtney Bailey, Si Zhao; Dr. Eric Lipsky, EGEE 101.

Second place

Two-way tie:

“A Dedicated Biodiesel Building” by Mark Render, Madeline Hamilton; Dr. Eric Lipsky, EDSGN 100.
“Energy: The United States vs. The Middle East” by Courtney Handlovitch, Shelbie McCurdy; Dr. Eric Lipsky, EGEE 101.

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