Student Research and Scholarship Symposium 2008 Winners


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HUMANITIES ORAL PRESENTATION
Philosophy 
Lauren Marie Twigg [Michaud]
"Lost in the 20th Century: Welfare's Disastrous Effect on the American Family"

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES ORAL PRESENTATION
Psychology
Rebecca Nusbaum [Hull] 
"Assessing the Wheeling Community's Attitudes Toward and Knowledge of Mental Health"

CLINICAL, NATURAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMPUTER SCIENCES ORAL PRESENTATION
Biology
Chevon Robertson [Rastall]
"Determining the Effectiveness of Pheromone and Visual Cues in Aggregation of the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle"

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES POSTERS
Psychology
Jude Almeida and Ben Wershing [Raudenbush]
"The Effects of Peppermint Scent on Appetite and Caloric Intake"

NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTERS
Respiratory Therapy
Sean Cain [Emmerth]
"Hi-Lo Evac Endotracheal Tube's Fight to Decrease Ventilator-Associated Pneumonias"

Biology
Codi Rossetti [Stout]
"Crayfishes of the Allegheny Mountains of Western Maryland: Conservation and Natural History"

Biology
Jonathan Proto [Shurina]
"The Relation to Abasic Site Formation to Aryl Hydrazine Carcinogenesis"

WEST VIRGINIA SOCIAL ACTION RESEARCH AWARD
Biology
Brittany Venci [Stout]
"Coal Slurry Reduction to Methane by Archaea"