Fall 2013 Student Research Conference winners announced
Penn State Greater Allegheny students highlighted their research projects at the campus Student Research Conference on Thursday, Nov. 21.
There were 37 projects displayed, representing arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, business, and engineering. Some assignments related to Teaching International’s 2013-2014 focus on Canada and global health, and some to campus emphases on civic engagement and sustainability. Many honors students presented the results of their independent research.
Members of the campus community had the opportunity to vote for the best submissions.
The winning entries are listed below.
1st Place – “Weather Wear” (IB 303)
Amanda Alhaj, Samantha Clark, Kimberly Latzy, Kalyn Sandmeyer, Shane Walsh
2nd Place – “Simple Tea” (IB 303)
Juila Qualiotto, Casey Naylor, Natalie Hazy, Becky Perhach
1st Place – “British Columbia: A Province with a Plan” (EGEE 101)
Brandon Bierer, McKenna Gilbert, Jimmy Lumbantoruan
2nd Place – “Quebec, Canada” (EGEE 101) Tyler Amrhein, Morgan DePaolo, Skylar Randolph
1st Place – “Animal Acupuncture: New and Controversial” (AG 113)
2nd Place – “Traditional Latin American Festivals” (SPAN 002H)
2nd Place – “Student Attitudes’ Effect on Learning Physics” (PHYS 296)
Matthew Shaw, Harrison Stoebe
1st Place – “Hollywood vs Reality” (IST 130)
2nd Place –“The Effects of Homelessness Among Youth in the United States” (SO SC 001)
1st Place – “Mutation and Cancer” (BIO 230W)
2nd Place – “Energy in Ontario, Canada” (EGEE 101)
Victoria Benedetto, Sean Hildebrand, Ray Martin
- Canada 2013-2014