Sixteen Research Presentations Receive Awards

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 16 best research presentations delivered at the 10th Annual Student Research Symposium.

 

Research projects presented at the conference included both oral and poster presentations. Among the research disciplines represented were animation technology, applied science, biology, business, chemistry, computer graphic technology, dental hygiene, ecology,  education, electronics, engineering, English, finance, geology, healthcare administration, history, information technology, international business, literature, marketing, mathematics, music, organizational leadership, psychology, radiography, rhetoric and writing, robotics, Spanish, studio art, and theatre.

                                                                  

The 26 students whose presentations were selected by judges for recognition received monetary awards.

 

The winners were:

 

Alma: Aaron Dickson, “Isolation of Bacteriophages for Use as Disinfectants,” faculty sponsor, Roger Lightner; Christina Seaton (team of 3), “Predicting Customer Satisfaction Using Business Intelligence,” faculty sponsor Dr. Ahmad Rahal.

 

Booneville: Ivy Cox, "The Effects of Green Tank Rearing on Oreochromis Niloticus Fry," faculty sponsor James Brandli.

 

Cove: Christa Super, “Potential Bacteriophage Therapy for Controlling the Growth of Propionibacterium Acnes,” faculty sponsor Roger Lightner.

 

Elkins: Kayla Keller (team of 4), “North and South in the 21st Century: Navigating the Pedagogical and Accessibility Implications of Digital Humanities as a New Discipline,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence. 

 

Fort Smith: Wyatt Benjamin (team of 5), “Animation and Horticulture,” faculty sponsor Dr. Argie Nichols; Kimberly Cloud, “The New and Outspoken She,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence; Rebecca Ferguson (team of 5), “Animation and Horticulture,” faculty sponsor Dr. Argie Nichols; Kimberly Green, “Congenital Zika Syndrome,” faculty sponsor Angie Elmore; Liz Harms, (team of 4), “North and South in the 21st Century: Navigating the Pedagogical and Accessibility Implications of Digital Humanities as a New Discipline,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence; Danny Kopack (team of 3), “Predicting Customer Satisfaction Using Business Intelligence,” faculty sponsor Dr. Ahmad Rahal; Gage Parker (team of 5), “Animation and Horticulture,” faculty sponsor Dr. Argie Nichols; Grant Piechocki, (team of 3), “Predicting Customer Satisfaction Using Business Intelligence,” faculty sponsor Dr. Ahmad Rahal; Jesús Sedeño Gutiérrez, “The Embodiment of Nahuatl Ideology in the Poetry of Natalio Hernandez,” faculty sponsor Dr. Ana Maria Romo Blas.

 

Green Forest: Kendra Turner (team of 4), “North and South in the 21st Century: Navigating the Pedagogical and Accessibility Implications of Digital Humanities as a New Discipline,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence.  

 

Greenwood: Andrew Bonin, “3D Printed Lightsaber,” faculty sponsor Derek Goodson; Eric Castanon (team of 5), “Animation and Horticulture,” faculty sponsor Dr. Argie Nichols.

 

Muldrow, Okla.: Cornelia den Hartog Irwin, “The Octopus of Arkansas: The Life and Crimes of Logan Holt Roots,” faculty sponsor Dr. Steven Kite.

 

Poteau, Okla.: Regina Smith, “Happily Unhappy Ever After: A Look at Feminism vs. Antifeminism in Victorian Era Literature,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence; 

Tyler White, “The Mars Rover Project (MRP),” faculty sponsor Dr. Kevin Lewelling.

 

Van Buren: Cesar Cuevas (team of 2), “Machine Learning in the Age of Automation,” faculty sponsor Andrew Mackey; Israel Cuevas, (team of 2), “Machine Learning in the Age of Automation,” faculty sponsor Andrew Mackey; Bridget Moore (team of 5), “Animation and Horticulture,” faculty sponsor Dr. Argie Nichols; Lela Nickell, “Dancing with Dandelions: The Magical Mix of Music and the Mind,” faculty sponsor Dr. Elizabeth Momand.

 

Waldron: Shane Hale, “Foreign Aid: Using Internationally Respected Instructional Strategies to Improve Students’ Achievement in the United States,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lois Yocum.

 

Winslow: Cynamin Jarnagan (team of 4), “North and South in the 21st Century: Navigating the Pedagogical and Accessibility Implications of Digital Humanities as a New Discipline,” faculty sponsor Dr. Lindsy Lawrence.

 

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Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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http://news.stage.uafs.edu/0
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