2016 Symposium

Best Overall Wentz Research Scholars Presentation

Victor Ekehchiadi

Binding Eumelanin Inspired Core Molecules

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Toby Nelson, Chemistry


Best Overall Freshman Research Scholars Presentation

Andrew Knepler

The Role of Convent Reform in the Jesuit Mission of Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jason Lavery, History


Honorable Mention Wentz Research Scholars Presentations

Shiann Burns

Developing a Genomic Tool for Searching Pest Resistance Genes in Sorghum

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Yinghua Huang, Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution

Keith Harris

Democratic-Republicans and the Chartering of the Second National Bank

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Richard Rohrs, History

Wade Arthur

Antibiotic Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Recovered From Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Erika Lutter, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Connor Reece

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Autobiographical Memory in a College Age Sample

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Celinda Reese-Melancon, Psychology


Honorable Mention Freshman Research Scholars Presentations

Savannah Martin

Confirming Reaction of Hard Red Winter Wheat Varieties to Tan Spot 

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Hunger, Entomology and Plant Pathology

Emily Callison

Disordered Eating Prevalence Between College-Aged Women Involved in a Sorority Organization and Those Not Involved with a Sorority

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gena Wollenberg, Nutritional Sciences