Fourteen Meredith College students presented their work at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on November 23.
SNCURCS provides undergraduate scholars in all fields a forum to share the results of their work through posters, presentations, performances, and works of art.
The participants and their research topics were:
- Barbara Teague (Biology and Environmental Sustainability): Crayfish and their microscopic critters: crayfish symbiont response to invasion within the Chetco River System southwestern Oregon
- Jenna Curia (Psychology): A Qualitative, Cross-Cultural Analysis of Gender and Identity within Religious Workspaces
- Alexis Tennant, Miranda Hosington (Child Development and Fashion Merchandising and Design): Impact of School Dress Codes on Adolescent Identity Development
- Maxine Green, Cara Avery, Amanda Price (Biology): Using Echolocation to Determine Factors which Influence Bat Activity
- Sam Smith (Biology): Effectiveness of Insecticide Treated Nets in Preventing Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Jasmine Barnes (Psychology): Examining the relationship between Gender, Belongingness, and Loneliness in Adolescents
- Meredith Welch, Hannah Elvington, Shreya Simha (Public Health): Environmental Drivers of Infectious Disease Emergence in Brazil 2007-2017
- Julia Johnson, Morgan Hendrix (Psychology): Motivation and Leadership Development Among High-Performing High School Students
The student research teams were supported by faculty mentors Cindy Edwards, Pamela Norcross, Maria Pickering, and Carolina Perez-Heydrich, and student research mentor, Allie Kvasnicka, who also attended the conference.
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