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Meredith Participates in State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Published Mon, December 02, 2019

Three Students at State of NC Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium



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.

Two Students at State of NC Undergraduate Research & Creativity SymposiumThe 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. 

Learn more about Undergraduate Research at Meredith


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