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2018 EKU University Presentation Showcase

Eight EKU McNair Scholars presented undergraduate research at the 17th Annual University Presentation Showcase held on Friday, April 13, 2018 in the EKU Crabbe Library.  Pictured from left to right are Savannah Martha, Caridad Echevarria, and Elizabeth Newkirk.  Not pictured are Jessica Baker, Kendall Collins, Sarah Parrett, Abriel Newberry and Aggie Williams.  These McNair scholars worked long hours under close faculty supervision to complete a range of interesting and stimulating projects.  The titles of the projects - and the names of the EKU faculty mentors - follow, presented in the order they appeared in the presentation showcase abstract program:

Sarah Parrett, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work / EKU Faculty Mentor: Kelli Carmean, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work.  Title: Changes in Shaker Theology through Westward Expansion: An Analysis of Death Traditions

Kendall Collins and Aggie Williams, Biological Sciences  /  EKU Faculty Mentor: Lindsay Calderon, Biological Sciences.  Title: Pt-Mal-LHRH, a Newly Synthesized Compound Attenuating Breast Cancer Tumor Growth and Metastasis

Caridad Echevarria, Chemistry  /  EKU Faculty Mentor: Lori Wilson, Chemistry.  Title:  The Importance of Quality Control in Environemental and Forensic Chemistry

Elizabeth Newkirk, Chemistry  /  EKU Faculty Mentor: Tanea Reed, Chemistry.  Title:  Differential Expression of Oxidized Proteins in Moderate TBI

Abril Newberry, Music  /  EKU Faculty Mentor:  Nathan Jasinski, Music.  Title:  Women's Music Training in the Italian Orphanage

Jessica Baker, Psycholgy  /  EKU Faculty Mentor:  Sara Incera, Psychology.  Title:  Who looks like a Foreign and Who Looks like a Native Speaker?

Savannah Martha, Psychology  /  EKU Faculty Mentor:  Jonathan Gore.  Title:  The Effects of Time Perspective and Gender on the Effectivness of Meditation


Published on June 13, 2018

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