UNCW's 8th Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creativity is April 18

Thursday, April 11, 2013

More than 100 posters highlighting innovative student research and creative scholarly activity will be on display April 18-April 26 as part of UNC Wilmington's Eighth Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creativity. A reception will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m., April 18 in Randall Library, with students on hand to discuss methods and results.

Sponsored by UNC Wilmington's Center for Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CSURF) and the Honors Scholars College, the posters represent a variety of research areas in the sciences, humanities, and professional schools and colleges. Distinguished recipients of the CSURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships and CSURF Research Travel Awards will be in attendance, as well as university and departmental honors students. Students earning the UNCW Undergraduate Research Scholar and UNCW Distinguished Research Scholar designation will also be recognized.

“UNC Wilmington fosters faculty engagement of undergraduates as partners in the conduct of innovative scientific and creative scholarship on campus”, said Kate Bruce, Director of CSURF and Honors. 

The event marks UNCW’s celebration of national Undergraduate Research Week, which is April 15-19.

Poster topics include:

  • “BELIZE BIRD DATA: A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF BELIZE POINT COUNT SURVEYS “
  • “TRACE METALS IN OYSTERS IN RESOURCE WATERS IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA”
  • “DATA COMPILATION OF MAN-MADE DEBRIS ON SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BEACHES”
  • “IMPROVING HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY GRADES WITH ELECTRONIC LEARNING”
  • “THE EFFECTS OF VOTER ID LAWS ON AFRICAN AMERICAN VOTER TURNOUT”
  • “THE EFFECTS OF PARTICIPATING IN WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL”
  • “GETTING HER HANDS DIRTY: A CASE STUDY APPROACH TO INTEGRATION OF THE ARTS IN ONE CHILD'S EXPERIENCE”

 

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