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2013 Outstanding Presentation Winners

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Fourteen awards were given in 5 categories.

Outstanding Poster Presentation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Blaine Smith, Senior Biology major – “Klotho protects lung epithelial cells against oxidant DNA damage”

Ben Cobb, Freshmen Biology major – “Chemotherapy’s Major Flaw: Revealing Stress’ and Dexamethasone’s Counter-Productivity in Chemotherapy”

Zack Morgan, Senior Biology Major – “Establishing recA as a Gene Involved in Natural Transformation among Aeromonads”

 Outstanding Poster Presentation in Social Science, Arts and Humanities

Stephanie Fink, Senior Art major – “Lagniappe: an unexpected gift”

Elizabeth Ellery, Senior Psychology major – “Social Modeling in Media from Aardvarks to Zombies:  A comparison of prosocial and aggressive themes in  Mattel’s Monster High and Public Broadcasting System’s Arthur”

 Outstanding Oral Presentation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Andrew Miller, Senior Physics major – “PyCBC: A Toolkit for Advanced-Detector Era Gravitational Wave Data Analysis”

Adam Simpson, Senior Physics and Mathematics major – “Imaging sound to measure thermal contact between AlN and Si”

David Reynolds, Senior Mathematics major – “Bridges on a Tile Floor”

 Outstanding Oral Presentation in Social Science

Kholo Theledi, Junior Family Studies and Gerentology major – “Analysis of Political Inequality”

Dylan Brugman, Senior Political Science and Sociology major – “Examining Gender Relations in the Book of Twilight.”

Kaitlyn Howell, Senior Education major, and Ellen Smith, Senior English – Teaching major – “The role of reading response in two elementary classrooms: A comparative case study”

 Outstanding Oral Presentation in Arts and Humanities

Rebekah Horton, Senior English and Marketing major – ‘Epiphanies as a Structure in “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’”

Heather Kregel, Senior English major – “Physicians in the Literature of Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Louis Stevenson: Portraying the Icons of Changing Times”

Toni Maisano, Junior Communicaion major – “More Than Just a Piece in Their Games: A Rhetorical Analysis of Identification in ‘The Hunger Games’”