In partnership with UC Libraries, we present the first-ever university-wide Undergraduate Student Lecture Series. Happening once per semester, this series will feature outstanding undergraduate students from a variety of majors who have received the URSC Student of the Month Award. Students will present their faculty mentored project through oral presentation or performance. (To nominate an undergraduate click on the red "Nominate" button below)
The Spring 2013 Series was held on March 12, 2013 from 4pm-6pm at Langsam Library. See below for detailed info on our featured presenters and pictures from the event.
Carrie is a senior Political Science major who worked on her research project with her faculty mentor Dr. Thomas Moore. Carrie's research focused on international cooperation in the area of nuclear non-proliferation, which resulted in an outstanding 26-page paper on the topic. Carrie has not only shown promise in her academic performance. She is part of pre-law club, participates in various volunteer work, as well as being a BEARchats conversation partner for international Students, all while working 25-35 hrs per week.
Amanda is a senior majoring in both Mathematics-statistics through A&S and Performance-clarinet through CCM. Amanda's research involves using statistical inference (hierarchical regression models) in order to recreate music in the style of composers from the 18th centure such as Hayden and Mozart. Amanda also was awarded a Taft Senior Research Project Grant this past summer. Her work will have worthwhile implications both for statistcal analysis and for music.
Matthew is a junior Biochemistry major who spent five years in th United States Marine Corps before pursing his degree in chemistry. With Dr. Vladislav Litosh as his faculty mentor, Matthew has been working nearly 30 hours a week to develop highly efficient anti-tumor agents capable of successfully combating cancer. In addition to his research Matthew has mentored undergraduates in his research lab. He plans to present his work at the National American Chemical Society Conference in September 2013.
Angelica is a senior Health Education, Public and Community Health major who through the STARS program, participated in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital's LEND (Leadership in Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) Program. Through this 25- week program Angelica was able to collaborate with over 20 graduate students to develop a toolkit to assistant employees with culture competence. She recently presented her findings at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference in Washington D.C.
Click on an image below for a picture slideshow of the
Spring 2013 Undergraduate Discovery Student Lecture Series:
830S- Steger Student Life Center