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Spring 2013 Undergraduate Student Lecture Series

Spring 2013 Undergraduate Student Lecture Series

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Spring 2013 Recipients:

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January Recipient: Carrie Ertel

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.

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February Recipient: Amanda Bell

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.

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March Recipient:
Matthew Burke

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.

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April Recipient:
Angelica Hardee

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:

Welcome Table
Food Table
Carrie Ertel Presenting
Carrie Ertel Presenting
Matthew Burke
Matthew Burke Presenting
Amanda Bell Presenting
Amanda Bell Presenting
Angelica Hardee Presenting
Angelica Hardee Presenting
Spring 2013 URSC Student of the Month Recipients
Angelica Haree & Faculty Mentors
Angelica Hardee & Friends
Matt Burke & Family
Carrie Ertel & Family
Amanda Bell & Family
Carrie Ertel & Faculty Mentor
Matt Burke & Joanna Mitro
Carrie Ertel & Pamela Bach
Angelica Hardee & Barbra Macke

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