May 12, 2017
College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners
The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities.
Fifteen graduate students representing master's and doctoral programs presented their research posters April 19 at the College of Human Ecology's Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum and 22 undergraduate students also participated in the college's Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum.
Top presenters for the College of Human Ecology's Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum:
- Jesse Stein, doctoral student in kinesiology, received first place for his poster "Effect of physical activity on health and fitness in firefighters."
- Brittany Hollerbach, doctoral student in kinesiology, received second place for her poster "The first twenty exercise training program and firefighter recruits' fitness and health."
- Rebecca Gasper, master's student in public health, received third place for her poster "Physical activity messages in population magazines: A cross-sectional analysis by target audience."
Winners of the College of Human Ecology's Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry Forum:
- Emily Andrews, senior, best creative inquiry presentation for her project "Rooted." The project involves naturally dyed meditation garments.
- Shelli Brannan, senior, best apparel, textile and interior design research poster, "Light and learning: Effects of lighting conditions on children with ASD."
- Alec Butenas, kinesiology, best food, nutrition, dietetics and health/kinesiology research poster, "Chronic limb ischemia exaggerates the increase in blood pressure during dynamic muscle stretch in decerebrate rats."
- Lara Hoss, junior, best family studies and human services research poster, "Parental factors as predictors of dating violence among adolescent parents."