Dates and Deadlines
2nd Annual MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference: A Symposium of Scholarly Works and Creative Projects: May 3, 2013
- Intent to Present is due March 22, 2013 at noon MST. All students that are presenting at the conference need to register and fill out the Intent to Present information.
- Abstract submissions are due April 12, 2013 at noon MST. In the case of multiple student co-authors, the primary student presenter is responsible for submitting the abstract.
- All conference attendees need to register. There are some volunteer positions available. Last day for participants to register is April 26, 2013 at noon MST.
NEW: Undergraduate Research Conference Information Session
Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 9:30am - 10:30am
North Classroom, Room 1315
Do not need to register.
Conference Session Schedule
Conference Schedule: May 3, 2013 ( 92 KB)
Register HERE! (DUE DATE HAS PASSED)
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2nd Annual MSU Denver Undergraduate Research
Conference Award Winners
President Jordan’s Oral Presentation Award Winners
Best Oral Presentation
Sharon Wharton, Human Development
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lisa Badanes
"Stressed and Depressed: The Role of Self-Compassion in College Students’ Well Being"
Outstanding Oral Presentation
Jennifer Jennings, Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Hancock
"The Phototactic Response of Planktonic Marine Crab Larvae to the Wavelength and Intensity of Light"
Honorable Mention Oral Presentation
Nick Nelson, Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Bonham and Dr. Douglas Petcoff
"Investigation of Extracellular Microenvironments and Small Molecule Chemistry for the Maintenance and Differentiation of Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells to Foster Neural Specification"
Provost Golich’s Poster Presentation Award Winners
Best Poster Presentation
Caitlin McConnell, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lesley Hathorn
"Reading Compensation: Reading Rate as a Predictor of Student Success"
Outstanding Poster Presentation
Jacob Paschall, Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mark Mazurek
"Reducing the Flash-Lag Effect Using Spatial Reference Cues"
Honorable Mention Poster Presentation
Jennifer Kane, Leslie Wall, and Kaitlin Hornbostel, Nutrition
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michelle Tollefson and Dr. Jennifer Weddig
"The effect of immediate and continued skin-to-skin contact on breastfeeding duration and exclusivity"