GSURC

Past Winners

2014 Winners

POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD WINNERS:

First Place
Jessica Moss
Kevin Mooney
Anthropology
THE PHOENIX PROJECT: Archaeological Evidence from Decatur’s Courthouse Well (9DA90)

Second Place 
Maryam Chaudhry
Psychology
TIP150 Potential Interaction with Glycogen Synthase Kinase (GSK)-3-Beta to Facilitate Cell Migration

Third Place 
Rebecca Bierman
Nathan Hardcastle, Colin Istvan
Neuroscience
The Effects of Picrotoxin and Ethanol on Crayfish Escape and Central Motor Pattern Neural Circuits

ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD WINNERS:

First Place – Provost Award
John Hull
Mathematics
Fan-Linear Maps and Fan Algebras

Second Place
William Bradshaw
Applied Linguistics
Defining “Nature”: A Labovian Approach to Interpreting Vagueness of Meaning

Third Place
Tiffany Dunagan
Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language
Informational and Involved Production Features of Asian Englishes: A Corpus-Based Comparison

ARTISTIC DISPLAY AWARD WINNERS:

First Place
Kyle Stubbs
Photography
#TheLastSupper

Second Place
Trek Matthews
Printmaking
U[-Bahn]

Sarah Justice
Ceramics
Pomegranate

Third Place
Clovice Holt
Photography
Maxim Hot 100 (2012) and People’s Sexiest Man Alive (2012)

Makaila Borgerson
Textiles
Formations

Mariana Moreno Montero
Andy Hu, Nick Morrison, Michael Pearce
Graphic Design
Explosive Gumball Machine

 

Provost (Oral): Quakers, Protestants, and the Narrative of English Religious Persecution

Shelby Lohr, History

Faculty Sponsor: Jacob Selwood

 

Poster First: Interactions between Lexical and Syntactic Knowledge during Incremental Processing of the Causative Construction in English

G. Taylor Brooks

Faculty Sponsor: Gwen Frishkoff

 

Poster Second: Relationship of Sleep Disturbances and Physical Symptoms among College Women

Heather Velon and Chastity Turner, Nursing

Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Yu (Sylvia) Lee

Poster Third: Citizen Participation and Local Government Effectiveness: Evidence from Uganda

Maria Morales, economics

Faculty Sponsor: Paul Kagundu

 

Oral Second: Black Women and Apartheid: Oppression, Resistance and the Post-Apartheid Struggle

Erika Levy, history

Faculty Sponsor: Mohammed Ali

 

Oral Third: Polynomial Functions Over Finite Fields

John Hull, mathematics

Faculty Sponsor: Florian Enescu

 

Artistic Display: Sarah Justice, ceramics

Provost (Oral First): Framing A Political Position: How the Duc de Choiseul Snuffbox Uses Changing Aesthetic Trends to Illustrate Choiseuls Sociopolitical Agenda
Catherine Stankus, art history
Faculty Sponsor: Kimberly Cleveland

Oral Second: What Do Etiologies Do?
David Alexander Phillips, Anthropology
Faculty Sponsor: Cassandra White

Oral Third: The Georgia State Prison Initiative
Ralph Culpepper, English
Faculty Sponsor: Sarah Higinbotham & Michael Galchinsky

Poster First:  Kristen Johnson

Poster Second: Tamara Argo

Poster Third: Phytoremediation of Lead (Pb) by Suppression of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Zea mays Grown in Iron (Fe) and EDTA Supplemented Sand-Culture
John Williams, biology
Faculty Sponsor: Hanan El-Mayas

Artistic Display
1- Elizabeth Dlouhy
2 - Valerie Williams
3- Sarah Adams
3- John Hallman

Provost (poster): “Expression of the Nitric Oxide Synthase Protein in Helisoma Trivolvis Brain and Buccal Ganglion”

Julia Eidelman

 

Poster Second: “A Mack by Nature: A Sociological Approach to Exploring Machiavellianism in African American Adolescents”

Taiwannika Walker

 

Oral First: “Rape Attribution for African American Students”

Imani Mandela

 

Oral Second:  “The Implications of Textual Borrowing in a Standardized & Integrated English Proficiency Examination for International Students”

Keisha Parker

 

Artistic Display: “There is No Place Like Home” – Emily Pidgeon

Provost Award (Poster): “Synthesis of Iminosulfuranes as Dermal Penetration Enhancers”

Isaac Solomon, Chemistry

Faculty Sponsor: Henary Maged

 

Oral First: “Kushite Archaism in the 25th Dynasty: An Examination of Gender and Agency in Nubian Art”

Heather Kravagna, Anthropology

Faculty Sponsor: Margomenou Despina

 

Oral Second: “luxS Expression Influences Escherichia coli Biofilm Macrostructure”

Kelly J. Pittman, Biology

 

Poster Second: “Diet Variability among Australopithecus africanus and

Australopithecus robustus through Dental Microwear Analysis”

Monica Ponce, Anthropology

Faculty Sponsor: Frank Williams

 

Artistic Display First: “The Bond of Brothers” by Donnie Reider

Provost Award (Oral):  MANTRA: POWER AND SACRED SOUND IN HINDUISM

John Sullivan, Religious Studies

Faculty Sponsor:  Kathryn McClymond

 

Oral Presentations

Oral Second: MELOY'S HEALING THROUGH WILDERNESS

Jennifer Reitano, English

Faculty Sponsor: Randy Malamud

 

 

First place Poster:  NEURAL CIRCUITRY INVOLVED WITH THE REGULATION OF FOOD INTAKE.

Bianca Lester, Erin Keen-Rhinehart, Brett Teubner, and Teal Pelish, Biology

Faculty Sponsor: Timothy Bartness

 

Second Place Poster: PREDICTING VICTIMS' RESPONSES: CORRELATIONS IN A STUDY OF STREET HARASSMENT

Tracy Hipp and Kim Soenksen, Psychology

Faculty Sponsor: Sarah Cook

 

Artistic Display

Art First:  UNTITLED

Nija Dalal

Faculty Sponsors:  Liz Throop and Paul Rodecker

 

Art Second: ENERGETIC CONTINUUM

Julia Kaye Thomas

Faculty Sponsor:  Mark Burleson