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2011.04.08 > For Immediate Release
contact: Wendy Townley - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2762 - email: wtownley@unomaha.edu

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Presents Awards

Omaha - Research projects and creative works by undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) were highlighted and celebrated at the third annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair on April 5 and 6.

More than100 students from all levels – undergraduate, graduate and doctoral – showcased their work during the two day event. Awards were presented as follows:

Oral Presentation/Performance, Graduate
Jennifer Yentes (Omaha)
“COPD and gait: the hip joint is affected”
Major/minor: Biomechanics; faculty advisor: Dr. Nick Stergiou

Eric Burr (Syracuse, Neb.)
“Structural Dynamics of Coxsackievirus B3 Genomic RNA upon Binding of Host Poly (rC) Binding Protein 2”
Major/minor: Biology; faculty advisor: Dr. William Tapprich

Oral Presentation/Performance, Undergraduate
Everett Levinson (Omaha)
“What Conversation Analysis Reveals About Turn Taking Organization and Its Role in African American English”
Major/minor: English/Spanish; faculty advisor: Dr. Frank Bramlett

Wyndham Jones (Omaha)
“Narcissism and how it can cause aggression”
Major/minor: Psychology; faculty advisor: Dr. Lisa Scherer

Poster Presentation, Graduate
Chun-Kai Huang (Tainan, Taiwan), Jung Hung Chien (Taipei, Taiwan)
“Walking in a Moving Virtual Corridor with Variable Width affects Step Width Variability”
Major/minor: Biomechanics; faculty advisors: Dr. Nick Stergiou, Dr. Ka-Chun Siu

Mohamed Amer Chaaban (Damascus, Syria)
“Elastic Photovoltaic Structure”
Major/minor: Architectural Engineering; faculty advisor: Dr. Mahmoud Alahmad

Poster Presentation, Undergraduate
Scott McGrath (Omaha), Ishwor Thapa
“Algorithm based collection of molecular sequence targets for rapid identification of medically important Nocardia species”
Major/minor: General Studies; faculty advisor: Dr. Dhundy Kiran Bastola

Magnum Peterson (Stanton, Iowa), Erica Kube
“Predictors of Ear Clasping Behavior in Western Lowland Gorilla”
Major/minor: Psychology; faculty advisor: Dr. Rosemary Strasser

Honors
Nicholas Conoan
“To Wish Upon a Falling StAR: Venturing into the World of Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein”
Major: Biology; Faculty advisor: Dr. Alan Kolok

Hosted each year in conjunction with the UNO Honor’s Program Symposium, the fair celebrates the tradition of academic excellence on campus, said Scott Snyder, associate vice chancellor for Research and Creative Activity at UNO.

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