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Students Shine at the 4th Annual Student Research Symposium & Humanities Festival

Undergraduate students from Farquhar Honors College displayed their academic and artistic best during the Fourth Annual Student Research Symposium and Humanities Festival held in the Alvin Sherman Library and the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on NSU's main campus.

NSU undergraduates from all disciplines participated in the symposium and festival, showcasing projects covering areas of student scholarship ranging from the experimental and the applied to the computational, theoretical, artistic, and literary.

The symposium and festival presented student projects and performances through oral presentations, paper submissions, and poster displays. They served as a showcase for demonstrating the outstanding scholarship of NSU's undergraduate students.

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Prizes were awarded for outstanding projects in several categories:

Oral Research Presentation

1st Place


Dean Don Rosenblum and Associate Dean Naomi D'Alessio with 1st place winner Micaela Mercado: “A Cross-Cultural Perspective of Cohabitation in Young Adults”

2nd Place


Maria Farrell
: “Do Cells Grown in the Same Environment at the Same Time Express the Same Genes: Got cDNA?”

Poster – Completed Research

1st Place


Marissa S. Dass: 
“Critique of President Bush's 2004 Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech”

2nd Place


Thomas Brown
: Getting into the Video Game Industry

Poster – In Progress/Proposed Research

1st Place


Raquel Appa & Elaine Hammil
: “The Catalytic Conversion of Saccharides”

2nd Place


Justine Ben-Hain, Sophie Buzgon, Tatianna Vassilopoulos
: “ Application of Culture Manipulation to Investigate Life Histories Diversity and Ubiquity of Naked Amoebae from Mangroves”

Research Literature Review

1st Place


Katina Campos
: Should the Consumer Population Purchase Juvenon to Slow Down the Aging Process?

2nd Place


Viviana Sumi Lee
: Telomerase Inhibitors as a Developing Therapeutic Drug for Cancer Cells

Historical analysis/ Philosophical analysis

1st Place


Vien Tran 
: “Rethinking Turner's Thesis”

Literary Analysis

1st Place

Heike Dose: “Christabel and the Stranger within Herself”

Radio Performance

1st Place


Haley Pierre
: “Information Exchange”

Public Speaking

1st Place


Cheryl Clayton
: “Social Security: How Do We Make It Secure"

Original poetry

1st Place

Marie Cuneo: “Almost”

2nd Place

Danielle Garcia: “Gracias Garcia”

Original fiction

1st Place


Stephen Deck 
: “The Library”

2nd Place


Vien Tran: 
“Day After the Storm”

Literary performance

1st Place


T-Neisha Tate
: “Ego Tripping (There May be a Reason Why)”

2nd Place

Medha Gandhi, Keith Dixon, Megan Chin: “Spanglish”

Journalism

1st Place


Michael Bergbauer: 
“The World is Spoiled with Oil”

2nd Place

Rafia Chodhry: “Crisis in Haiti”

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