Undergraduate Discovery Lecture Series in Langsam Library

Join us Thursday, December 3, from 5:00 to 6:30pm in Langsam Library 462 for the fall 2015 Discovery Lecture Series – a student-centered, student-led and student-developed lecture series featuring Scholars of the Month nominated by faculty and selected by a committee of experienced researchers.

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The following three undergraduate scholars will give a brief presentation of their research.

Jaswant Singh is a marketing major and senior in the Lindner College of Business.  Esta Sha, faculty mentor, states that “Jaswant has assisted in the design, collection, and analysis of data related to on-going consumer consumer behavior research under the guidance of Dr. Joshua Beck and Dr. Esta Shah. Her contribution in the form of theory development and experimental design has pushed the project forward towards publication.”

Dustyn Whitesel is a senior at the College of Allied Health Sciences. Kari Dunning, his faculty mentor, describes “Dustyn’s current project as an investigation of the validity of different methods of exercise testing in people with chronic stroke. He has been involved in the entire project, from recruitment to data collection/entry. He is currently analyzing the data and writing an abstract and manuscript.”

Julie Hendricks is a special education major.  Her project title is Supporting the Working Memory of a Student with a Learning Disability by Using Visual and Tactile Supports.  Casey Hord, faculty mentor, reports that “Julie presented this work as a poster at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association and it will be submitted as a manuscript to a top-tier mathematics or special education journal.”

The Discovery Lecture Series is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly Endeavors, and Creative Practice in partnership with UC Libraries. More information can be found at: http://www.uc.edu/propractice/URSC/ugdiscoveryseries.html