|Students report on summer research
Event highlights collaborative projects
RELEASED: Sept. 26, 2002
DANVILLE, KYAn event recognizing student summer research was held at the Combs Student Center Wednesday, Sept. 25.
The Centre students discussed their collaborative research projects that afternoon in an event sponsored by the academic dean and student activities offices.
Students who spoke and their research topics were:
Brock Barnes, with Dr. Steve Asmus, "Transient Neurotransmitter Expression in the Cerebral Cortex of the Rat During Development."
Jenn DeLeeuw and Holly Hensley, with Dr. Anne Lubbers, "Population Biology of Wild American Ginseng."
Bess Flynn, with Dr. Preston Miles, "Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment: Fragrances in Our Waste Water."
Jenny Lambdin, with Dr. Mykol Hamilton (Dr. Hamilton gave the report as Lambdin is studying abroad in Mexico), on "The Animal-Male Hypothesis: Children's and Adult's Beliefs About the Sex of Non-Sex-Specific Stuffed Animals."
Betsy Dahms, with Dr. Mary Daniels, "The Evolution of Community in Prisons: A Study of El Inca's Women's Prison in Quito, Ecuador."
Natalie Lents, "The Coupon Collector's Problem."
Jennifer Rhorer and James Trombetti, with Dr. Rob Ziemba, "Risk-taking Behavior in the Crayfish, Orconectes juvenilis."
Amy Sibley, with Dr. Beau Weston, "The History of Centre College."
Monica Wauck, with Dr. Phyllis Passariello (Dr. Passariello filled in as Wauck is studying abroad in Spain), "The Virgin of Guadalupe Shrine in Mexico City: Pilgrimage, Cultural Identities and Sustainable Tourism."
A question-and-answer session was held following each presentation.
David Eberhardt, assistant director of student life for student activities, was pleased with the event.
"I can't imagine more interesting conversations," he said. "We had a wide range of topics. Everything from rats to Centre's history."
A reception was held afterward for the presenters and attendees.
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