Undergraduate and graduate students earned recognition for their work at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s 28th-annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Activity. The event, sponsored by the Office of Student Research and Creative Activity, was held online due to the pandemic.
Best graduate research presentation awards
- The psychology graduate student team of Haley Jacquez, of Brownsville; Vanessa Monfredo-Hillman, of Oshkosh; Ben Saltigerald, of Appleton; Nikki Satterlund, of Oshkosh; Allison Smith, of Appleton; and Luck Tacke, of Campbellsport, for their poster titled Self-Construal and Psy-chop-athy.
- The nurse anesthesia DNP team of Nick Mangan, of Oshkosh; and Stephanie Vorce, of Green Bay, for their poster presentation titled Applying Mindfulness Meditation To Influence Perceived Stress Levels and Wellbeing in Graduate Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists.
Clow Social Science research presentation awards
- Economics and information technology major Julia Thompson, of Kimberly, for her research poster titled The Impact of Data Breach Disclosure on Firms’ Stock Prices Given Ambiguous Legal Guidelines.
- Anthropology major Ayak Deng, of Oshkosh; social work major Amanda Martinez, of New London; and human services leadership major Nou Xiong, of Appleton, for their oral presentation, Women of Color’s Experiences of Pursuing Higher Education During a Pandemic.
Undergraduate research/creative presentation awards
- Nursing major Becca Birriel, of Schaumburg, Illinois, for her poster Culturally Sensitive Care in the Clinic: Understanding LGBTQIA+ Healthcare Best Practice Methods in Wisconsin’s Fox Valley Area Clinics.
- Biology major Brandi Dickinson, of Pewaukee, Building air handlers as an effective and low-cost method for sampling insect diversity in urban areas.
- Music major Noah Eckstein, of Reedsville, Balancing Light and Dark.
- Music major Molly Hennig, of New Ulm, Minnesota, Vocalist’s Guide to György Ligeti’s ‘Mysteries of the Macabre.’
- Geography major Katrina Hornung, of Appleton and studying at the Fox Cities campus, for her poster titled Cranial Fusion in Ursus Americanus and their Ontogenetic Utility.
- Secondary education English major Stacey Sparks, of Neenah, Navigating States of Mind in Jane Austen’s Persuasion.