Past Symposium Awardees

2018 GSA Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Paper Categories
Humanities
1st Place - Nicole Koopman
2nd Place - Samuel Klee
3rd Place - Patrick Connolly

Biological Sciences
1st Place - Katherine Hixon
2nd Place - Alan Moss
3rd Place - Elizabeth Walker

Social Sciences
T-1st Place - Meghan Murray
T-1st Place - Daphne Lew
3rd Place - Tara Smith

Physical Sciences
T-1st Place - Adaline Buerck
T-1st Place - Adam Arce
3rd Place - Kayla Lockmiller

Poster Categories
Biological Sciences
1st Place - Mariah Hassert
2nd Place - Shannon Kelly
3rd Place - Lindsay Hill

Social Sciences
1st Place - Tara Ruggeri
2nd Place - Karin Meeker
3rd Place - Kristen Wehmeyer

Physical Sciences
1st Place - Erienne TeSelle
2nd Place - Chelsea Sondergard
T-3rd Place - Melissa Hopfinger
T-3rd Place - Emily Deeba


2017 GSA Graduate Research Symposium Winners 
Paper Categories
Biological Sciences 
1st Place Katherine Stockstill, Pharmacology and Physiology, School of Medicine
2nd Place Caron Harada, Pharmacology & Physiology, School of Medicine
3rd Place Andrea Burr, Integrated & Applied Sciences, Center for Sustainability

Physical Sciences 
1st Place Elizabeth Brennan, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology
2nd Place Muhammed Mustafa, Civil Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology

Humanities 
1st Place Kathryn Polizzi, English, College of Arts and Sciences
2nd Place KJ Drake, Theological Studies
3rd Place Robert Johnson, Theology (Historical Theology Concentration), Department of Theological Studies

Social Sciences 
1st Place Daphne Lew, Biostatistics, College for Public Health and Social Justice
2nd Place Yongsun Lim, Higher Education Administration /Educational Foundations
3rd Place Eleanor Bergquist, College of Public Health and Social Justice

Poster Categories
Biological Sciences
1st Place  Rachel Brant, Department of Biology
2nd Place  Daniel Pike, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
3rd Place  Celine Hartman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine

Physical Sciences
1st Place  Rio Febrian, Chemistry
2nd Place  Miranda Adams, Chemistry
3rd Place  Thomas Campbell, Chemistry

Social Sciences
1st Place  Allison Davis, Geographic Information Science, Center for Sustainability
2nd Place  Matthew Ellis, Public Health
3rd Place  Matthew Witthaus, MSPH College for Public Health and Social Justice


2016 GSA Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Poster
Biological Sciences
1st: Amanda Kaverman Biology
2nd: Kara Andres Biology
3rd: Maimaiti Maimaitiyiming Integrated Applied Science program, Center for Sustainability

Physical Sciences
1st: Rio Febrian Chemistry
2nd: Andrew Dunn Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology
3rd: Melissa Anandappa Public Health, College for Public Health and Social Justice

Social Sciences
1st: Danielle Kauffman Master of Public Health, College for Public Health and Social Justice
2nd: Haeji Lee Communication Sciences and Disorders
3rd: Jessica Anderson Public Health, College for Public Health and Social Justice

Paper
Biological Sciences
1st: Justin Zweck Biology
2nd: Lauren Stein, Pharmacology & Physiology
3rd: Jesse Balaban-Feld Biology

Physical Sciences
1st: Robert Chango Geoscience, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
2nd: Alexandra Pearce Geoscience, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
3rd: Katherine Hixon Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology

Social Sciences
1st: Betelihem B. Tobo College for Public Health and Social Justice
2nd: Rebecca Rojek Department of Epidemiology, College for Public Health and Social Justice
3rd: (tie) Monica Kavanaugh Maternal and Child Health, College for Public Health and Social Justice
3rd: Kendra Ratnapradipa Epidemiology, College for Public Health and Social Justice

Humanities
1st: Alec Arnold Historical Theology
2nd: Daniel Webb Medieval European History, Department of History, College of Arts and Science
3rd: Sahar Joakim Department of Philosophy


2015 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Poster
Biological Sciences
1st: Katie Davis, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
2nd: John Marentette, Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine
3rd: Prashanth Somasundaram, Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology

Physical Sciences
1st: Jacob Laktas, Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology
2nd: Ying Song, Earth and Atmospheric Science, College of Arts and Sciences
3rd: (tie) Akash Munshi, Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
3rd: (tie) Michael Hankins, Integrated and Applied Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Social Sciences
1st: Kristen Peter Kremer, Social Work, College for Public Health and Social Justice
2nd: Olivia Gratz, Applied Behavior Analysis
3rd: Ranya Taqieddin, Department of Biology / College of Arts and Sciences.

Paper
Biological Sciences
1st: Jesse Balaban-Feld, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
2nd: Laura Klein, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
3rd: Qian Nie, Cell and Molecular Regulation Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Physical Sciences
1st: Lisa Andes, Civil Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology
2nd: Katherine Hixon, Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology
3rd: Reynaldo Flores, Biomedical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology

Social Sciences
1st: Habiba Ibrahim, Public Policy, College of Arts and Sciences
2nd: Priscilla Fernandez, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
3rd: Marissa Roffler, Experimental Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Humanities
1st: Elissa Cutter, Theological Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
2nd: Jessica Adkins, Philosophy, College of Arts and Science
3rd: Megan Brueske, English, College of Arts and Sciences

2014 Graduate Research Symposium Winners 
Biological Science Posters

1. J. Zweck
    B. Brannek
2. C.E. DeClue
   S. Kispert
3. J.A. Balaban-Feld

Social Science Poster

1. M.C. Mauck
    K. Lederman
2. C.M. Keith
    K. Edge
3. K.G. Dickhut


Physical Science Poster

1. N. Etherami, Sergey A. 
2. Charles Johnson, I. Yildi
3. K. Sykes
   
Humanities Paper

1. Matthew Miller
    Ashley Nolan
2. S. Danou
3. T. Campbell


Biological/Physical Science Paper

1. A. Estlund
    M.M. Elrick
2. F. Faraji
3. E.A. Growny Kalaf

Social Science Paper

1. A. Pope
2. R. DeClue
3. C. Spudich