CEHS students awarded at research fair


CEHS students awarded at research fair

17 Apr 2017    

The 2017 UNL Spring Research Fair featured more than 200 undergraduate research posters, 10 undergraduate creative exhibits, and 160-plus graduate research posters and exhibits on April 4-5 in the Nebraska Union.

More than 400 students participated over the course of the two-day fair. Congratulations to these CEHS students who were awarded the top undergraduate and graduate posters and exhibits. The top graduate posters receive a $400 travel grant to present research at a regional or national conference. The top undergraduate posters receive a $250 award sponsored by their college.

Aileen Garcia, doctoral student, Child, Youth and Family Studies, “Predictors and Socio-Emotional Outcomes of Parental Involvement Among Low-Income Families”

Anne Thomas, doctoral student, Special Education and Communication Disorders, “Assessing Parent-Examiner Agreement on Judgments of Infant Vocal Behaviors”

Marina Powers, senior, English education, “Teaching Multicultural Texts in High Schools: Obstacles and Opportunities,” advisor: Lauren Gatti, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

Christina Hamling, sophomore, speech-language pathology, “Improving the Inter-Professional Relationship between Nurses and Speech-Language Pathologists,” advisor: Kristy Weissling, Special Education and Communication Disorders

Carlie Bauer, junior, secondary English and language arts, “A Curiosity for Words: Vocabulary Acquisition in Middle School,” advisor: Loukia Sarroub, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

Madison Warrick, senior, speech-language pathology; Laura Domet, senior, psychology; and Zachary Egr, senior, biological sciences and psychology, “Setting the Course for Child Development: Parenting Behaviors and the Early Years,” advisor: Susan Sheridan, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools


College of Education and Human Sciences