Three CEHS students among Research Days winners

students share their posters during Research Days

Three CEHS students among Research Days winners

24 May 2023    

Two graduate students and one undergraduate in the College of Education and Human Sciences were among the Huskers awarded prizes for their participation in the 2023 Student Research Days Poster Sessions and Creative Exhibitions March 28-29. 

More than 130 graduate students and 200 undergraduate students participated in the sessions in addition to the week-long celebration of student research and creative activity. The CEHS students receiving awards are listed below, along with their area of study, poster title and adviser’s name. 

Graduate awards

• Molly Goldberg (Omaha; child, youth and family studies), “A Validation Study of the Assessing Classroom Sociocultural Equity Scale (ACSES) in Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade Classrooms,” adviser: Greg Welch 

• Janella Kang (South Korea; human sciences), “Sex Trafficking Awareness and Perspectives Among High School Students in the Midwest,” adviser: Rochelle Dalla 

Undergraduate award

• Michelle Barbot (Long Beach, California; nutrition science), “Concussion History Is Associated with Structural Differences in the Brain in Collegiate Athletes,” adviser: Douglas Schultz 

Graduate student prize winners were awarded $400 toward travel grants to present their research regionally or nationally as well as support other research costs. Undergraduates were awarded prizes valued at $250 sponsored by their academic colleges. 

Nearly 100 faculty, postdoc and graduate student volunteer judges met with students during morning and afternoon sessions and evaluated their presentations.

College of Education and Human Sciences
Child, Youth and Family Studies
Nutrition and Health Sciences