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Twelve Honors Senior Accepted to Present at 2018 NRHC Conference

Posted 12/19/2017
Submitted by Don Jones
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

For the fifth year in a row, a diverse group of senior honors students have applied to present at a conference. Organized by the Director of the Honors Program, Donald Jones, Phd., twelve students applied and all have been accepted to present at Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference. The NRHC Conference will be held on April 13-14 at Providence, RI. As listed below, each student has been mentored by a senior honors advisor:

 2018 Student Presenters at NRHC:

A&S Humanities: Hannah Cohen - Haunted: Explicating the Link Between Death, Identity Formation, and Legacy in Hamlet (advisor Dr. Mark Blackwell)

Ronald “RJ” Larussa – Reality in Cinema (advisor Prof. Lauren Cook)

Social Sciences: Jessica Floyd - Looking at Affirmative Action and Reparations Through a New Lens (advisor Prof. Stacey Maddern)

Faith Opawoye - Seeing Anew the Exploitative Nature of U.S. Legislation on Immigration (advisor Prof. Stacey Maddern)

Sciences:  Yonina Bykov - Rethinking Alzheimer's: Circadian Clock Gene Expression in Early Stage Disease​ (advisor Dr. Adam Silver)

Sarah Claxton - Antibiotic resistance of a pathogenic strain of Staphylococcus aureus (advisor Dr. Adam Silver)

Chelsey Tinson - A Lively Experiment: A Complete Mechanistic Picture for the Kinetics of the Formation of N-chloro-N-methylacetamide in Aqueous Solution (advisor Dr. Ed Gray)

BAR: Maggie Qiu - The U.K and Brexit: Seeing Anew or Courting Disaster (advisorDr. Lillian Kamal

CETA:  Weesam Lepak - Seeing Anew in Reducing Airplane Noise Emission (advisor Dr. Eoin King)

ENHP:  Megan Pare - Educating Children on New Ways to Manage their Asthma (advisor Dr. Karen Griffiths)

Hartt:    Rachel Lloyd-Taylor - The Disney Feminist: A New Perspective on Gender Stereotypes in Film and Music (advisor Dr. Warren Haston)

HAS:    Ying Ye – art exhibition -  “A Lively Experiment": Seeing America Anew Through Painting (advisor - Power Boothe)