2020 URAD and CES Awards

Prizes were awarded in the following categories:

URAD Arts, Education, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences Posters

  • 1st Place: Brianne Maksimovic
    Space Rat Force: Effects of Galactic Cosmic Rays on Gross Motor Control in Rats Anomalies 
  • Department: Psychology
    Faculty Mentor: Doug Wallace, Ph.D.
  • 2nd Place: Justine Rivard
    Intriguing or unsettling? How Dimensions of Curiosity Predict Reactions to Novelty
    Department: Psychology
    Faculty Mentor(s): Amanda Durik, Ph.D.
  • 3rd Place: Ashlyn Thurman, Lynn Kang and Maria Medrano
    The Effects of Child ADHD Symptoms and Parental Stress on Parental Self-Efficacy
    Department: Psychology
    Faculty Mentor: Julia Ogg, Ph.D.

URAD Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Posters

  • 1st Place: Isabella Guizzetti
    The Effect of Metformin and Sorafenib on ASCT2 Knockout Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cell Growth
    Department: Biological Sciences
    Faculty Mentor: Barrie Bode, Ph.D.
  • 2nd Place: Meagan Paramo and Makena Paramo
    Evolutionary Conflict and Coral Bleaching: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
    Department: Biological Sciences
    Faculty Mentor: Neil Blackstone, Ph.D.
  • 3rd Place: Pruthvish Patel, Graice Veronda and Diana Miguel
    Attachment of Microbes to LDPE Plastic Following Chemical Treatments
    Department: Biological Sciences
    Faculty Mentor: Scott Grayburn, Ph.D.

Community Engagement Showcase Award

  • 1st Place: Celine Taylor
    Traffic-Related Injuries in Myanmar
    Department: Public Health
    Faculty Mentor: Tomoyuki Shibata, Ph.D.
  • 2nd Place: Dioco Reyes and Emily Grobe
    Community Development in Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Mentor: Michaela Holtz
    Organizations: Huskie Alternative Breaks and Habitat for Humanity of Kent County
  • 3rd Place: Riley McCabe and Hannah Thompson
    Memphis: Civic Engagement
    Mentor: Michaela Holtz
    Organizations: Huskie Alternative Breaks and Serve901

Descriptions of each of these projects are available in the URAD/CES 2020 Program.

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engage@niu.edu
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