New College Undergraduate Inquiry and Research Experiences

Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium

2018 Research Symposium Winners List

Best Presentation of a Research or Creative Project – 1st Place
“ASSESSMENT OF NOVEL VDR ANTAGONISTS THAT MEDIATE SUPPRESSION OF VITAMIN D SIGNALING”
By: Lech Staniszewski

Best Presentation of a Research or Creative Project – 2nd Place
“Bite Force Analysis in Leucoraja erinacea”
By: Samantha Burke

Best Presentation of a Research or Creative Project – 3rd Place
“Cooperative Inhibition of Wnt/ß-Catenin Signaling by Klotho and Vitamin D: Implications for Chemoprevention”
By: Sameera Khandivider line

Best Non-NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 1st Place
“Spatial-Temporal Flu Prediction Using Community Regions in Commuter Network”
By: Paul Wagenseller and Adrian Avram

Best Non-NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 2nd Place
“Bite Force Analysis in Leucoraja erinacea”
By: Samantha Burke

Best Non-NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 3rd Place
“Use of MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry to Derive Taxonomic Relationships Among Species of the Bacterial Genus Deinococcus”
By: Stacy Sholz-Ng, Chad Albert, Benita Barnes, George Noutsios, Sabrina Mueller-Spitz, James Tuohy divider lineBest NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 1st Place
“The Trump Campaign and the Construction of Enemies”
By: Brian Ruben, Israel Kiyoga, Isle Contreras, Jonathan Flores

Best NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 2nd Place
“Cooperative Inhibition of Wnt/ß-Catenin Signaling by Klotho and Vitamin D: Implications for Chemoprevention”
By: Sameera Khan

Best NCUIRE Research or Creative Project – 3rd Place
“Attachment Style in Adult Friendships: How It Relates to Personal Stress”
By: Eleni Sholes divider lineSchool of Mathematical and Natural Sciences Student Choice Award – 1st Place
“The Phytoremediation Potential of Four Plant Species Native to Arizona in Uranium Contaminated Soils”
By: Kyle Johnson, Rachel Wetle, Mark Yakupov, Beatrice Bensko-Tarsitano, Jacob Ripley

School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences Student Choice Award – 2nd Place
“The Urban Heat Island: Temperature and Food Effects on Male Black Widow Development and Behavior”
By: Taylor Martin

School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences Student Choice Award – 3rd Place
“Community Characteristics and Sexism in Restaurants”
By: Hasan Rasoul 

 

ASU West research symposium

Sign-up to present at the 2018 Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium.

Registration deadline: April 12, 2018

ASU undergraduate students, community college and high school students and their mentors are invited to present their research and creative projects at this year's New College Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium. Research projects will be in conference poster format. The event will feature a poster session, keynote address, and award ceremony. Awards will be given to the top presented and non-presented posters or creative projects. Admission to the event is free!

Event Information

When: April 19, 2018

            Set-up 9:00—11:00 a.m.

            Students should drop-off posters at West campus (New College Dean's Office, FAB N301) by 4/18 - 10 a.m.

            Judging 11:00 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

            Poster Session 2:30—4:15 p.m.

            Keynote address "Visualizing Immigrant Phoenix: Ethnographic Adventures in Community Engagement" featuring Kristin Koptiuch 4:15—4:45 p.m.

            Awards ceremony 4:45—5:15 p.m.

Where: ASU West | La Sala Ballrooms

Who:  ASU students, community college and high school students interested in presenting research and creative projects (including, but not limited to, NCUIRE, Individualized Instruction, Capstone experiences, etc.)

How: Register by April 12, 2018

 
Poster Session Information

Students may drop-off posters at West campus in the New College Dean's Office, FAB N301 front desk. Posters must be dropped-off by Wednesday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. Students who are unable to drop-off their posters may do so on April 19 from 8:00-10:00 a.m at the La Sala Ballrooms. Following the symposium, students who are at the event may take down their posters at 5:30 p.m.

Poster and Creative Project Guidelines

Posters may be up to 5x4 ft. in size.

For students who wish to present projects in a digital format, you will be required to supply your own laptop and extension cord. Alternatively, students may send digital presentations formatted in PPT, MOV, or MP4 to be displayed in a looping powerpoint or movie format with all students who submit digitally. If submissions are not in these formats, they will not be considered. All digital submissions must be received by April 5, 2018. A 10 minute maximum for digital submissions.

If you have a poster larger than 5x4 ft. or will be presenting a digital project, please email TBD for approval.

Submit Poster Entry

Judging

Posters and creative projects will be judged by ASU faculty from various disciplines on April 19 from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Judging times will vary and take place at random. Students who wish to be judged on presented posters and projects must be at their posters during the judging period outlined above. All other posters and projects will be placed in the non-presented category.

Awards

Awards will be given to the top posters and creative projects in the presented and non-presented catagories.

Questions?

Please email TBD for any questions about the Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium.