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December 1, 2010

Student projects in arts and humanities, engineering, human development and family studies, and mathematics.

Display Project Winners

  • First Place—"Statics of Cow Tipping," (project number 4 below) Timothy Beilstein
    Timothy Beilstein
  • Second Place—"Coaster!," (project number 15 below) Kyle Salitrik and Hannah Bodnar
    Kyle Salitrik and Hannah Bodnar
  • Third Place—"L'Hopital!," (project number 17 below) Peggy Miltenberger
    Peggy Miltenberger

Description of projects presented:

  1. Course: ART 10, Intro to Drawing
    Instructor: Joseph Materkowski
    Project title: Drawing
    Students: Adam Gresh, Lucy Grohal, Anna Hagerty, T. J. Hixembaugh, Marie King, Ashley Leadbeater, Donald Morgan, Shawn Nicholson, Brian Olher, Sam Orr, Blaire Puskar, Jessica Sherbondy, Josh Smith, Tanner Squib, Molly Stuvek, Ariana Ungurean, Ashley Walker, and Morgan Waugh
    Description: Samples of student artwork.
  2. Course: ECON 104, Macroeconomic Analysis
    Instructor: Dr. Pawan Madhogarhia
    Project Title: International Trade
    Students: Allison Glad, Brooke Mollick, Amber Brown, and Gary Glisan
    Description: A comparison of international trade during the Great Depression to international trade during the recent financial crisis.
  3. Course: ECON 104, Macroeconomic Analysis
    Instructor: Dr. Pawan Madhogarhia
    Project Title: Monetary Policy
    Students: Randy Chambliss and George Hudak
    Description: An evaluation of the Great Depression and the recent financial crisis from a monetary policy perspective.
  4. Course: E MCH 211, Statics
    Instructor: Nathaniel Bohna
    Project title: Statics of Cow Tipping
    Students: Timothy Beilstein
    Description: Can a single individual tip a cow? This interactive presentation will dissect the myth of cow tipping by using techniques grounded in the understanding of statics. Viewers will discover how their maximum possible applied force on an object is a function based on their own body weight.
  5. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Achieving Personal Identity
    Student: Kelly Miller
    Description: Poster presentation of contextual factors related to children's achievement of a healthy personal identity.
  6. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Computers in the Classroom
    Student: Jennifer Cavallo
    Description: Poster presentation of issues involving teacher's attitudes and experiences using computers in the classroom.
  7. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Effects of Corporal Punishment
    Student: Courtney Howell
    Description: Poster presentation of the effects of corporal punishment on children's outcomes.
  8. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: Low Income Pre-Schoolers
    Students: Tiffany Lehman
    Description: Poster presentation of a paper about what child care is and the influences of non-parental child care on low income pre-schoolers and the toll it takes on them cognitively.
  9. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: Matriarchal in African American Families
    Students: Christine Daly
    Description: How the African American mother has an effect on her adolescent son’s attitude and behavior as head of the house-hold, with or without the presence of an adult male or father figure.
  10. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: Peer Group
    Students: Edward Banko
    Description: The influence of peer groups and parents.
  11. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: Physical Child Abuse
    Students: Jessica Bellish
    Description: My topic looks at the consequences of physical child abuse. Effects physical abuse have on a child will be addressed to gain insight. The poster will cover some of the effects that physical abuse has on a child.
  12. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Single Parenting
    Student: Keith Ptomey
    Description: Poster presentation of the effects of single parenting on children's outcomes.
  13. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: Socioeconomic Status and Family Processes
    Students: Leslee Wettgen
    Description: A poster presentation on a paper completed about how socioeconomic status affects adult romantic relationships, as well as child developmental outcomes.
  14. Course: HDFS 429, Advanced Child Development
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project title: The Effects of Child Care on Social Adjustment in Early Childhood
    Students: Alycia Jarrett
    Description: A look at the effects that child care has on the social adjustment of young children.
  15. Course: MATH 141, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    Instructor: Kevin Maxwell
    Project title: Coaster!
    Students: Kyle Salitrik and Hannah Bodnar
    Description: Building a better roller coaster.
  16. Course: MATH 141, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    Instructor: Kevin Maxwell
    Project title: Integral!
    Students: Randy Smith and Brittany Queer
    Description: Integral patterns.
  17. Course: MATH 141, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    Instructor: Kevin Maxwell
    Project title: L’Hopital!
    Students: Peggy Miltenberger
    Description: Origins of L’Hopital’s rule.
  18. Course: MATH 141, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    Instructor: Kevin Maxwell
    Project title: Movie!
    Students: Quinn Yodens, Andy Williams, and Kyle Davis
    Description: Best seat in the theatre.
  19. Course: MATH 141, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    Instructor: Kevin Maxwell
    Project title: Pizza! Pier!
    Students: Chris Baker and A.J. Sheperd
    Description: Cutting a pizza and boat on a pier.