49th Annual WKU Student Research Conference Winners
- Monday, March 25th, 2019
The 49th Annual WKU Student Research Conference proudly showcased 294 research projects and creative works. There were 159 posters and exhibits, 130 oral papers, four performances, and one video. A total of 374 students were presenters and co-presenters at the conference, including 294 undergraduate students, 77 master’s students, and four doctoral students. In addition, 105 graduate and undergraduate students were listed as coauthors on the papers, posters, and performances presented this year. Over 150 faculty and professional staff served as mentors to the student presenters. About 100 WKU faculty, professional staff, and retired faculty and staff served as judges to evaluate student presentations at the conference. The judges selected one winner from each of the sessions, each of whom received award certificates.
Congrats to all of the College of Health and Human Services winners for their hard work!
Session 6 Undergraduate Papers, Interdisciplinary
Tawasha, Isabella "Inconsistency and Inaccuracy of Sizing within the Fashion Industry"
(Dr. Carrie Cox)
Session 11 Undergraduate Posters, Interdisciplinary
Gregory, Jennifer; Coker, Riyonna; Pedigo, Harry; Miller, Serenity “How Would
Amending HB 40 Remove Barriers to Restoration of Rights?" (Dr. Whitney Harper)
Session 12 Undergraduate Posters, Interdisciplinary
Miller, Lauren; Furgal, Karen; Tinius, Rachel; Rajendran, Nikitha; Edens, Kolbi; Yoho,
Kristin “Modifiable Factors That Influence Infant Motor Development at 4 and 12 Months of
Age" (Dr. Rachel Tinius)
Session 13 Undergraduate Posters, Health and Human Services
McKay, Anna "Language Sampling with Early Adolescents with Specific Language
Impairment" (Dr. Janice Carter Smith)
Session 17 Graduate Posters, Health and Human Services
Lebryk, Eric; Sullivan, Jake; Cravens, Matthew; Young, Sonia “Interaction Effects of
Whole Body Vibration and LSVT BIG® on Gait and Balance in Parkinson’s Disease" (Dr.
Session 51 Graduate Posters, Health and Human Services
Yoho, Kristin; Maples, Jill; Edens, Kolbi; Blankenship, Maire “Changes in Resting
Metabolism from Pregnancy to Postpartum" (Dr. Rachel Tinius)
Photo by M.Danish