Tag: IU South Bend Undergraduate Conference

“Through the Eyes of the Editors”

By: BEKKA OXLEY Staff Writer  Being an editor-in-chief of a publication at IU South Bend has its rewards and challenges. The four editors of the publications featured in this year’s Undergraduate Research Conference would all agree that such a position takes lots of time and even more energy. The days leading up to the unveiling

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Undergraduate Research Conference Presenters and Research Titles

BRANDON J. AITKEN: Sexual Ethics: Sexual Content Is Irrelevant PATRICIA E. ANDERSON:  Effects of Aesthetics and Clutter on Learning SAMANTHA BAKER: The History of Whoring REBECCA BARNES: Do You See What I See? Personality and Color Perception RACHEL BARRETT: “Alterations and Omissions”: Moll Flanders and Information Anxieties of the Eighteenth Century BRENDAN BECK: Powers of

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Research moves students beyond the boundaries of the classroom

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer      Graduate and doctoral students can expect to spend a large portion of their academic career conducting research. So, why is research important for undergraduate students as well? Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) Sponsor and Assistant Professor Jamie Smith weighed in on the subject in an email. “To speak broadly on

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Library Prize Winner Eric Hankin

By HANNAH BIRONG Guest Writer Every year, the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research is awarded to a student who shows an excellent and diligent research process while utilizing the library services. Eric Hankin, this year’s winner, is an English major who is expected to graduate in 2014. There are many requirements that a student must

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IUSB student researches foreign policy, public opinion

By MANDI STEFEY Staff Writer While the opinion on President Obama varies from person to person, IU South Bend student Kaweme Ng’andwe said the public opinion of Obama is reliant on his foreign policy strategy. Ng’andwe’s research abstract considers the possibility of a relationship between successful foreign policies and the American public opinion of the

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Student scholars showcase diverse research at the URC

By IZZA JATALA Staff Writer The Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) at IU South Bend brought together a diverse group of students and professors for a day of sharing knowledge and engaging in intellectual conversations. By 8:45 a.m. the main hallway on first floor of Wiekamp Hall quickly filled up with students excitedly chatting with one

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