(April 15, 2014)

College announces Student Research Forum winners

SHREVEPORT, LA — Ten students received awards in four separate divisions during Centenary's 23rd Annual Student Research Forum, April 4 and 11. The annual forum is sponsored by the Douglas A. and Marion S. Attaway Foundation.

Humanities oral presentation

1st place

Tianna Murphy

Feminism, Orientalism and Polemics: Two American Muslim Feminists and their Jihads

2nd place

Kayla Marion

African American Confederates of the Lost Cause

Natural Sciences oral presentation

1st place

Luke White

Controlling the "Stickiness" and Electronic Properties of Graphene by Doping

2nd place

Michael Free

The Synthesis of a Tetraether Glycerophospholipid with Two Different Headgroups

3rd place

Andrea Argueta Lemus

Florigen Makes the Whorl Go Round: A Survey of the FT-like PEBP family in Sorghum bicolor

Social Sciences oral presentations

1st place

Cameron Hughes

Determinants of Field Goal Success Rates: A Study of Placekicking in the 2012 National Football League Regular Season

2nd place

Angela Impson

Examining Heteronormative Gender Enactment Among Gay Men

3rd place

Matthew Scott

Self-Efficacy's Mitigating Role on the Consequences of Negative Feedback

Poster session

1st place

Tierra Range

Inflammatory demyelination is suppressed by a disease-modifying drug in Theiler's virus model of multiple sclerosis

2nd place

Ryan O'Donnell

Optimization of Shreveport Public Transportation Routes

3rd place

Payton Weidner

Epithelium of GAD65-GFP Mice: A New Model For Studying Olfactory Sensory Neuron Maturation?

This year, students shared more than 30 independent studies, senior seminars, or summer research projects with the Centenary community.