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    Connections Newsletter
    Issue 1                                                                                                                                         February 18, 2011


    Notes from the Collaborative

    A Note from the Collaborative Director

    Defining Collaboration: Collaborative Undergraduate Research Across the Disciplines

    Collaborative Opportunities

    Research and Academic Travel Funding Opportunities

    Academic Travel Award Recipients

    Celebrating Student and Faculty/Staff Collaborations

    Student Profiles

    Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer
    Jody Kolter
    Ellen Majowski
    Sarah Meyer
    Lauren Mongin
    Jessica Richards
    Danielle Schroth
    Brittney Stevenson

    Important Dates

    Mar. 25, 2011 Collaborative Summer-Fall Grant applications due

    Mar. 31 - Apr. 2, 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

    Apr. 18, 2011 Collaborative Continuation Grant applications due

    May 2, 2011 Student Academic Travel Grant and Attendee Grant applications due





    Academic Travel Award Recipients

    The following students recently received funding through the St. Norbert Collaborative for their projects and academic travel.

    NCUR Convention

    Zachery Gregorich, Chemistry (Biochemistry)
    To present a poster "Applications of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in the Detection of Parasite Larval Stages and Molecular Prospecting for New Species" at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca College, NY, March 31-April 2, 2011. Sponsoring faculty: Anindo Choudhury.

    Academic Travel Grants Awarded

    Sarah Van Schyndel, Psychology
    To present study entitled "Regulation in Early Childhood: Strategy Use and Prediction of Performance Across Effortful Control Tasks" at the Society for Research in Child Development," March 30-April 3, 2011, Montreal, Canada. Sponsoring faculty: Ashley Hill-Søderlund.

    Beth Baumann, Early Education
    To co-present, with Professor Tynisha Meidl, a paper "Developing Dispositions  in Teacher Candidates Through Community Service" at the Association of Teachers Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Feb. 13-16, 2011. Sponsoring faculty: Tynisha Meidl.

    Joseph Jones, BBA Entrepreneurship

    To co-present, with Professor Wolfgang Grassl, a paper "Entrepreneurial Intent Among Undergraduates: Are Business Students Different?" at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL, March 23-25. Sponsoring faculty: Wolfgang Grassl.

    Andrea Burklund, Accounting
    Stephanie Weiss, Business, Finance Concentration
    To co-present a paper "Mark to Market to What Market?" at the 18th
    Annual Conference of ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 24-27, 2011. Sponsoring faculty: Amy Vandenberg.

    Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer, Communications
    To co-present, with Nancy Mathias, a session "Multi-level Leadership Development Using Experiential Projects and the LID Model" at the Leadership Educators Institute at the University of South Florida, Dec. 5-7. 2010. Sponsoring staff: Nancy Mathias.

    Ellen Majowski, Psychology
    Brittney Stevenson, Psychology/Sociology Human Services

    To present a poster "Gender Stereotypes According to Interpersonal Trust and Internal-External Locus of Control" at the Tri-State Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference on Nov. 12-13, 2010, at Loras College, Dubuque, IA. Sponsoring faculty: Stuart Korshavn.

    Rachel Breitrick, Kari Christiansen, Rachel Hermus, Kristina Huffman, Jesscia Kacamarek, Amber LuMaye, Melissa Menne, Carrie Roberts, Colleen Scanlon, Sarah Sulentic, Ashley Treml, and Amanda Walton, Elementary Education
    To present a theoretical multicultural education curricula entitled "It is good that I exist" at the UMOJA Black Heritage Experience Program at the Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, WI, Oct. 22-24. Sponsoring faculty: Bola Delano-Oriaran.

    Jessica Richards, Biology and Environmental Science

    To co-present, with Matthew Stollak, Amy Vandenberg, and Kevin Steiner, "Student Budgeting and Spending Behaviors: A Comparative Study" at the Academic and Business Research Institute Conference, Orlando, FL, Sept. 23-25. Sponsoring faculty: Matthew Stollak and Amy Vandenberg.

    Jody Kolter, English and Philosophy
    To present a paper "Eco's Abductive Reasoning as a Postmodern Aesthetic" at the Medieval Association of the Midwest Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Sept. 15-18, 2010. Sponsoring faculty: Ed Risden.

    Attendee Grants Awarded

    Jay Allen, Rebekah Knit, Lauren Mongin, Sarah Meyer, Kelsey Reed, Danielle Schroth, and Jacob Van Dyke
    To attend the National Band Association Wisconsin-Chapter 2011 College All-Star Honor Band competition, Wisconsin Rapids, Jan. 20-21, 2011. Faculty sponsor: Michael Knight.

    Patricia Colbeth, Psychology and Sociology

    To attend the Tri-State Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference on Nov. 12-13, 2010, at Loras College, Dubuque, IA. Sponsoring faculty: Ray Zurawski.

    Joseph Simurdiak, English
    To attend the Midwest Japan Seminar at the university of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, Nov. 6, 2010. Sponsoring faculty: Wayne Patterson and Ikuko Torimoto.


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