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Celebrating the Research, Creative, and Service Accomplishments of MU Students

Scholarship Week Participants

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Lauren Abreu, Senior, Communication: IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021Wednesday / Academic Citizens

James Allan, Senior, Computer Science: Drinking water quality by income and race in New Jersey – Thursday / Diversity

Patrick Anderson, Senior, Accounting: The Cost Behavior of Amazon – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Eva Apuzzio, Senior, Communication: The Portrayal of Gender in Television Commercials: Critical Reflections on Representation – Thursday / Diversity


Jacqueline Barton, Senior, Accounting: Commvault Cost Behavior – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Joey Bartusek, Junior, Accounting: Rook Coffee’s Cost Behavior – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Matthew Berger, Senior, History: Public History in Practice – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Rebecca Berzins, Senior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Counting diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) in an aerial drone image over water using supervised image classification, Tuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies – Tuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Karen Blaney, Senior, Communication: Gender in the Media:  Representation and its Consequences – Thursday / Diversity

Aidan Bodeo-Lomicky, Junior, Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy: UCI Heidi Lynn Sculthorpe Scholars Seminar – Tuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Grace Breslin, Senior, Speech-Language Pathology: Analysis of Technological Mobile Application Use in the Speech Teletherapy Environment, Monday / The Impacts of COVID-19


Abigail Carroll, Graduate Student, Geographic Information Systems: Geographic analysis of police use of force by race in Chicago, Illinois, USAThursday / Diversity

Manny Christian, Senior, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Mark Cianciosi, Graduate Student, Anthropology: Mapping War Memorials and Monuments Relative to Population and Demographic Attributes in New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Sarah Cooper, Senior, Psychology: Public Perception of Mental Health Assistance AnimalsThursday / Diversity

Hannah Craft, Senior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Ranking migratory areas around vernal pools for spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) based on spatial metricsTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Linda Cranmer, Junior, Communication: Gender in the Media:  Representation and its Consequences, Thursday / Diversity

Charly Cushing, Senior, Psychology: Student Perceptions of Faculty of Color at a Predominately White InstitutionThursday / Diversity


Shelby Davis, Senior, Public Health: Analysis of Technological Mobile Application Use in the Speech Teletherapy EnvironmentMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Kayla Delnero, Graduate Student, Physician Assistant Program: Racial Bias in Healthcare: Management of PainThursday / Diversity

Gillian Demetriou, Senior, History: Public History in PracticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Michaela Diaz, Senior, Psychology: Student Perceptions of Faculty of Color at a Predominately White InstitutionThursday / Diversity

Michael Dimino, Junior, Accounting: Uber Technologies: Cost AnalysesWednesday / Academic Citizens

Breana DiRenzi, Senior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Aerial drone survey and high-resolution terrain examination of a Revolutionary War era shipwreck site at Crosswicks Creek, New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Breana DiRenzi, Senior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: UCI Heidi Lynn Sculthorpe Scholars SeminarTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Alyssa Dowd, Junior, Homeland Security: Geographic cluster analysis of violent crimes in Detroit, MichiganWednesday / Academic Citizens


Paula Echeverria, Senior, Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Officials’ Perceptions of Growth Through OpportunityThursday / Diversity

Penelope Elliott, Senior, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Rowan Elrais, Junior, History/Elementary Education: Public History in PracticeWednesday / Academic Citizens


Katelyn Fabian, Junior, Spanish/Elementary Education: Gender Violence in Latin AmericaMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Dylan Fallis, Senior, Accounting: Medify Air: Cost Drivers of a Local Company – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Ashley Farrell, Senior, Psychology: Unleashing Humane Training and Enrichment Education through a Virtual Companion Animal Behavior ClinicMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19


Nicholas Gagliardi, Senior, Accounting: The Cost Behavior of AmazonWednesday / Academic Citizens

Romina Generali, Graduate Student, Educational Counseling & Leadership: EOF Scholars: Resiliency & Excellence in a Virtual World – Thursday / Diversity

Alexis Gerbasio, Junior, Marketing: The Detrimental Effects Body Image and Beauty Standards Has on Young Athletes – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Sarah Gillogly, Graduate Student, Geographic Information Systems: Mapping the migratory range of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) based on catch-and-release data from New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Allen Gonsalves, Senior, Accounting: Rook Coffee’s Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens

Tyler Gordon, Senior, Accounting: Outsourced Portal for AccountantsWednesday / Academic Citizens

Dylan Grafton, Junior, Accounting: The Cost Behavior of AmazonWednesday / Academic Citizens

Anthony Granite, Senior, Accounting: Rook Coffee’s Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens


Breanna Harkin, Senior, Accounting: Commvault Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens


Avery Jackson, Graduate Student, Computer Science: UCI Heidi Lynn Sculthorpe Scholars SeminarTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Cassie James, Junior, History/Secondary Education: Analysis of Technological Mobile Application Use in the Speech Teletherapy EnvironmentMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Daviyon Johnson, Sophomore, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Jalen Jones, Junior, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens


Richard Kane, Junior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Spatially explicit wave modeling of the Navesink River, New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Melani Kovacs, Graduate Student, Educational Counseling & Leadership: Educational Opportunity Fund Student Success Coach Internship at Stockton UniversityThursday / Diversity

Madison Kutschman, Senior, History/Elementary Education: Strengthening Healthy Child Development (During/Post COVID-19): Research-Informed Approaches to Implementing Social-Emotional Learning in the ClassroomMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19


Andrew Laspina, Junior, Accounting: The Cost Behavior of AmazonWednesday / Academic Citizens

Maggie Lippincott, Sophomore, Accounting: Uber Technologies: Cost AnalysesWednesday / Academic Citizens

Jenae Louis-Jacques, Sophomore, Mathematics: “Came To Win”: Songwriting for Film and Television – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

                        

Anna Maida, Junior, Communication: The Portrayal of Gender in Television Commercials: Critical Reflections on Representation, Thursday / Diversity

Kerry McFeeters, Junior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Tracking Movements and Migrations of Sandbar Sharks (Carcharinus plumbius) Along the East Coast Using Acoustic Telemetry Data – Tuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Shannon McGorty, Senior, English: The Portrayal of Gender in Television Commercials: Critical Reflections on Representation, Thursday / Diversity

Robert Merten, Senior, Homeland Security: Geographic risk assessment of terrorist attacks in New York CityWednesday / Academic Citizens

Daniella Messercola, Junior, Accounting: Rook Coffee’s Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens

Delaney Mestey-Jones, Senior, Biology/Secondary Education: Ensuring the Equity and Inclusion of Diverse Students inside and out of the Classroom – Thursday / Diversity

Josh Miller, Senior, Communication: IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Ryan Mohabeer, Junior, Accounting: Commvault Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens

Victor Montanaro, Senior, Psychology: Music, the Voice, and Emotions

A’Liah Moore, Junior, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Logan Murphy, Senior, Marine & Environmental Biology & Policy: Mapping water quality parameters related to red tide events in the Gulf of MexicoTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies


Cristina Naha, Senior, Psychology: Unleashing Humane Training and Enrichment Education through a Virtual Companion Animal Behavior Clinic – Monday / The Impacts of COVID-19


Nicholas Occhiogrosso, Junior, Marine & Environmental Biology and Policy: Assessing the Relation Between Historic Sea Surface Temperatures and Damage to Coral Reefs in the Caribbean SeaTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Farangiz Ortikova, Senior, Accounting: Commvault Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens

Nicole Owenburg, Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health: UCI Heidi Lynn Sculthorpe Scholars SeminarTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Eben Owusu, Senior, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens


Nidhi Parekh, Graduate Student, Physician Assistant Program: Racial Bias in Healthcare: Management of Pain – Thursday / Diversity

Joseph Pascotto, Sophomore, Accounting: Commvault Cost Behavior – Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Mary Pomponio, Junior, BSN Pre-Licensure: In nurses who experience higher rates of burnout, does the implementation of self-care strategies and stress management interventions as opposed to seeking no treatment options reduce the rate of turnover among nursing staff?Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Skyler Post, Senior, Biology: Comparing Phytoplankton Biomass and Species Composition of Branchport Creek to Surrounding Shrewsbury TributariesTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Amanda Prascsak, Senior, Chemistry: Intermolecular interactions of liquefied petroleum gas-alcohol mixtures with phyllosilicatesTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Matthew Pringle, Junior, Homeland Security: Mapping the wildland urban interface and buildings at risk of wildfire in Monmouth County, New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies


Nicholas Quinn, Senior, Psychology: Unleashing Humane Training and Enrichment Education through a Virtual Companion Animal Behavior Clinic – Monday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Denisse Quintanilla, Junior, Spanish/Communication: Gender Violence in Latin AmericaMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19


Janelle Ramirez, Sophomore, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Shaun Rauschenberger, Junior, Accounting: Medify Air: Cost Drivers of a Local CompanyWednesday / Academic Citizens

Shimriya Richard, Graduate Student, Communication: IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Marc Rosamilia, Graduate Student, Education: Student Contributions on Positive Mental Health & Wellness in their Local CommunityMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Alyssa Rupnarain, Graduate Student, MSED Student Affairs & College: First-Year Academic Advising Internship ExperienceThursday / Diversity


Brian S. Salinas, Sophomore, Communication, Diverse Student Performances Exploring Culture, Resistance, and Social JusticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Justen R. Samiljan, Junior, Accounting: Medify Air: Cost Drivers of a Local CompanyWednesday / Academic Citizens

Pedro Sanchez, Sophomore, Homeland Security: Military base security prioritization based on surrounding critical infrastructure in the contiguous United States

Darci Santella, Graduate Student, Communication/Interactive Digital Media: Inequity LGBTQIA+ Data Collection & IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Darci Santella, Graduate Student, Communication/Interactive Digital Media: Inequity LGBTQIA+ Data Collection, Thursday / Diversity

Elissa Scano, Graduate Student, Social Work: From Student to LeaderMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Dillon Schindler, Sophomore, Music: Dancing: The Application of Music Industry Practices – Monday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Roman Smith, Senior, Marketing & Management: Creating a Marketable Cost Structure for New York Television and Film ProductionMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Skylar Smith, Junior, Communication: IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Paola Sosa-Siguenza, Senior, Spanish: Gender Violence in Latin AmericaMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Hayley Sullivan, Senior, Communication, The Portrayal of Gender in Television Commercials:  Critical Reflections on Representation, Thursday / Diversity

Kirsten Taylor, Junior, Accounting: Uber Technologies: Cost AnalysesWednesday / Academic Citizens

Dana Terman, Junior, Accounting: Medify Air: Cost Drivers of a Local CompanyWednesday / Academic Citizens

Harry Termyna, Graduate Student, Educational Counseling & Leadership: Career Advising Internship ExperienceWednesday / Academic Citizens

Kostandinos Tsoukalis, Junior, Accounting:  Rook Coffee’s Cost BehaviorWednesday / Academic Citizens

Abbey Vergata, Senior, Communication: IDM (Interactive Digital Media) Research Lab Student Projects 2020-2021, Wednesday / Academic Citizens

 Angello Villarreal, Graduate Student, EdD: From Teacher Resident to Doctoral Candidate and Educator – Thursday / Diversity

Johanna Vonderhorst, Senior, Chemistry: UCI Heidi Lynn Sculthorpe Scholars SeminarTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies


Derek Vander Woude, Junior, Accounting: Uber Technologies: Cost AnalysesWednesday / Academic Citizens

Samantha Walton, Sophomore, English: Public History in PracticeWednesday / Academic Citizens

Thomas Waring, Junior, Accounting: The Cost Behavior of AmazonWednesday / Academic Citizens

Madeline C. Weber, Senior, Accounting: Medify Air: Cost Drivers of a Local Company, Wednesday / Academic Citizens

Jessica Wisowaty, Junior, Homeland Security: Sea level rise inundation mapping of vulnerable populations in Atlantic City, New JerseyTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies


Ariel Zavala, Senior, BS Chemistry: Environmental Control on Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Toxicity in Coastal LakesTuesday / Environmental and Geographic Studies

Natalia Zepeda, Sophomore, Spanish/Secondary Education: Gender Violence in Latin AmericaMonday / The Impacts of COVID-19

Ashley Zingillioglu, Freshman, Software Engineering: Optimizing Effectiveness of Emotion/Self Regulation Apps for Children with ASDThursday / Diversity