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Thanks to all our students and faculty for a great WRD 2016!


Celebrating and exhibiting student work at Western


This year's Provost Prize winners


Payal Dudhedia, "The Efficacy of Botanical-Based Repellent, Geraniol, at Repelling Blacklegged Ticks," Mentor: Dr. Neeta Connally (Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Jenny Kry and Kaitlin McNally, "Stage of Estrus and Sleep Loss Influences Attention and Memory Performance in the Novel Object Recognition Task," Mentor: Dr. Joshua Cordeira (Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Shannon McFarland and Karen Velez, "An Examination of Variance in the Amino Acid Sequence of the Secretory Na-Cl Cotransporter (NCC) in two divergent Three-spined Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) Populations ," Mentor: Dr. Michelle Monette (Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Juliann Sima, "Determination of Pharmaceutical Residues in Water Samples of the Housatonic River Valley Region by Solid-Phase Extraction (SPE) and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)" Mentor: Dr. Yuan Mei-Ratliff (Chemistry)

Christopher Gillotte, "Floodplain Mechanics and the Active Transportation of Mercury in the Still River," Mentor: Michael Coleman (Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology)

Alex Potocki, "Shock Wave Calculations? No problem! Essentially Non Oscillatory (ENO) Stencil Selection Procedures: Using Excel VBA to Study and Compare ENO Built with Various Basis Functions," Mentor: Dr. Stavros Christofi (Math)

Ishan Nag, "Progress Towards the Synthesis of Substituted Tetrahydrothiophenes," Mentor: Dr. Forest Robertson (Chemistry)

Sadia Alam and Edwin Rojas, "A Comparative Metagenomic Analysis of Candlewood Lake Sediment: The Rhizosphere of Eurasian Milfoil," Mentor: Dr. Edwin Wong (Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Social Science/Humanities:

Kristy Matasavage, "The Effects of Stimulus Content and Body Positioning on Mental Rotation," Mentor: Dr. Bernard Gee (Psychology)

Roosevelt Ward, Juan-Pablo Cobos, and Andre Myton, "United States Men's Soccer Competitiveness vs. Other Countries," Mentor: Dr. Rotua Lumbantobing (Economics)

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