Loyola University Maryland

Undergraduate Student Research & Scholarship Colloquium

The 2011 Loyola Undergraduate Student Research & Scholarship Colloquium

Celebrating Loyola's Commitment to Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

On Friday, April 1, 2011, the Undergraduate Student Research & Scholarship Committee held its annual Colloquium. The competition establishes a campus-wide forum in which undergraduate research and scholarship can be presented before the college community. This event not only contributes to the professional development of participants, it underscores the importance the college places on student involvement in creative intellectual endeavors.

The finalists below presented their research in open competition for first, second, and third place cash awards.

Demonstration & Performance

First Place

Ashley Twaddell

Second Place

 Daniel Koster, co-author Taylor DeBoer

Arts & Humanities Oral

First Place

Catherine Wisniewski

Second Place (tie)

Gabriel Rossi & Alexander Van Horn

Business Oral

First Place

Maya Wright

Second Place

Kyle Christian, co-author Stephen Baydala

Third Place

Matthew Marzicola, co-author Andrew Lupica

Mathematical and Natural Sciences Oral

First Place

Paul LaPlante

Second Place

Mariel Pereda

Third Place

Nicholas Zampariello

Social Sciences & Education Oral

First Place

Julie Irwin

Second Place

Porscha Haynes

Third Place

Timothy Faver

Business Poster

First Place

Eric Rajchel, co-authors Laura Araujo, Brian Checchio

Second Place

Alexa Cavacchio, co-author Meghan Clark

Third Place

Kendall Ryan, co-authors Elizabeth Walton, Vincent Kunes

Mathematical & Natural Sciences Poster

First Place

Daniel Gorbaty

Second Place

Dawn Kellogg, co-author Camila Escobar

Third Place

Jacqueline Bush

Social Sciences & Education Poster

First Place (tie)

Melisha Bedminster, Joanna Machel & Daniel Koster

Third Place

Amanda Mikhail, Porscha Haynes