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Posters in the Rotunda

Sixteen UW-Green Bay undergraduates shared their research on everything from physics precision to college success and data security March 12, participating in the 11th annual UW System Posters in the Rotunda event at the state Capitol in Madison.

The event offers students the opportunity to tell their legislators about their studies, sharing important research on a variety of topics. It’s an experience that gives them a leg up in terms of both academics and future career success, students say — no matter what their path may be.

“I think there’s a lot of great things about this opportunity,” said sophomore Ben Lindberg. “I think presenting, trying to share what you’ve learned and trying to communicate that effectively to people is a great skill to learn. I think it’s great practice both for future academic pursuits and in my career.”

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The following UW-Green Bay students presented at Posters in the Rotunda 2014:

Hannah Blum, Marleigh Fiedler, Ashley Grant, Jordan Grapentine, Kaitlin Hobbs and Alex Wilson, “Gateways to Phirst Year Success: Navigating College by Building Relationships.” Their faculty adviser is Associate Prof. Denise Bartell, Human Development.

Kristine Alvarez, “Understanding the Relationship Between Voter Turnout, Income, and Education in Wisconsin.” Her faculty advisers are Assistant Profs. Aaron Weinschenk and Rachel Russell, Public and Environmental Affairs.

Ben Lindberg, “An Analysis of Trust Lost in an Insider Privacy Breach Incident.” His faculty adviser is Assistant Prof. Gaurav Bansal, Business Administration.

Amarra Bricco, “Nature Pictures and Stress Reduction.” Her faculty adviser is Associate Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges, Human Development.

Ashley Marshall, “Gender Differences in Olympic Commercials.” Her faculty adviser is Prof. Illene Cupit, Human Development.

Tara Schilawski, “Gender Stereotypes in Today’s Popular Music Videos.” Her faculty adviser is Prof. Illene Cupit, Human Development.

Renee Simon, “Poverty’s Effect on Student Achievement in the U.S. and Germany.” Her faculty adviser is Prof. David Coury, Humanistic Studies (German).

Shawn Snyder, “Infinite Precision Calculator and Physics Modeler.” His faculty adviser is Associate Prof. Peter Breznay, Information and Computing Science.

Douglas Tober, “Car Diagnostics System Based on CPU Board.” His faculty adviser is Associate Prof. Peter Breznay, Information and Computing Science.

Brian Yagle, “DATCP Clean Sweep Grant Program Data Analysis.” His faculty adviser is Prof. John Katers, Natural and Applied Sciences.

Linda Vang, “Ant-mediated seed dispersal of three spring wildflowers in the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Arboretum.” Her faculty adviser is Associate Prof. Amy Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences.

— Photos by Kelly McBride Moore, Office of Marketing and University Communication

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