Save the date, get ready to nominate: 19th Annual Academic Excellence Symposium, April 14

The 19th Annual Academic Excellence Symposium will take place on April 14, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union on the Green Bay Campus. The symposium, which showcases the academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students, invites students to present their best projects. Faculty are encouraged to nominate students to present work. A Qualtrics registration link will be sent to all faculty on March 2. Please contact Teri Ternes at ternest@uwgb.edu if you have any questions.

Academic Excellence Symposium postponed

For 2018 and 2019, the UW-Green Bay Academic Excellence Symposium (AES), as an independent event, will be temporarily postponed until 2020. Students and their faculty mentors interested in presenting their research, creative or scholarly activity are invited and encouraged to register for the 17th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. This annual symposium rotates between the UW System campuses and joins together undergraduates from all campuses to share research projects with a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances. The 2018 UWS Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity will occur on Friday, April 20, 2018 at UW-Green Bay. To review accepted presentation formats and register for the event, please visit the Symposium website here. For more information please contact Lidia Nonn (nonn@uwgb.edu) or Mariah Pursley (pursleym@uwgb.edu).

Acadmeic Excellence Symposium

Photo Gallery: Top UWGB research students display work at Academic Excellence Symposium

UW-Green Bay’s top student researchers shared their work at the 15th annual Academic Excellence Symposium, Thursday, April 7 in the Phoenix Club of the University Union, UWGB. The Academic Excellence Symposium is a chance for students to display their research, talent and creativity. The event is hosted by Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and The College of Professional Studies and the Office of the Provost. This year, there were 66 exhibits with more than 100 participants.

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Academic Excellence Symposium - Spring 2016

– Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

Academic Excellence Symposium in Phoenix Club

Some of UW-Green Bay’s top student researchers and performers have a chance to show their work to the Regents and guests. This year the annual Academic Excellence Symposium will be held in the Phoenix Club of the University Union from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. This year features more than 55 exhibits and 100 participants. The campus and community are encouraged to attend. A musical performance is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Top UW-Green Bay students to display work at Academic Excellence Symposium

GREEN BAY – The 15th annual Academic Excellence Symposium, showcasing the talent and research ability of some of UW-Green Bay’s top students, is scheduled to take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 in the Phoenix Club of the University Union.

The Academic Excellence Symposium is a chance for students to display their research, talent and creativity. The event is hosted by Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and The College of Professional Studies and the Office of the Provost.

This year, there are 66 exhibits with more than 100 participants. A musical performance is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Faculty, staff, fellow students and others are invited to browse the displays and chat with the proud student exhibitors. The event is free and open to the public.

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List of student exhibitors at Academic Excellence Symposium 2015

The 14th annual Academic Excellence Symposium, showcasing the talent and research ability of some of UW-Green Bay best students, took place April 7. The list of Academic Excellence Symposium projects, students, faculty advisers:

Reaching Out Through Girl Scouts 

Brittany Pyatt
Jennifer Lanter, Human Development

Western Policy and Influences on Middle Eastern Terrorism: Al-Qaeda
Alexander Girard
Eric Morgan, Democracy and Justice Studies

Funding the Southern Door County School District: A Policy Analysis 

Jared Spude
David Helpap, Public and Environmental Affairs

Assessing the Effects of Media Exposure
Shelby Vanhouten, Meghan Baker, Kayla Blochowiak, Sarah Wick
Regan AR Gurung, Human Development

Freedom House: Early Childhood 
Coordinator 

Morgan Bolli
Jennifer Lanter, Human Development

A Policy Analysis: Phosphorus Loading 
the Bay of Green Bay
Gina Vlach
David Helpap, Public and Environmental Affairs

Maternal Education and SES Effects on Creativity During Joint Engagement Reading
Cassandra Bartlett
Sawa Senzaki, Human Development

London Post-War Housing and the 
Festival of Britain
Joseph Taylor, Benjamin Dudzik, Hannah Giesick
Caroline Boswell and Heidi Sherman, Humanistic Studies

In-home Therapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum 

Kelly Berth
Jennifer Lanter, Human Development

The Lost Connection: Benefits of Being a Bilingual Professional in the U.S. Healthcare System
Julia Rose Shariff
Cristina Oritz, Humanistic Studies

Efforts Directed Toward the Synthesis of Obolactone
Lauren Anderson, Noel Craig, Kristin Short
Julie Wondergem, Natural and Applied Sciences

Improving Engagement within the Psychology and Human Development Majors
Kortney Krajewski, Kathryn Doll, Michelle McChesney, Chad Osteen, Amanda Schartner
Jenell Holstead, Human Development

Attitudes and Perceptions of Mental Illness
Olyvia Kuchta
Ryan Martin, Human Development

Positive Body Image Program Analysis
Mackenzie Wink, Haily Hummelmeier
Kristin Vespia, Human Development

15 Locus of Control and the Stress Response
Sarah Londo
Ryan Martin, Human Development, Craig Hanke, Human Biology

Effects of Coping Style and Age on Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Behaviors
Hollis Reynolds
Dean VonDras, Human Development

A Meta-analysis of Mindfulness Training as a Therapeutic Intervention for Externalizing Disorders
Destany Calma-Birling, Emily DiNatale
Dean VonDras, Human Development

On Broadway District Neighborhood Master Plan
Rebecca Ellenbecker, Sadie DiNatale
Marcelo Cruz, Urban and Regional Studies Ashley Heath, Center for Public Affairs

Children’s Edible Garden Intern with the Brown County Central Library
Sarah Tomasiewicz
Sara Schmitz, Human Biology

Meme Impressions
Chad Osteen
Kathleen Burns, Human Development

Science of Sexy? An Empirical Test of 
Dressing Recommendations
Sarah Wick, Meghan Baker, Kayla Blochowiak, Shelby VanHouten
Regan AR Gurung, Human Development

Emotions in Sports Performance 

Kayla Hucke
Ryan Martin, Human Development

Impact of Phonology and Number on Children’s Novel Plural Productions 

Katharine Bright, Kayla Hucke
Jennifer Lanter, Human Development

Exploring the Significance of Faults and Fractures in the Confined Aquifer in Northeastern Wisconsin (Brown and Outagamie Counties): Insights From Stable Isotope Patterns 

Amanda Hamby
John Luczaj, Natural and Applied Sciences

Comparison of Analytical Methods for 
the Determination of Chlorophyll a 

Ryan Badeau
Michael Zorn, Natural and Applied Sciences

Extracurricular Group Impact 

Kathryn Doll
Jenell Holstead, Human Development

The Physiologic Effects of Video and Audio Stimuli on the Human Body

Ryan Hass, Travis Ladwig, Mary Pappas, Kaitlyn Pilarzyk, Crystal Remsza, Aimee Schaefer, Bridget Schedler
Craig Hanke, Human Biology

Impact of Music Tempo on Perceived Exertion During Exercise
Katrina Schumann, Alisha Maciejewski, Hailey Mohrfeld
James Marker and Craig Hanke, Human Biology

Decisions and Personality: Self-Regulation and the Big Five
Kari Kovacs
Kathleen Burns, Human Development

Perceptions of Abuse
Monica Wysocki
Kathleen Burns, Human Development
Emergence of Cross Cultural Difference in Moral Development in Infants
Keegan Eggert
Sawa Senzaki, Human Development

Revealing Green Bay: Industry and Development in Print
Gena Selby
Chris Style, Art and Design

Vocalissimo: Creative Activities in Florence, Italy with a Musical Performance
Ashley Gutting, Evan Ash, Tori Schuurmans
Sarah Meredith-Livingston, Courtney Sherman. Music

Drawdown of the Potentiometric Surface in the Cambrian-Ordovician Aquifer in Marinette County, Wisconsin
Christa Kananen
John Luczaj, Natural and Applied Sciences

Senior Show Portrait Paintings
Laura Schley
Kristy Deetz, Art and Design

Top UW-Green Bay students to display work at Tuesday’s symposium


The 14th annual Academic Excellence Symposium, showcasing the talent and research ability of some of UW-Green Bay’s best students, is scheduled to take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 7) in Phoenix Rooms A and B of the University Union. The event is hosted by the campus chapters of the Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional Studies, and the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. As always, faculty, staff, fellow students and others are invited to browse the displays and chat up the proud student exhibitors. A musical performance is scheduled for 1 p.m. About 60 students are responsible for the 35 exhibits.