Honors Research Conference
Independant Research Conference
On Thursday, May 1, 2008, Honors students filled the conference rooms in
The presentations were as follows:
Janine Berey, mentored by Dr. Joseph Pastore and Dr. Kathryn Winsted, presented An Examination of the Role NCAA Division I Basketball Plays in Collegiate Admissions and Fund Raising.
Rosaria Bueti, mentored by Dr. Ronald Filante, presented Mortgage Lending Practices: Have They Caused the Subprime Crisis?
William Carrigan, mentored by Dr. Padjama Kadiyala, presented In Search of Liquidity.
Joseph Falco, mentored by Dr. Kathryn Winsted, presented The Effects of New Media on Cost per Thousand (CPM).
Diana Haggerty, mentored by Prof. Edward Child, presented Doing Business in the Emerging Markets of
Mariya Illyasova, mentored by Dr. Ronald Filante, presented Dollar/Yen Forecasting.
Matthew Meier, mentored by Prof. William Pappenheimer, presented Building a Power PC for Non-Linear Programming.
Christina Ostran, mentored by Prof. Surenda Kaushik, presented Effects of Changes in the Exchange Rate of U.S. Dollars on the Chinese Economy.
Nicole Papaioannnou, mentored by Dr. Bette Kirschstein, presented Hide and Seek with Identity: The Role of the Quest in the Psychological Metamorphosis of the Children’s Fantasy Hero.
Reene Severino, mentored by Dr. Kathryn Winsted, presented Product Placement Recall.
Michael Staib, mentored by Dr. Marilyn Weigold, presented Legacy of a Leader.
Maria Tomassi, mentored by Dr. Patricia Healy, presented Changes in International Accounting.
Frances Uzzi, mentored by Dr. Joseph Pastore, presented
The presentations were informative, interesting, and well-delivered. The topics were varied and creative, making the conference a joy to attend. If you would like to work on your own Independent Research Project, stop by or call the Honors Office.