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Honors College students present research projects

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Honors College students present research projects
Julia Tituskin

Honors College graduating seniors recently presented their Honors Theses, with topics including health care, economics, linguistics, history and more. Students are required to complete a research thesis in order to graduate from OU’s Honors College. 

On November 29, they delivered poster presentations throughout the day, with Honors College underclassmen in attendance. Along with a poster presentation, each project required a minimum 20-page paper or equivalent, with guidance from a faculty mentor.

A full listing of Honors College thesis presentations:

  • Amanda Alkhafaji: “Animal Assisted Intervention and its Benefits as an Alternative Treatment.”

  • Tarek Almsaddi: “American vs. Spanish Approaches to Assimilation and Integration and their Implications Regarding the Arab Patient-Physician Relationship.” 

  • Kaley Barnhill: “Exploring Afrofuturism in the Hip Hop Group Clipping.” 

  • Thomas B. Cremonte: “Desiccant Dehumidification Process for Energy Efficient Air Conditioning.”

  • Diana Ethaiya: “Minimizing the spread of New Zealand mud snails through decontamination of fishing gear: A comparison of approaches.” 

  • Kelsey Fischer: “Literature Analysis Comparing Mother-Newborn Skin-to-Skin Contact Following Cesarean Section and Vaginal Births.” 

  • Lindsay Gauthier: “School Counseling: How can Counselors Meet the Needs of Middle School Students.”

  • Sheilah Hallman: “A Review of Physical and Behavioral Benefits of Recreation for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder.”

    Noor Haq

  • Noor Haq: “A Review of Pharmacotherapies for Heroin Addiction.” 

  • Joseph Jablonski: “MSA Economic Growth: The Impact of Innovative Diversity v. Specialization.” 

  • Andrew Lekarczyk: “Label-Free Biosensor for the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.” 

  • Sarah Lawrence Koffiecultuur: Een Creatief Project (Coffee Culture: A Creative Project).” 

       Jakob Limbert

  • Jakob Limbert: “The East German State and its Mechanisms of Control: An Analysis of the Effects of the Soviet Occupation through Film and Literature.” 

    Dua Malik

  • Dua Malik: “Environmental Factors Affecting the Development of Multiple Sclerosis.”

    Megan Moore

  • Megan Moore: “Differences in the Activation of Human Retinal Microvascular Endothelial Cell Gene Expression by Isoforms of VEGFA 165.” 

  • Jakub Olszewski: “Categorical Perception and Production of Polish-English Stop Consonants.” 

  • Nicholas Kerns: “Supporting Caretakers of Alzheimer's Patients with Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence Techniques.” 

    Sydney Rekar

  • Sydney Rekar: “Assessing Cardiovascular Health of College Students.” 

  • Natalie Stone: “Perceived Language of Caring.” 

     Julia Tituskin

  • Julia Tituskin: “Effects of temperature and thermal acclimation on frog metabolic performance.” 

  • Abigail Woolston: “The Associations that Narcissistic Admiration and Narcissistic Rivalry Have with Childbearing Motivations.” 

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