Friday Forum: Honors Program
Friday, May 7, 2021
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library live for Honors Program student spring presentations!
Students designed and completed their projects on a chosen topic with the assistance of a faculty member. Each presentation will be 3 – 5 minutes, with students explaining the scope of their project, what they learned, and how the project will apply to their future educational and/or career goals.
Spring 2021 students:
- Kate Stevens – social media campaign for a Humanities course in critical thinking.
- Sydney Hayunga – manual/guidebook in the field of Speech and Language Pathology for an Educational Psychology course.
- Kerigen Hoffman – English research paper on the cognitive effects of video games.
- Austin Flemming, Freeport – two projects: an Anatomy and Physiology research paper on common supplements that affect organ systems and how effective their active ingredients are, as well as completed research and computational simulations revolving around the Diels-Alder reaction in Organic Chemistry.
- Ira Markley – research and simulations on the topic of recycling plastic waste using microwave radiation and nitric acid oxidation for a Chemistry course.
- Brooke Wendler, Freeport – primary and secondary research on the financial and operational effects of COVID on various classifications of restaurants for a Hospitality Management course.
- Theodore Woessner – two projects: a Geography research paper that delves into the landscape changes that have happened in Northwestern Illinois since human habitation in the area, as well as creating a model city for a Visual Arts course.