The 2018 Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition took place on Tuesday, March 20th 2018 in Newcomb Hall. A program of presentations is available HERE

Thank you to all our presenters and judges!

POSTER PRESENTATIONS, Runners-up

Alyssa Bangerter, Biology:    Adapting to Seasonal Change in the Fruit Fly
Robert Dyer, Chemistry:    Site-Selective N-Oxidation of Heteroarenes over Aliphatic Amines
Brynn Cook, Environmental Sciences:    Dirty Sex: does atmospheric pollution interfere with sex pheromone communication for the hawkmoth Manduca sexta
Caroline Kelsey, Psychology:    Infants’ brain response to social eye cues is modulated by race
Shannon Savell, Psychology:    Considering the role of caregiver discrimination experiences in the development of maladaptive behaviors in children and adolescents
Doyle Tate, Psychology:    Examining parenting intention and the number of intended children for childless lesbian, gay, and heterosexual adults
Jessica Mazen, Psychology:    Bias Correction for Replacement Samples

POSTER PRESENTATIONS, First Place

Ricky Baylis, CVRC:    IL1 signaling in SMC is critical for maintenance of a protective fibrous cap during late-stage murine atherosclerosis
Melissa Moore, Economics:    Prevention or Protection: A Model of Contraceptive Choice
Michael Ly, Foreign Affairs:    Courting Lady Liberty or Combatting Uncle Sam: Discussing the Chinese Intellectual Debates on Managing the China-U.S. Great Powers Relations in the 21st Century
Praxis Group, English:    UVA Reveal: Augmenting the University

ORAL PRESENTATIONS,Third place

Adam Fallon, Physics:    How cold is ultra-cold and why we go through the trouble to get there
Nick Buttrick, Psychology:    A growth mindset can lead to increased academic victim-blaming
James Ascher, English:    Visualizing Paper Evidence Using Gigapixel Digital Reproductions of Books

ORAL PRESENTATIONS, Second Place

Mike Hague, Biology:    Large-effect mutations generate trade-off between predatory and locomotor ability during arms race coevolution with deadly prey
Meltem Yucel, Psychology:    Norms with feeling: Are moral norms more emotion-based than conventional norms?
Sam Lemley, English:    Rotunda Library Online: Reconstructing The University of Virginia’s Rotunda Library, 1825-1830

ORAL PRESENTATIONS, First Place

Veronica Weser, Psychology:    Making the Visual Tangible: Simulating Weight in VR
Miranda Beltzer, Psychology:    From Sandy Hook to Sutherland Springs: How Mass Shootings Affect Stigma about Mental Illness
Julia Fisher, English:    Allegory's Warmth