SNAPSHOT: Science & Math students showcase summer research

SNAPSHOT: Science & Math students showcase summer research


Students and faculty from throughout the Rowan University College of Science & Mathematics highlighted their summertime research as part of the inaugural College Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Summer Research Symposium.

The students showcased their work via 55 posters displayed – and discussed – in Science Hall on July 25.

“It was amazing to see the products of all the hard work of our faculty mentors and students,” said Dr. Kristy Shuda McGuire, assistant dean and COURI director.


Top Poster

Poster Title: Zero Point Energy in a Discrete System and its Applications in Field Theory
Presenting Students: Christian Ireland and Nabil Jamhour
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Flores, Associate Professor
Department: Physics & Astronomy

Honorable Mentions

Poster Title: Behavioral Consistency of Honey Bee Nurses
Presenting Student: Mathew Pekora
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lana Vojvodic, Assistant Professor
Department: Biological Sciences

Poster Title: RU Mindful 2: A Laboratory Study on Mindfulness, Stress, Cognitive Functioning, and Health
Presenting Students: Amanda Colangelo and Stephanie May
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Greeson, Assistant Professor
Department: Psychology