Honors Students to Present at 2019 Southern Regional Honors Conference

March 18, 2019 - Students from the Helen Hardin Honors College will present their academic research at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council, which will be held at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis March 28-30.

The UofM students, their presentations and faculty mentors are:

William Cain and Allison Fetz, "Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Polydioxanone and its Co-Polymers." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gary Bowlin.

Kasyap Cherukuri, Benjamin Minden-Birkenmaier and Dr. Gary Bowlin, "Branched-Clusters as a Tissue-Engineered Solution to Articular Cartilage Regeneration." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gary Bowlin

Sonia Hopkins, "Associations Between Early Childhood Stress, Cognitive Functions and Marijuana Use." Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Murphy

Kamron Jafari, "Partially and Fully Anchored Wood-Framed Shear Walls Under Cyclic Loading." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Charles Camp.

Kelse Matthews, "Predictors of Unhealthy Weight Control Behaviors in Adolescents: A Systematic Review." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Xu Jiang

Jacob Parks, "Factors Influencing Coating Uniformity: An Analysis of Phosphor Coatings on Aerogel, PDMS and Glass Substrates." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Firouzeh Sabri

Robyn Pennella, Dr. Leslie A. Robinson and Dr. Deranda Lester, "Examining the Effects of Social Interaction and Nicotine Exposure on Mesolimbic Dopamine Functioning in Mice." Faculty Mentors: Dr. Leslie Robinson and Dr. Deranda Lester

Shelby Towers, "Examining the Effects of Environmental Enrichment on Mesolimbic Dopamine Release Associated with Addiction." Faculty Mentor: Dr. Deranda Lester.

The Helen Hardin Honors College provides support for students to present their research, creative works and community-based learning projects at regional and national conferences.