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Creighton Student Summer Research Presentations Set

Creighton Student Summer Research Presentations Set

Creighton University Arts and Sciences undergraduate students who received 2009 summer research scholarships will present their original research findings from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Harper Center, room 3023. The event is open to the public.

The presentations are summaries of what the students learned and discovered over the summer on topics that included cyberstalking, use of metaphors in literary writing, nationalism and the law, spatial analysis of burglaries and liquor license laws in the Omaha area, parent-child interactions and science learning, skin modification, sculpting , government formation and more.

Students submitted narrative descriptions of their projects and also identified faculty sponsors for their research. A panel of senior faculty members reviewed applications and recommended winners to the College of Art and Sciences deanís office.

The students worked 40 hours a week for eight weeks. Each student received a stipend of $3,200, $500 for research materials and access to faculty support to supervise their work.