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All University Research Focus of Annual St. Albertís Day Celebration

Creighton University celebrated ďUniversity Research Day: Celebration of Scholarship,Ē April 5, in the Harper Center Ahmanson Ballroom.

The event featured more than 70 posters submitted by undergraduate and graduate students along with projects by Creighton faculty members.

St. Albert's Day is celebrated in honor of St. Albert Magnus, known as Albert the Great, who was a scientist, philosopher and theologian, and served as a mentor to St. Thomas Aquinas. During his lifetime, he composed a veritable encyclopedia which contained scientific treatises on almost every subject. His life and writings emphasized the importance of experiment and investigation.

This year's winners are:

Best Poster (Graduate)
Basic Sciences Category
Gaurav Gupta (Biomedical Sciences)

Best Poster (Undergraduate)
Basic Sciences Category
Dina Akasheh (Chemistry)

Best Poster
Arts and Sciences/Humanities Category
Thomas Kierl (Political Science)

Best Poster (Undergraduate)
Clinical Sciences Category
Andrea Benes and Megan Konor (Exercise Science)

Best Poster (Graduate/Professional)
Clinical Sciences Category
Ashley McClure, Chester Ashong and Wendy Vogel (School of Pharmacy and Health Professions)

Best Presentation
Chelsie Geyer (Medical Microbiology and Immunology)