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University Research Week

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

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2022 University Research Week awardees

Top Poster Presentation - Basic Sciences

  • William Swenson, “Syntheses and Structures of Mixed-Metal Sulfites – The Facile Linking of Hard and Soft Metals via the Sulfite Ligand”

Top Poster Presentation - Clinical Sciences

  • Mae Grahek, “The Effect of a 4-Week Power- Vs Strength-Focused Resistance Exercise on the Load-Velocity Curve, Movement Speed, and Maximal Strength in Older Adults”

Top Poster Presentation - Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences

  • Marie Day, “The Relationship Between Dental Modifications and Dental Pathologies in the Classic Period Maya”

Top Oral Presentation - Basic Sciences

  • Alex Van Cleave, “Analysis of Bacterial Growth in the Presence of glmS Riboswitch Ligand Analogs”

Top Oral Presentation - Clinical Sciences

  • Presley Kimball, “The ODE Model of Yaws Elimination in Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea”

Top Oral Presentation - Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences

  • Shreshtha Ray, “Household Income Relation to Accuracy on ‘Find the Treasure Task’ Within Children”

Top Poster Presentation - Basic Sciences

  • Rachel E. Johnson, “Competition of Flower Isoform FWE3 in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells”

Top Poster Presentation - Clinical Sciences

  • Katie Sandquist & Sarah Schumacher, “Association Between Hydromorphone Dose and Analgesia in Subjects with Acute Pain in the Emergency Department”

Top Poster Presentation - Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences

  • Rutuja Gadgil, “Impact of COVID-19 on Pharmacists in Community Pharmacies in Nebraska: A Mixed Methods Study”

Top Oral Presentation - Basic Sciences

  • Courtney Rudick, “Genomic and Transcriptomic Variation among Three Representative Clinical Isolates of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC)”

Top Oral Presentation - Clinical Sciences

  • Jaclyn Taylor, “Squat Symmetry Norms in Healthy Collegiate Athletes”