Undergraduate Virtual Conference
The 2020 Undergraduate Conference is a virtual showcase of the important, high-level research Westminster undergraduate students have done. Students across various academic programs and schools participated with the approval of their faculty sponsor. Take a moment to explore all of the interesting projects students have undertaken this year.
Alexa Sand, Associate VP of Research, Utah State University
The Genetic Link to Musculoskeletal Injury; Fact or Fiction?
Wort Sugar Utilization during a Nine-Generation Serial Repitching Experiment
Illustrating the Great Salt Lake
Haley K. Nate, Emily G. Calhoun, Ambur M. Staab, David L. Parrott, Jr.
Characterization of Halophyte Rhizosphere Microbiomes at Great Salt Lake, Utah
Kane Dodson & Megan Fairchild
Exploring the Use of an Experiential Seismometer Display to Improve Earthquake Preparedness
Mariah P. Slagle and David W. Goldsmith
Microfossils from the Carboniferous Ochre Mountain Limestone, Lakeside Mountains, Utah
Calli B. Cahill, Adrik Z. Da Silva, and Bonnie Baxter, Ph.D.
Mineralogy of Great Salt Lake: An Analogue for Martian Evaporites
The Problem with the Pharmaceutical Industry
Sarah Jane Grundon & Hudson Schmucker
Cost Benefit Analysis of Japanese Beetle in Utah
Exogenous and Endogenous Growth Theories
Global Climate Change
Economic Benefits Behind Rehabilitation
Development' and the Habits of a Decent Life
Josie M. Stoker
The Legacy of Redlining for Black College Students
Maxwell Thomas White
The Principle of Effective Demand in the 21st Century
The Teetotalers’ Nightmare and the Consumers’ Dream: Liquor Privatization in Utah
Zia L'Ecuyer and Krista L. Todd
Homologous Neurons in Leeches are Responsible for Identical Reproductive Behavior Across Different Species