CHSS students win Awards at the 7th Annual Student Research Symposium

The University hosted its 7th Annual Student Research Symposium this past weekend, Saturday, April 20, and CHSS students won awards for their interdisciplinary work.

Nadia Shaikh, Margeurite Bonadies, Talia Philippsborn, Diana Cabezas, Drew Heimlich, Joseph Nwokocha, Ksenia Lebedeva, and  Anderson Mata received the award for best undergraduate oral presentation for their paper “How healthy is your community? The role of access and economics on perceptions of health.” Their advisor was Dr. Deborah Ragin from Psychology.

Jessica McCabe received the award for best undergraduate interdisciplinary poster for her project entitled “Religion, women's empowerment, and health/health--‐seeking behavior in India: A comparison of Muslim and Hindu women.” Her advisor in the project was Dr. Sangeeta Parashar from Sociology Department.