CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum 2017

May. 16, 2017

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 14th Annual CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum on February 28 in the Nationwide/Farm Bureau 4-H building. Forty-four undergraduate student researchers from CFAES and the School of Environment and Natural Resources shared their research in a poster presentation format with faculty, staff, fellow students, and invited family members and guests, with 42 faculty judges evaluating and ranking the presentations.

In addition to a noon luncheon, all student participants received a $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble for their efforts. Prizes were also awarded to the top-ranked researchers in each category (1st $100, 2nd $50).

The following Department of Animal Sciences students were recognized:

Animal Sciences – Animal Health
1st Kendal Searer (West Chester, OH), Advisor Lisa Bielke
2nd Shannon Kelley (Pittsburgh, PA), Advisor Monique Pairis-Garcia
3rd Michell Garrett (Ansonia, OH), Advisor Kim Cole
3rd Ellen Schwieterman (Lewistown, OH), Advisor Kim Cole

Animal Sciences – Nutrition
1st John Bouranis (Rochester, MI), Advisor Richard Bruno
2nd Makenzie Thorpe (Centerburg, OH), Advisor Sheila Jacobi
3rd Jiwon Kim (Dekalb, IL), Advisor Kichoon Lee

Additional Animal Sciences participants included:

  • Amy Albers – Anna, OH
  • Amanda Backus – Dublin, OH
  • Hanna Edvardsson – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lydia Flores – Milford Center, OH
  • Vianca Hernandez – Powell, OH
  • Sheyan McGrath – Vinton, OH
  • Madison Montgomery – Mineral City, OH
  • Waiza Nabeel – North Royalton, OH
  • Victoria Polentz – Grove City, OH
  • Anisha Prabhu – Bangalore, India
  • Alexandra Russell – Perrysburg, OH
  • Marina Sweet – London, OH