The inaugural Student Library Research Award was presented to James Redington during the Celebration of Student Research Conference at Shippensburg University, by Library Dept. Chair Prof. Berk Laite. Redington was chosen from the many students who submitted a student research project. All entries were judged by a panel of Library Faculty based on the best use of Library resources to complete the project.
James Redington, Biology/Secondary Ed., advised by Dr. William Patrie, was named the winner for his project “Determination of the Causal Agent of Rose Rosette Disease (RRD)” He will be awarded $100.
Three projects were given an Honorable Mention and their creators will receive $25.
- Tim Adzima, Physics, advised by Dr. Majeed Abdurrahman, “Operator approach to the gluing theorem in string field theory.”
- Ashley Martin and Nitasha Kaur, Biology, advised by Dr. Lucinda H. Elliot, “Elucidating the role of Atg5 autophagy protein in growth characteristics of SNB19 brain tumor cells.”
- Carolynne Wooley, Psychology, advised by Dr. Scott Madey, “Relationship between college student health concerns and health anxieties.”