Honors Students Head to Meeting of the Minds Conference

Joeann Salvati and poster

Six Syracuse undergraduates will participate in the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds conference April 6-8 at Boston College.

The annual event is hosted by one of the 15 ACC member schools. A faculty panel selects the winners based on the academic quality of the student’s project, clarity of expression in the proposal, completeness of research/creative project, independence of project and relevance of project to program of study.  Read more about this conference here!

The follow students are in the Renee Crown Honors Program:

Michael Aiduk ’18, biochemistry: “Towards an Understanding of the Active Site and Catalytic Mechanism of Ghrelin O-Acyltransferase.”

Natalie Rudakevych ’18, public relations; information management & technology: “Information Wars: A Look at the Role of Social Media in the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution.”

Danielle Schaf ’19, anthropology, forensic science, writing & rhetoric: “A New Therapy? An Osteobiography Examining the Effects of Labor Therapy and Structural Violence at the 19th-Century Oneida County Asylum.”

Alexandra Logan ’18, biology: “Vocal Ontogeny in the Humboldt Penguin.”

Joeann Salvati ’18, psychology, forensic science: “Effects and Effectiveness of Confession-Eliciting Interrogation Tactics.”