Students to present research at academic forum

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2012-04-11

HUNTINGTON, Ind.— As the school year comes to a close in a few short weeks, students will have one final chance to present their work at Huntington University’s Academic Research Forum at 3 p.m. April 18 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The purpose of the forum is to highlight and celebrate student learning and scholarship. The idea for the forum originated with the HU Student Senate.

Department chairs were asked to nominate a student from his/her department to present his/her research at the forum.

Presenters include:

Art: Rebecca Evans, a senior art education major from Zeeland, Mich.

Bible & Religion: Ryan Austin, a senior philosophy and Bible and religion major from Clarksville, Mich.

Biology: Nicole Schanke, a senior biology major from Trenton, Ohio.

Biology: Margaret Kubina, a senior biology major from Sheridan, Ind.

Business: Daniel Binkoski, a junior business management, entrepreneurial small business management and economics and finance triple major from Adrian, Mich.

Computer Science: Bob Hindy, a senior computer science major from Fowlerville, Mich.

Animation: Jake Knight, a senior animation major from Fisherville, Ky.

Film: Anthony Frederick, a junior film production major from Portage, Ind.

English: Joelle Kriebel, a senior English major from Brookston, Ind.

History: Jonathan Brenneman, a senior history and philosophy major from St. Marys, Ohio.

Mathematics: Zachary Keller, a senior math education major from Portland, Ind.

Nursing: Alisha Bird-Fisher, a senior nursing major from Bourbon, Ind.

Sociology: Luke Brenneman, a senior sociology major from Spencerville, Ohio.

Philosophy: Evan Cline, a senior philosophy and Bible and religion major from Mishawaka, Ind.

Philosophy: Ryan Austin

Psychology: Ali Strawhun, a junior psychology major from Moscow Mills, Mo.

Psychology: Jessica Perry, a sophomore social work major from Jefferson City, Mo.

Theater: Nate Adams, a senior theater education and theater performance major from Pueblo, Colo.


Read the students' abstracts here.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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