Announcing Volume 7 Award Recipients

The Undergraduate Research Community is pleased to announce awards for Volume 7 (calendar year 2008) manuscripts in the Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences. 

  • First Place: Catherine McBride, Stephanie Collins, Connie Bell, 
    Casey Quinn, Sheri Lokken Worthy*
    Mississippi State University
    "Parent's Influence on Children's Weight-Related Behaviors"
  • Second Place: Rachel Barnett, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Linda K. Crowe*, University of Nebraska-Kearney
    "Traditional vs. Electronic Storybooks during Adult-Toddler Interactions"
  • Third Place: Brittany Gower, Christine E. Hand, and Zachariah K. Crooks
    Huntington University
    "The Relationship between Stress and Eating in College-Aged Students"

Runner-Up Manuscripts

  • Heather Davis, James Madison University
    "Gender Gaps in Math and Science Education"
  • Desiree Raygor & Jenna Osseck, Truman State University
    "Use of a Focus Group of Youth in a Juvenile Detention Center to
    Recommend Programming Based on the Results of a Developmental Assets Profile"
  • Debra Lin, The University of Texas-Austin
    "Are They Pledging 'I Do' to Virginity Until Marriage? An Examination of the 
    Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Abstinence-Only Sexuality Education"

Congratulations to all authors!

The Undergraduate Research Community is pleased to announce that awards for Volume 8 (2009) manuscripts in the Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences will be examined by a panel of judges in January, and awards will be announced in February.