Bessemer, PA
   Katrina Falconer
, a senior sociology major, is a daughter of Keith and Renee Falconer and a graduate of Mohawk Area High School.  She presented "Sexual Behaviors of the College Student," advised by Dr. Kristenne Robison, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies.

Bethel Park, PA
   Erica Szewczyk
, a senior psychology major, is a daughter of Jim and Sheila Szewczyk and a graduate of Bethel Park High School.  She presented a poster on "The Relationship between Religion, Interpersonal Relationships, and Achievement and Self-Esteem: Differences between U.S. and African Cultures," advised by Dr. Sherri Pataki, assistant professor of psychology.  "Going to the conference made me realize how important it is to conduct research that is well done.  It taught me that Westminster prepares us to do that and to present it correctly."

Bulger, PA
   Catherine Coppola
, a December gradaute who majored in psychology, is a daughter of Brian and Susan Coppola and a graduate of Fort Cherry High School.  She presented "Influence of Communication and Decision-Making in Relation to Marital Satisfaction," advised by Dr. Sherri Pataki, assistant professor of psychology.

Butler, PA
   Chaz Danilchak
, a senior biology major, is a son of Carol Danilchak and a graduate of Butler Area High School.  He presented "Effects of Bisphenol-A on Development and Heart Rate of Embryonic Zebrafish (Danio rerio)," advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.
   Jessie Foertsch, a senior history major, is a daughter of Albert and Debra Foertsch and a graduate of Knoch High School.  She presented "A Glimpse into the Mind of the Late-18th-Century American Traveler: Travel Literature Illustrates a National History and Identity," advised by Dr. Timothy Cuff, associate professor of history. 

Chicora, PA
   Lisa Kaylor
, a junior mathematics major, is a daughter of Karen Kaylor and the late Terry Kaylor and a graduate of Karns City Area High School.  She presented "Straightline Hanoi," advised by Dr. Jeffrey Boerner, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, associate professor of mathematics. 

Duncansville, PA
   Kelli Michanowicz
, a senior psychology major, is a daughter of Andrew and Angel Michanowicz and a graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School.  She presented "Present and Future Perceptions of Gender Role Stereotypes of Egyptian Men and Women," advised by Dr. Sherri Pataki, assistant professor of psychology. 

Erie, PA
   Renee DeMatteis
, a senior psychology major, is a daughter of James and Dorie DeMatteis and a graduate of McDowell High School.  She presented "Cross Cultural Attitudes toward Disabilities and Beliefs about Choice," advised by Dr. Mandy Medvin, professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Psychology. 

Ford City, PA
   William Armentrout
, a senior physics major, is a son of W. Jan and Mary Jane Armentrout and a graduate of Ford City High School.  He presented "Westminster's First Light: The Calibration and Implementation of an Apparatus to Study Exoplanetary Systems," advised by Dr. Thomas Oberst, assistant professor of physics.

Glenshaw, PA
   Rebecca Dick
, a senior biology major, is a daughter of Harry and Janet Dick and a graduate of Fox Chapel Area High School.  She presented "Effects of Diethyl Phthalate (DEP) on Mortality and Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) Levels on Zebrafish Embryos," advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.
   Casey Schmidt, a senior molecular biology major, is a daughter of Michael and Patricia Schmidt and a graduate of Shaler Area High School.  She presented "Characterization of PCID2 in Human mRNA Export," advised by Dr. Karen Resendes, assistant professor of biology.

Imperial, PA
   Amanda Leonard
, a senior history major, is a daughter of Mark and Lorrie Leonard and a graduate of West Allegheny High School.  She presented "Reactions to Nativism and Immigration Restriction in the Jewish Press of Pittsburgh, 1921-1924," advised by Dr. Timothy Cuff, associate professor of history. 

Marshall Township, PA
   Jordan Zabo
, a senior biology major, is a son of Daniel and Noellene Zabo and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.  He presented "The Effects of Male-Produced Olfactory Cues and Host Density on the Sex Ratio of Jewel Wasps, Nasonia vitripennis, under Local Mate Competition," advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology. 

Meadville, PA
   Brittany Kundar
, a senior biology major, is a daughter of Martin and Brenda Kundar and a graduate of Maplewood High School.  She presented "Effects of Roads on Territory Size and Reproductive Success of Secondary Cavity-Nesting Birds in a Rural Landscape," advised by Dr. Kerri Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

Monroeville, PA
   Justin Kwiatkowski
, a senior biology major, is a son of Donald and Diana Kwiatkowski and a graduate of Gateway High School.  He presented "The Cost of Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia coli as Tested by Limited Carbon Supply," advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.
   Todd Slobodnyak, a senior biology major, is a son of David and Kay Slobodnyak and a graduate of Gateway High School.  He presented "Effects of Predator Density on Prey Size Selection in Marine Invertebrates: A Test of Optimal Foraging Theory," advised by Dr. Kerri Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

New Paris, PA
   Coty Hainsey
, a senior mathematics major, is a son of Allen and Bonnie Hainsey and a graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School.  He presented "A Look at Benford's Law," advised by Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics.

Oil City, PA
   Michael Crawford
, a senior history major, is a son of Kay Crawford and a graduate of Oil City Area High School.  He presented "George Buchanan and the Literary Culture of 16th-Century Scotland," advised by Dr. Patricia Clark, associate professor of history.
   Addison Domske, a senior English major, is a daughter of Ronee Christy and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.  She gave an oral presentation on "‘The Gospel According to…the Secular:' Measuring Religiosity through Redemption in the Secular," advised by Dr. Andrew Ade and Dr. Ross Wastvedt, associate professors of English.  "It's important for Westminster students to get the opportunity to present their research to a group that isn't the helpful, supportive, and comfortable community we so often find ourselves in here in New Wilmington.  It was a huge honor and responsibility not only to present my own research, but also to represent Westminster at NCUR."

Parker, PA
   Katelyn Best
, a senior history major, is a daughter of Robert and Zethina Best and a graduate of Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School.  She presented "Dissecting Mencken:  An Analysis of H.L. Mencken's Scopes Trial Editorials," advised by Dr. Patricia Clark, associate professor of history. 

Pittsburgh, PA
   John Allison
, a senior religion and philosophy major, is a son of Dale and Kristine Allison and a graduate of homeschooling.  He presented "(Pseudo) Dionysian: Is Negative Theology Essentially Tragic?" advised by Dr. David Goldberg, associate professor of philosophy. 

Pulaski, PA
   Marissa Carr
, a senior biology major, is a daughter of David and Barbara Carr and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.  She presented a poster on "The Effects of γ-aminobutyric Acid on the Olfaction Sensitivity of Harvester Ants (Pogonomyrmex occidentalis)," advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.  "The conference was an incredible opportunity that allowed me to see other undergraduates' research as well as speak with representatives of several graduate school programs."
   Miles Casey, a senior psychology major, is a son of Patricia Johns and a graduate of Kennedy Catholic High School.  He presented "Pluralistic Ignorance among College Students in Relation to Alcohol and Sexual Behavior," advised by Dr. Jamie McMinn, associate professor of psychology.

Punxsutawney, PA
   Caleb Smathers
, a senior biology major, is a son of William and Elizabeth Smathers and a graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.  He presented "Chemical Analysis and Sub-Lethal Effects of Produced Water from Natural Gas Drilling on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos and Larvae," advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology. 

Sewickley, PA
   Caroline Lawhead
, a senior molecular biology major, is a daughter of Guy and Lauren Lawhead and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.  She presented "The Effect of Ascorbic Acid on the Expression of HoxA13 mRNA in Ambystoma mexicanum during Limb Regeneration," advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology. 

Slippery Rock, PA
   Hunter McClevish
, a senior biology major, is a son of David and Laurie McClevish and a graduate of Moniteau High School.  He presented "Effects of Serotonin Inhibition on Memory and Learning in Red Harvester Ants, Pogonomyrmex barbatus," advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology. 

Tarentum, PA
   Noel Galuschik
, a December graduate who majored in biology, is a daughter of Holly Angeloff and a graduate of Deer Lakes High School.  She presented "The Effects of Environmental Concentrations of Bisphenol-A on the Mentum of Chironomis tentans," advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology. 

Valencia, PA
   Samantha Weston
, a senior biology major, is a daughter of Reid and Pamela Weston and a graduate of Mars Area High School.  She presented "Natural and Chelate-Assisted Phytoremediation of Cadmium (Cd) by Eurasian Water Milfoil," advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology. 

Waterford, PA
   Bryan Yost
, a senior biology major, is a son of Jeffrey and Kimberly Yost and a graduate of Fort Le Boeuf High School.  He presented "Using Evolutionary Conserved RNA Interference Pathways in Crithidia fasciculata to Suppress Expression of the CfNT1 Equilibrative Nucleoside Transporter," advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology. 

Ashtabula, OH
   Cassandra Seaman
, a senior sociology-criminal justice and history major, is a daughter of Daniel and Greta Seaman and a graduate of Edgewood High School.  She presented "Body Objectification at Fraternity Houses: An Examination of the Social and Environmental Settings," advised by Dr. Kristenne Robison, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies.

Fairlawn, OH
   Brittany Reynolds
, a senior biology major, is a daughter of Mark and Donna Jo Reynolds and a graduate of Copley High School.  She presented "The Effects of Ascorbic Acid on Msx-2 Expression during Limb Regeneration of Ambystoma mexicanum," advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology. 

Massillon, OH
   Wesley LaQuaglia
, a junior philosophy and physics major, is a son of Frank LaQuaglia and a graduate of Washington High School.  He presented "Modeling the Furling Transition of Bergey Wind Turbines," advised by Dr. Douglas Armstead, assistant professor of physics.

Salt Lake City, UT
   Michael Dever
, a senior biology major, is a son of Leon Dever and Carolyn Nichols and a graduate of Highland High School.  He presented "Determination of the Role of GABA in Drosophila Olfaction by Use of GABA Agonists and Antagonists," advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Issaquah, WA
   Daniel Giles
, a senior physics major, is a son of Rhinee Yeung and a graduate of Issaquah High School.  He presented "Sights of a Changing Universe," advised by Dr. Thomas Oberst, assistant professor of physics.