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Student Symposium on the Environment winners

Student Symposium on the Environment
Thursday, December 5, 2019

5:30–7:00 p.m. Networking and Poster Session (Witherspoon Rooms)
7:00– 9:00 p.m. Oral Presentations (Mueller Theater)

The Student Symposium on the Environment is held each December at Westminster College to highlight environmental study, research, artistic expression, and service work being done by students in the region. Students from all disciplines, ranging from high school through graduate school, are encouraged to participate. Research posters, art work, oral presentations, and even performances are welcome.



Award Winners

Honorable Mention Environmental Project

Best Project Poster

Katarina Lewis, Westminster College

"Stress and exposure to imidacloprid-a neonicotinoid pesticide, affect host selection in Nasonia vitripennis."
Best Research Poster

Best Research Poster

Hailey Tammaro, Westminster College

"Influence of weather variables on timing of breeding in American kestrels."
Best Oral Presentation

Best Oral Presentation

Tia Kowalo, Andrew Kearney, Justin Anuszek, and Matthew Balczon, Westminster College

"Investigating microplastics in macroinvertebrates collected from the Little Neshannock Creek, using clean air processing techniques."


Student Symposium on the Environment in Photos


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