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Celebration-UWO-Web-BannerNine students and two faculty members William Wacholtz and Courtney Kurtz were honored recently at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 2016 Celebration of Scholarship event.

Wacholtz was presented with the Faculty Mentor Award, while Kurtz received an honorable mention.

The Outstanding Graduate Research Award was presented to Danica Kulibert and Sarah Londo, of Maplewood, Minn., for their psychology poster presentation, “What’s in a Role? The Effects of Character Role and Fantasy Proneness on Aggression Following Violent Video Game Play,” and to Ryan Sprenger, of Larsen, for his biology poster presentation, “Influence of High pH on Early Vitamin A Deficiency Induces Changes in Expression of Obesity Related Genes in White Adipose Tissue.”

The Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award was given to Bailey Anderson, a senior from Neenah, for her geology poster presentation, “Influence of High pH Conditions on Early Vertebrate Diagenesis and Decomposition: A Preliminary Qualitative Assessment ;” Lisa Donner, a senior from Park Falls, for her radio TV film artistic presentation, “Achieve It;” Jacob Manogue, a senior from Johnson Creek, for his visual art, “Auto Ranch:” and Jennifer McLeod, a senior from Oconto Falls,  for her geology poster presentation,” Crustal Processing in Evolved Basalts of the Poison Lake Chain, Southern Cascade Range, California.”

The following students received Clow Social Science Undergraduate Awards: Alexandria Brunkow, a junior from Sun Prairie, for her psychology oral presentation, “Disentangling the Relationship between Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors: The Mediating Role of Work Engagement and the Moderating Role of Perceived Organizational Support;” and Kashena VanAsten, a junior from Kaukauna, for her psychology oral presentation, “The Effect of Work Engagement on the Relationship between Support and Enrichment.”

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