University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students and their advisers will be among
more than 150 undergraduates from around the University of Wisconsin System to
exhibit their research at the state Capitol rotunda this week.
The 11th annual “Posters in the Rotunda” event
will be held Wednesday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Elected officials, UW
System Board of Regents and others will have the opportunity to view poster
presentations of the research projects and speak with the students. The
event highlights positive impacts of university research in Wisconsin.
“This research helps connect students to real
world problems,” said UW System President Ray Cross.
Faculty advisers from UW-Stevens Point include
Shelli Dubay of wildlife, Jason D’Acchioli of chemistry, Eric Singsaas and
Devinder Sandhu of biology, Nisha Fernando of interior architecture and Holly
Schmies of athletics.
UW-Stevens Point students participating include:
- Nigel Golden, a senior wildlife
ecology major from Milwaukee, who researched antibodies for the bacterial
disease leptospirosis in white-tailed deer from two sites in Wisconsin.
- Albert Webster, a senior
chemistry major from Wisconsin Rapids, who researched oxidation states of
metals to understand their reactions.
- Callie Johnson, a senior
biology major, who researched the characterization of soybean genes.
Knapp, a senior physics major from Iron River, who conducted low-cost
biofuel laboratory exercises focused on converting biomass to renewable
group of senior athletic training majors, including Dillon Huth, Appleton;
Mitchell Klapper, Green Bay; Seth Kuhn, New Holstein; Michael Kurek, Fond
du Lac; Jonathan Pickos, Zion, Ill.; and Abby Reynolds, Wind Lake; who researched
the effects of delayed onset muscle soreness after exercise and activity.
Cabrera-Abarca, a senior interior architecture major from Peru, who researched
the hands-on restoration and historic preservation process of two centuries-old
buildings in France to apply those efforts to historic buildings in Wisconsin.
More information on the Posters in the Rotunda
event is online at www.wisconsin.edu/posters.