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CSD students win top URCAF honors

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Posted: 3:51:08 PM CT

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CSD students garnered 1st and 2nd place finishes in Wichita State’s 2014 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum (URCAF). The event was held on Tuesday, April 8, at WSU's Metropolitan Complex.

The photo shows all CSD URCAF student particpants. From left to right: Chelsea Nemeth, Chelsea Thomas, Riley Hammond, Marina Coberly, and Sharon Glaser. 

Chelsea Nemeth was awarded 1st place honors for her poster presentation entitled, “Tongue Motion During Speech In Persons With Parkinson's Disease: Effects Of Speech Modifications”. Her faculty sponsor was Dr. Antje Mefferd. Sharon Glaser placed 2nd in the oral presentation category for, “Phonological Awareness And Early Intervention”, under the supervision of Dr. Kathy Strattman. Dr. Douglas Parham, also served as the URCAF Organizing Committee chair.

URCAF provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at Wichita State University to present their scholarly and creative activity to a faculty, student and community audience, while competing for cash awards. Each student's work at the forum is presented under the mentorship of a WSU faculty member. Participant abstracts and other info listed here.

CSD Spring 2014 Edition newsletter
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