Four students present research at national conference
Four Wittenberg students were among the 1,500 undergraduates from across the country to attend the 14th Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 27-29.
The students included Kelley Gallagher ’01, Kristin Bolzman ’00, Liz Perez ’00 and Sara Weisenbach ’00.
Each was selected by her respective department to present her research at the conference, which was held this year at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont.
During the conference, Gallagher, a political science major from Youngstown, OH, presented her findings on the political parties of Moscow.
Gallagher spent three weeks last summer in Moscow studying Russian urban development with 11 other Wittenberg students as part of the newly introduced course on the subject.
“Even though Wittenberg is small, it does prepare you for research and work with faculty,” she said.
Fellow conference attendee Perez, a sociology major from Scottsville, NY, discussed Internet pornography as a social problem at the conference.
“It was amazing how well Wittenberg prepared me to do research and to collect my own data,” Perez said.
Bolzman, a biology major from Sebewaing, Mich., reported her findings