Two student-authored capstone research papers have been competitively selected for presentation at the 38th Annual DePauw Undergraduate Honors Conference in Communication at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana (April 12-14). These papers were completed in fulfillment of “CO309: Senior Research Projects in Communication.” Given the conference’s 50 – 75% rejection rate, our students clearly rank among the best and brightest undergraduate communication scholars in the nation today. They are now invited to present their work at this prestigious conference alongside fellow undergraduate communication scholars from across the country. This year’s visiting scholars for the conference are Sandra Petronio of Indiana University/Purdue Univ. Indianapolis, Judy Sebesta of Lamar University, and Matthew Solomon from University of Michigan.
The original CO309 research projects and authors selected this year include:
Anthony Corso, Christie Fogelstrom, Nicole Laskowski, and Chelsea Pabon
“I Love the Ladies… But They Don’t Belong in the Newsroom”
(produced in Dr. Wills’ fall capstone)
Caitlin Fitzpatrick, Amy Ingrilli, Ashli Kravarik, Kenneth Muti, and Anthony Raymond
“Traditional Media vs. Digital Media: Effects on Short Term Memory”
(produced in Dr. Zhang’s fall capstone)