A total of 25 students have been invited to present their research at the 26th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) March 29-31 at Weber State University. 7 members of this group are Lafayette Sorority Women. Read the full story

NCUR is the largest conference of its kind in the country with approximately 2,200 undergraduates from more than 250 colleges and universities in attendance. This is Lafayette’s 25th year of participation. In that time, more than 675 students have been accepted to present their research.

Ericka Chehi ’12 Alpha Gamma Delta  (Greenville, Del.), double major in economics and Asian studies “China’s Household Registration System: The Effects of Hukou on China’s Current Generation” Robin Rinehart, professor and head of religious studies and chair of Asian studies

Carly Feiro ’12 Alpha Gamma Delta (Mount Vernon, Wash.), biology “Status and Trends of Macroinvertebrate Communities as Indicators of Water Quality: a Tool for Assessing Dam Removal” Megan Rothenberger, assistant professor of biology

Catherine Martin ’12 Alpha Gamma Delta  (Honesdale, Pa.), history “Scalawags and Sorcerers: Nonconformity in 17th Century Puritan New England” Deborah Rosen, professor and head of history

Rebecca Martini ’12 Alpha Gamma Delta (Long Valley, N.J.), double major in psychology and English “Memory for Concrete and Abstract Poetic Metaphor” Jennifer Talarico, assistant professor of psychology

Phuong Anh Nguyen ’12 Delta Delta Delta  (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), international economics and commerce “Performance Efficiency of Spanish Banks: an Agent-Based Model of Market Concentration and Competition” Rosie Bukics, Jones Professor of Economics

Morgan Reibman ’12 Delta Delta Delta (Easton, Pa.), double major in policy studies and economics “The Impact of U.S. News and World Report Rankings on Patient Choice of Hospital” Susan Averett, Dana Professor of Economics

Samantha Schwarz ’12 Delta Delta Delta (New Providence, N.J.), English “Crossing Borders: Depictions of Transgression in Post-9/11 Films” Andy Smith, associate professor of English and chair of film and media studies