Honors College students grabbed awards for 6 of the 12 top research presentations from the LSU campus selected at the LSU Discover Research Day. At this inaugural research event, participants, visitors, and volunteers voted on their favorite presentation from each college as the Tigers' Choice. The selected projects will be displayed in Middleton Library’s main lobby from March 11 – 14. Here are our proud Honors College winners:
Mark Gibson (with Joshua Brown) - ORIGIN
Laura Heisick - Believe the Lie: Source Monitoring Errors for Repeated Lies
Jonathan Lambert - Sedimentary Record of Extreme Events in the Lake Maurepas Basin, Southern Louisiana
Matthew Landry - Effects of Salinity on the Aggressiveness and Venom Production of the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta
Eric Maxwell Newberry - The Role the Private Market Can Play in Wetland Restoration: Wetland Mitigation Banking
Shelby Pursley - Cryoprotectant Loading in a Microchannel
Overall, 42 Honors College students presented their research as part of the March 10th research event, which showcased undergraduate research projects from all of the colleges of the LSU campus.
LSU Discover is the University's Quality Enhancement Plan supporting undergraduate research, a proposal made as part of the reaffirmation of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Honors College students excel in undergraduate research, contributing strongly to this important effort.