Academic Programs Presents: SCymposium

Presented by Academic Programs, the week-long SCymposium provides students with the opportunity to exhibit examples of their scholarly and creative work with the university community.*

This year, the SCymposium will be held from April 12 – 16, 2021. Each day is themed around a broad category of study:

  • Monday, April 12: Arts, Architecture & Humanities
  • Tuesday, April 13: Life Sciences
  • Wednesday, April 14: Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
  • Thursday, April 15: Social Sciences
  • Friday, April 16: Virtual Awards Ceremony

Undergraduate students present works through virtual Poster Exhibits throughout the week. Registered participants can also engage in daily Roundtable Discussions on various research topics. These discussions are hosted and facilitated by faculty and/or graduate students from diverse disciplines, including Annenberg Graduate Fellows.

The SCymposium culminates with a virtual Awards Ceremony. The ceremony celebrates all undergraduate participants and their faculty sponsors and honors the most outstanding projects. A panel of judges will review submissions and award First Prizes of $1000 and Second Prizes of $500 in the five major academic categories**: (1) Arts & Architecture, (2) Humanities, (3) Life Sciences, (4) Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering, and (5) Social Sciences.

A schedule of events will be available by end of March.

*This event was previously referred to as the Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly & Creative Work.
** Additional undergraduate recognition may be given for Interdisciplinary or Digital Media submissions, plus awards from the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and the American Physiological Society.

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Program Details

Eligibility

Eligibility

The SCymposium is open to all current USC students enrolled as undergraduates. Graduate students interested in presenting research may consider participating in the Annenberg Graduate Symposium.

Undergraduate students can submit a group or individual project that falls under one of the following academic categories:

  • Arts & Architecture
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
  • Social Sciences

A USC faculty sponsor is required for all submissions. All other collaborators of the work (USC undergraduates, graduate students, and/or non-USC collaborators) must also be acknowledged.

Students can only submit one individual project where they would be the sole presenter. Students may also be included in a second submission as part of a group project. Students must be available to present the project(s) during their assigned Poster Exhibit date and time.

Registration

Registration

Registration is open from February 8 – March 26, 2021 and includes the following components:

  • Student Information
    • Group projects must include all undergraduate group members’ information.
  • Faculty Sponsor(s)
    • At least one faculty sponsor is required for the project submission.
  • Project Details
    • Includes category, title, abstract, and description of individual contributions.
  • Electronic Poster
  • Video Summary
    • A video presentation summarizing your project. The video must be no longer than 2 minutes and should give judges an overview of the research question, methodologies, and findings.
    • There is no emphasis on production value and can be recorded using a phone or laptop camera. The video is intended to give the judges a snapshot of your project prior to the formal presentation on your assigned exhibit day.
Poster Exhibits

Poster Exhibits

The SCymposium will feature daily virtual Poster Exhibits, which provide students the opportunity to share their work with the judging panel, peer researchers, and the campus community. Participants must be available to present during their assigned exhibit date and time, otherwise their project will not be considered. Presenters are assigned exhibit dates based on their project category:

  • Monday, April 12: Arts, Architecture & Humanities
  • Tuesday, April 13: Life Sciences
  • Wednesday, April 14: Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
  • Thursday, April 15: Social Sciences

Students will indicate their schedule availability on the SCymposium registration form. Our office will review students’ availability and assign Poster Exhibit times accordingly. We strongly encourage you to minimize unavailable times in order to ensure securing an exhibit spot with the judges!

Structure of Poster Exhibit sessions: 

  • Poster exhibits will be set up as 1-hour sessions throughout the week of April 12 – 16.
  • All exhibits will be broadcasted through Zoom Webinars. Members of the USC community can register to view the webinars.
  • Each exhibit session will have a maximum of 10 presentations.
  • Each presenter will have 3 minutes to present, and 3 minutes to answer questions from the judging panel.
  • The sessions provide an opportunity for students to listen to presentations from their peers. Students can answer questions from audience members using the chat function.

Special note for arts presenters:

  • If you are presenting a visual artwork, digital media project, musical composition, film production, or animation, your submission must include digital files. You may include links to e-Portfolios or other websites for judges to review your work in advance of your exhibit date.
  • For arts presenters, a traditional research poster is not required. However, you should prepare alternative materials that further explain your project and can be displayed through a visual medium (e.g. slideshow, photo album, portfolio). On exhibit day, you will have the opportunity to share your screen during your portion of the presentation.
  • Please note: Given time constraints, no time will be allotted for short film/media screenings during presentations.
Judging

Judging

Judges will review projects in their category prior to the Poster Exhibits. During the exhibit sessions, participants will have the opportunity to interact with judges to answer any questions they may have about their project. At the end of each day, judges will finalize decisions for first place, second place, and honorable mentions. Winners in all categories will be announced on Friday at the virtual Awards Ceremony.

Judges consist of USC faculty members and doctoral students who are recognized experts in their disciplines. Each category has a panel of 6 – 8 judges. Faculty judges are nominated and serve based upon their expertise in each of the categories.

Roundtable Discussions

Roundtable Discussions

Student participants can engage in daily Roundtable Discussions focused on themes and topics related to the category of the day. These discussions are hosted and facilitated by faculty members and/or graduate students from diverse disciplines, including Annenberg Graduate Fellows.

Roundtable topics will be updated on the SCymposium schedule page.

Awards Ceremony & Prizes

Awards Ceremony & Prizes

The virtual Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, April 16 (time TBD)The program will include a keynote address, along with announcements of prize recipients in all categories. The judges will award the following prizes:

  • First Prize (All Categories): One $1000 First Prize will be awarded in each of five academic categories.
  • Second Prize (All Categories): One $500 Second Prize will be awarded in each of five academic categories.

Additional prize categories (availability subject to change):

  • USC Schwarzenegger Institute: For projects proposing real world solutions to serious policy challenges and improves the lives of people and communities with regard to issues in education, environment & energy, or political reform. One $1000 First Prize and one $500 Second Prize will be awarded in this category.
  • American Physiological Society: For projects investigating an area of Human Biology and/or Physiology functions (most like to be from Life Sciences category).
  • Interdisciplinary Prize: One additional prize may be awarded to significant entries that demonstrate interdisciplinary work.
  • Digital Media: Additional prizes may be awarded to significant entries incorporating digital media and technology.

Prize Claims

  • A SCymposium Prize is disbursed as a stipend in the spring as a check issued to the student.  This may affect student financial aid packages.  Students are encouraged to email the Financial Aid Office through the askUSC portal to discuss the potential effects of a SCymposium Prize.  The award could adversely affect students with Pell grants and/or loans.

Presentation Guidelines

The 2021 SCymposium consists primarily of virtual poster presentations. The following guidelines apply mainly to standard research posters, but students entering artistic or non-traditional entries should provide similar summary information about their work.

Poster Format

Poster Format

For the SCymposium registration form, you must upload your digital poster as a PDF file.

Poster must fit on a single page/slide and be easily sharable and viewable on your screen during a Zoom webinar. When presenting your work, you cannot include transitions to multiple slides. To create your poster, we recommend using Microsoft PowerPoint, or programs such as Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign.

Traditional research posters follow a 3-column layout and generally contain the following components:

  • Title and Author(s) Names
  • Introduction / Abstract / Background
  • Hypothesis
  • Materials & Methodology
  • Results / Analysis / Discussion
  • Conclusion / Limitations / Recommendations
  • References / Citations / Acknowledgements

Your poster should concisely address key points of your work. Posters should achieve wide coverage of the topic while maintaining clarity. Below are additional suggestions for creating an effective poster:

  • Put the project title in banner format at the top center of the poster in capital letters about 1” high. Below the title, put your name (and names of group members, if applicable) and the category in which you are competing.
  • Create a visual flow of your components so it is going downward in columns, starting at the top left and ending at the bottom right.
  • Make sure the poster is readable. The smallest text should be at 12 point font. Important points should be in larger type.
  • Concision is key. Do not overwhelm your sections with text.
  • Avoid heavy use of technical jargon (if possible).
  • Incorporate visual elements (e.g. pictures, photographs, diagrams, figures, tables) when appropriate.
  • Keep formatting consistent and clean. Avoid using too many colors or different font types.
Video Statement

Video Statement

As part of the SCymposium registration, you will include a short video statement that provides a quick overview of your research project. You are welcome to use existing language from your abstract or project description. This is also good practice for your live presentation during your Poster Exhibit session!

This video will be viewed by judges in advance of your Exhibit Session. With your permission, we can also share your video on the AHF website and social media platforms during SCymposium week.

  • Video must be no more than 2 minutes in duration.
  • Your statement should include the following:
    • Start with your name, and the title of your research project.
    • Explain your research question and any relevant background or context.
    • Provide summary of methodology, findings, and next steps (if any).
  • There is no emphasis on production value. You are welcome to record yourself using your laptop or phone camera. Again, this is meant to give judges a quick snapshot of your research project.
  • Please upload video file as .mp4 or .mov
Exhibit Presentation

Exhibit Presentation

Prepare a 3-minute presentation that you will deliver in real time to the judges and audience during your assigned Poster Exhibit session. The presentation will be followed by a 3-minute Q&A with the judging panel. 

If your poster is a group effort, more than one author should attend the session to aid in the presentation and/or answer questions from judges

Tips for Delivering a Successful Presentation: 

  • What is the Why?
    • Why is the research topic significant? Why should the audience care about this topic? How does the research question add to or fill in gaps of existing literature? These should be addressed at the start of your presentation to capture to audience’s interest.
  • Know Your Audience 
    • Keep in mind that the SCymposium is meant for the general audience. While your project will be evaluated by faculty judges and postdocs who are generally familiar with your field of study, but they may not know the specific contexts around your project.
    • Think of ways to relate complex ideas to everyday experiences. Use analogies or current events to situate abstract concepts to concrete examples.
    • Avoid heavy technical jargon. If there are terms specific to your field of study, be sure to define them at the start of the presentation.
  • Conclude with Takeaways
    • At the end of your presentation, summarize conclusions and potential next steps. Give the audience 1-2 significant points to take way from your presentation.
  • Practice, practice, practice!
    • Rehearse with a timer to make sure you are able to address all of your points. You can also record yourself or practice in front of a mirror.
    • Pay attention to your pacing — it’s okay to take a breath and have a few pauses — you want to try and sound as natural and conversational as possible.
    • Get feedback from your faculty advisor or project partners.
  • Keep It Professional
    • Yes, this is a virtual presentation, but keep in mind that professionalism is still an expectation. Remember, your presentation will be broadcasted to the larger USC community! Make sure you have a neutral background, and we recommend that you dress professionally.
  • Study Examples of Great Presentations

Prize Recipients

Each year, the Undergraduate Symposium awards First and Second prizes for outstanding work in each of the five academic categories. Additional recognition include Honorable Mentions, Interdisciplinary Awards, Digital Media, and USC Schwarzenegger Institute.

Student NameYearAward CategoryAward TypeProject Title
Susan Kishi2021American Physiological Society1st PrizeThe role of lactate shuttling in mediating synaptogenesis and learning in motor cortex
Samuel Jump2021American Physiological Society2nd PrizeFunctional analysis of an enhancer flanked by four tobacco smoke-responsive DNA methylation sites in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor gene
Rudy Falagan2021Arts & Architecture1st PrizeUntitled (Daily Logs)
Amy Altman2021Arts & Architecture2nd PrizeTwo Paths, One Direction
Payton Truszkowski2021Arts & ArchitectureHonorable MentionThe Inner White Girl Analogy
Lucy Lyu2021Arts & ArchitectureHonorable MentionUrban Canopy
Lara Mendez2021Arts & ArchitectureHonorable MentionUrban Canopy
Nisha Chatwani2021Digital Media1st PrizePoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Radhika Agrawal2021Digital Media1st PrizePoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Julia Cordero2021Digital Media1st PrizePoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Abriannah Aiken2021Digital Media2nd PrizeEagles Nest Hunting Lodge Through the Years: Historical Recreation and Accessible Interactive Experiences
Luis Rodriguez-Perez2021Digital Media2nd PrizeEagles Nest Hunting Lodge Through the Years: Historical Recreation and Accessible Interactive Experiences
Kristin Wong2021Digital MediaHonorable MentionThe La Brea Tar Pits: An Ice Age Storymap
Lucy Sun2021Humanities1st PrizeEscapes and Deceptions: Chinese Women's Resistance to Sexual Violence During the Nanjing Massacre, 1937-38
Jack Casey2021Humanities2nd PrizeDescendants of Ham: "Etiope" and Jose Antonio Aponte
Sean Silvia2021HumanitiesHonorable MentionRebuilding the Roman Baths Embedded in Downtown Tarsus
Maxwell Burlew2021HumanitiesHonorable MentionHerms, Nike, and Surveillance Art
Chasia Jeffries2021HumanitiesInterdisciplinary PrizeWe've Been Knew: An Ode to Black Women Bearing Witness & Bearing History through Poetry
Danika Banh2021Life Sciences I1st PrizeStepping Into the Future of Dentistry: Virtual Reality and Orthodontic Diagnosis
Lana Bridi2021Life Sciences I2nd PrizeEarly life Western Diet-induced memory impairments and gut microbiome changes in female rats are long-lasting despite healthy dietary intervention
Sweta Bhagavatula2021Life Sciences IHonorable MentionFully Automated Pipeline for the Cortical Thickness Estimation in TBI Rodents
Aubrey Martinez2021Life Sciences IHonorable MentionFully Automated Pipeline for the Cortical Thickness Estimation in TBI Rodents
Jaden Mullin2021Life Sciences IHonorable MentionCopy number analysis of early-stage NSCLC patients using HD-SCA 3.0 platform
Anastasiya Demenko2021Life Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizeFunctional Analysis of the Enhancer at cg05575921, a DNA Methylation Site that is Tobacco Smoke-Responsive and Highly Associated with Lung Cancer Risk
Samuel Jump2021Life Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizeFunctional analysis of an enhancer flanked by four tobacco smoke-responsive DNA methylation sites in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor gene
Kay Katada2021Life Sciences II1st PrizeThe role of Sprouty2 in regulating protective epithelial cell types in inflammatory bowel disease
Ariana Chen2021Life Sciences II2nd PrizeMOTS-c: A Mitochondrial-Encoded Tumor Suppressor?
Matthew Jeon2021Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionAKT but not MYC promotes reactive oxygen species-mediated cell death in oxidative culture
David Wen2021Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIdentifying Osteoclast Genes Involved in Bone Repair
Bryson Choy2021Life Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeActivation Mechanism of Class A GPCRs is Dependent on Allosteric Sodium Binding
Yubin Lin2021Physical Sciences I1st PrizeIn-Body Localization Technique Based on MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Juliana Tichota2021Physical Sciences I2nd Prize Optimized Catanionic Vesicle-to-Micelle Transition for Photoreversible Control of Membrane Protein Folding
Elizabeth Zhou2021Physical Sciences IHonorable MentionThe Effect of Degeneracies on Molecular Free Energy
Radhika Bhuckory2021Physical Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizePyREM: Implementing a Computational Model of Airborne Respiratory Droplet-based Virus Transmission
Ipek Goktan2021Physical Sciences II1st PrizeMobile MoveToCode: Creating Mobile, Kinesthetic, Augmented Reality Programming for K-12 Education
Karen Ly2021Physical Sciences II1st PrizeMobile MoveToCode: Creating Mobile, Kinesthetic, Augmented Reality Programming for K-12 Education
Benjamin Ma2021Physical Sciences II2nd Prize Play it Again, Sam: How Music Characterizes Genre in Film
Nisha Chatwani2021Physical Sciences IIHonorable MentionPoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Radhika Agrawal2021Physical Sciences IIHonorable MentionPoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Julia Cordero2021Physical Sciences IIHonorable MentionPoseToCode: Increasing Elementary Student Curiosity in Programming Through Web-Accessible, Multimodal, and Kinesthetic Learning
Leena Mathur2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Nisha Chatwani2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
John Heo2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Jethro Lim2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Maxwell Kofman2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Surya Nehra2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Jessie Zhang2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Karina Yang2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Miru Jun2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Bari Noor2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Nicolas Van Houten2021Physical Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeMultimodal Machine Learning Models for Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Dementia Detection
Kyra Chan2021Social Sciences I1st PrizeUSC Student Food Access
Elise Wimberly2021Social Sciences I1st PrizeUSC Student Food Access
Kathy Lam2021Social Sciences I1st PrizeUSC Student Food Access
Jackson Fitzgerald2021Social Sciences I2nd PrizeSubmerged Cultural Heritage Analysis
Sunyoung (Stacy) Uhm2021Social Sciences IHonorable MentionChronically Left Out – Lack of Patient Diversity in Chronic Disease Clinical Trials in Los Angeles
Zachary Hrenko2021Social Sciences IHonorable MentionWhy Small Businesses Struggle to Get Loans in the Middle East and What Governments Can Do to Fix it
Alicia Adiwidjaja2021Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizeUSC GeoHealth Hub
Naman Casas2021Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizeUSC GeoHealth Hub
Felix Goldwasser2021Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary PrizeUSC GeoHealth Hub
Clarisa Wijaya2021Social Sciences II1st PrizeThe Meaning of Health and Illness in the Lives of Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study
Haley Hsu2021Social Sciences II2nd PrizeThe Effectiveness of Linguistic Manipulations on COVID-19 Related Health Messages
Madeline Rouse2021Social Sciences II2nd PrizeThe Effectiveness of Linguistic Manipulations on COVID-19 Related Health Messages
Kyla-Rose Walden2021Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionInternalizing Behavior and Inhibition/Activation Sensitivity In Mauritian Youth With And Without A Parental History of Drinking Problems
Sumedha Attanti2021Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionIsometric Handgrip Exercise Improves Reaction Times on a Working Memory Task
Dahlia Earleywine2021Social Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeAssociations between partners' negative communication styles and physiological arousal in the lives of young adult romantic couples
Patrick Lee2021Social Sciences IIInterdisciplinary PrizeAssociations between partners' negative communication styles and physiological arousal in the lives of young adult romantic couples
Seher Randhawa2021USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeUSC Urban Trees Initiative
Erik Huisman2021USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeUSC Urban Trees Initiative
Jackson Fitzgerald2021USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeUSC Urban Trees Initiative
Rachel Ablondi2021USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeUSC Urban Trees Initiative
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Rae Lan2019American Physiological Society (APS)2nd PrizeActivation of nucleus accumbens-projecting melanin-concentrating hormone neurons promotes palatable food intake
Ariana Chen2019American Physiological Society (APS)Honorable MentionIdentifying the First Tumor Suppressor Encoded in the Mitochondrial Genome
Monique Schoech2019Arts1st PrizeTriggered: A Biomythography
Mallory Gabbard2019Arts2nd PrizeSunday In the Park With George: Designing the Visionary
Ethan Bresnick2019ArtsHonorable MentionDiseased Subject
Margaret Spencer2019ArtsHonorable MentionCaffè
Kylie Burdsall2019ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardMulti-Media Type 2 Diabetes Education App
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Roxanna Pakkar2019Digital Media1st PrizeAffective Mixed Reality Enhanced Human-Robot Interaction
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Max Good2019Digital Media2nd PrizeCapturing California's History: Research and Conservation Tools in Virtual Reality
Thomas Zhang2019Digital Media2nd PrizeCapturing California's History: Research and Conservation Tools in Virtual Reality
Eva Molina2019Humanities1st PrizeThe Enlightened Earth: Gender, Ethics, and Atomic Science at Los Alamos, 1942-45
Kathy Pulupa2019Humanities2nd PrizeQueer Latinx Coalition Building in Los Angeles
Jabrea Patterson2019HumanitiesHonorable MentionLynette Yiadom-Boakye and the Post Black Eidetic
Amanda Curtis2019HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardIntegrating Web-based Interactivity into Academic Research
Elizabeth Gunton2019HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardIntegrating Web-based Interactivity into Academic Research
Martin Tran2019Life Sciences I1st PrizeFast and Efficient Expression of Multiple Proteins in Avian Embryos using mRNA Electroporation
Nicholas Guardino2019Life Sciences I2nd PrizeIn vivo Optimization of Sciatic Nerve Regeneration in Mice
Aleksandra Konovnitsyna2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionP2X4 receptors in the brain: Implications in Alcohol Addiction and Drug Development
Edward Jeon2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionP2X4 receptors in the brain: Implications in Alcohol Addiction and Drug Development
Emily Nixon2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionThe effect of point source pollution on the health and resilience of the Southern California kelp forest ecosystem
Megan Ryu2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionP2X4 receptors in the brain: Implications in Alcohol Addiction and Drug Development
Miguel Jaime2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionThe effects of PM2.5 levels on cerebral blood flow in young adults throughout Southern California
Raveena Ghanshani2019Life Sciences IHonorable MentionHow Valuable Are Your Tears?
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Vanessa Garcia2019Life Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardEffect of mHealth on Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes
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Alexis Foroozan2019Physical Sciences II2nd Prize3D Stacking Insertion for Flexible Brain Probes
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Jonathan Horwitz2019Social Sciences I2nd PrizeOn the Border: The history of the U.S.-Mexican water regime and its current outlook
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Jingran Tao2019Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardCommunity Science Tree Inventory: Spatial Analysis of the Los Angeles Urban Forest
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Aamna Asif2018Life Sciences I1st PrizeOn the male disadvantage: generation and characterization of a male specific mouse model of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Kylie Burdsall2018Life Sciences I2nd PrizeTowards the Structure of the Melanocortin 4 Receptor
Sandhyarani Gullapalli2018Life Sciences I2nd PrizePotential Local Adaptation to Stress in Mitochondrial and Nuclear Protein Degradation Measured in Lon Protease and Proteasome Activity in a Widely Distributed Intertidal Marine Organism
Ryan Brankovic2018Life Sciences IHonorable MentionThree-dimensional shape and locomotor function of the carnivoran pelvis
Rahil Khasgiwale2018Life Sciences IHonorable MentionLeg movement rate pre- and post-kicking intervention in infants with Down syndrome
Kevin Jiang2018Life Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardChanges in Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalization Syllables and Syntax Across Social Contexts
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David Kim2018Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionAssessing ALS hallmarks in transgenic mouse models and their utility in drug discovery
Christina Sisliyan2018Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIs the Adaptive Homeostatic Response to Oxidative Stress Sexually Divergent in D. melanogaster?
Juan Rincon2018Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering1st PrizeEvaluating the Performance of Bio-adsorber Technology in the Removal of Gasoline and its Toxic and Carcinogenic Components from Groundwater
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Eliza Gutierrez-Dewar2018Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering2nd PrizeSpatiotemporal Analysis of Illuminated Boats at Night
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Ryland Mortlock2018Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardBuilding a Computational Model to Stimulate Beta Cell Regeneration In Vivo
Eva Isakovic2018Social Sciences I1st PrizeAutocratic Lobbying Strategies: A case study on Russia and Ukraine during the Euromaidan Revolution
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Ariana Arzani2018Social Sciences I2nd PrizeConstitutionality of Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Laws
Anbar Aizenman2018Social Sciences IHonorable MentionMobile Money Substitution Patterns With Financial Services: Evidence From Kenya
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Lillian Dyre2018Social Sciences IHonorable MentionMalnutrition in India: A Case Study of Urban and Rural Regions
Aarohi Mahableshwarkar2018Social Sciences IHonorable MentionMalnutrition in India: A Case Study of Urban and Rural Regions
Grace Corsi2018Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardShade Structures of the Future: Innovative Skin Cancer Solutions
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Jacob Schwessinger2018Social Sciences II1st PrizeLinguistics and Climate Change: Does Language Affect Climate Change Response?
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Jillian Pih2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionWhere you go is connected to how you feel: Links between median neighborhood income and depressive symptoms among young adults
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Arianna Lane2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionWhere you go is connected to how you feel: Links between median neighborhood income and depressive symptoms among young adults
Afsara Haque2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionWhere you go is connected to how you feel: Links between median neighborhood income and depressive symptoms among young adults
Jisoo Suh2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionWhere you go is connected to how you feel: Links between median neighborhood income and depressive symptoms among young adults
Daniel Like2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionWhere you go is connected to how you feel: Links between median neighborhood income and depressive symptoms among young adults
Catherine Wang2018Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionLinguistic Encoding of Subjectivity in News Discourse
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Madelyn Mendlen2018Social Sciences IIInterdisciplinary AwardProductivity and Emotional Response in Child Forensic Interviews
Austin Chow2018USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeGeospatial Applications for Residential Stormwater Capture for the City of Los Angeles
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Christian Gayle2018USC Schwarzenegger Institute2nd PrizeStop Spreading the News: Ideology and the Spread of Fake News Within Social Media
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Devon Manney2017Arts1st PrizeCradle
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Noreen Chrysilla2017Digital Media1st PrizeSeizure Monitor
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Alleluia Tyus2017HumanitiesHonorable MentionA Petrographic Analysis of Late Bronze Age Alalakh pottery culture
Heather Duncan2017HumanitiesHonorable MentionWoven
Jacob Broussard2017HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardExamining Change in Traditional Navajo Music
Ashley Labarre2017Life Sciences I1st PrizeA Study of the Pattern of Jawbone Regeneration in the Adult Zebrafish Upper and Lower Jawbone
Richard Johnson2017Life Sciences I2nd PrizeDevelopmental Exposure to particulate air pollutants reduces cell proliferation in the hippocampus and impairs hippocampal dependent memory
Shyam Hassan2017Life Sciences IHonorable MentionCycloheximide Resistance, Mechanisms, and Genetics in C. elegans
Daniel Kim2017Life Sciences IHonorable MentionExtended Synaptotagmin is a presynaptic ER Ca2+ sensor that promotes neurotransmission and synaptic growth in Drosophila
David Sutter2017Life Sciences IHonorable MentionExtended Synaptotagmin is a presynaptic ER Ca2+ sensor that promotes neurotransmission and synaptic growth in Drosophila
Sean Lim2017Life Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardDiversity of Self-Organizing Migration Patterns Across and Within Species of Swimming Bacteria
Sang Wun (Erick) Jung2017Life Sciences II1st PrizeDiscovering the First Immune System Encoded in the Human Mitochondrial Genome: The Antimicrobial Effects of a Mitochondrial-Derived Peptide on Bacteria
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Brian Chin2017Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIdentification of microRNAs within HIV integration Sites in the Human Genome
Aditya Dutta Gupta2017Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIdentification of microRNAs within HIV integration Sites in the Human Genome
Christopher Halbur2017Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIdentification of microRNAs within HIV integration Sites in the Human Genome
Carina Seah2017Life Sciences IIHonorable MentionIn vivo AAV gene targeting of the C9ORF72 repeat expansion in ALS
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Christian Lau2017Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering1st PrizePrinted Carbon Nanotube Transistors for Large-Area and Flexible Electronics
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Eric Deng2017Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringHonorable MentionPersonalized Socially Assistive Robots for Children with Autism
Nimisha Patil2017Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardComparison of Basic Beatboxing Articulations using Real-Time Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Philippa Tucker2017Social Sciences I1st PrizeEvaluation of the KIDS AIDE Bicycle Intervention in Northern Peru
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Sonia Chavez-Meza2017Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardUrban Development Assessment of Mexico City
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William Orr2016Humanities1st PrizeFrom Condemnation to Celebration: Changing American Representations of the Bombing of Cities and Civilians in East Asia 1937-1945
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Emmeline Kim2016Life SciencesHonorable MentionA Conserved Tumor Suppressor Encoded in the Mitochondrial Genome
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Andrew Morris2016Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardTangle Analysis and Braid Solutions to the Action of the HIN Enzyme
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Amanda Semler2015HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardMethods of detecting submarine groundwater discharge and its implications for ancient and contemporary civilizations on Catalina Island
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Kaitlin McGillivray2015Life SciencesHonorable MentionThe Impact of Dosing Strategies and the Tumor Microenvironment on Drug Resistance
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Ellie Hara2015Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering1st PrizeCharacterization of organic carbon transport in the aftermath of a large earthquake
Karl Heyer2015Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering2nd PrizeDeveloping the Next Generation of Cancer Diagnostics
Samuel Kushner-Lenhoff2015Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringHonorable MentionLow-threshold integrated red microlaser from samarium-doped silica
Christopher Dougherty2015Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringHonorable MentionThe recreation of a unique shrimp's mechanically induced cavitation bubble
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Evan Brown2015Physical Sciences, Math & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardGenetic Algorithm Optimization of Reactive Force Field Parameters in Molecular Dynamics
William Orr2015Social Sciences1st PrizeReckless and Indiscriminate: The Impact of Japanese Bombing in the Second Sino-Japanese War on pre-World War II American Depictions of Area Bombing
Kristene Hossepian2015Social Sciences1st PrizeCommunity Violence Exposure and the Moderating Effects of Coparenting
Roxana Ontiveros2015Social Sciences2nd PrizeCriminalization, Racialization, and Informality: Mexican Immigrant Labor Participation in the South Central and Compton Pallet Industry
Carolyn Windler2015Social Sciences2nd PrizeHow Purity Beliefs Impact Moral Judgments Regarding Vaccines
Engie Salama2015Social SciencesHonorable MentionAutomated Curriculum Mapping Using Latent Semantic Analysis
Rachel Jones2015Social SciencesHonorable MentionWe will not be silent no more: the case of Canada's Idle No More and Indigenous Political Resistance in the Digital Age
Tori Hirata2015Social SciencesHonorable MentionHabits and Self-Control: An Examination of the Benefit of Habit Performance on Self-Control
Janis Yue2015Social SciencesHonorable MentionMarijuana and the Mind: Brain Differences between Users and Non-Users
Luis Villanueva2015Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardThe New Entrepreneur – Bridging South Central
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Joseph Yoo2015USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeCobalt Dithiolene-like Metal Organic Surfaces for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution
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Jordan Perkins2014Arts1st PrizeDisaster Relief: Deployable Shelters
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Anneleise Azua2014Humanities1st PrizeCuranderismo in the Rio Grande Valley: A Study of Transformation
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Kalena Giessler2014HumanitiesHonorable MentionExamining Obsidian Provenance and Procurement: a pXRF Analysis of Obsidian Artifacts Found at Chavín de Huánta, Peru
Katrina Miller2014HumanitiesHonorable MentionEl Rexurdimento: The Redemption of Galician Poetry
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Karthik Vasan2014Life Sciences2nd PrizeInhibition of cell growth and induction of apoptosis in KSHV-transformed cells by an inhibitor of sirtuins, Nicotinamide (Vitamin B3)
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Lindsay Arvin2014Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary Award
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Taylor Hellam2014Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary Award
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Kristene Hossepian2014Social Sciences2nd PrizeRestorative versus Punitive Justice: A College Student's Perspective
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Stephanie Chui2014Social SciencesHonorable MentionA Pharmacological Pandemic: How counterfeit drugs have turned medicine against us & how we can stop it
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Jack Koppa2014Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardFrackMented – Contextualizing Environmental Policy
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Erica Arnold2014USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeSustainable Energy Recovery from Wastewater Treatment by Bioelectrochemical Fuel Cells (BEFCs)
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Devon Mott2013Arts1st PrizeUniform without Uniformity: An Architectural Inquiry of Craft
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Divya Nair2013Life Sciences2nd PrizeRe-Engineering Mosaics of Cone Photoreceptors in Retinas Affected by Retinitis Pigmentosa
Vivek Shah2013Life Sciences2nd PrizeExperience-Dependent Neuroplasticity in Dopamine-Linked Models of Chronic Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Use and Huntington's Disease
Pavitra Krishnamani2013Life SciencesHonorable MentionDeveloping Ultra-Sensitive Ethanol Receptors (USERs) to Define the Molecular Mechanism of Alcoholism
Wendiann Yamasaki2013Life SciencesHonorable MentionExercise Ameliorates Depression-Like Behavior Observed in a Mouse Model of Huntington's Disease Prior to Motor Symptom Onset
Megan Bernstein2013Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardE. Musici: facilitating communication between researcher and bacteria through song
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Rachel Kohan2013Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardE. Musici: facilitating communication between researcher and bacteria through song
Peter Grasso2013Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeMicrobial Fuel Cell Technologies for Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium in Groundwater and the Effects of Natural Organic Matter
Kirsten Rice2013Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeMicrobial Fuel Cell Technologies for Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium in Groundwater and the Effects of Natural Organic Matter
Brendan Plecque2013Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeAerodynamic Performance of Stepped Airfoils at Low Reynolds Numbers
Awadi Rathugamage2013Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeAerodynamic Performance of Stepped Airfoils at Low Reynolds Numbers
Aditya Vaidyanathan2013Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeAerodynamic Performance of Stepped Airfoils at Low Reynolds Numbers
Lesley Chan2013Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionEnhanced Performance of Printed Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Microcells with Conformal, Graded Index Surface Nanostructures
Diya Dwarakanath2013Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionOptimization of Fabrication and Experimental Methodologies for MEMS Drug Delivery Devices and Neural Probes
Jui Pai (Angie) Chen2013Social Sciences1st PrizeHousing Matters: How Redevelopment Strategies Affect the New Shanghai(nese)
Ariana Stobaugh2013Social Sciences1st PrizeMisperceptions and Gender Differences in the Understanding of Acquaintance Rape and Sexual Assault
Uriel Kim2013Social Sciences2nd PrizeA study of communities surrounding the University of Southern California and food desertification
Angela Ross2013Social Sciences2nd PrizeUndocu-Queer: Queer Identity Development Among Undocumented Queer Youth
Matthew Prusak2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Macroeconomic Trajectory of Myanmar
Moemoe Chaee2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Macroeconomic Trajectory of Myanmar
Meghan Heneghan2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Future of Transportation in the U.S.: Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Kaitlin Mogentale2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Future of Transportation in the U.S.: Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Caroline Smith2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Future of Transportation in the U.S.: Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Julia Mangione2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionAn Exploratory Study of the Experience of the Arctic Council's Permanent Participants: Opportunities, Constraints, and the Future of Permanent Participation
Ryan Lee2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Quantifying Presumption of Innocence In Relation to Criminal Stereotypes and Types of Crimes
Kassandra Rosales2013Social SciencesHonorable MentionThe greatest band in the history of the universe: A look inside the emotions and behaviors of highly identified active sports fans
Marissa Roy2013Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardThe UN's 8 Millennium Development Goals and the Unpopulatity of Global Distributive Justice
Robert Rosencrans2013Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardCognitive and Behavioral Responses to Disaster Narratives
Nicholas Farmer2013USC Schwarzenegger Institute1st PrizeVirtual Sprouts
Jay Todd Max2013USC Schwarzenegger Institute2nd PrizeWater Treatment Design and Implementation for Rural Regions of Developing Nations
Avril (Viveka) Pitter2013USC Schwarzenegger Institute2nd PrizeWater Treatment Design and Implementation for Rural Regions of Developing Nations
Jay Todd Max2013USC Stevens Center1st PrizeWater Treatment Design and Implementation for Rural Regions of Developing Nations
Avril (Viveka) Pitter2013USC Stevens Center1st PrizeWater Treatment Design and Implementation for Rural Regions of Developing Nations
Jennifer Ko2013USC Stevens Center2nd PrizeUsing Ivermectin Analogue-Based Drug Discovery for Alcohol Use Disorders
Kathleen Roche2013USC Stevens Center2nd PrizeUsing Ivermectin Analogue-Based Drug Discovery for Alcohol Use Disorders
Stacy Kwok2012Arts1st PrizeTruth in Making, Craft: An Architectural Inquiry
Tam Banh2012Arts2nd PrizeRevitalizing Los Angeles River – Taylor Yard Farm
Marcello Dolce2012ArtsHonorable Mention[ ]
Erin Cuevas2012ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardWelcome to Beautiful Juarez
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Gregory Woodburn2012Humanities1st PrizeNecessary of Life: Henry David Thoreau's Concepts of America's Problematic Progress, 1837 – 1862
Anna Bishop2012Humanities2nd PrizeMacro-Mapping the Maya: A Large-scale GIS Analysis of Maya Settlement Patterns in Belize
Marrissa Emond2012HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Past and Present Menstrual Practices of the Dayak of West Kutai, Borneo: An Examination in Context for Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Anu Ramachandran2012HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardFaith: Friend or Foe? The Rise of Faith Healing in Tanzania and Its Impact on Community Understanding of HIV
Kevin Le2012Life Sciences1st PrizeBioengineering a mechanism to override plasmid-based antibiotic resistance
Ellen Park2012Life Sciences1st PrizeBioengineering a mechanism to override plasmid-based antibiotic resistance
Linda Peng2012Life Sciences2nd PrizeGenetic and Functional Analysis of CYCP2;1 in Arabidopsis
Sarah Waliany2012Life Sciences2nd PrizeRole of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins in Promoting Metastasis of Breast Cancer Cells to the Brain
Barsegh Barseghian2012Life SciencesHonorable MentionGreen Tea Polyphenols Preconditioning against Ischemic Stroke
Mary Boyadjian2012Life SciencesHonorable MentionGreen Tea Polyphenols Preconditioning against Ischemic Stroke
Brooke Sanders2012Life SciencesHonorable MentionIntra-articular Glucocorticoid Injections as a Cause for Adrenal Insufficiency
Hannah Gray2012Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeRemoval of radioactive uranium from groundwater using nanoparticle technology and adsorption mechanisms
Aditi Yokota-Joshi2012Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeRemoval of radioactive uranium from groundwater using nanoparticle technology and adsorption mechanisms
Sarah Hester2012Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeThrust Augmentation of a Solid Rocket Motor by Means of Inert Gas Injection
Steven Leverette2012Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeThrust Augmentation of a Solid Rocket Motor by Means of Inert Gas Injection
William Murray2012Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeThrust Augmentation of a Solid Rocket Motor by Means of Inert Gas Injection
Jenny Zhang2012Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeHydrogen generation from formic acid using ruthenium carbonyls as catalysts: kinetic and spectroscopic study of the reaction mechanism
Aaron Henehan2012Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionDeconstructing the Rebound with Optical Tracking Data
Avril Pitter2012Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Kirsten Rice2012Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Kristen Sharer2012Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Lei (Lisa) Cui2012Social Sciences1st PrizeChinese and American Emotional Responses to Environmental Advertisements
Emily Gee2012Social Sciences1st PrizeChinese and American Emotional Responses to Environmental Advertisements
Adrienne Scotti2012Social Sciences1st PrizeThe Effects of Database Type and Forensic Laboratory Error Rates on the Probative Value of DNA Evidence in a Cold Case
Leandra Fraser2012Social Sciences2nd PrizeEs Mejor Saber: A Proactive Approach to Gestational Diabetes Follow Up
Tyler Vestal2012Social Sciences2nd PrizeThe Accuracy of Pseudo-Temporal Questions in Interviews of Children
Mariah Gill2012Social SciencesHonorable MentionPredicting the Success of Community Based Resource Management Programs: Waihe'e, Maui, Hawai'i Case Study
Jordan Weiss2012Social SciencesHonorable MentionAntitrust: Policy, Prices, and Behavior
Linda Dahl2012Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardThe Golden Horde and the Emergence of Muscovy
Avril Pitter2012USC Stevens Institute1st PrizeOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Kirsten Rice2012USC Stevens Institute1st PrizeOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Kristen Sharer2012USC Stevens Institute1st PrizeOptimization of Biodiesel Production from Algae through Ultrasonication Extraction Method
Stephanie Lam2012USC Stevens Institute2nd PrizeA Novel Method for Rib Periosteum Autografts in the Mouse for the Purpose of Assessing Bone Regeneration
Lori Chen2012USC Stevens InstituteHonorable MentionArchitecture as a Vehicle for Social Change in Southeast Asia
Bernice Ngo2011Arts1st PrizeHousing and Medical Facility in Floating Village of Tonle Sap Lake
Tiffany Pereira2011Arts2nd PrizeNothing is Black and White: Depicting an Environmental Case Study through Scientific Illustration
Simon Fink2011ArtsHonorable MentionOut of Hand
Michelle Khazaryan2011ArtsHonorable MentionThe Sweetest of Pomegranates
Nicholas Brice2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Jonathan Carmel2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Katelyn Endow2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Daniel Lum2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Andrew Ogden2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Blade Olson2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Raunak Roy2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Lawrence Sequino2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Patrick Shay2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
David Sommer2011ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardDance Pad – Social iPad Game
Jacob Bongers2011Humanities1st PrizeLandscapes of Death: GIS-based Analyses of Chullpas in the Western Lake Titicaca Basin
Parin Patel2011Humanities2nd PrizeArchaeology and the Literary Narrative: Using Written Language to Understand Material Culture in the Buddhist World
Sarah Butler2011HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Front Lines of Empire: Metal Arrowheads and Projectile Points as Indicators of Social and Political Transformation in the ancient Near East
Grant Dixon2011HumanitiesHonorable MentionWhat is a King to Do: An Investigation of Images of Kingship
Renee Duncan-Mestel2011HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Front Lines of Empire: Metal Arrowheads and Projectile Points as Indicators of Social and Political Transformation in the ancient Near East
Katelyn Endow2011HumanitiesHonorable MentionKatelyn Goes to Japan – Spring 2010
Bradford Jackson2011HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Front Lines of Empire: Metal Arrowheads and Projectile Points as Indicators of Social and Political Transformation in the ancient Near East
Cara Bickers2011Life Sciences1st PrizeNovel Mutants Link DNA Replication and Centromere Function in the Fission Yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe
John Choi2011Life Sciences2nd PrizeThe effects of oxidative damage on competitive fitness in aging E. coli
Marissa Srour2011Life Sciences2nd PrizeRib Regeneration in a Mammalian Model
Lindsay Agostinelli2011Life SciencesHonorable MentionDistribution of neurons expressing nitric oxide synthase, acetylcholinesterase, and hypocretin/orexin in the rat hypothalamus: relation to basal and stimulated levels of Fos and phospho-ERK
Meghan Brown2011Life SciencesHonorable MentionIndependent and Interactive Effects of Estrogen and Progesterone on Neuroprotection in an Animal Model of Neurodegeration
Mathew Schur2011Life SciencesHonorable MentionMathew Schur
Szeyan (Charlotte) Chan2011Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeInvestigating the mechanisms of arsenic removal by microbial layer in a bio-sand filter used for drinking water purification in developing countries
Hannah Gray2011Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeInvestigating the mechanisms of arsenic removal by microbial layer in a bio-sand filter used for drinking water purification in developing countries
Avril Pitter2011Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeInvestigating the mechanisms of arsenic removal by microbial layer in a bio-sand filter used for drinking water purification in developing countries
Kristen Sharer2011Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeInvestigating the mechanisms of arsenic removal by microbial layer in a bio-sand filter used for drinking water purification in developing countries
Lillian Ware2011Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeInvestigating the mechanisms of arsenic removal by microbial layer in a bio-sand filter used for drinking water purification in developing countries
Tisa Thomas2011Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeOne-pot synthesis of N-(Fluoroethyl)amines by MCR strategy using Fluoroalkyl Sulfones as Efficient Fluoromethyl-Transfer Motifs
Niral Patel2011Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionSymmetry-Breaking Intramolecular Charge Transfer in meso-Linked BODIPY Dyadsk
Jordan Vieira2011Social Sciences1st PrizePerformance, Sex, and Politics: The Quest for Identity in Southern Uganda
Shelly McArdle2011Social Sciences2nd PrizeNational Responses to September 11 Over Time: Analyzing Changes in Emotions, Beliefs, and Behaviors
Daniel Paris2011Social Sciences2nd PrizeConceptual and Empirical Definitions of Group Membership: Measuring Street Gang Affiliation
Dana Jebreel2011Social SciencesHonorable MentionYoung Children's Ability to Generate False Statements as a Precursor to False Belief Understanding
Joshua Real2011Social SciencesHonorable MentionLinking Blink Rate to Motivational Systems and its Neural Substrates
Sarah Camarda2011Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardWhen Material and Digital Culture Collide: Ethnographic Expressions of "The Contemporary"
Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto2011USC Stevens Institute1st PrizeThe Oxygen Conundrum
Bernice Ngo2011USC Stevens Institute2nd PrizeHousing and Medical Facility in Floating Village of Tonle Sap Lake
Brian Rose2011USC Stevens InstituteHonorable MentionSilica Sol-Gel Synthesis for Integrated Photonics
Yuan-Yu Chang2010ArtsFirst PrizeLatrine Lander
Jeremy Allen2010ArtsHonorable MentionParis Portraits
Martin Benson2010ArtsHonorable MentionA Self Expressive Truth
Olivia Burke2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Nathan Doctor2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Ryan Fischvogt2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Michael David Hoffman2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Zlatan Sehovic2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Bradley Sutton2010ArtsHonorable MentionVernacular Architecture in Panama
Annamaria Feist2010ArtsSecond PrizeOrange Appeel
Saul James Tobin2010ArtsSecond PrizePiano Sonata HaTzmichah
Andrea Vancura2010ArtsSecond PrizeOrange Appeel
Sarah Hawley2010HumanitiesFirst PrizeThe Iconography of Empire: Political Transition as Demonstrated in the Terracotta Figurines of Tell al-Judaidah
Sarah Butler2010HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Front Lines of Empire: Metal Arrowheads and Projectile Points as Indicators of Social and Political Transformation in the ancient Middle East
Janinda Gunawardene2010HumanitiesHonorable MentionEarly Acquisition of Spanish Tense and Verbal Aspect by Spanish-English Bilinguals
Gemma Morales2010HumanitiesHonorable MentionEarly Acquisition of Spanish Tense and Verbal Aspect by Spanish-English Bilinguals
Tiffany Tsai2010HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Front Lines of Empire: Metal Arrowheads and Projectile Points as Indicators of Social and Political Transformation in the ancient Middle East
Alexandra Sinnott2010HumanitiesSecond PrizeRome Goes Green: A study of glass recycling in the ancient Roman Empire
Marissa Srour2010Life SciencesFirst PrizeDevelopment of a Rib Regeneration Model in Mammals
James Chalfant2010Life SciencesHonorable MentionReciprocal Relations of Subcutaneous and Visceral Fat to Bone Structure and Strength
Grace Hwang2010Life SciencesHonorable MentionAssessing the impact of handling sea turtles and exploring ways to improve conservation efforts by reducing injury incurred
Negar Kahen2010Life SciencesHonorable MentionRizobia and Crop Productivity in High Salinity Areas
Jasmine Thum2010Life SciencesHonorable MentionAre You Breathing?: Monitoring Autonomic Function using Spontaneous Cardiorespiratory Variability
Jeannie Zhang2010Life SciencesHonorable MentionPhosphotyrosine-like immunoreactivity marks putative microglia in the hypothalamus and thalamus
Rami Hamzey2010Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardBiomechanical Analysis of Movement Strategies in Collegiate Women's Volleyball Players
Michael Hazboun2010Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardBiomechanical Analysis of Movement Strategies in Collegiate Women's Volleyball Players
Darcelle Kimble-Manalo2010Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardBiomechanical Analysis of Movement Strategies in Collegiate Women's Volleyball Players
Kotaro Uyeda2010Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardBiomechanical Analysis of Movement Strategies in Collegiate Women's Volleyball Players
Matthew Williams2010Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardBiomechanical Analysis of Movement Strategies in Collegiate Women's Volleyball Players
Rebecca Gibbs2010Life SciencesSecond PrizeSelective vulnerability of the neuromuscular junction in a mouse model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Dustin Tetzl2010Life SciencesSecond PrizeFMRI study of the neural correlates of ADHD
Szeyan Charlotte Chan2010Physical Sciences & EngineeringFirst PrizeBio-Sand Filters for Removal of Pathogenic Bacteria and Arsenic from Drinking Water in Rural Areas of Developing Countries
Hannah Gray2010Physical Sciences & EngineeringFirst PrizeBio-Sand Filters for Removal of Pathogenic Bacteria and Arsenic from Drinking Water in Rural Areas of Developing Countries
Henry Yuen2010Physical Sciences & EngineeringFirst PrizeFingerprinting DNA with Quantum Mechanics: DNA Nanopore Sequencing via Principal Component Analysis
Ryan Berti2010Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionBridging the Gap: The Use of Ad-Hoc Enabled Smart Phones to Distribute Data Locally in the Cellular Network
Lesley Petrie2010Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionHydrogen Isotopic Analyses of Leaf Wax Biomarkers in Miocene and Pliocene Age Marine Sediments off NE Africa
Jenna Tomei2010Social SciencesFirst PrizeThe "Monster Molester" and the "Innocent Victim": Child Sexual Abuse Stereotypes and Their Effects on Jury Decisions
Emilie Winckel2010Social SciencesFirst PrizeThe "Monster Molester" and the "Innocent Victim": Child Sexual Abuse Stereotypes and Their Effects on Jury Decisions
Zachary Kleiman2010Social SciencesHonorable MentionEmotion Driven Outcome Assessment in Sports
Ellen Lee2010Social SciencesHonorable MentionFalling out of favor: Processes of status loss within groups
Marrissa Emond2010Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardMenstrual Culture from Seven Ethnic Dayak Tunjung and Benuaq Villages of West Kutai (Borneo): Associated Spiritual Practices, Attitudes, and Distress
Shelly McArdle2010Social SciencesSecond PrizeThe Best Boss You Will Ever Have: A Field Study on Personality Traits in Student Leaders
Daniel Wu2010Social SciencesSecond PrizeReimagining the Figueroa Corridor, 1960-2000: Growth Politics, Policy, and Displacement
Elke Schnittker2009Arts1st PrizeGreensburg "Natural Swim Park"
Ciaran Vejby2009Arts2nd PrizeIshi's Legacy
Nicole Ferguson2009ArtsHonorable MentionKnowledge and Art
Emily Yu2009ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardA Travelogue from Botswana
Jennifer Crawford2009Humanities1st PrizeBringing the Past to Life: Recreating an Ancient Egyptian Gilding Technique
Joseph Henderer2009Humanities2nd PrizeSouthern California's Indigenous Languages: Documenting Our Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Fight Against Language Endangerment
Jacob Bongers2009HumanitiesHonorable MentionIlluminating Culture Clash: Material Smashing in Northern Chile
Valerie Yuan2009Life Sciences1st PrizeThe Roles of Oncogene Homolog Sch9 and Rev1 Polymerase in Age-Dependent Genomic Instability
Stephanie Hudiburgh2009Life Sciences2nd PrizeInvestigating the Role of Smads in Commissural Neuron Specification
Miriam Lassiter2009Life Sciences2nd PrizePharyngeal Pouch Development in Zebrafish
Amy Hurwitz2009Life SciencesHonorable MentionExploring the Nature of 7 rrn Operons Through Their Effects on Growth Rate and Survival of E. coli
Sara Kingston2009Life SciencesHonorable MentionBacterial Aging: the cause of death phase in E. coli
Marie Anne Cuevas2009Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeLow Temperature Synthesis of Perovskite Nanocrystals and their Applications to Nanocomposite Dielectrics
Hubert Lau2009Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeSolvent-Free, One-Pot Synthesis of Alpha-Aminonitriles Using Acid Catalysts
Joseph Lubinski2009Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeHeat Transfer from a Cylinder undergoing Streamwise Oscillations in a Cross-flow
Kedar Naik2009Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeHeat Transfer from a Cylinder undergoing Streamwise Oscillations in a Cross-flow
Balyn Zaro2009Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeSolvent-Free, One-Pot Synthesis of Alpha-Aminonitriles Using Acid Catalysts
Sharla Shimono2009Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionU-Pb Zircon Age Constraints on the Tectonic Evolution of the Northern Margin of the North China Craton and Souther Margin of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt
Harris Talsky2009Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionEmanation Rates of Radon and Radium from Coastal Sands: A tool for estimating seawater circulation rates through permeable sediments
Leslie Koehn2009Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardPositive Train Control – The Answer to Rail Safety Calamity
Lydia Green2009Social Sciences1st PrizeCentral Alaskan Yup'ik: A Linguistic Research Project
Joshua Lang2009Social Sciences2nd PrizeCuban Health Care: First Class Public Health on a Third World Budget
Noelle Miller2009Social Sciences2nd PrizeA Question of Reproductive Freedom
Diana Bennett2009Social SciencesHonorable MentionYou Defriended Me!?: The Scope and Prevalence of Interpersonal Aggression
Amanda Bogart2009Social SciencesHonorable MentionRhythm in Second Language Speech
Ashley Flor2009Social SciencesHonorable MentionRhythm in Second Language Speech
Lauren Ford2009Social SciencesHonorable MentionYou Defriended Me!?: The Scope and Prevalence of Interpersonal Aggression
Rachel Rice2009Social SciencesHonorable MentionYou Defriended Me!?: The Scope and Prevalence of Interpersonal Aggression
Nicole Hummel2009Social SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardDeconstructing Sex Tourism: Imperialism, Patriarchy, and Women's Bodies
Marie Anne Cuevas2009USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizeLow Temperature Synthesis of Perovskite Nanocrystals and their Applications to Nanocomposite Dielectrics
Tina Hovsepian2009USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative2nd PrizeCardborigami
Amy Hurwitz2009USC Stevens Center - Most InnovativeHonorable MentionBacterial Aging: the cause of death phase in E. coli
Ashley Maker2009USC Stevens Center - Most InnovativeHonorable MentionDesign and Fabrication of Waveguide Sensors
Jonathan Ortega2008Arts1st PrizeAnguished Windsong Exultant
Geoffrey Pope2008Arts2nd PrizeChamber Concerto for Two Violins
Dalton Gaudin2008ArtsHonorable MentionDirge To Earth and Sky - The Colour
Robert Lydecker2008ArtsHonorable MentionRancid Roots No. 2 (an original music composition)
Leanne Joyce2008ArtsInterdisciplinary AwardWhitees
Divinity Barkley2008Humanities1st PrizeKaya Hip-Hop in Coastal Kenya: The Urban Poetry of Ukoo Flani
Jacob Bongers2008Humanities2nd PrizeRevolutionizing Research: Online Publication of Figurines from Tell al-Judaidah
Sarah Hawley2008Humanities2nd PrizeRevolutionizing Research: Online Publication of Figurines from Tell al-Judaidah
Sadaf Nejat2008HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Literary-Scientific Culture of the Late Nineteenth Century and its Relationship with Natural Theology: Representations of Science and Scientists in the Victorian Era
Melissa Shimizu2008HumanitiesHonorable MentionAmerican Fertility Decline in the 19th Century
Jacob Bongers2008HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardRevolutionizing Research: Online Publication of Figurines from Tell al-Judaidah
Sarah Hawley2008HumanitiesInterdisciplinary AwardRevolutionizing Research: Online Publication of Figurines from Tell al-Judaidah
Gerald Sun2008Life Sciences1st PrizeExpression of melanopsin-containing ganglion cells in degenerative retina
Robert Saddawi-Konefka2008Life Sciences2nd PrizeIdentification and Characterization of a Novel Repellent Role of Motor Neurons in Axon Guidance
Matthew Getz2008Life SciencesHonorable MentionThe Role of the SPN/FACT Complex in DNA Replication in the Fission Yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Shen Yee Soh2008Life SciencesHonorable MentionLarge T Helicase Mutagenesis
Sonya Hanson2008Life SciencesInterdisciplinary AwardA docking study of the autoantibody-nAChR interaction in myasthenia gravis
Megan Thorson2008Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeTowards a General Hydride Abstraction Catalyst: Mechanistic Studies of C-H Oxidation with Cyclopentadienone-Ligated Metal Carbonyls (M= Ru, Fe)
Bradford Foley2008Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeGeneration of Plate Tectonics from a 3-D Spherical Convection Model
Marie Anne Cuevas2008Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionVery Low-Temperature Synthesis of Perovskite Nanocrystals
Maya Babla2008Social Sciences I1st PrizeScene, Not Heard: The Presence & Influence of Movie-Making Women (or lack thereof) in G-rated films
Sarah Erickson2008Social Sciences I1st PrizeScene, Not Heard: The Presence & Influence of Movie-Making Women (or lack thereof) in G-rated films
Kirstin Heinle2008Social Sciences I1st PrizeScene, Not Heard: The Presence & Influence of Movie-Making Women (or lack thereof) in G-rated films
Michael Kane2008Social Sciences I2nd PrizeBirds of a Feather, Psychopathic Together?
Dawn Powell2008Social Sciences I2nd PrizeThe Effectiveness of a Development Project in a Small Community in Rural Ecuador
Becky Turner2008Social Sciences I2nd PrizeThe Effectiveness of a Development Project in a Small Community in Rural Ecuador
Diana Bennett2008Social Sciences IHonorable MentionYouth Reports of Parents' Marital Conflict: What is Upsetting?
Maynard Hughes2008Social Sciences IHonorable MentionTurning Cold Water into Salsa: Effects of Pain as a Time One Provocation
Debi Ogbonna2008Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardChildren's Explanations of Delaying Disclosure of Sexual Abuse
Candise Chen2008Social Sciences II1st PrizeThe Critical Period Hypothesis: Differential Influences on Aspects of Second Language Acquisition
Karoline Brandt2008Social Sciences II2nd PrizeTrauma Disclosure and Pronoun Use: How Our Words Reflect Our Health
Hilary Feybush2008Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionDo Attorneys Follow Good Practice in Preparatory Examination of Child Sexual Abuse Victims?
Charlina Gozali2008Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionReluctance and Response in Child Sexual Abuse Victims
Benjamin Paul2008Social Sciences IIInterdisciplinary AwardPhysiology of music-related mystical experiences
Sarah Childers2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Chanel Fischetti2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Ekaterina Gee2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Megan Miller2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Tanya Nguyen2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Carlos Tagabuel2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizePrenatal Valproic Acid Animal Model of Autism: Potential Benefits of Choline
Noelle Stiles2008USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative2nd PrizeIntraocular Camera for Retinal Prostheses
Jeannette Chang2008USC Stevens Center - Most InnovativeHonorable MentionMultimodal Analysis of User Uncertainty in Child-Machine Problem Solving Interactions
Roger Zare2007Arts1st PrizeGreen Flash
Eugenia Sangiovanni2007Arts2nd PrizeComplicating Oversimplification
Aaron Levinson2007ArtsHonorable MentionThe Red Earth: Living With Nature in East Africa
Mariana Evans2007ArtsHonorable MentionSunrise (short film)
Kristin Butler2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Carly Dykes2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Hannah Marcuson2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Elizabeth Martin del Campo2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Georgiana Nikias2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Ashley Sands2007Humanities1st PrizeReexamining the Past: a Multi-University Collaborative Research and Mentoring
Tina Huynh2007Humanities2nd PrizeMore than Pretty Women: The Geisha and Courtesan in Popular Western Film
Martin Wainstein2007Life Sciences1st PrizeUltrabasic Geomicrobiology from the Cedars Peridotite: Life at pH 11.5
Brad Johnson2007Life Sciences2nd PrizeAnammox in Catalina Island Sediments
Margaret (Maggie) Cass2007Life SciencesHonorable MentionNovel repellant activity of motorneurons in the guidance of commisural axons
Nihal Patel2007Life SciencesHonorable MentionSites of Ethanol Action in Purinergic P2X3 Receptors
Anuj Aggarwal2007Life SciencesHonorable MentionMolecular Strategies to Identify Sites of Alcohol Action in LGICs
Brad Johnson2007Life SciencesInterdisciplinaryAnammox in Catalina Island Sediments
Andrew Horning2007Physical Sciences & Engineering1st PrizeAround the Ring: Molecular Geometry & Energy Transfer In Photosynthetic
Elizabeth (Nicole) Ball2007Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeMagmatic and Volcanic Plumbing Systems, Crustal Evolution, and the Search for the Mysterious Mojave-Snow Lake Fault: 2006-07 Earth Sciences Undergraduate Team Research in th High Sierra
Glenn Fischer2007Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeMagmatic and Volcanic Plumbing Systems, Crustal Evolution, and the Search for the Mysterious Mojave-Snow Lake Fault: 2006-07 Earth Sciences Undergraduate Team Research in th High Sierra
Bradford Foley2007Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeMagmatic and Volcanic Plumbing Systems, Crustal Evolution, and the Search for the Mysterious Mojave-Snow Lake Fault: 2006-07 Earth Sciences Undergraduate Team Research in th High Sierra
Jeffrey Thompson2007Physical Sciences & Engineering2nd PrizeMagmatic and Volcanic Plumbing Systems, Crustal Evolution, and the Search for the Mysterious Mojave-Snow Lake Fault: 2006-07 Earth Sciences Undergraduate Team Research in th High Sierra
Mario Bialostozky2007Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionA Non-Invasive Method for Evaluating Cardiovascular Health
Becky Gallagher2007Physical Sciences & EngineeringHonorable MentionThe Efficiency of Biogenic Silica Burial in Cascadia Basin Sediments
Pavitra Krishnaswamy2007Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Israel Morales2007Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Jeanie Paik2007Physical Sciences & EngineeringInterdisciplinary AwardAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Janelle Colangelo2007Social Sciences I1st PrizeReligiosity and Perceived Stress among College Students
Hannah (Brice) Keltner2007Social Sciences I1st PrizeReligiosity and Perceived Stress among College Students
David Press2007Social Sciences I1st PrizeReligiosity and Perceived Stress among College Students
Camille Boudreau2007Social Sciences I2nd PrizeFinding An Effective Way to Question Children Using ‘Before' and ‘After'
Nicholas Scurich2007Social Sciences IHonorable MentionApplying Value to Decisions in Actuarial Predictions of Violence: A Bayesian
Nicole Schneider2007Social Sciences IHonorable MentionThe relation between self-esteem and eating behavior
Ashley Sands2007Social Sciences IInterdisciplinary AwardRewriting the History of Technology: unique proof of tin bronze manufacture
Celeste DeFreitas2007Social Sciences II1st PrizeBaby Linguists: Infants attend to complex vowel patterns to understand speech
Ashlee Welday2007Social Sciences II1st PrizeBaby Linguists: Infants attend to complex vowel patterns to understand speech
Hala Mohammad2007Social Sciences II2nd PrizeMedia portrayal & Middle Eastern women: Reconstructing Orientalism & Empire?
Kimberly White2007Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionManipulating Skin Tone: The Effects of Skin Tone on Self Esteem and Mood
Anna Bokarius2007Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionSources of Linguistic Knowledge in Second Language English Article Acquisition
Matt Wallace2007Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionSources of Linguistic Knowledge in Second Language English Article Acquisition
Melanie Billow2007Social Sciences IIInterdisciplinary AwardYoung Maltreated Children's Ability to Answer and Understand Oath-Taking Competency
Joel Linke2007USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizeWave Generation for a Surfing Environment by Bottom Moving Bumps
Kristin Swihart2007USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative1st PrizeWave Generation for a Surfing Environment by Bottom Moving Bumps
Pavitra Krishnaswamy2007USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative2nd PrizeAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Israel Morales2007USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative2nd PrizeAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Jeanie Paik2007USC Stevens Center - Most Innovative2nd PrizeAn Interdisciplinary Study of Apoptotic Effects Induced by Nanoelectropulses on Cancer Cells
Aaron Levinson2007USC Stevens Center - Most InnovativeHonorable MentionThe Red Earth: Living With Nature in East Africa
Paul Dooley2006Arts1st PrizePomo Canyon Air, for orchestra
Roger Zare2006Arts2nd PrizeThe Other Rainbow
Claudia Zhang2006ArtsHonorable MentionAncient Modernism
Julianne Gale2006ArtsInterdisciplinaryWho am I? Trans Identity in Los Angeles
Georgiana Nikias2006Humanities1st PrizeKhirbet Mazra'a: The Lost Excavation
Hannah Marcuson2006Humanities1st PrizeKhirbet Mazra'a: The Lost Excavation
Kristin Butler2006Humanities1st PrizeKhirbet Mazra'a: The Lost Excavation
Brigid McManama2006Humanities2nd PrizeImag(in)ing Race After Slavery: Race and Service in the White House
Celeste DeFreitas2006HumanitiesHonorable MentionSilent Speech Gestures in Kinyarwanda
Brian Ronge2006HumanitiesHonorable MentionSilent Speech Gestures in Kinyarwanda
Georgiana Nikias2006HumanitiesHonorable MentionThe Lost Shawabti: A Scribe's Ancient Egyptian Funerary Figurine
Shaun Lea2006HumanitiesInterdisciplinaryAndean Dye Project: The Mysteries of Textiles
Stephanie Bughi2006Life Sciences1st PrizePrevalence of Night Eating Syndrome Among College Undergraduate Students
Jatturong Wichianson2006Life Sciences1st PrizePrevalence of Night Eating Syndrome Among College Undergraduate Students
Anna Maria Maglunog2006Life Sciences2nd PrizeThe Role of Netrin-1 in Commissural Axon Guidance
Ryan Kohlbrenner2006Life SciencesHonorable MentionEffects of Prenatal Stress on Cell Quantity in the Nucleus Accumbens and Cingulate Cortex Area 3 in the Animal Model of Schizophrenia
Ricardo Mestres2006Life SciencesHonorable MentionEffects of Prenatal Stress on Cell Quantity in the Nucleus Accumbens and Cingulate Cortex Area 3 in the Animal Model of Schizophrenia
Raymond Jone2006Life SciencesHonorable MentionModeling and characterizing Synapse Elimination using Xenopus laevis
Mahira Kakajiwala2006Life SciencesInterdisciplinarySpacial and temporal divesity of marine viruses in the San Pedro Channel
Suet Ying Christin Chong 2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering1st PrizeLong Term Effects of Nanosecond Electroperturbation Therapy on Cancer Cells
Pavitra Krishnaswamy2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering1st PrizeLong Term Effects of Nanosecond Electroperturbation Therapy on Cancer Cells
Krystal Sly2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering2nd PrizeThe Effect of Varying the Cathode Composition on Organic Solar Cell Performance
Dolce Wang2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringHonorable MentionA Shocking Demand
Timothy Kowalczyk2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringHonorable MentionElectronic structure and spectroscopy of carbon trioxide
Kristy Akullian2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Randy Robertson2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Edgar Evangelista2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Joshua Garcia2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Ee Ling Ooi2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Thomas Robinson2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Ifraz Haqque2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Justin Perez2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Aaron Kositsky2006Physical Sciences, Mathematics & EngineeringInterdisciplinarySCEC/UseIT: Software Engineering to Create an Earthquake Monitoring System
Daniel Goldman2006Social Sciences I1st PrizeAlcohol, Expectancies, Dispositional Aggression, & Aggressive Behaviors
Shaheen Munir2006Social Sciences I2nd PrizeCross-Language Transfer of Reading Skills in Three Treatment Groups
Tommy Cavanagh2006Social Sciences IHonorable MentionAwareness and Physiological Arousal in a Classical Conditioning Experiment
Fiona Torrance2006Social Sciences IHonorable MentionIndependent Study in Corporate Blogging
Lauren Baron2006Social Sciences IInterdisciplinaryThe ability of child witnesses alleging sexual abuse to make numerosity judgment
Meredith Goldin2006Social Sciences II1st PrizeImpact of Subtyping Salience on Consensus Estimation and the Black Sheep Effect
Kareem El Sawy2006Social Sciences II2nd PrizeIssues In Outsourcing Management: A Balanced Scorecard
Matthew Borba2006Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionThe Therapeutic Alliance and Treatment Outcomes in Multisystemic Therapy
Elizabeth Cook2006Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionFire in the Built Environment: United States 1790 to the Present
Archana Prakash2006Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionFire in the Built Environment: United States 1790 to the Present
Kathleen Benton2006Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionFire in the Built Environment: United States 1790 to the Present
Karina Godoy2006Social Sciences IIHonorable MentionFire in the Built Environment: United States 1790 to the Present