2012 Celebration of Student Works

2013 Celebration of Student Works

McNair students' third outing at the annual NMU Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works, and Academic Service Learning was a success! Six McNair Scholars presented their research with either an oral presentation or a poster presentation.


Scholar Ashley Schmeling's research poster was awarded 2nd place for an undergraduate group project poster. Here is Ashley (second from left) with her Faculty Mentor, Dr. Adam Prus and lab partners at the Society for Neuroscience Conference. Ashley also gave an oral presentation, which was very well received.


Recent graduate Rachel Sines was awarded second place for individual undergraduate research poster.


Ricki Oldenkamp presented her poster on research she conducted at Duke University in the Dog Cognition Lab.

Ricki Oldenkamp

Brittany Schryvers' poster detailed her work with Dr. Quinnell from the psychology department on Jealousy in Friendships.

Brittany Schyvers

Rozemary Howard presented a poster detailing her ongoing work with Dr. Erich Ottem.

Roze Howard Poster

Scholar Emily Hansen presented her project with Dr. Martin Reinhardt on the Decolonizing Diet Project orally and with a poster.

Emily Hansen Poster


2012 Celebration of Student Works

On April 12, 2012 twelve McNair scholars presented a poster or did an oral presentation about the research they've conducted in the last year. Two McNair students took home top honors for the best undergraduate and graduate posters. Overall, the day was a huge success and everyone did a great job!

Matt Keiser

Matt Keiser took home the award for the Best Undergraduate Poster.


Justine Pinskey

Justine Pinskey took home the award for the Best Graduate Student Poster.


Ricki Oldenkamp

Ricki Oldenkamp gives an oral presentation on Lemur Social Cognition.


Emily Sprengelmeyer

Emily Sprengelmeyer proudly stands by this year's poster.


Ashley Schmeling

Ashley Schmeling explains her research to an interested student.


Macrea Anderson

Macrea Anderson is ready to discuss his poster, all about agriculture in the UP.


Karla Kopp

Karla Kopp had not one, but two posters, at this year's Celebration.


Discussing research

Scholars Karla and Emily deep in scholarly talks.


Linda Sirois

McNair Alum and currently a master's student at NMU, Linda Sirois gave a presentation at the Celebration.


Mandy Taisto

Mandy Taisto stands ready to talk to you about her mice!


Tracy Pickering

Tracy Pickering was all smiles shortly before starting her oral presentation.



Scholars Kate and Matt discuss Matt's winning poster and the research behind it.


rachael manthey

Scholar Rachael Manthey reads creative English piece for her oral presentation.


explaining research

Justine explains her award winning poster and research to an interested student.


Tracy's Poster

In addition to an oral presentation, Tracy also presented a poster at the Celebration.