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Research Week

Student Participation in Research Week

Student Poster Competition

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in the poster research competitions. To enter, undergraduate and graduate students should submit an electronic copy of their abstract by 9 a.m. February 7, 2014.  Abstracts must be 250 words or fewer.

  • Please state if you are an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • To submit your abstract, go to www.nicholls.edu/orsp and click on the link, “Student Poster Competition Abstract Submission.”  Fill in all information required and click submit.

Download the Student Competition Instructions and Rubric 2014, click here for more details.

Nicholls Research Week
March 10 – March 14, 2014

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Nicholls State University will be celebrating its 9th Annual Research Week during the week of March 10 – 14, 2014. The event highlights research at Nicholls through a Brown Bag Faculty Speaker Series and a student poster competition showcasing undergraduate and graduate research. Poster winners selected in both undergraduate and graduate competition receive a scholarship stipend.

Cutting-edge research and fascinating discoveries are on the agenda for the 2014 Research Week. Bring your bag lunch and an appetite for learning as Nicholls faculty and students reveal the results of their latest research projects.


College of Arts and Sciences

Monday, March 10
10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Plantation Suite, Donald Bollinger Student Union

Research Week 2012

  • 10:45-11:00 - Motivation for Learning Foreign Languages - Dr. Bryant Smith
  • 11:05-11:20 – Faculty & Student Perceptions of Academic Integrity - Dr. Keri Turner
  • 11:25-11:40 – Perseus’ New Stars – Dr. Kaisa Young
  • 11:40-11:50 – Break
  • 11:55-12:10 – Confucius Institute Diplomacy – Dr. Rya Butterfield
  • 12:15-12:30 – Bram Stoker’s “New Men” – Dr. Scott Banville
  • 12:35-12:50 – Elaine de Kooning’s “Standing Bull” – Dr. Jill Chancey
  • 12:55-1:10 – Research and the College Student-Fiction or Fact? – Tina Granger
  • 1:15-1:30 – Photographs and Sharing Meanings of Place – Dr. Paul Watts


Chef John Folse Culinary Institute

Tuesday, March 11
Carmen Inn
400 East First Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please call 449-7114 for reservations (limited seating)
Research Week Culinary Bistro Demonstration 2012

  • 9:00-9:45 – Canning and Preserving – Chef Jean Daigle
  • 9:45-10:30 – Sauce 101 – Chef Amelie Benoit
  • 10:45-11:15 – Healthy Louisiana Seafood – Chef Monica Larousse
  • Break
  • 1:00-1:45 – Making the Perfect Pie Crust – Chef John Kozar
  • 1:45-2:30 – Recipe Makeover – Dr. Brigett Scott
  • 2:30-3:15 – Steamed Salmon with Lemon Vinaigrette – Chef Randolph Cheramie
  • 3:15-4:00 – The Historical Times Picayune: Dinner Inspirations – Chef Marcelle Bienvenue and Chef Donald Kasten


College of Business Administration

2012-03-28 00.29.28Wednesday, March 12
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
209 Powell Hall

  •  11:30-11:50 - Cost Shifting in Hospitals - Dr. Morris Coats
  •  11:55-12:15 - Alternative Methods of Delivery in Accounting Education - Dr. Shawn Mauldin and Dr. Chuck Viosca
  • 12:20-12:40 - Differentiated Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) - Dr. Jeffrey Haynie 
  • 12:45-1:05 – Personal Savings Rates – Dr. Laura Coogan and Dr. John Lajaunie
  • 1:10-1:30 – Investment Returns in State-Funded Optional Retirement Plans – Dr. Shari Lawrence, Dr. John Lajaunie, and Dr. Norbert Michel


College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Research Week 2012 NursingThursday, March 13
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
152 Betsy Cheramie Ayo Hall

  • 8:30-9:00 – Poster Presentation (Lobby of Ayo Auditorium)  Progressive Clinical Evaluation Tools – Rebecca Lyons, PhDc, RN; Dr. Amanda Eymard, DNS, RN, CNE; Angele Davis, MSN, RN
    Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy in Type II Diabetes Mellitus – Angelle Dugas
    Best Methods for Immunization Reminders – Marcia Denning
    Integrating Somatic Psychotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Mia Savoie
  • 9:00-9:15 – Utilizing Treatment Fidelity - Dr. Amanda Eymard, DNS, RN, CNE
  • 9:15-9:30 – Nursing and Dietetics: Simulation and Nutritional Assessment – Rebecca Lyons, PhDc, RN; Dr. Brigett Scott, PhD, RDN, LDN
  • 9:30-9:45 – Healthy Bistro Project – Dr. Brigett Scott, PhD, RDN, LDN; Rebecca Smith, MS, RDN, LDN
     

College of Education

2012-03-29 00.03.53Thursday, March 13
Noon- 1:15 p.m.
125 Polk Hall

  • 12:00-12:15 – Literacy of Young African American Males – Angelle Hebert
  • 12:15-12:30 – Curriculum Praxis of Common Core – Dr. Stephen Triche
  • 12:30-12:45 – Maximizing Learning via Observation – Dr. Grant Gautreaux
  • 12:45-1:00 – Do Students Remember the Rules? – Dr. Carmen Broussard, Dr. Denis Soignier, Cassaundra Cook, Symone Davis, Dr. Lynn Singletary
  • 1:00-1:15 – Effect of Recovery from Pain Injury – Dr. Denis Soignier

Ellender Memorial Library and University College

Friday, March 14
Noon-2:35 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, Ellender Memorial Library2012-03-27 00.24.30

  • 12:00-12:15 – Four Questions: The Research Edition – John Bourgeois
  • 12:20-12:35 – Digital Libraries: Louisiana and DPL-America – Sarah Simms
  • 12:40-12:55 – New Foam Drilling Hydraulics Model Using Two Foam-Flow Regimes – Dr. Ali Edrisi
  • 1:00-1:15 – Reclamation of Water in Oil and Gas Industry – Dr. Milton Saidu
  • 1:20-1:35 – Culinary Externship Sites Expectations - Chef William Thibodeaux
  • 1:40-1:55 – Culinary/Dietetics Collaboration Research Project – Chef John Kozar
  • 2:00-2:15 – Identifying At-Risk Students – Amy Hebert
  • 2:20-2:35 – The Evolution and History of Gumbo in Louisiana – Chef Marcelle Bienvenu

 

Student Research Poster Competition Displays

Research Week 2012 Poster CompetitionMonday, March 10
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lobby, Donald Bollinger Memorial Student Union

A poster display describing the research efforts of Nicholls students is open for viewing.

Student Research Poster Competition Judging

Tuesday, March 11
2:00  – 4:00 p.m.
Cotillion Ballroom, Donald Bollinger Memorial Student Union

Nicholls students explain their research projects during the judging of their research poster presentations.

Student Reception

Wednesday, March 12
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Captain’s Room, Donald Bollinger  Memorial Student Union

Presentation of awards to student research poster competition participants.

Research Week Faculty Reception

Research Week Faculty Awards 2012 Guest Speakers Thursday, March 13
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Carnival Room,  Donald Bollinger Memorial Student Union

The closing ceremony of Nicholls Research Week includes the presentation of awards to student and faculty researchers.

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