HU students present research at Butler conference

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2014-04-17
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Several Huntington University students presented their research from their research methods classes at the Butler University Research Conference on April 11 in Indianapolis. In addition to presenting their own research, the students attended multiple presentations from students who attend universities across the state.

The students presented their research from self-conducted studies and surveys on a range of topics, including perceptions in determining the attractiveness of a person, use of expletives in daily language and relational dialectics in roommate relationships.

“We have been working on our research all semester long,” said Stephanie Yoder, junior public relations and communication studies major. “We have had a lot of personal attention toward our individual projects which helped me feel prepared for the conference.”

Those attending were:

Breanna Amico, a junior public relations and communication studies major from Indianapolis, Ind.

Niki Beere, a senior psychology major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Matt Bittner, a senior psychology major from Convoy, Ohio.

Jace Blackburn, a senior sociology major from Monroe, Ind.

Liz Bolinger, a senior psychology major from Warren, Ind.

Hannah Bowles, a junior social work major from Noblesville, Ind.

Sam Bray, a junior psychology major from Columbia City, Ind.

Andrea Christener, a junior social work major from Decatur, Ind.

Micah Christensen, a senior public relations and communication studies major from Winamac, Ind.

Cate Davis, a junior psychology major from Noblesville, Ind.

Siearah Ellenberger, a junior psychology major from Huntington, Ind.

Jill Fetters, a junior communication studies major from Huntington, Ind.

Maggie Gilliam, a senior social work major from Columbus, Ohio.

Abby Goering, a senior social work major from Carol Stream, Ill.

Raegan Graft, a senior psychology and history major from Huntington, Ind.

Katelyn Grimm, a senior psychology major from Auburn, Ind.

Emily Hahn, a junior psychology and sociology major from Whitehouse, Ohio.

Kameron Handshy, a junior psychology major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Cara Heath, a senior social work and psychology major from West Lafayette, Ind.

Esther Higginbottom, a senior psychology and English writing major from Bluffton, Ind.

Shawn Hudak, a senior communication studies major from Roanoke, Ind.

Clarissa Hunter, a junior communication studies major from Fairland, Ind.

Paige Jones, a junior social work major from New Haven, Ind.

Miah Kinlow, a junior psychology major from Canton, Ohio.

Elise Kline, a junior social work major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Becca Koelper, a junior psychology major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Thomas Krueger, a junior social work major from Churubusco, Ind.

Anna O'Dell, a senior social work major from Columbia City, Ind.

Chase Parnell, a senior psychology major from Columbia City, Ind.

Heather Rapp, a senior psychology and sport and exercise studies major from Wabash, Ind.

Lauren Sowers, a junior psychology major from Warsaw, Ind.

Morgan Tracey, a junior psychology major from New Haven, Ind.

Caitlin Trainer, a junior communication studies major from Willard, Ohio.

Audrey Trout, a senior communication studies major from Huntington, Ind.

Rebekah Trout, a senior psychology major from Huntington, Ind.

McKenzie Urbina, a junior social work major from Galveston, Ind.

Stephanie Yoder, a junior public relations and communication studies major from Goshen, Ind.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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