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FSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Holds Dean’s Student Colloquium

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Frostburg State University recently held its annual Dean’s Student Colloquium and Dinner.

Created to cultivate and recognize student endeavors outside the classroom, the Colloquium honored undergraduate students from every major program in the College who are engaged in a unique or particularly interesting activity. Students selected for the Colloquium had the opportunity to describe their work.

A combination of formal presentations and informal table talk, the Colloquium promoted the exchange of ideas, fostered interdisciplinary understanding and respect and reinforces individual morale.

Eight projects involving over 16 students were selected:

Student Affiliates Chapter of the American Chemical Society – Chemistry: “ChemSpy: The Elements of Everyday Life.”

Tricia Knight – English: “Social and Educational Issues in Foreign Education Learning.”

Claire Ruffing and Zach Rawe – Geography: “Working Woodlot Initiative: The Economic Feasibility of Logging Small Forest Stands.”

Cody Saville – Earth Science: “Identification of Physiographic Controls on Shale Barrens.”

Brandy Buckler and Bridgid Salmon – Mass Communications: “Mind Culture Original Music.”

Stephanie McLaren, Carly McDonald, Justin Kenner, Clinton Jenkins, Don Parsons, Matt Kopac, Chase Ashby, and Charlie Lynch – Mechanical Engineering: “Sip and Puff Controlled Fishing Device.”

Frank Lancaster – Political Science: “The Influence of Political Ideology on Pedagogical Techniques.”

Holly DiFebo – Psychology: “Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Emotional Reactions to Same-Sex Versus Opposite-Sex Infidelity.”

For more information about FSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, call 301-687-4120.

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Frostburg State University
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Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

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