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April 27, 2012

Business students present research at 20th Annual Student Research Day, April 30-May 2, 2012

Twenty-one College of Business students and five business faculty members will present their findings at the 20th Annual UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day, April 30-May 2, 2012. Student Research Day posters will be on display in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Zorn Arena April 30 from 12 noon to 6:00 pm; May 1 from 8:00 am to 6 pm; and May 2 from 8 am to 12 noon.

A Student Research Day reception will take place on Monday, April 30 at 3:30 pm in the Davies Center Council Fire Room. Student Research Day awards will be announced during the reception at 4:15 pm.

 The UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day is supported by funds from the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Grants supporting faculty/student research collaboration are made possible through funds provided by the Undergraduate Initiative of the University of Wisconsin System, the UW-Eau Claire Foundation, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Blugold Commitment differential tuition provided by the undergraduate students.

For more information about faculty/student collaborative research, contact Dr. Karen Havholm, assistant vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs and director of the Center of Excellence for Faculty and Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration, at havholkg@uwec.edu or 715-836-3405.

2012 Collaborative Research Projects Completed by Business Students, Faculty

The names of College of Business students and faculty are highlighted in bold. » View Student Research Day Abstract book

Accounting and Finance

CEO Media Exposure and Cross-Sectional Stock Returns
Student Researcher: Bryce Donald Dankers
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Ling Liu, Accounting and Finance and Dr. Nan Hu, Accounting and Finance

The Impact of CEOs’ Accounting Backgrounds on Earnings Management and Accounting Conservatism
Student Researcher: Dian Zhang
Faculty Mentors/Collaborators: Dr. Nan Hu, Accounting and Finance and Dr. Ling Liu, Accounting and Finance
External Collaborator: Dr. Xu Li, Lehigh University

Economics

The Great Recession and Subsequent Recovery: Comparing Participation in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) Across Fifty States
Student Researchers: Michael Joseph Dabat, Anthony James Navara, Samantha Jo Faber, Daniel Robert Hartson, John William Peppler and Justin Robert Prahl
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

The Great Recession and Subsequent Recovery: Comparing Unemployment Rates and Total Employment Across Fifty States
Student Researchers: Justin Robert Prahl, Samantha Jo Faber, Michael Joseph Dabat, Daniel Robert Hartson, Anthony James Navara and John William Peppler
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

The Impact of the Great Recession on the Demand for Social Assistance Programs in the Eau Claire Area
Student Researchers: John William Peppler, Daniel Robert Hartson, Michael Joseph Dabat, Samantha Jo Faber, Anthony James Navara and Justin Robert Prahl
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

The Impact of the USDA Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program on Children’s Consumption and Other Related Behaviors
Student Researchers: Lainee Jean Hoffman, Judith Beth Dickinson, Stephen James Fisher, Stephanie Lynn Mabrey, Kevin Michael Reinhold, April Christine Ross and Laurelyn Elise Wieseman
Faculty Mentor/Collaborators: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics and Dr. Lori A. Bica, Psychology

Using Incentives to Influence Children to Bring Fruit and Vegetables from Home for School Snack
Kevin Michael Reinhold, Judith Beth Dickinson, Stephen James Fisher, Lainee Jean Hoffman, Stephanie Lynn Mabrey, April Christine Ross and Laurelyn Elise Wieseman
Faculty Mentor/Collaborators: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics and Dr. Lori A. Bica, Psychology

Testing a Market Hypothesis: The Counter-Cyclical Nature of Gold Prices
Student Researchers: Matthew Michael Porwoll, Chaid M. Przybelski, Jeremy Michael Schmitt, Benjamin Salisbury Streeter and Enkhjavkhlan Tsogtbaatar
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

The Eau Claire Basket Investment Track: A Four Year Comparison of the Performance of Local Stocks
Student Researchers: Benjamin Salisbury Streeter, Matthew Michael Porwoll, Chaid M. Przybelski, Jeremy Michael Schmitt and Enkhjavkhlan Tsogtbaatar
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

Comparing Survey Results to Assess Political Differences in Relation to Climate Change/Global Warming Awareness, Perceptions and Beliefs of College Students in the United States
Student Researchers: Daniel Scott Putman, Christopher Michael Brown, Drew R. Christensen, Elora Victoria Leene and Brittany Josepha Whited
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

Comparing Survey Results to Assess Climate Change/Global Warming Awareness, Perceptions and Beliefs of College Students in the United States and China
Student Researchers: Brittany Josepha Whited, Christopher Michael Brown, Drew R. Christensen, Elora Victoria Leene and Daniel Scott Putman
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics

Information Systems

Regulating the Internet: Alternatives & Effects
Student Researchers: Jacob Clarke Koerner, Matthew J. Sias and Heidi Ann Bartling
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Thomas S. Hilton, IS

Regional Difference in Ethics Decision Making: A Study of IT Pre-professionals in China
Student Researcher: Thang Minh Nguyen
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Bruce W. N. Lo, IS

An Analysis of Information Systems Ethics
Student Researcher: Andrew George Salwey
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Bruce W. N. Lo, IS

Technology Impact on IT Ethics Decision Making in China
Student Researcher: Tsun Kwan Siu
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Dr. Bruce W. N. Lo, IS

IT Ethics in China and the United States
Student Researchers: Laura Anne Spelbrink and Michael Stephen Abbott
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator:  Dr. Bruce W. N. Lo, IS

Management and Marketing

Using Social Media to Help Students Obtain Success Scripts for Job, Career, and Life Achievement
Student Researchers: Carly Nicole Zubell and Shanon Marie Palmbach
Faculty Mentor/Collaborators: Dr. Charles L. Tomkovick, Management and Marketing and Dr. Jeff S. Erger, Sociology

Foreign Languages

Green Bay, Wisconsin: FLES Programs and the Business Community. Is There a Connection?
Student Researcher: Ashley Marie Butler
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Pauline E. Basurto, Foreign Languages

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