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April 29, 2014

Business students present projects at annual CERCA research event

CERCAUniversity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students will display their faculty-mentored research, scholarly and creative projects April 30-May 1 at the university's annual student research event, the Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity (CERCA), April 28 – May 2, 2014 in the UW-Eau Claire Davies Center.

CERCA will include the 22st Annual Student Research Day (April 30-May 1) as well as the Provost's Honors Symposium (May 2), and other events highlighting student scholarly work.  See boxes below for College of Business faculty and students participating in these events.

Many projects to be presented at CERCA were funded by the Blugold Commitment, a student-supported differential tuition that helps fund programs and experiences that preserve and enhance the distinctive UW-Eau Claire educational experience.

CERCA is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. For more information, visit the ORSP website and click on "CERCA," follow the event on ORSP's Facebook page, call 715-836-3405 or email orsp@uwec.edu.

22st Annual Student Research Day, April 30–May 1

The names of College of Business students and faculty are highlighted in bold. Poster numbers are in parenthesis.
» View Student Research Day Abstract book at www.uwec.edu/ORSP/students/upload/Abstracts-Book-finished7.pdf

Information Systems

Heidi Ann Klein (204)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Thomas S. Hilton
“Information Systems Ethics in U.S. Financial Institutions: A Ten-Year Perspective”

Management and Marketing

Sarah Jo Farino (69)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Sydney Chinchanachokchai
“The Effects of Multitasking Behavior on Consumer Creativity”

Economics

Lainee Jean Hoffman, Aaron Matthew Lickel, Jonathan Robert Pumper, Lucy Jane Ramquist (65)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“Examining the Influence of Incentives on Vegetable Consumption of Children Participating in an Afterschool Program”

Emy Lynn Marier, Elora Victoria Leene, Wesley Lawrence Meives, Helue Alejandra Vazquez Valverde (55)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“Examining Adult Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and China”

Daniel Miles Steiner, James Francis Markert, Madeline Rose Thun, Samuel Charles Levitus (53)

Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“Comparing Employment by Sector in the United States and Minnesota, 2007-2013”

Mitchell Eric Fischer, Tiffany M Christner, Nicholas Earl Douglass, Jisu Kim (66)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“Examining the Influence of Incentives on Fruit Consumption of Children Participating in an Afterschool Program”

Ryan Andrew Halliday, Oyunsuren Enkhbat, Jisu Kim, Patrick Joseph Lemke, Jacob Raleigh (67)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“The Eau Claire Stock Basket in 2013: Examining the Bottom Performing Companies”

Jacob Raleigh, Oyunsuren Enkhbat, Ryan Andrew Halliday, Jisu Kim, Patrick Joseph Lemke (68)

Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“The Eau Claire Stock Basket in 2013: Examining the Top Performing Companies”

Yao Ye (52)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Yan Li
“A Study on Rice Coupons in China: 1950 – 1990”

Jacob Raleigh (35)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: David L. Schaffer
“Explaining Wage Differentials by Race, Gender, and Education”

Elora Victoria Leene, Emy Lynn Marier, Wesley Lawrence Meives, David Michael Hahn (56)
Faculty Mentor/Collaborator: Eric M. Jamelske
“Examining College Student Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and China”

2014 Provost’s Honor Symposium, May 2

Business Student Presenters

Other students may also be presenting. Only business students are listed.

Session I, 1-2 pm
Helue Alejandra Vazquez Valverde, business economics student
“Examining Adult Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and China,” Chancellors Room

David Hahn, accounting student
“Examining College Student Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and China,” Chancellors Room

Mandi Salo, finance student
“A Dynamic Coaching Program for College Students with Traumatic Brain Injury,” Ho-Chunk Room.

Session II, 2:10-3:10 pm
Nicholas Douglass, Jisu Kim, business economics students
“Examining the Influence of Incentives on Fruit Consumption of Children Participating in an Afterschool Program,” Ho-Chunk Room

Aaron Lickel, business economics student
“Examining the Influence of Incentives on Vegetable Consumption of Children Participating in an Afterschool Program,” Ho-Chunk Room

Session III, 3:20-4:20 pm
Garrett Doubleday, Kevin Zarske, marketing students
“An Exploration in the Experiences of Student-Athletes at UW-Eau Claire,” Ho-Chunk Room

Neil Robmann, accounting student
“Housing First,” Menomonee Room.

Ellen Larson, health care administration student
“It’s My Turn, Kemosabe: A Historical Analysis of Ethnic Sidekicks,” Menominee Room

COB Faculty Nominator

Session IV, 4:30–5:15 pm
Paula Lentz, BCOM
“The Uncertainty of Green: Socially Responsible or Sustainable? Analyzing Rhetorical Claims of Green Ranked Companies across Industries,” Centennial Room

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