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Biz students featured at CERCA

The 2016 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity (CERCA) will be held the week of April 25-29, 2016. We invite you to stop by Davies Center to listen to presentations and view research by business students. The names of business students and faculty are highlighted in the schedule below.

A special thanks to the faculty and staff in the College of Business and the Department of Economics for mentoring our students.

CERCA 2016

Immersion Experiences Presentations

April 27, 12:00 – 12:50 pm, Davies Center Ho-Chunk Room

Globalization in China and in India
Student participants on the International Immersion
Faculty Mentor: D. Peterson-Meyer (Accounting), A. Rupnow (Management & Marketing), G.Vadhavkar

Undergraduate Poster Sessions

April 27-28, Davies Center Ojibwe Ballroom

Accounting & Finance

A Quantitative Approach for the Student-Managed Investment Fund (Poster # 90)
Fangyu Lyu (Finance), Nicholas Bustle (In't Business, Finance). Faculty Mentor: Q. Bai

Economics

Eau Claire Wage and Labor Market Analysis (Poster #127)    
Rachel Pratt (Int’l Business, Business Economics), Sam Gullerud. Faculty Mentor: W. Carroll    

Trends in Female Entrepreneurship in Vietnam (Poster #126)
Thao Tran (Finance, Mathematics), Beth Jacobson (Accounting). Faculty Mentor: R. Avin                                             

Woodman’s Food Market Altoona, WI --- Economics Impacts (Poster #128)    
Beth Jacobson (Accounting). Faculty Mentor: T. Kemp      

Does Access, Repeated Exposure, Encouragement and Praise Increase Children’s Consumption of Vegetables for School Snack? (Poster #106)  
Joseph Hunt (Business Economics, Mathematics), Anna Hamer, Kjirstin Martell, Matthew Pergolski (Operations/Materials Mgmt). Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)

Climate Change Denial and Skepticism in China and the United States: Evidence from a Topic Prevalence Analysis of Open-Ended Survey Question Responses (Poster #109)        
Paul Cooper, David Hahn (Accounting & Marketing), Tung Nguyen (Business Economics). Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang   

A Continuing Analysis of Chinese and American Public Support for an International Climate Change Mitigation Treaty (Poster #108)  
Ryan Hammer (Business Economics), Hunter Hermes, Emily Koehn. Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang          

A Continuing Analysis of Chinese and American Public Willingness to Pay for Climate Change Mitigation Policy Action (Poster #125) 
Helue Vazquez Valverde (Business Economics & Finance), Gregory Sikowski. Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang     

Health Care Administration

Developing Best Practices for Strong Educational Programs (Poster #118)    
Samantha Paider (HCAD). Faculty Mentor: D. Olson (Management & Marketing)                                            

Development of Person-Centered Care Leadership with Practical Applications for the Customer Experience (Poster #119)       
Megan Van De Hey (HCAD). Faculty Mentor: J. Johs-Artisensi (Management & Marketing)                                    

How Are Senior Care Organizations Responding to the Affordable Care Act? (Poster #93)       
Carmen Flunker (HCAD). Faculty Mentors: J. Johs-Artisensi, D. Olson (Management & Marketing)       

Analyzing the Relationship between Hospital Readmissions and Patient Satisfaction Using the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers (HCAHPS) and Hospital Compare Data (Poster #116)  
Justin Teal (HCAD). Faculty Mentors: K. Hansen, J. Johs-Artisensi (Management & Marketing). External Faculty Mentor: M. Castora-Binkley, University of South Florida

Neglect Citations in Nursing Homes: Analyzing Related F-Tags in Florida Facilities (Poster #115)
Nathaniel Sproat (HCAD). Faculty Mentor: K. Hansen (Management & Marketing). External Faculty Mentor: K. Hyer, University of South Florida 

Management & Marketing

The Effects of Different Tasks in Multitasking on Idea Generation (Poster #92)  
Rebecca Nelson, Sarah O'Driscoll. Faculty Mentor: S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)                                   

Exploring Consumer’s Reaction in the Bad Gift Situation Across Cultures (Poster #91)
Gracia Clark, Yooik Jo. Faculty Mentor: S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)                            

An Investigation of Pre-Game Entertainment: A Professional Football Context (Poster #140) 
Tomas Benzo (Marketing Analytics), Jacob Pederson (Marketing), Haley Rockweiler (Marketing Analytics). Faculty Mentor: S. Swanson (Management & Marketing)                                                     

Professional Football Spectator Perceptions: A Comparison of (Non)Tailgaters (Poster #142)   
Tomas Benzo (Marketing Analytics), Jeff Skaer (Marketing Analytics). Faculty Mentor: S. Swanson (Management & Marketing)  

Sportscape Perceptions and Impacts (Poster #141)        
Tomas Benzo (Marketing Analytics), Connor Adams, Sydney Livingston (Marketing Analytics). Faculty Mentor: S. Swanson (Management & Marketing)                                             

UW-Eau Claire Marketing Department Brand Audit: Student Perspectives (Poster #114)   
Mitchell Schwonke (Marketing), Samuel Nechkash (Human Resource Management). Faculty Mentor: S. Swanson (Management & Marketing)                                                 

UWEC Marketing Department Brand Audit Study: Alumni  (Poster #117)
Dylan Thomas (Marketing Analytics), Jacob Pederson (Marketing). Faculty Mentor: S. Swanson (Management & Marketing)           

6th Annual Provost's Honors Symposium

Friday, April 29, Davies Center, 1-5:30 pm

Session III: 3:20-4:20 pm

Chancellor's Room

An Updated Analysis of Chinese and American Public Support for an International Climate Change Mitigation Treaty  
Ryan Hammer (Business Economics), Hunter Hermes, Emily Koehn. Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang        

An Updated Analysis of Chinese and American Public Willingness to Pay for Climate Change Mitigation Policy Action
Helue Vazquez Valverde (Business Economics & Finance), Gregory Sikowski. Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang     

Climate Change Denial and Skepticism in China and the United States: Evidence from a Topic Prevalence Analysis of Open-Ended Survey Question Responses. Paul Cooper, David Hahn (Accounting & Marketing), Tung Nguyen (Business Economics)  Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, J. Boulter, W. Jang   

Session IV: 4:30-5:30 pm

Ho-Chunk Room

The Effects of Different Tasks in Multitasking on Idea Generation
Rebecca Nelson, Sarah O'Driscoll. Faculty Mentor: S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)                                 

Exploring Consumer’s Reaction in the Bad Gift Situation Across Cultures
Gracia Clark, Yooik Jo. Faculty Mentor: S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)        

Chancellor's Room

Does Access and Repeated Exposure Increase Children’s Consumption of Vegetables for School Snack?
Joseph Hunt (Business Economics, Mathematics), Anna Hamer, Kjirstin Martell, Matthew Pergolski (Operations/Materials Mgmt) 
Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)                        

Does Access, Repeated Exposure, Encouragement and Praise Increase Children’s Consumption of Vegetables for School Snack?
Joseph Hunt (Business Economics, Mathematics), Anna Hamer, Kjirstin Martell, Matthew Pergolski (Operations/Materials Mgmt) 
Faculty Mentors: E. Jamelske, S. Chinchanachokchai (Management & Marketing)