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120+ at UNCG Graduate Research/Creativity Expo

Photo of Richard VestalThe 2013 UNCG Graduate Research and Creativity Expo on April 2 drew more than 120 graduate students presenting work in creative arts, humanities, professional programs and a wide range of sciences.

The first place winner in the Health Sciences category was Richard Vestal (Nanoscience), for “Targeting the Atypical Chemokine Receptor CXCR7 for the Treatment of Glioblastoma.” Vestal (in visual) and his research are currently featured on the UNCG main page.

Other first-place winners were:

  • Creative Arts: Felicia Dean (Interior Architecture) for “From Fashion to Furniture: The Formation of Three-Dimensional Upholstery.”
  • Humanities: Amirah Lane (Interior Architecture) for “Aladdin Kit Homes and the Fisher Park Neighborhood.”
  • Professional Programs: Megan Kemmery, Margo Appenzeller, and Stephanie Gardiner-Walsh (Specialized Education Services) for “When Your Car is Your Classroom.” Natural, Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Jonathan Messer (Nutrition) for “Effect of Antioxidant, Quercetin, on Bone Cell Function.”
  • Social Sciences: John Nowlin (Geography) for “A Mesoscale Geophysical Capability/Suitability Model for Vitis Vinifera Vineyard Site Selection in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad Region: Case Study of Rockingham County, NC.”

Full story – including honorable mention recipients – at UNCG News.