Public Invited to Wednesday's SWOSU Student Research Fair


The 16th Annual Student Research and Scholarly Activity Fair will be held this Wednesday, April 15, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the free event from 12 noon until 3 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom.

Posters will be made available for viewing, and students have been asked to attend their posters until 2 p.m.

SWOSU President John Hays will give a welcome at 12:15 p.m. Podium presentations will begin at 12:30 p.m. and are scheduled every 20 minutes, which includes approximately 10 minutes for the presentation, 5 minutes for questions and answers, and 5 minutes intermission in preparation for the next presenter.  Presentations will be made in the Skyview Room. The schedule for podium presentations is:

12:30 p.m.

"Developing Biomarker-Based Tests for Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Abigail Ntreh (Dr. Brian Campbell1 and Dr. Mike Centola2) Department of Chemistry and Physics1; Department of Arthritis and Immunology at the OMRF2

12:50 p.m.

"The Allegorical Values in Lu Xun's "Medicine" and "A Madman's Diary" "
Hung Nguyen (Dr. Kevin Collins) Department of Language and Literature

1:10 p.m.

"Allegories:  A deadly World for Metaphors"
Misty Crosby (Dr. Kevin Collins) Department of Language and Literature 

1:30 p.m.

"Mari Sandoz:  Story Catcher of Chief Crazy Horse and the Sioux"
Katrina Detherow (Dr. Viki Craig) Department of Language and Literature 

1:50 p.m.

"Robotics Design"
Dylan Frizzell (Mr. Frank White) Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology

2:10 p.m.

"Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) As it Obtains to Retail DVD Sales"
Chris Parton (Mr. Brad Fitzgerald) Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology