The recipient of the 2015-16 Dr. Joseph J. Bulmer Award for Excellence in Library Research is Sydney Phillips for her research paper Juror Exclusion, submitted by Dr. Ann Geisendorfer in fulfillment of the requirements for Criminal Justice Capstone Seminar.
Two papers merit Honorable Mention: Jennifer Edwards for The Amazing World of Play submitted by Eileen Mahoney in fulfillment of the requirements for Techniques of Teaching Through Play, and Rebecca Inglis for Automation: The Debate of Innovation submitted by Anne Dearing in fulfillment of the requirements for English Composition II.
Sydney, Jennifer and Rebecca will be acknowledged at Student Honors Convocation and in the Commencement program. In addition, each will receive a monetary award and their names will be engraved on the Bulmer Award plaque in the Marvin Library Learning Commons.
43 papers were submitted this academic year, 30 of which were student self-nominations. Of the 43 submissions, 40 met the minimum criteria of “A” grade with five research sources, and went on for further consideration, in accordance with award criteria.
This submissions lists names Student / Instructor / Title of Paper / Course:
Emily Benton / Tara Eaton / Vapor Gets In Your Eyes / English Composition I
Ryan Brantigan / Dr. Danica Nowosielski / Frederick Soddy / Chemistry I
Nicole Brophy / Michele Catone-Maitino / Mindful Meditation as an Evidenced-Based Treatment for Substance Use Disorder / Abnormal Psychology
Danielle Chizek / Sara Tedesco / How Cultural Factors Influence Pregnancy in Teens / English Composition I
Sean J Duffy / Laudelina Martinez / The Twin Towers / English Composition II
A’chynee Ztarr Edmundson / Mary Evans / Our Room: A Child Within an Alcoholic Home / Writing About Literature
Brandon Garcia / James LaBate / Permits in the Catskills / English Composition II
Jacob D. Gidley / Jennifer Lee Austin / Violence and Video Games / English Composition II
Chrissy Grugan / James LaBate / Capital Punishment / English Composition I
Ariana Hall / Noah Kucij / The Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis / English Composition I
Graham Hall / Dr. Danica Nowosielski / Heinrich Hertz / Chemistry I
Philip Hyde / Noah Kucij / How Has Citizens United Changed the Political Process of America / English Composition I
Lorraine Jackson /Alan Joseph /Women’s Suffrage Movement /Western Civilization II
Stephen Klein /Dr. Danica Nowosielski /Wolfgang Pauli: An American Physicist /Chemistry I
Erich Koehler / Dr. Danica Nowosielski / Peter Debye / Chemistry I
Eloise Lachance / Mary Jo Downey / Does Honey Have a Future? A Look at Contemporary Issues in Agriculture and their Impact… Apiculture / English Composition II
Michael LaMontain / Anthony Podlaski / Neurofeedback: Using the Mind to Heal the Body Within Addictions Treatment / English Composition I
Shane Lewis / Anthony Podlaski / The Sun King / English Composition I
Theresa Masse / Josh Kohan / The Father of Embalming / English Composition I
Teresa Memole / Ron Mulson / Arabesques and Anorexia / General Psychology
Katelyn Milos / Charlotte Prokop / Adoption / General Psychology
Lucas Mistler / Dr. Danica Nowosielski / Alfred Nobel: A Dynamite Chemist / Chemistry I
Stephen Moore / Josh Kohan / The Man Who Unearthed a King / English Composition I
Rebecca Olson / Laudelina Martinez / Environmentalism and Anti-Consumerism in Pixar’s WALL-E / English Composition II
Joel Olzak / David W Van Aken / The Clovis as Hunters of Big-Game / Anthropology
Sarah Pepoon / Charlotte Prokop / Cyberbullying / General Psychology
Sydney Phillips / Dr. Ann Geisendorfer / Juror Exclusion / Criminal Justice Capstone
Marisa M Sorriento / John Meehan / Lead Along / Organizational Leadership
Jonathan Sparer / Dr. Danica Nowosielski / Joseph Von Fraunhofer / Chemistry I
Amy St.Clair / Marina Gore / Environmental Ethics, Education, and Future Generations / Honors Composition I
Samantha St.Germain / Anthony Podlaski / The Cold War in Comics / English Composition I
Anna Tibbits / James LaBate / The Vaccination Controversy / English Composition II
Christopher Trifiletti / Dr. Todd Wysocki / Sleep Deprivation and Stressors / General Psychology
Elizabeth Tripoli / Jennifer Lee Austin / Women in Leadership Roles / English Composition II
James Knox Waller / Tara O’Neill / These Are the Drones You Are Looking For / English Composition I
Angus Whittaker / Anthony Podlaski / The Cultural and Psychological Causes of the Popularity of the Roman Arena / English Composition I
Lalhming Zaua / Josh Kohan / A Man Who Searched For Peace and Well-Being of Humanity / English as a Second Language
Nicholas Zinzow / Josh Kohan / Earl Warren: Shaping the Future of America / English Composition I
Students and faculty are encouraged to submit research papers graded post deadline (after April 29, 2016) for the 2016-17 Bulmer Award consideration. For more information visit http://hvcc.libguides.com/bulmeraward.
Congratulations and best wishes to all.