Six U of M, Crookston Students Share Research during U of M Undergraduate Symposium

Six U of M, Crookston students took part in the University of Minnesota Undergraduate wemimo_poster.jpgSymposium on April 18, 2012, in Coffman Memorial Union on the Twin Cities campus.  The symposium is an annual poster fair that gives all undergraduate researchers across the U of M system a chance to share their research, scholarly, and creative projects with the University community.  

Abbey Wemimo, junior majoring in business from Lagos, Nigeria, presented a poster titled "Lessons learned: the Chinese approach to doing business in Africa"; Chris Anderson, a IMG_0064.jpgsenior majoring in natural resources from Missoula, Mont., presented a poster titled "Post-pneumonic bighorn sheep recruitment"; and software engineering majors Andrey Anfilofieff, a senior from Bejou, Minn.; Tyler Brazier, a senior from Greenbush, Minn.; Kurt Prudhomme, a sophomore from Crookston, Minn.; and Michael Schliep, a 2011 graduate from Holloway, Minn., presented a poster titled "QA/QC during the construction of a modular NoVA_poster.jpgneutrino detector, NOvA."

Joining the students at the symposium were Associate Professor David DeMuth, Jr., who teaches in the Math, Science, and Technology Department; and Kenneth Johnson, an instructor in the Business Department. To learn more about the symposium, visit www.urop.umn.edu/symposium.html.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 26 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 36 concentrations, including 10 online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,600 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

In the photos:
Top, right (l to r): David DeMuth, Abbey Wemimo, and Kenneth Johnson
Center, left: David DeMuth and Chris Anderson
Bottom, right: Tyler Brazier, Michael Schliep, Andrey Anfilofieff, and Kurt Prudhomme


Contact: Thomas Baldwin, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, 218-281-8340 (tbaldwin@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)

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