National Stage for Student Research

04-11-14 - Wells students recently returned from presenting their research at a national conference.

At the University of Kentucky 6 Wells students presented their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research with professor Christopher Bailey. This year's participants from Wells, their major, presentation title (and their faculty mentors) were:


Caroline Clabaugh ’14, Psychology, Technology as a Catalyst for Language Processing Change (Daniel Renfrow).


Molly Baillargeon ’14, Environmental Science, An Investigation of the Effect of Soil Disking on Gewürztraminer (Vitis vinifera cultivar) Grape Maturation in the Finger Lakes Region of New York (Niamh O’ Leary).


Jillian Fields ’14, English, “Human Tongue Cannot Tell”: Dialect, Lyricism, and Anti-slavery Arguments in William Wells Browns’ The Escape, or A Leap For Freedom (1858) (Catherine Burroughs).

Judith Lavelle ’14, English, “Where Do You Think Fortune Cookies Come From?” Aphorisms, Ethnic Stereotypes, and Feminine Wisdom in M. Butterfly (Catherine Burroughs).

Rebeccah K. McKalsen ’14, English, “The Homely Nurse Doth All She Can”: Gender and Personification in Ode: Intimations of Immortality From Recollections of Early Childhood (Catherine Burroughs).

Valerie Provenza ’14, Psychology, Concealment and Disclosure: Exploring Secret Keeping Decisions (Daniel Renfrow).

Valerie Provenza ’14, Psychology, The Use of Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Therapy (Deborah Gagnon).


Search for their abstracts on the NCUR website.



Christopher Bailey

Professor of Chemistry

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