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Honors students presented “Works of Our Hands”

The fall 2013 “Works of Our Hands,” an event in which Geneva College senior honors research projects and academic partners projects are presented, took place during the first week of December. The 10 participating students presented the fruits of their semester-long projects, which range from video narratives to podcast websites to examinations of the effects of therapy on diseased mice.

On Tuesday, December 3, psychology major Amanda Viviano spoke on the topic Fruits of the Spirit: Masculine or Feminine?, while Stephen Noell, biology major, spoke on Plant-Bacterial Interactions. Elementary education major Megan Porter presented on the topic of Dispelling Common Misconceptions About Down Syndrome: A Video Narrative, and accounting major Wesley Pricard spoke on a political topic with the project Contraceptive Mandate: Righteous or Violation of Rights?.

Wednesday, December 4 featured communications major Jessica Driscoll's speech, A Historical Summary of Rhetoric and Public Relations, and writing major Adam Rowe's presentation on The Academic Emmett, a dramatized short story podcast. Writing major Hannah Martin gave her presentation, A Bioethical Examination of Death and Dying.

On Thursday, December 5, Sylvia Wright, communication disorders major, discussed Viewing Disability through the Framework of Redemptive History. Judith Campbell, an English literature major, spoke on Land, Sky, and Ever-Changing Light: What a Woman Author from North Dakota Must Inherit. Biology major John Shipley gave his presentation on a gripping topic, the Therapeutic Effect of Exercise on Diseased Mice.

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majorsAdult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, Geneva has programs that place students at the forefront of higher learning. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


 

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