Third Annual Lewis College Undergraduate Research Day


Lewis College of Human Sciences celebrated its third annual Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, April 27. Twenty-two projects were shared from students in the Departments of Humanities, Psychology and Social Sciences.

Awards for this year's Research Day were presented by Provost Russell Betts. Congratulations to the winners!

1st Place

Student Burnout at Illinois Tech
By: Loretta Sutkus
Faculty Mentor: Assistant Professor Mahima Saxena

2nd Place

From an SDT Perspective: Dual Mode of Perfectionism and Student-Athlete Burnout
By: Colt Scroggins
Faculty Mentor: Associate Professor Arlen Moller

3rd Place

Policy Alternatives for Net Metering
By: Shawn Finnigan, Blake Ehrenbeck, Uzziel Fernandez, Zhen Huang, & Travis Watson
Faculty Mentor: Associate Professor Matthew Shapiro

Best Research Video

Starting High Shrinks the Pie: Replication of Schweinberg’s Study
By: Alex Montgomery, Sean Leahy, and Jessalena Lee
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Nicole Legate

Pictures from the event are available on the Lewis College of Human Sciences Facebook page.