Congratulations to all the Herbert winners at the Exhibit of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement. Forty three students presented 31 projects at the fair. Three students working in EPP were winners at the competition.
Marlo Black, an Animal Science major, won the EUReCA Gold Medal for her work, “A Survey of Domestic Hosts of Cimex lectularius in an Urban Setting.” She was also the first place winner in the Herbert College of Agriculture competition. Her mentors were Dr. Karen Vail and Dr. Becky Trout Fryxell in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Two students who were in the Herbert College competition of EUReCA won the 3-minute to Win It Video contest. Leah Dunlap (Plant Science) won the juried competition for her video on Phyllocoptes fructiphilus (https://youtu.be/qZNxckPFGoI) and Anna Kouns (Microbiology) won the Fan Favorite Award for her video on Rose Rosette Virus Research (https://youtu.be/rQB2DHObhjo). Both students who are mentored by Dr. Mark Windham from the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology were also awarded honorable mentions in the EUReCA competition for their research posters. Leah Dunlap won for “Plant Mapping Overwintering Phyllocoptes fructiphilus” and Anna Kouns won for her work on “Rose Rosette Disease Research in Knoxville.”