Gulf Scholars Program
August 9, 2023
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
LSU Center for River Studies
The National Academy of Sciences Gulf Scholars Program at LSU is hosting the inaugural Gulf Scholars Summer Showcase to highlight the Gulf Impact Projects completed by the 17 undergraduate students enrolled in the program. The Gulf Scholars program aims to prepare undergraduate students from any major to address challenges and issues facing the Gulf South region. To learn more about the Gulf Scholars Program (GSP) at LSU, view the GSP webpage.
Event Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Event Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: LSU Center for River Studies, 100 Terrace Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
This event is open to the public
Gulf Impact Projects
|Name||Major||Project Title||Research Department||Mentor|
|Joseph Brooks||Landscape Architecture||Bayou Greenbelt Green Infrastructure||Landscape Architecture||Dr. Nichoals Serrano|
|Jennifer Cagnolatti||Biological Sciences||Direct Measurement of Environmental Factors Impacting Algal Blooms Dynamics||Oceanography & Coastal Sciences||Dr. Sibel Bartu-Ates|
|Emma Carlo||Sociology||Callin' Baton Rouge: 311 Calls, Flooding, and Environmental Justice||Sociology||Dr. Kevin Smiley|
|Brooke Chouest||Studio Art||Louisiana's Vanishing Coastal Communities||Art||Dr. Johannah Warwick|
|Nonnie "Betsy" Cook||Coastal Environmental Science||Enabling Predictive Toxicology Assessments to Determine Whether Pollution is Contributing
Decline of Sharks in the Gulf of Mexico and Beyond
|Environmental Sciences||Dr. Jon Doering|
|Alcina Costa||Computer Engineering||Callin' Baton Rouge: 311 Calls, Flooding, and Environmental Justice||Sociology||Dr. Kevin Smiley|
|Carlie Dutile||Biological Engineering||Electrochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry to Develop New Water Purification Methods||Chemistry||Dr. Noemie Elgrishi|
|Victor Gischler||Music||Sounds of Louisiana’s Coast: A Concert and Presentation||Music||Dr. Brian Nabors|
|Jamarion Johnson||Coastal Environmental Science||Vulnerability of Spartina patens Marshes to Sea-Level Rise||Oceanography & Coastal Sciences||Dr. Tracy Quirk|
|Stephanie Procopio||Coastal Environmental Science||Cypress Tree Mapping and Measuring||Environmental Sciences||Dr. Linda Bui|
|Jonathan Russell||Coastal Environmental Science||Are Increasing Global Sea Temperatures Linked to Changing Tropical Cyclone Induced Tornadic Distribution along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Coast?||Oceanography & Coastal Sciences||Dr. Robert Rohli|
|Dakota Sievers||Coastal Environmental Science||Cypress Tree Mapping and Measuring||Environmental Sciences||Dr. Linda Bui|
|Neil Tepper||Political Science||Callin' Baton Rouge: 311 Calls, Flooding, and Environmental Justice||Sociology||Dr. Kevin Smiley|
|Patricia Thibodeaux||Animal Sciences||Fish Food & Bug Grub: Do food webs in created and natural Gulf Coast wetlands differ?||Oceanography & Coastal Sciences||Dr. Michael Polito|
|Landry Tucker||Chemistry||Examination of Sediment Cores from the Alabama Underwater Forest||Geography & Anthropology||Dr. Kristine DeLong|
|Treasure Wells||Psychology||Louisiana Early Childhood Teachers Oral History Project||Education||Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner|
|Jameson Woodall||Coastal Environmental Science||Geological Study of Submarine Regions of the Lower Mississippi River Delta, Downstream from New Orleans||Geology & Geophysics||Dr. Sam Bentley|
Presenter Details & Instructions
- Arrive early to your presentation. It may take some time to set up so arrive at least 15-30 minutes early to make sure that you can begin your presentation promptly at the scheduled time.
- Make sure to be prepared for your presentation several days in advance of the event. Don’t wait until the last minute to print a poster or prepare materials.
Student presenters are expected to act as representatives of their university/college/research group. Politely answer questions from visitors, and be courteous to your fellow presenters. Should an issue arise, you should contact the event organizers before the event day (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
It is advised, but not mandated, that you dress in business casual or business professional for the event.
Please note: If you do not take your poster with you at the end of the showcase, it will be disposed of.