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16th Annual Graduate Research Colloquium

16th Annual Graduate Student Research Colloquium

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences’ Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Board hosted the 16th Annual Graduate Student Research Colloquium on Wednesday, March 11, at the Student Union on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Student presenting at 2020 Graduate Student Research ColloquiumGraduate students presented their research in a conference setting while receiving feedback from faculty and other graduate students in attendance while practicing their presentation skills. The four oral presenters were selected from among eight outstanding abstracts reviewed by the Dean’s office. Graduate students were also selected by members of the Graduate Student Advisory Board to highlight and present their research in a poster session.¬† Both oral presenters and poster presenters had the opportunity to receive professional development awards and the opportunity to highlight their participation in the research colloquium on their resume.

Awards were presented as follows:

Viewer’s Choice Award for Oral Presenter: Abigail Rider, Nutrition

“Summer Nutrition Program Availability in Tennessee”

View’s Choice Award for Poster Session: Sarah Frankel, Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management

“Crafty Woman: An Explanation of How Southeastern Female Brewers Navigate Anger and Emotional Labor in the Craft Beer Industry”

View’s Choice Award for Poster Session: Tanner Thorsen, Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

“Knee Medial Compartment Joint Loads in Stationary Cycling with Increased Q-Factor”


Top Four Evaluated Posters

Shelby Peel, Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

“Effects of Muscular Fatigue on Knee Mechanics During a Landing and Cutting Task”

Ashlyn Schwartz, Public Health

“Childhood ADHD Symptions After Prenatal Opiod Exposure: A Meta-Analysis”

Anthony Schmidt, Educational Psychology and Counseling

“Becoming “TidyR” Over Time: Data Visualization Development in an Online Community of Practice”

Lauren  Schroeder, Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies

“Predicting ACL Injury Risk Factors Using Inertial Measurement Unit Accelerations During Dynamic Tasks”