Nyack College Student Research Conference Winners

Dr. Varghese Mathai, Benjamin P. Browne, Chair of Communications at Judson University in Elgin, IL was the keynote speaker at Nyack's Fourth Annual Student Research Conference on Thursday, March 26 in Bowman Gymnasium on the Nyack College Rockland campus.

Dr. Mathai holds the Benjamin P. Browne Chair of Communications, named in honor of Judson University’s founder president. Prior to joining Judson, he served sequentially on the English faculties of the University of St. Thomas and of Bethel University, both in Minnesota. At Judson he teaches courses in British Poetry, Literature and Spirituality, African American Literature, and Writing. Dr. Mathai is the founding director of Judson University’s Honors Program.

Student poster presentations resulted in the following wins:

1st place: Anatoliy Ivantchouk and Trisha Frazer; Title: Regeneration: How Cells, Biomaterial and Printers are Saving Lives

2nd Place: Stephanie Azevedo, Ashley Figueroa, and Jesseica Lugo; Title: The Work of God: Angelman Syndrome

3rd Place: Zachary Hammond, Thomas McDonald and Toni Mutschler; Title: Type 1 Diabetes