Four Hartwick Students Accepted to National Conference

January 26, 2010

Four Hartwick College Economics students have been accepted to the 2010 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Sean Doyley ’12, Victoria Brady ’11, Jordan Liz ’11, and Daniel Dimant ’11 will travel to the University of Montana April 15-17 to present their research to peers and faculty members in their field.

The students will join scholars and their faculty mentors from across the United States to present and promote undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all academic fields. Their papers were chosen from a field of more than 2,600 submissions for their unique contributions to their areas of study. Here is what each will be presenting:

Sean Doyley ’12
Effects of Policy Driven Patent Length Exclusivity on Firm Research and Development

Victoria Brady ’11
Adventure Based Orientation Programs and Retention

Jordan Liz ’11
Effect of Piracy Through Torrents on Movie Revenue

Daniel Dimant ’11
Alcohol Control and Drinking Behavior

The conference, now in its 23rd year, hosts more than 2,000 students and faculty each year. Students are chosen to present their research through posters, oral presentation, visual arts, and performance. More about NCUR can be found on the conference's Web site.

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