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Two University Students Tie for Third Place at Inaugural Javelina Research Symposium

May 09, 2013

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Two Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students tied for third place at the first inaugural regional Javelina Research Symposium held April 18 at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.  

University students Sarah Pons and Dianea Willis tied for third place in the undergraduate division at the research symposium. Presentations could reflect completed or on-going research projects.

The students presenting the following winning presentations: 

  • Sarah Pons, a studio art major – “The Iconography in the Art of Salvador Dali to be viewed as Possible Indications of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Repressed Homosexuality”

  • Dianea Willis, a sports management major – “Effect of a Pre-Exercise, Energy Drink (Redline Power Rush) on Physical Performance in College-Aged Males and Females”

University student Elizabeth Grant, a psychology and philosophy double-major also participated in the symposium and gave a presentation titled, “State and Trait Happiness as Predictors of Affective Choice Behavior.”

The students had the opportunity to compete against their peers from around the region. Other schools who participated were Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas A&M University International, Texas A&M University- San Antonio.

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