Save the Date! 4/9-4/11: Honors Week Presentations will be held all week in University Commons 168A/B. Come listen to presenters discuss the research they have completed! 4/17 at 9:30 am: Join other Honors College Students and Payton MacDonald for a hike at the High Mountain Park Preserve. Email Honors@wpunj.edu to sign-up. 4/30 at Common Hour: A painting and coloring de-stress event will be held in University Hall 113. Upcoming Class for Spring 2019 – UCC 5 HIST 3010-01 Modern European Social History with Spring Break Study Abroad Berlin Germany (March 10-17, 2019) Prof. Krista (Molly) O’Donnell, Department of History and Humanities Honors Track Director Students enrolled in the Spring 2019 honors section of HIST 3010 Modern European Social History (with UCC Area Five and Writing Intensive designations) will complement their study of social movements and activism in Europe with a trip to Berlin, where they will visit museums and key sites of historical importance around the Greater Berlin area. The tentative itinerary includes a tour of the political centers of power and protests in Germany, enhancing students’ understanding of civic engagement and political activism. Exact student fee to be announced soon! (The fee will be similar to the Paris course trip which was $850 plus airfare). Nineteen Honors Students to attend the Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference in Providence, Rhode Island, April 12-15 Dr. Barbara Andrew, Executive Director of the Honors College and Jan Pinkston, Assistant Director, will accompany nineteen William Paterson Honors College students to the Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference in Providence, Rhode Island, April 12-15, 2018. Seventeen students had research papers or posters accepted. Three of the students traveling were selected to serve on the Northeast Regional Honors Council Student Activities Committee. “This is a very competitive regional conference. Our students did a fantastic job preparing their research and getting it accepted. This is the largest group William Paterson has ever had accepted at this conference. In addition, for the first time ever, three William Paterson students were selected for the Student Activities Committee.” The interdisciplinary Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference highlights student research from across the Northeast region. Students will meet with Honors students and faculty from other universities to share their work and to discuss social and intellectual issues. WP Honors students Caroline Chambers, a Communications major; Shelby Chapman, a Psychology major; and Erik Lascano, a double-major in Political Science and Legal Studies, were selected for the Student Activities Council. The sixteen student presenters are listed below. The Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) is an organization of students, faculty, and administrators dedicated to the encouragement and support of undergraduate honors learning. The NRHC provides its members with opportunities for the exchange of information, ideas, and assistance through its annual conference, its newsletter, and its seminars. Natalie Arcello Major: Psychology Honors Track: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Title: “Sensation Seeking and Offenders.” Advisor: Dr. Bruce Diamond Maridel Asuncion Major: Nursing Honors Track: NursingTitle: "Hospital-Acquired Anemia and Diagnostic Blood Testing: A Review of the Best Prevention Strategies” Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Nancy Bzadough and Tyler Kennedy Major: Psychology Honors Track: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Title: "Autism, Economics, Decision-Making, and Novel Treatment Approaches” Advisor: Dr. Bruce Diamond Bayan Hammoudeh Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: “Nursing Students’ Attitudes and Beliefs towards Complementary and Alternative Medicine” Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Nia Hayes Major: Mathematics Honors Track: Humanities “The Adventures of Beatrix Potter: A Victorian Writer, Scientist, and Entrepreneur” Advisor: Dr. K. Molly O’Donnell Morgan KeckMajor: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "Comparison of Mode of Delivery in Relation to Health Status of Newborns: A Systematic Review of the Literature " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Seongwon Kim Major: Global Business and Economics Honors Track: BusinessTitle: "The Environmental and Human's Health effects of Electronic Waste" Dr. Mike (Chen-Ho) Chao Annelise Malgieri Major: Exercise Science and Psychology Honors Track: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Title: "The Acute Effects of Music on Aerobic Fitness and Facial Recognition in an ASD Individual" Advisor: Dr. Bruce Diamond Matthew Norton Major: History Honors Track: Humanities Title: “An Elite but Forgotten Diaspora: Hungarian Immigrants, 1848-75” Advisor: Dr. Molly O’Donnell Fallon Salkins Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "Dignity in End of Life Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Celine-Ann Samaniego Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "What are the effects of laughter therapy on emotions in the geriatric population: A Systematic Review of the Literature " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Melanie Tanis Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "Attitudes of Nurses towards Breastfeeding in Relation to a Mother's Decision to Breastfeed Exclusively: A Systematic Review of the Literature " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Janella Mae Tenorio Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "Nursing Students' Attitudes toward Older Adults: A Systematic Review of the Literature " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Abigail Urena Major: Public Health Honors Track: Social SciencesTitle: "Teaching about Terrorism: A Content Analysis of University Course Syllabi " Advisor: Dr. Neil Kressel Erika Ureta Major: Biology Honors Track: Humanities Title: "Hi, Yank!": Soldier Shows and Troop Morale in WWII" Advisor: Dr. K. Molly O’Donnell Erica Wu Major: Nursing Honors Track: Nursing Title: "The Effects of Pet Therapy on Reducing Stress in College Students: A Systematic Review " Advisor: Dr. Jill Nocella Kayla Bowling, an Honors sophomore majoring in Psychology, is spending the Spring 2018 semester at the University of California at Monterey Bay, as part of the National Student Exchange.