Dan Goswick ‘15

Dan Goswick ‘15

Major: Marketing
Hometown:Amherst, Ohio

The students definitely set Mount Union apart from other colleges and universities. It was something I noticed the first time I was on campus, how inherently nice everyone was by doing the littlest things

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Students Present Research at Eighth Annual SCHOLAR Day

April 24, 2015

University of Mount Union students representing 19 academic departments and programs presented the findings of their research during the eighth annual Student Celebration Honoring Our Latest Academic Research (SCHOLAR) Day on Tuesday, April 21 on Mount Union’s campus.

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UMU Students Discuss Facilitating a Cross-Cultural Simulation

April 24, 2015

During the eighth annual SCHOLAR Day on April 21, five Mount Union students discussed their experience facilitating BaFa BaFa in November during the University’s annual Not Another Statistic Conference. BaFa BaFa, a cross-cultural simulation created in 1974, is a diversity training tool used to create the feeling of culture shock.

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Mount Union Student Receives Award for Community Engagement

April 24, 2015

Rachel Gardner, a junior Mount Union management and sociology major of Kent, Ohio, was the recipient of the 2015 Ping Award from Ohio Campus Compact, a non-profit membership organization of 39 Ohio colleges and universities.

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Student Presents on Crimes of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

April 24, 2015

Criminal justice and computer science major Brandon German gave a SCHOLAR Day presentation on “Examining the crimes of the outlaw motorcycle gangs.” In 2009, Barker and Human published research on the big four motorcycle gangs, which ranged from 1980-2005.  In the research, they sought to further the understanding of the gangs and their criminal activities. German’s research used similar methods of those used by Barker and Human to add to their findings to create a 35-year span of information on the criminal activities of these outlaw motorcycle gangs.

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Exercise Science Majors Study Cold Water Immersion Effects

April 24, 2015

Mount Union Exercise science majors Rachel Rector and Nicholas Hendershot gave a SCHOLAR Day presentation on “The Effects of Cold Water Immersion on Recovery from Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.” Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a common phenomenon that usually occurs in the muscles after an intense workout. Cold water immersion (CWI) is one of the most common ways to recover from DOMS.  Research on this topic is extensive, but the results vary. Rector and Hendershot conducted their study to help draw a more definitive conclusion as to whether or not CWI is an effective method of recovery.

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Students Present Research on Stereotypes

April 23, 2015

Mount Union students Gabriela Botzman, an early childhood education major; Paula Kyser, a middle childhood education major; Chloe Bortmas, a French major; Alyssa Suffron, an intervention specialist major; Alexis Parsons, a mathematics major; Zach Maenz, a middle childhood education major; Kayla Dunlap, a middle childhood education major and Cassidy Ott, a Spanish major, presented “Who Are We? Finding an Identity in a Society Bound by Stereotypes” during Mount Union’s SCHOLAR Day on Tuesday.

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Potential Cancer Treatment: Macrophage Activation Using Nanoparticles

April 23, 2015

14.5 million Americans are currently dealing with the effects of cancer; 1.6 million are expected to be diagnosed this year; and at an estimate of 600,000 annual deaths, cancer clocks in at the second most common cause of death in the United States. While surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are the most prevalent forms of treatment, they are not always successful and they come with a long list of side effects.

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Students Research Effects of Advertising on Mood

April 23, 2015

Many advertisements are specifically designed to produce certain emotional reactions such as the feeling of happiness or guilt. Senior psychology majors Kristen Green and Lydia Gonzalez and senior psychology and religious studies major Tyler Lowe conducted research on this subject which they presented in their SCHOLAR Day presentation, “Puppies and Sticks – Smiling, Mood and Persuasion.”

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Engineering Students Help Improve Artificial Kidney Design

April 23, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio – University of Mount Union mechanical engineering students shared their design for an improved filtration unit of an implantable artificial kidney at SCHOLAR Day.

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Physician Assistant Studies Student Presents at SCHOLAR Day

April 23, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Physician assistant studies graduate student Kelsey Meyer linked the correlation of sexual abuse in children with future substance abuse in her presentation during the University of Mount Union’s SCHOLAR Day held on Tuesday.

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