Spring 2021 Virtual OSCAR Celebration of Student Scholarship and Impact.
Welcome to the 10th Spring Celebration of Student Scholarship and Impact! Please view the student video presentations by using the search bar at the bottom of the page or following the categories to a college or program of interest.
While the event is over, you can still explore the student presentations, please leave a comment for the student.
Tag your posts using #PatriotVirtualScholars to showcase your research findings!
A Welcome from Provost Ginsberg
10 Years of OSCAR
OSCAR Excellence Award Winners
- Cher Weixia Chen – OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award Winner
- Justin Elarde – OSCAR Student Excellence Award
- Egette Indelele – OSCAR Student Excellence Award
- Daniel Mitchell – OSCAR Student Excellence Award
- David Luther – OSCAR Sustaining Excellence Mentor Award
- Charlotte Joannidis – OSCAR Student Excellence Award
- Taylor Hartwell – OSCAR Graduate Student Mentor Award
- Jennifer Sklarew – OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award Winner
- Graziella McCarron – OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award Winner
- Hamdi Kavak – OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award Winner
- Amy Fowler – OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award Winner
- Cibely Leon – OSCAR Student Excellence Award
Spring 2021 Best Presentations
- The Seven Deadly Sins and How to Fight Against ThemAuthor(s): Ariel Kraje Mentor(s): Richard Todd Stafford, Honors College
- Politics and Government in Palestinian TerritoriesAuthor: Nacer Ben Driouich Mentor(s): Heba El Shazli, Schar School of Policy and Gevernment
- Effects of School Resources and Student Background on Academic AchievementAuthor(s): Bryan Fores Mentor(s): David J. Armor, Schar School of Policy and Government
- A Story of Irregular Migration from Cuba to the U.S.-Mexico BorderAuthor(s): Jaime Scott Mentor(s): Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Schar School of Policy and Government
- How does childhood poverty and hindered cognitive development factor into children’s poor academic performance in developing nations?Author(s): Mariam Sanad Mentor(s): Seth Hudson, College of Visual and Performing Arts
- Performance Anxiety in College Music Majors and NCAA Division III Track Athletes: Differences Between Males and FemalesAuthor(s): Sean Michael Callahan Mentor(s): Greta Ann Herin, Neuroscience
- Measuring color change in response to temperature variation in geckosAuthor(s): Anastasiya Melnyk, Brandon Hastings Mentor(s): Ylenia Chiari, Mentor Department
Watch a musical selection or an entire recital performed by Mason undergraduate student musicians during the past year. Thank you to the Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music for providing the videos.
Eljhaie Brathwaite, Senior Steel Pan Recital
Seclusion, Eljhaie Brathwaite
Brian Bera, Junior Double Bass Recital
SeclCello Suite No. 1 in G Major, Menuet I & II, Johann Sebastian Bach
Case Hope, Junior Vocal Recital
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains, Roger Quilter
Teresa Jenkins, Junior Clarinet Recital
Time Pieces, Robert Muczynski