2016 Spring USCLAP Winners

First Course in Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Alison Winiarski, Catherine Newberry, Ashley Yukihiro Effect of Music Type, Gender, and Learner Type on Auditory Comprehension Biola University Jason Wilson View
2nd Maisie Lewis, Sophia DeLeonibus, Anne Rogers Examining the Relationship Between Women's Health and National Happiness: A Holistic Understanding of Global Development Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Jiayu Wu, Elena McDonald Prices of Houses in Oxford-Cincinnati Area Miami Univ. Ohio Tatjana Miljkovic Unavailable
Honorable Mention Zeb Pontius Logistic Modelling with Baseball Data Miami Univ. Ohio Tatjana Miljkovic View
Honorable Mention Nirali Maru Physically Attractive Individuals Are Perceived as ‘Good’ Through The Study of Socially Desirable Characteristics Curtin University Peter Allen View
Honorable Mention Austin Bowden, Mourin Serour, Elizabeth Curran Streptococcus Mutans Growth in Different Sugar Sources Biola University Jason Wilson View
Honorable Mention Chloe Weir What is Beautiful is Good… Online: Physical Attractiveness, Social Interactions and Perceived Social Desirability on Facebook Curtin University Peter Allen View
Honorable Mention Amelia Cogan, Mateusz Pietrusiak, Allison Hartman The Effects of Gender, Race, and Year on Frisking in New York City Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View

Second Course in Statistics - Group 1

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Ying Long, Trang Nguyen, Inara Sunan Tareque Logistic Regression and Classification Tree on Customer Churn in Telecommunication Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
2nd Josie Bircher, Caroline Graham, Molly Kraus-Steinmetz Predicting Alumni Giving at Higher Education Institutions Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Caleb Herman, Jason Vander Woude, Ross Hoek Bottled Water Versus Tap: Does a Label Matter Dordt College Nathan Tintle View
Honorable Mention Larry Boateng Asante, Danielle Williams Predicting the Amount of Money a Kickstarter Campaign Will Raise Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
Honorable Mention Quyen Ngoc Bao Tran, David Leitson The Importance of Social Media Presence in Kickstarter Success Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
Honorable Mention Jordan Huisman, Jenna Veenstra, Derek De Vries, Quintin Attema The Effects of Cats and Music on Happiness Dordt College Nathan Tintle View

Second Course in Statistics - Group 2

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Krit Petrachaianan, Hannah Pham Validating Cattell's Sixteen Personality Factor Model with Exploratory Factor Analysis Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
2nd Takahiro Omura, Linh Pham, Han Trinh Logistic Regression Analysis of Racial Bias in the NYPD Stop-and-frisk Policy Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Weimeng Pu, Amy Du, Ayobami Fasanya, Will Simons Examining Worldwide Income Inequality San Jose State University Martina Bremer View
Honorable Mention Anthony McLean, China Mauck, Sanjay Sudhir, Iris Bennett Power Comparisons of the Mann-Whitney U and Permutation Tests Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
Honorable Mention Grace Hsu, Geoff Roeder, Andrew Lee Analysis of Factors Affecting Resignations of University Employees University of British Columbia Gabriela Cohen Freue View
Honorable Mention Ruochong Liu, Bingyue He, Haoyang Liu What Impacts Tuition: An Examination of Institutional Control and Tuition Pricing Difference Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View