2018 Spring USCLAP Winners

Introductory Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Alyssa Goodwin, Samuel Heilman, & Leah Krudy Effects of Color on Heart Rate Hope College Yew-Meng Koh View
2nd Zixuan Guo, Kexin Luo, & Caryn McKechnie Effects of Gender and STEM on Frequencies of Adjectives used in Online Reviews of Liberal Arts College Professors Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Maya Smith & Lauren Cutler Tuition to Test Scores: A Statistical Analysis Hope College Yew-Meng Koh View
Honorable Mention Rebecca Wolf, Francesca Giardine, Denize Keles, & Rebecca Miller Statistical Analysis of Climate Change Variables Smith College Miles Ott View

Intermediate Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Timothy Renier, Margaret Blakeman, & Rammah Shandaq Understanding the 2016 Presidential Election: An analysis of how economic and race/immigration politics influenced swing voters St. Olaf College Paul Roback View
2nd Travers Parsons-Grayson & Lauren Caporilli Predicting Save Percentage for NHL Goalies with James-Stein Estimation Vassar College Ming-Wen An View
3rd Clara Sorensen & Yujue Wu Predictors for Breast Cancer Recurrence Wellesley College Qing Wang View
Honorable Mention Cynthia Chen & Anna Caldwell-Overdier Central News Theorem: Predicting Online News Popularity Wellesley College Qing Wang View