Lightning Talks &

Film Festival

Friday, March 23rd 7:30-9:30 pm at the Nebraska Union Auditorium

Lightning Talk Presentations

  • The Creation-Evolution Debate: A Rhetorical “Hot Mess:” Patrick
    Casto, Bowling Green State University
  • Coral Bleaching is not Always a Death Sentence: Amanda Dwyer,
    Northeastern University
  • When to settle down? An algorithm for human dating: Heng Liang,
    University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • HPV: An unknown risk that everyone knows about: Andrew Kahn,
    Kansas State University
  • The Truth Behind Common Evolution Phrases: Sarah Spier,
    University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • Climate Change Easily Explained: Bernadette Drouhard, Kansas State
  • Seeing Evolution Before Our Eyes: Rapid Evolution in Western
    Mosquitofish: John Coffin, Kansas State University
  • The Fly Who Bugged Me: Climate Change and the Bugs That Bug Us:
    Audrey Maran, Bowling Green State University
  • Stepping Out of Line: Why Evolution Isn’t Linear: Lauren Konrade,
    Kansas State University


Film Festival

Judge’s Choice 1st Place – Science with Kennen: Kennen Hutchison, Northwestern University

Judge’s Choice 2nd Place – Hidden Forest: Laura Vander Meiden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Audience’s Choice 1st Place – An Introduction to Bird Banding: Amber Schiltz, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Audience’s Choice 2nd Place – What happens if the Earth Warms by 2°C: Jason Lederman, Popular Science

Watershed: Emma Brinley Buckley, University of Nebraska at Kearney

The Meiklejohn Lab: Abhilesh Dhawanjewar, University of Nebraska

Scott’s Science: Ryan Fuller, University of Chicago

Scientists in “Cars” Getting Coffee: Rudy Villegas, University of Nebraska

One Minute Science: Sparrow Song: Emily Hudson (University of
Nebraska, Lincoln) and Dr. Matt Wilkins (Vanderbilt University)

Quickly Moving Membranes: Dr. Rebecca Roston, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

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