Students to be recognized for excellence in research

Staff Report

Six students were given the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity.

They will be honored at a reception on Wednesday.

The winners were Wonjin Song, an undergraduate in economics and mathematics, for his paper, “International Debt Impact on the Value of South Korean Currency”; Junnatun Nayam, an MBA student, for “Willingness to Pay Student Insurance as a Primary Plan among Eastern Illinois University Students” and Razak Dwomoh, a graduate student in elementary education, for “The Development and Implications of Social Studies and History Curricula in Ghana.”

Two honorable mentions were given to O. Tomiwa Shodipe, a graduate student in economics, and Charity Huwe, a graduate student in curriculum and instruction. Shodipe’s work was titled “The Impact of Real Interest Rate on Real Exchange Rate: Empirical Evidence from Japan” and Huwe’s was “Representation of the Titanic in Children’s Literature.”

All entries were original works completed by Eastern students within the last 12 months. A digital copy of award entries will become part of the Library’s institutional repository, The Keep.

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