Vanessa Alexander Presents ResearchOctober 14, 2014
Junior Psychology major and Spanish minor Vanessa Alexander (mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Vittengl) presented her research proposal titled, “The Relation between Beliefs on the Biological Origin of Schizophrenia and the Intensity of Symptoms Exhibited on a Blog” at the 18th Annual McNair Heartland Research Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on September 19-21.
McNair Scholars have conducted independent research, have been mentored by faculty, and plan to attend graduate school to earn a doctoral degree. Nationally, 57% of McNair Scholars immediately matriculate into graduate programs after earning a bachelor’s degree. The purpose of the McNair Program is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society.