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Dean’s Choice Awards for COBE Undergraduate Research Posters

The Undergraduate Research Showcase held a virtual poster session this year. COBE entries were judged for the COBE Dean’s Choice Awards. The winners are:

FIRST PLACE
Boise’s Construction Market Boom: How Has Boise’s Growth Affected the Industry & Economy
Student researchers: Alex Henrie, Emily E. Kuehl, Brooke Ross, Chase Silvestre, Avery Williams
Faculty sponsor: Samia Islam, Ph.D.

SECOND PLACE (tie)
Boise’s Hiring Shortage: Why Boise’s Businesses are Unable to Fill Positions
Student researchers: Trevor Eicher, Kali Greenwald, Will Hauscarriague, Joshua Olsen, Tyler Qualls
Faculty sponsor: Samia Islam, Ph.D.

Unskilled Workers’ Wages in Boise, ID: Is there Evidence of Wage Inflation for Unskilled Workers’ Wages in Boise?
Student researchers: Tara Allegood, Aaron DeNagy, Jared Puglisi, Katie Wright, Rachel Yingling
Faculty sponsor: Samia Islam, Ph.D.

COBE judges were Geoffrey Black, Mark Buchanan, Clayton Harless, Jonathan Krutz, and Karen Nichols; (Kathy Hurley, backup). Pat Delana coordinated the judges.

COBE students entered 19 posters. View all COBE poster.