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9th Annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum Winners

The 9th annual Focus on Creative Inquiry (FoCI) Poster Forum featured over 140 posters from various Creative Inquiry groups. Beyond the poster presentations this year's activities included cooking, robotics, and technology demonstrations, food, prizes, and an engaging presentation from Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Dr. Molly Kennedy.

Prizes were awarded to the top teams of students for both the popular and juried poster categories. The popular winners were chosen by attendees voting for their favorites using their smart phones or mobile devices. The juried winners were chosen by a group of over 90 volunteers made up of faculty, staff, and graduate students representing various academic areas.

Juried Winners:

  1. Just keep grazing: Parrotfish grazing and dietary selectivity in the Florida Keys
  2. The influence of rearing environment on life history and morphological traits of sailfin molly fish (P. latipinna)
  3. Determination of chemical weathering rates using mass balance equations and determination of weathering products using X-ray diffraction

Popular Winners:

  1. Brake assembly bench part set up and part presentation
  2. Freshmen/senior design and mentoring experiences in bioengineering
  3. Designing medical technology for developing countries