The Library Advisory Board of Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University honored six students as winners of the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity. The students were honored at a reception on April 11, 2018.
Award winners were:
- Wonjin Song an undergraduate in economics and mathematics from Daejeon, South Korea, for his paper, “International Debt Impact on the Value of South Korean Currency”
- Junnatun Naym an MBA student from Dhaka, Bangladesh, for “Competition and Concentration in Banking Sector: Evidence from Bangladesh”
- George Anaman, a graduate student in economics from Half Assini, Ghana, for “Willingness to Pay Student Insurance as a Primary Plan among Eastern Illinois University Students”
- Razak Dwomoh, a graduate student in elementary education from New Edubiase, Ghana, for “The Development and Implications of Social Studies and History Curricula in Ghana”
Honorable mentions were presented to:
- O. Tomiwa Shodipe, a graduate student in economics from Ifo, Nigeria, for “The Impact of Real Interest Rate on Real Exchange Rate: Empirical Evidence from Japan”
- Charity Huwe, a graduate student in curriculum and instruction from Green Bay, Wis., for “Representation of the Titanic in Children’s Literature”
The Booth Library Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program promotes and recognizes excellence in student research. The program encourages students to enhance their studies by utilizing the wealth of information available at Booth Library and other research venues.
All entries were original works completed by Eastern students within the last 12 months. The award recipients were selected on the basis of excellence, creativity and the use of research resources.