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HIGHLIGHT ON UMSL ECON STUDENTS

Testimonials

Matt Segrist (BS/MA 2017)
Economics graduate Matt Segrist to apply lessons learned at UMSL in new job at Post Holdings  (UMSL Daily)

Paige Steimel, Meagan Burwell
Economic Resource Center has become unofficial "hub of the econ department"  (UMSL Daily)

Adam Richardson (BS/MA 2011)
Adam Richardson (Pierre Laclede Honors College Provenance Magazine)

Andrea Ellis
(BS 2015)
Experiences while at UMSL helped prepare alumna Andrea Ellis to juggle work, law school  (UMSL Daily)

Derek Steiner
(BS/MA 2016)
Economics major discovers new path at UMSL  (UMSL Daily)

Meagan Burwell
Economics major discovers her entrepreneurial spirit through scholars and interns program  (UMSL Daily)

Majana Reis (BS/MA 2005)
Economics graduate Majana Reis among women featured in The Resilient Souls Project  (UMSL Daily)


POSTER PRESENTATIONS


GieseghBrandon Giesegh (BS/MA 2015) presented his paper titled “An Econometric Investigation of the Determinants of Public Transportation” at the UMSL Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2015.



OmvigJonathan Omvig (MA 2017) presented his poster titled “The Determinants of Terrorism: A Quantitative Cross Sectional Analysis of Terrorist Activity Globally in 2010” at UMSL’s 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS). He received the URS Award for Outstanding Poster in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences



DarbyLaura Darby (BS 2009, MA 2012) presented her poster on "Welfare Expansion: Economic Expansion or Legislative Reform?" at the 2011 Graduate School Research Fair. Laura is now Senior Demand Planning Analyst at Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals.



Downey Trung Ly (BS 2011) presented his poster on "A Qualitative Analysis of Economic Growth in the United States from 1970 to 2008" at the 2010 Undergraduate School Research Fair.  Trung began the Economics PhD program at Notre Dame in Fall 2013.



DowneyPatrick "Mitch" Downey (BS/MA 2009) presented his poster on "An Explanation of Economic Growth in Low Income Countries" at the 2008 Undergraduate School Research Fair. Mitch began the Economics PhD program at UC-San Diego in 2012.



Ken Bao (BS 2014, MA 2017) presented his paper titled “Rooting Out Violence: One Analysis at a Time” at the Missouri Valley Association Meetings (MVEA)on October 25, 2014.