Category Archives: student research

Invite to Participate in Student Research Survey

Dear Students:

You are invited to participate in a survey conducted by Holden Thee as part of his Honors Thesis research. The purpose of this survey is to better understand factors that contribute to password generation. This survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

There are no foreseeable risks associated with this project. There may be no direct benefits from this research. All responses are confidential, anonymous, and responses will only be accessible to the researchers. Your participation is voluntary, and you may withdraw from this project at any time.

Please toss a coin (or click following link: http://justflipacoin.com/) to begin, and then:

 If heads, please follow this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EQFNplujeScmfDN0F6fj-k3ATesY3K5BqlxaYWnm_Q0

 If tails, please follow this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NpYpZ9yTkZW8sxFOqGNpfUghKKqwVL_R32wd8awANh0

If you decide to participate, please do not use any passwords that you use elsewhere.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Holden Thee at hdtst466@mail.rmu.edu or Dr. Wenli Wang at wangw@rmu.edu. You may also contact the Institutional Review Board at irb@rmu.edu or (412) 397-6227.

Seeking Students Interested in Building a Social Media Site

A student innovation group, Enactus RMU, is looking for people interested in developing a social media webpage that will allow students to create a network for studying collaboratively.  This project will cover the entire development lifecycle: from requirements definition, to deployment and maintenance.  Developers will be able to work at their own pace using online collaborative tools. They are looking for anyone who is interested and willing to learn however ideal candidates will have some of the following skills:

1) All developers should have knowledge of the agile development method, knowledge of software documentation best practices, and a willingness to thoroughly document all code.

2) Developers who wish to work on the webpage design should be familiar with web design best practices,  and have knowledge of HTML 5, JavaScript, and CSS.

3) Developers who wish to work on the servers should know how to work with Ubuntu Linux (or any Debian based Linux distribution), have skills in JAVA programming, knowledge of MySQL, be familiar with the TCP/IP model, and have an understanding of distributed file system concepts.

Anyone interested should contact Michael Arturo at mdast12@mail.rmu.edu

Ninth Annual Intersections Undergraduate Research Conference

The Ninth Annual Intersections Undergraduate Research Conference will take place April 24, 2015 in the Sewall Center. The Honors Program would like to invite students to apply and present their research papers and creative projects.

Student have three options for presenting: 10-Minute Presentation, Poster or 50-Minute Panel Discussion

This conference highlights various disciplines and subject areas. All majors and years are invited to present. 
 
Students will also receive SET undergraduate research credit for presenting at the conference. Students also have the chance to be awarded the distinction of “best paper” or “best poster” from the conference.
 
The deadline to submit an application to present is April 1, 2015.  Students can find the application here. Additional information about the conference can be found at rmu.edu/urc
 
If you have any questions regarding the Undergraduate Research, please do not hesitate and email Lindsey Sobolosky – Honors Program Assistant at Robert Morris University  at sobolosky@rmu.edu or call at 412-397-5949.