Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara, a summa cum laude Laker Alumni from 2006 is attending the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
Whether to win food, to claim or hold a plot of territory, to capture a
mate--fighting is accepted practice in the wild.
Deciding whether to fight or flee depends on costs and rewards. Animals
assess their own abilities against the potential damage of teeth, hooves and
horns on the opponent. Then they fight with intensity proportioned to what
they stand to gain or lose.
All disutes do not have to end in violence, however. Ritualized encounters
are common in nature, with a resolution achieved by signals and the only
TRIALS OF LIFE
Exclusive Invitation to Present
Honorable Mention Lake Superior State University
LSSU was one of five finalists that were invited to present papers at the conference. The other universities that were invited were: Cornell University, Michigan Tech, Air Force Academy, and University of Puerto Rico.
2006 UPADI Pan American Federation of Engineering Societies Convention for Engineers