Undergraduate Research Grant Awards

Students from several departments applied for funding to attend conferences to present research, compete in academic competitions, and purchase supplies to complete research.  The current semester of faculty sponsors, the students, and the title of the projects are listed by department below.

Art:

Maya Kirkpatrick,  “Meta Warrick Fuller: The Forgotten Genius.”  Faculty Sponsor, Joseph Driess

Sophia Maldonado,  “The Search for the Ideal: How the Nazis Utilized Women and Disabled People in Art.”  Faculty Sponsor, Marjorie Och

Mario Martinez,  “The Gaze, Body Ideals, and Power Dynamics Between A Painter and His Model: A Case Study of Yves Klein’s Anthropometry Series.”  Faculty Sponsor, Julia Delancey

Madyson May,  “Mixed Reality Game Table.”  Faculty Sponsor, Jason Robinson

Biology:

Mika Bishton and Molly Curling,  “The Influence of Nutrient Contamination on Macroinvertebrate Communities in Accokeek Creek and Aquia Creek.”  Faculty Sponsor, Abbie Tomba

Jacob Kautzman, “Efficacy of a Disinfectant Containing Silver Dihydrogen Citrate Against Newcastle Disease Virus.”  Faculty Sponsor, Lynn Lewis

Frank Pham, “Finding Effective Antibiotics for E. coli 0157.”  Faculty Sponsor, Lynn Lewis

Julia Rizzo and Chandler Carlson,  “Bacterial Disinfectants.”  Faculty Sponsor, April Wynn

Kayla Smith,  “The Effect of Ginger Against the Alfalfa Mosaic Virus.”  Faculty Sponsor, Josephine Antwi

Chemistry and Physics:

Ramsey Cotton, Valerie Ebenki, and Docia Atanda,  Presentations at the American Chemical Society Spring 2022 Meeting.  Faculty Sponsors, Randall Reif and Sarah Smith

Earth and Environmental Sciences:

Jack Lanier,  “The Spatial Analysis of Dam River Sediment and Metal Contamination in the Northern Nashua River Basin, Massachusetts, USA.”  Faculty Sponsor, Ben Odhiambo Kisilia

Historic Preservation:

Samantha Melvin, Elizabeth Wruck, Luka Molloy and Matt Bova,  Presentations at the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.  Faculty Sponsor, Lauren McMillan

History and American Studies:

Timbila Kabre, “Fan Attitudes Concerning the Game Dungeons and Dragons in the ’70s and 80’s Through Content.”  Faculty Sponsor, Krystyn Moon

Psychological Science:

Elsa Baumgartner, Margaret Millar and Brian Merski, “How Romantic Relationship Threats Affect Emotion Regulation, An EEG Study.”  Faculty Sponsor, Erin Palmwood

Aiden Finegan and Chloe Billy,  “The Development of Hedonic Eating in a College-Aged Sample.”  Faculty Sponsor, Christine McBride

Theatre and Dance:

Hannah Chester, Harper Cowan, Julia Cox, Emma Hastings, Oscar Leon, Shannon Nichols, Riley Salazar, Mina Sollars, Shaun McBride, William Pineda, Erin Schoff and Anson Stevie, “Finding Purpose in Reimagining the American Theatre.”  Faculty Sponsor, Gregg Stull

 

Previous Awarded Grants: 

YEAR
2021 FALL SPRING
2020 SPRING
2019 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2018 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2017 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2016 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2015 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2014 FALL SPRING  SUMMER
2013  FALL SPRING SUMMER
2012 FALL SPRING SUMMER
2011
2010
2009
2008