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:

Jessica Oertle,  “Individual Study: Sculpture.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Carole Garmon

Biology:

Kayla Botto, “Genomic Similarity of Bacteriophages and Hosts to Predict Infection.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Lynn Lewis

Kristin Haes, “A Potential Driving Force of Social Dominance in Mice.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. R. Parrish Waters

Ryan Meek,  “Analysis of Gene Expression in Kinetoplastids Due to Oxidative Stress.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Swati Agrawal

Rachel Myrick, “The Role of CRH in Social Dominance and Behavior of Male Mice.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. R. Parrish Waters

Jane Sullivan, “Interactions between Physical Activity, Social Dominance and Orexin.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. R. Parrish Waters

Kathryn Warlick, “Interactions between Orexin and Physical Activity.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. R. Parrish Waters

Earth and Environmental Sciences:

Rina Murasaki,  “Assessing the Exposure Effects of Two Trace Metals on the Viability and Behavior of the Red Earthworm.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Tyler Frankel

Mathematics:

Madeline Slunt,  “Herd Immunity Threshold in Small World Models.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Jeb Collins

Political Science and International Affairs:

Jenna Brown,  “Studying the Chicago Police Torture Curriculum.”  Faculty sponsor, Dr. Emile Lester

Psychological Science:

Irene Andrade, Allison Jones, Elizabeth Jones, Christine Wehner, Elizabeth Wooten,  “The Psychosocial Consequences of Sexual Assault.”  Faculty sponsor, Laura Wilson

Women’s and Gender Studies:

Katherine Conner,  “Evaluating Queer Children’s Literature.”  Faculty sponsor, Kate Haffey

 

Previous Awarded Grants: 

YEAR
2021 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