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Office of Undergraduate Research

Fellowship Recipients Fall Quarter 2008

Congratulations to the 2008-2009 academic year Undergraduate Fellowship recipients and their mentors! See presentations of their work at this year’s SOURCE on May 21.
 

Tanya Lamb, Geography Department
Mentor: Clay Arango
Project Title: Nutrient limitation of Stream Productivity in Upper Swauk Creek

Radha Vashist, Geography Department
Mentor: Clay Arango
Project Title: Leaf Decomposition in Under and Above Ground Reaches of Urban Streams in Ellensburg

James Pense, Biology Department
Mentor: Jason Irwin
Project Title: Glucose and Water Control in the Pacific Treefrog

Travis Petersen, Physics Department
Mentor: Michael Jackson
Project Title: Discovery and Frequency Measurement of Far-Infrared Laser Emissions from Optically Pumbed 13-CHD2OH

Casey Kellar, Chemistry Department
Mentor: Viorel Sarca
Project Title: An Exploratory Study of Propargylation of Aromatics with Ytterbium 3 in Ionic Liquid Solvent 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium New Life for a Classic Transformation

Donald Ray Clayton, Chemistry Department
Mentor: Levente Fabry-Asztalo
Project Title: Synthesis of a Novel Straight Chain Borinic Acid HIV-1 Protease Inhibitor

Sarah Hayden, Chemistry Department
Mentor: Dion Rivera
Project Title: In Situ Attenuated Total Internal Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrosopy Study of Polyelectrolytes/Surfactant Systems at theTi02/Water Interface

Christopher Rogers, Theater Arts Department
Mentor: Christina Barrigan
Project Title: Energy Usage of LED technologies in Theatrical Applications

Pamela Alvarado, Communications & Political Science Departments
Mentor: Gilberto Garcia
Project Title: Latino Political Participation and Representation in the State of Washington Presented at the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Conference

Jana Wilson, Foreign Language and Political Science Departments
Mentor: Gilberto Garcia
Project Title: Latino Political Participation and Representation in the State of Washington Presented at the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Conference

Sarah Rogers, Geology Department
Mentor: Frank Ramos
Project Title: Evaluting Young Volcanism at Baitoushan Volcano: Insights from Single Mineral Crystal Sr & Ph Isotope Analyses Presented at the American Geophysical Union

Christopher Ward, Music Department
Mentor: Joseph Brooks,
Presented at the 2008 Eugene Rousseau International Saxophone Masterclass

Birkin Owart, Music Department
Mentor: Joseph Brooks,
Concerto by Pierre Max
Presented at the 2008 Eugene Rousseau International Saxophone Masterclass