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2015-2016 Academic Year Awards

Research Grant Awardees

Student(s)Mentor(s)DepartmentProject Title
Ashley BakerTina BarriganTheatreGamer Girl
Natalie Bergstrom, Hannah Dowdell,
Veronica Hernandez
Lucinda CarnellBiologyThe Effects of Phthalate Exposure on the Neuroblastoma 2A Cell Line
Heather Gerrish,
Jessica Mackiewicz,
Hannah Pederson,
Tania Aybar
Ian QuitadamoBiologyWheat Protein Effect on MCF-7 and CHO Cell Growth and Morphology
Katherine Norris,
Sierra Hoover,
Robert Rodriguez
Levente Fabry-AsztalosChemistryTowards the Synthesis of 1-Methyl-3-diisopropylamine-1, 3-azaborine,
a Novel 1,3-asaborine, as a potential HIV-1 Protease Inhibitor
Daniel O'Dell,
Rebeca Becerra
Karl LillquistGeographyThe Spatial Distribution and Origins of
Sandstone Monoliths in the Swauk Watershed, Kittitas County, WA
Tucker Reiley,
Kayla Thomas
Nicole Stendell-HollisNutrition, Exercise, & Health SciencesDiet-Induced Thermogenesis: A Comparison of Whole and Processed Foods
Howard Yeung,
Brianna Owen,
Jessica Carder
Erin Craig, Nathan KuwadaPhysics and BiologyQuantitative characterization of the in-vitro dynamics of microtube filaments in the axon
Steven IsaakMary Radeke,  Jesse JamesPsychologyThe evaluation of the circumplex religious orientation inventory (CROI)
Natalie LevesqueClay ArangoBiologyEffects of Western Spruce Budworms on Dissolved Organic Matter and Stream Metabolism
Edward MagnerLevente Fabry-AsztalosChemistryToward the synthesis of 1-(2-Benzyl-3-hydroxy-1,3-azaborine-1-yl)ethanone,
potential HIV-1 protease inhibitor
Adam TeigErin CraigPhyiscsEffectiveness of Complex Demonstrations in the Clasroom
 

Travel Grant Awardees

Student(s)Mentor(s)DepartmentProject Title
CWU Trombone ChoirJohn NeurohrMusicRecital
Michael Smith, Theodore JimsonDarci SnowdenPhysicsModeling Energetic O+ Ions Interacting with Titatn's Atmosphere
Sophie AndarovnaBrian CarrollHistoryStalin's Identities
Jason ArakawaCassandra FallscheerPhysicsRunaway Stars as a Possible Source of the Elliptical Ring Structure in NGC 7538
Marie BettsTishra BeesonHealth SciencesAssessing the Need of Chemical Dependency and Co-occurring Mental Health Needs on Campus
Sarah ClarkClay  ArangoBiologyOrganic Matter Supresses Nitrification in a Nitrogen-Limited Stream
Patience CollierBrian CarrollHistoryWarrior Narratives in a Peaceful War: Kootenai Strategies of 1974
Lauren  CooperMarte FallshorePsychologyThe Influence of Peppermint on Productivity in the Workplace
Haleigh DowningBrian CarrollHistoryReasserting Masculinity in Colonial Uganda: Kabaka Mwanga II and his Fight Against the British
Juan FloresCarin ThomasChemistryDose-Dependent Inhibition of Succinoxidase by Buckminsterfullerene (C60)
Heather GerrishKelly PritchettNutritionNutrient Intake of Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury
Meghan GilbertJesse JamesPsychologyThe Relationship Between Gender and Perceived Stress Levels in College Students
Braden GoveiaNathalie KasselisWorld LanguagesParallels and Consistencies: Julio Cortazar
Laura GutierrezHeidi BoguePsychologyThe Relationship between Parental Discipline and Aggresssion in Children
Scott HallidayTodd SchaeferPolitical ScienceCost/Benefit Analysis: Increased U.S.-Mexico Border Security and Attempts to Reduce Undocumented Immigration
Steven  IsaakMary Radeke,  Jesse JamesPsychologyReliability and Validity of the Circumplex Religious Orientation Inventory (CROI); Correlations Between Religious Orientations, Death Attitudes, and Life Meaning
Natalie LevesqueClay  ArangoBiologyWestern Spruce Budworm Frass Inputs Affect Heterotrophic Metabolism of a Headwater Coniferous Stream
Ayla Medina-UlloaJudy HennessySociologySafe Space for All: Investigating the Limitations of Safe Spaces in Schools
Jessica MurilloTracey HooverSociologyThe Impact of Gender, Age, and Political Ideology on Parenthood
Erika NaficyBrian CarrollHistoryBilly Murray, the Phonograph, and Forgotten Memories of American Recorded Music
Luke PearsonsBrian CarrollHistoryFidel Castro and Los Barbudos: How Facial Hair Became the Symbol of Revolution
Joel RagonaDavid McLemoreMusicCreating and performing a composition for tuba and piano
Kyle ScottBrian CarrollHistoryApples to Apples: National markets and the Dominance of the Washington Apple Industry, 1950 – 1960
Pamela StephensonBrian CarrollHistoryAt Home on Land and at Sea: Nineteenth Century American Sailors’ Tattoos as Evidence of Dual Cultural Membership
Claudia TrevittBrian CarrollHistoryAmerican Cinema in the 1950s: The ‘Real and Ideal,’ Social Change and the Desire to Conform?
Madelyne WeberDominic KlyveMath, DHCEllensburg Weather: A Time-Series Forecasting Model
Krista ZimmermanMaya ChachavaArtThe Nature of Our Nature: An Exploration of Human Nature Through the Language of Surrealist Art
 
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