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Honors College students receive 11 UROP Research Awards

September 23, 2015

The Office of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program announced it’s Spring/Summer - Fall 2015 Undergraduate Research Awards and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College was well represented with 11 research award recipients.

The award funding will help students to complete faculty-mentored research and creative projects and gain valuable experience in the process.

The recipients include:

  • Kristy Abraham: Does impulsivity mediate brain network interactions in disorders of emotion regulation?
  • Stefanie Della Porta: Language Learning While Studying Abroad: Perceptions, Participation, and Outcomes
  • Matthew Diehl: Dental Forces during Direct Laryngoscopy
  • Patrick Erickson: fiber Reinforcement of Capsule Based Tissue Constructs
  • Veronica Lewalski: Light Activated Ruthenium Compounds as a tool for Caspase Inhibition
  • Maryssa Mercer: Prediction of unilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy during shoulder dystocia using computer simulation model
  • Jordan Mulders: Seeing Community Health Efforts from the Ground Up: Observing a Health and Sustainable Nutritional Practices in Kabale, Uganda
  • Manal Nizam: Effects of Modernity on the Effects in Japan
  • Aryana Sharrak: Seeing Community Health Efforts from the Ground Up: Observing a Health and Sustainable Nutritional Practices in Kabale, Uganda
  • Aaron Szpytman: Effect of Glycosaminoglycan Surface Composition on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation to Valvular Lineages
  • Nathan Vengalil: Effects of Parathyroid Hormone and MAPK Phosphatase-1 on Sclerostin Gene Expression in Bone