The Provost’s office is pleased to announce recipients of the Spring 2019 Provost’s Initiative for Undergraduate Research awards. These faculty members have been selected to collaborate with and mentor an undergraduate on a co-designed research experience during the 2019 spring semester:
- Martin Cenek, computer science: “Cell pathology decision support tool” with Julian Donovan
- Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi, political science: “The Refugee Gender Gap – a new concept for an old phenomenon” with Hazel Stange
- Jeff Meiser, political science: “Strategic Leadership and Military Effectiveness in the First Arab-Israeli War” with Temmo Cramer and Ryan Turner-Brady
- Nermine Ramadan, mathematics: “A brief history of the fusion technology: the road towards the clean energy source of the future” with Grace Wallace, Esaul Castillo Ochoa, and Nicholas Salinas
- Briana Rotter, nursing: “Caring for the dying: Comparison of traditional and transfer nursing students regarding their lived experience with palliative care” with Cheyenne Hoppe and Claire Olson.
A reminder to faculty: applications for Summer 2019 Provost’s Initiative for Undergraduate Research are available here and are due February 15, 2019. Faculty members are invited to apply on behalf of themselves and an undergraduate student researcher for stipend support for an intensive undergraduate research experience during summer 2019. Students are expected to work full-time (35 hours per week) for 6 weeks on the project or the equivalent of 6 weeks over the course of one or both summer sessions. Faculty members are expected to work with and mentor the students in a co-designed research project.
During the summer students will be paid $2,500 for their work on the project and faculty will be compensated $1,000 for mentoring the student in research. Email email@example.com with questions or call John Orr, assistant provost, at x7857.