The provost’s office is pleased to announce recipients of the Spring 2016 Provost’s Initiative on Undergraduate Research awards. These faculty members have been selected to collaborate with and mentor an undergraduate on a co-designed research experience during the 2016 spring semester:
- Amelia Ahern-Rindell, biology: “The Efficacy of Pharmacological Chaperones on Enzyme Activity in a Unique Model of Ovine GM1-Gangliosidosis” with Michalah Leffler
- Nicole Auxier, nursing: “Job Satisfaction and Retention Among DEU and Traditional Clinical Teachers” with Benjamin Stadelman
- Olivia Coiado, electrical engineering: “Virtual Instrument for Experimental Studies in Biosignals” with Walker Frank
- Ted Eckmann, environmental studies: “Hydrologic Analysis of the University of Portland” with Calli VanderWilde
- Sr. Angela Hoffman, chemistry: “An efficient ‘green’ method for purifying taxol” with Lukas Magee and Isabelle Nguyen
- Lorretta Krautscheid, nursing: “Clinical practice experiences contributing to moral distress among BSN students: A descriptive qualitative study” with Conor Livingston and Austin Smith
- Shannon Mayer, physics: “Holographic Interferometery” with Meagan Koeroghlian and Andrew Williams
- Cara Poor, civil engineering: “Comparison of runoff water quality from the Shiley Hall ecoroof and regular roof” with Sean Gestson
- Anissa Rogers, social work: “Person Centered and Participant Directed Social Services: An Exploration of Needs and Perceptions of Older Veterans” with Jessica Fuller and Marie Ramage
- Tammy VanDeGrift, computer science: “Computationally Modeling microRNA and gene expression in T cells of mice” with Sara Perkins.
A reminder to faculty: applications for Summer 2016 Provost’s Initiative on Undergraduate Research awards are due by Friday, February 26 at noon. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.