PURC Center

Grant Recipients

Spring 2015

 

Undergraduate Student Assistantships

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Student: Andrew Alekseev
    • Project: "Screen Printing Original Art onto T-Shirts"
  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Student: Lauren Ellerbe
    • Project: "Continuing Watercoulr Drawings Inspired by Contemporary Music"
  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Student: Desiree Thomas
    • Project: "Approaches to Relief, Intaglio Copper and Lithography Printmaking" 
  • Dr. Lisa Kelly, Dept of Biology
    • Student: Mycah Sewell and Haylee Trotter
    • Project: "Social Form of Invasive Fire Ant Colonies in Natural Ecosystems"
  • Dr. Debby Hamner, Dept of Chemistry and Physics
    • Student: Travis Michael
    • Project: "Development of an edible cover crop and its affect on tomato yeilds"
  • Dr. Sonali Jain, Dept of Chemistry and Physics
    • Student: Alexis Wilkerson
    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India"
  • Dr. John Labadie and Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Student: Frida Mejia
    • Project: "Depicting Latino Identity"
  • Dr. John Roe, Dept of Biology
    • Student: Zachary Lunn
    • Project: "Habitat selection of box turtles in response to prescribed burns in the North Carolina Sandhills"
  • Dr. Cynthia Miecznikowski, Dept of English, Theatre, Foreign Languages
    • Student: Zachary Ubaldini
    • Project: "Dickens as an Advertiser: Sell Out or Precursor"
  • Dr. Nathan Phillippi, Dept of Geology and Geography
    • Student: Michael Litty
    • Project: "Cultural Geography of Scotland County
  • Dr. Marilu Santos, Dept of Biology
    • Student: Marcos Dial
    • Project: "The Stability of Human Gut Microflora upon Exposure to the Antibacterial Agent Triclosan"
  • Prof. Adam Walls, Dept of Art
    • Student: Courtney Hockett
    • Project: "Assembling Underwater Scenery" 
  • Prof. Scott Ziegler, Dept of Art
    • Student: Jai Woods
  • Project: "A Study of Sculptural Portraiture: Techniques for Achieving Realism in Cermics" 

 

Fall  2014

 

Undergraduate Student Assistantships

  • Dr. Meredith Storms, Dept of Chemistry and Physics
    • Student: Tammy Hoang
    • Project: "The Stability of Grape-Flavored Omeprazole Suspension"
  • Dr. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Student: Courtney Hockett
    • Project: "Creating 2-D and 3-D Underwater Flora and Fauna Hybrid Species"
  • Dr. Shi Xinyan, Dept of Economics, Finance and Decision Sciences
    • Student: Kwangho Kim
    • Project: "Mindfulness and Public-Goods Games"
  • Dr. Betty Brown, Dept of Educational Specialties
    • Student: Kate Shelley
    • Project: "Cursive Handwriting for Elementary Education and Reading"
  • Dr. Rachel Smith, Dept of Chemistry and Physics
    • Student: Arieana Van Allen
    • Project: "Microwave Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable Oil"
  • Dr. Sonali Jain, Dept of Chemistry and Physics
    • Student: Alexis Wilkerson
    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India" 

 
Student Travel Funds

  • Zachary Lunn, Kenley Patanella, and Kelli Jacobs, Writing Center Tutors
    • International Writing Center Association Conference
    • Panel on Collaborative Project
  • Mary Grace Curiale, Madison Wilcox, and Cassidy Miles
    • North Carolina Honors Association
    • Presentation: Welcome Events: Will You Stay Or Will You Go?
  • Stephanie Brown, Jacob Brown, and Brandi Guffey
    • North Carolina Honors Association
    • Presentation: The River
  • Christopher Long
    • ABRCMS
    • Presentation: Enhancement of the Canabinoid Pathway Provides Protection Against Seizure-Related Brain Damage
  • Georgianna Revels, Trae Griffin, Tiffany Scott, and Molly Musslewhite
    • NASA Facility in Houston, TX
    • Microgravity Research

 

Student Scholarship Support

  • Joshua Chase
    • Project: Printmaking of "things that people think, but never wish to say"
    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson
  • Courtney Hockett
    • Project: Curating Present/Previous Research
    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson
  • Kate Shelley
    • Project: Cursive Handwriting in Elementary Education and Reading (CHEER)
    • Mentor: Dr. Betty Brown
  • Alexis Wilkerson
    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India"
    • Mentor: Dr. Sonali Jain

 

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