Fall 2017 Collaborative Inquiry Grant Recipiants

Brady Anderson

Brady Anderson

Major: Chemistry

Project Title: Assessing a Technique for the Removal of Polycyclic Musks in Wastewater to Protect Native Fish and Mussels

Faculty Mentor: Kristine Wammer

- Brady Anderson
Jessica Berns

Jessica Berns

Major: Psychology; English

Project Title: How framing information about pro-environmental behaviors affects interpersonal conversations towards reducing one’s carbon footprint. 

Faculty Mentor: Jhon Wlaschin

- Jessica Berns
Patrick Brennan

Patrick Brennan

Major: Biochemistry

Project Title: In vitro stability of G-Wires bound to transfection agent

Faculty Mentor: Thomas Marsh

- Patrick Brennan
Ashley Demaio Edit

Ashley Demaio

Major: Psychology

Project Title: Effects of Threatening Stimuli on Cognitive Load

Faculty Mentor: Sarah Hankerson

- Ashley Demaio
Ryan Garrett

Ryan Garrett

Major: Political Science

Project Title: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Understanding the Thought Process Behind Justices Concurring

Faculty Mentor: Kathleen Winters

- Ryan Garrett

Daniel Hirl

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Analysis and Redesign of Professor Ippoliti's Arsenic Filter

Faculty Mentor: Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt

- Daniel Hirl
Madeleine Ley

Madeleine Ley

Major: Art History

Project Title: Collaboration and Curation in Native American Art

Faculty Mentor: Jayme Yahr

- Madeleine Ley
Margaret Miller

Margaret Miller

Major: Exercise Science

Project Title: Bone Density in Female Collegiate Swimmers

Faculty Mentor: Lesley Scibora

- Margaret Miller
Alexandra Minogue

Alexandra Minogue

Major: Biochemistry

Project Title: Self-assembly of disulfide modified G-wires on Au nanoparticles and the formation of nanorods with biotin-streptavidin interactions

Faculty Mentor: Thomas Marsh

- Alexandra Minogue
Auna Nelson

Auna Nelson

Major: Psychology; Philosophy

Project Title: The Effects of a Brief Mindful Meditation Task on Self-Control in College Students. 

Faculty Mentor: Uta Wolfe

- Auna Nelson
Lucas Niemeyer

Lucas Niemeyer

Major: Psychology; Family Studies

Project Title: Timing of Parental Divorce and its' Long-Term Effect on Emerging Adults Compared to Adolescents

Faculty Mentor: Tonia Bock

- Lucas Niemeyer
Elizabeth Rubbelke

Elizabeth Rubbelke

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Research Into and Fabrication of an External Heating Source Fixture for 3D Printing

Faculty Mentor: John Wentz

- Elizabeth Rubbelke
Anmol Suri

Anmol Suri

Major: Biology

Project Title: The role of fibulin on muscle migration during Drosophila embryogenesis

Faculty Mentor: Afshan Ismat

- Anmol Suri
Abby Thuringer

Abby Thuringer

Major: Biology

Project Title: The extracellular protease AdamTS-B is important for proper trachea formation during Drosophila embryogenesis

Faculty Mentor: Afshan Ismat

- Abby Thuringer
Tran Lam-Mien

Lam-Mien Tran

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: External Heat Source Development for Fused Deposition Modeling

Faculty Mentor: John Wentz

- Lam-Mien Tran
Kevin Van Lieshout

Kevin Van Lieshout

Major: Business Economics

Project Title: Is Climate Change Affecting the Sensitivity of Forecasting?

Faculty Mentor: Tyler Schipper

- Kevin Van Lieshout
Victor Yoma

Victor Yoma

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Simulations of temperature-time relationship in fused deposition of polylactic acid in the presence of localized pre-heating.

Faculty Mentor: John Wentz

- Victor Yoma