2015-2016 Student Travel Grant Recipients

The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015-16 Student Travel GrantsThe grants were developed to help undergraduate students travel to academic seminars, professional meetings, and technical conferences to present their research projects and findings. The anticipated award amount ranges from $300–500 for each grant recipient. Congratulations to all fellowship recipients.


2015-16 Student Travel Grant Recipients

(Student Name, Academic Program, Project Title, Faculty Mentor, Conference/Meeting Title)

Jesse Clark, Political Science, “Determining an Expected House Majority Using Pattern Analysis,” advised by Dr. Richard Powell, Northeastern Political Science Association’s 2015 Conference

Joseph Garcia, Engineering Physics, “Effects of long-range interactions in the one- dimensional Sznajd model,” advised by Susan McKay, American Physical Society March Meeting 4. Harold Stewart III, Bridging Town-Gown Divides Through Collaboration and Undergraduate Research, Robert W. Glover, National Collegiate Research Conference

Katrina Ogden and Haleigh Moran, Sociology, Depression and Adolescent Violence: Making Sense of Inconsistent Findings,” advised by Steven Barkan, ASA Honors Program

Shannon O’Neil and Margaret Pierce, Communication Sciences and Disorders, “Families Raising Children with Disabilities: Concerns and Advice,” advised by Nancy Hall, Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention