2018 Summer Fellowship Award Recipients

The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Summer Creative and Academic Achievement Fellowships. The fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-supervised research. The center’s advisory committee selected 5 proposals from 45 student submissions to be awarded $3,000 each during the summer semester.

2018 Summer Creative & Academic Achievement Fellowship Award Recipients

(Student Name, Academic Program, Project Title, Faculty Mentor)

  • Gwyneth Roberts, Mathematics, “An Analytical Model of Tidal Propagation and Volume Transport in a Shallow and Narrow Estuary: An Application of the Navier-Stokes Equations,” advised by Lauren Ross
  • Tal Kleinhause, Wildlife Ecology, “Fire and Blood — The Effects of Temperature on Thermoregulation and Energetic Costs in Diurnal and Nocturnal Small Mammals,” advised by Danielle Levesque
  • Joshua Hamilton, Biological Engineering, “Engineering a Biodegradable CNF Pad for IDEXX SNAP Tests,” advised by Michael Mason
  • Hadley White, Secondary Education, “Addressing the Foreign Language Teacher Shortage: How Can the Franco-American Center Support French Programs Under Pressure in Maine?” advised by Susan Pinette
  • Makenzie Baber, Business Management, “Recipes as a Historical Timepiece: New Perspectives in the Political and Personal Life of Margaret Chase Smith,” advised by Rachel Snell