2011-2012 Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients
Fall 2011 Grant Recipients
Brody Bessire (Chemistry): "Self-Contruction of Complex Forms: Mimicking Biological Growth as a New Technology for Complex Nano Structures"
Stephanie Burt (Civil Engineering): "Disinfectant Demand of Sulfur Based H202 Quenching Intermediates After UV Advanced Oxidation of Drinking Water"
Nathaniel Chriest (Sociology and Environment & Society): "Do Eco-labels Effect Consumer Choice?"
Andrew Cochrane, Brian Oliver, Elliot Larsen, & Thomas Van Thiel (Engineering): "Measuring Force with the Gum Sounder"
Kaelin Ellis, Grant Birmingham, Lilan Smith, & Julia DelSignore (Mechanical Engineering): "Accelerations of the Head due to Soccer Ball Heading"
Tom Gill (Civil Engineering): "A Practical Thin Shell Concrete Roof Design for Rural and Impoverished Communities"
Rebecca Jordan (Chemistry): "Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Trace Metals in Matanuska and Exit Glaciers, Alaska"
Ezekiel Kaufman (Justice): "Jury Selection in Alaska: a Qualitative Analysis into the Challenges of Voir Dire in Rural Court Trials"
Jasen Kinter (Computer Systems Engineering): "Self Healing Distributed Overlay for Highly Mobile Applications"
Jessica Ladd (Biology): "Physiological & Behavioral Changes Associated with Arctic Ground Squirrels"
Alyssa Logan (History): "Perpetrators of Genocide"
Jordan Love (Sociology): "Gender Stereotypes in Disney Films"
John Mathot (Biological Sciences): "Determining the Expression Patterns of Transcription Factor MRF4 in Developing Zenopus Laevis Embryos"
Joseph Mintz (Psychology): "Hedonic Scaling in the Rat: Towards an Absolute Measure of Reinforcer Value"
Katy Sanders (Interdisciplinary Studies: Gender): "Undergraduate Student' Perceptions of Planned Home-Birth"
Kent Spiers (Sociology): "I Am The Same Kid As Yesterday: Youth Homelessness and Sexual Orientation"
Nancy Stallings (Fine Art): "Our Bodies, Our Stories"
Holly Thorssin (Anthropology): "Archaeobotany of the Central Aleutian Islands"