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Academic Year 2020-2021 Undergraduate Research Support Winners

The Undergraduate Research Support Program provides up to $2500 to support undergraduate student(s) engaged in an intensive, faculty-mentored research experience during the academic year 2020-2021. Congratulations to this academic year's awarded grantees:

  • Rowan Carroll, Environmental Health, Recovering nutrients from digestion effluent, mentored by Dr. LC Yang
  • Bailey Schejbal, Psychology, Does Maternal Play Behavior Influence Infant Construction Ability?, mentored by Dr. Julie Campbell
  • Colt Graves, Archaeology, AMS Radiocarbon Dating of an Illinois Hopewell Ritual Staging Area, mentored by Dr. Logan Miller
  • Christa Hale, General Biology, Gars gene mutation and Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, mentored by Dr. Alysia Mortimer
  • Lauren Black, Psychology, Examination of Costs From Time-Based Prospective Memory, mentored by Dr. Dawn McBride
  • Haley Lemp, Community Health Promotion, University Food Insecurity: A Qualitative Analysis, mentored by Dr. Jacqueline Lanier and Dr. Alicia Wodika
  • Tianyuan Shi and Tianfang Shi, Data Analysis, Improvement of Work Safety Using Vehicle-Collision Warning System and Deep Learning Approach, mentored by Dr. Haiyan Sally Xie
  • Jake Botka, Cyber Security, Blockchain And Its Application for Access Control Systems, mentored by Dr. Mehdi Sookhak