Recent University-Funded Scholarship Awards
Bedetti, Gaby (English). Leading Seniors in Poetry Writing, Producing an Anthology, and Writing a Scholarly Article. $2,660.
Fredericks, Jamie (Chemistry). Modeling Assault from Touch DNA. $9,968.
Kramer, Bradley (Biological Sciences). Effects of the p75 Neurotrophin Receptor on Neurite Degeneration in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease. $3,000.
Maples, James (Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work) and Bradley, Michael (Recreation and Park Administration). Economic Impact of Visitors on the Sheltowee Trail Corridor. $2,400.
Matthews, Betsy (Criminal Justice and Police Studies). Women's Pathways to Desistance in Urban and Rural Places. $7,142.
Sciascia, Aaron and Spigelman, Tracy (Exercise and Sport Science). The Influence of Shoulder Joint Mobilizations on Pain and Function. $1,664.
Wygant, Dustin (Psychology) and Pennington, James (Government). Impact of Psychological Testing in Expert Testimony. $3,000.
Zyzak, LiLi (Chemistry). Correlating Analytical Data to Sensory Perception: The cutting edge in combining Chemistry, Sensory, and Modeling. $10,000.
Anyanwu, Ogechi (History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies). “I have put my hands between their legs”: Britain, Resistance, and Mbano Identity in Eastern Nigeria, 1906-1960. $2,970.
Brown, David (Biological Sciences). Songbird abundance in managed early-successional, scrub-shrub and young forest patches on Daniel Boone National Forest. $2,708.
Chen, Hung-Tao (Psychology). Text-To-Speech Learning in Semi-Autonomous Driving Situations. $2,997.
Dodd, Luke (Biological Sciences). Surveillance of artificial roosts for Indiana bats on the Interior Plateau of Kentucky. $5,213.
Fleischer, Anne (Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy). Living a full life after breast cancer and its treatment through virtual education and support. $2,903.
Green, Amanda (Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work). A Longitudinal Study of Food Insecurity and Its Impacts on College Students. $2,952.
McCardle, Todd (Curriculum and Instruction). Perceptions of Cultural Competency in Teacher Education. $2,721.
Pinion, Clint and Altheide, Steven (Environmental Health Science). Multidrug Resistant Enteric Bacteria in Agricultural Ambient Air Particulate Matter. $5,828.
Roush, Daniel (American Sign Language and Interpreter Education). Embodied Etymologies: Software tools for creating the first thesaurus of American Sign Language. $6,615.
Sexten, Andrea (Agriculture). Effect of the melatonin receptor 1A gene on reproductive performance in ewes. $2,947.
Staddon, Bill (Biological Sciences). Microbial Community Composition Along Streams Affected by Acid Mine Dr. $2,330.
Strasik, Amanda (Art and Design). Picturing Innocence: Representing Childhood in Revolutionary France. $3,000.
Varakin, Donald Alexander (Psychology). Establishing A Virtual Reality Lab for Psychological Research. $1,274.
Watson, Kelly (Geosciences). Wetland aquatic invertebrates and bat activity in upland-embedded wetlands, Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky. $2,708.
White, John (Geosciences). The origin of Basin & Range magmatism in Trans-Pecos Texas. $2,985.
Calderon, Lindsay (Biological Sciences). Anticancer Agent Directed Towards Cellular Overexpression of the LHRH Receptor. $10,000.
Elnahas, Ahmed (Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems). Grieve or Greed: Insider Trading and CEO Succession. $10,000.
Incera, Sara (Psychology). Three Pilot Studies: Does speakers’ appearance influence listeners’ ratings of foreign accents. $9,903.
Makecha, Radhika (Psychology). Assessing the effects of a Cognition Based Education Program. $7,592.
Pierce, Marcia (Biological Sciences). The Effect of Estrus Cycle on Microbiota Composition and Listeria Monocytogenes Infection in Murine Models. $3,973.
Settimi, John (Agriculture). Economic, Animal and Agronomic Analyses of Winter Cover Crop Grazing and Termination Strategies. $8,912.
Kim, Dae Wook (Computer Science). EKUMiner: Machine Learning-Based Predictive Analytics of University Enrollment. $2,886.
Richter, Stephen (Biological Sciences). Ecology and Management of Copperheads in aHuman Use Area of Appalachian Kentucky. $3,000.
Ritchison, Gary (Biological Sciences). Effect of the Timing of Breeding, Number of Fledglings, and Male Provisioning Behavior on the Number of Nesting Attempts By Female Eastern Bluebirds. $2,958.
Skubik-Peplaski,Camille (Occupational Therapy). The Effects of Occupation-Based Interventions vs Handwriting Interventions on Children's Handwriting. $2,996.
Bradley, Michael (Recreation and Park Administration). Perceptions of Black Bear Management in Kentucky's Appalachia. $2,666.
Brown, David (Biological Sciences). Do Invasive Plants Benefit a Wintering Songbird?: Page Charges for Northeastern Naturalist. $360.
Causey-Upton, Renee (Occupational Therapy). Pre-Operative Education for Total Knee Replacement. $2,986.
Endonino, Jon (Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work). Tomoka Archaelogy Project Stage Iib. $2,986.
Fredericks, Jamie (Chemistry). Direct PCR Analysis from Blood Stained Concrete. $3,000.
Freed, Benjamin (Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work). Ecological Study of Lemurs in Madagascar. $3,000.
Liu, Yangxuan (Agriculture). A Risk Analysis of Precision Farming for Tomato Production. $1,958.
Malzone, Jonathan (Geosciences). Surface Water and Groundwater Sources of Nutrients in Landscapes with Thin Soils. $9,059.
Marion, Jason (Environmental Health Science). Evaluation of Antibiotic Residues in Milk from Kenyan Milk ATMs. $2,999.
Pinion, Clint (Environmental Health Science). Pesticide Contamination in Urban Beehives. $5,636.
Ritchison, Gary (Biological Sciences). Factors Influencing Pre-Fledging Mass Recession of Eastern Bluebirds. $2,960.