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Summer Fellowship Past Awards

1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008

Student

Mentor

Department

Project Title

Year

Jennifer Wise Isabel O'Connor History Songs of Saints and Heretics: Comparative Analysis of the Historia Albigensis, William of Puylaurens’ Chronica, and the Chanson de la croisade albigeoise 2008
Derek Webb Monica Tetzlaff History Open Housing in South Bend: The Development and Interaction of Grassroots Organizations 2008
Rumya Sundaram Peter Bushnell Biology Investigating the Shark Repellent Properties of Electropositive Metals 2008
Darryl Ricketts Jay VanderVeen Sociology/Anthropology Trauma, Disease and Death Among the Followers of Columbus: Further Analysis of Skeletal Remains from La Isabela, Dominican Republic 2008
Chirs Bontrager Jay VanderVeen Sociology/Antrhopology The Use of Shell Tools of the Taino Culture in the Dominican Republic 2007
Daniel Brooks Alan Gift Chemistry Analysis of the Transformation of Pharmaceutical Compounds 2007
Charles Guse James Wolfer Computer and Information Sciences Assessing Pulse Coupled Neural Network Potential for Malignant Lesion Detection in Screening Mammography 2007
Kristin Cravens-Hutton April Lidinsky Women's Studies Developing an Ethnography of the Prepared Childbirth Movement in Arkansas: The Stories of Women Organizing During the Second Wave of Feminism 2007
Erin Tracey Betsy Lucal Sociology Tiger Woods and Barack Obama: A Comparison in the Social Construction of Racial Identity 2007
Erin Ward John McIntosh Psychology Attitudes toward Therapists who Lose Patients to Suicide 2006
Chantelle Stacey Dennis Rodriquez Psychology Child and Adult Behaviors Study 2006
Salvador Moya Anthony Droege Arts Explorations into the World of the Spiritual Artist: An investigative and self-exploratory painting project to better understand artistic spiritual inspiration using sources from Tibetan Buddhist and Toltec cultures 2006
Sabrina Huggins Henry Scott Physics Stability and elasticity of Fe3P-schreibersite under deep earth conditions 2006
Ryan Bauernfeind Matthew Marmorino Chemistry Calculating convergent lower bounds to the gound-state energy of the Helium atom 2006
Shannon Renfrow Gretchen Anderson Chemistry Establishment of Histidines as Functional Binding Site of Arsenic in Arsenite Oxidase 2005
Saval Kharel Monika Lynker Physics Application of Lower Dimension Results in String Theory to Higher Dimension Varieties 2005
Greg Horning James McLister Biology Comparing Age Distribution and Growth Rates of Diploid and Polyploid Tree Frogs 2005
Kari Black Ron Monsma Arts Panes of Pigment 2005
Rachel Wesner Oscar Barrau World Languages Mexican Perspectives on “The Other” in Relation to Cultural, National, Ethnic, and Gender Identities 2004
Steve Duleh Robert Pope Biology Isolation of Proteins Involved in Cellular Movement 2004
Cynthia Muthusi Bill Feighery Chemistry Synthesis of Perfluoroalkyl Lead Compounds 2004
Hilda Namanja Doug McMillen Chemistry Radical Iodination of Hydrocarbons 2004
Rebecca Seifert Peter Bushnell Biology Biochemical Evaluation of Condition in Migrant and Overwintering Sea Bass (Centropristis striata) 2004
Victoria Pysh Robert Pope Biology Cloning and Analysis of Anopheles gambiae Archvillin 2003
Michelle Marshall Deb Marr Biology The effects of fungal pathogens on flower size and seed size in Hydrophyllum appendiculatum 2003
Pritha Gupta Matthew Marmorino Chemistry Lower bound to the ground-state eigenvalue 2003
Megan Galvin Peter Bushnell Biology A Study of Blood Oxygen-Binding Characteristics of the Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) 2003
Kristin Budd Gail McGuire Sociology Single Mothers in Poverty: The Influencing Factors 2003
Alicia Zimmerle
Rebecca Torstrick
Anthropology
A Local Ethnographic Excursion
2002
Stuart Orr
Deborah Marr
Biology
A Comparison of Plant Species Diversity Between Restored Tallgrass Prairies and Native Prairie Remnants
2002
Jacob Ratkiewicz
James Wolfer
Computer & Information Sciences
Application of Self-Organizing Maps to Texture Visualization and Analysis
2002
Brian Zeider
Gretchen Anderson
Chemistry
Analysis and Quantification of Arsenite and Arsenate Utilization by Alcaligenes faecalis
2001
Jamin Willoughby
Ann Grens
Biology
Isolation of a Myo-D Homolog from Hydra vulgaris
2001
Craig Sheaks
Andrea Greitzer
Arts
Freedom Summer 2001: A Study Tour of the Civil Rights Movement
2001
Mark Royer
William Feighery
Chemistry
2001
David Healy
Les Lamon
History
The Summer 2001: A Study Tour of the Civil Rights Movement
2001
Jennifer Johnson
Gabrielle Robinson
International Programs
An Evaluation of an IUSB Off-Campus Program: The Charles Martin Youth Center
2000
Jessica Perkey & Rania Rizk
Andrew Schnabel
Biology
2000
Connie Peterson-Miller
Rebecca Torstrick
Sociology
A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Friendship
2000
Michelle Carter
Louise Collins
Philosophy
Vivisection: A Warranted Practice?
1999
Timothy Greenlee
Peter Bushnell
Biology
Measuring Plasma Volumes in Trout with Microspheres
1999
Joseph Harsh
Andrew Schnabel
Biology
Population Genetic Structure of Acacia Species from East Africa
1999
Carolyn Piotrowski
Gail McGuire
Sociology
Rebooting the System: Making Computer Science Female Friendly
1999
Amrita Das
Morteza Shafii-Mousavi
Mathematics/Computer Science
The Hunting Strategy of the Velociraptor
1998
Ryan Martin
Rebecca Torstrick
Sociology
Ceremonial Offerings and Religious Practices Among Taino Indians: An Archeological Investigation of Gourd Use in Taino Cultures
1998
Gilat Omer
Alan Larkin
Division of the Arts
"Esther" - A Handmade Scrollbook
1998
Norbert Varga
Doug McMillen
Chemistry
Asymmetric Copper-Catalyzed Formation of Sulfur-Ylides
1998
James McFadden
William Feighery
Chemistry
Electron Transfer between Trimetallic Carbonyl Clusters and Tethered Metal Centers
1997
Takayu Nakazato
Andrew Schnabel
Biology
Paternity Studies in an Androdioecious Population
1997
Sandra Stauffer-Widmer
Alan Larkin
Division of the Arts
Papermaking and Bookbinding
1997
Quang Tran
Doug McMillen
Chemistry
An Ecological and Efficient Methodology for the Synthesis of Prostaglandins
1997
Shelley A. Kruk
Marta Makielski
Nursing
Femoral Lines
1996
Patrick E. McDonel
Kirk Mecklenberg
Biology
Chromosonal Location of a Drosophila Visual Gene... - Summer Fellowship
1996
Beth Ann Reed
Gretchen Anderson
Chemistry
Gene Sequence Determination of the Enzyme Arsenite Oxidase
1996
Amanda Schermer
Michael Kinyon
Mathematics/Computer Science
Fractals
1996