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UNCG Faculty First 2015 Summer Scholarship Support

Photo of Dr. Jennifer Etnier observing study participantsWith the generous support of UNCG donors, this year the Office of the Provost launched the Faculty First Summer Scholarship Support Awards. Below you will find the award winners for 2015.

  • Adamson, Amy – Biology – Just say no to acid: Targeting a cellular proton pump to reduce Influenza virus infection
  • Allard, Janet – Theatre – Frank: A New Play
  • Anastopoulos, Arthur – Human Dev. & Family Studies – Improving the Educational and Psychosocial Functioning of College Students with ADHD
  • Andersen, Martin – Economics – Estimating the Welfare Effect of a Public Insurance Program
  • Bell, Gregory – Mathematics & Statistics – A Coarse Geometric Approach to Detecting Tree-like Structure in Networks
  • Boseovski, Janet – Psychology – Children’s Selective Social Learning in a Science Center Setting
  • Campbell, Thomas Barbara – Art – World Without End: A New Representation
  • Daynes, Sarah – Sociology – Ethnographic Methods: Theory and Practice
  • Dean, John Tomkiel – Biology – Whole genome sequencing to identify genes that control entry into meiosis in Drosophila
  • Etnier, Jennifer and Beverly, Lee – Nutrition; Kinesiology – Understanding the role of interleukin-6 and leukemia inhibiting factor as mediators of the effects of chroic exercise on hippocampal-dependent memory
  • Faircloth, Beverly – Teacher Education/Higher Ed. – A Place to belong: leveraging the Assets of Refugee Youth as Building Blocks of Learning
  • Grieve, Gregory – Religious Studies – Awake Online: Contemplating Zen, Digital, Religion, and The Virtual World of Second Life
  • Haines, Steve – Music Performance – Composing and Arranging For Chamber Strings and Small Jazz Ensemble
  • Helms, Heather and Supple, Andrew – Human Dev. & Family Studies – Marriage and Co-parenting amount Mexican Immigrant Parents: An Advanced Dyadic Analytic Approach, Collaboration, & Graduate Mentoring
  • Huebner, Daniel – Sociology – Creating Normal Schools: Institutional Factors in the Development of Teacher education in the American South, 1865-1930
  • Ingram, Brett – Media Studies – A History of Rocaterrania: The Creative Life of Renaldo Kuhler (Book)
  • Jones, Jeff – History – Smoke, Mirrors, and Memories: Varying Perspectives of the Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-2014
  • Jovanovic, Spoma – Communication Studies – Evaluating Participatory Budgeting in Greensboro
  • Katula, Karen – Biology – Functional Analysis of the WNT5A Isoforms A and B
  • Keathley, Elizabeth – Music Studies – Alma Mahler & Arnold Schoenberg: Documents of a Modern Musical Friendship
  • Knapp, Paul – Geography – “Hurricane Droughts”: A multi-century reconstruction of tropical cyclone rainfall variability derived from longleaf pine in North Carolina
  • Kriger, Colleen – History – Life, Death, and Early Modern Trade on the Guinea Coast
  • Krueger, Derek – Religious Studies – Hymnography and the Emotions in Byzantine Liturgy: Liturgical Joy and Marian Devotion
  • LeGreco, Marianne – Communication Studies – Promoting Food Systems Literacy: A Case Study of a Community-Based Mobile Food Program
  • Lewis, Thomas – Mathematics & Statistics – Approximation Methods for Fully Nonlinear Second Order Partial Differential Equations
  • Murray, Christine – Counseling & Educ. Develop. – Experiences and Perspectives related to Teen Dating Violence among Survivors and Parents of Survivors
  • Pathman, Thanujeni – Psychology – A neuroimaging investigation of the development of temporal memory
  • Perrill, Elizabeth – Art – Burnished by History” Blackware Pottery and Global Markets
  • Rogers, Eugene – Religious Studies – The Cost of Signaling in Blood
  • Rubinoff, Kallan – Music Studies – “Music is Not a Solitary Act”: The Collaborations of Berio, Andriessen, Bruggen and Berberian
  • Rupert, Linda – History – Inter-colonial Marronage, Spanish Policy, and Imperial Rivalries in the Eighteenth-century Circum-Caribbean
  • Sills, Stephen – Sociology – Healthy Communities: A GIS Analysis of Housing, Health, and Race in the Piedmont
  • Swick, Danielle – Social Work – Examining Adolescent Risk Factors from a School-based Health Center Collaborative to Inform Prevention and Intervention Efforts
  • Tsui, Tsz-Ki – Biology – Isolating methyl mercury from environmental samples for stable isotope analyses: Identification of hotspots of mercury methllation in nature
  • Vreshek-Schallhorn, Suzanne – Psychology – High or Low” Resolving Divergent Results for Depression Risk Predicting Cortisol Stress Responses
  • Wasserberg, Gideon – Biology – Field-test of the attraction of Lutzomyia verrucarum, the vector of Carrion’s disease and Adean Cutaneous Loishmaniasis, to male-sex pheromones in Ancash, Peru
  • Willis, Andrew – Music Performance – Recording The Six Partitas of Johann Sebastian Bach on a Florentine Portepiano
  • Wisco, Blair – Psychology – Cardiovascular Reactivity to Trauma Cues in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Originally published on UNCG Research site.
Visual of Dr. Jennifer Etnier, an award recipient