Western Announces Spring Student-Research Grants
Contact: Connie Hernandez, Western Washington University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, (360) 650-2884, email@example.com.
BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University’s Committee for Research and Creative Opportunities has announced the spring 2014 cycle awards, which provide encouragement for undergraduate students to engage in creative work in their disciplines and up to $500 per student in funding to support their projects.
This type of research is at the core of Western’s goal of supporting interdisciplinary study across campus.
Faculty members on the committee select undergraduate recipients based on the quality of the students’ proposals, significance of the project and its feasibility.
The following students received Research and Creative Opportunities grants for spring quarter:
- Kevin Lowdon, Studio Art/Photography: Exhibition Funding
- Anzhela Storozhenko, Chemistry: Voltage-Dependent SERS Sensor
- Saum Hadi, Chemistry: PEI Purification and Characterization
- Shelby Windom, Theatre Arts: "To Whom it May Concern" Theatrical Piece
- Jesse Larson, Chemistry: Enhancing the Performance of Silk-Based Conducting Polymer Artificial Muscles
- Angela Cowley, Sociology: Hooking Up and College Students
- Diane Perez, Chemistry: Characterization of PtCo Nanoparticles
- Melissa Hand, Fine Arts: Corporeal Visages of the Pacific Northwest
- Hayley Boyd, Fine Arts: Salvaged Space
- Nicholas Ostrovsky-Snider, Chemistry: Electropolymerization of Conductive Polymers Onto Silk Films
- Kyle Andelin, Economics: The Impact of Flood Risk on Property Values
- Serena Wo, Biochemistry: scHb Crystallization
- Quinton Maldonado, Studio Art: Color Portraits
- Spencer Isitt, Studio Art: Photo Research Travel
- Paige Atterberry, Chemistry Department: Directing Nerve Growth on Silk-Based Biomaterials Using Chemokine Gradients
For more information, contact Connie Hernandez in Western’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at (360) 650-2884, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.wwu.edu/rsp/documents/ugrad.shtml.