Academic Year 2018-2019

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Kyra Zapf - Class of 2021 (English (BA); Intd Humanities-Global Mid Ages): Succession Anxiety through Clothing in the Court of Henry VIII
  • Anna Barcus - Class of 2020 (Pol & Govt (U.S.) (BA); Environmental Policy & Dec Making): The City of Tacoma's Affordable Housing Action Strategy: An Investigation into the Policy-Making Process
  • Kylie Gurewitz - Class of 2020 (Religious Studies (BA); English (MN)): Mindful of a Profit: Meditation Apps in the Global Context
  • Kate Gladhart-Hayes - Class of 2020 (Science,Tech, & Soc (BA); Neuroscience (MN); Bioethics Program): The Half Life of Environmental Racism: The Historical Context and Bioethical Implications of Nuclear Waste on Indigenous Lands

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Sciences

  • Erin Stewart - Class of 2020 (Biology (BS); Environmental Policy & Dec Making (MN)): The Role of Beaver Dams in Mitigating Wildfire Impacts on Stream Ecosystems
  • Olivia Perotti - Class of 2020 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS); Mathematics (MN); Politics & Govt (MN)): Potential antifungal capabilities of S. virgatus cloacal microbiota
  • Lukas Karoly - Class of 2021 (Physics(BS): How does ambient flow affect typical Vorticella orientation?
  • Katie Grainger - Class of 2020 (Biochemistry (BS); Performance (Orch) (BM)): "Development of a Non-Isotopic Protocol for the Quantification of Both Single and Double-Stranded Plasmid DNA Using an Electrophoretic-Based Assay
  • Jillian Stoewer - class of 2020 (Exercise Science(BS): Does Hip Flexibility Influence Running Gait?

 Summer Research Funded by Other Organizations

  • Aliah McCord - Class of 2020 (Spanish Culture and Lit (BA); Pol & Govt (U.S.) (BA); Latina/o Studies (MN)): The communities left behind - The impact of migration to the US on the communities of Oaxaca, Mexico (funded by the Matelich Scholarship Foundation)
  • Amanda Melin - Class of 2020 (Chemistry (BS); Spanish (MN)):Method Development for Analyzing Population Biomarkers for Applications of Wastewater-Based Epidemology (funded by NASA)

Academic Year 2017-2018

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Crystal Poole - Class of 2019 (Psychology (BA); Mathematics (MN); Neuroscience Program): Metaphors and Mind: How the Brain Processes Metaphors
  • Ayse Hunt - Class of 2019 (Computer Sci (Standard) (BS); Art History (MN)): Digital Media Technology in Art Museums
  • Kate Roscher - Class of 2020 (Intl Political Econ (BA); Global Development Studies (MN)): The International Folk Art Market: Cultural Commodification in the Global Marketplace

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Sciences

  • Annie Lamar - Class of 2019 (Classics (Language) (BA); Computer Sci (Contract) (BS); Mathematics (MN): Using Neural Machine Translation to Complete Cicero's Timaeus
  • Saad Moro - Class of 2019 (Mathematics (Standard) (BS); Computer Science (MN)): Simplifying Markov Chain Theory Through Complex Polytopes
  • Elsa Salido - Class of 2021 (Biology (BS); Bioethics Program): The Role of Phytochrome E in Tomato Plant Early Growth and Development
  • Jacob Shaffer - Class of 2019 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS); Music (MN); Mathematics (MN)): Effects of tun formation on the microbiome of the tardigrade
  • Ali Walker - Class of 2019 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS): The Effects of a CRISPR Induced knock out of a PRL in Drosophila melanogaster
  • Deanna Wilcox - Class of 2019 (Biology (BS); Science,Tech, & Soc (BA)): Gull and Crow Food Preferences in Relation to Inter-tidal Diversity and Sea Star Wasting Disease

 Summer Research Funded by Other Organizations

  • Katie Grainger Class of 2020 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS); Performance (Orch) (BM)) : Evaluation of candidates stuttering associated mutations: Variants in sex hormone metabolizing genes (Funded by the National Institute of Health)
  • Olivia Perotti - Class of 2020 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS): Does Flowing Water Change Cell Body Orientation in Vorticella convallaria (Volunteer research in Rachel Pepper's lab)

Academic Year 2016-2017

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Lillian Bengtson - Class of 2018 (Psychology (BA); Spanish (MN))
  • Madeline Brown - Class of 2018 (Sociology & Anthropology (BA); Gender Studies (MN))
  • Ian Crocker - Class of 2019 (Religious Studies (BA); Music (MN))
  • Benjamin Fallis - Class of 2018 (English (BA))
  • Kara Ann Lamar - Class of 2019 (Classics (Language) (BA); Computer Sci (Standard) (BS); Mathematics (MN))
  • Helen Tschurr - Class of 2018 (History (BA); Religion (MN))

 Summer Research Funded by UEC for Sciences

  • Ryan Apathy - Class of 2018 (Biochemistry (BS); Music (MN); Mathematics (MN))
  • Tina Chapman - Class of 2018 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS); Mathematics (MN); Computer Science (MN))
  • Zane Molgaard - Class of 2018 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS))

 Summer Research Funded by Other Organizations

  • Erin Stewart - Class of 2020 (National Science Foundation); (Exercise Science (BS))
  • Megan Tegman - Class of 2018 (National Science Foundation); (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS); Mathematics (MN))

 Academic Year 2015-2016

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Mitchell Carlson - Class of 2018 (Pol Theory (BA); French (MN))
  • Kathryn Stutz - Class of 2018 (Sociology & Anthropology (BA); Classics (Language) (BA)): "Qatar at the Crossroads: Transnational Museum Networks and the Balance of Communication, Curation, and Culture"
  • Rachel Anderson, Science,Tech, & Soc (BA); Religion (MN); Chinese (MN)): "Seen through Steam: Narratives of Victorian Steam Technology"

Academic Year 2014-2015

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Taili Ni - Class of 2016 (Chinese (Lang/Culture) (BA); Intl Political Econ (BA))
  • Meredith Shores - Class of 2016 (Intl Political Econ (BA); Envr Policy & Dec Mkg (MN))

Academic Year 2013-2014

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Nichole Lindquist Kleisser - Class of 2015 (Art History (BA); History (MN))

  • CaroLea Casas- Class of 2015 (History (BA); Gender Studies (MN); Chinese (MN))

Academic Year 2012-2013

Summer Research Funded by UEC for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

  • Jana Cary-Alvarez - Class of 2014 (History (BA); Religion (MN))

  • Veronica Sagert- Class of 2014 (Molecular and Cell Biol (BS))