2006 Student Summer Scholars

Lauren Bader
Protection of Adult Pig Retinal Ganglion Cells from Glutamate-Induced Excitotoxicity, Faculty Mentor: David Linn

Kevin Betts
Attributions About Ostracism During the Completion of a Cognitive Task, Faculty Mentor: Christine M. Smith

Christine Cleary
Studying Creativity: Pinning the Butterfly or Preserving the Habitat, Faculty Mentor: Gilda Povolo

Megan Cookingham
Evaluating Tagging Methods and Movement Patterns of Round Gobies, Faculty Mentor: Carl Ruetz

Benjamin Eovaldi
The Androgen Signal Transduction Pathway in Coronary & Pulmonary Arteries, Faculty Mentor: Frank Sylvester

Brad Fowler
The “Creative Class” and its Effects on Economic Development, Land Values, and Social Inequality in Midwestern Cities, Faculty Mentor: Joel Stillerman

Karen Grant
Creativity Testing: Alive and Well in the 21st Century?, Faculty Mentor: Susan Odgers

Rachael Hamilton
An Investigation of the Elements Required for a Successful Cervical Cancer Awareness Campaign Designed to Meet the Needs of Women in Rural Nicaragua, Faculty Mentor: Julia Mason

Nicole Henriksen
Using Imitative Play and Free Play to Facilitate the Development of Social and Play Skills in Young Children with Autism, Faculty Mentor: Amy Matthews

Anica Jankowski
Globalization in Late Ottoman Jordan: Material Culture in Village Society, Faculty Mentor: Bethany Walker

Loretta Lanning
Beethoven’s Continental Folksong Settings: Research and Musical Preparation, Faculty Mentor: Lisa Feurzeig

Kait LaPorte
Preparing a Performing Version of L'Amor Marinaro, an Opera by Joseph Weigl, Faculty Mentor: Lisa Feurzeig

Kim Marshick
Processing Information from Narrative and Expository Text, Faculty Mentor: Michael Wolfe

Amanda Massau
Golf Course Management & Amphibians: Impacts of wetland habitat management on the occurrence of green and leopard frog populations, Faculty Mentor: Stephen Burton

Dustin Mier
Investigation of Ailanthus altissima Extracts on Microbial Species, Faculty Mentor: Roderick Morgan

Adam Miller
Design of Engineering Analysis Software, Faculty Mentor: John Oliva

Jesse Ondersma
Progress Towards the Synthesis of Apomorphine, Faculty Mentor: Matthew E. Hart

Jonathan Rawson
Probing important protein interactions in the mammalian diaphanous-related formins: How single amino acid residue can affect the entire skeletal network of the cell, Faculty Mentor: Brad Wallar

Rachel Salata
Public Discourse in a Democracy, Faculty Mentor: Judy Whipps

Brian Smith
Generation of Mutant Class D Lactamases Conferring Resistance to Third-Generation Cephalosporins, Faculty Mentor: Dave Leonard

Sara Smolinski
Determination of Hdc Transcription Initiation in the Drosophila Genome Using 5 -RACE, Faculty Mentor: Martin Burg

Susan Soli
Walking the Ravines: An Educational Journey through Writing and Photography, Faculty Mentor: Stan Krohmer

Matthew Stamps
Circle Packings, Faculty Mentor: David Austin

Tina Struyk
The Impact of English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education on Spanish Language Proficiency of Elementary Students, Faculty Mentor: Zulema Moret

Ilea Swinehart
Identification of a Gene Involved in Hormone-Induced Moss Development, Faculty Mentor: Margaret Dietrich

Anita Van Til
Willard Wichers and Dutch Immigration Under the Refugee Relief Act,  Faculty Mentor: David Snyder

Crystal VanOss-Daining
Women and the Reformation: A Comparative Study of Marriage Laws and Gender Roles in Catholic and Protestant Europe, Faculty Mentor: Grace Coolidge

Jesse Veenstra
Identification of development-specific mRNA splice variants from the rosA gene of Drosophila melanogaster,  Faculty Mentor: Martin Burg

Jamie Wasilchenko
The Divine Mother, Community Outreach, and Interfaith in West Michigan, Faculty Mentor: Russell Rhoads

Andrew Wilson
Access to Prenatal Care in Kent County: Understanding the Issues that influence Provider Participation in the Medicaid Program, Faculty Mentor: Stephen Borders

Patrick Womble
Urbanization induced changes to a ravine system and evaluation of land use and infrastructure sustainability at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, Faculty Mentor: Peter Wampler

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