PURC Center

Grant Recipients

Summer 2015

 

Undergraduate Student Assistantships

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Courtney Hockett

    • Project: "Experimenting with the Art of Illustrating Children’s Pop-up Books while"

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Desiree

    • Project: "Rendering the Human form in stone lithographic printmaking"

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Rebecca Spruill

    • Project: "Themes and Fetishes of Death: A Visual Interpretation of Cross-Cultural Phenomena"

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Jada Jackson

    • Project: "Art and Healing: Drawing to Mend the Mind"

  • Dr. Meredith Storms, Dept of Chemistry and Physics

    • Student: Destinee Oxendine

    • Project: "HPLC Determination of Guanfacine and Amphetamine"

  • Prof. Nathan Phillippi, Dept of Geology and Geography

    • Student: Michael Litty

    • Project: "Cultural Geography of Scotland County"

  • Prof. Scott Zielger, Dept of Art

    • Student: Jai Woods

    • Project: "A Study of Narrative Sculpture: Transitioning Ceramic Portraiture into Figurative Narrative"

  • Prof. Joseph Begnaud, Dept of Art

    • Student: Joan Blackwell

    • Project: "Creation of Illustration Book showing icongraphics of Lumbee Tribe Murals"

  • Prof. Adam Walls, Dept of Art

    • Student: Jessica Wyre

    • Project: "Sculpture Park Bench"

  • Dr. Siva Mandjiny, Dept of Chemistry and Physics

    • Student: Kody Heubach

    • Project: "Development of a Novel Technique for Protein Separation"

 

 

 

Spring 2015

 

Undergraduate Student Assistantships

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Andrew Alekseev

    • Project: "Screen Printing Original Art onto T-Shirts"

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Lauren Ellerbe

    • Project: "Continuing Watercolor Drawings Inspired by Contemporary Music"

  • Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Desiree Thomas

    • Project: "Approaches to Relief, Intaglio Copper and Lithography Printmaking" 

  • Dr. Lisa Kelly, Dept of Biology

    • Student: Mycah Sewell and Haylee Trotter

    • Project: "Social Form of Invasive Fire Ant Colonies in Natural Ecosystems"

  • Dr. Debby Hamner, Dept of Biology

    • Student: Travis Michael

    • Project: "Development of an edible cover crop and its affect on tomato yeilds"

  • Dr. Sonali Jain, Dept of Sociology and Criminal Justice

    • Student: Alexis Wilkerson

    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India"

  • Dr. John Labadie and Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Frida Mejia

    • Project: "Depicting Latino Identity"

  • Dr. John Roe, Dept of Biology

    • Student: Zachary Lunn

    • Project: "Habitat selection of box turtles in response to prescribed burns in the North Carolina Sandhills"

  • Dr. Cynthia Miecznikowski, Dept of English, Theatre, Foreign Languages

    • Student: Zachary Ubaldini

    • Project: "Dickens as an Advertiser: Sell Out or Precursor"

  • Prof. Nathan Phillippi, Dept of Geology and Geography

    • Student: Michael Litty

    • Project: "Cultural Geography of Scotland County

  • Dr. Marilu Santos, Dept of Biology

    • Student: Marcos Dial

    • Project: "The Stability of Human Gut Microflora upon Exposure to the Antibacterial Agent Triclosan"

  • Profs. Adam Walls and Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Courtney Hockett

    • Project: "Assembling Underwater Scenery" 

  • Prof. Scott Ziegler, Dept of Art

    • Student: Jai Woods

    • Project: "A Study of Sculptural Portraiture: Techniques for Achieving Realism in Cermics" 

 

Fall  2014

 

Undergraduate Student Assistantships

  • Dr. Meredith Storms, Dept of Chemistry and Physics

    • Student: Tammy Hoang

    • Project: "The Stability of Grape-Flavored Omeprazole Suspension"

  • Dr. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art

    • Student: Courtney Hockett

    • Project: "Creating 2-D and 3-D Underwater Flora and Fauna Hybrid Species"

  • Dr. Shi Xinyan, Dept of Economics, Finance and Decision Sciences

    • Student: Kwangho Kim

    • Project: "Mindfulness and Public-Goods Games"

  • Dr. Betty Brown, Dept of Educational Specialties

    • Student: Kate Shelley

    • Project: "Cursive Handwriting for Elementary Education and Reading"

  • Dr. Rachel Smith, Dept of Chemistry and Physics

    • Student: Arieana Van Allen

    • Project: "Microwave Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable Oil"

  • Dr. Sonali Jain, Dept of Sociology and Criminal Justice

    • Student: Alexis Wilkerson

    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India" 

 
Student Travel Funds

  • Zachary Lunn, Kenley Patanella, and Kelli Jacobs, Writing Center Tutors

    • International Writing Center Association Conference

    • Panel on Collaborative Project

  • Mary Grace Curiale, Madison Wilcox, and Cassidy Miles

    • North Carolina Honors Association

    • Presentation: Welcome Events: Will You Stay Or Will You Go?

  • Stephanie Brown, Jacob Brown, and Brandi Guffey

    • North Carolina Honors Association

    • Presentation: The River

  • Christopher Long

    • ABRCMS

    • Presentation: Enhancement of the Canabinoid Pathway Provides Protection Against Seizure-Related Brain Damage

  • Georgianna Revels, Trae Griffin, Tiffany Scott, and Molly Musslewhite

    • NASA Facility in Houston, TX

    • Microgravity Research

 

Student Scholarship Support

  • Caleb Stubbs

    • Project: Performing Yeast Tetrad Disections

    • Mentor: Dr. Maria Santisteban

  • Joshua Chase

    • Project: Printmaking of "things that people think, but never wish to say"

    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson

  • Courtney Hockett

    • Project: Curating Present/Previous Research

    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson

  • Kate Shelley

    • Project: Cursive Handwriting in Elementary Education and Reading (CHEER)

    • Mentor: Dr. Betty Brown

  • Alexis Wilkerson

    • Project: "Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging: Second-Generation Indian Americansin India"

    • Mentor: Dr. Sonali Jain

 

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