2014 SUMMER Stipend winners
Kelsey’s research centered around the multiple song types of Canyon wrens that vary in factors such as syllable count, note appearance, pitch, length, and frequency.
Austin's thesis explores the resiliency of people who lost their homes in wildfires.
I am conducting research characterizing thrombin-like properties of serine proteases in the venom of the Yucatan snake.
Office of Undergraduate Research Workshop Series
Workshops are held in Michener Library, Room 303 (Except where noted)
MONDAY September 30: Making Your Way through the IRB Process
Presented by Dr. Susan Collins
MONDAY October 14: Intro to Qualitative Research
Presented by Dr. Mark Smith
MONDAY, October 21: Intro to Quantitative Research
Presented by Dr. Brittany Groot
MONDAY, November 11: Writing a Winning Abstracts in the Humanities (Michener Library, Room 335)
Presented by Dr. Travis Boyce
MONDAY November 11: Writing Winning Abstracts in the Sciences & Social Sciences
Presented by Dr. Brian Iannacchione
MONDAY, November 25: Research in the Humanities
Presented by Dr. Jacob Melish
Workshops are open to all UNC students from all majors.
For more information, visit: www.unco.edu/our or call (970) 351-2940.
Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium:
This fall, students have an opportunity to submit their research for consideration in the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium. Six undergraduate students with outstanding caliber of research will be selected to participate in the Symposium to be held on November 7 at the University Center. Three finalists will be selected from those who present in November to represent UNC at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in March.
Austin Seeley: “Experiences of Fire Survivors: What Factors Predict Resilience?” Mentor: Dr. Nancy Karlin, Psychology
Jennifer Wright: “Reconstructing activity patterns at Epidamnus, Albania: Impacts of Greek and Roman colonization” Mentor: Dr. Britney McIlvaine, Anthropology
Kelsey Eickelman: “Individuality in Canyon Wren Birdsong” Mentor: Dr. Lauryn Benedict, Biology
Carlos Cruz: “Retention and Persistence in Underrepresented Students in Multicultural Greek Life: A Case Study” Mentor: Dr. Gabriel Serna, Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership
Sara Harvey: “The Wren Opon her Nest: Gendering Language in Emily Dickinson’s Master Letters” Mentor: Dr. Kristin Bovaird-Abbo, English
Rachel Stice: “What Fosters a Successful Resident Assistant? A Qualitative Study on Resident Assistant’s Development of Self-Authorship” Mentor: Dr. Matthew Birnbaum, Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership
Ana Caudillo: “Serine Proteases in the venom of the Yucatan Rattlesnake” Mentor: Dr. Stephen Mackessy, Biology