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New Project Proposal (NPP) Awards

                               (The NPP Program ended in 2021)

2021 Award Recipients

Tyler Engstrom, NHS, Physics and Astronomy, "Morphogenesis of the Retinal Fovea and Pseudo-fovea"

Gary Heise, NHS, Sport and Exercise Science, “Biomechanical Comparison Between Running Shoes of Different Construction”

Nicholas Slagel, NHS, Nutrition and Dietetics, “Environmental Influences of Body Image Attitudes Among Rock Climbers”

Jennifer Urbach, EBS, Special Education, “Individual autonomous versus guided group professional development”

2020 Award Recipients

Michael  Aldridge, NHS, Nursing, “Does Deliberate Practice Improve Urinary Catheter Insertion Performance Among Nursing Students? A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study”

David Hydock, NHS, Sport and Exercise Science, “Puberty Blockers, Discontinuation, and Female Reproductive Health”

Judith Leatherman, NHS, Biological Sciences, “ABC Transporters and Drug Resistance in Drosophila Testis Stem Cells”

Muhanad Manshad, MCB, Computer Information Systems, “Remote-Actuated Learning Manipulatives for Visually Impaired Students”

Caitlin Raaz, NHS, Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences, “Investigating the Effectiveness of Parent Training in Conjunction with Telepractice for the Treatment of Speech Sound Disorders”

Fall 2019 Award Recipients

Marian Hamilton – HSS, Anthropology, “ Assessing Diets of Early North American Primates via Non-Destructive ED-XRF Analysis”

David Hulac – EBS, School Psychology, “Does a school-based yoga program change cortisol levels and improve classroom behavior?”

Joanna Lewis – EBS, Psychological Sciences, “Multimedia use and multitasking ability among older adults as compared to emerging adults”

Suehyeon Paek – EBS, Psychological Sciences. “Measuring the Gaps in Talent Loss in STEM Education Using Multi-Scale Ecological Approach”

Kyle Ward – HSS, Criminology and Criminal Justice, “Structured Decision Making Tool for Weld County Community Corrections Board”

Fall 2018 Award Recipients

Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti-PVA, School of Music "An Album by Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti"

Fall 2017 Award Recipients

Erik Applegate-PVA, School of Music "Production and Dissemination of Jazz Trios CD"

Sharon Bywater-Reyes-NHS, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences "Identifying Greeley, CO Drinking-Water Vulnerability under Climate-Change Scenarios"

Nicole Webber-University Libraries "Faculty Attitudes and Knowledge of Journal Quality and Publishing Practices"

Spring 2017 Award Recipients

Lindsay Fulcher-PVA, School of Music "String Project"

Sarah Goodrum-HSS, Criminal Justice "Perceptions of and Practices for Threat Assessment in Schools"

Kim Murza-NHS, ASLS "The Social Communication and Engagement Triad: The Impact of a Professional Learning Experience"

Deborah Romero-CEBS, Teacher Education "An International Comparative Study of University Students' Community Engaged Learning"

Jessica Salo-HSS, Geography & GIS "History of South Platte River Riparian Ecosystem and Channel Change"

Laura Stewart-NHS, Sport & Exercise Science "Marijuana Use, Inflammation and Recovery from Exercise Study (MIR)"

Kyle Ward-HSS, Criminal Justice "Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Law Enforcement in Surrounding States"

Fall 2016 Award Recipients

Kenyon Brenner-PVA, School of Music "Jazz Master Recording Project"

David Hydock-NHS, Sport & Exercise Science "Effects of Endurance Training and Resistance Alone or in Combination on Doxorubicin Myotoxicity"

Tracy Mueller-CEBS, Special Education "Conflict and Special Education: An Investigation of the Experiences of Parents of Children with Sensory Disabilities"

Joyce Weil-NHS, Gerontology "Developing an Aging in Place Measure"