Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Small Grant Program

2011-2012 Abstracts

Tamarah Adair
Biology / College of Arts & Sciences
Molecular and Microbiology Education and Research: Alternatives to antibiotics

Charles Baylis
Electrical & Computer Engineering / Engineering & Computer Science
Enabling Cognitive Radar Through Waveform Diversity and Power Amplifier Circuit Optimization

Clay Butler
English / College of Arts & Sciences
Discourse in a Healthcare Setting

Janet R. Crow
Family & Consumer Sciences / College of Arts & Sciences
Parents' Perceptions of the Effects of Military Deployment: Attachment to and Relationships with Their Young Children

Russell B. Gavin
Music Education / School of Music
The Effect of Audio Playback on Error Detection in an Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal Setting

Jeanne Hill
Statistical Science / College of Arts & Sciences
Bayesian Approaches to Modeling Uncontrolled Confounding in Biopharmaceutical Data

David Jack
Mechanical Engineering / Engineering & Computer Science
Investigation of Particulate Motion in Pure Shearing Polymeric Fluids

Bessie Kebaara & Erich Baker
Biology / College of Arts & Sciences
Identification of alternatively 3'-end processed messenger RNAs (mRNA) in Sacchromyces cerevisiae

Sung-Kun Kim
Drug discovery of antibiotic resistant bacteria
The Effect of Audio Playback on Error Detection in an Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal Setting

Jeffrey S. Olafsen
Physics / College of Arts & Sciences
Undergraduate Experiences in Soft Condensed Matter Physics

Rishi Sriram
Educational Administration / School of Education
Developing a National Study of Student Affairs Professionals