Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Small Grant Program

2012-2013 Abstracts

Rinn Cloud
Family & Consumer Sciences / College of Arts & Sciences
Comparative Performance of a Plant-Based Detergent and a Standard Synthetic Detergent on Flame Resistance and Performance Properties of a Children's Sleepwear Fabric

Pat Farmer
Chemistry & Biochemistry / College of Arts & Sciences
Generation of Metal Substituted Heme Oxygenase

Shelby Garner and Mary Ann Faucher
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
The Use of Photovoice to Illustrate Challenges and Supports of Caregivers of the Elderly: A Qualitative Participatory Study

Lydia Grebenyova
English / College of Arts & Sciences
The Interaction of Morphological Rules in Language Acquisition

Paul Hagelstein
Mathematics / College of Arts & Sciences
Harmonic Analysis: Problems in Multiscale Differentiation Theory

Adrienne Harris
Modern Foreign Languages / College of Arts & Sciences
Zoia, Eternally Young, Forever Remembered: The Evolution of a Myth in the Soviet Press

Dennis Horton
Religion / College of Arts & Sciences
The Effects of Short-Term Mission Trips on Host Partners and Their Communities

David Kahle
Statistical Science / College of Arts & Sciences
Baylor University Interactive Statistics Modules (BaylorISMs)

Mia Moody-Ramirez
Journalism, PR & New Media and Political Science / College of Arts & Sciences
New Media Negativity and Presidential Campaigning

Kevin Pinney
Chemistry & Biochemistry / College of Arts & Sciences
Design and Synthesis of Small-Molecule Inhibitors of Cathepsin L as Potential Anti-Metastatic Agents

Jay Pulliam
Geology / College of Arts & Sciences
Search for Non-Volcanic Tremor in the Northeast Caribbean Subduction Zone

Jon Singletary
School of Social Work
Food Planning Association Model Evaluation

Touradj Solouki
Chemistry & Biochemistry / College of Arts & Sciences
Design and Synthesis of Small-Molecule Inhibitors of Cathepsin L as Potential Anti-Metastatic Agents

Mary Lynn Trawick
Chemistry & Biochemistry / College of Arts & Sciences
Investigation of the Mechanism of Inhibition of Thiosemicarbazone Inhibitors of Cathepsin L

John White
George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Christian Outreach and the 2012 Olympics in London