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FY 2014 URC Abstracts (Spring competition)

Small Grants Program


Nathan Alleman
Department of Educational Administration
School of Education
Full-time Labor, Full-time Membership? Collegiality Expectations and Experiences of Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track Faculty Members

Beth Barr
Department of History
College of Arts & Sciences
Medieval Sermons as Evidence for Women's History: A Microfilm Digitization Project

Steve Dworkin
Department of Geology
College of Arts & Sciences
Paleoclimate Reconstruction of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation at Petrified Forest National Park Using Oxygen Isotope Ratios in Petrified Wood

Kevin Klausmeyer
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Coordination Complexes of Functionalized Phosphines and Diphosphines

Becky Spencer
Nursing
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
A Qualitative Description of African American Men's Experiences as Fathers of Breastfed Infants

Lori Spies
Nursing
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
An Exploratory Descriptive Study on Task Shifting

Jonathan Tran
Department of Religion
College of Arts & Sciences
Corners in the City of God: The Wire and Theology

Darryn Willoughby
Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation
School of Education
Effects of moderate- and high-itensity endurance and resistance exercise on the expression of the PGC-1α1 and PGC-1α4 genes and the anabolic and catabolic signaling mediators, IGF-1 and myostatin, in human skeletal muscle

Mid-Range Grants Program


Sarah Alexander
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts & Sciences
Conceptualizing Climate Change in Rural Belize: Local Perceptions of Climate Variability and Associated Risk

Lori Baker
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts & Sciences
Genetic, Biochemical and Morhometric Analyses to Determine Geographic Patterning from Human Skeletal Remains

Young-Rae Cho
Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering & Computer Science
A Computational Approach for Functional Pathway Discovery from Interactome Data

Pete Grandjean
Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation
School of Education
The effects of exercise at different intensities and energy expenditure on paraoxonase activity and vascular endothelial function

Sanghoon Kang
Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Response of freshwater cyanobacteria harmful algal bloom (HAB) under climate change scheme (microcosm study)

Bradley Keele
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
College of Arts & Sciences
The role of neuropeptides in learned fear and anxiety

Cheryl Riley and Mary Ann Faucher
Nursing
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Implementation and Evaluation of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping in Hyderabad, India

William Weaver and Greg Hammerly
Great Texts Program / Honors College
Department of Computer Science / School of Engineering & Computer Science
Critical Soliloquies: A Project of Electronic Discovery in the Browning Love Letters