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Graduate Studies Travel Fund Awards

A list of students who received travel fund awards, their research title, and the conference where they presented their research.

2014-15 Awardees

StudentGraduate ProgramAdvisorPresentation TitleConference
Rothe, Jennifer Biology (MS) Dr. Colleen McDermott Optical Spectral Analysis of Beach Water in Manitowoc County, WI Great Lakes Beach Association Conference
Weihing, Caitlin Psychology (MS) Dr. Quin Chrobak Mechanisms of Eyewitness Suggestibility: A Test of the Explanatory Role Hypothesis Psychonomic Society's 55th Annual Meeting

 

2013-14 Awardees

StudentGraduate ProgramAdvisorPresentation TitleConference
Arafeh, Alia Educational Leadership (MS) Dr. Geneva Murray Reveal the Veil 37th Wisconsin Women's Studies and 8th LGBTQ Studies Conference
Aremu, Olalekan Biology (MS) Dr. Toivo Kallas Metabolic Engineering and Culture Strategies for Enhanced Isoprenoid Bioproduct-Biofuels Production in Synechococcus sp. 7002 Cyanobacteria 11th Workshop on Cyanobacteria
Bartell, Ryan Biology (MS) Dr. Greg Kleinheinz Benefits of Food Waste as a Potential Substrate in a Dry Anaerobic Digester Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium
Carr, Rhiannon Biology (MS) Dr. Toivo Kallas Metabolic Engineering and Culture Strategies for Enhanced Isoprenoid Bioproduct-Biofuels Production in Synechococcus sp PCC 7002 Cyanobacteria 11th Workshop on Cyanobacteria
Koenig, Brooke Biology (MS) Dr. Greg Kleinheinz Evaluation of Feedstock on Gas Production of the First Dry Solids Anaerobic Digester in North America REFOR13- 2013 BioCycle Conference
Parson, Reggie Public Administration (MPA) Dr. Michael Ford State of the Union and the Designated Survivor: The Importance of Rebuilding Government After Decapitation of the Presidential Order of Succession Midwest Public Affairs Conference
Petrouske, Alisha Psychology (MS) Dr. Anca Miron The Effect of Coping Potential on Regulating Resolved vs. Unresolved Sadness 2014 Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association
Raebel, Meghan Biology (MS) Dr. Sabrina Mueller-Spitz Lifestyle and Response to Stressors in a Freshwater Vogesella Species ASM 2014 General Meeting
Schatzinger, Jolene Professional Counseling (MSE) Dr. Alan Saginak & Dr. Kelli Saginak A Grassroots Project to Inspire Drug Policy Reform and the Role of School Counselors Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA) Annual Conference
Weir, Elizabeth Biology (MS) Dr. Courtney Kurtz Seasonal Changes in FoxP3 Expression in Small Intestine of Hibernating Ground Squirrels 42nd Autumn Immunology Conference

 

2012-13 Awardees

Student Graduate Program Advisor Presentation Title Conference
Aremu, Olalekan Biology (MS) Dr. Toivo Kallas Metabolic Engineering of Isoprene Production in Fast-growing, High-light Tolerant Synechococcus sp PCC 7002 Cyanobacteria 38th Midwest/Southwest Photosynthesis Meeting
Bartell, Ryan Biology (MS) Dr. Greg Kleinheinz Analysis of Contamination Trends at Wisconsin Point 2 Beach, WI (Lake Superior) Great Lakes Beach Association Annual Conference
Hadi, Asbah Biology (MS) Dr. Colleen McDermott Effects of Pelicans on Water Quality and Public Health Great Lakes Beach Association Annual Conference
Homa, Jennifer Psychology (MS) Dr. Chong Chow Health Implications of Co-Rumination in Friendships Society for Research on Child Development Conference
Comparing the Importance of the Parent-Child Relationship and Friendship Quality on Depression and Loneliness in Adolescents International Association for Relationship Research Conference
Jochman, Stefanie English (MA) Laura Jean Baker Professor Bhaer and Mr. Emerson: Jo March's Transcendent Marriage Orchard House Conversation Series
Koenig, Brooke Biology (MS) Dr. Greg Kleinheinz Analysis of the Influence of Moisture Content on Biogas Production 12th Annual BioCycle Conference on Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling
Lederhaus, Kim Nursing (DNP) Dr. Sharon Chappy The Pediatric Obesity Project Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference
Meka, Bhargavi Biology (MS) Dr. Greg Kleinheinz Using Traditional and Molecular Techniques to Compare the Qualifications of Campylobacter jejuni in Beach Water Samples Great Lakes Beach Association Annual Conference
Olson, Nancy Psychology (MS) Dr. Phan Hong-Lishner An Experiment Examining Mindful Raisin-Eating on the Food Enjoyment Midwestern Psychological Association Conference
Priniski, Stacy Psychology (MS) Dr. Erin Winterrowd The Impact of Campus Counseling Services on Student Academic Functioning Midwestern Psychological Association Conference
Rose, Steven Biology (MS) Dr. Sabrina Mueller-Spitz Sensitivity of Long-term Stationary Cultures of Cupriavidus necator JMP134 to Nanoparticles American Society for Microbiology
Schaefer, Sandra English (MA) Dr. Samantha Looker Editing in Two Theatres: The Intersections and Divergences between Corporate and Academic Editing National Conference of the American Copy Editors Society
Singular "They" and Generic "He:" Epicene Pronouns and Feminism in American Style Conference on College Composition and Communication
Schneider, Julie Nursing (DNP) Dr. Sharon Chappy Translating Continuing Education for Advanced Practice Nurses into Practice Change Midwest Nursing Research Society

 

2011-12 Awardees

StudentGraduate ProgramAdvisorPresentation TitleConference
Groves, Christopher Psychology (MS) Dr. David Lishner Violent Video Game Contextual Realism Moderates the Causal Effect of Playing Violent Video Grams on Behavioral Aggression 13th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology
Han, Kim Psychology(MS) Dr. Phan Hong-Lishner Paying for Treatment or Not Seeking Treatment: The Effect of Perceived Treatment Seeking on Negative Dispositional Evaluation of Those with Depression Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association
Kozuch, Amaranta Biology (MS) Dr. M. Elsbeth McPhee Effect of Captive Environment on Survival of Reintroduced Microtus Pennsylvanicus Annual Meeting of the Arizona Chapter and New Mexico Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Arizona-New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
Rose, Steven Biology (MS) Dr. Sabrina Mueller-Spitz Poster Presentation of Data Collected Towards a Collaborative Nanoparticle Project American Society for Microbiology 112th General Meeting
Schaefer, Sandra English (MA) Dr. Samantha Looker  Reviving Singular "They": Contemporary Usage of Gender Neutral Pronouns 16th National Conference of the American Copy Editors Society