NMU McNair Scholars are preparing for exciting summer learning opportunities.
Jarryd Horn, Meg Palacio and Ryan Zawodny will be participating in summer research programs off campus. Jarryd will be working with Physics Department faculty at Ohio State University through the National Science Foundation (NSF) – Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Meg was offered an eight week research internship at Northwestern University in Biochemistry. Ryan will also be participating in a NSF – REU at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
Michelle Kaiser has been accepted to the Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy being held June 10 – 29 at the University of Colorado in Boulder. This year’s theme is “Paradoxes and Puzzles”.
Two students will be participating in internships: Kaitlynn Cesarek will be with Global Ties Initiative – Detroit, and Isabelle Tavares will be at the Mining Journal in Marquette. Isabelle will be working on a project called “Investigative Journalism on Environmental Issues in the Upper Peninsula”.
These students will be working with mentors at NMU this summer:
Danielle Ashley Dr. Jill Leonard, Biology
Effects of High- and Low-flow Rearing Environments on Guppy (Poecillia reticulata) Morphology and Predation Responses.
Jackie Bristol Dr. Yan Ciupak, Sociology
Perceived Social Support for Minority Students on Predominantly White Campuses.
Breanna Demaline Dr. Susan Kapla, Psychology
Fear in the Veterinary Clinic: History and Development of the Fear-Free Initiative.
Alexa Hansen Dr. Alan McEvoy, Sociology
Students who Bully Teachers: Profiles and Patterns of Mistreatment.
Shayla Manitowabi-Huebner Dr. Randy Jensen, Health and Human Performance
Effects of Show Type on Muscle Activity During Step Up and Step Down Motions
Brittney Moore Dr. Robert Belton, Biology
Immunohistochemistry assay of Basigin and Axl expression in glioblastoma
Jennie Parker Dr. Jacob Daar, Psychology
Cecilia Ruiz Dr. Adam Prus, Psychology
Kim Santiago Dr. Erich Ottem, Biology
Ted Roper Dr. Alan Rebertus, Biology
The Pollination Ecology of the Tuberous Grass-pink Orchid (Calopogon tuberosus)
Anna Wacker Dr. Josh Sharp, Biology
Rapid Identification of Legionella Species in Water Samples via Loop-meediated Isothermal Amplification.
Jordan Wallace Dr. Paul Mann, Clinical Lab Sciences
Can the IDH Gene be Detected by LAMP using FFPA Tissue?
Bailey West Dr. Jeanne Lorentzen, Sociology
The Significance of Nursing in Rural Communities and Patient Outcomes.
Best wishes to these students as they prepare for graduate studies through research and other scholarly activities! Stay tuned to our blog over the summer for the latest on the progress of these research projects.