Student Scholars & Faculty Mentors

Projects funded by our internal grants program. Search the table to find students or faculty mentors that share in your interests, and could help you achieve your goals in research, creative activity, or service.

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Student NameAdvisorDepartmentGrant Title
Traverse, Zachary John Wallace BIOL Precipitation Impact on the Concentration of Microplastics in Urban, Forest and Agricultural Stream Systems View Grant Info
Ferguson, Samantha Robert Vaillancourt BIOL Upwelling-Enhanced Phytoplankton Production at the New England Shelf Break Front: Observations Using the Coastal Pioneer Array’s Submarine Gliders View Grant Info
Ou, Yongyu Steven Kennedy CHEM Studies Toward 3,4-Dihydro-2(H)-Quinolinone Derivatives View Grant Info
Fisher, Robert Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM The Binding Characteristics of IclR Transcription Factor View Grant Info
Sterner, Molly Judy Cebra-Thomas BIOL Investigation of the Potential Reprogramming of Turtle Neural Crest Cells View Grant Info
Strempel, Cole Steven Bonser CHEM The Synthesis and Study of Aurones: A Class of Compounds with Emerging Biological Potential View Grant Info
Caceci, Peter Steven Bonser CHEM The Synthesis and Physical Organic Study of Thioaurones View Grant Info
Harkins, Brianna Ryan Wagner BIOL MARINE BOTANY - SESSION 2 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY - SESSION 3 MARINE INVERTABRATES - SESSION 4 View Grant Info
Bowers, Taylor Dominique Didier BIOL Biological Oceanography Marine Ichthyology Conservation Biology View Grant Info
Trunall, Jordan Jeri Robinson ART Alternative Pattern and Textile Design View Grant Info
Traut, Jordan Jill Craven ENGL ALCOA Foundation of American Indians Research Trip View Grant Info
Smith, Sarah Isaac Ligocki BIOL Endocrine Disruption in Mosquitofish Social Networking View Grant Info
Noel, Harrison Kathryn Allen CHEM Synthesizing a Covalent Organic Framework with Thiophene-Pyrene Linkages View Grant Info
Hoefner, Taylor Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM Piloting Instrinsic Fluorescence Studies of IcIR-Effector Interations View Grant Info
Ferrari, Lauren Nancy Mata ELCM Branding & Disruptive Package Design View Grant Info
Coutts, ALyssa Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM Regulation of the Glyoxylate Pathway by ICIR View Grant Info
Zimmerman, David Kathryn Allen CHEM Creating a Thiophene-Pyrene Covalent Organic Framework View Grant Info
Snavely, Alan Laura Ramos-Sepulveda BIOL Pioneering the Hemp Microbiome; Implication in Potential Crop Rotations in Pennsylvania View Grant Info
Ritter, Emily Aaron Haines BIOL Quantifying the Impacts of Invasive Species on Imperiled U.S. Taxa View Grant Info
Pelcin, Katherine John Haughery AEST Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for a Facility-Wide Network Architecture to Augment Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) View Grant Info
Papavasilis, Elefteria Dominique Didier BIOL Survey and Analysis of Biodiversity at Lake Allure, Lancaster County, PA View Grant Info
McKee, Amanda Kathryn Allen CHEM Thiophenes Incorporated into Covalent Organic Frameworks View Grant Info
Leicht, Jonathan Shauna Frischkorn ART "I've Accidentally Tattooed My Fingers!" And Other Anecdotes View Grant Info
Kurtz, Landon Kathryn Allen CHEM Creating Covalent Organic Compounds using Thiophenes for Stability View Grant Info
Horst, Amanda Mehmet Goksu PHYS Photovoltaic Cell Simulation with Matlab and Simulink View Grant Info
Gonteski, Cameron Richard Clark ESCI Millersville University Piedmont-area Arctic System Tracking--Post-frontal Environment (MU-PAST-PostfE) View Grant Info
Gant, Abigayle Richard Clark ESCI Pre-frontal Environment (PrefE) View Grant Info
Fleming, Rhiannon Richard Clark ESCI Millersville University Piedmont-area Arctic System Tracking - Cross-frontal Environment (MU-PAST-CfE) View Grant Info
Farmer, Catherine Maja Klosinska BIOL Exploring species adaptation through genetic comparison of Arabidopsis lyrata populations growing on granitic and serpentine soils View Grant Info
Dalessandro, Emily Jonathan Stolzfus BIOL Differential gene expression between Strongyloides stercoralis post-parasitic and post-free-living first stage larvae View Grant Info
Coggins, Colin Brent Horton BIOL The Effects of Hypoglycemic Events on Cognitive Function in Mice View Grant Info
Sprague, Natalie Ajoy Kumar ESCI Field Methods in Oceanography View Grant Info
Zimmerman, David Kathryn Allen CHEM Creating a Thiophene-Pyrene Covalent Organic Framework View Grant Info
McKee, Amanda Kathryn Allen CHEM Thiophenes Incorporated into Covalent Organic Frameworks View Grant Info
Kurtz, Landon Kathryn Allen CHEM Creating Covalent Organic Compounds using Thiophenes for Stability View Grant Info
Harrison, Noel Kathryn Allen CHEM Synthesizing a Covalent Organic Framework with Thiophene-Pyrene Linkages View Grant Info
Papavasilis, Elefteria Dominique Didier BIOL Survey and analysis of Biodiversity at Lake Allure, Lancaster County, PA View Grant Info
Coggins, Colin Maja Klosinska BIOL Exploring species adaptation through genetic comparison of Arabidopsis lyrata populations View Grant Info
Gumbravich, Christa Jonathan Strayer ENGL Performance Poetry Production View Grant Info
Klansek, Nate Sharon Brusic AEST This proposal seeks support for funding to travel to the National Association of SchoolPsychologists’ (NASP) Annual Convention, February 2022, in Boston, MA, to co-present asymposium session titled,Adaptingthe Classroom Check-Up: Novel Approaches to TeacherSupport. View Grant Info
Wentland, Sadie Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Adapting the Classroom Check-Up: Novel Approaches to Teacher Support View Grant Info
Kiesel, Robert John Haughery AEST Augmenting Automated Manufacturing Systems via Human-Machine Interfaces View Grant Info
Crushong, Nyx Elizabeth Thyrum PSYCH When Home is the Only Environment: Perceptions of Home Environment, Physical and Mental Health Outcomes for Emerging Adults after COVID-19 Lockdown View Grant Info
Eshika, Bhanot Wagner, Ryan BIOL Comparison of 2 Primer Sets for a qPCR Assay for Powassan Virus View Grant Info
Kurtz, Landon Kathryn Allen CHEM Thiophene-Based Covalent Organic Frameworks with Carbon Chains for Improved Crystallinity View Grant Info
Schoener, Katherine Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Adapting the Classroom Check-Up: Novel Approaches to Teacher Support View Grant Info
Traut, Jordan Amber Pfannenstiel ENGL Native Representation in North American Museums: Subverting Relative Invisibility in Exhibits Through the Use of Visual Artifacts View Grant Info
Gonzalez Torres, Jesus Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM Incorporation of Alanine in place of Glutamic Acid 121 in E.Coli View Grant Info
Noel, Harrison Kathryn Allen CHEM Synthesizing a Covalent Organic Framework with Thiophene-Pyrene Linkages View Grant Info
Blaine, Hannah Nancy Mata ART Hamilton Letterpress Museum and Workshop View Grant Info
Bershtein, George Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM HPLC Study of ICLR Protein Multimerization View Grant Info
Taylor, Danielle Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Virtual Application of the Classroom Check-Up During the Pandemic View Grant Info
Conan, Judy Maria Schiza CHEM Microwave Synthesis of Zinc Nanoplates and Nanorods and their Characterization Using UV-Vis Spectroscopy, Optical Microscopy, and Scanning Electron Microscopy View Grant Info
Lefever, Cole John Haughery AEST Impacts of Automation: Manufacturing Jobs in the United States View Grant Info
Campbell, Christina Heather Lehman BIOL Oral Healthcare and Awareness at Nehemiah Center View Grant Info
Powley, Christina Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Consultation in the Real World, Before, During, After COVID-19 View Grant Info
Erkalo, Betel Melissa Mullen Davis CHEM Monitoring Transcription Factor IClR View Grant Info
Brogan, Angelique Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Survey of School Psychology Graduate Program Consultation Training Practices View Grant Info
Reineberg, Anamarie Judy Cebra-Thomas BIOL Molecular Cloning of Trachemys scripta Sox8 View Grant Info
Munar, Ana Carolina Victor Capecce AEST Entrepreneurship Capstone View Grant Info
McKee, Amanda Kathryn Allen CHEM Thiophenes Incorporated into Covalent Organic Frameworks View Grant Info
Johnson, Meredith NURS   View Grant Info
Wentland, Sadie Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Active participation in conferences, symposia, and other meetings View Grant Info
Traut, Jordan Amber Pfannenstiel ENGL Indigenous Studies Conference Presentation Registration and Research Materials View Grant Info
Taylor, Danielle Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Consultation in the Real World,Before,During,After COVID-19 View Grant Info
Powley, Christina Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Consultation in the Real World,Before,During,After COVID-19 View Grant Info
Lynn, Duncan Christopher Hardy BIOL Active participation in conferences, symposia, and other meetings View Grant Info
Lefever, Cole John Haughery AEST Impacts of Automation: Manufacturing Jobs in the United States View Grant Info
Drager, Rebecca Steven Kennedy CHEM Synthetic Studies Toward 3,4-Dihydro-2(1H)-Quinolinone Derivatives View Grant Info
Corkery, Caleb ENGL Field trips to museums, galleries, theatres, and other cultural settings View Grant Info
Drager, Rebecca Steven Kennedy CHEM Synthetic Studies Toward 3,4-Dihydro-2(1H)-Quinolinone Derivatives View Grant Info
Gatacos, Fernando Beth Powers EMEE Culturally Relevant Classroom Management: Theory, Research, and Practice View Grant Info
Dalessandro, Emily Jonathan Stolzfus BIOL Identification of signaling pathway components in parasitic and free-living nematodes. View Grant Info
Esperanza, Elizabeth Kelly Banna PSYCH A Refinement of “Evaluation of a Repeated Rapid Reacquisition and Extinction Model ofReinstatement to Sucrose Seeking in Rats” by Chamberlain (2020) View Grant Info
Lynn, Duncan Christopher Hardy BIOL Economic Botany Research: Colocasia-Xanthosoma species identification in market tubers. View Grant Info
Judy, Conan Maria Schiza CHEM Microwave Synthesis of Zinc Nanoplates and Nanorods and their Characterization Using UV-Vis Spectroscopy, Optical Microscopy, and Scanning Electron Microscopy View Grant Info
Arpan, Akbar Judy Cebra-Thomas BIOL Migration Patterns Trachemys Scripta Neural Crest Cells During Embryonic Development View Grant Info
Snavely, Alan Laura Ramos-Sepulveda BIOL Exploring the impact of crop rotation on the microbiome of industrial hemp View Grant Info
Edwards, Rachel Jessica Fellmeth BIOL Gene expression in canine mast cell tumors and relationship to kidneydisease View Grant Info
Burke, Sean Isaac Ligocki BIOL The Multi-generational Effects of Predation Risk on G. holbrooki View Grant Info
Holmes, Madison Jessica Fellmeth BIOL Identifying the Unknown Function of CAL1 during CENP-C CentromereLoading View Grant Info
Martin, Kerri John Wallace BIOL The influence of research-mediated insect bycatch of non-target species ondeclining insect biomass View Grant Info
Wood, Hannah Laura Weise-Cross BIOL Effects of Vaping on Vascular Cells View Grant Info
Lynn, Duncan Christopher Hardy BIOL Economic Botany Research: Colocasia-Xanthosoma species identificationin market tubers View Grant Info
Mancini, Angelique Ryan Wagner BIOL Analysis of Carbonic Anhydrase Gene Overexpression on TransgenicArabidopsis thaliana Plant Growth and Development View Grant Info
Reineberg, Anamarie Judy Cebra-Thomas BIOL Transcriptomics of T. scripta Neural Crest Precursor Cells View Grant Info
Snavely, Alan Laura Ramos-Sepulveda BIOL Exploring the impact of crop rotation on the bacterial microbiome ofindustrial hemp View Grant Info
Traut, Jordan Amber Nicole Pfannestiel ENGL On the World Stage: How Indigenous Stories Survive Through Music around the Globe View Grant Info
Barnett, Jadon Amber Nicole Pfannestiel ENGL Gane Design and Development View Grant Info
O'Loughlin, Shannon Shawn Cook PSYCH The Relationship Between the Number of Concussions and Cognitive Decline View Grant Info
Wentland, Sadie Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Adapting the Classroom Check-Up: Novel Approaches to Teacher Support View Grant Info
Taylor, Danielle Lauren Kaiser PSYCH Adapting the Classroom Check-Up: Novel Approaches to Teacher Support View Grant Info