Spring Award Winners

Amanda Grace Barton

  • Title: Using a Three-Step Prompting Procedure to Teach Instruction Following to Young Children with Autism
  • Program: Curriculum and Instruction
  • Advisor: Dr. William Sweeney

Catherine Beall

  • Title: Woody Vegetation Composition within the Lewis and Clark/Niobrara Delta on the Missouri River, USA
  • Program: Biology
  • Advisor: Dr. Mark Dixon

Levenae Buggs

  • Title: Evaluating Financial Distress, Cultural Fit, and Social Support in Predicting Well-Being for First Generation College Students
  • Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Advisor: Dr. Randy Quevillon

Sam Critzer

  • Title: Body Water Balance and Brain Function
  • Program: Physician Scientist
  • Advisor: Dr. Lee Baugh

Robert Doss

  • Title: Identifying Personality Pathology with the Cross-Cutting Symptom Measure
  • Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Advisor: Dr. Sara Lowmaster

Justin Fang

  • Title: Self-Compassion as a Moderator of the Relationship between Interpersonal Needs and Suicidal Ideation
  • Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Advisor: Dr. S. Jean Caraway

Lindsey Hovrud

  • Title: Temperamental Sensitivity Systems and Bulimia: The Role of Emotion Regulation.
  • Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Advisor: Dr. Raluca Simons

Chinenye Lilian Izuegbunam

  • Title: Functional Characterization of an Inducible Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM) Plant Homeodomain Type Transcription Factor, McHB-12
  • Program: Integrative Biology
  • Advisor: Dr. Bernie Wone

Anna Kase

  • Title: Environmental DNA sampling for a Rare and Elusive Turtle Species in a Modified River Habitat, Lake Oahe, South Dakota
  • Program: Biology
  • Advisor: Dr. Jacob Kerby

Kelly O'dea

  • Title: Eastern Bloc Response to the 1973 Wounded Knee Occupation: A Study of Cultural Phenomena in Political Activism
  • Program: History
  • Advisor: Dr. Steven Bucklin

Balaranjan Selvaratnam

  • Title: Application of Mesoporous Copper Oxides for Photocatalytic Water Splitting.
  • Program: Materials Chemistry
  • Advisor: Dr. Ranjit Koodali

Kulatheepan Thanabalasingam

  • Title: Visible Light Driven Photocatalytic Water Splitting Using CdS-TiO2 Coupled Semiconductor Dispersed on Mesoporous SBA-15
  • Program: Chemistry
  • Advisor: Dr. Ranjit Koodali

Neeraj Kumar Tiwari

  • Title: Molecular Mechanism of Carbamoylated Erythropoietin (CEPO) Improves Cognition
  • Program: Neuroscience
  • Advisor: Dr. Samuel Sathyanesan

Chelsey VanNess

  • Title: Sexual Abuse-Related Shame and Traumatic Stress: Emotional Suppression as Proposed Mediator
  • Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Advisor: Dr. Jean Caraway

Haidong Wang

  • Title: Deep Learning for Human Face Re-identification with Siamese Network and Triplet Loss
  • Program: Computer Science
  • Advisor: Dr. Santosh KC