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College of Liberal Arts Announces New Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Dean Jeffrey Hecker has announced the recipients of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Fellowships for 2011-12. The fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-supervised research and creative activity.

Each fellowship provides a $1,400 award for the student, and additional funding, if needed, to cover costs associated with the project. This year’s fellowships were supported with funds from the Intensive English Institute.

Fellowship recipients are: Kristina Anderson, “Ruminationas Transdiagnostic Factors in Psychological Disorders,” (adviser Sandra Sigmon); Jaclyn Bogner, “Moderating Role of Sexist Events on Beliefs about Appearance in Women with Eating Psychopathologies,” (adviser Sandra Sigmon); Jonathan Cole, “Virtual Simulations of Age-related Impairment,” (adviser Nicholas Giudice); Ashley Conley, “Effects of Emotion Regulation on Interpretation and Recall of Neutral Faces in Depression,” (adviser Lira Yoon); Alisha Gagnon, “Coping and Dual Vulnerability Model of Seasonal Affective Disorder,” (adviser Sandra Sigmon); Christopher Goodwin, “Improving Accuracy of Gold Nanocluster Simulations Using a Two Temperature Model,” (adviser Francois Amar); and Joshua Leger, “Visual Augmentation for Aging and Navigation,” (adviser Nicholas Giudice).

Also, Kristin Kirouac, “‘Arctic War?’: Examining the Possibility of Armed Conflict in the Arctic,” (adviser Seth Singleton); Avner Maiberg, “Simulating Spread of Disease using Household Epidemiological Model,” (adviser David Hiebeler); Cynthia Merrill, “BirdsacreWildlife Sanctuary: A New Media Narrative told through Cordelia’s Eyes,” (adviser Bill Kuykendall); Sarah Nichols, “Swan’s Island New Media Memory Project,” (adviser Bill Kuykendall); Jack Obery, “Effects of Suggestion on Dream Recall Frequency,” (adviser Lira Yoon); Emma Strubell, “Simulating Spread of Disease Using Household Epidemiological Model,” (adviser David Hiebeler); Olivia Teer, “Cognitive Predictors of Generalized Anxiety Disorders,” (adviser Sandra Sigmon); and Anna Werner, “Grow It Yourself: An Alternative Reality Game for Gardeners,” (adviser Joline Blais).

Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-4756

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