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Archive of Past Undergraduate Researchers

Click on any student to learn more about his or her undergraduate research experience.

Daniel_Grube
Plan II and Government

Daniel’s undergraduate research topic is How does the Senate talk about the Middle East?

“Research is unique in that you never know what your results will tell you; it is a surprising and exhilarating process.”

Dany_Haddad
Electrical Engineering

Dany’s undergraduate research topic is Remote Monitoring and Control of an Electric Vehicle Charging Station.

“I feel that I am more involved in the academic community and am truly working towards a better future.”

Duan Quach
Nutritional Science

Duan’s undergraduate research topics is Assessment of Omega-3 Fatty Acids’ Effect on Attenuating Obesity-induced Cyclooxygenase-2 Activation and Aromatase Expression in Breast Cancer Cells and Adipose Stromal Cells.

“Research has allowed me to meet many great people with valuable knowledge and experience.”

Elissa Ludeman
Anthropology

Elissa’s undergraduate research topic was Cochlear Labyrinth Volume Reconstruction and Predicted Hearing Abilities in the Fossil Primates Mahgarita stevensi and Rooneyia viejaensis

“The single most rewarding part of my research experience is opportunity; every skill I have learned and person I have been lucky enough to meet has been another door opening.”

Eva Valilis
Public Health (Honors)

Eva’s undergraduate research topic is Best Practices of Flu Vaccine Delivery.

“I did not expect so much freedom, and I am grateful that I am able to explore methods of epidemiological research using my own strategies.”

Garrett Fair
Business Honors Program & Mathematics

Garrett’s undergraduate research topic was The Gatekeepers: A Study of Credit Rating Agency Analysts and Their Role in the Financial Crisis.

“Even if you’re not interested in graduate school or a Ph.D., you can still build a very valuable skill set from working in research that can be useful in future jobs.”