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Thirty students have been selected as 2005 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

This is the seventh year of the program. The 2005 University Fellows, with their project titles and faculty partners' names, are:

  • Daniel Allen '06, Essex Junction, VT, "The Development of a Functional Model to Assess the Role of Connexin 43," Jill Pflugheber, biology
  • Adam Britt '06, Rochester, NY, "Modeling Cross-Episodic Migration of Memory," Ed Harcourt, mathematics/computer science/statistics
  • Benjamin Case '07, Rutledge, PA, "Modeling Episodic Memory Migration with Cellular Automata," Ed Harcourt, mathematics/computer science/statistics
  • Karoline Chrzanowski '07, Watertown, NY, "Remember that time when...? The Interplay between Schematic and Episodic Memory: A Proposal," Sharon Hannigan, psychology
  • Stephen Cotton '06, Granby, CT, "Civil Societies Across Borders: The United States and Canada Compared," Alan Draper, government
  • Nathaniel Doro '06, Williamsville, NY, "Effects of Varying Concentration of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone on Rat Primordial Follicle Development in vitro," Jill Pflugheber, biology
  • Crystal Ellis '06, Potsdam, NY, "Reading Illustrations," Ron Sigmundi, psychology
  • Kevin Emblidge '06, Queensbury, NY, "Determining Triggering Conditions for an Adirondack Landslide (Mt. Colden, Avalanche Pass)," Diane Burns, geology
  • Paige Evans '07, Essex, VT, "A Study of the Medicinal Herb Coptis Trifolia in Old Growth and Second Growth Forests in the Adirondacks of Northern New York," Aswini Pai, biology
  • Leah Frankel '06, Glastonbury, CT, "The History of Jews at SLU," Marta Albert, education
  • Evelyn Gatawa '08, Zimbabwe, "SADC Free Trade Agreement: A Move Towards Improved Intra-Regional Trade and Economic Development in Southern Africa?," Bob Blewett, economics
  • Shawn Golley '08, Hamilton, NY, "Developing a Web-based, Multi-Format Calculus Educational Application," Dan Gagliardi, mathematics/computer science/statistics
  • Robin Hanson '06, Scotia, NY, "The Relationship Between Nasal Anatomy and Olfactory Ability," David Hornung, biology
  • Michael Hart '06, Fairport, NY, "Astrocytic pH Regulation in Central Respiratory Control Nuclei," Joe Erlichman, biology
  • Thomas Hathaway ' 06, DeRuyter, NY, "Language Diversity in the Vitiaz Strait Trade System," Ali Pomponio, anthropology
  • Kira Krumhansl '06, Amherst, NY, "Conservation of Juvenile Nassau Grouper in a Tidal Mangrove Lagoon on the Island of San Salvador, Bahamas," Brad Baldwin, biology
  • Oumou Leye '07, Senegal, "Financial Assistance and Economic Development in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Cote d'Ivoire," Bob Blewett, economics
  • Stephanie Lusk '05, Skidmore, TX, "A Dream of Glorious Return: Culture and Identity in Contemporary Art of the Tibetan Diaspora," Chandreyi Basu, fine arts
  • Trish McMahon '06, Federal Way, WA, "On the Cutting Board: The Lack of Ethnic Minorities in Print Journalism," Bob Cowser, English
  • Garrett Morgan '06, Whitesboro, NY, "Custom Memory Allocation in Graphics-Intensive Computer Applications," Brian Ladd, mathematics/computer science/statistics
  • Katherine Morrison '07, Rockland, ME, "Effects of Harvesting on Abundance and Distribution of Sanguinaria canadensis in the Adirondack Park, NY," Aswini Pai, biology
  • Noelle O'Brien '07, Philadelphia, PA, "HIV/AIDS on Global, Regional and Country Specific Levels: The Role of NGOs to Contain the Pandemic," David Lloyd, history
  • Tuoc Phan '07, Vietnam, "The Impact of Traditional Values and Modernization on Gender in Japan," Yoko Chiba, modern languages, and Valerie Lehr, gender studies
  • Heather Ross '06, Johnsburg, NY, "Life in the Mountains: A History of Women in the Adirondacks," Judith DeGroat, history
  • Elizabeth Salomon '06, Palmyra, NY, "The Ventilatory Effects of Impaired Lactate Shuttle in the Retrotrapazoid Nucleus," Joe Erlichman, biology
  • Mary Seward '06, Amsterdam, NY, "The Accuracy of the Domestic Dog's Olfactory Recognition of a Target Scent in the Presence of Distracter Odors," David Hornung, biology
  • Kanti Shrestha '07, Nepal, "Gender in the Making of Modern India," Abye Assefa, sociology
  • Sarah Skinner '06, Boxford, MA, "How Can K-12 Mathematics Teachers be More Effective and Efficient?," Jim DeFranza, mathematics/computer science/statistics
  • Jenna Stearns '06, Trumansburg, NY, "Peripheral Visions: Exploring the Images and Voices of Immigrant Women in Lavapies, Madrid, Spain," John Collins, global studies
  • Nathan Twichell '06, Falmouth, MA, "Genetic Relationships among Elliptio complanata Populations of the Eastern and Western sides of the Adirondacks," Mike Temkin, biology

    Revised version posted: May 17, 2005