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Feb 17, 2020
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Student Profile: Sarah Kautz

Undergraduate researcher Sarah Kautz is helping diabetics find treatment through exercise. Mentor: Bhibha Das Department: Kinesiology Project Title: “LAST: Leisure activity step tracking study” My project is a type 2...

Feb 10, 2020
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Student Profile: Dylan Sampson

Undergraduate researcher Dylan Sampson is figuring out new training techniques to help athletes. Mentor: Patrick Rider Department: Exercise Physiology Project Title: “Effects of distracted jump training on mechanical differences in...

Feb 04, 2020
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Student Profile: Rachel Cobb

Undergraduate researcher Rachel Cobb is uncovering new ways to build inclusive classrooms. Co-Investigator: Hannah Skaff Mentor: Dr. Christy Howard Department: Elementary Education Project Title: “Representation and construction of disabilities in...

Jan 27, 2020
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Student Profile: Justin Brinson

Undergraduate researcher Justin Brinson is uncovering the past for future generations. Mentor: Dr. Randolph Daniel Department: Anthropology Project Title: “Classification of prehistoric artifacts in Pitt County” I am analyzing prehistoric...

Jan 21, 2020
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Student Profile: Jennifer McMains

Undergraduate researcher Jennifer McMains is studying the effects of prostate cancer treatments on patients. Mentor: Dr. Johanna Hannan Department: Physiology Project Title: “Neuritogenesis following radiation and castration" My research focuses...

Oct 31, 2019
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Student Profile: Sydney Rossback

Undergraduate researcher Sydney Rossback is examining the difference in right hand and left hand dominant brains. Major: Exercise Physiology Mentor: Dr. Chris Mizelle Department: Kinesiology Project Title: “What is the...

Oct 29, 2019
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Student Profile: Serena Mooney

Undergraduate researcher Serena Mooney is studying how muscles function under extreme conditions to inform better health care treatment options. Majors: Public Health Studies and International Studies Mentor: Dr. Espen Spangenburg...

Oct 20, 2019
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Student Profile: Kristin Tyson

Undergraduate researcher Kristin Tyson is studying how amino acids interact with proteins, potentially leading to new medical treatments. Majors: Chemistry and Biochemistry Mentor: Dr. Adam Offenbacher Department: Chemistry Project Title:...

Oct 15, 2019
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Student Profile: Nicholas Hill

Undergraduate researcher Nicholas Hill is building better prosthesis for patients. Major: Electrical Engineering Mentor: Dr. Faete Filho Department: Engineering Project Title: “An advanced control system for hand prosthesis for candidates...

Oct 01, 2019
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Student Profile: Emily Edmonds

Undergraduate researcher Emily Edmonds is researching biodiversity along shorelines to better understand coastal ecosystems. Major: Biology Mentor: Dr. April Blakeslee Department: Biology Project Title: “Parasites as indicators of biodiversity in...