2011 Student Summer Scholars
"The Sincerity of Reform: Henry Ford's Five-Dollar Day and the Ideological Underpinnings of Progressive Era Reform"
Faculty Mentor: Matthew Lawrence Daley, History
"The Electric (Fender) Bass: Its Origins and Influence on the Evolution of Jazz and the Development of Contemporary Music"
Faculty Mentor: Tim Froncek, Music
"Exploring the Institutional and Ideological Sources of Guatemalan Military Interventionism"
Faculty Mentor: Andrew Schlewitz, Latin American Studies
"Do you speak Chemistry? Assessing the degree of inconsistency between expert and novice interpretations of exam questions"
Faculty Mentor: Nathan Barrows, Chemistry
"Bone Densities of the Frontal and Maxillary Sinuses, Determined by CT Scans to Aid in Limiting Complications of Endonasal Sinus Surgery (ESS)"
Faculty Mentor: James Christopher Reed, Biomedical Science
"Identification of the LEA gene family in the Orchidaceae"
Faculty Mentors: Sheila Blackman & Pei-Lan Tsou, Cell and Molecular Biology
"Don't spray the wasps! Using Polistes paper wasps for pest management in the home garden"
Faculty Mentor: Michael Henshaw, Biology
"Crayfish as a Potential Control for Zebra Mussel Populations"
Faculty Mentor: Daniel Bergman, Biomedical Sciences
Regulation of the scaffolding protein Mid1 in fission yeast cell division
Faculty Mentor: Dawn Clifford Hart, Cell and Molecular Biology
Comparing two methods for estimating stream fish abundance
Faculty Mentor: Carl Ruetz, Annis Water Resources Institute
"Food webs and rivers: Importance of floodplain connectivity"
Faculty Mentor: Eric Snyder, Biology
"Identification of tissue-specific mRNA expression from the Hdc gene of Drosophila"
Faculty Mentor: Martin Burg, Biomedical Sciences
Mapping Neural Stem Cell Domains in the Ventral Midbrain of the Chick Embryo
Faculty Mentor: Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences
"Resonance and the Carbon - Silicon Double Bond"
Faculty Mentor: Randy Winchester, Chemistry
"The Synthesis of Modified Chromenes"
Faculty Mentor: Matthew Hart, Chemistry
"Stylistic Divergences in Jazz: Comparing the European and American Mainstream Jazz Traditions"
Faculty Mentor: Kurt Ellenburg, English Language & Literature
"Another Silent Spring? Analyzing Patterns in an Emerging Epizootic in North America"
Faculty Mentor: Shaily Menon, Biology
"The Concept of Infinity in Ancient Greek Mathematics"
Faculty Mentor: David Austin, Mathematics
"The Genetic Profile of Early East European Farmers"
Faculty Mentor: Alexey Nikitin, Biology
"Modeling Social Networks with Random and Fuzzy Graphs"
Faculty Mentor: Jiyeon Suh, Mathematics
"Development of Novel MRI Contrast Agents"
Faculty Mentor: Shannon Biros, Chemistry
Misty Van Brocklin
"The role of CBL10 in flowering"
Faculty Mentor: Margaret Dietrich, Cell and Molecular Biology
"Investigating Antimatter-Matter Interactions in Gases"
Faculty Mentor: Richard Vallery, Physics
The Synthesis and Testing of GV-2 Chemical Derivatives for Antibacterial Activity
Faculty Mentors: Roderick Morgan, Biology & Robert Smart, Chemistry