History undergraduates Sarah Deas, Lauren Rogers, Katherine Will, and Melanie Zagorski were recently awarded Provost Fellowships by Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP). This is “the largest, most flexible, and most diverse fellowship” offered by LUROP. The Provost Fellows will conduct research projects under the guidance of a faculty member and will present their research projects in either an oral presentation or poster presentation at next spring’s research symposium.
Johnson, Mulcahy, Provost and Research Mentoring Program Scholars win People’s Choice Awards at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting
Loyola undergraduate students from the psychology department's Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience lab won best poster prizes at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society which took place in San Francisco, CA from March 28 - 31.
Featured Oral Presentation: Sara Hammer; Best In Institution: Kushal Bakshi; Honorable Mentions in Discipline: Nicole Minalt
The Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) and the international psychology honor society, Psi Chi, offer just two CUR Summer Research Grants each year. Robert Palumbo recently won one of them to support his research with mentor Dr. Robert Morrison.
As part of the Center for Experiential Learning, LUROP is pleased to announce the creation of the Social Justice Research Fellowship, which aims to support undergraduate Loyola students in conducting focused, faculty-mentored research connected to social justice. Check out the Social Justice Research Fellowship Page for more info!
Aaron Earley took the time to share his experiences through Stritch School of Medicine's summer research program in Microbiology and Immunology, and how it has influenced his education and research career. Here's what he had to say.
Two Loyola students Benjamin Irvine and Matthew Kemnetz, along with two Loyola Professors Dr. Asim Gangopadhyaya and Dr. Thomas Ruubel were recently published in the American Journal of Physics for their article Magnet traveling through a conducting pipe: A variation on the analytical approach.
In addition to winning the President’s Medallion, Taha Zaffar was also awarded a Ricci Scholarship, a year-long study abroad scholarship for highly motivated students. While overseas, he’s researched college seniors’ outlooks on employment and is conducting a study comparing students in Rome with students in Beijing.
On October 30, 2014, a group of students from Loyola's Lakeshore Campus participated in a poster competition during the Stritch School of Medicine's 35th Annual St. Albert's Day Research Symposium. LUROP is very happy to announce that LUROP Fellow Sana Hira won best poster from the Lakeshore Campus for her presentation on "The catalytic mechanism of a novel redox active thioredoxin-like protein (PbTrxL-1) of the malaria parasite Plasmodium." Congratulations Sana!