Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Summer 2023 Mentorship Projects

Kahiau Among
Majors: English (Creative Writing) and Psychology
Graduation Year: 2024
Faculty: Robert Morrison, PhD
Department: Psychology
Project: Enhancing creativity with brain stimulation

Kara Ehler
Major: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2025
Faculty: Megan Whitney, PhD
Department: Biology
Project: Microscopic insights into macroevolutionary transitions

Morgan Frilot
Major: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2026
Faculty: Martina Schmeling, PhD
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: What Pollutants are in a Cup of Coffee?

Kayla Mkandawire
Major: Neuroscience
Graduation Year: 2025
Faculty: Zoe Smith, PhD
Department: Psychology
Project: Culturally responsive psychodiagnostic assessments for Black and/or Latina/e/o teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Amanda Newton
Major: Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2026
Faculty: Xiang Wan, PhD
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Project: From Random Walk to Black Scholes: A Numerical Exploration of Brownian motion