News Archive (2012-2013)
OUR Expo is Getting a New Name!
Dr. Steve Roberson, the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and Dr. Jan Rychtář, the Interim Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, are proud to announce that the annual celebration of undergraduate scholarship and creative activities—formerly known as OUR Expo—is getting a new name. In recognition of Mrs. Carolyn Thomas ’54, a long time, generous donor and a supporter of undergraduate research, the event will now be called “The Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo.”
Undergraduate Research Assistantship Participant Featured in UNCG Magazine’s Summer 2012 Issue
Zimuzor Ugochukwu, a participant in the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Research Assistantship program and presenter at The Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo, has been featured in UNCG Magazine’s Summer 2012 issue for her work in creating the Ignite Greensboro Project. To read the article, please click here.
Undergraduate Research Assistantship Participant Featured in UNCG “Inspire. Change.” Story
Kristy Stroud, a participant in the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Research Assistantship program, has been featured in a UNCG “Inspire. Change.” story focusing on her work with Industries of the Blind.
|Student Name||Mentor Name||Department||Title of Project|
|Stephen Barnes||Norman Chiu||Chemistry & Biochemistry||Comparative Study of Ionization Techniques in Mass Spectrometry of Ribonucleoside|
|Luke Kaiser||Jeffrey Soles||Classical Archaeology & English w/ Minor in GIS||Understanding Hellenistic Fortifications Through Remote Sensing and GIS|
|Jessica MacNair||David Teachout||Music Education||Rehearsal of Music and Language in Working Memory|
|Daniel Nasrallah||Mitchell Croatt||Chemistry – Concentration Research||Exploration of the selective synthesis of cyclooctatetraenes by addition of dimethyl sulfoxide to metal catalysts|
|Mary Piepmeier||Heather Holian||Art History||The Medici Gardens: Microcosms of Divine Rule|
|David Sykes||Jan Rychtář||Mathematics||The effect of Information on Kleptoparasitic Interactions|
|Jillian Troxler||Esther Leerkes||Psychology||Gender Differences in Infant Emotion Regulation|
Dr. Jan Rychtář appointed Interim Director of OUR
Dr. Jan Rychtář joins the Office of Undergraduate Research as Interim Director August 1. The former Director of OUR, Dr. Mary Crowe accepted an Associate Provost of Experiential
Education position at Florida Southern College.
Dr. Crowe did an excellent job expanding and promoting undergraduate research on the local, state, and national level. She will be missed by the OUR network as well as the wider UNCG community.