2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Rebecca Hudon and Taylor Briese

July 11, 2016

Pictured above top to bottom: Rebecca Hudon, Taylor Briese The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety of topics […]

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2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Brieanah Gouveia and Daniel Osborne

July 5, 2016

The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety of topics and disciplines from fine arts to chemistry. This year, […]

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2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Joseph (Cody) Statler and Shannon Barter

June 20, 2016

pictured above left to right: Joseph (Cody) Statler and Shannon Barter The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety […]

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Roanoke College Students Present at American Chemistry Society

April 17, 2016

Six Roanoke College students traveled to San Diego, CA to present at the American Chemistry Society in March. Two of those students were Thane Jones and Morgan Claybrook. Thane is a junior majoring in Chemistry who worked with Dr. Hollis for their research project. Morgan is a junior majoring in Biology and Chemistry who worked […]

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Roanoke College students named one of the five finalists in the Wege Prize competition.

March 29, 2016

Lavender and Lydiah Lydiah Mpyisi, ’16, and Lavender Micalo, ’18, are both students who were both brought up in Nairobi, Kenya where they witnessed first-hand many issues large cities can have such as overpopulation, insecurity and unemployment. Their experiences there helped motivate them into their current project. Lydiah and Lavender’s project was also inspired from […]

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WSRA spotlight: Christa Waterwiese

March 1, 2016

Christa Waterwiese, a freshman at Roanoke College, is one of the students under the work study research assistant program. In the program, students are hired and paid to work alongside a professor on a research project. There is a variety of research projects spread across all the academic departments on campus. Christa works in the […]

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URAP spotlight: David Miller

February 25, 2016

  The Undergraduate Research Assistants Program (URAP) is a program where students work one on one with a faculty member on a research project together. Students apply their senior year of high school and can work on their research program for four years. David Miller, a sophomore at Roanoke College, is a URAP student that […]

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Work Study Research Assistant Spotlight: Kevin Oakey

February 19, 2016

  Kevin Oakey is a senior at Roanoke College participating in the work study research assistant program. In the program, students are hired and paid to work alongside a professor on a research project. A variety of research projects are spread across all the academic departments on campus.   Kevin first became interested in the […]

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Roanoke College student presents research in Portland, OR

February 11, 2016

Angela Montalvo, a senior majoring in Biology at Roanoke College, presented her research at the Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology in Portland, Oregon this January. She worked with Dr. Jorgensen in the Biology department for her project. Angela first decided to do research during her freshmen year. She became interested working with crabs and […]

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WSRA spotlight: Jennifer Barthol

February 4, 2016

  Jennifer Barthol, a sophomore at Roanoke College, is one of the students under the work study research assistant program. In the program, students are hired and paid to work alongside a professor on a research project. A variety of research projects are spread across all the academic departments on campus. Jennifer works under the […]

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