Research corporation announces research awards for faculty and undergraduates December 16, 2021 Contact: Clark Davis, University Relations Specialist, 304-696-3408 The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Spring 2022 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Summer 2022 John Marshall Scholars Award program for faculty. The 14 awardees of the Spring 2022 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards will receive a $750 stipend, $1,000 for travel and materials and $750 is provided for the participating faculty mentor. The program is open to students in the College of Science, College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Media, Colleges of Engineering and Computer Sciences, College of Health Professions and the Honors College. Spring 2022 awardees are: Banzon, Jarod (College of Engineering and Computer Sciences) – A Study of Predicting The Behavior of Walking Insects Using Deep Learning Techniques Bloss, Bethany (College of Health Professions) – Language Sampling in Adolescents from Appalachia Clark, Benjamin (College of Science) – Hypertrophic Growth and Intracellular Calcium in Cardiac Myocytes in Mice with Altered Na/K-ATPase Isoforms Clark, Trace (College of Science) – Using Antioxidant Assays and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Determine the Defensive Role of Antioxidants in Tardigrades Covington, Calvin (College of Health Professions) – Comparison of Bone Density Measurements Using Two CT (Computer Tomography) Scanning Techniques in Hindlimb Suspend Rats Dillon, Eric (Honors College) – An Automatic Feedback System to Teach Cybersecurity Principles to K-12 and College Students Ferguson, Cameron (College of Health Professions) – Relative Head Acceleration Forces in Flag and Tackle Football Kennett, Tyler (College of Arts and Media) – The Last Tree of Bluefield Avenue-PTSD, Trauma and Appalachia O’Dell, Hayden (College of Science) – Using Fluorescence Confocal Microscopy and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Determine the Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Cryptobiosis Raines, Regan (College of Engineering and Computer Sciences) – Fabrication and Experimental Characterization of Medical-Grade Dental Implants, Fabricated Using Vat-Protocolization Additive Manufacturing Process Smith, Sydney (College of Science) – Effects of Hyocholic Acid on Hepatic Function and Gut Microbiota Stanley, Mallory (College of Liberal Arts) – An Archival Examination of the Owen Clinic Institute: Remember a Rural Mental Health Facility in Huntington, West Virginia Summers, J. Paul (Honors College) – Orthoamphibole – Garnet – Chlorite Schists from the Little Pine Garnet Mine, NC Tomblin, Destiny (College of Liberal Arts) – Social-Media and Health Literacy in Relation to the COVID-19 Crisis The ten awardees of the John Marshall Scholars Award program will receive a semester-long, four-course reassigned time commitment. Since its inception, the John Marshall Scholars program has supported the creative discovery and research work of faculty members from the College of Science, College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Media, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences and the Library. Summer 2022 awardees are: Fan, Xiaojuan (College of Science) – Thermal-Photo-Electronic Hybrid Device for Energy Harvesting Hagarty, Ian (College of Arts and Media) – Shared Reverence Harper, Linsey (Libraries & Online Learning) – Investigation of Factors Affecting Undergraduate Students’ Usage of YouTube as a Supplementary Learning Tool: An Adoption of the Theory of Planned Behavior Kaufmann, Daniel (College of Arts and Media) – Shared Reverence Koontz, Penny (College of Liberal Arts) – An Examination of Campus Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Treatment Disparity Kozlowski, Hanna (College of Arts and Media) – Visual Bridging McCunn, Laura (College of Science) – Reactions of Chemicals Formed During PVC Pyrolysis Salary, Ross (College of Engineering and Computer Sciences) – Physics-Driven, Intelligent: Biofabrication of Bone Implants for the Treatment of Osseous Fractures Uddin, Mohammad (COB) – Are CTO Trades Informative? Evidence from Insider Trades by Corporate CTO’s of S&P 1500 Firms Waugh, Carline (CAM) – The Quiet Voice Project: Songs of Home For more information about the research awards or upcoming proposal deadlines, visit www.marshall.edu/murc.