Biology faculty member Dr. Chuck Paulson with students in Ecuador

Student TLO Activities

The Office of Undergraduate Studies encourages students to participate in transformational learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Some of these experiences that we have supported include research with a faculty member and student-travel to conferences. Click on the links below to find out more about these exciting student projects!

2012-2013

  • Austin Belknap
    Dental Missions Trip to Panama
  • Carlene Stanko
    Predictors of Post-Cardiac Arrest Neurological Outcome after Therapeutic Hypothermia
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  • Derek Tokar
    Vitellogenin RNAi treatment halts oocyte growth without decreasing protein translation
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  • Herrick Smith
    Washington Center Internship
  • Jacob Burnett
    The effects of inhibited reproduction by ovariectomy or vitellogenin-RNAi on the longevity of grasshoppers
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  • Jamie Reid
    US Embassy Internship in Turkey

2011-2012

  • Andrea Paxton & Michael Santana
    Sonny Cummings Documentary Project
  • Buca Forrester, Julie Glass, Meghan Decubellis
    ABC Literacy Transformational Learning Opportunity Presentation
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  • Dayna Osan
    Oxford Arts Center
  • Hannah Hoffman & Andre Washington
    Meadowmount School of Music
  • Heather Thwing and Alison Van Haute
    Pushing the Boundaries of Engagement: Transformational Learning Among the Gullah/Geechee
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  • J. Lucien D. Houle
    Beyond Said: Medieval Orientalism and the Far East
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  • Shaza Wester Davis
    Working Beyond the Mode: Mortuary Practices at Salmon Ruin
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2010-2011

  • Andrew Brenner
    Do A-Theories of Time Entail a Finite Past?
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  • Angie LeRoy
    “You’re Such a Pain”: The Physiological Response to Working with a Burdensome Group Member
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  • Angie Leroy, Heather Pease, Chris Williams
    Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association
  • Maria Pena and Thomas Janson
    9th Annual World Symposium on Choral Music
  • Marissa Burkett
    World Food Bank Internship in Rome, Italy
  • Michelle Angel
    Analysis of the Relationship Between Operator Driving Hours and Involvement in Preventable Collisions
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  • Miranda Tiona
    American Consulate General U.S. Commercial Service Internship in China
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  • Shelby Feldman
    White House Internship

2009-2010

  • Alissa LaGesse
    Against the Use of Advance Directives in Medical Decision Making
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  • Andrew Brenner
    Aquinas on Eternity, Tense, and Temporal Becoming
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  • Blazenka Barisic
    Empowerment of Refugees in the 21st Century: The Connection Between Human Rights, Reconciliation and Repatriation
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  • Erin Dupree, Cody Spencer, Elizabeth Bittel
    National Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference
  • Heather Nicols, Sarah Maurer, Amy Joyner
    Tutoring Children with a Hearing Loss using a Phonological-Based Curriculum: An Impact in Only 8 Weeks
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  • Jennifer Albertson, Alissa LaGesse, Terri Younger, Shayna Lacy
    Bioethics Bowl Competition
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  • Ninekema Laroque and Rebecca Desrosier
    “It’s more money that I have, but I have to go one more”: Qualitative and quantitative analyses of risky decision making in “Deal or No Deal”
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  • Taylor Myers
    Neuron Specific Enolase Validity during Therapeutic Hypothermia Post Cardiac Arrest
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2008-2009

  • Chalaine Baker
    Presidential Inaugural Conference
  • Charles Poblenz
    Internal psychometric properties of the Children with Special Health Care Needs Screener: Findings from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
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  • Derrick Robinson
    A Re-examination of the Effects of Metropolitan Growth on Poverty during the 1990s
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  • Emmanuel Rodriguez
    Geographic Variation in M7 Lysin Allele Frequency: A Test of the Hypothesis of Reinforcement in the Rapid Evolution of a Reproductive Protein
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  • Gary Greenstein
    2009 National Collegiate Wind Ensemble
  • Neil Vaughan
    Investigating the Reliability of Questions Measuring Children with Special Health Care Needs Receipt of Health Care Transition Planning on the National Survey of CSHCN
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  • Rachel McCandless
    Clinton Global Initiative
  • Samantha Neff, Karlie Stoner, Sara Coker, Leann Ferguson
    Florida Campus Compact Service Learning Conference
  • Sarah Thiele
    Global Engagement Summit

2007-2008

  • Amy Bishop
    I Don’t Care What Boys Say – Girls Should Look Thin: Women’s Views of Females in Media
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  • Chris Miller
    Students and Retirement Savings Predictors
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  • Courtney Carroll
    Presentation on perceptions of Muslim defendants versus Christian defendants
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  • Dawn McCormack
    Characterization of the Basigin/Basigin-2 Interaction in Mouse Retina
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  • Elizabeth Anderson
    Investigation of ERK signaling through Basigin gene products in retinal epithelial cells
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  • Julie Delegal
    Conflict Resolution and Casual Friendships: Self Monitoring Differences
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  • Korey Cieslinski
    Collaborative Federalism and Disaster Management
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