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DUSCI Summer Fellowships

DUSCI's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for students and their faculty mentors to conduct eight weeks of full-time scholarship from May 28 to July 19, 2024. Each fellowship provides a student award of up to $4,800 less any IRS taxes.

Other summer DUSCI activities include field trips, workshops, weekly research meetings, socials and a final research presentation by participants.

Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 29 and awardees will be notified after spring break. To down the application click on the following link 2024 Summer Fellowship/Research Application.

The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2023 Summer Undergraduate Research Program:

  • Victoria Alfano, Mentor - Ryan Sturms, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Bridgette Browning, Mentor - Meaghan Rowe-Johnson, Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Grace Brunner, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, Education, Teaching and Learning Department, School of Education
  • Emma Rose Buhman-Wiggs, Mentor - Chris Kliethermes, Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Ben Curtis, Mentor - Andrew Becklin, Department of Math & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Emma Kuss, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Katherine Lowe, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, Education, Teaching and Learning Department, School of Education
  • Lillian Monson, Mentor - Craige Wrenn, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Kieu Pham, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Isabelle Schroeder, Mentor - Cassity Gutierrez, Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Sharon Solomon, Mentor - Chris Kliethermes, Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Shandahan Sureshbabu, Mentor - Alisa Drapeaux, Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Rachel Turin, Mentors - Lynn Kassel, Abebe Mengesha, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Lauren Vaaler, Mentor - Pramod Mahajan, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Abigail Wheeler, Mentor - Debora Christensen, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences


The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Program:

  • Victoria Chaparro, Mentor - Charles Nelson, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Alex Chavez, Mentor - Meaghan Rowe-Johnson, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Tepary Cooley, Mentor - Pramod Mahajan, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Ali Goldensoph, Mentor - Abebe Mengesha, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Annika Hurd, Mentor - Enes Akbuga, Department of Math & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Megan Juhnke, Mentor - Brian Gentry, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Isaak Mouring, Mentor - Terrance Pendleton, Department of Math & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Kathryn Reiman, Mentor - Craige Wrenn, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Avasar Sheth, Mentor - Matthew Zwier, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Emma Star, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences


The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Participants

  • Sarah Bayne, Mentor - Shankar Munusamy, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Kristen Bolt, Mentor - Jerry Honts, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Jonathan Engle, Mentor - Terrance Pendleton, Department of Math & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Aimsley Kadlec, Mentor - Peter Levi, Department of Environmental Science & Sustainability, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Julie LaFranzo, Mentor - Charles Nelson, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Emma Lundberg, Mentor - Brian Gentry, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Anna Paca, Mentor - Chris Kliethermes, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Fiona Roehrs, Mentor - Stacy Gnacinski, Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Jane Swanberg, Mentor - Marc Busch, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Faviana Torres Laboy, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

 

The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Participates

  • Rachel Dietz, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Danielle Dircks, Mentor - Chris Kliethermes, Department of Psychology & Neurscience, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Jonathan Engle, Mentor - Terrance Pendleton, Department of Mathematics & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Jerime Gendron, Mentor - Marc Busch - Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Andrew Hokanson, Mentor - Thomas Rosburg, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Ally Klein, Mentor - Craige Wrenn, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Lucas Menke, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, Education, Teaching and Learning Department, School of Education
  • Scott Molly, Mentor - Adam Case, Department of Mathematics & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Ajal R  C, Mentor - Terrance Pendleton, Department of Mathematics & Computer Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Avasr Sheth, Mentor - Matthew Zwier, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Mason Schmidt, Mentor - Marc Busch, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Kinsey Zacharski, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, Education, Teaching and Learning Department, School of Education


The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2019 Summer Undergraduate Participates

  • Marisela Aguila, Mentor - Maria Valdovinos, Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Steven Doran, Mentor - Charles Nelson, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Michell Gereau, Mentor - William Klipec, Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Jonathan Gilbert, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, Education Teaching and Learning Department, School of Education
  • Katie Hakyung, Mentor - Niahl Mulla, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Christopher Karch, Mentor - Shankar Munusamy, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Paige McCaslin, Mentor - Shauna Kaplan, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Breanna Moore, Mentor - James Sacco, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Robert Schroeder, Mentor, Abebe Mengesha, Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
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