Carthage students have performed undergraduate research not only on campus but at institutions around the world. Here is a look at just some of the research projects, fellowships, and internships awarded to Carthage undergraduates in recent years:
National Science Foundation REUs and Similar Summer Programs
- Spencer Bingham ’19 — Chemistry major. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Materials Chemistry for Renewable Energy REU.
- Stephanie Bradshaw ’17 — Geography/earth science and physics major. Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science REU.
- Kendall Craig ’17 — Chemistry major. Medical College of Wisconsin, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research, Pharmacology Department.
- Alissa Fischer ’17 — Chemistry major, chemical engineering. San Jose State University, Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry Summer School.
- Arielle Hay ’17 — Neuroscience and biology major. University of Minnesota, Life Science Summer Undergraduate Research Program, Heart, Lung, and Blood Program.
- Stephen Janke ’16 — Physics and mathematics major. U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne Laboratory, Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship.
- Laura Krings ’17 — Chemistry and biology major. Washington University in St. Louis, Danforth Plant Science Center REU.
- Brad Krueger ’18 — Chemistry and physics major. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Interdisciplinary Materials Research REU.
- Sabrina Lato ’17 — Mathematics and French major. Fairfield University, Mathematics and Computational Science REU program.
- Amanda Rico ’18 — Computer science major. Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering REU.
- Gerardo Rojas ’17 — Neuroscience major. University of Vermont, Summer Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
- Racquel Sohasky ’17 — Biology major. Vanderbilt University, Department of Anesthesiology, B.A. Rudolph Foundation Scholarship.
- Taylor Tibbs ’16 — Biology major. DAAD-RISE, Institute of Microbiology, University of Greifswald, Germany.
Nonprofit and Government Internships
- Beth Klein ’16 — Biology, Chinese, and Asian Studies major. Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers, Port Washington, Wisconsin, Community Health Internship Program.
- John Larsen ’19 — Environmental science major. South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department, Fisheries Management Internship.
SURE Projects at Carthage
2019 SURE Projects
- Grace Schmidt ’20 — “An Applied Survey of Graphic Novel Illustration with Frida and Euclid” with Prof. Jojin Van Winkle, Art Department
- Brady Holbach ’20 — “Stratigraphic Distribution of Turtles at the end of the age of Dinosaurs in Southeastern Montana” with Prof. Thomas Carr, Biology Department
- Jessica Fletcher ’20 and Kaitlin Arnashus ’19 — “NMR Spectroscopy of Amino Acid-based Surfactants” with Prof. Kevin Morris, Chemistry Department
- Scotland White ’21 — “Storyteller: A Tool for Telling Stories About Code” with Prof. Mark Mahoney, Computer Science
- Riley Peterson ’21 — ”The Effect of Federal Government Shutdowns on Health” with Prof. Cassie Lau, Economics Department
- Mary Phillips ’19 — “Sums of Absolutely Convergent Series with Negative Terms” with Prof. Sara Jensen, Mathematics Department
- Chad Bolman ’20 — “Using eye-tracking to examine attentional failures related to cybersecurity” with Prof. Arryn Robbins, Psychological Science Department
2018 SURE Projects
- Jawaune Johnson ’19 — “Creation of a Carthage Diversity Mural” with Prof. Ryan Miller, Art Department
- Yana Astter ’21 and Grace Kozisek ’20 — “Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis and Thin-Film Spin Coating” with Prof. John Kirk, Chemistry Department
- Joseph Hansen ’20 — “The Evolution of the Early 19th Century Short Story”with Prof. Shannon Brennan, English Department
- Sidney Burke ’19 — “Understanding Etiologies of Burnout in Medical Residents” with Prof. Cynthia Allen, Exercise and Sport Science Department
- Madeline Owca ’19 — “Machiavelli on War” with Prof. Christopher Lynch, Great Ideas
- Max Becher ’19 — “Instrument Development for Measurement of Thunderstorm Electric Fields” with Prof. Brant Carlson, Physics and Astronomy Department
- Veronica Vickas ’19 — “Costume Design for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s production of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Jersey Lilly” with Prof. Kim Instenes, Theatre Department