Spring 2021

Humanities & Social Sciences Research Category

Charlotte Lenkaitis, Senior in Global Health Studies & Spanish

Research project: Campus Food Pantries: Exploring the Sustainability of Student-led Food Pantries and Perceived Administrative Support

Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Research Category

Bryan Mouser, Senior in Exercise Science

Research project: Evaluating the Need for Routine Pathological Analysis in Female-to-Male Mastectomy Patients

Fall 2020

1st Place

Emily Bronswick, Senior in History and Social Studies Education

Research project: Black Iowa Women’s Activism During the Civil Rights Era, 1945-1965

2nd Place

McKenna Kephart, Senior in Nursing with a certificate in Aging and Longevity Studies

Research project: Developed Dining and Dementia-Friendly Communication Educational Program for Western Home Communities

Emerging Scholar Award

Precious Maryah Pate, Freshman in Neuroscience

Research project: The Racial Wealth Gap and effects on Black youth and Black Mothers

Spring 2020

Marissa Stangl, Junior in History

Research project: “Finding a Flapper in Iowa”: An examination of Indiana Brinton and the flapper lifestyle in 1920s Iowa

Fall 2019

Allexis Mahanna, Senior in Global Health Studies and Ethics & Public Policy

Research project: “Local and Autonomous Community Migration Responses: Case Study of Barcelona, Spain”