Student Research in Honors
Congratulations to all of the Honors Students
who received REACH grants for 2019-2020!
- Sarah Booth
- Tra'Deidra Davis
- Carly Kasicki and Elizabeth Saery
- Omar Khader
- Amanda Leppert-Gomes
- Cassidy Lounsbury
- Reise Malone
- Benjamin Polo
- Luis Prado
- Karalyn Rich
- Lincoln Weber
Amanda Blocker, senior in microbiology, and Scott Hamilton-Brehm, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, look at a sample of a microbe isolated from a 900-meter-deep borehole located on the border between California and Nevada. Read more.
Congratulations to Lacey Gibson for publishing, A Tale of Two Cities: Differences in Wine Cultures in Nice and London in Gastronomica: The Journal of Food Studies (Volume 18, Number 4. pp 77-81. 2018) Lacey developed this paper as an Honors thesis with Dr. Hurlburt, Professor and Chair, Department of History. In the paper, Gibson argues, that French wine culture may be a powerful tool to promote mindfulness and moderation. Read more about Lacey's adventures after graduating here
Several Honors students are doing Undergraduate Research for the Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade. Read more.
Our Major Scholarship Award Winners
Madison McMinn, a Chemistry major, received an honorable mention for the 2016 Goldwater scholarship for Math, Science and Engineering. Madison is also the recipient of the 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Read more
Austin Weigle, a Biology major, received an honorable mention for the 2016 Goldwater scholarship for Math, Science, and Engineering.
Nathan Colley, a Chemistry major from Staunton, IL, received an honorable mention award for the 2015 Goldwater scholarship for Math, Science, and Engineering.
Find out more at Scholars at SIU.