2021 SSuRF Fellows
Student Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
This highly competitive award is given to students for their research or creative activity proposal.
Students, along with their WSU faculty mentors, will undertake an intensive ten-week summer research program at Westfield State University to explore their proposed projects.
In addition, students will participate in professional development workshops, group meetings, discussions, outings, assessments, presentations, and engage with the Urban Education Summer Bridge Program.
OLIVIA MURPHY '23
FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR RODERICO ACEVEDO
ln silico enzyme modification of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR)
AMBER STEARNS '22
MAJOR: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & GEOGRAPHY, PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY
FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR LAUREN DICARLO
Floodplain ecosystem response to the removal of Euonymus alatus (winged burning bush) in Westfield, MA
GRACE TEMPLETON '22
FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR MICHAEL FILAS
On Motherhood and Mothering: Mourning What I Lost When I Became a Mother
MATTHEW WANDISHION '22
FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR MAO-LUN WENG
Analyzing Gut Microbiome Composition in Canines Afflicted with Acute Moist Dermatitis