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.  

CONGRATULTIONS!

 
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SAMANTHA FALCONE '22

MAJOR: BIOLOGY

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR JASON RAMSAY

Functional morphology of the feeding apparatus in chain pickerel, Esox niger: Adaptations of manipulation and consumption of large live prey

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OLIVIA MURPHY '23

MAJOR: CHEMISTY

FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR RODERICO ACEVEDO

ln silico enzyme modification of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR)

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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

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GRACE TEMPLETON '22

MAJOR: ENGLISH

FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR MICHAEL FILAS

On Motherhood and Mothering: Mourning What I Lost When I Became a Mother

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MATTHEW WANDISHION '22

MAJOR: BIOLOGY

FACULTY MENTOR: PROFESSOR MAO-LUN WENG

Analyzing Gut Microbiome Composition in Canines Afflicted with Acute Moist Dermatitis