2018 McNair Scholars

2018 UNH McNair Scholars

  Julissa Freund

    University of New Hampshire

    Major: Environmental Engineering 
    Mentor: Dr. Jim Malley 
    Research Title: Evaluating the Societal, Economical, and Environmental Aspects of Providing Clean Safe
​    Drinking Water to Small Communities--Case Study Rollinsford, NH Water and Sewer District   

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   Angelique Georges 

     University of New Hampshire

      Major: Sociology 
      Mentor: Dr. Catherine Moran 
      Research Title: The Communicative  Adaptation In The Face Of Microagressions: A Focus On Minorities
​      In Post-Secondary Institutions 

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   Francis Gesel 

     University of New Hampshire

      Major: ​ Kinesiology and Exercise Science 
      Mentor: Dr. Dain LaRoche 
      Research Title: Quantifying The Relationship Between Passive Muscle Properties And Maximal Muscle  
​     Strength And Power 

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 ​   Juan Gomez-Rivadeneira

     University of New Hampshire

     Major:  Neuroscience and Behavior 
     Mentor: Dr. Aruturo Andrade 
     Research Title: Dissecting Cell-Specific Roles Of  α2δ-Proteins In Seizure-Like Activity Of Drosophilia
​     Melanogaster (fruit fly)

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    Hamida Hassan 

      University of New Hampshire

      Major: Social Work and Women's Studies 
      Mentor: Dr. Vernon Carter 
      Research Title: Kindergarten to Prison 

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     Faith Heredia 

       University of New Hampshire

       Major: Sociology 
       Mentor: Dr. Semra Aytur 
       Research Title: The Effect Of Varying Social Identities On The Experience Of Menstruation 

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      Nelson Idahosa 

        University of New Hampshire

        Major: Political Science 
        Mentor: Dr. Andrew Smith 
        Research Title: Did Gerrymandering Affect The Congressional Elections of 2016? And Did  
       Gerrymandering Suppress The Minority Votes In The Elections of 2016?                                                                                                

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      Stephanie Lo 

         University of New Hampshire

         Major: Electrical Engineering
         Mentor: Dr.  May-Win Thein 
         Research Title: The Design And  Development Of A Modular Robotic Control Board For Multiple  
​                                            Applications                                                     

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      Brian Nguyen 

         University of New Hampshire

         Major: Mathematics 
         Mentor: Dr. John Gibson 
         Research Title: Examining The Periodic Orbit Of The Lorenz Systems And Double Pendulum System 

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    Hannah Nordstrom 

       University of New Hampshire

       Major: Psychology 
       Mentor: Dr. Victoria Banyard 
       Research Title: Investigating How The Perception Of Peer, Parental And Community Norms Influences
       Bystander Behaviors Of High School Students        

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    Jaylene Velasquez 

      University of New Hampshire

      Major: Health Management and Policy 
      Mentor: Dr. Barbara White 
      Research Title: The Use Of Stimulant Medication And Opioid Medication By College Students 

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