Excellence in Creative Inquiry Award

Click here to nominate CISE faculty and students for the Summer 2019 Excellence in Creative Inquiry Award.

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Instruction

Spring 2017 & Fall 2017

  • Dr. Amanda Carroll, Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Science): CHEM 2910, Introduction to Research Methods

  • Dr. Helen Hunt, Department of English (College of Arts and Sciences): ENGL 4340, Topics in American Literature: Queer, Crossed, Quixotic: Early American Adventure Narratives & Gender Theory

  • Dr. Jennifer Meadows, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): ELED 3152, Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

Spring 2018 & Fall 2018

  • Dr. Queen Ogbomo, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): ELED 3140, Teaching of Social Studies

  • Dr. Amber Spears, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): READ 3311, Literacy I

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Mentoring

Summer 2017

  • Dr. Holly Stretz.  Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering). Student: Parker Lusk.  Project Title: Detection of Lead Contaminants in Water using Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

  • Dr. Jeanette Wolak.  Department of Earth Sciences (College of Arts and Sciences).  Student: Amber Patterson.  Project Title: Analysis of Terraced Fans on Mars using High-Resolution Digital Terrain Models

Summer 2018

  • Dr. O. Andreea Cojocaru. Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Sciences). Student: Lillian Pipkin. Project Title: Dual functioning liquid salt of phenothiazine drugs

  • Dr. Sean Alley. Department of Economics (College of Business). Student: Michael Stooksbury. Project Title: The Effects of Transfer Payments on Labor Productivity and Labor-Leisure Choices: A Behavioral Economics Approach

Excellence in Creative Inquiry Student Award

Summer 2017

  • Mary Holden.  Mentor: Dr. Brian Leckie.  Department of Agriculture (College of Agriculture and Human Ecology).  Project Title: Field Evaluation of Southern Appalachian Heirloom Bush Type Green Beans

  • Parker Lusk. Mentor: Dr. Holly Stretz. Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering). Project Title: Detection of Lead Contaminants in Water using Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

  • Nathan Martindale. Mentor: Dr. Jerry Gannod. Department of Computer Science (College of Engineering). Project Title: Use of Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Understand Preferences of Residents in Long Term Care Facilities

  • David York. Mentor: Dr. Sean Alley. Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing (College of Business). Project Title: Maximizing Government Revenue through Taxation

 Summer 2018 

  • Lillian Pipkin.  Mentor: Dr. O. Andreea Cojocaru.  Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Sciences).  Project Title: Dual functioning liquid salt of phenothiazine drugs

  • Michael Stooksbury.  Mentor: Dr. Sean Alley.  Department of Economics (College of Business).  Project Title: The Effects of Transfer Payments on Labor Productivity and Labor-Leisure Choices: A Behavioral Economics Approach

  • Tessa Eskander.  Mentor: Dr. Holly Stretz.  Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering).  Project Title: Lithium Extraction from Brine using Li/AI Layered Double Hydroxide Chloride in a Microfluidic Fiber Reactor

  • Hannah Buckner.  Mentor: Dr. Nikki Panter.  Department of Biology (College of Arts and Sciences).  Project Title: This is Nuts: Training Shelter Dogs to Detect Peanut Allergens

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