Tyler Hunt, Class of 2016

My name is Tyler Hunt and I am a graduate of the Fisher College of Business class of 2016. While in school I specialized in Finance and earned honors research distinction by completing the honors contract through industry clusters program. My research focused on Gender Differences in Venture Capital Funding on ABC’s Shark Tank. Currently…

Molly Hunt, Research at the Capitol

Major: Earth Science /Community Leadership Research Title: What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet? Engaging 4-H Teens in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic   Why do you think your research is important to state legislators? As the number of opioid overdose deaths in Ohio continues to increase, the opioid epidemic directly or indirectly affects everyone in our state….

Joey Smith, Research at the Capitol

  Major: Ecological Engineering/Mandarin Chinese Research Title: Seasonality on Nutrients in Stormwater Runoff in a Residential Sewershed in Columbus, Ohio   Why do you think your research is important to state legislators? My research is important to state legislators because harmful algal blooms cause dead wildlife, toxic drinking water, interrupted water recreation, and unsightly waterways….

Kamila Thompson, Research at the Capitol

Major: Electrical Engineering Research Title: Developing a Bio-inspired Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Efficient Marine Exploration   Why do you think your research is important to state legislators? I think my research is important to state legislatures because of the motivation behind the project and how the specific research can be applied to different things. The…

Lauren Mansour, Research at the Capitol

Major: Biomedical Science Research Title: Whole Slide Imaging Challenges and Opportunities at OSU Wexner Medical Center: An Interview Study with 11 Pathologists   Why do you think your research is important to state legislators? Pathology is the study of diseases, and the role of a pathologist is to diagnose disease. It is mostly commonly used…

Tina Pierce, Ph.D, Class of 2000

Tina D. Pierce is a graduate of The Ohio State University, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science with a Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in College and University Teaching; a Master of Arts in Political Science; a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences with Distinction in Political Science; and a Bachelor of Arts…

Navroop Kaur, URAP 2018

The MADDY Study: Micronutrients for ADHD in Youth Faculty Mentor: Dr. Irene Hatsu Human Nutrition- Dietetics What was your URAP 2018 Research or Creative Project? Through the URAP fellowship, I continued my involvement with the MADDY study, which stands for Micronutrients for ADHD in Youth. This study aims to see if a multivitamin/mineral supplement is…

Luke Bobay, URAP 2018

Toward Examining Climate Effects on Yellow Perch Recruitment: How do Lake Erie Larval Yellow Perch Diets Vary Within a Spring? Faculty Mentor: Dr. Stuart Ludsin Evolution and Ecology, Environmental Science   What was your URAP 2018 Research or Creative Project? This summer, I identified zooplankton found in the digestive tracts of larval yellow perch caught…

Rebecca Weiss, URAP 2018

   Influence of Muscle Control Patterns on Function Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Mentor: Dr. Rob Siston Mechanical Engineering , Humanitarian Engineering minor   What was your URAP 2018 Research or Creative Project? Over the summer, I spent my time in the Neuromuscular Biomechanics Research Laboratory studying total knee replacement – specifically muscle control of the…

Autumn 2018 3MT® Winner: Isaiah Johnson

Lived Experiences of Human Societies Title: The Great Mediator Faculty Mentor: Beth Kattelman (Theatre Research Institute)   What was your 3MT about? What were your significant results? My 3MT was about creating a new piece of theatre inspired by the collection of blacklisted Hollywood character actor Jeff Corey. Using Corey’s collection at the Theatre Research…