Denman 2018 Awardee: Jennifer Hoppert

Jennifer Hoppert is a Denman 2018 Research Forum Awardee, winning second place in the “Science for the Public Good” category, along with her five other research partners. My name is Jennifer Hoppert, I am a fourth year student here at Ohio State studying Biology. In the summer of 2016, my research group of 5 other…

Peter Michailidis, Class of 2007

Undergraduate Research Experiences from a Successful OSU Alum and Entrepreneur Millionaire Peter Michailidis is a 2007 Ohio State alum, who majored in biochemistry.  Soon after graduating Peter worked in a lab as a National Institute of Health (NIH) post-baccalaureate fellow and soon later decided to pursue another passion: business! During Peter’s time at Harvard University’s Business…

Celebrating Women, Herstorically: Rachel Stroup

“The Rhetoric of the New Woman, 1890-1920” My name is Rachel Stroup, and I specialize in feminist rhetorical studies and writing center scholarship. I am in my last year of my undergraduate degree in English at OSU Mansfield, and I hope to continue these studies next year in grad school. Throughout my undergraduate career, I…

Katie Ferman, Class of 2013

Katie Ferman (Denman Presenter Spring 2013) works as the Senior Program Officer for International Visitors Programs at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. In this capacity, she arranges and implements professional exchange programs for international visitors who have been identified by the U.S. Department of State as emerging leaders in their respective professions. Before the…

“Through creating and presenting posters and workshops, I have acquired skills that I will be able to apply in graduate school and throughout my Extension career. “

Mariah Stollar, Community Leadership Mariah Stollar is a Senior majoring in Community Leadership, with a Community and Extension Education focus, from Marietta, Ohio. Stollar is interning with OSU Extension’s Administrative Cabinet this semester. She has also conducted undergraduate research with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Peer Mentor Program and with OSU…

“Partaking in undergraduate research, has truly enriched my undergraduate experience. It has allowed me to combine my field of study along with critical thinking which will better my qualifications in dental hygiene.”

Ivanna Soto, Dental Hygiene My name is Ivanna, I am a Senior majoring in Dental Hygiene, and a native to Columbus. My research focuses on the association between critical thinking and academic performance of Dental Hygiene students at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. My research is overseen by my mentor/dental hygiene faculty—Mr. Brian…

Takeover Tuesday: Ellen Williams

Happy #TakeoverTuesday I’m Ellen Williams! I am so excited to share about my research with at-risk youth in the Columbus community! I am a senior social work student & I conduct research with @osulifesports in Stillman Hall. Be sure to check Instagram throughout the day to learn more about my research & the amazing youth I work with! Welcome…

Let’s Have a Heart to Heart: Laine Monsey

The Association of Mannose Binding Lectin Genotype and Immune Response to Chlamydia pneumoniae: The Strong Heart Study I am a 3rd year student, studying Development Studies within the International Studies Department. I’m performing research within the Anderson Lab of the Microbiology Department. We completed a study on the contributions of infectious disease to cardiovascular disease…

Let’s Have a Heart to Heart: Julia Finn

Learning, Memory, and General Development in Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) Hi! I’m Julia Finn – a running enthusiast, explorer and a senior studying public health with a specialization in environmental public health. I have been doing research in Dr. Jill Heathcock’s lab since November 2015. I am currently working on a project…

Let’s Have a Heart to Heart: Havovi Desai

Resting Heart Rate Variability and Music Listening Tendencies My name is Havovi Desai and I am an undergraduate researcher with a dual major in psychology and music.  I help conduct research in Dr. Julian Thayer’s Emotions and Quantitative Psychophysiology lab, where I plan to complete my undergraduate thesis.  In my spare time, I am heavily…