Camille Elmore was named a 2009-10 Mary Gates Scholar for her work “Summer Institute: Cultural Form in the Imperial Field.” The scholarships are awarded by Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students. Elmore will receive a research scholarship of $4,000.

Kristy HogueOn April 15, 2010, Communication major Kristy Hogue presented her work at the 24th annual National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Missoula, Mont. Kristy is one of only six UW students attending this year’s NCUR conference. Hogue is an Honors student in the Department working under the mentorship of Crispin Thurlow on a project titled “Short-Term Study Abroad: Road to Global Citizenship?” Her thesis uses critical discourse analysis to examine how students recall and make sense of their interactions with local people while studying abroad.

2010 Jody Deering Nyquist Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Andrew Ng
Area: Social Interaction

Nick Trost
Title: “How Should We Remember The Inaugural Address Of Barack Obama? Let JFK Show Us How”
Area: Rhetoric and Critical / Cultural Studies

Kaetlyn Cordingley
Area: Political Communication

Kelsey Hurter, Tylen Johnson, Alyssa Sibal, Aliena Smith
Area: Media Institutions, Organization, and Structure

UW Undergraduate Research Symposium (2010)

Nicholas Trost, Senior, Communication
Mentor: Leah Ceccarelli

Andrew Ng, Senior, Communication, Biochemistry
Mentor: Valerie Manusov

Anisa Khaleel, Senior, Communication, Individualized Studies
Mentor: LeiLani Nishime

Tannaz Motarjemi, Senior, Communication, Political Science
Mentor: David Domke

Janiece Jenkins, Senior, Communication, Business Administration (Finance)
Mentor: John Hammerback

Evan Carlos, Communication, Biology (General)
Mentor: John Neumaier, Psychiatry, and Daniel Eskenazi, Psychiatry and Behaviorial Sciences

Anna Noble, Senior, Communication
Mentor: Holly Barker, Anthropology

Tiana Nizamic, Senior, Environmental Health, Communication
Mentor: Joel Kaufman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Wanju Yu, Senior, Communication, English
Mentor: Philip Howard, Valerie Manusov

Tia Lee, Junior, Economics, Communication
Mentor: Ken Yasuhara, Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching