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Student Research Opportunities

Hands-on opportunities to participate in health innovation

AHS Undergraduate Research Expo

The College of Applied Health Sciences is excited to highlight the impressive research work done by our undergraduate students. These students are expanding their academic experience by participating in faculty research in the College. This year, 78 of these students choose to present their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on campus. This is almost double the amount from the previous year.

AHS Undergraduate Research Expo

afnaan Afsar Ali
Daniela Hernandez
Ilya Ahmad
Tonya and Student

For more information on the awards and winners, check out the Undergraduate Research Symposium page.

AHS Award Winners at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

Oral Presentations

What is Aging Independently and What's a Robot Got to do with it? 
Megan Bily, Senior, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, AHS
(Research Mentors: Wendy Rogers, Kinesiology and Community Health and Megan Bayles, Human Factors & Aging Laboratory)

Poster Presentations

Daily Sound Level Exposure for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
Lauren Vicencio, Senior, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, AHS
(Research Mentor(s): Brian Monson, Speech & Hearing Science)

Honorable Mention
Exploring the Relationship Between Rate of Change of Skin Carotenoid Levels and Development in Toddlers 
Shaina Medjes, Junior, Kinesiology, AHS
Jenya Varaniuk, Sophomore, Chemistry, LAS
(Research Mentor(s): Laura Rosok, Neuroscience Program and Naiman Khan, Kinesiology and Community Health)