Category Archives: Award Announcements

Congratulations, Lauren!

Lauren was recently informed that she has been selected to participate in Auburn University’s Preparing Future Faculty Program.  This is a competitive program that allows graduate students to explore various topics related to academia that they would not typically encounter in their graduate coursework.  For more information on the Preparing Future Faculty Program, please visit their website here. Congratulations, Lauren!

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Spring News!

We have had a very exciting end to our Spring semester.  First, Katie Bottenhorn was accepted into graduate school and will be attending Florida International University in the Fall.  Second, Anna Kirkland was awarded with an Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF), a highly competitive award that will provide her with a stipend and some travel funds to  present her research.  The fellowship starts this summer and will continue through the Fall.  Anna will be working on the brain imaging data that we collect as part of…

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Congratulations, Katie Bottenhorn!

I was just informed that Katie received an ‘Opportunities in Undergraduate Research in the College of Liberal Arts (OURCLA)’ Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year.  Katie will continue to investigate the functional and structural connectivity of the hypothalamus, a region of the brain that is notoriously difficult to image, but super important in maintaining the body’s homeostasis.  This scholarship comes with a stipend and some support to offset the costs of her research project.  Katie will be entering her senior year this Fall, and hopes to…

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Congratulations, Ashley Hill!

We were just informed that Ashley’s poster to the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) annual meeting won first place in the Committee on Equality of Professional Opportunity (CEPO) Student Award for Research on Minorities and Women competition.  Say that 10 times fast!  Ashley will present her paper on March 6th at 3pm in Nashville, TN. Ashley’s paper looks at gender differences in working memory networks using the BrainMap database.  We are currently in the stages of revising her manuscript which will be resubmitted before April.  Congratulations,…

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