May 30, 2017

USTF Grant Recipients

Follow the links below to learn about the wide range of students who have been approved for USTF grants in the past, in addition to the meetings they attended!

Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
David Cho William Porter Drum Corps International – 2017 Tour 5/18/2017-8/20/2017 Nationwide
Brianna Artz Dr. Doris Bitler Davis Eastern Psychological Association 3/16/2017-3/18/2017 Boston, MA
Anna McLernon Dr. Doris Bitler Davis Eastern Psychological Association 3/16/2017-3/18/2017 Boston, MA
Danny Cabrejos Dr. Lisa Billingham American Choral Directors Association National Conference 2017 3/08/2017-3/12/2017 Minneapolis, MN
Christine Connor Dr. Lisa Billingham American Choral Directors Association National Conference 2017 3/08/2017-3/12/2017 Minneapolis, MN
Byron Smith Dr. Lisa Billingham American Choral Directors Association National Conference 2017 3/08/2017-3/12/2017 Minneapolis, MN
William Meinert Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Tyler Verrett Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Tyler Teagle Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Sahar Wahidi Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Ryan Bartee Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Raven McCrodden Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Raina Aide Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Morgan Purvis Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Michael Crawford Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Megan Stallings Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Matt Cesnik Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Luqman Fulmer Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Kiana Fregly Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Kelly Monteith Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Hannah Blanco Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
George Toms Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Estrella Hong Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Erica Denham Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Elizabeth Bozhich Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Courtney Jennelle Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Connor Schaeffer Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Connor Couch Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Clarissa Foxley Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Caroline Higgins Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Brittney Cassandra Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Bridgett Nesfield Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Brian Dillaway Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Audrey Layendecker Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Alanna Milstein Dr. Stan Engebretson The Cantatas of J. S. Bach performed by Amici Musicae, George Mason University Singers, other groups 2/25/2017-2/26/2017 Princeton, NJ
Nathan Leys Michael Hunzeker International Studies Association 2017 2/22/2017-02/26/2017 Baltimore, MD
Beverly Harp Dr. Younsung Kim NCSE’s 17th National Conference and Global Forum on Science Policy and the Environment: Integrating Environment and Health 1/24/2017-1/26/2017 Arlington, VA
R. Scott Leary Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Michael Schindler Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Michael Mingo-Dabney Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Laura Meadows Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Jennifer Arias Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Daniel Bentley Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Benjamin Quann Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Badana Mohamadi Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Alia Gholoom Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Abigail Armuth Matthew Doyle VERBO Orphanage Water Project Phase II 1/07/2017-1/14/2017 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Taewon Kim Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Sarah Moyers Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Melody Roy Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Kyra Larson Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Kyle Donovan Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Khanh Ngo Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Jordan Crockett Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Iliah Burke Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Huy Ngo Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Carlehr Swanson Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Brandon Boling Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Adam Gambrel Dr. Darden Purcell Jazz Education Network International Conference 1/04/2017-1/07/2017 New Orleans, LA
Meagan Arnold Giovanna Chesler As Film Festival 12/07/2016-12/15/2016 Rome, Lazio 00199 Italy
Benjamin Lyons Peter Leeson Southern Economic Association 11/19/2016-11/21/2016 Washington D.C.
Julio Torres Caroline Neely Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 11/12/2016-11/16/2016 San Diego Convention Center (California)
Christina Lane Caroline Neely Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 11/12/2016-11/16/2016 San Diego Convention Center (California)
Jason Fasano JP Singh World Congress on Undergraduate Research 11/11/2016-11/18/2016 Doha, Qatar
Jenny Fotang Dr.Ted Dumas Society for Neuroscience Conference 11/11/2016-11/14/2016 San Diego, CA
Saleh Abu-Ghannam Luanne Norden VAHPERD Convention (Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) 11/11/2016-11/13/2016 Richmond, VA
Nicholas Schwarz Luanne Norden VAHPERD Convention (Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) 11/11/2016-11/12/2016 Richmond, VA
Matthew Rogers Luanne Norden VAHPERD Convention (Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) 11/11/2016-11/12/2016 Richmond, VA
Joseph Patrizio Luanne Norden VAHPERD Convention (Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) 11/11/2016-11/12/2016 Richmond, VA
Katharine Lai N/A National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention 11/10/2016-11/13/2016 Philadelphia, PA
Zachary Strickland John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Philip Drembus John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Morgan Sutherland John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Kendell Haywood John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Kays Ishaq John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Joseph Pazanowski John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Hayden Busby John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Cory Haley John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Colson Meeks John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Chad Riley John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Carla Lackey John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Andrew String John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 11/09/2016-11/12/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Claire Campos Dr. JoAnn Lee Council on Social Work Education 62nd Annual Program Meeting 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Atlanta, GA
Austin Bradley Phil Rubin 2016 SPS Quadrennial Congress (PhysCon) 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Silicon Valley, CA
Michael Kamel Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Charlottesville, VA
Erblin Nushi Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Charlottesville, VA
Amanda Bowen Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Charlottesville, VA
Alisa Posey Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/03/2016-11/06/2016 Charlottesville, VA
Leanna Moron Dr. Bethany Letiecq National Council on Family Relations 11/01/2016-11/05/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Kelsey Rivers Anna Pollack American Public Health Association Annual Conference 10/29/2016-11/02/2016 Denver, CO
Chrysanthi Violaris Dr. Bethany Usher Mid-Atlantic Bioanthropology Interest Group 10/14/2016-10/16/2016 Richmond, VA
Matthew Eiman Ali Weinstein 2016 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference 10/13/2016-10/16/2016 Seattle, WA
Marah Mohamed John Woolsey 2016 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference 10/12/2016-10/16/2016 Seattle, WA
Hannah Warner John Woolsey 2016 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference 10/12/2016-10/16/2016 Seattle, WA
Paul Zybak John Kilkenny PASIC percussive arts society international convention 10/09/2016-10/16/2016 Indianapolis, IN
Eadom Dessalene Daniel Lofaro IROS 10/07/2016-10/15/2016 Daejon, Korea
Kaitlyn Scott Dr. Carolina Salvador-Morales 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 10/07/2016-10/08/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Dora Obodo Dr. Carolina Salvador- Morales 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 10/07/2016-10/08/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Brian Schnoor Dr. Carolina Salvador- Morales 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 10/07/2016-10/08/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Shaun Meyer Siddhartha Sikdar BMES 2016 Annual Meeting 10/06/2016-10/08/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Katrina Colucci-Chang Dr. Laurence Bray National BMES Conference 10/05/2016-10/08/2016 Minneapolis, MN
Ethan Rarity Steven Schluchter Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society 9/23/2016-9/25/2016 Brunswick, ME
Robert Graham Nathalia Peixoto Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference 8/16/2016-8/20/2016 Orlando, FL
April Joy Aralar Siddhartha Sikdar Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference 8/16/2016-8/20/2016 Orlando, FL
Dianna Belman Dr. David Luther North American Ornithological Conference 2016 8/16/2016-8/20/2016 Washington, DC
Christopher Fernandez Dr. David Luther National American Ornithological Conference 8/16/16-8/19/2016 Washington, DC
Boom Seo Koo Siddhartha Sikdar Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference 2016 8/15/2016-8/20/2016 Orlando, FL
Maryam Sedaghatpour Andrea Weeks Botany 2016 7/29/2016-8/04/2016 Savannah, GA
Jennifer Jones Reid Schwebach 2016 CUR Biennial Conference 6/25/16-6/28/16 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Caroline Benzel Reid Schwebach 2016 CUR Biennial Conference 6/25/16-6/28/16 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Arsenie Jurgenson Gerald Cook ICUAS’16
6/07/2016-6/10/2016
Arlington, VA
Andrew Sachs Changwoo Ahn 16th Annual Meeting of the American Ecological Engineering Society 6/6/16-6/9/16 Knoxville, TN
Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
Sylvester Young David Porter 2016 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference 5/30/16-6/5/16 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Jade Steward David Porter 2016 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference 5/30/16-6/5/16 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Sean Burstein Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Rebecca Haataja Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Mark Fiorina Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Craig Gray Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Brandon Limberis Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Benjamin Quann Liza Durant American Society of Civil Engineering National Steel Bridge Competition 5/26/2016-5/29/2016 Brigham Young University
Victoria Fauntroy Amanda Caswell 37th Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium 5/19/16-5/20/16 Virginia Beach, VA
Samantha Hacherl Amanda Caswell 37th Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium 5/19/16-5/20/16 Virginia Beach, VA
Zoe Waide Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
R. Scott Leary Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Rony E Avalos Benitez Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Oscar Espinoza Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Jennifer Arias Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Badana Mohamadi Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Abigail Armuth Matthew Doyle VERBO Water Distribution 5/14/16-5/22/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Amanda Patarino Dr. Robert McGrath VCU Student Political Science Student Research Conference 4/14/16-4/15/16 Virginia Commonwealth University
Ingrid Davis-Colato Viviana Maggioni Conferencia de Adaptacion de Nuevos Recursos para el Reciclado de agua 4/7/10-4/10/16 Usulutan, El Salvador
Samantha Alexander Kim de Mutsert Atlantic Fisheries Society Tidewater Chapter Annual Meeting 4/7/16-4/9/16 Annapolis, MD
Ana Tobar Alissa Karton Clinton Global Initiative 4/1/16-4/4/16 San Francisco, CA
Rodrigo Velasquez Alissa Karton Clinton Global Initiative 4/1/16-4/4/16 San Francisco, CA
Kristine Olsen Dr. Peter Stearns Eastern Communication Conference 4/1/16-4/2/16 Baltimore, MD
Sameen Yusuf Dr. Ali Weinstein Clinton Global Initiative University Conference 2016 3/31/16-4/4/16 UC Berkeley, CA
Hana Hanfi N/A Clinton Global Initiative University 3/31/16-4/4/16 San Francisco, CA
Catriona Gates Dr. Ali Weinstein Clinton Global Initiative University Conference 2016 3/31/16-4/4/16 UC Berkeley, CA
Zeinab Safi N/A Clinton Global Initiative University 2016 3/31/16-4/4/16 San Francisco, CA
Rebecca Dooley Dr. Ali Weinstein Clinton Global Initiative University Conference 2016 3/31/16-4/3/16 UC Berkeley, CA
Mariam Ghanem Jason Dunick Virginia Association of Economists Annual Conference 3/31/16 Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA
MC Elias Dr. Shannon Davis Southern Sociological Society 2016 Annual Meeting 3/13/16-3/16/16 Atlanta, GA
Adriana Pacheco-Figueroa Dr. Nitin Agrawal Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference 3/10/16-3/13/16 Shreveport, LA
Brad Jones Dr. Nitin Agrawal Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference 2016 3/10/16-3/13/16 Shreveport, LA
Zeb Zaheer Dr. Nitin Agrawal Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference 3/10/16-3/13/16 Shreveport, LA
Zeena Husayni Dr. Nitin Agrawal Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference 3/10/16-3/13/16 Shreveport, LA
Victoria Gray Samantha Plourde Panama Dance Exchange 2016 3/4/16-3/12/16 Panama City, Panama
Elizabeth Whelan Samantha Plourde Panama Dance Exchange 2016 3/4/16-3/12/16 Panama City, Panama
Amanda Malone Samantha Plourde Panama Dance Exchange 2016 3/4/16-3/12/16 Panama City, Panama
Rodrigo Velasquez Jan Arminio ACPA – College Student Educators International 3/4/16-3/9/16 Montreal, Canada
Ashley Frongello Doris Bitler Davis Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association 3/3/16-3/5/16 New York City, NY
Kathryn Snyder Paul Delamater American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting 2/13/16-2/13/16 Washington, DC
Adam Forbes Luanne Norden SHAPE America Southern District Convention 2/12/16-2/13/16 Williamsburg, VA
Brittany Eckert Luanna Norden SHAPE America Southern District Convention 2/12/16-2/13/16 Williamsburg, VA
Allie Boucher Anthony Degregorio 2016 Southern District Convention 2/12/16-2/13/16 Williamsburg, VA
Matthew Rogers Anthony Degregorio 2016 Southern District Convention 2/12/16-2/13/16 Williamsburg, VA
Saleh Abu-Ghannam Tony Degregorio 2016 Southern District Conference 2/12/16-2/13/16 Williamsburg, VA
Reginald Hellyer Giovanna Chesler Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Student Film Studies Program 2/4/16-2/8/16 Santa Barbara, CA
Oscar Espinoza Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabezas School Water Project 1/12/16-1/18/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Laura Meadows Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabeza School Water Project 1/9/16-1/15/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Rony E. Avalos Benitez Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabezas School Water Project 1/9/16-1/15/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Anne Zheng Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabeza School Water Project 1/8/16-1/18/16 Puerto Cabeza, Nicaragua
Basil Mouneimne Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabezas School Water Project 1/8/16-1/15-16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Lauren Alger Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabezas School Water Project 1/8/16-1/15/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Saran Karra Matthew Doyle Puerto Cabezas School Water Project 1/8/16-1/15/16 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Lauren Marts Amanda Caswell Virginia Athletic Training Association 1/8/16-1/10/16 Williamsburg, Virginia
Jesse Davis Jessica L Rosenburg 227th American Astronomical Society Meeting 1/3/16-1/9/16 Kissimmee, FL
Paul McNulty Shobita Satyapal 227th American Astronomical Society Meeting 1/3/16-1/9/16 Kissimmee, FL
Zanib Cheema Patricia Maulden Beaconhouse National University Educational Seminar 12/28/15-1/14/16 Lahore, Pakistan
Waqar Chaudhry Syed Abbas Zaidi PMC Medical Forum 12/23/15-1/20/16 Faisabad, Pakistan
Juwariah Shareef Lotta Moberg 85th Annual Southern Economic Association(SEA) Conference 11/21/15-11/23/15 New Orleans, LA
Katharine Lai James Dobson National Communication Association 101st Annual Convention 11/18/15-11/21/15 Las Vegas, NV
Nathan LaPierre Huzefa Rangwala IEEE International Conference on Data Mining workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare 11/13/15-11/17/15 Atlantic City, NJ
Lauryn Cartagine John Riskind ABCT Conference 11/12/15-11/16/15 Chicago, IL
Yara El Mowafy
Michael Galvin The Undergraduate Awards 11/08/15-11/15/15 Dublin, Ireland
Brandon Langford Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/05/15-11/8/15 Charlottesville, VA
Irem Dogancali Giovanna Chester Virginia Film Festival 11/05/15-11/8/15 Charlottesville, VA
Matthew Haskell Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/05/15-11/8/15 Charlottesville, VA
Michael Rose
Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/05/15-11/8/15 Charlottesville, VA
Ryan Hill
Giovanna Chesler Virginia Film Festival 11/05/15-11/8/15 Charlottesville, VA
Tiffany Wynn Loren Petruny 2015 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 11/01/15-11/04/15 Baltimore, MD
Kathryn Synder Ramin Hakami American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference 10/25/15-10/29/15 Philadelphia, PA
Alexa Brigitte Coles Julie Owen Kadir Has University Conference on International Relations 10/18/15-10/25/15 Ankara, Turkey
Emma Powers Dr. Naomi L. Gerber ACG 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting 10/15/15-10/20/15 Hawaii Convention Center
Jose Aguimatang Emily Ihara Council on Social Work Education 10/14/15-10/18/15 Denver, CO
Rahib Zaman Parag Chitnis 2015 BMES Annual Meeting 10/09/15-10/10/15 Tampa, FL
Beom Seo Koo
Cristin Welle Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference 10/07/15-10/10/15 Tampa, FL
Robert Graham
Nathalia Peixoto Biomedical Engineering Society 2015 Annual Meeting 10/07/15-10/10/15 Tampa, FL
Alex Nixon Alessandra Luchini Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 10/6/15-10/11/15 Tampa, FL
Rodrigo Velasquez Latashia Harris Second Annual Queering Immigration Conference 8/27/15-8/30/15 The New School, NY
Vali Mansouri Lester Kurtz
Society for Study of Social Problems, Annual Meeting: Removing the Mask, Lifting the Veil
8/21/15-8/25/15 Chicago, IL
Waqar Chaudhry Thomas Rustici PMC Medical Forum 7/20/15-8/20/15 Punjab, Pakistan
Maryam Sedaghatpour
Andrea Weeks
Botany 2015
7/24/2015-8/06/2015
Edmonton,Canada
Laura Hovatter
Sean Luke
RoboCup 2015
7/16/15-7/23/15
Hefei, China
Christopher Burns Sean Luke RoboCup 2015 7/15/15-7/26/15 Hefei, China
Colin Ward Dr. Daniel Lofaro RoboCup 2015 7/15/15-7/26/15 Hefei, China

Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
Gabrielle Hamman
John Kilkenny Sewanee Summer Music Festival 6/19/15-7/20/15 Sewanee, Tennessee
Kaitlyn Graybill Dr. Mrs. Caswell Mid Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposium 5/29/15-5/31/15 Virginia Beach, VA
Samantha Parsons Lisa Shaw Cultural Studies Association: Another University is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy 5/18/15-5/25/15 Riverside Convention Center, CA
Clint Ledford
Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/19/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri- Kansas City Missouri
Anna Zhang Ancha Baranova Virginia Academy of Science 5/22/15 James Madison University — Harrisonburg, VA
Benjamin Quann Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/21/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Brandon Limberis Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/21/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Farhan Choudhry Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/21/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Lisa Grube Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/21/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Yahya Ahmed Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/21/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Mark Fiorina Dr. Liza Durant 2015 National Steel Bridge Competition 5/19/15-5/24/15 University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri
Oscar Espinoza Matt Doyle EfID Puerto Cabezas Phase I 5/14/15-5/21/15 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
Tooba Khan
Aybike Birerdinc VAS ( Virginia Academy of Science) Conference 5/20/15 Harrisonburg, VA
Ethan Rarity Justin Schroeder Spring 2015 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA Section of the MAA 4/24/15-4/25/15 Roanoke College
Hayley Harris Justin Schroeder Spring 2015 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA Section of the MAA 4/24/15-4/25/15 Roanoke College
Kelly Pizzingrilli Dr. Xiaomei Cai
Eastern Communication Association Conference
4/23/15-4/25/15 Philadelphia, PA
Amanda Sabella Dr. R.V. Pierre Rodgers 2015 James C. McCroskey and Virginia P. Richmond Undergraduate Scholars Conference 4/23/15-4/24/15 Philadelphia, PA
Laith Alhussein Wilsaan Joiner Society for the Neural Control of Movement 4/19/2015-4/25/15 Charleston, SC
David Remer Wilsaan Joiner 2015 Northeast Bioengineering Conference 4/16/15-4/20/15 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mohamed Ali Wilsaan Joiner 2015 Northeast Bioengineering Conference 4/16/15-4/20/15 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Laura Woods Dr. Suzanne Carmack DC Health Communication Department 4/16/2015-4/19/15 Fairfax, VA
Neha Bansal Kylene Kehn-Hall Georgetown Undergraduate Research Conference 4/16/15-4/17/15 Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Carl Walker Sean Luke RoboCup 4/15/15-5/26/15 Hefei, China
Corina Solorzano Dr. Jatinder P. Singh The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 4/15/2015-4/19/2015 Cheney, WA
Rodrigo Velasquez Latashia Harris 2015 Global Engagement Summit 4/15/2015-4/19/2015 Northwestern University
Juwariah Shareef Lotta Moberg 9’th Annual Student Research Conrernce “Politics, Society and Foreign Affairs” 4/10/15 VCU Student Commons, Richmond VA
Sheila Martin Keith Clark Butler Undergraduate Research Conference 2015 4/08/2015-4/11/15 Indianapolis, IN
Oliver DeLotto John Kilkenny Performance and Research Tour 4/06/2015-4/12/15
San Jose, Costa Rica
Max Fahland John Kilkenny Performance and Research Tour 4/06/2015-4/12/15 San Jose, Costa Rica
Kareema Smith
Dr. Joya Crear
2015 NASPA Conference 3/22/2015-3/24/15 New Orleans, LA
Grace Beya Dr. Joya Crear 2015 NASPA Conference 3/22/15-3/24/15 New Orleans, LA
Alexa Brigitte Coles
Dr. Julie Owen
The Tenth Annual AUC Conference for Excellence in Undergraduate or Research, Entrepreneurship and Creative Achievement 2/20/15-2/26/15 Cairo, Egypt

Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
Ali Moosvi
(Biology)
Ancha Baranova Virginia Academy of Science 5/22/13-5/24/13 Blacksburg, VA
Caitlin Kobb
(Chemistry)
Ancha Baranova Virginia Academy of Science 5/22/13-5/23/13 Blacksburg, VA
Mariam Hashemi
(Biology)
Ancha Baranova Virginia Academy of Science 5/22/13-5/23/13 Blacksburg, VA
Melinda Matthews
(Conflict Resolution Studies)
Susan Hirsch 6th Annual CRE (Conflict Resolution Education) Summit 6/14/13-6/18/13 Cleveland, OH
Michael Shuler
(Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructural Engineering)
Matthew Doyle EfID Sabana Grande Project 8/13/13-8/21/13 Esteli, Nicaragua
Santosh Neupane
(Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructural Engineering)
Matthew Doyle EfID Sabana Grande Project 8/13/13-8/21/13 Esteli, Nicaragua
Rony Avalos
(Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructural Engineering)
Matthew Doyle EfID Sabana Grande Project 8/13/13-8/21/13 Esteli, Nicaragua
Ashley Timms
(Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructural Engineering)
Matthew Doyle EfID Sabana Grande Project 8/13/13-8/21/13 Esteli, Nicaragua
Karina Arango
(Global Affairs/ Government & International Politics)
Teesta Ghosh N/A 6/24/13-6/28/13 Strasbourg, France
Anuraag Ravikumar
(Bioengineering)
Vasiliki Ikonomidou 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 9/26/13-9/27/13 Seattle, WA
Brittany Barley
(Biology)
Luisel Ricks-Santi American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition 11/1/13-11/6/13 Boston, MA
Hozaifah Zafar
(Computer Science)
Huzefa Rangwala BMES Annual Meeting 2013 9/25/13-9/27/13 Seattle, WA
Jordan Brown
(History)
Laura McCloskey Wolfe BMES Annual Meeting 2013 11/15/13-11/16/13 Rochester, NY
Jade Alvarado de Kaplan
(Psychology)
Robert Smith

PSIFEX 2013

9/26/13-10/2/13 Mexico City
JaVeatrice Bonner
(Chemistry)
Michelle Albert

141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

11/1/13-11/6/13 Boston, MA
Katy Dalenberg
(Anthropology)
Alexander Benitez

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS)

10/11/13-10/12/13 Sweet Briar, VA
Anna-Rose Wolff
(Mathematics)
Neil Epistein Joint Mathematical Meetings 1/15/14-1/18/14 Baltimore, MD
Sarah Soliman
(Information Technology)
Danielle Rudes The National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University 1/22/14-1/26/14 Boston, MA
Haley Vaseghi
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sam Gelman
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maggie Westwater
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stephanie Skees
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Eric Cawi
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Katy Dalenberg
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Hira Palla
(Community Health)
Panagiota Kitsantas 9th Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference: Forging Partnership for a Better Tomorrow 3/19/14-3/23/14 Chapel Hill, NC
Michael Walton
(BFA-Sculpture)
Edgar Endress 14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology 2/25/14-3/1/14 New London, CT
Bum Sik Sin
(Neuroscience)
Carryl Baldwin Cognitive Neuroscience Society N/A Boston, MA
Jean Michel Rouly
(Computer Science)
Adrian Peter IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) N/A Boston, MA
Eleana Velasco
(Spanish)
Lisa Rabin Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference 3/6/13 Chicago, IL
Niah Grimes
(Sociology)
Shannon Davis Annual Meeting for Southern Sociological Society: Relational 4/24/13-4/27/13 Atlanta, Georgia
Emily Mann
(Anthropology)
Jeff Mantz 7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference 3/2/13-3/7/13 Valencia. Spain
Erica Gallis
(Anthropology)
Alexander Benitez 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology 4/3/13-4/7/13 Honolulu, Hawaii
Rongrong Zhang
(Economics)
N/A HAUSCR’s Action for Tomorrow Venture (ATVenture) Social Entrepreneurship Conference 3/27/13-3/31/13 Boston, MA
Francis Aguisanda
(Biology)
Daniel Cox Central Virginia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience 25th Annual Symposium 2/7/13-2/8/13 Roanoke, VA
Keil Eggers
(Conflict Analysis and Resolution)
Borislava Manojlovic United States Institue of Peace Peacebuilding Workshop 4/12/13-4/14/13 Bloomington, IL
Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
Kristin Wymard
(Psychology)
Todd Kashdan ABCT 46th Annual Convention 11/15-11/18/12 National Harbor, MD
Nathan Dorfman
(Government & International Politics)
Jonathan Gifford From the Outside In: Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs 11/8-11/11/12 Hempstead, NY
Abdullah Ismail
(Neuroscience / Biology)
Robert Smith 2012 Society for Neuroscience 10/13-10/17/12 New Orleans, LA
Devin Porter
(Chemistry)
Barney Bishop International Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Infectious Disease 9/8-9/18/12 San Francisco, CA
Jacquia Plummer
(Sociology)
Shannon Davis American Sociological Association Honors Program 8/16-8/20/12 Denver, CO
Stania Shaw
(Music)
Kathryn Hearden New York Summer Opera Scenes 7/30-8/12/12 New York, NY
Mai Abdel-Ghani
(Biology)
Laura Tosi American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 7/16-7/18/12 Kansas City, MO
Oladipo Eddo
(Kinesiology)
Margaret Jones 2012 NSCA National Conference 7/12-7/13/12 Providence, RI
Timothy Rusbasan
(Kinesiology)
Margaret Jones 2012 NSCA National Conference 7/11-7/14/12 Providence, RI
Byong Kwon
(Mathematics)
Padhu Seshaiyer 2012 SIAM Annual Meeting 7/8-7/13/12 Minneapolis, MN
Mohamad Elbarasse
(Economics and Mathematics)
Margaret Polski International Society for New Institutional Economics Conference 6/14-6/16/12 Los Angeles, CA
Eric Cawi
(Electrical Engineering and Mathematics)
Charles Twardy National Search and Rescue Conference 6/7-6/10/12 Lake Tahoe, NV
Student Name Faculty Advisor Meeting Name Meeting Date
(most recent listed first)
Meeting Location
Catherine Dines
(Conflict Analysis & Resolution)
Patricia Maulden Centre for Refugee Studies: Annual Student Conference 4/27-4/28/12 Toronto, Ontario
Irina Kuzemkina
(Global Affairs)
Karyna Korostelina National Conference on Undergraduate Research 3/29-3/31/12 Ogden, UT
Myurajan Rubaharan
(Biology)
Daniel Cox National Conference on Undergraduate Research 3/29-3/31/12 Ogden, UT
Luis Sullivan
(Neuroscience)
Daniel Cox National Conference on Undergraduate Research 3/29-3/31/12 Ogden, UT
Douglas Messier
(Biology)
Thomas Wood SENCER 2012 Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session 3/19/12 Washington, DC
Carolina Espinoza
(Global Affairs)
Kristin Scott 2012 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference 3/16-3/17/12 DeLand, FL
Paola Moore
(Global Affairs)
Mills Kelly 2012 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference 3/16-3/17/12 DeLand, FL
Michelle Buhrandt
(Social Work)
Dennis Ritchie Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) 2012 Annual Conference on Sustaining Quality BSW Education in Difficult Times 3/14-3/18/12 Portland, OR
Christopher Farrales
(Social Work)
Dennis Ritchie Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) 2012 Annual Conference on Sustaining Quality BSW Education in Difficult Times 3/14-3/18/12 Portland, OR
Griselda Areli Zelaya
(Social Work)
Dennis Ritchie Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) 2012 Annual Conference on Sustaining Quality BSW Education in Difficult Times 3/14-3/17/12 Portland, OR
David Brooks
(Earth Science)
Julia Nord SENCER 2012 Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session 3/13/12 Washington, DC
Katherine Pereira
(Government & International Politics)
Ricardo Vivancos Perez Creatividad y Derechos Humanos: El Parque Monumento Trujillo como un “Sitio de Conciencia” 3/12-3/16/12 Bogota and Cali, Colombia
Christopher Johnson
(Earth Science)
Julia Nord SENCER 2012 Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session 3/11-3/13/12 Washington, DC
Peter Kakalec
(Neuroscience)
Jane Flinn 2011 Society for Neuroscience 11/11-11/16/11 Washington, DC
Waleed Osman
(Neuroscience)
Daniel Cox 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference 11/10-11/13/11 Raleigh, NC
Myurajan Rubaharan
(Biology)
Daniel Cox 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference 11/10-11/13/11 Raleigh, NC
Luis Sullivan
(Neuroscience)
Daniel Cox 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference 11/10-11/13/11 Raleigh, NC
Mai Abdel- Ghani
(Biology)
Laura Tosi & Joseph Devaney Egyptian Orthopedic Association International Conference 12/18-12/22/12 Cairo, Egypt