Current Projects

Amariz Antillon
Marti and Bolivar: Pursuing Independence and Latin American Identity.
Faculty Mentor:  Abraham Mata.

Zacchary Badon and Jonathan Wynne
Changes in Cultural Engagement after Expansion of Theological Understanding.
Faculty Mentors:  Steve Bonner, JoAnn Long

Claire Bruffey and Brooke Pendergrass
Local History Project:  Lubbock and National Historical Events.
Faculty Mentor:  Sam Ayers 

Journee Cotton and Taylor Phillips
Boethius’s Consolation of Philosophy
Faculty Mentor:  Kenneth Hawley

Amira Cunningham
Sor Juana: a proto-feminist in life, work, and death before her time
Faculty Mentor: Abraham Mata.

Teagan Duran
The Effects of Noncaloric Sweeteners and Dietary Sugars on Human Oral Flora.
Faculty Mentors:  Lucy Porter, Doug Swartz

Edward Kemei
Effectiveness of Bispectral Index Monitoring in Determining the Level of Sedation as Compared to Conventional Methods in Intensive Care Patients: An Integrative Research Review.
Faculty Mentor:  JoAnn Long

Ethan Fulton and Lizzy Woody
Observing he Effect of Sucralose on Algae Growth.
Faculty Mentors:  Lucy Porter, Doug Swartz

Hannah Harbin
The Intersection of Chemistry and Archeology:  Analysis of Fatty Acid Residue Extracted from Early Bronze Age Pottery Found at Khirbat Iskandar, Jordan.
Faculty Mentors:  Julie Marshall, Jesse Long

James Horton
Development of a Gas Chromatographic Method for the Identification and Quantification of Sucralose in Solution.
Faculty Mentor:  Julie Marshall

Christina Greer
Project TBA.
Faculty Mentor: Tim Byars

Sydney Kennedy and Katie Turnipseed
Qualified to be President:  Identifying the Best Candidate.
Faculty Mentor:  Sam Ayers

Grace Matei
The Effects of Noncaloric Sweeteners and Dietary Sugars on Intestinal Flora.
Faculty Mentors:  Lucy Porter, Doug Swartz

Natalie Ochoa
Effectiveness of Educational Interventions on the Prevention of Birth Complication in Women with Type 2 Diabetes: An Integrative Research Review.
Faculty Mentor: JoAnn Long

Cora Petersen
Alanine Scanning Mutagenesis of MsbA, a Bacterial ABC Transporter.
Faculty Mentor:  Doug Swartz 

Kasey Porr, Britni Cantu
Local History Project:  Lubbock and National Historical Events.
Faculty Mentor:  Sam Ayers

Kasey Porr
Personalized Professional Development: Getting the Hang of Assessment for Learning.
Faculty Mentor:  Cathy Box 

Michael Pugh and Benjamin Hettick
Representations of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave in Film
Faculty Mentor:  Kenneth Hawley

Ashley Rojas
DNA Profiling of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Staphylococcus epidermidis in Wet and Dry Eye Makeup Applicators.
Faculty Mentors:  Julie Marshall, Lucy Porter

Connir Simmons
Isolation and Identification of Intestinal Microflora of Canada Geese.
Faculty Mentors:  Lucy Porter, Andy Laughlin

Lindsey Slaughter
Growth Mindset and Motivation to Learn.
Faculty Mentor:  Cathy Box

Jamie Stewart
Theological Perspectives of High School Students Cultivated While Exploring the Wisdom of the Stone Campbell Heritage within the Christian Tradition.
Faculty Mentors:  Steve Bonner, JoAnn Long

Ashley Van Meter
Comparison of DIT-2 Scores from High Schoolers in the Western Region to the National Norm.
Faculty Mentors:  Steve Bonner, JoAnn Long

Kylee Weeks
Prostitution and Sex Slavery During World War II.
Faculty Mentors:  Kregg Fehr, Michael Whitley, Keith Owen

Tyler Woodall 
Porn Use and Addiction:  The Female Experience.
Faculty Mentor:  Michael Hardin

Lizzy Woody and Ethan Fulton
Isolation of Sucralose Metabolizing Microorganisms from the Environment.
Faculty Mentors:  Lucy Porter, Doug Swartz