By Amanda Nelson
(Aug. 24, 2015) – The University of Kentucky Department of STEM Education, under the direction of Molly Fisher (PI), associate professor and director of graduate studies, and Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI), professor and chair, is welcoming a new cohort of undergraduate students in the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
As an REU site, the STEM Education Department hosts a cohort of undergraduates who work in its research programs.
Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers.
Students are granted stipends and technology funds in order to carry out their research agendas.
The upcoming cohort includes:
Working with Cindy Jong, Jonathan Thomas and Molly Fisher:
· Meredith Davis (Special Education)
· Mallory Bickett (Elementary Education)
Working with Becky Krall and Brett Criswell:
· Kelly Corrigan (Elementary Education)
· Fallon Olexa (Special Education)
Working with Margaret Mohr-Schroeder:
· Mollie Williams (STEM Plus – Math)
· Shelby Albers (Mathematics and Computer Science)
Working with Jennifer Wilhelm:
· Brittany Guido (STEM Plus – Math)
· Dakota Yates (Elementary Education)
For more information on undergraduate research at UK, visit the Office of Undergraduate Research. The Office of Undergraduate Research promotes high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines across campus.