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2019-2020 VCU Undergraduate Research Fellows announced

May 15, 2019

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), part of the Office of the Provost, awards scholarships for research to undergraduate VCU students. Three recipients for the 2019-2020 academic year will be working with Life Sciences faculty.

An Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship was awarded to:

Ryan Pobiak, Dept. of Biology, with Dr. Lesley Bulluck, Center for Environmental Studies, VCU Life Sciences: The effects of female plumage quality, age, and clutch size on incubation effort in a monogamous songbird

The Rice Rivers Center also provides research scholarships as part of the UROP program.  Rice Rivers Center Undergraduate Research Scholarship awardees include:

Brendan Finnie, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, with Dr. Rodney Dyer, Center for Environmental Studies, VCU Life Sciences: Physiology as a Mechanism Driving Early Fitness Response in Cornus florida

Chelsey Johnson, with Dr. Arif Sikder, Center for Environmental Studies, VCU Life Sciences: An Assessment of the Active and Legacy Pollution of the Coal Terminal in Norfolk, Virginia.

To find a list of all of the awards recipients, go to “Announcing the 2019-2020 VCU Undergraduate Research Fellows!”

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