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The college will test its emergency alert system on Wednesday (Sept. 2) at 12:30 p.m. As a part of the test, all faculty, staff, and students should receive an email, phone call, and text message at or around the common hour.

McNair Scholars 2011

NSCU 

Kidan Araya

Attending: University of Washington-Seattle, Ph.D.Geography

Summer 2011: The Emergence of Grassroots Environmental Justice Activism (Mentor: Dr. Pablo Toral)

Summer 2012: Forest Management by Indigenous Peoples in Cameroon (Mentor: Dr. Rachel Ellett, Beloit College)

 

Ricky Cotter

Summer 2011:  Stress Analysis by Holography (Mentor: Dr. Pat Polley)

Summer 2012: Upward Bound Math/Science Grant Competition (Mentor: Stephanie King, Beloit College)

Graduate Institution(s): Claremont MS in Information Systems and Technology

 

Elise Giammanco

Summer 2011: The Effects of Trauma in Russian Prison Camps: An Examination of Kolyma Tales and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Mentor: Dr. Donna Oliver)

Summer 2012: Morality and Gender Differences (Mentor: Rebecca Frazier, University of Virginia)

 

Diana Meza-Gutierrez

Attending: University of Southern Florida, Masters of Public Health

Summer 2011:  Factors Affecting the Health of Afro-Ecuadorian Women from the Province of Esmeraldas (Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko)

Summer 2012: Exploring the Public Health System of the Ecuadorian Province of Pastaza (Mentor: Dr. Klever Gavilanez, Ministry of Public Health of the Province of Pastaza, Ecuador)

 

Vanessa Orellana

Summer 2011: Latina Participation in Gang Lifestyles (Mentor: Dra. Aurora Chang)

Summer 2012: First Generation Children's Cultural and Linguistic Shifts (Mentor: Dr. Carol Wickersham, Beloit College)

 

Anna Osornio

Summer 2011: NAFTA, Illegal Immigration, and the Economy (Mentor: Dr. Beatrice McKenzie)

Summer 2012: Exploration into Childhood Trauma and Treatment (Mentor: Dr. Suzanne Cox, Beloit College)

 

Anthony Otey Hernandez

Attending: Dartmouth University in the fall of 2014

Fulbright Scholar: Portugal

Summer 2011: Beauty and Ugliness in Literature (Mentor: Dr. Diane Lichtenstein)

Summer 2012: Urban Architecture and Psychophysical Being (Mentor: Dr. Claire DeObaldia, New York University in Paris)

 

Derek Pugh

Summer 2011: Social Determinants of Health that Contribute to African American Infant Mortality in the Beloit Community (Mentors: Dr. Marion Fass & Dr. Nancy Krusko)

Summer 2012: The Young Invincibles/Center for Community Change Washington DC (Mentor: Rory O'Sullivan, Young Invincibles/Center for Community Change)

Graduate Institution(s): Public Policy Fellow at Campaign for America's Future

 

Jazmyn Russell

Attending: University of Wisconsin - Madison, Curriculum & Instruction Ph.D

Summer 2011: Visualization of Chronological Changes (Mentor: Dr. Darrah Chavey)

Summer 2012: Effectiveness of Game-Based, Non-Monetary Incentive Models on User Motivation in Participatory Sensing Campaigns (Mentor: Dr. Jamie Payton, UNC Charlotte)

 

Ulysses Smith

Attending: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, MBA-Finance

Summer 2011:  How Do Natural Disasters Adversely Affect Small Businesses? (Mentor: Dr. George Williams)

Summer 2012: Broad Based and Targeted Sponsorship Strategies in U.S. Men's Professional Hockey (Mentor: Dr. Joshua Hall, Beloit College)

 

Raymond Thomas

Attending: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Masters of Professional Accountancy

Summer 2011: Disparities in Capital between African-American and White Business Owners (Mentor: Dr. Charles Westerberg)

Summer 2012: The Measurement of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Characteristics and Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation in Metropolitan Houston: Implications for the Study of Social Disparities in Health (Mentor: Dr. Joe T. Darden, Michigan State University)