Current Scholars

Tomorrow's Ph.D.'s

Take a look at the names and faces below, their majors, and their research interests, and hopefully you will notice that these student scholars are much like you. With hard work and a dedication to serious research, any Blugold could have a chance to take part in this life-changing program.

 

 


Stephanus Badenhorst, Cohort 20
Stephanus Badenhorst, Cohort 20

Stephanus Badenhorst

Major: Psychology 
Hometown:. Graaf Reinet, South Africa
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: April Bleske-Rechek
Mentor's Department: Psychology

Research project: Operationalizing the Ambiguous Term Microaggressions 


Kelsey Cramer, Cohort 20
Kelsey Cramer, Cohort 20

Kelsey Cramer 

Major: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Hometown: Judah, Wisconsin 
Graduation Date:
May 2020
Mentor:
Abby Hemmerich
Mentor's Department:
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Research project: Journal Tracking for Vocal Hygiene Adherence


David Edwardson, Cohort 20
David Edwardson, Cohort 20

David Edwardson 

Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Stanley, Wisconsin
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: Jack Tan                                                                                                                        Mentor's Department: Computer Science

Research project: A Data Mining Approach for the Generation of Nonpartisan Political Districts


Miko Scott, Cohort 20
Miko Scott, Cohort 20

Miko Scott 

Major: Applied Statistics
Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: Aba Mbirika
Mentor's Department: Math

Research project: Properties of the Fibonacci Sequence Modulo 10 and Extensions to Other Moduli


Vincent Segovia, Cohort 20
Vincent Segovia, Cohort 20

Vincent Segovia 

Major: English: Creative Writing, Theater                                                                Hometown: Elroy, Wisconsin
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: Joel Pace & Bob Knowlan                                                                                                      Mentor's Department: English

Research project: "Jacket: A Novel" - A Fictional Narrative of a Hispanic American Returning from Active Duty in the US Army into Civilian Life


Edward James Sobottka, Cohort 20
Edward James Sobottka, Cohort 20

Edward James Sobottka 

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Knapp, Wisconsin
Graduation Date: December 2019
Mentor: Heather Ann Moody
Mentor's Department: American Indian Studies

Research project: Osage Teachings: How Osage Stories Provide Motives for Prosocial Behavior


Maria Villa-Rivera, Cohort 20
Maria Villa-Rivera, Cohort 20

Maria Villa-Rivera 

Major: English Critical Studies
Hometown: Kiel, Wisconsin
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: Jose Alvergue & Teresa Kemp
Mentor's Department: English

Research project: The Power of a Name: Exploring How the Pronunciation of One's Name Effects their Culture Ties


Victoria Vu, Cohort 20
Victoria Vu, Cohort 20

Victoria Vu 

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Graduation Date: May 2020
Mentor: Kao Nou Moua
Mentor's Department: Social Work

Research project: Understanding Barriers and Stigmas Hmong Individuals with Disabilities Experience within the Hmong Communities


 

 

 

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