Student Spotlights

CUSE works with outstanding students of all years, colleges, majors, and disciplines.

Below are recent examples of students who have participated in Conference Presentation, Research, Internship, and Immersion opportunities funded by CUSE!


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Christian Abraham Arega, Class of 2020, Biochemistry

Research: Peptide Dependent Flexibility of  HLA-A2 D220C Region and it's Effects on CD8+ Binding

Location: University of Notre Dame, Harper Cancer Research Institute

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Brian Baker

Christian Abraham Arega Research


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Emily Black, Class of 2020, Environmental Engineering

Research: Nixon Park Hybrid Turf Benefits Review and Nixon Park Tree Survey

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Kevin Walsh

Emily Black Research Assistantship


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Leah Bode, Class of 2021, Biochemistry

Immersion:Atlantis Fellowship in Huesca, Spain

Location: Hospital San Jorge in Huesca, Spain

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Bahram Moasser

Leah Bode Immersion  


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Abigail Campbell, Class of 2020, Economics & Political Science

Research: Migration and Integration in Rome

Location: Rome, Italy

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Ilaria Schnyder

Abigail Campbell Research


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Gino Domel, Class of 2019, Mechanical Engineering

Research: Hydrodynamics of Fish Schooling

Location: Harvard University, Lauder Lab

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Ryan Roeder

Gino Domel Research Assistantship


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Victoria Erdel, Class of 2019, Honors Sociology

Research: The Production and Publication Process of Social Media Content at an Anti-Trafficking Social Enterprise

Location: Asia

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Terence McDonnell

Victoria Erdel Research


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Ian Erkkila, Class of 2020, Science Preprofessional

Research Assistantship: Gut Microbes Driving Sex Differences in IBD

Location: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University

Ian Erkkila Research Assistantship


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Hugh Flynn, Class of 2020, Neuroscience & Behavior

Research: Epilepsy Curriculum for New Zealand Undergraduate Medical Training

Location: University of Otgago, Wellington, New Zealand

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Nancy Michael

Hugh Flynn Research Assistantship

 


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Yuanmeng He, Class of 2021, Philosophy

Research: Asking Questions: Summer Research In China On Institutional Problems That May Cause The Study Abroad Zeal

Location: China

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Susan Blum

Yuanmeng He Research


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Emilia Maliborski, Class of 2020, Neuroscience & Behavior

Research: The Role of Temporal Synchrony in Infant Object Categorization

Location: Notre Dame Infant Studies Lab

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Jill Lany

Emilia Malborski Research Assistantship


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Annalie Nagel, Class of 2019, Civil Engineering

Assistantship: Empowerment-Based Engineering Development in Rural Bolivia

Location: Mallkuchusi, Bolivia

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Tracy Kijewski-Correa

Annalie Nagel Assistantship


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Dayonni Phillips, Class of 2020, Economics & Political Science

Eagan Fellowship: Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Research

Location: Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Dayonni Phillips Assistantship


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Ellen Pil, Class of 2021, Political Science & Pre-Health

Research Assistntship: One Sun Health: Malaria Awareness Program

Location: Limpopo, South Africa

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Eileen Hunt Botting

Ellen Pil Research Assistantship


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Colin Rahill, Class of 2020, Philosophy

Research: Zen Research at Shoganji Temple

Location: Japan

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Alexander Jech

Colin Rahill Research


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James Shuttleworth, Class of 2019, Biochemistry & Greek & Roman Civilizations

Internship: Animal Care Internship

Location: Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion, IN

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Jennifer Robichaud

James Shuttleworth Internship


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Mariana Silva, Class of 2021, Environmental Engineering

Research: Neighborhood scale heat mitigation strategies using Array of Things (AoT) data in Chicago

Location: University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Ashish Sharma

Mariana Silva Research Assistantship


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Marissa Vander Missen, Class of 2021, Science Preprofessional

Internship: Atlantis Clinical Fellowship

Location: Ferrol, Spain

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Mark T Olsen

Marissa Vander Missen Internship


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Paul Wasuwanich, Class of 2021, Biochemistry

Internship: Drug Discovery for Global Diseases

Location: Kitasata University, Japan

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Michael Ferdig

Paul Wasuwanich Internship


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Lihao Yan, Class of 2021, Physics & Philosophy

Eagan Fellowship: Analyze and Test the Reliability of the ND Cube Active-Target Time Projection Chamber Using ANSYS

Location: Notre Dame Nuclear Science Lab

Notre Dame Faculty Mentor: Tan Ahn

Lihao Yan Research Assistantship