Assessment & Measurement

Thai Ong received a grant to present “Effort-Monitoring Computer-Based Testing: Should Alerts be Tied to Examinees' Test-Taking Behavior?" at the American Educational Research Association in New York, New York, April 13-17, 2018.

Derek Sauder received a grant to present “Are Scores on Test-specific Motivation Gender Invariant?" at the National Council on Measurement in Education in New York, New York, April 12-17, 2018.

Audiology

Victoria Andre received a grant to present “Music and speech perception in children using sung speech: Effects of neurocognitive factors” at the American Academy of Audiology in Nashville, Tennessee, April 17-20, 2018.

Leanne Browning received a grant to present "Audiologists' preferences in programming cochlear implants" at the American Academy of Audiology 2018 in Nashville, TN, April 17-21, 2018.

Lakshmi Magudilu Srishyla received a grant to present 1) "A text mining analysis of consumer perception of Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)" and 2) "Effectiveness of noise reduction algorithm in speech perception: A meta-analysis study" at the 50th Annual Conference of Indian Speech and Hearing Association in Mysuru/Bangalore, India, January 3-7, 2018.

Biology

Jonathan Studio received a grant to present “Competition and Predation: Interactions between American eels (Anguilla rostrata) and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in Virginia mountain streams” at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 9-16, 2018.

Bailie Lavan received a grant to present “Eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica): An approach to oyster reef restoration maximizing the use of interstitial space” at the Association of Southeastern Biologists in Myrtle Beach, SC, March 28-31, 2018.

Hannah Eisemann received a grant to present “Can Isolated Salmonid Populations be an Effective Conservation Strategy?” at the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society 2018 Meeting in Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 20-22, 2018.

Matthew Harris received a grant to present “Potential Benefits of Reforested Agricultural Riparian Zones for Bat Communities” at the 2018 Joint Bat Working Group Meeting in Roanoke, Virginia, March 27-28, 2018.

Thomas Warner Lowry II received a grant to present “In vitro propogation of African violets (Saintpaulia rupicola B.L. Burtt) through somatic embryognesis” at the Association of Southeastern Biologists in Myrtle Beach, SC, March 28-31, 2018.

Combined Clinical & School Psychology

Carly Pine received a grant to present “Attention in the Classroom: The Road to Success” at the National Association for School Psychologists 2018 Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, February 14-16, 2018.

Kirstin Drucker received a grant to present “Neighbors in Need: Providing Quality Health Care and Quality Training” at the 2018 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, April 4-7, 2018.

Caroline Conners received a grant to present “Neighbors in Need: Providing Quality Health Care and Quality Training” at the 2018 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, April 4-7, 2018.

Sarah Anolik received a grant to present "A Descriptive Model of Accessible Mental Health Services Within an Academic Hospital Setting" at the ABCT 51st Annual Convention in San Diego, California, November 16-19, 2017.

Erica Pritzker received a grant to present "Dabbing and Other Ways to Playfully Connect with Adolescents" at the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists - Fall Conference in Norfolk, Virginia, September 28-29, 2017.

Communication & Advocacy

Michael Clay received a grant to present “Naming the News: An Analysis of the Trump Administration's 'News’” at the Eastern Communication Association Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 25-29, 2018.

Laura Mack received a grant to present "A Localized Approach to Refugee Resettlement: How Caseworkers and Volunteers Shape the Process of Community Integration" at the 103rd Annual Convention for the National Communication Association in Dallas, Texas, November 16-19, 2017.

Jacob Wrasse received a grant to present "Meeting the Commander-in-Waiting: Undecided Voters and the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate" at the 103rd Annual Convention for the National Communication Association in Dallas, Texas, November 16-19, 2017.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Amy Vinyard received a grant to present “Pupillometry as a Test of Infant Word Recognition” at the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia in Williamsburg, Virginia, March 21-24, 2018.

Danika Pfeiffer received a grant to present "Interprofessional collaboration in elementary schools: A systematic review of interprofessional education for preprofessional general education teachers and speech-language pathologists" at the Collaborating Across Borders VI (CAB VI) in Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 1-5, 2017.

Erin Clinard received a grant to present 1) "Simulations and Transfer of Learning" 2) "Computer-Based Clinical Simulation: Student Perceptions and Implications for Graduate Education" at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention in Los Angeles, California, November 8-12, 2017.

Counseling & Supervision

Mina Attia received a grant to present “Ethical Considerations in Clinical Practice with Refugees” at the Law & Ethics in Counseling Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 30 - February 2, 2018.

Education

Zachary Marinelli received a grant to present "Grants and Other Resources for the Science Classroom" at the Virginia Association of Science Teachers Annual Professional Development Institute in Roanoke, Virginia, November 16-18, 2017.

History

Daniel Dawson received a grant to present “Inter-Caribbean African Ritual Knowledge Transmission in Early Modern Cartagena de Indias and Beyond” at the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies in Nashville, Tennessee, March 7-11, 2018.

Tristan Nelson received a grant to present "There's Poison In The Whiskey: Using Alcohol to Examine the Relationships Between Slaves, Poor Whites, and Masters' in Antebellum Appalachia" at the Phi Alpha Theta 2018 Biennial Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 3-6, 2018.

Rachel Carey received a grant to present "A Concerted Effort: The Federal Music Project in American Culture" at the Phi Alpha Theta 2018 Biennial Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 3-6, 2018.

Music

Jennifer Hoye received a grant to present "Imagining Possible Futures/Impacting Professional Visions: A Reflective Case Study of a Community-Centric, Ukulele-Based Participatory Musicking Project" at the Society for Music Teacher Education 2017 Symposium in Minneapolis, MN, September 7-9, 2017.

John Nye received a grant to present "Practicing Practice: Using Interval Training Apps in the Applied Music Studio" at the National Association of Collegiate Wind and Percussion Instructors in Montevallo, Alabama, October 5-8, 2017.

Nursing (DNP)

Heather Galang received a grant to present "Pilot of a Randomized Trial Comparing Outcomes of Three Types of Peripheral Intravaneous Catheters (PIVC): Utilizing the PDSA Cycle" at the 10th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 13-15, 2017.

Jill Delawder received a grant to present "A Multidisciplinary Code Sepsis Team to Improve Sepsis Bundle Compliance in the Emergency Department" at the 10th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 13-15, 2017.

Occupational Therapy

Laura Vizy received a grant to present “Examining the Health Benefits of a Coping Strategy Intervention with First Year Occupational Therapy Students” at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 17-21, 2018.

Leah Sallada received a grant to present “Therapeutic approaches of occupational therapists that serve the military community” at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 17-21, 2018.

Hannah Olson received a grant to present “Therapeutic approaches of occupational therapists that serve the military community” at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 17-21, 2018.

Jeanine Rossi received a grant to present "An investigation of social development and demonstration in pre-adolescent girls within the context of an outdoor adventure-based setting" at the 2017 Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, October 13-15, 2017.

Lisa Umbel received a grant to present "Effects of a Robotic Cat on Quality of Life for Individuals with AD and Associated Caregiver Burden" at the 2017 Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, October 13-15, 2017.

Bailee Hubert received a grant to present "An investigation of social development and demonstration in pre-adolescent girls within the context of an outdoor adventure-based setting" at the 2017 Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, October 13-15, 2017.

Laura Wood received a grant to present "Examining the Impact of Sensory Integrative Approaches in Children with ASD using Heart Rate Variability" at the 2017 Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, October 13-15, 2017.

Public Administration

Jeron Baker received a grant to present “It's All About the Rage: Determinants of Rage Giving” at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action in Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 15-18, 2018.

Sport & Recreation Leadership

Mercy-Nora Osei received a grant to present 1) "Why Your Summer Camp Needs to Implement a Counselor in Training Program" and 2) "Student See, Students Do" at the NIRSA Region II Conference in Ponte Bedra Beach, Florida, October 15-18, 2017

TESOL

Kathryn Manning received a grant to present "Partnering with Migrant Education: Future ESOL Teachers and Families Learning Together” at the VESA 2018 Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, February 1-2, 2018.

Past Travel Grant Recipients

2016-2017 Travel Grants

2015-2016 Travel Grants

2014-2015 Travel Grants

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