Unfortunately, academic travel was severely curtailed during the 2020-21 academic year due to COVID-19.  Fewer students participated in professional conferences than is typical at our university.  However, The Graduate School is pleased to announce the following students received travel grants to present their work at professional conferences:



Taylor Evans received a grant to present “Comparing the Effect of Four Propagation Techniques on Hybrid Chestnut Seedling Quality" at the Association of Southern Biologists Annual Meeting, March 24-27, 2021.

Julia Portman received a grant to present “Analysis of stream restoration efforts in an agriculturally impaired sub-watershed of the Chesapeake Bay" at the Association of Southeastern Biologists, March 24-27, 2021.


Combined-Integrated Clinical and School Psychology

Priyata Thapa received a grant to present a poster "Comorbid health problems in a psychiatric sample linked to interpersonal histories and personality disorder diagnosis", at The Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, June 23-26, 2021.


Doctor of Music 

Elaine Sara Lim received a grant to perform works by Beethoven, Bach, Haydn, Schubert, Schuman in her “Concerto Competition and Piano Recital” at the Masterworks Festival in Spartanburg, South Carolina, June 20 -July 18, 2021.

Gianne Ge Zhu received a grant to perform "The Colorful Sound of Brazilian Romantic Music for Flute and Piano- Exploring Standard and Newly Uncovered Repertoire" in NYC, NY, January 22-26, 2021


Psychological Sciences 

Emme Lis received a grant to present "Long-Term Predictors and Consequences of Self-Sacrificing Behaviors in Young Adult Romantic Relationships" at the Society for Research on Child Development, April 7-9, 2021.

Emily Shah received a grant to present "Parental Control in Adolescence as a Predictor of Young Adult Practical Dependency on Parents" at the SRCD 2021 Virtual Biennial Meeting, April 7-9, 2021.

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