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Fall 2018 Faculty Research Symposium Dates Coming Soon


University-wide Three-Minute Thesis/Dissertation competition finals are Friday, April 6, at 4 pm in the Kelly Alumni Center with a wine-and-cheese reception to follow.  We need to support our graduate students from Harris College. Mark your calendars for this event. A flyer will be coming out the end of March with more info

Boller Competition for Best Departmental Honors Project Presentation
Tuesday, April 17
Debate Chamber from 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Dr. Danielle Brimo, Assistant Professor, Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is Harris College’s outstanding nominee for the Deans’ Research and Creativity Award.

Irmgard Payne, Instructor for Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders, is Harris College’s outstanding nominee for the Deans’ Teaching Award and Spring 2018 recipient of the Deans’ Teaching Award


Dr. Nada Elias-Lambert: (SOWO), Graduate Student Recruiting Grant

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), “Nutritional strategies to augment the postprandial muscle protein synthetic response to the ingestion of a low dose of protein in older women.” Awarded funding by Increnovo LLC.

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Effects of a Technology-Enhanced Curcumin Formulation on Flow Mediation Dilation (FMD)”. Awarded funding by Increnovo LLC.

Dr. Diane Hawley: (NURS), TCU, UNTHSC, and JPS Collaboration. Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project (GWEP) to improve health professionals’ care of geriatric individuals in our community. Award of $2.5 million

Dr. Emily Lund: (COSD), The Effects of Parent Responsiveness Training on Vocabulary Knowledge of Young Children with Hearing Loss. Received Funding of $10,000 through ASH Foundation New Investigator Research Grant. Click here for abstract.

Dr. Jonathan Oliver: (Kinesiology), A comprehensive examination of factors associated with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in youth and young adult athletes. Received Funding through TCU – IS Grant .

Dr. James Petrovich: (Social Work), Health service use by people experiencing homelessness: a comparison of sheltered and unsheltered subpopulations. Received Funding through TCU – IS Grant.

Dr. Kathy Baker & Dr. Suzy Lockwood (Nursing), Advancing Nurse Residencies: A Community Focus, $43,600 award from the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA)

2018 HCNHS Student Research Symposium Winners

Undergraduate winners:

1st place Laura Panzone – COSD

2nd place  Farren Barnett – SOWO

3rd place  Dylan Hoover – KINE

4th place Crysta Coomer – NURS

Graduate winners:

1st place Joshua Rucker – COSD

2nd place  Dylann Wilkinson – SOWO

3rd place  Sarah Reno – SOWO

4th place Collin Pursley – KINE


Congratulations to Madison Burnett (COSD) for 1st place in HCNHS Boller Presentations.


The award winners for Harris College 3MT are:

1st place: Robyn Croft – COSD – mentor: Dr. Jennifer Watson

2nd place: Aimee Nucum – SOWO – mentor: Dr. James Petrovich

People’s choice award: Jessica Dinsmoor – COSD – mentor: Dr. Emily Lund