Four SNR undergrads receive stipends for research projects


The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to four School of Natural Resources undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor during the 2023-24 academic year.

Nebraska’s Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience Program supports undergraduates to work with faculty mentors in research or creative activities. Students receive stipends of $2,400 to engage in intensive research or creative activity for 10 hours per week. The students’ projects span academic disciplines including engineering, chemistry, modern languages and literatures, psychology, art and art history, architecture, special education, and fisheries and wildlife.

For more information on undergraduate research at Nebraska, click here.

Following is a list of students who received UCARE awards, with their year in school, academic major(s) and project title.

Ella Humphrey, sophomore, fisheries and wildlife, “The Thermal Tolerances and Heat Shock Protein Regulation of Bigmouth Shiners from Nebraska Sandhills Streams.”

Will Hernandez, senior, environmental science, “Changes in Particle Size Over 60 Years of Crop Production in Nebraska.”

Sage Veomett, junior, fisheries and wildlife, “The Effect of Low Levels of Pyraclostrobin Fungicide on Western Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium).”

Sunny Mellick, senior, fisheries and wildlife, “Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans) Nesting Behavior and Vocalizations.”

Follow the link to see the complete list of 221 Husker undergraduates who received funding.

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