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Project title: Mobility and Ritual in Zuunkhangai Mongolia: Strontium-87/86 Isotopic Analyses of Bronze Age Khirigsuur Horses
WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant 2015
American Center for Mongolian Studies Field Research Fellowship 2015

Project title: Origins of Bronze Age Horses in Khanuy Valley, Central Mongolia, Based on Oxygen Isotope Compositions of Tooth Enamel
WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant 2014
WKU Office of Scholar Development Lifetime Experience Grant 2014

Presentation and Publications
Heather Byerly, Cheryl Makarewicz, Jean-Luc Houle 2016. Ritual and Mobility: 87Sr/86Sr, δ18O and δ13C Analyses of Bronze Age Khirigsuur Horses from Khanuuy Valley, Mongolia. 7th Worldwide Conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology, Cambridge/Boston (June 8-12).

Heather Byerly, Cheryl Makarewicz, Jean-Luc Houle 2016. Ritual and Mobility: 87Sr/86Sr, δ18O and δ13C analyses of Bronze Age khirigsuur horses from Khanuuy Valley, Mongolia. 46th Annual Student Research Conference, WKU (April 2).

Heather Byerly, Cheryl Makarewicz, Jean-Luc Houle 2015. Ritual and Mobility: δ18O and δ13C analyses of Bronze Age khirigsuur horses from Khanuuy Valley, Mongolia. 80th SAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California (April 15-19).

Heather Byerly 2015. Ritual and Mobility: δ18O and δ13C analyses of Bronze Age khirigsuur horses from Khanuuy Valley, Mongolia. Second Annual Dr. Lindsey Powell Memorial Conference (May 2).

Heather Byerly 2015. Ritual and Mobility: δ18O and δ13C analyses of Bronze Age khirigsuur horses from Khanuuy Valley, Mongolia. 45th Annual Student Research Conference, WKU (March 28).

William Childers using Virtual Reality Headset

Project title: Visualizing Language: The Utilization of Virtual Reality and 360-Degree Videography in Creating Second-Language Environments
Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant 2017

Gilliam holding WKU red towel in front of a castle in the UK
Project title: White Perception of Muslims in Britain and the United States
Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant 2016
Diversity Abroad Grant 2016
Office of Scholar Development: Lifetime Experience Grant 2017

Publications
Norman, F. J., Adkins, O. C., Dowell, C. J., Hoyng, S. C., & Gilliam, A. N.(2017). Aging and haptic-visual solid shape matching. Perception . doi:10.1177/0301006617690168

Norman, F. J., Adkins, O. C., Hoyng, S. C., Dowell, C. J., Pedersen, L. E., & Gilliam, A. N. (2016). Aging and the haptic perception of material properties. Perception , 45, 1387-1398. doi: 10.1177/0301006616659073

Project title: Bioarchaeology and Paleodietary Analysis in Western Mongolia
Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant 2017
Office of Scholar Development: Lifetime Experience Grant 2017

Boone, Reilly, "Natural Mummies of Northern Europe: An Exploration into the Biocultural Importance of Bog Bodies" (2019). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 800. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Darlene Applegate, Dr. Jean-Luc Houle, and Dr. Christopher Keller

Culbreth, Caroline E., "Blood from Blood and Earth from Earth: Examining Cultural Identity in Second and Third Generation Hispanic Americans" (2015). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 552. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Eisenbrey, Emily M., "Masculinity in Musicals: A Comparison Between the 1950s and Present Day" (2011). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 299. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Faught, Chelsea, "Sustainable Messaging in Film: A Survey of a College Community" (2019). 
Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 796. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Ashley Stinnett, Dr. Ted Hovet, and Siera Bramschreiber

Gilliam, Ashley, "White-Identifying Populations' Perceptions of Muslims in the United Kingdom and United States" (2018). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 765. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Ashley Stinnett, Dr. Kate Hudepohl, and Dr. Christopher Keller

Jackson, Mia J., "Refugee Services in Kentucky: A Case-Study of CEDARS in Bowling Green, KY" (2013). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 405. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Linder, William T., "Burning Resources: Traditional Fuel Uses on the Mongolian Steppe" (2015). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 588. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Jean-Luc Houle, Dr. Kate Hudepohl, and Dr. Darlene Applegate

Mitchell, Amanda, "Reaching the Otaku's Mecca: The Cultural Growth of Geeks Journeying in Japan" (2014). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 470. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Tallent, Daniel, "Communion in the South Union: An Archaeological Analysis of a Shaker Colony" (2009). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 220. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Darlene Applegate

Todd, Mollie, "Functions, Forms, and Accessibility of English as a Second Language Courses in South-Central Kentucky" (2017). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 715. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Vaughan, Matthew John, "Making WKU a Fair Trade University" (2011). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 324.  Advisor(s) or Committee Chair:  Dr. Sam McFarland, Dr. Darlene Applegate

Wade, Steven, "The Culture of Skydiving" (2011). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 291. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Kate Hudepohl

Williams, Roy IV, "Motivated to Learn: Motivational Differences in High School and University-Level Foreign Language Classroom Experiences" (2019). Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects. Paper 818. Advisor(s) or Committee Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Winkler, Dr. Ashley Stinnett



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