Congratulations to 14 members of the USC Upstate faculty who have received RISE awards.
The RISE, or Research Initiative for Summer Engagement, program provides financial support to pay for summer salary, research supplies, travel related to research and undergraduate student support.
2017 USC Upstate RISE Recipients:
|Recipient Name||Project Title|
|Jack Cheng||Nonlinearities of Mortgage Spreads over the Business Cycles|
|Michael Dinger||IT Role Embeddedness: Testing A Theory of IT Professional Behavior|
|Ann Hoover||The Role of Power in the Backlash Effect|
|Rebecca Mueller||Learning by Doing: The Impact of Question Development and Implementation on Teachers’ Understanding of Compelling Questions|
|Allison Pingley||Czeching out of Communism|
|Nolan Stolz||Recording Two Original Orchestral Compositions: “From The Hudson” and “Prairie View”|
|Matthew Placek||Online News and Citizen Support for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe|
|Nicole Richardson||Through a Glass Darkly: Ye Shaoyuan’s Search for His Deceased Daughter in a Late Ming Séance|
|Kimberly Shorter||Effects of MTHFR Function on Epigenetics-Related Genes’ Expression in Folic Acid-Treated SH-SY5Y Cells|
|Ning Yu||Developing an Open Source Deep Learning Tool Based on a Novel Auto-Encoder Algorithm|
|Emily Kofoed||Silence at the North Pole: Russia’s Rhetorical Strategy for Arctic Sovereignty: An Analysis of International Political Discourse in an Information Age|
|Tina Herzberg||Case Studies of Established Print Readers Learning and Using Braille and Technology in School and Home|
|Calvin Odhiambo||Black-White Racial Disparity in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among People with HIV-AIDS in America: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis|
|Felicia Jenkins||Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in African American Women|
To see a list of all 35 faculty members recognized in the USC system.