2018 - 2019 OVPR Fellows

The VPR Graduate Fellows Program at Colorado State University was created by the Vice President for Research to support excellence in graduate research and to promote interdiscplinarity at the university by engaging the best and brightest students from graduate programs across the institution.

 Fellows are eligible to receive up to $4000 in scholarship and travel support as well as opportunities to engage in monthly professional development. Our mission is provide students with the resources they need to succeed in Graduate School such as travel support, workshops, networking opportunities with thought leaders in their industries and personal resume reviews.
Mitigating Adverse Effects of Soil Salinity on Global Crop Production: New Approaches to Irrigation and Water Table Management

3 Minute Presentation: Mitigating Adverse Effects of Soil Salinity on Global Crop Production: New Approaches to Irrigation and Water Table Management

A.J. Brown

2018-19 VPR FELLOW REPRESENTING THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

3D-Printed Rotational Manifold for Point of Care Salmonella Detection

3 Minute Presentation: 3D-Printed Rotational Manifold for Point of Care Salmonella Detection

Cody Carrell

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences

Jimikaye Courtney

3 Minute Presentation: Rescuing our Rescuers

Jimikaye Courtney

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Health and Human Sciences

Nora Flynn

3 Minute Presentation: Making the Most of Colorado Water with Sustainable Farming Practices

Nora Flynn

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences

Maybellene Gamboa

3 Minute Presentation: A Roadmap for Reintroductions to Resurrect our Lost Ecosystems

Maybellene Gamboa

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Mohammadhasan Hedayati

3 Minute Presentation: A Slick Solution to a Sticky Problem – Blood Clots on Implant Surfaces

Mohammadhasan Hedayati

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering

Elle Holbrook

3 Minute Presentation: Man’s Best Friend: Integrating Human and Animal Big Data to Understand Disease

Elle Holbrook

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Ashlie Johnson

3 Minute Presentation: In the Eyes of a Child: A Deeper Look into Food Advertising for the Children of Nepal

Ashlie Johnson

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences

Sarah Leichty

3 Minute Presentation: On the Cutting Edge of Tillage Research: Stabilizing Soil Carbon for Resilient Farming

Sarah Leichty

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Frank Marrs

3 Minute Presentation: Who Influences Whom in Environmental Politics?

Frank Marrs

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences

Clifton McKee

3 Minute Presentation: Bad Roommates? Inferring Bacterial Interactions in Coinfected Individuals

Clifton McKee

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Brian Mitchell

3 Minute Presentation: Does Fruit Cluster Pruning Improve Organic Tomatoes in High Tunnels?

Brian Mitchell

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences

Kayla Nuss

3 Minute Presentation: Assessing the Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Accuracy of the Apple Watch Series 1 and the Fitbit Charge HR

Kayla Nuss

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Health and Human Sciences

Alyx Shigenaga

3 Minute Presentation: Agriculture in a Changing Climate: Preventing Heat-Induced Plant Disease Susceptibility

Alyx Shigenaga

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences

Ingrid Slette

3 Minute Presentation:  Don’t Forget Your Roots: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Ecosystem Responses to Drought

Ingrid Slette

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Maggie Weinroth

3 Minute Presentation: Fingerprinting: The Hunt for Superbugs in Livestock

Maggie Weinroth

2018-19 VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences