All Past Award Recipients


The Effect of Toning Shoes on Exercise Energy Expenditure and Walking Behavior

Kevin Huff, Senior, Exercise & Sports Science Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Brian Parr, Department of Exercise and Sports Science

2010-2011 Magellan Scholar

The Effects of Antioxidant Consumption on the Frequency of Student Illness

Melissa Lane, Sophomore, Nursing Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Stephanie Muga, Department of Biology and Geology, and Dr. Thayer McGahee, School of Nursing

2013-2014 Magellan Scholar

The effects of caffeine and high sucrose diet on adipose tissue accumulation, memory, and anxiety

London Vickrs, Senior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Michelle Vieyra


The Effects of Chronic Stress, Exercise and Sugar Consumption on Body Weight and Fat Percentage in Rats

Heather Jones, Christina Thomas

Mentor(s) : Dr. Michelle Vieyra

2014-2015 Research Day Award

The Effects of Diet and Maternal Obesity on Four Dimensions of Health in Rats

Jessica Lee, Senior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Michelle Vieyra, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Geology

2012-2013 Magellan Scholar