Professional Presentation Grants

Faculty Presentation Travel Awards granted for 2019

Ayee, Manuela (March – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Dyslipidemia Induced Endothelial Stiffening is Accompanied by Increased Membrane Tension” at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Ayee, Manuela (November – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Endothelial Membrane Biomechanics Under Dyslipidemic Conditions” at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.  

Clark, Tom (January – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “The Number Machine” at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland.

Clark, Tom (June – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Mathematics Done the Wright Way” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Biannual Conference in Marion, Indiana.  

Culpepper, Scott (September – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Francis Bacon’s Perspectives on How Revealed Religion Relates to Empirical Curiosity” at the Midwestern Conference on British Studies in Chicago, Illinois.  

Drissell, Matt (February – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Gained in Translation: Art Theory and Criticism in the Studio” at the College Art Association Meeting in New York, New York.  

Earnshaw, Rebekah (January – 2019) 

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Finding the Absent Father in Scriptural Portrayals of Fatherly Providential Care” at the Los Angeles Theology Conference in Los Angeles, California.

Earnshaw, Rebekah (October – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Calvin Among the Theologians” at the American 16th Century Society and Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  Fictorie, Carl (July – 2019) $770 to present an academic paper entitled “The Meaning of Measurement: Implications of the Recent SI Fundamental Units Redefinition” at the American Scientific Affiliation National Meeting in Wheaton, Illinois.  

Henreckson, Davey (January – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Traditional, Radical, and Modern: Neglected Legacies of the Protestant Reformation” at the Society of Christian Ethics Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

Hoekstra, Brian (October – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Engaging students through class projects to support overseas business entrepreneurs” at the Business as Mission Conference in Silicon Valley, California.  

Janssen, Mike (June – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Inquiry-Based Learning: A Christian Framework” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Marion, Indiana.

Janssen, Mike (August – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Mastery Grading” at MathFest in Cincinnati, Ohio.  

Jelsma, Tony (July – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “The Limbic System and Christian Sanctification” at the 74th Annual Meeting of the ASA in Wheaton, Illinois.  

Lindsey, Melissa (June – 2019) 

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Incorporating Dordt’s Four Curricular Coordinates in Calculus” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Marion, Indiana.  

Lindsey, Melissa (August – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “A Rings First Approach to IBL Abstract Algebra Notes” at MathFest in Cincinnati, Ohio.  

Marra, Gwen (November – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Dialogic Discussions with Informational Text in Early Childhood Classrooms” at the NCTE Annual Convention: Spirited Inquiry in Baltimore, Maryland.  

MacInnis, John (October – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Shaping Culture Makers in Music: The Use of Igor Stravinsky’s Poetics of Music in Christian Higher Education” at the Kuyers Institute/INCHE Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

Sandouka, Kari (March – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “The Strengths of Programmers: Finding our Way with Pi” at the ACM Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sandouka, Kari (August – 2019)

$1,540 to present an academic paper entitled “Crowdfunding: A Literature Review” at the Americas Conference of Information Systems Conference in Cancun, Mexico.  

Shim, Jay (October – 2019)

$770 to present an academic paper entitled “Practice of Christian Education in the African Context” at the International Network for Christian Higher Education in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Visscher, Channon (August – 2019) 

$1,540 to present an academic paper entitled “Strategies to Advance Geoscience Understanding and Engagement in Religious Academic Institutions” At the Goldschmidt Conference in Barcelona, Spain.  

Walicord, Sacha (April – 2019) 

$1,105 to present three academic papers at the Eastcombe Conference in Eastcombe, United Kingdom.  

Wolf, Nate (July – 2019)

$237 to present three academic papers at the Nebraska Coaches Association Multi-Sports Clinic in Lincoln, NE.  

Zhu, Joshua (June – 2019)

$1,540 to present an academic paper entitled “Incorporating Synthetic Glycochemistry into Undergraduate Classes” at the Gordon Research Conference in Hong Kong, China.