Undergraduate Research Projects

Below is a list of research projects completed by undergraduate students in the Departmental Honors and Research Experience Programs.

Spring 2019

Presented at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Schedule for Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 3:30-4:30 PM in Dole 3049

Schedule for Friday, May 3, 2019 from 3:00-4:00 PM in Dole 3049

Presented at the 2018 KSHA meeting

  • Betsy Snell (with Savannah Wilkins, Corinne Walker, Brenda Salley), “What are you looking at? Infants’ eye gaze during joint attention”
  • Olivia Rodriguez (with Lauren Mason, Corinne Walker, Debbie Daniels, Brenda Salley), “Associations between attention and language development in infants”

Schedule for December 6, 2018 from 3:30-5:00 PM in Dole 3049

  • Michaela Richardson, “Augmentative and alternative communication: gaining perspectives on the speech and language styles of communication partners”
  • Lindsay Roush, “Mothers’ perspectives on parenting their child with fragile X syndrome: a qualitative study”
  • Nicole Jong, “Understanding speech motor impairment using phonetic contrasts”
  • Sidney Sorrells, “Developing protocols for joint book reading and fidelity of treatment for the multimodal approach to word learning for children with autism project.
  • Emma Gaffney, “AAC & diversity: where are we and where can we go from here?”
  • Kaman Dhanoa, “Effect of rate manipulation on vowel acoustics”​ 

 


News and events

Joshuaa Allison-Burbank is recognized by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development: as a 2019 Native American 40 under 40 award recipient.

Ana Paula Mumy along with Brazilian SLP Daniela Zackiewicz just completed translation of the film, "When I Stutter" in Portuguese, and it will be debuted at the "Abra Gagueira" conference this October, which is the Brazilian association for persons who stutter.  Ana Paula is an invited speaker at the conference and will be hosting the very first screening of the film in Portuguese!

Bachelor’s Degrees in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies, KU Edwards Campus

Congratulations to Russell Johnston, Ph.D., Kristen Muller, Ph.D., and Kevin Pitt, Ph.D. for successfulling defending their dissertations this summer! 

Congratulations to Tiffany P. Hogan, Speech Language Pathology PhD alum, ASHA Fellowship of the Assiciation 2019 Award recipient.

Suzanne Adlof, one of our Speech Language Pathology MA/PhD alums now in South Carolina, received the presidential early career award in science/engineering.

Congratulations to Mindy Bridges, Assistant Professor, on receiving the School of Health Professions (SHP) Research Grant for her proposal: The Development of Language-Intensive Professional Development Modules for Prekindergarten Teachers.

Abby Enneking, 2nd year MA-SLP student, will be 1 of 2 students from Kansas to receive the Sertoma International Award.

Frank Kim, 2nd year MA-SLP student, will be the recipient of the SHP Dean's Diversity Scholarship.

Nancy Brady recently participated in the First Summit Forum of China Higher Education of Speech Language Pathology at East China Normal University in Shanghai China. Dr. Brady is pictured with Dr. Qiaoyun Liu, the department head and associate Dean at East Normal. Dr. Liu was a visiting scholar at KU in 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss a consensus for curriculum in Speech Language Pathology in China.

SPLH/IPCD Graduation Ceremony Information Page, May 18, 2019

STUDENTS (Bridget Rennard and Anna Schaue) TO PRESENT AT KANSAS UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Dr. Holly Storkel leads a research project aimed at developing effective interventions for kids with DLD called KAW Story. The project just earned a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to continue research with 60 Kansas kindergarteners across several school districts.

SPLH Professor, Holly Storkel, has been selected as Associate Dean for Academic Innovation & Student Success

SPLH Chair, Nancy Brady, has been promoted to Professor by Chancellor Douglas A. Girod - Chancellor announces faculty awarded promotion and tenure for 2018

Ana PaulMumy's TEDxKU talk- Placing Value on Human Imperfection

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