Announcement & Forms  |  2014 Awardees

The Research Initiative for Summer Engagement (RISE) program provides financial support to faculty members at senior and regional campuses for summer salary, research supplies, travel related to research and undergraduate student support. Faculty members can also use these funds to spend the summer collaborating with USC Columbia faculty members.

he Office of the Vice President for Research is very pleased to recognize the 2014 RISE awardees from our Senior and Regional Campuses.

Click on the campus names below to view the list of awardees from the corresponding campus.


USC Aiken  |  USC Beaufort  |  USC Upstate  |  USC Lancaster  |  USC Salkehatchie  |  USC Sumter  | 


Principal Investigator



Bradley Baumgarner

The Potential Role of Endoplasmic Reticular Stress in Regulating Calcium Induced Glucose Receptor 4 Expression In Murine Skeletal Muscle Cells

USC Upstate

Colleen O'Brien

Cherokee and Seneca Concepts of Agrarian Freedom in the Americas

USC Upstate

Michele Covington

You're not welcome here: The efficacy of residency restrictions for sexual predators

USC Upstate

Anselm Omoike

Novel MnOxà Magnetic Nanocatalysts for the Degradation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

USC Upstate

Desiree Dianne Rowe

Depressive Realism is Why They Didn't Show Up to My 6th Birthday: A Solo Performance Project

USC Upstate

Bernard Omolo

A Copula-Based Approach to Differential Gene Expression Analysis

USC Upstate

Rachel Snow

A Global History of Snapshot Photography

USC Upstate

Chunyu Ai

Intelligent Wireless Sensor Network Monitoring System

USC Upstate

Briget Doyle

Impacts of Artificial Erosion Control on Coastal Erosion, Edisto Island, SC

USC Upstate

Deshia Ann Leonhirth

The relationship between electronic health record implementation of process of care functionalities and operative cost per discharge

USC Upstate

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