Author Archives: Autumn Sutherlin

About Autumn Sutherlin

I am the Director of Undergraduate Research and an associate professor of biochemistry at Abilene Christian University. My research interests include the enzymes of the mevalonate pathway in Gram-positive bacteria and the use of technology in instruction.

Student Opportunities Center

The S.O.C. is a platform which connects students to over 10,000 student conferences, journals, new and prestigious experiential learning opportunities, and undergraduate research opportunities Continue reading

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Spring Conferences 2016

ACU students have been traveling all over the United States presenting their research. Continue reading

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2016 ACU Undergraduate Research Festival

The 8th Annual ACU Undergraduate Research Festival Continue reading

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SPUR Travel Grants

With the financial support of the Student Association, the Student Panel on Undergraduate Research awards travel grants to undergraduate researchers. These awards help students travel to professional conferences to present their work.  The awards are awarded based on a rubric. … Continue reading

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Research Festival T-Shirt Design Contest – $50 Prize

Design a T-shirt for the 2016 Undergraduate Research Festival. $50 prize for the winner. Continue reading

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ACU Undergraduate Researchers Presented at a Variety of Conferences this Fall

More than 50 students traveled to present at conferences. Continue reading

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Recent ACU Undergraduate Publications

“Assessment for the Masses: A Historical Critique of High-Stakes Testing in Reading” – Elizabeth Rockwell (With lead author, Dr. Andrew Huddleston) Texas Journal of Literacy Education (Summer 2015) “Di- and tetraosmium carbonyl complexes with dicarboxylato ligands serving as intramolecular rings and … Continue reading

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Summer Research Round Up 2015

ACU Undergraduate Researchers were busy this summer working on a variety of projects Continue reading

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Fall 2015 Travel Grants Due Soon!

The deadline for Travel Grants from Pursuit and the Office of Undergraduate Research is January 20 at 5 PM. Pursuit Travel Funds are available for student travel with a faculty member to a conference to present and showcase scholarship. Funding has a maximum of $2,000 ($1,000 … Continue reading

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Social Science External Summer Research Opportunities Jan 2015

The MCHC/RISE-UP Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health training to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity. Students can participate in this program in three areas: 1. Clinical/Community, 2. Community Enhancement/ Engagement and 3. Research. The Smithsonian has a … Continue reading

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