STLR Projects

STLR Short Film Premiere

Kyle Tangco, senior Mass Communications major, may not have realized what he was getting himself into when his professor, Mark Scott, asked him to start working on a STLR-funded project called, “STLR Short Film.”  Nonetheless, he jumped at the opportunity to be a part of this project, from start to finish!  Through conversations with the client (the […]

Changing the ConversAsian

[by Amanda Ables] Meet Amanda Siew, a transfer student to UCO from Malaysia, majoring in Professional Media with a minor in Public Relations. She is an active member in both the Malaysian Student Association and the International Student Association. Amanda has been a STLR student in more ways than one with her STLR-funded projects that […]

Sexuality in the Jewish Community

[by Amanda Ables] Jakey Reavis is an undergraduate student at UCO majoring in History with a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and he has worked on several STLR projects. One research project, under the supervision of Dr. Lindsey Churchill, the founder and director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor, analyzed the 1980’s […]

Ready to play ball? Eat your broccoli first!

Meet Dr. Tawni Holmes, a professor at UCO and the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in the Human Environmental Science Department, where she has been teaching nutrition and dietetics since 2004. She incorporates many service-learning projects and transformative experiences in her courses and encourages and mentors students to participate in undergraduate projects. One […]

Sila Tamang, A STLR Student in Computer Science

[Repost from https://blogs.uco.edu/cms/2020/03/23/sila-tamang-undergraduate-researcher-in-computer-science, March 23, 2020, with permission] I came from a background where for computer class, I played Mario games and improved my typing speed. For a person who entered Computer Science thinking HTML was a programming language, I found it difficult in the beginning. Yet, pushing through that class and proceeding onward to […]

Anindita’s Myriad Projects

[by Ally Weides, re-posted from the Fall 2019 STLR Newsletter] STLR student researcher, Anindita Das, has taken part in a myriad of projects during her time here at UCO. Graduating in December with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Anindita is the perfect example of a STLR student. Anindita has taken part in at least six […]

Research with the Delaware Tribe

[by Ally Weides, re-posted from the Fall 2019 STLR Newsletter] Sophomore education major, Elizabeth Connor, recently started her first STLR-funded project. The title of her project is, Research with the Delaware Tribe. Elizabeth’s initial idea for her STLR project was to research the statistics on missing and murdered indigenous women in Oklahoma. Being Cherokee herself, […]

Bringing Recreational Tennis to UCO

Meet Mattison Bullard, a freshman majoring in Business this semester at UCO and a member of Sigma Kappa. Mattison was introduced to STLR during Freshmen Forge, our new Broncho orientation event, and loved what it stood for and wanted to get involved. During the summer, before she was even taking classes at UCO, she submitted […]

Women’s Issues and Immigration

[by Ally Weides, re-posted from the Fall 2019 STLR Newsletter] Immigration has been a recurring topic on news platforms, and even on campus for the past couple of years due to the current political climate. Graciela Lopez is a UCO student who has found her passion in educating the public on the problems immigrants face […]

Clothing the Community

[by Amanda Ables, re-posted from the Spring 2019 STLR Newsletter] UCO has always taken interest in making sure all students have all the resources needed to achieve their academic goals. Whether it’s helping students find off-campus housing, childcare or transportation, UCO has always taken pride in taking care of students. One unique way UCO provides […]