Art Therapy and Its Role in PTSD Treatment for Combat Veterans

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My summer research project for the McNair Scholars Program was centered on the use of art therapy, specifically visual journaling, as a treatment for combat-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) syndrome.  I partnered with Dryhootch America in Milwaukee to recruit participants and conduct … Continue reading

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Immigration and Its Impacts on Businesses: Focus Point of McNair Research Project

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This past summer, as a participant in the McNair Scholars Program at Marian University, I conducted a research project on immigration and its impact on businesses. I worked with Dr. Jeffrey Reed, Dean of the School of Business and Public … Continue reading

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A Transformative Undergraduate Research Experience

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Marian University student and McNair program participant, Maria Weeks, reflects on her experience conducting an undergraduate research project on the combined therapeutic power of art and nature. As part of the McNair research experience, I developed an Art Therapy/Nature Therapy … Continue reading

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Marian University Student Explores Youth Violence Issues

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This summer, I worked with Dr. Michael Doherty, as my research mentor, on youth gun violence in the United States. I used a model called Q Methodology to find correlations with law enforcement and program administrators who interact the most … Continue reading

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