Maria Fallavollita, Sarah Kurvilla, Danielle Lewis, and Tova Weinronk were among the 22 students honored with the award.
The Athletic Nutrition Student Advising Program (ANSAP) allows Nutrition majors to gain valuable experience through advising student athletes.
“She is a conscientious student who is highly deserving of this award,” says faculty member Sarah Witkowski.
Each year, the university honors 21st Century Leaders for their exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership.
The study, first published in the Journal of Sports Sciences, found that the stride of habitual forefoot runners changes significantly during a race due to fatigue.
The fellowship focuses on excellence in teaching for inclusiveness, diversity and equity.
“I feel so lucky to have spent such an amazing and successful week in New Orleans with my lab," she says.
The Center for Research on Families award funded her travel to the American Society for Nutrition: Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology held April 2-6 in San Diego, CA.