Yearly Archives: 2016


Jay Vinnedge chosen as a Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation!

Former undergraduate Honors student in the lab, Jay Vinnedge, was recently chosen as a Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation. This is a national award honoring individuals whom “…show strength in character, academic excellence and incredible potential…”. Click on the following link to hear about his story!


Jacob Mitchell awarded the Vad Foundation Honors Thesis Award

Jacob Mitchell, former undergraduate honors student in our lab, was recently awarded the Vad Foundation Honors Thesis Award. The annual award recognizes excellence in honors coursework.  Congratulations Jacob.  Jacob is currently a graduate student in the Neuroscience program at the University of Texas in Austin.


Doug Gaffin presented a talk at TEDxOU 2016

Dr. Gaffin was invited to talk at the annual TEDxOU event on campus in February. He talked about the lab’s work on the navigation by scene familiarity hypothesis and its use in enhancing human endeavors. Click on the title above and follow the link in the news post to view the whole presentation.