2006 Student Research Conference:
19th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Interdisciplinary

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am - 2:30 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Registration

8:15-9:30 am • OP 2210
SESSION 13
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Mathematical Biology

Presiding: Dr. Scott Thatcher, Associate Professor of Mathematics

8:15

13 - 1  RACHEL O. VAN AMBURG* and JOSHUA B. KELLY
Dr. Scott Burt and Dr. Jason E. Miller, Faculty Mentors
Quantitative Identification of Northeastern Missouri Bats via Acoustic and Standard Surveys

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8:30

13 - 2  ROBERTA R. RADER* and MARK W. MCKELVEY
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
The Spatial Ecology of the Ground Beetle Evarthus alternans (Casey 1920) in Burned and Unburned Grasslands

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8:45

13 - 3  GEORGE WANG* and ANDREW B. SCHWENDEMANN
Dr. Jeffrey M. Osborn and Dr. Scott Thatcher, Faculty Mentors
Computational Modeling of Flight Characteristics for Extant and Fossil Saccate Pollen Grains

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9:00

13 - 4  SUSAN VILLARREAL*, BACH HA, and MARK THOMAS
Dr. Laura J. Fielden and Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Plastron Respiration in Ticks

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9:15

13 - 5  WILLIAM B. LEEDS* and ELIZABETH R. BOBZIEN
Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
Predicting Occurence of Missouri Bladderpod: Modeling Over Space and Time

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2115
SESSION 14
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi Session I: Art, Music and History

Presiding: Dr. Alanna Preussner, Associate Professor of English

8:15

14 - 1  PAUL J. RACHELE
Dr. Betsy Delmonico, Faculty Mentor
The Shepard Musician: Medieval Allegorization of Orphic Myth

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8:30

14 - 2  LAURA M. TRIESCHMANN
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Saeta: Christian Arrow of Song

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8:45

14 - 3  NICHOLAS FREED
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Rap's Great Paradox: Religion and Rap

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9:00

14 - 4  AMY L. SCHWEIZER
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Cubism and Primitivism: A Look at Stravinsky, Picasso, and Braque

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9:15

14 - 5  SHAINE A. GRIGGS
Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentor
Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: the Relevance of Paolo Soleri's Experimental City, Arcosanti

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9:30 - 9:45 am • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

9:45-10:45 am • OP 2115
SESSION 30
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi Session II: Science, Social Sciences and Scientific Issues

Presiding: Dr. Scott Alberts, Associate Professor of Mathematics

9:45

30 - 1  JAMES G. QUIGLEY
Dr. Taner Edis, Faculty Mentor
Intelligent Design is Scientificishness with Garbage

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10:00

30 - 2  KRISTIN A. HARKINS* and CYNTHIA L. WOOLDRIDGE
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Mathematics Anxiety in College Students

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10:15

30 - 3  SHARON E. KNOBBE
Dr. Anton Weisstein and Mr. Pamela J. Ryan, Faculty Mentors
An Application of Phylogenetic Methods to Ethnographic Data

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10:30

30 - 4  AMANDA M. HEREFORD
Dr. Becky Becker, Faculty Mentor
Reconnecting the Mind to the Body

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Divisions

Naomi Shihab Nye, Acclaimed Poet, Essayist, and Teacher


1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 45
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Sacred Sites in Greece, Part I

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

1:15

45 - 1  CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS*, KATHRYN COOPER, REBECCA L. HADLEY, SHAHRBONU REZAIEKHALIGH, and AMIE WILCOXEN
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Sacred Sites in Greece 2005

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1:30

45 - 2  DAVID G. CHAPPELL
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Agriculture, Viticulture, and Enology of Greece

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1:45

45 - 3  STACEY K. STRANGE
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Aphrodite and Ares: Love and War

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2:00

45 - 4  LAUREN L. HAMILTON
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Asclepius at Epidaurus:The Greek God of Medicine in an Archaeological Context

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2:15

45 - 5  REBECCA L. HADLEY
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Socrates and the Power of Rhetorical Communication

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2:30 - 2:45 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 58
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Sacred Sites in Greece, Part II

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

2:24

58 - 1  LINDEE R. WEESE
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
A Good Woman Lies Here: Women and Funeral Rites in Ancient Greece

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3:00

58 - 2  KRISTIN N. HOHMEIER
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
The Vergina Tombs: The Royal Burial Tomb of Philip II of Macedon?

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3:15

58 - 3  NICHOLAS S. BEYDLER
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
The Hosios Loukas Monastery: The Form and Function of Middle Byzantine Church Decoration

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3:30

58 - 4  HANNAH E. CUMMINGS
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
On the Cutting Edge of Ancient Thought

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3:45

58 - 5  LAURA S. URSPRUNG
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Heinrich Schliemann: Psychopathic Megalomaniac or Eccentric Genius?

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2113
SESSION 59
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Issues in Advising and Communication

Presiding: Dr. Michael Seipel, Associate Professor of Agriculture

2:45

59 - 1  AMBER S. BYRD
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
The Struggle to Reduce Attrition: First-Year Experiences of Minority Students and their Effect on Retention Rates at Truman State University

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3:00

59 - 2  JOSHUA B. KELLY*, WILLIAM B. LEEDS, and MARK KAMPHOEFNER
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
The State of Advising at Truman State University

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3:15

59 - 3  MARY F. HAMERA
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Jars of Clay.... Transcending Religious Language

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3:30

59 - 4  KYLE A. HILL
Dr. Robert Mielke and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
“Yours Truly, W-H-B”: A survey of the sociological and historical impact of a pioneer Top-40 radio station on Kansas City and Northern Missouri

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby and Atrium
SESSION 60
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS -
Interdisciplinary

60 - 76

HEIDI M. BLACKBURN
Dr. Cole Woodcox, Faculty Mentor
Spirit Park: Where the Adventure Begins

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60 - 77

OLGA H. NIKOLOVA
Dr. Jon Beck, Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Gene Expression Visualization Application (GENEVA): Development and Use in Shoot Apical Meristem Gene Expression Analysis

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60 - 78

COREY M. HUDSON
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
The Herders’ Food: A Cross-Cultural Study of Pastoral Diet

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60 - 79

CARL E. GIACCHI*, ANGELA M. WARE, and MICHAEL T. PADDOCK
Dr. William L. Sexton (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Microvascular PO2 (PO2m) On-Kinetics and Tension Development in the Rat Diaphragm

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60 - 80

MICHAEL T. PADDOCK*, CARL E. GIACCHI, and ANGELA M. WARE
Dr. William L. Sexton (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 (PO2m) and Tension in Rat Extension Digitorum Longus (EDL) Muscle

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60 - 81

ANGELA M. WARE*, CARL E. GIACCHI, and MICHAEL T. PADDOCK
Dr. William L. Sexton (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Microvascular PO2 (PO2m) in the Rat Ventricular Myocardium Using the Phosphorescence Quenching Method

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60 - 82

G. ALEXIS RAFTOPOULOS
Dr. Robert J. Theobald (ATSU-KCOM) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
The Effects of Estrogen on the Lower Urinary Tract

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4:45 - 6:00 pm • OP Lobby
Reception


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