2008 Student Research Conference:
21st Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

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

8:15-9:30 am • OP 2210
SESSION 1
PAPERS: ART HISTORY -
Art History Papers: American Art

Presiding: Dr. Sara Orel, Professor of Art History

8:15

1 - 1  ADRIEN K. KEABLES
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Dr. Sara Orel, and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Achievements of the Fair Sex: Art in the Woman's Building at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

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8:30

1 - 2  THERESA M. SKINNER
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentors
1970s American Women Artists: Reclaiming The Depiction of Women in Art

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8:45

1 - 3  LAUREN A. WALTON
Dr. Sara Orel and Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentors
Out of the Darkroom, Into the Living Room: Photographic Explorations of the American Family

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9:00

1 - 4  ALLISON M. MEADOWS
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Michael Davis, Faculty Mentors
Stereotypical Imagery and Contemporary Native American Art and Identity

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1432
SESSION 2
PAPERS: BIOLOGY -
Biology I

Presiding: Dr. Lin Twining, Professor of Biology

8:15

2 - 1  HANA H. KHIDIR*, DOUGLAS M. EUDY, and PATRICK A. GRANNEMAN
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Characterization of Root-Associated Fungal Communities Inhabiting Bouteloua gracilis, Sporobolus cryptandrus, and Yucca glauca.

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8:30

2 - 2  NICHOLAS X. MANN
Dr. Lin Twining, Faculty Mentor
Utilization of PDAs by Community Health Workers for Field Collection of Malaria Statistics in Rural Haiti

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8:45

2 - 3  IGNATIUS C. ONYEWADUME
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
Characterization of E. coli in Two Water Reservoirs

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9:00

2 - 4  BENJAMIN T. HALE
Dr. Scott Burt and Dr. Jason E. Miller, Faculty Mentors
Gender and Age Variation in Call Structure of Northeast Missouri Chiropterans

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9:15

2 - 5  CHRISTOPHER G. DOVE
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Richard Pierce (Washington University School of Medicine), Faculty Mentors
TLR4 Expression in Normal Neonatal Lung and in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1320
SESSION 3
PAPERS: CHEMISTRY -
Chemistry I

Presiding: Dr. Eric Patterson, Associate Professor of Chemistry

8:15

3 - 1  EMILY C. HOPSON
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Exploration of the Reactivity of Phosphonothiolates with Grignard Reagetns

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8:30

3 - 2  JOSHUA J. HIRNER
Dr. Anne E. Moody, Faculty Mentor
Neat Diels-Alder Reaction for the Organic Teaching Laboratory

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8:45

3 - 3  JAMES R. WILLIAMS
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Study of the Destruction of Chemical Warfare Agents

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9:00

3 - 4  RENE W. BUELL
Dr. James M. McCormick and Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentors
Ozone as an Oxidant for Ruthenium and Chromium Complexes

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9:15

3 - 5  BILLY R. MILLER III
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Salt Concentration on the HIV Rev-RRE Complex Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1010
SESSION 4
PAPERS: COMMUNICATION DISORDERS -
Communication Disorders Papers

Presiding: Dr. Janet Gooch, Associate Professor of Communication Disorders, Chair of CMDS

8:15

4 - 1  HOLLIE M. HELTON
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Determining the Possible Effects of Implementing an Educational Audiologist in Northeast Missouri

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8:30

4 - 2  MEGAN A. KNOCHE*♦ and ALYSON L. HENDRY♦
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Reliability of Phonetic Transcription by Communication Disorders Students

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8:45

4 - 3  LAUREN E. CAFFEY♦
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Parent-Training Sessions on Storybook Interactions

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9:00

4 - 4  SARA M. BARNES* and SARAH J. SPECK
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Speech Reception Thresholds: Monitored Live Voice vs Recorded Stimuli

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1428
SESSION 5
PAPERS: EDUCATION -
Education and Exercise Science

Presiding: Dr. Wendy S. Miner, Associate Professor of Education

8:15

5 - 1  KURTIS D. WERNER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner and Mr. Paul E. Hoelscher (Clayton High School), Faculty Mentors
Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps: Viewpoints from African-American High School Students

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8:30

5 - 1  SARAH E. MADDOX♦
Dr. Wendy Miner and Dr. Paul Yoder , Faculty Mentors
Helpful Feedback and the Writing Workshop

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2121
SESSION 6
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
Religion and Literature

Presiding: Dr. Charles Breed, Professor of English

8:15

6 - 1  ZEESHAN R. RESHAMWALA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Community Facing Extinction: a Study of the End of Proselytization Among the Parsis of India

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8:30

6 - 2  ERIC O. SCOTT
Dr. Adam B. Davis, Faculty Mentor
Blood in the Best House: Holy and Unholy Space in Beowulf

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8:45

6 - 3  ELIZABETH A. KLASS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Masochism of the Faithful: A Look at Unbending Religion as Portrayed in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for Lost Lovers and Zadie Smith's White Teeth

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9:00

6 - 4  ANDREA E. CLUCK
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Voodoo and Travel Dust: Religion in the Life and Literature of Zora Neale Hurston

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9:15

6 - 5  CHRISTOPHER J. PIVIROTTO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Questioning Kelman's Critique of Stereotypes in The Satanic Verses

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2111
SESSION 7
PAPERS: HISTORY -
American and Middle Eastern History

Presiding: Dr. David Robinson, Professor of History

8:15

7 - 1  COURTNEY M. HARREL
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
The Origins of the American Party System

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8:30

7 - 2  JAMES E. MCDONALD
Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentor
Justice Systems in the American West

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8:45

7 - 3  SHAHRBONU J. REZAIEKHALIGH
Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentor
From Petitions to Pickets to Prison: Militant Feminism in the American Women's Suffrage Movement

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9:00

7 - 4  CASSANDRA J. MUNDT
Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentor
The Passionate Crusade of Harry S. Truman: The Educational Gains of a Lover of History

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9:15

7 - 5  CHRISTOPHER P. PETERSON
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Inevitable Instability? Historical Issues Concerning Nuclear Development In The Middle East

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8:15-9:15 am • OP 2113
SESSION 8
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Health and Science

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

8:15

8 - 1  REBEKAH J. HARMON
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Agriculture in Ancient Greece

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8:30

8 - 2  ANNIE T. WOODRUFF
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Healthcare Options in Ancient Greece

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8:45

8 - 3  VIN GEE
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
Industrial Pollution in the People's Republic of China

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9:00

8 - 4  ELISE M. WALCK* and CLAYTON DAVIS
Dr. Timothy D. Walston and Dr. Scott Thatcher, Faculty Mentors
A Glazier-Granier-Hogeweg (GGH) Model For Caenorhabditis elegans Embryonic Development in the Four-Cell Stage

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2117
SESSION 9
PAPERS: MUSIC -
Music Presentations I

Presiding: Dr. Marc Rice, Associate Professor of Music

8:15

9 - 1  DOUGLAS L. WORLEY
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Examining the Barbershop Quartet

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8:30

9 - 2  JENNIFER A. TULLMANN
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
The Secret Life of Alban Berg: Understanding Berg's Music Through his Life

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8:45

9 - 3  NICOLE A. SONNEVELD
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
The Development of the Bassoon as Evidenced in the Symphonies of Franz Joseph Haydn

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9:00

9 - 4  CHASE A. CARLISLE
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
A Historical Perspective on Music and Emotions

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9:15

9 - 5  THERON S. PERKOWSKI♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Tonal Axis & Its Relationship to Dominant Function in Joaquin Rodrigo's Adagio for Wind Orchestra (1966)

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8:15- 9:30 am • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 10
PERFORMANCES: MUSIC -
Music Research I

Presiding: Dr. Warren Gooch, Professor of Music

8:15

10 - 1  ALLEN V. CARTER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Analysis and Performance of Two Shorts for Brass Quintet (2007) by Allen V. Carter

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8:30

10 - 2  ADAM KALMBACH
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Skull with Its Lyric Appendage: An Audiovisual Composition

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8:45

10 - 3  KEVIN P. BECKER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Movements from the Gottesdienst

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9:00

10 - 4  TIMOTHY J. REBERS♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Twelve-Tone Dances: A New Composition for Saxophone Duet

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9:15

10 - 5  JOSHUA A. BAUM♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Tre Canzoni: A Discussion of Original Art Songs Set to Poetry of Primo Levi

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1416
SESSION 11
PAPERS: PHYSICS -
Physics I

Presiding: Dr. Matt Beaky, Associate Professor of Physics

8:15

11 - 1  JACOB A. HUMMEL* and HAROLD MOORE
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Lightcurve Analysis of Three Main Belt Asteroids

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8:30

11 - 2  MATTHEW W. OVER
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Relativistic Hamiltonian Dynamics: A Model of Electron Scattering Off a Spin-Zero, Three Body Constituent Target Particle in the Point Form

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8:45

11 - 3  ADAM J. VOGT
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Spectroscopic Monitoring of Mira-type and Semi-regular Variable Stars

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9:00

11 - 4  SEAN F. BERGSTEDT
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
The Evolution of the Aerodynamics of Aircraft Structure

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8:15 - 9:30 am • VH 1232
SESSION 12
PAPERS: PSYCHOLOGY -
Psychology I

Presiding: Dr. Robert Tigner, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair

8:15

12 - 1  HANS R. LINSENBARDT*, BRITTANY R. AXTELL, and IAN M. ARNDT
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
A Reevaluation of the Web Dorsum for Monitoring Hand Temperature

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8:30

12 - 2  DUSTIN M. RALPH*, AARON C. TRUITT, and MARK D. SCHAFER
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Brief Coaching Increases Inhalation Volume

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8:45

12 - 3  MALLORY C. STITES*, ELIZABETH A. NECKA, CHRISTINA PHAN, JAYNE C. FIELDS, and RACHEL R. HORSCH
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Explaining the Attentional Blink, Part I: Combining the Sternberg Paradigm with an RSVP Task.

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9:00

12 - 4  MALLORY C. STITES*, JAYNE C. FIELDS, RACHEL R. HORSCH, ELIZABETH A. NECKA, and CHRISTINA PHAN
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Explaining the Attentional Blink, Part II: More than One Culprit is to Blame

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8:15-9:00 am • OP Black Box Theatre
SESSION 13
PERFORMANCES: THEATRE -
Theatre Research

Presiding: Dr. Dana Smith, Associate Professor of Theatre

8:15

13 - 1  JOSHUA D. HOBOLD
Dr. Todd Coulter, Faculty Mentor
You Killed My Father: A Comparative Study of Orestes and Hamlet

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8:30

13 - 2  MARISSA K. LAROSE
Prof. Dana Smith, Faculty Mentor
Inventive Performance: Examining the Knack of Originality and the Capacity to Flee Supposition

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8:45

13 - 3  JOSHUA D. HOBOLD
Prof. Dana Smith, Faculty Mentor
Estrangement in America: Brechtian Verfremdungseffekt Found in American Performances of The Good Woman of Setzuan

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

9:45-10:45 am • VH 1432
SESSION 14
PAPERS: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE -
Agricultural Science I

Presiding: Dr. Mark Campbell, Associate Professor of Agricultural Science

9:45

14 - 1  ANDREW J. GREEN* and JOE BELL
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of Amylomaize VII Hybrids Developed from Lines Derived from the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize Project

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10:00

14 - 2  JOHN C. DUNCAN
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of Different Grass Species for Replacement Summer Grazing of Cattle

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10:15

14 - 3  MATTHEW CRAIG
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Finishing Lambs on Standing Grain Pasture versus Finishing Lambs in a Feedlot

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10:30

14 - 4  CATHERINE A. BURKE
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
Assay Process Improvements: Incorporating Hand-held Computers into Recording Segregation Data and Using New Boxes for Tissue Sampling

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2210
SESSION 15
PAPERS: ART -
Art and Art History II

Presiding: Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Associate Professor of Art

9:45

15 - 1  KELSEY V. WISKIRCHEN
Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentor
Exploration of Natural Clays

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10:00

15 - 2  GORDON E. HARRISON
Dr. Sara Orel and Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentors
The Attribution of Two Old Master Paintings from the Seventeenth Century in the Manner of Poussin

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10:15

15 - 3  DOUGLAS M. EUDY
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Sally West, Faculty Mentors
Early Residential and Urban Planning Solutions in the Former Soviet Union

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10:30

15 - 4  KRYSTLE L. BERTONCIN
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Dereck Daschke, Faculty Mentors
Islamic Architecture and the Malay World

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1428
SESSION 16
PAPERS: COMPUTER SCIENCE -
Computer Science

Presiding: Dr. Robert Matthews, Assistant Professor of Computer Science

9:45

16 - 1  AUSTIN D. ABRAMS
Dr. Robert Matthews, Faculty Mentor
A Graphical Interface for Input and Output in Ada

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10:00

16 - 2  JOSHUA KANGAS
Dr. Jon Beck, Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Automated Functional Annotation of Maize Genes Using Artificial Neural Networks for Literature Analysis

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10:15

16 - 3  JASON L. NOVINGER
Dr. Wenjun Zeng (University of Missouri - Columbia) and Dr. Robert Matthews, Faculty Mentors
Evaluating Streaming MPEG4 Video Over Wired And Wireless Local Area Networks

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2121
SESSION 17
PAPERS: ENGLISH & RUSSIAN LITERATURE -
Literature of the Byzantine, Russian, British, and American Empires

Presiding: Dr. Martha Bartter, Professor of English

9:45

17 - 1  ERIN K. GOGGIN
Dr. Shannon Jumper, Faculty Mentor
Dostoevsky's Verbose Protagonists: an Analysis of Linguistic Domination in Notes from Underground and Crime and Punishment

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10:00

17 - 2  HARRY L. ALTHOFF♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
"To Live a Fool and Die a Sage": Jay Gatsby as a Warped Quixotic Hero

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10:15

17 - 3  THOMAS W. LECAQUE
Prof. Claire Peckosh, Faculty Mentor
Western Influence on Late Byzantine Literature

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10:30

17 - 4  FRANKLIN K. R. CLINE
Dr. Cole Woodcox, Faculty Mentor
(In)Fidelity in Ernest Dowson's "Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae"

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1010
SESSION 18
PAPERS: EXERCISE SCIENCE -
Exercise Science Papers

Presiding: Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

9:45

18 - 1  ASHLEY E. GOSS
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Personality and Its Effect on Exercise-Induced Mood Changes

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10:00

18 - 2  ASHLEY B. GILES
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Gender Differences in Trait Coping and Trait Anxiety in a Sample of Collegiate Athletes

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10:15

18 - 3  AMBER N. WATTON
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Levels of Anger and Aggression among Intercollegiate Athletes

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2115
SESSION 19
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Studies of Community

Presiding: Dr. Linda Seidel, Professor of English

9:45

19 - 1  PATRICK R. SILVEY
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Individual and the Family: The Value of Mormon Community as Expressed in Song

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10:00

19 - 2  RACHEL A. BRELAND
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
Giving New Orleans' Working Class a New Start: Building Mixed-Income Communities Post-Hurricane Katrina

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10:15

19 - 3  LAURA S. CASEY
Dr. John Ishiyama, Faculty Mentor
"Doing Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House": An Interpretive Case Study of Classical Interest Group Theory in the (Ex-)Ex-Gay Community

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2117
SESSION 20
PAPERS: MUSIC -
Music Presentations II

Presiding: Prof. Patricia Mickey, Assistant Professor of Music

9:45

20 - 1  MICHAEL C. BOLLE
Prof. Pat Mickey, Faculty Mentor
The Hymns of Martin Luther

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10:00

20 - 2  JESSICA A. SOMMER
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Musical Imagery of Claude Debussy: A Transformation of Jean-Antoine Watteau's L'Embarkation de Cythere and Claude Debussy's L'Isle Joyeuse

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10:15

20 - 3  THOMAS J. HIGGINS
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Visual and Musical History of Drum and Bugle Corps

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10:30

20 - 4  SAVANA A. RICKER
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Alexander Scriabin: Exploring the Universal Transformation of Art; A look at the synesthetic approach of the Mysterium and preceding works

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9:45-10:45 am • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 21
PERFORMANCES: MUSIC -
Music Research II

Presiding: Dr. Jesse Krebs, Assistant Professor of Music

9:45

21 - 1  JONATHAN C. THATCH* and ALANNA W. MCDONALD
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
A Performance-Based Presentation of Two Ghanaian Songs

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10:00

21 - 2  KEN R. GOSS
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
The Clarinet Design of Eugene Albert

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10:15

21 - 3  ERIN H. MIESNER
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
A Total Aesthetic Experience: The Clarinet Music of Karlheinz Stockhausen

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10:30

21 - 4  ERIC J. BOWLING
Dr. Julianna Moore , Faculty Mentor
Sounding Platinum: Analysis and Performance of Density 21.5

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1320
SESSION 22
PAPERS: NURSING -
Nursing Papers

Presiding: Dr. Stephen Hadwiger, Associate Professor of Nursing

9:45

22 - 1  MEGAN J. GALLOWAY
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Legal and Ethical Implications Surrounding Certified Nurse Midwives

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10:00

22 - 2  GREG A. WISA
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger, Faculty Mentor
Homosexuality in Adolescence Described

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9:45 - 10:45 am • VH 1212
SESSION 23
PAPERS: PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION -
Philosophy and Religion I

Presiding: Dr. Jennifer Jesse, Associate Professor of Philosphy and Religion

9:45

23 - 1  AMY S. FLEMING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Medieval and Modern Manipulations of the Body

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10:00

23 - 2  MICHAEL A. POWELL
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Plucked Off the Pavement: Thrice, Christianity, and Hardcore Punk

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10:15

23 - 3  PHILIP J. SCHAEFER
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Paul and Homosexuality

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10:30

23 - 4  BRADLEY H. SMITH
Dr. Jennifer G. Jesse, Faculty Mentor
Charles Hartshorne's Reclamation of Divine Omnipotence: Understanding God's Power, Human Freedom, and Cosmic Love

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1416
SESSION 24
PAPERS: PHYSICS -
Physics II

Presiding: Dr. Ian Lindevald, Professor of Physics

9:45

24 - 1  JOHN F. WEAVER
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
An Examination of the State of Nuclear Power Reactors in the United States

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10:00

24 - 2  ERIC A. DIECKMAN
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Design and Construction of a Low Cost, High Performance Scanning Tunneling Microscope

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10:15

24 - 3  JACOB D. CRIDER
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
The Miniaturization of Integrated Circuits

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10:30

24 - 4  ANGELA K. POSTMA
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Searching for Delta Scuti Components in Eclipsing Binary Systems

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2113
SESSION 25
PAPERS: POLITICAL SCIENCE -
Political Science and Sociology

Presiding: Dr. John J. Quinn, Associate Professor of Political Science

9:45

25 - 1  CHRISTEN M. GATES
Dr. Ray Barrow , Faculty Mentor
Why the World Needs Anthropologists

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10:00

25 - 2  ALYSSA M. MAYER
Dr. John Ishiyama, Faculty Mentor
The Role of De Facto Judicial Independence in Democratic Consolidation

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10:15

25 - 3  TIMOTHY M. WEAKS
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
The Justification of Torture

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10:30

25 - 4  RYAN T. CONWAY
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Youth in Ghanaian Politics

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9:45 - 10:45 am • VH 1232
SESSION 26
PAPERS: PSYCHOLOGY -
Psychology II

Presiding: Dr. Mark Hatala, Professor of Psychology

9:45

26 - 1  ENEDA HOXHA
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Impact of a Communist Political System on Romantic Attitudes

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10:00

26 - 2  SHANNON M. ALBRIGHT*, MARGARET TERRANOVA, CHRISTOPHER HONTS, JOSEPH GOEDDE, and JENNIFER LACHAPELL
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Perceived Stress and Emotional Stability among Working Adults

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10:15

26 - 3  SARA B. PERRACHIONE* and KRISTEL GIVOGUE
Dr. Judith M. Misale, Faculty Mentor
An Investigation of Privilege and Threat: Immigration in America

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10:30

26 - 4  JOSHUA P. TONNIES* and CHRISTINA L. RECTOR
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
The Allocation of Attention to Specific Facial Regions

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2111
SESSION 27
PAPERS: STUDY ABROAD -
Caribbean History and Study Abroad in the Caribbean

Presiding: Dr. W. Michael Ashcraft, Associate Professor of Religion

9:45

27 - 1  ALLISON B. MAURER
Dr. Steven Reschly and Dr. William M. Ashcraft, Faculty Mentors
Santeria and Vodou: African Religion in a Christian Society

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10:00

27 - 2  ALLISON B. MAURER*, ASHLEY BLODGETT, TRACEY JAMES, TIFFANY JOHNSON, AMIE WILCOXEN, and RACHELLE WILLIAMS
Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentor
Sweet Power: Sugar, Empires, and Slaves in the Caribbean; Experiences from Studying Abroad

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

Sharing the Experience of Science

Dr. Steven L. Snyder, Vice President of Exhibit and Program Development - The Franklin Institute


12:15-1:15 pm • SUB Georgian B
SESSION 28
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
English Roundtable

Presiding: Dr. Chett Breed, Professor of English

12:15

28 - 1  JENNIFER D. MILLER*, MAUREEN T. FOODY, ABBY L. NEIDIG, ANDREW J. LINHARES, LUKE GARDNER, LUCIA FLAIM, EMILY J. MURDOCK, SARAH K. BIGGERSTAFF, MEREDITH L. WELLS, ANDREW L. MADRAS, KIMBER J. BECKLER, HARRY O. BURSON, KEITH D. WATSON, AMIE M. KEANE, CHRISTOPHER J. MOORE, MATTHEW J. WELKER, MICHELLE R. BACHMAN, JOHN E. FAUSZ, SHANNON C. HARBAUGH, and NATHAN S. HOFFMAN
Dr. Charles Breed, Faculty Mentor
A Reading Roundtable: 20 Writers on "The Family"

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP Atrium
SESSION P-1
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: ART -
Studio Art Displays

P-1 - 1

LISA K. MARGETIS
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Candid Intimacy

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P-1 - 2

KAYLA M. GOFF
Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentor
Articulate Vessel

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1428
SESSION 29
PAPERS: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE -
Agricultural Science II

Presiding: Dr. Michael Seipel, Associate Professor of Agricultural Science

1:15

29 - 1  REBECCA E. PACE
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Efficacy of Subjective Visual Udder Scores in Beef Cows for the Prediction of Lactation Potential and Weaning Weight of Their Calves

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1:30

29 - 2  CRYSTAL R. CUNNINGHAM
Dr. Charlie Apter (Northeast Texas Community College) and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
Determination of Dominance Hierarchy and the Influence of Preferred Association

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1:45

29 - 3  NICOLE L. NOVAK
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
Digestibility of Prepared Diets in Selected Wild Felines

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2:00

29 - 4  SHEILA M. RUSTEMEYER
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
The Association of Pasture Intake on Estimates of Actual Milk Production and on Genetic Estimates of Milk Production with Grazing Gelbvieh Cow-Calf Pairs.

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1432
SESSION 30
PAPERS: BIOLOGY -
Biology II

Presiding: Dr. Scott Burt, Associate Professor of Biology

1:15

30 - 1  NICHOLAS A. MUETH
Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentor
Life in Compact Clay: The Burrowing Behavior of Aquatic Fly Larvae (Chironomidae: Axarus)

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1:30

30 - 2  NATHAN V. WHELAN
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
Team Katydid: The Math-Bio Experience

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1:45

30 - 3  MARIAM SAVABI
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
The Proteolytic Processing Of Cryptosporidium gp40/15

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2:00

30 - 4  JEFFREY D. WRIGHT♦
Dr. Scott Burt, Faculty Mentor
Home Range Size of Opossums in an Urban Environment

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2:15

30 - 5  KAREN E. O'CONNELL* and DIANNE M. KOPP
Dr. Anton Weisstein and Mr. Pamela J. Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Distinguishing Between Genetic Drift and Natural Selection Using Tajima's D Statistic

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1232
SESSION 31
PAPERS: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION -
Business Administration

Presiding: Dr. Nabil Alghalith, Professor of Business Administration

1:15

31 - 1  JUSTIN H. JUNKEL
Dr. Jason Lin, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of the Federal Open Market Committee on Major Stock Market Indexes

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1:30

31 - 2  ADA TAHO
Dr. Nabil M. Alghalith, Faculty Mentor
Preliminary Study of the Factors Affecting the Development of IT in Albania

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1:45

31 - 3  JULIA STEFANI* and ADA TAHO
Dr. Michael Blum and Dr. Wendy Harman (University of Washington, Bothell), Faculty Mentors
Embeddedness Across Cultures: A Comparison of U.S. and Albanian Turnover

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2:00

31 - 4  YING STROW♦
Dr. Andrew C. Mun, Faculty Mentor
Macroeconomic Factor Analysis for the Stock Price

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1320
SESSION 32
PAPERS: CHEMISTRY -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Dr. Brian Lamp, Associate Professor of Chemistry

1:15

32 - 1  JOSHUA M. BLECHLE
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies on the Reduction of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants

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1:30

32 - 2  DMITRIY CHERNOOKIY
Dr. Brian D. Lamp, Faculty Mentor
Fabrication and Characterization of Surfaces with Heterogeneous Activity Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy

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1:45

32 - 3  MELISSA K. THORSTAD
Dr. James M. McCormick and Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentors
Synthesis of Lead Tris-(2-pyridylmethyl) Amine Compounds with Halides

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2:00

32 - 4  ERIN L. FUTRELL
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Solution Phase Examination of the Potential Energy Surface for the Hydroperoxidolysis of a VX Simulant

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2:15

32 - 5  RYAN D. BETHEL
Dr. James M. McCormick and Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentors
Reaction of High-Valent Vanadium Complexes with O3 in Aqueous Solution

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2121
SESSION 33
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
Austen, Blake, Byatt, Du Bois, Sanger

Presiding: Dr. Royce Kallerud, Associate Professor of English

1:15

33 - 1  EMILY J. MURDOCK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Margaret Sanger's Use of Eugenics and Birth Control

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1:30

33 - 2  TIFFANY D. CAESAR
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Racial and Class Bias In Du Bois' "The Souls Of Black Folk"

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1:45

33 - 3  LEIGH K. WICKELL
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
Blake's Necessary Evil: The Role of Contraries in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

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2:00

33 - 4  PAUL R. WITTE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Reconciliation Between Biography and Deconstruction in A. S. Byatt's Possession

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2:15

33 - 5  MOLLY L. MCKAY
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
Society and Self-Actualization in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2113
SESSION 34
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
Poetry; Pynchon; Postcolonialism

Presiding: Dr. Robert Mielke, Professor of English

1:15

34 - 1  CAROL J. PEDERSEN
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
The Making of a Modern Ghazal

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1:30

34 - 2  MOLLY M. MCCLEERY
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
JFK and Slothrop: Pynchon's References to the Kennedys in Gravity's Rainbow

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1:45

34 - 3  MEGAN A. SCHOOR* and SARA BESSERMAN
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
The Evolution of Early Twentieth-Century Egyptian Women as Portrayed in The Cairo Trilogy

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2:00

34 - 4  ERAN FEINTUCH
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Five Poems of Yehuda Amichai (Original Translation)

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2:15

34 - 5  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cognitive Photography: A New Critical Analysis of Agha Shahid Ali's "Postcard from Kashmir"

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1010
SESSION 35
PAPERS: HEALTH SCIENCE -
Health Science Papers

Presiding: Dr. Janice Clark Young, Assistant Professor of Health Science

1:15

35 - 1  MOLLY C. POLETTE*, ALLISON M. NOELKER, MORGAN A. SHAHAN, and KIM J. WADDELL
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Busting the Myth of the Healthy Tan

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1:30

35 - 2  ROBERT C. REAMS* and KYLE T. SHIMMENS
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Blood Glucose Level Effects due to Glucose, Sucralose, Aspartame, and Caffeine

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1:45

35 - 3  ANGELA M. MOODY
Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentor
Assessing Health Education Semesters Completed in High School

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2:00

35 - 4  WESLEE CHEW* and MARY PARADISE
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
School Breakfast: Are students making healthy choices?

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2111
SESSION 36
PAPERS: HISTORY -
Greek and Roman History and Study Abroad in Greece

Presiding: Dr. Steven Reschly, Associate Professor of History

1:15

36 - 1  JAMES E. MCDONALD
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
The Battle of Marathon: Origins, Players and Significance

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1:30

36 - 2  MOLLY MCCAUGHEY
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
The Rhetorical Answer: Socrates and His Society

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1:45

36 - 3  GABRIEL D. BAKER
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Virtus Vulnerum: The Virtue of War Wounds from the Middle Roman Republic to the Early Roman Empire

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2:00

36 - 4  GABRIEL D. BAKER
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
The Roman Destruction of Corinth: The Preceding Events, Aftermath, and a Military Examination of the Achaean War

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2:15

36 - 5  CHRISTOPHER P. PETERSON
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Greece and Turkey: Modern Attitudes Drawn from a History of Tension and Conflict

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2210
SESSION 37
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi Interdisciplinary Session I

Presiding: Ms. Shirley McKamie, Lecturer in Music

1:15

37 - 1  SCOTT M. DINTELMAN
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Traditional Javanese Music and Trance in a Changing World

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1:30

37 - 2  MICHAEL A. BONO
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Hijack the Frequencies: The Zapatista Movement and its Music

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1:45

37 - 3  KERIANN COLLINS
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Existentialism and the Eucatastrophe: a Review of Existential Despair and Mythopoeic Hope in Various Artistic Works

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2:00

37 - 4  ERIC M. SCHWEIZER
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Dmitri Shostakovich: Composer, Hero, and "Gentile Jew"

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2:15

37 - 5  MATT A. SZEWCZYK
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Remembering Political Protest: You Can Do It Too!

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 38
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Rhetoric and Communication

Presiding: Dr. Scott Alberts, Associate Professor of Statistics

1:15

38 - 1  TONY LAM*, JULIE KNOBLAUCH, and JARED BIESER
Dr. Scott Alberts and Dr. Doug Davenport, Faculty Mentors
Professor and Student Perceptions

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1:30

38 - 2  ANGELA M. CRAWFORD
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Rhetorical Influence Over Voter Support for Policies: A case study proposal for the rhetoric surrounding the Taxpayers Bill of Rights

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1:45

38 - 3  DAVID S. FERRY* and LAURA E. HURLBURT
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
Computational Analysis of Blogs

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1:15-1:45 pm • OP 2117
SESSION 39
PAPERS: MUSIC -
Music Presentations III

Presiding: Dr. Michael Bump, Associate Professor of Music

1:15

39 - 1  ADAM M. GROH♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
Beethoven's Timpani Notation: A Gateway to the Past

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1:30

39 - 2  DANIEL J. HARBAUGH♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
The Development of the Marimba as a Solo Instrument in the United States (1900-1940)

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 40
PERFORMANCES: MUSIC -
Music Research III

Presiding: Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Professor of Music

1:15

40 - 1  NICOLE M. ROBERTSON♦
Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentor
A Theory of Many Voices: A Study on the Origins of Thomas Tallis' Spem in alium

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1:30

40 - 2  CAROL A. PERRY♦
Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentor
"What Will Influence the Heart": Goethe's Faust in Nineteenth-Century German Vocal Music

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1:45

40 - 3  KATHLEEN M. REDMON
Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentor
Musical Settings of Goethe's "Mignon" in the 19th Century

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2:00

40 - 4  NICOLE S. MOORE*, CHRISTINA M. SCHEPERLE, AMANDA G. DAY, and BRAD J. KNOCH
Dr. Brian Kubin, Faculty Mentor
Haydn String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 33, No. 30 "The Joke"

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2:15

40 - 5  BRIAN P. GARRISON
Dr. Greg Jones, Faculty Mentor
An Analysis and Performance of Sean Nos Traditional Irish Music on the Trumpet

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1:15 - 2:30 pm • VH 1212
SESSION 41
PAPERS: PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION -
Philosophy and Religion II

Presiding: Dr. William Ashcraft, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion

1:15

41 - 1  DAVID M. FAILING
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
(Altered) Cognitive States and Obligation

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1:30

41 - 2  ALEXANDER J. HAYDEN
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
The Pillow Angel Case: A Preliminary Study of Ethical Discussions within Blog Sites and their Relationship to Media Influence

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1:45

41 - 3  RYAN P. DABLER
Dr. William M. Ashcraft, Faculty Mentor
Being and Purpose in the Intelligent Design Controversy

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2:00

41 - 4  KATHERINE C. TULLMANN
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
The Creation and Interpretation of Marcel Duchamp's Ready-mades

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2:15

41 - 5  ANDREW J. MCCALL
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
A Defense of Representationalism

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 42
PAPERS: PHYSICS -
Physics III

Presiding: Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Professor of Physics

1:15

42 - 1  THOMAS J. VONDERHARR
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Development of a Low-Cost Spectrograph for Observation of Variable Stars

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1:30

42 - 2  JOHN M. MCCUE
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
The Science of Body Armor

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1:45

42 - 3  NIRAB K. MANANDHAR
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Optical Enhancement of Raman Spectrum

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2:00

42 - 4  NICHOLAS J. WILSEY
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Differential Photometry and Modeling of Contact Eclipsing Binary Systems

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

2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1432
SESSION 43
PAPERS: BIOLOGY -
Biology III

Presiding: Dr. Jose Herrera, Associate Professor of Biology

2:45

43 - 1  JOSH W. AKERS
Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentor
Is Coral Growth Affected By Increasing Concentrations Of Iron or CO2 In Sea Water?

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3:00

43 - 2  SARAH E. BLOCH
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Phytoremediation: Studies of the Potential of Plants and Soil Amendments

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3:15

43 - 3  TRACEY A. BLASINGAME
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
The W Statistic: A New Approach for Testing the Relative Abundance Structure of Communities in a Phylogenetic Context

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3:30

43 - 4  RACHEL N. WARD
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Visual Assessment of Dark Septate Endophytic Fungi in the Roots of Sporobolus cryptandrus and Bouteloua gracilis

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1320
SESSION 44
PAPERS: CHEMISTRY -
Chemistry III

Presiding: Dr. David McCurdy, Professor of Chemistry

2:45

44 - 1  KELLY A. DANIEL
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Chemical Studies on Substituted Carbynes

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3:00

44 - 2  PATRICK C. KILGORE
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
The Development of a Cold Vapor Generator for the Determination of Mercury in Aqueous Environmental Samples

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3:15

44 - 3  ELIZABETH E. KOBALLA* and NICK H. HOPKINS
Dr. Maria Nagan and Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentors
Molecular Orbital Interactions in the Anticodon of Transfer RNA

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3:30

44 - 4  LAUREN A. MICHAEL
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Molecular Dynamics Studies of Human Immunodeficiency Virus RSG-1.2-RRE Recognition

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3:45

44 - 5  KEVIN J. STOCK* and TONY J. DEGRAFFENREID
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of Lead in Fish Using Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 45
PAPERS: COMMUNICATION -
Communication

Presiding: Dr. Leslie Hahner, Assistant Professor of Communication

2:45

45 - 1  LAINE A. NICKL
Dr. Jay W. Self, Faculty Mentor
On Films Characterized by Argument: A Generic Criticism of Partisan Documentaries

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3:00

45 - 2  SHANE W. MULROONEY
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
An Ideological Analysis of 24

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3:15

45 - 3  ALLISON K. SCHLOBOHM
Ms. Leslie Hahner, Faculty Mentor
Rhetorical Implications of the Uganda AIDS Commission's Young Empowered and Healthy Campaign

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3:30

45 - 4  ANGELA M. CRAWFORD
Dr. Karon Speckman, Faculty Mentor
The Framing Effects of Subjective Media on Objective Media in Presidential Election Coverage

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3:45

45 - 5  REBECCA L. HADLEY* and VIVIENNE L. CREAMER
Dr. Karon Speckman, Faculty Mentor
And That's the "Word": Political Affiliation and 2008 Presidential Candidate Preference of Stephen T. Colbert

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2:45-3:30 pm • VH 1232
SESSION 46
PAPERS: ECONOMICS -
Economics

Presiding: Dr. David Gillette, Professor of Economics

2:45

46 - 1  MICHAEL R. CONNELLY* and MICHAEL D. COOK
Dr. Jane Sung, Faculty Mentor
Health Care Spending and Life Expectancy Across Countries

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3:00

46 - 2  DANIEL W. CAMPBELL
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
Zimbabwe's Hyperinflation, Purchasing Power Parity, and the Balance of Payments

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3:15

46 - 3  DANIEL W. CAMPBELL*, GARETT T. BOATRIGHT, and MICHAEL J. DAVIS
Dr. David Gillette, Faculty Mentor
We Cannot Feed Our Cows Oil: An Analysis of Corn Price Increases

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2121
SESSION 47
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
Contemporary Culture and Gender

Presiding: Dr. Paul Yoder, Assistant Professor English

2:45

47 - 1  DANA J. BRUXVOORT
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
Fairy Tales and Gender Roles: Fantasies or Fallacies?

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3:00

47 - 2  DANIELLE E. WALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Critical Analysis Of Child Exploitation In America

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3:15

47 - 3  GEMMICKA F. PIPER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
(Mis) Representation: African American Women in the Media

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3:30

47 - 4  ANDREW P. KINDIGER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Reality of Fear: How Hysteria has Further Dissolved U.S. Relations with the Islamic World

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2117
SESSION 48
PAPERS: ENGLISH -
Creative Writing

Presiding: Dr. James D'Agostino, Assistant Professor of English

2:45

48 - 1  ROBERT T. TOPPING
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Matthew Ashbury

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3:00

48 - 2  JEREMY D. JONES
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Experimental Stylistic, Tone, and Form Shifts in Creative Non-Fiction

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3:15

48 - 3  ERIC O. SCOTT
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Argen the Demon: A Story in 13 Parts

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3:30

48 - 4  PHILIP J. SCHAEFER
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
BEER ME that TWINKIE

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2113
SESSION 49
PAPERS: ENGLISH & LINGUISTICS -
Literature, Art, and Cultural Identity

Presiding: Dr. Thomas Stewart, Associate Professor of English

2:45

49 - 1  CHRISTOPHER B. STONE
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
Spoken Soul as a Performance: An Analysis of Crash

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3:00

49 - 2  JAMES T. ESTES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Performing Englishness and Resisting Assimilation: An Examination of the Migrant in The Satanic Verses and White Teeth

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3:15

49 - 3  ANGELA M. CARTER
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
Feminist Smut: A Study of Anais Nin's Erotica

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1010
SESSION 50
PAPERS: EXERCISE SCIENCE -
Exercise Science Papers

Presiding: Dr. Michael Bird, Associate Professor of Exercise Science

2:45

50 - 1  LINDSAY M. DODGE*, JESSICA RASSLER, and ALEXANDRA SANTACROCE
Dr. Christopher D. Lantz, Faculty Mentor
Dangling a Different Carrot: Grading Without Points

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3:00

50 - 2  SYDNEY C. YOUNG
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
The Relationship Between Elastic Energy, Ground Reaction Forces, and Muscle Activity in Vertical Jumping

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3:15

50 - 3  CASEY R. HEATH* and TARA L. HOLLAND
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Survey of Job Satisfaction Among Physical Therapists

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3:30

50 - 4  HEATHER G. HEIMBAUGH
Dr. James A. Padfield, Faculty Mentor
Test Re-test Reliability of Truman Tenkey Cognitive Function Test

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3:45

50 - 5  SARAH E. GRAFELMAN*, FARREN C. WISE, and JENNIFER SALMON
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Rotation in Three Different Orthogonal Planes on Postural Sway

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2210
SESSION 51
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi Interdisciplinary II

Presiding: Ms. Bertha Thomas, Assistant Dean of Multicultural Affairs

2:45

51 - 1  BETH L. KROES
Dr. Michael Seipel and Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentors
The Problem of Plastic Pollution in Aquatic Habitats: An Industrial Approach

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3:00

51 - 2  ANDREA E. CLUCK
Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentor
The Public World, Private Lives, and the Word: The Significance of Islamic Religious Calligraphy on Objects and Architecture

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3:15

51 - 3  ARTHUR D. GREGG
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
The Semiotic Teleology of Anglo-Saxon Charms

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3:30

51 - 4  JESSICA M. GASCH
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
Gendered Speech Behaviors in the "Formal Neutrality" of the News Interview

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3:45

51 - 5  KATE GALLEN*, DANIELLE TOLSEN, JASON NGUYEN, and PHIL A. JARRETT
Ms. Bertha Thomas (Multicultural Affairs Center), Faculty Mentor
Pictures of Diversity

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1428
SESSION 52
PAPERS: MATHEMATICS -
Mathematics and Mathematical Biology

Presiding: Dr. David Garth, Associate Professor of Mathematics

2:45

52 - 1  JOSEPH A. PALMER
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
Self-Generating Sets and Numeration Systems

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3:00

52 - 2  JONATHAN D. VOLLMER* and JAMES D. FRANKLIN
Dr. Michael Adams and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
GIS-Driven Metapopulation Modeling: Using Graph Theory to Investigate Seed Dispersal

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3:15

52 - 3  JOSHUA B. KELLY
Dr. Jason E. Miller and Dr. Scott Burt, Faculty Mentors
The Accuracy of Quantitative Methods to Identify Bats from Vocalizations Alone

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3:30

52 - 4  CHRISTOPHER M. HASSETT* and JACOB G. HENDERSON
Dr. Todd Hammond and Prof. Zhong Ma, Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Age on Gravity Perception in Flax Roots: A Mathematical Approach

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3:45

52 - 5  PHILLIP D. VANCE
Dr. Scott Burt and Dr. Jason E. Miller, Faculty Mentors
Descriptive Statistics of Echolocation Calls From Northeast Missouri Bats

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 53
PERFORMANCES: MUSIC -
Music Research IV

Presiding: Dr. Sam McClure, Associate Professor of Music

2:45

53 - 1  KRISTYNA M. SPERANEO
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Mozart's Sonata for Violin and Piano, KV454

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3:00

53 - 2  NICOLE S. MOORE
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1

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3:15

53 - 3  SAVANA A. RICKER* and NABIL J. PETTIT
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
A Performance and Brief Discussion of Antonin Dvorak's Violin Sonata in G Major, op. 100

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3:30

53 - 4  ASHLEY P. KING♦
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219; Allegro, Adagio

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3:45

53 - 5  CHRISTINA M. SCHEPERLE
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Schumann's Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Minor, Op. 105

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2:45 - 4:00 pm • VH 1212
SESSION 54
PAPERS: PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION -
Philosophy and Religion III

Presiding: Dr. David Murphy, Professor of Philosophy and Religion

2:45

54 - 1  PHIL A. JARRETT
Dr. Gerald Osborn and Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentors
Stem-Cell Research and Christianity: The Value of Life and Suffering

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3:00

54 - 2  ANGELINA M. GUIDOS
Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentor
Synthesizing Emotions and Color

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3:15

54 - 3  CHRISTOPHER J. PIVIROTTO
Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentor
Inter-Religious Dialogue as Understood by Tillich and Lindbeck

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3:30

54 - 4  CHRIS S. NATION
Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentor
The Fundamental Tranformation of Religion, or, How Buddhism and Christianity Must Change the World

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3:45

54 - 5  DANIELLE R. DALE
Dr. David Murphy and Dr. Gerald Osborn, Faculty Mentors
No Way Out: A Look at the Need for Physician Assisted Death in End of Life Care

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 55
PAPERS: PHYSICS -
Physics IV

Presiding: Dr. Peter Rolnick, Professor of Physics

2:45

55 - 1  DANIEL G. KREIS
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Biologic Inertia in Ecological Population Modeling

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3:00

55 - 2  DAVID J. LEUSCHKE
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Environmental Sustainability: Solving a Complex Problem Through Diverse Solutions

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3:15

55 - 3  GEORGE C. SUMTER
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Delta Scuti Component Discovered in Eclipsing Binary System BO Her

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3:30

55 - 4  ERIC A. DIECKMAN
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Impulse Response Measurements as a Method of Obtaining the Reverberation Time of a Concert Hall

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2111
SESSION 56
PAPERS: STUDY ABROAD -
Study Abroad in Greece

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

2:45

56 - 1  SHELLEY R. COFFMAN
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Greek Volcanic Mysteries: The Geology of the Island of Santorini

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3:00

56 - 2  KATHLEEN M. VANDERHOOF
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
The Battle of Thermopylae from a Persian Perspective

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3:15

56 - 3  MOLLY C. POLETTE
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Myth, Mystery, and the Valley: Hades and His Underworld Realm

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3:30

56 - 4  REGINA M. LOEHR
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Delphic Oracular Changes

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3:45

56 - 5  REBECCA A. LANDWEHR
Dr. Steven Reschly and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Sacred Sites in Ancient Greece 2007: The Art of Aristotle's Rhetoric

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-2
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE -
Agricultural Science Posters

P-2 - 1

SARAH J. SHIPLEY
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Milk Composition in Comparison to Weaning Weights, Milk Production, Udder Scores, and Body Score Conditions in Gelbvieh Cow-calf Pairs

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P-2 - 2

LINDSAY K. RUDOLPH
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Adding a Yeast Culture Preparation to a Complete Trace Mineral Mix and its Effect on Performance of Grazing Cow/Calf Pairs

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P-2 - 3

RYAN A. KIEL
Dr. Michael Seipel and Dr. Charlie Apter (Northeast Texas Community College), Faculty Mentors
Creating a Taxonomic Key to the Plants on Truman State University Campus

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P-2 - 4

KIMBERLY KRUSE
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Genetic Variation Among High Amylose Genotypes for Starch Thermal Properties Measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetery

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-3
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: BIOLOGY -
Biology Posters

P-3 - 1

CHRISTY M. CLEMENSON
Dr. Linda Kuhnz (CIEE Bonaire), Dr. Rita Peachey (CIEE Bonaire), Prof. Caren Echrich (CIEE Bonaire), and Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Coral Growth on Anthropogenic vs. Natural Substrates in Bonaire, N.A

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P-3 - 2

REBECCA L. O'CONNELL*, CHRISTOPHER G. DOVE, KIMBERLY F. INGERSOLL, and CHRISTA A. MANTON
Dr. Brent Buckner and Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Characterization of KH Domain Genes in Zea Mays

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P-3 - 3

RAULEEN MEI B. CABALLAS
Dr. Stephanie Fore and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
Will the Real Host Please Stand Up? Regional Model for Identifying Peromyscus Species

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P-3 - 4

LAURA M. NAEGELE
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Sampling Method on Patterns of Off-host Activity of Amblyomma Americanum in Northeastern Missouri

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P-3 - 5

PATRICK A. GRANNEMAN
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
The Characterization and Comparison of Microfungal Communities From Sporobolus cryptandrus Roots

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P-3 - 6

ENEDA HOXHA
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Functional Annotation of Genes Differentially Regulated in the Shoot Apical Meristem and Analysis of Potential Maize SUMO Proteins

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P-3 - 7

JACOB G. HENDERSON* and CHRISTOPHER M. HASSETT
Prof. Zhong Ma and Dr. Todd Hammond, Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Age on Gravity Perception in Flax Roots: A Mathematical Approach

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P-3 - 8

WALTER T. WINDERS* and ERIC C. TURIN
Dr. Anton Weisstein and Dr. C. George Carlson (AT Still University), Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Sulfasalazine (SS) and its Metabolites, Sulfapyridine (SP) and 5-Aminosalicylic Acid (5-ASA), on Nuclear p65 Activation in the MDX Mouse

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P-3 - 9

JESSE C. LAVIN*, CATHY J. BLEDSOE, AUBREY ZIMMERMAN, and FRED BALCH
Dr. C. George Carlson (AT Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Isometric Muscle Tension Development in MDX and C57BL Non-Dystrophic mice

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P-3 - 10

EMILIE R. TWINING GERDES
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Capture Method Success and Survey of Daily Tick Activity

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P-3 - 11

CHELLE KING PORTER
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Determination of an Effective Substrate for Nutritional Examination of C. elegans During Embryogenesis

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P-3 - 12

BRIAN RUIZ
Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentor
Life Cycle of Amblyomma americanum: Lab vs Wild

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P-3 - 13

CRYSTAL R. CUNNINGHAM*, JESSIKA R. JAMSKI, ERIN N. PAULI, LINDSAY K. RUDOLPH, and JAMES M. LEWIS
Dr. Susan Guffey, Faculty Mentor
Skeletal Articulation of Equus caballus

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-4
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: CHEMISTRY -
Chemistry Posters

P-4 - 1

HARRISON M. BLACK
Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentor
Crystal and 3-Dimensional Molecular Structures of Pesticides

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P-4 - 2

MELISSA K. THORSTAD
Dr. John J. Tanner (University of Missouri - Columbia) and Dr. James M. McCormick, Faculty Mentors
High Resolution Crystal Structure of the Phe223Leu Mutant of Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase from E. Coli

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P-4 - 3

MATT J. CROWE
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
The Development of a Method for Detecting Organic Compounds in Water

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-5
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: COMMUNICATION -
Communication Poster

P-5 - 1

ALICIA R. COLLINS* and LAURA A. LUKOWSKI
Dr. Mark Smith, Faculty Mentor
Media Frames: Constructing the Public Images of Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the 2008 Election

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-6
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: COMMUNICATION DISORDERS -
Communication Disorders Poster

P-6 - 1

PATRICIA L. SIEMANN*, ERIN L. THOMAS, LAUREN M. WILLIAMS, SUSAN R. EBERLY, CAITLIN M. DUHADWAY, MEGAN E. PETRY, ABIGAIL T. WECKE, and ALAFIYA S. NASRULLA
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Giving a Child a Voice: Boardmaker Activity Pad Explorations

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-7
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: EXERCISE SCIENCE -
Exercise Science Posters

P-7 - 1

REBECCA D. BAHRMASEL* and BRENDAN R. ZEE-CHENG
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
College Students and Dining Options: Can Students Make Nutritionally Wise Choices?

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P-7 - 2

MORGAN N. CLENNIN*, LAUREN M. KREMER , and ANNA C. LOVE
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Gender Differences in Respiratory Exchange Ratio During Submaximal Exercise Test

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P-7 - 3

DEVON B. LACY* and EMILY MAXWELL
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Effect of Difference in Body Estimation on Weight Loss Recommendation in High School Wrestlers

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P-7 - 4

DEVON B. LACY*, JOSH H. MILEY, EMILY MAXWELL, and KACI STEWART
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Difference in Urine Specific Gravity and Body Composition Before and During the Competitive Season in High School Wrestlers

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P-7 - 5

DEVON B. LACY* and JOSH H. MILEY
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Cryotherapy on Isometric Maximal Grip Strength

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P-7 - 6

GRANT AGBO* and GAVIN WELKER
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
Characteristics Desired by College Athletic Directors when Hiring Coaches

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P-7 - 7

JENNIFER L. STERNECKER*, NICHOLE E. FRIEDERICH, and JOSH H. MILEY
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Changes in Gait Kinematics an EMG Activity between Barefoot and Wearing Flip Flops

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P-7 - 8

FARREN C. WISE
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Kinematic Gait Characteristics in Hard Surface and Sand Surface During Maximum Sprint

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P-7 - 9

MORGAN N. CLENNIN
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Assessment of Physical Activity in a Female Population

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P-7 - 10

BRENDAN R. ZEE-CHENG* and REBECCA D. BAHRMASEL
Ms. Liz Jorn and Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentors
A Dietary Analysis of Lunchbox Choices for Preschool Children

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P-7 - 11

CATHY J. BLEDSOE* and SANDY J. LEESON
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Minimal Fluid Intake Maintains Salivary Osmolality During Aerobic Exercise

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P-7 - 12

ANGELA M. MOODY* and STEVEN LYONS
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
Influence of Movement Direction on the Proprioception Ability of the Elbow Joint During Triceps Brachii Vibration

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P-7 - 13

ALISON M. HAYS*, AMBROSE SERRANO, KATIE FOWLER, CHRISTEN LAUER, and GEORGE A. TOTURA
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Muscle Vibration on Isometric Contraction Strength

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P-7 - 14

ANNABETH H. BROYLES
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Correlation of Body Dimensions with Absolute and Relative VO2max in College Students

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P-7 - 15

LEESA R. WEESE*, JOHN J. BECKER, AMBER N. WATTON, AMY R. BRIDGES, DAVID E. HOWELL, and RYAN T. MCLAURY
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
Effects of a Distraction Source and Learning Style on a Simple Motor Task

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P-7 - 16

DAVID E. HOWELL
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Power Output in a Dominant Leg Roundhouse Kick as Compared with Power Output in a Dominant Leg Push Kick

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P-7 - 17

KRYSTALYNN A. MCCLINTON
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Arm Movement on the Power Output of Vertical Jump

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P-7 - 18

SARAH E. GRAFELMAN* and LAUREN M. KREMER
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Difference in Fitness Benefits Between High-intensity and Low-intensity Group Fitness Classes

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P-7 - 19

KRISTEN J. CUMMINS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Celeste B. Holbrook, Faculty Mentors
Dietary Comparison of Truman State University Students Living on and off Campus

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P-7 - 20

NOELLE M. PETERSON* and ALI ETEMADY
Prof. Evonne Bird and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Inter-Tester Reliability of Skinfold Measurements Among Experienced Investigators

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-8
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: HEALTH SCIENCE -
Health Science Posters

P-8 - 1

KATE R. TEPPER* and KARA L. PETTIT
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Prevalence of Eating Disorders among Female Collegiate Athletes

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P-8 - 2

EMILY M. KROGMANN*, CARRIE R. DECARLI, BRITTANY D. SCHULTEHENRICH, and NANCY K. JOHNSON
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Our School is Too Good for Drugs

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P-8 - 3

WESLEE CHEW
Dr. Carol Cox and Prof. Jennifer Eldridge, Faculty Mentors
School-Community Partnership for Asset Building

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P-8 - 4

AMBER N. MAYBERRY* and GRACE E. BELLEW
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Application of Truman Data from the Missouri College Health Behavior Survey

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-9
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Interdisciplinary Poster

P-9 -

AUGUSTUS L. CAINE* and PHUONG NGUYEN
Dr. Kenneth Carter and Mr. Clayton Dillavou, Faculty Mentors
It's Not Just the Heat, It's the Humidity: Moderating Pandemic Flu by Environmental Control

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-10
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: MATHEMATICS -
Mathematics Poster

P-10 - 1

HA D. TA
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
Sequences of Integers with Missing Blocks of Digits

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-11
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: NURSING -
Nursing Poster

P-11 - 1

JENNIFER L. DINE
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger and Dr. Jane M. Armer (University of Missouri-Columbia), Faculty Mentors
Breast Cancer/Lymphedema Survivorship and Meaning-Making of Illness

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-12
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: PHYSICS -
Physics Poster

P-12 - 1

ROBERT D. CHAPMAN
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Spectroscopic Observations of the Cepheid type Variable Star X Cygni

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4:15 - 5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-13
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: PSYCHOLOGY -
Psychology Posters

P-13 -

JAMIE E. MATTHEWS* and ALISON M. LAFOLLETTE
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Subjective Well-Being and Connectedness

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P-13 -

LAURA M. NAJJAR*, LEAH KERN, and ANH P. NGUYEN
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Happiness Orientations and Experiences

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P-13 -

ALISON M. LAFOLLETTE* and MAGGIE J. GRIFFITH
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
How are Happiness-Increasing Strategies, Locus of Control and Subjective Well-Being Related?

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P-13 -

JOSHUA A. HALLOWS*, WILLIAM M. BUDDING, HUGO A. FERNANDEZ, PATRICK J. JOYCE, and HILLAREY K. STONE
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Positive and Negative Emotions on Working Memory: A Continuation and Extension

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P- -

JAMES R. HARRINGTON
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
Computer-Based Training: The Role of Individual Differences on Motivation to Learn and Training Outcomes

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P-13 - 1

KRISTY L. WARMBOLD*, JAYNE C. FIELDS, MORGAN M. FUEMMELER, and KATHERINE A. ALBERS
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
Male and Female Perceptions of Normative and Non-normative Sexual Encounters

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P-13 - 2

CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS*, JENNIFER CRAWFORD, SARA BOZEMAN, JENNIFER SCHMIDT, and NICOLE SHARP
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Development of Students Liberal Arts Acculturation

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P-13 - 3

CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS* and TIMOTHY J. WITTMANN
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Negative Emotion on Working Memory

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P-13 - 4

CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS*, PATRICK J. JOYCE, LATANYA MACKEY, ERIN CLARK, and BRAD DAVIS
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Student and Faculty Perception of the Dean of Student Affairs Office's Performance

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-14
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: STATISTICS -
Statistics Poster

P-14 -

BRYAN J. HARTWIG
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
Effects of Phylogenetic Tree Topology and Local and Regional Species Richness on NRI and NTI Distributions

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4:45 - 6:00 pm • OP Lobby
Reception


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