2010 Student Research Conference:
23rd Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am - 2:30 pm • Student Union Main Hallway
Registration

8:00-9:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 1
Oral Paper -
Mathematical Biology

Presiding: Pamela Ryan

8:00

1 - 1  CHARLES B. TOMLINSON
Dr. Michael I. Kelrick and Dr. Michael Adams , Faculty Mentors
A Novel Approach to Modeling Seed Dispersal for the Rare Winter Annual Plant Missouri Bladderpod

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8:15

1 - 2  COREY R. JOHNSON* and CHRISTOPHER P. ZITTNAN
Dr. Timothy D. Walston and Dr. Scott Thatcher, Faculty Mentors
A Glazier-Granier-Hogeweg Model of Early Embryogenesis in Ceanorhabditis elegans

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8:30

1 - 3  BORYANA S. KOSEVA* and AMANDA F. TOUGAS
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery and Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Modeling Optimal Foraging in a Generalist Snake Predator, Nerodia sipedon

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8:45

1 - 4  DAVID M. HAYES* and BO M. FORRESTER
Dr. Jason E. Miller and Dr. Robert W. Baer (A. T. Still University), Faculty Mentors
Quantitative Measurements of the Structure of Endothelial Cell Networks

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9:00

1 - 5  COREY R. JOHNSON
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Geometric Comparisons of the EMS Blastomere in Caenorhabditis elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1000
SESSION 2
Oral Paper -
Business & Accountancy

Presiding: Sandra Fleak

8:00

2 - 1  QIANYUN (SALLY) YANG
Dr. Sandra Fleak, Faculty Mentor
The Adoption of IFRS in China

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8:15

2 - 2  LAURA M. CAREL
Dr. Jason Lin, Faculty Mentor
Government Regulations on Businesses and Industries: A Study on the Events That Led to SOX and Future Banking Regulation

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8:30

2 - 3  BENJAMIN C. ANDERSON
Dr. David Gillette, Faculty Mentor
The Merits of Employment and Industrial Production as Economic Indicators

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8:45

2 - 4  TOMMY K. LEE
Dr. Jason Lin, Faculty Mentor
The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Stock Market

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9:00

2 - 5  DANIEL I. WEST
Dr. Nabil M. Alghalith, Faculty Mentor
Segmentation and Internet Usage at Truman State University

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8:00-9:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 3
Oral Paper -
Physics III

Presiding: Peter Rolnick

8:00

3 - 1  NICHOLAS J. WILSEY
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Interactive Demonstrations of Physical Principles with "Algodoo"

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8:15

3 - 2  JOSEPH A. PALMER
Dr. Taner Edis, Faculty Mentor
Expanding Action Minimization to the Quantum Case

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8:30

3 - 3  MARTíN A. DI STEFANO
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Human Flight and its Avian Influences

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8:45

3 - 4  THOMAS C. HOGAN
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Implementing a Dichroic Atomic Vapor Laser Lock for Use in Laser Cooling Gaseous Rb

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9:00

3 - 5  BRIAN D. MCCLAIN
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Fiber Optic Spectroscopy: Converting a Compact Spectrometer for Fiber Optic Use

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8:00-9:15 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 4
Performance Art -
Music V

Presiding: Michael Bump

8:00

4 - 1  JASON T. BASKIN♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
Legitimization of the Steelpan through the Expansion of Repertoire

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8:15

4 - 2  ALEX MCKAMIE
Dr. Clifton Kreps, Faculty Mentor
Blues and the Fiddle

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8:30

4 - 3  VINCENT A. WALLACE♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
"Three Movements for 2 Clarinets and Vibraphone"- An Analytical Discussion

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8:45

4 - 4  TED S. MOORE*♦ and BENJAMIN T. TATE
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
emergence: Musical Composition Through Emergent Properties

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9:00

4 - 5  JOHN R. FREESE♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Scattered Memories: An Introduction to Set Theory and the Development of a Composition

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8:00-9:15 • MG 1090
SESSION 5
Oral Paper -
Phi Kappa Phi

Presiding: Sara Orel

8:00

5 - 1  CHRISTOPHER K. BADER
Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Feeling of Infinity: Late Beethoven and the Aesthetics of the Sublime and Beautiful

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8:15

5 - 2  GRANT M. BERRY
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Polysemous Passion: A Semiotic Analysis of the Passions within Argentine Tango

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8:30

5 - 3  KELSEY A. KLINE
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Rhythm and Color in Art as Influenced by Jazz

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8:45

5 - 4  JAYCIE N. VOS
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Alexander Scriabin: Music, Color, and The Mystery

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 6
Oral Paper -
Music I

Presiding: Savana Ricker

8:00

6 - 1  JULIE C. WATTS
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Imitatio Mariae: Marian Hymns and Antiphons of Hildegard von Bingen

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8:15

6 - 2  ALEXANDER W. MONROE
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
"Tintinnabuli": Arvo Pärt and Mystic Minimalism

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8:30

6 - 3  JAMES B. OSBOURNE
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Evolution of Steel Pan: From Tribal Roots to Contemporary Personal Expression

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1432
SESSION 7
Oral Paper -
English I

Presiding: Sarah Mohler

8:00

7 - 1  ERIN M. NEUMAN ♦
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
The 13th Way to Inherit: An Applicable Discussion on the Lyric Poem

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8:15

7 - 2  AMY E. REYNOLDS
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
Magic and Melody in the In-Betweens: Breaches of Binary Reasoning in Sir Orfeo

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8:30

7 - 3  THOMAS W. LECAQUE♦
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
Troy Reborn: Wace, Benoit, and the Trojan Legitimacy in the Court of Henry II

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8:45

7 - 4  DANIEL R. GRANDA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Detrimental Effects of "Mimicking the Master" in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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9:00

7 - 5  JENNIFER C. JALACK
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Love-Making and Sign-Making, But Not in That Order: The Semantics of Desire in Italo Calvino's "Cosmicomics"

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8:00-9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 8
Oral Paper -
Biology I

Presiding: Cynthia Cooper

8:00

8 - 1  DIANA S. ACEVEDO
Dr. Cynthia Cooper and Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentors
Applying molecular methods to identify human and ruminant fecal contamination sources in Forest Lake, Kirksville, MO

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8:15

8 - 2  JENNIFER W. CHEN* and BETSEY C. YORK
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Yearly Hotspot Variation in Amblyomma americanum

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8:30

8 - 3  AUSTIN B. RUPP* and ENATO ESANGBEDO
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Seasonal Patterns in Abundance for the Three Life Stages of the American Dog Tick (Dermacenter variabilis) and the Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum)

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8:45

8 - 4  LISA L. NADEAU* and JENNIFER G. BEVELL
Dr. Stephanie Fore and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
The Role of Environmental Factors in Tick Burden on Peromyscus leucopus

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9:00

8 - 5  TESHOME M. ASSEFA*, CHASE A. GRAY, and KEVIN MCGARRAH
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
E. coli Levels in Local Streams

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8:00-9:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 9
Oral Paper -
Psychology II

Presiding: Teresa Heckert

8:00

9 - 1  JONATHAN M. WHITFIELD
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
College Students Perceptions Regarding Legal Drug Usage: Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine

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8:15

9 - 2  JENNIFER M. SCHWEND*, TRACY H. MULDERIG, and JENNIFER L. LACHAPELL
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Job Burnout among Educators at Various Levels

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8:30

9 - 3  FRANKIE J. BRUNING*, JOY C. BULEN, DAVID G. CARRELL, and ELIZABETH A. NECKA
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Classroom Multitasking: Effects on Comprehension, Retention, and Confidence

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8:45

9 - 4  AMELIA A. BOBZIEN* and KATHERINE A. JUDD
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Comparing Service Learning to Traditional Experiential Learning: Is Service to the Community Really Necessary?

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9:00

9 - 5  KIMBERLY F. SUOZZI
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Non-Lexical Attentional Cuing in Phoneme Restoration

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 10
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies I

Presiding: Don Krause

8:00

10 - 1  KRISTA M. CRIDER
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
From Page to Screen: A Feminist and Aesthetic Analysis of the film Twilight

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8:15

10 - 2  KYRIE A. TAYLOR
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
Hooking an Audience: Intertextuality, Reflexivity, and the Aesthetics of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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8:30

10 - 3  ALEXANDRIA N. BOLES
Mr. Don Krause, Faculty Mentor
Gender Roles Within Horror Films: A Feminist Criticism of Hollywood Stereotypes

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8:45

10 - 4  SARAH Y. MOORE
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
The Look of a Hero: An Aesthetic and Feminist Criticism of Disney's Hercules

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 11
Oral Paper -
Communication Disorders

Presiding: Megan Safley

8:00

11 - 1  JADE N. HICKS
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Dialect is Just a Difference: Speech- Language Pathologists and Issues Assessing African American Vernacular English

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8:15

11 - 2  SAMANTHA L. WEATHERFORD* and KIMBERLY P. ABTS
Dr. Paula Cochran and Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentors
Missouri School Speech-Language Pathologists' Opinions and Practices about Oral Peripheral Examinations

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8:30

11 - 3  ANN M. FILLA
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
A Survey of Speech Implementers in the State of Missouri

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8:45

11 - 4  LAURA A. GREAVER* and SUSAN CHEUNG
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Noise on the Hearing Sensitivities of Music Students

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8:00-9:15 • MG 2050
SESSION 12
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary III

Presiding: John Bohac

8:00

12 - 1  ANNA K. JAHN
Prof. John Bohac , Faculty Mentor
The Art of Storytelling for the Big Screen

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8:15

12 - 2  LAURA A. WELLINGTON
Mr. David Leaton, Faculty Mentor
Fantastic Tales: A Semiotic Analysis of the Identification of Folklore

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8:30

12 - 3  JONATHAN C. LESSING
Dr. Elaine McDuff and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
Permaculture & the Two-Wheeled Revolution

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8:45

12 - 4  MARTHA E. CRUSE
Dr. Wolfgang Hoescehele, Faculty Mentor
Renewable Energy Options and Development Planning for Truman State University

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1304
SESSION 13
Oral Paper -
English VI

Presiding: Sally Cook

8:00

13 - 1  PAMELA J. TROXEL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Secrets of the Rose: William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

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8:15

13 - 2  MONICA J. MORREY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Anarchic Linguistic Artistry: Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience"

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8:30

13 - 3  IRA J. KING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Reliably Unreliable: Saleem Sinai as Narrator in Rushdie's Midnight's Children

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8:45

13 - 4  TREVOR A. GRIZZELL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hybridity and Agency in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses

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9:00

13 - 5  JESSICA M. JENKOT
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
All She Wanted Was A Rose: A Feminist Reading of Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily"

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 14
Oral Paper -
Classics

Presiding: Bridget Thomas

8:00

14 - 1  KAYLA S. BROONER
Dr. Rebecca Harrison, Faculty Mentor
The Tragedy of a Protege and his Mentor: Julius Caesar's Relationship with Pompey the Great

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8:15

14 - 2  EMILY RICHENS
Prof. Alex Tetlak, Faculty Mentor
The Gods Go Up in Flames: Vergil's Use of Fire in Aeneid I-VI

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8:30

14 - 3  REGINA M. LOEHR
Dr. Rebecca Harrison, Faculty Mentor
Reputation, Reputation! Perdikkas II's Struggles

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8:45

14 - 4  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI
Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentor
Classical Nontraditionalism: The Relationship Between Catullus and Modernist Poetry

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1232
SESSION 15
Oral Paper -
English XI

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

8:00

15 - 1  STEPHEN C. KAINZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Macondo Time Zone: A Postcolonial Interpretation of Time in Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude

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8:15

15 - 2  MELISSA W. KAPITAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Colonialism and Nationalism in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken Column

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8:30

15 - 3  REBECCA L. SIMINGTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Root Canal: Uprooting Zadie Smith's White Teeth

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8:45

15 - 4  JENNIFER E. PAUTZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper withdrawn

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9:00

15 - 5  KATHERINE G. MCWHERTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Colonialism and Religion in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus

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8:00-9:15 • MG 2090
SESSION 16
Oral Paper -
History

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

8:00

16 - 1  ERICA L. WILEY
Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentor
Pulmonary Consumption as Reviewed in the Newspaper Media from 1767 to 1825

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8:15

16 - 2  ADAM D. CONWAY
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
"We're Here! We're No Longer Queer! Get Used to It!": The Politicization of the Ex-Gay in the Modern Anti-Gay Movement

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8:30

16 - 3  SHAWN E. PETERS
Prof. Claire Peckosh, Faculty Mentor
Thoughts and Reflections on Hannah Webster Foster's The Coquette

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8:45

16 - 4  SARAH K. BELL
Dr. Daniel Mandell , Faculty Mentor
A Voice to the World: Eleanor Roosevelt's Transition From First Lady to World Figure Told Through Her Column "My Day"

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9:00

16 - 5  FIONA E. WILLIAMS
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
The Easter Rising: England's Mishandling of the Irish Situation

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9:15 - 9:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

9:30-10:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 17
Oral Paper -
Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Presiding: Jon Beck

9:30

17 - 1  KAZUYUKI HASHIMOTO
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Power Laws

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9:45

17 - 2  MATTHEW F. MACARI
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
The Impact of the Recent Global Recession on the Prediction of Stock Returns

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10:00

17 - 3  JOSEPH A. PALMER
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
Numeration Systems and Fractal Sequences

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10:15

17 - 4  ALONSO R. MIRANDA*, CHARLES B. TOMLINSON, SETH YOCKEY, JONATHAN M. WHITFIELD, and ALEXANDER KAIZER
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Assessment of Truman's On-Campus IT Services

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10:30

17 - 5  DAVID S. FERRY
Dr. Jon Beck, Faculty Mentor
Cache Modeling Using Spatial Locality of Reference

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9:30-10:45 • MG 1096
SESSION 18
Oral Paper -
Physics II

Presiding: Michael Goggin

9:30

18 - 1  ISAAC ANGERT* and DAVID KIBLINGER
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
An Optical Aurora Detector to Aid Mid-latitude Viewing of the Northern Lights

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9:45

18 - 2  CAMERON J. SWEENEY
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
The Aerodynamics of a Formula 1 Car

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10:00

18 - 3  REED E. COPE
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Physics of Cancer Radiation Therapy

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10:15

18 - 4  IAN F. NOBLE* and BRIAN P. CARMIGNANI
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Instant Form Calculation of the Three-Body Problem in Relativistic Hamiltonian Dynamics

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10:30

18 - 5  BRIAN P. CARMIGNANI* and IAN F. NOBLE
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Relativistic Electron Scattering Using the Point Form

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9:30-10:45 • MG 2001
SESSION 19
Oral Paper -
Agricultural Science

Presiding: Michael Seipel

9:30

19 - 1  KELSEY C. WITTE
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
The Resulting Efficacy of Heat Detection for Artificial Insemination in Cattle Determined By the Placement of Estrotect Heat Detectors

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9:45

19 - 2  MARTHA E. CRUSE
Dr. Thomas E. Marshall, Faculty Mentor
Lowering Cold Flow in Biodiesel

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10:00

19 - 3  AMANDA M. ZERKEL
Dr. Thomas E. Marshall, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Resistant Starch from High Amylose Corn on Swine Growth, Feed Effciency, and Fecal and Blood Volatile Fatty Acid and Aromatic Concentrations

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10:15

19 - 4  KATHRYN M. MILUSKI
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Rumen Fermentation of Corn Starch Varying in Amylose and Amylopectin Concentration

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10:30

19 - 5  LEANN E. BOTKIN
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
Cultivating Awareness: The Importance of Agriculture Literacy

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9:30-10:45 • MG 2050
SESSION 20
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary I

Presiding: Shirley McKamie

9:30

20 - 1  STEPHANIE A. KOLTOOKIAN
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Armenian Sacred Music: Preserving a Culture in the Face of Persecution

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9:45

20 - 2  GAURAB RIMAL
Dr. Clifton Kreps, Faculty Mentor
The Blues of Texas: History and Evolution

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10:00

20 - 3  MANISH JOSHI
Dr. Clifton Kreps, Faculty Mentor
Evolution of Blues music in America and its transition to an electrified form: Chicago Blues

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10:15

20 - 4  BONNIE G. BIRDSELL
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
George Harrison and Hinduism: Bringing Eastern Music and Philosophy to the Western World

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1324
SESSION 21
Oral Paper -
Art History

Presiding: Julia DeLancey

9:30

21 - 1  CECILIA M. MURUATO
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Dr. Sara Orel, and Dr. Joaquin Maldonado-Class, Faculty Mentors
The Mexican Baroque: The Survival of Indigenous Artistic Traditions

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9:45

21 - 2  LAUREN R. GREENSPAN
Prof. Shirley McKamie and Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentors
Knopff, Schopenhauer and the Symbolist Ideal

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10:00

21 - 3  SAMANTHA K. LYONS
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Prof. John Bohac , Faculty Mentors
Jeff Koons: Artistic Parody and False Comfort in the Consumer Age

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10:15

21 - 4  NATALIE T. HALL
Dr. Sara Orel, Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Aidan M. Dodson (University of Bristol), Faculty Mentors
Akhenaten: Portraits of Visual Accuracy in Amarna Period Egypt

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9:30-10:45 • MG 2090
SESSION 22
Oral Paper -
Philosophy & Religion

Presiding: Dereck Daschke

9:30

22 - 1  STEPHANIE B. HULSEY
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Fides Quaerens Intellectum: Finding Meaning in Anselm's Proslogium for All Seekers

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9:45

22 - 2  ANDREW J. MCCALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Phenomenological Reading of Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines

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10:00

22 - 3  RACHEL N. COOK
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Playing With Words: A Solution to the Lottery Paradox

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10:15

22 - 4  ANDREW J. MCCALL
Dr. Stephen Pollard, Faculty Mentor
On the Foundations of Philosophy: An Examination of Husserl's Theory of Abstraction, 1887-1901

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10:30

22 - 5  DREW K. TURNER
Dr. Clifton Kreps, Faculty Mentor
The Devil as God: The Blues in the Mississippi Delta

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9:30-10:45 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 23
Performance Art -
Music VI

Presiding: David McKamie

9:30

23 - 1  RYAN P. HUBER♦
Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Classical and Romantic Elements in Schubert's Piano Sonata in A Minor, D. 537

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9:45

23 - 2  KELSEY A. KLINE
Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Prokofiev's Diabolical Sugestion: The Enfant Terrible at Play

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10:00

23 - 3  SARAH R. STALLMAN
Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentor
Similarities and Differences Between Classical and Nonclassical Singing as Present in Spamalot

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10:15

23 - 4  KATHERINE L. ELLIS♦
Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentor
Francis Poulenc's Banalités

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10:30

23 - 5  JONATHAN D. GILL♦
Dr. Mark Jennings, Faculty Mentor
A First-Hand Study of the Relationship Between the Composer and the Conductor

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1236
SESSION 24
Oral Paper -
Education

Presiding: Donna Rhinesmith

9:30

24 - 1  STEPHANIE M. CHRISSOTIMOS♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
Two Ways To Stimulate Relevant Classroom Discussion

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9:45

24 - 2  JEREMY E. MAPP
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Factors that Impact Retention of Black Male Educators

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10:00

24 - 3  MICHELLE L. GALLAGHER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Development of Second-Grade Student Writing Through a Writer's Workshop Approach

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10:15

24 - 4  CHRISTY YODER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
A Look at a Middle School Advisory Program:

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10:30

24 - 5  SAM R. CUMMINS♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
High School Students' Technological Proficiency and Access

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1000
SESSION 25
Oral Paper -
Health Science

Presiding: Roberta Donahue

9:30

25 - 1  PATRICK I. CASEY
Dr. Lin Twining and Dr. Mark J. Manary (Washington University School of Medicine), Faculty Mentors
Reduced phytate diets do not enhance Zn status in Malawian children

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9:45

25 - 2  SAMANTHA D. GOODE*, JOAN M. SCACCIAFERRO, and DEIRDRA V. FRAUSTO
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Using Photovoice as Participatory Needs Assessment with Youth at a Latino Youth Action Center

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10:00

25 - 3  MEGAN E. TEMME* and JULIE M. HASKEN
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Elementary School Students' Level of Physical Activity During Recess

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10:15

25 - 4  ASHLEY B. HARTMAN* and JENNA N. OSSECK
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Photovoice: Assisting Youth in a Juvenile Detention Facility in Telling their Story

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10:30

25 - 5  CHARLES C. SEXTON
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Bystander Intervention: A Call to Action

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1010
SESSION 26
Oral Paper -
Music II

Presiding: Jesse Krebs

9:30

26 - 1  ERIN H. MIESNER
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
"And Why Should They Spoil Their Good Looks?": A Discussion of the Acceptance of Women in the Symphony Orchestra

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9:45

26 - 2  KARIANNE M. JONES
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
k.d. lang and Queer Country

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10:00

26 - 3  AILEEN R. MCKENZIE
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
Treating Depression with Receptive Music Therapy

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10:15

26 - 4  BENJAMIN A. MARTINSON♦
Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentor
Kill da Wabbit: Analyzing the Evolution of Music's Role in Warner Brothers Studios' Cartoons Using Representative Works

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10:30

26 - 5  ERIC M. SCHWEIZER
Prof. Tim AuBuchon, Faculty Mentor
A New Mode of Thinking: Application and Analysis of Eastern European and Middle Eastern Folk Music in Modern Jazz

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1320
SESSION 27
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies II

Presiding: Elizabeth Clark

9:30

27 - 1  NGAN M. BUI
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
Women's Education as a Economic Determinant in Developing Countries

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10:00

27 - 3  CHRISTINE M. HEISE* and SARAH K. WALKLEY
Dr. Albert Weitz, Faculty Mentor
Self-Assertion: An Essential Skill

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10:15

27 - 4  CARLI E. WRISINGER* and GARETT L. EXLINE
Dr. Kristi Scholten, Faculty Mentor
Cottage Cheese and Ripe Bananas, this is Your Brain on Videogames: Toward Constructing an Analytical Model

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1304
SESSION 28
Oral Paper -
English IX

Presiding: Emily Murdock

9:30

28 - 1  AMANDA M. BUCKWALTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Analysis of Steve Martin's Shopgirl

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9:45

28 - 2  KRISTEN G. LILLEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Reading of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House

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10:00

28 - 3  SHAWN M. BODDEN* and MICHAEL A. CHAPMAN
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Zany Tzara!

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10:15

28 - 4  DEREK J. FRANKLIN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Isolation and Alienation: Colonialism's Impact in Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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10:30

28 - 5  CRYSTAL M. BILLINGTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hozho Beauty and the Value of Life in Luci Tapahanso's poem "It Has Always Been this Way": A Postcolonial Analysis

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9:30-10:45 • MG 1000
SESSION 29
Oral Paper -
Psychology I

Presiding: Robert Tigner

9:30

29 - 1  NICHOLAS C. JACOBSON*, SAM L. KRAMER, and AMANDA G. THARP
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Testing Under a Trance: The Effect of Post-Hypnotic Suggestion on Academic Performance

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9:45

29 - 2  AMANDA M. WARD*, JORDAN S. FULLER, AUSTIN LANG, and JACOB TUCKER
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Three Respiration Rates on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Variability

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10:00

29 - 3  ALEX J. FRANCISCO*, DAVID LAU, and AARON G. THEBY
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Postural Effects on Heart Rate Variability Detected Using Electrocardiography

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10:15

29 - 4  DAVID G. CARRELL*, FRANKIE J. BRUNING, JOY C. BULEN, and ELIZABETH A. NECKA
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Eliminating the Attentional Blink through Effective Cuing

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1432
SESSION 30
Oral Paper -
English VII

Presiding: Alanna Preussner

9:30

30 - 1  SHANNON C. HARBAUGH♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Edward Cullen: Out of the Closet and into Our Carnal Desires

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9:45

30 - 2  VALERIE R. SPENCER
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Paper Withdrawn

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10:00

30 - 3  PATRICK R. SILVEY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Vigilantes, Cowboys, and Morality: The Western Dime NovelWorth Every Penny

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10:15

30 - 4  JAMES D. MEGAHAN
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Dogs, Pigs, and Sheep: Pink Floyd, George Orwell, and the Human Condition

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9:30-10:45 • MG 1090
SESSION 31
Oral Paper -
Issues in the Middle East

Presiding: Mark Appold

9:30

31 - 1  JORDAN BUCHHEIT
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
The Wall

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9:45

31 - 2  HEIDI L. GEISBUHLER
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Secular Versus Orthodox In Modern Israel

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10:00

31 - 3  LAURA BETH CLEVELAND
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Water for a Desert Farm

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10:15

31 - 4  MARK M. LAMBERT
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Vadum Iacob, the Story of a Crusader Frontier Castle

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10:30

31 - 5  RICHARD A. LALLY
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Bethsaida Excavation

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1232
SESSION 32
Oral Paper -
English XII

Presiding: Matt Felzke

9:30

32 - 1  LAURA C. GORDAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"I Am Not My Mother": Postcolonial Reform Without Female Role Models

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9:45

32 - 2  AMANDA B. HAMILTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Personal Freedom Through Resisting Gender Roles in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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10:00

32 - 3  AMANDA E. JACKSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Deadly Eroticism: The Politics of Desire in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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10:15

32 - 4  KITTY C. RICE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Motherhood in Jhumpa Lahiri's "Unaccustomed Earth"

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11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Two Keys, One Photograph, and What Wasn't There: The Unlikely Origins of Three Books

Denise Von Glahn, Professor of Musicology and Director of the Center for Music of the Americas at The Florida State University, College of Music


1:15-2:30 • MG 1096
SESSION 33
Oral Paper -
Astronomy

Presiding: Vayujeet Gokhale

1:15

33 - 1  NICHOLAS J. WILSEY
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
The Origin of Asymmetry: In Search of a New Paradigm for Explaining the Lopsided Light Curves of Some Eclipsing Binary Systems

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1:30

33 - 2  MIGUEL A. FERNANDEZ* and CHAD O. WILLIAMSON
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Evaluating Claims of Delta Scuti Components in Two Eclipsing Binary Systems

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1:45

33 - 3  PRAYASH SHARMA PYAKUREL
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Color Magnitude Diagram of Our Galaxy

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2:00

33 - 4  CHAD O. WILLIAMSON* and MIGUEL A. FERNANDEZ
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
A New Photometric System for Observing Bright Variable Stars at the Truman Observatory

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2:15

33 - 5  BRITTANY M. CURTIS* and JORDAN B. GRIFFITH
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Observing Extrasolar Planet Transits at the Truman Observatory

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1:15-2:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 34
Oral Paper -
Chemistry I

Presiding: Russell Baughman

1:15

34 - 1  KELSEY C. MOHS
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of Phi21 N peptide-boxB Recognition

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1:30

34 - 2  SHANE M. BERNARD
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of Biomolecular Recognition in Viral Leukemia

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1:45

34 - 3  LAURA M. TVEDTE
Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Dr. Eric V. Patterson, and Dr. Kenneth L. Smith, Faculty Mentors
Paper withdrawn

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2:00

34 - 4  JOSHUA M. BLECHLE
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
A Computational Investigation of Phosphorothiolates using Various Forms of Density Functional Theory

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2:15

34 - 5  KEVIN G. SCHMITT
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Quantitative Determination of Chromium(VI) Using Sol-Gel Encapsulated Redox Chemistry

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1000
SESSION 35
Oral Paper -
Exercise Science I

Presiding: Michael Bird

1:15

35 - 1  CHARLES N. VANNATTA
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Knee Stress During Lower Body Strengthening Exercises

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1:30

35 - 2  AMANDA N. HARLOW*, ALLISON R. PALISCH, KELLY A. DURST, and ABBY M. SCHUERMAN
Dr. Jeremy Houser and Dr. Christopher D. Lantz, Faculty Mentors
A Comparison of Ascending vs. Descending Blood Alcohol Concentrations on Motor Tasks Related to Driving

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1:45

35 - 3  ASHLEY E. WARD* and SADIE M. NELSON
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Relationships Among Performance Tests in Collegiate Volleyball Players

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2:00

35 - 4  KATE ZIMMERMAN*, JENNIFER KREMER, and LAURA GILMER
Dr. Carla Smith and Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentors
An Investigation of Balance Capabilities in Autistic Children

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2:15

35 - 5  SETH C. DONALDSON*, CAMDEN L. STOCKTON, KYLE VEAZEY, and TAYLOR L. ELWELL
Dr. Christopher D. Lantz, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Auditory Distraction on Fine Motor Skill Performance

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1236
SESSION 36
Oral Paper -
Linguistics and Foreign Language

Presiding: Mary Shapiro

1:15

36 - 1  MARIA EVELYNT GANDON CHAPELA♦
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Dr. Esperanza Rama Martinez (University of Vigo), and Dr. Javier Perez Guerra (University of Vigo), Faculty Mentors
Doctor-Patient Interaction from the Perspective of Conversation Analysis: A Pilot-Study on Bad News Delivery in House

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1:30

36 - 2  TALIA C. LINNEMAN♦
Dr. Sally Cook, Faculty Mentor
Helping English Language Learners Avoid Unintentional Plagiarism

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1:45

36 - 3  SARA M. WALKER
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
The Dialect of Tangier Island, VA

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2:00

36 - 4  ABIGAIL M. TEMPLE
Prof. Gregg Siewert, Faculty Mentor
Regional Variations and Language Attitudes in French: Picard and Berrichon

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1:15-2:30 • Black Box Theatre
SESSION 37
Performance Art -
Theatre

Presiding: Joan Larkins-Mather

1:15

37 - 1  ARTHUR L. VIRNIG*, MAX D. GLENN, GAVIN B. CONKLING, and NATE J. SULLIVAN
Prof. Joan Mather, Faculty Mentor
3metrius: A One-Act Play

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1:15-2:30 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION 38
Performance Art -
Music VII

Presiding: Sam McClure

1:15

38 - 1  ALEX MCKAMIE*, CARLYE KLECZKOWSKI, SEAN KAMERY, and BRADLEY KNOCH
Dr. Brian Kubin, Faculty Mentor
Antonín Dvořák's String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 34: Bohemian Spirit in Classical Form

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1:30

38 - 2  SAVANA A. RICKER♦
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
A Performance and Brief Discussion of Edouard Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole

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1:45

38 - 3  NICOLE S. MOORE♦
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Walter Piston's Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

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2:00

38 - 4  SHANTAY R. GUYTON
Dr. Samuel McClure, Faculty Mentor
Vitali: Chaconne in G Minor

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1324
SESSION 39
Oral Paper -
English X

Presiding: Deana Judah

1:15

39 - 1  ASHLEY S. KLEINSORGE*, KATHRYN FRITZ, ANDREW HARPER, KAYLA JUNGERMANN, MONICA J. MORREY, KEENAN SCHOTT, EMILY A. WARD, ANNA WHITEHEAD, NICHOLAS A. CARRELL, DANIEL C. ROBACZEWSKI, and JEFFREY H. CABATINGON
Dr. Charles Breed, Faculty Mentor
Life Studies Framed by History

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1:30

39 - 2  EMI E. GRIESS
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Music and Poetry: A History of Collaboration

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1:45

39 - 3  SHAWN M. BODDEN
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Maxima in Minima

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2:00

39 - 4  EMI E. GRIESS
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Genre Blending

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1:15-2:30 • OP South Atrium
SESSION 40
Studio Art -
Art

Presiding:

1:15

40 - 1  GALEN GIBSON-CORNELL
Prof. Jim Jereb, Faculty Mentor
A Series of Lithographs Focusing on French Art during the Occupation of 1940-45

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1:30

40 - 2  LEAH M. BOWRING
Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentor
Mass Production of Ceramic Form through Mold Making

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1:15-2:30 • MG 1090
SESSION 41
Oral Paper -
Femmes littraires et historiques

Presiding: Betty McLane-Iles

1:15

41 - 1  JESSICA R. RIDEOUT
Dr. Betty McLane-Iles, Faculty Mentor
Charlotte Delbo: La Résistance et Ses Oeuvres

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1:30

41 - 2  CATHERINE A. BAUER
Dr. Betty McLane-Iles, Faculty Mentor
La Recherche du Soi Dans les Romans Ségou et Moi, Tituba, sorcière noire de Salem par Maryse Condé

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1:45

41 - 3  MISTY D. LIPP
Dr. Betty McLane-Iles, Faculty Mentor
Le rôle de la femme dans la littérature de Gabrielle Roy: Maîtresse du foyer, personnage ecclésiastique, ou être caméléon

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2:00

41 - 4  HANNAH E. WETZEL
Dr. Betty McLane-Iles, Faculty Mentor
Marie de France: Femme Auteur du Moyen Âge

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1:15-2:30 • MG 2090
SESSION 42
Oral Paper -
Political Science

Presiding: Curtis Blakely

1:15

42 - 1  SYED MUHAMMAD M. ZAIDI
Dr. James T. Przybylski, Faculty Mentor
Islam and Democracy in Asia: Friends or Foes

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1:30

42 - 2  ALICE M. WALKLEY
Dr. Cutis Blakely, Faculty Mentor
A Physicist, a Philosopher and a Politician: What we can learn from Einstein, Kant and Churchill

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1:45

42 - 3  MATTHEW J. CARBERY
Dr. Cutis Blakely, Faculty Mentor
Examining Reentry: An Evidence-Based Analysis of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative

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2:00

42 - 4  COLE E. RAKOW
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
Retrenchment Budgeting in Theory and Practice

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2:15

42 - 5  DANIEL N. HAMMOND
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
Merits of the Merit Plan

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 43
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies III

Presiding: Jay Self

1:15

43 - 1  JOSH D. PRIVITT
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
A Cultural and Aesthetic Criticism of Slumdog Millionaire

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1:30

43 - 2  DEREK J. CARLS
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
"Honesty Doesn't Pay, Sucker" Implications of the Organized Crime Film

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1:45

43 - 3  CHRISTIANA M. PENN
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
A Magical Mystery Tour Through the Aesthetics and Transtextuality of Across the Universe

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2:00

43 - 4  STACIE C. SAGASER
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
Surf's Up as Narrative and Intertextuality

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1010
SESSION 44
Oral Paper -
Music III

Presiding: Marc Rice

1:15

44 - 1  EUGENIA A. SIEGEL♦
Dr. Marc Rice, Dr. Warren Gooch, and Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentors
Stereotypical or Atypical: The Portrayal of The Governess in Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw"

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1:30

44 - 2  CAROL A. PERRY
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Aspects of Noh in Kanjinchō

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1:45

44 - 3  ADAM J. UELTSCHY
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
African American Spirituals: A Synthesis of African and European Musical Practices

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2:00

44 - 4  ALYSSA S. RATHBUN*, DREW K. TURNER, BENJAMIN M. TORREY, and BRIDGET B. KOMOROSKI
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Eating Local, a Global Issue With YouTube

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1:15-2:30 • MG 1000
SESSION 45
Oral Paper -
Psychology III

Presiding: Michele Breault

1:15

45 - 1  KATIE E. ESTERLINE
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Instinct for the Arts

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1:30

45 - 2  EMILY M. REINART
Dr. Teak Nelson, Faculty Mentor
Service Learning as the Secret Ingredient: Student Outcomes in Comparison With VALUE Rubrics

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1:45

45 - 3  NICHOLAS H. HOPKINS
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Musical Induction of Emotions: Influencing Perceived and Experienced Emotional Qualities

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2:00

45 - 4  KRISTINE KASTENBAUM*, MELINDA K. GROSS, MICHAELA M. HOFFMAN, and ELIZABETH A. NECKA
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Perceived Impressions From Facebook Statuses

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2:15

45 - 5  NICHOLAS C. JACOBSON*, BRITTANY J. JACOBSON, and SHANNON M. CLARK
Dr. Michele Breault and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
How did he get with her?: The effects of radiating beauty in romantic relationships

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1:15-2:30 • MG 2050
SESSION 46
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary II

Presiding: Michael Kelrick

1:15

46 - 1  ELIZABETH M. DUFF
Dr. Peter S. Kelly, Faculty Mentor
Making Disability Studies Accessible

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1:30

46 - 2  JAMES P. MYERS
Mr. David Leaton, Faculty Mentor
Consuming a Currency: A Semiotic Analysis of Sexuality in Television Advertising

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1:45

46 - 3  ASHLEY D. REINHARDT
Dr. David Gillette, Faculty Mentor
The Great Financial Panic of 2008: Lack of Regulation or Congressional Inconsistency?

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2:00

46 - 4  MATTHEW A. TOPI
Mr. Warren Wells, Faculty Mentor
Performance and Award Incentives in Professional Baseball

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1:15-2:30 • MG 2001
SESSION 47
Oral Paper -
Biology II

Presiding: Corey Johnson

1:15

47 - 1  CHELLE KING PORTER♦
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Dr. Jon Beck, and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Establishing Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for neural tube defects

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1:30

47 - 2  TAD A. DALLAS♦
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Dr. Laura J. Fielden, and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
What's That Smell?: Chemoattraction in the American Dog Tick

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1:45

47 - 3  PETER J. MUELLEMAN♦
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Trailing of Maternal Chemical Cues by Neonate Timber Rattlesnakes, Crotalus horridus

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2:00

47 - 4  AMANDA H. DEBROT
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Digestive Efficiency of a Generalist Predator, Pantherophis obsoletus, on Mice, Eggs, and Chicks

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2:15

47 - 5  ANTHONY J. WILMES* and LAURA K. GAREY
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Geographic Distribution of the Parthenogenic Checkered Whiptail Lizard, Aspidoscelis tesselata, in Southeast Colorado

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1432
SESSION 48
Oral Paper -
English III

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

1:15

48 - 1  CAROLYN U. BOYER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper withdrawn

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1:30

48 - 2  JESSICA A. MORGAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Issues of Self-Esteem and Self-Identity in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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1:45

48 - 3  ALISSA M. WALKNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Untouchability and Incest: The Love Laws' Commentary in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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2:00

48 - 4  JESSICA L. REAVEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Identity Politics: Deconstructing "Latino" in the Works of Junot Díaz and Piri Thomas

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2:15

48 - 5  RACHELLE Q. WALES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
William Faulkner and "A Rose for Emily": Products of Their Time

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1304
SESSION 49
Oral Paper -
English II

Presiding: Robert Mielke

1:15

49 - 1  CLINTON P. MOHS
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Social Identification in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony

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1:30

49 - 2  ZEESHAN R. RESHAMWALA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Kipling's Antipodean Attitudes Towards Race and Imperialism in Colonial India

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1:45

49 - 3  ARTESIA S. WILLIS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
An Examination of African Feminism in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: Identity versus Culture

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2:00

49 - 4  CLINTON P. MOHS
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Race in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick as Allegory For a Young America

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2:15

49 - 5  REGINA D. RODGERS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
For the Love of Caste in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1232
SESSION 50
Oral Paper -
English XIII

Presiding: Shannon Harbaugh

1:15

50 - 1  JOANNA K. BESS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
All Those Ravin' Women: Feminist Connections in Aeschylus' The Oresteia

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1:30

50 - 2  MOLLY R. REICH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Didn't Mother (Nature) Teach you how to Read: Ecofeminism in Purple Hibiscus and The God of Small Things

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1:45

50 - 3  CLARE C. ECHTERLING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Multiculturalism, Identity, and Intimacy: The Construction of Home within "Part Two: Hema and Kaushik" of Jhumpa Lahiri's Unaccustomed Earth

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2:00

50 - 4  LEIA P. WILSON
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Free Association With Things In My Bedroom

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2:30 - 2:45 pm • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Break

2:45-4:00 • MG 1096
SESSION 51
Oral Paper -
Physics I

Presiding: Taner Edis

2:45

51 - 1  ANDREW J. ALEXANDER
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Theory of Ghost Imaging Experiments with Polarization Dependent Optical Devices

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3:00

51 - 2  KEVIN BARBER
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Turbine Design Relating to Function and Efficiency

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3:15

51 - 3  MARK A. PHILIPPI
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Addressing the Epistemological Beliefs of Secondary Physics Students

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3:30

51 - 4  JAMES K. SCHOELZ
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Acoustical Measurements in the Ophelia Parrish Concert Hall

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3:45

10 - 5  BEN D. RUSK
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Ecological Population Modeling: The Maternal Effect

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2:45-4:00 • MG 1098
SESSION 52
Oral Paper -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Eric Patterson

2:45

52 - 1  JAMES E. BROWN
Dr. David McCurdy and Dr. Brian D. Lamp, Faculty Mentors
Atomic Absorption Determination of Mercury in Local Freshwater Fish Using a Home-Built Cold Vapor Generator

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3:00

52 - 2  NICHOLAS 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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3:15

52 - 3  HENRY S. DUST
Dr. Vaughan M. Pultz, Faculty Mentor
Identification of Normal Modes Contributing to Vibrational Circular Dichroism in the C-H Stretching Region for Substituted Bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-ones

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3:30

52 - 4  CHRIS JEFFREY
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Symmetrical Substitution on Triplet Propynylidene

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3:45

52 - 5  THERESE M. GERBICH
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of Singlet and Triplet Carbenes

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1000
SESSION 53
Oral Paper -
Exercise Science II

Presiding: Jerry Mayhew

2:45

53 - 1  SHANNON K. ZALOUDEK
Dr. James A. Padfield, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Top 50 Men's and Women's Performance in the New York City Marathon from 1976-2009

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3:00

53 - 2  BRIANNA L. COOK* and KATELYN M. PALAZZOLO
Dr. Christopher D. Lantz, Faculty Mentor
Rethinking Wellbeing: What Are the Needs of Truman Students?

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3:15

53 - 3  ALLISON R. PALISCH* and ANNA R. GREENWALD
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Winter Break on Weight Gain

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3:30

53 - 4  COURTNEY J. PERRACHIONE*, BRENT W. BAXLEY, and IMRAN MOHAMMED
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
The Use, Abuse, and Harmful Effects of Caffeinated Beverages among Truman State University Freshmen

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2:45-4:00 • MG 2090
SESSION 54
Oral Paper -
Economics

Presiding: Terry Olson

2:45

54 - 1  MEILI ZENG
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
FDI and Economic Growth in China

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3:00

54 - 2  THUY T. DO
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Foreign Direct Investment on International Trade: A Case Study of Vietnam

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3:15

54 - 3  BENJAMIN C. ANDERSON
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
On the Variability of Okun's Law

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3:30

54 - 4  LEE M. JONES* and STEVE J. LAYTON
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
Welfare Effects of Foreign Direct Investment

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3:45

2:45-4:00 • MG 1000
SESSION 55
Oral Paper -
Sociology & Anthropology

Presiding: Julie Flowerday

2:45

55 - 1  KATHERINE L. HAMBURG
Dr. Elaine McDuff and Dr. Julie Flowerday, Faculty Mentors
From Hollywood to Bollywood: Arranged Marriage as Portrayed through Film

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3:00

55 - 2  CHARLES T. RETHERFORD
Dr. Julie Flowerday, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Competitive Examinations In The Indian Civil Service

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3:15

55 - 3  LAUREN N. JOHNSON
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Why We Give: An Exploration of the Sociology of Generosity

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3:30

55 - 4  SARAH C. FOLTZ
Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentor
Diabetes in Native American Groups

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2:45-4:00 • MG 1090
SESSION 56
Oral Paper -
Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa

Presiding: Elaine McDuff

2:45

56 - 1  ADAM D. CONWAY
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
"You Can't Criminalize Poverty!": The Sex Industry in South Africa and a Call for Its Decriminalization

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2:50

56 - 2  ARTESIA S. WILLIS
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Ideology of the Juvenile Justice System: Analysis of South Africa and USA

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2:55

56 - 3  AUSTIN J. ROBERTS
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
International Aspects of Apartheid

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3:00

56 - 4  ZAKERY D. PALMER
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Gay and Lesbian Rights in South Africa

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3:05

56 - 5  KRISTA B. GOODMAN
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Classification Language in South Africa

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3:10

56 - 6  ERIN M. ERHARDT
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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3:15

56 - 7  CLINTON P. MOHS
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
The Black Panthers and Umkhonto we Sizwe

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3:20

56 - 8  COLETTE A. LINTON
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
It's hard to listen to the truth

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3:25

56 - 9  KATHRINE OLSEN FLAATE
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Human Trafficking and Human Rights in South Africa

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3:30

56 - 10  MEGAN O. TURNURE
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
A Historical View of Apartheid in South Africa

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1010
SESSION 57
Oral Paper -
Music IV

Presiding: Warren Gooch

2:45

57 - 1  MICHAEL J. HARRER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Structural Basis of William Schuman's "George Washington Bridge"

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3:00

57 - 2  JOSHUA E. WAYMIRE♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Musical Foreshadowing in Wagner's "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral": A Contextual Analysis

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3:15

57 - 3  ADAM M. YANICK♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Fusion of Primary Chords in Copland's "An Outdoor Overture"

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2:45-4:00 • MG 2001
SESSION 58
Oral Paper -
Biology III

Presiding: Jose Herrera

2:45

58 - 1  ROBERT J. WELTER
Dr. Peter Goldman, Faculty Mentor
Piping Plover Conservation on Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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3:00

58 - 2  KATHERINE A. NEBEL* and RAVIN POUDEL
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Variation in Precipitation Patterns and the Affect on Root-Associated Fungal Communities Inhabiting Sporobolus cryptandrus

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3:15

58 - 3  JOE C. SCHAEPERKOETTER
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
A Case for the Maternal Effect

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3:30

58 - 4  HALEIGH J. WHITE
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of mycorrhizal fungal communities in Achnatherum hymenoides and Bouteloua gracilis in the Chihuahuan desert

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3:45

58 - 5  AUDREY C. ZIMBELMAN
Dr. Myron L. Toews (University of Nebraska - Medical Center) and Dr. Susan Guffey, Faculty Mentors
Hog Manure Extract and Porcine Pancreatic Elastase Modulate Airway Epithelial Cell EGF Receptors, Calcium Signaling, and Cytokine Release

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2:45-4:00 • MG 2050
SESSION 59
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary IV

Presiding: Jordi Teillard

2:45

59 - 1  KATHERINE R. FEINER
Prof. Jordi Teillard and Prof. Sana Camara, Faculty Mentors
Vampires, Islanders, and Sangfroid: Translating Across the Historical, Cultural, and Linguistic Nomad's Land of Roland Rossero

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3:00

59 - 2  BETHANY J. HOEKZEMA
Dr. Molly K. Herbert, Faculty Mentor
The Battle for Identity: Odysseus at War in The Odyssey

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3:15

59 - 3  ALYSON M. COLLINS
Dr. Molly K. Herbert, Faculty Mentor
Homeric Justice and Achilles' Shield

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1320
SESSION 60
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies IV

Presiding: Diane Johnson

2:45

60 - 1  DANA J. BRUXVOORT
Dr. Diane Johnson, Faculty Mentor
Postdivorce Parent-Child Relationship Quality and Noncustodial Parental Contact as Mediating Factors in Childrens Adjustment to Divorce

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3:00

60 - 2  MEGAN M. DOWDY
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
I Am Sam: Portrayal of Disabilities in Popular Film

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3:15

60 - 3  LAURA A. WARMBRODT
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
Feminist and Narrative Analysis of the Film Little Miss Sunshine

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3:30

60 - 4  HALEY RAY
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
30 Rock : Post-Modern Comedy the Rockefeller Way

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1304
SESSION 61
Oral Paper -
English V

Presiding: Tracey Hurt

2:45

61 - 1  KATHRYN A. TOOMEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Compliance With and Rejection of Gender Roles in William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" and Kate Chopin's "The Storm"

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3:00

61 - 2  KATHERINE E. KENNISON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Shifting Marital Roles in "A Temporary Matter" by Jhumpa Lahiri

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3:15

61 - 3  COREY C. ELKINS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Patriarchal Oppression in William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

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3:30

61 - 4  PATRICK F. LINHARES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"A Rose for Emily" and Gender Role Confliction

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3:45

61 - 5  NICK E. WALLNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Strong But Dependent: A Look at Faulkner's Emily

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1232
SESSION 62
Oral Paper -
English IV

Presiding: Patrick Silvey

2:45

62 - 1  MADISON C. MARCH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper Withdrawn

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3:00

62 - 2  SARA E. BESSERMAN
Dr. Paul Yoder , Faculty Mentor
Subverting Masculinity in Victorian Gothic Literature

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3:15

62 - 3  EMILY A. WARD
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"In Their Beds and In Their Kitchens": Gender Roles in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: A Love Story

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3:30

62 - 4  LISA N. SCOTT
Dr. Heather Cianciola, Faculty Mentor
Sherlock's Rival: Jane Eyre as Detective and the Crime of Female Selfhood

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3:45

62 - 5  ALLISON B. PHILLIPS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"This Business of Womanhood is a Heavy Burden": Femininity and Education in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes and Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1432
SESSION 63
Oral Paper -
English VIII

Presiding: Deana Judah

2:45

63 - 1  MONICA J. MORREY
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Cooper's Great Failure: A Historical and Literary Comparison of Eve Effingham and Josephine March

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3:00

63 - 2  LAURA E. FERRY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
John Wesley Powell and Colin Fletcher: Exploring Attitudes Toward the Grand Canyon

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3:15

63 - 3  GRANT A. KLING♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
The American Sublime; The Travels of John Powell and Colin Fletcher in the Grand Canyon

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-1
Poster -
Communication Disorders

P-1 - 1

KATIE N. OPPELT*, MARGARET D. HILLIARD, LAUREN M. WILLIAMS, GRACE E. STRUBE, and TRICIA K. HURT
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Multimedia Clinical Resources: Matching a Child's Level of Symbolic Understanding in Speech-Language Therapy

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-2
Poster -
Mathematics

P-2 - 1

STEPHEN J. DENGEL*, JOSEPH J. DOVE, and SUSAN K. LESHER
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Examining Math Related Anxiety through Reflective Journaling Techniques

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P-2 - 2

MICHAEL SOLOMON* and SUMAN PHUYAL
Dr. Don Bindner and Dr. Todd Hammond, Faculty Mentors
Digital Camera Measurement System

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P-2 - 3

JOSEPH J. DOVE
Dr. Scott Alberts, Ms. Jane Roads (Moberly Area Community College), and Mr. Steven Voss (Moberly Area Community College), Faculty Mentors
The Effects of Word Problem Personalization On Student Performance at a Community College

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P-2 - 4

GARRETT C. MCCORMACK
Dr. Todd Hammond, Faculty Mentor
A Computational Study of Lagrangian Points and Stability in The Restricted Three Body Problem

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-3
Poster -
Psychology

P-3 - 1

SUSAN K. LESHER*, STEPHEN DENGEL, and JOSEPH J. DOVE
Dr. Scott Alberts, Prof. Steve Voss (Hannibal La-Grange), and Dr. Jane Roads (MACC - Moberly), Faculty Mentors
Motivation Correlates with Mathematics Anxiety in Students at a Community College

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P-3 - 2

PAUL R. WITTE*, JORDAN M. CONSTANCE, PETER RUBERTON, SARA BOZEMAN, JENNIFER SCHMIDT, NICOLE SHARP, SAED HILL, and NICK BOICE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Personality, Mood, and Life Events

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P-3 - 3

MELINDA K. GROSS*, MICHAELA M. HOFFMAN, KRISTINE KASTENBAUM, and ELIZABETH A. NECKA
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Friends and Lovers -- How Relationships Affect Subjective Well-Being

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P-3 - 4

TRACY H. MULDERIG* and YAJIE YU
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
Odor as Mental Cues: The Effects of Olfactory Stimuli and Time on Memory of Product Names

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P-3 - 5

VALERIE R. MOODY*, KATHERINE A. JUDD, JENNIFER L. LACHAPELL, TRACY H. MULDERIG, and AMELIA BOBZIEN
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Impact of the Number of Response Options and Scale Length on Reliability

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P-3 - 6

THOMAS R. BOSCARDIN
Dr. Brian J. Krylowicz, Faculty Mentor
College Stress: An Exploration into Stress Sources and Relief Methods

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P-3 - 7

PATRICK C. HESS*, KIMBERLY F. SUOZZI, STEFAN J. KRUEGER, and JEN G. PEARLSTEIN
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Inter-modal Guidance of Visual Attention in the Absence of Consciousness

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P-3 - 8

STEFAN J. KRUEGER*, PATRICK HESS, KIMBERLY F. SUOZZI, and JEN G. PEARLSTEIN
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Implicit Learning of Target Cues in the Absence of Consciousness

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-4
Poster -
Exercise Science

P-4 - 1

KELLY A. DURST
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
The Relationship of Contact Lenses and Glasses Wear with Eye Health Practices among College Students

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P-4 - 2

ANNA R. GREENWALD
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effect of conditioning with and without a racquet on the agility of college tennis players

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P-4 - 3

ANNE E. RATERMANN*, ELLI J. MATHIS, and EMMA K. LENNON
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effect of General Fitness Training on Factors Contributing to the Margaria-Kalamen Stair Run Power Test

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P-4 - 4

EMMA K. LENNON*, ELLI J. MATHIS, and ANNE E. RATERMANN
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Mr. Timothy Schwegler, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Strength Changes Following Resistance Training Using Free Weights and Machine Weights

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P-4 - 5

NICOLE M. DERRY
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Strength Change Using Free Weights and Machine Weights in Three Strength Groups.

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P-4 - 6

DANIELLE M. ODENTHAL * and OLE M. MIDTBO
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
The Relationship Of Leg Power On Swim Start Performance

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P-4 - 7

DANIELA M. CONWAY*, KATIE A. KERTZ, and ANGELA K. GERINGER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Brief Moderate Exercise on Reaction Time

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P-4 - 8

ELLI J. MATHIS*, ANNE E. RATERMANN, and EMMA K. LENNON
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Mr. Timothy Schwegler, Faculty Mentors
Factors Identifying Fast and Slow 40-yd Dash Performances In Untrained College Women

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P-4 - 9

SADIE M. NELSON* and ASHLEY E. WARD
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Reliability of Jump Performance Tests in Collegiate Volleyball Players

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P-4 - 10

BROOKE M. RUGGER*, M.J. KANG, JAZMIN R. WILLIAMS, and ELLEN P. RUSSELL
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Differences in Athletes and Non-Athletes Quantity and Reasons for Consumption of Energy Drinks

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P-4 - 11

ANNA E. MATTLAGE* and REBECCA POLLOCK
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Determining the Differences in Gait in Various Walking Speeds Between People With Pes Planus and Normal Medial Longitudinal Arches

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P-4 - 12

CAROLINE E. SQUIRES*, GRACE K. CULLER, and KIMBERLY D. ELSEA
Dr. Christopher D. Lantz and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Competition on Forty-Yard Dash Performance

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P-4 - 13

LORI E. GRIFFIN* and RACHAEL F. DOUGLAS
Dr. Jeremy Houser, Faculty Mentor
How Does Lack of Visual Input Affect Visuomotor Adaptation Following Acquisition of a New Steady State?

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P-4 - 14

SARA E. YUNGHANS* and KATHERINE R. PITTS
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
Nutritional habits of on-campus college students

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P-4 - 15

KATHRYN E. SPOONER
Ms. Liz Jorn, Dr. Alex J. Koch, and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Perception of Body Image in Female College Students

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P-4 - 16

NATHAN R. ARENDS
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Hip Abductor and Adductor Strength in the Dominant and Non-Dominant Leg of College-Aged Tennis Players

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P-4 - 17

HAILEY L. BROWN* and LEAH M. REIMNITZ
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Effect of DMG on Maximal Aerobic Power

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-5
Poster -
Health Science

P-5 - 1

MEGAN E. TEMME*, JENNA N. OSSECK, TERESA L. NYDEGGER, and ASHLEY B. HARTMAN
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Support Broker Training

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P-5 - 2

MEGAN E. TEMME*, SAMANTHA D. GOODE, JOAN M. SCACCIAFERRO, and RACHEL L. VANCLEAVE
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of an Active Learning Health Education Unit on the Health Knowledge of Students in an Academic Recovery Program

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P-5 - 3

ASHLEY B. HARTMAN*, JENNA N. OSSECK, DEIRDRA V. FRAUSTO, and JUSTIN MCDERMOTT
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Use of a Focus Group of Youth in a Juvenile Detention Facility to Recommend Programming Based on the Results of a Developmental Assets Profile

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P-5 - 4

MOLLY A. JONES* and STEPHANIE M. BIRCH
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Eating Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Undergraduate College Students

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P-5 - 5

AMANDA C. GRODIE* and MATTIE R. ALLEN
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
College Students' Perception of Hand Washing

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P-5 - 6

SAMANTHA D. GOODE*, JOAN M. SCACCIAFERRO, JUSTIN MCDERMOTT, and MEGAN E. TEMME
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Patient Navigators for a Diabetes Self-Management Program: Tracking Progress and Wellness of Diabetes Patients

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P-5 - 7

ALYSHA R. MUNOZ* and ANNA E. GRINTER
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Attitudes Toward Social Physique Anxiety and Exercise Behavior Among Female Students Attending A Small Midwestern University

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P-5 - 8

KELSEY L. CLER* and JENNA A. MOORE
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Student Perception and Utilization of the Truman State University Student Health Center

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P-5 - 9

JACQUELINE M. SEALS* and MICHELLE E. RIEFE
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Perceived Stress Level and Support System

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P-5 - 10

SARAH A. FOLKS*, KATHARYN M. EMERY, and MEREDITH G. MCGAUGHEY
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Grabbing Red Bull by the Horns

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P-5 - 11

MADDIE M. COFFMAN* and ALEXANDRIA N. RAMIREZ
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Truman State University Students' Perceptions of Organ Donation

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P-5 - 12

STEFANIE A. RADEMACHER* and MOLLY A. JONES
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Hookah Smoking Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors

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P-5 - 13

JENNIFER A. GRAVES
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
An Assessment of Stress and Stressors of Truman State University Students in 2009

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P-5 - 14

PATRICK I. CASEY* and MICHELLE L. RIEFE
Dr. Lin Twining, Faculty Mentor
Breastfeeding educational pamphlet

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P-5 - 15

ASHLEY B. HARTMAN*, JENNA N. OSSECK, JOAN M. SCACCIAFERRO, SAMANTHA D. GOODE, and DEIRDRA V. FRAUSTO
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
A Brief Stress Management Education Workshop And the Stress Knowledge of White Collar and Blue Collar Employees

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-6
Poster -
Agricultural Science/Biology

P-6 - 1

WILLIAM F. ERKER
Dr. Michael Seipel and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
Farm to School: K - Infinity

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P-6 - 2

AVINASH KARN
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of marker assisted backcross selection for the development of high amylose Corn

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P-6 - 3

STACY A. MARSHALL
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Marker Assisted Selection for the Development of Amylomaize VII Germplasm

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P-6 - 4

SAMAH HASSAN A. HASSAN* and SUZANNE N. PITTS
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Effective Extraction of High Amylose Starch through the Use of a Novel Method of Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) Leachate

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P-6 - 5

SCOTT J. HUESGEN*, CHRISTINE GRAVES, HAZAR KHIDIR, JESSICA KLINE, CHRISTOPHER J. TRACY, and ADAM J. WINKELER
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Dr. Brent Buckner, and Dr. Jon Beck, Faculty Mentors
Annotation and Analysis of Global Gene Expression Studies: A Maize Shoot Apical Meristem Expression Database

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-7
Poster -
Mathematical Biology

P-7 - 1

CORINNA A. WARNARS
Dr. Jason E. Miller, Faculty Mentor
Mathematical Shape Description of Alueritopteris

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P-7 - 2

KELSY M. PARKER*, MOLLY GIBSON, and MICHAEL D. MILLER
Dr. Jon Beck and Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Design and Development of a Second Generation Gene Annotation System

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P-7 - 3

DAVID M. HAYES* and BO M. FORRESTER
Dr. Jason E. Miller and Dr. Robert W. Baer (A. T. Still University), Faculty Mentors
Quantitative Measurements of the Structure of Endothelial Cell Networks

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P-7 - 4

NGOC THAI
Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentor
An Epidemiological Agent-Based Model of Tuberculosis

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-8
Poster -
Biology

P-8 - 1

ANNA E. HOFFMAN
Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentor
A Dichotomous Key for Identifying the Crayfishes of Northern Missouri

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P-8 - 2

TERIN E. BUDINE
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Caenorhabditis elegans as a model host of Staphylococcus aureus virulence

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P-8 - 3

RAVIN POUDEL
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Characterization of Coprophilous Fungi Using Molecular Methods

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P-8 - 4

JACOB E. SCHRUM
Dr. Jon Goguen (University of Massachusetts Medical School) and Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Methods for Genetic Manipulation in Yersinia pestis: Deletion of the y0237 Gene

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P-8 - 5

LAUREN E. DEADY
Dr. James Cox (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentors
Mechanism of Uptake of Cystatin C by B16F10 Melanoma Cells

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P-8 - 6

SARAH D. MEYER
Dr. Michael Lockhart and Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentors
Identifying Sources of Fecal Contamination in Hazel Creek and Forest Lake Using Bacteroides Host Specific Primers

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P-8 - 7

CHRISTINA THEBEAU
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Does Distance Traveled by Peromyscus leucopus (White-Footed Mouse) Influence Tick Load?

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P-8 - 8

MELISSA J. WRIGHT
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Morphological clinal variation in Boa constrictor

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P-8 - 9

TAMMY J. GREEVERS* and KRISTINA A. SIT
Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentor
Use of Transmission Electron Microscopy to Study the Minute Male Parts of a Freshwater Pond Snail (Physa gyrina)

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P-8 - 10

CHRISTOPHER J. TRACY* and HAZAR H. KHIDIR
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Characterization of a Maize Knox-like Mutant

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P-8 - 11

MEGAN K. LUTZ* and HALEY B. EISENBERG
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Metabolic Rate in Tropical Scorpions

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P-8 - 12

KATHERINE M. KUHN*, ELIZABETH COTTEY, ANDREA COTTEY, CASEY STEFANSKI, HEATHER CURTIS, KAY BRUEMMER, JENNA SESTI, and CORINNA A. WARNARS
Dr. Emily Smith and Dr. C. George Carlson (AT Still University), Faculty Mentors
The Effect of In Vivo and In Vitro Administration of Gossypol on p65 Expression in Dystrophic Muscle

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P-8 - 13

ADAM J. WINKELER*, CHRISTOPHER J. TRACY, and DUSTIN R. MAYFIELD
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Expression of Chromatin Assembly Factor-1 Subunits in Maize

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-9
Poster -
Chemistry

P-9 - 1

PHILIP M. DENIGHT* and JOHN E. GLOSS
Dr. Kenneth L. Smith, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis of New Chalcone Sulfonamides and their Derivatives as Potential Pharmaceuticals

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P-9 - 2

MICHAEL J. BRELSFORD* and LAURA M. TVEDTE
Dr. James M. McCormick, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Ligand Cavity Size on the Structure of Lead(II) Coordination Complexes

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P-9 - 3

JOSHUA W. HUBBARD
Dr. Dana Delaware, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis of Sulfoquinovosyl Diacylglycerol as a Potential Cancer Cell Inhibitor

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P-9 - 4

MICHAEL JONES
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of P22 N Peptide-boxB Complex

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4:15-5:15 • SUB-GEO
SESSION P-10
Poster -
Astronomy/Physics

P-10 - 1

ZACH O. HARALSON
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Influence of the Stellar IMF on the Population of Double White Dwarf Stars in the Galaxy

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P-10 - 2

COLLEEN M. CAMPBELL
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
CCD Photometry of Eclipsing Binary Star Systems

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P-10 - 3

EMILY RICHENS
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of a Fiber Optic Spectrometer for Stellar Spectroscopy

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4:45 - 5:45 pm • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


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