2012 Student Research Conference:
25th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 3:30 • Ophelia Parrish South Atrium
SESSION SA-100
Studio Art -
Art - Studio Art

Presiding:

8:00

SA-100 - 1  KRISTIN R. MARSHALL
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Spain, Meet Kirksville

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00

SA-100 - 2  ROSE E. RUNSER
Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentor
Exploration and Alteration of Wheel-Thrown Ceramic Forms

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00

SA-100 - 3  MICHAEL K. SISTEK
Prof. Jim Jereb, Faculty Mentor
Photographic Printmaking Process

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00

SA-100 - 4  CLAUDIA E. CONVERS♦
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Elements

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30 am - 7:00 pm • University Art Gallery
BA Studio Thesis Exhibitions

8:00 - 10:45 • VH 1324
SESSION 101
Oral Paper -
Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa

Presiding: Elaine McDuff

8:00

101 - 1  KELSEY L. SMITH
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
The Rhythm of Life in South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:10

101 - 2  DYLAN C. TERRY
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Xenophobia in South Africa: A Step Towards the Past

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:20

101 - 3  LAUREN M. ROSS
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Pet Ownership on Overall Health of Low-Income Families and the Role of Animal Welfare Clinics.

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

101 - 4  MARGARET E. LOEHNIG
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Barriers to Education Among Disabled Children in South Africa and Prospects for Improvement

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:40

101 - 5  AMELIA BURSI
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Struggle for a National Identity: The Story of South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:50

101 - 6  JENNIFER G. PEARLSTEIN
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
A Critical Analysis of the Mental Healthcare System in South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

101 - 7  EMILY A. DAVIS
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
AIDS/HIV and Health as a Human Right in South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:10

101 - 8  LENA G. BENOIT
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
English or Bust? - Language of Instruction in South African Schools

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:20

101 - 9  ADAM B. SPEAK
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Strategies of Social and Developmental Aid in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30

101 - 10  ERIN E. MEDIN
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Obstacles and Innovations: The Challenges of Health Care in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:40

101 - 11  LAURA A. BOVILLE
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
The Future of Human Rights in South Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:50

101 - 12  HAZAR H. KHIDIR
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Womens Rights and HIV/AIDS Prevalence

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

101 - 13  JOANNE E. HEGGEMANN
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
The Move of Theatre from Broadway into Homes around the World

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1000
SESSION 102
Oral Paper -
English VII

Presiding: Holly Fling

8:00

102 - 1  JEREMEY W. KING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Imitative Heteronormative Masculinity in Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

102 - 2  RACHEL R. MERTENS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Mother as Both Caretaker and Protector: Rehana Haque's Empowerment in Tahmima Anam's A Golden Age (2007)

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

102 - 3  REBECCA L. HANCOCK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Magnitude of the Small: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

102 - 4  KYLE M. LEHENBAUER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Migration of Displacement: A Deconstructive Analysis of Kamila Shamsie's Burnt Shadows

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

102 - 5  THERESE M. SPOLLEN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Nation and Identity in Kamila Shamsie's Burnt Shadows

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 103
Oral Paper -
History Senior Seminar I

Presiding: Kathryn Brammall

8:00

103 - 1  ANDREW J. PEAKE
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Polar Bears and Communists: Why the U.S. Invaded Russia in 1918

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

103 - 2  MATTHEW G. WILLIS
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Torn Asunder?: The Impact of the Suez Crisis of 1956 on the Relationships Between the United States, Great Britain, and France

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

8:45

103 - 4  CHRISTOPHER S. STEINAUER
Dr. Marc Becker and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
Roots to Branches: Ricardo Flores Magon and the Development of Leftist Ideology in the Mexican Revolution

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

103 - 5  KYLE E. MODDE
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Enemies at War, Brothers in Peace: The Parallel History of Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2090
SESSION 104
Oral Paper -
Chemistry I

Presiding: David McCurdy

8:00

104 - 1  CAITLYN M. MCGUIRE*, CAROLYN E. LEE, KENDRA W. MOORE, and ELIZABETH A. JANKE
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Phytoremediation of Lead Contaminated Soils Assisted by EDDS and Octanoic Acid

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

104 - 2  SHANE M. BERNARD
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of Protein-RNA Recognition in Viral Leukemia

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

104 - 3  KEVIN A. ROBB* and KRISTINE M. KUBISIAK
Dr. Dawood Afzal, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis and Characterization of Some Novel Noria-like Molecular Capsules

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

104 - 4  MICHAEL L. SEBEK*, MATTHEW J. HENRY, and NATHANIEL P. ENDICOTT
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Sol-gel Thin Film Preparation and Applications

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

104 - 5  BRITTANY M. CURTIS
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Mechanism of Aqueous Hydroperoxidolysis of O,S-Dimethyl Methylphosphonothiolate

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 105
Oral Paper -
English I

Presiding: Royce Kallerud

8:00

105 - 1  MATTHEW A. SLUDER
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
Framing the Strange: An Analysis of Naturalization by Genre Cues at Work with Sherwood Anderson's "Hands"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

105 - 2  CATHERINE A. DUGGAN
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Take Off the Beer Goggles: A Rethinking of Czech Poetry

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

105 - 3  RACHEL A. SPILLARS
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
The Beginning of Our Horror Obsession in Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto: Naïveté and Binary Opposition in the Gothic Sublime

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

105 - 4  JOHN H. GIBBS
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
"I Could Be A Biologist In This Poem": Reexamining What Comprises Voice

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1228
SESSION 106
Oral Paper -
Women's and Gender Studies

Presiding: Linda Seidel

8:00

106 - 1  CORINNE E. SCHWARZ
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
"It's Hard Being a Loving Mother": John Waters and the Carnival of Motherhood

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

106 - 2  MATTHEW J. PIETROFERE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Monster or Freakshow": Queering the Demons Within Chuck Palahniuk's Invisible Monsters

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

106 - 3  JOEL A. GEDERS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Descendant Without Ancestors: A Critical Analysis of Agha Shahid Ali's "Cracked Portraits" and "Snowmen."

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

106 - 4  JULIE A. WIKLE
Dr. Heather Cianciola, Faculty Mentor
Ballet from a Positive Feminist Perspective

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

106 - 5  MATTHEW J. PIETROFERE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Behind the Eyes: A Queer Analysis of Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 107
Oral Paper -
Health Science

Presiding: Carol Cox

8:00

107 - 1  ALIZABETH B. BALLARD *, CODY L. CAMPBELL , MITCH STEWART , and JOAN SCACCIAFERRO
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Smoke-Free Campus Service and Advocacy Campaign

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

107 - 2  ELIZABETH M. ANTONACCI*, KATHERINE B. HAWATMEH, and ALAINA D. KRAMER
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Slips, Trips, and Falls at the Worksite : A Brief Prevention Workshop

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

107 - 3  MITCH A. STEWART* and JON JONES
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Trends in Tobacco Use of Rural, Northeast Missouri Middle School Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

107 - 4  ALAINA D. KRAMER* and MITCH STEWART
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Ergonomics Education Workshops For High-Risk Employees

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

107 - 5  ALIZABETH B. BALLARD *, CODY L. CAMPBELL , MITCH STEWART , and JUSTIN MCDERMOTT
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Tobacco Cessation Services for a Small Mid-Western Community

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • OP 2117
SESSION 108
Oral Paper -
Music I

Presiding: Michael Bump

8:00

108 - 1  MARK A. WOODCOCK♦
Dr. Mark Jennings, Faculty Mentor
Fauré's Requiem: Contrast to the Requiem Genre

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

108 - 2  HARRY C. HACKEL *♦ and DUSTIN C. PALMER♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
Circumstances for Success: A Case Study of a Successful Female Drum Set Player

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

108 - 3  CHRISTOPHER M. THOMAS♦
Dr. Mark Jennings, Faculty Mentor
Perceptions of Singers Sight Singing Abilities: How Singers Rate Themselves

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

108 - 4  FILIPPO CIABATTI♦
Dr. Sam McClure, Faculty Mentor
Wagner's Meistersinger von Nurnberg between Art and Philosophy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1408
SESSION 109
Oral Paper -
English III

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

8:00

109 - 1  DAIVD D. WINN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
An Existential Wail

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

109 - 2  GARRETT M. KELSEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Scream of Silence: An Autobiographical/Existentialist Examination of Kenzaburo Oe's The Silent Cry

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

109 - 3  NICOLE P. RENFRO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Confessions of a Mask: Norms and Socially Constructed Gender Roles

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

109 - 4  JACOB S. WADDELL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Grotesque Realism of Kenzaburo Oe's The Silent Cry

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

305 - 5  MIA POHLMAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"This Cry is Foreign:" Imagery and Displacement in Agha Shahid Ali's "A Call" and "Houses"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 110
Oral Paper -
English IV

Presiding: Elizabeth Delmonico

8:00

110 - 1  CHARLOTTE E. MERRIGAN
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
The Illusion of No Child

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

110 - 2  NATHAN J. SANDBOTHE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Ghosts & Benedictions: James Joyce's The Dead

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

110 - 3  BELKISA CAUSEVIC
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Bridging the Gap": The Nature of Life and Death in Jose Saramago's All the Names

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

110 - 4  CALLYN N. BURGESS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Orientalism in North Africa: A Case Study of Nadine Gordimer's The Pickup

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

110 - 5  SIAN M. HUMMEL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Homage to Faiz Ahmed Faiz": Agha Shahid Ali's Translation of Poetry

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 111
Oral Paper -
Psychology I

Presiding: Michele Breault

8:00

111 - 1  JOSH D. DAY
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Exploring the Impact of Pornography on Social Cognition

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

111 - 2  GREGORY P. CEJAS*, KEVIN A. HARMON, CHRISTINE R. BOWLES, and JORDAN T. BROWN CAVANAH
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Comparative Analysis of Hypnosis and Recall

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

111 - 3  CHRISTINE R. BOWLES*, GREGORY P. CEJAS, DYLAN SALATA, AMANDA M. WARNING, VANCE G. FISHER, and CARRI BANHOLZER
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Hypnosis and Visualization on Performance of College Athletes

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

111 - 4  KEVIN A. HARMON
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Relationships Between Attachment Style, Love Attitudes, and Personality

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

111 - 5  CHRISTINE R. BOWLES
Dr. Michele Breault and Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentors
P.S. I Forgive You: Effect of a Brief Expressive Writing Intervention on Forgiveness

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 112
Oral Paper -
Biology I

Presiding: Brent Buckner

8:00

112 - 1  AUBREY A. CROWLEY*, AVINASH KARN, MICHAEL J. PIERRO, KYLE S. SMITH, JOSHUA B. WILSON, and LAUREN CHOATE
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Bioinformatic analysis of the intra-genomic evolution of retained homeologous paralogs in maize

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

112 - 2  RAVIN POUDEL* and DEEPAK BOKATI♦
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Soil Determines the Composition of Microfungal Communities Inhabiting the Roots of Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays) and Teosinte (Zea mays subsp. parviglumis)

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

112 - 3  BRIDGET C. WALLER* and KASSI L. CROCKER
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Establishing Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model for Neural Tube Defects

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

112 - 4  COREY R. JOHNSON♦
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Dr. Scott Thatcher, and Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Geometric Comparisons of the EMS Blastomere in Caenorhabditis elegans and C. briggsae

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00-9:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 113
Oral Paper -
Education

Presiding: Wendy Miner

8:00

113 - 1  ASHLEY N. BROOKS♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Focusing on "Next Steps" on the Writing Skills of Struggling Third-Graders

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

113 - 2  JEREMY E. MAPP♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Comparing Reading Comprehension of Self-Selected Texts With Fourth-Grade Book Sets

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

113 - 3  ADAM D. BARBEE♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Midwestern High School Level IV Gifted Program: A Program Review

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

113 - 4  NICOLE R. MERRITT♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
The effect of strategic planning and home visits in fourth grade

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

113 - 5  STACIE C. SAGASER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Vocabulary Comprehension Strategies for Independent Reading

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • OP 2210
SESSION 114
Oral Paper -
Art History

Presiding: Julia DeLancey

8:00

114 - 1  AMY M. HALL
Dr. Julia DeLancey and Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentors
The Modern Muse: Women in the Work of Gustav Klimt

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

114 - 2  MARY M. SAUERWEIN
Prof. Joan Mather, Dr. Sara Orel, and Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentors
Couture: Elsa Schiaparellis Surrealist Object

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

114 - 3  REBECCA A. PURSLEY
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Dr. Sara Orel, and Dr. Heather Cianciola, Faculty Mentors
Frida Kahlo: Mexicanidad y Mujeres

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

114 - 4  VICTORIA L. SMITH
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Dr. Sara Orel, and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Beyond the Outside: Inside Henry Darger's Legacy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1090
SESSION 115
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary

Presiding: Candy Young

8:00

115 - 1  CLAIR A. REYNOLDS
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
Decision Making: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:15

115 - 2  LAURA A. FRANKS
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Disabled Composer: Late-Style Composition as Influenced by the Non-Normative Body

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:30

115 - 3  CLAIRE M. SCHUELER
Dr. Christopher D. Lantz and Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentors
Effect of Working with Clay on Mood States and Stress Levels in College Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

8:45

115 - 4  JOY C. BULEN
Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Dr. Amber Johnson , and Dr. Ray Barrow , Faculty Mentors
An Investigation of Folk Illnesses, Symptoms, and Treatments in Northeast Missouri

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:00

115 - 5  KRISTIN R. MARSHALL
Mr. Pamela J. Ryan, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Health Care Reform on Genetic Discrimination

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

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

9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1236
SESSION 201
Oral Paper -
History Senior Seminar II

Presiding: Kathryn Brammall

9:30

201 - 1  RUDOLF P. CESARETTI
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
The Soci-Economic Development of Northeastern Missouri, 1850 - 1880

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

201 - 2  OLIVIA K. SANDBOTHE
Dr. Kathryn Brammall and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
New Visions of Community: The Resettlement Administration and Evolving Ideals of Public Space

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

201 - 3  JUSTIN L. SHANK
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Panther In The Sky: American "Hero-Making" Through a Study of Tecumseh

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

201 - 4  MELISSA R. POORT
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
The Cherokee Freedmen: The Foundations of Legal and Social Conflict, 1866-1890

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • OP 2117
SESSION 202
Oral Paper -
Music II

Presiding: Jay Bulen

9:30

202 - 1  JESSIE J. O'DELL♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Centricity and Structure in Malcolm Arnold's Fantasy for Bassoon

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

202 - 2  JUSTIN W. VON AHSEN ♦
Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentor
The Schoenberg-Mahler Complex

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

202 - 3  CURTIS J. WORZALLA♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Samuel Barber's Hermit Songs: An Analysis of Textual/Musical Connections and Medival Musical Techniques

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

202 - 4  SHANTAY R. GUYTON♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Integration of Baroque and Contemporary Elements in the Fugue Movement of Bloch's Concerto Grosso No. 1

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1320
SESSION 203
Oral Paper -
English II

Presiding: Sarah Mohler

9:30

203 - 1  HILARY KUNTZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Psychoanalyzing Ammu: A Lacanian Interpretation of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

203 - 2  EARL JACKSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Political Analyzation of The Shadow Lines

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

203 - 3  CASEY L. HENDERSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
(Re)Locating the Subject and Verb: How Graphic Elements in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis Replace and Enhance Its Linguistic Components

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

203 - 4  LAURA BLUNK
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Imagining Ahab: Reader Visualization in Moby-Dick

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

203 - 5  ERIN L. GRUENEBERG
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Kept in the Shadows: A Postcolonial/Disability Reading of Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1090
SESSION 204
Oral Paper -
Carthage Did Not Die - Phi Alpha Theta History

Presiding: Lynn Rose

9:30

204 - 1  JESSICA N. BERNSTETTER
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Greeks and the Mediterranean Coast: Carthaginian and Greek Settlements from a Perspective of Statistical Anthropology

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

204 - 2  STEPHANIE E. FRITZ
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
Divine Uteri: Sexual Control over Men for the Roman Greater Good

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

204 - 3  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Rebecca Harrison, Faculty Mentors
Carthago Aedificanda Est: Carthage under Hadrian

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

204 - 4  KELLY R. THARP♦
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Carthage Did Not Die: Response

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1096
SESSION 205
Oral Paper -
Astronomy & Physics I

Presiding: Michael Goggin

9:30

205 - 1  JOHNNY H. IRELAND
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Total Habitable Volume of the Galaxy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

205 - 2  CHIRAG GHIMIRE
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Single Bubble Sonoluminescence

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

205 - 3  VIJAY KOJU
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Study of the Variable O'Connell Effect in Over-Contact Eclipsing Binaries

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

205 - 4  KEVIN J. SATZINGER
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Cantilever Dynamics in Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 2090
SESSION 206
Oral Paper -
Astrobiology

Presiding: Eric Patterson

9:30

206 - 1  ERIN A. SANDERS* and KATIE M. LOOCK
Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentor
Surviving Without Oxygen: Cryptobiosis in Ticks

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

206 - 2  RACHEL M. KREHER* and MICHAEL G. HERMANN
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Exoplanets in Transiting Systems

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

206 - 3  ALEXIS MORRIS* and AMARE M. ASSEFA
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies on the Formation and Reaction of Amino Acid Precursors in the Interstellar Medium

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

206 - 4  JESSICA C. OLSON* and CALEB J. SMITH
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Studies of Peptide-RNA Recognition to Better Understand the RNA World Hypothesis

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

206 - 5  MARIE K. YOUNG
Dr. Marc Benson, Faculty Mentor
Survivability of Chlorofexus aurantiacus under UVA and UVC light

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30-10:45 • MG 2001
SESSION 207
Oral Paper -
Human Health

Presiding: Jana Arabas

9:30

207 - 1  ANDREW K. PIOTTER*, GREGORY D. DAUM, and JORDEN W. BAX
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Perfect Push-Up and Regular Push-Up Exercise Programs on Muscular Endurance, Body Fat, and Muscle Mass in College Males

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

207 - 2  SETH C. DONALDSON
Ms. Jana Arabas and Dr. Christopher D. Lantz, Faculty Mentors
Determining Markers that Correlate to a Reduced Chance of Readmission in Chronic Disease Patients

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

207 - 3  JESSICA M. CASHION
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Prevalence of Exercise Dependence in Exercise Science Majors versus Non-majors

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

207 - 4  KAITLYN P. FRIEDLY
Prof. Brenda Wheeler, Faculty Mentor
A Statistical Analysis of Human Papillomavirus Knowledge among College Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1000
SESSION 208
Oral Paper -
Philosophy & Religion

Presiding: Chad Mohler

9:30

208 - 1  BENJAMIN P. WINTER
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
From Sensation to Choice: A Thomistic Approach to the Contemporary Temptation of Pornography

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

208 - 2  SEHAR R. RESHAMWALA
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Personal Identity and the Soul

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

208 - 3  THOMAS K. HUGHES
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Care of the Soul by Fostering Aidôs and the Ruin of Alcibiades

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

208 - 4  MATTHEW T. HELIS
Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentor
Meditations on the Nature of Friendship

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

208 - 5  DAVID J. CLARK
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
The Impact of the Common Good on Ockham's Political Thought

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • OP 2210
SESSION 209
Oral Paper -
Art

Presiding: Priya Kambli

9:30

209 - 1  CLAUDIA E. CONVERS♦
Dr. Marilyn Yaquinto, Faculty Mentor
Film Authorship Journeys in the digital era

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

209 - 2  KRISTINE CAMPBELL
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Photo Manipulation

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1228
SESSION 210
Oral Paper -
Mathematics and Computer Science

Presiding: Michael Adams

9:30

210 - 1  LAIPENG ZHENG
Dr. Michael Adams , Faculty Mentor
A Novel Matrix Decomposition

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

210 - 2  NICK G. SPEAR* and GARRETT R. YORD
Dr. Don Bindner, Faculty Mentor
Current Methods of Botnet Detection and Their Existing Weaknesses

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

210 - 3  NATHAN D. KOPP* and COLIN D. TEBERG
Dr. Anton Weisstein and Mr. Pamela J. Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Separating the Effects of Natural Selection and Genetic Drift Using a Modification of Tajima's D Statistic

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

210 - 4  TYLER A. YOUNG* and ANDREW J. KAIZER
Dr. Alan Garvey, Faculty Mentor
Dynamic Sparse A* Search for Collision Avoidance in Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

210 - 5  CHISOMO M. SAKALA
Dr. Steven J. Smith, Faculty Mentor
Introduction to Actuarial Valuations

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 211
Oral Paper -
Biology II

Presiding: Michael Kelrick

9:30

211 - 1  TERIN E. BUDINE
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model Host of Staphylococcus aureus Virulence

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

211 - 2  BETSEY C. YORK* and JUSTIN BARABOO
Dr. Stephanie Fore and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
Modeling the abiotic and host factors that determine tick load of Dermacentor variabilis on Peromyscus leucopus

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

211 - 3  BRITTNEY B. THOMAS
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Hydrophobic binding properties of Poloxamer-188 in electropermeabilized Rattus norvegicus flexor digitorum brevis myocytes

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

313 - 4  ERIK MOODY
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
Decay Rates of Escherichia coli in an Urban Stream

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

112 - 5  BEN R. WEGER
Mr. Pamela J. Ryan and Dr. Anton Weisstein, Faculty Mentors
Investigating the Challenges of Applying Phylogenetic Methods to Cultural Data Sets

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1408
SESSION 212
Oral Paper -
English V

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

9:30

212 - 1  BRANDON M. CARTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello: A Comparative Analysis of Agha Shahid Ali's "Vacating an Apartment "and "The Previous Occupant"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

9:45

212 - 2  ASHLEY M. ADAMS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Lingual Hierarchy: An Analysis of Language Use in Postmodern Indian Literature

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:00

212 - 3  MADELINE J. WATSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"A Psychoanalytic Reading of Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:15

212 - 4  TARA DONELSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Conflicting Identities in Burnt Shadows

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

10:30

212 - 5  LAWRENCE K. LUO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
When Religion, Culture and Castes Clash

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

11:00 am - 12:15 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Eugenics in 20th Century America: The Kirksville Connection

David Micklos, Executive Director, Dolan DNA Learning Center


1:00 - 2:15 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION PA-301
Performance Art -
Music I

Presiding: David McKamie

1:00

PA-301 - 1  CARLYE S. KLECZKOWSKI
Dr. Brian Kubin, Faculty Mentor
Beethoven String Quartet No. 4 Op. 18

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

PA-301 - 2  TYLER C. KIELB♦
Dr. David McKamie and Dr. Ilia Radoslavov, Faculty Mentors
The Realization of Mozart's Expressive Keyboard Style in Andante un poco adagio, K.309

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

PA-301 - 3  MARTHA K. SCHARFF♦
Dr. Thomas Hueber, Faculty Mentor
Applying the Art of Ornamentation to Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

PA-301 - 4  MICHAEL A. KOSIEK♦
Prof. Tim AuBuchon, Faculty Mentor
Aural Instruction Methods for Jazz Improvisation

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 301
Oral Paper -
Political Science

Presiding: John Quinn

1:00

301 - 1  MICHAEL A. BAHARAEEN
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor
SB 420 - The Medical Marijuana Program Act: A Critical Analysis of California's Medical Marijuana Law

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

301 - 2  MATTHEW T. BATESON
Mr. Warren Wells, Faculty Mentor
Ownership of Virtual Property: The Case for New Protections

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

301 - 3  RACHEL A. DICKE
Dr. Galina Zapryanova, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of European Integration on Relative Economic Strength

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

301 - 4  ADAM G. CREWS
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
Presidential Popularity and Midterm Gubernatorial Elections

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

301 - 5  EMILY R. WAGMAN
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Foreign Aid Shocks on Civil Armed Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1000
SESSION 302
Oral Paper -
Secondary English MAE Intern Research

Presiding: Barbara Price

1:00

302 - 1  SHANNON K. KELLEY♦
Dr. Robert Martin and Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentors
The Effects of Class Drafting Time on Student Writing

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:20

302 - 2  KAYLA N. JUNGERMANN♦
Dr. Barbara Price and Dr. Robert Martin, Faculty Mentors
Effects of Combining Foundational Grammar Instruction with Inclusion Strategies on Student Writing

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:40

302 - 3  EMILY J. ADKINSON♦
Dr. Robert Martin, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Kinesthetic Activities on Vocabulary Acquisition

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

302 - 4  JULIANNA K. TAYLOR♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
Paradigm Shift in the Secondary English Classroom: What Literacy Educators Should Be Doing

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • OP 2210
SESSION 303
Oral Paper -
Disability and the Arts

Presiding: Heather Cianciola

1:00

303 - 1  JESSICA A. EMMETT
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentor
Taking a Closer Look at Disability: Dwarf Depiction in Renaissance Art

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

303 - 2  CLAIRE M. SCHUELER
Dr. Peter S. Kelly, Dr. Heather Cianciola, and Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentors
Adapting Art for the Individual

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

303 - 3  CHRISTINA M. REJKO
Dr. Julia DeLancey and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Physical Disabilities Associated with Religious Paintings from the Renaissance

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

303 - 4  MEGAN L. SANDERS
Dr. Lynn Rose and Dr. Sherri A. Palmer, Faculty Mentors
Music Therapy and Children with Disabilities

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 304
Oral Paper -
Anthropology

Presiding: Julie Flowerday

1:00

304 - 1  FAITH L. MARTIN
Dr. Amber Johnson and Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentors
Influences of Religious Culture on Voting Patterns in Rural Missouri and Iowa

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

304 - 2  HAZAR H. KHIDIR
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Applying the Niche Breadth Model to the Eastern Agricultural Complex: A Deductive Analysis

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

304 - 3  DAVID H. LINHARES
Prof. Shirley McKamie and Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentors
Musical Syncretism in the Jesuit Republic of the Guaraní During the Latin American Colonial Period

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

304 - 4  AUSHA C. CROW
Dr. Julie Flowerday, Faculty Mentor
The Visualization of the Self Via Reflective Photography

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

304 - 5  RUDOLF P. CESARETTI
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
The Process of School Consolidation in Schuyler County, Missouri

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1090
SESSION 305
Oral Paper -
Medieval Studies

Presiding: Anthony Meyer

1:00

305 - 1  BRAD T. LAPLANTE
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Medieval Just War Theory, Urban II, and the First Crusade

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

305 - 2  LAUREN A. MILBURN
Dr. Rebecca Harrison, Faculty Mentor
Praying Through the Hours: An Examination of the Book of Hours in the Pickler Memorial Library's Special Collections

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 306
Oral Paper -
Astronomy & Physics II

Presiding: Peter Rolnick

1:00

306 - 1  PAUL D. FRIZ
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Asteroid Shape and Spin Axis Modeling Via Light Curve Inversion

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

306 - 2  MANISHA SHRESTHA
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Observing Down-Conversion in BiBO Crystal

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

306 - 3  NABIN KHADKA
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Surface Plasmon Resonance at Metal-Dielectric Interface

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

306 - 4  MIGUEL A. FERNANDEZ
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Evaluating Claims of Delta Scuti Components in Eclipsing Binary Systems

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1228
SESSION 307
Oral Paper -
African-American Studies

Presiding: Bob Mielke

1:00

307 - 1  BABAJIDE ADIO
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Decolonization of the Mind: An Important Drive in Black Nationalism

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

307 - 2  MICHAELA N. LABARBERA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Race and Class Politics: The Portrayal of African American Women in The Help

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

307 - 3  ASHLEY N. BUTNER
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Reexamining the Bad: A Historical Perspective on the Pro-Plantation Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

307 - 4  SUSAN M. HORAK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Worshiping Shirley Temple:" An African American, Feminist Criticism of Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

307 - 5  STEPHANIE R. SCHAEFER
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Beauty and Propaganda: W.E.B Du Bois, Abel Meeropol, James Weldon Johnson, and Paul Laurence Dunbar

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • OP 2117
SESSION 308
Oral Paper -
Asian-American Studies I

Presiding: Huping Ling

1:00

308 - 1  MOLLY J. HENDRICKS
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Ethnic Identity and Assimilation Among Second and Third-Generation Asian Americans

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

308 - 2  ZACHARY J. SNOW
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
The Importance and Role of Education in Asian American Families

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

308 - 3  CHENXU WANG
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Seeking Identity: The Analysis and Study of Adopted Chinese Children in Small American Towns

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

308 - 4  ERIK MOODY
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Asian American Identity

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 309
Oral Paper -
History Senior Seminar III

Presiding: Kathryn Brammall

1:00

309 - 1  MELISSA W. KAPITAN
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Female Homoeroticism in the Middle Ages

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

309 - 2  AMELIA BURSI
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Welfare Recipients, Freak Show Wonders, or the Great Other

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

309 - 3  SALINA A. BUSH
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Anesthesia Use in Childbirth as Presented in 19th Century Medical Resource Books

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

309 - 4  SCOTT D. NELSON
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
A Bitter Sweet Friendship: The Origins of Anabaptism as a Result of the End of Ulrich Zwingli's and Conrad Grebel's Friendship

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

309 - 5  TRACY E. LANG
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
Dear Me! You Are Dead Wrong: Puritan and "The Other's" Clashing Views And Religious Acceptance

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 2090
SESSION 310
Oral Paper -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Colleen Munro-Leighton

1:00

310 - 1  RACHEL N. WITTS
Dr. Maria Nagan and Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentors
Natural Bond Orbital Analysis to Rationalize Stability of the Transfer RNA Anticodon

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

310 - 2  CAITLYN M. MCGUIRE
Dr. Dana Delaware, Faculty Mentor
Dissolution and Aggregation of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles in Solution as a Function of Ionic Strength

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

310 - 3  JOSHUA B. WILSON
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Substituent Effects on C-H pKa and Bond Length in the Para Position of Benzene and the Potential of a Bipyridine Palladium Ligand System

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

310 - 4  ALLISON WHITE *, MEGAN M. HOFFMAN, CHRISTINA M. GOEHL, LAUREN M. ROSS, and LAURA M. BLUNK
Dr. Colleen Munro-Leighton, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis of Amino Acid Salts for Carbon Dioxide Capture

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 311
Oral Paper -
History

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

1:00

311 - 1  MATTHEW G. WILLIS
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
The Last Gasp of a Dying Empire: Why the French Recolonized Indochina after World War II

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

311 - 2  CONNOR J. STANGLER
Dr. Mark Hanley, Faculty Mentor
Lyndon Johnson and Robert Kennedy: The Political Significance of a Personal Rivalry

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

311 - 3  JEREMY M. BONE
Dr. Mark Smith, Faculty Mentor
The Hip Quality of Marvel Comics: An Investigation into the Communications Between the Youth Culture and Stan Lee from 1967 to 1969

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

311 - 4  EMILY CAIN ♦
Dr. Daniel Mandell , Faculty Mentor
Moral Warfare: Harry Truman's Civil Rights Agenda in the Early Cold War Era

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1408
SESSION 312
Oral Paper -
English IX

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

1:00

312 - 1  AMY N. SALLWASSER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Questioning the Traditional Role of Motherhood in Tahmima Anam's A Golden Age

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

312 - 2  MADELINE J. WATSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"A Feminist Reading of Kamila Shamsie's Burnt Shadows"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

312 - 3  ANN N. RICE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Feminist Approach to Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

312 - 4  ANDREW W. GAGLIO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Shadows of History: A Feminist Critique of Agha Shahid Ali's "Snowmen" and "Story of a Silence"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

408 - 5  ELIZABETH A. MARTCHINK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Postcolonial Feminist Analysis of Tahmima Anam's A Golden Age

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 313
Oral Paper -
Psychology II

Presiding: Teresa Heckert

1:00

313 - 1  CLAIR A. REYNOLDS* and GARETT C. FOSTER
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Status, Organizational Rank and Willingness to Forgive: An Expanded Study

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

313 - 2  COLLEEN R. GALLAGHER* and JORDAN S. FULLER
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Can Learning Styles Predict Performance? Simon Says "No"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

313 - 3  GARETT C. FOSTER
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Burnout in College Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

313 - 4  KEVIN A. HARMON
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Adult Attachment and Relationship Status on Depression

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

313 - 5  KERRY C. LEE*, KAYLA MAASSEN , and CLAIR A. REYNOLDS
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
"Student Perceptions of Classroom Service-Learning Experiences"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 314
Oral Paper -
Biology III

Presiding: Linda Twining

1:00

314 - 1  ERIN L. FARMER
Dr. Stephen Hudman, Faculty Mentor
A Statistical Analysis of the Effects of Waterway Impoundment on Population Genetic Structure of the Stream Fish Semotilus atromaculatus

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

314 - 2  LUCAS HAUSER
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Overwintering of Amblyomma americanum Larvae and Nymphs

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

314 - 3  NICK REED
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Isolation, Expression, and Functional Characterization of Esterases in the Emetine Alkaloid Biosynthesis Pathway of Psychotria ipecacuanha

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

314 - 4  BRYNN K. ABRAM
Dr. Marc Benson, Faculty Mentor
Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Truman State University Football Helmets

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:00 - 2:45 • VH 1010
SESSION 315
Oral Paper -
Communication

Presiding: Jay Self

1:00

315 - 1  CARLI E. WRISINGER
Dr. Mark Smith, Faculty Mentor
"Link"ing Monomyth and Video Games: How The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Connects Myth to Modern Day

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:15

315 - 2  EMILY C. LOWNDES
Dr. James D. Cianciola, Faculty Mentor
The Power of Purple: Why Members of the Truman State University Community Participate in the Purple Friday Campaign

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:30

315 - 3  YABRELL O. NEWMAN
Dr. Kristi Scholten, Faculty Mentor
Seeking the Truth in the Mediated Battlfield

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

1:45

315 - 4  SARAH K. WALKLEY* and ROSE G. SPARKS
Dr. Albert Weitz, Faculty Mentor
The Reality of Date Rape and the Spread of Awareness Through Social Media

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:00

315 - 5  RAMOLAA R. SHAH
Dr. Kristi Scholten, Faculty Mentor
East vs. West: What do gaming differences say about each culture

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:15

315 - 6  ISAAC W. STRAUB* and CATHERINE JONES
Dr. Jay W. Self, Faculty Mentor
Separating the kernels from the corny: What candidate rhetoric worked in Iowa?

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:15 - 2:30 pm • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 2001
SESSION 401
Oral Paper -
Sociology

Presiding: Bonnie Mitchell

2:30

401 - 1  ZACHARY D. PALMER
Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentor
"An Ingathering of Exiles": An Analysis of Factors Contributing to Contemporary American Jewish Migration to Israel

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

401 - 2  KEVIN P. SACK
Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentor
Immigration and Crime: The United States, Europe, and Underlying Factors

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

401 - 3  ADAM B. SPEAK
Dr. Bonnie Mitchell, Faculty Mentor
U.S. Sponsored Violence in Latin America

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION PA-401
Performance Art -
Music II

Presiding: Warren Gooch

2:30

PA-401 - 1  JAMES L. COOPER*, PHILLIP M. ARNOLD, AUSTIN M. CHURCH, and ANDREW W. STEINBECK
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Nature in Music: Finding Musical Expression in Natural Phenomena

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • OP 2210
SESSION 402
Oral Paper -
Disability and Society

Presiding: Peter Kelly

2:30

402 - 1  LAURA A. FRANKS
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
"Designer Babies": The Role of Modern Eugenics in Defining Health and Normality

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

402 - 2  MIKAIL L. BROWN
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Peter S. Kelly, Faculty Mentors
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act: The Beginning of Disability Legislation

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

402 - 3  MCKENNA C. PETERS
Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentor
Assimilation for the Cure: The Methods of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Addressing Tuberculosis Among Native Americans

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

402 - 4  KELLY R. THARP♦
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentors
Eli Clare and the Celebration of Queer Metamorphosis

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1000
SESSION 403
Oral Paper -
Psychology III

Presiding: Fredric Schaffer

2:30

403 - 1  KELSEY N. SPALDING*, JENNIFER G. PEARLSTEIN, FALLYN LEE, RANDALL T. MILLER, JORDAN CONSTANCE, NICHOLAS JACOBSON, and PETER RUBERTON
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Exploring the Mechanism Mediating Between Social Anxiety and Social Success

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

403 - 2  ANDREW L. TURNER*, JOSH D. DAY, and SIERRA A. HORTON
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Can Ujjayi Breathing Increase the Effectiveness of 6-bpm Heart Rate Variability Training?

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

403 - 3  JESSIE A. HARNEY*, MONICA E. LAND, LAUREN E. JENSEN, and EVAN P. FLUTY
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Does Adding Heartfelt Emotion to Resonance Frequency Breathing Increase Heart Rate Variability?

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

403 - 4  JABARI ALLEN*, SARAH LUEBKE, DAVID SCHULTZ, and KELSEY N. SPALDING
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Does Heartfelt Emotion Increase Heart Rate Variability?

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 404
Oral Paper -
Communication Disorders

Presiding: Andrea Richards

2:30

404 - 1  JOURDAN K. KRUCHOWSKI * and STEPHANIE J. SIMPSON
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
Aural Rehabilitation for the Geriatric Population

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

404 - 2  GRACE E. STRUBE♦
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of an Integrated Phonological and Articulation Approach in a Preschool Child

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

404 - 3  LAUREN M. DOWDY* and LAUREN M. RUHMANN
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
Secondhand Smoke, Otitis Media, and Related Hearing Loss

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

404 - 4  KIRSTIN E. KUCHLER♦
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The effect of a voice workshop on teacher's awareness of occupational vocal hazards

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1000
SESSION 405
Oral Paper -
Secondary English MAE Intern Research

Presiding: Barbara Price

2:30

405 - 1  MARGARET K. VARTY♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Practice on the Quality of Research Writing

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:50

405 - 2  MELISSA D. STEVENSON♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
The Quality of Revision through Conference-Based Peer Review

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:10

405 - 3  ASHLEY S. KLEINSORGE♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Text-based Journal Prompts on Student Journal Completion

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30

405 - 4  ABBY L. MACCONNELL♦
Dr. Paul Yoder and Dr. Robert Martin, Faculty Mentors
Assessing Effective Vocabulary Methods

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1096
SESSION 406
Oral Paper -
Astronomy & Physics III

Presiding: Vayujeet Gokhale

2:30

406 - 1  BHUPENDRA SUBEDI
Dr. Eduardo Velasco, Faculty Mentor
Building and Analyzing an Analog Memristor

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

406 - 2  TIMOTHY SULLIVAN
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Light Curve Analysis of SN2011fe

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

406 - 3  ANSHUMAAN SRINIVASAN
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Raman Spectroscopy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

406 - 4  MANISHA SHRESTHA
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Searching for Pulsating Stars in Eclipsing Binary Star Systems

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • OP 2117
SESSION 407
Oral Paper -
Asian-American Studies II

Presiding: Huping Ling

2:30

407 - 1  LYDIA M. BUCK
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Angel Island and Its Physiological Repercussions

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

407 - 2  DANIEL R. KIMBERLING
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Chop Suey: The Heritage of Asian Cuisine in the United States

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

407 - 3  CHAO FAN
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Chinese Tangs in 1911 Revolution

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

407 - 4  JONATHAN A. HAMILTON
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Asian's Perception of African American Based off the Cinema

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1408
SESSION 408
Oral Paper -
English VIII

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

2:30

408 - 1  KOREY A. KIMBALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Feminist Reading of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

408 - 2  HANNAH RACKERS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cutting Up History to Suit Yourself: Saleem Sinai's Unreliable Narration in Midnight's Children

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

408 - 3  DEANNA M. LEIBER
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
"Giants' Work": Interpreting The Ruin

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

408 - 4  JOSHUA J. BURTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Ten Thousand Miles Away: Inspiration and Memory in Agha Shahid Alis The "Tiger at 4:00 A.M"

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1236
SESSION 409
Oral Paper -
History Senior Seminar IV

Presiding: Kathryn Brammall

2:30

409 - 1  KATIE DYE
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
City of Prophecy: Delphi in the Ancient World

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

409 - 2  PATRICK C. SKEENS
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
The Origin of the Dragon: Shared Myth or Sheer Reality?

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

409 - 3  STEPHANIE E. FRITZ
Dr. Kathryn Brammall and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
Functions of Women: The Contradiction of Life and Epic

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

409 - 4  CASEY L. LYNN
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
The Great Leveler: Themistocles as Athenian Political Archetype

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1228
SESSION 410
Oral Paper -
English VI

Presiding: Danielle Schieber

2:30

410 - 1  AMELIA M. ADAMS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A New Day on Midnight's Children: Postcolonial Influences from Great Britain to India

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

410 - 2  MEREDITH N. RUPP
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Obtained in Translation: A Sociolinguistic Exploration of the Indian English in Midnight's Children

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

410 - 3  SARAH H. ANDREWS-WEISS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Burnt Shadows: Unity and Division Combined (A Deconstructionist Approach)

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

410 - 4  KELSEY E. MCGOVERN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Remembering the Past: A Psychoanalytical Analysis of The Half-Inch Himalayas

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30

410 - 5  RACHEL R. MERTENS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hiding the Truth: Homosexuality Confronted in Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask (1949)

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1098
SESSION 411
Oral Paper -
Economics

Presiding: Terry Olson

2:30

411 - 1  LONG NGUYEN
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers in Vietnam

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

411 - 2  HIROKI SATO
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Nuclear Power on Economic Prosperity

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1324
SESSION 412
Oral Paper -
Language and Lore

Presiding: Rebecca Harrison

2:30

412 - 1  LAURA A. WELLINGTON
Dr. Priscilla Riggle, Faculty Mentor
Oh Frank? He's a Dragon: An Exploration of the Formation of Folk Groups Through Role-Playing Games

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:45

412 - 2  ANDREW J. KAIZER
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
Online Requests and Politeness Approaches

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:00

412 - 3  KAT A. TOOMEY
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
Uptalk and the Linguistic Interpretation of Politeness When Making Requests

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:15

412 - 4  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI
Dr. Rebecca Harrison and Prof. Alex Tetlak, Faculty Mentors
Echoes of Sapphic Voices: Masculine Constructions in the Catullan Corpus

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

2:30-3:30 pm • Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
Opening Reception Art History

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-100
Poster -
Agricultural Science

P-100 - 1

JORDAN E. POWELL
Dr. Abdo Alghamdi, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Time and Temperature on Sperm Binding to Polymorphonuclear Neutrophils (PMNs)

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-100 - 2

MARIANNE L. EMERY* and VICTORIA F. HALFMANN
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Assessment of Specialty-Starch Corn Selected Using Maize Biodiversity

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-100 - 3

MEGAN R. LAFOLLETTE*, SARAH N. PAHL, and ANNE E. HARREL
Dr. Abdo Alghamdi, Faculty Mentor
Exploring the Use Of Equine Heart Rate Monitors in Research, Teaching, and Training

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-100 - 4

TYLER J. RODMAN
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner and Dr. Abdo Alghamdi, Faculty Mentors
Investigating the Effects on Growth Performance of Feeder Calves from Substitution of Corn with Grain By-products in Creep Ration

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-200
Poster -
Biology

P-200 - 1

TERIN E. BUDINE* and ALICIA E. HOEGLUND
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model for Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilm Formation

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 2

KEVIN A. BODKER*, PRABHAKAR BASTOLA, and SUMMER JENSEN
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Characterization of a New Developmental Mutant of Maize: raggedseedling-378

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 3

KYLER L. CARLSON*, EMILY R. ROSS, and ZENITH TANDUKAR
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Histological and Molecular Characterization of Maize Mutant rld*5409

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 4

LAUREN CHOATE* and ERIC BUTLER
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Copy Number Variation (CNV) of Genes Involved in Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Maize

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 5

AUBREY A. CROWLEY*, AVINASH KARN, MICHAEL J. PIERRO, KYLE S. SMITH, JOSHUA B. WILSON, and LAUREN CHOATE
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of paralog evolution within homeologous regions of chromosomes 6, 5 and 9 of maize

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 6

EVAN J. LINDBERGH*, JENNIFER M. CACCHIO, ELIZABETH M. DEEKEN, and TESSA B. STEINICHE
Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentor
Terrestrial Hermit Crab (Coenobita clypeatus) Site Fidelity In a Tropical Microhabitat

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 7

ENATO A. ESANGBEDO*♦ and AKRITI PANTHI
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Identifying and distinguishing between single and double mutant corn using Near Infrared Transmittance Spectroscopy

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 8

DONALD G. SCHNEIDER* and JACOB J. GRACE
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
Distribution and Habitat Characteristics of the Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) in the Cloud Peak Wilderness, Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 9

BRODERICK W. OLSON*, DAVID MORRIS, and CHELSEA CLAY
Dr. Marc Benson, Faculty Mentor
Lifestyle Influence on Bacterial Flora of the Oropharynx

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 10

MARY C. MUELLER
Dr. Stephen Hudman, Faculty Mentor
Chytrid Fungus Analysis

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-200 - 11

DORIAN G. SHIMOTANI
Dr. Marc Benson, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Ultraviolet C Radiation on Photosynthesis of the Bacterium Rosiflexus castenholzii

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-300
Poster -
Chemistry

P-300 - 1

HENRY DUST*, EMILY SCHEPERS, and JESSICA C. OLSON
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics Studies of RNA Binding by Lambda Bacteriophage N Protein

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-300 - 2

MICHAEL R. JONES* and CONOR J. DICKENS
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of P22 N Peptide-boxB RNA Recognition

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-300 - 3

ANDRE D. CASTIAUX
Dr. John O'Brien, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis of a Macrocyclic Ligand for Dioxygen Carrying

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-400
Poster -
Communication Disorders

P-400 - 1

AUDREY A. NYI*, JESSICA L. MURFIN, CORY L. JOHNSON, LOUISE R. JONES, LAUREN M. RUHMANN, BETH A. BOEDEKER, RACHEL A. PATERMANN, KELSEY A. WEBSTER, CAITLYN L. DAVIS, SARAH K. WALKLEY, and MEGAN L. PATTEE
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Smartpens and iPads: Showcasing Technology in Communication Disorders

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-400 - 2

SAMANTHA M. MURFIN*♦, ASHLAN C. KNOCKE, JESSICA L. MURFIN, and ADRIENN E. MYERS
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
Interdisciplinary Interactions and the Preparedness of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Speech-Language Pathologists in the Nursing Home Setting

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-500
Poster -
Exercise Science

P-500 - 1

AMANDA E. DUNN* and EMILY R. MESECHER
Ms. Liz Jorn and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Whats a Serving? College students knowledge of common serving sizes

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 2

KATIE M. DAMES*, ALLYSA SURGENER, and PETER ESAU
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effect of Fatigue on Reaction and Movement Times of College Baseball Players

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 3

NICOLE J. CLARK*, MEGAN M. DISTLER, and ALLYSA C. RIMKUS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effect of music on time to completion of one mile treadmill run

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 4

SARA K. CASSABAUM*, KRISTINA D. MOSBY, and SOFIA A. SYED
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Leg Length on Leg Power and Standing Vertical Jump

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 5

CHRISTINE D. ULSES
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Relationship of Arm Strength and Shoulder Flexibility to Throwing Velocity

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 6

ANDREA M. KOBERMANN
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Relationship of Body Mass to Army Physical Fitness Test Performance in College ROTC Cadets

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 7

CASSANDRA L. RODDEN*, BETH A. RYAN, and SARAH E. DIECKGRAEFE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Dr. Jeff Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Correlation between Body Composition and Swim Performance

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 8

SOPHIE D. DEHAVEN*, KATHRYN M. HUSSEY, MELISSA A. MUELLER, JOSEPH K. PALCHEFF, and NICHOLAS H. KAHAN
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effect of Leg Length on 40-yard Sprint Speed in College Age Men and Women

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 10

KATIE R. HIRSCH*, ABBY M. PALM, and ANDREW J. SHEETS
Mr. Timothy Schwegler and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis and Skinfold Equations with Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Collegiate Cross Country Runners

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-500 - 11

RACHEL P. SWIDERSKI* and MEGAN FUNKE
Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentor
Positive and Negative Feedback on the Proficiency of Basketball Free-throw Shooting

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-600
Poster -
Health Science

P-600 - 1

LAURA M. ANDERSON* and OLIVIA A. SCHORNHEUSER
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Attitudes College Students Have About Caffeine

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 2

SARAH D. SHAY*, ABBY J. WALKER, MASON S. EINSPAHR, and REBECCA J. GINGRICH
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
An Investigation of Perceived Academic-Related Stress within Various Disciplines at a Midwestern Liberal Arts University

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 3

KATIE L. STARK* and LISA M. DWORAK
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Nutritional Preferences of Children Influenced by Levels of Involvement in Food Preparation

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 4

KHRYSTA A. BAIG*, JENNIFER R. ZWEIFEL, and STEPHANIE R. BERGT
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
The Nutritional Knowledge and Attitudes of College Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 5

LYNLEY E. ALEKSANDRIAN* and LAUREN J. HIGGINS
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Exercise Patterns and Academic Achievement Among Undergraduate Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 6

TRICIA L. PICCIRILLO*, MEAGAN K. THOMAS, and BRITTNEY M. ZUNIGA
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Drug Use and Label Interpretation of College Students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 7

DIANA C. DIETL*, COLLEEN SCHMITTGENS, DENISE DALE, and ANDREW HILL
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Protein Intake Analysis

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 8

KATY L. MODLIN
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Improving College Age Sexual Health

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 9

MATTHEW P. LAPOINTE
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Collegiate Binge Drinking Trends Over the Springs of 2009-2011

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 10

SIERA RAMSEY
Dr. Jennifer Hurst and Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentors
An Examination of the Relationship between Personality and Intended Bicycle Helmet Use

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 11

CANDACE J. BELL * and DANIELLE N. BELL
Dr. Jennifer Hurst and Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentors
Physical Activity and Nutrition Behavior Intervention with Low Income Women with Children

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-600 - 12

JYOTI BHANDARI*, GANESH BANIYA, and SARVESH R. GIRI
Dr. Janice Clark, Faculty Mentor
Health literacy among college students

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-700
Poster -
Mathematical Biology

P-700 - 1

KARA P. WILSON* and GARRETT C. MCCORMACK
Dr. Todd Hammond and Prof. Zhong Ma, Faculty Mentors
The Effect of CO2 on Leaf Growth in Phaseolus vulgaris

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-800
Poster -
Psychology

P-800 - 1

MYRA C. MILAM*, LAUREN A. BAKER, NICHOLAS A. HALL, HANNAH RACKERS, and ERIN F. SMITH
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
I'm Always Sick! Recall Bias of Physical Illness

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 2

JENNIFER G. PEARLSTEIN*, KELSEY N. SPALDING, JORDAN CONSTANCE, NICHOLAUS JACOBSON, and PETER RUBERTON
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
The Interaction of Hypomania, Affect, and Memory

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 3

JENNIFER G. PEARLSTEIN* and JOSIE BOLANOWSKI
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Self-Monitoring in Social Stresses and Attitude Changes

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 4

NICHOLAS A. HALL*, HANNAH RACKERS, LAUREN A. BAKER, MYRA C. MILAM, and ERIN F. SMITH
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Humor Styles, Satisfaction with Life and Effect on Memory Recall

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 5

MEREDITH J. SPIERS
Dr. Sherri A. Palmer, Faculty Mentor
The Uniqueness of Father-Infant Triadic Interactions: Contributions from Parent and Infant Characteristics

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 6

AUDRA M. SCHICKLER*, JENNIFER M. BROWN, ABIGAIL M. NEHRKORN, and GAIL I. HARMATA
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing RNG and RLG Methodologies within a Working-Memory Task

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

P-800 - 7

AUDRA M. SCHICKLER* and JENNIFER M. BROWN
Dr. David B. Conner and Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentors
Statistics Skills Preferred by Psychology Graduate Programs

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-900
Poster -
Women's and Gender Studies

P-900 - 1

MICHAEL L. HOLMES
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Asian American Women in Academia

Add To Custom Schedule (select "Update" button below)

3:30 - 4:30 pm • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


Search Truman State University Help Directories