2013 Student Research Conference:
26th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

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

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. • Atrium, South Wing of OP
Studio Art Display

8:30 am - 7:00 pm • University Art Gallery
Annual Juried Student Exhibit

8:00 - 2:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 101
Oral -
Education MAE Interns

Presiding: Wendy Miner

8:00

101 - 1  ASHLEY A. JEVORUTSKY♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Guided Notes in Elementary Mathematics on Student Independence and Understanding

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8:15

101 - 2  SETH D. ATKINS♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
How Does Socioeconomic Status Affect Students' Achievement In Mathematics

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8:30

101 - 3  LINDSEY STADLER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Impact of Differentiated Activities in Math Stations on Student Learning for Elementary Students

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8:45

101 - 4  DYLAN M. SALATA♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
FASTT Math and Multiplication Fact Fluency

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9:00

101 - 5  FRANKIE J. BRUNING♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Assessment for Learning and Mathematics Retention

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9:15

101 - 6  KELSEY K. AMMERMAN♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Using a Rubric During Writing Conferences

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9:30

101 - 7  EMILY L. GENTEMANN♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Reading Components Used to Increase Reading Accuracy Rates for Struggling Readers in a DRA Test

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9:45

101 - 8  AARON D. LOIDA♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Brain-Friendly Instruction on Learning, Retention, and Misconceptions Regarding Diffusion in High School Biology

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8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 102
Oral -
History Senior Seminar I

Presiding: David Robinson

8:00

102 - 1  KRISTIN J. HAYNES
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
A Gender Analysis of the Rule of Elizabeth I of England

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8:15

102 - 2  ARIONNE N. LLOYD
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
Nefertiti: More Than A Beautiful Face

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8:30

102 - 3  CAITLIN L. MCGRATH
Dr. Kathryn Brammall and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
The Witchcraze in Seventeenth-Century England: A Gender Analysis of the Witch Trials in the County of Essex in 1645

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8:45

102 - 4  VERONICA A. MCKINNEY
Dr. Steven Reschly and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
Anti-Prohibitionettes: Women Against Prohibition and Fighting for Reform

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9:00

102 - 5  NOAH C. EDWARDS
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Sherri A. Palmer, Faculty Mentors
The Dance of the Forty-One and the Stonewall Riots: Watersheds of Queer History in Mexico and the United States

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8:00 - 9:15 • OP 2117
SESSION 103
Oral -
Music I

Presiding: Warren Gooch

8:00

103 - 1  TYLER KIELB♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Motive and Structure in Scriabin's Piano Sonata, op. 53

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8:15

103 - 2  CHRISTOPHER M. THOMAS♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Thematic Transformation in "Kyrie" from Frank Martin's Mass for Double Choir

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8:30

103 - 3  JONATHON B. MCALISTER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Neoclassicism in Ravel's Pavane pour une Infante Defunte

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8:45

103 - 4  JESSICA R. MITCHELL
Dr. Warren Gooch and Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentors
John Wesley: Musical Influences and Application

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9:00

103 - 5  DUSTIN PALMER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Milhaud's War -A discussion of the programmatic elements in Darius Milhaud's Suite Francaise

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8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1232
SESSION 104
Oral -
Business Administration

Presiding: Alan Davis

8:00

104 - 1  ANDREA N. WATKINS DAVIS*, JOSEPH F. BOSSI, and LYNN E. DREISILKER
Dr. Alan B. Davis, Faculty Mentor
Partnership with BEMM: Providing Resources for Underdeveloped Regions of Africa

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2090
SESSION 105
Oral -
Chemistry I

Presiding: John O'Brien

8:00

105 - 1  MICHAEL A. DELCAU
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies on the Isomerism of Oxygen-Containing Radical Cations

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8:15

105 - 2  BRYAN C. PAULUS* and SANVY A. YANG
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometric Determination of Mercury Using a Homebuilt Flow Injection Cold Vapor Generator for Sample Introduction

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8:30

105 - 3  KEVIN A. ROBB*, BELINDA SELL, and DYLAN M. BECRAFT
Dr. Dawood Afzal, Faculty Mentor
Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Molecular Capsules and Their Precursors

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8:45

105 - 4  ANDRE D. CASTIAUX
Dr. John O'Brien, Faculty Mentor
What is a Catenane and How is it Made?

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 106
Oral -
Exercise Science

Presiding: Brian Snyder

8:00

106 - 1  KATIE M. DAMES* and KATIE R. HIRSCH
Dr. Brian Snyder and Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentors
The Effects of Dietary Habits on Bone Density in Women

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8:15

106 - 2  HALEY M. DOWNING* and ABIGAIL M. PALM
Dr. James A. Padfield, Faculty Mentor
Gender Performance Difference in New York Marathon

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8:30

106 - 3  ASHLEY M. SHIELDS
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
The Relationship between Academic Pressure, Sleep Deprivation, and Caffeine Consumption among College Students at a Highly Selective Institution

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8:45

106 - 4  SARAH E. BRANCH* and ALLISON R. BEARLY
Dr. James A. Padfield, Faculty Mentor
Gender Performance Difference in Ironman Triathlons

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9:00

106 - 5  CASSANDRA L. RODDEN* and SARAH R. MOGUS
Dr. Michael Bird, Dr. Jennifer Hurst, and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
An Exploration of Anxiety and Stretching

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 107
Oral -
Psychology

Presiding: Fred Shaffer

8:00

107 - 1  SANDI BOWERS*, YU MEN, RAM GOLAN, and HANNAH ROGERS
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Can Heartfelt Emotion Attenuate the Autonomic Effects of a Math Stressor?

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8:15

107 - 2  ABIGAIL M. NEHRKORN*, GAIL I. HARMATA, CLARE FIELDING, JEFFREY V. LEAFBLAD, and DAVID M. SCHULTZ
Dr. David B. Conner and Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentors
Statistics Skills Preferred by Counseling Graduate Programs

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8:30

107 - 3  SANDI BOWERS*, SIERRA HORTON, DREW TURNER, SIMONE COLLINS, and ERIN LAND
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Can Heartfelt Emotion Facilitate Autonomic Recovery from a Math Stressor?

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8:45

107 - 4  KERRY C. LEE* and JACOB SLOAN
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Impact of Service-Learning on Student Outcomes

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9:00

107 - 5  SANDI BOWERS*, MONICA DEBOLD, GRACE ROBINSON, JOE HANNAN, and ERIN SCHNURBUSCH
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Do the Left and Right Hands Differ in Responsiveness to Experimental Stressors?

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8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 108
Oral -
Interdisciplinary I

Presiding: Linda Twining

8:00

108 - 1  EMMA J. BROCKSCHMIDT
Mr. Pamela J. Ryan and Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentors
Futuristic and Dystopian Literature and Society's Perception of Human Genetics

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8:15

108 - 2  CHRISTINA M. GOEHL
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
The Influence of Metaphysical Thought on Art and Science During the Renaissance

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8:30

108 - 3  EMILY J. SCHEPERS* and EMMA FLOWERS
Dr. Lin Twining, Faculty Mentor
GROW Internship to Maison de Naissance

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8:45

108 - 4  BROOKE N. LUEBBERING* and SARAH E. EHLMAN
Ms. Pam Melvin, Faculty Mentor
Serving the Needs of a Spanish-Speaking Community: An Analysis of an Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Experience

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9:00

108 - 5  THOMAS Q. BUNTING
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Ravi Shankar's Mission: How His Childhood Exposure to the West led to a Unique Diffusion of Indian Classical Music

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 109
Oral -
Biology I

Presiding: George Shinn

8:00

109 - 1  ANDREW K. GIBSON* and BRYCE E. FRAZIER
Dr. Timothy D. Walston and Dr. Scott Thatcher, Faculty Mentors
A Glazier-Graner-Hogeweg Approach to Model the Embryo of Caenorhabditis elegans

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8:15

109 - 2  VICTORIA F. HALFMANN
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
A Survey of Shrubs in Riparian and Upland Plots in the Great Basin Ecoregion in Northwest Nevada

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8:30

109 - 3  THOMAS P. MCDONALD
Dr. Dongsheng Duan (University of Missouri) and Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentors
Examination of Revertant Muscle Fiber Number Variance in Dystrophin-Null Mice of Various Mutations and Genetic Backgrounds

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8:45

109 - 4  LUCAS HAUSER
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Insect Communities in a Grazed Sagebrush Steppe Environment

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9:00

109 - 5  REID A. MCLEAN
Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentor
Study of Segregation Distortion in Fruit Flies

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

Presiding: Alanna Preussner

8:00

110 - 1  HOLLY E. FLING♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Deconstruction of Gender in Willa Cather's O Pioneers!

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8:15

110 - 2  KIRK A. SCHLUETER
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
"Hate Poem": Experimenting with the Traditional Form of the Love Poem

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8:30

110 - 3  MCKINLEY MURPHY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Something He Had Missed: The Language of Flowers in Wharton's The Age of Innocence

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8:45

110 - 4  INGRID K. ROETTGEN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
When Bill Comes Marching Home Again

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9:00

110 - 5  KATHRYN J. MCCLAIN♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Edith Wharton's Sleight of Hand - So Slick You Won't Believe Your Eyes: Deitic Shifts Directing Audience Attention in The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 111
Oral -
Communication Disorders

Presiding: Ilene Elmlinger

8:00

111 - 1  AMANDA R. KERR*, RACHEL A. PATTERMANN, and JESSICA L. MURFIN
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
E-Book vs. Printed Book: How the Medium Affects Comprehension

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8:15

111 - 2  JULIE E. BANGERT*, JESSICA A. EMMETT, and MARILYN D. HUGHES
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Education on Willingness to Use Hearing Protection

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8:30

111 - 3  KELLEY T. KOENIG* and RACHEL A. PATTERMANN
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Early Head Start Language - Enrichment Program

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8:45

111 - 4  ELIZABETH A. BOEDEKER* and HANNAH P. FARNSWORTH
Prof. Ilene Elmlinger, Faculty Mentor
Infant Hearing: Perspective of Expectant Mothers

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9:00

111 - 5  BRIDGET E. LEACH* and MEGAN L. PATTEE
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Visual Cueing on Phonological Working Memory

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

9:30 - 10:45 • OPPH
SESSION PA-1
Performance Art -
Music I

Presiding: David McKamie

9:30

PA-1 - 1  SEYMOUR G. APREGILIO
Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Rachmaninoff Preludes For Piano: The Tradition Continues

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9:45

PA-1 - 2  KATY BYRD*, SARITE BROWN, EMILY KOBOLDT, and LEAH DIEKER
Dr. Brian Kubin, Faculty Mentor
Schubert's String Quartet in A minor, Op. 29

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10:00

PA-1 - 3  MARTHA K. SCHARFF♦
Dr. Thomas Hueber, Faculty Mentor
Tonal Axis and Motives in Debussy's "C'est l'extase langoureuse"

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10:15

PA-1 - 4  PATRICK M. MACMURCHY
Dr. Ilia Radoslavov, Faculty Mentor
Left Hand Solo Piano Works: Alexander Scriabin's Prelude Op. 9 No. 1 (1984)

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10:30

PA-1 - 5  LUIS A. VIQUEZ♦
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
The Clarinet Concerto by Costa Rican Composer Benjamin Gutierrez

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9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 201
Oral -
Moby Disk: From Page to Stage and Screen

Presiding: Sarah Mohler

0:00

201 - 1  SARAH L. DYKES
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Moby Dick: A Children's One Act

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0:15

201 - 2  TOM G. FRANKEN
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
To Gaze Upon God: Visual Abstraction in "The Symphony", From Melville's Moby-Dick

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0:30

201 - 3  AMANDA L. MEYERS
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
A Whale of a Tale; a child-like interpretation of Moby Dick

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

Presiding: Michael Bump

9:30

202 - 1  SAMUEL E. LUCAS♦
Prof. Daniel Peterson, Faculty Mentor
David Holsinger's Havendance: An Analytical Discussion

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9:45

202 - 2  MARK A. WOODCOCK♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Symbolism and Structure in Messiaen's O Sacrum Convivum!

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10:00

202 - 3  HARRY C. HACKEL♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
Haydn, Janissary Music, and the birth of the Western Symphonic Percussion Section

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10:15

202 - 4  MICHAEL A. KOSIEK♦
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
From Bach to Bluegrass: an Examination of Contemporary Performance in Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046-51

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10:30

202 - 5  FILIPPO CIABATTI♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Motivic generation in Debussy's Prelude l'apres-midi d'un faune

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1236
SESSION 203
Oral -
History Senior Seminar II

Presiding: David Robinson

9:30

203 - 1  KRISTIN L. GROSSMAN
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Cutis Blakely, Faculty Mentors
The Great Chicago Chasm: The South Side's Journey from Stockyards to Capone

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9:45

203 - 2  CAITLIN M. O'LEARY
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
Exiles of Erin: The Effects of Irish Immigration into St. Louis in the 19th Century

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10:00

203 - 3  MOLLY J. HENDRICKS
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Mark Hanley, Faculty Mentors
John Adams: His Retrospective Views on Classical Republicanism in the American Republic

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10:15

203 - 4  MICHAEL J. GAMBACH
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Mark Hanley, Faculty Mentors
Salmon P. Chase: Forgotten Founder of the Republican Party

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10:30

203 - 5  DIMONIQUE MCGRUDER
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. William M. Ashcraft, Faculty Mentors
Malcolm X: the "bad guy"?

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9:30 - 10:45 • MG 2001
SESSION 204
Oral -
Mathematical Biology I

Presiding: Chad Montgomery

9:30

204 - 1  HAILEY E. CAHILL* and ELI T. JACKSON
Dr. Stephanie Fore and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
Modeling the Influence of Abiotic Factors on Larval Dermacentor variabilis Burden on Peromyscus leucopus.

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9:45

204 - 2  HARVIR K. GREWAL* and BRADLEY A. HART
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery and Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Estimating Body Fat Content in Ctenosaura similis using Body Condition Indices

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10:00

204 - 3  ANNA C. SUMNER* and MICHELLE O. OKPEWHO
Dr. Laura J. Fielden and Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentors
Underwater Survival in Ticks

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1232
SESSION 205
Oral -
History

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

9:30

205 - 1  JONATHAN H. RYDER
Dr. Torbj√∂rn Wandel , Faculty Mentor
"A Martyr to Quacks": The Death of Eben Byers and the Federal Regulation of Radium Quackery

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9:45

205 - 2  THOMAS M. SANDBRINK
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Sewards Folly: The Motivations Behind the Purchase of Alaska

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10:00

205 - 3  CHYNNA J. BYRD
Dr. Margaret Edwards, Faculty Mentor
Disparities in Collective Land Rights Gains

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10:15

205 - 4  SARAH E. HARFORD
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Writing With Swords: The Clash Between Science and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity

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10:30

205 - 5  CONNER T. KATSEV
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Women's Role in the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893

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9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1096
SESSION 206
Oral -
Physics I

Presiding: Taner Edis

9:30

206 - 1  RACHEL E. MCCARROLL
Dr. Eduardo Velasco, Faculty Mentor
Algebraic Reconstruction Techniques in Computed Tomography

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9:45

206 - 2  ERIC C. LAUGEMAN
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Data Acquisition Automation for a Diffraction Grating Experiment

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10:00

206 - 3  ROBERT A. ASHCRAFT
Dr. Taner Edis, Faculty Mentor
Quantum Mechanics in Phase Space: Wigner's Function as a Current

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10:15

206 - 4  JUSTIN J. BARABOO
Dr. Peter Rolnick (Retired), Faculty Mentor
Maternal effect and Population Dynamics for Paramecium Aurelia

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10:30

206 - 5  ARIC PEARSON
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of Normal Mode Patterns Using Holograms

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1320
SESSION 207
Oral -
English II

Presiding: Priscilla Riggle

9:30

207 - 1  NATALIE E. VONARX
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
"Babylon Revisited": a Reflection of Fitzgerald's Life

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9:45

207 - 2  MOLLY A. TURNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Hunger Games : A Blessing or a Curse?

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10:00

207 - 3  AMANDA B. HAMILTON
Dr. Linda Moore, Faculty Mentor
Inexhaustible Complexity: Opposing Yet Coinciding Viewpoints in Toni Morrison's Tar Baby

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10:15

207 - 4  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI♦
Dr. Priscilla Riggle, Faculty Mentor
Know Thyself: Error Analysis, Grammar Instruction, and Introductory Composition

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10:30

207 - 5  ROBERT E. OVERMANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Language of the Female Body: A Feminist Analysis of Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North and Nawal El Saadawi's Women at Point Zero

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1324
SESSION 208
Oral -
Interdisciplinary II

Presiding: Shirley McKamie

9:30

208 - 1  OLIVIA M. WIKLE
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Shape Note Singing: Mennonite Hymnody In Northeast Missouri

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9:45

208 - 2  KRISTINE M. KUBISIAK*, KELSEY N. SPALDING, and WYATT A. HOFFMAN
Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentor
The Impact of Education on Life Expectancy in Developing Countries

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10:00

208 - 3  TAYLOR L. JOKERST
Prof. Shirley McKamie and Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentors
The Architecture of Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco and its Influence on Giovanni Gabrielli's Compositional Style

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10:15

208 - 4  OLIVIA M. WIKLE
Dr. Patricia Gately, Faculty Mentor
Celtic Studies Minor

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9:30 - 10:45 • MG 2090
SESSION 209
Oral -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Eric Patterson

9:30

209 - 1  RYAN R. WISSMANN* and MATTHEW T. SHAFIS
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Determination of Chromium(VI) Using Sol-Gel Encapsulation and Colorimetry

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9:45

209 - 2  JENNA R. MCCLANAHAN
Dr. Anne E. Moody, Faculty Mentor
Adventures in Acid-Base Extractions

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10:00

209 - 3  KAITLIN RICHARDS* and EMILY J. GEDDES
Dr. Tim Humphry, Faculty Mentor
Synthesizing Sulfate Esters to Aid in Evaluation of Aerosol Pollution

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10:15

209 - 4  ALEXIS MORRIS* and BRITTANY CURTIS
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Computational Studies of Precursors to Amino Acids in the Interstellar Medium

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9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1000
SESSION 210
Oral -
Political Science

Presiding: Michael Rudy

9:30

210 - 1  ROBERT P. MARKIE
Dr. Michael Rudy , Faculty Mentor
Masters of Misdirection: Diversionary Conflict and Contested Rivals

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9:45

210 - 2  AMANDA C. SHETLER
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
Combating the Counterfeits: The Agenda-Setting Process of the Anticounterfeiting Consumer Protection Act of 1996

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10:00

- 3  STEPHEN A. GROUND
Dr. Michael Rudy , Faculty Mentor
Trouble in the Middle East: More than Just a Catchphrase?

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10:15

210 - 4  AARON M. JOHNSON
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Black Nationalism and the "Back to Africa" Movement in Twentieth Century America

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10:30

- 5  JORDAN E. HUNT
Dr. Michael Rudy , Faculty Mentor
Effective Parties and Voter Turnout

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

Collaboration in a Distributed Cognitive Ecosystem; Cross-Disciplinary Lessons from Arts and Science

Bruno Louchouarn, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Music and Cognitive Science Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA


12:45 - 2:15 • OP South Atrium
SESSION SA-1
Studio Art -
Studio Art

Presiding:

1:00

SA-1 - 1  ELIZABETH A. WILLIAMSON
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Creative Photography: Churches

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1:00

SA-1 - 2  KATHERINE D. KLEBENOW
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Unnatural: A Photographic Investigation of Interactions with Nature

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1:00

SA-1 - 3  ROCIO D. HOPSON
Prof. Matthew Derezinksi, Faculty Mentor
Casa Nahual, Bed & Breakfast

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1:00

SA-1 - 4  SHELBY SIMS
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Surrounded by Life

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1:00

SA-1 - 5  ROCIO D. HOPSON
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Exploring Pregnancy

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1:00

SA-1 - 6  LONA D. MOODY*, ALEXANDRA WILLIAMSON, JONATHAN MOELLER, and JUSTIN SEVIER
Prof. John Bohac , Faculty Mentor
Large Scale Sculptural Installation

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1:00

SA-1 - 7  LONA D. MOODY
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Experimentally Combining Alternative and Traditional Photographic Processes

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1:00 - 2:15 • OP 2340
SESSION PA-2
Performance Art -
Music II

Presiding: Charles Gran

1:00

PA-2 - 1  ZEBADIAH G. YOKO*, GARRET R. YORD, JON T. GINDER, JESSE C. PASLEY, JONATHAN J. DENEKE, STEVEN R. GOLDBERG, and ERIC R. BELSHOFF
Dr. Charles Gran, Faculty Mentor
Electronic Music Working Group

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 301
Oral -
History Senior Seminar III

Presiding: David Robinson

1:00

301 - 1  PATRICK M. LYNCH
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
The Soviet-American Connection: The Relationship Between the Communist Party of the USA and the Soviet Union Prior to World War II

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1:15

301 - 2  JAY A. GODSY
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
The Influence of Dean Acheson on Americas Entry into WWII, Korea, and Vietnam

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1:30

301 - 3  JUSTIN T. HOELKER
Dr. Sally West and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
The Warsaw Pact: What Was Its Purpose?

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1:45

301 - 4  JOSHUA M. SANDERS
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Marc Becker, Faculty Mentors
Operation Condor: Public Problems with Covert Solutions

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2:00

301 - 5  JOHN T. HARKER
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
Aldrich Hazen Ames: The Most Detrimental Spy In the History of the CIA

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1:00 - 2:15 • OP 2117
SESSION 302
Oral -
Art History

Presiding: Julia DeLancey

1:00

302 - 1  ALLIE M. STRAUSSNER
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Dr. Sara Orel, and Dr. Paul Yoder , Faculty Mentors
Henry Fuseli: Sensations of the Erotic.

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1:15

302 - 2  APRIL N. JOHNSTON
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentor
I Sacrificed Nothing: Struggle and Triumph in the Painting of Lee Krasner, 1945-1956.

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1:30

302 - 3  MAMIE E. COX
Dr. Elizabeth Gand (Fort Lewis College), Dr. Julia DeLancey, and Dr. Cole Woodcox, Faculty Mentors
At the Moulin Rouge: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec and the Dancer

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1:45

302 - 4  LACY A. MURPHY
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentor
The Women of Jacques-Louis David

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1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 304
Oral -
Philosophy & Religion

Presiding: Dereck Daschke

1:00

304 - 1  JOSHUA CHUA
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
A Far Finer Thing than Unchallenged Supreme Good

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1:15

304 - 2  KARA D. BOSCHERT
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Platonic Ethics of Embodiment

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1:30

304 - 3  ROBERT K. GOFF
Dr. Dereck Daschke, Faculty Mentor
When Gotham is Ashes: Apocalyptic Imagery in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy

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1:45

304 - 4  ALISON STAGNER
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
"He Conceives and Gives Birth": Plato and Pregnancy

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1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 305
Oral -
Physics II

Presiding: Vayujeet Gokhale

1:00

305 - 1  MATTHEW KRAFCIK
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Determining the Effects of Temperature and Exposure Time on CCD Camera Performance

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1:15

305 - 2  DIPESH NIRAULA
Dr. Taner Edis, Faculty Mentor
Interpreting the Wigner Function as a Probability Current Density

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1:30

305 - 3  NATHANIEL P. KLEIN
Dr. Mohammad Samiullah, Faculty Mentor
Normal Modes of the Indian Elephant Bell

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1:45

305 - 4  KEVIN J. GRAVES
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Theoretical Analysis of a Standing Wave in an Air Column Using Holographic Interferometry

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2:00

305 - 5  ALEXANDER B. HOWARD
Prof. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor
Simulating of Galactic Stellar Populations

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1:00 - 3:30 • MG 2090
SESSION 306
Oral -
Secondary English MAE Interns

Presiding: Barbara Price

1:00

306 - 1  ANDREW P. COCHRAN♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking and Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentors
Audio Clip Assessment: Using Audio Files to Provide Meaningful Feedback

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1:20

306 - 2  RYAN M. KULAGE♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Evaluating the effectiveness of performance-based assessment while teaching Shakespeare

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1:40

306 - 3  RACHEL M. BROWN♦
Dr. Barbara Price and Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentors
Improvisation in the Secondary English Classroom: How Improvisation Activities Can Lead to an Increase in Student Engagement and Understanding

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2:00

306 - 4  DANI R. DELL'ORCO♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
The Influence of Popular Culture on Synthesis Writing

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2:20

306 - 5  DANIEL TEBEAU♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Exploring Student Reactions to Young Adult Literature Versus Canonical Texts

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2:40

306 - 6  JONAH M. KRUEGER♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Rubrics on Poetry Writing

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3:00

306 - 7  MEGAN A. WILSON♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
Using Letters as a Response to Writing Tool

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1:00 - 2:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 307
Oral -
Classics

Presiding: Bridget Thomas

1:00

307 - 1  CLAIRE E. DRONE-SILVERS
Prof. Alex Tetlak, Faculty Mentor
This is the Game That Never Ends: Ludus in Horace and Juvenal's Satires

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1:15

1:30

307 - 3  ALLENE L. GREMAUD
Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentor
Ancient Medical Texts: Insightful Ignorance of the Human Body

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1:45

307 - 4  AIMEE N. HILL
Prof. Alex Tetlak, Faculty Mentor
Quality Vs. Quantity in Horace and Juvenal Satires

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2:00

307 - 5  MADELINE A. OBERMAN
Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentor
A Brief Look At Reproductive Freedom

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 308
Oral -
English III

Presiding: Monica Barron

1:00

308 - 1  GEORGE B. KOORS♦
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Hammam

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1:15

308 - 2  HALEY A. HUNTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cultural Hybridity: A Solution for the Isolated Individual in Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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1:30

308 - 3  ZEESHAN R. RESHAMWALA♦
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Hanging on at Breakneck Speed: Tales of the Local Trains of Bombay

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1:45

308 - 4  MCKINLEY MURPHY♦
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Mad Town: Memoir

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 309
Oral -
Interdisciplinary Capstone

Presiding: Scott Alberts

1:00

309 - 1  BRITTANY ENGLE
Dr. Scott Alberts and Dr. Datha Damron-Martinez, Faculty Mentors
Case Study of Sustainability and Business

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1:15

309 - 2  SERENA A. KARRAKER
Dr. Scott Alberts, Dr. Rebecca Harrison, and Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentors
A Lack of Intersection: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Female Prostitutes and Adultery in Justinian Codex 9.9.22

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1:30

309 - 3  ASHLEY N. KLEINER
Dr. Scott Alberts and Dr. Janice Grow, Faculty Mentors
Nonverbal Communication in Cross-Cultural Classrooms: A Case Study in China

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1:45

309 - 4  KYLE C. LAVELLE
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Indigenous Mountain Communities and the Preservation of Mountain Ecosystems: A Case Study in Nepal

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2:00

309 - 5  DESIREE TETER
Dr. Scott Alberts and Dr. Marilyn Yaquinto, Faculty Mentors
The Impact of Science Journalism on Online Culture and Perceptions of Image Ethics

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1:00 - 2:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 310
Oral -
Biology II

Presiding: Elisabeth Hooper

1:00

310 - 1  JARED D. JAMES
Dr. Dorota Skowyra (Saint Louis University Department of Biochemistry) and Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentors
Purification of proteasomal substrates from mouse (Mus musculus) tissue using proteasomal polyubiquitin-binding domains

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1:15

310 - 2  CHARLES R. HEINZMANN
Dr. Elisabeth Hooper and Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentors
The Composition of Microfungal Communities Inhabiting the Flowers of Meads Milkweed (Asclepias meadii), an Endangered Prairie Inhabitant

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1:30

310 - 3  JILLIAN T. BURKE* and DEBORAH BODOECKER
Dr. Mark Campbell and Dr. Jon Beck, Faculty Mentors
Creating Databases and Phylogenetic Tree Browsers to Assist in Marker-Assisted Gene Selection Studies

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1:45

310 - 4  SEAN A. SERROQUE
Dr. Elisabeth Hooper, Faculty Mentor
A Preliminary Molecular Analysis of the Genus Aureolaria (Orobanchaceae) Based on Two Chloroplast Gene Loci

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2:00

310 - 5  KATHRYN HOGAN
Dr. Patrick Lecaque, Faculty Mentor
French for the Medical Professional

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1:30-2:15 • OP 1210
SESSION 311
Oral -
Studio Art

Presiding: Matthew Derezinski

1:00

311 - 1  CARLY M. ROBISON*, KATHRYN E. SUTTON, and KRISTEN N. WILLIAMS
Prof. Matthew Derezinksi, Faculty Mentor
Design in Motion

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

2:30 - 3:30 • OPPH
SESSION PA-3
Performance Art -
Music III

Presiding: Warren Gooch

2:30

PA- - 1  OLIVIA M. WIKLE*, VICTORIA L. SIMKINS, JON T. GINDER, SHELLEY J. WASHINGTON, JOEL E. FISCHER♦, PHILIP M. ARNOLD, NICK J. MALUF, ANDREW W. STEINBECK, EDWIN P. FATTIG♦, TRAIX A. HEIDEN, JAMES L. COOPER♦, RYAN D. HASKINS, ANNIE C. KRAMER, ERICA M. ROBERTSON, ANTONIA D. BRISTER, TIMOTHY D. COOPER, NICOLE L. DOMZALSKI, REBECCA I. GREINER, and ELIZABETH A. WILLIAMSON
Dr. Warren Gooch, Prof. Aaron Fine, and Prof. Jose A. Zayas-Caban, Faculty Mentors
"Collages in Collaboration": A Joint Creative Project Involving Art, Music, and Poetry

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1236
SESSION 401
Oral -
History Senior Seminar IV

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

2:30

401 - 1  BRITTANY G. NANNEY
Ms. Amanda Langendoerfer and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
The Curator as Historian: The Relationship between History and Practices within a Historical Museum

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2:45

401 - 2  JULIE L. DAVIS
Dr. David Robinson and Prof. John Bohac , Faculty Mentors
"Most Young Kings Get Their Heads Cut Off:" A Look into the Life of Jean-Michel Basquiat

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3:00

401 - 3  PAIGE A. FOWLER
Dr. Peter S. Kelly and Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentors
Changing Minds: Americas View of Children with Intellectual Disabilities in the Sixties and Seventies

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1010
SESSION 402
Oral -
Mathematics/Computer Science

Presiding: Jon Beck

2:30

402 - 1  TYLER A. YOUNG
Dr. Alan Garvey, Faculty Mentor
Hadoop: It's not just for MapReduce

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2:45

402 - 2  SARU MAHARJAN
Dr. Tony Vazzana, Faculty Mentor
Gaussian Moat Problem

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2:30 - 3:30 • MG 2001
SESSION 403
Oral -
Mathematical Biology II

Presiding: Stephanie Fore

2:30

403 - 1  GRANT LIBRA* and JENNIFER FLYNN
Prof. Zhong Ma and Dr. Todd Hammond, Faculty Mentors
Modeling the Effect of Elevated CO2 on Phosphorus Uptake in Common Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris)

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2:45

403 - 2  CHRISTOPHER R. BECKER* and CLAY MAROLT
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery and Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Estimating Body Fat of Lizards Using Field Measurements

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3:00

403 - 3  PRIYA F. MAILLACHERUVU*, KYLE S. SMITH, and ANDREW K. GIBSON
Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim and Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentors
Modeling the Activity of Adult A. americanum in Northeast Missouri

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1232
SESSION 404
Oral -
Education

Presiding: Janice Grow

2:30

404 - 1  ELIZABETH M. GALLAGHER*, VICTOR O. ORIBHABOR, and LAUREN M. DASSOW
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Problem Solving at Truman State University

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2:45

404 - 2  BETHANY J. HOEKZEMA♦
Dr. Janice Grow, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Self-Advocacy Training on Elementary Students with Disabilities

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3:00

404 - 3  NICHOLAS E. CLEMENTS♦
Dr. Carla Smith, Faculty Mentor
The effects of dynamic warm-up and static cool-down on middle-school aged flexibility.

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3:15

404 - 4  CASSANDRA L. HUNT♦
Dr. Janice Grow, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Check-In Check-Out (CICO) Targeted Intervention on Struggling Middle School Students

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3:30

404 - 5  ASHLEY E. MAY♦
Dr. Janice Grow, Faculty Mentor
The "Three-Minute Pause": A Guided Reading Strategy

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 405
Oral -
English IV

Presiding: David Partenheimer

2:30

405 - 1  KIRK A. SCHLUETER
Dr. David Partenheimer, Faculty Mentor
The Atomic Model of the Novel: The Novel as Short Story

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2:45

405 - 2  AUDREY E. HAGER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Portrayal and Representation of Women in Mahfouz's Midaq Alley and Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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3:00

405 - 3  CONNOR J. STANGLER
Dr. David Partenheimer, Faculty Mentor
Pilgrim of Unity: Adams, Franklin, and an Elusive Education

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3:15

405 - 4  BASIA M. DANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Relationships and Religion: A Look at the Religious Parallels within Susan Abulawha's "Mornings in Jenin"

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1324
SESSION 406
Oral -
Disability and Society

Presiding: Lynn Rose

2:30

406 - 1  STEPHANIE N. WOODKE
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
A Century of Medical Perspective in Disability Studies

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2:45

406 - 2  LAURA A. FRANKS
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Buying Better Babies: Eugenics of the 21st Century

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3:00

406 - 3  MATT R. SANDER
Dr. David Robinson and Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentors
The Rise, Evolution, and Ultimate Failure of Eugenics: Motives Behind the Eugenics Movement in America

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2:30 -3:30 • MG 1000
SESSION 407
Oral -
Communication

Presiding: Mark Smith

2:30

407 - 1  ERIN M. SULLENTRUP
Dr. Mark Smith, Faculty Mentor
Capitalism and Casablanca: An Ideological Analysis of Social Class Structure within the Film

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2:45

407 - 2  KATHLEEN L. BARBOSA
Dr. Marilyn Yaquinto, Faculty Mentor
Straddling the fence: Governor Jay Nixon's attempt to portray himself as a liberal and conservative through rhetoric, not policy, during his 2012 re-election Campaign

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3:00

407 - 3  JARED W. MCNETT
Dr. Mark Smith, Faculty Mentor
"Buyout": A Marxist critique of AMC's Breaking Bad

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2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1096
Recommendations, Applications, and Grad School Life: A Panel on Graduate Education

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1098
IRB -- Get it Right the First Time

3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-1
Poster -
Anthropology

P-1 - 1

ZOEE MATLOCK
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
The Functions of Witchcraft in Society

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P-1 - 2

RACHEAL A. KISSEE
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
The Show Must Go On: Perceptions of Local Theatres of the Past Through Photography

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-2
Poster -
Biology

P-2 - 1

LISA J. CLARK
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
Thrombin mutant G216A provides insight into mechanism of E-E* structure transition

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P-2 - 2

BRIDGET C. WALLER* and KASSI L. CROCKER
Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentor
Impact of alcohol on embryonic development in Caenorhabditis elegans

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P-2 - 3

DEEPAK BOKATI*♦ and RAVIN POUDEL
Dr. Jose Herrera, Faculty Mentor
Domestication of Cereal Grains: Effects on Root-Associated Fungal Communities

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P-2 - 4

AARON M. KUSMEC* and ARIN D. KETTLE
Dr. Kristen H. Taylor (University of Missouri), Dr. Charlotte L. Phillips (University of Missouri), and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Methylation Status of Type I Collagen Gene Promoters in Four Month Old Myostatin Deficient Male and Female Offspring

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P-2 - 5

LAUREN A. CHOATE
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Structure and transcription of maize genes that exhibit B73/Mo17 presence-absence variation

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P-2 - 6

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

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P-2 - 7

KEVIN A. BODKER*, KEVIN A. KAIFER, and BETH A. OSIA
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Histological and Molecular Characterization of Maize Mutant rgd-766

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P-2 - 8

ERIC M. VOLSTROMER* and SHERI HE
Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim and Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentors
Modeling environmental factors that describe the number of active off-host larval Amblyomma americanum

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P-2 - 9

BASIA M. DANN
Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentor
Shrub Steppe Amphibians in Overgrazed Riparian Areas in Northwest Nevada

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P-2 - 10

DANIEL L. CREAGOR
Dr. George L. Shinn, Faculty Mentor
Use of Scanning Electron Microscopy to Study Dark Septate Endophytic Fungi in Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Roots

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P-2 - 11

KYLEEN E. ELWICK
Dr. Ashley N. Lough, Faculty Mentor
Composition of nuclear mitochondrial DNA insertions on the short arm of chromosome 1 in B73

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P-2 - 12

LAUREN CANHAM♦
Dr. Jason Luscier, Faculty Mentor
Rusty Blackbird Migratory Habitat Dynamics in Northeastern Missouri

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P-2 - 13

KAITLIN E. ALLEN
Dr. Chad E. Montgomery, Faculty Mentor
Factors Influencing Habitat Selection in Sphaerodactylus macrolepis

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-3
Poster -
Psychology

P-3 - 1

JESSIE A. HARNEY
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Measuring Emotions in Relation to Religious and Spiritual Preferences

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P-3 - 2

SARAH J. DAVID
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
How Much Does Quality of Life Improve for Panic Disorder Patients Receiving Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy? A Meta-Analysis.

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P-3 - 3

KELSEY N. SPALDING* and KERRY C. LEE
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Word List Content on Source Attributions Using the DRM Paradigm

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P-3 - 4

LAUREN A. BAKER*, CLARE FIELDING, BRITTANY A. JAECQUES, MYRA MILAM, and ERIN SMITH
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
So Punny: Puns, Humor & Recall

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P-3 - 5

BRITTANY A. JAECQUES*, ERIN SMITH, LAUREN A. BAKER, CLARE FIELDING, and MYRA MILAM
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Comparisons Between Transfer and Native Student Experiences

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P-3 - 6

FALLYN M. LEE
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Women's Mood States: A Comparison of Differing Exposure to Humorous Dialogue

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P-3 - 7

SARAH J. DAVID* and DAVID M. SCHULTZ
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Student Engagement, Personality, Positive and Negative Affect, and Subjective Well-Being in College Students

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-4
Poster -
Health Science

P-4 - 1

CODY CAMPBELL* and TAYLOR PARKINSON
Dr. Carol Cox and Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentors
Workplace violence prevention workshops for employees: A pilot program

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P-4 - 2

MITCH A. STEWART*, TAYLOR PARKINSON, KAITLYN MCMANUS, CASSANDRA HESTER, MADELINE CUMMINGS, and KATHERINE HAWATMEH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Health Educators as Members of Interprofessional Healthcare Teams

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P-4 - 3

LINDSEY M. OWENS* and SARAH A. DUESTERHAUS
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
A Comparison of Perceived Emotional Stress in ROTC Cadets and Non-Commissioned Students

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P-4 - 4

JENNIFER A. RIPPE*, ADAM J. MANAHAN, MAUREEN E. HOLLAND, and HANNAH R. LIPARI
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Assessment of Nutritional Attitudes and Behaviors Among Undergraduate Students Studying the Health Professions

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P- - 5

KIRSTIN S. ENGEL*, CHELSEA L. KRUEGER, and ALINA V. ROBINSON
Dr. Joseph Visker, Faculty Mentor
Knowledge, Behavior and Attitude of Undergraduate Students Towards Healthy Eating

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-5
Poster -
Exercise Science

P-5 - 1

MEGAN L. HOWARD
Dr. Brian Snyder and Dr. Rachel L. Ruhlen (ATSU), Faculty Mentors
Effects of Different Kinds and Durations of Exercise on Estrogen and Progesterone Levels

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P-5 - 2

MARY CHRISTINE SANDER♦
Dr. Carla Smith, Faculty Mentor
A Comparison of the Static Balance between Males and Females in Children Ages 5 to 11

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P-5 - 3

MATTHEW J. KARNER
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
Whats a Sport? Understanding college students beliefs of what makes an activity a sport

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P-5 - 4

SHELBY L. HEWERDINE
Dr. James A. Padfield, Faculty Mentor
Trends in Hyponatremia and Dehydration Debate in Recent Sports and Outdoor Media

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P- - 5

CARMEN A. HOLAHAN♦
Dr. Carla Smith, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Teaching Social & Personal Responsibility to Students Through the TPSR Model

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-6
Poster -
Agricultural Science

P-6 - 1

AMANDA M. FRAZER* and DEREK J. FRANKLIN
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of Single Maize Kernels to Predict the Presence of Alleles Altering Grain Composition Using Transmittance Imagery With or Without Polarized Light

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P-6 - 2

DANIEL G. COOK
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Pregnancy Tests in Cattle Using BOVIPREG and Ultrasound For Better Production Of Cattle

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-7
Poster -
Communication Disorders

P-7 - 1

ELIZABETH A. BOEDEKER*, RACHEL A. PATTERMANN, JESSICA L. MURFIN, AMANDA R. KERR, SARAH K. WALKLEY, MICHELLE S. KRAHENBUHL, KATIE N. BEERS, MEGAN ILLY E. ILLY, AUDREY T. MECKLENBURG, ABIGAIL J. BOCKHAUS, MEGAN L. PATTEE, KELLEY T. KOENIG, and KAYLA A. TIGGES
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
To Technology and Beyond: Promoting Technology in Communication Disorders

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-8
Poster -
Mathematical Biology

P-8 - 1

SHERI HE* and ERIC M. VOLSTROMER
Dr. Stephanie Fore and Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim, Faculty Mentors
Environmental Influences on Questing of Amblyomma americanum

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P- - 2

BRYCE E. FRAZIER* and ANDREW K. GIBSON
Dr. Scott Thatcher and Dr. Timothy D. Walston, Faculty Mentors
Using a Glazier-Graner-Hogeweg Approach to Model the Four-Cell Stage Embryo in Caenorhabditis elegans.

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-9
Poster -
Chemistry

P-9 - 1

MATTHEW J. KUMMER
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
The Seeds of Life: Using Computational Chemistry to Determine the Precursors of Life on Earth and Elsewhere

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P-9 - 2

KALLIE I. HILSABECK* and SCOTTY G. REYNOLDS
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Investigation of the unusual stability of peroxyl radical cation conformers

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P-9 - 3

RYAN R. WISSMANN
Dr. David McCurdy, Dr. Basil Nikolau (Iowa State University), and Dr. Ludmila Rizshsky (Iowa State University), Faculty Mentors
Analysis of Sesquiterpene Compounds in Echinacea purpurea

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P-9 - 4

MEGGIE T. HOFFMAN* and WESLEY T. HODGES
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Molecular Simulations of Viral Leukemia Protein-RNA Interactions

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO
SESSION P-10
Poster -
Sociology

P-10 - 1

KYLE G. SHAUGHNESSY
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Public School Inclusion and Skill Development among Children with Autism

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P-10 - 2

ERIN K. MCCANN
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Makeup and Perceptions: Does altering appearances affect how one is perceived?

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P-10 - 4

MIRIAM E. MAHDER
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Buying Into Objectification: An Examination of the Objectification of Models in Magazine Advertisements

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P-10 - 7

MATT C. GARCIA
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Is It a Major Choice? An Examination of Undergraduate Degrees and Their Relationship to Current Employment 5-10 Years Removed From College

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P-10 - 8

NICHOLAS M. RIGGINS
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
New Perspectives on Rehabilitating Psychopaths

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


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