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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Undergraduate Research Symposium

2012 Proceedings

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/urc/conference/prceedings2012.html

Monday April 9 Presenters

Oral Session 1 9:00 – 10:00 CSU 201

Automotive Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Integrated Engineering

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF SPACE FRAME CHASSIS Barry Johnson (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology) Winston Sealy, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

POLARIZATION RECOVERY IN MIMO OPTICAL RECEIVERS USING BLIND EQUALIZATION Bushara Dosa (Department of Electrical Engineering)
Qun Zhang, Faculty Mentor (Department of Engineering)
Craig Huang, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Electrical Engineering)

A STUDY ON LEAN MANUFACTURING PRINCIPLES: USAGE OF LEAN MANUFACTURING TOOLS FOR THE PROCESS & QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Pawan Bhandari (Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technology)
Guanghsu Chang, Faculty Mentor (Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technology)

MINNESOTA POWER HEATING SYSTEM DESIGN PROJECT
Grant Roy (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Emmy Stage (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Emily Kilpatrick (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Katherine Marking (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Ronald Ulseth, Faculty Mentor (Department of Integrated Engineering)

Oral Session 2 9:00 – 10:00 CSU 202

Psychology

JOB APPLICANT SURVEY
Timothy Akhalu (Department of Psychology)
Kristie Campana, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

NEUROLOGICAL ABNORMALITIES IN AUTISM
Melyssa Kramer (Department of Psychology)
Daniel Houlihan, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
Ayomide Ojo (Department of Psychology)
Kevin J. Filter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

EFFECT OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN
Francois Vang (Department of Psychology)
Sarah Sifers, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

Oral Session 3 10:00 – 11:00 CSU 203

Art

VOICES OF THE FLESH
Hope Thier (Department of Art)
Brian Frink, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

WATCHING PAINT DRY
Samantha Allen (Department of Art)
Brian Fink, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

PAINTING: PROXIMITY AND REACH Tyler Abrahamson(Department of Art)
Brian Frink, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

MONA HATOUM AND THE BIOGRAPHICAL INFLUENCE ON CROSS-CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Nicole Shelton (Department of Art)
Curt Germundson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

Oral Session 4 10:00 – 11:00 CSU 204

Mathematics and Integrated Engineering

MATHEMATICAL MODELING AND SIMULATION OF DIABETES DYNAMICS
Sara DeBoer (Department of Mathematics)
Jordan Tait (Department of Mathematics)
Bang Huang (Department of Mathematics)
Alyssa Van Klei (Department of Mathematics)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

MATHEMATICAL MODELING AND OPTIMAL CONTROL OF PATHOGEN DYNAMICS
Patrick Manfo Paguem (Department of Mathematics)
Tyler Metzer (Department of Mathematics)
Tyler Jones (Department of Mathematics)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

DESIGN A POWER SUBSTATION FOR ESSAR STEEL MINNESOTA
Jeremy Goodell (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Daniel Marshall, (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Cord Semotink (Department of Intergrated Engineering)
Mohammad Habibi, Faculty Mentor (Department of Integrated Engineering

MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF GLYCOLYSIS METABOLIC PATHWAY AFFECTED BY A PYRUVATE KINAS  DEFICIENCY
Yonghwa Kwon (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

Oral Session 5 10:00 – 11:00 CSU 253

Health Science, Human Performance, and Nursing

BEYOND LIMITS: EXPLORING MOTIVATION AND GENDER BARRIERS IN ULTRAMARATHONING
Amy Harris (Department of Human Performance)
Cindra Kamphoff, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)
Suzannah Armentrout, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)

IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY CENTERED CARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENTS
Shamso Khandid (Department of Nursing)
Stacey VanGelderen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)
Norma Krumwiede, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

IMPACT OF A CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP ON INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE OF UNDERGRADUATES
Samantha Tupy (Department of Psychology)    
Camille McNabb (Department of Psychology)
Elizabeth Sandell, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

IMPACT OF A CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP ON CULTURAL DISENGAGEMENT OF UNDERGRADUATES
Erika J. Koenig (Department of Elementary and Early Childhood)
Elizabeth A, Lohrenz (Department of Government)
Elizabeth Sandell, Faculty Mentor (Department of Elementary and Early Childhood)

Poster Session A 10:00-11:30 CSU Ballroom

Automotive Engineering Technology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Geology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geology, Integrated Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering

1. AERODYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION OF A FORMULA SAE BODY Paul G. Kirchner (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology) Jacob T. Varnum (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology) Gary Mead, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

2. SMART CAR HYBRID
John Albergo (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Shane Heiden (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Bruce Jones, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

3. ROSENBAUER COMMANDER 4X4 Daniel Boyer (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Bruce Jones, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

4. DIESEL METHANE RESEARCH GROUP
Chelsea Mann (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Calvin Smith (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Pvakash Shakya (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Michael Nelson (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Satish Nakarmi (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Bruce Jones, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

5. DETERMINATION OF THE LOCALIZATION PATTERNS OF THE ALPHA 1 AND ALPHA 2 SUBUNITS OF ACTIN CAPPING PROTEIN
Samantha Luer (Department of Biological Sciences)
Jessica Jurovich (Department of Biological Sciences)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

6. MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSGENIC MICE HEARTS
Jennifer Heibel (Department of Biological Sciences)
Brandon Boeck (Department of Biological Sciences)
Ashley Overby (Department of Biological Sciences)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)
Michael Bentley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

7. A POSSIBLE SCREENING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF UTERINE CANCER IN OBESITY
Jennifer Lamoreux (Department of Biological Sciences)
Steven Mercurio, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

8. BIG WYOMING SAGEBRUSH SCREENS UV RADIATION MORE EFFECTIVELY AT HIGHER ALTITUDES
Michael Dyslin (Department of Biological Sciences)
Christopher Ruhland, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)
John Krenz, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)
POSTER SESSION A 10:00-11:30 BALLROOM

9. THE EFFECT OF BISPHENOL-A (BPA) ON THE FEMINIZATION OF DANIO RERIO
Lina Wang (Department of Biological Sciences)
Theresa Salerno, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Shannon Fisher (Department of Biological Sciences)

10. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF HEART AND SKELETAL MUSCLE IN GENETICALLY ALTERED MICE
Kelsey Anderson (Department of Biological Sciences)
Kelli Wilson (Department of Biological Sciences)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

11. PURIFICATION OF ACTIN CAPPING PROTEIN ANTIBODIES USING AFFINITY CHROMATOGRAPHY
Sixxy Sivongxay (Department of Biological Sciences)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

12. CHARACTERIZATION OF THE NOVEL POLYGLUTAMINE PROTEIN FAM171B
Han Byul Lee (Department of Biological Sciences)
Geoffrey Goellner, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

13. ISOLATING BRAIN RNA TO DETERMINE GENES INVOLVED IN HYGIENIC BEHAVIOR IN THE HONEY BEE, APIS MELLIFERA
Laura Chopp (Department of Biological Sciences)
Daniel Toma, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

14. MICROVASCULATURE OF TRANSGENIC MOUSE HEARTS LACKING ACTIN CAPPING PROTEIN Leah Michaels (Department of Biological Sciences)
Kyle Sonnabend (Department of Biological Sciences)
Michael Bentley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

15. ULTRASTRUCTURE OF SPHAERIDIOTREMA GLOBULUS FOUND IN WATERBIRDS ON THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Christina Mangan (Department of Biological Sciences)
Robert Sorensen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

16. SURVIVABILITY OF POTENTIAL PATHOGENS IN WATER
Kevin Loftsgaarden (Department of Biological Sciences)
Amber Capaul (Department of Biological Sciences)
Andrew Simon (Department of Biological Sciences)
Dorothy Wrigley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

17. BIOASSAY OPTIMIZATION IN IDENTIFICATION OF TRANSGENIC MICE Nichoas Backes (Department of Biological Sciences)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

18. EXCISING PHOA FROM E. COLI TO STUDY TOPOLOGIES OF POSSIBLE MEMBRANE PROTEINS Adam Scheid (Department of Biological Sciences)
Timothy Secott, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

19. EFFECTS OF STRONTIUM IN THE BONE DENSITY OF MICE Nathaniel Gonzales (Department of Biological Sciences)
Kali Trukki (Department of Biological Sciences)
Michael Bentley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

20. GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS OF BIOFILMS IN GREYWATER
Travis Pedersen (Department of Biological Sciences)
Dorothy Wrigley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

21. ANTI-PREDATOR RESPONSES OF FATHEAD MINNOWS TO THE PRESENCE OF ALARM PHEROMONE Sarah Thomas (Department of Biological Sciences)
John Krenz, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

22. THE EFFECTS OF MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIACYLGLYCEROLS AND CARBOHYDRATES ON EXERCISE PERFORMANCE
Sarah Tanvir (Department of Biological Sciences)
Jill Reeves-Hamilton, Faculty Mentor (Department of Family and Consumer Science)
Marilyn Hart, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

23. EFFECTS OF AN ANTICANCER AGENT ON BRAIN VESSEL DEVELOPMENT OF MICE ON REGULAR AND HIGH FAT DIETS Moriamo Sulaiman-Ifelodun (Department of Biological Sciences)
Steven Mercurio, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

24. LOCALIZATION OF NOVEL PROTEIN FAM157A IN HELA AND HEK CELLS Jeremy Wolter (Department of Biological Sciences)
James Gilbert (Department of Biological Sciences)
Geoffrey Goellner, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

25. DEVELOPING A QPCR GENOTYPING METHOD TO SCREEN FOR APOLIPOPROTEIN E VARIANTS
Jessica Jurovich (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
James Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

26. AQUAPORIN-2 EXPRESSION IN RAT KIDNEY
David Green (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Theresa Salerno, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

27. ISOMORPHOUS SUBSTITUTION OF CALCIUM BY PRASEODYMIUM (III) IN SYNTHETIC CALCIUM VANADATE APATITE
John Powers (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Lyudmyla Ardanova, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

28. VERIFYING THE SPECIATION OF MOLYBDENUM IN SULFIDIC AND POLYSULFIDIC NATURAL WATERS USING ION CHROMATOGRAPHY WITH SUPPRESSED CONDUCTIVITY DETECTION
Clayton Wagner (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Megan Maloney (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Redeat Dadi (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Trenton Vorlicek, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

29. ANALYSIS OF BENZALDEHYDE INTERACTIONS WITH NUCLEOSIDES Megan Geitz (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Danae Quirk Dorr, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

30. CORRELATION OF DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER FLUORESCENCE PROPERTIES AND PHOTOPRODUCTION OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES Kurtis Malecha (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
John Thoemke, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

31. FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY AND PARAFAC ANALYSIS TO QUANTIFY INTERACTIONS BETWEEN METAL IONS AND DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER IN NATURAL WATERS Wendinpui Ouedraogo (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
John Thoemke, Faculty Mentor (Chemistry and Geology)

32. IDENTIFICATION OF METABOLIC ADDUCTS FORMED BETWEEN THE COMMON FOOD CONTAMINANT, HMF, AND DNA Cameron Hovey (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Danae Quirk Dorr, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

33. TIME COURSE OF THE WOUNDING EFFECT ON LIPOXYGENASE EXPRESSION IN SOYBEAN LEAVES
Eva Serem (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
James Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

34. RESPONSE OF LIPOXYGENASE EXPRESSION TO WOUNDING AND METHYL JASMONATE IN SOYBEAN LEAVES Jiyeong Lee (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
James Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

35. EFFECTS OF MECHANICAL WOUNDING AND METHYL JASMONATE TREATMENT ON PEA LIPOXYGENASE ISOFORMS Young Hee Cho (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Theresa Salerno, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

36. MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF GLYCOLYSIS METABOLIC PATHWAY AFFECTED BY A PYRUVATE KINASE DEFICIENCY Yonghwa Kwon (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

37. EFFECTS OF FLOCCULENT ON STORM WATER SEDIMENT DETENTION
Jerry Schimmel (Department of Civil Engineering)
Chase Radue (Department of Civil Engineering)
Nripendra Bastola (Department of Civil Engineering)
Hyunjung Lee (Department of Civil Engineering)
Akinola Asaolu (Department of Civil Engineering)
Stephen Druschel, Faculty Mentor (Department of Civil Engineering)

38. PINE ISLAND MINNESOTA FLOOD IMPACT, PREVENTION, AND EVACUATION STUDY
Anthony Sellner (Department of Civil Engineering)
Joshua Stier (Department of Civil Engineering)
Cecilio Santana (Department of Civil Engineering)
Mitch Hatcher (Department of Civil Engineering)
Michael Reimers (Department of Civil Engineering)
Stephen Druschel, Faculty Mentor (Department of Civil Engineering)

39. LAKE WATER FILTRATION FOR EXCESS ALGAE REMOVAL Sarah Green (Department of Civil Engineering)
Meghann Chiodo (Department of Civil Engineering)
Rebecca Welch (Department of Civil Engineering)
Yllka Patoku (Department of Civil Engineering)
Cassandra Orcutt (Department of Civil Engineering)
Stephen Druschel, Faculty Mentor (Department of Civil Engineering)

40. ALLELOPATHIC CAPABILITIES OF ARCTOTHECA PROSTRATA Ryan Bechel (Department of Biological Sciences)
Beth Proctor, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

41. DOES A CAPEWEED POPULATION FROM SAN FRANCISCO HAVE ALLELOPATHIC ABILITY? Dustin Gruber (Department of Biological Sciences)
Beth Proctor, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

42. PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION AND CLIMATE OF THE BOULDER MOUNTAINS, WESTERN MONTANA
Questor German (Department of Geology)
Chad Wittkop, Faculty Mentor (Department of Geology)

43. A NEW INFINITE IMPULSE RESPONSE (IIR) MODEL FOR CANCEROUS AND NORMAL BREAST TISSUE
Eric Diep (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Nicholas Esler (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Mohammad Habibi, Faculty Mentor (Department of Integrated Engineering)

44. ROBOTIC WORKCELL DESIGN FOR PALLETIZING Jeffrey Vang (Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technology)
Guanghsu Chang, Faculty Mentor (Department of Engineering Technology)

45. HEAT TRANSFER STUDY
Katherine Marking (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Grant Roy (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Emily Kilpatrick (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Emmy Stage (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Ronald Ulseth, Faculty Mentor (Department of Integrated Engineering)

46. ETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM FALL LEAVES Korede Amusan (Department of Chemistry and Geology) James Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

47. VASCULAR REGROWTH FOLLOWING PARTIAL HEPATECTOMY IN RAT
Courtney Frank (Department of Biological Sciences)
Kayla Anderson (Department of Biological Sciences)
Michael Bentley, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

48. ATRAZINE INFLUENCE ON NORTHERN PIKE SPERM MOTILITY AND VIABILITY IN MINNESOTA
Andrew Stevens (Department of Environmental Science)
Paul Pallardy (Department of Environmental Science)
Shannon Fisher, Faculty Mentor (Water Resource Center)

49. PREPARATION OF SOME NEW ARYL DIETHYL PHOSPHATE AND THEIR USE IN METAL- CATALYZED REACTION.
Emmanuel Asamoa (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Michael J. Lusch (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

50. DEMONSTRATION OF MULTIRATE IN DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING USING SIMULINK
Daniel Heinks (Department of Electrical Engineering)
Rajiv Kapadia, Faculty Mentor (Department of Electrical Engineering)
 

Oral Session 6 11:00 – 12:00 CSU 201

Art

FROM RUNWAY TO MUSEUM: CREATING SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITIONS SHOWING THE INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FASHION AND ART
Erica Kroening, Department of Art
Curt Germundson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

BALKAN ELEGY: ANALYSIS OF THE PERFORMANCE ARTIST MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ Jelena Bulajic (Department of Art)
Alisa Eimen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

THE HIERARCHY OF ROCOCO WOMEN SEEN THROUGH FASHION IN PAINTINGS
Sanda Brighidin (Department of Art)
Curt Germundson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

PORTRAIT OF AGING
Jelena Bulajic (Department of Art)
Brian Frink, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)
Gina Wenger, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

Oral Session 7 11:00 – 12:00 CSU 202

Psychology, Social Work, and Communication Studies

HOW DO PEOPLE THINK ABOUT THEIR DECISIONS: UNDERSTANDING HOW SCENARIO DOMAIN INFLUENCES THE FRAMING EFFECT Anthony Christian (Department of Psychology)
Emily Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

IS IT ALL THE MIND? PREDICTING THE PERFORMANCE OF MARATHON RUNNING John Bygrave (Department of Psychology)
Cindra Kamphoff, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)
Karla Lassonde, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Emily Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

EFFECTS OF AN INCREASE IN NUTRITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND DIET IN INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Dylan Sobota (Department of Social Work)
Laura Strunk, Faculty Mentor (Department of Social Work)

KOREAN ADOPTEES' EXPERIENCES AND THIER CONNECTION TO RACIAL AND ETHNIC IDENTITY
Max Forbord (Department of Communication Studies)
Sachi Sekimoto, Faculty Mentor (Department of Communication Studies)

Oral Session 8 1:00 – 2:00 CSU 203

Biological Sciences and Philosophy

COMMERCIALIZATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS IN THE PERUVIAN AMAZON
Jose Barriga (Department of Biological Sciences)
Timothy Secott, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

THE EFFECT OF LAND DEVELOPMENT ON THE COMPOSITION OF INSECTIVOROUS BIRD SPECIES IN SUB-BOREAL PEATLANDS OF THE MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES
Zachary Olson (Department of Biological Sciences)
Lucas Wandrie, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)
John Krenz, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

REGULATION OF EXPRESSION OF THE LIP1 GENE IN THE BACTERIUM PHOTORHABDUS TEMPERATA Bryan Reddick (Department of Biological Sciences)
Christopher Conlin, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

CONCERNING THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF HUMAN SUBJECTS IN PHARMACEUTICAL CLINICAL TRIALS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
Anna Stanek (Department of Open Studies)
Brandon Cooke, Faculty Mentor (Department of Philosophy)

Oral Session 9 1:00 – 2:00 CSU 204

Automotive Engineering Technology

ECOTEC EFFICIENCY: INVESTIGATION OF POTENTIAL THERMAL EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS OF ETHANOL BLENDED FUELS
Jonathan Olmstead (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Christopher Reek, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

FORMULA SAE DATA ACQUISITION INTERFACE
Christopher Langlois (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Devin Moyer (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Gary Mead, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

SMALL ENGINES TEAM
Ryan Olson (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Gary Mead, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

FORMULA SAE FUEL INJECTION PLACEMENT David Mengelkoch (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)
Bryce Tillman (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology) Bruce Jones, Faculty Mentor (Department of Automotive Engineering Technology)

Poster Session B 1:00 – 2:30 CSU Ballroom

Art, Business, Communication Disorders, Dental Hygiene, Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences, Gender and Women’s Studies, Geography, Human Performance, Humanities, Communication Studies, Mathematics, Nursing, Political Science, and Psychology

1. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: SELECTED LANGUAGE SKILLS OF A CHILD WITH HEARING LOSS
Jessica Malepsy (Department of Communication Disorders)
Bonnie Lund, Faculty Mentor (Department of Communication Disorders)

2. SELECTED LANGUAGE SKILLS OF A CHILD WITH MOEBIUS SYNDROME Kim Churness (Department of Communication Disorders) Bonnie Lund, Faculty Mentor (Department of Communication Disorders)

3. SELECTED LANGUAGE SKILLS OF A CHILD WITH ASPERGERS SYNDROME Jennifer Duley (College of Allied Health and Nursing, Communication Disorders) Bonnie Lund, Faculty Mentor (College of Allied Health and Nursing, Communication Disorders)

4. IMPLEMENTATION OF TINNITUS RETRAINING THERAPY (TRT) PROGRAM WITHIN A UNIVERSITY AUDIOLOGY CLINIC
Tara Brink (Department of Communication Disorders)
Renee Shellum, Faculty Mentor (Department of Communication Disorders)

5. AWARENESS OF XYLITOL Linda Froehlich (Department of Dental Hygiene)
Krystal Bode (Department of Dental Hygiene) Angela Monson (Department of Dental Hygiene)
Angela Monon, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Dental Hygiene)
Krystal Bode, Faculty Mentor (Department of Dental Hygiene)

6. DOES THE PRESENCE OF INFORMATION ASYMMETRY CAUSE MANAGEMENT TO PREFER DEBT FINANCING? AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF THE PECKING ORDER THEORY OF CAPITAL STRUCTURE
Benjamin Guthmiller (Department of Economics)
Ihsuan Li (Department of Economics)

7. LAND USE IN REMOTE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF ECUADOR: SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC ISSUES
William Manning (Department of Economics)
Kimberly Contag, Faculty Mentor (World Language & Cultures)

8. SENSORY EVALUATION OF BEEF JERKY
Mari Moffitt (Department of Family and Consumer Science)
Abbey Winkels (Department of Family and Consumer Science)
Joye Bond, Faculty Mentor (Department of Family and Consumer Science)

9. RAISING RELATIVES CHILDREN: THE RELATIONSHIPS, STRESSORS AND METHODS OF COPING
Danielle Jones (Department of Family and Consumer Science)
Heather Von Bank, Faculty Mentor (Department of Family and Consumer Science)
POSTER SESSION B 1:00-2:30 BALLROOM

10. COMMERCIALS AND COLLEGE: THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON BODY IMAGE
Madeline Greene (Department of Gender and Women’s Studies)
Megan Peters, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Gender and Women’s Studies)
Maria Bevacqua, Faculty Mentor (Department of Gender and Women’s Studies)

11. IN THE NAME OF HONOR
Sabaina Khurram (Department of Gender and Women’s Studies)
Maria Bevacqua, Faculty Mentor (Department of Gender and Women’s Studies)

12. EROSION CONTROL ALONG THE MNSU FITNESS TRAIL
Matthew Lassonde (Department of Geography)
James McKay (Department of Geography)
Katherine Dettmann (Department of Geography)
Forrest Wilkerson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Geography)

13. NATIVE PRAIRIRE PLANT DISPLAY ON CAMPUS
Brandon Bohks (Department of Biological Sciences)
Jaydon Rueckert (Department of Geography)
Jeffrey Rosamond (Department of Geography)
Stacey Allen (Department of Geography)
Philipp Nagel, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Geography)
Forrest Wilkerson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Geography)

14. AN ANALYSIS OF ALBEDO AND ABSORPTION OF SOLAR RADIATION IN REGARDS TO THE URBAN HEAT ISLAND EFFECT, VEGETATION, AND POTENTIAL ENERGY USE
Elixus Couvertier (Department of Biological Sciences)
Andrew Meyer (Department of Geography)
Lisa Edman (Department of Geography)
William Mekeel, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Geography)
Forrest Wilkerson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Geography)

15. MINNESOTA NATIVE PLANT GARDEN ABSTRACT
Michael Schulte (Department of Geology)
Matthew Schmidt (Department of Geography)
Scott Hoffman (Department of Geography)
Forrest Wilkerson, Faculty Mentor (Department of Geography)

16. EFFECT OF DYNAMIC WARM UP AFTER AN ACUTE BOUT OF STATIC STRETCHING ON KNEE FLEXION ISOKINETIC TORQUE PRODUCTION Zachary Martens (Department of Human Performance)
Robert Pettitt, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)

17. EFFICACY OF AN INTERVAL PROGRAM TO SELECTIVELY DEVELOP CRITICAL VELOCITY OR ANAEROBIC CAPACITY
Brianne West (Department of Human Performance)
Ida Clark, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Human Performance)
Robert Pettitt, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)

18. “JUST PLAIN INACCURATE”: ENSURING THE ACCURACY AND DEPENDABILITY OF THE BIOELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE ANALYSIS (BIA) DEVICE IN THE HEALTH FITNESS INDUSTRY
Jacob Mehrhoff (Department of Human Performance)
Stacy Ebner, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Human Performance)
Robert Pettitt, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)
Rachel Wentz, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)

19. THE CULTURAL SURVIVAL OF DAKOTA PEOPLE
Tiffany Ranweiler (Department of English)
Gwen Westerman-Wasicuna, Faculty Mentor (Department of English)

20. COLLEGE STUDENT’S ELECTRONIC REPLACEMENT PROPENSITY: THE WHEN, HOW AND WHY Lindsay Bertolino (Department of Marketing)
Kristin Scott, Faculty Mentor (Department of Marketing)

21. LOOKING BACK TO LOOK FORWARD: DEVELOPING AN INNOVATIVE TYPEFACE
Ian Roberts (Department of Art)
Matthew Willemsen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

22. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND CONSUMER BRAND ENGAGEMENT
Joshua Stein (Department of Marketing)
Kristin Scott, Faculty Mentor (Department of Marketing)

23. HOW DO SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECT NEWS GATHERING? Grace Webb (Department of Mass Communication)
Amy Lauters, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mass Communication)

24. HAVE YOU WASHED YOUR HANDS?: A STUDY OF HANDWASHING PRACTICES AMONG NURSES WORKING IN THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Nicole LaFontsee (Department of Nursing)
Stacy Novak (Department of Nursing)
Emily Cox (Department of Nursing)
Sarah Bagshaw (Department of Nursing)
Kelly Scott (Department of Nursing)
Marcia Stevens, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

25. THE EFFECT OF SIMULATION EXPERIENCES ON THEORY COURSE GRADE IN OBSTETRICAL NURSING Yemesrach Mengesha (Department of Nursing)
Angela Christian, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

26. WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE BACK PAIN IN NURSES Brittany Frank (Department of Nursing)
Casey Lynch (Department of Nursing)
Christine Henke (Department of Nursing)
Lyndsay Sadler (Department of Nursing)
Clifford Rippel (Department of Nursing)
Colleen Royle, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

27. USING NURSE LED YOGA MEDITATION TO QUIET THE MIND: AN INTEGRATIVE THERAPY TO REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES IN PATIENTS WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA Sara Pepel (Department of Nursing)
Fawn VanEps (Department of Nursing)
Laurel Chapman (Department of Nursing)
Casey Windsperger (Department of Nursing)
Karissa Scharmer (Department of Nursing)
Hans Peter De Ruiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

28. ARE NURSES THE KEY FACTOR IN SAVING PATIENTS FROM A CRISIS? Emily Fisher (Department of Nursing)
Kortney Schmitz (Department of Nursing)
Michelle Brunn (Department of Nursing)
Jill Smith (Department of Nursing)
Diane Witt, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

29. HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS INFLUENCES ON WHETHER OR NOT THEY USE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Amy Hiltner (Department of Nursing)
Emily Cameron (Department of Nursing)
Alyssa Tranby (Department of Nursing)
Hans Peter De Ruiter (Department of Nursing)

30. PATIENT SLEEP PATTERNS: UNDERSTANDING PATIENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF NURSING ASSESSMENT TIMES AND INTERVENTIONS DURING SLEEPING HOURS Leslie Walters (Department of Nursing)
Emily Grundhoffer (Department of Nursing)
Jessica Neumann (Department of Nursing)
Lindsey Frandrup (Department of Nursing)
Amber Ralls (Department of Nursing)
Hans Peter De Ruiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

31. NURSING BURNOUT AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE QUALITY OF PATIENT CARE AND PATIENT SATISFACTION
Ashley Larson (Department of Nursing)
Jean Gorter (Department of Nursing)
Christine Cullen (Department of Nursing)
Ashley Leahy (Department of Nursing)
Diane Witt, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

32. THE PERCEPTION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS TOWARDS HIV/AIDS AND ITS TRANSMISSION Karishma Manandhar (Department of Nursing)
Yemesrach Mengesha (Department of Nursing)
Victoria Afolayan (Department of Nursing)
Shamso Khandid (Department of Nursing)
Anwar Mohamed (Department of Nursing)
Hans Peter De Ruiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

33. WATER CRISIS OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AND ITS EFFECTS ON WOMEN
Mellisa Xiong (Department of Political Science)
Abdalla Battah, Faculty Mentor (Department of Government)

34. PERSPECTIVES OF PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS ABOUT HOMEWORK INTERVENTIONS
Brenda Walker (Department of Psychology)
MaryBeth Armstrong (Department of Psychology)
Alexandra Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Special Education)
Carlos Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Marcia Sytsma, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Psychology)

35. INTUITION OVERRULES LOGIC WHEN DETECTING DECEPTION
Colette Baudoin (Department of Psychology)
Chelsea Schmillen (Department of Psychology)
Emily Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

36. PSYCHIATRIC PROFESSIONAL BELIEFS REGARDING DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER Nicole Draheim (Department of Psychology)
Amber Schramm (Department of Psychology)
Daniel Houlihan, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Carlos Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Liesa Klein, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Psychology)

37. SURVEYING COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ABOUT THEIR PERCEPTIONS OF TEST ACCOMMODATIONS
Melissa Stewart (Department of Psychology)
Grace Cimino (Department of Psychology)
Carlos Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

38. PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE OF SELECTIVE MUTISM
Daniel Spencer (Department of Psychology)
Carlos Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Nicole Enfield, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Psychology)

39. HOW SUPERSTITIONS AFFECT CRITICAL THINKING IN COLLEGE STUDENTS
Daniel Spencer (Department of Psychology)
Emily Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

40.[PDF] EXAMINING COLLEGE STUDENTS' LEVEL OF EROTOPHOBIA AND EROTOPHILIA (320 KiB)Allison Campbell (Department of Psychology)
Miranda Bretz (Department of Psychology)
Keegan McPherson (Department of Psychology)
Matthew Schumann (Department of Psychology)
Eric Sprankle, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

41. DO TEACHER’S PERCEPTIONS ABOUT STUDENTS WITH EBD BEGIN DURING THEIR COLLEGE EDUCATION?
Amber Schramm (Department of Psychology)
Grace Cimino (Department of Psychology)
Carlos Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Dana Shea, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Psychology)

42. AN OBSERVATION OF COMMAND USAGE AMONG INTERACTIONS BETWEEN POLICE OFFICER AND CIVILLIAN Kelsey Martin (Department of Psychology)
Sarah Marsh (Department of Psychology)
Britta Fiksdal, Graduate Student Mentor (Department of Psychology)
Daniel Houlihan, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

43. IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER: THE CORRECTION OF PSYCHOLOGY MISCONCEPTIONS AND OUR MINDS RESISTANCE TO IT.
Samuel Erickson (Department of Psychology)
Samantha Bergmann (Department of Psychology)
Sarah Lewer (Department of Psychology)
Karla Lassonde, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

44. COLLEGE STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER Ashley Germscheid (Department of Psychology) Carlos J. Panahon, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

45. LAPTOPS IN THE CLASSROOM: EVALUATING THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF TECHNOLOGY AGAINST DISTRACTIONS Britten Block (Department of Psychology)
Ryan Meyer (Department of Psychology)
Maria Almoite (Department of Psychology)
Kayla Scott (Department of Psychology)
Karla Lassonde, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

46. DETECTING DECEPTION: STUDYING THE CUES PEOPLE USE TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN TRUTH-TELLERS AND LIARS
Amber Schramm (Department of Psychology)
Emily Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

47. [PDF] INVESTIGATING RACIAL STEREOTYPES FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH A NEW IMPLICIT MEASURE OF READING COMPREHENSION (243 KiB)
Carrie Claussen (Department of Psychology)
Megan Selberg (Department of Psychology)
Karla Lassonde, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

48. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PATTERNS OF DEAF ADULTS
Kenisha Butler (Department of Human Performance)
Suzannah Armentrout, Faculty Mentor (Department of Human Performance)

49. DANCING FOR EVERYONE
Samantha Gerber (Depart of Community Health and Dance)
Daniel Stark, Faculty Mentor (Department of Dance)
Amy Hedman, Faculty Mentor (Department of Health Science)

50. BACK TO REALITY: EFFICACY OF REALITY ORIENTATION ACTIVITIES MINIMIZING POSTOPERATIVE DELIRIUM
Yu (Janet) Wu (Department of Nursing)
Stephanie Kruse (Department of Nursing)
Andrew Thomas (Department of Nursing)
Christine Haas (Department of Nursing)
Catherine Conniff (Department of Nursing)
Hans-Peter de Ruiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

51. IMPACT AND RESULTS OF CUTS IN TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT BUDGETS ON SMALL LOCAL BUSINESS Emily Haag (Department of Management) Queen Booker, Faculty Mentor (Department of Management)

51. IMPACT AND RESULTS OF CUTS IN TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT BUDGETS ON SMALL LOCAL BUSINESS Emily Haag (Department of Management) Queen Booker, Faculty Mentor (Department of Management)

52. CAREER COUNSELING: RIGHT NURSE, RIGHT POSITION
Erin Eccles (Department of Nursing)
Hans Peter De Ruiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Nursing)

53. GENDER BIAS IS HERE TO STAY? INVESTIGATING HOW SUBTLE CHANGES IN LANGUAGE CAN INFLUENCE GENDER STEREOTYPED OCCUPATIONS
Emily Coon (Department of Psychology)
Natalie Lloyd (Department of Psychology)
Karla Lassonde, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

54. THE PERCEPTION OF RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN MNSU Abel D. Gebretkle (Departments of Biological Sciences and Health Science)
Mark Windschitl, Faculty Mentor (Department of Health Science)

55. A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PERCEIVED BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN A STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM Emma Grumke (Department of French)
Evan Bibbee, Faculty Mentor (Department of French)

56. ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND OTHER EATING DISORDERS
Kennyeh Momoh (Department of Health Science)
Amy Hedman, Faculty Mentor (Department of Health Science)

57. SPATIAL DYNAMICS OF INVASIVE SPECIES UNDER DIFFERENT TREATMENTS
Bradley Weist (Department of Mathematics)
John Grooms (Department of Mathematics)
Andrew Doran (Department of Mathematics)
Scott Paa (Department of Mathematics)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

58. CROWD CONTROL: MATHEMATICALLY MODELING HUMAN CROWDS FOR EMERGENCY BEHAVIOR
John Grooms (Department of Mathematics)
Namyong Lee, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

Oral Session 10 2:00 – 3:00 CSU 201

Sociology, Government and Gender and Women’s Studies

 IDENTITY FORMATION AND EMOTION MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF MOTHERS
Annakeiko Reichel (Department of Sociology)
Emily Boyd, Faculty Mentor (Department of Sociology)

ONGOING DEBATE: IMMIGRANT POLICY, DREAM ACT, AND BORDER COSTS Serena Quaye (Department of Sociology)
William Wagner, Faculty Mentor (Department of Sociology)

THE ARAB SPRING: THE CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE TO ARAB AUTHORITARIANISM
Jordan Teslow (Department of Government)
Abdalla Battah, Faculty Mentor (Department of Government)

Oral Session 11 2:00 – 3:00 CSU 202

Economics

AN ANALYSIS OF THE MARKET REFORMS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE FOREIGN TRADE AND CAPITAL INFLOW IN FORMER SOVIET UNION COUNTRIES.
Gulmira Fazilova (Department of Economics)
Ihsuan Li, Faculty Mentor (Department of Economics)

THE EFFECTS OF U.S. AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIES ON FARMLAND RENTAL RATES

Victor Agunbiade (Department of Economics)
Ihsuan Li, Faculty Mentor (Department of Economics)

DECLINING EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS: HOW IS IT AFFECTING OUR CHANCE OF SURVIVAL? Justin Bemenderfer (Department of Economics)
Ihsuan Li, Faculty Mentor (Department of Economics)

AN ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEALTH EXPENDITURE AND SUICIDE RATE FOR SENIOR
Hanako Maruyama Jeong (Department of Economics)
Ihsuan Li, Faculty Mentor (Department of Economics)

MORE TO SEE: A CASE FOR GLOBALIZATION
Ajay Kapadia (Department of International Business)
Richard Young, Faculty Mentor (Department of International Business)

Oral Session 12 3:00 – 4:00 CSU 203

Elementary Education, English, and World Languages and Cultures

QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF A CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP ON THE CULTURAL ORIENTATION OF UNDERGRADUATES
Sadie Liedall (Department of Educational Studies: Elementary and Early Childhood)
Sarah Lieske (Department of Educational Studies: Elementary and Early Childhood)
Elizabeth Sandell, Faculty Mentor (Department of Educational Studies: Elementary and Early Childhood)

SECOND-LANGUAGE ENGLISH FLUENCY CHANGE IN NATIVE-SPEAKER CONTEXT John Zehnder (Department of English)
Karen Lybeck, Faculty Mentor (Department of English)

SPANISH FOR THE PROFESSIONS: EXPLORING CONNECTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY Yadira Salinas (Department of World Languages and Cultures)
Kimberly Contag, Faculty Mentor (Department of World Languages and Cultures)

Oral Session 13 3:00 – 4:00 CSU 204

 Geology, Physics and Integrated Engineering

OXIDATION AND FLUID INFLUENCE IN THE MESABI IRON RANGE: THE SEARCH FOR HIGH-GRADE ORE
Ryan Rague (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Steven Losh, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

QUANTIFYING LAKE SEDIMENT ELEMENTAL ABUNDANCE WITH A SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE
Brady Lubenow (Department of Chemistry and Geology)
Chad Wittkop, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry and Geology)

COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF A 13N LABELED AMMONIA RADIOTRACER Nicholas Compton (Department of Mathematics and Physics)
John Clymer (Department of Electrical Engineering)
James Cotter (Department of Electrical Engineering)
Henry Dam (Department of Physics)
Zach Lesko (Department of Mathematics and Physics)
Lucas Swanson (Department of Physics)
Andrew Roberts, Faculty Mentor (Department of Physics and Astronomy)

OVERNIGHT PEDIATRIC OXYGEN DELIVERY SYSTEM
Brian Stephenson (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Eric Diep (Department of Integrated Engineering)
Les Flemming, Faculty Mentor (Department of Integrated Engineering)

Oral Session 14 4:00 – 5:00 CSU 203

Mathematics and Civil Engineering

STATISTICAL MODELS OF SELF-EFFICACY IN STEM STUDENTS
Sarah Painter (Department of Mathematics)
Rebecca Bates, Faculty Mentor (Department of Computer Science)

NETWORK MODELING OF SOCIAL INFLUENCES
Jordan Tait (Department of Mathematics) In-Jae Kim, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

SMOOTHING FUNCTION FOR MINIMUM 1-NORM LINEAR EQUATION SYSTEM
Nhung Do (Department of Mathematics) Hongxia Yin, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mathematics)

IMPACT ON THE SETTING TIME AND STRENGTH OF CONCRETE WHILE USING A
COLORING AGENT
Khondoker Ashif (Department of Civil Engineering)
Farhad Reza, Faculty Mentor (Department of Civil Engineering)

Oral Session 15 4:00 – 5:00 CSU 202

Art

MODERN MOSQUES OF THE MIDWEST; EXAMINING IDENTITY OF REGIONAL MOSQUES Kathryn Carrier (Department of Art)
Alisa Eimen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

ORIENTALISM IN COLONIAL POSTCARD ART
Lisa Phillips (Department of Art)
Alisa Eimen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

CHANGING ROLES OF CULTURAL IDENTITY AND CONTROVERSIAL HINDU-MUSLIM IMAGERY
Amber Phillips (Department of Art)
Alisa Eimen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

THE AGONY OF ILLUMINATION
Stephanie Gamboni (Department of Art)
Mika Laidlaw, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)

Oral Session 16 4:00 – 5:00 CSU 285

History, German and Theatre

THE HELIAND: THE WARRIOR’S STRENGTH AND THE TRANSCENDENCE OF FAITH
Nathanael Rhody (Department of German) Nadja Kramer, Faculty Mentor (Department of German)

HOW TELEVISION AND PHOTOGRAPHS CHANGED AMERICAN PUBLIC OPINION AFTER
THE TET OFFENSIVE

Saresa Rach (Department of History)
Matt Loayza, Faculty Mentor (Department of History)

WOMEN OF HORROR
Andrew Harrison (Department of Theatre) Heather Hamilton, Faculty Mentor (Department of Theatre)