Public invited to
student scholarly presentations at Dean's Symposium
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - Manchester College
presents the Dean's Student Scholarship Symposium on March 12. The
public and college community is invited to hear students present on
topics ranging from DNA to an original play to Mexican music to life on
a South African campus.
Students were recommended by their faculty to
submit exceptional class work to be judged for three prizes of $150
The symposium begins at 3 p.m. with simultaneous
presentations at four sites on campus. At a 4:30 p.m. reception, Jo
Young Switzer, vice president and dean for academic affairs, will
present the prizes to the top three presentations.
The students have 12 minutes to present their work
to two faculty evaluators and one student convener. Here are the
Session II, in the Recital Hall of Otho Winger
- Michael Good, senior Spanish and music major,
North Manchester, "A Wave of Nationalism: Mexican Music in the Early
- Megan Hineline, senior communication studies
major, Chesterton, Ind.; Brian Minix, senior communication studies
major, Fort Wayne, and Melissa Otterstedt, senior communication
studies major, Auburn, Ind., "My Beautiful Consciences."
Session II, in Room 102 Communications Building
- Justin Deferbrache, junior history major,
Bristol, Ind., "Youth Indoctrination in Nazi Germany."
- Amy Eager, junior English major, Harlan, Ind.,
"Healing Through Writing: Language as Therapy."
- Tafirenyika Papaya, senior economics major,
North Manchester, "Comparing the Panic of 1893 to that of 1929."
Session III, in Room 203 Communications Building
- Andrew Hodges, senior biology-chemistry and
mathematics major, Auburn, Ind., "Mathematics of DNA Sequence
- Alan Galiwango, senior computer science and
mathematics major, Kampala, Uganda, "Signaling and Counter-Signaling:
Simplified and Summarized."
- Joshua Klatte, senior history major, Greenwood,
Ind., "The Rudolph Hoess Testimony at Nuremberg: A Study of the
Changes in International Law and Historical Details that Arise as a
Result of the Nuremberg Military Tribunal."
Session IV, in Room 201 Communications Building:
- Diana Nantongo, senior biology and psychology
major, Plano, Texas, "Perceptions of Safety on a Small, Midwest
College Campus in Comparison to a South African University."
- Katherine Leese, sophomore education, French and
English major, Kokomo, "Live! or Die!"
- Kendra Koch, senior English major, Columbia
City, "The Forgotten Tribe: The Representation of Maori Culture in
The Piano and Whale Rider."