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Friday, April 8

3-4:25 p.m. = presentations

4:45 p.m. = reception and awards, upper College Union


2011 Student Research Symposium

Session 1                         Clark 101

REBECCA LOWDEN (Psychology) Evaluation of the Existing Stereotypes of College Majors

CHELSEA NEWCOMER (Psychology), LESLEY SAMMONS (Psychology), and STEPHANIE WILSON (Psychology) Deviance Records in Correlation to Stability in the Home

Session 2                         Clark 102

JESSICA COLLYER (Exercise and Sport Sciences) Obesity and Your Children

REBECCA CREATH (Peace Studies) Writing Through the Body: A Study in Liberating Language and Hermeneutics in Feminist Theology

Video Session 3              Holl-Kintner 108

ALI HAGEN (Secondary Education, Spanish) and ANNIKA SANCHEZ (Non-Degree) Ebonics of the Manchester College Campus

Poster Session 4             Holl-Kintner 113

JOHN BRUCE (Physics) Analysis of Ultra Compact Ionized Hydrogen Regions (UCHII) Within the Northern Half of the Galactic Disk

ADELAIDE KAMAGAJU (Biology-Chemistry) Leishmania Major’s Effects on PU.1 and ETS-2 Involved in IL-12 Transcription

ALEXANDRIA RANS (Psychology) The Correlation Between Gender and Illegal Drug Use in College Students

Session 5                         Science Center 101

DANA CRONIN (Psychology, Sociology), WILLIAM HOPKINS (Psychology), and ADDY KING (Psychology, Sociology) Conformity in the Classroom

AMY KRANER (Psychology) Perfectionism: Differential Relationships with the Equity Norm and Belief in a Just World

MATTHEW LINN (Biology, Environmental Studies) The Year Class Strength and Spawning Success of the Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieui) Population of the Eel River, Indiana from 2006-2008

Session 6                         Science Center 104

SARAH PLEW (English) Ruling a Country Farm From a Bedroom: Mistress Madame de Pompadour’s Influence on the French Monarchy

HALEY JOHNSON (Political Science, Spanish) What’s Wrong With the Princess? Translating Darío

NATALIE COLLAR (Mathematics) Diverging Perceptions: ─ + ─ = 2

Session 7                         Science Center 122

CATHERINE LANGE (Education 5-12 English Language) Awakening of a Woman: An Examination of Female Liberation in Kate Chopin’s Writing

MATT TRENTMAN (Environmental Studies) Population Estimation of Gypsy Moths (Lymantrai dispar) for the Determination of Potential Sites of Eradication Along the Quarantine Line

Session 8                         Science Center 124

ERIN COLE (Biology-Chemistry) Analysis of the Effectiveness of Cancer-associated PCNA Inhibitors Using IN VITRO SV40 DNA Replication Assays

JESSICA WILLIAMS (Early Middle Childhood Generalist) All Students Can Learn: A Reader Case Study of a Student With Disabilities Learning to Become a Fluent Reader

AFADELYYA ADAM (Biology-Chemistry) Analysis of Rural Cambodian Women’s Maternal Health Care

Session 9                         Science Center 141

CARMEN PYLES (Environmental Studies) Middle Eel River Initiative: A Holistic Approach to Understanding Temporal and Spatial Variability of a Stream Ecosystem

INOUSSA OUEDRAOGO (English) The Current View Wave of Unrest, Why in the Middle East and Not Sub-Saharan Africa?

KATY DUNLAP (Psychology) and ANDREW KURTZ (Psychology) Acceptance of Homosexuality by Individuals Belonging to Different Age Groups and Religion Orientations

Session 10                       Science Center 202

KAYLA WERBIANSKYJ (Environmental Studies, Biology) Freshwater Mussels of the Family Unionidae in the Middle Eel River: A Diagnostic Survey from North Manchester, Indiana to Denver, Indiana

BENJAMIN HOUSTIN (History) The Character of the Ground: Terrain Tactics and Command Decisions in the Fight for Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg, July 2nd and 3rd, 1863

KYLA HEDGE (English) Drowning March: Altruism in Little Women and March

Special Session 11         Science Center 203

JULIA LARGENT (Peace Studies, Communication Studies) Why Can’t I Say What I Want to Say? Seven Dirty Words: Are They Vulgar or Just Taboo?

JOSH GARBER (Communication Studies), MITCH MELLOT (Communication Studies), KAILIN SEWELL (Communication Studies), and CAROL YAÑEZ (Communication Studies) Islam in America: Perspectives and Issues

DANIEL ALLEN (Communication Studies), MADELYN GREGORY (Communication Studies), MICHAEL KIRBY (Communication Studies), and JULIA LARGENT (Peace Studies, Communication Studies) Islamica: A Guerrilla Documentary

Session 12                       Science Center 204

KELSEY AIRGOOD (Environmental Studies) Redside Dace (Clinostomus elongates) in Wabash County, IN: Documentation of Larval Development

BENJAMIN CLOUD (Biology-Chemistry) Examination of Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) Fall Migration Patterns in North Central Indiana

KACEE ROBINS (History) Japanese American Internment: Legally Neutral, but Ethically Neutral?

April 2011

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