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Wednesday and Thursday, April 18-19, 2018

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Wednesday, April 18

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Wednesday 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Theater Staged Reading
Blackbox, Wednesday 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Angela BeyTheater The Medusa Play

The Medusa Play

Wednesday 5:30-7:00 p.m. Blackbox

Presenter: Angela Bey

Theater
Mentor: Domenick Scudera

Thursday, April 19

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9:30-9:50 a.m.

Athletics Demonstration
Olin Plaza, 9:30-9:50 a.m.

Gabriela Howell, Meghan Lashley, Erin Saybolt, Mikayla JordanAthleticsUrsinus College Field Hockey Skills Demonstration

Ursinus College Field Hockey Skills Demonstration

9:30-9:50 a.m. Olin Plaza

Presenters: Gabriela Howell, Meghan Lashley, Erin Saybolt, Mikayla Jordan

Athletics
Mentor: Janelle Benner

Electronic Music Demonstration
Bomberger 033, 9:30-9:50 a.m.

Alexander Lehr, Andrew McSwiggan, Joe LyonsMusic Ursinus SEDM: Electronic Music Production

Ursinus SEDM: Electronic Music Production

9:30-9:50 a.m. Bomberger 033

Presenters: Alexander Lehr, Andrew McSwiggan, Joe Lyons

Music
Mentor: Holly Hubbs

Writing Fellows Presentations
Olin 101, 9:30-9:50 a.m.

Garrett Bullock, Madison RodakWriting FellowsPunctilious Punctuation: Proper Placement and Predicament Prevention; Or, P6

Punctilious Punctuation: Proper Placement and Predicament Prevention; Or, P6

9:30-9:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Garrett Bullock, Madison Rodak

Writing Fellows
Mentor:

Gabriel Tenaglia, Sophia KingWriting FellowsPhrases: An Introduction to Prepositional, Verbal, and Transitional Phrases for English Language Learners

Phrases: An Introduction to Prepositional, Verbal, and Transitional Phrases for English Language Learners

9:30-9:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Gabriel Tenaglia, Sophia King

Writing Fellows
Mentor:

Religious Studies Honors Defense (Actual start time: 9:00 AM)
Olin 201, 9:30-9:50 a.m.

Sophia GamberReligious Studies Reinhold Niebuhr's Christian Nation: The Theology of White Supremacy in Liberal White American Christianity

Reinhold Niebuhr's Christian Nation: The Theology of White Supremacy in Liberal White American Christianity

9:30-9:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Sophia Gamber

Religious Studies
Mentor: Christian Rice, Jasmine Harris, Nathan Rein

10-10:50 a.m.

Neuroscience, Peer Advocates, Club Presentations
Bomberger 202, 10-10:50 a.m.

Jenifer JosephNeuroscience Is This a Misprinting? How Textbooks See Me

Is This a Misprinting? How Textbooks See Me

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Jenifer Joseph

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Jessica Childs, Samantha HagemanOtherUC Peer Advocate Program

UC Peer Advocate Program

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenters: Jessica Childs, Samantha Hageman

Other
Mentor: Jessica Oros

Amelia Goldstein, Jessica ChildsOtherCuts for a Cause Annual Philanthropic Event

Cuts for a Cause Annual Philanthropic Event

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenters: Amelia Goldstein, Jessica Childs

Other
Mentor: Missy Bryant

Politics Presentations
Bomberger 228, 10-10:50 a.m.

Callie TerrisPolitics Rethinking Privacy: An Examination of the Fourth Amendment and Communications Technology

Rethinking Privacy: An Examination of the Fourth Amendment and Communications Technology

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Callie Terris

Politics
Mentor: Gerard Fitzpatrick

Lily Talerman, Where Faith and Trust Don't Exactly MeetPolitics From Democrats to "Deplorables": The Trumpization of the Republican Party

From Democrats to "Deplorables": The Trumpization of the Republican Party

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenters: Lily Talerman, Where Faith and Trust Don't Exactly Meet

Politics
Mentor: Gerard Fitzpatrick

Noah Garber, Politics

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenters: Noah Garber,

Politics
Mentor: Kevin den Dulk (Calvin College)

Biology Presentations
Bomberger 306, 10-10:50 a.m.

Jacob HeimbaughBiology Effects of Dam Removal on Stream Health and Macroinvertebrate Populations in Darby Creek, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

Effects of Dam Removal on Stream Health and Macroinvertebrate Populations in Darby Creek, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Jacob Heimbaugh

Biology
Mentor: Kate Goddard

Danielle UibelBiology Investigation of the pam-1 suppressor lz5 and its role in polarity establishment of single cell C. elegans embryos

Investigation of the pam-1 suppressor lz5 and its role in polarity establishment of single cell C. elegans embryos

10-10:50 a.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Danielle Uibel

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Biology / Biochemistry Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 10-10:50 a.m.

Chris Maley, Melanie Lee, Adam Friend, Matthew DouglasBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyIsolation and Functional Determination of Unknown Protein 3DL1 Obtained from K. pneumoniae

Isolation and Functional Determination of Unknown Protein 3DL1 Obtained from K. pneumoniae

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Chris Maley, Melanie Lee, Adam Friend, Matthew Douglas

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Jordan Carver, Caroline Buckley, Craig LauerBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyDetermining the function of protein 3B7F using in silico techniques and enzymatic activity assays

Determining the function of protein 3B7F using in silico techniques and enzymatic activity assays

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Jordan Carver, Caroline Buckley, Craig Lauer

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Civic Engagement Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 10-10:50 a.m.

Benjamin AllweinBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Benjamin Allwein

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Angela BeyBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Angela Bey

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Kathryn BormannBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Kathryn Bormann

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Rachael CarterBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Rachael Carter

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Allison DeGerliaBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Allison DeGerlia

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Wilbert DiazBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Wilbert Diaz

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Caela FlakeBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Caela Flake

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Sophia GamberBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Sophia Gamber

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Katarina GeredaBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Katarina Gereda

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Emily HarrisBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Emily Harris

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Roseangela HartfordBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Roseangela Hartford

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Vilajet KovaciBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Vilajet Kovaci

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Zana LeeBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Zana Lee

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Jamir MalloryBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jamir Mallory

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Marcus MattisBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Marcus Mattis

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Noel McCampbellBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Noel McCampbell

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Hannah MergesBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Hannah Merges

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Temi OlafunmiloyeBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Temi Olafunmiloye

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Chase OppermanBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Chase Opperman

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Jordan OrangeBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jordan Orange

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Wilbert PichardoBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Wilbert Pichardo

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Jasmine SorianoBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jasmine Soriano

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Emily ThomasBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Emily Thomas

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Jessica VadakethBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jessica Vadaketh

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Asuka WatanabeBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Asuka Watanabe

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Badia WeeksBonner

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Badia Weeks

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Stephanie HawkinsBonner, UCARE Fellows

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Stephanie Hawkins

Bonner, UCARE Fellows
Mentor: Katie Turek

Codi YhapBonner, UCARE Fellows

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Codi Yhap

Bonner, UCARE Fellows
Mentor: Katie Turek

Alexa BeachamScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alexa Beacham

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Scott CampbellScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Scott Campbell

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Elizabeth DeWittScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Elizabeth DeWitt

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Lauren D'OrtonaScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Lauren D'Ortona

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Ian DysingerScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Ian Dysinger

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Matthew FontaneseScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Matthew Fontanese

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Leah GrudbergScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Leah Grudberg

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Albert HahnScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Albert Hahn

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Kyla JerminScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Kyla Jermin

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Romina KalmeijerScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Romina Kalmeijer

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Sophia KingScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Sophia King

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Greta LagerbergScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Greta Lagerberg

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Saloni ParikhScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Saloni Parikh

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Ria RathiScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Ria Rathi

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Emily ReeveScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Emily Reeve

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Miranda RossiScholars in Service

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Miranda Rossi

Scholars in Service
Mentor: Christian Rice

Nyrobi BarnesUCARE Fellows

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Nyrobi Barnes

UCARE Fellows
Mentor: Katie Turek

Esther Lawson-JohnUCARE Fellows

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Esther Lawson-John

UCARE Fellows
Mentor: Katie Turek

Min SonUCARE Fellows

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Min Son

UCARE Fellows
Mentor: Katie Turek

Business & Economics Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 10-10:50 a.m.

Aileen P. BeVardApplied EconomicsWhat Does The Future Hold For Apple?

What Does The Future Hold For Apple?

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Aileen P. BeVard

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Carl P. ChristophApplied EconomicsDeterminants Of Bitcoin Prices

Determinants Of Bitcoin Prices

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Carl P. Christoph

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Rachel I. HymanApplied EconomicsDeterminants of Home Builder Profitability Across Economic Cycles

Determinants of Home Builder Profitability Across Economic Cycles

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Rachel I. Hyman

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Dionis K. KergidesApplied EconomicsMergers & Acquisitions In Private Equity

Mergers & Acquisitions In Private Equity

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Dionis K. Kergides

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Barron A. NatelliApplied EconomicsWhere Should You Put Your Hard Earned Money?

Where Should You Put Your Hard Earned Money?

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Barron A. Natelli

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Brian RaffertyApplied EconomicsImpact of Super Bowl Advertising on Stock Prices

Impact of Super Bowl Advertising on Stock Prices

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Brian Rafferty

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Alexander W. SkyrmApplied EconomicsImpact of China Monetary Policy On U.S. Stocks Since The Great Recession

Impact of China Monetary Policy On U.S. Stocks Since The Great Recession

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alexander W. Skyrm

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Brendan M. WernerApplied EconomicsThe Great Moderation and Future Bond Risk Premiums

The Great Moderation and Future Bond Risk Premiums

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Brendan M. Werner

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Alex ArhontoulisApplied EconomicsDo Actively Manage ETFs Outperform the market and No Load Mutual Funds?

Do Actively Manage ETFs Outperform the market and No Load Mutual Funds?

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alex Arhontoulis

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andre Economopoulos

Jared CollinsApplied EconomicsThe Effect of Inflation on Bank Profitability

The Effect of Inflation on Bank Profitability

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jared Collins

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andre Economopoulos

Andrew DalessandroApplied Economics"Does the escalation of housing prices influence investors in the stock market?"

"Does the escalation of housing prices influence investors in the stock market?"

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Andrew Dalessandro

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andre Economopoulos

Matt DeBerardinisApplied EconomicsDonald Trump Election: Stock Market Bust or Boom?

Donald Trump Election: Stock Market Bust or Boom?

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Matt DeBerardinis

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andre Economopoulos

Dillon DiCiurcioApplied EconomicsRevolutionizing Banking: How the Bubble Surrounding Bitcoin Has the Technology to eliminate Modern Banking

Revolutionizing Banking: How the Bubble Surrounding Bitcoin Has the Technology to eliminate Modern Banking

10-10:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Dillon DiCiurcio

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andre Economopoulos

Math and Statistics Presentations
Olin 101, 10-10:50 a.m.

Deborah MusselmanMathematics Internship at Allied Wire and Cable

Internship at Allied Wire and Cable

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Deborah Musselman

Mathematics
Mentor: Christopher Sadowski

Tate Muratori-LevitMathematics Jordan Canonical Form

Jordan Canonical Form

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Tate Muratori-Levit

Mathematics
Mentor: Christopher Sadowski

Jeremy CruzStatistics Exploring trends in poker data

Exploring trends in poker data

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Jeremy Cruz

Statistics
Mentor: Peter Chi

HEP Presentations
Olin 102, 10-10:50 a.m.

Kelly McLaughlinHealth and Exercise Physiology Epidemiology of Physical Activity and Associated Cardiovascular outcomes

Epidemiology of Physical Activity and Associated Cardiovascular outcomes

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Kelly McLaughlin

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Alexandra PuryearHealth and Exercise Physiology The Feasibility of the Mediterranean Diet

The Feasibility of the Mediterranean Diet

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Alexandra Puryear

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Patrick RaffertyHealth and Exercise Physiology The Effects of Wls Deletion in Macrophages on Muscle Repair

The Effects of Wls Deletion in Macrophages on Muscle Repair

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Patrick Rafferty

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

ENV Presentations
Olin 103, 10-10:50 a.m.

Evan Hunt, Tess Beck, Amanda WhiteEnvironmental Studies Bears in the Woods: Mapping Personal Attachment to Campus Trees at Ursinus

Bears in the Woods: Mapping Personal Attachment to Campus Trees at Ursinus

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Evan Hunt, Tess Beck, Amanda White

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Patrick Hurley

Jenna Detweiler, Sarah BeckerEnvironmental Studies Assessing the Potential and Activated Material Uses of Philadelphia's Urban Forests Harvested by Foragers

Assessing the Potential and Activated Material Uses of Philadelphia's Urban Forests Harvested by Foragers

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Jenna Detweiler, Sarah Becker

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Patrick Hurley

History, Museum Studies, and Art Presentations
Olin 107, 10-10:50 a.m.

Morgan LareseHistory Finding Ishi through the Oral Traditions of Survivance

Finding Ishi through the Oral Traditions of Survivance

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenter: Morgan Larese

History
Mentor: Lori Daggar

Shelby Bryant, Morgan Larese, Daniella StatutiMuseum Studies Museum Studies Conversation

Museum Studies Conversation

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Shelby Bryant, Morgan Larese, Daniella Statuti

Museum Studies
Mentor: Sheryl Goodman

Kayla O'MahonyArt and Art History Hieronymus Bosch: Captain of the Ship of Fools

Hieronymus Bosch: Captain of the Ship of Fools

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenter: Kayla O'Mahony

Art and Art History
Mentor: Cari Freno

Podcasting Presentations
Olin 108, 10-10:50 a.m.

Moorea Cioppa, Michael Fraser, Sophie Gioffre, Zachary Levine, Miles Matule, Julia SternPodcastingAbolishing the American Problem: A Podcast about James Baldwin

Abolishing the American Problem: A Podcast about James Baldwin

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Moorea Cioppa, Michael Fraser, Sophie Gioffre, Zachary Levine, Miles Matule, Julia Stern

Podcasting
Mentor: Talia Argondezzi

Taahira Davis, Tiffini-Amber Eckenrod, Kristyn Fetterman, Marion Fortino, Samuel Mamber, Lauren Novotny, Jadidsa PerezPodcastingLittle Women, Then and Now: A Podcast about Louisa May Alcott

Little Women, Then and Now: A Podcast about Louisa May Alcott

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Taahira Davis, Tiffini-Amber Eckenrod, Kristyn Fetterman, Marion Fortino, Samuel Mamber, Lauren Novotny, Jadidsa Perez

Podcasting
Mentor: Talia Argondezzi

Stephan Cordasco, Rowan Hewson, Samuel Isola, Sophia King, Lydia Konstanzer, Daniel WalkerPodcastingThe Fire in Our Time: A Podcast about James Baldwin

The Fire in Our Time: A Podcast about James Baldwin

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Stephan Cordasco, Rowan Hewson, Samuel Isola, Sophia King, Lydia Konstanzer, Daniel Walker

Podcasting
Mentor: Talia Argondezzi

French Presentations
Olin 201, 10-10:50 a.m.

Clara KissFrench What is a secession movement?: Renan vs. a changing Europe

What is a secession movement?: Renan vs. a changing Europe

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Clara Kiss

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Allison LubczanskiFrench Casting the "Sick Role": The Sociology of Medicine & Minorities in Health

Casting the "Sick Role": The Sociology of Medicine & Minorities in Health

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Allison Lubczanski

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Julia Rae Hodenfield, Allison Lubczanski, Helen Brabant-Bleakley, Nasseem Syed, Clara KissFrench The Maniac Medusa, Inverted Triangles, and Trump: A Feminist Analysis of the Famous Tape

The Maniac Medusa, Inverted Triangles, and Trump: A Feminist Analysis of the Famous Tape

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenters: Julia Rae Hodenfield, Allison Lubczanski, Helen Brabant-Bleakley, Nasseem Syed, Clara Kiss

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

English and Psychology Presentations
Olin 303, 10-10:50 a.m.

Morgan KentsbeerEnglish Fowl Play: Animals in The Canterbury Tales

Fowl Play: Animals in The Canterbury Tales

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Morgan Kentsbeer

English
Mentor: Kara McShane

Valerie OsborneEnglish Motherhood and the fulfillment of self in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and Villette

Motherhood and the fulfillment of self in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and Villette

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Valerie Osborne

English
Mentor: Carol Dole

Coraima Ramirez, Bryanna JonesPsychology Can Spiritual Coping be a Moderator Between Racial Discrimination and BMI?

Can Spiritual Coping be a Moderator Between Racial Discrimination and BMI?

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenters: Coraima Ramirez, Bryanna Jones

Psychology
Mentor: Vanessa Volpe

11-11:50 a.m.

Art & Art History Presentations
Berman Museum, 11-11:50 a.m.

Aubrey Basla, Sarah WilbertArt and Art History Telling A Story, Or Not

Telling A Story, Or Not

11-11:50 a.m. Berman Museum

Presenters: Aubrey Basla, Sarah Wilbert

Art and Art History
Mentor: Cari Freno

Yanlin LiArt and Art History Sigh, Video Installation

Sigh, Video Installation

11-11:50 a.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Yanlin Li

Art and Art History
Mentor: David Aipperspach

Oriah LopezArt and Art History Encontrándome

Encontrándome

11-11:50 a.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Oriah Lopez

Art and Art History
Mentor: Sarah Kaufman

CIE Essay Contest Winners
Bomberger 228, 11-11:50 a.m.

Shayna KushnerCIE

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Shayna Kushner

CIE
Mentor:

Thea PastrasCIE

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Thea Pastras

CIE
Mentor:

Matt PaulusCIECIE Essay Contest Winners

CIE Essay Contest Winners

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Matt Paulus

CIE
Mentor: Tom Carroll

Biology Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 11-11:50 a.m.

Allison Lubczanski, John RunkBiology Isolation & Identification of Novel Thermophiles with Amylolytic and Proteolytic Abilities from Compost

Isolation & Identification of Novel Thermophiles with Amylolytic and Proteolytic Abilities from Compost

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Allison Lubczanski, John Runk

Biology
Mentor: Anthony Lobo

Jaclyn JordanBiology Single and multiple pregnancy induced cardiac hypertrophy and the morphological changes of cardiac muscle cells

Single and multiple pregnancy induced cardiac hypertrophy and the morphological changes of cardiac muscle cells

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jaclyn Jordan

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Cailey Sanchez, Avery Sicher, Jordene Downer, Erin Mathews, Lex LehrBiology Analyzing Sex Differences in a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Analyzing Sex Differences in a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Cailey Sanchez, Avery Sicher, Jordene Downer, Erin Mathews, Lex Lehr

Biology
Mentor: Carlita Favero

Alex Bailey, Gabriella AltmireBiology Relationship of wolf spider (Pardosa spp.) and Bembidion spp. activity levels to temperature in central Sweden

Relationship of wolf spider (Pardosa spp.) and Bembidion spp. activity levels to temperature in central Sweden

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Alex Bailey, Gabriella Altmire

Biology
Mentor: Cory Straub

Joseph CammaranoBiology Reduced predation of Potato Leafhoppers by Minute Pirate Bugs in PLH-Resistant Cultivar of Alfalfa

Reduced predation of Potato Leafhoppers by Minute Pirate Bugs in PLH-Resistant Cultivar of Alfalfa

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Joseph Cammarano

Biology
Mentor: Cory Straub

Yusef Ahmed, Richard WikeBiology Can the yeast Ribosome-Associated Complex chaperones Zuo1 and Ssz1 be functionally replaced with their human homologs Mpp11 and Hsp70L1?

Can the yeast Ribosome-Associated Complex chaperones Zuo1 and Ssz1 be functionally replaced with their human homologs Mpp11 and Hsp70L1?

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Yusef Ahmed, Richard Wike

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Thomas Tessitore, Jessica Taddeo, Hiyab HiruyBiology Understanding the Function of the Chaperone Protein Zuo1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Understanding the Function of the Chaperone Protein Zuo1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Thomas Tessitore, Jessica Taddeo, Hiyab Hiruy

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Christopher Maley, Samantha GarritanoBiology Forage Species-Specific Effects on Soil in the Whittaker Environmental Research Station

Forage Species-Specific Effects on Soil in the Whittaker Environmental Research Station

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Christopher Maley, Samantha Garritano

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Kirk Cherneskie, Brian MitchellBiology Assessing the soil organic matter building potential of conventional and organic vegetable production systems

Assessing the soil organic matter building potential of conventional and organic vegetable production systems

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Kirk Cherneskie, Brian Mitchell

Biology
Mentor: Denise Finney

Gunther DrukerBiology Analysis of Manganese Concentration in Plant Leaves

Analysis of Manganese Concentration in Plant Leaves

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Gunther Druker

Biology
Mentor: Denise Finney

Joon Son, Min SonBiology Axon Regeneration of Spinal Nerves in Abystoma mexicanum

Axon Regeneration of Spinal Nerves in Abystoma mexicanum

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Joon Son, Min Son

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Melanie Lee, Amanda Srinivasan, Justin Martinez, Allysen HenriksenBiology The microglial morphological response in adult vs juvenile Ambystoma Mexicanum

The microglial morphological response in adult vs juvenile Ambystoma Mexicanum

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Melanie Lee, Amanda Srinivasan, Justin Martinez, Allysen Henriksen

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Andrew Voyack, Caroline Buckley, Adam Friend, Jamie CasseusBiology Study of Microglia Cell Activity Following Spinal Cord Injury in Ambystoma mexicanum

Study of Microglia Cell Activity Following Spinal Cord Injury in Ambystoma mexicanum

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Andrew Voyack, Caroline Buckley, Adam Friend, Jamie Casseus

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Hunter Cohen, Jenna Severa, Linda McIntyre, Ryley BennettBiology An Exploratory study of Sox2 Expression in the Early Stages of Ambystoma mexicanum

An Exploratory study of Sox2 Expression in the Early Stages of Ambystoma mexicanum

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Hunter Cohen, Jenna Severa, Linda McIntyre, Ryley Bennett

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Sabrina Doherty, Mary Fuchs, Matthew Fontanese, Matthew Kenwood, Ian Johnson, Travis Venables, Caroline Powell, Sabrina Doherty, Natasha MarkBiology Is Pollution Driving Evolution?

Is Pollution Driving Evolution?

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Sabrina Doherty, Mary Fuchs, Matthew Fontanese, Matthew Kenwood, Ian Johnson, Travis Venables, Caroline Powell, Sabrina Doherty, Natasha Mark

Biology
Mentor: Kate Goddard

Gabrielle Lomanto, Vilajet Kovaci, Emily BenderBiology Introduction of Tryptophan near G4DFsc binding site may Increase Binding Affinity

Introduction of Tryptophan near G4DFsc binding site may Increase Binding Affinity

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Gabrielle Lomanto, Vilajet Kovaci, Emily Bender

Biology
Mentor: Morgan Cousins

Ethan Kabel, AJ Belville, Salone SinghBiology Rescue of wee-1.3 RNAi induced sterility by pam-1 mutation in C. elegans

Rescue of wee-1.3 RNAi induced sterility by pam-1 mutation in C. elegans

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Ethan Kabel, AJ Belville, Salone Singh

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Zana Lee, Angela HongBiology SNP mapping to identify the location of suppressors of pam-1 in C. elegans.

SNP mapping to identify the location of suppressors of pam-1 in C. elegans.

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Zana Lee, Angela Hong

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Elizabeth Wolosin, Brian MitchellBiology Investigation of pam-1 suppressors, lz4 and lz5, and their effects on polarity establishment

Investigation of pam-1 suppressors, lz4 and lz5, and their effects on polarity establishment

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Elizabeth Wolosin, Brian Mitchell

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Biology / Biochemistry Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 11-11:50 a.m.

Audrey Simpson, Sonya Jacobsen, Amelia Goldstein, Lauren Novotny, Hunter CohenBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe structural and functional determination of protein 3H04 through In Silico and Wet Lab techniques

The structural and functional determination of protein 3H04 through In Silico and Wet Lab techniques

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Audrey Simpson, Sonya Jacobsen, Amelia Goldstein, Lauren Novotny, Hunter Cohen

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Omar Elghawy, William Luksic, Cora SpurrBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyIsolation and Characterization of Unknown Protein 1J6P

Isolation and Characterization of Unknown Protein 1J6P

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Omar Elghawy, William Luksic, Cora Spurr

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Emma Frees, Jake Lachowicz, Reed Meakim, Lauren Novotny, William BoyleBiochemistry and Molecular Biology The effects of bisphenol (BPA) and BPA structural analogs on metastasis of the MCF-7 breast cancer cell line

The effects of bisphenol (BPA) and BPA structural analogs on metastasis of the MCF-7 breast cancer cell line

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Emma Frees, Jake Lachowicz, Reed Meakim, Lauren Novotny, William Boyle

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts

Sarah Dolan, Emma Togba, Yoon-jung Kim, Nyrobi BarnesBiology Examining Cytoskeletal Proteins and Phagocytic Activity of HIV-1 Tat Exposed Microglia

Examining Cytoskeletal Proteins and Phagocytic Activity of HIV-1 Tat Exposed Microglia

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Sarah Dolan, Emma Togba, Yoon-jung Kim, Nyrobi Barnes

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer King

Business & Economics Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 11-11:50 a.m.

Robert BacovinApplied EconomicsThe Relative Impact Of Financial Ratios on Stock Prices

The Relative Impact Of Financial Ratios on Stock Prices

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Robert Bacovin

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Joshua T. GortonApplied EconomicsHow Effective Is Free Cash Flow In Predicting Stock Prices?

How Effective Is Free Cash Flow In Predicting Stock Prices?

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Joshua T. Gorton

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Bryan B. MartinApplied EconomicsTechnical Analysis and its Impact on Returns Over the Past Five Years

Technical Analysis and its Impact on Returns Over the Past Five Years

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Bryan B. Martin

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Nicole G. PupilloApplied EconomicsHow Important Is A Healthy Financial Services Industry To Economic Growth?

How Important Is A Healthy Financial Services Industry To Economic Growth?

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Nicole G. Pupillo

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Etta DiMarcoApplied EconomicsThe Effects of Airbnb on the Hotel Industry

The Effects of Airbnb on the Hotel Industry

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Etta DiMarco

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Timothy DowdApplied EconomicsCapital Asset Valuation: Tangible & Intangible

Capital Asset Valuation: Tangible & Intangible

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Timothy Dowd

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Jillian FaldutoApplied EconomicsIdentifying Speculative Asset Bubbles

Identifying Speculative Asset Bubbles

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jillian Falduto

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Jonathan GerhartzApplied EconomicsThe Capital Structure Story for the Life of a Technology Firm

The Capital Structure Story for the Life of a Technology Firm

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jonathan Gerhartz

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

John HansenApplied EconomicsMass Shootings and their Affect on Domestic Stock Prices

Mass Shootings and their Affect on Domestic Stock Prices

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: John Hansen

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

HEP Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 11-11:50 a.m.

Stephanie DonahueHealth and Exercise Physiology Blood pressure variability: differences between gender & body composition

Blood pressure variability: differences between gender & body composition

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Stephanie Donahue

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Emily ReeveHealth and Exercise Physiology Comparison of Dietary Habits between Volunteer Firefighters and Non-Firefighters

Comparison of Dietary Habits between Volunteer Firefighters and Non-Firefighters

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Emily Reeve

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Kevin GillHealth and Exercise Physiology Correlation between Vascular Measures and Diet Intake as Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Correlation between Vascular Measures and Diet Intake as Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Kevin Gill

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Brittany Gasser, Marlena ArrigaleHealth and Exercise Physiology RICE in Mice

RICE in Mice

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Brittany Gasser, Marlena Arrigale

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

Maxwell Coulter, Gabriella TimuscukHealth and Exercise Physiology Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Cross Sectional Area

Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Cross Sectional Area

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Maxwell Coulter, Gabriella Timuscuk

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

Courtney Cortese, Catherine Curran, Alexander Middleman, Sabrina TusavitzHealth and Exercise Physiology Endothelial Permeability Differences in Mice

Endothelial Permeability Differences in Mice

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Courtney Cortese, Catherine Curran, Alexander Middleman, Sabrina Tusavitz

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

Marisa Kalkstein, Bridget Rauh, Julianne LaRosaHealth and Exercise Physiology Nurse perceptions of communication challenges among surgical departments in U.S. hospitals

Nurse perceptions of communication challenges among surgical departments in U.S. hospitals

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Marisa Kalkstein, Bridget Rauh, Julianne LaRosa

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Catherine Van de Ruit

Study Abroad Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 11-11:50 a.m.

Amanda PalladinoStudy AbroadStudy Abroad in Japan

Study Abroad in Japan

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Amanda Palladino

Study Abroad
Mentor: Melissa Hardin

Clara Kiss, Helen Brabant-Bleakley, Gregory Stryker, Naseem SyedStudy AbroadStudy Abroad - Institute for Field Education

Study Abroad - Institute for Field Education

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Clara Kiss, Helen Brabant-Bleakley, Gregory Stryker, Naseem Syed

Study Abroad
Mentor: Melissa Hardin

Jenna DetweilerStudy AbroadFinland: Reindeer, Voisilmäpulla, and a Research Catalyst

Finland: Reindeer, Voisilmäpulla, and a Research Catalyst

11-11:50 a.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jenna Detweiler

Study Abroad
Mentor: Paula Álvarez Tamés, Melissa Hardin

East Asian Studies Presentations
Olin 101, 11-11:50 a.m.

Xinyun ZhangEast Asian Studies Practice Zazen in Japan: A trip to Experience Buddhist Meditation

Practice Zazen in Japan: A trip to Experience Buddhist Meditation

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Xinyun Zhang

East Asian Studies
Mentor: Matthew, Mizenko

Jake NopEast Asian Studies "To See with Eyes Unclouded:" Shintō, Curses, and Reconciliation in Mononoke Hime

"To See with Eyes Unclouded:" Shintō, Curses, and Reconciliation in Mononoke Hime

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Jake Nop

East Asian Studies
Mentor: Matthew Mizenko

Theater Presentations
Olin 102, 11-11:50 a.m.

Rachel RhindressTheater The Transformation of Contracting and Compensation in the Theatre Industry

The Transformation of Contracting and Compensation in the Theatre Industry

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Rachel Rhindress

Theater
Mentor: Jennifer Fleeger

Blake ThomsonTheater Inside Ursinus College- A Docutheater Drama

Inside Ursinus College- A Docutheater Drama

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Blake Thomson

Theater
Mentor: Domenick Scudera

ENV Presentations
Olin 103, 11-11:50 a.m.

Catherine BuczekEnvironmental Studies Analysis Of Pollution Sources In The Upper Skippack Drainage Area Using ArcGIS Software: A Case Study Of Land Use Types And Their Impact On Water Quality

Analysis Of Pollution Sources In The Upper Skippack Drainage Area Using ArcGIS Software: A Case Study Of Land Use Types And Their Impact On Water Quality

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Catherine Buczek

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Aschroft

Shawn Waldron, Nicolas KirkEnvironmental Studies What types of Topography are best fitted for retention basins?

What types of Topography are best fitted for retention basins?

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Shawn Waldron, Nicolas Kirk

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Katrina O'Donnell, Phoebe ShoapEnvironmental Studies Using ArcMap for Stream Health: An Analysis of the Skippack Watershed

Using ArcMap for Stream Health: An Analysis of the Skippack Watershed

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Katrina O'Donnell, Phoebe Shoap

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Creative Writing Readings
Olin 107, 11-11:50 a.m.

Katelyn King, Hannah Grecian, Kirsten Manley, Rebecca Miller, Paige Szmodis, Solana Warner, Julia Crozier-Christy, Ria Rathi, Daniella Statuti, Valerie Osborne, Lisa NgheCreative Writing Advanced Creative Writing Readings

Advanced Creative Writing Readings

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Katelyn King, Hannah Grecian, Kirsten Manley, Rebecca Miller, Paige Szmodis, Solana Warner, Julia Crozier-Christy, Ria Rathi, Daniella Statuti, Valerie Osborne, Lisa Nghe

Creative Writing
Mentor: Nzadi Keita

Neuroscience and Psychology Presentations
Olin 108, 11-11:50 a.m.

Jenifer Joseph, Nicole DalasioNeuroscience Cartoons, Realism, and the Broad Autism Phenotype: An Eye-Tracking Study

Cartoons, Realism, and the Broad Autism Phenotype: An Eye-Tracking Study

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Jenifer Joseph, Nicole Dalasio

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Alexa Beacham, Temi OlafunmiloyePsychology The Limitations of Cognitive Flexibility as a Coping Mechanism in the Face of Racial Discrimination

The Limitations of Cognitive Flexibility as a Coping Mechanism in the Face of Racial Discrimination

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Alexa Beacham, Temi Olafunmiloye

Psychology
Mentor: Vanessa Volpe

Deegan Miller, Joanna TimmermanPsychology Gender Discrimination & Emotional Eating Behaviors

Gender Discrimination & Emotional Eating Behaviors

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Deegan Miller, Joanna Timmerman

Psychology
Mentor: Vanessa Volpe

French Presentations
Olin 201, 11-11:50 a.m.

Daniel WalkerFrench A World Beneath: Fantasy and Reality in Suzanne Dracius's "La Montagne de Feu"

A World Beneath: Fantasy and Reality in Suzanne Dracius's "La Montagne de Feu"

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Daniel Walker

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Sarah BeckerFrench Martinique's Violation: Rape and Colonialism in "La Montagne de Feu" by Suzanne Draicus

Martinique's Violation: Rape and Colonialism in "La Montagne de Feu" by Suzanne Draicus

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Sarah Becker

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

James McDaidFrench The Creation of a Personality and the Protection of True Identity in Myriam Warner-Vieyra's "Le mur ou les charmes d'une vie conjugale".

The Creation of a Personality and the Protection of True Identity in Myriam Warner-Vieyra's "Le mur ou les charmes d'une vie conjugale".

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 201

Presenter: James McDaid

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

History Presentations
Olin 301, 11-11:50 a.m.

Heidi Maurer, Corinne Cichowicz, Leo Welsh, Shelby Bryant, and Joseph MakucHistory African American Intellectual History

African American Intellectual History

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 301

Presenters: Heidi Maurer, Corinne Cichowicz, Leo Welsh, Shelby Bryant, and Joseph Makuc

History
Mentor: Edward Onaci

12-12:50 p.m.

Schellhase Contest
Pfahler Musser Auditorium, 12-12:50 p.m.

Student Winners Special EventRichard T. Schellhase Essay Prizes in Ethics - Reading of Award-Winning Essays

Richard T. Schellhase Essay Prizes in Ethics - Reading of Award-Winning Essays

12-12:50 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Student Winners

Special Event
Mentor: Scott Deacle

Business & Economics Presentation
Olin 101, 12-12:50 p.m.

Jill Falduto, Eric LeBlanc, Johnny Myers, Faraha Rathod, Daan Slaats, Matt WilliamsFinance and Accounting Wall Street Report: J & J Snack Foods

Wall Street Report: J & J Snack Foods

12-12:50 p.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Jill Falduto, Eric LeBlanc, Johnny Myers, Faraha Rathod, Daan Slaats, Matt Williams

Finance and Accounting
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Performing Arts
Olin Plaza (Rain location: Bomberger Auditorium), 12-12:50 p.m.

, William Wehrs, Emily Cid, Noel Long, Tamer El-Maghrabi, Stephanie Gardner, Kateryna Swan, Dorothy Benton, Stevenah GardnerMusic Department PerformanceString Ensemble Performance

String Ensemble Performance

12-12:50 p.m. Olin Plaza (Rain location: Bomberger Auditorium)

Presenters: , William Wehrs, Emily Cid, Noel Long, Tamer El-Maghrabi, Stephanie Gardner, Kateryna Swan, Dorothy Benton, Stevenah Gardner

Music Department Performance
Mentor: Ray Mallari

1-1:50 p.m.

Athletics Poster Presentation
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Amanda PalladinoAthleticsNCAA Immersion Program

NCAA Immersion Program

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Amanda Palladino

Athletics
Mentor: Erin Stroble

Biology / Biochemistry Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Stephanie Hawkins, Vilajet Kovaci, Nathan Fritzinger, Gunther Druker, Erin FowlerBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyCharacterization of Protein 3FEQ Through Structural and Biochemical Techniques

Characterization of Protein 3FEQ Through Structural and Biochemical Techniques

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Stephanie Hawkins, Vilajet Kovaci, Nathan Fritzinger, Gunther Druker, Erin Fowler

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Jake Lachowicz, Yusef Ahmed, Elizabeth DeWitt, Emily Bender, Hiyab HiruyBiochemistry and Molecular Biology2QRU: What does it do?

2QRU: What does it do?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Jake Lachowicz, Yusef Ahmed, Elizabeth DeWitt, Emily Bender, Hiyab Hiruy

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts, Nathan Scharf

Brittani Schnable, Amarpreet Kaur, Victoria Ruch, Miriam ThomasBiochemistry and Molecular Biology Characterization of Three Erythromycin-Resistant Enterococcus Strains

Characterization of Three Erythromycin-Resistant Enterococcus Strains

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Brittani Schnable, Amarpreet Kaur, Victoria Ruch, Miriam Thomas

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Anthony Lobo

Lilly McQueen, Julian SchwarzBiochemistry and Molecular Biology Erythromycin-Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Antibiotic Delivery

Erythromycin-Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Antibiotic Delivery

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Lilly McQueen, Julian Schwarz

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Anthony Lobo

Business & Economics Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Mariana A. ArrisuenoApplied EconomicsCryptocurrencies: A New Form of Exchange or a Bubble Waiting to Happen?

Cryptocurrencies: A New Form of Exchange or a Bubble Waiting to Happen?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Mariana A. Arrisueno

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Sarah E. DolanApplied EconomicsIs Climate Change Brewing up Trouble for Coffee Drinkers?

Is Climate Change Brewing up Trouble for Coffee Drinkers?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Sarah E. Dolan

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

James J. GiletteApplied EconomicsHow Landing an NFL Franchise Impacts MSA Growth And Banking Activity

How Landing an NFL Franchise Impacts MSA Growth And Banking Activity

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: James J. Gilette

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Brenden S. SteinerApplied EconomicsPresident Trump & 'The War On Coal'

President Trump & 'The War On Coal'

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Brenden S. Steiner

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

Christopher M. TanApplied EconomicsImpact Of Asset Allocation On Total Portfolio Returns

Impact Of Asset Allocation On Total Portfolio Returns

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Christopher M. Tan

Applied Economics
Mentor: Eric Parnell

James HickeyApplied EconomicsObama vs Trump: Which President's Internet Policy had a better Impact on Internet Stock Prices?

Obama vs Trump: Which President's Internet Policy had a better Impact on Internet Stock Prices?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: James Hickey

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Joseph LoStraccoApplied EconomicsDoes Celebrity Endorsements Help a Company's Brand to Grow?

Does Celebrity Endorsements Help a Company's Brand to Grow?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Joseph LoStracco

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Zach QuattroApplied EconomicsDoes Higher CEO Pay Produce Better Company Performance?

Does Higher CEO Pay Produce Better Company Performance?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Zach Quattro

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Nathan SantarelliApplied EconomicsWhat Drives the IPO Market?

What Drives the IPO Market?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Nathan Santarelli

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Brett WojtkowiakApplied EconomicsIs there a Premium in the Market for Mergers with Tech Firms over Non-Tech firms?

Is there a Premium in the Market for Mergers with Tech Firms over Non-Tech firms?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Brett Wojtkowiak

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Joyce ZhengApplied EconomicsWhat Value Does Mergers Bring?

What Value Does Mergers Bring?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Joyce Zheng

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Anthony ZinniApplied EconomicsREITs vs Stock Market Returns

REITs vs Stock Market Returns

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Anthony Zinni

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

ENV Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Jess GreenburgEnvironmental Studies Decreasing the Trash Heap: Tracking Recycling Habits on Campus

Decreasing the Trash Heap: Tracking Recycling Habits on Campus

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jess Greenburg

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Kate Keppen

Allie CookEnvironmental Studies A Multifunctional Food Forest Approach for WERS

A Multifunctional Food Forest Approach for WERS

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Allie Cook

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Patrick Hurley

Catherine BuczekEnvironmental Studies Paleoclimate Of Quaternary Costa Rica: Analysis Of Sediment from ODP Site 1242 In The Eastern Tropical Pacific To Explore The Behavior Of The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) And Oceanic Circulation

Paleoclimate Of Quaternary Costa Rica: Analysis Of Sediment from ODP Site 1242 In The Eastern Tropical Pacific To Explore The Behavior Of The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) And Oceanic Circulation

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Catherine Buczek

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Leah Joseph

Madison MosesEnvironmental Studies In the Lab and the Field: Agroecology at Ursinus College Organic Farm

In the Lab and the Field: Agroecology at Ursinus College Organic Farm

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Madison Moses

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Denise Finney

Samantha ParrottaEnvironmental Studies Placement of Retention Ponds Based on Future Development

Placement of Retention Ponds Based on Future Development

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Samantha Parrotta

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Trsitan Ashcroft

Museum Studies Poster Presentation
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Kathryn BormannMuseum Studies Internship Experience at the Hunterdon Art Museum

Internship Experience at the Hunterdon Art Museum

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Kathryn Bormann

Museum Studies
Mentor: Cari Freno

Neuroscience Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Lauren D'Ortona, Heather Brubaker, Melody Dieckman, Rebecca Kane, Lex Lehr, Theresa Mowad, Krista SchneiderNeuroscience Low-dose prenatal ethanol-exposure in CD-1 mice and prenatal bicuculline-exposure in Swiss-Webster mice induces deviations in exploratory behavior

Low-dose prenatal ethanol-exposure in CD-1 mice and prenatal bicuculline-exposure in Swiss-Webster mice induces deviations in exploratory behavior

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Lauren D'Ortona, Heather Brubaker, Melody Dieckman, Rebecca Kane, Lex Lehr, Theresa Mowad, Krista Schneider

Neuroscience
Mentor: Carlita Favero

Natalie Barbagallo, Andrew Wieczenski and Erin FowlerNeuroscience The Role of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Gene in the Spinal Cord Regeneration of Urodeles

The Role of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Gene in the Spinal Cord Regeneration of Urodeles

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Natalie Barbagallo, Andrew Wieczenski and Erin Fowler

Neuroscience
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Noah YeagleyNeuroscience Expertise Matters in Evaluating Students' Organization of Neuroscience Concepts

Expertise Matters in Evaluating Students' Organization of Neuroscience Concepts

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Noah Yeagley

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Jonathan GubaNeuroscience Prediction of Inpatient Discharge Disposition Utilizing the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale

Prediction of Inpatient Discharge Disposition Utilizing the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Jonathan Guba

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Noah Yeagley, Alexandra Mastrangelo, Maria DalyNeuroscience Measuring Motor Learning Differences between High and Low Autistic Trait Individuals Using Single and Double Modality Serial Reaction Time Task via Eye-Tracker.

Measuring Motor Learning Differences between High and Low Autistic Trait Individuals Using Single and Double Modality Serial Reaction Time Task via Eye-Tracker.

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Noah Yeagley, Alexandra Mastrangelo, Maria Daly

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Alexander LehrNeuroscience Phosphorylation of Neuroligin 1 and Its Implications

Phosphorylation of Neuroligin 1 and Its Implications

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alexander Lehr

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Jennifer Pastorino, Lindsay Taranto, Sydney Cope, Matthew CooperNeuroscience Slow Brain Wave Activity Differences Among Concussed and Non-Concussed Individuals

Slow Brain Wave Activity Differences Among Concussed and Non-Concussed Individuals

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Jennifer Pastorino, Lindsay Taranto, Sydney Cope, Matthew Cooper

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Victoria Javes, Sinead O'Callaghan, Tatyanna NeumannNeuroscience Gender Differences in Long-term Impulse Control Problems Following Concussion

Gender Differences in Long-term Impulse Control Problems Following Concussion

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Victoria Javes, Sinead O'Callaghan, Tatyanna Neumann

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Mikayla Cimino, Maria Daly, Rachel Dunne, Ashley Secoges, Marisa Waite, Noah YeagleyNeuroscience Long-term Effects of Executive Function as a Result of Concussions

Long-term Effects of Executive Function as a Result of Concussions

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Mikayla Cimino, Maria Daly, Rachel Dunne, Ashley Secoges, Marisa Waite, Noah Yeagley

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Stephanie Guzman, Clementine HarveyNeuroscience Differences in Brain Activity EEG Between Concussed and Non-Concussed Groups in Problem Solving Tasks

Differences in Brain Activity EEG Between Concussed and Non-Concussed Groups in Problem Solving Tasks

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Stephanie Guzman, Clementine Harvey

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Politics / IR Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Mary Atta-Dakwa, Scott Baker, Garrett Bullock, Hunter Cohen, Paul Cottam, Anna Crowder, Jake Detweiler, Hannah Engber, Leah Grudberg, Jacob Kang, Clara Kiss, Alexandria Nigro, Charlotte Rohrer, Rosina Shipman, Daan Slaats, Roumaissaa Tailassane, Christopher Tan, Chelsey Thomas, Yu-Hisen Tsao, Brendan Werner, Hanchen ZhengInternational RelationsUrsinus at National Model United Nations Conference

Ursinus at National Model United Nations Conference

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Mary Atta-Dakwa, Scott Baker, Garrett Bullock, Hunter Cohen, Paul Cottam, Anna Crowder, Jake Detweiler, Hannah Engber, Leah Grudberg, Jacob Kang, Clara Kiss, Alexandria Nigro, Charlotte Rohrer, Rosina Shipman, Daan Slaats, Roumaissaa Tailassane, Christopher Tan, Chelsey Thomas, Yu-Hisen Tsao, Brendan Werner, Hanchen Zheng

International Relations
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Clara KissInternational RelationsBritish Colonial Legacy and State Terror

British Colonial Legacy and State Terror

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Clara Kiss

International Relations
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Paul CottamPoliticsDoes terror sway elections to the right?

Does terror sway elections to the right?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Paul Cottam

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Emily KleinPoliticsHow communication impacts terrorism

How communication impacts terrorism

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Emily Klein

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Katelyn KingPoliticsWhat effects do economic interactions of nations such as trade have on societal violence and are there notable geospatial patterns?

What effects do economic interactions of nations such as trade have on societal violence and are there notable geospatial patterns?

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Katelyn King

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Charlotte RohrerPoliticsHow and Why Does Counterterrorism Legislation Differ Country from Country: An Analysis of the USA PATRIOT Act and France's state of emergency laws

How and Why Does Counterterrorism Legislation Differ Country from Country: An Analysis of the USA PATRIOT Act and France's state of emergency laws

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Charlotte Rohrer

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Rosina ShipmanPoliticsHome Matters

Home Matters

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Rosina Shipman

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Cole WoodPoliticsTerrorism and immigration

Terrorism and immigration

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Cole Wood

Politics
Mentor: Johannes Karreth

Psychology Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 1-1:50 p.m.

Katherine Damato, Rachel Allison, Jessica McFall, Salone Singh, Ria Malones, Will Wells, Lauren Feldman, Allie Senger, Indira JoellPsychology Effects of Childhood Grief Experiences

Effects of Childhood Grief Experiences

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Katherine Damato, Rachel Allison, Jessica McFall, Salone Singh, Ria Malones, Will Wells, Lauren Feldman, Allie Senger, Indira Joell

Psychology
Mentor: Susan Lawrence

Temi OlafunmiloyePsychology Examining How Social Barriers Shape Physical Barriers to Healthcare within the Black Community

Examining How Social Barriers Shape Physical Barriers to Healthcare within the Black Community

1-1:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Temi Olafunmiloye

Psychology
Mentor: Vanessa Volpe

HEP/Human Performance Assessment Presentation
Olin 101, 1-1:50 p.m.

Liana WeishaarHuman Performance Assessment Evaluation of Quality Assessment Officers in Hospitals

Evaluation of Quality Assessment Officers in Hospitals

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Liana Weishaar

Human Performance Assessment
Mentor: Catherine Van de Ruit

French Presentations
Olin 102, 1-1:50 p.m.

Helen Brabant-BleakleyFrench Political Rhetoric and Active Forgetting: The Language of Alpha 60 in Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville and the discourse of Marine Le Pen

Political Rhetoric and Active Forgetting: The Language of Alpha 60 in Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville and the discourse of Marine Le Pen

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Helen Brabant-Bleakley

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Joanna TimmermanFrench Humanity is Resistance: Bodily Dissociation in Truismes by Marie Darrieussecq and Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco

Humanity is Resistance: Bodily Dissociation in Truismes by Marie Darrieussecq and Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Joanna Timmerman

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Naseem SyedFrench The Dark Continent: Djebar's silence and Cixous' laughter

The Dark Continent: Djebar's silence and Cixous' laughter

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Naseem Syed

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

American Studies and German Presentations
Olin 103, 1-1:50 p.m.

Gwendolyn FranklinAmerican Studies The Death Rattle of West Virginia: The Interlocking Relationship Between the Coal Industry, the Opioid Epidemic and the Rise of Trump

The Death Rattle of West Virginia: The Interlocking Relationship Between the Coal Industry, the Opioid Epidemic and the Rise of Trump

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Gwendolyn Franklin

American Studies
Mentor: Jasmine Harris

Sydney DicksonGerman Migration, Integration, and Identity: A Comparison Between the Guest Worker Program and Syrian Refugees in Germany

Migration, Integration, and Identity: A Comparison Between the Guest Worker Program and Syrian Refugees in Germany

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Sydney Dickson

German
Mentor: Robin Clouser

Theater Presentation
Olin 108, 1-1:50 p.m.

Charlotte TorresTheater Chicks Aren't Funny

Chicks Aren't Funny

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 108

Presenter: Charlotte Torres

Theater
Mentor: Domenick Scudera

English and Art Presentations
Olin 201, 1-1:50 p.m.

Franklin (Garrison) McCammon, English Quantum Physics and Relativity in Lovecraft's Fiction

Quantum Physics and Relativity in Lovecraft's Fiction

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenters: Franklin (Garrison) McCammon,

English
Mentor: Diane Amoroso-O'Connor

Kayla O'MahonyArt and Art History Arts, Ayuda, and Hunting Park

Arts, Ayuda, and Hunting Park

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Kayla O'Mahony

Art and Art History
Mentor: Cari Freno

English Presentations
Olin 303, 1-1:50 p.m.

Joe Makuc, Emily Shue, Kyla JerminEnglish Autonomy in Creative Work and Shakespeare

Autonomy in Creative Work and Shakespeare

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 303

Presenters: Joe Makuc, Emily Shue, Kyla Jermin

English
Mentor: Carol Dole

2-2:50 p.m.

Bonner Senior Presentations
Bomberger Auditorium, 2-2:50 p.m.

Ben Allwein, Kathryn Bormann, Rachael Carter, Sophia Gamber, Roseangela Hartford, Temi Olafunmiloye, Jessica Vadaketh, Asuka WatanabeBonnerBonner Senior Presentations

Bonner Senior Presentations

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger Auditorium

Presenters: Ben Allwein, Kathryn Bormann, Rachael Carter, Sophia Gamber, Roseangela Hartford, Temi Olafunmiloye, Jessica Vadaketh, Asuka Watanabe

Bonner
Mentor: Christian Rice

Music Presentations
Bomberger 033, 2-2:50 p.m.

Dylan Ryave, Regan Newman, Samuel Pope, Codi Yhap, Alexander Lehr, Julian SchwartzMusic Music Theory Compositions Performance

Music Theory Compositions Performance

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 033

Presenters: Dylan Ryave, Regan Newman, Samuel Pope, Codi Yhap, Alexander Lehr, Julian Schwartz

Music
Mentor: Rosa Abrahams

HEP & Athletics Presentations
Bomberger 228, 2-2:50 p.m.

Clara GreskoffHealth and Exercise Physiology So You Think You Want to be a Physical Therapist

So You Think You Want to be a Physical Therapist

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Clara Greskoff

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Kristin Paisley

Deon EdmondHealth and Exercise Physiology Ursinus Athletics

Ursinus Athletics

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Deon Edmond

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Laura Moliken

Ryan Hodgdon, AthleticsUrsinus College Golf Team

Ursinus College Golf Team

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 228

Presenters: Ryan Hodgdon,

Athletics
Mentor: Wesley Hollis

Biology Presentations
Bomberger 306, 2-2:50 p.m.

William FossBiology Effect of Age on The Spinal Cord Regeneration of Ambystoma mexicanum

Effect of Age on The Spinal Cord Regeneration of Ambystoma mexicanum

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: William Foss

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Melanie Lee, Suzanne Angermeier, Jonathan Monkemeyer, AlfredoBiology Studying the diversity of animals in Costa Rica through Bio 320

Studying the diversity of animals in Costa Rica through Bio 320

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 306

Presenters: Melanie Lee, Suzanne Angermeier, Jonathan Monkemeyer, Alfredo

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Business & Economics Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Alex ArhontoulisApplied EconomicsStoneMor L.P. Internship

StoneMor L.P. Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alex Arhontoulis

Applied Economics
Mentor: Cindy Harris

Aileen BeVardApplied EconomicsVector Marketing Internship

Vector Marketing Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Aileen BeVard

Applied Economics
Mentor: Cindy Harris

Carl ChristophApplied EconomicsLogan Capital Management Internship

Logan Capital Management Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Carl Christoph

Applied Economics
Mentor: Cindy Harris

Evan CirafesiApplied EconomicsClairmont, Paciello, and Company Internship

Clairmont, Paciello, and Company Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Evan Cirafesi

Applied Economics
Mentor: Scott Deacle

AJ DalessandroApplied EconomicsSouder Scenna Accounting Internship

Souder Scenna Accounting Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: AJ Dalessandro

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

Josh GordonApplied EconomicsCommonwealth Health Internship

Commonwealth Health Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Josh Gordon

Applied Economics
Mentor: Andrew Economopoulos

John HansenApplied EconomicsKGM Gaming Internship

KGM Gaming Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: John Hansen

Applied Economics
Mentor: Rudy Henkel

Johnny MeyersApplied EconomicsGardner, Pierce & Associates Internship

Gardner, Pierce & Associates Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Johnny Meyers

Applied Economics
Mentor: Scott Deacle

Nicole PupilloApplied EconomicsSEI Investments Internship

SEI Investments Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Nicole Pupillo

Applied Economics
Mentor: Cindy Harris

ChenYu YinApplied EconomicsNanjing Kangni Mechanical & Electrical Co., Ltd Internship

Nanjing Kangni Mechanical & Electrical Co., Ltd Internship

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: ChenYu Yin

Applied Economics
Mentor: Scott Deacle

Chemistry Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Katherine BellChemistry Creation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins

Creation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Katherine Bell

Chemistry
Mentor: Amanda Reig

Sarah Snider LeonhauserChemistry A Pyrazine-Modified Cyanoferrate Complex for Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Methanol

A Pyrazine-Modified Cyanoferrate Complex for Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Methanol

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Sarah Snider Leonhauser

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Michael Esposito, Melissa HoffChemistry Next-Nearest-Neighbor Electronic Coupling in a Series of trans-Fe(II)Pt(IV)M(II) Trimers

Next-Nearest-Neighbor Electronic Coupling in a Series of trans-Fe(II)Pt(IV)M(II) Trimers

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Michael Esposito, Melissa Hoff

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Nerica Normil, Amy Lee, Brody Johnson, Haley O'Malley, Jacyln ZaccaroChemistry Using PEG-modified Graphene Oxide to Deliver Tetracycline in E. coli

Using PEG-modified Graphene Oxide to Deliver Tetracycline in E. coli

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Nerica Normil, Amy Lee, Brody Johnson, Haley O'Malley, Jacyln Zaccaro

Chemistry
Mentor: Mark Ellison

Noel McCampbell, Chris Maley, Ria Rathi, Jordan Carver, Audrey SimpsonChemistry The Interaction of Escherichia coli with Tetracycline-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

The Interaction of Escherichia coli with Tetracycline-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Noel McCampbell, Chris Maley, Ria Rathi, Jordan Carver, Audrey Simpson

Chemistry
Mentor: Mark Ellison

Omar Elghawy, Yusef Ahmed, Daniel LippeChemistry The Alkylation and Subsequent Smiles Rearrangement of Hydroxycoumarin Derivatives

The Alkylation and Subsequent Smiles Rearrangement of Hydroxycoumarin Derivatives

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Omar Elghawy, Yusef Ahmed, Daniel Lippe

Chemistry
Mentor: Ryan Walvoord

Julia DorsheimerChemistry Synthesis of an o-aminophenol-based Fluorescent Probe for Monitoring Copper-oxidase Activity

Synthesis of an o-aminophenol-based Fluorescent Probe for Monitoring Copper-oxidase Activity

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Julia Dorsheimer

Chemistry
Mentor: Ryan Walvoord

Media & Communications Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Rachel RhindressMedia and Communication Studies Adventures of an Administrative Theatre Intern

Adventures of an Administrative Theatre Intern

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Rachel Rhindress

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Jennifer Fleeger

Taylor SchaefferMedia and Communication Studies Managing Social Media

Managing Social Media

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Taylor Schaeffer

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Louise Woodstock

Franchesca LiberatoscioliMedia and Communication Studies TwwB

TwwB

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Franchesca Liberatoscioli

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Sheryl Goodman

Leah GrudbergMedia and Communication Studies The Value of Liberal Education: An Examination of Reality and Representation in Movies

The Value of Liberal Education: An Examination of Reality and Representation in Movies

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Leah Grudberg

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Sheryl Goodman

Math and Physics Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Mia TrumanPhysics Processing and Properties of Laser Exposed Nanostructures in Arsenic Sulfide

Processing and Properties of Laser Exposed Nanostructures in Arsenic Sulfide

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Mia Truman

Physics
Mentor: Casey Schwarz

Brittani SchnablePhysics Spin-coated Chalcogenide Films as a Route to Functional Nanoscale Devices

Spin-coated Chalcogenide Films as a Route to Functional Nanoscale Devices

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Brittani Schnable

Physics
Mentor: Casey Schwarz

Margaret LeitzMathematics A Graphical User Interface for Exploring Stark Maps

A Graphical User Interface for Exploring Stark Maps

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Margaret Leitz

Mathematics
Mentor: Tom Carroll

Psychology Poster Presentations
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Morgan Cope, Marisa WaitePsychology A Blast From the (Biased) Past: Effects of Attachment and Satisfaction on Temporal Distancing of Relationship Events

A Blast From the (Biased) Past: Effects of Attachment and Satisfaction on Temporal Distancing of Relationship Events

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Morgan Cope, Marisa Waite

Psychology
Mentor: Brent Mattingly

Marisa Waite, Morgan CopePsychology Who am I? It's too soon to die: Self-concept clarity mediates the link between self-esteem and death anxiety

Who am I? It's too soon to die: Self-concept clarity mediates the link between self-esteem and death anxiety

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Marisa Waite, Morgan Cope

Psychology
Mentor: Brent Mattingly

Xichang Wu, Xinyun (Lydia) Zhang, Romina KalmeijerPsychology The Role of Compensatory Self-Concept Change in an International Student’s Cultural Intelligence

The Role of Compensatory Self-Concept Change in an International Student’s Cultural Intelligence

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Xichang Wu, Xinyun (Lydia) Zhang, Romina Kalmeijer

Psychology
Mentor: Brent Mattingly

William Wells, Victoria Javes, Uriel Cabello, Alexis ShortPsychology Celebration vs. Boredom: Substance use choice among undergraduates

Celebration vs. Boredom: Substance use choice among undergraduates

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: William Wells, Victoria Javes, Uriel Cabello, Alexis Short

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Ariel Banville, Lisa Nghe, Samantha GerenserPsychology Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Depression

Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Depression

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Ariel Banville, Lisa Nghe, Samantha Gerenser

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Samantha Ali, Julia YimPsychology The Possible Distorting Effects of Divorce on Relationships with Parents

The Possible Distorting Effects of Divorce on Relationships with Parents

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Samantha Ali, Julia Yim

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Katherine Damato, Anna Budny, Thalia Garcia, Rick GouldPsychology Motivating Students to Take Challenging Courses: Dweck Might Be Wrong

Motivating Students to Take Challenging Courses: Dweck Might Be Wrong

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Katherine Damato, Anna Budny, Thalia Garcia, Rick Gould

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Ace Melendez, Yalin YangPsychology Understanding Sadness: Correlational Analyses of Empathy, Parental Relationships, and Depression

Understanding Sadness: Correlational Analyses of Empathy, Parental Relationships, and Depression

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Ace Melendez, Yalin Yang

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Kimberly-Joy Walters, Salone Singh, Stephanie Gardner, Ciara BlazakPsychology Maternal Employment During Boys' Infancy: A Goldilocks Phenomenon

Maternal Employment During Boys' Infancy: A Goldilocks Phenomenon

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Kimberly-Joy Walters, Salone Singh, Stephanie Gardner, Ciara Blazak

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Theresa Mowad, Sarah WonsidlerPsychology Positive Explicit Associations for Autism and Disability Observed on Campus

Positive Explicit Associations for Autism and Disability Observed on Campus

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Theresa Mowad, Sarah Wonsidler

Psychology
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Indira Joell, Psychology Adolescent and Young Adult Decision-Making: The Association Between Perceived Impact of Cancer and Attitudes Towards Clinical Trials

Adolescent and Young Adult Decision-Making: The Association Between Perceived Impact of Cancer and Attitudes Towards Clinical Trials

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenters: Indira Joell,

Psychology
Mentor: Kneia DaCosta

Bryanna JonesPsychology The Lived Experiences of Black Students on Predominantly White Campuses: The Role of Special Interest Housing (Teagle Diversity Fellow)

The Lived Experiences of Black Students on Predominantly White Campuses: The Role of Special Interest Housing (Teagle Diversity Fellow)

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Bryanna Jones

Psychology
Mentor: Vanessa Volpe

Religious Studies Poster Presentation
Fieldhouse, 2-2:50 p.m.

Alix SegilReligious Studies Technology For All Generation

Technology For All Generation

2-2:50 p.m. Fieldhouse

Presenter: Alix Segil

Religious Studies
Mentor: Nathan Rein

Externship Presentations
Olin 101, 2-2:50 p.m.

John DeLia, Mariana Arrisueno, Olivia Byrne, Peter Desimone, Gemma Dufoe, Concetta Magliochetti, Abigail Goldstein, Kelsey Jean-BaptisteOther2018 Ursinus Externs

2018 Ursinus Externs

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 101

Presenters: John DeLia, Mariana Arrisueno, Olivia Byrne, Peter Desimone, Gemma Dufoe, Concetta Magliochetti, Abigail Goldstein, Kelsey Jean-Baptiste

Other
Mentor: Michele Poruban

ENV Presentations
Olin 102, 2-2:50 p.m.

Sydney GodbeyEnvironmental Studies Exploring juvenile diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) habitat and behavior

Exploring juvenile diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) habitat and behavior

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Sydney Godbey

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Leah Joseph

Sabrina BimsonEnvironmental Studies Greenhouse study of functional traits for cover crops

Greenhouse study of functional traits for cover crops

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Sabrina Bimson

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Denise Finney

French Performances
Olin 104, 2-2:50 p.m.

Gillianne Lux, Riley Grourke and Gwendolen LasserFrench Youth In Revolt

Youth In Revolt

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 104

Presenters: Gillianne Lux, Riley Grourke and Gwendolen Lasser

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Gillianne Lux, Jacob KangFrench Count of Monte Cristo

Count of Monte Cristo

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 104

Presenters: Gillianne Lux, Jacob Kang

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Jacob Kang, Autumn Murphy, Carver Wolfe, Riley Grourke, Wendy Lasser, Sophie May, Arabella Taucher, GabrielleFrench Ratatouille

Ratatouille

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 104

Presenters: Jacob Kang, Autumn Murphy, Carver Wolfe, Riley Grourke, Wendy Lasser, Sophie May, Arabella Taucher, Gabrielle

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Parlee Center and Study Abroad Presentations
Olin 107, 2-2:50 p.m.

Jaclyn Jordan, Stephanie HawkinsParleeParlee Internships in Alaska and Peru

Parlee Internships in Alaska and Peru

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Jaclyn Jordan, Stephanie Hawkins

Parlee
Mentor: Robert Dawley

Ashlyn Welch, Emily JollyOtherGlasgow Abroad

Glasgow Abroad

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Ashlyn Welch, Emily Jolly

Other
Mentor: Melissa Hardin

Creative Writing Performance
Olin 108, 2-2:50 p.m.

Robin Gow, Albert Hahn, Kara Travis, Rae Hodenfield, Robert Wilfe, Chiara DeMilfi, Daniel Walker, Liv Walker, Adam Mlodzinksi, Sam Ernest, Jen Joseph, Solana Warner, Paige Szmodis, Madison Bradley, Brandon CareyCreative WritingLiterary Society Reading

Literary Society Reading

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Robin Gow, Albert Hahn, Kara Travis, Rae Hodenfield, Robert Wilfe, Chiara DeMilfi, Daniel Walker, Liv Walker, Adam Mlodzinksi, Sam Ernest, Jen Joseph, Solana Warner, Paige Szmodis, Madison Bradley, Brandon Carey

Creative Writing
Mentor: Jon Volkmer

International Relations Presentations
Olin 201, 2-2:50 p.m.

Hannah EngberInternational Relations Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Hannah Engber

International Relations
Mentor: Rebecca Evans

Clara KissInternational Relations Sovereignty in the Congo: From Economic Insinuation to Economic Dependence (and Everything in Between)

Sovereignty in the Congo: From Economic Insinuation to Economic Dependence (and Everything in Between)

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Clara Kiss

International Relations
Mentor: Rebecca Evans

3 p.m.

HEP Honors Defenses
Kaleidoscope 207, 3 p.m.

Patrick RaffertyHEPThe Effects of WIs Deletion in Macrophages on Muscle Repair

The Effects of WIs Deletion in Macrophages on Muscle Repair

3 p.m. Kaleidoscope 207

Presenter: Patrick Rafferty

HEP
Mentor: April Carpenter

Alexandra PuryearHEPThe Feasibility of a Mediterranean Diet

The Feasibility of a Mediterranean Diet

3 p.m. Kaleidoscope 207

Presenter: Alexandra Puryear

HEP
Mentor: Deb Feairheller

Media and Communications Honors Defenses
Olin 101, 3 p.m.

Emily JollyMedia and Communication Studies Getting Bi: Perceptions of Bisexuality amongst Young Adults

Getting Bi: Perceptions of Bisexuality amongst Young Adults

3 p.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Emily Jolly

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Louise Woodstock

Madison BradleyMedia and Communication Studies Living in the Liminal: Representation of Transgender and Nonbinary Identity in Steven Universe

Living in the Liminal: Representation of Transgender and Nonbinary Identity in Steven Universe

3 p.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Madison Bradley

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Louise Woodstock

East Asian Studies Honors Defense
Olin 102, 3 p.m.

Rosendo Lopez-DuranEast Asian Studies In the Shadow of Japanese Identity

In the Shadow of Japanese Identity

3 p.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Rosendo Lopez-Duran

East Asian Studies
Mentor: Matthew Mizenko

History Honors Defense
Olin 301, 3 p.m.

Elijah SloatHistory Who Cares? Academia's Past Choices playing out in the Present Future

Who Cares? Academia's Past Choices playing out in the Present Future

3 p.m. Olin 301

Presenter: Elijah Sloat

History
Mentor: Susanna Throop (with Abby Kluchin and John Spencer)

English Honors Defenses
Olin 303, 3 p.m.

Albert HahnEnglish

3 p.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Albert Hahn

English
Mentor:

Paige SzmodisEnglish

3 p.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Paige Szmodis

English
Mentor:

Robin GowEnglish

3 p.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Robin Gow

English
Mentor:

French and Anthropology/Sociology Honors Defense
Olin 201, 3 p.m.

Helen Brabant-BleakleyFrench and Anthropology/SociologyVeiled Identity: Republicanism and the Franco-Muslim Woman

Veiled Identity: Republicanism and the Franco-Muslim Woman

3 p.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Helen Brabant-Bleakley

French and Anthropology/Sociology
Mentor: Julin Everett, Lauren Wynne, and Danielle Widmann Abraham

Biology Honors Defenses
Pfahler Musser Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Adam DykieBiology Assessing Sox2 Expression in the Spinal Cord of Ambystoma mexicanum During Single and Multiple Regenerations

Assessing Sox2 Expression in the Spinal Cord of Ambystoma mexicanum During Single and Multiple Regenerations

3 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Adam Dykie

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Dorothy BentonBiology Identification and Phenotypic Analysis of the lz5 suppressor of the pam-1 mutation in C. elegans

Identification and Phenotypic Analysis of the lz5 suppressor of the pam-1 mutation in C. elegans

3 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Dorothy Benton

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Jordyn KarlinerBiology Investigating the role of Slitrk2 in Embryonic Neurogenesis

Investigating the role of Slitrk2 in Embryonic Neurogenesis

3 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Jordyn Karliner

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer Round

Rachel WeilBiology Contractility of the Murine Heart: Are changes in pregnancy-induced cardiac function exacerbated after two pregnancies?

Contractility of the Murine Heart: Are changes in pregnancy-induced cardiac function exacerbated after two pregnancies?

3 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Rachel Weil

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Ben AllweinBiology Prion Protein Aggregation in Yeast: Molecular and Cellular Implications

Prion Protein Aggregation in Yeast: Molecular and Cellular Implications

3 p.m. Pfahler Musser Auditorium

Presenter: Ben Allwein

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

4-5:00 p.m.

Anthropology and Sociology Honors Defense
Bomberger 202, 4-5:00 p.m.

Megan BurnsAnthropology and Sociology Where Trying to Conceive becomes a Community Effort: An Analysis of Online Infertility Forums

Where Trying to Conceive becomes a Community Effort: An Analysis of Online Infertility Forums

4-5:00 p.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Megan Burns

Anthropology and Sociology
Mentor: Lauren Wynne

Spanish Honors Defense
Olin 103, 4-5:00 p.m.

Roseangela HartfordSpanish Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership in Latin America

Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership in Latin America

4-5:00 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Roseangela Hartford

Spanish
Mentor: Jose Cornelio and Rebecca Evans

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Dance Performances
Lenfest, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Donnay Burden, Performers (James Daring, Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Jeniece Butts, Justine Cinalli)Dance Social Deception

Social Deception

3:30-4:30 p.m. Lenfest

Presenters: Donnay Burden, Performers (James Daring, Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Jeniece Butts, Justine Cinalli)

Dance
Mentor: Karen Clemente

Alexandra Mastrangelo, Angela BeyDance Recovery: A process of self-discovery

Recovery: A process of self-discovery

3:30-4:30 p.m. Lenfest

Presenters: Alexandra Mastrangelo, Angela Bey

Dance
Mentor: Karen Clemente

Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Danielle Jordan, James Daring, Jeniece Butts, and Justine CinalliDance Remembrance

Remembrance

3:30-4:30 p.m. Lenfest

Presenters: Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Danielle Jordan, James Daring, Jeniece Butts, and Justine Cinalli

Dance
Mentor: Karen Clemente

4:00-7:00 p.m.

Exhibition Reception
Berman Museum, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Student Artists Art and Art HistoryAnnual Student Art Exhibition 2018 - New Work by Art Majors and Minors

Annual Student Art Exhibition 2018 - New Work by Art Majors and Minors

4:00-7:00 p.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Student Artists

Art and Art History
Mentor:

5:30-6:00 p.m.

Theater Performances
Blackbox, 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Indira Joell, Charlotte Torres, Bella RagomoTheater Selections from In the Underworld by Germaine Tillion

Selections from In the Underworld by Germaine Tillion

5:30-6:00 p.m. Blackbox

Presenters: Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Indira Joell, Charlotte Torres, Bella Ragomo

Theater
Mentor: Meghan Brodie

6:00-7:15 p.m.

Theater Performances
Blackbox, 6:00-7:15 p.m.

Samantha Hageman, Blake Thomson, Charlotte Torres, David Walters, Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Taahira Davis, Henry GustafsonTheater Two Minutes to Midnight

Two Minutes to Midnight

6:00-7:15 p.m. Blackbox

Presenters: Samantha Hageman, Blake Thomson, Charlotte Torres, David Walters, Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Taahira Davis, Henry Gustafson

Theater
Mentor: Meghan Brodie

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dance Performances
Lenfest, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

UCDC Dance Ursinus College Dance Company - Special CoSA Preview Performance

Ursinus College Dance Company - Special CoSA Preview Performance

7:30-9:30 p.m. Lenfest

Presenter: UCDC

Dance
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