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CoSA takes place April 21, 2016.

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Special Events

  • BERMAN MUSEUM ANNUAL STUDENT EXHIBITION

    Reception – Berman Museum – 4:00-6:00pm

    CREATIVE EXCHANGE
    Exhibit – Myrin Library First Floor – ongoing

Schedule of Presentations

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10-10:50 a.m.

Health & Exercise Physiology Poster Presentations
Myrin Library, 10-10:50 a.m.

Allyson GettyHealth and Exercise PhysiologyEffects of a Short-Term Functional Exercise Program on Cardiac and Vascular Health

Effects of a Short-Term Functional Exercise Program on Cardiac and Vascular Health

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Allyson Getty

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Jessica HillHealth and Exercise PhysiologyVascular Health and Fitness Levels in Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obese Young Adults

Vascular Health and Fitness Levels in Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obese Young Adults

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Jessica Hill

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Rejeanna JasinskiHealth and Exercise PhysiologyValidation of VO2 Estimation Calculators

Validation of VO2 Estimation Calculators

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Rejeanna Jasinski

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Tia WisdoHealth and Exercise PhysiologyEffects of 4-Week Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Health and Fitness Levels of Adults

Effects of 4-Week Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Health and Fitness Levels of Adults

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Tia Wisdo

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Alyssa PolimeniHealth and Exercise PhysiologyEffects of a 4 Week Exercise Intervention on Brachial and Core Blood Pressures

Effects of a 4 Week Exercise Intervention on Brachial and Core Blood Pressures

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Alyssa Polimeni

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Joseph CruzHealth and Exercise PhysiologyFunctional Fitness Challenge in Volunteer Firefighters Improves Heart Health

Functional Fitness Challenge in Volunteer Firefighters Improves Heart Health

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Joseph Cruz

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Tyler WinkisHealth and Exercise PhysiologyHistological Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Injury in Mice

Histological Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Injury in Mice

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Tyler Winkis

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

BreAnna Bashaw, Samantha KeoonelaHealth and Exercise PhysiologyGeneration and Verification of the Wlsfl/fl;Cfms-cre Mice

Generation and Verification of the Wlsfl/fl;Cfms-cre Mice

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: BreAnna Bashaw, Samantha Keoonela

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

Ryan JoseHealth and Exercise PhysiologyConcussions

Concussions

10-10:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Ryan Jose

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Heather O'Neill

Biology Presentations
Olin 101, 10-10:50 a.m.

Joshua Straka, Elizabeth Cooley, Aubrey LesoBiologyExploring the Functional Role of Microglia in Response to HIV-1 Protein Tat

Exploring the Functional Role of Microglia in Response to HIV-1 Protein Tat

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Joshua Straka, Elizabeth Cooley, Aubrey Leso

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer King

Devayu ParikhBiologyComparing centrosome behavior in wild-type and pam-1 mutant one-celled Caenorhabditis elegans embryos

Comparing centrosome behavior in wild-type and pam-1 mutant one-celled Caenorhabditis elegans embryos

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Devayu Parikh

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Erich KeyserBiologyThe effect of host-plant resistance and intercropping on the Potato Leafhopper in alfalfa

The effect of host-plant resistance and intercropping on the Potato Leafhopper in alfalfa

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Erich Keyser

Biology
Mentor: Cory Straub

Environmental Studies Presentations
Olin 102, 10-10:50 a.m.

Emily van MulbregtEnvironmental StudiesAnimal Care Management and Gorilla Behavior at Franklin Park Zoo

Animal Care Management and Gorilla Behavior at Franklin Park Zoo

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Emily van Mulbregt

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Richard Wallace

Catherine Buczek, Roseangela HartfordEnvironmental StudiesThe Important Role of Politics on the Clean Power Plan in Pennsylvania

The Important Role of Politics on the Clean Power Plan in Pennsylvania

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenters: Catherine Buczek, Roseangela Hartford

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Aschcroft

Allie Cook, Derek Burtraw, Megan HanscomEnvironmental StudiesImplementation of RGGI for Pennsylvania Clean Power Plan

Implementation of RGGI for Pennsylvania Clean Power Plan

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenters: Allie Cook, Derek Burtraw, Megan Hanscom

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Externship Panel
Olin 103, 10-10:50 a.m.

Roseangela Hartford, Christopher Tan, Deana Harley, Reiner MauerOtherExtern Panel

Extern Panel

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Roseangela Hartford, Christopher Tan, Deana Harley, Reiner Mauer

Other
Mentor: Michele Poruban, Sharon Hansen

English Presentations
Olin 107, 10-10:50 a.m.

Kara Travis, Macy Smith, Nora SternlofEnglishJane Eyre and Villette: Charlotte Bronte's Fictional Journeys

Jane Eyre and Villette: Charlotte Bronte's Fictional Journeys

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Kara Travis, Macy Smith, Nora Sternlof

English
Mentor: Carol Dole

English Poetry Performance
Olin 108, 10-10:50 a.m.

Julia Hodenfield, Advanced Poetry Class ENGL-302English11 Poems (For those who inspire us)

11 Poems (For those who inspire us)

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Julia Hodenfield, Advanced Poetry Class ENGL-302

English
Mentor: Michelle Nzadi Keita

Sociology Presentation
Olin 303, 10-10:50 a.m.

Chelsea WhiteSociology“Putting it all out on Table”: Exploring the Scripts of Femininity on The Real Housewives of Orange County and Bad Girls Club

“Putting it all out on Table”: Exploring the Scripts of Femininity on The Real Housewives of Orange County and Bad Girls Club

10-10:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Chelsea White

Sociology
Mentor: Gina Oboler

Biology / Biochemistry Poster Presentations
Pfahler Hall Atrium, 10-10:50 a.m.

Caroline Gambone, Robin Alsher, Deborah EatonBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyDetermining Function of a Novel Unknown Protein

Determining Function of a Novel Unknown Protein

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Caroline Gambone, Robin Alsher, Deborah Eaton

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Usman Baqai, Benjamin Allwein, Chanton PhanBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyProject 3H04: Classification of an identified hydrolase enzyme

Project 3H04: Classification of an identified hydrolase enzyme

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Usman Baqai, Benjamin Allwein, Chanton Phan

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe, Rebecca Roberts

Dylan Ammons, Zackary Miller, Joseph WalshBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyFunctional analysis of PDB 2O14

Functional analysis of PDB 2O14

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Dylan Ammons, Zackary Miller, Joseph Walsh

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Chase Renninger, Danielle Pomante, George FigueroaBiochemistry and Molecular Biology3CBW: A Novel Protein Characterization Study

3CBW: A Novel Protein Characterization Study

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Chase Renninger, Danielle Pomante, George Figueroa

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Allyson Norton, Ky Pham, Sophia LisowskiBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyStructural and biochemical determination of the enzymatic function of Lin2722 protein

Structural and biochemical determination of the enzymatic function of Lin2722 protein

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Allyson Norton, Ky Pham, Sophia Lisowski

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts

Christine PhilipBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyCharacterization of 4 Histidine/ 2 Carboxylate Model Proteins

Characterization of 4 Histidine/ 2 Carboxylate Model Proteins

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Christine Philip

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Amanda Reig

Jenna PellegrinoBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyCreation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins

Creation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Jenna Pellegrino

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Amanda Reig

Katherine O'Shea, Julia DorsheimerBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyStructural and Functional Characterization of G4DFsc Variants Containing a 4-His/3-Carboxylate Active Site

Structural and Functional Characterization of G4DFsc Variants Containing a 4-His/3-Carboxylate Active Site

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Katherine O'Shea, Julia Dorsheimer

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Amanda Reig

Brian HenstenburgBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe effect of prenatal ethanol exposure on Slit expression and corridor organization in the forebrain.

The effect of prenatal ethanol exposure on Slit expression and corridor organization in the forebrain.

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Brian Henstenburg

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Carlita Favero

Chase RenningerBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyOxidized Carbon nanotubes and Anti-fungal agents on Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Oxidized Carbon nanotubes and Anti-fungal agents on Saccharomyces cerevisiae

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Chase Renninger

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Mark Ellison

Nathan Fritzinger, Cacey HamiltonBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyPROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE LECTIN-LIKE DOMAIN OF THROMBOMODULIN AND COMPLEMENT COMPONENT 3

PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE LECTIN-LIKE DOMAIN OF THROMBOMODULIN AND COMPLEMENT COMPONENT 3

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Nathan Fritzinger, Cacey Hamilton

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Chris Maley, Ria RathiBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe Interaction of Escherichia coli with Tetracycline-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

The Interaction of Escherichia coli with Tetracycline-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Chris Maley, Ria Rathi

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Mark Ellison

Saloni Parikh, Emma Frees, James CheckowskiBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe Importance of Sterile Technique in Cell Culture Growth

The Importance of Sterile Technique in Cell Culture Growth

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Saloni Parikh, Emma Frees, James Checkowski

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts

Annie Li, Benjamin Allwein, Ellen FreebernBiologyPrion-dependent changes in protein expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Prion-dependent changes in protein expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

10-10:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Annie Li, Benjamin Allwein, Ellen Freebern

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Neuroscience / Psychology Poster Presentations
Wismer Lower, 10-10:50 a.m.

Brennan McFarlandNeuroscienceEffectiveness of CoQ10 in attenuating oxidative stress caused by overexpression of the LRRK2 gene modeled in Caenorhabditis elegans

Effectiveness of CoQ10 in attenuating oxidative stress caused by overexpression of the LRRK2 gene modeled in Caenorhabditis elegans

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Brennan McFarland

Neuroscience
Mentor: Rebecca Kohn

Mary FoggoNeuroscienceHow gender, autistic traits, and difficulty level affect performance and strategy on emotional face processing and mental rotation tasks

How gender, autistic traits, and difficulty level affect performance and strategy on emotional face processing and mental rotation tasks

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Mary Foggo

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Tess Wiggin, Mary Foggo, Brennan McFarlandNeuroscienceHow gender and autistic traits influence performance and strategy during mental rotation and emotional face processing tasks

How gender and autistic traits influence performance and strategy during mental rotation and emotional face processing tasks

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Tess Wiggin, Mary Foggo, Brennan McFarland

Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Ryan March, Sarah WonsidlerPsychologyThe Effect of Awareness and Acceptance Messages on Students' Attitudes Towards Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

The Effect of Awareness and Acceptance Messages on Students' Attitudes Towards Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Ryan March, Sarah Wonsidler

Psychology
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Jordan Miller, Alexandra HabeckerPsychologyTest-Retest Reliability of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient in Neurotypical Adults

Test-Retest Reliability of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient in Neurotypical Adults

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Jordan Miller, Alexandra Habecker

Psychology
Mentor: Jennifer Stevenson

Zackary Miller, Margaret Philbin, Alexa Snively-Bologna, Lauren Verso, Nicole Balog, Haley ZorgerNeuroscienceNeural Correlates of Language In Native and Non-Native Arabic Speakers Using EEG and a Language-Specific Phoneme Repetition Task

Neural Correlates of Language In Native and Non-Native Arabic Speakers Using EEG and a Language-Specific Phoneme Repetition Task

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Zackary Miller, Margaret Philbin, Alexa Snively-Bologna, Lauren Verso, Nicole Balog, Haley Zorger

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Marisa Gretz, Rachel Raucci, Lisa Grous, Clementine Harvey, Jess Harsch, Zoe Barnett-Ohari, Bridget Winay, Max Schwartz, Declan BrownNeuroscienceEducational Outreach for Prevention and Treatment of Concussions

Educational Outreach for Prevention and Treatment of Concussions

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Marisa Gretz, Rachel Raucci, Lisa Grous, Clementine Harvey, Jess Harsch, Zoe Barnett-Ohari, Bridget Winay, Max Schwartz, Declan Brown

Neuroscience
Mentor: Joel Bish

Sydney McGill, Carly Gartenberg, Dayna Honrychs, MaryAnn Elko, Ryan March, Meredith Watters, Krystina Bayer, Claire Boylan, Alexa Hanson, Brittany Hawley, Danny Ventura, Richard Boss and Catherine ChamblissPsychologyDistraction: Sources of Academic Disruption in College Students

Distraction: Sources of Academic Disruption in College Students

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Sydney McGill, Carly Gartenberg, Dayna Honrychs, MaryAnn Elko, Ryan March, Meredith Watters, Krystina Bayer, Claire Boylan, Alexa Hanson, Brittany Hawley, Danny Ventura, Richard Boss and Catherine Chambliss

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Jillian Casarella, Rebecca Brown, Sarah Gow, Zoe Hoffeld, Dayna Honrychs, Moira Kisch, Ryan March, Maria Miller, Tara Morales, Anna Shultes, & Cathy ChamblissPsychologyDoomed by Mobile Technology: The Association Between Cell Phone Use and Depression

Doomed by Mobile Technology: The Association Between Cell Phone Use and Depression

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Jillian Casarella, Rebecca Brown, Sarah Gow, Zoe Hoffeld, Dayna Honrychs, Moira Kisch, Ryan March, Maria Miller, Tara Morales, Anna Shultes, & Cathy Chambliss

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Sarah GowEnglishChallenging our fear of the new "S" (Smart) word: Retrospective views of ability versus effort attributions in childhood of undergraduate women and men

Challenging our fear of the new "S" (Smart) word: Retrospective views of ability versus effort attributions in childhood of undergraduate women and men

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Sarah Gow

English
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Samantha StraughnPsychologyIn Relationships, Size Matters: Associations between Self-Concept Size and Self-Change Processes

In Relationships, Size Matters: Associations between Self-Concept Size and Self-Change Processes

10-10:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Samantha Straughn

Psychology
Mentor: Brent Mattingly

11-11:50 a.m.

International Relations Presentations
Bomberger 129, 11-11:50 a.m.

Bridget WintersInternational RelationsA Terroristic Haven: A Case Study on Women and Terrorism

A Terroristic Haven: A Case Study on Women and Terrorism

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 129

Presenter: Bridget Winters

International Relations
Mentor: Rebecca Evans

Benjamin PeiferLatin American StudiesCrime and the Methods of bringing Justice and Social Change in Rosario, Argentina

Crime and the Methods of bringing Justice and Social Change in Rosario, Argentina

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 129

Presenter: Benjamin Peifer

Latin American Studies
Mentor: Rebecca Evans

Economics and Computer Science Presentations
Bomberger 202, 11-11:50 a.m.

Macksoud NicholasApplied EconomicsTrading Ahead of Bad News from Short Sales of Stocks and the Options Market

Trading Ahead of Bad News from Short Sales of Stocks and the Options Market

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Macksoud Nicholas

Applied Economics
Mentor: Scott Deacle

Jamie MauerComputer ScienceExperiencing Under Armour

Experiencing Under Armour

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Jamie Mauer

Computer Science
Mentor: Akshaye Dhawan

Keith LarkinEconomicsHonors Research Presentation

Honors Research Presentation

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Keith Larkin

Economics
Mentor: Heather O'Neill

History Presentations
Bomberger 228, 11-11:50 a.m.

Corinne Cichowicz, Heidi Maurer, Ben KlyborHistoryThe History of Grains Throughout the World

The History of Grains Throughout the World

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 228

Presenters: Corinne Cichowicz, Heidi Maurer, Ben Klybor

History
Mentor: Hugh Clark

Health & Exercise Physiology Presentations
Bomberger 306, 11-11:50 a.m.

Kerri-Anne CiesielkaHealth and Exercise PhysiologyEffects of Yoga on Blood Pressure

Effects of Yoga on Blood Pressure

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Kerri-Anne Ciesielka

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Lauren ChavisHealth and Exercise PhysiologyDiet Workshop for Local Volunteer Firefighters

Diet Workshop for Local Volunteer Firefighters

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Lauren Chavis

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

William DiCiurcioHealth and Exercise PhysiologyVascular Health Improves with Exercise in Volunteer Firefighters

Vascular Health Improves with Exercise in Volunteer Firefighters

11-11:50 a.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: William DiCiurcio

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

ENV / French / IR / Watson Poster Presentations
Myrin Library, 11-11:50 a.m.

Curtis Barbaccci, Jesse Hart, Gabriel Hauge, James CobleEnvironmental StudiesUSING MARINE SEDIMENT TO DETERMINE PALEOCLIMATE IN THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC

USING MARINE SEDIMENT TO DETERMINE PALEOCLIMATE IN THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: Curtis Barbaccci, Jesse Hart, Gabriel Hauge, James Coble

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Leah Joseph

Hunter Bednarczyk, Curtis Barbacci, Nicholas Lundholm, Nicholas Pustizzi, Gabriel HaugEnvironmental StudiesBaseline Study of Tree Planting Success in Hunsberger Woods using GIS

Baseline Study of Tree Planting Success in Hunsberger Woods using GIS

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: Hunter Bednarczyk, Curtis Barbacci, Nicholas Lundholm, Nicholas Pustizzi, Gabriel Haug

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

James Coble, Connor Murphy, Elisabeth Meyers, Megan Hanscomb, Derek BurtrawEnvironmental StudiesGPS To GIS

GPS To GIS

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: James Coble, Connor Murphy, Elisabeth Meyers, Megan Hanscomb, Derek Burtraw

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Matthew Scott, Cory Markovitch, Victor Fernandez, Kristin McGillis, Tucker Noel, Michael DurstEnvironmental StudiesAnalysis of new fall tree planting in Hunsberger Woods

Analysis of new fall tree planting in Hunsberger Woods

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: Matthew Scott, Cory Markovitch, Victor Fernandez, Kristin McGillis, Tucker Noel, Michael Durst

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Hannah MarshallEnvironmental StudiesGames that Change: Residential Hall Energy Consumption

Games that Change: Residential Hall Energy Consumption

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Hannah Marshall

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Zonia Rueda, French 202 StudentsFrenchFrench 202 Short Story Presentations

French 202 Short Story Presentations

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: Zonia Rueda, French 202 Students

French
Mentor: Celine Brossillon

Safiena AmzadInternational RelationsThe rehibiliation of child soldiers

The rehibiliation of child soldiers

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Safiena Amzad

International Relations
Mentor: Ann Karreth

Rebecca Brown, Akshaye Dhawan, Kneia DaCostaOtherWatson Information and Celebration Session

Watson Information and Celebration Session

11-11:50 a.m. Myrin Library

Presenters: Rebecca Brown, Akshaye Dhawan, Kneia DaCosta

Other
Mentor: Akshaye Dhawan, Kneia DaCosta

Chemistry and Physics Presentations
Olin 101, 11-11:50 a.m.

Brendan PhillipsChemistryCatalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroalkenes to Primary Amines

Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroalkenes to Primary Amines

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Brendan Phillips

Chemistry
Mentor: Ronald Hess

Michael VennettilliPhysicsBoundary Conditions and Self-Adjoint Extensions of a Weyl Semimetal Hamiltonian

Boundary Conditions and Self-Adjoint Extensions of a Weyl Semimetal Hamiltonian

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 101

Presenter: Michael Vennettilli

Physics
Mentor: Thomas Carroll

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

Meaghan HarleyFrenchReligious and Cultural Misconceptions about Tissue Donation in African American Communities

Religious and Cultural Misconceptions about Tissue Donation in African American Communities

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Meaghan Harley

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Helen Brabant-BleakleyFrenchHow School Fails the Orphan in « Bonjour Maman ! Bonne fête, Maman ! » by Marie-Thérèse Colimon-Hall and Les Quatre Cent Coups by François Truffaut

How School Fails the Orphan in « Bonjour Maman ! Bonne fête, Maman ! » by Marie-Thérèse Colimon-Hall and Les Quatre Cent Coups by François Truffaut

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Helen Brabant-Bleakley

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Allison LubczanskiFrenchTeaching Shame: The Cleansing Confession in Annie Ernaux's La Honte

Teaching Shame: The Cleansing Confession in Annie Ernaux's La Honte

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 102

Presenter: Allison Lubczanski

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

English Poetry Performance
Olin 107, 11-11:50 a.m.

Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Raven Mickens, Jada Grice, Ray Macedonia, Bailey Ehasz, La'Shante Cox, Courtney DuChene, Emily Shue, Kevin Choice, Shantelle Crawford, Ria Raiti, Crystal Nyoge, Antonio Gerstle, Lauren GrahamCreative Writing/AAASSpoken Word Poetry Slam

Spoken Word Poetry Slam

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Mya Flood, Angela Bey, Raven Mickens, Jada Grice, Ray Macedonia, Bailey Ehasz, La'Shante Cox, Courtney DuChene, Emily Shue, Kevin Choice, Shantelle Crawford, Ria Raiti, Crystal Nyoge, Antonio Gerstle, Lauren Graham

Creative Writing/AAAS
Mentor: M. Nzadi Keita

English Presentations
Olin 108, 11-11:50 a.m.

Lauren Geiger, Serena MeaseEnglishEAPSU Conference Presentations

EAPSU Conference Presentations

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Lauren Geiger, Serena Mease

English
Mentor: Carol Dole

Campus Safety Presentation
Olin 301, 11-11:50 a.m.

Shannon Serafin, Brennan McFarland, Madeline Mathay, Sophia Gamber, Kendall CouchOtherCampus Safety Student Dispatching

Campus Safety Student Dispatching

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 301

Presenters: Shannon Serafin, Brennan McFarland, Madeline Mathay, Sophia Gamber, Kendall Couch

Other
Mentor: Alex Wiltz and Kim Taylor

Philosophy, Classics, and MCS Presentations
Olin 303, 11-11:50 a.m.

Edward LeePhilosophyEffort and Ethics

Effort and Ethics

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Edward Lee

Philosophy
Mentor: Kelly Sorensen

Madelyn FranklinClassical StudiesRoman Sexuality and Masculinity in the Late Republic and Early Empire

Roman Sexuality and Masculinity in the Late Republic and Early Empire

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Madelyn Franklin

Classical Studies
Mentor: Diane Amoroso-O'Connor

Deana HarleyMedia and Communication StudiesInterning at a Top Market Media Company

Interning at a Top Market Media Company

11-11:50 a.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Deana Harley

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Sheryl Goodman

Math and Computer Science Presentations
Pfahler 106, 11-11:50 a.m.

Math and Computer ScienceMATH/CS 350 Course Presentations

MATH/CS 350 Course Presentations

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler 106

Presenter:

Math and Computer Science
Mentor:

Biology / Biochemistry Poster Presentations
Pfahler Hall Atrium, 11-11:50 a.m.

Christine Philip, Sam Macchio and Kathryn YooBiochemistry and Molecular Biology3DS8

3DS8

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Christine Philip, Sam Macchio and Kathryn Yoo

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe and Rebecca Roberts

Thomas Holt, Katherine O'Shea, Jenna PellegrinoBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyFunction Assignment of 3L1W, a Possible Relative of E. coli Exonuclease III

Function Assignment of 3L1W, a Possible Relative of E. coli Exonuclease III

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Thomas Holt, Katherine O'Shea, Jenna Pellegrino

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Devayu Parikh, Dylan Stephens, Satchel MacClintic, Tess WigginBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyBiochemical and Computational Analysis of 4DIU Protein with Unknown Activity

Biochemical and Computational Analysis of 4DIU Protein with Unknown Activity

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Devayu Parikh, Dylan Stephens, Satchel MacClintic, Tess Wiggin

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe, Rebecca Roberts

Dustin Brinker, Aaron NelsonBiochemistry and Molecular BiologySpecific Activity of Protein 4Q7Q

Specific Activity of Protein 4Q7Q

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Dustin Brinker, Aaron Nelson

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Sophia Lisowski, Tom Tessitore, Chloe Johnson-HydeBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe role of Zuo1 modification in ribosome association and prion formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

The role of Zuo1 modification in ribosome association and prion formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Sophia Lisowski, Tom Tessitore, Chloe Johnson-Hyde

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Danielle Pomante, Shelby MarcheseBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyInvestigating Interactions between Complement Component 3 and the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin in Atypical Hemolytic-uremic Syndrome

Investigating Interactions between Complement Component 3 and the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin in Atypical Hemolytic-uremic Syndrome

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Danielle Pomante, Shelby Marchese

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Julia Koeppe

Robin Alsher, Salone Singh, Dorothy BentonBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyLocation and identification of the lz5 suppressor of pam-1 in C. elegans

Location and identification of the lz5 suppressor of pam-1 in C. elegans

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Robin Alsher, Salone Singh, Dorothy Benton

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Stephen Meixner, Usman Baqai, Remi JanicotBiologyBuilding a fusion protein to study Slitrk function in synapse formation

Building a fusion protein to study Slitrk function in synapse formation

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Stephen Meixner, Usman Baqai, Remi Janicot

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer Round

Amy Tirney, Vince MaiorinoBiologySlitrk2 protein expression in post-natal mice brains

Slitrk2 protein expression in post-natal mice brains

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Amy Tirney, Vince Maiorino

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer Round

Katrina O'Donnell, Jacqueline Smiler, Marisa Ferrari, Alyson KinneyBiologyStream Water Quality Assessment of Macroinvertebrate Abundance in Eastern Delaware County Stream

Stream Water Quality Assessment of Macroinvertebrate Abundance in Eastern Delaware County Stream

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Katrina O'Donnell, Jacqueline Smiler, Marisa Ferrari, Alyson Kinney

Biology
Mentor: Kate Goddard

Elizabeth Hilt, Elana RoadcloudBiologyProtecting neurons from damage using an antioxidant derived from green tea

Protecting neurons from damage using an antioxidant derived from green tea

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Elizabeth Hilt, Elana Roadcloud

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Kohn

Rebecca Keenan, Abigail O'KeefeBiologyThe effect of a goa-1 mutation on dopaminergic neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans under induced oxidative stress conditions

The effect of a goa-1 mutation on dopaminergic neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans under induced oxidative stress conditions

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Rebecca Keenan, Abigail O'Keefe

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Kohn

Yejin Hong, Stephanie Seabra, Ashley NguyenBiologyA Study of the Potential Effects of Antioxidants on Caenorhabditis elegans Exposed to Oxidative Stress

A Study of the Potential Effects of Antioxidants on Caenorhabditis elegans Exposed to Oxidative Stress

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Yejin Hong, Stephanie Seabra, Ashley Nguyen

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Kohn

Annie Kopera, Colleen LeahyBiologyThe effects of estrogen and bisphenols on non-immune cell protease activity

The effects of estrogen and bisphenols on non-immune cell protease activity

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Annie Kopera, Colleen Leahy

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Roberts

Erica Weaver, Ky PhamBiologyOptimization of a Novel Prion Reporter System in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Optimization of a Novel Prion Reporter System in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

11-11:50 a.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Erica Weaver, Ky Pham

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Neuroscience / Psychology Poster Presentations
Wismer Lower, 11-11:50 a.m.

Samantha White, Shantelle Crawford, Brennan McFarlandNeuroscienceThe Role of Guidepost Cells and Location of Forebrain Axons in a Voluntary Drinking Mouse Model

The Role of Guidepost Cells and Location of Forebrain Axons in a Voluntary Drinking Mouse Model

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Samantha White, Shantelle Crawford, Brennan McFarland

Neuroscience
Mentor: Carlita Favero

Katie Martin, Lauren D'ortona, Rebecca Kane, Katrina Raichele, Melody Dieckman, Crystal NgojeNeuroscienceThe effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on sensorimotor and developmental behaviors in a Swiss Webster mammalian model

The effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on sensorimotor and developmental behaviors in a Swiss Webster mammalian model

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Katie Martin, Lauren D'ortona, Rebecca Kane, Katrina Raichele, Melody Dieckman, Crystal Ngoje

Neuroscience
Mentor: Carlita Favero

Dylan Ammons, Christine Palazzolo, Theresa MowadNeuroscienceAnalysis of Xenopus laevis microglia response following tail amputation

Analysis of Xenopus laevis microglia response following tail amputation

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Dylan Ammons, Christine Palazzolo, Theresa Mowad

Neuroscience
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Sarah Weggeman, Megan Rosenberger, Christina Monteleone, Alyse Brewer, Abbygail Jean, Justin NolanNeuroscienceObserving Motor Coordination and Anxious/Depressive Behaviors in FASD Mice

Observing Motor Coordination and Anxious/Depressive Behaviors in FASD Mice

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Sarah Weggeman, Megan Rosenberger, Christina Monteleone, Alyse Brewer, Abbygail Jean, Justin Nolan

Neuroscience
Mentor: Lauren Makuch

Natalie Barbagallo, Jon Livezey, Emma Crowley, Theron Johnson III, Joon Son, and Jamie CasseusNeuroscienceAxon Regeneration in Transected Newt Tails

Axon Regeneration in Transected Newt Tails

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Natalie Barbagallo, Jon Livezey, Emma Crowley, Theron Johnson III, Joon Son, and Jamie Casseus

Neuroscience
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Justin Nolan, Alyse Brewer, Megan Rosenberger, Sarah Weggeman, Christina Monteleone, Abbygail JeanNeuroscienceObserving Motor Coordination and Anxiety/Depression in FASD Mice

Observing Motor Coordination and Anxiety/Depression in FASD Mice

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Justin Nolan, Alyse Brewer, Megan Rosenberger, Sarah Weggeman, Christina Monteleone, Abbygail Jean

Neuroscience
Mentor: Lauren Makuch

Yuan Xiao, Samantha StraughnPsychologySelf-Expansion Leads to Better College Adjustment: Depression Acting As a Mediator

Self-Expansion Leads to Better College Adjustment: Depression Acting As a Mediator

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Yuan Xiao, Samantha Straughn

Psychology
Mentor: Brent Mattingly

Sydney McGill, MaryAnn Elko, Ryan March, Meredith Watters, Krystina Bayer, Claire Boylan, Alexa Hanson, Brittany Hawley, Carly Gartenberg, Dayna Honrychs, Danny Ventura, Richard Boss, Sarah Gow, and Catherine ChamblissPsychologyChallenging our fear of the new "S" (Smart) word 

Challenging our fear of the new "S" (Smart) word 

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Sydney McGill, MaryAnn Elko, Ryan March, Meredith Watters, Krystina Bayer, Claire Boylan, Alexa Hanson, Brittany Hawley, Carly Gartenberg, Dayna Honrychs, Danny Ventura, Richard Boss, Sarah Gow, and Catherine Chambliss

Psychology
Mentor: Cathy Chambliss

Christina Monteleone, Megan Rosenberger, Sarah Weggeman, Abbygail Jean, Alyse Brewer, Justin NolanPsychologyThe Results that can happen due to FASD via the Drinking in the Dark Study

The Results that can happen due to FASD via the Drinking in the Dark Study

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Christina Monteleone, Megan Rosenberger, Sarah Weggeman, Abbygail Jean, Alyse Brewer, Justin Nolan

Psychology
Mentor: Lauren Makuch

Abbygail Jean, Megan Rosenberger, Alyse Brewer, Christina Monteleone, Justin Nolan, Sarah WeggemanPsychologyObseving Motor Coordination and Anxious/Depressive Behaviors in FASD Mice

Obseving Motor Coordination and Anxious/Depressive Behaviors in FASD Mice

11-11:50 a.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Abbygail Jean, Megan Rosenberger, Alyse Brewer, Christina Monteleone, Justin Nolan, Sarah Weggeman

Psychology
Mentor: Lauren Makuch

12-12:50 p.m.

Schellhase Ethics Essay Awards
Pfahler Hall Auditorium, 12-12:50 p.m.

OtherRichard T. Schellhase Essay Prizes in Ethics - Winners Announced

Richard T. Schellhase Essay Prizes in Ethics - Winners Announced

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

Presenter:

Other
Mentor:

1-1:50 p.m.

Fulbright Presentation
Bomberger 228, 1-1:50 p.m.

Rebecca BrownOtherBecoming a Fulbright Scholar: Information and Celebration, in memory of Dr. Richard King (with special invited guest Kurt Davies, Co-Interim Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, Villanova University)

Becoming a Fulbright Scholar: Information and Celebration, in memory of Dr. Richard King (with special invited guest Kurt Davies, Co-Interim Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, Villanova University)

1-1:50 p.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Rebecca Brown

Other
Mentor: Kneia DaCosta

Art, Religious Studies, and History Presentations
Bomberger 306, 1-1:50 p.m.

Sophie SnappArt and Art HistoryTrapped in a narrative: redefining perceptions of women in art

Trapped in a narrative: redefining perceptions of women in art

1-1:50 p.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Sophie Snapp

Art and Art History
Mentor: Deborah Barkun

Elspeth SarroReligious StudiesPatchwork of the Religious Self: An Analysis of Identity and Expression

Patchwork of the Religious Self: An Analysis of Identity and Expression

1-1:50 p.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Elspeth Sarro

Religious Studies
Mentor: Nathan Rein

Jordan OstrumHistoryGay Genocide: Contextualizing Midcentury Treatment of LGBT Americans, 1940-1969

Gay Genocide: Contextualizing Midcentury Treatment of LGBT Americans, 1940-1969

1-1:50 p.m. Bomberger 306

Presenter: Jordan Ostrum

History
Mentor: Ross Doughty

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

Kyle AdkinsApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Kyle Adkins

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Steve AmbsApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Steve Ambs

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Tyler ArsenaultApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Tyler Arsenault

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Brian BandstraApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Brian Bandstra

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Emily BenenhaleyApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Emily Benenhaley

Applied Economics
Mentor:

John BlairApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: John Blair

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Jaime BocanumenthApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Jaime Bocanumenth

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Youssef BoussenApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Youssef Boussen

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Jordan BreslowApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Jordan Breslow

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Stephen CaplanApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Stephen Caplan

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Cole CatronApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Cole Catron

Applied Economics
Mentor:

William EbleApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: William Eble

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Danielle GrimesApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Danielle Grimes

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Jesse Hart Applied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Jesse Hart

Applied Economics
Mentor:

James HartopApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: James Hartop

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Safiullah HasseebApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Safiullah Hasseeb

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Pinhong He Applied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Pinhong He

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Thomas HighlandApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Thomas Highland

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Jeffrey HolthausenApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Jeffrey Holthausen

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Ryan JoseApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Ryan Jose

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Samuel MorrisonApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Samuel Morrison

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Chi-E LowApplied Economics

1-1:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Chi-E Low

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Environmental Studies Presentations
Olin 101, 1-1:50 p.m.

Vanessa Scalora, Catherine Buczek, Allison Cook, Jenna Detweiler, Megan Hanscom, Roseangela Hartford, Hannah Marshall, Connor Murphy, Rachel RaucciEnvironmental StudiesThe Sustainability Fellows of the Office of Sustainability 2015-2016

The Sustainability Fellows of the Office of Sustainability 2015-2016

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Vanessa Scalora, Catherine Buczek, Allison Cook, Jenna Detweiler, Megan Hanscom, Roseangela Hartford, Hannah Marshall, Connor Murphy, Rachel Raucci

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Tristan Ashcroft

Athletics Presentation
Olin 102, 1-1:50 p.m.

Christopher Tan, Derek Arnold, Krista Snyder, Andrew Mackin, Kristina SteffenhagenAthleticsNCAA Athletic Achievement

NCAA Athletic Achievement

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenters: Christopher Tan, Derek Arnold, Krista Snyder, Andrew Mackin, Kristina Steffenhagen

Athletics
Mentor: Bill Racich

Health & Exercise Physiology Presentations
Olin 103, 1-1:50 p.m.

Vincent Piccioni, Casey DerellaHealth and Exercise PhysiologyInnovation in Blood Pressure Measurement Techniques of Firefighters & Emergency Medical Technicians

Innovation in Blood Pressure Measurement Techniques of Firefighters & Emergency Medical Technicians

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenters: Vincent Piccioni, Casey Derella

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Deborah Feairheller

Skyler McCormickHealth and Exercise PhysiologyExamination of Wnt expression in Skeletal Muscle Injury

Examination of Wnt expression in Skeletal Muscle Injury

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Skyler McCormick

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: April Carpenter

Giancarlo MorrealeHealth and Exercise PhysiologyPsychological Effects of Sports Injuries

Psychological Effects of Sports Injuries

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Giancarlo Morreale

Health and Exercise Physiology
Mentor: Del Engstrom

English Readings
Olin 107, 1-1:50 p.m.

Mara Koren, Nora Sternlof, Madison Bradley, Brandon Carey, Sarah Gow, Solana Warner, Blaise Laramee, Paige Szmodis, Albert Hahn, Zooey Cox, Courtney DuChene, Rae HodenfeldCreative WritingLiterary Society Reading

Literary Society Reading

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Mara Koren, Nora Sternlof, Madison Bradley, Brandon Carey, Sarah Gow, Solana Warner, Blaise Laramee, Paige Szmodis, Albert Hahn, Zooey Cox, Courtney DuChene, Rae Hodenfeld

Creative Writing
Mentor: Joh Volkmer

Theater Presentations
Olin 201, 1-1:50 p.m.

Maya Mcilwain, La'Shante Cox,TheaterILE: Suzan-Lori Parks

ILE: Suzan-Lori Parks

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenters: Maya Mcilwain, La'Shante Cox,

Theater
Mentor: Domenic Scudera

English Presentations
Olin 301, 1-1:50 p.m.

Phoebe Keleher, Julia Crozier-Christy, Emily JollyEnglishTheoretical Analyses of Short Stories

Theoretical Analyses of Short Stories

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 301

Presenters: Phoebe Keleher, Julia Crozier-Christy, Emily Jolly

English
Mentor: Rebecca Jaroff

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

Clara Kiss, N/AFrenchConstitutional Complicity: Language, Education, and Espionage in Johnny Mad Dog by Emmanuel Dongala

Constitutional Complicity: Language, Education, and Espionage in Johnny Mad Dog by Emmanuel Dongala

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 303

Presenters: Clara Kiss, N/A

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Christina FisherFrenchAttraction, Behavior, and Self-Identification or How the Straight Got Bent

Attraction, Behavior, and Self-Identification or How the Straight Got Bent

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Christina Fisher

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Gayatri KalagaFrenchThe Change in Society's Attitude Towards Remarriage from the 17th to the 21st Century

The Change in Society's Attitude Towards Remarriage from the 17th to the 21st Century

1-1:50 p.m. Olin 303

Presenter: Gayatri Kalaga

French
Mentor: Julin Everett

Biology Poster Presentations
Pfahler Hall Atrium, 1-1:50 p.m.

Scott VondyBiologyEffects of host plant resistance and intercropping on potato leafhopper (Empoasca fabae) and its vulnerability to predation in alfalfa

Effects of host plant resistance and intercropping on potato leafhopper (Empoasca fabae) and its vulnerability to predation in alfalfa

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Scott Vondy

Biology
Mentor: Cory Straub

Sarah Weggeman, Meghan Later, Emma Anderson, Susana ZelayaBiologyDescribing distribution and morphology of microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

Describing distribution and morphology of microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Sarah Weggeman, Meghan Later, Emma Anderson, Susana Zelaya

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Cody Long, Kimberly Snow, Amy NgBiologyAssessment of Cellular Tagging in Notophthalmus viridescens Using Anti-Sox2 Antibodies

Assessment of Cellular Tagging in Notophthalmus viridescens Using Anti-Sox2 Antibodies

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Cody Long, Kimberly Snow, Amy Ng

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Emma Anderson, Sarah Weggeman, Meghan Later, and Susan ZelayaBiologyDescribing Distribution and Morphology of Microglia in Embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) Using Whole Mount Staining

Describing Distribution and Morphology of Microglia in Embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) Using Whole Mount Staining

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Emma Anderson, Sarah Weggeman, Meghan Later, and Susan Zelaya

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Meghan Later, Emma Anderson, Sarah Weggeman, Susana ZelayaBiologyDescribing Distribution and Morphology of Microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

Describing Distribution and Morphology of Microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Meghan Later, Emma Anderson, Sarah Weggeman, Susana Zelaya

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Susana Zelaya Rivera, Meghan Later, Sarah Weggman, Emma AndersonBiologyDescribing distribution and morphology of microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

Describing distribution and morphology of microglia in embryonic Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl) using whole-mount staining

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Susana Zelaya Rivera, Meghan Later, Sarah Weggman, Emma Anderson

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Timothy LitzBiologyIdentification of pam-1 Suppressor lz4 in Caenorhabditis elegans

Identification of pam-1 Suppressor lz4 in Caenorhabditis elegans

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Timothy Litz

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyczak

Danielle Uibel, Amanda Otto, Dylan StephensBiologyCentrosome-Cortex Contact Duration Involvement in the Establishment of the Anterior-Posterior Axis in C. elegans

Centrosome-Cortex Contact Duration Involvement in the Establishment of the Anterior-Posterior Axis in C. elegans

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Danielle Uibel, Amanda Otto, Dylan Stephens

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyzcak

Alyse Brewer, Zana Lee, Lizbeth HernandezBiologyLocation and characterization of the lz2 and lz6 suppressor of pam-1 in C. elegans

Location and characterization of the lz2 and lz6 suppressor of pam-1 in C. elegans

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Alyse Brewer, Zana Lee, Lizbeth Hernandez

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Lyzcak

Kathryn YooBiologyAnalysis of Cardiac Myocyte Dimensions in Postpartum and Multiple Pregnancy Mice

Analysis of Cardiac Myocyte Dimensions in Postpartum and Multiple Pregnancy Mice

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Kathryn Yoo

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Deborah EatonBiologyCardiac Hypertrophy and the Physiological Changes in Cardiac Contractility Due to Multiple Pregnancies

Cardiac Hypertrophy and the Physiological Changes in Cardiac Contractility Due to Multiple Pregnancies

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Deborah Eaton

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Meaghan HarleyBiologyPregnancy-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy and the Morphological and Functional Changes of the Heart 13-14 Days Postpartum

Pregnancy-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy and the Morphological and Functional Changes of the Heart 13-14 Days Postpartum

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Meaghan Harley

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Ashley SalasBiologyPregnancy-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy and Physiological Variations in Myocyte Contractility in Seven Days Postpartum Mice

Pregnancy-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy and Physiological Variations in Myocyte Contractility in Seven Days Postpartum Mice

1-1:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Ashley Salas

Biology
Mentor: Beth Bailey

Bonner Poster Presentations
Wismer Lower, 1-1:50 p.m.

Benjamin Allwein, Lauren D'OrtonaPeace and Social Justice StudiesCradles to Crayons

Cradles to Crayons

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Benjamin Allwein, Lauren D'Ortona

Peace and Social Justice Studies
Mentor: Christian Rice

Benjamin AllweinPeace and Social Justice StudiesCamphill Kimberton

Camphill Kimberton

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Benjamin Allwein

Peace and Social Justice Studies
Mentor: Christian Rice

Rebecca Brown, Kate Borrman, Sophia Gamber, Lloyd WilsonAfrican American and Africana StudiesMontgomery County Correctional Facility Educational Programs

Montgomery County Correctional Facility Educational Programs

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Rebecca Brown, Kate Borrman, Sophia Gamber, Lloyd Wilson

African American and Africana Studies
Mentor: Christian Rice

Hannah Engber, Maddie MackenzieOtherPAPA (Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives)

PAPA (Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives)

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Hannah Engber, Maddie Mackenzie

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Sophia Gamber, Neomi HautOtherBethlehem Emergency Women's Shelter at Central Moravian Church

Bethlehem Emergency Women's Shelter at Central Moravian Church

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Sophia Gamber, Neomi Haut

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Roseangela Hartford, Asuka Watanabe, Rachael Carter, James CheckowskiOtherUrsinus ESL Program- Bonner Leaders

Ursinus ESL Program- Bonner Leaders

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Roseangela Hartford, Asuka Watanabe, Rachael Carter, James Checkowski

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Victoria JonesPeace and Social Justice StudiesBonner Service Sites

Bonner Service Sites

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenter: Victoria Jones

Peace and Social Justice Studies
Mentor: Christian Rice

Maureen Lannon, Jessica VadakethOtherACLAMO Family Centers After-School Program

ACLAMO Family Centers After-School Program

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Maureen Lannon, Jessica Vadaketh

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Oluwagbotemi Olafunmiloye, Samantha HaOtherCreative Afterschool Alternatives

Creative Afterschool Alternatives

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Oluwagbotemi Olafunmiloye, Samantha Ha

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Tabatha Rudzinski, Zoe Hoffeld, Devayu Parikh, Danielle KritzOtherSebastian Riding Associates: A Therapeutic Horseback Riding Facility

Sebastian Riding Associates: A Therapeutic Horseback Riding Facility

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Tabatha Rudzinski, Zoe Hoffeld, Devayu Parikh, Danielle Kritz

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Shannon Serafin, Stephanie Hawkins, Ria Rathi, Thalia Garcia, Mackenzie Kilgore, Julia YimOtherParkhouse

Parkhouse

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Shannon Serafin, Stephanie Hawkins, Ria Rathi, Thalia Garcia, Mackenzie Kilgore, Julia Yim

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Thamden Wangyal, Rachael Carter, Roseangela Hartford, Jess Vadaketh, Danielle KritzOtherCatholics Social Service

Catholics Social Service

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Thamden Wangyal, Rachael Carter, Roseangela Hartford, Jess Vadaketh, Danielle Kritz

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

Asuka Watanabe, Roseangela Hartford, Vilajet KovaciOtherCentro Cultural Latinos Unidos (CCLU)

Centro Cultural Latinos Unidos (CCLU)

1-1:50 p.m. Wismer Lower

Presenters: Asuka Watanabe, Roseangela Hartford, Vilajet Kovaci

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice and Professor Giovanna Steyaert

2-2:50 p.m.

Art and Art History Presentations
Berman Museum, 2-2:50 p.m.

Chukyi KyapingArt and Art HistoryAt the Crossroads of Civilizations: The Development of the Buddha Image

At the Crossroads of Civilizations: The Development of the Buddha Image

2-2:50 p.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Chukyi Kyaping

Art and Art History
Mentor: Sumreen Chaudhry

Hemi ParkArt and Art HistoryMemorabilia: Love Teeth

Memorabilia: Love Teeth

2-2:50 p.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Hemi Park

Art and Art History
Mentor: Sarah Kaufman

Anthony AlvarezArt and Art HistoryWorking Men

Working Men

2-2:50 p.m. Berman Museum

Presenter: Anthony Alvarez

Art and Art History
Mentor: Sarah Kaufman

East Asian Studies and Education Presentations
Bomberger 202, 2-2:50 p.m.

Bethany SiehlEast Asian StudiesIntensive College Extracurriculars and their Effects on Interpersonal Relations

Intensive College Extracurriculars and their Effects on Interpersonal Relations

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Bethany Siehl

East Asian Studies
Mentor: Matthew Mizenko

Olivia KeithleyEducationLiberal Arts Education in the K-12 Classroom

Liberal Arts Education in the K-12 Classroom

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 202

Presenter: Olivia Keithley

Education
Mentor: Seamus Mulryan

Politics Presentation
Bomberger 228, 2-2:50 p.m.

Brian BandstraPoliticsUnderstanding and Combating the threat of ISIS

Understanding and Combating the threat of ISIS

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger 228

Presenter: Brian Bandstra

Politics
Mentor: Rebecca Evans

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

Samantha Ha, Tabatha Rudzinski, James Checkowski, Nicholas Macksoud, Rebecca Brown, Victoria Jones, Erin Klazas, Sophia Rice, Edgar Torres, Thamden Wangyal, Shannon SerafinOtherSenior Bonner Reflection

Senior Bonner Reflection

2-2:50 p.m. Bomberger Auditorium

Presenters: Samantha Ha, Tabatha Rudzinski, James Checkowski, Nicholas Macksoud, Rebecca Brown, Victoria Jones, Erin Klazas, Sophia Rice, Edgar Torres, Thamden Wangyal, Shannon Serafin

Other
Mentor: Christian Rice

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

Rockne O'LearyApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Rockne O'Leary

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Logan PanaccioneApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Logan Panaccione

Applied Economics
Mentor:

James RoccograndiApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: James Roccograndi

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Adam SpangenbergApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Adam Spangenberg

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Danielle StongApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Danielle Stong

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Collin SullivanApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Collin Sullivan

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Danielle BearApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Danielle Bear

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Ayana BrownApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Ayana Brown

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Dean DerSimonianApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Dean DerSimonian

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Bahir EleyApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Bahir Eley

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Zachary FeldmanApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Zachary Feldman

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Phillip Gianolio-FalkApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Phillip Gianolio-Falk

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Marissa HughesApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Marissa Hughes

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Chris JablonskiApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Chris Jablonski

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Chi-E LowApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Chi-E Low

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Stephen MussolineApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Stephen Mussoline

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Charles PerryApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Charles Perry

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Ryan PinterApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Ryan Pinter

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Thamden WangyalApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Thamden Wangyal

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Eric WyantApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Eric Wyant

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Chris HussonApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Chris Husson

Applied Economics
Mentor:

Xinghui ZhuApplied Economics

2-2:50 p.m. Myrin Library

Presenter: Xinghui Zhu

Applied Economics
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Theater Presentations
Olin 101, 2-2:50 p.m.

Arthur Robinson, Mya Flood, Angela BeyTheaterNot Straight, Not White, Not Male: Sexuality, Race, and Sex in 20th Century Theatre History

Not Straight, Not White, Not Male: Sexuality, Race, and Sex in 20th Century Theatre History

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 101

Presenters: Arthur Robinson, Mya Flood, Angela Bey

Theater
Mentor: Meghan Brodie

Athletics Presentation
Olin 102, 2-2:50 p.m.

Annie Kopera, Samantha Macchio, Brian Neff, Patrick O'Donoghue, Micaela Lyons, Corinne Capodanno, Conor FitzgeraldAthleticsAchievements of Ursinus Athletics

Achievements of Ursinus Athletics

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 102

Presenters: Annie Kopera, Samantha Macchio, Brian Neff, Patrick O'Donoghue, Micaela Lyons, Corinne Capodanno, Conor Fitzgerald

Athletics
Mentor: Kelly Sorensen

Music Presentations
Olin 103, 2-2:50 p.m.

Stuart WeaverMusicByting My Time: Composing Music in the Age of Video Gaming

Byting My Time: Composing Music in the Age of Video Gaming

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Stuart Weaver

Music
Mentor: Michael Bratt

Derek BurtrawMusicThe Environmental Suite

The Environmental Suite

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 103

Presenter: Derek Burtraw

Music
Mentor: Michael Bratt

Scholarships Presentation
Olin 104, 2-2:50 p.m.

Rebecca BrownOtherGeneral Scholarships and Fellowships Celebration

General Scholarships and Fellowships Celebration

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 104

Presenter: Rebecca Brown

Other
Mentor: Kneia DaCosta

English Readings
Olin 107, 2-2:50 p.m.

Linden Hicks, Darrah Hewlett, Max Bicking, Nora Sternlof, Brian Thomas, Rachel Juras, Henry Willshire, Joy Jones, Lauren Geiger, Leighnah Perkins, Althea Unertl, Colleen JonesEnglishAdvanced Creative Writing Capstone Course Presentation

Advanced Creative Writing Capstone Course Presentation

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 107

Presenters: Linden Hicks, Darrah Hewlett, Max Bicking, Nora Sternlof, Brian Thomas, Rachel Juras, Henry Willshire, Joy Jones, Lauren Geiger, Leighnah Perkins, Althea Unertl, Colleen Jones

English
Mentor: Anna Maria Hong

English Panel
Olin 108, 2-2:50 p.m.

Nina Petry, Henry Willshire, Dorinda Ma, Rachel Juras, Monica AdamsEnglishWhat can you do with a major in English?

What can you do with a major in English?

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 108

Presenters: Nina Petry, Henry Willshire, Dorinda Ma, Rachel Juras, Monica Adams

English
Mentor: Rebecca Jaroff

Psychology and Hispanic Cultures Presentations
Olin 201, 2-2:50 p.m.

Amanda SteyaertSpanishThe Birth and Death of the Underground Punk Scene in Peru

The Birth and Death of the Underground Punk Scene in Peru

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenter: Amanda Steyaert

Spanish
Mentor: Oscar Useche

Maureen Lannon, Megan Keenan, Nicole Pacera, Amber Peiffer, Karla Pisarcik, Lydia Jerman, Natasha Dartey, Abbygail Jean, Janice UrrichioPsychologyChildhood Traumatic Loss and Grief

Childhood Traumatic Loss and Grief

2-2:50 p.m. Olin 201

Presenters: Maureen Lannon, Megan Keenan, Nicole Pacera, Amber Peiffer, Karla Pisarcik, Lydia Jerman, Natasha Dartey, Abbygail Jean, Janice Urrichio

Psychology
Mentor: Susan Lawrence

Chemistry Poster Presentations
Pfahler Hall Atrium, 2-2:50 p.m.

Dennis ShullChemistryLanthanides and Actinides

Lanthanides and Actinides

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Dennis Shull

Chemistry
Mentor: Brain Pfennig

Michael EspositoChemistryAlkali Metals

Alkali Metals

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Michael Esposito

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Cody HergenrotherChemistryThe Chemistry of the Group 2 Elements: Alkaline Earth Metals

The Chemistry of the Group 2 Elements: Alkaline Earth Metals

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Cody Hergenrother

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Thomas KnappikChemistryOverview of the Boron Family

Overview of the Boron Family

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Thomas Knappik

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Chris MaleyChemistryGroup XVII: The Noble Gases

Group XVII: The Noble Gases

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Chris Maley

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Tate Muratori-LevitChemistryChalcogens

Chalcogens

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Tate Muratori-Levit

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Sijia LiChemistryGroup 17: The Halogens

Group 17: The Halogens

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Sijia Li

Chemistry
Mentor: Pfennig Brian

Jessica McFarlandChemistryPnictogens

Pnictogens

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Jessica McFarland

Chemistry
Mentor: Pfennig, Brian

Sonya JacobsenChemistryPhotochemical Analysis of a Carboplatin Derivative and its use for Anticancer Therapy

Photochemical Analysis of a Carboplatin Derivative and its use for Anticancer Therapy

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Sonya Jacobsen

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Allison ArinagaChemistryA Pyrazine-Modified Cyanoferrate Complex for the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

A Pyrazine-Modified Cyanoferrate Complex for the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenter: Allison Arinaga

Chemistry
Mentor: Brian Pfennig

Elliott Purdie, NoneChemistryThe Development of IR Analysis for Solid State Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

The Development of IR Analysis for Solid State Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

2-2:50 p.m. Pfahler Hall Atrium

Presenters: Elliott Purdie, None

Chemistry
Mentor: Mark Ellison

MCS and Athletics Presentation
Ritter TV Production Room, 2-2:50 p.m.

Grace Steel, Brett FelgoiseMedia and Communication StudiesStudent Videographers

Student Videographers

2-2:50 p.m. Ritter TV Production Room

Presenters: Grace Steel, Brett Felgoise

Media and Communication Studies
Mentor: Scott Deacle

3 p.m.

Philosophy Honors Presentation
Olin 205, 3 p.m.

Edward LeePhilosophyEffort and Ethics (3:00 PM)

Effort and Ethics (3:00 PM)

3 p.m. Olin 205

Presenter: Edward Lee

Philosophy
Mentor: Kelly Sorensen

Biology Honors Presentations
Pfahler Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Marilyn DayBiologyThe Role of Slitrk1 in Sensory Neuron Populations (3:00 PM)

The Role of Slitrk1 in Sensory Neuron Populations (3:00 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler Auditorium

Presenter: Marilyn Day

Biology
Mentor: Jennifer Round

Christian HoogheemBiologyEffect of Age on Microglial Cell Response in Axolotl Salamanders (3:15 PM)

Effect of Age on Microglial Cell Response in Axolotl Salamanders (3:15 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler Auditorium

Presenter: Christian Hoogheem

Biology
Mentor: Ellen Dawley

Annie LiBiologyPrion-dependent Changes in Protein Expression in the Yeast, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (3:30 PM)

Prion-dependent Changes in Protein Expression in the Yeast, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (3:30 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler Auditorium

Presenter: Annie Li

Biology
Mentor: Dale Cameron

Bryan CarterBiologyEffect of Reduced Intracellular Dopamine on Apoptosis In the Dopaminergic neurons Caenorhabditis elegans (3:45 PM)

Effect of Reduced Intracellular Dopamine on Apoptosis In the Dopaminergic neurons Caenorhabditis elegans (3:45 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler Auditorium

Presenter: Bryan Carter

Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Kohn

Environmental Studies Honors Presentation
Pfahler 106, 3 p.m.

Megan HanscomEnvironmental StudiesA Plan for Pollinator Landscape Management on the Ursinus Campus (3:00 PM)

A Plan for Pollinator Landscape Management on the Ursinus Campus (3:00 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler 106

Presenter: Megan Hanscom

Environmental Studies
Mentor: Richard Wallace

Physics Honors Presentations
Pfahler 109, 3 p.m.

Tamas BudnerPhysicsGenetic Algorithms: How Evolutionary Biology Can Help Us Do Quantum Mechanics (3:15 PM)

Genetic Algorithms: How Evolutionary Biology Can Help Us Do Quantum Mechanics (3:15 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler 109

Presenter: Tamas Budner

Physics
Mentor: Thomas Carroll

Michael VennettilliPhysicsThe Role of Continuum States in the Field Ionization of Rydberg Atoms (3:30 PM)

The Role of Continuum States in the Field Ionization of Rydberg Atoms (3:30 PM)

3 p.m. Pfahler 109

Presenter: Michael Vennettilli

Physics
Mentor: Thomas Carroll

MCS Honors Presentation
Ritter 141, 3 p.m.

Kristen CostelloMCSFinding freedom: An autoethnography of relational bullying

Finding freedom: An autoethnography of relational bullying

3 p.m. Ritter 141

Presenter: Kristen Costello

MCS
Mentor: Sheryl Goodman

8 p.m.

Dance Performance
Lenfest, 8 p.m.

La'Shante Cox, List of performers: Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Danielle Jordan, Jessica McFall, Kierra Taylor-Jones, Audrey Simpson, Lexie Mastrangelo, Megan Sear, Shermeka Brown-Ancrum, Azanae Mahdi Westcott, James Daring, Allison Lubczanski, Maria Daly, Donnay Burden, Jenna Endy, James Daring, Leslie Potruch, Angela Bey, Mya Flood, Raven MickensDanceChoices, Chances, Changes

Choices, Chances, Changes

8 p.m. Lenfest

Presenters: La'Shante Cox, List of performers: Kelsey Jean-Baptiste, Danielle Jordan, Jessica McFall, Kierra Taylor-Jones, Audrey Simpson, Lexie Mastrangelo, Megan Sear, Shermeka Brown-Ancrum, Azanae Mahdi Westcott, James Daring, Allison Lubczanski, Maria Daly, Donnay Burden, Jenna Endy, James Daring, Leslie Potruch, Angela Bey, Mya Flood, Raven Mickens

Dance
Mentor: Karen Clemente

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