Presentation titles marked with an * will be representing Georgia College at the 2014 COPLAC Conference

Schedule Overview

Time Event(s) Location
8:30-9:00am Information and Morning Reception 3rd Floor Student Commons
9:00-10:00am Paper Presentation Session #1 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
10:15-11:15am Paper Presentation Session #2 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
11:30am-1:00pm Poster Presentation Sessions and
Mid-Conference Reception
3rd Floor Movement Lab and
Student Commons
11:30am-12:15pm Poster Presentation Session #1 (Odd #'s) 3rd Floor Movement Lab
12:15pm-1:00pm Poster Presentation Session #2 (Even #'s) 3rd Floor Movement Lab
1:15-2:15pm Paper Presentation Session #3 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
2:30-3:30pm Paper Presentation Session #4 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
3:30-4:30pm Closing Reception 3rd Floor Student Commons
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2014
Friday, April 4th
8:30 AM

Information and Morning Reception (Program and Chair Assignments Attached)

Georgia College Student Research Event

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Drilling Patterns among Naticidae

Elizabeth Lemley

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences I

HSB 144

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Evidence of compensation for loss of the germ line in the marine polychaete annelid, Capitella teleta

Leah Dannenberg

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences I

HSB 144

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Origins and Environmental Mobility of Antibiotic Resistance Genes, Virulence Factors, and Bacteria in a Tidal Creek's Watershed

Christopher Babb
Eun Shin
Dorset Hurley

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences I

HSB 144

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Using geophysics and hydrogeology in studying factors that control crayfish distribution

Sarah Hazzard

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences I

HSB 144

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A taxonomic Analysis of the Laccophilus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of central Malawi.

Anshika Rimal

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences II

HSB 207

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Algal community assessment and proving the importance of diatom analysis of benthic habitats in Kentucky streams

Robert Dunn

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences II

HSB 207

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Revision of the aulicus species group of Neoporus in North America.

Sergio Minchey

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences II

HSB 207

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Relationship Between Atrazine Metabolism and Gut Microorganisms

Brennan Poonkwong
Scott Rozier
Lillie Brannen

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences II

HSB 207

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A Modern Slave Trade: Human Trafficking

Sarah Prochaska

Session Name: Community and Global Health

HSB 121

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Do Food Assistance Programs Help or Hinder School Aged Children: A Focus on Greene County, Georgia

Mary Finch

Session Name: Community and Global Health

HSB 121

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Drafting Policy for Mandatory Reporting of Tick-borne Illnesses in Georgia

Erin Kelly
Amy Bennett

Session Name: Community and Global Health

HSB 121

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

UNAIDS and The Global AIDS Campaign: International Cooperation at bay?

Jared Brumbeloe

Session Name: Community and Global Health

HSB 121

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Maximilien Luce’s Port of London, Night: The Science of Pointillism, Nature, and Industry

Meredith Conger

Session Name: Documenting and Deconstructing Conflict and Congruence through Art, Literature, and Theatre

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

*Playing Chess with Clotel: William Wells Brown's Documentation of the United States Political Struggle before the American Civil War

Danielle Bechtold

Session Name: Documenting and Deconstructing Conflict and Congruence through Art, Literature, and Theatre

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Beauty and History of Glen Mary

Troy Hencely

Session Name: Documenting and Deconstructing Conflict and Congruence through Art, Literature, and Theatre

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Power of Man over Nature in Richard Law Hinsdale’s Children in a Landscape, 1855-56

Erika Mims

Session Name: Documenting and Deconstructing Conflict and Congruence through Art, Literature, and Theatre

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inquiry-Based Discussion and the Allegory of Animal Farm

Chelsea Werner

Session Name: Education: Art and English I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Project-Based Learning in a Digital World

Jennifer Jensen

Session Name: Education: Art and English I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Revisiting Literacy through Character and Setting.

Charles Branan

Session Name: Education: Art and English I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Teaching Argumentative Writing

Benjamin Rawlins

Session Name: Education: Art and English I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

How Does Investigating Student Culture Help Teachers Create More Authentic Lessons?

Katherine Austin

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning I

HSB 105

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

How effective are extrinsic rewards in engaging students who are traditionally low performers?

Alan Mcgough

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning I

HSB 105

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Collaborative Classroom

Kelsea Luce

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning I

HSB 105

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Whole-Brain Teaching to Increase Student Engagement

Joseph Scott

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning I

HSB 105

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Anselm Kiefer’s Germanic Night Sky

Lena Thompson

Session Name: Portraying WWII

HSB 201

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Renaissance Influences in Mark Rothko’s #73

Christina Cueto

Session Name: Portraying WWII

HSB 201

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Talking action against oppression: Elie Wiesel's 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Address

Anamika Bhasker

Session Name: Portraying WWII

HSB 201

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Music of a Country Held Captive: Francis Poulenc and World War II France

Allie Bankston

Session Name: Portraying WWII

HSB 201

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Costume Design for "The Sum Of Me"

Justin Kalin

Session Name: Poster Children: Costumes and Concepts

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Designed to Die: Costume Designing

Logan Lorenz

Session Name: Poster Children: Costumes and Concepts

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Are High School Athletes From The Southeast More Likely to be Drafted Into The NFL?

Ian Reagan

Session Name: Race, Gender, and Geography in Sports Economics and Media

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Does Race Affect Player Income in the NBA?

Joshua Painter

Session Name: Race, Gender, and Geography in Sports Economics and Media

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gender Roles in Sports Media

Abigail Dillon
Rachel Jenkins
Derek Roberts
Tara Spirou

Session Name: Race, Gender, and Geography in Sports Economics and Media

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Target Audiences: The Masculine, the Feminine, and the Grey Area

John Dillon
John Dillon
Lauren Sapp
Caleb Shorthouse

Session Name: Race, Gender, and Geography in Sports Economics and Media

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Robot Programming - Mindstorm ev3

Joo Lee

Session Name: The Must-See Robot Panel

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Robot Programming - Music

David Miller

Session Name: The Must-See Robot Panel

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Analyzing Sponsorship in the 2014 Olympics: Are Advertisers Bias to Gold Medal Teams?

Brittany Wilson
Morgan Collett
Rebecca Winn
Erin Kelly

Session Name: Advertising, Sponsorship, and Image in the Olympics

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Every High Has Its Low: The Effects of Doping on Olympic Athletes' Public Image

Kathryn Skogen
Erin Ogle
Alicia Avitabile

Session Name: Advertising, Sponsorship, and Image in the Olympics

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

How Olympic Sponsors Incorporate the Games In Their Commercials

Shayn Venick
Heidi Barrows
Emily White
Kaity Loper

Session Name: Advertising, Sponsorship, and Image in the Olympics

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Olympic Sponsor Advertising: The Impact of the Olympic Host Country on the Advertising Methods of Sponsors

Morgan Kitchens
Jackie Hernandez
Susan Heikkila
Sarah Dickens

Session Name: Advertising, Sponsorship, and Image in the Olympics

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

A taxonomic Analysis of the Copelatus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of central Malawi

Austin Thompson

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences III

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Distribution of Escherichia coli Phylotypes from Herbivores in Kenya, Africa using Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction

Brian Mears

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences III

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Do octopi display preference when drilling cowrie shells?

Aeron Attwooll

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences III

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Rapid Detection of Helicobacter pylori and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in the Tidally Influenced Point Judith Pond of Rhode Island.

Ralph Rozier

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences III

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Biomimetic Modeling of Ni-ARD’s Active Site with Zinc Metal Complexes

Morgan Ownbey
Katie Smith

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 144

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Investigation of heavy-metal pollution and remediation of lead contaminated soils

Mikalyn Defoor
Megan Corley

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 144

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Sol-Gel Encapsulation of Horseradishperoxidase

Benjamin Ottoson

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 144

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Undergraduate Research Partnership between Georgia College and SASCO, Chemical Group, INC

Benjamin Gibson

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 144

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Color Theory for Middle Grades

Emily Doster

Session Name: Education: Art and English II

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Developing a Community of Writers in an Engaging Atmosphere

Dawson Roberts

Session Name: Education: Art and English II

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Looking Through New Lenses: Strategies for Close Reading

Jessica Greeson

Session Name: Education: Art and English II

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Methods and Strategies for Effective Argument Writing

Will Cannon

Session Name: Education: Art and English II

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Differences in Student Performance on Matching Selected Response and Fill-in-the-Blank Constructed Response Assessment Questions

Samantha Castagna

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning II

HSB 105

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

How can I improve parental involvement to raise grade average?

Matthew Cobb

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning II

HSB 105

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Inappropriate Use of Technology vs. Quality of Student Work

Brett Butler

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning II

HSB 105

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Setting Up a Democratic Classroom: Step 1-Trust

Nicholas Matteen

Session Name: Education: Teaching and Learning II

HSB 105

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Effects of Niacin Supplementation on Lactic Acid

Scott Phelts

Session Name: Effects and Effectivity: Sex, Surgery, and Supplementation

HSB 211

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Effects of Social Enrichment and Physical Exercise on Spatial Learning in Rats: An Investigation of Sex Differences

Rebecca Showalter

Session Name: Effects and Effectivity: Sex, Surgery, and Supplementation

HSB 211

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Disco Inferno: What led to the backlash against Disco

Benedict Esposito

Session Name: Life After Death: Disco, Ascension, and Zombies

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Fear in the Face of Death: Mortality Salience and its Effect on Fearful Emotional Reactions

Kaitlin Pelech
Rachel Potts

Session Name: Life After Death: Disco, Ascension, and Zombies

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Meyerhold's Biomechanics: A Zombie Workshop

Samuel Wilson

Session Name: Life After Death: Disco, Ascension, and Zombies

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Virgin Mary: Medieval Queen of Rome, Symbol of Papal Propaganda, and Patron of Santa Maria in Trastevere.

Jami Terracino

Session Name: Life After Death: Disco, Ascension, and Zombies

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Do 5-star players have a better chance of making an NFL team than 4-star players do?

Harrison Couch

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Does the One and Done rule Affect Rookie Performance in the NBA?

Kyle Schmidt

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Is Attendance Sensitive to Team Performance in Major League Baseball?

Gregory Cordle

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Should Baseball Players Drafted Out of High School Forgo College?

Spencer Collins

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Foreign Lanugage Acquistion through Graphic Novels

Rachel Moldovan

Session Name: The Arts in Education

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Teaching Art Through Puppetry and Choice

Noel Schornhorst

Session Name: The Arts in Education

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Teaching Impressionistic Techniques

Chelsea Oglesby

Session Name: The Arts in Education

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Using Improvisational Theatre to Create a Comfortable Learning Environment

Bailey Moran

Session Name: The Arts in Education

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Electrodermal Activity in Relation to Mindfulness and Cognition

Anastasia Kerr

Session Name: Think-Feel-Act: Studies of Cognition, Emotion, and Productivity

HSB 121

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Factors Influencing Productivity

Rachel Vandergriff
Amanda Brown

Session Name: Think-Feel-Act: Studies of Cognition, Emotion, and Productivity

HSB 121

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

*Micro Expressions in Jealousy

Caleb Gay

Session Name: Think-Feel-Act: Studies of Cognition, Emotion, and Productivity

HSB 121

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Effect of Cognitive Load on Decision Making

Margaret Foulk
Rachel K. Vandergriff
Brittany A. Browne

Session Name: Think-Feel-Act: Studies of Cognition, Emotion, and Productivity

HSB 121

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Mid-Conference Reception

Georgia College Student Research Event

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Body Composition Study

Alexander Prather
Scott Phelts

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #01

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Transport Propeties of Silver Nanoparticles in Saturated Media at the Lab Scale

Allie Bankston

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #03

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

The Effect of Perceived Financial Barriers on Academic Behaviors in High School Students

Allison Tressler
Tyler Lewis
Alana Korzekwa

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #05

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Pathological Gambling and Cognitive Biases

Amelia Fitch
Kara D. Demkowski
Kevin D. Toutkoushian

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #07

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Where Have All the Rabbits Gone?

Anna Bosch

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #09

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Effects of Fertilizer and Bradyrhizobium japonicum on growth of Spodoptera exigua

Anna Pierce

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #11

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Isolation of Antihistamines Through Extraction and TLC

Belinda Schaafsma

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #13

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Assessment of the Water Quality in Fishing Creek in Milledgeville, Georgia

Brantley Gee
Sergio Minchey
Tyler Mattix
Darius Green

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #15

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

A Cross Cultural Examination Exploring Parental Attribution on Child Misbehavior

Candace Cosnahan

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #17

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Assessment of Algal Diversity in Lake Sinclair: A Molecular Approach

Charis Kehrer

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #19

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Racial Discrimination and Mental Health: Examining the mediating effects of positive school climate among adolescents

Claudia Delbasso
Morgan Henry
Alyssa Couch

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #21

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Phidgets Tank

David Teston

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #23

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Eric Lantz' Lego EV3 Robot

Eric Lantz

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #25

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Community Gardens: An Introduction to Organic Practices and Benefits

Hannah Foster

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #27

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Is Concussion Prevention Being Utilized to its Full Potential?

Jacob Bloodworth

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #29

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Production of Biodiesel from Peanut Oil through Hydrocracking with a Solar Array

James Mcphail
Melissa Youngs
Cason Kelley

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #31

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Rainy Days Data: Stormwater Runoff Analysis in Milledgeville, GA

Jennifer Deardorff

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #33

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

The Degradation of Estrogen

Katherine Davis

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #37

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Gender Differences in Sensitivity to School Climate

Kimberly Mulkey
Dori Bolak
Maddy Reilly

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #39

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Failure of the Cross-Correlation Measurement Technique

Kristopher Schock
Katie Ham
Quintorious Bivins
Garrett Rountree

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #41

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Simulated Drought effects on Algal Desiccation and Diversity

Laura Aycock

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #43

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Determination of Caffeine Content in Brewed Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Coffee

Logan Chalmers

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #45

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Impulsivity Testing Through a Modified Delay-Discounting Task

Loren Ranson
Danielle Davis

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #47

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Production of Biodiesel via Ozonolysis followed by Hydrocracking

Matthew Hilliard
Kyle Dickens
Vania Belisle

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #49

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

The Effects of Different Shoulder Exercises on Scapular Positioning

Michael Cool

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #51

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Youth Outcome Questionnaire Meta-Analyses: Observed and Self-Reported Data (Preliminary Results)

Nathan Oglesbee
Noelle Linville
Emily Bailey
James Sandlin, Ashley Kalle, Lauren Thompson

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #53

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Family Presence During Patient Resuscitation

Rachel Blevins
Anna Grace Fulmer
Jonathan Stott

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #55

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Fall Prevention

Rebekah House
Lindsey Dillard
Amy Vrieze

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #57

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Common Ties Between Francophone Literature and Neocolonialism

Ryan Bennett

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #59

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Lego Mindstorm EV3 controlled with Java

Ryan Graessle

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #61

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Slugging Percentage and Weighted Statistics

Tanner Mortensen

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #65

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Dimerization of Cinnamic Acid Dervatives Using Green Photochemistry

Taylor Schmit
Bryan Bill
Peng Hao

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #67

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Navigating the Path to Work: Discrepancies Between the Educational and Occupational Expectations of Low-Income

Vera Angoyar
Casey McCorvey
Lauren Swanner

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #69

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Wind Turbine Research

Jonathon Gardner
Ian Agnew
Austin Card
Jonathon Gardner, Taylor Ray

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #71

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Investigating Contaminant Transport in an Unconfined Sand Groundwater Aquifer

Alicia Estabrook

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #02

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Among patients undergoing surgery, does the use of chlorhexidine gluconate for preoperative skin preparation versus povidone iodine reduce the risk of surgical site infections within 30 days of the procedure?

Allison Barfield

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #04

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Influence of Product Label Design on Consumer Purchasing Preferences

Amanda Brown
Sean Groark

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #06

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

The Effects of Weekly Balance Training on Perceived Fall Risk & Dynamic Balance in Cancer Survivors

Andrew Huggins

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #08

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Design and Synthesis of Novel Flavonoid Derivatives as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Anna Kranzlein

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #10

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

The effects of a key plant mutualism on plant responses to herbivory

Anne Zimmerman

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #12

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Purification of Sec15p using Kluyveromyces lactis

Bereket Ayele

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #14

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Adolescents’ Perceptions of Financial Difficulty Within the Family and Academic Motivation

Casey Demott
Michael Simmons
Kelsey Van Boxel

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #16

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Best Practices for Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers

Catherine Lane
Ryann Bristow
Emily Larsen

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #18

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Blocking the Aggregation of the Sup35 Prion Using Natural Extracts

Christina Preiss
J. A. Tierno

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #20

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Characterization and Genomic Analysis of a Subcluster K2 Mycobacteriophage

Danielle Lutyk

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #22

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Mindfulness, Sleep, and Emotions

Elizabeth Kraich
Evea D. Kaldas
Candace L. Cosnhan

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #24

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Mindfulness and Tolerance for Ambiguity

Evea Kaldas
Elizabeth Kraich
Candace Cosnahan

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #26

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Theoretical and Spectral Studies of the Tautomeric Equlibria of Pyridazinol

Hasiat Madamidola
Bryan Bill
James B. Gray

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #28

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Arbitrary Waveform Generator

James Dowling
Arthur Shue
Chaz Kuzell

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #30

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Towards the synthesis of a water-soluble octahalogenated Co(II) Porphyrins

Jamichael Williams

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #32

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Investigating Eutrophication of Lake Sinclair

John Olmstead

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #34

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Synthesis and Characterization of Sol-Gel Monoliths as Chemiluminescent Sensors

Karen Ehret
Sam Moore

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #36

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Analysis of the Indoor Air Quality of Terrell Hall

Kathleen Fadler
Alexa T. Gregory
Geeta M. Karadkhele
Kaitlin D. Schieman

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #38

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold(III) Porphyrin Nanoparticle Synthesis to Reduce Tumors

Kristopher Nelson

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #40

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Characterization and Analysis of the Degradation of Lycopene

Kyle Foerster

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #42

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Identification of novel interactors of SEC15 via genetic suppressor screen using a 2µ-plasmid Sacchromyces cerevisiae genomic library

Leah Dannenberg

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #44

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Relationship between Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure Responses to Submaximal Exercise

Mary Grace McRee
Carter Brackett

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #48

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Uptake of lead from contaminated soils by various plants

Megan Corley
Mikalyn DeFoor

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #50

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Atomic Molecular Optics Laboratory

Michelle Alber
Cristalei Polk
Dimitrius Denize

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #52

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Analytical techniques using GC/MS in the detection of pharmaceutical pollution of surface water

Nathan Potter

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #54

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Psychological Impact of Coloring for Adults

Rebecca Ruggieri
Rachel Potts

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #56

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Studies of scope and limitations of new Knoevenagel-Doebner reaction methodology: Application as a new laboratory experiment

Ruchi Patel
Peng Hao
Kyle Olson

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #58

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Spondylolysis of the L5 vertebra in a High School Football Player

Ryan Bussell

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #60

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Biological Illustration of Baldwin County Rodentia

Sarah Kelehear

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #62

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

What are the best practices to promote successful cannulation when inserting a peripheral intravenous line in neonates?

Sherri Moody

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #64

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Geochemical and subsurface characteristics that determine the locations of crayfish on Sapelo Island

Taylor Upole

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #66

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Death of a Salesman Sound Design

Tyler Voyles
David Dingess

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #68

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Connections Between Music Education and Post-Secondary Education

Ryen Dickinson
Melanie Latty

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #70

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Most Effective Methods for Prevention of Retained Foreign Objects in Patients Undergoing Open-Cavity Surgery

Katherine Mccann

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #72

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

1:15 PM

Genetic Assessment of Cambarus truncatus (Oconee Burrowing Crayfish) Populations

Robert Jones

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences IV

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

New Species of Desmopachria Babington (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae: Hyphydrini) from South America

Sabrina Adkins

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences IV

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Taxonomy of Lepidoptera

Sarah Kelehear

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences IV

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

A Modification of the Knovenagel-Doebner Condensation to form alpha,beta-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids

Kyle Olson

Session Name: Chemistry II

HSB 144

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Cinnamic Acid Derivatives as Precursors to Antibiotic Activity

Bryan Bill

Session Name: Chemistry II

HSB 144

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Molecular Docking Studies of Novel Flavonoid Derivatives as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors

Olivia Newman

Session Name: Chemistry II

HSB 144

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Analyzing Characterization Through Active Learning

Whitney Cutler

Session Name: Education: Art and English III

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Argumentative Writing through Quality Questioning

Robert Hudgens

Session Name: Education: Art and English III

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Teaching Interdisciplinary Art

Samantha Peluso

Session Name: Education: Art and English III

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Teaching Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

Sabrina Chandler

Session Name: Education: Art and English III

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Can Knowledge of Mathematical Terminology Increase Student Understanding of Mathematical Concepts?

Alexandra Cain

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math I

HSB 105

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does the Method of Instruction Delivery Affect Student Performance in Science Labs?

Adam Johnson

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math I

HSB 105

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Relevancy Through Current Events: Increasing Engagement in Social Studies

Phillip Babb

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math I

HSB 105

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Using Writing in Mathematics Instruction to Increase Student Reasoning

Rachel Waldron

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math I

HSB 105

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Design Process for Creating Utilitarian Tableware

Baneza Munoz

Session Name: Finally!: Let's Talk Process

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

From Broadway to the Black Box: The Process of a Student Director

William Warren

Session Name: Finally!: Let's Talk Process

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Installation, Process and Method: Martha Whittington’s Shift Split at Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery

Erika Mims

Session Name: Finally!: Let's Talk Process

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

StageWrite - New Software and the GC Theatre Dept.

Zachary Bradford

Session Name: Finally!: Let's Talk Process

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

John George Brown's The Deacon’s Visit: A Sentimentality for the Past

Emily Fox

Session Name: Gods, Saints, and a Longing for the Past in the Arts

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Myths and Methods: Teaching Through the Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

Curtis Stallings
Sarah Harrell

Session Name: Gods, Saints, and a Longing for the Past in the Arts

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: Does Religion Play a Factor in Determining Knowledge of African-American spirituals?

Carolyn Vinson

Session Name: Gods, Saints, and a Longing for the Past in the Arts

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

The Influences and Alterations in Nicolas Tournier’s The Denial of St. Peter

Kelly Garcia

Session Name: Gods, Saints, and a Longing for the Past in the Arts

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

An Examination of the Relationship between Constrained Behaviors and Fear of Crime

Samantha Riggs

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri I: Studies of Gender Stereotypes, Sibling Birth Order, Contrained Behaviors, and Fear of Crime

HSB 121

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Drug Use and Experiences of Victimization

Tamra Voll

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri I: Studies of Gender Stereotypes, Sibling Birth Order, Contrained Behaviors, and Fear of Crime

HSB 121

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Parental Gender Stereotypes: Effects on Children’s Toy Selection and Emotional Responses

Amelia Fitch
Ashley Anderson

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri I: Studies of Gender Stereotypes, Sibling Birth Order, Contrained Behaviors, and Fear of Crime

HSB 121

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Sibling Birth Order and Social Competence

Shirain Banner

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri I: Studies of Gender Stereotypes, Sibling Birth Order, Contrained Behaviors, and Fear of Crime

HSB 121

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Project Based Learning as a Means of Education Reform

Daniel Montenegro

Session Name: Revolution, Representation, and Reform

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

*The Revolutionary Quality of Allusions found in Harriet Jacobs Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Benton Meadows

Session Name: Revolution, Representation, and Reform

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

*Theatre for Social Change: The Importance of Conversation

Alexa Williams
Katie Cain

Session Name: Revolution, Representation, and Reform

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

William Wetmore Story’s Medea, 1866: the Representation of Dominant Women and the Rise of Feminism in Art in the Nineteenth Century

Ashton Woodall

Session Name: Revolution, Representation, and Reform

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Do Reviews Affect Box Office Revenues?

Nicholas Romano

Session Name: Some Economics of Happiness, Sadness, and Badness

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Parental Involvement have an Impact on a Child's Risky Behavior?

Blake Mayo

Session Name: Some Economics of Happiness, Sadness, and Badness

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

*Does Race Affect Perceptions of Subjective Well Being

Logan Kolar

Session Name: Some Economics of Happiness, Sadness, and Badness

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Religiosity Have an Effect on Suicide Among Adolescents?

Timothy Swinson

Session Name: Some Economics of Happiness, Sadness, and Badness

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Deconstructing the Flower

Lucy Williams

Session Name: Working Women, Wandering Wombs, the Verfremdungseffekt and the Flower: A Total Deconstruction

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Ideology, Fresh Off the Press: Käthe Kollwitz and Dorothea Lange

Ariana Yandell

Session Name: Working Women, Wandering Wombs, the Verfremdungseffekt and the Flower: A Total Deconstruction

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Jan Steen’s The Sick Girl: A Humorous Commentary on Seventeenth-Century Medicine

Jami Terracino

Session Name: Working Women, Wandering Wombs, the Verfremdungseffekt and the Flower: A Total Deconstruction

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

The Brechtian Clown: Using Clowning Techniques to Promote the Brechtian Aesthetic

Lyssa Hoganson

Session Name: Working Women, Wandering Wombs, the Verfremdungseffekt and the Flower: A Total Deconstruction

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

*Mwahaha…huh: A Solo Piece About Villainy

Zachariah Schneider

Session Name: Aesthetics of Love, Villainy, and Extravagant Self-indulgence

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Eros and Creativity

Jennifer Clark

Session Name: Aesthetics of Love, Villainy, and Extravagant Self-indulgence

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

SafeSpace

Corissa Duffey

Session Name: Aesthetics of Love, Villainy, and Extravagant Self-indulgence

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Contributions to the Georgia Atlas Lichen Project: A Preliminary Inventory of Five Counties in East-Central Georgia

Lance Layton
Justina Everhart
Malcolm Hodges

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences V

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Designing a point of use water distinction system using solar radiation, cotton, charcoal, sediment and UV light

Kristina Hensey

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences V

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Host-Plant Preference of Megacopta cribraria

Taylor Upole

Session Name: Biological and Environmental Sciences V

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How Complimentary Therapies and Aerobic Exercise Influence Cancer

David Patch

Session Name: Complimentary Therapies: Music, Theatre, and Health

HSB 304

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Music Preference During Exercise

David Watson
Jennifer Ryan

Session Name: Complimentary Therapies: Music, Theatre, and Health

HSB 304

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alexander Technique: Harnessing Self-Awareness Towards Embodying Character

Hayley Koger

Session Name: Complimentary Therapies: Music, Theatre, and Health

HSB 304

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Does Employment During the School Year Affect a Student's High School GPA

Mackenzie Yaeger

Session Name: Economics of Education

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Educational gap between the Hispanic community and other communities

Antonio Barajas

Session Name: Economics of Education

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

*The Impact of Sleep Deprivation on High School Academic Performance

Diana Akhmetzyanova

Session Name: Economics of Education

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Applying Literary Theory to Shakespeare's Macbeth

Leslie Smith

Session Name: Education Potpourri

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Can dialogue journals build trust and increase participation in a science classroom?

Tabatha Knowles

Session Name: Education Potpourri

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Teaching Literary Elements in Fables and Myths

Kaitlin Alvin

Session Name: Education Potpourri

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Effect of Reflection and Discussion on Performance in the Sixth Grade Social Studies Classroom

Sara Wood

Session Name: Education Potpourri

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Can Integrating History in a Mathematics Classroom Increase Student Engagement?

Kelsey Davis

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math II

HSB 105

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Does the Incorporation of Primary Literature Impact Students' Learning by Developing Scientific Reasoning?

Bradley Williams

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math II

HSB 105

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Integrating Technology into the Social Studies Classroom to help promote Engagement of Twenty First Century Learners

Jennifer Hill

Session Name: Education: Science, Technology, Social Studies, and Math II

HSB 105

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Francis Davis Millet’s The Expansionist (The Traveled Man): The Personification of Columbia in American Political Discourse and Art

Samantha Scoggins

Session Name: Global Discourses of Difference and Media

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Numancia y la herencia Celta en España

Mario Tumen

Session Name: Global Discourses of Difference and Media

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Revolutionizing the Media Through Chicano Culture Found in the Works of Luis Valdez

Marco Sanchez

Session Name: Global Discourses of Difference and Media

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Impact of British Colonialism on the Media Systems of Ghana and India: a Comparative Study.

Hillary Hunnings

Session Name: Global Discourses of Difference and Media

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Family Values Between the United States and Ireland

Kelsey Vanboxel

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri II: Studies of Family Values, Social Networking, and Drug Use at GC

HSB 121

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A Cross-Cultural Study Examining the Usage of Online Social Networking

Meagan Pind

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri II: Studies of Family Values, Social Networking, and Drug Use at GC

HSB 121

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Abuse of Prescription Pills Among Greek and Non-Greek Georgia College Students

Scott York

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri II: Studies of Family Values, Social Networking, and Drug Use at GC

HSB 121

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Underground World: A Study on The Prevalent Drug Use of Georgia College and State University Students

Gabrielle Vasquez

Session Name: Psychology and Criminal Justice Potpourri II: Studies of Family Values, Social Networking, and Drug Use at GC

HSB 121

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How the Whites Shaped Black Hawk's Identity

Alina Venick

Session Name: Theorizing The Life of Black Hawk

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Influences and Conflicts Combining to Create Black Hawk's Narrative Voice

Coye Bishop

Session Name: Theorizing The Life of Black Hawk

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Redefining Black Hawk: Iconic Display as Means of Manipulation and Erasure of Native American Culture

Mary Pittard

Session Name: Theorizing The Life of Black Hawk

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Soil Quality Analysis Using Quantitative and Qualitative Analytical Methods

Sierra Miller

Session Name: Wind, Water, Soil, and Nanostructures: Research in Chemistry and Physics

HSB 144

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Synthesis and Characterization of Porphyrin Nanostructures

Lawrence Gordon

Session Name: Wind, Water, Soil, and Nanostructures: Research in Chemistry and Physics

HSB 144

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Water Quality Comparison Between the Oconee & Ocmulgee Rivers

Hailee Pekarek
Kelly Taylor

Session Name: Wind, Water, Soil, and Nanostructures: Research in Chemistry and Physics

HSB 144

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Closing Reception

Georgia College Student Research Event

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM