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Furman Engaged!: April 12, 2013 Oral Presentations, Performances, and Demonstrations Session I: 9 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Art Littlejohn Lecture Room, Roe Art Building Presentations of Work by Senior Studio Art Majors Moderator: Ross McClain Sophie Amberkar

Ceramics

Robert Bradford

Graphic design

Arden Fuller

Graphic Design

Business and Accounting Hipp Hall 104 The Business Block: Showcasing Students' Integrative Business Moderators: Suzy Summers, Kirk Karwan, Katie Player and Robert Underwood Aakash Bhaskar, Van Rylander, Tom Freeman and Austin Hooker

Business Analysis of Kroger

Taylor Smelt, Marshall Rand, Elizabeth Smith and Katie Core

Business Analysis of Volkswagen

Brice Short, Shawn Boone, Kathleen Brower and Olivia Broaddus

Business Analysis of Toyota

Greg Worthy, Crit Jones, Kayt Carino and Colleen Lynch

Business Analysis of Nordstrom

Andrew Phillips, Samantha Postell, Alex Orr and Ryan Culbreath

Business Analysis of Delta

Margaret Boyette, Josh Fusan, Casey McKeon and Blake Powers

Business Analysis of Pepsi

Amanda Soule, Blake Campbell, Sofia Di Iorio and Michael Gandier

Business Analysis of Costco


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Chemistry Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126 Research in Chemistry Moderator: John Wheeler Eliza Hardy

Inhibition of the HMGA A/T Hook

Fred David

Analysis of Alexidine Dihydrochloride in Multipurpose Contact Lense Solution Using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography

Kristen Watts

Cultural Heritage Science: Applying Analytical Methodology for Artifact Conservation

Taylor Harris

Investigating the Interaction of Photoactive Cr(III) Complexes with DNA Using Real- Time PCR and Capillary Gel Electrophoresis

Communication Studies Furman Hall 127 Social Resistance and The Power of Dissent Moderator: Lloyd Benson Drew Summers

Singing as Resistance: Civil Rights Protest through Song

Lee Schuitema

Declaiming as Resistance: Gendered Style as Activism

Reagan Thompson and Lena Pringle

Documenting as Resistance: Emancipation Histories

Education Hipp Hall 205 Multicultural Inquiry (Elementary Certifiers) Moderator: George Lipscomb Catherine Adams

AIDS and Education

Rebecca Allen

Religious Diversity in Schools

Caroline Lambert

Reaching English Language Learners

Olivia LeCompte

Teaching Students with Dyslexia


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Exploring Different Learning Styles among Children

Sarah Odom

Meeting the Needs of Children Living in Poverty

Sophie Page and Katherine Redfern

Homosexuality in Schools

Emily Wurtzbacher

Communicating with the Parents of English Language Learners

English Furman Hall 106 Immersion Journalism Moderator: Joni Tevis Christina Phillips

Rediscovering Food Outside the Package

Kristen Layne

In the Shade of Paris Mountain

Alex Barmakian

Greenville Ink - The Inner Workings of a Tattoo Parlor

Kathleen Solomon

Becoming Approved - Shepherd's Gate

Tom West

Off Walden Pond

Jared O'Neal

The Other Football

Stephanie Reddaway

The Road to Recovery - Overcoming Addiction

MacKenzie Fanaro

Life at Bob Jones University

Health Sciences Molnar Human Performance Lab (at PAC) Comparing Lift and Drag Forces between Airplane Wings in a Wind Tunnel Moderator: Randy Hutchinson Ann Awadalla, Patrice Butler, Kyle Duke, Jordan Ellis, Kendrec Ferrara, Adam Granger, Kelsey Hillner, Daniel Lamontagne, Seth Lehman, Stefan Maletic, Sarah Matthews, Grant McCarthy, Christine Orbke, Payton Sanchez and Lillian Statzer


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History Furman Hall 107 Keeping Kosher in Dixie: Jewish Life in the South Moderator: Diane Vechio Lacey Brantley

From Postmaster to Mayor: The Evolution of Greenville's Jewish Community

Rachel Shelbourne

From Abraham to Washington: Re-Identifying Judaism in Colonial Southern Memory

Jon Baddley

The Jewish Experience in pre-19th Century America

Mathematics Riley Hall 106 Research Projects in Mathematics Moderator: John Harris Maria Barrell, Charldon Dennis and Kristina Pardo

College Football Rankings

Allison Davey, Andrea Fant, Victoria Garrett and Hannah Vincent

An Enhanced Ranking System for the NFL Draft

Beth Bleed, Kelly Cercy and Elise Prete

Math in the City: Parking Optimization in Downtown Greenville

Jack Farnsworth, Rahul Isaac and Stella Watson

The Firefighter Problem: A Continuous Approach

Jack Farnsworth, Rahul Isaac and Stella Watson

The Geometry of the Narayana Numbers


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Modern Languages and Literatures Burgess Theatre, Trone Student Center Spanish 201 Short Films (class award winners) Moderator: Angelica Lozano-Alonso *presenter Adam Granger*, Kristen Cain and Billy Tutt

“¡Ay, No Adam!” (8:00)

Carryl Tinsley,* Madeline Parks, Max Wurthmann and Jackson Holt

“La Cita a Ciegas” (9:37)

Baylee Tuggle,* Alex Wilson, Mike Toto and Alison Kanter

“La temporada de amor” (9:03)

Joanna Reeder,* Anton Schultz, Carson Priest and Savannah Jennings

“Asi que me llaman, ¿tal vez?” (5:04)

Anna Reithman,* Jane Eliza Chrisholm, Harrison Farmer and Sam Klein

“El triángulo amoroso” (9:50)

Alice Hall,* Megan Kelly, Daniel Harris and Jacob Gordon

“El amor inapropiado” (10:12)

Music Harper Hall, Daniel Music Building Summer Internships in the Arts Moderator: Mark Britt Ryan Blocker

Brevard Music Center, Brevard, NC

Adam Collins

Brevard Music Center, Brevard, NC

Grace Gilday

Opera Academy of California, San Francisco, CA

Ashley Marshall

American Wind Symphony, Mars, PA

Emily Powell

Grace Church, Greenville SC

Elizabeth Olson

Cultural Strategies Initiative in NYC


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Psychology Johns Hall 201 Beyond Furman: Psychology Internships Moderator: Kerstin Blomquist Holly Babbitt

Marshall Pickens

Greg Kuras

Mirrus - Multimedia

Virginia Kuzia

Marcus Autism Center

Stephanie Vaughn

Venice: Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility

Layla Tumler

Project Hope

Catherine Deibert

School Counseling

Laura Ragmanauskaite

USC Adolescent Research

Jesse Carre

Department of Juvenile Justice

Saniya Sajwani

Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital

Sarah Prickett and Suzanne Howell

New Impact Clinic GHS

Shi Center McEachern, Furman Hall 214 Campus Research and Community Impact: Shi Center for Sustainability Student Fellows Moderator: Katherine Kransteuber Rob George

CCC Data Analyst

Mia El-Hamaki

Shi Center Communications Fellow

Elizabeth Cook

K-12 Education and Summer Sustainability History of Furman Fellow

Laura Eubanks

Geothermal Systems Fellow

Gillian Small

Summer Livability Education Fellow with City of Greenville

Blake Wood

Summer Signature Experiences Fellow with CVB

Hayden Couvillion

Summer Dream Big Greenville Fellow

James McArver

Summer Lake Conestee Nature Park Fellow


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Summer Student Farm Manager

John Michael Worsham

Hispanic Outreach Fellow

Michael Robinson

Bike Shop Fellow

Kylie Stackis

Campus Trees Fellow

Anne-Marie Melief

Senior Sustainabilty Assessment Fellow

Kris Hajny

Junior Sustainability Assessment Fellow

Serena Doose

Composting Fellow

Rachel McAlister

Academic Year Student Farm Manager

Will McCabe

Transportation Fellow

Wes Floyd

City of Greenville Green Ribbon Advisory Committee Fellow

Patrick Starr

US Endowment for Forestry and Communities Fellow

Sociology Johns Hall 105 The Education System: Causes and Consequences of Academic Trajectories Moderator: Kyle Longest Alanna Gillis and Kaleigh Ward

Effect of Academic Preparation Programs on the Graduation Rates of High Schools

Sarah Harrison and Nadia Shamsedin

The Effect of College Major on Political Affiliation among American College Students

Claire Chipman and Leah Hassler

Birth Order and Academic Success, Extracurricular Involvement and Leadership

Anderson Gosselin and Rex Harrison

Study Drug Use and Socialness among American College Students


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Theatre Arts The Playhouse British Isles Documentary Drama Presentations Moderator: Maegan Azar Callie Nestleroth

"Reading and Experiencing Two Worlds Merging" Documentary Film Screening

Rebecca Shield

"Princesses Are Real" Children's Book Reading

Elyse Marder

"Folk Dancing Around the Globe" Documentary Film Screening


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Posters and Exhibits Session I: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Physical Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium Number

Department

Presenter(s)

Title

BIO-1

Biology

Reid Anderegg

Internship: Lowcountry Food Bank Cooking Matters

BIO-2

Biology

Brent Anderson

The Impacts of a poultry processing plant on tetracycline resistance genes in a headwater stream.

BIO-3

Biology

Sarah Lyons

Internship: Veterinary Clinic

BIO-4

Biology

Shanikque Blackwell and Katrina Morgan

Isolation and Expression of prg-1 and pgam1 in the Brain of the Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) During Metamorphosis

BAC-1

Business and Accounting

Nicole Castiglione

Internship: Clare Morris Agency Incorporated

CHM-1

Chemistry

Ahlam Armaly

Synthesis of Biotinylated Hibiscone C and Newly Discovered Furanosteroids

CHM-2

Chemistry

Jack Felmly

Electron Spin Resonance Investigation of Matrix Isolated CH6+

CHM-3

Chemistry

Emily Nyers

Leakage of Encapsulated Fluorophores from Polydiacetylene Liposomes

CHM-4

Chemistry

Xing Wei

The Characterization of Polycationic Biocides in Multipurpose Contact Lens Solution Using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography

COM-1

Communication Studies

Jessica Pate

Internship: American Leprosy Mission

COM-2

Communication Studies

Kate Cannon, Chad Daniel and Ferah Mohammed

Internship: Conan Productions

CSC-1

Computer Science

Carole Abumoussa

As the Sand of the Sea‌.times 57: Big Data 2020

CSC-2

Computer Science

Seth Greenstein

Internship: Mining Social Media to Improve Healthcare


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Computer Science

Andy Rose

Machine Learning

CSC-4

Computer Science

Austin Williams

The Evolution of Video Game AI

CSC-5

Computer Science

Paul Aluri, Ahmed Muizz Khan, Josh Lynn and Diane Mickelson

Time Management Strategies with the Use of Technology

CSC-6

Computer Science

Jordan Brown, Josh Dupre, Grant Kozak and Alexander Rice

Complaint Tracking and Reduction

EES-1

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Brittany Consolo

Caribbean Reef Risks: Rise in Sea Temperatures and Coral Bleaching Events

EES-2

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Trent McCann

Analyzing User Demographics on the Swamp Rabbit Trail

EES-3

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Katharine Compton and Austin Morrison

Las Vegas Water Crisis: Causes and Effects of Overconsumption

ENG-1

English

Britton Holland

Internship: Smoak Public Relations

HSC-1

Health Sciences

Megan Jones

Internship: Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas

HSC-2

Health Sciences

Katie Wingard

Internship: Kidnetics Pediatric Therapies

HSC-3

Health Sciences

Lexie Lipham and Katie Ward

Determination of Food Deserts in Five Municipalities within the County of Greenville

FYW-1

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

William Medearis

The Battle Autumn of 1862: The Leader Lee

FYW-2

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Joseph Paulson

The Battle Autumn of 1862: Antietam through Confederate Eyes

FYW-3

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Cece Rogers

The Battle Autumn of 1862: The Medical State of the Civil War

FYW-4

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Sarah Stanley

The Battle Autumn of 1862: Cavalry in the Civil War

MLL-1

Modern Languages and Literatures

Annie Brasington

Internship: Woodruff Middle School EXCEL program


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Neuroscience

Alexander Lea

Regulation of GABAergic Gene Expression during Lesion-Induced Sprouting in the Rat Septohippocampal Pathway

NSC-2

Neuroscience

Catherine Nevins

"Modeling the Spatial Activation Patterns of Cdc42 during Dendritic Spine Enlargement"

NSC-3

Neuroscience

Celeste Peay

Comparing the Effects of Specific vs. Non-specific p38 MAP Kinase Inhibitors on MBP Expression in Oligodendrocyte Differentiation

NSC-4

Neuroscience

Tyler Rives

Regulation of Cholinergic Gene Expression during Lesion-Induced Sprouting in the Rat Septohippocampal Pathway

NSC-5

Neuroscience

Matthew Whitmire

The Influence of Gonadal Hormones on Stress-induced Ethanol Selfadministration in Mice

PHY-1

Physics

Evdokiya Kostadinova, Ben Mayberry and Victoria Strait

Conservation Of Electromagnetic Momenta

PSC-1

Political Science

Alyssa Gillis

Internship: Hilton Head Island High School

PSC-2

Political Science

Meg Livermore

The Middle East in American Media

PSC-3

Political Science

Stephen Tagert

Examining Religious and Cultural Influence in the Creation of the European Union

PVS-1

Poverty Studies

Megan Austin

The educational system and Spanishspeaking children of undocumented immigrants

PVS-2

Poverty Studies

Carolyn Hartung

Poverty and the Single Parent

PVS-3

Poverty Studies

Sarah Lauritsen

The Impact of Gentrification on the Poor

PSY-1

Psychology

Emily Blinn

Internship: Green Hill Therapy - The Effects of Equine Therapy on Outcomes in Children with Developmental Disabilities

PSY-2

Psychology

Casey Evans

NIH grant proposal for web-based dissemination and implementation of treatment for eating disorders


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Psychology

David Gushee

Attenuating the CPP of Toluene in Mice Using CB1 Antagonists

PSY-4

Psychology

Caroline Mitchell

What Does This Do? Preschoolers' Object-Action Mapping With Manufactured and Natural Objects

PSY-5

Psychology

Hannah Stroup

Child maltreatment and subsequent cortisol reactivity: A meta-analysis

PSY-6

Psychology

Alexa Wilton

Internship: New Hope Center

PSY-7

Psychology

Rachel Marshall, Alexandra Moench and Kyle St. Hillaire

Health Attitudes and Behaviors in the Upstate: A Community Survey

SOC-1

Sociology

Mallory Boyd

Internship: Anathoth Community Garden

SOC-2

Sociology

Peter Lehman

Race, Rock, and Relationships: A Content Analysis of Popular Music

SOC-3

Sociology

Laura Hinson and Rebecca Jones

Effects of Social Media Usage on Body Image in Women

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Oral Presentations, Performances, and Demonstrations Session II: 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Art Littlejohn Lecture Room, Roe Art Building Presentations of Work by Senior Studio Art Majors Moderator: Ross McClain Haley Gray

Photography

Katie Guptill

Graphic design

True Harrigan

Mixed media

Biology Plyler Hall 231 (2nd floor Townes Science Center) Research in Biology Moderator: Greg Lewis Scarlet Sellers

Effects of lunar illumination on puma activity

Jesse Wood

Using remote camera arrays to build predictive models of mammalian diversity

Alex Viere

Top down effects of puma (Puma concolor) on herbivore and mesocarnivore communities in New Mexico

Michael Verble and Melissa Corbett

The effect of kudzu and bramble removal on the growth of different plant types and the abundance of ground beetles (Family Carabidae)

Business and Accounting Hipp Hall 104 Research in Business Management Moderators: Robert Underwood, Bruce Clemens and Marion McHugh Steven Christopher

The Meaning of Marketing: A Longitudinal Content Analysis


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The Relationship Between Advertising Outlays and Firm Performance: A Review of the Empirical Accounting, Economics and Marketing Literature

Claire Chipman and Victoria Strait

SHOW ME THE MONEY, your health and water: History of a Guatemalan nonprofit Organization

Alex Crooks

How do firms estimate the cost of equity when b (beta) is zero?

Chemistry Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126 Research in Chemistry Moderator: Paul Wagenknecht Orlin Sergev

Thermal Switching in Fluorescent DNA-Templated Silver Nanoclusters

Parth Thakker

Metal-Alkynyl Complexes of Cobalt, Chromium, and Rhodium: A Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Investigation of Metal-Ligand Interactions and Redox Activity

Vikram Samant

Characterization of Biocides in Contact Lens Solution Using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry

Andrew Kantor

Investigation of Adduct Formation between Photoactivated Cr(III) Complexes and DNA via Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) and Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (PAGE)

Earth and Environmental Sciences Riley Hall 106 Earth and Environmental Sciences/Sustainability Senior Thesis Presentations Moderator: Bill Ranson Welcome and introduction Ryan Richardson

Geomorphology and Blue Ridge Escarpment Evolution Along the Green River in the Vicinity of Saluda, NC

Cara Wagner

The Gendered Nature of Food

Brooks Bailey

Spatial Analysis of Well Yields in Fractured Bedrock Terrains of the Piedmont of Northwestern South Carolina

Elizabeth Thomas

Exploring the Values of Sustainability: Older Adult Perceptions and Sustainability Education


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A Preliminary Evaluation of the Geothermal Energy Potential for South Carolina

Mary Soike

A Comparative Analysis of Consumer Profiles among Farmers Markets and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Participants in the Upstate of South Carolina

Economics Hipp Hall 204 Internships for Economics Students Moderator: Nathan Cook Corey Allen

McGuire Woods Law

Robert Barnes

SC Victim Assistance

Andrew Cameron

mCapital-Lobbyist

Cameron Egan

US Trade-European Office

Ben Green

St. Jude-medical supplies

Mary Grace Short

Kennedy Center

English Furman Hall 106 Reading from the Echo Moderator and Echo Editor : Katy Dwyer The following students will present their original creative works from the Echo: Kristen Layne

Bloodlines 1988 (short play)

Lindsay Dennis

How'd You Know (poem)

Brett Stonecipher

selected poems

Anne Marie Powell

Of Time and Winter (villanelle)


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Health Sciences Molnar Human Performance Lab (at PAC) Research Methods Demonstrations Moderator: Ray Moss Tori Haggett and Hunter Wilhoit

The Effect of Cycling Intensity on Muscle Activity, Pedal Forces and Joint Torques

Morgan Kuhar, Heath Burton and Livi Tant

Evaluating the Metabolic Demands and Effect of Cycling Intensity on Subsequent Running Performance

History Furman Hall 107 History's Many Faces Moderator: John Barrington Brian Neumann

Disease and Democracy in Six Atlantic World Cities, 1832-1866

Julia Pafford

YouTube and the Future of Holocaust Remembrance

Sara Morano

Don't Call it a Defection: Svetlana Stalin Alliluyeva's Move to the United States in 1967

Modern Languages and Literatures/Asian Studies McEachern, Furman Hall 214 Moderator: Sachi Schmidt-Hori Selected entries from the AS/MLL video contest will be presented by their creators and screened


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Modern Languages and Literatures/Study Away Furman Hall 228 Engaging Spanish Culture: Reports from Madrid 2012 Moderator: Linda Bartlett Elizabeth Myers

Spanish Youth Unemployment: Livin' la Vida Loca

Lauren Thompson

The Bullfight: Artistry or Carnage?

Brooke LaRoche

Put a Ring on It : Spain's Shift to Civil Marriage

Rachel Allison

Why Aren't Spanish People Fat?

Music Harper Hall, Daniel Music Building Presentations of Research in Music Theory and Musicology Moderators: Brian Moseley and Laura Kennedy Nathan Reeves

Harry Partch and the Wanderer's Journey: Rites of Passage and Personal Ritual in the Americana Works

Elizabeth Stoner

"Aimless Wandering in Uncharted Terrain" : Russian Modernism in the 1920s and the Quest for a Soviet Sound

Nate Mitchell

Painting with Sound: Techniques of Timbral Analysis

Ben Keiper

Tonal Systems in the Twenty-First Century

Philosophy Furman Hall 128 Fictions on the brain and in popular culture Moderator: Sarah Worth Rachel McAlister

Minding our Fictions: Why the Truth About What We Read Really Matters

Matthew Kearns

Pragmatism, Truth, and Postmodernism: A New Conception of Philosophy


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Sociology Johns Hall 105 Mother Mary: The Intersection of Religion and Family Life Moderator: Kyle Longest Chelsea Brewer

From Adam and Eve to the Cleavers: How Religion Impacts Perspectives on Family Role Relationships

Carolina Poole and Natalie Terlistsky

Family Structure and Deviance: The Lasting Effect of Gender in Single Parent Households

Eric Eaton and Katie Iannace

The Inverse Relationship between Religiosity and Mental Distress: The Moderating Effects of Gender

Lisa McClanahan and Leila Oakley

The Effects of Various Aspects of College on Religiosity

Theatre Arts The Playhouse British Isles Documentary Drama Presentations Moderator: Maegan Azar Maranda DeBusk

"Playing with History" Play Reading

Lauren Ward

"Perceptions of Scottish Independence" Documentary Film Screening

Vicky Cheng

"To an Ideal" Play Reading


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Posters and Exhibits Session II: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Physical Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium Number

Department

Presenter(s)

Title

BAC-2

Business and Accounting

Devon Baratta

Social Product Labels and In-Store Point of Purchase Advertising: Effects of Consumer Purchasing Patterns

BAC-3

Business and Accounting

Haley Jones

Prevalence Rates of Greenwashing in Consumer Goods Sold in the Upstate

BIO-5

Biology

Alyssa McNaughton

Internship: Campus Outreach - Event Planning

BIO-6

Biology

Abbie Motes

Abundance of Woody Debris in Urban and Rural Streams in the South Carolina Piedmont

BIO-7

Biology

Kellie Bingham and Megan Lee

Defining the Roles of Calcium Mobilization in the Initial Decondensation of Chromatin During T Cell Activation

CHM-5

Chemistry

Joey Killian

Two Routes to Resveratrol: An Exercise in Synthesis Planning and Optimization for the Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab

CHM-6

Chemistry

Andrew Kropilak

Synthesis of Halogen-Bonded Complexes Through Ball-Milling

CHM-7

Chemistry

Ian Miller

Size exclusion Chromatography Studies of Silver Clusters Conjugated with DNA

CHM-8

Chemistry

Kattie Sun

Analysis of Cr(III): DNA Interactions Using Equilibrium Dialysis and Isothermal Titration Calorimetry

COM-3

Communication Studies

Drew Summers

Music in the Era of Protest

COM-4

Communication Studies

Arley Turner

Internship: Howard Consulting Group

CSC-7

Computer Science

Carole Abumoussa

Internship: Hispanic American Women's Association


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Computer Science

Grant Kozak

TBD

CSC-9

Computer Science

Josh Lynn

Reach and Grasp Restored for the Disabled

CSC-10

Computer Science

Alexander Rice

Hidden Credential Retrieval

CSC-11

Computer Science

Tyler Droll, Katie Faikes, Dougie Warstler and Austin Williams

A Mobile App to Reduce Phone Use

EES-4

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lindsey Beard

The Impact of Urbanization on Water Quality in Streams at Six Bunched Arrowhead Sites in Greenville, South Carolina

EES-5

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dale Cowell

Are Land Prices Shutting Farmers Out of Viable Agricultural Land in Greenville County?

EES-6

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Nick Oschman

Livewell: Food Availability, Pricing and Quality of Food in Greenville, SC

EES-7

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sadie Perrin

Correlating Local Land Use to Water Quality in Greenville County, SC

EDU-1

Education

Kaylee Bigger

Internship: YouthBase

EDU-2

Education (Sci Ed)

Jasmine Rethmeyer

Identifications of Misconceptions in Cell Biology

EDU-3

Education

Caroline Savini

Internship: Monarchy Elementary Administration

HSC-4

Health Sciences

Danielle Burt

Heatlhy Concession Options at Greenville County Water Parks

HSC-5

Health Sciences

Caroline Merck

Internship: LiveWell Greenville

HSC-6

Health Sciences

Jackie Turnage

Internship: GOAT (Great Outdoor Adventure Trips)

HSC-7

Health Sciences

Nikki Moss and Christina Smith

Evaluation of Livewell Greenville's At School Culinary Creation Initiative

HIS-1

History

Anastasia Spratley

Internship: Writing, Translating, and Teaching at Anand Niketan

MTH-1

Mathematics

Aaron Markham

Learning, Serving, and Growing in the Church


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Mathematics

Maria Barrell, Charldon Dennis and Kristina Pardo

College Football Rankings

MTH-3

Mathematics

Jack Farnsworth, Rahul Isaac and Stella Watson

The Firefighter Problem: A Continuous Approach

NSC-6

Neuroscience

Jamison Miller

Regulation of Dopaminergic Gene Expression during Lesion-Induced Sprouting in the Rat Septohippocampal Pathway

NSC-7

Neuroscience

Tyler Wilson

Regulation of Peptidergic Gene Expression during Lesion-Induced Sprouting in the Rat Septohippocampal Pathway

PHY-2

Physics

Adam Moyer

Laser Speckle Temporal Contrast Imaging for Blood Flow Measurement

PHY-3

Physics

Caitlin Stanton

Long Term Continuous Hydrophobic Drug Delivery from Alginate

PHY-4

Physics

Robert Picardi and Lawson Smith

First Light With The Dedicated Interferometer for Rapid Variability

PVS-4

Poverty Studies

Laura Bardin

Voluntary vs. involuntary poverty

PVS-5

Poverty Studies

Karly Chapman

Uncovering Social Justice Issues of Migrant Workers in America

PVS-6

Poverty Studies

Nicholas Holt

Why Help?: Philosophical and Theological Justifications for the Effort to End Poverty

PVS-7

Poverty Studies

Hayley Redmond

Christianity in a secular service world

PVS-8

Poverty Studies

Rachael Weisinger

The Catches of Foster Care

PSY-8

Psychology

Ashlyn Ayers

Internship: Greenville Safe Harbor

PSY-9

Psychology

Kelsey Bing

The Effect of Media Labels on Women's Body Dissatisfaction and Negative Affect

PSY-10

Psychology

Jessica Crumley

The Influence of Everyday Objective Memory Tasks on Memory Prediction Accuracy

PSY-11

Psychology

Stephanie Grah

Strategies Used when Faced with a Multiple Audience

PSY-12

Psychology

Emily Mitchell

Internship: The New Beginnings Program


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Psychology

Saniya Sajwani

How cue specificity and divided attention affect prospective memory retrieval

SOC-4

Sociology

Shanikque Blackwell, Shane Farmer and Sarah Slaughter

The Kardashian Effect: How Reality Television Affects Deviant Behavior

SOC-5

Sociology

Hilary Dahl and Avery Jordan

Perceptions of Love: The Affects of Cultural Consumption and Gender on College Students Perceptions


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Oral Presentations, Performances, and Demonstrations Session III: 1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Art Littlejohn Lecture Room, Roe Art Building Presentations of Work by Senior Studio Art Majors Moderator: Ross McClain Anna Hicken

Drawing

Sean McClain

Painting

Kendall Milano

Ceramics

Biology Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126 Research in Biology Moderator: Travis Perry Mary Hornack

Roost tree and associated forest stand characterization for the Southwestern Myotis (Myotis auriculus) at the northern extremity of its range

Sarah Rusnak

Evidence for temporal niche displacement in New Mexico's insectivorous bat community

Sarah Kooy

Diel Cycle Activity in New Mexican Carnivores: Impacts of Humans, Competition, and Predation

Lara Graham

Quantification and Characterization of PSA expression in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) stromal cells


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Chemistry Plyler Hall 231 (2nd floor of Townes Science Center) Research in Chemistry Moderator: Jeff Petty Campbell Yore

Extrusion of Alginate and Electronically Conducting Polymers: Methods for Preparing Nanostructured Fibers for Bionic Devices

David Nicholson

Silver Clusters as Both Chromophoric Ligands and DNA Ligands

Elyse Marder

Investigation of the Thermodynamics of Binding between rac[Cr(dip)2(dppz)]3+ with DNA as a Potential Anti-Tumor Agent

Hillary Rodgers

X-Ray Crystallographic Studies of a Double-Cys Mutant of the Leucine Transporter (LeuT)

Communication Studies Furman Hall 127 Structured Internships Moderator: Charles DeLancey Ferah Mohammed

Populus Brands

Michaela Rosmarin

Younts Conference Center

Hilary Dahl

Furman University Alumni Office

Christopher Dell

Spectrum Lasik

Hannah Haas

Office of Lindsey Graham

Sarah Lambert

Greenville News/ Talk Magazine


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Earth and Environmental Sciences Riley Hall 106 Earth and Environmental Sciences/Sustainability Senior Thesis Presentations Moderator: Bill Ranson Alison Bressler

The Chemistry of Residential Runoff and the Utility of Rain Gardens in Mitigating Nutrient Loads

James McArver

Spinning Superfund Sites into Nature Parks: Environmental History, Injustice, and Policy for Lake Conestee, South Carolina

Katharine Compton

Geologic Mapping in Table Rock and Cleveland Quadrangles, and Petrography of Schists and Ductile Rocks in the Upstate of South Carolina

Nick Oschman

Counting Community Gardens: A Case Study Analysis of Greenville, South Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gardening for Good Networks

Lindsey Beard

Characterization of the Hydrologic Variability of Habitats Inhabited by the Endangered Bunched Arrowhead (Sagittaria fasciculata) in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina

Economics Hipp Hall 204 Adopt an Aid Agency Moderator: Nathan Cook Lindsay Eddy

Small Enterprise Foundation (SEF)

Caroline Hawkins

Lwala Community Alliance

Alex Przedpelski

Supporting Kids in Peru (SKIP)

Wenhui Qiu

China Environmental Protection Foundation (CEPF)

Lauren Reising

Women for Women International

Chad Scott

Haiti Child Sponsorship

Hyeri Song

GiveDirectly

Hannah Wikner

Nothing But Nets


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Education Hipp Hall 205 Issues in Primary Education in New Zealand Moderator: George Lipscomb Audrey Neumann and Sarah Odom

Reading and Literacy

Olivia LeCompte

Early Childhood Education

Morgan Black

Technology

Whitney Becker

Multiculturalism

Maria Morrison

Outdoor Learning

Sarah Beth Caldwell

Hospitality

English Furman Hall 106 Faulkner's Mississippi - Group Presentation Moderator: Willard Pate Bryan Betts, Watts Burks, Britton Holland, Rachel Shelbourne, Rachel Glasser and Kristen Layne

Health Sciences Molnar Human Performance Lab (at PAC) Research Methods Demonstrations Moderator: Randy Hutchinson Jason Jakiela

Comparison of lower body Kinetics and Kinematics between a flexible Tsunami Barbell and Olympic barbell during Squat Exercise


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History Furman Hall 107 U.S. - South Africa Relations during the Cold War: New Research in U.S. State Department Documents Moderator: Erik Ching Emily Wirzba

Human Rights and Anticommunism: U.S. - South Africa Relations under Carter, 1977-1979

Philip Shelton

Do Nothing and Everything is Done: U.S. - South Africa Relations at the end of Carter, 1979-1980

Rhodes Hambrick

It's Not Just the Whites Who Must 'Do Something' about Apartheid: U.S.-South Africa Relations under Reagan, 1984-1985

Russell Childree

Reagan's Conflict of Interests Regarding Economic Sanctions: U.S. South Africa Relations in 1986

Rene Travis

"More of the Same or Something Different? U.S.-South Africa Relations under Nixon and Ford, 1970-1975"

Interdisciplinary (Art, Asian Studies, Political Science) Johns Hall 107 Interdisciplinary Research and Internships Moderator: Timothy Fehler Nathan Reeves

The Imagini in the Intermedi: Artistic Centralization and the Codification of Iconography at the Medici Court

Sara Beth Melick

Adoption in China

Sam Burgess

Religion in the 2012 Presidential Election


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Philosophy Furman Hall 128 Pornography and Authors Moderator: Sarah Worth Matt Burchanoski

Postmodern or Postmortem: Ethical Hermeneutics after the Death of the Author

Anna Bower

Deploying Foucault: A Foucauldian Critique of Pornography

Political Science Johns Hall 109 Politics and Peace Moderator: Brent Nelson Charles Duncan

Partisanship, Race, and Poverty in State Voting Law Changes, 20102012

Hammad Khan

Contemporary Islamist Discourse on Fakfir: A Discourse Analysis of Islamistsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Religious Approach(es) towards Violence against Muslim Civilians

Stephen Tagert

All You Need is Love?: Why Countries Participate in Humanitarian Intervention

Raul Rodriguez

American Cartesianism & Human Liberty

Religion McEachern, Furman Hall 214 Engaged Learning: Study Away in Turkey, Greece, and Italy Moderators: Alfons Teipen (REL), Randall Childree (CLS) and Rich Letteri (COM) Caitlin Russell (COM), Jordan Dopp (REL), Maddy Parks (ECN), Jenna Barnett (REL/SOC) and Nathan Koverman (HST)

Students participating in Study Away (and currently in Athens) will "share" perspectives and engage audience questions.


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Sociology Johns Hall 105 Social Boundaries Moderator: Allison Hurst Sarah Bryce, Leigh Harris, Sarah Harrison and Sarah Slaughter

"I Don't Work, I'm Just a Housewife" Occupational Symbolic Boundaries among Adult Women

Biz Schill and Nadia Shamsedin

How Foreign-born U.S. Citizens Draw Symbolic Boundaries

Maranda DeBusk

Status Inflation and the Undergraduate Degree

Theatre Arts The Playhouse Senior Synthesis Presentations Moderator: Jay Oney Jon Pierce

Creating Steampunk Fashions from Theatrical Costume Training

Carolina Davis

Acting for the Stage, Preparing for Tomorrow

Maranda DeBusk

Where Four Years Can Take You: A Theatre Major's Journey


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Posters and Exhibits Session III: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Physical Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium Number

Department

Presenter(s)

Title

AST-1

Asian Studies

Chandler Barton

From Official Gazette (官報) to Public Report (公報): The Evolution of Government Publications in Late Qing and Republican China, 1890-1937

AST-2

Asian Studies

Meghan Livermore

Shinto and Manga: The Fusion of Popular Culture and Tradition in Japan

BIO-8

Biology

Pierre-Olivier Cote

Internship : Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

BIO-9

Biology

Jake Crouse and Jordan Ellington

Conservation value of Upstate farmland to overwintering birds

CHM-9

Chemistry

Michael Evans

Biosensing Diacetlyene Liposomes Fabricated Via Inkjet Technology

CHM-10

Chemistry

Levan Khulordava

Photophysics of Phosphorescent Trifluoropropynyl Complexes

CHM-11

Chemistry

Jack Klecker

A Comparison of SAM Formation on Mica Using a Variety of Alcohols

CLS-1

Classics

Sean Bonawitz

Digital Classics: The Homer Multitext Project

CSC-12

Computer Science

Andrea Binz

Evaluating Virtual Interaction Paradigms through Mock Interview Technology

CSC-13

Computer Science

Jordan Brown

Adaptive AI Behavior

CSC-14

Computer Science

Tyler Droll

Robotic Surgery

CSC-15

Computer Science

Jerodis Williams

Internship: Web Development from Start to Finish

CSC-16

Computer Science

Nathan Cox, Zach Hall and Kory Kraft

Next Generation Timing Analysis

CSC-17

Computer Science and Psychology

Nora Carey, Diane Mickelson and Sarah Van Tassel

Self-Monitoring Innovations: Adherence and Effectiveness for Weight Management


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Earth and Environmental Sciences

Coleman Allums

Mapping Environmental Injustice: GIS and Superfund Sites in South Carolina

EES-9

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Rianna Das

Comparing the Track of Three Sea Turtles in the Atlantic Ocean with the Track Predicted by Previous Research

EES-10

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Scarlet Sellers

A Predictive Map of Puma Puma concolor Predation Risk in Southcentral New Mexico

EES-11

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lauren Vance

Mapping Sports Fan Loyalty in the US

ECN-1

Economics

Ben Green

Internship: St. Jude's

HSC-8

Health Sciences

Edie Douglas

Evaluation of LiveWell Greenville's Workplace Pilot Initiative and Designation Program

HSC-9

Health Sciences

Katherine Follin

Internship : Sports Nutrition for the Collegiate Athlete

HIS-2

History

Drew Bongiovanni

Engaged Learning in Local and Public History

HIS-3

History

Julia Pafford

Engaged Learning in Local and Public History

FYW-5

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Joseph Annibale

The Battle Autumn of 1862: The Greater Legend of War: Lee and Washington

FYW-6

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Zach Griffin

The Battle Autumn of 1862: Evolution of the Medical System throughout the Civil War

FYW-7

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

TJ Warren

The Battle Autumn of 1862: A New Navy

MTH-4

Mathematics

Kristina Pardo

Modeling the Dynamic Tsunami Bar

MTH-5

Mathematics

Beth Bleed, Kelly Cercy and Elise Prete

Math in the City: Park it, Greenville!

MTH-6

Mathematics

Allison Davey, Andrea Fant, Victoria Garrett and Hannah Vincent

An Enhanced Ranking System for the NFL Draft

MTH-7

Mathematics

Jack Farnsworth, Rahul Isaac and Stella Watson

The Geometry of the Narayana Numbers


&,(*'#(!$)1!;<=+>+*(! 3'((+,)!@@@!4:5?9!B7/7!8!:!B7/7! Page 32 of 44!! ! MLL-2

Modern Languages and Literatures

Meg Austin

Internship: La Paz

MLL-3

Modern Languages and Literatures

Landri Tripp

Internship : Greenville Literacy Association

NSC-8

Neuroscience

Eric Ahlstrand

The rewarding and gateway effects of toluene using the conditioned place preference paradigm and the two-bottle EtOH choice test

NSC-9

Neuroscience

Colleen Roberts

Methamphetamine Dependence and Reinforcing Effects exhibited by the Conditioned Place Preference Paradigm

NSC-10

Neuroscience

Kayla Bingham, Simone Dixon and Samuel Hulbert

PAR-1 Activation in Schwann Cells

PHY-5

Physics

Jonathon Guerrier

Novel Crystalized Optical Fibers Derived from Spinel and Barium Oxide

PHY-6

Physics

Matt Tyson

Continuous Single Crystalline Nanofibers

PVS-9

Poverty Studies

Jayde Barton

Bringin' it all Together: The Poverty Studies Capstone Course

PVS-10

Poverty Studies

Elisa Edmondson

Teenage pregnancy in the United States

PVS-11

Poverty Studies

Yolanda Jiang

Education & social mobility

PVS-12

Poverty Studies

Benjamin Riddle

The role of the University in addressing social issues

PVS-13

Poverty Studies

Jennifer Wiggins

Welfare in the Carolinas

PSY-14

Psychology

Catherine Deibert

Identity Gaps within Intergenerational Relationships

PSY-15

Psychology

Preston Grover

Prospective memory in children: How cognitive development affects spontaneous retrieval

PSY-16

Psychology

Hunter Ousterhout

Facilitating Solider Receipt of Needed Mental Health Treatment: Assessing Barriers and Catalysts

PSY-17

Psychology

Kyle Vinson

Prospective memory: Is spontaneous retrieval preserved in older adulthood?

SOC-6

Sociology

Claire Chipman and Leah Hassler

Birth Order and Academic Success, Extracurricular Involvement and Leadership


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Sociology

Eric Eaton and Katie Iannace

The Inverse Relationship between Religiosity and Mental Distress: The Moderating Effects of Gender

SOC-8

Sociology

Alanna Gillis and Kaleigh Ward

Effect of Academic Preparation Programs on the Graduation Rates of High Schools


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Oral Presentations, Performances, and Demonstrations Session IV: 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Art Littlejohn Lecture Room, Roe Art Building Presentations of Work by Senior Studio Art Majors Moderator: Ross McClain Hannah Robinson

Drawing Installation

Erin Turner

Graphic Design

Sidney Vlass

Graphic Design

Kate Worthen

Sculpture

Biology Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126 Research in Biology Moderator: Wade Worthen William Brewer

Conservation of Loggerhead Sea Turtles: Internship at Myrtle Beach State Park

Josh Smith

Internship at Riverbanks Zoo; Gorillas and Small Mammals

Sadie Perrin

Effects of sex and prey availability on puma diet

Christina Phillips

Effect of body size and flight height on attack frequency in dragonflies


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Business and Accounting Hipp Hall 104 Business and The Liberal Arts: Connecting the Classroom Moderators: Jeanine Stratton and Sandy Roberson Elle Balogh, Will Crooks, Cameron Egan, Haley Jones, Caroline Merck, Ferah Mohammed, Michaela Rosmarin, Elizabeth Sondermark and Rivers Townes

Marketing Principles and the Liberal Arts: A Showcase of Campus-themed Public Service Announcement Videos

Students from Accounting 311 (Spring 2013)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Accounting Students Providing a Valuable Service to Low-Income Taxpayers

Communication Studies Furman Hall 127 Structured Internships Moderator: Charles Delancey Avery Bonora

Peace Center for the Performing Arts

Rebecca Buckley

Furman University Admissions

Betsy Leadbeater

Artisphere

Hillary Olzewski

Branding Communities

Caroline Thomas

A Public Affair PR

Arley Turner

DNA Communications

Libby Wallin

WYFF-TV


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Earth and Environmental Studies Riley Hall 106 Earth and Environmental Studies/Sustainability Senior Thesis Presentations Moderator: Bill Ranson George Flowers

Unearthing the Meanings of "Sustainable" Across Five Agri-cultures

Austin Morrison

The Impact of Artificial Ponds on the Biogeochemistry of Urban Streams

Laura Eubanks

Geothermal System Retrofit on Campus: Payback Worth Initial Investment

Claire Campbell

The Impact of Agroecology on the Accumulation of Soil Organic Carbon in the Upstate of South Carolina

Education Hipp Hall 205 Multicultural Inquiry (Secondary Certifiers) Moderator: George Lipscomb Tim Baumann

Schooling and Mental Illness

Julie Jarriel

Hispanic and Chicano Student Culture

Anna Sheppard

Working with Single Parent Families

Sarah Burke Sigmon

Atheism in the High School Biology Classroom

Landri Tripp

Educating Teenage Parents

English Furman Hall 106 The Victorian City (Senior Seminar) Moderator: Gretchen Braun Matt Burchanoski

Writing Between Zeitgeists: the Victorian Modernism of Bleak House and Our Mutual Friend


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Of Monsters and Men: Victorian Monstrosity in Our Mutual Friend and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Rachel Glasser

Behind the Facade: Representations of Masculinity in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Ashley Kinder

The Essence of Savagery in Jekyll and Hyde: Victorian Criminology from Medical and Social Perspectives

Amanda Shaw

Upon My Heart and Upon My Skeleton: Constructing Posthumous Memory

Dan Smith

Moral Insanity Debunked in Jekyll and Hyde

Heather Soltis

Marginalization and the Urban Landscape

Interdisciplinary (Political Science, Communication Studies and Health Sciences) Johns Hall 107 Interdisciplinary Research and Internships Moderator: Julian Reed AJ Calhoun

Viral Dissemination of Information

Thomas Hydrick

Congressional Dissent During Times of War

Chelsea Richardson

Impact of Daily Physical Education on the Body Composition of African American Youth: A Longitudinal Analysis

Reagan Thompson

Impact of Daily Physical Education on Fluid Intelligence among African American Youth: A Longitudinal Analysis

Modern Languages and Literatures Furman Hall 208 Phi Sigma Iota Moderator: Jeremy Cass Hannah Andersen

ThĂŠophile Gautier and Religion in Two Short Stories: "Arria Marcella" and "La Morte Amoureuse"

Samantha Condon

Moving Identities Made By Moving People: The Role of Travel in the Construction of Racial Identity in Latin America


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Macondo and the Power of External Influence in Gabriel García Márquez's "Cien años de soledad"

Courtney Strimpfel

A Hell Full of Angels: Religion, Superstition and Society in "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"

Cara Wagner

Criticisms of matrimony in Emilia Pardo Bazán's "Torn Lace" and "The Pink Pearl"

Music Daniel Recital Hall, Daniel Music Building Furman Composers Forum Moderator: Mark Kilstofte Coleman Alexander, Henry Branson, Walter Godfrey, Tyler Goodwin, Eli Lambie, James Masanotti, Holt McCarley, Philip Reed, Stephanie Simon and Tyler Thompson

New music by Furman composers will be performed in open forum. A short question/answer period will follow.

Pre-Professional Health Sciences Furman Hall 110 Preparing for a Healthcare Career Moderators: TJ Banisaukis and Susan Ybara Rachel Donaldson, Beth Bleed

Political Science Johns Hall 109 Analyzing Politics Moderator: David Fleming Sam Burgess

Does the Economy Really Matter? Life Satisfaction in the Face of the European Debt Crisis


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The Economics of Affirmative Action

Allie Flett

Race and How it Effects Voters' Views on the Death Penalty

Alyssa Gillis

The Impact of Learning English as a Second Language on Educational Attainment

Poverty Studies Enriched: How Poverty Studies Impacted my College Experience and Career Choices Moderator: David Gandolfo Emily Wirzba

Poverty Studies at Home and Abroad: Combining Ethics and Policy

Alanna Gillis

To the Border and Back: My Experience with Poverty Studies, Undocumented Immigration, and the Recognition of My Own Privilege

Ben Saul

How Poverty Studies Impacted My College Experience and Career Choices

Sarah Harris

The Poverty Studies Internship and my Studies at Furman

Psychology Johns Hall 201 Research and Internships in Psychology Moderator: John Batson Margaret DuBose

Crossroads Group Home

Margaret DuBose and Yayi Wang

Does treatment uncertainty cause anxiety? The effect of patient blinding on treatment expectations and distress

Leigh Gouldin

International Humanitarian Foundation

Nikolette Lipsey

Monkey See Monkey Doâ&#x20AC;Ś.But Why? Explaining the Chameleon Effect Via Self-Presentation

Ally Patterson

University of London: Employment Experiences of Parents of Children with ADHD or ASD

Hannah Smith

Dirty Hands and Broken Toys: Does Hand Cleanliness Impact Children's Reactions to Mishaps?

Tori Stowasser

City of Rock Hill Park/Recreation


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CDC: Influenza Surveillance and Diagnostic Techniques

Sociology Johns Hall 105 The Rolling Stones, Meg Ryan, and Twitter: Sociological Studies of Popular Media Moderator: Kyle Longest Shanikque Blackwell, Shane Farmer and Sarah Slaughter

The Kardashian Effect: How Reality Television Affects Deviant Behavior

Hilary Dahl and Avery Jordan

Perceptions of Love: The Affects of Cultural Consumption and Gender on College Students Perceptions

Laura Hinson and Rebecca Jones

Effects of Social Media Usage on Body Image in Women

Peter Lehmann

Race, Rock, and Relationships: A Content Analysis of Popular Music

Theatre Playhouse Senior Synthesis Project Moderator: Jay Oney Stephen Trammell

Onstage or Backstage? Why Not Both?

Tyler Mitchell

Basing Modern Theatrical Production on Modern Critical Theory


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Posters and Exhibits Session IV: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Physical Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium Number

Department

Presenter(s)

Title

AST-3

Asian Studies

John Awadalla

Conversion of Japan to Christianity

AST-4

Asian Studies

James Bayne

The History and Prospects of International Shinto

BAC-4

Business and Accounting

Elise Gilbert

Internship: The Weitzman Group

CHM-12

Chemistry

Yasmin Alvarez-Garcia

Investigating Interactions of Cr(III) Diimine Complexes with DNA using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis

CHM-13

Chemistry

Kris Hajny

Surface Modifications of Alginateconducting Polymer Composites

CHM-14

Chemistry

Monika Milkovska

A Comparison of SAM Formation of Carboxylic Acids on Mica and Glass

CHM-15

Chemistry

Will Netterville

Quantifying DNA Binding of Cr(III)Based Photocleavage Agents Using Spectrophotometric Titrations

CHM-16

Chemistry

Clarisse Quandt

Changes in Heat Capacity as a Probe for the Competition Between A/T hook and Netropsin for DNA

CHM-17

Chemistry

Zoey Zanghi

The Abiotic Synthesis of Base Pairing Heterocycles

CSC-18

Computer Science

Paul Aluri

Furman Virtual Tour: Programming and Problem Solving

CSC-19

Computer Science

Josh DuPre

Parallel Programming: N-body Simulations of GPU Clusters Centered on Computational Cosmology

CSC-20

Computer Science

Katie Faikes

Internship: Marrying Wedding Planning and Technology

CSC-21

Computer Science

Kory Kraft

An Algorithm for Computer Science in Schools

CSC-22

Computer Science

Daniel Myles

Artificial Neural Networks


&,(*'#(!$)1!;<=+>+*(! 3'((+,)!@C!:!B7/7!8!?5?9!B7/7! Page 42 of 44!! ! CSC-23

Computer Science

Derek Nelsen

Furman Virtual Tour: Modeling and Animation

CSC-24

Computer Science

Jerodis Williams

Near Field Communication Risk vs. Reward

EES-12

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Melissa Corbett

The Brilliant British Invasion: A Look at the Rise of British Television Shows in the United States

EES-13

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sarah Gosling

Irrigation and Agricultural Land Use as a Predictor of Dabbling Duck Abundance in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America

EES-14

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Elisabeth Schlaudt

A Comparison of Neighborhood Development Over Time between Nicholtown and Brutontown in Greenville, SC

EES-15

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Patrick Starr

Analyzing the Aftermath of Kenya's 2013 Election using Uchaguzi Crowdmapping Data and Demographic Spatial Analysis

HSC-10

Health Sciences

Jason Jakiela

Comparison of Lower body Kinetics and Kinematics between a flexible Tsunami Barbell and Olympic barbell during Squat Exercise

HSC-11

Health Sciences

Matthew Wessinger

Development of a Conceptual Model for Greenville County's First Mobile Produce Market

HSC-12

Health Sciences

Miranda Flowers and Biz Schill

Determination of Food Deserts in the City of Greenville

HSC-13

Health Sciences

Tori Haggett, Nathan Klabunde and Hunter Wilhoit

Contribution of the vastus lateralis to cycling in incremental tests to fatigue in women

HIS-4

History

Jon Baddley

Internship: Middleton Place

HIS-5

History

Mary Elizabeth Morse

Engaged Learning in Local and Public History

HIS-6

History

Rachel Shelbourne

Internship: Drayton Hall

HIS-7

History

William Shelley

Engaged Learning in Local and Public History

FYW-8

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Ben Kelner

The Battle Autumn of 1862: True Exhaustion: Soldiers and Fatigue in Wartime


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History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Brooks Kimberly

The Battle Autumn of 1862: Media Mania: the Power of the Papers, 1862

FYW-10

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

John McDonough

The Battle Autumn of 1862: The Irish Brigade in 1862

FYW-11

History (First Year Writing Seminar)

Gibbs McEachran

The Battle Autumn of 1862: Richmond, Va., During the Civil War

ICP-1

Individualized Curriculum Program

Sarah Beth Melick

Internship: Conservative Thinking for Alabama

MTH-8

Mathematics

Haris Khan and Darius Lucian

Scavenger Hunting on Networks

NSC-11

Neuroscience

John Beasley

Exploring Parameters for a Single-Dose Conditioned Place Preference to EtOH in C57 Mice

PHY-7

Physics

David Hanor

Examining the Binding Sites of Bovine Serum Albumin and Indocyanine Green Dye

PHY-8

Physics

Robert Picardi and Lawson Smith

Wide-Field Imaging of Messier Objects Using the Furman/PARI 0.36-m Telescope

PSC-4

Political Science

Raul Rodriguez

Internship: Catholic Charities Immigration Law

PVS-14

Poverty Studies

Leigh Anne Buckley

Poverty in Education

PVS-15

Poverty Studies

Kristen Cain

Poverty's effect on physical and mental health

PVS-16

Poverty Studies

Elise Etherton

Modern Poverty and Prejudice

PVS-17

Poverty Studies

Htet Aung Kyaw

Impact of Small businesses on poverty

PVS-18

Poverty Studies

Hyeri Song

Foreign aid, and the role of the United States on global poverty

PVS-19

Poverty Studies

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