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SCHEDULE 9 - 10 a.m. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Coffee and Sign-In

University Center 226 - 227 Graduate Program Open House

University Center 226 - 227

10 - 11 a.m.

Panel A Carter Hall A Panel B Carter Hall B

11 a.m. - Noon

Panel C Carter Hall A Panel D Carter Hall B

Noon - 1 p.m. 1 - 2 p.m. 2 - 2:30 p.m. 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Poster Session

Carter Hall B

Faculty Panel

Carter Hall B

Coffee Break and Refreshments

University Center 226 - 227 Panel E Carter Hall A Panel F Carter Hall B Panel G

Carter Hall A

PANEL PRESENTERS Panel A Revolutionary Voices

Carter Hall A | 10 - 11 a.m. Silence as a "Moment of Language" in The Open Door

Kathleen Bolander, MAE

Elevation of Psychological Capital and Identity Constructs Using Narrative Analysis of Intentional Communities Newsletters

Aleisha L. Jones, MBA

Bitches, Witches, and Nasty Women: A Rhetorical Conversation

Jacquelynn Epley, MAE

Panel B (R)evolutions in Communication

Carter Hall B | 10 - 11 a.m.

Gassama: Language and Media: A Case Against Immigrant Metaphors

Evelyn Bako Ferguson, MAC

Perception of Diversity in Interracial/Intercultural Communication

Anh Tuan Nguyen, MASPC

Trump and Twitter: The "Huge" Ethical Dilemmas

Canyon Anderson, MAC

PANEL PRESENTERS con't. Panel C (R)evolutions in Cyberspace

Carter Hall A | 11 a.m. - Noon Gameplay as a Polymediated Experience Ben Luttrull, MAC Unpacking Online Dating Script

Salome Apkhazishvili, MAC

Gay Dating Apps and Communication Cyberculture

Canyon Anderson, MAC

Panel D (R)evolutions in Approaches to Teaching

Carter Hall B | 11 a.m. - Noon

Foreign Language Classrooms: Interactions between Professors and Students

Meranda Jester, MASPC

How the “Performed Culture” Approach Works in the Japanese Language Classroom

Kaho Sakaue, MASPC

Japanese Language Learners in Natural and Artificial Immersion Environments

Shoko Amioka, MASPC

POSTER SESSION Carter Hall B | Noon - 1 p.m. Economic Analysis of High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Methods

Lori R Kelley, MHA

An Economic Analysis of TCAR

Dr. Jennifer Williams, MHA Faculty Member Lean Six-Sigma: Reduce waste and variance to improve workflow in patient care

Kendyl Burdette, BS, CEP, MHA

Strategies to Decrease Nurse Burnout

Catherine A. Bailey, FNP-BC & Elizabeth Bonham PhD, RN, PMHCMNS-BC, FAAN, DNP Developing an Algorithm to Target Recently Discharged Emergency Department Patients

Derrick Garletts, MSN, RN & Constance Swenty, DNP, RN, CWON, DNP

Developing an Interprofessional Model of Communication for a Substance Use Risk Reduction Program in a Rural Hospital

Michelle L. Hawes, BS, MSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC & Ann White, RN, PhD, MBA, NE-BC, DNP

The Economic Impact of in Long-Term Care: A Look at Alzheimer’s Disease Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Payor Types

Danika Dooley, MHA

The Economic Impact of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Megan Lueken, MHA

Economic Analysis & Impact of Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies

Andrew Beck, MHA

POSTER SESSION con't. The ABCDEF bundle and its cost-effective impact on the intensive care unit Lauren Baca, MHA Point of Care Creatinine Testing for Imaging Amanda Griswold and Kelly Hoffman, MHA Economic Analysis of Breast Cancer Screening

Lonnie Pace, MHA

Nursing Shortage and the Economic impact

Lindsey Leibering, MHA

Preeclampsia and the Economic Impact

Donika Jackson, MHA

Transcarotid Artery Revascularization Vs Carotid Endarterectomy Economic Analysis Memo

Mychelle Christian and Mallory Becker, MHA

PANEL PRESENTERS Faculty Panel Carter Hall B | 1 - 2 p.m. Making the most of your graduate degree

Dr. Trent Engbers, Director, Master of Public Administration Dr. Leigh Anne Howard, Director, Master of Arts in Communication Dr. Jack Smothers, Director, Master of Business Administration Dr. Kevin Valadares, Director, Master of Health Administration

PANEL PRESENTERS con't. Panel E Revolutionary Ideas

Carter Hall A | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. August War: Learning from Mistakes

Salome Apkhazishvili, MAC

Graphical, Radical Women: Revising Boundaries, Re(Image)ining Écriture FÊminine in the Novels of Bechdel and Satrapi

Dr. Melanie Lee, Acting Program Director- MAE

Good Governance in Africa: Some Necessary Reforms for the Development of the Continent

Ibrahima Fatin Yaro, MPA

Panel F Revolutionary Perspectives on Teaching and Research

Carter Hall B | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Performing Knowledge: Alternative Ways of Gathering and Presenting Research

Dr. Leigh Anne Howard, Program Director- MAC The Research Paper Revolution

Sarah Croce, MAE

Traditional English Teaching Methodologies vs. lingua franca English Teaching

Lina Villamizar, MASPC

Panel G Revolutionary Explorations

Carter Hall A | 3:30 - 4:30 pm Dreaming the American Dream on both sides of the Atlantic: An American WWII Journal and Letters from France

Christi Atherton, MAE

Re-entry Experience: How does Study Abroad Influence International Students’ Linguistic and Cultural Identities?

Kountiala Jean de Dieu Somé, MASPC

Rewriting the Playbook: The Effects of Mental Health on Athletic Performance

Stephanie M. Smith, MSW

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Organizing committee: Dr. Jessica Garcés Jensen, Dr. Mayola Rowser, Lindsey Gibson, Paige Gray Original logo design by Aden Parsons Program design by Lindsey Gibson Special thanks to Dr. Rochon, Dr. Khayum, USI Foundation, Graduate Studies, Graduate Student Professional Network, colloquium participants, faculty mentors and participants, program directors and attendees who make this event possible.

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2019 USI Graduate Student Colloquium: (R)evolutions  

Welcome to the second annual Graduate Student Colloquium. The 2019 theme is Revolutions and Evolutions. Enjoy!

2019 USI Graduate Student Colloquium: (R)evolutions  

Welcome to the second annual Graduate Student Colloquium. The 2019 theme is Revolutions and Evolutions. Enjoy!


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