MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University will play host to the 7th annual "Celebration of Student Research and Creative Works" from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 in the Explorer Rooms of the University Center.  The art display portion of the celebration will be on exhibit in the Peter White Lounge of the UC.

The public is welcome to attend.

Tentative      Program Schedule

II a.m.           Opening Ceremony

Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Judi Bailey, President


Nicolet Room

II: 15 a.m.     Psychology - Jessica Blanton and Kimberly Vanlanen, psychology Two tests of gender differences and their relations to sex roles.

11:30 a.m.      Education - Krista Bobnock and Cynthia Ynoebel

Wage slavery lesson plans for fifth graders.

11:45 a.m.      Biology - Sarah Pratt

The soil seed bank and vegetation response to fire in an Upper Peninsula forest ecosystem.

Noon              History - Joy Anna Karbon

Beringia and Beyond: The history of native American origins.

12:15 p.m.      Psychology - Jessica Markham and Karen Seablom

Differential memory for gender-consistent and gender-inconsistent events in 30-month old children.

12:30 p.m.      Psychology - Cory Patrick, Stephanie Arduin, Hope Bass, Brandon Bretl, Jessica Blanton, Arlene Gregory, Joe Greising, Diana Hudson, Erika Kelly, Phindi Mashinini, Neil Pascoe, Karen Seablom and Kimberly Vanlanen

Transfer of mental rotation training to novel but unsurprising test angles.

12:45 p.m.      Psychology - Jill St. Dennis and Stephanie Arduin

Premature Hearing Loss. A behavioral assessment of hearing in C5 7BL16J mice.

Presentation schedule for Nicolet Room continued

1: 15 p.m.   Psychology - Jillian St. Dennis and Breanna Bartley

Hypericum Performatum and fluoxetine differentially alter shock induced aggression in rats.

1:30 p.m.          English - Thomas Nicholas

Spenser, Chastity and Queen Elizabeth.

1:45 p.m.          Psychology - Amy Moore, Natalie Simbob, Melissa Holmes and Jeremy Biesbrouck The stability of student perceptions of professional excellence: A time lag design.

2 p.m.              Psychology - Amy Moore, Joshua Peterson, Jeremy Biesbrouck, Katie Rytkonen, Jody Van Hoof, Pamela Kimble.

The influence of meaning in serial position recall.- A robust classroom demonstration.

2:15 p.m.          English - William Bradley

Filming the Search: Examining the Grail quest in Twentieth Century motion pictures.

2:30 p.m.          English - Laura Burt

Where the Home Is.- Assimilation in the novels of Bharati Mukherjee

and Meena Alexander.

2:45 p.m.          Geography - Robert Gorcik

Land Use Planning and Management.

3 p.m.              Music - Dave Ziegner

Zieg's Zag.- Jazz composition.

Marquette      Room

11:30 a.m.        English - Nicole Ellet

Desire vs.  Restraint: A conflict within the poetry of William Carlos Williams.

11:45 p.m.        Chemistry - Karen Jasinsky

The involvement ofsiloxanes in the mobilization of metals.

Noon               English - Martin Achatz

The Mysteries of the Rosary.

There is also expected to be about 15 poster presentations, of which some of the topics include:

A comparision of weight transfer during men and women's golf swing

AIDS Murals: In South Africa, a multimedia presentation

Phytoremediation of Trichloreothylene and Toluene by the Black Locust Tree

Color naming abilities of language delayed preschool children

Virtual reality environments

Polarity reversal catalysis using hindered thiols

Prepared By
Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications