23rd Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship
9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony
1322 Jamrich Hall
Dr. Lisa Eckert – Professor of English, Director of Graduate Education
Dr. Rob Winn – Interim Dean – College of Arts & Sciences | Director of Research
Technology Innovation Award for Students
Dr. Lanae Joubert - Assistant Professor - Health and Human Performance
Dante Audio Network
Peter Maurer, David Germain, Ryan Frazier, Michael Whalen, Eric Clifford, Luke Webber, Jonathon Lefler, Jerry Conner, James VanOrman, Nicholas Potyok
JP Chickadee Project
23rd Annual Celebration – Research Poster Awards
Dr. Lisa Eckert
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Winner Presentations
Tianli Kilpatrick – English Writing
“The Immortal Jellyfish, and Other Things That Don't Know About Love”
William Brown – Clinical Molecular Genetics
“Development of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic Assay using Isothermal Amplification Coupled with Peptide Nucleic Acid and Gold Nanoparticle Colorimetric Detection”
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 pm. Poster Presentation Session
Jamrich lobbies – Lunch in Jamrich 1322
10:15 a.m. Syncretism or Superimposition: An Analysis of the Devil in the Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
10:30 a.m. Autoethnography: Process/Product
10:45 a.m. Menstruation and Stigma: Body Imagery Among Young Women
11:00 a.m. Why We Shouldn't Use "to be"
11:15 a.m. Climate Change Induced Water Scarcity in Peru and Indigenous Solutions
11:30 a.m. The Impact of Dollarization on Developing Countries
12:00 p.m. Representations of Women in Middle English Literature
12:15 p.m. Paper Tracks
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. BREAK – Poster Session
1:30 p.m. No More Haste to Waste: Global Initiatives to Reduce Waste and Hunger
1:45 p.m. Germany and Turkey: A Strained Relationship
2:00 p.m. The Old Man and the Polluted Sea
2:15 p.m. Philanthropy in Higher Education
2:30 p.m. Applications of the Lognormal Distribution
2:45 p.m. A New West Sahara/Morocco Autonomy Plan Based on Past Histories
3:00 p.m. Catalonian Independence and the Ripple Effect it has on Spain and The European Union
3:15 p.m. The Maasai: “A Mute Testimony to a Vanishing Africa”
Bethany Van Alstine
3:30 p.m. Gender Inequality in Japan, Causes and Ramifications
3:45 p.m. Austria vs the United States: Basics in Government and Society
4:00 p.m. The Representation of the Auteur in Chaplin's "The Great Dictator"
10:00 a.m. Assessment of the Extinction Risk of the Freshwater Crabs of Colombia
Ada Acevedo Alonso
10:15 a.m. Nail Chronology at Old Mission
10:30 a.m. Effects of Winter Stream Habitat Conditions on Larval Brook Trout (Salvelinus Fontinalis) Physical Condition At Swim Up in Northern Michigan Streams
10:45 a.m. The Impact of Greywater Irrigation on the Growth of Common Residential Garden Plants
Marielle Jacquez, Georgia Harrison, Bryce DeMers, & Emily Burghardt
11:00 a.m. Environmental Justice in the Age of Twitter
11:15 a.m. The Deafening Bird
11:30 a.m. Student Athletes' Perception of Smartphone Use and its Effects on Sleep Quality, Depression, and Anxiety
11:45 a.m. Potential Therapeutic Targets For Glioblastoma Treatment
Beau Adams, Colin Smith, & Rudolph Mosca
12:00 p.m. The Effect of a Novel Rehabilitation Program on Gait Variability in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis
12:15 p.m. Genetic Diversity of Blue Wildebeest in Zambia
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. BREAK – Poster Session
1:30 p.m. Thornicroft's Giraffe Population Project
1:45 p.m. Do Fungal Communities in Trees Influence the Nest Site Selection of Primary Cavity-Excavating Songbirds?
2:00 p.m. FROST: Implementing a Cold-Climate Forensic and Anthropology Research Facility at NMU
2:15 p.m. Alternative Energies Lab
Michael Donnermeyer & Bart Van Der Puy
2:30 p.m. Water Protectors and Land Defenders: Civil Resistance to Extractive Industries in the United States, 1990-1999
2:45 p.m. The Characterization of Behavioral Abnormalities in BDNF LOXP Transgenic Mice
3:00 p.m. Do Chickadees that Spend Time Together Sound Similar?
3:15 p.m. Inside the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center
3:30 p.m. Autonomous Color-Sensing Drone
Paul Sampson & Michaela McCleod
3:45 p.m. Testing the Efficacy of the Altman Z-Score
Previous Celebration information:
2016 Celebration Program and photos.
2015 Celebration Program and photos.
2014 Celebration program and photos.
2013 Celebration program and photos.
2012 Celebration program and photos of the poster winners and other event photos.
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