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2014
Thursday, May 29th
8:00 AM

20th century North African Colonial History: A Look at Gender and Race through the Lens of Isabelle Eberhardt

Stacy Roberts, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Coal

Chris Carbonaro, Western Oregon University
Isaac Keister, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

8:15 AM

Are You a Fan of Renewable Energy?

Alisha Perry, Western Oregon University
Braden Shribbs, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

8:20 AM

Education Prescriptions and Disregarded Side Effects: Gilded Age Education Reform in Oregon

Sarah Pearson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:20 AM - 8:35 AM

8:30 AM

FEAST Evaluation Plan

Victoria Agorsah, Western Oregon University
Kim Lavoie, Western Oregon University
Julia Peralta, Western Oregon University
Jill Watkins, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

8:30 AM

Interpreternship: My Spring as an ASL/English Interpreting Intern

Carissa Culver, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Introduction to Sociology at WOU

Dean Braa, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

The Ocean: Energy in Waves

Kate Schwartz, Western Oregon University
Sarah Pettigrew, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:40 AM

Napoleon: The Warrior Unmasked

Drew Larson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:40 AM - 8:55 AM

8:45 AM

Grassoline: The Future of Fuel

Ashley Templeton, Western Oregon University
Tyler McAfee, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Perspectives and Opinions on Ballot Measure Eleven (Oregon)

Adam Brown, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

WR 115 & WR 135 Presentations / the "Phi Kappa Phi First-Year Writing Awards"

TBA, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

8:55 AM

The Evolution of ASL Teaching Methods

Cheryln Elisabeth McCarry, Western Oregon University
Miranda Featherstone, Western Oregon University
Sammy Lyman, Western Oregon University
Hanna Dingwall, Western Oregon University
Rebecca Dooms, Western Oregon University
Erik McFarland, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 218

8:55 AM - 9:35 AM

9:00 AM

Analyzing the effects of a 6-month vegan low-carbohydrate diet on cardiovascular risk factors and bodyweight in hyperlipidaemic adults

Eugene Huebner, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Biodex Capabilities of Training and Testing

Kristen Perry, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Biomechanical Modification of an Elliptical Trainer

Katie Clark, Western Oregon University
Ashley Soto, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Capstone Presentation

Kelsi Hennig, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Changes in Language Style in Response to Performance Feedback

Taylor Munson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Changing Courtship Practices in the Willamette Valley: The Impact of Online Dating

Joshua Lasky, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL 107)

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Cracking the Case on Fracking

Jared Petersen, Western Oregon University
Nathan Tew, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Delayed Gratification and Trust, is there a Connection?

Deborah Perin, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Directional preference in Drosophila

Spicie Davis, Western Oregon University
Taylor James, Western Oregon University
Eli Zachary, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Does Smiling Increase Helping Behavior?

Alyssa Jacobs, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Effects of Mood on Helping Behavior

Gaudi Salazar, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Enhancing Chemiluminescence from Luminol Using Gold Nanoparticles

Ashley Medina, Western Oregon University
Brian Hauenstein, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hiring Felons in Oregon

Jennifer Turner, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

How Cohabitation Affects Risk of Mortality Post-Widowhood

Paige Amend, Western Oregon University
Katrin Hood, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Is Perception of Leader Effectiveness Influenced by Gender and the Role Congruity Theory?

McKenzie Johnston, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Is Your Credit Card Safe?

Nils Wendland, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Kinesiological Analysis of a Grand Rond de Jambe en L’air in Attitude with a Twist

Angel Stromberg, Western Oregon University
Rachel Britt, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Landscaping Traditions

Todd Wing, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:00 AM - 9:18 AM

Language Patterns Associated with Leadership and Influence

Alex Rose, Western Oregon University
Raymond Scott, Western Oregon University
Geoff Thoma, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Music and Memory: The Effects of Music on Memory and Recall

Keelie Daquilanto, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Perceptions of Educational Requirements and Expected Earnings for Careers in Psychology

Emily A. Nascimento, Western Oregon University
Danica Drapela, Western Oregon University
Cierra Henderson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Planning for Girls Circle Program

Chloe Fief, Western Oregon University
Gretchen Noll, Western Oregon University
Molly Murphey, Western Oregon University
McKenzie Lovell, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Problem Solving Under Pressure

Annalissa J. Bittner, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Roots of the Loins: Herbal Remedies for Infertility

Dawn Marie Oaks, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease by Increasing Cerebral Blood Flow

Sarah Dethman, Western Oregon University
Ted Kendros, Western Oregon University
Summer Szumski, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Social Justice Identity

Jade M. Bostwick, Western Oregon University
Annika M. Johnson, Western Oregon University
MaryLynn B. Ahrensbach, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Social Status: Effect on Personal Space Invasion

Teri Lee, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Societal Paradox: Wary of Welfare but Sympathetic of the Poor

Holly Matheny, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

“Soñar no cuesta nada”. “It doesn’t cost anything to dream”

Greg Baker, Western Oregon University
Nichole Chaney, Western Oregon University
Nicolette Dimond, Western Oregon University
Ayat Haidar, Western Oregon University
Audrey Jones, Western Oregon University
Ariana Martensen, Western Oregon University
Allison Nolan, Western Oregon University
Cherene O'Hara, Western Oregon University
Annie Sheie, Western Oregon University
Ben Wasden, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tenting on the Old Campground: A Social History of the U.S. Army and State Volunteer Troops in the 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, 1862-1865

David Plett, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

The Friction Effects of Various Goalkeeper Gloves

Kelsey Lindsey, Western Oregon University
Katrina Katigbak, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Time Limitations and Reading Comprehension

Abby Gorsek, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Underlining superstitious beliefs within mathematical patterns

Taylor Munson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Women’s and Men’s Basketballs: Do they Make a Difference?

Peter Heuberger, Western Oregon University
Alex Morgan, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Wood smoke particles generate free radicals and cause lipid peroxidation, DNA damage, NFkB activation and TNF-a release in macrophages

Olivia Goleman, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

9:15 AM

A Brighter Future and a Cleaner Earth

Cierra Henderson, Western Oregon University
Gianne Pabustan, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Evaluating Access to Preventive Services for Undocumented Latinas

Rocio Olivera, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Part of Your Foot

Michael Eckerdt, Western Oregon University
Angel Stromberg, Western Oregon University
Rachel Britt, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:15 AM - 9:20 AM

Selected Poems

Donavan Douglas, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:15 AM - 9:25 AM

9:18 AM

J.B. Jackson Portlandtopia

Nicole Longoria, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:18 AM - 9:36 AM

9:20 AM

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Beyoncé

Amelia Douglas, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM

Ayervedic Medicine

Courtney Chang Wo, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:20 AM

Women’s Air Force Service Pilots

Vic Caudillo, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

9:25 AM

Getting it Right: Process Revision of a Short Story

Kristen Curtis-Barney, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:25 AM - 9:35 AM

Reasonable Doubt: Analysis of Quantification Approaches

Kara Tyler, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:25 AM - 9:45 AM

9:30 AM

Black Gold – Texas Tea

Audrey Jones, Western Oregon University
Emily Parker, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Knitting in 21st Century America: The Culture and Ideology of Knitting Groups in Rural Oregon

Robin Roemer, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL 107)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Leadership Analysis of the Streaming Video Industry

Benjamin Licata, Western Oregon University
Elizabeth Lowry, Western Oregon University
Travis Tallan, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Ohad Naharin: Developer of Gaga Dance Technique

Jodessa Chapa, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Reviving Democracy: Autonomous Social Movements in Europe and the United States

Katrien Cokely, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:35 AM

Hydrotherapy

Seabre Church, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:35 AM

Prestige Forms: Hypercorrection and self-reported Linguistic Competence in College Students

Peter Carrillo, Western Oregon University
Amelia Liggett, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:35 AM - 9:50 AM

9:40 AM

Mental Health: What Voices do you see?

Brittany App, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 219

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

“There is No Law Here”: Vigilantism, Militarism and Metropolitanism in Coos County, Oregon 1912-1913

Zach Jones, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

9:45 AM

Dance and Physical Education: The Evolution of Dance in Monmouth Oregon through the May Day Pageants

Courtney Martin, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Fuel

Ruby Tidwell, Western Oregon University
Jennifer Hight, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Student Debt

Veronica Garcia Martinez, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

9:50 AM

I Ain’t Fibin’

Daniel Shelton, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM

The Critical Analysis of Carnitine during Exercise

Danielle Harcourt, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:50 AM

9:54 AM

Landscapes and Textures

Lilly Miller, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:54 AM - 9:54 AM

The Project of Dwelling: A View of Tim Inglod’s Theories on Landscape

Marissa Thompson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:54 AM - 10:12 AM

10:00 AM

A.J. Muste

Maria Isabel Santana, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

An Organizational Behavioral Analysis of Hewlett Packard

Jill Gentry, Western Oregon University
Ioane Sabas, Western Oregon University
Briana May, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi

Jessica Salazar, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bertrand Russell

Michael Storme, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Child Soldiers: Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy

Josh Sullivan, Western Oregon University
Hillary Lutz, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL 107)

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Dag Hammarskjold

Bre Francom, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Desmond Tutu

Daniel Shaffer, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Andrew Cummings Jr., Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Energy From Sources You Never Expected

Aubrey Fear, Western Oregon University
Kaylee Church, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Father John Dear

Angel Ordaz, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Flash Fiction

Chelsea Hunt, Western Oregon University
Rachel Jackson, Western Oregon University
Heather Sanderson, Western Oregon University
Matthew Verley, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Henry David Thoreau

Stacie Loose, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jane Addams

Sara Grant, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

John Lennon

Lindsey Anderson, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Leading Ladies: A Study of Anglo-Saxon Queenship and Identity through Conquest

Rose Thormahlen, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Leo Tolstoy

Wesley Naylor, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Linus Pauling

Olivia Goldberg, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Martin Luther King Jr.

Josiah Wunsch, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mother Theresa

Timothy DeMichele, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nelson Mandela

Donnie Davis II, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Oscar Romero

Denise Romero, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rosa Parks

Emily Easton-Mace, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sister Helen Prejean

Elizabeth Estrada, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107-108

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Effect of Parents’ Divorce on Students

Devin Taylor, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

The Printing Press and Theatre

Erin Cunningham, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:05 AM

Pulse

Cy Higashi, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

10:05 AM - 10:15 AM

The Critical Analysis of the Weight Loss Claims of Green tea Extract/Supplements

Jamie Kahn, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

10:05 AM

10:12 AM

Movement, Mobility and Landscape

Hope Sneddon, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

10:12 AM - 10:30 AM

10:15 AM

Digital Identity

Dana Houston Jackson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM

Effects of Repetitive Motion Injury on the American Sign Language Interpreting Career

Amanda Rayfield, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 220

10:15 AM - 10:40 AM

Human Rights Awareness and Education

Madison Clark, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL 107)

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

The Game of Graph Nim

Akaanchya Pradhan, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

Vitality

Emily Aalbers, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM

10:20 AM

Learning to teach in the real world: What 6th graders taught us about teaching, learning, kids…. and learning to teach

Melissa Gonzalez, Western Oregon University
Sean Kubishta, Western Oregon University
Joey LaThorpe, Western Oregon University
Alyssa Leopard, Western Oregon University
Brandon Updike, Western Oregon University
Jacob Whisler, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

10:20 AM

The Blight of Unusual Character: How the Great Famine Devastated a Nation and Changed Irish Theatre Forever

Nate Dunaway, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Titanic and the People on Board: A Look at the First, Second, and Third Classes

Andrea Bijan, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

10:25 AM

Aerie

Emily Aalbers, Western Oregon University
Anthony Hall, Western Oregon University
Cy Higashi, Western Oregon University
Camille Hobson-Lopez, Western Oregon University
Brittany Hortert, Western Oregon University
Ramon Rodriquez, Western Oregon University
Hannah Swanson, Western Oregon University
Maya Zakhour, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

10:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Excerpt from “How to Drive in Baghdad” (a memoir)

Curtis Holbert, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:25 AM - 10:33 AM

10:30 AM

Blurring the Lines: Aristotle and Epicurus on Pleasure and Virtue

Travis Allen, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Dopamine: Giving Rise to Our Desires and Behaviors

Kera Holt, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Latinos in the Media

Karina Torres, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Methamphetamine in the Willamette Valley: Media & Cultural Influences on Individual Perceptions of "Meth" Addiction

Meghan Day, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL 107)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Organizational Analysis (Organization to be announced)

Students from BA361 Organizational Behavior, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

10:33 AM

Rise of an African American Mythos

Frank Asay, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:33 AM - 10:43 AM

10:40 AM

Prostitution in the 19th Century British Colonies and the Contagious Diseases Act

Katria Hiersche, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

There and Back Again

Jesse Aitken, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Victor Hugo: Leader of French Romanticism

Miranda Warren, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

10:43 AM

Selection of Poems

Rhiannon Goodfellow, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:43 AM - 10:51 AM

10:45 AM

Gender Differences in Post-Divorce Adjustment

Lacey Ali, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Service Learning and Professional Exploration with Deaf-Blind Adults

Jordan Guffey, Western Oregon University
Chloe Hansen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 221

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

11:00 AM

Academic Excellence Showcase Welcome Reception and Maurice Undergraduate Initiative $5,000 Award

Maurice Undergraduate Initiative Committee

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

African American English and Linguistic Ideology in To Kill A Mockingbird

Cassandra Falling, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM

Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra (Paul Creston)

Jeffrey Richardson, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 124

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Concerto in Eb (Franz Krommer)

O'Ryan Adams, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 126

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Educational Resiliency and Graduation Preparedness Among Latino Seniors at Central High School

Luis Cisneros, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Gender Equality and Plato’s Republic

Marya Tracer, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“Ich gehe doch” from Die Entführung aus dem Serail (W.A. Mozart)

Matthew Moorehead, Western Oregon University
Aimee Larsen-Amend, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 125

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

“It Is Enough” from Elijah (Felix Mendelssohn)

Jason Wenger, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 121

11:00 AM

Oboe Concerto (Ralph Vaughan-Williams)

Michael Gann, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 123

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Piano Concerto in A Minor (Edvard Grieg)

Connor Shields, Western Oregon University
Jackie Morelli, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Effects of Television in the Bedroom of Children and Adolescents

Sarah Larsen, Western Oregon University
Stephanie Cox, Western Oregon University
Rachael Lapping, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

11:00 AM

The Monroe Doctrine: Openly Defensive

Tate Sanders, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:10 AM

Excerpt from “21” (a memoir)

Amelia Liggett, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:10 AM - 11:18 AM

Scratch an Actor…

Trevor Jackson, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

11:15 AM

Burnout and Satisfaction Rates of Caregivers

Stacie Carter, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Don’t Meth with it: A look at the Methamphetamine Epidemic

Justine Tabor, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Jimmy Wilder, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:18 AM

Awards for Outstanding Students

English Department, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:18 AM - 11:28 AM

11:20 AM

The Farmer’s Tool: The Changing Grange of Oregon (1938-1948)

Curtis Holbert, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

11:30 AM

Analysis of L’Hopital’s Rule

Logan Emonds, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Ancestry Estimation of Five Human Crania

Fabiola Rivera, Western Oregon University
Crystalynn Engichy, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Ancestry Estimations Using Fordisc 3.1 Versus Morphological Traits

Hustin Franzwa, Western Oregon University
Nicole Cobb, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Archimedes’ Second Proposition

Christa Moorhead, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Attribution of Ancestry Using Anthropometric Measurements Applied to Cranial Remains

Arthur Cushman, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Bear Tracker version 1

Ted Landauer, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Before You Leave

Kira Nguyen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Bureau of Land Management Internship: A look at public engagement

Martin Carty, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Northwester Foyer

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Costume Design for William Congreve’s The Way of the World

Bridget Rogers, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Creating Napier’s Logarithms

Kathleen Hess, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Curation of Human Skeletal Remains

Sarah Addington, Western Oregon University
Zoë Zellers, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Drive-Thru Finder

Sean Martinez, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Female Genital Cutting: A human rights abuse

Mary (Katy) Barlean, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Northwester Foyer

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Fish and Wildlife

Jake Hyde, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Hide or Die

Ethan Flory, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Human Postcranial Stature Estimation Using Fordisc 3.1 and Isolated Regression Formulas

Carin Davis, Western Oregon University
Devin Lowrey, Western Oregon University
Meloni Morrison, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Labyrinth 2.0

Devin Dodson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lagrange’s Lecture III. On Algebra, Particularly the Resolution of Equations of the Third and Fourth Degree

Chris Hartman, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Meyer Prize Winning Essay

English Department, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Morphological Analysis of a Human skeleton as a method for Identifying Sex

Nick Murphy, Western Oregon University
Sierra Schlundt, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

No Trip Meals

Jamie Hansen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Notes on the Paper “Cayley: On the theory of groups as depending on the symbolic equation θn = 1”

Andy Fry, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Oliver Byrne’s Elements

Jillian Johnson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Omar Khayyam and the Quadratic Formula

Derek Zeis, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Organic Farming in the Mid-Willamette Valley: A Guide to the Production and Distribution of Organic Food

Elizabeth Van den Broeke, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Puzzle Slider Scramble

Bryan Ayala, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Refugee Law

Annelise Marshall, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Northwester Foyer

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Sheepify

Erica Smith, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Soap Bubble Toys

Vera Karavaev, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Preparation and Identification of Nonhuman Skeletal Remains

Jared Aguiar, Western Oregon University
Keshia Field, Western Oregon University
Arianna Martensen, Western Oregon University

Werner University (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Silencer

Tristan Knope-Jenkins, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Towers

Riley Mcdonald, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Adam Fyffe, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 102

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

WOU Campus Map

Nathan Robinson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

11:40 AM

The Lion Marks its Territory: What Really Changed in the Welsh Marches with the Arrival of the Normans During the last half of the 11th Century

David Price, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

11:45 AM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Jenna Bauman, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 102

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Fire!: Agent of Change

Rich Galvin, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Land development and suicide rates in the United States

Michael Espinoza, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Eric Loftin, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 103

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

BFA Portfolio

Grace Polackwich-Owens, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA) Lobby

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Organizational Analysis (Organization to be announced)

Students from BA361 Organizational Behavior, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Session Overview: “Eruptions that Shook the World” – Examining the Influence of Volcanism on the Earth System

Jeffrey Templeton, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

12:30 PM - 12:40 PM

12:40 PM

The Impact of Pyroclastic Density Currents on Human Civilizations through Time

Skyler Edmison, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

12:45 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Ashley Garrison, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 104

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Acupuncture as a Beneficial Treatment for Insomnia and Depression

Mackenzie Lafferty, Western Oregon University
Savannah Phillips, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

1:00 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Nathaniel White, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 105

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Band of Brothers Social Network Project

Robert Galentine, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 301

1:00 PM

Effects of Volcanic Ash on Air Quality, Travel, and the Human Body

Brianna Young, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Introduction Penetration Testing and Backtrack/Kali Linux

Jesse King, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 301

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Model United Nations Mock Session

Brianna Cunningham, Western Oregon University
Alischa Heinisch, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 107

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

TBA

Jessica Sellers, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

1:00 PM

The Oregon Military Police and the Multnomah Home Guard: Conflicting Visions for Public Safety during World War I

Mary Wright, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Theories of the State of Nature: Can Both Hobbes and Locke Be Correct?

Stephanie Belden, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Unmarried Latino Immigrants and First Generation Children in the United States

Miguel Gonzalez, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Uranium: The Useful Radiation?

Heather Gonzalez, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

1:15 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Krista Rich, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 106

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Connections to the Child Care Center

Shawnti Peachy, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

1:15 PM

1:20 PM

The Impacts of Volcanic Eruptions on Agriculture

Tim Armitage, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

1:30 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Dana Bergman, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 107

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Ideal Teacher Boot Camp

Ceclia Perez, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

1:30 PM

Slackers at Home Plate: Baseball and Mobilization in America during the First World War

Greg Garcia, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Societal Barriers of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kate Hargett, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

The Failings of Ethical Egoism

Travis Isaac, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

The Importance of Quality Teaching in Elementary Physical Education

Sean Kubishta, Western Oregon University
Alyssa Leopard, Western Oregon University
Brandon Updike, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

“Fracking” up our Environment

Christopher Boorman, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Going Places

Camille Shupe, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

1:45 PM

1:50 PM

Effects of Volcanic Eruptions on Global Climate

Richard Brown, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

2:00 PM

African-American Experiences and Perspectives of Public Health Care and Disability

Shelley Hill, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Behavioral Perceptions of Dogs

Escarlett Trujillo, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Determining the Effects of Pseudomonas fluorescens on Drosophila melanogaster

Adam Pettitt, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directional preference in Drosophila

Spicie Davis, Western Oregon University
Taylor James, Western Oregon University
Eli Zachary, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Distracted

Tia Laulusa, Western Oregon University
Emily Scott, Western Oregon University
Roshelle Peterson, Western Oregon University
Kolleen Chapa, Western Oregon University
Collette Kilbourn, Western Oregon University
Belladina Starr, Western Oregon University
Declan Hertal, Western Oregon University
J.R. Jackson, Western Oregon University
Amanda Norman, Western Oregon University
Ollie Burgh, Western Oregon University
Kara Loree, Western Oregon University
Rebecca Bond, Western Oregon University
Matt Whitesell, Western Oregon University
Dani Potter, Western Oregon University
Chanelle Magee, Western Oregon University
Erin Freeman, Western Oregon University
Dylan Mata-Lovato, Western Oregon University
Kai Hennig, Western Oregon University
Heather Preusse, Western Oregon University
Jody Showman, Western Oregon University
Stephen Nielsen, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA)

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do Video Games Effect Heart Rate?

Joel Lapke, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drosophila melanogaster development after ingestion of Pseudomonas fluorescens bacterial strains

Aaron Romero, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effects of Bacterial Metabolites on Fruit Fly Development

Max Kohen, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effects of Shading on Zea mays (Corn)

Tyler Grindstaff, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Growth of Urban Trees in Response to Rainfall and Temperature

Brittney Caudill, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How Does Obesity Influence Employment?

Ai Ito, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Identification of GABA producing cells in the nervous system of Hirudo verbana.

Joel Yost, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Intraspecies variability in GABA-immunoreactive neurons in the central nervous system of Helix aspersa

Anusha Hoda, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Media's Influence on Giving Behavior Toward Stigmatized Groups

Alex Rose, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Music: Study Aid or Steady Distraction

Brandon Partney, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Personality Perceptions and Animal Companions

Corinne Hues, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony

Akaanchya Pradhan, Western Oregon University

Ackerman (ACK) 141

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Psychological Well-being and Cognitive Processing during an Expressive Letter Writing Exercise

Stan Wester, Western Oregon University
Randall Johnson, Western Oregon University
Mycah Harold, Western Oregon University
Micah Palmer, Western Oregon University
Keelie Daquilanto, Western Oregon University
Sarah Duhart, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Chicano Movement: An Ongoing Battle

Sofía Llamas, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Effect of Stream Size on Enteric and Pseudomonad Bacteria Concentrations

Nicole Herrera, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Binge Drinking on Perceived Attractiveness Ratings

Lillian Guarrera, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Mood and Perceived Stress

Emily A. Nascimento, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Textual Stimuli on Contagious Yawning

Sierra Liddycoat, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of UV-B Radiation on the Growth and Functionality of Kale (Brassica oleracea Acephala)

Holy Meler, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Power of Valuing All Learners

Nancy Vasquez, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

2:00 PM

The Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Food Production and the Potential Affect on Consumers, the Environment and the Economy

Robyn Stignei, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

2:00 PM

This is Why I Learn History

Tate Sanders, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 108

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM

Tito’s War of Words: The Social Consequences of Yugoslavia’s Expulsion from the Soviet Bloc, 1948-1950

Martin Jarvis, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Response to Hypoxic Stress

Kevin McCurdy, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2:10 PM

Out of the Woods

Sarah Parrish, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 108

2:10 PM - 2:20 PM

Volcanism as a Driving Force for Mass Extinction Events

Harry Hill, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2:15 PM

Cutting Cakes with Linked Preferences

Kathryn Nyman, Western Oregon University

Ackerman (ACK) 141

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

2:20 PM

The Association Between Fiber Intake and Risk for Breast Cancer

Nicole Crane, Western Oregon University
Sarah Fox, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

2:20 PM

We’re All Part of a Larger Story

Anna Ralston, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 108

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Being a Student and not Revolutionary is Contradicting

Verónica López, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Counseling Considerations for Arab and Muslim Americans with Disabilities

Jordan Meekins, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Exposing Evidence: The Use of Enhancement and Amplification Techniques in Forensic Analysis

Stefany Young, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Problems of Epistemology: Foundationalism, Coherenism, and a Gettier Case

Jessica Patterson, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Symbols of Socialist Virtue and National Identity: The Politicization of Sports in Ceausescu’s Romania

Justin Devereux, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Toba Eruption: Significance to Human Evolution and Global Climate Change

Kevin Chambers, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

2:40 PM

The Use of Herbal Medicine in Ghana (West Africa)

Eunice Jones, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

2:40 PM

3:00 PM

A Practical Application of Humanistic Psychology

Nathan Reiman, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

A Tentative Alliance: Tito-Khrushchev and the Narratives Behind the Kidnapping of Imre Nagy

Daniel Sprinkle, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Chicano Activism in Practice

Sofía Llamas, Western Oregon University
Verónica López, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Griffins, Unicorns, and the Empty Set: A Defense of Trope Theory

Dakota Moore, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Home vs Hospital-Based Births (Midwife edition) Crazy, Different or Genius

Ashley Bixenstein, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

3:00 PM

Impacts of Volcanic Eruptions on Human Civilization during the Dark Ages

Vicki Bergquist, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Repression and Reconciliation: Exploration of Narrative Psyche in The Fall of the House of Usher

Kathleen George, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

ALS- A Conversation about "The Silent Killer"

Kristin Kelly, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Thumbelina: The Classic Tale of a Damsel in Distress

Ashley Sigl, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

3:20 PM

Volcanic Resources through the Ages

Beeb Singson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM

3:30 PM

A Feminist Lens on Alias

JoEllen DeLeon, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

A Healthy Future: Inventure Foods and Jamba Juice Smoothies

Cheri Freedman, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Bilingual Education and Student Support

Lisa Rogers, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Designing a Website with Open Source Tools

Aurae Beidler, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Designing Online Virtual Learning Spaces

Joseph Waarvik, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Designing to Connect: An MSEd Information Technology Portfolio

Lisa Hupp, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hemut Kohl’s Monetary Union and its Economic Effects on a Reunified Germany

Corene Porior, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Mexican American Culture and Rehabilitation Counseling

Anna Correa, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam

3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Open Table Marketing Plan

Marc Adamo, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Effects of GLAD Instruction on Second Grade English Lanuage Learners’ Oral Language Development

Teal Carter, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

To Inspire and Excite the World: The History and Mission of the Paralympic Movement

Chad M. DeSeranno, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

What Can We Learn from Medifast Direct? – A Marketing Plan for Medifast, Inc.

Shunan Wang, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3:40 PM

Geomythology: Volcanic Myths and their Geologic Significance

Kaitlyn Hugmeyer, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

3:45 PM

Ellen DeGeneres' Tulane Commencement Speech: Is She Getting Through to Anybody?

Ashley Sigl, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Edgar Wallace: Dealing with the German Past

Brittney Teal-Cribbs, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

4:10 PM

Changes in Aquatic Macrophyte Abundance, Distribution, and Diversity at the Harriman State Park of Idaho Trumpeter Swan Wintering Ground, 1988 – 2013

Victoria Fliehr, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

The Street Tree Inventory Project

Alexandra Harding, Western Oregon University
Aquilegia Leet, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

A STEM Based Genetic Engineering Curriculum

Amanda F. Tuss, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bear Tracker

Anthony Castillo, Western Oregon University
Ashley Alvarado, Western Oregon University
Ted Landauer, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Benefits of Visuals to Students’ Writing and Reading Development

Stephanie Strasdin, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Comparing Perspectives in Daily Journals with Words and Pictures: An Investigation through Action Research

Gregory M. Allen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Content Literacy Strategies to Increase Student Understanding of Concepts in a Science Classroom

Sylvia Herrold, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Critical Thinking and its Effects on Self Efficacy and Self Perception in the Sixth Grade Language Arts Classroom

Whitney Duval, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Departure from the Textbook: Exploring Alternative Texts in Social Studies Education

Patrick Melby, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Elementary P.E. Curriculum Support for Homeroom Teachers

Brent Murrell, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

HTML for ELLs: Basic Coding and Web Design for English Language Acquisition in an ELD Classroom

Kirk Myrold, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Impact in Sport Through Tactical Teaching

Alex Ehnes, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Impact of Mixed Ability Language Grouping in an English Class

Lindsay Androy, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Incorporating Authentic Texts for All Levels in the Secondary Spanish Foreign Language Classroom

Rebecca M. Chadd, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Incorporating Common Core State Standards into a Social Studies Classroom and its Impact on Students

William Cook, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Integrating Competitive Games into the Classroom

Jamison Anderson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

¡Juguemos!: Incorporating Interactive Gaming Pedagogy into the Secondary Spanish Classroom

Lacey Jean King, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Motivation and MVPA in Physical Education

Richard Lawrence Zeis, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Multicultural Education in a Homogenous Classroom

Andrew Jensen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Silent Sustained Reading in the Classroom and its Impact on Students’ Reading Identities

Gabrielle Anne Hommes, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Study of Proficiency Based Grading on a 10th Grade Social Studies Class

Joel Everett, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zero Period for Athletes

Derek A. Barnett, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5:15 PM

Mass Reach

Devin Doson, Western Oregon University
Ethan Flory, Western Oregon University
Jamie Hansen, Western Oregon University
Nate Robison, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM

TextBook Buddies

Tristan Knope-Jenkins, Western Oregon University
Erica Smith, Western Oregon University
Sean Martinez, Western Oregon University
Kira Nguyen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Rider Hopper

Haonan Fang, Western Oregon University
Kun Qian, Western Oregon University
Xinyang Sui, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM

Tutor Exchange

Sean Campbell, Western Oregon University
Jake Hyde, Western Oregon University
Rafael Arellano, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

6:15 PM

International Student Life Guide

Qingzhi Xia, Western Oregon University
Weixun Gao, Western Oregon University
Yiwei Tang, Western Oregon University
Zachary McCurdy, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

6:30 PM

Empyre Book Exchange

Charles McDonald, Western Oregon University
Maria Chuprov, Western Oregon University
Wenjing Wou, Western Oregon University
Zachary Clouse, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

6:30 PM - 6:45 PM

6:45 PM

Ride Hopper

Bryan Ayala, Western Oregon University
Vera Karavaev, Western Oregon University
Trenton Saruwatari, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

6:45 PM - 7:00 PM