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2015
Thursday, May 28th
8:00 AM

Energy of the Future?

Stephanie Diaz, Western Oregon University
Julie Postma, Western Oregon University
Sofia LeVernois, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

8:10 AM

Got Trisection

Joy Scott, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

8:10 AM - 8:25 AM

8:15 AM

There Must Be Something in the Water

Katie Nance, Western Oregon University
Sarah Lundquist, Western Oregon University
Julia Grabhorn, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

(Em)powering the Future

Laura White, Western Oregon University
Sydney Culpepper, Western Oregon University
Kennedy Stram, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Portfolio Optimization: A Modeling Perspective

Camarie Campfield, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Rehabilitative Counseling Considerations for Agnosticism

Geoffrey Thoma, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Research Project - Project to be announced

TBA TBA, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Sociology at WOU

Dean Braa, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

The Importance of Physical Education in Schools

Mary Geanelli Bernardo, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

The Phi Kappa Phi First-Year Writing Awards

Ranjit Kayastha, Western Oregon University
Aleisha Clark, Western Oregon University
Jessy Lamb, Western Oregon University
Kennen Hembree, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

8:30 AM - 9:05 AM

8:45 AM

Kinesiological Analysis of a Toe Stand Turn

Sarah Cotter, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Market Values in Our Heath Care System: Drug Prescribing Practices and Patient Behavior

Peter Callero, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Powering Up on Wind

Aleisha Douthitt, Western Oregon University
McKenzie Stepper, Western Oregon University
Samantha Gallagher, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Effects of Recess on a Child’s School Experience

Linzy Griffin, Western Oregon University
Shantell Guyton, Western Oregon University
Tracy Romero, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

8:50 AM

Playing with Abelian Sandpiles

Andy Fry, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

8:50 AM - 9:05 AM

8:55 AM

Language Acquisition for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Aymee Narvaez, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

8:55 AM - 9:10 AM

9:00 AM

2A Delivery

JJ Garcia, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Aggressive and Prosocial Influence of Violent Video Games

Tim Godfrey, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Android Map View

Lexin Ning, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bag Reminder App

Henry Thomas, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Barefoot Running—A Closer Look at the Biomechanical Differences between the Forefoot and Rearfoot Strike

Matt Wines, Western Oregon University
Dominik Heidemeyer, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Biomechanics of the Olympic Snatch Lift

Kenzie Smith, Western Oregon University
Caleb Falck, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Book Trading System

Weiling Qu, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ChaChat

Zhaoqi Liu, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chore Planner

David Avery, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Clearmind

Alexander Carlson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CryptoMaster

Amanda Hatch, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

DiscGolf Caddie

Nick Moore, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Dramaturgy Protocol for John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt

Matthew Whitesell, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Eagle Eye App

Andrew Moser, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Early Human Occupation in the Pacific Northwest: Digital Archaeology and the Excavation of the Cooper's Ferry Site in Western Idaho

Joshua Henderson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Filp and Remember

Wilson Gao, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

French vs France: The Vichy Regime Attempts to Save the Empire

Jennifer Roberts, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Fuel Cells: A Combined Effort

Alissa McAlpine, Western Oregon University
Patricia Desrosiers, Western Oregon University
Rachel Gordon, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Gender Roles and Communication in Mexican American Immigrant Households

Karla Diaz, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

GoBullistic

Christian Bazoian, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

GrabIt!

Sheila Faulkner, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Greedy Snake

Zhenzhong Yang, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hike Oregon

Ty Phillips, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Imbroglio

Aaron Carson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

iRemember

Hang Wang, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Komodo Dragons: Not Your Typical Lizard

Abigail Oswald, Western Oregon University
Chelsea Wiley, Western Oregon University
Kera Holt, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Leadership Analysis of the Entertainment Industry

Andy Daniels, Western Oregon University
Alyssa Raimer, Western Oregon University
Jamie Nelson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Calapooia

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Little Frog, Big Toxin

Courtney Richardson, Western Oregon University
Mary Kate Miller, Western Oregon University
Marylyn Weatherly, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lost Chicken

Yaser Alsalman, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Math Quiz

Zihan Jin, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Media Ideals and Male Body Esteem

Stacy Potter, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mile Tracker

Jessica Justice, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Walk

Anna Therkelson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

OREORS

Zach Miller, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ovidja

Jared Petersen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Philosophy of Education

Emily Allen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Photo Caching

Kathleen Hess, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Picture Matching Game

Zhou Zhou, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PockeTech

Benjamin Smith, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Project Management Application

Stan Ward, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Prolonging the Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescents at Risk for Major Depression

Christina Baurer, Western Oregon University
Nic Cooley, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ProRead

Matthew Cramer, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Puzzle Alarm Clock

Noe Dotson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rate My Plate

Claire Buehler, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Recipe Reader App

Tanner Parker, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Recipe “As it is”

Waleed Aldeghaithir, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rent-A-Pet

Clara Pratt, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Short Term Memory with Tiles

Charles Prinslow, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Social Seal App

Motab Alharbi, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Spice O'Life

Ryan Peterson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sports Wall

Micah Yabes, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stack Em

Ethan Eiter, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Steps after Graduation: Psychology Alumni Career Paths and Advice

Kylie M. Roth, Western Oregon University
Kayla D. Foster, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Superantigens; Super Deadly

Anusha Hoda, Western Oregon University
Eugene Hueberger, Western Oregon University
Kristin Kelly, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ten and Two

Miles Rakestraw, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teutonic History

Brin Manoogian-O'Dell, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Effect of Color on Mood and Emotion

Rosa Mendoza, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Effects of Vocal Music on Working Memory

Araceli Cortes Rodriguez, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Pagano Method

Kistyn Pagano, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

The Toxicology of the Spitting Cobra

Eli Zachary, Western Oregon University
Michele Dumaran, Western Oregon University
Teri Hill, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Travel Companion

Daniel Jackson, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Travel Helper

Trenton Saruwatari, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Waste No More

April Senner, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WearGuard

Gregory McKinney, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Third Floor

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

What Comes After an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology? Expectations and Perceptions Regarding Education and Salary for Careers in Psychology

Danica Drapela, Western Oregon University
Cierra Henderson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

9:05 AM

Risks of Abuse among Children and Adolescents with Chronic Illnesses

Keelie Daquilanto, Western Oregon University
Jennifer Strong, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:05 AM - 9:25 AM

The American Dream Quintent

Brandy Balas, Western Oregon University
Megan Clark, Western Oregon University
Brianda Gutierrez, Western Oregon University
Danielle Hannan, Western Oregon University
Taylor Schnell, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:05 AM - 9:25 AM

9:10 AM

Dance Movement Therapy

Samantha Bredahl LaVine, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM

Relating Properties of Symmetry to Group Theory

Amanda Evola, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:10 AM - 9:25 AM

9:15 AM

My Music Education Philosophy

Louisa Finley, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Photovoltaic Cells, an Application

Erin Freeman, Western Oregon University
Elaina Glasscock, Western Oregon University
Sarah Cotter, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Social Capital and Elderly Quality of Life In Nursing Homes: The Importance of Nurse-Resident Bonds

Hillary Lutz, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Translation Analysis: The Pale Blue Dot

Sierra McIver, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

9:15 AM - 9:35 AM

9:20 AM

A Research Paper on Marian Chace

Stephanie Brunelle, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM

Forgotten Bravery: The San Patricio Battalion and the Irish Experience

Brian D. Reese, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

9:25 AM

The Persisting Prevalence of White Hegemony in Representation of Black Women

Sydney Culpepper, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:25 AM - 9:35 AM

9:30 AM

“Consejos simples que pueden cambiar tu vida, o la de un ser querido.” (Simple advice that can change your life, or that of a loved one).

Caitlin Bracken, Western Oregon University
Tuyen Bolton, Western Oregon University
Andres Classen, Western Oregon University
Jirae Hogan, Western Oregon University
Jeanine Newsome, Western Oregon University
Ian Shoen, Western Oregon University
McKenzie Stepper, Western Oregon University
Kaylyn Taylor, Western Oregon University
Samantha Valdez, Western Oregon University
Clarissa Yance, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam Room

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Corpus Callosum Effects on Perception

Sarah Duhart, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Education Philosophy: The Thinking Cap

Gregory Grimes, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Exploring Biofuels: Ethanol Production and Peanut Energy

Leah Fechter, Western Oregon University
Katarina Smith, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

List Coloring

Beth Struxness, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Taste Buds and Suds: Flavor Preferences and Cultural Influences of Consumers in the Booming Craft Beer Industry of the Willamette Valley, Oregon

Curran Kleen-Brown, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Tobacco-free WOU

Savannah Phillips, Western Oregon University
Mackenzie Lafferty, Western Oregon University
Stephanie Delker, Western Oregon University
Elizabeth Perez, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Where the Wind Goes

Jenni Bowker, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

9:35 AM

Myth Files: The Hunt for Writersquatch

Megan Clark, Western Oregon University
Elizabeth Lowry, Western Oregon University
Bridget Rose Rogers, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:35 AM - 9:42 AM

9:40 AM

Journey Once Traveled

Cy Higashi, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:40 AM - 9:50 AM

Me, Audist? But I am an Interpreter

Elizabeth Holland, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

Silencing Lord Haw-Haw

Matthew Cahill, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

9:42 AM

Excerpt from “The Magnum Opus” (fiction)

Jesse Sutter, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:42 AM - 9:49 AM

9:45 AM

Fuel Cells: The Future of Sustainable Energy?

Howard Passmore, Western Oregon University
Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Human Indignity and the Food Stamp Program

Rahel Rivas, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Philosophy of Education: The Growing Seed

Jacob Mitchell, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

9:49 AM

Excerpt from “The Price of a Gem” (fiction)

Sarah Celia Funk, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:49 AM - 9:56 AM

9:50 AM

Pell’s Equation and Continued Fractions

Kyle Peterson, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

9:50 AM - 10:05 AM

When You Go That Way

Hayleyann Evers, Western Oregon University
Anthony Hall, Western Oregon University
Camille Hobson Lopez, Western Oregon University
Brittany Hottert, Western Oregon University
Emma Mochnick, Western Oregon University
Ramon Rodriguez, Western Oregon University

Maple Hall (MH)

9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

9:55 AM

Her Own Kind of Beauty

Savannah Patterson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM

10:00 AM

“…and still I remained that Kabyle woman.” Alienation and Women’s Education in 19th Century French Algeria and Morocco

Sarah Johnson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Battle of the Sexes: Genders Effect on ASL Learners

Caitlin Masterson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Cultural Competence in Action: Treatment Action Campaign’s Community-Based HIV/AIDS Services and Advocacy in South Africa

Nicole Larsen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Latin@ Attitudes on Marriage, Cohabitation and Sexuality in the U.S.: Influence of Religion, Traditions, and Family

Daniela Zamora-Sendejas, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Marriage Satisfaction and Length of Relationship

Samantha Leon-Coria, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Model United Nations Mock Session

Maxwell Jones, Western Oregon University
Daniel Shaffer, Western Oregon University
Tyler Somers, Western Oregon University
Alischa Heinisch, Western Oregon University
Tyler Potter, Western Oregon University
Shelby Worthing, Western Oregon University
Steve Gonzalez, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 112

10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Philosophy of Education

Sarah Protheroe, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:05 AM

The Many Ways We Introduce Direct Quotations

Chelsea Hunt, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

10:10 AM

Trapezoidal Numbers

Chris Hartman, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM

10:15 AM

Fast Times at Talmadge Middle School: Learning to Teach while Being Taught

Justin Davidson, Western Oregon University
Shawn Murray, Western Oregon University
Jessica Westby, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

My Philosophy of Education

Lacey Hice, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Problems in Veteran Reintegration

Daniel Glenn, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

The Effect of Race and Scholarship Type on a Professor's Perceived Efficacy

Colton Johnson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:20 AM

Cochlear Implant Impact on the ASL/English Interpreting Field

Darcie Chin, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

Poem One in the Style of Emily Dickinson

Brandy Balas, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:20 AM - 10:28 AM

The Zoot Suit Riots and the Role of the Zoot Suit in Chicano Culture

Rebecca Grizzle, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

10:28 AM

Representations of Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur

Bridget Rogers, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:28 AM - 10:36 AM

10:30 AM

Microaggressions: Invisible Discrimination

Lauren Ault, Western Oregon University
Vanessa Grant Coats, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

My Philosophy of Education

Spencer Luther, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Race to the Origin

Logan Emonds, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Paige Asay, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:35 AM

Intermediate Strength and Lean Mass Program

Leander Largoza, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

10:35 AM - 10:50 AM

10:36 AM

“Admiring Light on a Sunny Day”

Erika Fitzpatrick, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:36 AM - 10:44 AM

10:40 AM

The Tricolor and the Union Jack at Sea: How Napoleon’s Navy Failed and Sealed his Fate

Dominic W. Annen, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

Unqualified High School ASL Teachers

Caitlin Henry, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

10:40 AM - 10:50 AM

Using Light to Understand Matter: Advances in Spectroscopic Methods

Eugene Heuberger, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM

10:44 AM

Representations of Robert Lowell’s “For the Union Dead”

Courtney Haess, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:44 AM - 10:52 AM

10:45 AM

Breaking the Box: My Education Philosophy

Sara Hankins, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Perceptions of Gun Culture Women

Bonnie Mathis, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Stroop Color Word Test and Gender

Jason Waggoner, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Casey Dias, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

10:50 AM

Shooting Pool

Alvaro Francisco Manuel, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

10:50 AM - 11:05 AM

10:52 AM

A Cool, Awesome, Great Sociolinguistic Analysis of Adjectival Word Choice

Caitlin Arthur, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:52 AM - 11:07 AM

10:55 AM

A Diet and Exercise Plan for a Physically Active Female College Student

Marissa Minato, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

10:55 AM - 11:10 AM

Performance Interpreting

Darcie Chin, Western Oregon University
Zoey Davis, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

10:55 AM - 11:10 AM

11:00 AM

College Students’ Experiences with Loss of a Grandparent

Juliana VandenBroeke, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Concerto/Aria Audition Winners 2015

TBA TBA

Smith Hall (SH) 121

11:00 AM

Convivencia: Manipulating the Medieval Past

Gregory Baker, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

How Online Dating Has Affected Courtship Rituals in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

Joshua Lasky, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Maurice Challenge $5,000 Award

Steve Scheck, Western Oregon University
Breeann Flesch, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette Room

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Questions, Discussion, Final Remarks

Dean Braa, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 235

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Linley Emard, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

What is Bullying?

Mandy Campau, Western Oregon University
Christina Laramie, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:07 AM

A Selection of Poems

Connor Shields, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:07 AM - 11:55 AM

11:10 AM

Benazir Bhutto

Rebekah Smith, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:10 AM - 1:30 PM

Dealing with Immigration: a Comparison between Germany and Spain

Yesenia Valentin, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:10 AM - 1:30 PM

Deck Manipulation Through Perfect Shuffles

Nicole Welch, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

11:10 AM - 11:25 AM

Deep Water Port Security in the Arctic

Eldon Hardenbrook, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:10 AM - 1:30 PM

11:15 AM

Deaf Education in Residential and Mainstream Schools

Caitlin Henry, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Disaster Preparedness for Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, Late Deafened, and Their Communities

Janelle Butler, Western Oregon University
Karli Mitchell, Western Oregon University
Miranda Featherstone, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Exercise Testing and Prescription program with the implementation of Physical Therapy based rehabilitation

Michael Parker, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Treatment Content for Culturally Accommodated Treatment for Latino Adolescents

Cyntia Rodriguez, Western Oregon University
Xavier Rubio, Western Oregon University
McKenzie Johnston, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Matthew Hakola, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:20 AM

Social Implications of the Eruption of Mt. St. Helens

Jordan Sterling, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

11:25 AM

Chaucer and Storytelling

Nicolas Evans, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM

The Use of Gas Chromatography in Drug Testing

Sean Fujinaga, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

11:25 AM - 12:05 PM

11:30 AM

Alleviating California’s Drought: An Analysis of Crop Relocation Using Geospatial Technology

Richard Brown, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Coding the Enigma Machine

Amanda Hatch, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Cryptography in WWII: Germany

Maddie Bode, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Effects of Corrosive Substances on Soft Tissue and Bone

Carin Davis, Western Oregon University
Tiffany Powers, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Evaluating the Presence of Artificial Cranial Deformation in Argentinian Skulls

Crystalynn Engichy, Western Oregon University
Gloria Pascual-Cruz, Western Oregon University
Rubi Garcia Rizo, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Examination of Surface Water Nitrate levels and Co-Located Animals in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

Karl Amspacher, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Graphical Information Science in Oregon higher education Institutions

Esteban Quiles, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

History of the NSA

Camarie Campfield, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Insolvable Configurations of Peg Solitaire

Christina Moorhead, Western Oregon University

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Methodology on Data Point Symbology for Representing Tree Thinning Data

Jonathan Bosman, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

My Ideal Classroom Model

Makayla Nelson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Osteobiographical Analysis of an Incomplete Skeleton

Ben Lesh, Western Oregon University
Megan Reynolds, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Physical Changes in Burned Human Remains

Sarah Addington, Western Oregon University
Alexis McKnight, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Quantum Cryptology

Khorben Boyer, Western Oregon University
Noë Dotson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Secret Sharing

Mackenzie Koll, Western Oregon University
Ty Phillips, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Spatial Distribution of Computer Labs at Western Oregon University

Greg McKinney, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Analysis of Fire Accelerants on Bone

McKenzie Davis, Western Oregon University
Kate Libra, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Disarticulation and Identification of a Human Skeletal Teaching Specimen

Brenna Murphy, Western Oregon University
Stephanie Reed, Western Oregon University
Arianna Martensen, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Japanese PURPLE MACHINE

Joy Scott, Western Oregon University
Charles McDonald, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tree Density as a Potential Indicator of Air Quality on WOU Campus

Holly Meler, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Zicheng Song, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Working to Death: The Rise of Chronic Kidney Disease in Central America

Nicole K. Larson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

World Poverty

Hanelle Crites, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

WWI and the ADFGX Cipher

Kyle Peterson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Zero-Knowledge Proofs

Anthony Dominguez, Western Oregon University
Andy Fry, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Zodiac

Robert Siewell, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

11:35 AM

A Selection of Poems

Stephanie Stuckey, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:35 AM - 11:43 AM

The Adventures of Two SSPs: Seabeck to Oklahoma

Brenda Puhlman, Western Oregon University
Sarah Pettigrew, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

11:40 AM

Henry IV: Legacy of Decline

Tyler Garries, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

11:43 AM

Do You See What I Mean? An Introduction to Conceptual Metaphors

Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:43 AM - 11:58 AM

11:45 AM

Equality in the Classroom

Christina Budiselic, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Visual Communication Design Senior Portfolio Presentation

Ann Todd, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

11:58 AM

A Selection of Poems

Gabrielle Boyle, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:58 AM - 12:05 PM

12:00 PM

Does the Screen Make Us Mean?: The Effects of Media Aggression on Children and Adolescents

Jennifer Ruh Linder, Linfield College

Werner University Center (WUC) Columbia Room

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lost in Culture: A Presentation about my trip to Querétaro, México

Marissa Gowen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

12:05 PM

Awards for Outstanding Students

Uma Shrestha, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

12:05 PM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

(Future) Bilingual Teachers’ Voices about Learning a Second Language

Annie Christiansen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Meyer Prize Winning Essay

Gavin Keulks, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

12:15 PM - 12:35 PM

12:30 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Tyler Brumfield, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

ESOL Querétaro Study Abroad Milestones

Hannah Meador, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

12:45 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Michelle Reed, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Drawing Connections Between Professional Development, Classroom Climate And Project Based Learning through Theoretical Study and Observation

Marcea Palmer, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 204/205

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Abby’s House 2.0: Using Web Tools for Change

Samantha Hughes, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam Room

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Elizabeth Kowash, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Blood Spatter: A Unique Investigation Tool

Chelsea Wiley, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Introduction to ES407 Theme Session: “Perspectives in River Restoration”

Steve Taylor, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM

More than Machines: Cattle and Human Relationships in 17th and 18th Century Colonial America

Gonzalo DeLuna, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Recitative Text Setting as it Relates to Characterization in W.A. Mozart's Opera Buffa

Christian Kaltwasser, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Skooled!

Nicholas Moore, Western Oregon University
Clara Pratt, Western Oregon University
Henry Thomas, Western Oregon University
Micah Yabes, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Spinoza Meets Nirvana: Smells Like Free Will

Justin Ransome, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Influence of Arabic on Spanish Language and Culture

Becky Lawrence, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 204

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

WOU Campus Garden

Cherene O'Hara, Western Oregon University
Chelsie Denham, Western Oregon University
Hannah Towle, Western Oregon University
Iain Dexter, Western Oregon University
Melody Wheeler, Western Oregon University
Paul Anderson, Western Oregon University
Shannen Brouner, Western Oregon University
Soren Cullivan, Western Oregon University
Gaby Harper, Western Oregon University
Afton Sullivan, Western Oregon University
Hayden Rue, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:15 PM

A Life In Jazz: Wardell Gray

Darrel Watson, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Alicia Neal, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

BYOPC's Backbone

Joshua Patterson, Western Oregon University
Charles Ziegler, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Los toros: arte cultural o abuso animal

Leonardo Vidal, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 204

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

The Effects of Extra Recess on 4th Grade Elementary School Children’s Academic Achievement

Tracy Romero, Western Oregon University
Kellie Woodward, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Watershed Assessment and River Restoration Strategies

Katie Halvorson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:15 PM - 1:35 PM

1:20 PM

Pestilence and Progress: The Lives of Medieval Women in the Aftermath of the Black Death

Caitlin Tolleson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

Researching, Creating, and Launching the CounterACT Violence Campaign

Hannah Towle, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Santiam Room

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

1:30 PM

Art Senior Portfolio Presentation

Jeanine Newsome, Western Oregon University

Campbell Hall (CH) 101

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Computer Science Study Group Searcher

David Avery, Western Oregon University
Noe Dotson, Western Oregon University
Zihan Jin, Western Oregon University
Trenton Saruwatari, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Creating a Health Campaign: Raising Awareness for the WOU Food Pantry

Kendall Rehn, Western Oregon University
Rachel Westendorf, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

La cultura del fútbol en España y su impacto / The culture of soccer in Spain and its impact

Rachel Larson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 204

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

"The Past as Future In Brahms: A Collision and Synthesis of Historical Styles in Ein Deutsches Requiem"

Aaron Bernstein, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

What Berkeley Should’ve Said Instead of Cheating

Shaun Whittle, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

1:35 PM

Texting and Driving

Sydney Blankinship, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

1:35 PM - 1:50 PM

1:40 PM

Internal Enemies or American Citizens? Causes Leading Towards the Creation of the Japanese-American Internment Camps

Konner Monk, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

Salmonid Habitat as a Guiding Principle in River Restoration

Dylan Castle, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

1:45 PM

Opioids and the Forensic Drug Analyst

Dominique Aubrey, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

1:45 PM - 2:25 PM

Pablo Picasso: un dios artístico

Evelyn Sanchez, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 204

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Tentsntrails

Aaron Carson, Western Oregon University
April Senner, Western Oregon University
JJ Garcia, Western Oregon University
Jared Petersen, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

1:55 PM

Considerations for an Evaluation of Big Brother Big Sister Mentorship Program

Rene Dionne, Western Oregon University
Nic Cooley, Western Oregon University
Nicole Kem, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

1:55 PM - 2:20 PM

2:00 PM

Anchor Effects on Test Performance

Edgar Guerrero, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Aromatherapy and Mood

Joelle Cooper, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Designing Woman

Bridget Rogers, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Determining the predictors of crawling speed in the snail Helix aspersa

Heather Hemmert, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drosophila larvae show effects on development and survival after ingestion of Pseudomonas fluorescens

Sarah Thompson, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effect of Pseudomonas fluorescens on Drosophila larvae

Connor Osterberg, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Frankie's Flights of Fancy

Belladina Starr, Western Oregon University
Andrew De La Paz, Western Oregon University
Rebecca Bond, Western Oregon University
Edgar Lopez, Western Oregon University
Ken Tang, Western Oregon University
Madeline Brockman, Western Oregon University
Mike Johnston, Western Oregon University
Stephanie Kintz, Western Oregon University
Andrew Thornton, Western Oregon University
Matthew Whitesell, Western Oregon University
Jade Rayner, Western Oregon University
Natalie Piper, Western Oregon University
Ian Knowland, Western Oregon University
Gabriel Elmore, Western Oregon University
Jodessa Chapa, Western Oregon University
Chanell Magee, Western Oregon University
Jenny Dietrich, Western Oregon University

Rice Auditorium (RA)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ideal Body Image and Self Esteem

Brenda Castillo, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Individuals Attraction Based on Group Presence

Yazmin Alvarez, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jews and the French Revolution

William Bowmann, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Maze path choice in shrimp

Makayla Kachlein, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open Rehearsal with Western Hemisphere Voices

TBA TBA

Smith Hall (SH) 121

2:00 PM

Photopoint documentation of vegetational changes following invasive plant species remediation at Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon

Ashley James, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony

Andy Fry, President, Oregon Delta Chapter, Pi Mu Epsilon

Ackerman (ACK) 141

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Preserving Privacy to Protect the Home: A Pentadic Analysis of Kyllo v. United States

Christopher Buol, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Progressive Dining Site

Matthew Cramer, Western Oregon University
Andrew Moser, Western Oregon University
Yaser Alsalman, Western Oregon University
Zhou Zhou, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Pseudomonas fluorescens ingestion by Drosophila melanogaster larvae

Aaron Romero, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ruby Braff: A Forgotten Legend

Derek Watson, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Streptomyces Growth in Different Forest Soil

Kindra Smith, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Television Noise While Studying: The Effects of Multitasking on Reading Comprehension

Roxanne Miller, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Diversity of Bacteria in the Oral Cavity

Han Nguyen, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Performing Kind Acts on Psychological Well-Being

Leah Fletcher, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Time Pressure on Test Performance

Selena Lockamy, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Impact of Femininity on Assessments of Competence

Laney Christine Stephens, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Impact of Thought Speed on Positive Mood

Pristene Delegato, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Zombie Menace: The Hard Problem with the Hard Problem

Will Johnson, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Using artificial selection to understand orientation behavior in Drosophila

Stephanie Torrez, Western Oregon University
Natalie Wallace, Western Oregon University
Taylor James, Western Oregon University
Eli Zachary

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Word and Shape Visual Memory Recall WIth Auditory Distraction

Crystalynn Perkins, Western Oregon University

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2:10 PM

Fluvial Hydrology, Fish Passage and Sedimentation

Ryan Johnson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2:15 PM

Reconsidering the traditional 20th century music history paradigm in light of repertoire programming in American major symphony orchestras, 1925-1935.

Christopher Mills, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Road Trip Planner

Miles Rakestraw, Western Oregon University
Stan Ward, Western Oregon University
Tanner Parker, Western Oregon University
Gregory McKinney, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

The Kakeya Needle Problem

Kendall Rosales, Western Oregon University

Ackerman (ACK) 141

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

2:20 PM

1st of Tha Month” and Gangsta Rap: A Medium for Discussing Social Policy

Paul Anderson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

Pulling the Strings: The Influential Power of Women during the Viking Age

Kendall Holcomb, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

2:25 PM

Open Heart Surgery as a Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline

Ted Kendros, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

2:25 PM - 2:40 PM

2:30 PM

A survey of perspectives of conductors of American community and regional orchestras on programming the music of living composers.

Christopher Mills, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

BYOPCs (Build Your Own Personal Computers)

Ioane Sabas, Western Oregon University
Nick West, Western Oregon University
Nick Davis, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Cosmological Argument to God’s Existence: What the Universe Has To Say

Timothy DeMichele, Western Oregon University

Bellamy Hall (HSS) 336

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Neurotoxicity: Are men and women really the same?

Courtney Richardson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM

2:35 PM

Riparian Vegetation, Landuse and Habitat Restoration

Ian McBride, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

2:40 PM

A Rhetorical Criticism of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses

Olivia Kunkel, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Nationalism, the Holocaust, and Israel: A Tale of Jewish Resistance

Louis Kerner, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

2:45 PM

Gait Analysis: Post-Stroke Gait versus Non-Impaired Gait

Jamie Kahn, Western Oregon University
Tyler Crawford, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Student Book Share

Zhenzhong Yang, Western Oregon University
Wilson Gao, Western Oregon University
Hang Wang, Western Oregon University
Weilong Qu, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Channel Modification and Restoration

Esteban Quiles, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Light and Darkness, Good and Evil: The Ring Cycle vs. The Lord of the Rings

Sarah Celia Funk, Western Oregon University

Smith Hall (SH) 122

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

What occurs within the body; rare autoimmune disorder: Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis

Tonya Bamboe, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Carbon Nanotubes – How Carbon is Saving Lives

Anton Lemeza, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 101

3:15 PM - 3:55 PM

Excellence in Ethnomusicology Fieldwork

TBA TBA

Smith Hall (SH) 122

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

3:20 PM

Upper Body Strength Program for a College Age Client

Jake Reynolds, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

3:25 PM

Concluding Remarks: “Perspectives in River Restoration”

Steve Taylor, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 105

3:25 PM - 3:30 PM

3:35 PM

A Ten Week Strength Conditioning and Diet Program for a College Aged Female

Dylan Simkins, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

3:35 PM - 3:50 PM

3:50 PM

Evaluating the Performance Claims of Sodium Bicarbonate

Katie Leino, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM

4:00 PM

Host-specific and non-host-specific caterpillar prey choice

Sarah Thompson, Western Oregon University
Victoria Fliehr

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

OpenSource MatchUp

Motab Alharbi, Western Oregon University
Sheila Faulkner, Western Oregon University
Ryan Peterson, Western Oregon University
Ty Phillips, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:10 PM

Assessing and Prescribing a Fitness Program for a College Aged Client

Kyle Nielson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

4:10 PM - 4:20 PM

4:15 PM

Epidemiology Analysis Database

Daniel Frank, Western Oregon University
Ignacio Mendez, Western Oregon University
Abdulrahman Bin Jaman, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Wavelengths of light and photo-response in planaria

Sadie Western, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

A Classroom Management Technique for Proficiency-Based Grading Policies

Kara Tyler, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A Culturally Relevant Public Speaking Course with a Focus on College and Career Readiness

Kacey Parks, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A Multiplication Fluency Intervention Using Power of Ten

Debra Virden, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

An Examination of Academic Vocabulary Development in a Third Grade Classroom

Tracy McLaughlin, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Ancient Near East History Elective Course: Keeping the Social Sciences Rigorous and Relevant for Credit Recovery and Advanced Students

Mason Grine, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Characterizing the distribution of GABAergic neuons in the nervous system of terrestrial gastropod

Anusha Hoda, Western Oregon University
Kaylah Stevens

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Cognitive Improvisation: Utilizing Music Theory to Improve the Soling Abilities of Students in a High School Jazz Band

Adam Harris, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Designing a High School Level Music History Elective Course

Elijah Heide, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Engaging Students through Technology in a Middle School Social Studies Classroom

Jerry McGuffee, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Enhancing Learning for Students who Struggle with Specific Skills

Bryan Huber, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Environment and Society

Ryan McQueen, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Epidemiology Analysis Data Mining

Ramesses A. Ramirez, Western Oregon University
Hasan Alianaby, Western Oregon University
Mohammed Alsultan, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Games Approach to Physical Education

Kyle Meals, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

High School Biotechnology Curriculum Development

Matt Jones, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Improving Student Academic Success by Incorporating In-Class, Skill-Building and Eliminating Homework

Kimberly Hazel, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Incorporating Art Into Science: Illustrated Children’s Books in the Zoology Classroom

James John, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Increased Student Engagement During Instruction in a High School Math Class

Bryce Johnson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Language Arts for the Cosmos

Cory Sprague, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Low Impact Physical Activity as an Alternative Practice in Physical Education

Timothy Mowry, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mini-lessons in a Writing Workshop: Exploring Best Practices in Writing Instruction

Danielle Geissler, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Miscue Analysis for Assessment and Planning Instruction: A Case Study

Trisha Chapman, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Open-ended Response Strategies: Building Academic Language through Literature Discussions

Chelsea Cotton, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Teaching Resilience through a Narrative Text

Traci Porter, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Effect of Word Study on Student Achievement and Confidence

Jessica Wood, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Effects of Vocabulary Self-Collection Strategy on Fifth Grade Students “Word Warrior Wizardry”

Diana Sohn, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Effects of Words Their Way on Low-Performing Kindergartners

Angela Rieger, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Role of Reading Engagement in a Skills-Focused Intervention

Kristie Ahola, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Using Film as Literature to Engage High School English Students

Don Boles, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Writing Letter with a Pen Pal: Authentic Writing for Student Success

Courtney Small, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

4:45 PM

Garage Sale Finder

Waleed Aldeghaithir, Western Oregon University
Kathleen Hess, Western Oregon University
Lexin Ning, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Serotonergic polymorphisms mediate a weakened response to SSRI treatment: a proposed model

Adam Pettit, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Symbiosis

Alexander Carson, Western Oregon University
Eli Gasiorowski, Western Oregon University
Amanda Hatch, Western Oregon University
Benjamin Smith, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

5:15 PM

Adopt-A-Drain

Claire Buehler, Western Oregon University
Anna Therkelsen, Western Oregon University
Zach Miller, Western Oregon University
Ethan Eiter, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM

Hobby Tracker

Jessica Justice, Western Oregon University
Christian Bazoian, Western Oregon University
Brin Manoogian-O'Dell, Western Oregon University
Zhaoqi Liu, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Underground Dining

Daniel Jackson, Western Oregon University
Charles Prinslow, Western Oregon University

Instructional Technology Center (ITC) 211

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

6:30 PM

Best Practices for Student Engagement in the High School Language Arts Reading Workshop

Tasha Corrigan, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Can deliberate use of content area-literacy components in Physical Education improve critical thinking and high order thinking in 7th and 8th graders?

Christopher Cramer, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Clarity of High School Grades to Students

Daniel Shelton, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Curriculum Development: La historia de los Estados Unidos (History of the United States for Spanish Speakers)

Stacy Roberts, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Developing a High School Curriculum the Increases Civic Engagement Among Students through Service-Learning

Jon Pugsley, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ecology Curriculum Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards

Brad Johnson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Effects of Graphic Organizers on Student Writing: Strategies to Improve Student Writing

Sara Brown, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Effects of Teaching Strategies on Students’ Mathematical Anxiety Levels

Jillian Johnson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Improving Fifth Grade English Language Learners’ Vocabulary Through Morphology

Lindsay Strickler, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Improving Social Interactions Through Dance Education

Ashely Taylor, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Informing Kindergarten Writing Instruction with Funds of Knowledge Theory

Larren Vernoy, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Interactive Anatomy: Utilizing Interactive IPad Apps in High School Human Anatomy Classroom

Brynna Fuller, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Keeping High Achievers Engaged: An Investigation of Effective Strategies

Lisa Rogers, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Keyboarding Online

Ryan Graville, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Mini-lessons in a Writing Workshop: Exploring Best Practices in Writing Instruction

Danielle Geissler, Western Oregon University
Shannon Loggins, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

MS Ed Portfolio

Danielle Ambrose, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reducing Math Anxiety for Students

Dawn Roden, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Small Changes, Big Impact: Increasing Joy and Self-Efficacy for Writing in Five Minutes a Day

Joy Eriksson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sports Medicine

Daniel Bowman, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

STEM-based, Next Generation Science Standard Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity Curriculum Design

Mandy Elder, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Student Interest in Non-Fiction

Terri De Jager, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Teaching German through Grammar-focused Tasks

Jared Wilcox, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The 20th Century Through Film in Social Studies

Kati Armstrong, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Acquisition of Spanish Literacy in a Bilingual 1st and 2nd Grade Classroom: A Case Study

Anna Wooley, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Use of the Remind app and its effect on student attitude and performance in the classroom

Kristen Balch, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utilizing Online Technology to Enhance Learning Experiences

Christine Knutson, Western Oregon University

Education (ED) 217

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM