Tenth Annual Student Research Day Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2019

Lenfest Learning Commons: Oral Presentations
John Stewart Memorial Library

8:50–9 a.m. Welcome Address – Barbara K. Mistick, president
9–9:50 a.m.
Session I
Jaimi DeVitto '19 - Reflections of Grief
  Kiara Scarbrough '19 - Behind the Scenes of Society
  Donna Werling '21- Feminist Selfies: Confessions of People Who Think Women Are People
10–10:50 a.m.
Session II
Asia Prieto '19 - One Condition
  Noel Robinson '19 - Transformation of Self
  Evan Kelly '19 - Majoring in Citizenship: Political Engagement Among College Students at Wilson and Beyond
11–11:20 a.m.
Session III
Kyleen Enders '20 - Digital Art: Bringing Communities Together
  Elsa Zavala Hurtado '20 - Mi testimonio: Las Dificultades, Divergencia, Determination, and Dreams of an ELL Student
1:30–1:50 p.m.
Honors Session
Amber Watkins '19 - Is Small Really Beautiful? Comparing the Experiences of Student Athletes of Color at Large and Small Primarily White Higher-Education Institutions

Lenfest Learning Commons Plaza: Performance
John Stewart Memorial Library

11–11:50 a.m. Classics 120 Classical Mythology - Scenes from Ancient Greek Theater

Lenfest Lobby: Exhibition
Lenfest Commons

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Classics 215: Women in Antiquity - Encountering Ancient Women’s History Through Everyday Objects: A Pop-Up Exhibition

Lenfest Lobby: Poster Session
Lenfest Commons

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Cirrhosis - Kassidy Hunt ’22, Alyssa Keefer ’21, Nicholas Kowalski ’22, Hannah Myers ’22, Taylor Tarabori ’22, Amelia Fuentes Walquer ’22

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Emma Carbaugh ’22, Shelby Carbaugh ’22, Jessica Eshelman ’21, Baille Jones ’22, Chelsea Scofield ’22, Mirka Vasquez ’22

Pancreatitis - Cierra Hartman ’21, Olivia Hippensteel ’22, Patrick Kruse ’22, Justin Shipley ’22, Makenna Snider ’22, Pierce Thompson ’22

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - MacKenzee Burkett ’22, Marasol Equivia ’22, Jessica Kosheba ’22, Lori Lyncha ’20, Emily Williams ’22

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis - Rachel Bargo ’22, Taylor Coffman ’22, Siara Gossert ’22, Kimberly Hale ’22, Michelle Knox ’22, Ophelia McDonald ’22

Aplastic Anemia - Emily Lewis ’22, Megan McMullen ’22, Tioleaoauli Posiulai ’22, Danielle Stafford ’21, Cole Taylor ’22, Hannah Zychal ’20

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Trisha Barnes ’22, Sierra Green ’22, Cassandra Holt ’22, Taylor Lamparter ’22, Olivia McDonald ’22, Olivia Wolford ’22
Remembering to Remember: Prospective Memory in Older Adults - James Pasaribu ’22 
Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Select Heavy Metals in Eyeshadows on Human Corneal Epithelial Cells - Abbey Heinbaugh ’20 

The Effect of Genetic Availability of Serotonin Receptors on Chronic Stress Response in Zebrafish - Caylin Walp ’20 

The Effects of Cannabidiol [CBD] on the Cortisol Levels of Rats after Exposure to an External Stressor - Julianna Price ’20 

Evaluation of Caffeine as an Alternative Treatment for Multiparous Holstein Dairy Cows Suffering from Ketosis - Rianon McKee ’20 

Characterization of Beneficial Bacteria Produced in the Fermentation of Raw Food for Canines - Samuel Ritter ’20 

Efficacy of Radiotherapy in Malignant Glioma Tumors When Delphinidin is Administered Before Radiation Exposure - Lauretta Birabwa ’20

Effects of Diets High in Saturated and Unsaturated Fatty Acids on Spatial Learning and Memory in Young Guinea Pigs, Cavia Porcellus - Julia Tabor ’20 

Effects of Environmental Enrichment on Aggression in Swine - Mikayla Kutz ’20 

Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis  - Lauretta Birabwa ’20

Immune Response to the Treatment of Hemophilia A - Sardrick Owusu ’19

Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Carrie Stemple ’20

The Influence of HLA Compatibility on Graft Survival After Heart Transplantation - Elsa Tabaku ’20

The Prevention and Treatment of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) - Julia Tabor ’20

The Physiological Effects of Captivity on Animals Amanda Aston ’22
Effects of Exercise and Equipment on the Respiratory Health of Performance Equines - Taylor Baker ’20

Sound Source Localization in Barn Owls (Tyto alba) - Elizabeth Hauck ’19

The Evolution of the Yakutian Horse, Equus ferus caballus, and its Physiological Adaptations to Extreme Cold - Emma Holliday ’21

Sonar and Echolocation in Wild Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) - Megan Morningwake ’21

Physiological Effects, Clinical Signs and Treatment of Stonefish (Synanceia) Envenomation - Jessica Morrow ’20

Evaluating the Effects of Physical Activity on the Muscular System - Samuel Perrone ’22

The Physiological Effects of Chemotherapy - Cheyenne Yoder ’21
Optimizing Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Patients—Group 1 - Chelsea Amsley ’19, Kristin Smith ’19, Heather Robinson ’19, Deeana Martin ’19

Family Benefits of Witnessing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation— Group 2 - Kierstyn Winslet ’19, Garrett Cornman ’19, Casey Ditch ’19, Jenna Keller ’19, Kaitlyn Risbon ’19

Decreasing the Occurrence of Catheter Acquired Urinary Tract Infections - Shannon Douglas ’19, Elizabeth Parsell ’19, Desiree Sorreno ’19, Julia Nelo ’19, Janelle Ford ’19

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Prevention Strategies for the Novice Nurse Population - Brystol Rajtik ’19, Brittany Younker ’19, McKenzie Shank ’19

Aromatherapy: A New Approach to Manage Pain and Anxiety in Hospital Patients - Brittany Paterno ’19, Kayelynn Pittman ’19, Cierra Rhodes ’19

Preventing Falls in Hospitals - Shelby Fogus ’19, Amanda Yost ’19, Tracy Randall ’19, Jennifer Laman ’19, Cree Riley ’19

Understanding Congestive Heart Failure: A Nursing Perspective - Morgan Bechtold ’19, Chelsea Canova ’19

How Music Medicine Helps Cancer Patients - Hannah Hartley ’19

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies Compared to Pharmacological use in ADHD Children - Rachael Garland ’19, Cathy Rice ’19
Gender Blender: How World Wrestling Entertainment Portrays Gender Norms and Stereotypes in Their Weekly Television Programming - Aaron Hoke ’19 

Lesbians in your Living Room: The Liberatory Function of The L Word - Laura Wilson ’19 

The Wilson College Fulling Mill Project: An Update  - Ethan Kron ’20, Bryony Tilzey ’22, Anna Bavaro ’21, Adrianne Markle ’21

Lenfest Learning Common: Performance
John Steward Memorial Library

11:40-11:55 a.m. Dance 234/334 Performance Projects Featuring: Samantha Heckendorn '20, Ashley Henderson '19, Lauren Monahan '21, and Grace Wellmon '22 “Dancing in a World of Change”

Brooks Auditorium: Oral Presentations
Brooks Science Center

8:50–9 a.m. Welcome Address – Elissa Heil, vice president of academic affairs, dean of the faculty
9–9:50 a.m.
Session I
Brady Byers '20 - Urban Tributaries And Their Effects
  Mackenzie Bindas '19 - Alaskan Commercial Fishing Impact on Chinook Salmon
  Jessica Larkin '19 - Cultivating a Resilient Marriage Through an Adaptive Management Plan
10–10:50 a.m.
Session II
Taylor Sanford '19 - Daytime Sleepiness in Women with and without PCOS
  Katelynn Gilbert '19 - Short-term Characterization of a Biofilm in a Free-flowing Freshwater Creek in South-central Pennsylvania
11–11:20 a.m.
Session III
Accounting 301, Auditing/Assurance Services Group I: Jarrett Rickerds '20, Jacob Brouse '21 Jordan Belfort and Stratton Oakmont
  Accounting 301, Auditing/Assurance Services Group II: Robyn Whipple '20, Taylor Martin '20Gaithersburg Tax Preparer Indicted for Preparing False Tax Returns and Identity Theft
1:30–2:20 p.m.
Session IV

Accounting 301, Auditing/Assurance Services Group III: Sarah Manges '20 Florida
 Landscaper Indicted for Tax Fraud


Accounting 301, Auditing/Assurance Services Group IVDaizy Helman '20, Pratikshya Gaihre '21, Daphne Blair '22 – Case Study: Theranos Inc. & Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes


Accounting 301, Auditing/Assurance Services Group V: Margaret Cramer '20 – Environmental Protections and Fraud

2:30–3:40 p.m.
Honors Sessions
Evan Hoke '19 - Horror Inside
  Zachary McMaster '19 - Analysis on the Effects of Pre-operative Physical Therapy on Range of Motion in Individuals Undergoing Total Knee Replacements
  Heather Schuler '19 - The Effects of FDA Mandated Restaurant Menu Labeling on the Etiology of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Specified Eating Disorders
3:45–4:15 p.m.
Disert Scholar
Elen Harutyunyan '19 - In the Shadow of 1915: Post Genocide Ethnic Preservation among Argentine-Armenians


Academic Awards Ceremony Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2019

5 p.m. Reception
Brooks Science Center, First Floor Atrium/Creekside Portico

6–8 p.m. Academic Awards Ceremony
Brooks Science Center Auditorium