2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium Schedule

Friday, May 10, 2013 - Schedule of Events

10:00am - 10:55am  (UW1-050)
Marcus Johnson, Mary Gates Scholar
Global Health and Human Rights (BA)
"The MultiDimensions of Blackness; Cultural Hegemony in the U.S. and Hispaniola"

Moderator - Shahin Mortazavi
ASUWB Director of Government Relations

11:00am - 11:30am  (UW1-220)
US Congresswoman Suzan Del Bene
"The Value of Undergraduate Research"

11:30am - 1:00pm
  (UW1, 2nd and 3rd floor vistas)
Poster Session

1:00pm - 2:30pm  (UW1-110)
10 minute abstract presentations

1:00pm  Nathan Duncan, Computing and Software Systems (BS)
"Collecting Software Project Information"

1:15pm  Joey Crotty, Community Psychology; Aarshin Karande, Media & Communication Studies; Andrej Montano, Community Psychology; Laura Sheridan, Community Psychology; Justina Wu, Community Psychology
"Why Consciousness?"

1:30pm  Lynn Hovey, Environmental Studies (BA)
"Citizen Science: A Call for Epistemic Justice?"

1:45pm  Jianshen Xu, Business Administration
"How teams handle task disruptions"

2:00pm  Simone de Rochefort, Culture, Literature, and the Arts (BA); Bradley Stafford, Computing and Software Systems (BS)
"Creating a student-run website and publishing machine"

2:15pm  Godwin Hong, Biology; Jenia Ostrovskaya, Biology
"Light stimulus on regenerating photoreceptors"

2:30 pm - 3:30pm  (UW1, 2nd and 3rd floor vistas
Poster Session

3:30pm - 5:00pm  (UW1-110)

10 minute abstract presentations

3:30pm  Kasih Tatum, Biology
"Measuring shifting student perceptions of biology from novice to expert"

3:45pm  Adriana Arghira, Biology; Shane Kathireson, Biology
"'Blocking Ca2+ Signaling in Planarian Regeneration"

4:00pm  Christopher DuBois, pre-major
"Social Movements and Arab Revolts: Understanding State-Society Dynamics"

4:15pm  Alyssa Morgan, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior
"Violence Against Women Act: Passion & Purpose"

4:30pm  Meghan Hawkins, Community Psychology
"Limited English proficiency patients in the U.S. healthcare system"

4:45pm  Abigail Carey & Fernando Arnez, Computing & Software Systems
"Learning Computer Science Through Game Creation"