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Graduate School

2008-2009 Session Winners

Oral Session Winners

  • Sandra Addo - Game: Theoretic Framework for Competitive Individual Targeting (Theoretical & Applied Math)
  • Jessica Bates - Effects of Fertilization and Ground Litter Removal on the Abundance of Nectar Yeasts in Claytonia virginica L (Spring Beauties) (Biology)
  • Mary Benedetto - Street Art in Barcelona
  • Kathryn Chambers - Patriotic Support: The Girdle Pin-up during World War II (History)
  • Heather Chewning - Harmony and Hostility: An Analysis of Indian and White Relations in the connecticut Western Reserve, 1795-1812 (History)
  • Mark Dalman - Depositional History, Overwash Deposit Recognition, and Ecological Change of a Previously Uncharacterized Pond, Clear Pond, San Salvador Island (Geology)
  • Lisa Davis - From Kitchen to Podium: Women and Public Speaking (School of Communication)
  • Lisa Davis - Parent-Child Relationships: A Look Through the Lens of Social Penetration Theory (School of Communication)
  • Herman Jara Droguett - English in Spanish Language Radio Ads: A Comparative Study of Anglicisms in Radio Ads from Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Argentia (Modern Languages)
  • Rosa Githioria - Medicalizing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Policy and Legal Implications (PAUS)
  • Adam Ghiloni - Does Being Affiliated With Greek Life Improve Student Success and Retention Rates (Economics)
  • Maria Grillo - Vitamin D and Patient Compliance (Nursing)
  • Sedat Gunes & Guillermo Jimenez - Shape Memory Actuation by Resistive Heating in Polyurethane Composites of Carbonaceous Conductive Fillers (Polymer Engineering)
  • Kimberly Landreth - Mount Vesuvius: A 17,000 Year Volcanic History of Eruptions and Probability of Future Eruptions (Geology)
  • Collette LaValey - Ehtical Behaviors of Nursing Students of Different Generations (Nursing)
  • Shannon Lukez - Caregiver Strain and Alzheimer's Disease (Nursing)
  • Michael McCullough - Death in Renaissance Florence: The Social Importance of Funerary Rites, Rituals, and Burials (History)
  • Subash Mannanal - Biomechanical Evaluation of Hybrid Locked Plating for Osteoporotic Humeral Shaft Fracture Fixation (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Matt Meister - Capturing Czolgosz: The Vanishing Face of Anarchy (History)
  • David Nassar - A Mathematical Model of Biofilm Growth and Decay in the Bronchi (Theoretical & Applied Math)
  • Yongjin Park - Morphology and Thermodynamics of Metallic Nanoparticles (Polymer Science)
  • Arun Pundi Ramu - Numerical Analysis of Flow and Shear Stress Distribution of Saccular Intracranial Aneurysms (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Jason Randall - Polymer Crosslinked Silica Aeorgels: Effects of Silane Precursors on structure Property Relationship (Polymer Engineering)
  • Amanda Ritchie - A Bakhtinian Interpretation of Jose Zorrilla's "Don Juan Tenorio" (Modern Languages)
  • Ami Saraiya, Angela Johnson, and Natalia Giltiay - B Cell-mediated Systemic Autoimmunity Depends on T Cells in Act1-deficient Mice (Biological Science)
  • Vincenzo Scionti - Characterization and Structural Analysis of Poly (organophosphazene)s by Mass Spectrometry (Chemistry)
  • Jhon Whissel - Expert System Implementation of a Rubik's Cube Solver (Computer Science)

Poster Session Winners

  • Lorena Devia, Anna Huszti, James Mihevic and Joshua Huffman - Dietary Protein, Resistance Training and Health: A Call for Evidence (Family & Cons. Science)
  • Jakimah Dye - Minority Responses to Middle School Level STEM Program (Psychology)
  • Jordan Farr - The Effects of Sry on the Female Heart (Biology)
  • Taylor Gondek & Ceclia Boutry - Spider Silk Supercontraction and the Production of a High Performance Biomaterial (Biology)
  • Jia Guo - Development of Polymer Gel Electrolytes Based on Ionic Liquid and Their Characterization Studies (Polymer Engineering)
  • Amanda Knapp - Delivery of Silver Antimicrobials Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles and Microspheres (Chemistry)
  • Linlin Li & Nikki Robishaw - Characterization of PLGA-PEG-FOL by 2D NMR (Chemistry)
  • Xiaohong Li - NMR Studies in Krytox Fluoropolymer and its Model Compound K4 and K5 (Chemistry)
  • Elizabeth Mack - Determiniation of the Magnetic Mineralogy of Sediment from Lake Bosumtwi, West Africa (Geology & Environmental Sci.)
  • Gary Motz - Crossing the Salinity Divide: What Happens when Clades Invade Continents (Geology & Environmental Sci)
  • Jenni Peck - Effects of Acute Stress on Blood Pressure, Catecholamines, and Renal Interlobar Artery Constriction in Spontaneously Hypertensive (SHR) and Normotensive (WKY) Male Rats (Biology)
  • Charles Phillips - What Makes You a Black Man? The Analysis of the Construction of Black Masculinity (Denison University)
  • Akhila Raya & Neissa Pinzon - Design of a Flow System to Better Understand Bacterial Attachments and the Effect of Various Environmental Factors
  • John Reho - The Effects of Dietary Ascorbic Acid Treatment on Mesenteric Artery Reactivity in Pregnant Rats with Reduced Uterine Perfusion Pressure (Biology)
  • Nikki Robishaw - Antitumor Activity of Ag(I) N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes and Nanoparticle Encapsulation (Chemistry)
  • Patti Rodgers - Jason's Story: Facilitating Change in Anxiety/Panic, Depression and Substance Abuse through Motivational Interviewing (Nursing)
  • Keyra Sheares - Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adult Women: An Empirical Review of the Literature (Psychology)
  • Danijela Smiljanic - Investigatin Non-covalent Interations between Polymers and Biomolecules using Mass Spectrometry (Chemistry)
  • Scott Spillan - Asthmatic Control (Nursing)
  • Shane Strnad - Motivational Interviewing (Nursing)
  • Srividya Sundraraman - Phage Panning to Determien a Targeting Sequence for Gene Therapy - Cleveland Clinic/Cleveland State University
  • Sasidhar Uppuganti - An In-Vitro Biomechanical Study on AxiaLIF TranSacral Screws (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Vashon Williams, Jill Collins, and Margaret Baughman - AMHA HOPE VI Project - Institute for Health & Social Policy

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