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2007 Senior Project Showcase


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Scenes from the 2007 Senior Project Showcase include Robert Brammeier with his Biological Sciences poster, left, and a crowd gathered looking at student posters.




The first Senior Project Showcase was held April 16, 2007 in the Morris University Center. Dr. Rebecca Lindell of SIUE's Physics Department received an Excellence in Undergraduate Education Grant to coordinate the event.

The following awards were presented at the 2007 Senior Project Showcase:

Education
Poster: "Recording and Analyzing the Speech of Persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis to Create Customized Speech Recognition Technology," Brandy Olroyd, Department of Speech Education and Communication Disorders. Mentor: Dr. Melanie Brimer.

Engineering
Presentation: "Impromptu Teams of Heterogeneous Mobile Robots," Ross Mead, Department of Computer Science.

Fine Arts
Dance Presentation: "Therefore No Condemnation," Audrey Siermon, Mentor: Kerry Shaul and Michael Thomas. Dancers: Geoffrey Alexander, Crystal Playter, Janelle Richardson, Kim Soloman, Jenna Smith, Emily Taul, Shae Westendorf, and Lisa Welter. Music: Kenji Kawai, "Voyage to Avalon," "Log In." Original Soundtrack recordings from the motion picture Avalon.

Humanities
Presentation: "Coro Women in Leadership Impact Study," Jeremy Koren, Brian Montgomery, Yashi Rice, and Mychal Voorhees, Department of Speech Communication. Mentor: Dr. Sonia Zamanou-Erickson.

Science & Math
Poster: "Comparing Body Composition Estimates Using Air Displacement Plethysmography and Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry," Tim Heden, Department of Kinesiology. Mentor: Dr. John Smith.

Social Sciences
Poster: "Depressive Personality Disorder as an Addition to the DSM and its Correlation to the Big Five Model of Personality," Jenna Walters, Tiara Blackwood, Lauren Weiseman, and Jennifer Staplins, Department of Psychology. Mentor: Dr. Andrew Pomerantz.


Sigma Xi Awards
"Synthesis and Spectroelectrochemistry of Rhenium Complexes of Acetylenic Ketones," Jeff Crisman, Department of Chemistry. Mentor: Dr. Mike Shaw.

"Environmental Effects on Achenes of Boltonia decurrens, a Threatened Floodplain Species: Age, Mass, Germination & Viability," Brad Duthie, Department of Biological Sciences. Mentor: Dr. Marian Smith.

Poster: "Depressive Personality Disorder as an Addition to the DSM and its Correlation to the Big Five Model of Personality," Jenna Walters, Tiara Blackwood, Lauren Weiseman, and Jennifer Staplins, Department of Psychology. Mentor: Dr. Andrew Pomerantz.


Psi Chi Award
Poster: "Depressive Personality Disorder as an Addition to the DSM and its Correlation to the Big Five Model of Personality," Jenna Walters, Tiara Blackwood, Lauren Weiseman, and Jennifer Staplins, Department of Psychology. Mentor: Dr. Andrew Pomerantz.

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More scenes of student presenters at the 2007 Senior Project Showcase.