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2010 Senior Assignment Showcase

Above are scenes from the 2010 Senior Assignment Showcase. Students are shown involved in a variety of presentation types, including poster presentation, multi-media presentation, display, live performance, and live reading.

The 2010 Senior Assignment Showcase was held on April 21 from 2-4 P.M. in Morris University Center. More than 100 seniors presented their work, representing 30 departments and programs.

College of Arts and Sciences

Anthropology

Elise Valdes: A Bioarchaeological Analysis of Human Remains From the Aronin Burial Site

James Powers: Here We Are: An Exploration Into Function and Symbolism of Stirling Phase Posts

Art and Design

Julia Whitney: BFA Art Exhibit

Daniel Ray: Art Education Senior Portfolio

Katie Hasler: Gordon Matta-Clark: Urban Alchemy

Biological Sciences

Lauren Spencer: Kismet affects transcription of glutamate receptor subunits

Matt Ferguson: Mutations in Drosophila postsynaptic density homologs affect glutamate receptors at the neuromuscular junction

Chemistry

Kelli Levek: Chemical and Thermal Stability of the Calcium Binding Domain of NADPH Oxidase 5

Tiffany Boyle: Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to Investigate HEW Lysozyme and C-Terminal EF-Hands of NADPH Oxidase 5

English Language and Literature

Ashley Walden: Publishing Women in the Transatlantic Marketplace: Fame, Notoriety, and Fanny Kemble

Kathryn Bartek-Davis: Searching for Certain Truths in Brown's WIELAND

Foreign Languages and Literature

Laura Grant: Social Conflict in Rosario Castellanos' Balun Canan

Lindsay Myers: Walmart in Germany

Susan Spencer: Women's Reality in Remembrance of the Future (Elena Garro)

Geography

Melissa Gillett: The Effects of Agricultural Phosphorous on the Florida Everglades Watershed

Historical Studies

Christian Strasen: The Labyrinth of the Historical Imaginary: A Study of History in Friedrich Nietzsche, Jorge-Luis Borges and Roberto Bolano

Brittney Barr: Cosmopolitanism and Istanbul, Turkey: A Photo Documentary

Liberal Studies

Matt James: The Word of God

Josh McCarty: Senior Portfolio

Kara Robinson: Senior Portfolio

Mathematics and Statistics

Natalie Langenfeld: Multiple Comparison Testing in Analysis of Variance

Music

Brian Kapp: Senior piano recital performance

Philosophy

Ryan Wilderman: Progressive Change: An Experiential Account

Kelsey Borrowman: Towards a New Social Cartography

Physics

Chad File: Digital Fringe Counter for Michelson Interferometer

Lance Spinnie: Medium Range Wireless Power Transmission

Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies

Derek Johnson: Does Deterrence Work?

Social Work

Tracy Mathias: DCFS Practicum Placement

Chealsi Fancil: St. Louis Crisis Nursery Practicum

Speech Communication

Jayne Hibbeler: Building Bright Futures with Youthbuild
Alison Knolhoff: Building Bright Futures with Youthbuild
Tiffany Leschke: Building Bright Futures with Youthbuild
Brent Rynearson: Building Bright Futures with Youthbuild
Myles Wilke Hensler: Building Bright Futures with Youthbuild

Kassie Eaker: SIUE Formula SAE Team, "Gateway Rush"
Abby Raesly: SIUE Formula SAE Team, "Gateway Rush"
Allison Springer: SIUE Formula SAE Team, "Gateway Rush"
Carly Wildenradt: SIUE Formula SAE Team, "Gateway Rush"

Theater and Dance

Sarah Woodworth: Intimate Apparel Costume Design

Laurel Williams: Made You Look: SIUE Theater Travel Study, London 2008 (Book published using BLURB.COM software)


School of Education

Kinesiology and Health Education

Stacy Gavin: Physical Therapy and Obesity

Hannah Carlson: Cardiac Revascularization & Exercise Prescription

Psychology

Maggie Hurtado: "Bowling Skill? Is It All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play a Role?"
Dalton Maynard: "Bowling Skill? Is It All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play a Role?"
Matt Renth: "Bowling Skill? Is It All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play a Role?"
Pam Smith: "Bowling Skill? Is It All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play a Role?"
Whitney Wallace: "Bowling Skill? Is It All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play a Role?"

Kaitlin Arnold: Do the Big Five Personality Traits Correlate with Disorders Beyond the Personality Disorders?
Sarah Luebben: Do the Big Five Personality Traits Correlate with Disorders Beyond the Personality Disorders?
Coleman Vizcarra: Do the Big Five Personality Traits Correlate with Disorders Beyond the Personality Disorders?

Keely Kesterson: Do you see what I see? Racial Differences in Perceptions of Women's Body Image
Chee-Tara Mills-Walton: Do you see what I see? Racial Differences in Perceptions of Women's Body Image
Krista Olson: Do you see what I see? Racial Differences in Perceptions of Women's Body Image
Megan Olson: Do you see what I see? Racial Differences in Perceptions of Women's Body Image
Caralyn Williams: Do you see what I see? Racial Differences in Perceptions of Women's Body Image

Sarah Creek: Now Hiring Smiling Faces: The Relationship Between Happiness and Emotional Labor Strategies
Jamie Fischer: Now Hiring Smiling Faces: The Relationship Between Happiness and Emotional Labor Strategies
Juliann Gibson: Now Hiring Smiling Faces: The Relationship Between Happiness and Emotional Labor Strategies

Special Education and Communication Disorders

Ashley Mosely: Student Teaching in Special Education
Emily Soltani: Student Teaching in Special Education

Lara Price: A Portrait of Aphasia
Tiffany Wright: A Portrait of Aphasia

Chandler Hamor: Moving Through the Cycles Approach
Jessica Lee: Moving Through the Cycles Approach


School of Engineering

Civil Engineering

Nathen Leach: Storm Water Drainage Pimienta, Cortes, Honduras
Shane Richardson: Storm Water Drainage Pimienta, Cortes, Honduras
Jamie Walker: Storm Water Drainage Pimienta, Cortes, Honduras

Ric Cooper: Wastewater Ammonia Gas Mitigation
Adam Rossel: Wastewater Ammonia Gas Mitigation

Computer Science

Andrew Dieffenbach: HIRT (Highway Incidence Response Trainer)
Zack Miller: HIRT (Highway Incidence Response Trainer)
Timothy Pruitt: HIRT (Highway Incidence Response Trainer)

Matthew Wilmsmeyer: Wii Toothbrush
Gary Basarish: Wii Toothbrush
Michael Calvin: Wii Toothbrush
Robery Lynn: Wii Toothbrush
Charles Montgomery: Wii Toothbrush

Construction

Henry Fylstra: Automated Submittal Tracking and Notification System
Matthew Muckensturm: Automated Submittal Tracking and Notification System
Ashtyn Doty: Automated Submittal Tracking and Notification System
Tyler Doughty: Automated Submittal Tracking and Notification System
Zachary Weber: Automated Submittal Tracking and Notification System

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ashley Green: Efficient Battery Charger
Kevin Holtgrave: Efficient Battery Charger
Jennifer Melton: Efficient Battery Charger
Alex Wiegmann: Efficient Battery Charger

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Baris Akcora: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Doug Deppert: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Wade Duckett: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Andy Grueninger: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Laura Hemker: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Zach Hyatt: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Mark Munter: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Alison Steppig: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System
Alex Tubbs: Automated Coolant Monitoring and Conditioning System

Mechanical Engineering

Matt Bailey: Cougar Baja
Kyle Corcoran: Cougar Baja
Travis Rich: Cougar Baja
George Snyder: Cougar Baja

Steven Hentrich: Hydraulic Bicycle Transmission
Zachary Herren: Hydraulic Bicycle Transmission
Ben Trutter: Hydraulic Bicycle Transmission
Mark McCue: Hydraulic Bicycle Transmission


School of Nursing

Jessica McKinney: Developing a Peer Mentoring Program for Nursing Students

Christa Paap: Female Genital Mutilation: Care in the US Health Care System

Lindsey Varner: Organ Donation Education

Meaghan Adams: Overcoming the Odds: The Necessity of Mandatory Screening for Sexually Assaulted Victims

Steve Miresse: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Student Veterans


School of Pharmacy

Ashley Jarrett: Association Studies of Four Genetic Variations in Redox Enzymes in Patients With Clinical Aspirin Resistance

Halley Connor: Candida Susceptibility to Fluconazole and Other Antifungals

Bonnie Brown: Growing Our Own Pharmacists: The Impact of a Pharmacy High School Minority Summer Camp on Student's Interest in Pharmacy

Benjamin Wunderlich: Medication Discrepancies Among Older Adults Discharged From an Acute Care Setting

Amy Halpin: Prevalence of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Patients Presenting to a Cognitive Disorders Clinic
Morrissa Reynolds: Prevalence of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Patients Presenting to a Cognitive Disorders Clinic

Lucas Stoller: Risk of Ischemic Stroke Associated With Concomitant Use of Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors