ACF 2010 April - June Presentations

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Patrick Anderson

  • "A Critique of the Marxist Revolution: The Problem of Political Power"
  • Conference Name: Pacific University Philosophy Department

Sweta Basnet

  • "Medical Pluralism and Health Strategies in Rural Nepal"
  • Conference Name: Central States Anthropological Society 2010 Annual Meeting

Allison Chandler, Shaynon Munn

  • "Closing the Gap Between Writing Center Ideologies and High School Writing"
  • Conference Name: East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference 2010: "Converging at the Vanishing Point"

Megan Cookingham

  • "Ecology of juvenile salmon in upland vs. lowland Alaskan streams: an assessment of food webs using stable isotope analysis"
  • Conference Name: North American Benthological Society (NABS) and American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Summer Meeting 2010

Carly Crookston, Allie Oosta

  • "The Inside Track: A Deeper Look at Professor/Cosultant Relationships"
  • Conference Name: East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference 2010: "Converging at the Vanishing Point"

Andrew Crosby

  • "An Evaluation of Michigan's Fiscal Indicator Scores"
  • Conference Name: Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference

Heather Danhof

  • "Nestling Oral Microbial Colonization in the Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor)"
  • Conference Name: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2010 Annual Meeting

Jamie DeGraaf, Sean Duffie, Madeline Hart

  • "Working with International Students: Bridging the Gap Between Student and Consultant Expectations"
  • Conference Name: East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference 2010: "Converging at the Vanishing Point"

Marie-Angela Della Pia

  • "Socio-economic Dimension of Radon Gas in West Michigan - An Applied Medical Anthropology Study"
  • Conference Name: Central States Anthropological Society 2010 Annual Meeting

Ann Dilworth, Kathleen Lee, Darion Murchison, Maureen O'Brien

  • Bard to Go-Traveling Theatre as a Cultural Connector
  • Conference Name: Liverpool International Theatre Festival

Elizabeth Eastman, Amanda Herd, Rachel VanStrien

  • "The Influence of Medication Assistance Programs on Uninsured Type 2 Diabetic Patients"
  • Conference Name: American Academy of Physician Assistants 38th Annual PA Conference - Impact 2010

Allison Elkins

  • "Reexamining the role of emergency food organizations in West Michigan in feeding the hungry"
  • Conference Name: Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference

Wendi-Jo Ervin

  • "Histamine and eGFP distribution in flies bearing an Hdc promoter-eGFP gene fusion"
  • Conference Name: 51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference

Lisa Genovese

  • "Low Resolution, High Spatial Resolution Spectroscopy with a Digital Camera"
  • Conference Name: National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Amy Grossman, Sarah Shaheen

  • "Autoethnographic Reflections: Understanding the Self to Work More Effectively with the Other"
  • Conference Name: The Sixth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

Christina Gunning

  • "Effects of Time on Antibody Identification Screening of Blood via Micro Typing System Gel Cards"
  • Conference Name: Michigan Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (MSCLS) Annual Meeting

Stacy Heggen

  • "Relationship Based Care: Framework and Application"
  • Conference Name: 2010 Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference

Catherine Idema, Rachel Walker

  • "Classification and Prediction of Interpersonal Intentions: A Cross-Cultural Investigation"
  • Conference Name: Midwest Psychological Association (MPA) 2010 Conference

Jennifer Jakubowski

  • "Association of the Anillin-related Protein Mid1 with Actin"
  • Conference Name: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2010 Annual Meeting

Dale Johnson, Kiera Wilson

  • "Tutoring in Groups: Facilitating Productive Sessions and Providing Students with the Tools to Become Better Peer Reviews"
  • Conference Name: East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference 2010: "Converging at the Vanishing Point"

Ryan Kielbasa, Erika VanDyke

  • "Need for Cognition and Religiosity Predict Students' Meanings of Education"
  • Conference Name: Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

Katy Leedy

  • "Guests in Their Nation: Identity by Exclusion in the Contemporary Irish Short Story"
  • Conference Name: 11th International Conference on the Short Story in English-"The Border as Fiction"

Leah Mastee, Jennifer Torreano, Shavon Doyle

  • "Everyone That Researches Must Converge: The Role Writing Consultants Can Play in Supporting Student Research"
  • Conference Name: East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference 2010: "Converging at the Vanishing Point"

Shane McGrath

  • "Conversion of Cellulose to Value-Added Chemicals"
  • Conference Name: American Chemical Society (ACS) 14th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: Innovation and Application

Elliot Michel

  • "Effectiveness of Structured Learning Assistance Instruction in Rotational Kinematics"
  • Conference Name: National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Ashley Mitchell

  • "An Approach to Medication Errors Using Reason's Swiss Cheese Model of Defenses"
  • Conference Name: Midwest Nursing Research 2010 Annual Research Conference

Ramez Nassri

  • "Clinical Antecedents to In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest After Institution of a Rapid Response Team"
  • Conference Name: American Academy of Physician Assistants 38th Annual PA Conference - Impact 2010

Whitney Nelson

  • "Composition and Toxic Sensitivity of Benthic Macroinvertabrate Assemblages in Muskegon Lake, a Great Lakes Area of Concern"
  • Conference Name: North American Benthological Society (NABS) and American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Summer Meeting 2010

Kali Penfold

  • "The Importance of Play in Hospitalized Children"
  • Conference Name: 2010 Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference

Robert Roos

  • "A Michigan Sand Prairie Restoration Experiment: Design and Pre-restoration Conditions"
  • Conference Name: Society for Ecological Restoration International, Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter

M. Andrew Sanford

  • "Ethics and Aesthetics - Ancient Philosophy - Classics"
  • Conference Name: Ohio State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Tammy Stambaugh

  • "Dispersal of the Karner Blue Butterfly in a Heterogeneous Landscape"
  • Conference Name: The Sixth International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies

Tracy Steinbach

  • "Positronium Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy Study of SBA-15"
  • Conference Name: National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Hannah Tavalire

  • "Genetic Impacts on Invasive Potential: A Pilot Study in Myriophyllum Species"
  • Conference Name: Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) Joint Annual Meeting: Evolution 2010

Andrew Taylor

  • "Reevaluating the Contact Hypothesis: An Alternative Theory for the Development of Face Prototypes in Older Children"
  • Conference Name: Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference (SUPC)

Amanda Willis

  • "The Role of Anxiety on Perfectionist Individuals Predisposed to Disordered Eating"
  • Conference Name: 19th Annual UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference

Taylor Wondergem

  • "Gender and Ethnic Diffferences in Smiling: A Yearbook Photographs Analysis"
  • Conference Name: Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

Matthew Zuellig

  • "A Genetic Survey of Myriophyllum spicatum in North America"
  • Conference Name: Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) Joint Annual Meeting: Evolution 2010