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Spring 2013 Honors Thesis Symposium

You are cordially invited to join the University Honors Program as these 14 Honors Seniors present their Thesis projects:

Part I

Tuesday, April 30th

4:00pm

Sage 4224

4:00pm - 5:30pm


  • Sarah Freimuth, "Volunteers' Experiences in a Structured Activities Program with People Living with Dementia in Long-Term Care: An Action Research Project"

Advisor: Dr. Susan McFadden, Professor Emerita, Psychology Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Anna Lukyanova, "'It Was Her Ambition to Emulate the Magnificence of the Greatest and Noblest Princes': Female Succession in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the Twelfth Century"

Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Rivers, History Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Stephanie Welsh, "Improving Measurement Tools for Therapeutic Horseback Riding at BEAMING, Incorporated"

Advisor: Ms. Sarah Pollesch, College of Nursing

- Break -

6:00pm - 7:00pm

 

  • Mikhaila Weister, "The Role of the Perception and Knowledge of Sexual Assault in Bystander Interventions Among College Students: A Literature Review"

Advisor: Dr. Erin Winterrowd, Psychology Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Gorman Stock, "A Study of Human Glutathione Reductase Inhibition via Ab Initio Optimizations"

Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Gutow, Chemistry Department, College of Letters and Science


Part II

Wednesday, May 1st

4:00pm

Reeve 306

4:00pm - 5:30pm


  • Amy Reithmeier, "Unjust Justice: A Case for Reforming the Criminal Justice System Based on Existing Psychological Research"

Advisor: Dr. Quin Chroback, Psychology Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Katie Wrucke, "Search for the Origin of the Japanese Language from the Perspective of Lexicostatistic Glottochronology and the Comparative Method"

Advisor: Dr. Yoshiro Hanai, Department of Foreign Language, College of Letters and Science

  • Kelly Genskow, "The Escherichia coli Small Protein MntS and Its Role in Manganese Homeostasis"

Advisor: Dr. Lauren Waters, Chemistry Department, College of Letters and Science

- Break -

 

6:00pm - 7:00pm


  • Madeline Meis, "The Effect of Structural Adjustment Programs on the Social Development and Human Rights Conditions of Sub-Saharan Africa since 1980"

Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Grieb, International Studies Department, College of Letters and Science

  • John Dewitt, "Arrowgrams: The Next Pencil and Paper Phenomenon"

Advisor: Dr. Ken Price, Mathematics Department, College of Letters and Science

Part III

Thursday, May 2nd

4:00pm

Sage 4224

4:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Lydia Doerr, "Effects of Supplementary Feeding on Female Hihi (Notiomystis cincta) Reproductive Success on Maungatautari Ecological Island, New Zealand"

Advisor: Dr. Greg Adler, Biology Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Alex Seidl, "Space Between Bones"

Advisor: Ms. Laura Jean Baker, English Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Shannon Berg, "Releasing the Ashes"

Advisor: Ms. Laura Jean Baker, English Department, College of Letters and Science

  • Zach Downey, "The Appeal of Batman"

Advisor: Dr. Caryn Murphy, Radio-TV-Film Department, College of Letters and Science

by Marron, Fletcher O. last modified Aug 14, 2013 11:12 AM