Colby Liberal Arts Symposium 2015
April 30, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Poster Sessions - Parker Reed Room, SSW


Morning Poster Sessions:
9:00 am to 10:55 am
11:00 am to 1:55 pm

Afternoon Poster Sessions
2:00 pm to 3:55 pm


9:00 AM - No. 1 - A Kyle McBrierty ('15), Robbi Melvin ('18) and Kellie Walsh ('15)
Reworking Status in NFL Football Stadiums
         
9:00 AM - No. 2 - B Katherine Parsons ('15), Kayla Turner ('15) and Brian Levinson ('15)
Futures of Football
         
9:00 AM - No. 3 - A Catherine Powell ('15), Margaret Fortier ('16) and Kalu Kalu ('15)
Futures of Football
         
9:00 AM - No. 5 - B Angelica Crites ('16), Kelsey Davis ('15), Jason Buco ('15) and Katherine Restrepo ('18)
Futures of Football
         
9:00 AM - No. 6 - A Kylie VanBuren ('15), Cameron Price ('18) and Bradley Gaffin ('16)
Futures of Football
         
9:00 AM - No. 7 - B Arianna Porter ('15)
Digging In: Exploring the Local Food Movement in Mid-Maine
         
9:00 AM - No. 9 - A Juvenal Lopez ('16)
Quercus palustris (Pin Oak) Invades Colby
         
9:00 AM - No. 10 - B James Lucas ('15)
Demographic Survey of the Sohisika (Schizolaena tampoketsana)
         
9:00 AM - No. 11 - A Colton Funkhouser ('15)
Biogeographical Characterization and Identification of Phages in Single Amplified Genomes of Epsilonproteobacteria from Deep Sea Vents
         
9:00 AM - No. 13 - B Julia Rogers ('16)
Regeneration after destruction: an investigation about deforestation for fruit boxes in the provinces of Tungurahua and Pastaza, Ecuador
         
9:00 AM - No. 14 - A Christopher Krasniak ('16)
Expression of a Mutant Form of a Human Dementia-Related Gene in the Drosophila Brain is Capable of Disrupting Circadian Rhythms
         
9:00 AM - No. 15 - B Seth Butler ('16), Danesha Daniels ('18), D'Mitri Farthing ('17), Blake Korn ('15), Amanda Corwin ('16) and Emily Brook ('15)
Expression of Melatonin and Cryptochrome in Crustaceans
         
9:00 AM - No. 17 - A Lauren Shirley ('17) and Abigail Johnson ('18)
Does Concussion Severity affect Academic Return in Athletes?
         
9:00 AM - No. 18 - B Alexandru Plesa ('17)
Knockout of the bap Gene Increases Bacteriorhodopsin Production in Halobacterium salinarum
         
9:00 AM - No. 19 - A Hallie Jester ('16) and Adam Lavertu ('16)
Cell Cycle Dependent Expression of Unknown Cyclins and Cdks in Symbiodinium minutum
         
9:00 AM - No. 21 - A Adam Lavertu ('16)
Clarifying the protein interactions of lycopene elongase and bacterioopsin in H. salinarium
         
9:00 AM - No. 22 - A Jianing Yang ('18)
Demonstration of Adaptive Optics in a Laboratory Setting
         
9:00 AM - No. 23 - B Makoto Kinoshita ('18)
Conservation problems in Italy
         
9:00 AM - No. 25 - A Christopher Scammell ('18), Holly Hogan ('16), Anna Krauss ('17), Jessica Aronis ('16) and Danielle Bagley ('17)
Patient-Centered Care
         
9:00 AM - No. 26 - B Brittany Chin ('16)
Exploring Computer Graphics: Photorealistic and Non-photorealistic Rendering
         
9:00 AM - No. 27 - A Victoria Edwards ('16)
An Exploration into Computer Graphics: L-Systems and a Non-Photorealistic Filter
         
9:00 AM - No. 29 - B Beatrice Liang ('16)
Graphics
         
9:00 AM - No. 30 - A Matthew Levine ('15)
3D Model Generation from Flat Images and other Pretty Pictures
         
9:00 AM - No. 31 - B Itrat Akhter ('16)
Computer Graphics Presentation
         
9:00 AM - No. 33 - A Andrew Fletcher ('15)
Interesting Objects & Interesting Lights
         
9:00 AM - No. 34 - B Jun Lin ('17)
Computer Graphics
         
9:00 AM - No. 35 - A Christopher Burnham ('15)
Trees and Colored Edge Detection
         
9:00 AM - No. 37 - B Bilal Ahmad ('15)
Computer Generated Graphics
         
9:00 AM - No. 38 - A Margaux LeBlanc ('15)
A Look Into Graphics Engines and Non-Photorealistic Rendering
         
9:00 AM - No. 39 - B Ryan Brandt ('16)
Computer Graphics
         
9:00 AM - No. 41 - A William Kearney ('16)
Photorealistic Computer Rendering
         
9:00 AM - No. 42 - A Xiaojie Chen ('16)
Preferences for Eco-labels in Seafood and Underutilized Fish
         
9:00 AM - No. 43 - A Shama Ramos ('15)
Rethinking How to Efficiently Fund Public Goods: An Agent-Based Modelling of a Group Funding System Accommodating Different Human Behaviors and Influences Affecting Decision-Making
         
9:00 AM - No. 45 - B Daniel Meyer ('16), Ryan Jann ('16), Gary Koplik ('16) and Christopher Kennedy ('16)
Competitive Balance and Attendance in Major League Baseball
         
9:00 AM - No. 46 - B Brendan Paquette ('16), Connor McCarthy ('16) and August Gluek ('15)
Changes in Human Capital in Latin America
         
9:00 AM - No. 47 - B Kenneth Jacobson ('16), Grace McVey ('16), Thomas Brewster ('16) and Peter McAuliffe ('15)
Wins and Revenues
         
9:00 AM - No. 49 - A Gaurav Ohri ('15), Alexander Tuan ('16), Alexander Wilsterman ('15) and Roderic Curtis ('15)
The Effects of Marijuana Legalization on High School Graduation and School Suspension Rates
         
9:00 AM - No. 50 - B Mark HoSang ('16)
Econometrics research project
         
9:00 AM - No. 51 - A Sylvia Xu ('16), Robin Doroff ('16) and Jillian Palladino ('16)
Ranking of the NESCAC Schools
         
9:00 AM - No. 53 - B William Hayes ('15), David White ('15) and Andrew Dengler ('15)
Predicting Oil Prices
         
9:00 AM - No. 54 - A Paco DeFrancis ('15) and William Kearney ('16)
Controls on Farmland Prices in the Midwestern United States, a time-series Econometric Analysis from 1970-2014
         
9:00 AM - No. 55 - B Anthony Ramirez ('16) and Dylan Smith ('15)
Effects of War-Time Escalation on Immigration Attitudes in the United States
         
9:00 AM - No. 57 - A Gabriel Salzer ('15), Lucas Bolender ('16) and Timothy Henke ('15)
City location effects on NBA free agency and team composition
         
9:00 AM - No. 58 - B William Kunin ('16), Mitchell Maffeo ('16) and Austin Murphy ('16)
Equity Returns: Low-cost vs. Full-service Airline Carriers
         
9:00 AM - No. 59 - A Daniel Hyszczak ('15), Connor Whitley ('15) and Camden Regan ('16)
Predicting Need-based Financial Aid
         
9:00 AM - No. 61 - B Connor Clancy ('15) and Sarah Solomon ('15)
Analyzing Climate Change Awareness and Responsibility Effects
         
9:00 AM - No. 62 - A Robert McCormick ('15) and Carolyn Fuwa ('15)
Optimal Land Conservation by State in Terms of GDP
         
9:00 AM - No. 63 - A Alexander Wilsterman ('15)
Using Choice Experiment Valuation Methods to Evaluate Public Preference of a New National Park in Maine
         
9:00 AM - No. 65 - A John Crampton ('15)
Efficient Market Hypothesis and Environmental Stocks: Market Reactions to Capital Investment in Renewable Energy Projects and the Pricing of Environmental Securities
         
9:00 AM - No. 66 - B Matthew Mignon ('15)
The Value of Dune Width in Avalon, New Jersey: A Hedonic Pricing Analysis
         
9:00 AM - No. 67 - A Brian Levinson ('15)
Cost Benefit of Cafe Standards
         
9:00 AM - No. 69 - B Nils Carlson ('15)
Preferences for Coral Reef and Fishery Management in Okinawa
         
9:00 AM - No. 70 - A Daniel Hyszczak ('15)
The Economics of the Audubon Society Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses
         
9:00 AM - No. 71 - B Jason Buco ('15) and Gregory Ladd ('15)
The Ecological and Economic Value of Maine Golf Courses
         
9:00 AM - No. 73 - A John Eder ('15)
Hedonic Analysis of Museums and their Impact on Surrounding Real Estate
         
9:00 AM - No. 74 - B Paco DeFrancis ('15)
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation through Grassland Restoration in the Upper Midwest, United States: A Spatially-controlled Cost-benefit Analysis
         
9:00 AM - No. 75 - A Gilbert Kiggundu ('15)
The Value and Preferences for Improved Cook Stoves: A Choice Experiment in Ethiopia
         
9:00 AM - No. 77 - B Lucas Fortier ('15)
Outside Spending in the 2014 Midterm Elections: The Lasting Effects of Citizens United
         
9:00 AM - No. 78 - A Dylan Ciccarelli ('16)
Land Reform and the Use of Violence: Creating a Set of Conditions Using the Case of Zimbabwe
         
9:00 AM - No. 79 - B John Hartigan ('15)
South African Survivor: The National Party’s Survival in the Context of the Cold War
         
9:00 AM - No. 81 - A Andrew Currier ('16)
Post-Conflict Child Soldier Networks in Africa
         
9:00 AM - No. 82 - B Lillian Holland ('15)
State-building and Intrastate Conflict in Africa
         
9:00 AM - No. 83 - A Andrew Jones ('15)
The Conditions Susceptible to the Rise of Islamic Militant Groups in Africa: What is Boko Haram's Potential for Growth?
         
9:00 AM - No. 85 - B Matthew Ayers ('15)
The Causes of the Civil Wars in Côte d’Ivoire
         
9:00 AM - No. 87 - B Ricardo Hernandez-Torres ('16)
Distance: the Difference between Our Intuitive Responses
         
9:00 AM - No. 89 - A Alexander Lato ('15)
Investigating the Influence of Social Pressures on Decisions to Provide Charitable Aid
         
9:00 AM - No. 90 - B Kadish Hagley ('17)
Saving A Nation Ain't Like Saving a Child
         
9:00 AM - No. 91 - A Cameron Hillier ('17)
Findings on the Moral Obligations of Charitable Actions
         
9:00 AM - No. 93 - B Krista Brown ('16)
Navigating Your Moral Compass
         
9:00 AM - No. 94 - A Nathaniel Eames ('15)
The Moral Impact of Visual Numbers
         
9:00 AM - No. 95 - B Hiya Islam ('15)
Boundaries of rationality
         
9:00 AM - No. 97 - A Tyler Harley ('15)
The Servant of Two Masters: Lighting Design
         
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