Colby Liberal Arts Symposium 2016
April 28, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Poster Sessions - Parker Reed Room, SSWAC

   
GEOLOGY
Mineralogy
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Tasha Dunn
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 1 - A Daniel Boudreau ('18)
Diopside: An Overview
         
04/28/2016 - No. 2 - B Alicia Fischer ('18)
In the Shadow of Garnet and Zircon: What’s so Great About Kyanite?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 3 - A Zena Robert ('18)
Plagioclase
         
04/28/2016 - No. 4 - B Xiaohui Xu ('18)
Sodalite -- A Fascinating Blue Mineral
         
   
GEOLOGY
Topics in Geoscience
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Bill Sullivan
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 5 - A Olivia Amber ('17)
Metamorphism of Ordovician rocks of the Liberty-Orrington Belt and Early-Silurian rocks of the Fredericton Trough, southeastern Maine, USA
         
04/28/2016 - No. 6 - B Jiawen Li ('16)
Composition and Tectonic Significance of Devonian Plutons in Maine: A Field-Based Examination
         
04/28/2016 - No. 7 - A Kate Kerin ('17)
Structural history of the rocks along the Norumbega Fault System in Eastern/Costal Maine
         
04/28/2016 - No. 8 - B George Hill ('16)
The Stratigraphy and Depositional Setting of the Benner Hill Sequence
         
   
GOVERNMENT
Independent Studies
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Sandy Maisel
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 9 - A Jane Wiesenberg ('16) and Meredith Keenan ('18)
Bucking the Trends: Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton after the White House
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Collaborative Research in Cognitive Development
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Martha Arterberry
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 10 - B Mikaela Johnson ('16)
The Effects of Gender Stereotypes and Gender Salience on Children's Use of Gender When Reasoning About Others.
         
04/28/2016 - No. 11 - A Emily Doyle ('16) and Sarah Boland ('17)
Social Problem Solving Skills, Mood, and Suggestibility in Young Children
         
04/28/2016 - No. 12 - B Sarunas Genys ('17), Brian Westerman ('16) and K. Strawinski ('17)
Understanding Intentions: Theory of Mind and the Side-Effect Effect in 2.5-to-five-year-old children
         
04/28/2016 - No. 13 - A Mikaela Johnson ('16), Olivia Thurston ('16) and Elisa Stern ('17)
The Effect of Age and Personality Characteristic on Face Memory of Preschoolers
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Collaborative Research in Personality Psychology
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Christopher Soto
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 14 - B Seth Butler ('16), Sara Heilbronner ('17), Emma Heilbronner ('17) and Carylanne Wolfington ('16)
Personality Traits, Academic Discipline, and Career Path: How the Big Five Predict Major and Occupational Interests
         
04/28/2016 - No. 15 - A Shanna Grant ('17), Kimberly Bourne ('16) and Julia Perlmutter ('17)
Friendship and Personality Similarity: How Personality Changes Around Our Friends
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Independent Study
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Jen Coane
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 16 - B Kimberly Bourne ('16)
#MoreMemorable?: Remembering Emotionally and Personally Relevant Tweets
         
04/28/2016 - No. 17 - A Shanna Grant ('17)
Concussions, Aging, and Retrieval from Semantic Memory
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Travis Carter
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 18 - B Jacqueline Brokaw ('18), Alison Russell ('18), Natalie Jones ('18) and Ruoqiao He ('18)
Memory for Microblogs
         
04/28/2016 - No. 19 - A Caitlin Farrington ('18), Maximillian Richard ('18), Yi-Pei Lo ('18) and Margaret Giles ('18)
Effects of Self-esteem and Self-perceived Knowledge on Overclaiming
         
04/28/2016 - No. 20 - B Jake Lester ('18), Laura Wu ('18), Celine El Abboud ('18) and Emily Moslener ('18)
'Thinking from the gut' :Photograph quality and the truthiness effect
         
04/28/2016 - No. 21 - A Cameron Price ('18), Natalie Zolper ('18), Adela Ramovic ('18) and Skyler Smoke ('17)
Vicarious Depletion of Self-Control with Stress
         
04/28/2016 - No. 22 - B Chiara Tice ('18), Vanessa Warshaw ('18), Hunter Riehle ('18) and Adam Balaban ('18)
Understanding the Attitudes behind Body Image
         
04/28/2016 - No. 23 - A Anthea Weiss ('18), Zoe Larock ('18), Daniel Roache ('18) and Gretchen O'Brien ('18)
The Impact of Vicarious Thought Processes on Thought Evaluation
         
04/28/2016 - No. 24 - B Katherine Wrean ('18), Josua Lutian ('18), Micaela Reilly ('18) and Haley Driscoll ('18)
The Effects of Fear and Surprise on Positive Ratings of Abstract Visual Art
         
04/28/2016 - No. 25 - A Kamresse Bounds ('18), Yanlin Zhao ('18), Sandra Sanchez-Ramirez ('18) and Gabriel Harrington ('17)
Influence of Age Related Priming on Age Estimation and Perceived Friendliness
         
04/28/2016 - No. 26 - B Kieran Adams ('17), Emily Taylor ('18), Abigail Shea ('18) and Jabari Hurdle-Price ('17)
The Effects of Lyrical Music on the Cognitive Benefits of Interacting with Nature
         
04/28/2016 - No. 27 - A Rebecca Robinson ('17), Julia Butler ('17), Zhichun Yu ('18) and Elise O'Brien ('18)
Shades of Green: Status vs. Conformity
         
04/28/2016 - No. 28 - B Elizabeth Adams ('18), Monique Legault ('18), Katherine Balaguer ('17) and Miriam Kopp ('18)
The Effects of Natural and Urban Environments on Long-Term Memory
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Seminar in Emerging Adulthood
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Tarja Raag
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 29 - A Sarunas Genys ('17), Margaret Hojlo ('17) and Annabelle Song ('17)
Hovering Helicopters in College: How helicopter parenting relates to students’ self-efficacy
         
04/28/2016 - No. 30 - B Emma Kuehn ('17), John Pintauro ('17) and Sarah Peck ('17)
Modern Racism: Implications for Life at Colby
         
04/28/2016 - No. 31 - B Morgan Larrabee ('16), Emily Doyle ('16) and Erin Pierce ('16)
What is hooking up?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 32 - B Ronghan Wang ('16), Ashley Vandal ('17) and Jenna Athanasopoulos ('17)
Attachment, Ambiguity, and Emojis
         
   
PSYCHOLOGY
Seminar in Human Memory
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Jen Coane
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 33 - A Leah Cooney ('16), Lynna Lei ('16), Faiyaz Islam ('17) and Hannah Moy ('16)
Attention Restoration, Memory, and Sound
         
04/28/2016 - No. 34 - B Michaela Garrett ('17), McKayla Blanch ('17) and Erin Breen ('17)
Coloring and Attention Restration
         
04/28/2016 - No. 35 - A Megan Giblin ('16), Raymond Chung ('16), Meng Zhao ('16) and Tara Nguyen ('16)
Is It Still Good If It Looks Bad? The Nature of Aesthetics in Restorative Environments
         
04/28/2016 - No. 36 - B Ryan Weeks ('16)
Determination of the Synergistic Effects of Laromustine and Small Molecules on Glioblastoma Multiforme using a Chemical Genetic Screen
         
   
SOCIOLOGY
Nonprofit Organizations and Philanthropy
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Matthew Archibald
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 37 - A Julia Butler ('17), Alexandria Lucas ('17), Alyssa Andrews ('17), Joy Frederich ('16) and Alexandra Perticone ('17)
Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderer's Teen Parent School Program Grant
         
04/28/2016 - No. 38 - B Sarah Shimer ('16), Mara Badali ('16), Alexandra Bishop ('16), Eleanor MacLaughlin ('16) and Mollie Taylor ('17)
Nonprofits and Philanthropy: Partnership with the Children's Center
         
04/28/2016 - No. 39 - A Grace Baldwin ('16), Gillian Katz ('16), Laurel Whitney ('16), Izza Zaidi ('17) and Ricardo Hernandez-Torres ('16)
Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center Project Proposal
         
04/28/2016 - No. 40 - B Teresa Farley ('17), Natalie Sill ('17), Anne Morris ('17) and Julia Perlmutter ('17)
Nonprofits and Philanthropy: Grant Proposal From Hospice Volunteers of the Waterville Area
         
   
VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS
General Poster Session I
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Jim Sloat
04/28/16  -   9:00 am - 11:00 am  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 41 - A Tara Nguyen ('16)
So You Think You Can Detect Changes?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 42 - A Morgan Larrabee ('16)
Induction of gene expression in the CA1 cell fields of the hippocampus by behavioral exploration in Disc1 Knockout rats
         
04/28/2016 - No. 43 - A Kathryn Bai ('16), Katherine Zafirson ('16) and Jillian Palladino ('16)
Statistics, Cinema, and Sundance: modeling independent film success
         
04/28/2016 - No. 44 - B Muyuan Zhang ('18)
Ramsey Theory
         
04/28/2016 - No. 45 - A Leah Cooney ('16) and Sarah Boland ('17)
The Testing Effect Benefits for Individuals with ADHD
         
04/28/2016 - No. 46 - B Peter Wirth ('16)
Ketamine as a neuroprotective agent against a novel model of mild traumatic brain injury in male and female Sprague Dawley rats
         
04/28/2016 - No. 47 - A Leigh Mathieu ('16)
Altered Addiction Potential? Behavioral Sensitization to Amphetamine and Cross-Sensitization to Cocaine in Prenatal Choline Supplemented Rats
         
04/28/2016 - No. 48 - B John Kensinger ('17)
Rise to a New Frontier in Public Health
         
04/28/2016 - No. 49 - B Caitlin Farrington ('18)
Polymerase Bypass of N7-Deoxyguanosine Adducts
         
04/28/2016 - No. 50 - B Veronica Mitchell ('16)
Can dietary choline supplementation prevent postpartum depression in a rat model?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 51 - A Yoona Chun ('17)
C-Fos and DCM in Disc1 Rats
         
04/28/2016 - No. 52 - B Emma Brown ('16)
Forced Migration and the International Refugee Regime
         
04/28/2016 - No. 53 - A Amelia Diplock ('16)
Athlete Identity and Team Cohesion in Student-Athletes
         
04/28/2016 - No. 54 - B Erika Smith ('18)
Closure of the RubisCO Active Site through Changes in Substrate Inter-Phosphate Distance
         
04/28/2016 - No. 55 - A Addison Gwinner ('16)
“Buenos Para Beber” Motives and Perceptions of alcohol use in University students in Chile and the USA
         
04/28/2016 - No. 56 - B Danielle Smith ('18)
Using Models of Irreversible and Equilibrium Carboxylation to Explain the Origin of the Preferential Light Isotope Carbon Addition in RubisCO
         
04/28/2016 - No. 57 - A Yuewei Wen ('18)
Predicting the Structure of Ancestral RuBisCOs
         
04/28/2016 - No. 58 - B Mary Parks ('16), David Angelini and Elizabeth Richards
The Price of Flight: Energetic Tradeoffs of Wing Morph Plasticity in Jadera haematoloma
         
04/28/2016 - No. 59 - A Yanan Long ('16)
Schenkerian Analysis of Andante Cantabile from String Quartet No. 1 by Tchaikovsky
         
04/28/2016 - No. 60 - B Theodore Voulgaris ('18)
The Evolution of the American Party System and its Modern Implications on Governance
         
04/28/2016 - No. 61 - A Monique Legault ('18)
Warnings against false memory in associative and categorical word lists
         
04/28/2016 - No. 62 - A Sara LoTemplio ('16), Sarah Carrigan ('16) and Elyse Barnard
'You're Taking My Notes Away!?': Study Strategies, Test Types, and Memory
         
04/28/2016 - No. 63 - A Bridget Horwood ('19)
Comparing Testing and Enactment in Learning Chemistry
         
04/28/2016 - No. 64 - B Julia Butler ('17)
Consumer Behavior
         
04/28/2016 - No. 65 - A Julia Saul ('18)
Jan Plan in Kalimpong India
         
   
ANTHROPOLOGY
Anthropology of Food
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Mary Beth Mills
04/28/16  -   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 1 - A Maya Finkelstein ('16)
Rice, Seaweed, and Raw Fish: The Commodification of the Exotic
         
04/28/2016 - No. 2 - B Katrina Gafner ('16)
Biscuits, 'Bingate' and Soggy Bottoms: an Anthropological Study of Bake Off and its Cultural Relevance
         
04/28/2016 - No. 3 - A Gillian Katz ('16)
A Cultural Study of Wine: Knowledge and The Hierarchy of Power
         
04/28/2016 - No. 4 - B Matthew Lara ('16)
The Construction of Identity and Portrayal of Food in Cinema
         
04/28/2016 - No. 5 - A Carla Nyquist ('16)
Transcending Neoliberalism for Transformative Food Justice: Assessing Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Initiatives
         
04/28/2016 - No. 6 - B Erin Trainor ('16)
Good Mothers, Good Citizens: The Biopolitics of Breastfeeding in the United States
         
04/28/2016 - No. 7 - A Michelle Daigle ('16)
Definitions and the Lived Experience of the Fat Body In Society
         
04/28/2016 - No. 8 - B Mackenzie Reimer ('16)
Food Politics: A Survey of Identities in Food Politics
         
   
BIOLOGY
Biology Independent Study on Wing Polyphenism
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: David Angelini
04/28/16  -   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 9 - A Meghan Fawcett ('16)
The Role of the Insulin Signaling Pathway in Wing Polyphenism
         
04/28/2016 - No. 10 - B Mary Parks ('16)
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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus
04/28/16  -   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 11 - A Fenwick Bowen ('17)
GIS Campus Transportation Survey: accessibility and ease of use analysis through lighting
         
04/28/2016 - No. 12 - B Ryan Clemens ('17)
Electric Current - Siting a Wind Farm off the Coast of the Maine
         
04/28/2016 - No. 13 - A Henry Dodge ('18)
A 3D GIS Model of Colby College Campus
         
04/28/2016 - No. 14 - B Hannah Kwasman ('17)
Backcountry skiing locations in the Idaho Panhandle
         
04/28/2016 - No. 15 - A Andrew Martzolf ('17)
Selective Barrier Removal Within the Sheepscot Watershed
         
04/28/2016 - No. 16 - B Zachary Mondschein ('17)
Best Places to Stargaze around Colby
         
04/28/2016 - No. 17 - A Jeremy Ravenelle ('18)
Development Risk to Water Quality in Southern Sebago Lake
         
04/28/2016 - No. 18 - B John Sears ('17)
Diabetes in the United States: Modeling the Epidemic Using Social Factors
         
04/28/2016 - No. 19 - A Brian Sommers ('17)
Impoundments and Ecosystem Health in Maine Rivers
         
04/28/2016 - No. 20 - B Elizabeth Sull ('16)
Distribution of Farmers' Markets accepting SNAP in Maine
         
04/28/2016 - No. 21 - A Jiaqi Wu ('19)
GIS Campus Transportation Survey: accessibility and ease of use analysis for wheelchairs
         
04/28/2016 - No. 22 - B Wesley Zebrowski ('18)
Gis Campus Transportation Survey: Campus Map
         
04/28/2016 - No. 23 - A Ian Liphart ('18)
GIS Campus Transportation Survey: accessibility and ease of use analysis for Bicycles
         
04/28/2016 - No. 24 - B Gavin Blake ('18)
Using Viewshed Analysis to Determine the Impact of the Proposed Sound Transit Transportation Plan
         
04/28/2016 - No. 25 - A Tommaso Montagni ('17)
GIS Campus Transportation Survey: accessibility and ease of use analysis for Foot Traffic
         
   
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Honors projects, Senior seminar, Independent study
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Jim Fleming
04/28/16  -   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 26 - B Thomas Kienzle ('16)
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Technology, Discovery, and the Dawn of Science Fiction
         
04/28/2016 - No. 27 - A Kathryn Chow ('16)
Park Politics: The Making of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) & Central Park
         
04/28/2016 - No. 28 - B Emily Glaenzer ('16)
Neuromarketing: The Neurological Reasons Behind Our Choices
         
04/28/2016 - No. 29 - A Abraham Krieger ('16)
Elections on YouTube: Messaging and Online Communication in the 2016 Presidential Nomination Process
         
04/28/2016 - No. 30 - B Sarah Shimer ('16)
Entering Into Dialogue with Pope Francis' Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home
         
04/28/2016 - No. 31 - A Maya Meltsner ('19)
'Nothing Could be Further From the Truth' - An Autobiographical Biography of Tropical Meteorologist Joanne Gerould Simpson
         
04/28/2016 - No. 32 - B Connor Rozinsky ('16)
How Technical Innovations in the Marijuana Industry will Affect Maine's Economy
         
   
VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS
General Poster Session II
SSWAC Parker-Reed
Session Sponsor: Jim Sloat
04/28/16  -   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
   
04/28/2016 - No. 33 - A John Lynch ('16)
Habitat Fragmentation Inhibits Seed Predation in an Experimental Landscape in Eastern Kansas
         
04/28/2016 - No. 34 - B Seth Butler ('16), Kumba Seddu ('17), Alyse Reichheld ('16), Anoush Longerstaey ('17), Amanda Corwin ('16) and Hannah Insuik ('17)
Circadian Rhythms in Crustaceans: Influence of Melatonin and Localization of CLK
         
04/28/2016 - No. 37 - A Mark HoSang ('16)
How many years of college basketball are necessary for success in the NBA?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 38 - B David Chelimo ('17), Grace Uwase ('18), Greyson Butler ('17), Matthew Giron ('16) and Juvenal Lopez ('16)
Phosphorylation Affects Transcription Factor TaABF1’s Activity During Abscisic Acid Signaling in Cereal Grains
         
04/28/2016 - No. 39 - A Iavor Dekov ('16) and Esli Tovar ('16)
Using Adaptive Frequency Granger Causality to Infer Cell Topology in the Circadian Clock
         
04/28/2016 - No. 41 - A Lauren McCarthy ('16)
The Saharan Air Layer as a Determinant of Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Formation and Intensity
         
04/28/2016 - No. 42 - B Shangcheng Jiang ('17) and Raymond Chung ('16)
Separating Space and Time in the SCN
         
04/28/2016 - No. 43 - A Chao Tang ('18)
Human CHMP2BIntron5 Can Cause Cell Fate Transformations When Expressed During the Development of Drosophila External Sensory Organs
         
04/28/2016 - No. 44 - B Ryota Nakada ('17)
The Interaction Between Two Membrane Proteins in Halophilic Archaea
         
04/28/2016 - No. 45 - A Tucker Plante ('18) and Myles Smith ('18)
Exploring Chile's Energy Options While Maintaining its Natural Beauty: the Challenge of Protecting Patagonia
         
04/28/2016 - No. 46 - B Mitchell Maffeo ('16)
The Tax Price of Giving
         
04/28/2016 - No. 47 - A Emily Held ('17)
Tatra Mountain Wolf Population Monitoring
         
04/28/2016 - No. 48 - B Rebecca Chmiel ('17), Harriet Rothschild ('16) and Seung Kim ('18)
Cyanobacteria Blooms in Low-Nutrient Maine Lakes: Development of a qPCR Assay for Gloeotrichia Echinulata Using the ITS Region
         
04/28/2016 - No. 49 - A John Snow ('16)
XVentory: Integrating Java and SQL to Streamline Inventory for Interior Design
         
04/28/2016 - No. 50 - A Adam Lavertu ('16)
Patient Derived Xenograft Tumor Samples: What Does the Mouse Contribute?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 51 - A Daniel Vogel ('16), Ian MacClancy ('16) and Aaron Liu ('16)
AlgoRhythms
         
04/28/2016 - No. 52 - B David Chelimo ('17), Catherine Alden ('16) and Charles Macaulay ('16)
Mammalian Circadian Rhythm Oscillator Synchronization: a Cross-Model Study
         
04/28/2016 - No. 53 - B Martha Holland ('16)
The canvas as a historical document: art observation and ecology in the 'Maine Woods'
         
04/28/2016 - No. 54 - B Jake Lester ('18), Kimberly Bourne ('16) and Wing Ng ('18)
Repetition Priming Across Contexts: Do Prose and Poems Prime?
         
04/28/2016 - No. 55 - A Carl Vitzthum ('16) and Alexandru Plesa ('17)
Modelling Topological Effects on the Entrainment Range of the Circadian Clock
         
04/28/2016 - No. 56 - B John Walpuck ('16) and Hunter Standen ('16)
Stress-Testing Fast Fourier Transform Periodic Estimators in Biological Systems
         
04/28/2016 - No. 57 - A Rachel Prestigiacomo ('17)
Inducing mutations in the selenate reductase operon in the bacterium Dechloromonas
         
04/28/2016 - No. 58 - B Wing Ng ('18), John Conheeney ('19), Camille Lee ('19) and Myles Smith ('18)
A Global Perspective on Sustainability: An analysis of countries around the world
         
04/28/2016 - No. 60 - B Jenna Laidley ('19)
Moonface Bear: A Connecticut Indian’s Stand, 1993
         
04/28/2016 - No. 61 - A Elizabeth Tonkin ('16), Alaina Coakley ('16) and Sarah Asif ('16)
Effects of Light Entrainment on Oscillations in the Core and Shell of Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
         
04/28/2016 - No. 62 - B Adam Lavertu ('16) and Edward Zhou ('17)
Tick, Tick, Tock; How Noisy Is Your Clock?
         
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