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Research Symposium

Celebration of the 14th Anniversary of the Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Research Posters - 6:30 PM
Keynote Presentations - 7:30 PM

Adrianna Paliyenko
Professor Adrianna Paliyenko, French and Italian
Charles Conover
Professor Charles Conover, Physics
John Turner
Professor John Turner, History
The keynote speakers will be Professors Adrianna Paliyenko (French and Italian), Charles Conover (Physics and Astronomy), and John Turner (History) who will share their insights and experiences as teacher-scholars working closely with students in their research. The address, on Wednesday, May 1st, will begin at 7:30 pm in Ostrove Auditorium, preceded by a reception and poster presentations by selected faculty, invited by the Dean of the Faculty, and their students at 6:30 pm in the atrium of the Diamond Building.

Keynote Presentations:

Adrianna M. Paliyenko The Seeds of Genius Envy: Inspiring Collaboration
Charles Conover Quantum Mechanics and Extremely Cold Atoms
John Turner History, Memory and the Liberal Arts

Invited Research Poster Presentations:

Emily Arsenault '14 and Russell Cole Influence of Shoreline Development on Riparian Habitats in the Belgrade Lakes
Katie Curran '14 and Lynn Hannum Responses of Zebrafish Phagocytic Cells to Opsonized Bacteria
Pamela DuPre '16 and Charles Conover Measuring the number of ultracold atoms in a magneto-optical trap
Lisa Kaplan '13 and John Turner Talking Heads and the War on Islam
Marissa Kaplan '12 and Adrianna Paliyenko Lost & Found in French Literary History: Ten Poetic Legacies Brought (Back) to Light.
Virginia Keesler '13 and Philip Nyhus Conservation easement policies across New England
Jayeon Kim ‘13 and Cheryl Townsend Gilkes We Came! We Stripped! We Conquered? Sextremist Feminism in Ukraine
Eoin McCarron '13 and James Fleming Electromagnetic Pulses: History and Public Policy
Kelsey Park '14 and Erin Sheets "Like" it or not: Associations of Facebook use with emotion regulation and awareness
William Qualey ‘16 and Arne Koch Feline Cultural Studies
Adam Spierer '13 and Julie Millard Mechanisms of cytotoxicity of bifunctional epoxide cross-linking agents
Lily Stoelting '16, Jacob Wall '16 and Steven Saunders The Sonatas for Flute Solo with Basso Continuo (Rome, 1710) - performance
Molly Susla '13 and Herb Wilson Maine's Rockweed Harvest: How a Seaweed Builds Community and Supports a Livelihood
Miia-Liisa Termonen '14 and Jen Coane Deriving "dog" from wolf and fox, or leash and bark? False memory in categorical and associative word lists
John Tully '13 and Joseph Reisert Testing Tocqueville: Does Increasing Centralization Diminish Freedom?