Boldly Baldwin word mark

Capstone Festival – May 12, 2011 Schedule of Presentations

OPENING CEREMONY

Hunt West 1:00 – 1:25 p.m. 
Welcome: Dr. Pamela Fox
Keynote Speaker: Dava Sobel, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Doenges Scholar-in-Residence

SESSION 1-A: POSTER SESSION

PROBLEMS AND PUZZLES IN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
Hunt West 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
Room Hosts: Rebecca Rudolph ’12 and Alexys Evans ’13

  • Kelly Brose. Cognitive Aspects of Attitudes Toward Adoption. Project Advisor: Ms. Chandra Mason. Academic Advisor: Dr. Heather Macalister
  • Caitlin Combs. The Effect of Docetaxel and Rapamycin on LNCaP and Neuroendocrine Differentiated LNCaP Cells. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Paul Deeble.
  • La’Keisha Daughtry. Homicide and Inequality. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Daniel Stuhlsatz.
  • Selma Elsarrag and Austen Rawle. How the Arf6 Protein Regulates B1 Integrin Function in Breast Cancer. Project Advisor: Dr. Anne Allison. Academic Advisor: Ms. Christy Baker.
  • Rebecca Frost. Abortion in Japanese Buddhism. Project Advisor: Dr. Daniel Métraux. Academic Advisors: Dr. Daniel Métraux and Dr. Louise Freeman.
  • Melissa Harris Haislop. China’s Environmental Crisis: The Effects of Modernization. Project Advisor: Dr.Daniel Métraux. Academic Advisor: Dr. Sandra Bagbey.
  • April Lao. Effect of CpG Oligonucleotide and LL-37 on Prostate Cancer Growth and Invasion. Project Advisor: Dr. Paul Deeble. Academic Advisor: Dr. Eric Jones.
  • Dave Melvin. Credit Card Interchange Fees. Project Advisor: Dr. Judy Klein. Academic Advisor: Dr. Nicole Oechslin.
  • Meg Pitts. The Importance of Collaboration: Wyatt’s Rebellion of 1554. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Mary Hill Cole.
  • Garika T. Williams. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Combat Soldiers. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Daniel Stuhlsatz.

SESSION 1-B: VISUAL/AUDIO-VISUAL SESSION

Hunt Gallery 1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Room Host: Audrey Wong ’13

  • Cynthia Kirkland. Modern China: An Experiment in Performance Drawing. Project and Academic Advisor: Mr. Paul Ryan.
  • Miranda Hynes. Composing through Color. Project and Academic Advisor: Mr. Paul Ryan.

SESSION 2-A: DELIVERED PAPERS

CHANGING CONTEXTS FOR ENDURING ISSUES
Miller Chapel 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
Panel Moderator: Lisa Hebert ’12
Room Hosts: Linnea Barklund ’13 and Leighann Kimble ’13

  • Kathleen H. Todd. Philiabook: Examining the Changing Ideas Concerning Friendship in a Contemporary Context. Project Advisor: Dr. Roderic Owen. Academic Advisors: Dr. James Gilman and Dr. Daniel Métraux.
  • Perri Lee Weldy. Wikileaks: A Threat to US National Security Regarding Pakistan? Project Advisor: Dr. Gordon Bowen. Academic Advisor: Dr. Daniel Métraux.
  • Kimberly Parker. Clinton v. Obama: Presidential Health Care Reform Agendas. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Laura van Assendelft.
  • Logan Dill. Do Special Emissaries More Effectively Advance the National Interest of States than Exclusive Reliance on Diplomatic Bureaucracies? A Study of U.S. Special Emissaries’ Role in Preserving America’s National Interest. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Gordon Bowen.

SESSION 2-B: MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS

ART, CULTURE, AND BELIEF
Nuthouse 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
Panel Moderator: Meredith Miller ’12
Room Hosts: Angelica Fleming ’13 and Kate Given ’13

  • Erika Mikhailova. Bosch and Bruegel: Bedknobs and Broomsticks; A Study of Witchcraft, Heresy and Hypocrisy. Project and Academic Advisors: Dr. Sara James and Dr. Marlena Hobson
  • Amanda K. Figueroa. American Nonbelief: Roots of Atheism in the History, Philosophy, and Literature of the Modern Period. Project Advisor: Dr. Catharine O’Connell. Academic Advisor: Mr. B. Richard Plant.
  • AdaSue Myers. The Personal Window of Paula Modersohn-Becker. Project Advisor: Dr. Marlena Hobson. Academic Advisor: Dr. Sara James.
  • Sharon Kemmerer. Korean Students: Campus Integration and Intercultural Competency. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Abigail Wightman.
  • Shaahida J. Lewis. The PrairieDog Campaign. Project Advisor: Ms. Theresa Rollison. Academic Advisor: Mr. Jim Sconyers, Jr.

SESSION 3-A: DELIVERED PAPERS

CULTURAL LEGACIES AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
Miller Chapel 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. 
Panel Moderator: Michelle Pinsky ’12
Room Hosts: Tegan Sorensen ’13 and Aubrey Sparks ’13

  • Carrie Butler. The Abolition of the Slave Trade in Great Britain. Project Advisors: Dr. Kenneth Keller and Dr. Mary Hill Cole. Academic Advisor: Dr. Mary Hill Cole.
  • Amy Montoya. The Dance of Skeletons: An Analysis of the Causes of the Pullman Strike. Project Advisors: Dr. Kenneth Keller and Dr. Mary Hill Cole. Academic Advisor: Dr. Nicole Oechslin.
  • Quinesha R. Cruz. Charles Hamilton Houston: The Rebel against Jim Crow Project Advisors: Dr. Kenneth Keller and Dr. Mary Hill Cole. Academic Advisor: Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown.
  • Joanna Torres. Crónica De San Gabriel: Comparative Lifestyle and Tolerance Issues Among Peruvian Andean Populations. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Ivy Arbulú.
  • Jennifer Leedom. From Orphan to “Other”: An Examination of Nineteenth-century Literary Orphans. Project Advisor: Dr. Katherine Turner. Academic Advisor: Dr. Sarah Kennedy.

SESSION 3-B: MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS

CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES /ENDURING REALITIES 
Nuthouse 3:45 – 5:00 P.M. 
Panel Moderator: Tierra Smith ’12
Room Host: Kelsey Still ’13

  • Elisabeth Maddrell. A New Facebook Application: How the First Amendment Applies to Facebook. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Laura van Assendelft.
  • Caroline C. Bowles. Friending Social Networks: Why Businesses Should Log On. Project and Academic Advisor: Ms. Janet Ewing.
  • Barbara May. Physician Recruitment and Retention: A Case Study of Rockingham Memorial Hospital and Martha Jefferson Hospital. Project and Academic Advisor: Dr. Steven Mosher.
  • Kara Randolph Jenkins. Woodbine Farms: Fresh From the Ground Up. Project Advisor: Dr. Joseph Sprangel. Academic Advisor: Dr. Mary Hill Cole.
  • Rebecca Frost. Odor Preference in Asian Musk Shrews. Project Advisor: Dr. Louise Freeman. Academic Advisors: Dr. Louise Freeman and Dr. Daniel Métraux.

CELEBERATION RECEPTION

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. 
Hunt West 
Participants, family and friends, and the MBC community are invited to celebrate at an informal wine-and-cheese reception.

RECOGNITION CEREMONY

5:45 – 6:00 p.m.
Hunt West
Participants will be recognized and several special awards given.