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1998
Saturday, April 18th
8:30 AM

Complete 1998 Program

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

List of Student Participants

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Synthesis of a New Family of Diamines: Components for Supramolecular Architectures

Jonathan T. Brockman, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rebecca Roesner, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Creation of Chlorophyll Biosynthetic Mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by Insertional Mutagenesis

Jason R. Dinges, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bollivar, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Developmental Response to Varying Growth Rates in Romalea Guttata, the Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

Virginia L. Flanagin, Illinois Wesleyan University
Steven A. Juliano, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Systematic Relationships of Rhinolophid Bats, Based on Hyoid Morphology

Jennifer L. Garner, Illinois Wesleyan University
Thomas A. Griffiths, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

HIV-1 Associated Dementia: Is Subcortical Dementia an Accurate Label?

Alex L. Goldfayn, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Characterization of the TY5 Strain of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, a Chlorophyll Biosynthetic Mutant

Robert Graham, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bollivar, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Determinants of Derivative Use by Commerical Banks

Katie Hundman, Illinois Wesleyan University
Margaret Chapman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Does the Method of Preparation Alter Measurements of Organochlorine Pesticide Levels in Avian Carcasses?

Jeffrey A. Klemens, Illinois Wesleyan University
J. A. Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
R. G. Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
A. P. Capparella, Faculty Advisor, Illinois State University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

X-Ray Spectroscopic Mapping of Three Unusual Active Galaxies

Jeremy T. S. Kotter, Illinois Wesleyan University
Cynthia J. Hess, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Synthesis of a Fully Conjugated Linear Diamine as a Potential Rotaxane Component

Matthew T. Lewellen, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rebecca Roesner, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Substitution Chemistry of the Hexamolybdate Ion: The Development of Reactions for Rotaxane Preparation

Sara C. McGrath, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rebecca A. Roesner, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Scanning Probe Microscopy Applications of Ferroelectric Materials

W. L. Murphy, Illinois Wesleyan University
G. C. Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Prediction of Recidivism from Batterer Characteristics and Prior Arrest Records

Denise Ukleja, Illinois Wesleyan University
Linda Kunce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Photochemical Reactions of Molecular Nitrous Acid in Benzen

Ovette Villavicencio, Illinois Wesleyan University
Tim Rettich, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

The Homeric Hero: A Life of Glory and Tragedy

Diana Alame, Illinois Wesleyan University
Nancy Sultan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Hey Big Spender: Testing Alternate Theories on Variance in Welfare "National Effort"

Meg Bergin, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kathleen Montgomery, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

The Calculus on Measure Chains

Anders Floor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Zahia Drici, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

A Feminist Analysis of Prenatal Care in the U.S.

Shailushi Baxi, Illinois Wesleyan University
D. J. Waldman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

The Characterization of the TY5 Strain of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, a Chlorophyll Biosynthetic Mutant

Robert Graham, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bollivar, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

The Irish Face: Images of "The Hero" in Modern Irish Drama

Rob Mawyer, Illinois Wesleyan University
James McGowan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

The Socio-Linguistics of Ancient Greek Identity: The Meaning of 'Myth'

Esther Condos, Illinois Wesleyan University
Nancy Sultan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

An Analysis of the Relationship between Atherosclerosis and Alzheimer's Disease

Katie Larsen, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Wandering on His Way: An Examination of Kerouac's Spiritual Progress through The Subterraneans and The Dharma Bums

Brian Nowicki, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dan Terkla, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

"Whan That They Were Seeke": Balance Between Physical and Spiritual in the Pilgrims of the Canterbury Tales

Kelly Crumrin, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wes Chapman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Effects of the fa Mutation on the Leptin Receptor

Jean Schoening, Illinois Wesleyan University
Yanping Wang, Illinois Wesleyan University
Heinz Baumann, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Trade and Commerce at Sepphoris, Israel

Sarah VanSickle, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dennis Groh, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

The Pizza Hut Phenomenon: Cultural Contradictions of Russian Capitalism

Ryan Keintz, Illinois Wesleyan University
Marina Balina, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Bernstein-Bezier Polynomials and Vertex Splines

Christopher Tartaglia, Illinois Wesleyan University
Tian-Xiao He, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Who Is't can Read a Woman?: Cymbeline and the Renaissance Woman

Nicole Williams, Illinois Wesleyan University
Mary Ann Bushman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

The Poetics of Old Age in Greco-Roman Epic

Jim Toomey, Illinois Wesleyan University
Nancy Sultan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Sociometric Status and Aggression as Predictive Factors of Childhood Conflict

Laura Warren, Illinois Wesleyan University
Doran French, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Room E103, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Investigation of Foraging Strategies of Xiphophorus Helleri: Group versus Solitary Feeding

Mark A. Bobofchak, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sheryl Swartz Soukup, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Reinforcer Elasticity and Unit Price Theory

Dorianne E. Cantrall, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Anisotropic Etching of SrTiO3

Thomas Davidsmeier, Illinois Wesleyan University
William Murphy, Illinois Wesleyan University
Delara Godrej, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Role of the Comstock-Kellogg Glands in Egg Tanning in Romalea Guttata

Elizabeth Elsasser, Illinois Wesleyan University
Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Relationship between Children's Aggression, their Sociometric Status, and the Quality of their Friendships

Carrie Finch, Illinois Wesleyan University
Doran French, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

A Comparison of Prospective Memory and Executive Process in Patients with Subcortical Illness

Milan E. Folkers, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Parent-Report vs. Child-Report of Specific Anxiety in Siblings of Children with Autism: Do Parents Know What their Children Worry About

Gretchen K. Groh, Illinois Wesleyan University
Linda Kunce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Detection of Cocaine Use: Extraction of Benzoylecgonine by CO(SCN)42-

Anton Jerkovich, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bailey, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Complex Scientific Testimony: Can Educational Psychology Turn Jurors into Students and Attorneys into Teachers?

Jason A. Krebs, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna K. Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Federal Taxes and Cigarette Smoking: A Micro Analysis of Youth Smoking

Bryan C. McCannon, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Leekley, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Total Synthesis of a Conformationally Constrained Organophosphorus Analog of Acetylcholine

Dustin Mergott, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Prospective Memory: The Relation of Executive Function to Aging

Joseph A. Mikels, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna K. Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Interparticle Potential in a 1-D Many Body Colloid

Nathan Mueggenburg, Illinois Wesleyan University
Matthew T. Dearing, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Patterns of Organochlorine Pesticide Contamination in Neotropical Migrant Passerines

Heidi B. Richardson, Illinois Wesleyan University
J. A. Klemens, Illinois Wesleyan University
R. G. Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
J. A. Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
A. P. Capparella, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Role of Social Support in Mediating Stress and Illness

Valerie M. Stachour, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna K. Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Case Study of a Male with Polydipsia and Schizophrenia

Sarah Suhr, Illinois Wesleyan University
Linda Kunce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Extraction of Cocaine Metabolite Using Reinecke's Salt

James Ulrich, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bailey, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Sociometric Status and Aggression as Predictive Factors of Childhood Conflict

Laura Warren, Illinois Wesleyan University
Doran French, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is the Soot Layer at the KT Boundary Really Global?

Susanna Widicus, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sarah Moecker, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wendy S. Wolbach, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Frank T. Kyte, Faculty Advisor, University of California - Los Angeles

Science Commons, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM