Schedule

Subscribe to RSS Feed

2001
Friday, April 20th
6:00 PM

Complete 2001 Program

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

List of Student Participants

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

6:30 PM

Committee Thanks and Introduction

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Musicians in Concert and Discussion

Evelyn Chapel, Illinois Wesleyan University

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

School of Art Honors Exhibition and Reception

Merwin and Wakeley Galleries, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, April 21st
9:00 AM

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Eric Pallant, Professor of Environmental Science, Allegheny College: "There's More to Recycling than Number Two Plastics"

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Magnetic Dot and Anti-Dot Array Fabrication Via Nanosphere Physical Masks

Brad Andrews, Illinois Wesleyan University
Paul Curran, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel C. Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Over-Expression of bchC and bchF Genes in Rhodobacter Capsulatus

Kara Burrow, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeremy Waters, Illinois Wesleyan University
David Bollivar, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Relational and Overt Aggression in Middle Childhood: A Comparison of Hypothetical and Reported Conflicts

Jill Denoma, Illinois Wesleyan University
Doran French, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Design and Construction of a Radiofrequency Plasma Device

Matt Highland, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Mike Moores, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sean Price, '03, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeremiah Williams, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Olfactory Influence on Choice and Foraging Behavior

Alisa Ittner, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
James D. Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Price of Parenthood: A Study of the Family Pay Gap

Alicia Marie Lange, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sociometric Status and Aggression as Predictors of Conflict Resolution Style in Children

Allison Lawton, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Doran French, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lipid Biochemistry in House Wren Egg Yolk and Possible Effects on Incubation Period

Brian J. Payne, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeffrey Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Influence of Passive Flow on the Feeding Current of Sea Squirts (Urochordata: Chordata)

Michelle Rabon, '03, Illinois Wesleyan University
Ebony Tillman, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Alison Sweeney, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Elizabeth Balser, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Testing the Effects of Food Density on Echinoderm Larval Growth and the Correlation Between Juvenile Biomass and Size

Matthew Schnabl, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
William Jaeckle, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cognitive and Physiological Processes Underlying Written Disclosure

Leila Setork, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
John Ernst, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Explaining the Wage Gap Between Contingent and Noncontingent Workers

Nicole Skalski, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Vascular Morphology and Respiratory Physiology of the Segmented Marine Worm Glycera Dibranchiata

Alison Sweeney, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Elizabeth Balser, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Patterns and Pathways of Nutrient Circulation in Larval Sea Urchins

Casey Twanow, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
William Jaeckle, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A Study of the Effectiveness of the New Chinese Interest in Tax

Yi Linda Zhang, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Zhenhu Jin, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Systematic Relationships of Natalid and Furipterid Bats, Based on Hyoid Morphology (Chiroptera: Natalidae and Furipteridae)

Kosha Baxi, Illinois Wesleyan University
Thomas Griffiths, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Choosing American: The Acculturation Experience of Mexican Women in the U.S.

Diana Hammer, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Sikora, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Teodora Amoloza, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

An Analysis of Personal Writing Incidence and Frequency and Its Relation to Self-Reported Scores of Depression and Loneliness

Angela M. Hoffman, Illinois Wesleyan University
Vicki L. Magee, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Will New Immigrants Survive? Now You Know the Rest...

Samuel Kwainoe, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Optimizing Allocation of Resources: Chile and the Solow Growth Model

Esteban Lizano, Illinois Wesleyan University
Ilaria Ossella-Durbal, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

AFQT, The Bell Curve, and Future Earning Potential

Amber Munday, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Leekley, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Second Language Acquisition and Its Practical Application: Evaluating French Textbooks at the Secondary School Level

Jacelyn O'Roark, Illinois Wesleyan University
Scott Sheridan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Hand/Arm Gesture Among Japanese and American Female College Students: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

Scott Reynen, Illinois Wesleyan University
Hiroko Furo, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Intertextuality in the Works of Anne Hebert: The Relationship Between Poetic Voice, Narrative Voice, and Feminine Voice

Karla Stoesser, Illinois Wesleyan University
Scott Sheridan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Militarization and Misery? A Study of High Military Expenditure and Minimal Development in India

Michelle Stone, Illinois Wesleyan University
Ilaria Ossella-Durbal, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Zoomin' HOTs: Dynamic Holographic Optical Tweezing

M. Bradley Taylor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Alexander J. Laurie, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel C. Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Cost of Achieving Inflation Convergence in Monetary Integration: A Glimpse at Inflation in High Inflation Countries of the European Monetary Union

Yuet Wen Wan, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Imaginative Geography and the Perception of the Other in Russian Literature: Mikhail Lermontov and Vladimir Makanin

Josh Wansley, Illinois Wesleyan University
Marina Balina, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1:15 PM

Luncheon Address - Professor Robert Bray, R. Forest Colwell Professor of American Literature, Illinios Wesleyan University: "Our Living History"

Main Lounge, Memorial Student Center, Illinois Wesleyan University

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

What is a Myzostomid and Who Cares Anyway?

Kimberly Branson, Illinois Wesleyan University
Elizabeth Balser, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alcohol Impairs Memory for Reward Value

Eizabeth Buss, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kate Palmer, Illinois Wesleyan University
Joe Williams, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Synthesis and Derivitization of Keggin Type Polyoxometalates

Jacqui Hoffman, 01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rebecca Roesner, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Behavioral Contrast in Rats at Low Levels of Reinforcement

Theodore A. Kostiuk, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Anna Carlson, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Medium-Mediated Interactions Involving Suspended Particles

Alexander J. Laurie, '03, Illinois Wesleyan University
M. Bradley Taylor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel Spalding, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Preparation of Macrocyclic Ligands for Use in the Sythesis of Oxygen Carriers

Katie Pelz, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rebecca Roesner, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sythesis of Vicinal Amino Alcohols and Acyl Aziridines from Bicyclic Azirdines

Eizabeth Sacho, '02, Illinois Wesleyan University
Alexander Smetana, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Psychosocial Experiences of College Students Who Have Siblings with ADHD

Bethany Schoenbeck, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Linda J. Kunce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Incursion of Colloid into an Optical Pinscape

Steven A. Sheets, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Gabriel C. Spalding, Facutly Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Pamela T. Korda, Faculty Advisor, The University of Chicago
David G. Grier, Faculty Advisor, The Unversity of Chicago

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Trace Metals and Inorganic Nurtrients in the East River and Long Island Sound: Possible Biological Impacts

Alison Sweeney, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Elizabeth Balser, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sergio A. Sañudo-Wilhelmy, Faculty Advisor, Farmingdale State University of New York

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

French-Algerian Aid Relations: The Reality of Government vs. Non-Government Efforts

Anu Thakrar, '01, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
William Munro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Factors Influencing Growth of Exports of Manufactured Products in South East Asia: An Investigation

Pritam Banerjee, Illinois Wesleyan University
Illaria Durbal, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Towards a Peaceful Articulation of Grievances: Examining Relationships Between Social Capital and Violent Participation in Contemporary Liberal Democracies

Terrence Chapman, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kathleen Montgomery, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Voices of Our Past: Illinois Wesleyan at the Millenium

Liz Dierbeck, Illinois Wesleyan University
Erika Rozinek, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Bray, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Code-Switching in the Hispanic Community of Bloomington, Illinois: A Case Study

Rachel Dziallo, Illinois Wesleyan University
Christina Isabelli, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Croatia's Leap Toward Gender Equality in the Parliament: Rules Versus Players

Josip Glaurdic, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kathleen Montgomery, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Columbus' First Journey to the West: A Battle with Custom

Kristin Keller, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dan Terkla, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Exclusive Societies: Minority Ethnic Group Support for Democracy

Nicole Lalich, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kathleen Montgomery, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The History of Western Loanwords in the Japanese Language

Eizabeth Lewis, Illinois Wesleyan University
Hiroko Furo, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Anderson Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Information Superhighway or Information Overload?

Brian Mertz, Illinois Wesleyan University
Greg Shaw, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Let Us In, Let Us In: A Study of Post-Communist Female Legislative Representation

Rebecca Ray, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kathleen Montgomery, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM