Conference Schedule

The College of Idaho's 2014 Student Research Conference will take place Saturday, April 26 and all sessions are open to the public.

Noon - Opening Remarks, Boone Hall 103

12:15 p.m. - Oral Paper Sessions 1 & 2, Boone Hall 101 and 103

1:40 p.m. - Oral Paper Sessions 3 & 4, Boone Hall 101 and 103

2:50 p.m. - Senior Art Exhibition, Rosenthal Gallery

3:45 p.m. - Performances, Langroise Center

4:50 p.m. - Poster and Display Session, Langroise Center 

5:30 p.m. - Reception and Prize Ceremony, Langroise Center

Oral Session 1 - Boone 103

12:15 - "Restorative Justice," Katie Grohs

12:30 - "Researching Assistive Technologies for the Blind," Dharmjeet Rattan and Greg Johnson

12:45 - "Interest Inequality," Allison Griffiths

1:00 - "Using Wolfram Mathematica to Create Interactive Lessons," Gary Parkinson

1:15 - "Photocatalytic properties of CuO/Bi2O3 nanocomposite materials," Cavan Gerrish

Oral Session 2 - Boone 101

12:15 - "Ceremonies of Kingship: The Contexts of Expression and Interpretation in the Landscape of Ireland and Material Finds," Nicollette Herrera

12:30 - "Characterization and Expression of Acetycholinesterase and Total Elemental Mercury in Signal Crayfish, Pacifasticus Lenisculus, as a model for Contaminant Exposure in the Boise River in Southwestern Idaho," Laura Holden

12:45 - "Living in Hell: How drug trafficking and corruption ignite the controversy in Mexico" (presented in Spanish; English translation provided), Araceli Arreola

1:00 - "Ecology of Columbia River redband trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri) in an intermittent southern Idaho stream (Lower Boise River Drainage)," Shelby Richins

1:15 - "Tough on Crime: How Public Perception Trumps Criminological Theory for Lawmakers," Sarah Litman

Oral Session 3 - Boone 103

1:40 - "Critical Fictions: Barthes' Mythologies," Stephen Anderson

1:55 - "Investigating the Role of Lysosomal Membrane Permeabilization in Cadmium-induced Apoptosis in Osteoblast-like Cells," Danielle N. Holt

2:10 - "The role of sagebrush polyphenolic content and bioactivity in pygmy rabbit dietary preferences," Kaitlyn Eckert

2:25 - "Graphitic Carbon Nitride: A Novel Antimicrobial Agent," Necia Hunter

Oral Session 4 - Boone 101

1:40 - "The Use of Ventilatory Threshold to Prescribe Exercise Intensity," Amanda Boyce, Kaci Baldwin,Taylor Nicholson, Sarah Johnson, Sophia Anxo, Michelle Flennoy, Matt Fultz, Melanie Garland, Hillary Holt, Reagan Sanford

1:55 - "Art Journal Writing as a Method of Building and Articulating Visual Literacy," Jenette Noe

2:10 - "Idaho Teachers' Attitudes About Child Abuse: Trends and Implications of Reporting," Leah Huff

Senior Art Exhibition - Rosenthal Gallery

2:50 to 3:35 - Featuring works by Stephen Anderson, Lorrain Barreras, Brittanie Campos, Dale Hartwell, Sarah Hicks, Jooeun Kim, Adam Morgan and Rahul Sharma.

Performances - Langroise Center

3:45 - "Harry Potter Medley for Performance Harp," Victoria Agee

4:00 - "Growing Up with Gamelan," Jordan Bowman

4:15 - "Modern Day Dark Arts: Contemporary Fine Art Photography Contextualised," Rahul Sharma

4:30 - "Cello Fantasia in Db: Creating a New Musical Notation," Sean-Patrick Valentine Dahlman

Poster & Display Session - Langroise Center

  • Gendered Religion - Marie Ristow
  • Photometry of Globular Cluster M92 - Rebecca Cook, Derek Tropf, Emanuil Yanev, Gary Parkinson, Scott Truksa
  • Astrometry and Photometry of Asteroid 369 Aeria - Derek Tropf, Emanuil Yanev
  • Coupled Identical Pendulums - Colton Grainger, Emanuil Yanev
  • The role of polyphenols of Artemisia nova and Artemisia wyomingensis in sage grouse dietary preferences - Andrew Nguyen
  • Adenosine triphosphate and endocannabinoid induced calcium influx in GL261 cells - Mary Caitlin Indart, John French
  • Ammonia Emission Toward Galactic Bubble N56 - Tierra Candelaria, Cassie Low 
  • The Role of Individual Polyphenols in Sage Grouse Dietary Preferences and Their Effects on Intracellular Glutathione Levels in Cultured HepG2 cells - Diana E. Gomez Romero
  • Analysis of Figure-Skating Jumps - Diana E. Gomez Romero, Matthew Goodwin, Cynthia Tang
  • Explaining Repetition-Based Grouping Advantages in Visual Working Memory - Mindi Price, Candice Morey, Richard Morey, Yixia Zheng
  • A Review of Biomphalaria glabrata in the North America with Implications for Disease Transmission in Human Populations - Fissiha Antalew
  • Advancing our Understanding of Idaho’s Freshwater Mollusks: the Idaho Freshwater Mollusk Project 2014 - Taycia Grasmick
  • A Review of Biomphalaria havanensis in Idaho and Implications for Wildlife Management - Tony Berlin
  • Entrainment of Freshwater Mollusks in the Phyllis Canal as a Sink for Primary Consumers - Ty Styhl
  • The College of Idaho Football Fan Typology and Expectations - Zachary Fabricius, Nickayla Skinner
  • Conforming to Memory Distortion - Courtney Zeff
  • Let's Talk About Sex: The Relationship Between Sexual Education and Sexual Behavior - Erin Moore, Alexandra Knoblock
  • Expression and Characterization of Metallothionein in Signal Crayfish (Pacifastacus Leniusculus) As A Model For Contaminant Exposure - Juan Cervantes
  • The Effects of Cadmium on Type I Collagen in the Extracellular Matrix of Osteoblast-like Saos-2 Cells - Dannen D. Wright
  • Self Control and Social Media - Mindi Price, Dr. Lauren Brewer
  • Leveraging Leadership Theory to Integrate the Millennial Generation into the Workforce - Charles Wilson