May 3-5: Honors Poster Sessions: Complete schedule

Wednesday, May 3


  • Sarah Anderson: Effective strategies in mathematics education: Striving to put students first
  • Ell Arnold: History and applications of Unmanned Systems and the coordination of traffic management
  • Caitlyn Coalter: Overfishing and how it’s affecting the environment
  • Sydney Dickerson: Undocumented Mexican immigration: Putting popular belief on trial
  • Taylor Doran: Are treatment plans and therapeutic methods for individuals with severe schizophrenia effective and successful in allowing individuals to function adequately in modern society?
  • Ashton Henderson: Major factors that affect student success in the classroom: In the early ages and years to follow
  • Shannon Hibdon: Potential in Instagram use for businesses
  • Trent Lunsford: The business of sport: An all-inclusive analysis of a dynamic global industry
  • Alethia Marrero: Nationalism and race: The aftermath of colonialism in Puerto Rico
  • Abigail Suhre: Teacher evaluation process: Making better educators
  • Darian Williams: Stricken: A deeper look into poverty in the U.S., Russia, and Panama


  • Kendra Carlson: École-Maternelle
  • Dakota Clarke: The future of flight: Unmanned Systems’ use in the present day
  • Darcie Fritz: The impact of gluten-free diets on various populations
  • Hailey Lubbehusen: Social work theories: Age and relevancy
  • Danielle Muse: Effects of pre-performance routines on athletic performance
  • Aaron Schaidle: A critical examination of voluntourism
  • Katie Schmidtke: Communication within family units
  • Steven Thompson: Water quality across the world
  • Tulsi Vaid: Hippocrates: The importance of climate and seasonal changes


  • Audrey Bedwell: Medical implications of the DASH Diet
  • Elyse Eagleson: What are the effects of pharmacogenomics on disease and nursing care?
  • Reagan Elston: German automobile industry impact on American economy and the consumer behavior behind buying foreign branded cars
  • Morgan Chaney: Pair retention and divorce rates in white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis)
  • Melissa Greiman: Exploring gender bias in the Emergency Room
  • Taylor Nobbe: Using art to revitalize an urban neighborhood: Ryves Neighborhood, Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Kourtney Vanwey: The importance of simulation in healthcare
  • Kyle Varble: Blue skies or turbulence ahead?  Global sourcing and procurement in the aerospace industry

Thursday, May 4


  • Katherine Clifford: Effectiveness of education with diabetes and the cost effectiveness of prevention
  • Adam Crouch: The “hard hitting” truth of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • Linda Garza: Drosophila cardiogenic regulators and their influence on cardiogenesis
  • Nikole Higgins: Death of the written word: How the internet has influenced the way we communicate
  • Kayla Lindsay: Airbnb: Making an impact
  • Landon Meek: Bacteriophages: Their applications in medicine and other fields
  • Kynedi Nalls: How the advancement of technology has affected today’s society
  • Samara Shackleton: Legalizing prostitution: Benefitting victims, law enforcement, clients, and sex workers themselves
  • Brittany Wiebenga: Creating a serial killer


  • Olamide Adebogun: Stigma in mental illness: Schizophrenia
  • Brooke Barber: Harry Potter transcends time
  • Alisa Clark: Gender differences in depression
  • Beth Fox: Medical TV dramas and their perception on the medical field
  • John French: Are we winning the war on drugs?
  • Hannah Green: The postwar housewife: How the media influenced women’s domesticity in 1950’s America
  • Brennan Hadley: Allopathic vs. osteopathic physicians: The similarities and differences in their training, background, and effectiveness
  • Sampson Levingston: TBA
  • Elizabeth Rogers: Accuracy of Voice Use Estimation in young adults
  • Jon Sagarsee: ACL reconstruction procedure and graft comparison
  • Sierra Stein: Nonmonosexual Individuals’ Attitudes Towards Counseling: Reaching our LGBTQIA+ Clients
  • Emily Turner:  How different types of OCD affect the lives of men vs. women, and young people vs. older people
  • Samuel Wallace: The usefulness of Basal Metabolic Rate 

Friday, May 5


  • Evan Alexander: The potential sources of the increasing prevalence of Celiac Disease
  • Kylie Atkinson: The importance of music in education
  • Markanda Baugh: Best parenting practices for transgender youth
  • Noah Cacovski: Debunking Racism: Analyzing the Arguments of Modern White Nationalism
  • Candice Hawkins: Prescription drugs abuse and the alternate solutions
  • Amani Jackson: Athletic training in youth sports
  • Alethia Marrero: Nationalism and race: The aftermath of colonialism in Puerto Rico
  • Logan Mead: The evolution of surgery and anesthesia
  • Cassidy Moye: Junk food effects on the body: How it destroys the image on the outside and the inside
  • Reed Pringle: The evolution of the role of helicopters in warfare
  • Ethan Sands: The functional consequence of Eosinophilic Extracellular Traps and their potential role as a secondary line of defense again parasitic and fungal infections
  • Hannah Summitt: The impact of TurboVote on student voting experience


  • Shannon Anderson: Drivers of successful ERP implementations
  • Jaylin Banks: Massage effects on perceived pain levels and tissue properties
  • Tyler Bouslog: Benefits and applications of Six Sigma in manufacturing
  • Kennedy Camden: The role of genes in heart development in Drosophila Melanogaster
  • Leah Carter: An RNA interference screen to identify cardiogenic genes regulated by Forkhead domain transcription factors
  • Shelby Frensemeier: The search for the perfect English Language Learner program: Does it exist?
  • Joseph Frey: Thermoelectric generators and their use as heat siphons
  • Haleigh Hinkel: Academic probation at Indiana State University
  • Evan Jennings: The influence of big data on business practices and performance
  • Monica Morris: Technology in the mathematics classroom
  • Zachary Pygman: Estate planning within public accounting
  • Allen Rhodus: Be kind to that Roboto: Integrating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles into society
  • Megan Veeneman: Communication in an IEP meeting


  • Brayden Angermeier: America’s growing drug problem: Drugs and the Dark Web
  • Nathan Bedecki: The computational analysis of the formation of water using an Yttrium catalyst
  • Kayleigh Bordner: The Order of Fifinella
  • Bethany Collins: Terre Haute Brewing Co. Marketing Plan
  • Christopher Davis: An analysis of the evolution of concussion and CTE diagnosis and management
  • Joshua Grady: The effects and ethics of Erythropoietin
  • Haley Gravely: Who Knows What?: A study of cardiovascular disease knowledge at Indiana State University
  • Dawnetta Henzman:  Gender neutrality in America
  • Logan Hornberger: Tissue Plasminogen Activator, worth the risk?
  • Austin Matherly: Firearm safety and public awareness
  • Chineze Onu: The progress of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in Africa
  • Emily Turner: How different types of OCD affect the lives of men vs. women, and young people vs. older people


May 3-5: Honors Poster Sessions

Students in the University Honors Program will be presenting their senior thesis projects in poster sessions this week in the Cunningham Memorial Library, Events Area on the following days and times:

  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. and Noon – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 2 – 4 p.m. *
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. and Noon – 4 p.m.

*Also on Thursday, Dr. Linda Maule’s Honors students will be presenting their GH 301: Ethics of Harry Potter posters from 2 – 3:15 p.m.

All members of the Indiana State University’s community are invited to attend.


Study Week Library Lobby Bake Sales!

Sunday, April 30, 7-9pm: service fraternity Epsilon Sigma Alpha Bake Sale for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

Monday, May 1

  • Noon – 3pm: Student Social Work Association
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: service fraternity Epsilon Sigma Alpha Bake Sale for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

Tuesday, May 2: Noon – 3pm:  Student Social Work Association

Wednesday & Thursday, May 3-4: 7pm-10pm Honors Council Bake Sale

April 26: “Let’s talk about HPV”: documentary screening and Q & A

5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area – Light refreshments will be served.

“Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” this film could save your life or someone you love. This award-winning documentary takes a look into the lives of five brave women affected by HPV.  Their stories portray the misconceptions, stigma, shame, heartbreak, pain, and triumph that they experience while battling cervical cancer.

A panel discussion and Q & A follow the screening.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Applied Health Sciences, Cunningham Memorial Library and the Center for Community Engagement.

Contact:  Aimee Janssen-Robinson – 812-237-9061 –

Trailer ~ Synopsis