Dec. 5 – Dec. 7 Honors Thesis Poster Sessions

Wednesday, December 5 – Friday, December 7

GH 401 students will be presenting their thesis research during poster sessions in the Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area. Sessions will be from 8:30am -11:00am, 12:30pm-2:30pm, and 2:30pm-4:30pm each day. The public is invited to attend and interact with the student researchers!

Photo from May 2, 2018 Poster Session

Session 1, December 5, 8:30 – 11:00 AM
  • Bryce Carpenter, Accounting: Factors Contributing to the Gender Wage Gap in Professional Sports
  • Garrett Moody, Mechanical Engineering Technology: Military Aircraft and their Ability to Defend our Nation
  • Taylor Morris, Accounting: Limiting the Effects of Crime on Businesses
  • Sarah Placke, Elementary Education: Mental Health Services in Elementary Schools
  • Michaela Rausch, Communication; Criminology: Female Police Officer Presence and Police-Citizen Encounters: A Look into Use of Force and Social Control Theory
  • Nicholas Scott, Aviation Management & Unmanned Aerial Systems: Aeronautical Safety: Then and Now
  • Amber Stinson, Interior Architecture Design: Color: Is It Impactful?
Session 2, December 5, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
  • Andrew Case, Communication: Tuckman’s Small Group Development: Application in New Student Orientation Teams
  • Angela Johnson, Biology; Science Education: Investigating Gender Inequality in STEM: What Can Be Done?
  • Jak Kramer, Insurance and Risk Management: The Greek War: Are Fraternities and Sororities Positive or Negative Impacts on Undergraduates’ Lives?
  • Olivia Neese, Biology: Effects of Propofol on Efflux Transporters in a Human Stem Cell Derived Model of the Blood Brain Barrier
  • Aireon Owsley, Social Work: Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Kelly Ronan, Mathematics; Mathematics Teaching: Getting the Right Angle on Pythagoras: Exploring Literary Works Throughout the Ages
  • Olivia Sacopulos, Biology: Gender Differences in Pain: Is Research Skewed Toward One Gender?
  • Justina Shupperd, Baccalaureate Nursing: Worldwide Suicide:  A Rising Concern among Today’s Youth
  • Ben Vertelney, Professional Aviation Flight Technology; Unmanned Systems: Two Iconic Airliners and Their Impact on the Aviation Industry
Session 3, December 5, 2:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Jennifer Cantin, Speech—Language Pathology: Implementation of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices in the Pediatric Population
  • Kimberly Clifford, Health Administration: The Ins and Outs of Human Trafficking
  • Maxwell Cooper, Accounting: Business Valuation Approaches: Exploring Methodologies, Effective Utilization, and Market Impact
  • Hallie Durall, Speech—Language Pathology: Early Intervention and Autism: A School Speech Pathologist View
  • Kathleen Gaines, Music Education: Performing Musicians and the Injuries that Affect Them
  • Madison Gruenert, Mathematics; Mathematics Teaching: School Culture: Grade Level Differences
  • Hannah Mann, Baccalaureate Nursing: Trauma Systems in Rural Healthcare Systems
  • Madison Michalic, Elementary Education: How Autism Affects Socializing and  Friendships in Elementary Aged Children
  • Chinonye Olumba, Chemistry: Are Smoking Alternatives Safer than Cigarettes?
  • Abigail Simon, Elementary Education: Modern Technology and its Impact on the Modern Child
Session 4, December 6, 8:30 – 11:00 AM
  • Brookelyn Bunch, Criminology; Social Justice: Exceeding the Goals of Punishment
  • Katherine Burger, Music Education: Assessment in Music: It’s More Than Participation
  • Emily Davis, Communication-Public Relations: Initiating Conversations After not Succeeding: A Further Investigation of Communicative Behaviors Following Failure
  • Jacob Gay, Music Education – Instrumental: The University Funding Crisis in Ireland: An Analysis of the Cassells Report and Parallels to the United States
  • Madison Igleheart, Language Studies; Speech-Language Pathology: English Language Learners in the Education System
  • Taylor Mills, Interior Architecture Design: Creative Space: How Surroundings Affect Emotions
  • Abigail Ness, Elementary Education: School Uniforms: The Impact of School Uniforms in a Public School
  • Alec Nirtaut, Accounting: Evaluating The Audit Practice in a Blockchain-Driven Society
  • Seirra Nobbe, Music Education: From Kindergarten to Senior High: The Development of the Child’s Voice
  • Quentin Pierce, Exercise Science: The Role of Alcohol Intake In Exercise—Related Injuries
  • Jessica Van Liew, Interior Architecture Design: Sustainable Building in Developing Countries
  • Delaney Williams, Exercise Science: Chronic Pain with a Focus on Psychosocial Issues
Session 5, December 6, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
  • Ali Bennett, Athletic Training – Applied Medicine: Radiology: History, Limitations, & Advancements
  • Stacy Galletta, English Teaching: Secondary Special Education: Are Future Teachers Prepared?
  • Hunter Gill, Chemistry: Interaction between the Human Microbiome and Host MiRNA Expression in Carcinogenesis
  • Tyler Jenkins, Computer Science; Physics: Amyloid Beta: Structure, Behavior and Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Star Leonard, Biology: Correlation between Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Depression and Anxiety
  • William Stone, Exercise Science: Finding Food: The Impact of a Plant-Based Diet
  • B. Noah Woods, Political Science: The Modern Manifest Destiny: An Analysis of Neocolonialism in US-Latin American Relations
  • Taylor Yates, Operations & Supply Chain Management: Affirmative Action and Its Relevancy in the 21st Century
Session 6, December 6, 2:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Mollie Borcherding, Athletic Training: Tactical Athletes: Injuries, Rehabilitation, and Injury Prevention
  • Emily Brana, Biology; Science Education: How Education Philosophy Changed American Instruction Methods Through the Twentieth Century
  • Joslyn Dietzen, Baccalaureate Nursing: The Effect of Social Media on Vaccination Compliance
  • Andrew Gerard, Biology: The Consequences of Cesarean Section Mode of Delivery on the Gastrointestinal Microbiota of Infants
  • Kathryn Gilbert, Chemistry: An Integrative Approach to Vaccine Adherence: Addressing the Public Concern
  • Caleb Harrison, Athletic Training – Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation: Prescription Drug Abuse in America: The Current Epidemiology
  • Destiney Hughes, Biology; Science Education: How Educational Policy Shapes Teaching Effectiveness: An International Analysis
  • Trevor Leuck, Communication: Mental Illness Depictions in Films
  • Elizabeth Mauder, Communication: The Representation of Domestic Violence within the Media and its Effects on Society
  • Corey Maxedon, Finance: Financial Options: History, Computational Analysis, and Future Significance
  • Anne Watson, Health Sciences-Public Health: Bridging the Gap of Age and Awkwardness: Improving Geriatric Sex Education
  • Jayla Watson, Athletic Training: Awareness and Prevention for Exercise in Extreme Environments: Heat, High Altitude, and Cold
Session 7, December 7, 8:30 – 11:00 AM
  • Megan Beehler, Marketing: Factors Influencing Impulsive Buying Behavior
  • Abigail Belich, Human Resource Development: The Effects of Businesses Collaborating with their Employees to Impact Communities
  • Whitney Brown, Interior Architecture Design: How Surface Treatments Change the Aesthetics and Structure of Aluminum
  • Dylan Carroll, Business: Amazon and Its Obstruction of Greatness
  • Cole Donaldson, English: A Creative Writer’s Perspective on the Importance of Video Games in Modern Society
  • Amie Fortman, Theater: Not in My Perfect Mind: Mental Illness in Shakespeare’s Tragedies
  • Maci Hiser, Psychology: Mental Health Stigmas
  • Mitchel Kemp, Biology: Ocular Diseases: Causes, Treatments, and Their Link to the Rest of the Body
  • Wyatt Lawson, Fine Art: Expressions of Queer Identity: An Analysis of Francis Bacon
  • Melika Madani, Biology: Human Impacts on the Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone
  • Joshua Mans, Recreation and Sports Management: LeBron James and His Impact on Local Economies
  • Sarah Neeley, Human Resource Development: Save the Turtles! Is a Plastic-Free Ocean a Real Possibility?
  • Maureen Schroeder, Baccalaureate Nursing: The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
  • Jacqueline Smith, Chemistry: Vaccines: A Comparison of the United States and the United Kingdom
  • Meghan VanWanzeele, Biology: The Effects of Matcha Tea on the Growth of Cancer Cells
Session 8, December 7, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
  • Britney Arnold, Baccalaureate Nursing: Deviations in Care Among Healthcare Clients and the Risks for Workers
  • Emily Barber, Baccalaureate Nursing: Animal-Assisted Therapy: What is it and How Does It Help Patients Heal?
  • Sidney Eckert, Mathematics: Artificial Intelligence’s Growing Role: Advancements Imply New Trends in Jobs
  • Tequilla Howard, Elementary Education; Special Education: Children, Poverty, and Education
  • Rebecca Howe, Health Sciences: The Importance of Quality Management in Healthcare: The Impact on the Patient Experience
  • Livinus Isioma, Political Science: Social Media Regulation By Government: A Plausible Consideration
  • Kaelyn Robertson, Criminology & Criminal Justice: Implications of Radicalization: How Individuals Emerge into Terrorists
  • Gabrielle Smith, Communication: The Importance of Understanding Depression and Its Effects on College Campuses: An Informational Study
  • Zackary D. Taylor, Mathematics; Mathematics Teaching: The History of Calculus: A Debacle for the Ages
  • Jordan Thorpe, Operations & Supply Chain Management: Adoption of New Business Opportunities in the Bottom of the Pyramid
  • Hannah Toptsi, Language Studies: Influencer Advertising and a Culture of Overconsumption
  • Emily Weber, Speech—Language Pathology: A Child’s Environment and Their Language Development
Session 9, December 7, 2:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Zoe Bales, English: Literature as a Coping Strategy
  • Chalen Chambers, Science Education: Supporting the Achievement of Special Education Students in the High School Chemistry Class
  • Alexis Fortman, Art: Fan-Art and Its Impact on American Culture
  • Margaret Glowinski, Elementary Education: Myths, Misconceptions, and Misdiagnosis of Endometriosis
  • Colton Hooper, Professional Aviation Flight Technology; Operations & Supply Chain Management: Up in the Air: Dynamic Aviation Industry Future Uncertain with Pilot Shortage
  • Peter “Jacob” Panagouleas, Accounting: How Will a Tax Return Completed Last Year Compare to This Year?
  • Victoria Ross-Frost, Economics: Declining Federal Funding for Workforce Development Programs and Its Impact on Local Workforce Systems
  • Tori Sanders, Biology: The Importance of Spaying/Neutering on Pet Overpopulation
  • Harjas Singh, Developmental Biology: The role of Jumu, a Forkhead domain transcription factor, in mediating the proper positioning of cardiac cells by regulating extracellular matrix proteins
  • Matthew Spahn, Computer Engineering Technology: Feasibility of City-Wide Solar Power Adoption for the City of Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Cassidy Zehnder, Language Studies: The Negative Effects of 20th Century U.S. Involvement in Central America and the Caribbean

Photo from May 2, 2018

Summer Hours for Special Collections

Special Collections Reading Room Summer Schedule

Starting May 14th the Special Collections Reading Room will be open by appointment only for the summer months. Researchers should contact 812-237-2610 to make an appointment.

The Special Collections Department of the Cunningham Memorial Library holds the University’s unique physical and digital collections. Special Collections consists of four units: Rare Books & Manuscripts, University Archives, Digital Initiatives, and the Permanent Art Collection. These four units hold, preserve, and make accessible art, University’s history, local history collections, the world-famous Cordell Dictionary Collection, Rare Book collections on a variety of subjects, and provide digitization and data management support for the University’s Institutional Repository, Sycamore Scholars, and the community digital memory project, Wabash Valley Visions and Voices.

Wed. May 2: Honor College Poster Sessions – day 1 of 3

Session 1, May 2, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Nolan Brimbury, Recreation and Sport Management: Steroids in baseball: Player psychology and league responsibility
  • Kayla Dunagan, Baccalaureate Nursing: Non-pharmacological interventions to treat Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Kati Dunham, Baccalaureate Nursing: Assessing links to childhood asthma: Adult comorbidities, complications, and outcomes
  • Lorena Dunham, Marketing : Snipping the clip chart: What to use instead
  • Katelyn Gette, Marketing: Care planning for cancer survivors: A systematic review of evidence-based survivorship care plans
  • Brittney Hochhalter, Baccalaureate Nursing: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and maternal/ fetal outcomes
  • Shai Hollifield, Elementary Education: The gender gap in mathematics: The teacher’s role
  • Emma Hurst, Elementary Education: Down syndrome: Summer camp implications
  • Andrea Perry, Elementary Education: School education on eating disorders
  • Abigail Piccione, Health Sciences: The evolution of personalized medicine
  • Hannah Rose, Speech-Language Pathology: A need for nonprofits in therapeutic services
  • Lydia Stephens, Communication: Monomania vs. multitasking: A quest for maximizing efficient task-handling

Session 2, May 2, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

  • Logan Buck, Psychology: Scientology and cults
  • Emily Fortner, Dietetics: Comparing the perceived barriers and benefits to consuming a plant-based diet
  • Christa Goins, Physical Education Exercise Science: Manual therapy: An exploration of techniques used across multiple healthcare professions
  • Brittany Kemp, Psychology: Do crime and medical status predict medical parole decisions?
  • Carmen Kyrouac, Baccalaureate Nursing: Climate on overall health and a viable future
  • Breana Mattes, Social Work: School social work
  • Tristan Parmley, Physical Education Exercise Science: Digital marketing effects on product quality
  • Emily Williams, Psychology: Advertising to college students: How technology has become the double-edged sword to marketers
  • Richard Wyatt, Chemistry: A shadow of death: An analysis of honey bee research
  • Sierra Young, Finance: The effect of music on academic development
  • Taylor Young, Finance: Globalization and its effects

Session 3, May 2, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Roy Allard, Information Technology: How emotions and poetry relate to college: An analytical dissection and creation of literary pieces
  • Breanna Blythe, Marketing: Being a team player: How does the collegiate teamwork experience actually prepare you for the real world?
  • Alexandria Brown, Human Development and Family Studies: Alzheimer’s: Family resiliency and coping mechanisms
  • Gabrielle Comelleri, English: To read or not to read: An analysis of the literary decline in America
  • Kylie Fendrick, Athletic Training: Incorporation of cardiac screening into pre-participation physical examinations : Secondary school athletic settings
  • Courtney Johnson, Biology: Mammal distribution and camera trapping throughout Vigo County, Indiana
  • Merritt Johnson, Health Sciences: Reviving a dead health system: Stabilizing healthcare through lifestyle modification
  • Christopher Moghadam, Management: Extreme sports
  • Kendra Schroering, Baccalaureate Nursing: The impact of music therapy on individuals living with Alzheimer’s
  • Tanner Smith, Operations and Supply Chain Management: Project CyberGov: A best practice report for social media usage in student government
  • Elizabeth Tarr, Accounting: Bitcoin: Friend or foe?
  • Michael West, Automation and Control Engineering Technology: The effects of computer hacking on society

April 25: Contemporary Composers – Student Poster Sessions

Students in Mus 351 (with Terry Dean) connect with a living composer, conduct interviews and create a poster. Come and visit with these students and learn about what is going on with modern composing – be prepared to listen to excerpts from recordings, interviews, etc.

4-6 pm in the Library Events Area – drop in at any time

  • Allison Barker (student) – Craig Whitcombe (b. 1979) composer
  • Hunter Brooks – Anthony Plog (b. 1947)
  • Katy Burger – James Syler (b. 1961)
  • Rayna Campbell – Carolyn Bremer (b. 1957)
  • Thomas Champion – Michael Schelle (b. 1950)
  • Zene Colson – Jake Runestad (b. 1986)
  • Kristen Fenton – Jake Heggie (b. 1961)
  • Katy Gaines – James Beckel (b. 1948)
  • Jacob Gay – Martin O’Leary (b. 1963)
  • Ricardo Gil – Elizabeth Vercoe (b. 1941)
  • Kyle Hartzog – Roger Zare (b. 1985)
  • Jessica Hubbs – Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
  • Katelyn Kendall – Judith Lang Zeimont (b. 1945)
  • Wendy Lafferty – Paul Paccione (b. 1952)
  • Jared LaFond – Bill Palange (b. 1954)
  • Jamee Neilsen – Gregory W. Brown (b. 1975)
  • Seirra Nobbe – Eliza Brown (b. 1985)
  • James O’Sullivan – Z. Randall Stroope
  • Madelyn Potucek – Steven Danyew (b. 1983)
  • Nick Puchek – Ward Miller (b. 1978)
  • Lexie Rich – Benjamin Taylor (b. 1983)
  • Carlee Schlatter – Carlos Carrillo (b. 1968)
  • Benjamin Stinnett – Benjamin Taylor (b. 1983)
  • Brittney Thomas – Virgil Franklin (b. 1964)
  • John Wicker – Peter Lane (b. 1985)
  • Joseph Woerner – Kyle Gann (b. 1955)
  • Eduardo Yanez – Anthony Lanman (b. 1972)

Sample Posters – come see the rest!

 

May 15: ISU Library to host Indiana Library Federation Regional Conference – Register now!

REGISTER

We are pleased to announce the content at regional conferences. Dr. Godwin Charles Ogbeide will offer the keynote on Exercising your Hospitality Intelligence at four regional conferences. Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud will offer a keynote on Implicit Bias and the Welcoming Library at the Northwest Regional Conference. All five regional conferences will feature hands-on skills training in computer labs and conversation among public library directors. Other sessions vary by region. 

With the exception of the directors’ session, all sessions are designed for and open to ALL staff of all types of libraries. Learn more and register today. Note that some sessions are being finalized. Group registration forms are posted. Members attend for $40; nonmembers may attend for $50.

·        Wed, 4/4 in Ft. Wayne, Allen County Public Library, main branch

·        Fri, 4/13 in Merrillville, Lake County Public Library

·        Fri, 4/20 in New Albany, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library

·        Tues, 5/15 in Terre Haute, Indiana State University

·        Fri, 5/18 in Kokomo, Indiana University-Kokomo

 Tisa M. Davis,  Communications Manager,  Indiana Library Federation, 941 East 86th Street, Suite 260, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1853 – 317-257-2040, ext. 104