List of WSU Participants at NCUR 2003

March 11, 2003

A list of WSU presenters at the National Conferences for Undergraduate Research event in Salt Lake City, March 13-15, 2003

 

Project Title:  HIGH VOLTAGE IMPUSLE ANALYSIS SYSTEM

Presenter(s): Patricia Akpan, Bryson Kofoed, and Rick Bennett

Faculty Advisor: Bill Clapp and Ed Price

Academic Interest: Engineering/Electrical

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session III

Location: Olpin Union Theater

 

Project Title:  ON A WING AND PRAYER: SUPERSTITION IN MODERN AVIATION

Presenter: Kristin Bergeron

Faculty Advisor:  Rosemary Conover

Academic Interest: Social Science/Sociology

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Oral Session VI

Location: Olpin Union Parlor B

 

Project Title:  AN ANALYSIS OF CIRCADIAN BODY TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATIONS BETWEEN PERSON WORKING DAY AND NIGHT SHIFTS

Presenter: Dave Boucher

Faculty Advisor: Lauren Fowler

Academic Interest: Social Science/Psychology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session V

Location: Francis Armstrong Madsen Bldg.201

 

Project Title:  A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY: BELLY DANCERS ACTIVELY CREATE GROUP COHESION WITHIN A FEMININE CONTEXT

Presenter: India (Courtney) Coon

Faculty Advisor: Brenda Kowalewski

Academic Interest: Social Science/Sociology

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: LDS Institute of Religion W207

 

Project Title:  IMPACT OF DIFFERENT SPECIMEN TO ANTICOAGULANT RATIOS ON PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT) TESTING

Presenter(s): Alesha Dexter, Barbara Johanson , and LeAnn Choate

Faculty Advisor: Yasmen Simonian

Academic Interest: Health Sciences

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Poster Session VI

Location: Display Board 35

 

Project Title:  THE CULTURAL IMPACT AND METHODS OF THE SPIRTUALISTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA AND EUROPE: 1840-1920

Presenter: Paul Draper

Faculty Advisor: Rosemary Conover

Academic Interest: Social Science/Anthropology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session IV

Location: Olpin Union 319

Project Title:  FIELDWORK AND ETHNOGRAPHY: A STUDY OF LIVE ACTION ROLE PLAYING IN UTAH, USA

Presenter: Paul Draper

Faculty Advisor: Rosemary Conover

Academic Interest: Social Science/Anthropology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session V

Location: Olpin Union 319

 

Project Title:  MODERN DAY PSYCHICS, SEERS AND THEIR METHODS

Presenter: Paul W. Draper

Faculty Advisor: Rosemary Conover

Academic Interest: Social Science/Anthropology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session III

Location: Olpin Union 319

 

Project Title: A NEVER-ENDING CYCLE? 

Presenter: Melinda Gagestein

Faculty Advisor:  Chris Millard

Academic Interest: Education

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Poster Session IV

Location: Display Board 27

 

Project Title:  INTERSECTING VISUAL ART AND THE COMMUNITY AT THE UTAH BOTTLE WORKS

Presenter(s): Cathleen Gilbertson, Chris Williams, Harry Smith, and Trevor Shaw

Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Kanatisiz

Academic Interest: Fine Arts & Performing Arts/Studio Art

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Session IV

Location: Art Bldg. Gittins Gallery

 

Project Title:  SURVIVAL OF STAPHYYLOCOCCUS AUREUS ON COMMON HOSPITAL SURFACES

Presenter(s): Blake Harrington

Faculty Advisor:  Karen Nakaoka and Glenn Harrington

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: Olpin Union 312

 

Project Title: THE EFFECT OF FEMALE CONDITION ON PARENTAL CARE IN THE EUROPEAN STARLING (STURNUS VULGARIS)

Presenter: Heather Hill

Faculty Advisor:  John Cavitt

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session IV

Location: Milton Bennion Hall 112

Project Title:  STRESS PROTEINS IN RIBBON WORMS (PHYLUM: NEMERTEA) EXPOSED TO VARYING SALINITIES

Presenter(s): Charissa Hodges, Nicole Record, Mary Gillins, and Brynn Duerden  

Faculty Advisor: Robert Okazaki

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Poster Session V

Location: Display Board 19

 

Project Title:  PRESIDENTIAL POKER: IDEOLOGY VS. CONFIRMABILITY IN NOMINATING SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

Presenter(s): Kyle Hoskins, and Brian Hardy

Faculty Advisor: Leah Murray

Academic Interest: Social Science/Political Science

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: LDS Institute of Religion W005

 

Project Title: WANTED-A LAWYER FOR GOD: A SOCIO-HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF THE “SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE”

Presenter: Jason Hyde

Faculty Advisor:  Rob Reynolds

Academic Interest: Social Science/Sociology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session IV

Location: Milton Bennion Hall 306

 

Project Title:  GAY RIGHTS: WITHIN REACH OR OVER THE RAINBOW?

Presenter(s): Sasha Jetton, and Jo Ann Trujillo

Faculty Advisor: Richard Hutchinson

Academic Interest: Social Science/Sociology

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Oral Session VI

Location: Olpin Union Parlor B

 

Project Title:  SEASONAL VARIATION IN OFFSPRING SEX RATIO OF EUROPEAN STARLINGS

Presenter: Kristina McKinley

Faculty Advisor:  John Cavitt

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session II

Location: Orson Spencer Hall 209

 

Project Title:  ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF ESSENTIAL OILS

Presenter(s): Jay Meyer, and Nicole Wilde

Faculty Advisor:  Diane Horne

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Poster Session VI

Location: Display Board 11

 

Project Title: MARRIAGE AND PATRIARCHY: CULTURAL DEVIATION FROM NATIONAL NORMS

Presenter(s): Cassi Meyerhoffer, and Renee R. Ellis

Faculty Advisor:  Brenda Kowalewski

Academic Interest: Social Science/Sociology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session IV

Location: Milton Bennion Hall 306

 

Project Title:  IS U.S.-ISRAELI FOREIGN POLICY FOR SALE

Presenter: Cali Neville

Faculty Advisor: Leah Murray

Academic Interest: Social Science/Political Science

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: Olpin Union 324

 

Project Title:  WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL: INTER-CURCUIT COMPARISONS

Presenter: James Parke, and Shannon Kitten

Faculty Advisor:  Leah Murray

Academic Interest: Social Science/Political Science

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: LDS Institute of Religion W003

 

Project Title:  THE EFFECTS OF CAFFEINE ON BLOOD CHOLESTEROL LEVELS

Presenter(s): Jodi Parsons, Spring Kennedy, and Courtnee Neilsen

Faculty Advisor:  Yasmen Simonian

Academic Interest: Health Sciences

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Oral Session VI

Location: Orson Spencer Hall 135

 

Project Title:  3 PHASE POWER DELTA CONFIGURATION LOW ORDER HARMONICS FILTER

Presenter(s): Tyler Porter, Brian Cherrington, and Collin Steel

Faculty Advisor:  Bill Clapp and Ed Price

Academic Interest: Engineering/Electrical

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: Olpin Union Theater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Title: EFFECTS OF STORAGE TIME AND CONDITIONS ON PROTHROMBIN TIME AND ACTIVATED PARTIAL

Presenter: Travis Price, Gary Jacobsen, and Cassandra Tenney

Faculty Advisor:  Yasmen Simonian

Academic Interest: Health Sciences

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Poster Session IV

Location: Display Board 37

 

Project Title:  THE USE OF GREEN NESTING MATERIAL BY EUROPEAN STARLINGS (STURNUS VULGARIS): AN EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF THE PARASITE LOAD REDUCTION AND NESTLING CONDITION HYPOTHESIS

Presenter: Tyrun Ray

Faculty Advisor:  John Cavitt

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session V

Location: Milton Bennion Hall 105

 

Project Title:  TAKING THE PLUNGE: POUCH MORPHOLOGY AND FUNCTION IN BROWN PELICANS

Presenter: René Myers

Faculty Advisor: Ron Meyers

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session II

Location: Milton Bennion Hall 112

 

Project Title:  CANNIBALISM IN UTAH TIGER SALAMANDERS: PREFERENTIAL OR OPPORTUNISTIC BEHAVIOR?

Presenter: Charles Richardson

Faculty Advisor: Gloria Wurst

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Friday, March 14, 2003; Oral Session III

Location: Olpin Union 312

 

Project Title:  DIMMABLE FLUORESCENT LAMP

Presenter: Andrew Stevenson

Faculty Advisor: Bill Clapp and Ed Price

Academic Interest: Engineering/Electrical

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session II

Location: Olpin Union Theater

 

Project Title:  WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AMERICA

Presenter: Timothy Summers

Faculty Advisor:  Leah Murray

Academic Interest: Social Science/Political Science

Day and Time: Thursday, March 13, 2003; Oral Session I

Location: LDS Institute of Religion W009

 

Project Title:  COMPOSITION AND FUNCTION OF METAPLEURAL GLAND SECRETIONS IN THE WESTERN HARVESTER ANT, POGONOMYRMEX OCCIDENTALIS

Presenter(s): Cory Vorel

Faculty Advisor: John Mull

Academic Interest: Natural Science/Biology

Day and Time: Saturday, March 15, 2003; Poster Session VI

Location: Display Board 18


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