2013 Graduate Presentations

College of Arts and Sciences
Biology
  • M. L. Jacobson, R. Clouse, M. Kim, B. Carney, D. Kim, P. S. Coburn-Litvak, B. J. Anderson. Adaptation to chronic unpredictable threat yields resilience under testing conditions that match previous exposure to threat. Society for Neuroscience. November 2013. 
  • J.L. Hayward, S. M. Henson, and L. C. Megna. 2013. Ovulation synchrony in gulls. 131st Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Chicago, Illinois, 16 August.
  • A. Sandler, G. Atkins, M. McLarty, M. McCormick, S. Henson, and J. Hayward. 2013. Features of copulation and the copulation call in Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens). 131st Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Chicago, Illinois, 16 August.

  • L.C. Megna, A. E. Moncrieff, J. L. Hayward, and S. M. Henson. 2013. Equal reproductive success of phenotypes in the Larus glaucescens-occidentalis complex. 131st Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Chicago, Illinois, 15 August.
  • D. Burton, S. Henson, and J. Hayward. 2013. Onset of synchrony in avian ovulation cycles. Annual Meeting of Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Hope College, Michigan. 22 March.

  • A. Sandler, G. Atkins, M. McLarty, M. McCormick, S. Henson, and J. Hayward. 2013. Copulation call and behavior of Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens). Annual Meeting of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Alma College, Michigan, 22 March.
  • J.L. Hayward, L. C. Megna, B. G. Payne, S. R. V. Chávez, and S. M. Henson. 2013. Temporal and environmental effects on the behavior of Flightless Cormorants. 40th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20–24 February.
  • J.L. Hayward, L. M. Weldon, S. M. Henson, L. C. Megna, A. E. Moncrieff, and B. G. Payne. 2013. Egg cannibalism in gulls increases with sea surface temperature. 40th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20–24 February.
  • A. Sandler, G. Atkins, M. McLarty, M. McCormick, S. Henson, and J. Hayward. 2013. Copulation call and behavior of Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens). 40th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20–24 February.

  • G. Atkins, A. Sandler, M. McClarty, M. McCormick, S. Henson, and J. Hayward. 2013 Egg-laying behavior in Glaucous-winged Gulls. 40th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, Portland, Oregon, 20–24 February.
  • B.G. Payne, S. M. Henson, J. L. Hayward, L. C. Megna, and S. R. Velastegui Chávez. 2013. Temporal dynamics of Galápagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) haulout. Joint Mathematics Meetings, American Mathematical Society and The Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, 10 January.

English
  • Thula Lambert. “Integrating Generation 1.5 Students into the Mainstream Composition Classroom.” Paper presented at the Adventist English Association Conference, Andrews University, June 27, 2013.
  • Gibette Encarnacion. “The Legality of Dorigen’s Promises in ‘The Franklin’s Tale.’” Paper presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters, Hope College, MI, March 22, 2013.
  • Richard Andrej Kis. “Text and Structure Analysis of Morality in ‘The Manciple’s Tale.’” Paper presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters, Hope College, MI, March 22, 2013.
School of Education
Leadership 
  • J. Brettnacher, D. Covrig, G. Gifford, L. Trenta,I. Newman. (2013, November). "Exploring Principals’ Perceptions of Teacher Attrition in Indiana Catholic Schools: Using Richard Ingersoll’s Model." Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Indianapolis, IN: November 8, 2013.
  • P. Mosheti, D. M. Covrig, J.  Kijai. (2013, November). "Botswana Senior School Teacher Decision-Making and Job Satisfaction as Correlates of Commitment." Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Indianapolis, IN: November 8, 2013.
Seminary
  • Tiago Arrais. "Cosmology, Ontology, and the Travail of Biblical Interpretation: a Study on the Macro-Hermeneutical Assumptions that Shape the Nature and Function of Scripture." Paper presented at the “The Nature and Function of Scripture” Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 23, 2013. Listen to Presentation
  • Denis Kaiser. “The Diverse Operations of the Holy Spirit: Ellen White’s Progressing Description of Divine Inspiration.” Paper presented at the “The Nature and Function of Scripture” Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 23, 2013. View Article or Listen to Presentation
  • Denis Kaiser. “The Word, the Spirit of Prophecy, and Mutual Love: Lessons from the “Daily” Controversy for Conflict Resolution.” Paper presented at the “Adventism, Scripture, and Unity” Meeting of the Adventist Society for Religious Studies, Baltimore, MD, November 22, 2013. 
  • Adriani Rodriguez. "The Rule of Faith and Scripture: a brief analysis of the rule of faith in contemporary Theological Interpretation of Scripture." Paper presented at the “The Nature and Function of Scripture” Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2013. Listen to Presentation
  • Davide Sciarabba. "A Holistic Ethical Approach to the Function of Scripture as Shaper of Human Character of God’s People." Paper presented at the “The Nature and Function of Scripture” Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2013. Listen to Presentation
  • Kelvin Onongha. “Lessons and Legacies of the Role of Scripture in Scottish Missions to Contemporary Missionary Praxis.”Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature International Conference, St. Andrews University, Scotland, July 7-11, 2013. 
  • Adelina Alexe. "Jesus' Prayer in Matthew 26:36-56 and the Atonement: A Narrative Study." Paper presented at the Spring Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Loma Linda, CA, April 19, 2013. 
  • Denis Kaiser. “Peter Abelard’s Theology of Atonement—A Multifaceted Approach and Reevaluation.” Paper presented at the Spring Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Loma Linda, CA, April 19, 2013. View Abstract
  • Kelvin Onongha. "The Doctrine of Atonement in Communal Contexts.” Paper presented at the Adventist Theological Society, Loma Linda, CA, April 18-20, 2013. View Abstract