2014 Undergraduate Presentations

The presentations listed below include undergraduate students* either as co-authors or presenters.

College of Arts and Sciences
Behavioral Sciences
  • M. A. Baptiste and K. G. D. Bailey. “Mental load and eye movement patterns.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • K. M. Bishop and K. G. D. Bailey. “Processing load and biopotentials: An evaluation of consumer electroencephalogram (EEG).” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • N. Borges and K. G. D. Bailey. “Visual cognition while listening to stories.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • H. Burnett and C. Bonilla. “Relationship between religiosity, resilience, and drug/substance abuse.”  86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • S. Brown and D. McBride. “Transgenerational Effect of Substance Abuse Between Students, Parents, and Grandparents.” American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo. New Orleans, LA. November 17, 2014. View Abstract
  • C. Chlevin and M. Vanderwaal. (with Herbert Helm Jr.) “The Relationship Between Spirituality and Prosocial Behavior.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014.
  • D. L. Harrigan and K. G. D. Bailey. “Cognitive effort and pupillometry during language comprehension.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014.
  • A. D. LaFave & O. Gomez. (with Herbert Helm Jr.) “The Relationship Between Gender and Heterosexual Attitudes Toward Homosexuality.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014.
  • R. Chelbegean and T. O’Reilly. “Engagement, Marriage and Gender Roles in Deuteronomy 22.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014.
  • R. Chelbegean, C. Ramos, and V. Rivera. “Seminary Training, Role Demands, Family Stressors and Strategies for Alleviation of Stressors in Pastors Families.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 
  • F. St. Hilaire and K. G. D. Bailey. “Mind wandering during prayer among religious young adults.” Psi Chi session of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • H. Burnett and M. VanderWaal. “Changing attitudes towards sexual orientation and the effect of documentary film.” 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. May 1-3, 2014. 
  • M.J.VanderWaal, D.C. McBride, H.H. Helm, and C.J. VanderWaal. “Sex, substance use, and religious behaviors on a conservative Christian campus.”  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Conference. Oakland University, Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 
  • R. Chelbegean and C. Veizaga-Udaeta. “Why Are You Such a Violent Misogynist, Brother? For the Bible Tells Me So! Human Sexuality and Gender Roles Ethics in the Contemporary Western Christian World.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 
Biology
  • J.F. Stout, S. Lee, G. J. Atkins. “Males Influence the Phonotactic Responsiveness and Song Encoding by the Prothoracic ON1 and AN2 Neurons of Female Gryllus bimaculatus.” International Congress of Neuroethology. Seppora Convention Center, Japan. July 28-August 1, 2014.
  • A. Sandler, G. Atkins, M. McLarty, M. McCormick, S. Henson, and J. L. Hayward. “Features of copulation and the copulation call in Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens).” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. February 28, 2014.
  • S. M. Henson, W. Saint Martin, and J. L. Hayward. “Tradeoff between daily and yearly reproductive synchrony in colonial seabirds.” 2014 Joint Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists. Estes Park, Colorado. September 25, 2014. View Abstract
  • A. Sandler, L. C. Megna, S. Henson, and J. L. Hayward. “Every-other-day ovulation synchrony, high nesting density, and egg loss in a colony of Ring-billed Gulls (Larus delawarensis).” 2014 Joint Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists. Estes Park, Colorado. September 25, 2014. View Abstract
  • P.J. Lyons, H.O. Ezeribe, D. Dockery, G.B. Barfi, and A.Y. Kwon. “Subcellular distribution of carboxypeptidase O affected by nutrient availability.” Gordon Research Conference on Protein Processing, Trafficking, and Secretion. New London, NH.  July 20-25, 2014.
  • P.J. Lyons, D. Dockery, G.B. Barfi, and A.Y. Kwon. “Subcellular distribution of carboxypeptidase O affected by nutrient availability.” Experimental Biology/ASBMB Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 26-30, 2014. View Abstract
  • P.J. Lyons and D. Dockery. “Subcellular distribution of carboxypeptidase O affected by nutrient availability.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Annual Conference. Oakland University, Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014.
  • Marlene Murray, Bomi Kim, Jee Yeon Lee. “The Effects of Omega-3-Fatty Acids on Intracellular Inositol Levels in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae.”  Yeast Genetics Meeting. Seattle, Washington. July 29-August 3, 2014. View Abstract
  • Marlene Murray and Daniel Colon. “The Effects of Omega-3-Fatty Acids on Yeast growth.”  Michigan Academy of Arts and Letters Conference. Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. February 28, 2014.
  • A. Reichert, J. L. Hayward, and S. M. Henson. “The behavior of Glaucous-winged Gull egg cannibals.” 2014 Joint Meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists. Estes Park, Colorado. September 25, 2014. View Abstract
Chemistry
  • Stephen Gilbert, Erica Evans, Ryan T. Hayes, Desmond Murray.  “Investigation into the mechanism of copper(II) ions sensing using dimethylaminocyanostilbene fluorescence.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Oakland University, Rochester, MI.  February 28, 2014.
  • Zachary Reichert, Tyler Pender, James Lynch, Ryan T. Hayes.  “Preparation, isolation, and characterization of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines derived from arginine.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Oakland University, Rochester, MI.  February 28, 2014.
  • Davina Lowe and Desmond Murray. “Environmentally Friendly Heterogeneous General Synthesis of Ylidene Rhodanines.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Oakland University, Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 
  • Camille Martin and Desmond Murray. “Development of Isochromanone Fragrances.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Oakland University, Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 

Engineering and Computer Science
  • H. J. Kwon and Robert Polski. “Computational Model of Light Propagation in Skin and Subcutaneous Blood Vessels for Vein Imaging Devices.” Biomedical Engineers’ Society (BMES). San Antonio, TX. October 23, 2014. 
  • H. J. Kwon and Alyson Drew. “Paper-based biosensor for colorimetric detection of PSA biomarker.” Biomedical Engineers’ Society (BMES). San Antonio, TX. October 23, 2014. 
  • Boon Chai Ng, Gunnar Lovhoiden, James Magbanua. “Evaluating the electrical resistance and capactiance of a di-electric electro-active polymer.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Annual Conference. Rochester, Michigan. February 28, 2014.
English
  • Matthew Chacko. (L. M. Pittman, Faculty Research Mentor).  “Theatrical and Empirical Identity in Coriolanus.” Sigma Tau Delta International Convention. Savannah, GA. February 26- March 1, 2014. 
  • Melodie Roschman.  (L. M. Pittman, Faculty Research Mentor).  “Costuming and Selfhood in Gregory Doran’s Hamlet.”  Sigma Tau Delta International Convention. Savannah, GA. February 26- March 1, 2014. 
Physics
  • Mateja Plantak (Faculty Mentor: Gary W. Burdick). Newton and Prophecy: What He Said and Why it Matters.  Issachar Scholar Presentation, Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science. Berrien Springs, MI. October 25, 2014.
Social Work
  • L. Wynne & C.J. VanderWaal. “Bullying behaviors and correlates among elementary and middle school girls in Berrien County, Michigan.”  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Conference. Oakland University, Rochester, MI. February 28, 2014. 
School of Business
International Business
  • LeRoy Ruhupatty, Stephen Erich, Alan Kirkpatrick.  “Does risk Influence Investors’ Reaction to Mandating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?” The 6th Environmental And Sustainability Management Accounting (Eman) Asia Pacific Internation Conference. Universitas Klabat, Manado, Indonesia. June 23-24, 2014.
School of Health Professions
Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness
  • G.A. Hinds and L. Walton. “A Study on the Correlation between GRE Scores and NPTE Final Scores for entry level DPT Students.” Michigan Physical Therapy Association Research Presentations. Kalamazoo, MI. October 24-25, 2014. 
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
  • Darah Regal, Bethany Leavitt, David Regal, & Gerilyn Jones. “Musicians & Hearing Loss:  Determination of Need for Curriculum for Music Majors in Universities.” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association national convention. Orlando, FL. November 20, 2014.

 

Some of the students were recent gradutes or graduate students by the date of the presentation, but the research involved their work as an undergraduate.