2015 Undergrad Presentations

College of Arts and Sciences
Agriculture
  • Taylor Huffman and Katherine Koudele. “The relationship between equine temperament and behavior as affected over time by the skill level of the rider.” ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. July 12-16, 2015. Journal of Animal Science 93, Supplement 3, Abstract W1, 619.
    http://www.jtmtg.org/JAM/2015/abstracts/619.pdf
  • Taylor Huffman and Katherine Koudele. “The relationship between equine temperament and behavior as affected over time by the skill level of the rider.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters (MASAL) Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
Behavioral Sciences
  • Leandra Brown (Harvey Burnett). “Relationship between selected socio-demographics and compassion fatigue, burnout, resilience, and compassion satisfaction.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Kiara Dillard (Harvey Burnett). “The relationship between health-maintenance preferences and health.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Christiana Atkins (Harvey Burnett). “Specialized disaster behavioral health training: Its connection with response, practice, trauma health, and resilience.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Michael Choi and Harvey Burnett. “Man’s search for meaning: The case of Legos revisited.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Kiara Dillard and Harvey Burnett. “The relationship between health-maintenance preferences and health.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Isaac Suh and Harvey Burnett. “Family matters!: Examining the relationship between family climate and suicidality, depression, and at-risk behaviors among Seventh-day Adventist adolescents nationwide.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Isaac Suh , Charles M. Abreu, and Harvey Burnett. “The relationship between depression and body-satisfaction across culture.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Leandra Brown and Harvey Burnett. “Relationship between selected socio-demographics and compassion fatigue, burnout, resilience, and compassion satisfaction.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Romulus Chelbegean, Josias A. Flores, and Amante Gonzales. “Being a pastor’s husband.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Crystal Michelle Holness (Melissa Ponce-Rodas). “Bridging the gap between campus resources and mental health awareness on a college campus.” Society for Community Research and Action. Lowell, MA. June 25-28, 2015.
  • Charles M. Abreu. “Folk intuitions about free will among conservative Christian young adults.” Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the 867h Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 2015.
  • Cooper Hodges. “Religiosity and perceived stress among conservative Christian college students.” Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the 87 th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. April 2015.
  • Cooper Hodges, Duane C. McBride, and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Religiosity and perceived stress among conservative Christian college students.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Cassandra Chlevin and Karl G. D. Bailey.Exposure to narratives and social reasoning.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Martha M. O. Duah and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Imagery, prayer, and mind wandering.” Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 2015.
  • J. B. Lee, Martha M. O. Duah, and Paris Rollins. “Effects of high negative arousal media on subjective time perception.” Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 2015.
  • Zachary Takahashi and Jonathan Smith (Herbert W. Helm Jr.). “Fundamentalism, personality, and attitude towards guns.” Michigan Academy of Science and Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Jonathan Smith and Zachary Takahashi (Herbert W. Helm Jr.). “The Relationship between attitudes towards guns and The Big Five.” Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL. April 30-May 2, 2015.
  • Tiffany Bailey (Melissa Ponce-Rodas). “Relationships between lived and desired multicultural experiences and diversity of friend network.” Society for Community Research and Action. Lowell, MA. June 25-28, 2015.
  • Tiffany Bailey and Melissa Ponce-Rodas. “Relationships between multicultural experiences and diversity of friend networks.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
Biology
  • Gordon Atkins, Amanda G. Sandler, Ashley A. Reichert, Shandelle M. Henson, and James Hayward. “The effects of the copulation song and other disturbances on the frequency and synchronization of reproductive behaviors in gulls (Larus glaucescens).” Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Sumiko K. Weir, Shandelle M. Henson, James L. Hayward, and Ashley A. Reichert. “Egg-laying synchrony as an adaptive response to egg cannibalism in a seabird colony.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference; Zoology Section Meeting. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Ashley A. Reichert , James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “The behavior of glaucous-winged gull egg cannibals.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference; Zoology Section Meeting. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Gifty B. Barfi, Hazel O. Ezeribe, and Peter J. Lyons. “Carboxypeptidase folding mechanisms in the absence of a chaperone–like prodomain.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Karis Kang and Benjamin Navia. “The impact of male exposure on the phonotactic behavior of female Acheta domesticus.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Re’Jeanne Greene and Benjamin Navia. “The effect of varying sound intensities on phonotactic selectivity in female Acheta domesticus.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Benjamin Navia and Delia Frey. “The effect of calling songs with multiple frequencies in cricket phonotaxis.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Jeong Bin Lee and Benjamin Navia. “L3 auditory interneuron responses to dual-frequency calling songs in female crickets (Acheta domesticus).” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Jeong Bin Lee and Benjamin Navia. “L3 auditory interneuron responses to dual-frequency calling songs in female crickets (Acheta domesticus).” Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL. October 17-21, 2015.
  • Re’Jeanne Greene and Benjamin Navia. “The effect of varying sound intensities on phonotactic selectivity in female Acheta domesticus.” Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL. October 17-21, 2015.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Alanna James (Lisa Ahlberg). “Microwave–assisted 1,3–dipolar cycloaddition of spiro–isoxazolines.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Tia Mackintosh and Lisa Ahlberg. “Racemization analysis of amino acids in avian egg shells.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Rosanne Thornhill and Lisa Ahlberg. “Synthesis of isoxazoline derivatives as potential anti–cancer agents.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
Engineering & Computer Science
  • Hyun Kwon and Robert Polski. “Mathematical models of protein interactions in the QCM-D biosensor for fractal surfaces.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Rufaro Musvosvi and Hyun Kwon. “Development of the Labview Interface for Thorlabs™ Optical Trapping Kit Data Collection and Control.” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Houston, TX. November 13-19, 2015.
  • Michael Hess and Hyun Kwon. “Prototyping to validate the design of pressure-progressing spray fitting apparatus.” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Houston, TX. November 13-19, 2015.
  • Cody Rieger, Gunnar Lovhoiden, James Magbanau and Boon-Chai Ng. “Microstructural evaluation of DEAP material after stress relaxation cycles.” The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society Conference. Orlando, FL. March 15-19, 2015.
  • Boon Chai Ng and Cody Rieger. “Stress-relaxation cycles and its effect on the capacitance of di-electric electro active polymers.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Will Allen, Dominique Tan-Ng, Lucas Machado, and Boon-Chai Ng. “Evaluation of anodized aluminum for potential use as an interposer for the test socket industry.” Third International Scholars Conferences. Universitas Advent Indonesia, Indonesia. October 20-22, 2015.
English
Mathematics
  • Sumiko K. Weir (Shandelle Henson). “Egg-laying synchrony as an adaptive response to egg cannibalism in a seabird colony.” Michigan Academic of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Ashley A. Reichert (Shandelle Henson). “The behavior of Glaucous-winged gull egg cannibals.” Michigan Academic of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
Physics
School of Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Daniel Gonzalez, Tiffany Turner, A. Ward, and Trevor Zimmerman. “Reduction of cellular debris with magnetically charged coffee grounds for identification of Mycobacterium spp. with Accridine orange stain.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Microbiology section. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 13, 2015.
  • Fairlyn Ditta, John Robertson Gonzalez, and Timothy Tampubolon. “Identification of biomarkers and analytical methods for early detection of preeclampsia: A metanalysis of relevant studies.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Spring, Michigan. March 13, 2015.