Learn about winning student research from the Adelphi University Scholarship and Creative Works Conference.

Winners are chosen for Undergraduate and Graduate students in Oral Presentations as well as ePoster sessions in the following categories.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Life Sciences and Physical Sciences
  • Nursing, Public Health and Social Work
  • Psychology

2019 Awards

Outstanding Presentation – Undergraduate

  • Justin Castrogiovanni – We are One
  • Usman Anwar – Blended America
  • RuthAnn Militrano – Influence From Early Experience
  • Savannah Taylor – All the same, All different, All Life

Honorable Mention

  • Jessica Colonna – United in our Destiny

Oral Session – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Thomas Rocco Pascucci – Growth and individual variation in the Early Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Deinonychus antirrhopus
  • Regina Lena McManus – Pesticide Tolerance in Hemigrapsus sanguineus and panopeid mud crabs on Long Island

Oral Session – Graduate – Honorable Mentions

  • Danielle Grushkovskiy – Transgenerational Effects of Rapamycin on Drosophila melanogaster
  • ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation  
  • Erica Redmann – Functional Morphology and Terrestrial Locomotion in Lepidosiren
  • George Economou – The effect of rapamycin upon the inhibition of glutaminase in Drosophila melanogaster

Graduate – Honorable Mentions

  • Wafa Alsantli – Role of Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein in the Pancreas

Undergraduate – Honorable Mentions

  • Danielle Mark – Characterization of Degu Estrus Cycles
  • Seo Yeon Joo – Effect of Rapamycin on Glutamate Dehydrogenase activity in Drosophila melanogaster
  • Areeba Khalid – Characterizing the Growth Kinetics of a Single bacterium to Predict Antibiotic Resistance
  • Duckhyun Moon, Priya Patel – The Effects of LSH3 in the Cytokinin Signal Transduction Pathway

Oral Session I – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Naifu Jin – Impact of Modifiable Behavior Risk Factors in Ethnicity and Gender
  • Yao Wu – Do people with different income levels have different consumption choices:  Online shopping or Offline?

Oral Session II – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Hifza Haider, Iffat Naveed – Have We Reached Full Employment?

Honorable Mention – Session II

  • Sarah Ferraro – Demanding Perfection from the Perspective of Transformational Leadership:  The Management Practices, Leadership Principles, and Core Values of Hyman G. Rickover

Oral Session III – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Rose Kaur, Alex Mark, Hope Lee – High-end fashion/Street Wear Reselling industry

Oral Session IV – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Chase Morley, Jack Silverman, Devin Kennedy – Stress levels in relation to student athletes

ePoster Session I – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Kirandeep Kaur, Navindra David – Development of Hypervalent Iodonium Compounds for Organic Synthesis
  • Maham Mahmood, Madison Canestrari – Translation of 1H and 19F NMR-based activity assays to in vitro characterization of nucleoside hydrolase activity in cell extracts and whole cells

Honorable Mention – Session I

  • Sean Rahman – Synthesis of Aza-flavone derivatives and Testing of Inhibition on adenine-guanine nucleoside ribohydrolase
  • Stephanie Dulovic, Sophia Casto – Photoelectrochemical and Surface Analysis of CdSe-POMA hybrids deposited on Gold, Platinum, and HOPG Electrodes

Oral Session I – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Julia Persaud, Shannon Auletta, Wagma Caravan, Samantha F. Thuilot – Structure-activity relationships of fragment-based inhibitors of Trichomonas vaginalis uridine nucleoside ribohydrolase

ePoster Session II – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Jennifer Noorollah, Nirvanie Singh – Synthesis of N-HVI’s with Variations of Aryl-iodine for the HIGES reaction

Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Emily Gallagher – Rhythm Rocket
  • Michael Castillo, James Vanrossem –  Shattered Elements (an Original RPG game)
  • Paul Maurantonio – Super Duper Fighting Game
  • Zachary Gold, Travis Ng, Joseph Zambrano – RF-Loc

Honorable Mention

  • Ryan Deisler – Eternita

ePoster – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Lauren Attner, Brianna Rider – Does Epiglottic Cartilage Prevent Airway Invasion in Patients with Dementia?
  • Brenna Martini – 4thand 5thGrade Students’ Attitude Toward Physical Activity

Honorable Mention

  • Sarah Frisina – Case Studies on Auditory and Communication Outcomes Post Auditory Brainstem Implantation in Children
  • Adrienne Cirelli, Elijah Piker – Anterior Tongue Strength and Swallowing Pressure: Is There a Correlation?

ePoster – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Samantha Irace – Nonword repetition in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Honorable Mention

  • Isabelle Pinzon – Screening for Input Dependency in Children with Language Delay

Oral Session – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Brooke White – Prejudice & The Power of Poetry:  The Blind and Visually Impaired

ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Sarah Combs – Using GIS and LiDAR to Map Ancient Shorelines of Lake Superior in Northeast Minnesota

Oral Session – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Nicole Quirke – The Four Irishmen
  • Christopher Horton – The Conflict of Ideology in the International Brigades During the Trial of George Wattis

ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Catherine Olsen – The Sorrow and the Pity and the Reawakening of the Memory of Vichy France

Undergraduate

  • Nicole Quirk
  • Laura Rojas

Graduate

  • Sahra Ibahimi

Oral Session – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Lara Klein, Christina Ferrante – Refining Mathematical Curriculum

Honorable Mention

  • Ahmed Saddaruddin – Preventing hackers from hacking into our systems

ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Lara Klein, Gregory Lucas –Contributions to Mathematics and Math Education from Felix Klein

Honorable Mention

  • Kayla Pollock, Gerard Boniello, Joseph Collins – Gamified Phishing Simulation

ePoster Session I – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Christina DeBlasio, Julio Ruiz Diaz – Analysis of Stone Technology from Ice Age Alaska

Oral Session I – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Juliana Stagliano – The Controversial Role of Social Media in the Lives of Adolescent Females

Oral Session II – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Celine Gonzalez – Mass Incarceration:  Consequences for Racial Inequality

Oral Session III – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Cynthia Siavichay – Why does a barrier continue to exist between non-English speaking patients and health professionals?

Oral Session III – Undergraduate – Honorable Mentions

  • Mark Edelstein – Let’s Manage Our Classrooms With Movement
  • Luqman Talpur – Brand loyalty of Adelphi students about their college

Oral Session – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Dori-Jo Gutierrez, Kevin Lubin – Walt Whitman Bicentennial Music Composition

Oral Sessions – Undergraduate and Graduate  – Outstanding Presentation

  • Sahra Ibrahimi – Association Between Domestic Violence During Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes in Afghanistan

Honorable Mention

  • Monica Rosenberg, Shivanie Ramsanie, Emily Power, Marjon Karimzada, Freshta Karimzada, Guy Backlund – The Effects of a Barbell Strength Training Program on Reducing the Fall Risk and Fall Related Injuries in the Frail Elderly

ePoster Session – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Joseph Brennan, Neeta Jadonath, Natalya Luchinskaya, Kim Smith – In adults, what is the effect of clinically indicated replacement of peripheral venous catheters versus every four days (routine) on intravenous complications?

ePoster Session – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Luke Homer, Marie Diamandis, Michael Mayer, Amanda Smook – Violent Events in Healthcare

ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Zeenat Baig, Zoya Shafique –Measurements with Position-Momentum Entangled Photons

Honorable Mention

  • Ong Chloe – Landauer Microstar II in Diagnostic Dose Optimization

ePoster – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Katrina Florio – Family Caregivers Across the Lifespan from Emerging Adulthood Through Mid-Life
  • Ryan Cleary – Do You Practice What You Preach?  Effects of Personality and Spirituality/Religiosity on Sex

Honorable Mention

  • Adam Natoli – Validating the DSM-5’s Level of Personality Functioning Scale:  Why don’t we use multimethod research designs?

ePosters – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Catherine Verveniotis – The Influence of Implicit Warmth and Competence Estimations on Charitable Donation Decisions Involving Homelessness
  • Serena Chen – The Female Effect:  How Female Therapists Influence Language Use

Honorable Mention

  • Zachary Hopkins – The Experience of LGBTQ+ Members in Greek Life in the United States
  • Taylor Riches – Bilinguals and Language Processing
  • Jessica Schulteisz – Female College Students’ Dating and Activism in the Age of the #Metoo Movement
  • Blakely Murphy – Keep Your Friends Out of It:  Network Interference Negatively Predicts Relationship Quality and Mental Health in Young Dating Couples
  • Logan Tuminelli – Personality as a Predictor of Drinking Habits

Oral Sessions – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Sean Gaughran – Are narcissists worse at providing support?:  Exploring the relationship between narcissism and capitalization in romantic relationships

Oral Sessions – Undergraduate – Honorable Mention

  • Victoria Ouzounian – How do people regulate important goals?  Exploring construal level and goal hierarchies?

Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Moriah Rastegar – How Does Love Get Lost in Translation?

ePoster – Graduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Karime Hernandez – Dating Experiences of Hispanic Women with HIV/AIDS

Honorable Mention

  • Marcella Pizzo – How does theory inform research?  A presentation of Karl Marx’s Theory of Alienation as a lens to conceptualize turnover rates of social workers in domestic violence settings

ePoster – Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Elisabeth Finanger – School Shootings

Undergraduate – Outstanding Presentation

  • Salma Aguilar – Culture Shock

2018 Awards

ePoster – Undergraduate

  • Kimberly Campuzano – Medicinal Plant Use in Ecuadorian Immigrants to New York City

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Amanda Opromolla – American Consumption of French Wines 1965-2015
  • Laura Rojas – Ethnicity in Archaeology:  An Investigation of Ethnic Identity through the Study of Foodways

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate ePoster

Angela Jing – The Analysis and Identification of Human Dentition Through an Artistic Perspective

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Jason Shah – Investigating the Iridescent Phenotype of a Novel Tenacibaculum spp. Using Transposon Directed Mutagenesis

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Alexus Haddad – Fish Out of Water:  How Environment Impacts Body Propulsion in an Elongate Fish
  • Rheba Sam – The Role of Rapamycin in Reducing Lethality of D. Melanogaster Homozygous sdhA Mutants through Mediation in Reactive Oxygen Species Levels

ePoster – Graduate

  • Michael Del Latto – Predation Analysis of Native and Invasive Intertidal Crab Species of Long Island

ePoster – Undergraduate

  • Lani Chau – Development of Pt\Polyaniline\CdS Thin Film pn-Junction for Photocurrent Generation
  • Valerie Fiore – Plant-Derived Alternative Treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • John Weber, Uyen Nguyen – Violence in the NHL

Honorable Mention – Oral Session –  Undergraduate

  • Ashley DeSena, Ashwini Rambrich, Jasmine Singh – Minority Representation in Movies Reels in Profits

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Zaafir Dulloo – Synthesis of 2-Substituted benzimidazole Derivatives to Test for Their Inhibitory Effect on the Enzyme Uridine Nucleoside Ribohydrolase

Honorable Mentions  Undergraduate

  • Mathew Mallory, Evan Leider, Liam Owens – Project ELM
  • Joseph Koehler, Maxwell Sirotin – VR Battle Network
  • Jack Demm, Natalie Sequeira, Thomas Zorn – Organizer App for iOS Devices
  • Rebecca Gotterbarn, Nicholas Gomez – Honey Pot Network Development

Undergraduate

  • Joy Douglas, choreographer – Excerpts from Sisu
  • Performers:  Ann Francis Ang, Pamyla Cummings, Hannah Franz, Kayla Jenkins, Taro Jones, Catrina Kubek, Madeline Kuhike, Caitlin McCloskey-Meyer, Kelsey Sargent, Charles Siguenza;
  • Researsal Assistants:  Naiara Bermudez, Erik Debono

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate

  • Marlee Fleisher, choreographer – Temnein//The/ Separation of Parts
  • Performers:  Kennady Brim, Yu-Chieh Kao, Carley Lund, Alyssa Manginaro, Emma Saunders, Haley Schmich, Jared Stern

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Lexiao Zhao, Ching-Hao Hu, Qing Wang, Jing Wu – The Impact of family values on love and marriage:  A cross cultural study

Graduate ePoster – Graduate

  • Brianna Rider – A Research Proposal on Swallowing in Dementia Patients:  A Safety or Efficiency Impairment?
  • Kayla Carasquillo, Alexander Chill, Trisha Sooknanan – Neural Correlates of Speech and Nonspeech Sound Processing in Central Auditory Processing Disorder and Language Impairment:  An EEG Research Proposal

Honorable Mentions – Graduate ePoster

  • Xinyi Wang – An Examination of Chinese Students’ Participation in Group W Activities
  • Amanda Nagler – Screening for Input Dependency in Children with Language Delay
  • Iman Salam – Diglossic Code-Switching in Children with ASD: A Case Study

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Kimberly McNicholl – The Effect of Noise on the Speech Intelligibility of Electrolaryngeal Speakers

Honorable Mentions – Undergraduate ePoster

  • Daniela Agudelo – Nasality Data in Greek-Speaking Children with Cochlear Implants

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Laura Jacobsen – Annihilation and Propagation:  How Nazi Policies Targeted the Female Reproductive System to Achieve Its Racial Goals
  • Alia Danilo – Septimus the Everyman:  Mourning After the Great War

Oral Session – Graduate

Elizabeth Greaney – Responses to the Influx of Unaccompanied Minors in the Hudson Valley

Oral Session – Undergraduate

Amanda Opromolla – American Consumption of French Wines 1965-2015

ePoster – Graduate

Iman Salam – Diglossic Code-Switching in Children with ASD: A Case Study

ePoster – Undergraduate

Elizabeth Buccheri, Stefani Ritter, Esther Wolf, Paul Langis – Variation in Righting Times of Holothuria Atra, Stichopus Chloronotus and Holothuria Edulis in Response to Ocean Warming on Heron reef in the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Graduate/Undergraduate

  • Margaret Hardiman – If You Slip Between Her Thighs, Be Sure to Condomize:  The Relationship between Alcohol and Consent During Hooking Up Encounters on Campus

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Angelica Calabro – Student Connectedness

ePoster  – Undergraduate

Jennefer Maldonado, Mikaela Merolesi, Gerard Boniello – Comparative Analysis of Cryptographic System Strength

ePoster – Undergraduate

  • Kristina Goncalves – Catalyst to Change:  Why Faculty Members Transform Their Teaching from Traditional Lecture to Active Learning

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Luke Colle – The Negative Income Tax as the Optimal Solution to Poverty and Inequality

Honorable Mention – Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Alessia Merritts – Familicidal Men:  What Drives Men to Murder Their Families?

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Samantha McEvoy – The Kodaly Approach in American Music Education

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Fatima Doumbia, Avion Henry –  Factors That Promote the Support for Female Genital Circumcision in Cote D’Ivoire:  Identifying High-Risk Women Subgroups

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Pamela Carstens, Edwin Alburquerque, Ayisha Allen, Thomas Maurice, Sarah Schmitt, Farah Sookdeo – Intimate Partner Violence:  To Ask, or Not to Ask

Honorable Mention – Oral Session – Undergraduate

Okwuchi Ukegbu, Casey Olsen, Nataly Castill, Carmen Matthews, Sangeeta John, Suresh Sugar – Injection Rejection:  The Nurses’ Role in Easing Pain Associated with Immunizations

ePoster – Graduate

  • Karen Catalano, Michele Conrad, Jeon Noble – Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS)

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Fatima Doumbia, Avion Henry –  Factors That Promote the Support for Female Genital Circumcision in Cote D’Ivoire:  Identifying High-Risk Women Subgroups

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Pamela Carstens, Edwin Alburquerque, Ayisha Allen, Thomas Maurice, Sarah Schmitt, Farah Sookdeo – Intimate Partner Violence:  To Ask, or Not to Ask

Honorable Mention – Oral Session – Undergraduate

Okwuchi Ukegbu, Casey Olsen, Nataly Castill, Carmen Matthews, Sangeeta John, Suresh Sugar – Injection Rejection:  The Nurses’ Role in Easing Pain Associated with Immunizations

ePoster – Graduate

  • Karen Catalano, Michele Conrad, Jeon Noble – Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS)

ePoster – Undergraduate

  • Ashley Danseglio – Implementation of Suicide Risk Screening in Pediatric Emergency Rooms

Oral Session – Undergraduate

  • Brianna Campbell – The Parallels between Political Dissimilarity and Friendship Violation

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Michael Carrera – The Mind-Muscle Connection:  The Role of Attention in Weight Training

ePoster – Graduate

  • Esther Libby Frankl – Neural Correlates of Social Reward Processing During Adolescence:  An Activation-Likelihood Meta-Analysis
  • Nicholette Lewis, Joanna G. Hurley, Kathryn M. Graham – Maternal Emotional Role-Confusion, Depressive Symptoms and Emotion Socialization Strategies:  Links with Preadolescent Empathy

Honorable Mentions – ePoster – Graduate

  • Gabriella Thomaidis – The Impact of Homelessness on Adolescent Psychosocial Development:  A Qualitative Study
  • Shoronda Matthews – What’s a Book?  Parents’ Views on Traditional Books vs. Books with Electronic Elements
  • Benjamin Warach – A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis of Infidelity Predictors

ePoster  – Undergraduate

  • Joanne Stasiak – Dissociating the Value of Social and Nonsocial Experiences
  • Sheila O’Sullivan – The Role of Implicit Race Attitudes in Competency Estimations

Honorable Mentions  ePoster –Undergraduate

  • Joanna Troyanos, Joanna Hurley – Marital Conflict and Maternal Depressive Symptoms:  Links to Mother-Child Attachment Security in Middle Childhood
  • Christina Schiavone – Attitudes Toward Mental Illness
  • Laura Jacobsen, Christine DeBlasio, Lynne Hundhammer, Panayotis Agelarakis – Preliminary Analyses of the Population of the Krousnos Tholos Tomb:  Reflections on the Human Condition in Late Bronze Age Crete

Oral Session – Graduate

  • Natasha Saini – Gun Violence, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Policy Implications
  • Elizabeth Greaney, Timothy Allen – Responses to the Influx of Unaccompanied Minors in the Hudson Valley

ePoster – Graduate

  • Samantha Stein – The Emotional Implications of Pregnancy Discrimination

2017 Awards

Undergraduate ePoster Award

  • Gabriela Mora – Transaegean: Retelling the Story of Dido and Aeneas

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate Oral Presentations

  • Casey Dowling – Gods, Heroes and Egos: Constructing Aristocracy and Identities Through Private Gardens in The Italian Renaissance
  • Sarah Liberti – The Impacts of the Industrial Revolution and the Following Hundred Years on Music Education in the Twenty-First Century

Undergraduate

  • Laura Rempel – Made True Blue
  • Kristen Dulovic – Incarceration: Reaching the Limit

Honorable Mention

  • Joanna Viscuso – Crafting America
  • Brianna Barberio –The Domino Effect
  • Lani Chau – H2O Usage in the USA Maps
  • Miranda Balash – Esperanto

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Jamie Ahrens – Peru, Disabilities, and the People

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Genesis Nieves – After the Rain: Modern Tibetan Literature in China’s Shadow

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Alissa Schurr – Analysis of the relationship between atypical PKC (aPKC) and VHL-mediated cellular phenotypes in 786-O cells
  • Angelica Leonardo – Synthesis of benzimidazole derivatives for uridine nucleoside ribohydrolase targeting

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Rahanna Khan – Morphological Effects of Bisphenol-A on Danio rerio
  • Samantha Muellers and Annie L. Benzie – Identification of ligand efficient inhibitors of Trichomonas vaginalis adenosine/guanosine preferring nucleoside ribohydrolase using fragment-based NMR screening

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate ePoster

  • Valerie Fiore – Fecal Coliforms and Enterococci Bacterial Analysis of Oyster Bay/Mill Neck/Cold Spring Harbor Watershed

Graduate and Undergraduate

  • Gabriel Calle – The Ferris Wheel and the Hotdog Stand

Honorable Mention

  • Jordan Rindenow – Beneath the Wreckage

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Monroe Marshall – Addiction and the Human Brain
  • Rachel Colvin – Making Predictions and Constructing Explanations: An investigation into introductory chemistry students’ understanding of structure-property relationships

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Ester Mirzokandova – Tradition Medicine, Rituals, and Placebo Effects
  • Kimberly Campuzano – Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away: A Representation of Japanese Culture and Food as Represented in Art
  • Jai Punjwani – Fair Share: Flow and Efficiency in NYC’s Taxi System

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Michelle Rappa, Antoine Delalamo and Josuely Vicioso – Equal Pay is the Right Way
  • Lauren Mangiafreno – Food as Art, Art as Food
  • Olivia Fohsz, Brandon Buono and Gabriella Alaimo – Getting Involved: Research on Leadership Opportunities and Success Outcomes in College Students

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Julian McBride – Healing Through the Arts and Anthropology
  • Guilise Gondre – African-American Male College Student Achievement in the Context of Spirituality

Graduate ePoster

  • Oren Abramowitz – Theory of Mind in TBI: A research Proposal for EEG Investigation

Graduate Oral Presentation

  • Rose Bazile – Benefits of non-polluting stoves on Maternal and Child Health in Haiti
  • Stella Uwechia – Is E-prescribing Succeeding in the Fight Against Medication Errors in Hospital Settings?

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Geena Bruno – EEG Evidence for Audio-Visual Speech Perception Deficits in Parkinson’s Disease: A Research Proposal

Honorable Mention – Graduate ePoster

  • Jessica Kiesel, Shayna Hardy and Courtney Lewis – EEG Investigations of Auditory Processing in Aphasia: A Research Proposal
  • Chikage Zukof – Acoustic Changes Following Nine Months of Voice Modification with a Male-to-Female Transgender Speaker

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate ePoster

  • Stefani Cassidy and Susan M. DeMetropolis – Neurophysiological indices of semantic memory in individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease versus healthy aging
  • Hank Oppenheimer, Kemeisha Patterson, Shavene Pusey, Inessa Borukhova and Howard Warkow – Peripheral IV Catheter Replacement Methods to Decrease Phlebitis Rates

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Yuhao Qiao – Let the Snowflake Grow!
  • Marly Medard – Synthesis of Cycloheptaytrienylidene

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Tara Pena, James St. John and Tanner Grogan – Investigation of quantum interference in spontaneous emission in an atomic gas with a single pulsed laser light
  • Veronica Grebe and Ezer Castillo – Development and Characterization of Conductive Polymer Polyaniline Films and Hydrogels Modified with Tyrosinase for Detection of Phenolic Compounds
  • Tian Li – Accessing substituted diquinanes through trimethylenemethane intermediates via reactions of hypervalent iodonium alkynyl triflates with unsaturated nucleophiles

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Nicholas DeMarco – Complex Roots
  • Eammon Hart  – Flow free: Minimal Unique Flows
  • Tanner Grogan – Towards Control of Ultracold Collisions Using Frequency-Chirped Laser Light

Graduate ePoster

  • Fallon Kane – Interpersonal dependency and therapeutic outcome: A meta-analytic review
  • Joanna Hurley – Disorganization in adolescence: Contribution of mother-adolescent role-confusion to adolescent depressive symptoms

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Theresa Santos – Music and Emotion
  • Angela Schickling – The Relationship Between Birth Order and Attachment Security

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Kathryn Graham – The Relations of BPD-related Features with Sleep and Eating Disturbances in Adolescents

Honorable Mention – Graduate ePoster

  • Eric Homburger – How Relationships in Sport Between Athletes, Teammates and Coaches, Impact on the Field Behavior
  • Amanda Goodwin – Relationship of the Age of Trauma Exposure and Psychological Well-Being

Graduate Oral Presentation

  • Joanna Contreras-Schwartz – Workplace Violence in Substance Abuse Settings: Experiences of Social Workers and Implications for Policy and Practice
  • Sarah Avery – Post-Trump-Stress-Disorder (PTSD): Decreasing Social Isolation and Promoting Social Justice for Muslim Americans

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Ashley Sirna – Hidden Emotions: A Study of the Reactions of Immigrants to Immigration Policies in the Current Political Climate

Graduate ePoster

  • Karena Haskoor, Julie Kovalenko and Suleika Pryce – Interrelationship of social motivation and face perception in school age children with ASD

Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Luke Colle – The Philosophical Greatness & Disappointing Reality of Minimum Wage Reform
  • Tamar Epps  – Gender, Delinquency, and Education
  • Laianna Wright – The Role of Race in Contemporary U.S. and Jamaican Society

Undergraduate ePoster

  • Erica Novak – Cohort Study on America’s Morality and Religiosity
  • Jacqueline Perez – Place, Economic Insecurity and Attitudes Toward Immigrants

Honorable Mention – Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • Laura Jacobson and Lynn Hundhammer – Effective Preservation of Skeletal Remains and Conservation Efforts in Crete, Greece
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