2016 Undergraduate Student Presentations

Welcome to the 2016 Marymount University Student Research Conference (Undergraduate Section). Please check out the schedule below and select an author’s name for a link to the Abstract of their presentation. All presentations will be video recorded and links will be available for review in the weeks following the conference.

Abbreviated Schedule of the Day
11:45 – 12:45 Undergraduate student posters and refreshments – Second Floor hallway 
(For a list of posters click HERE)
12:40 – 3:50 Undergraduate student oral presentations – Third Floor, Rooms 304, 308
4:00 – 5:00 Room 230: Awards and keynote speaker - Dr Angela Johnson, Director of Teacher Education, St Mary's College of Maryland:  “Solving Tough Problems: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration..” (all participants invited)
5:00 – 6:30 Graduate student poster presentations and wine and cheese reception - Second Floor hallway
6:40 – 8:45 Graduate student oral presentations – Second Floor, Room 230; Third Floor, Rooms 304 and 308

Detailed schedule below:
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Undergraduate Student Poster Presentations and Refreshments – Second Floor 
(For a list of posters click HERE)
12:40 pm – 3:50 pm  Undergraduate Student Oral Presentations – Rooms 304, 308
Time Room 304 Room 308
12:40-1:40 Economics
Moderator: Dr Brian Hollar
English, Politics and History

Moderator:  Ann Kemper 

12:40 - 1:00

Amanda BourneImagining the Artist: Images of Virginia Woolf in Postmodern Narratives. (T. Howe)

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1:00 - 1:20
Fatima Hayat: Factors of the Welfare State. (B. Hollar)

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Gordon J. Baer: Center-Stage America: Understanding the Screenplay at the Heart of Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy. (W. Miller)
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1:20 - 1:40 Thomas Michael S. Buenaventura: A Little More Education: An Economic Analysis of the Marginal Costs and Benefits of Obtaining an education in the Philippines. (B. Hollar)

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Dakota Springston: The Punitive Proving Ground: How US Intervention in Mexico Readied the Nation For WWI. (P. Mullins)

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1:45 – 2:45 Marketing and Business Administration
Moderator: Dr Brian Hollar
Education, Mathematics and Nursing
Moderator: Dr Jennifer Tripken
1:45 - 2:05 Jennifer Yudd: Innovation in Organization: Mind-mapping.(S. Conrad)

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Bernadette Wunderly and Shonell Moses:"Parameter Variations With West Nile Virus. (E. Schaefer)

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Time Room 304 Room 308
2:05 - 2:25 Malcolm AndersonKeep Your Eye On the ball: How Baseball Affects the Dominican Republic's Economy. (B. Hollar)

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Lilly Guerra: A Case Study of Reading Comprehension Intervention. (A. Lado)

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2:25 - 2:45   Nicole Mann: Evaluating Homeless Services Available in Washington D.C. (J. Tripken)

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2:50 – 3:50 Psychology and Communication
Moderator: Dr Gwen Francavillo
Moderator: Dr Deana Jaber
2:50 - 3:10 Nick Bensmiller: Sexual Violence Social and Psychological Services: Interdisciplinary Analysis of Effectiveness and Theoretical Proposal for Improvement. (L. Johnson)
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Maria Camarca and William Hernandez: One Step Closer to the Terminator: 3D Printing Robotic Prosthetic Arms. (E. Bubar)

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3:10 - 3:30 Ali Alshabnan: Understanding Cultural Differences Between People from Arab-speaking Cultures and Americans: Analyzing and Comparing Communication Methods ad Cultural Orientation Between Arabs and Americans: A Cross-cultural Analysis. (J. Fallon)
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Kristen Gogal: The Effect of an Organic Chemistry Card Game on Students' Ability to Differentiate Between Elimination and Substitution Reactions.  (D. Jaber)

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3:30 - 3:50 Tylar Abrams, Amanda Ghobadi and Danielle Baker: #YouPeopleProject (B. Erdlejon)

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Dana Hackel Modelling Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata) Population Using Netlogo.  (T. Rimkus)

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General Session with awards and keynote – Room 230
4:00 – 5:00
Keynote address:
"Solving Tough Problems: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration."
Dr Angela Johnson,
Director of Teacher Education, St Mary's College of Maryland

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