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Nealey Sims (8:00 a.m. Oral Presentations)

Adventures in Making Images of Opals with Old-Fashioned Holographic Plates

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brian Thompson • Physics

 

John Carr (10:30 a.m. Oral Presentations)

Complete Graph Decompositions and P-Groupoids

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mark Greer • Mathematics

 

Zachary Ferris (1:00 p.m. Oral Presentations)

Determinants of Firing Coaches

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Keith Malone • Economics

 

Jacob Dawson (3:00 p.m. Oral Presentations)

Lower Temperature Limit for Feeding in Spotted Dusky Salamanders

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Glenn Marvin • Biology

 

Alexandra Priester (Illustrated Paper Presentation)

Religious Fundamentalism: Reaction to the Visual Dot Probe Task

Faculty Mentors:  Dr. Larry W. Bates and Dr. Richard A. Hudiburg • Psychology.

 

Kathryn Kelsoe (9:00 a.m. Poster Session)

Going Green in the Residence Halls: An Investigative Study into Recycling Behavioral Patterns of Students in Mattielou Hall and Ways to Positively Effect These Behaviors

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mario Mighty • Geography

 

Jonathan Marks (11:00 a.m. Poster Session)

Environmental Characteristics of Magnolia macrophylla (Bigleaf Magnolia) Occurrence Sites

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Fleming • Geography

 

Aaron Avery and Emily Malone (2:30 p.m. Poster Session)

Bunting in Baseball: Getting it Down to Statistics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ashley Johnson • Mathematics and Secondary Education

All Research Day 2016 Participants

Oral Presentations Poster Presentations Illustrated Papers Other Events

Oral Presentations - Stone Lodge, Upper Level

April 20
8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
April 21
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
April 21
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
April 21
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Oral Presentations Wednesday, April 20 from 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Stone Lodge, Upper Level

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Victoria Davis* 3-D Printing in the Mathematics Classroom Mathematics, Secondary Education Dr. Lee Raney
Elly Couch A Cluster Analysis Exploring Abstraction Level Over Properties of Even, Odd, and Consecutive Numbers Among Teachers and Their Students Mathematics, Secondary Education Dr. Cynthia Stenger
Nealey Sims Adventures in making images of opals with old fashioned holographic plates Physics Dr. Brian Thompson
Graem Cook Database Design for the CPR2 Grant Research Computer Science & Information Systems Dr. James Jerkins
Alyson Mavromat Effectiveness of Supplemental Instruction at UNA Mathematics, Secondary Education Dr. Cynthia Stenger
Emily McClanahan From the Ground Up: A Guide on Successfully Starting a Small Business Accounting Dr. Corey Cagle
Matthew Cooper ** Ozone Spectroscopy and Fast Fourier Transforms Professional Physics, Mathematics Dr. Chong Qui
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
**University Research Program Grant Recipient
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Oral Presentations Thursday, April 21 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Stone Lodge, Upper Level

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Taylor Myrick Adventures in making images of opals using modern holographic film Physics Dr. D. B. Thompson
Katelyn Payton-Page An Exploration of the Relationship between Levels of Education and Levels of Abstraction over Proportional Reasoning Mathematics Dr. Cindy Stenger
John Carr* Complete Graph Decompositions and P-Groupoids Mathematics Dr. Mark Greer
Ali Murad*
Adam Risher*
Jordan Simmons*
How to Measure IT Effectiveness: The CIO's Perspective Computer Science & Information Systems Dr. Xihui Zhang
Alyssa Primeau The Effects of Parenting Styles on Offspring’s Coping Mechanisms Politics, Justice & Law Dr. Christopher Purser
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Oral Presentations Thursday, April 21 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Stone Lodge, Upper Level

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Mitchell Lovell* Fish Survey and Bioassessment of Cypress Creek in the Tennessee River Drainage Biology Dr. Jeffery Ray
Tyler Yasaka* and Jonathon C. Marlar Improving Learning with Simple Immersive Virtual Environments Computer Science Dr. Jason Watson
Vincent Chiriaco SHA-1 Collision Attacks with Parallel Computation Computer Science Dr. James Jerkins
Rebecca Stackhouse The Association Between Parents' Perception of Children's Meal Quality and Academic Performance Sociology & Family Studies Dr. Andrea Hunt, Dr. Amber Paulk, Dr. Yaschica Williams
Zachary Ferris Determinants of Firing Coaches Economics Dr. Keith Malone
Kali Seaton Does Child Care Quality Matter? A Comparison of Children’s Developmental Outcomes Across Classrooms with Different Quality Standards Sociology & Family Studies Dr. Amber Paulk
Emma Hazlewood The Effect of Bullying on Special Needs Individuals: A Needs Assessment of a Southern Community to Promote Growth, Awareness, and Community Response Sociology & Family Studies Dr. Andrea Hunt
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Oral Presentations Thursday, April 21 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Stone Lodge, Upper Level

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Katelyn Partain Relationship between Collegiate Student and Institution: Why Students Leave, and Convergence on Retention Success Communication Ms Stephanie Montgomery
Benjamin Wilson Dodecatheon frenchii in Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve Environmental Biology Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews
Md Abu Sayed “Save Driving Time-Save Environment” by Intelligent Parking Reservation System of University of North Alabama Geography Dr. Sunhui Sim
Mariann Jahraus* Pre-Service Teacher Perceptions of Social Media Secondary Education, Biology Dr. Gary Padgett
Anna Goggans, Eleshia Butler, Destany McCormack, and Hannah White Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: Its Effect on Neurologic Function Nursing Ms Stephanie Mohr
Brooke Carlson The True Intentions of Milton's "Paradise Lost" English Dr. Cheryl Price

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Poster Presentations - Guillot University Center Atrium

April 19
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
April 19
11:00 AM to 12:20 PM
April 19
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Poster Presentations Tuesday, April 19 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
GUC Atrium

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Natalie Anderson Impact of a Supermarket Tour on Students' Knowledge of Healthy Supermarket Foods, Comfort Level in Providing Community Education and Perception of Volunteerism Human Environmental Sciences Ms Jill Goode Englett
Erin Cooper* Bystander Attitudes and the Prevention of Sexual Assault Sociology, Psychology Dr. Andrea Hunt
Victoria Davis* 3-D Printing in the Mathematics Classroom Mathematics, Secondary Education Dr. Lee Raney
Nathan Donahue The Effects of Recruitment Modality on Student Participation in RSO Events Psychology Dr. Ryan Zayac
Gavin Hall Velocity & HR During RPE Production at Sea Level Vs. Altitude Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dr. Matt Green
Kathryn Kelsoe Going Green in the Residence Halls: An Investigative Study into Recycling Behavioral Patterns of Students in Mattielou Hall and Ways to Positively Effect These Behaviors Geography Dr. Mario Mighty
Mary Elizabeth Leiner and Emily Ownby Examining the Effects of Individual Goal Setting on Motivation, Engagement and Reading Achievement Elementary Education Dr. Lorie Johnson
A. Breanna Littrell Antibiotic Resistance Profiles of Bacteria Found on Cell Phones and the Hands of Their Owners Biology Dr. Lisa Ann Blankinship
Anh Nguyen A GIS Analysis of Small Town Law enforcement Return on Investment Geography Dr. Francis Koti
Alyssa Primeau Intergenerational Communication Effects on Sexual Attitudes Psychology Dr. Gabriella Carrasco
Alison Shelton* Resistance to Beta Lactam Antibiotics: Development of a Rapid, Paper-Based Detection Test Biology Dr. Lisa Ann Blankinship
Taylor Tucker and Janice Jackson Evaluation of the Effect of a One-time Twenty Minute Education Session Identifying Carbohydrate Sources and Explaining Their Blood Glucose Impact on Peruvian and Alabamian Student’s Knowledge Nutrition Ms Jill Goode Englett
Natalie Williams Male Athletes' Attitudes and Perceptions Toward Male and Female Strength and Conditioning Coaches Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dr. Lee G. Renfroe & Dr. Jean Ann Helm Allen
Halee Williams The Development of a Scale of Religious Attitudes: Measuring Fears Psychology Dr. Larry Bates & Dr. Richard Hudiburg
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Poster Presentations Tuesday, April 19 from 11:00 AM to 12:20 PM
GUC Atrium

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Samantha Beckinger Mapping Rural Scotland Geography Dr. George Makowski
Alyson Bergner* The Effects of a Stimulus Equivalence Program on Portion-Size Estimations of Peruvian and American Elementary School Children Psychology Dr. Ryan Zayac
Gabrielle D'Arcy Racial Bias in Law Enforcement-Related Fatalities Geography Dr. Jonathan Fleming
Kelsey Davis A Work in Progress: An Autoethnography of Educating Low Socioeconomic Students Secondary Education & English, Language Arts Dr. Gary Padgett
Steven Holden KDE Crime Mapping in Mobile, Alabama Geography Dr. Sunhui Sim
Blake Hollimon Fish Survey and Bioassessment of Cypress Creek in the Tennessee River Drainage Biology Dr. Jeffery Ray
Mariann Jahraus* and Taylor Davis* Pre-Service Teachers' and K-12 Administrators' Perceptions of Student Media Monitoring Secondary Education Dr. Jessica Mitchell & Dr. Gary Padgett
Alexandria Kelley Comparison of Exercise and Nutrition Intelligence and Obesity Between Peru and USA Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dr. Matt Green
Jonathan Marks Environmental Characteristics of Magnolia macrophylla (Bigleaf Magnolia) Occurrence Sites Geography Dr. Jonathan Fleming
Mark Pettit An Exploration of Bystander Attitudes among Collegiate Athletes Psychology Dr. Amber Paulk
Lizzy Reburn Expanding The Tobacco Market: Cigarette Cards, Photography, and Modern Dance Art Dr. Lisa Kirch
Christie Seltmann Effects of Dehydration on Lactate Concentration During Constant Load Cycling Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dr. Matt Green
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Poster Presentations Tuesday, April 19 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
GUC Atrium

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Aaron Avery and Emily Malone Bunting in Baseball: Getting it Down to Statistics Mathematics, Secondary Education Dr. Ashley Johnson
Kaitlyn Wilson, Mary Yarber and Emily Hood* Comparing Dietary Intake of University Students from Peru and Alabama with an Analysis of the Effect of Dietary Intake on Anthropometrics Across Cultures Human Environmental Sciences, Marketing Ms Jill Goode Englett
Kelly Melton Gender’s Impact on Collegiate Athletes’ Bystander Attitudes Sociology and Family Studies, Psychology Dr. Amber Paulk
James McKee* Pilot Study: Micrometeorites In Rainwater Professional Physics Dr. Ronald Blake, Dr. Chong Qiu, Dr. Richard Statom
Gwyn Foster Pitching Performance After Tommy John Surgery Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dr. Matt Green
Tonia Turner Resistant Bodies and the Remapping of Corporeal Terrains in Contemporary Native American Fiction: Leanne Howe’s Miko Kings English Dr. Matthew Duques
Anna Goggans Stimulant Usage Among Nursing Students Nursing Mr. Willard Brewer
Ellen Mannon Stimulus Equivalence Training: Effects of Preferred vs. Non-Preferred Foods on Portion-Size Estimations of Elementary School Children Psychology Dr. Ryan Zayac
Ryan Vaccaro The Affects of Urban Growth Geography Dr. Jonathan Fleming
Elizabeth Elia The Art Behind the Interview: A Critical Case Study of Interviewing For a Teaching Position Secondary Education, English Language Arts Dr. Gary Padgett
Natalie Anderson Assessment Dietary Behaviors, Nutrition Knowledge and Impact of Price on the Eating Habits and Food Selection among Faculty, Staff, and Students Human Environmental Sciences Ms Jill Goode Englett
Eleshia Butler, Hannah White, Destany McCormack, and Anna Goggans Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: Its Effect on Neurologic Function Nursing Ms Stephanie Mohr
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Illustrated Papers - Guillot University Center Room 200

Illustrated Papers Tuesday, April 19 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

NameResearch Presentation TitleDepartmentFaculty Mentor(s)
Johnna Dixon “Hola with Lola”, an Interactive Spanish Grammar Digital Tool Dr. Alejandra Alvarado-Brizuela Dr. Ashley Johnson
Julie Corsby and Sarah Tingle Biological Sample Detection Using a UV Crime Light Camera Biology Mr. Steven Stracener & Dr. Lisa Ann Blankinship
Dan Wanyama Confronting the Socio-Economic Implications of Climate Change and Variability on National Food Security: the Case of Maize Farming in Kakamega County, Kenya Geography Dr. Mario Mighty
Bridget Crowe From a Flowing River: Racial Identity, Stigma Management, and Cultural Misappropriation of Native Americans in Modern America Sociology Dr. Andrea Hunt
Alexandra Priester* Religious Fundamentalism: Reaction to the Visual Dot Probe Task Psychology Dr. Larry W. Bates & Dr. Richard A. Hudiburg
Casey Vinson Spatial Analysis of Craft Breweries in the South Geography Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews
Christiana Vedder-Abrams* The Effectiveness of Bystander Intervention Programming in Reducing Rape Myth Acceptance among College Students Psychology, Sociology Dr. Andrea Hunt
Elyse Eckl The Impact of Soot Morphology on Particle Optical Properties Chemistry Dr. Chong Qiu
*Indicates a QEP Undergraduate Research Grant recipient
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Other Events

CASUAL CONVERSATIONS (Faculty and Graduate Students)

Sponsored by the Human Subjects Research Committee, Vice President for Academic Affair, Phi Kappa Phi, & University Research Committee

ThinkSpace - Collier Library Basement

Tuesday, April 19
  • 11:30 AM - Lunch (Reservation Required)
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Topical Discussions



FULBRIGHT PROGRAM OVERVIEW (Students and Faculty)

Dr. Joy Borah, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Matthew Price, Learning Support Coordinator

Guillot University Center Loft

Wednesday, April 20 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


DEPARTMENTAL SYMPOSIA

Various Locations on Campus

Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Tuesday, April 19 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    ThinkSpace - Collier Library Basement
Sociology
  • Wednesday, April 20 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Guillot University Center Loft
Secondary Education and Elementary Education
  • Tuesday, April 19 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Wesleyan Hall Auditorium, Second Floor



MILITARY HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

Guillot University Center Performance Center

  • Friday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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