Senior Projects 2013

Oral and Poster Presentations 

Ninth Annual Senior Project

May 23,2013

Oral Presentations

10:00 AM -12:00 PM Session                                                       Spiro 4

Biology ……………………………………………………………                   Joanna Emilio

Analyzing the Effect of the Putative Endocrine Disrupting Chemical Dipentyl Phthalate on the Development and Viability of Drosophila melanogaster           Advisor: Dr. Heather Cook

Business Administration ………………………………..                              Patrick O’Connor

“ The European Union and the Fiscal Policy”                        Advisor: Dr. Mary LoRe

Economics …………………………………………………….                     David Lopez

“Ethanol vs. Oil – The Fight Between Good and Evil”        Advisor: Dr. Mary Rose Leacy

Education………………………………………………………….          Alyssa Connors

“A reflective practitioner’s perspective on civic engagement and supportive environments: The impact of authentic learning experiences”                                                    Advisor: Dr. Katia Gonzalez

History  ……………………………………………………………           Ryan Clinton

“Year of the Four Emperors: Rome, AD 69”                          Advisor: Dr. Alison Smith

Psychology ………………………………………………………….      Jenny Villar

“The Benefits of Occupational Therapy on Patients with Stroke”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Miles Groth

Theatre …………………………………………………………                              Dave Resultan/ Robby Haltiwanger

“Trying to find Chinatown” by David Henry Hwang            Advisor: Prof. Michele Pawk

Theatre ……………………………………………………….                 Alex Boniello, Robby Haltiwanger, Max King, Dave Resultan, and Matthew Hosmer

“Altar Boyz” by Gary Adler & Michael Patrick Walker        Advisor: Prof. Michele Pawk 

 

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Session                                                          Spiro 4

Anthropology ………………………………………………………      Joey Sergi

“Imprisoning Sexuality: Exploring the Fluidity of Sexuality and Sexual Behavior within the Marginalized Sub-Culture of Women’s Prison Facilities                             Advisors: Drs. Gagnon and Dietrich

Biopsychology ………………………………………………                               Katie Yoest

“Genetic Correlates of Insulin-like Growth Factor Dis-regulation in the Fragile-X Mouse”

                                                                                                                Advisors: Dr. Steve Jenkins and Dr. Tom Wise

Chemistry …………………………………………………….                               Adam Nicolais

“Arsenic in breast Milk samples of Bangladesh”                                  Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Alauddin

English  …………………………………………………………                               Rachel Zaydak

“Problems of the ‘Universal Woman’: Wollstonecraft, Slavery and the Case of Slave and Newly Freed Black Women”

                                                                                                                Advisors: Drs. Thomas and Schotter

Microbiology …………………………………………………                              Eden Dashiell Sittason Stark

“Presence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Wagner College Athletic Facilities

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt

Modern Languages ………………………………………….            Tamara Lechner

“ La voz de la mujer atrapada: Analisis de una trilogia de Maria Luisa Bombal”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Kiss

Philosophy …………………………………………………….                             Mark Gilbert

The Problem of Das Man in Heiddegger’s Being and Time”

                                                                                                                Advisors: Drs. Donovan and Danisi

Physics ………………………………………………………….                              Vincent Lombardo

“Time of Flight Calculations for Linear and Nonlinear Approximations to the Brachistochrone Problem”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Otto Raths

Poster Presentations                     12:00PM- 2:00PM                                       Spiro 4

Art …………………………………………………………………….                Francesca Shaw

“Social Silhouettes”                                                                         Advisors: Prof. Toth and Dr. Scott

Anthropology …………………………………………………..          Joey Sergi

“Imprisoning Sexuality: Exploring the Fluidity of Sexuality and Sexual Behavior within the Marginalized Sub-Culture of Women’s Prison Facilities                             Advisors: Drs. Gagnon and Dietrich

Chemistry ………………………………………………………             Bareah Alam

“Synthesis of Iron(III) Blood-Pool Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agents”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Richardson

Nursing ………………………………………………………       Elizabeth Harrington          

“Analgesics Related to Pain Relief During Male Neonatal Circumcision”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Lauren O'Hare

Physics ………………………………………………………………        Carley Nicoletti

“Aircraft Icing and its Effect on Lift”                                          Advisor: Dr. Gregory Falabella

Psychology  …………………………………………………………..           Julia Dweck

“The Relationship Between Sleep, Stress, and Eating Behavior Among College Students”

                                                                                                                Advisor: Dr. Laurence Nolan

Psychology …………………………………………………….                             Mary Beth Somich

“Predictors of Willingness to Foster and Adoptive Parent” Advisor: Dr. Amy Eshelman

Psychology ………………………………………………………..               Michael Chicolo

“Imagination and Creativity Inside the Classroom”            Advisor:Dr. Miles Groth