Loyola University Maryland

Undergraduate Student Research & Scholarship Colloquium

The 2016 Loyola Undergraduate Student Research & Scholarship Colloquium

Celebrating Loyola's Commitment to Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

Arts Oral Presentations


First Place

Katherine Raymond
Title: Split Britches: Demonstrating Fluidity through Satire and Stereotypes
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Natka Bianchini (Theatre)

Second Place

Clara Moore
Title: A Holy Moment
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniel Schlapbach (Photography)

         
Third Place

Ashley Dellefave
Title: Reflecting on Fear: A Photographic Essay
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniel Schlapbach (Photography)
 

Humanities (Session 1) Oral Presentations

First Place

Kathryn Wright
Title: Analysis of Pottery from Hellenistic Lakonia
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Martha Taylor (Classics)

Second Place

Cassandra Clark
Title: Elite Women in New Kingdom Egypt-The Seated Statue of Nehy
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Letty Bonnell (Art History)

Third Place

Alyssa Venuto
Title: Art and the Individual - Ancient Greek Visualizations of Zeus
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Letty Bonnell (Art History)

Humanities (Session 2) Oral Presentations

First Place

Kaitlyn Gallagher
Title: Latina Women in the U.S. Media: A Cultural Study of Portrayals in Modern Popular Culture
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paola Pascual-Ferra (Communications)

Second Place

Phillip Arvanitis
Title: Cyclical Stifling of Consciousness
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paul Richard Blum (Philosophy)

Third Place

Juliana Mae Neves
Title: I am a Postmodern, African-American Homosexual:   Lens into the Intersection of Marginalize Communities through Theatre
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Natka Bianchini (Theatre)

Natural & Applied Sciences Oral Presentations

First Place

Anna Bellerive
Title: The Effects of Nickel on Arabisopsis lyrata
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bernadette Roche (Biology)

Second Place

Robert Ryan
Title: Implications for hsp90 buffering against cryptic variation in Drosophila melanogaster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elissa Derrickson (Biology)

Third Place

Valentina Viscardi
Title: Mechanisms of Resistance: Analysis of Cyclin-dependent Kinase 4/6 inhibitor Palbociclib in Combination with Aromatase Inhibitor
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Armina Kazi (Biology)

Social Sciences Oral Presentations


First Place

Emily Covais
Title: Mental Health Stigma in College Students
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Beth Kotchick (Psychology)

Second Place

Alexandra Torres
Title: Democratic Awakening: The Utilization of Democratic Processes in Turkey in the Modern Era
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner (Theology)

Third Place

Shane Macas
Title: Plight of the Mortals: The Development of Nationalism in Abkhazia
Faculty Mentor:   Dr. Mary Kate Schneider (Political Science)


Arts Poster Session

First Place

Elisabeth Freer, Morgan Lehnhoff, Jamie Gilmore, Sean Manning
Title: One Question
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrea Leary (Writing)

Second Place

Camelia Rojas
Title: Puerto Rican Soul
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary Beth Akre (Studio Art)
 

Education Poster Session

First Place

Jennifer Maloney
Title: Motivation to Succeed: How to Engage and Encourage Students in Urban Schools
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Margarita Zisselsberger (Teacher Education)

Second Place

Emily Bruce, Cara Egan
Title: Students' Perspectives on the Importance of Experiencing Culturally Relevant Literature in the Classroom
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mark Lewis (Teacher Education)

Natural & Applied Sciences Poster Session

First Place

Jonathan Deegan
Title: Progress Toward the Synthesis of Ezomycin A2
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jesse More (Chemistry)

Second Place

John Harten
Title: Hybrid Cellular Automata Cross-joined with Nonlinear Feedback Shift Registers
Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Hoe (Engineering)


Third Place

Danielle Whearty
Title: The Characterization of Exemestane Resistant Breast Cancer Cells: Potential Biomarkers and Treatment
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Armina Kazi (Biology)

Social Sciences Poster Session

First Place

Chelsey Puzzanghero, Kaitlyn Hay, Brooke Dugan, Honor Bowman
Title: Effects of Father-Daughter Relationships on Sexual Behavior and Attitudes in Young Adulthood
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Emily Dow (Psychology)


Second Place

Meredith Dwyer, Gabriella Vitarello, Jayne Atkinson, Catherine Pappano
Title: #Selfie: A Correlational Study between Body Dissatisfaction, Photo Manipulation and Photo Sharing on Instagram
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Marianna Carlucci (Psychology)

Third Place

Mariana Fernandez
Title: The Media and Puerto Rican Identity
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Celia Paris (Political Science)