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Come hear students in English, Chemistry, Biology, and Independent Research classes present posters and electronic presentations summarize their research at the Spring Showcase for Research and Creative Inquiry on April 23rd.


Please visit the Blackwell Ballroom between 3:00 and 4:00 PM to hear about their diverse research projects. 


Students from Dr. David Magill's English 362- Literature of Diversity class will present posters on various topics including:

- Hegemonic Masculinity in the Sons of Anarchy

- Pretty as an Insult in Rick Riordan's "The Lost Hero"

- Masculinity in Dead Poets Society

- Views of Pregnancy in Bird Box

- Feminism in Harry Potter


Students in Dr. Scott McDarmont's English 400- Advanced Writing Seminar class will present various topics including:

- Why Vaccines are Important

- Youth Sport Specialization

- The Influence of Social Media on Businesses

- Gender Inequality in the Criminal Justice Workplace


Students in Dr. Elif Guler's English 400- Advanced Writing Seminar class will present various topics including:

- Project Flashlight

- Pollution Patrol


Students from Dr. Sarah Porter's Advanced Chemistry classes will present various topics including:

- Can we use biological organisms as chemical sensors

- Nicotine Concentration and Flavor Aldehyde Presence in Juul Device Liquids

- Chemistry meets art: X-ray fluorescence analysis of art from the LCVA collection

- The LC Determination of Capsaicin in Hot Sauces by Liquid Chromatography


Students from Dr. Amorette Barber's Biology 488- Senior Capstone class will present posters on various topics including:

- CCL21 Protein Leads to Advancements in Understanding Lung Transplant Rejection

- The Role of Genome Mapping in Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder

- The Connection between Emotional Stress and Developing Grave‚Äôs Disease

- Does Beer Enhance T cells to kill Leukemia

- Successfulness of live capture eradication efforts of the Golden Eagle on the Channel Island Fox


Independent Research students from various disciplines will present their research on topics including:

- Symmetry as an indicator of developmental stability

- The role of mad2 gene expression in elongation of cuboctahedral magnetosome morphology

- The study of precolonial kingship in Sub-Saharan Africa

- Potential Impacts of Hurricanes on Avian Community Diversity and Composition


and more! Please stop by to hear about the students' research.

Spring 2019 Posters 300 to 400