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2014
Thursday, May 1st
9:00 AM

Analysis of Invasive Aquatic Plant Species

Eliza Phillips, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Assessing the Correlation Between Phthalate Exposure from Personal Care Products and an Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Anne Kramer, Colby College
Kallie Leschen-Lindell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Assessing Zooplankton Trends in Great Pond Using FlowCAM Technology

Alexa Junker, Colby College
Sarah Large, Colby College
Savannah Judge, Colby College
Sophie Weaver, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Case Study: Coral Reefs in the Anthropocene

Sara George, Colby College
Tierney Dodge, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Clean Cooking: The Valuation of Stoves in Ethiopia

Shannon Kooser, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Colony Collapse Disorder: An Assessment of Causes and Their Pervasiveness

Anne Schechner, Colby College
Beatrice Smith, Colby College
Olivia Collins, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Copenhagen: a Case Study of one of the Most Sustainable Cities in the World

Sophia Samuels, Colby College
Altinay Karasapan, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Demographic Patterns near Hazardous Sites in New York State

Anne Schechner, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Discovering Maine's Own Freshwater Snail

Emma Donohoe, Colby College
Alice Hotopp, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Do Cellphones Cause Brain Cancer?

James Axelrod, Colby College
Russell Wilson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Do Public Libraries Reduce Crime Rate Among Juveniles?

Chen Li, Colby College
Jingyan Guo, Colby College
Jozef Moffat, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does Air Pollution Lead to Increased Incidence of Breast Cancer?

Naomi Schmidt, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does bisphenol-A cause obesity in humans?

Xuan Du, Colby College
Lidia Henderson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does exposure to Oxybenzone in personal care products result in endocrine system disruption problems in humans?

Parwana Mohammad, Colby College
Emily Berry, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does Exposure to Vehicular Emissions Affect the Incidence of Cardiovascular Problems in Urban Areas?

Avery Beck, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does fertilization influence herbivory during tropical forest restoration?

Emma Rosenfield, Colby College
Arianna Porter, Colby College
Julia Rogers, Colby College
Lauren Bizzari, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Ecological Role of Anadromous Salmon in Aquatic Ecosystems

Janice Liang, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Economic Analysis: Sustainable Seafood Choice Experiment

Dylan Cowley, Colby College
Jesse Coulon, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Economic and Environmental Implications of Non-TImeber Forest Products: A Study of Shea (Vitellaria paradox ssp. Nilotica) in Gambella, Ethiopia

Marie Abrahams, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Efficiency in Snowmaking in Response to Climate Change

Lindsay Jarrett, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Evaluating the Effectiveness of United States National Parks as Stewards for Conservation

Caroline Keaveney, Colby College
Jennifer Sher, Colby College
Emily Berry, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Genetic Diversity and Gene Flow Among Populations of Witheringia solanacea

Crystiana Tsujiura, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

GIS Analysis of Historical Deforestation in Gambella Ethiopia: Focusing on Areas of Shea Disruption

Marie Abrahams, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

How Effectively Do Law Enforcement and Socioeconomic Improvements Aid to Deter Violent Crimes and Property Crimes in the USA?

Papa Loum, Colby College
Chowdhury Farabee, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Psychrobacter arcticus Cold Shock Protein Expression in Escherichia coli Increases Cold Resistance

Daniel Sunderland, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Identifying the Role of Bacterio-opsin Associated Protein Gene in Bacteriorhodopsin Production in the Halophilic Archaeon Halobacterium salinarum

Tarini Hardikar, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Image classification of Looe key reef and Molasses reef using Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 data in the Florida Keys, USA

Elizabeth McCormack, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Impacts of Marine Plastics on Seabirds, Sea Turtles, and Whales

Elizabeth McCormack, Colby College
Sergei Poljak, Colby College
Michelle Burt, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Listeriosis: A Case Study

Tara Tischio, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Local Economic Conditions and Major League Baseball Attendance

John Stanley, Colby College
Kevin Philbrick, Colby College
Matthew Seff, Colby College
Steven Buxbaum, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

MamB and MamM: Genes Involved in Magnetotaxis

Rachel Bolender, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Modeling the Maine Rockweed Harvest

Meagan Hennessey, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Molecular Modeling of Biological Carbon Fixation

William Lin, Colby College
Andrew Kim, Colby College
Scott Hansen, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Patch Size Affects Seedbank Density in an Experimentally Fragmented Landscape

Arianna Porter, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Perceptions of Climate Change

Cole Kleinberg, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Predicting HIV in Haiti

Andrew Martinez, Colby College
Nathaniel Bard, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Purification of GST::TaABF1 Fusion Protein in Order to Assess its Phosphorylation by Endosperm Proteins

Jessica Moore, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Recreating Ground-Truth Land-Use Classifications from Landsat Images

Alexa Junker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Roles of Community Engagement and Church Leadership in Participatory Forest Management: A Case Study of Woji Church Forest in Northern Ethiopia

Grey Benjamin, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Sacrificing the Sacred: Land-Use Changes and Moral Shifts in Northern Ethiopian Church Forests

Ellen Evangelides, Colby College
Jacob Wall, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Shellfish Closure Trends Near Mt. Desert Island, Maine

Marianne Ferguson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Pseudo-nitzschia in the Gulf of Maine

Sonia Vargas, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Studying the Abundance and Distribution of Austral Vizcachas (Lagidium wolffsohni) in the Future Patagonia National Park, Chile

Guillermo Sapaj, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Symbiotic Cell Cycle Regulation in Cnidaria and Symbiodinium: A Bioinformatic Exploration

Audrey Lyman, Colby College
Adam Lavertu, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Ecological Effects of Overfishing in Japan

Katrina Chicojay Moore, Colby College
Emily Walker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effect of Radioactive Pollution from Nuclear Reactors on Human Health

Patricia Kelly, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Marijuana Decriminalization on Alcohol Consumption: Compliments or Substitutes?

Alex Sisto, Colby College
Hib Schenck, Colby College
Fabrice Charles, Colby College
Zach Padula, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Importance of Headwater Streams in Preserving Water Quality: A Case Study for the Kennebec Highlands and Long Pond (Belgrade Lakes, ME)

Grace Reville, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Neurological Impacts of Children's Exposure to Organophosphates

Elizabeth Sull, Colby College
Samantha Lovell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Neurotoxic Effects of Mercury Vapor Exposure from Artisanal Gold Mining

Mackenzie Kennedy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Presence of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Found in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products for Children

Molly Nash, Colby College
Marie Abrahams, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Using Market and Non-market Valuations Systems to Identify Optimal Grassland Restoration Locations in Illinois

Alexander Wilsterman, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Vegetation Change Surrounding Parks and Reserves in Costa Rica from 1990-2000

Olivia Collins, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Wind Energy Choice Experiment

William Scott, Colby College
Carlton Reed, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

10:00 AM

A Choice Experiment Survey Analysis of Public Preferences for Renewable Energy in the U.S.

Lucy O'Keeffe, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: Grade Inflation v. Grade Compression at Colby College

Emma Murphy, Colby College
Ilanna Fricks, Colby College
Yana Mayayeva, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

An Analysis of the Proximity between Organic Farms and Schools in Maine

Olivia Avidan, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

An Assessment of Macroinvertebrate Communities in Three Headwater Streams Reveals Sensitivity to Road Crossings

Emily Arsenault, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Analysis of Current Clinical Antiviral Treatment Approaches and Medications and Related Suggestions for Future Research

Daniel Sunderland, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Analysis of Major Changes in Outer Beaches and Inlets in Chatham, Massachusetts

Christopher Kennedy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Anthropogenic Effects on the Arctic

Sara Miller, Colby College
Sarah Large, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Avian Species of the Chacabuco Valley

Walker Nordin, Colby College
Sydney Morison, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Bangladesh in the Anthropocene: Population, Policy, and Climate Change

Clea Harrelson, Colby College
Alexa Junker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Bioinformatic Analyses of Epsilonproteobacteria and the Potential Interactions with Zetaproteobacteria

Audrey Lyman, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Climate Change and its Effect on Distribution of Malaria

Andrew Currier, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

College Football Success and Proximity to Elite Recruits

Mark Vargas, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Concussions in Varsity Athletes

Lily Cabour, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Cost Benefit Analysis of Improving the Energy Efficiency of a Fitness Facility

Inuri Illeperuma, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Critical Reef Fish Habitats, Fishing Regulations, and Active Drilling Lease Sites in the Gulf of Mexico

Tierney Dodge, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does alcohol consumption lead to increased cancer rates?

Samantha Draper, Colby College
Amara Weiss, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Does the occupational exposure of ski wax technicians to perfluorinated chemicals result in cardiovascular disease?

Sarah Brockett, Colby College
Jefferson Tucker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Environmental Justice in the US: Fracking and Nuclear Plant Site Location and Their Spatial Relationship to Low-income Communities

Tianyang Zhou, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Examining Anthropogenic Threats to Caribbean Mangrove Habitats

Cameron Barner, Colby College
Tyler Clevenger, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Expression of Timeless and Cryptochrome in Crustaceans

Kelly Bourgon, Colby College
James Connelly, Colby College
D'Mitri Farthing, Colby College
Devin Gibbs, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Factors Contributing to the Changes in Wildfire Incidence in California between 2000 and 2010

Jefferson Tucker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Federal Assault Weapons Ban and Violent Crime

Kelsey Davis, Colby College
John Crampton, Colby College
Arya Mortazavi, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Financial Crisis and Its Impact on Institutional College Financial Aid

Salome Giorgadze, Colby College
Lillian Liang, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Food Deserts and Food Expenditure Relationships in Maine

Jennifer Sher, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Fungal Diversity: From Seeds to Landscapes

Alice Hotopp, Colby College
Arianna Porter, Colby College
Emma Rosenfield, Colby College
James Lucas, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Goldie' the Great Pond Sentinel. Telling the Seasonal Story of Lake Dynamics to a Stakeholder Audience.

Haiyang Tang, Colby College
Rebecca Chmiel, Colby College
Kiana Kawamura, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Historical Baselines for Large Sharks in Cape Cod, Massachusetts (USA): Putting Recent Observed Increases into Context

Elizabeth McCormack, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Neurological Effects

Shannon Oleynik, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Identification of Water Kefir Microbial Composition and Rapidly Growing Yeast

Wei Ma, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Individuals Willingness to Pay for Health and Wellness Improvements within the Built Environment

Max Pollinger, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

It's Just a Number: Influences of Body Image Pressures on DIII Female Athletes

Christina McCourt, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Lake Erie Algal Blooms

Wyatt McLean, Colby College
John Macdonald, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

LEAP: Land Endowment Action Plan for Sustainable Colby

Natalie Fischer, Colby College
Victoria Palffy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Maine's Eelgrass Habitat Loss Between 1997 and 2010

Mary Parks, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Municipal Recycling In Waterville: A Choice Experiment

Alexander Finigan, Colby College
Katharine Eddy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Nutrient Availability and Species Evenness Influence Productivity During Early Stages of a Tropical Forest Restoration

Emma Rosenfield, Colby College
Lauren Bizzari, Colby College
Julia Rogers, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Patterns of Nutrient Limitation in Streams and Lakes of the Belgrade Lakes Watershed: Comparisons Across Ecosystems and Trophic States

Rebecca Forgrave, Colby College
Theresa Petzoldt, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

People, Plants, and Places: A Spatial Study of the Relationship Between Vegetation and Demography

Mackenzie Nichols, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Predicting MLB Playoff Outcomes

Ryan Bachur, Colby College
Joseph Shagoury, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Pseudoephedrine Scheduling and Violent Crime

Alexander Morris, Colby College
Quinn Ziegler, Colby College
Lily Tilton, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Recent Literature on the Causes and Consequences of Urban Stream Sydrome

Harriet Rothschild, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Reclaiming the Loopholes in Maine's Proposed Mining Laws

Caleb Harris, Colby College
Grace Reville, Colby College
Elizabeth Schell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Secondary Metabolites in Symbiosis of Colby Lichens

Shayla Williams, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Spatial Variation, Institutional Structures and Forest Composition in Northern Ethiopian Church Forests

Ellen Evangelides, Colby College
Jacob Wall, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Synthesis and Characterization of a Copper(I)-phenyl Complex

Max Cushner, Colby College
Thabiso Kunene, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Color and Value of Art

Leilani S C Pao, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Conservation Implications of Climate Change on Predatory Mammal Distributions in North America and Europe: A Three Case Study

Carla Nyquist, Colby College
Elizabeth Elliott, Colby College
Helaine Linden, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effect of Climate Change on Respiratory Diseases

Sarah Arvidson, Colby College
Eda Reed, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Anthropogenic Nitrogen on Public Health

Grace Fowler, Colby College
John Sears, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Climate Change on Food Borne Diseases and Nutrition

Erin Griffin, Colby College
Hannah Twombly, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Wood Smoke on Human Health

Anna Herling, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Impact of Nature in Art: A Hedonic Price Analysis of Early Twentieth Century Paintings

Jack Lundeen, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Influence of Shoreline Development on Riparian and Littoral Habitats in the Belgrade Lakes

Benjamin Timm, Colby College
Perani, Colby College
Sophie Weaver, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Weighing the Cost and Benefits of Ecotourism: A Quantitative Evaluation of Six Preserves around the World

Andrew Newcomb, Colby College
Tianyang Zhou, Colby College
Savannah Judge, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentation Materials Available

1:00 PM

A Proposal for an Improved Transportation System at Colby

Ricah Kunde, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

A Proposal to Change Colby's Food Swipe System

Alexandra Alman, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

A Show of Hands: What Does Gesture Tell Us About Emotion and Memory?

Courtney Klein, Colby College
Jared Scharf, Colby College
Jillian Riendeau, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Amazonite: History, Properties, Occurrences, and Uses

Stefan Sandreuter, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

An Analysis of Municipality-level Election Results of the 2012 Presidential Election in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, and Comparison of these Results to those from the 2008 Presidential Election

Gregory Naigles, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

An Examination of Individual Differences in the Testing Effect

Leah Cooney, Colby College
Sarah Boland, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Anthropomorphism and Emotion Interactions

Amelia Chambers, Colby College
Lynna Lei, Colby College
Michele Strage, Colby College
Megan Fortier, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Apatite for Apatite!

Trevor Thomas, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bad Blood: Investigating the Ban on MSM Blood Donation

Lauren Lacy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Colby Undergraduate Student Philanthropists- Center for Crisis and Counseling

James O'Leary, Colby College
Jasmine Phillips, Colby College
Maria Zeta Valladolid, Colby College
Amanda Carbonneau, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Community Dental Center

Randall Person, Colby College
Sarah Mann, Colby College
Susan Fleurant, Colby College
Lily Cabour, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Diversity Where?

Brandon Fahlberg, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Doghead: Campus specific priming at Colby College and Dartmouth College

Sara LoTemplio, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Engineering Change: How Would an Engineering Program Affect Colby?

Krenar Roka, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fake Emerald: the History, Occurrence, and Uses of Olivine

Takuto Sasajima, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

False Memory in Motion: Observing False Memories Using Mouse Tracking Software

Melissa Preziosi, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Garnet Group

Erica Lehner, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

How Old is Your Personality? An Exploration of How Big Five Traits Mediate Time Perspective, Social Goals, and Partner Preferences in College Students.

Jillian Riendeau, Colby College
Molly Wylie, Colby College
Kaitlyn O'Connell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

If Minerals Could Deceive: History, Properties,Occurrences and Uses of Hornblende.

Sean Cusack, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Illicit Prescription Stimulant Use at Colby College

Nolan Dumont, Colby College
Emma Donohoe, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Improvements on Life of International Students

Shangcheng Jiang, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Kodak Moments: The Influence of Taking Photos of People vs. Objects on Long Term Memory

Morgan Larrabee, Colby College
Olivia Thurston, Colby College
Raymond Chung, Colby College
Thomas Webel, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mathematical Analysis of a Nim-like Matrix Game

Edward Chuang, Colby College
Stephen Morse, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Memory Accuracy and Blame Attribution as a Result of Manipulated Eyewitness Testimonies

Caroline Minott, Colby College
Sonja Sepkowitz, Colby College
William Bonney, Colby College
Katherine Riley, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Modeling the Effects of Polar Ice Cap Melt.

Richard Lund, Colby College
Nathan Ellis, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Modeling the United States' Water Strategy

John Munz, Colby College
Kevin Philbrick, Colby College
Matthew Cloherty, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

My Pet Mineral: Augite

Jacob Wall, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Paper Towel Use and the Installment of Hand Dryers at Colby

Madison Marra, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Passing and Transcendence in Political Identities and Socioeconomic Status

Sophie Hamblett, Colby College
Ginger Brooker, Colby College
Samuel Poulin, Colby College
Megan MacKenzie, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Personality Traits and Hook-up Tendencies Mediated by Social Group Norms

Abigail Cooper, Colby College
Molly Robertson, Colby College
Margaret Hefferon, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pet Mineral Project: Plagioclase

Calvin Wight, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pollen Analysis of a Core from Fresh Pond, North Haven Island, ME

David Wheeler, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Proposal for Implementation of Civic Engagement at Colby

Jane Mesna, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Restrictive Diets, Self Regulation and Risky Health Behaviors

Katherine Bell, Colby College
Madeline Hunsicker, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Russia's Unveiling; An Examination of Political Construction Through Media Coverage

Sydney Hammond, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Sense of Place: How Economic Stability Affects Human Attachment

Kathleen Lipshultz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Smartphones and Social Media: Identity and Interaction

Cecelia Conroy, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Snakes vs Airport: Free Association and Priming in Novel and Semantic Associations Over Time

Katherine MacNamee, Colby College
Melissa Preziosi, Colby College
Kimberly Bourne, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Stratigraphy and Mapping of Sandy River Floodplain Terraces, Franklin and Mercer County, Maine

Hannah Dhonau, Colby College
Gift Ntuli, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effect of Eyewitness' Attractiveness and Confidence on Blame Conformity

Elizabeth Zusi, Colby College
Emily Severance, Colby College
Jessica Aronis, Colby College
Emily Paulison, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Effect of Timing and Gender of Eyewitness Statements on Blame Conformity and Perceived Credibility

Amelia Diplock, Colby College
Leah Cooney, Colby College
Erin Pierce, Colby College
Hutchison Hurwitz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Effects of Salience and Chunking on Visual Memory

Juliana Pham, Colby College
Samantha Sturchio, Colby College
Meng Zhao, Colby College
Fangwei He, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Great Divide: How We Can Help Change 'NARP' Culture at Colby

Claire Muscat, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Highway Game: Optimizing the Number of Tollbooths

Meaghan Lewia, Colby College
Tara Chizinski, Colby College
Megan Lasher, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The History and Structure of Kyanite

Samuel Chase, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Impact of Space Exploration on American Culture and Livelihood

James Wyse, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Limestone Neutralization of Potential Acid Mine Drainage from Bald Mountain in Aroostook County, Maine

Brendan Cosgrove, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Main Indicators of Rank in College Football

Devin Gibbs, Colby College
Mark Vargas, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Role of Ketamine in Neuroprotection from Closed Head Injuries

Peter Wirth, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Sociology of Volunteering at Colby College 2013-2014: A Study Examining Who Volunteers at Colby and Why

Joshua Balk, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Three's a Crowd: Lobstermen, Scientists, Policy Makers and the Management of the Maine Lobster Industry

Marianne Ferguson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Winded: Evaluating Community and Operator Relations in Maine Community-Based Wind Energy Projects

Madeline Wilson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Wooden Mission Sofa

Anne Schechner, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Working Memory: The Influence of Individual Differences on Learning

William Bonney, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

A Golden Age Free from Crime, Disease, Filth, and Poverty': Muckrakers and Public Health Reform in the Progressive Era

Sarah Barrese, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Learning By Giving Student Grant--Alfond Youth Center Rebound to Success Program: Opportunity, Prevention, Focus

Kayla Turner, Colby College
Rebecca Forgrave, Colby College
Thalia Giraldo, Colby College
Amber Ramirez, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Behavioral Health and Service Access

Weiqi Gu, Colby College
Holly Hogan, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Bioavailability of Biogenic Iron Oxyhydroxides to Marine Phytoplankton

Sara George, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BioTransformation of Halogenated Flame Retardants

Stefanie Lai, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Calcite: History, Properties, Occurrences, and Uses

Jenna Hill, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Chlorite: History, properties, occurrences, and uses

Cole Stevens, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Civil Society Mobilization in West Africa and the Great Lakes Region: Can Citizens Build Peace for the State?

Leah Breen, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Colby for All: Accessibility on Campus

Conor Kravitz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cross Dimensional Moral Credentials: The Effect of Race and Sexuality on Prejudice Behaviors

Addison Gwinner, Colby College
Hannah Heyman, Colby College
Ronghan Wang, Colby College
Emily Carney, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Decentralization and Ethnic Violence

Joseph Long, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Deriving dog from wolf and fox, or collar and bone? False memory in categorical and associative word lists

Miia-Liisa Termonen, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Diopside: History, properties, occurrences, and uses

Kathleen Lipshultz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Disabling the Stigma: Charles Dickens and Disability in Victorian London

Kristen Starkowski, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Don't Give Anything Away

Benjamin Crocker, Colby College
Carylanne Wolfington, Colby College
Samuel Glaisher, Colby College
Emma Clay, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Effects of Smoking in the Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient

Vincent Galea, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Epidote: History, Properties, Occurrences, and Uses

Kelford Mitchel, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Escaping the Colby Bubble: A Re-evaluation of Study Abroad Policies on Mayflower Hill

Ian Bollag-Miller, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Eyewitness Accuracy: Stereotypical Cross-race Group Crimes and Effects on Eyewitness Identification

Lynna Lei, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frequency of Binge Drinking, Perceived Drinking Norms, and Their Impact on Social Intimacy at Colby College

Julia Blumenstyk, Colby College
Ben Guido, Colby College
Alexandra Brown, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From the Depths of Great Pond (Maine): Anthropogenic and Natural Influences on Bottom Sediments and the Implications for Local Sustainability

Sara George, Colby College
Clara Bicher, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Help International Students To Make Friends With Others

Danqing Zhao, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Hyperbolic Brunnian Graphs

Daniel Medici, Colby College
Anna Kronauer, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

It’s Our Money and We Want it Now:Secession in Resource Rich Countries and the Role of the International Community

Kiernan Somers, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Learning by Giving: The Youth Homelessness Initiative

Camille Gross, Colby College
Christina McCourt, Colby College
Molly Nash, Colby College
Eleanor Powell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Life After Division III Sports: The Relationship Between Athletic Identity and Well-Being for Retired Athletes

Taysir Jama, Colby College
Kelsey Park, Colby College
Aimee Polimeno, Colby College
Benjamin Brassord, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Matrix Theory with Applications to Google Search

Matthew Burton, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Modeling the Optimization of a Toll Booth Plaza

Liam Connell, Colby College
Zachary Schutzman, Colby College
Erin Hoover, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Offshore Wind Energy Potential in the Gulf of Maine

Peter Reiley, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parenting Styles and Confidence in Career Aspirations

Madeline Wadington, Colby College
Appalonia Tankersley, Colby College
Kyle McBrierty, Colby College
Mikaela Mintz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pet Rock Gets a Makeover: The Physical and Optical Properties Of Staurolite

Emily Mininberg, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preventing Sexual Violence at Colby

Carl Reid, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Properties and Uses of Quartz

Mary Furth, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rat-Hat or Bat-Hat?: Phonological and Orthographic Priming

Sarah Boland, Colby College
Sara LoTemplio, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reputation, Marketing, and the Pursuit of Green

James Rabjohns, Colby College
Monica Valentin, Colby College
Sara LoTemplio, Colby College
Madeleine Cooke, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rwandan Intervention in Eastern Congo: Making Sense of RPF Motivations

Katharine Lindquist, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Self-Monitoring Across Real World and Digital Contexts

Dylan Nisky, Colby College
Melissa Preziosi, Colby College
Caroline Southwick, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Selfies: Memory Enablers or Fun Phenomenon?

Anh Nguyen, Colby College
Jacqueline Huynh, Colby College
Katherine Southworth, Colby College
Sarah Carrigan, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Serpentine: Uses, History, and Properties

George Hill, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Should We Write Our Own Questions? The Effects of Multiple Choice Question Generation on Test Performance

Shanna Grant, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Single and Ready to Mingle: Factors Affecting Risky Sexual Behavior

Ines Castro, Colby College
Jacqueline Charlton, Colby College
Rebecca Stoutamyer, Colby College
Katherine Kimball, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The Alcohol Policy and CER

Sarah Peck, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The Effect of Choline Supplementation and the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) on Medial Temporal Lobe Volume Changes as a Measurement of Depression

Leigh Mathieu, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Source Credibility and Emotion on Blame Conformity and Recall Confidence

Anna Kronauer, Colby College
Erin Tillquist, Colby College
Grace DiBari, Colby College
Christopher Krasniak, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Effects of the Melting Arctic Ice Cap on Florida's Coast

Anthony Atkinson, Colby College
Nicholas Joseph, Colby College
Louw Scheepers, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The Lack of Meat at Colby and the Barbecue Solution.

Tommaso Montagni, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Neruoprotective Effects of Postnatal Choline Supplementation on a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Julia Mitchell, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Role of Power and Thoughtfulness in Gift Giving

Nils Martin, Colby College
Katherine Tang, Colby College
Caroline Vaughan, Colby College
Mikaela Johnson, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Sociology of Good Will Hunting

Brittany Reardon, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Starving Arts at Colby College

Tarek Masri, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The Walk Of Doom

Darrien Pipkins, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Unabomber Philosophies

Peter Hamblett, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Warlords in Communities: Health, Education, and Security

Kayla Lewkowicz, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Watch What 'Whe-eat' - A Cultural Analysis of the Gluten-Free Diet

Monique Kelly, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Water Strategy in the United States

Rebecca Herman, Colby College
Malia Kawamura, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Zircon: Tiny Crystals with Long History and Big Uses

Jiawen Li, Colby College

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available