The posters listed below are some of those displayed between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015 as part of the annual Scholars Week activities.

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2015
Thursday, May 14th
10:00 AM

An alternative route to teacher certification: Schoolyard ecology

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Carly Feiro, Western Washington University

Secondary Education

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An Analysis of Urchin Harvesting at Tse-Whit-Zen Village


Erin Benson, Western Washington University

Anthropology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An Assistive Tool for L-2 Learners


Kyle McCormick, Western Washington University
Ariel Cooper, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Biocompatible Silk-Poly(Pyrrole) Composite Trilayer Electromechanical Actuators


Carly Klemke, Western Washington University
Ben Peterson, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Can Collection Specimen Data Reveal Temporal Shifts Due to Climate Change?

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Julie Maurer, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Community structure analysis of Bellingham Bay phytoplankton


Ciara Asamoto, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A computational approach to methanol oxidation catalyst design


Eoghan Gormley, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

"Could this comic book really end Islamophobia?": Initial press coverage of Ms. Marvel #1 as commodity activism

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Jacob Boucher, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

#CrimingWhileWhite: An Analysis of Journalistic Coverage of a Contested Hashtag


Rika Wong, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Determination of Domain Requirements of EF-G for Ribosome-Dependent GTPase Activity


Markus Carlson, Western Washington University
Bassam Haddad, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Development of Novel Thermosetting Resin Systems for Aerospace Applications


Kiley Brown, Western Washington University
Tyler Curtis, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The effect of androgynous clothing on male expressions of masculine gender

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Cassandra Walsh, Western Washington University

Anthropology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Effectiveness of Culvert Removal on Improving Water Quality Parameters in Carpenter Creek Estuary


Fawn Harris, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Effects of medial prefrontal cortex NMDA NR-1 subunit deletion in adult mice on spatial reference and working memory

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Melissa Gorham, Western Washington University
Dane Dewees, Western Washington University

Brain-Behavioral Neuroscience

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The effects of nesting American kestrels on pest bird abundance in sweet cherry orchards


Deanna Leigh, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gender and Hooking Up: From One Night Stands to "Catching Feelings"


Angela Cowley, Western Washington University

Sociology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A genetic analysis of sex-specific prey consumption in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) and the implications for commercially important fish species in the Pacific Northwest.


Sara Spitzer, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Genomic and cDNA Sequences Encoding Histidine-Domain Arabinogalactan Proteins (HD-AGPs) in the Solanaceae


Mackenzie Cooper, Western Washington University
Soniya Pimparkar, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gold Catalyzed Cyclizations to form Oxygen Heterocycles


Jordan Dotson, Western Washington University
Ryan Lyski, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Golden Boy: An examination of framing in national and local news coverage of Jaylen Fryberg

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Becca Freimuth, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

How do we address common misconceptions of chemistry concepts? Developing a tool to asses chemistry understanding.


Dana Jensen, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Identification of Aspergillus resistance factors present in Arabidopsis thaliana


Tyler Hill, Western Washington University
Audrey Marsh, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Identifying and Developing More Culturally Sensitive Diverse Leadership Measurement Prototypes

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Joshua Thompson, Western Washington University

Psychology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Identity Formation and Prescribed Gender Roles Among Female Gamers


Euphemia Lee, Western Washington University

Sociology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Importance of ubiquitin-mediated degradation on diacetyl chemosensation in c. elegans

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Ellen Zocher, Western Washington University
Nelson Ruth, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mapping interactions between the type-VI secretion system effector Tae1 and its putative substrates using NMR spectroscopy


Robert Henderson, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Measuring stellar rotation periods with Kepler K2 light curves


Erica Largent, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mechanical Synthesis and Characterization of Fe doped CuO


Michael Stullick, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of voluntary cleanup programs in Washington, Oregon, California, and South Dakota


Brianne Hoppe, Western Washington University
Katie Donkers, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Minaj à trois: Nicki Minaj, the Third Reich, and the power of celebrity


Adrienne Palay, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Novel Attempt at Expression of Properly Folded C1, C1C2, and A2 Factor VIII Protein Domains in E. coli cells


Daniel Harbeson, Western Washington University
Alexis Neuman, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Optimization of Silk Films for Use in Composite Conducting Polymer Actuator Devices


Rebecca Szabo, Western Washington University
Jordan Donohue, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Organic content and silt to sand ratio in correlation with porewater sulfide concentrations found in eel grass (Zostera marina) beds

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Clarissa Felling, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Oysters in a Changing Ocean: Effects of acidification and warming on Olympia oyster larval swimming and growth


Jake Lawlor, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated soils using mustard plants: An examination of remediation potential in the presence of annelids and iron oxyhydroxides


Macon Abernathy, Western Washington University
Ben Maki, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Polymerizable Ionic liquids as a dopent in polymer based photovoltaic devices employing a chemically fixed p-I-n junction


Austin Limanek, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Progress Toward an O2-carrying Therapeutic Based on a Single-chain Hemoglobin Framework


Serena Wo, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Regulation of pollen tube growth in Petunia hybrida by ethylene-induced esterase activity


Kevin Kenney, Western Washington University
Preston Ehrlich, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The role of ethylene in regulation of pectin-modifying enzymes and in pectin remodeling in pistils of Petunia axillaris.


Saum Hadi, Western Washington University
Steven Mahnke, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sea star wasting disease: Comparing bacterial communities using metagenomics


Morgan Gingerich, Western Washington University
Kailey Barnett, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shooting back: Reversing the dominant gaze and Native American self-representation


Shelley Newman, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Structural Studies of a Circularly Permuted Human Hemoglobin Containing Low O₂-affinity Mutations

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Rachel Hubbard, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Structural Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII in Complexes in Circulation


Amanda Weis, Western Washington University
Mikko Sayre, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Structural Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII in Protein Complexes


Michelle Wuerth, Western Washington University
Brenna Park-Egan, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A survey analysis of the relationship between interdisciplinary experiences and well-rounded individuals

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Diane Pérez, Western Washington University

Modern and Classical Languages

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Survival of the fattest: correlating Rhagoletis zephyria pupal weight and likelihood of emergence


Keely Hausken, Western Washington University
Neal Shaffer, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis of Pt-3d transition metal bimetallic intermetallics using a block copolymer


Erik Benton, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis, Characterization, and Deoxygenation Properties of Cobalt-Ruthenium Phosphide Catalysts


Paul Cochran, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthetic Studies on Guaipyridine Alkaloids: Intramolecular Heck Approach


Biniam Woldehaimanot, Western Washington University
Samantha Grosslight, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Taking Back Birth: Alternative Birth Professionals Empowering Women in Childbirth


Ashley Weyers, Western Washington University

Sociology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The TELLAR Model for Speech Recognition


Caleb Nelson, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Time Series Modeling of Baseball Performance​

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Kyle Andelin, Western Washington University
Sam Kaplan, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Trophic Response to Multiple Stressors Using Species Sensitivity (SSD) Distribution Models

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Gerald Kitsis, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuning the electronic structure of tin and lead halide perovskites through layering, strain, and distortion


Chris Grote, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Uncovering the Molecular Mechanism Behind Associative Learning in C. elegans


Lauren Alfiler, Western Washington University
Micaela Pribic, Western Washington University

Psychology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Western's Employee Language Program: Developing language skills and fostering cultural competence in the WWU community


Alicia Gilman, Western Washington University
Cody Brower, Western Washington University

Modern and Classical Languages

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM