The posters listed below are some of those displayed between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015 as part of the annual Scholars Week activities.

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2015
Friday, May 15th
10:00 AM

Acene-Containing Covalent Organic Frameworks as Singlet Fission Candidates


Viktor Laszlo, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Arabidopsis thaliana growth and development in a deuterated environment as a means to advance chemical analysis of plants.


Russell McFarland, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An Assessment of the Effects of Marine Worms on the Long-term Efficacy of Activated Carbon


Ryan Sarhan, Western Washington University
Bryson Bellefeuille, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Beyoncé: Feminism through representation and the oppositional gaze


Carley Burton, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Change at the Core: An Initial Implementation of Active Learning Strategies in Large, Lecture Science Courses

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Travis Salmi, Western Washington University

Science, Math, and Technology Education

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Characterization of a Chromosomal Translocation Event in an Arabidopsis thaliana T-DNA Insertion Line


Anthony Valente, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Characterization of charge carrier mobility in OVLS grown tetracene single crystals.


Logan Morrison, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The construction of gender through Man Ray's Le Violon d'Ingres

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Louise Strandoo, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Critique of Uncertainty Reduction

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Riley Beard, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Culture, diversity, and GUR reform at Western Washington University


Coralie Meslin, Western Washington University
Devon Payne, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Development of a Lab-Scale Continuous Solvent-Based Prepreg Manufacturing Machine


Sunni Schoepe, Western Washington University
Aaron Freymond, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The development of a spin coater for under $100

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Andrew Lore, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

“Development of Conductive Polymers Modified with Silk-Inspired Peptides”


Melany Fry, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Development of Fasteners for Aircraft Interiors


Eben Sarver, Western Washington University
Sean Matthews, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Development of Novel Surface-Enhancement Optical Probes


Daniel Botamanenko, Western Washington University
Noah Schorr, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Digging Deeper: Where is the Geoduck (Panopea generosa) in Archaeological Shell Middens?


Ryan Desrosiers, Western Washington University

Anthropology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

East-West news coverage of the Georgian And Crimean conflicts


Bennett Hanson, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Effect of a Five-Week Exercise Intervention Using EMG Biofeedback on Scapular Stabilizer Muscle Activation and Scapular Kinematics.

PDF


Samantha Gunderson, Western Washington University

Physical Education Health and Recreation

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Efficient deprotection and demetallation of a chlorin photosensitizer followed by microwave addition of an alkyl amine linker


Elizabeth J. Cummins, Western Washington University
Nathan F. Sundine, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Electrochemical Doping of poly[2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylenevinylene] using the Polymerizable Ionic Liquid Allyltrioctylammonium Allylsulfonate


Layla Masri, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Evolution of Star Formation Rates in Clusters Using Spitzer MIPS Imaging


Ethan Batson, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The fashion rhetoric of Sun Ra and the creation of a new cultural form


Drake Wilcox, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The geomorphic signature of fold growth along Cleman Mountain, WA

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Tabor Reedy, Western Washington University

Geology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts: Socialization and Gender Expectations as Conveyed Through Merit Badges


Amy Stavig, Western Washington University

Sociology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Increased Water Temperature Potentiates Sea Star Wasting Disease Mortality in the Ochre Star (Pisaster ochraceus).


Warren Kohl, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Inquiry-based Content Immersion: Increasing Science Content Knowledge and Appreciation in Pre-service Elementary Teachers

PDF


Scheree Dowdy, Western Washington University

Science, Math, and Technology Education

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Interstellar extinction-to-reddening ratio and reddening-to-reddening ratios in the near infrared


Holly Christenson, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Investigation of ruthenium-phosphide catalysts for activity in deoxygenation furan.


Peter Topalian, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lost in the dream: A heterotopia of Don Bartletti's photograph of Enrique's journey


Chloe Pearson, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Matrix Factorization Recommender Systems and Cold Start


Aaron Tuor, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Modeling 9-mesityl-10-methylacridinium in a mesoporous aluminosilicate channel to explain the lengthening of the charge-transfer state


Natalya Garcia, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Modeling Interstellar Dust: Bayesian Statistics Models with Emcee


J'Neil Cottle, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Modification of conducting polymers with silk-inspired peptides for use in biomedical applications.


Taylor Blatz, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The NFL and domestic violence: A consequential analysis of NO MORE's Super Bowl ad"


Brooke Chesnut, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

One Hundred Years of Vegetation Succession in the Easton Glacial Foreland, Mount Baker, Washington, USA

PDF


Katherine Rosa, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Optimizing Silk Fibroin Hydrogels for use as Nerve Conduits


Emily Sanders, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Phytoplankton Ecology: Algal Assemblages in Correlation with Water Quality in High Elevation Lakes, North Cascades, WA

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Anna Nakae, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Profiling Sortase substrate Specificity using Peptide Libraries


Keyvan Nikghalb, Western Washington University
Jesse Prelesnik, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Purification of Pyoverdins from Pseudomonas aeruginosa for use in Photodynamic Therapy


Trevor Stockdale, Western Washington University
Alex Arteritano, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Regulation of the AMPA glutamate receptor homolog GLR-1 at the endoplasmic reticulum in C. elegans.

PDF


Sam Witus, Western Washington University
Lina Dahlberg, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Scratching the surface of chemistry: A progression for categorizing chemistry problems


Andy Phu, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

See the Light: Developing a Public Relations Campaign for the Lighthouse Mission


Leesy Latronica, Western Washington University
Emily Willeman, Western Washington University
Rhoades Clark, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Social Privilege and International Volunteering

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Stephanie Sisson, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spatial and Temporal Effects of Train-sourced Air Pollution on Lichen (Ramalina farinacea) Near Bellinngham, WA


Justin Meyer, Western Washington University
Ryan DeWitt, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spatial and temporal variation in aggregative response of harbor seals and occurrence of rogue individuals relative to adult salmonid runs


Erin Matthews, Western Washington University

Biology

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spectroscopic and Dynamical Properties of Clusters Identified in Large Surveys Using the HectoMAP Redshift Survey


David Reiman, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spectroscopic and Dynamical Properties of Clusters Identified in Large Surveys Using the HectoMAP Redshift Survey


Zachary Schutte, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sporting Event Outcome Prediction using Deep Neural Networks


Elijah Baldwin, Western Washington University
Jake Moorhead, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Optical Fibers as Chemical Sensors


Luke DeGraaff, Western Washington University
Deanna Myers, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis and Properties of Ni­2P Hydrotreating Catalysts on Modified Oxide Supports


Benjamin Morgan, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis of Nickel Phosphide Hydrotreating Catalysts: Effect of Sodium


Tess Clinkingbeard, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis of PEDOT-based Conducting Polymers for Biomedical Use


Dylan Spence, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Third Era of Environmental Journalism: An analysis of award-winning environmental reporting.


Kramer Janders, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

T-Mobile: Becoming The Un-carrier Case Study Application and Teaching Note


Alexandra Withrow, Western Washington University

Journalism

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Transcriptomic analysis of the pistil tissue from Petunia axillaris


Bryce Westheimer, Western Washington University
Ryan Walsh, Western Washington University

Chemistry

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM