The posters listed below are some of those displayed during the morning and afternoon sessions on Friday, May 20, 2016 as part of the annual Scholars Week activities.

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2016
Friday, May 20th
9:00 AM

Analyzing ethical coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis


Brenna Visser, Western Washington University

Journalism

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Anomalous Soils in Gusev Crater As Photographed by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit


Katherine Winchell, Western Washington University

Geology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Breastfeeding in Public by Alexandria Baker


Alexandria Baker, Western Washington University

Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Characterizing charge carrier mobility of doped conjugated polymers


Tristan Lee, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Characterization of bulk 3D printed parts through co-printing


Severn Anderson, Western Washington University
Marie Flanigan, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Columbia River Basalt Weathering Rind Variability: Implications for Remote Sensing Studies at Mars


Madison Spencer, Western Washington University

Geology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dancing with Senior Citizens


Meysam Adibzadeh, Western Washington University
Serena Jensen, Western Washington University

Leadership Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Effects of Environmental Variables on Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) Occurrence at a Seasonal Foraging Site in Bellingham, Washington


Daniel Woodrich, Western Washington University

Biology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enhancing Sortase Mediated Ligation Through Nickel-Peptide Complexation


David Brzovic, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Environmental Risk Assessment of Terrestrial and Freshwater Habitat for Cherry Point, WA


Andrew Egbert, Western Washington University
Audrey Lugar, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ethics of Fossil Fuel Divestment and Foundation Transparency


Trisha Patterson, Western Washington University

Journalism

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Female Politician and Gendered Media Discourse


Melanie Wight, Western Washington University

Linguistics

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

From I Love Lucy to Jessica Jones: Female Representation in Television


Betsy Wells, Western Washington University

Linguistics

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Influence of Alcohol-Related Interventions and Events on Alcohol-Related Outcomes


Amika Savage, Western Washington University
Maya Jolley, Western Washington University

Physical Education Health and Recreation

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Intramolecular Reductive Heck Approach to Guaipyridine Alkaloids


Samantha Grosslight, Western Washington University
Hope Spargo, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Investigation of polymorphisms in the Cytochrome p450 genes of R. zerphyria and R. pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae)


Colleen Horntvedt, Western Washington University
Shelby Landa, Western Washington University

Biology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lichen As A Biomonitoring Tool: Analysis of Train Emissions With SEM Imaging and Sequential Extractions


Gunnar Guddal, Western Washington University
Henry Cade, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Long-term Water Quality Monitoring at Cherry Point, WA: Implications for Ecosystem Biodiversity


Kaitlyn Spellman, Western Washington University
Hailey Brennan, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Look To Brighter Smiles: An Analysis of College Students Accessibility to Dental Care


Matthew Lee, Western Washington University

Sociology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mars Exploration Rover Spirit Albedo Observations: Insights to Surface Processes and Atmospheric Phenomena at Gusev Crater, Mars.


Michael Reynolds, Western Washington University

Geology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Muslim Refugee Experience by Janice Fair


Janice Fair, Western Washington University
Alexandria Baker, Western Washington University

Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Planning a Fundrasing Event for a Non-for-Profit Organization: Bellingham Wine Festival


Millie Mulka, Western Washington University

Decision Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Planning a Fundraising Event for a Non-for-Profit Organization: Brigadoon Beer, Blues, and Jazz Festival


Ben Simek, Western Washington University

Decision Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Polymerizable Ionic Liquids for Organic Optoelectronic Devices


James Bauman, Western Washington University
Nicholas Whitcomb, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Question of Stellar Flicker


Austin Boeck, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reproductive Rights Rhetoric and Transgender and Nonbinary Existence: Why Abortion is Not Only a Women's Issue


Elizabeth Traylor, Western Washington University

Linguistics

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SmartBrew: Software for Commercial Breweries


Kathryn McClintic, Western Washington University
Keenin Vye, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Sparse Plus Low Rank Model of Batter-Pitcher Matchup Peformance


Josh Osborne, Western Washington University
Yulo Leake, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stellar Flare Activity on Distant Stars


Jonathan Cornet, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Suicide Prevention


Katrena Maple, Western Washington University
Krystal Espinoza, Western Washington University

Leadership Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Understanding Uncertainty Reduction


Devon Payne, Western Washington University

Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

YouTube Celebrity and the Future of Online Video

PDF


Nicole Shapiro, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Analyzing Age-Rotation-Activity Relationships in Wide Binary Systems


Riley Clarke, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Behind the Silence of Japanese International Students in the U.S. Classrooms


Kana Sorimachi, Western Washington University

Communication

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bivalve comparison study at Clayton Beach from 1912 to recent

PDF


Stephanie Yong, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Chemically Fixed Junction Photovoltaic Devices Based on Polymerizable Ionic Liquids


Austin Limanek, Western Washington University
Erin Brown, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Comparing HIV demographics and prevention strategies in the United States and Honduras.


John Anderson, Western Washington University

Modern and Classical Languages

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Controlling nanoscale organization of thiophene-based conducting polymers with self-assembling peptides


Taylor Blatz, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Design and Characterization of a Novel Behavioral Assay to Introduce Classical Conditioning to the model C. elegans


Lauren Alfiler, Western Washington University
Artistide Black, Western Washington University

BRAIN, Behavioral Neuroscience

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Detecting Binaries Via Cross Correlation Function Subtraction

PDF


Jessica Reyna, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Developing experimental techniques in pursuit of efficient polymer-fullerene organic photovoltaic devices for use in conjunction with luminescent solar concentrators.


Thomas Morrrissey, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Effects of photosensitizers methylene blue and chlorin e6 on Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1


Armin Saba, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Environmental Risk Assessment of Non-Resident Species in Cherry Point, WA.


Shelby Reibel, Western Washington University
Colton Charlton, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Framing Science: The Important Role of Art in Scientific Papers


Analissa Merrill, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Guided-Wave Plasmon Polariton Modes in High-Index Dielectric Structures


Rachel Owen, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In The Glass Case: Examining Collective Identity Through Contemporary Indigenous Artists


Isaac Feuerman, Western Washington University

Canadian American Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Influences of Nicotine and Toluene at the NMJ


Sebastian Ostrovsky, Western Washington University
Kate Rice, Western Washington University

BRAIN, Behavioral Neuroscience

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lipid-binding properties of naturally occurring hemophilia A mutations in blood coagulation Factor VIII C2 domain.


Alexis Neuman, Western Washington University
Rachel Blazevic, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Membership Survey of the Alpha Persei Open Stellar Cluster

PDF


Graham Roberts, Western Washington University

Physics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

mHealth Literacy


Erik Andersson, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pectin methyl esterase activity on ethylene exposed pistils


Brian Foerster, Western Washington University
Christopher Jones, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Putting our best foot forward: Exploring ways to increase engagement with diversity


Hannah Anderson, Western Washington University
Sarah Enders, Western Washington University

Psychology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reclaimed Water Policy in Washington State: Unitary and Polycentric Opportunities and Challenges

PDF


Thomas Hunter, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Religion Reporting: Tackling matters of faith and fact


Sarah Sharp, Western Washington University

Journalism

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Roles of ubiquitin and stress in diacetyl chemosensation of C. elegans

PDF


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

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Role of the Western Front During the BSU's Fight for Black Power and Liberation in 1968-1975

PDF


Weyni Haddis, Western Washington University

Communication Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sediment Quality Triad Analysis at a Model Toxics Control Act Site in Anacortes, Washington


Miranda Aiken, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Societal Effects of Language Standardization: The Case of Standard German


Lisa Witkowski, Western Washington University

Linguistics

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Structural analysis of T-state stabilizing mutations in circularly permuted human hemoglobin


Michaela Tutone, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Surgical Support System


Kyla Sumpter, Western Washington University
Allyce Froning, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using clinopyroxene mineral chemistry to decipher magma composition changes over 13 million years in the Izu-Bonin volcanic arc

PDF


Erin Benson, Western Washington University
Brian Rusk, Western Washington University
Ricardo Escobar, Western Washington University
Luan Heywood, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Variation in desiccation resistance between different Rhagoletis zephyria populations spanning the Cascade Mountains

PDF


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

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Who's in control? You, God, or government


Morgan Verburg, Western Washington University

Psychology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM