The posters listed below are some of those displayed during the morning and afternoon sessions on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 as part of the annual Scholars Week activities.

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2017
Wednesday, May 17th
9:00 AM

Analysis of Lithics from Bone Processing and Lithic Tool Production Units at Woodstock Farm (45WH0055)


Jori Hurst, Western Washington University
Dessa Meehan, Western Washington University

Anthropology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Animating the Temporal Progression of Cordilleran Deglaciation and Vegetation Succession in the Pacific Northwest during the late Quaternary Period

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Henry Haro, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are there rogue harbor seals in Whatcom Creek? The potential impact of harbor seals on a local salmon hatchery


Rachel Wachtendonk, Western Washington University

Biology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Block Copolymer Templated Bimetallic Pt-M Nanoparticle Systems for Fuel Cell Catalysis


Diane Perez, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Changing Sea: the effects of temperature and CO2 to the temperate sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima and its green symbiont Elliptochloris marina


Kimberly Diep, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Critique of Conflict Management Style Usage Within Communication Research


Zoe C. Kelly, Western Washington University
Erin M. Mackin, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Effects of salmon carcasses on growth of riparian white spruce (Picea glauca) in Alaska: a long-term fertilization experiment


Alexa Camaioni, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Employee Language Program


Diane Perez, Western Washington University
Maria Jose Palacios Figueroa, Western Washington University

Modern Languages

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fashion and Semiotics: How fashion editorials reflected two different yet socially and politically similar years


Carolyn Trainer, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Feminist Mother in a Hyper-masculine Society

PDF


Thu Le, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Framing the Frat Boy: An analysis of frames used in coverage of campus rape by The New York Times


Christina Becker, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fixed Junction Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells Based on Polymerizable Ionic Liquids


Corbit Sampson, Western Washington University
Erin Brown, Western Washington University

Physics

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GIS Suitability Analysis to Identify Critical Habitat for the Cascades Frog (Rana cascadae)

PDF


Victoria Niewohner, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Hiker's Guide to Climate Trends and Natural Disaster along the Pacific Crest Trail


Claire Anderson, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Identifying Class Activity by Automatic Clustering of Classroom Noise


Robin Cosbey, Western Washington University
Allison Wusterbarth, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Identifying Social Hierarchies within Organizational Communication


Alexandrea Moore, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Improved Efficiency of Thin Film Organic Photovoltaics via Optical Device Coupling


Thomas Morrissey, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Investigating the Relationship Between an Invasive Species and Contamination in Stella’s Marsh, Edmonds, WA


Wyatt Carstens, Western Washington University
Julia Ensign, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Irrigation and Water Use in Whatcom County


Ben Larson, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Issues with Landlords: An investigative look at failed rental inspections in the York and Sehome neighborhoods


Erasmus Baxter, Western Washington University
Alexis Edgar, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Keylogger Detection Using a Decoy Keyboard


Margot Maxwell, Western Washington University
Sara Johnson, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lolita Themes in Photography: An Ethics Case Study

PDF


Tiffany Ng, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Metal Mixture effects on uptake and bioavailability in Lactuca sativa seedlings


Eric Lawrence, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Norms of reaction for pheromone response in Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates

PDF


Shelby Duffy, Western Washington University

Biology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Planning for Resilient Communities in the Pacific Northwest

PDF


Christopher Johnson, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reporting with Dignity: Ethics of covering sexual assault


Lexi Foldenauer, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Study on Additive Manufacturing Quality Monitoring Techniques


Claire Adams, Western Washington University

Industrial and Product Design

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Sustainable cities project: understanding the ecological history of Stella’s marsh through a phase I environmental site assessment


Emily Rahlmann, Western Washington University
Monica Hope, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Analysis of Concentric Growth Rings in Hydrothermal Epidote

PDF


Brandi Petryk, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Analysis of stellar accretion of pre-main sequence stars


Richard Ballantyne, Western Washington University

Astrophysics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Atlas


Christopher Beswetherick, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Best Practices in Civic Engagement: A Case Study of the B Kind Campaign by the Downtown Bellingham Partnership

PDF


Lauren Drake, Western Washington University
Hallie Fuchs, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Carbohydrate analysis of marine microalgae, Isocrysis sp.


Galen Herz, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Characterization of Novel Mimivirus Proteins


Giulia Corbet, Western Washington University
Selina Somani, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

City of Edmonds Mobile Application


Molly Bierman, Western Washington University
Paul McInnis, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

"Computational understanding and tuning of exotic distortions in perovskite materials"


Joshua Welsh, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create a Journey; invite your friends; travel the world.


Tyler Avila, Western Washington University
Michael Henning, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cuidarse a sí mismo: Translating and Adjusting a Self-Care Brochure for the Latino(a) Community


Bridget Littlefield, Western Washington University

Modern Languages

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Development of a stable cuprous oxide nanocatalyst for photoelectrochemical proton reduction


Sasha Alden, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drummer's Linguistic Processing: Effects of rhythmic training on a musical CLOZE probability task


Paul Rhoads, Western Washington University
Kaylee Munizich, Western Washington University

Psychology

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Ethylene-induced Pectin Depolymerization for Pollen Tube Growth in Petunia axillaris Pistols


James Kussy, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Evaluating methods to identify cells in fluorescence microscopy images


Halley Steiner, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An Examination of Cultivation Theory on Asian American Stereotypes


Jade Lee, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exploiting the reactivity of sortase homologs for generating isopeptide bonds


Natasha Hessami, Western Washington University
Nathan Markus, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From Bra-Burners to Bureaucracy: The Evolution of Second-Wave Feminism through NOW Newsletters

PDF


Alexandria Baker, Western Washington University

Media and Communication

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Gatekeeper Project: Crowdsourced Examination of the Gender Composition of Anthropology Journals

PDF


Giselle Király, Western Washington University

Anthropology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Genetic and biochemical basis of receptor regulation by ERAS E3 ubiquitin ligases


Nelson Ruth, Western Washington University
Robert Kendrick, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gold Catalyzed Cyclization Reactions


Jon Scott Wrigley, Western Washington University
Evangeline Starchman, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Humans for the Humane Society

PDF


Colton Haisch, Western Washington University
Alexandra Dean, Western Washington University

Leadership Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Identifying Spectroscopic Binaries in SDSS-IV/ APOGEE-2 with the R Statistic


Jessica Reyna, Western Washington University
Emmanuel Harley, Western Washington University

Astrophysics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Investigation of C3H Zinc Finger Gene Function Using CRISPR


Etaane Neumann, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lipid Binding Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII C1 and C2 Domains

PDF


Rachel Blazevic, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Long-term monitoring reveals evidence of habituation to construction disturbance at a harbor seal haul-out site in Bellingham, WA


Raven Capone Benko, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Metal Mixture Toxicity to Lettuce Seedlings (Lactuca sativa)


Ian Moran, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NAAP: A prevention strategy using mobile app and wearable devices


Serena Bowen, Western Washington University
Zellie Macabata, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Optimal diabatic evolution of Majorana based qubits in the presence of noise


Kyle Ritland, Western Washington University

Astrophysics and Astronomy

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Our TreeHouse Volunteer and Awareness Project


Jonathan Odom, Western Washington University
Madison Moore, Western Washington University

Leadership Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Photoelectrocatalytic Water Oxidation Using a PV-LSC Combination


Douglas Baumgardner, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Predictive GIS Modeling of Landslide Susceptibility in the Salmon Drift Creek Watershed Council


Amanda Bixby, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Projected Steelhead Populations based on Stream Gauge measurements


Matthew Luka, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spatial Analysis of Agricultural Suitability and Simulated Mapping System for WSDA IHRP


Kelly Lyons, Western Washington University

Environmental Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Studying Crystal Growth Kinetics via Monte Carlo Simulation


Jonathan Cornet, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Synthesis of Pt-Cu Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Direct-Methanol Fuel Cells


Kelly Yokuda, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Synthetic Studies on Guaipyridine Alkaloids: Rupestines B-D, G, L and M.


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

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1:00 PM

Open-Source Alternatives to Investigate Affective and Autonomic Phenotypes in HD Model Mice


Madeline Hamilton, Western Washington University
Hardeep Tiwana, Western Washington University

Psychology

1:00 PM - 12:00 PM