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									         QUEST 2005: A FORUM FOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP 

                       PROGRAM SCHEDULE

                   MORNING SESSION I: 8:30 – 10:00
COFFELT ROOM       ENGLISH AND LITERATURE
THE GALLERY        MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
HUMPHREY ROOM      INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING AND
                    TECHNOLOGY
JONES ROOM         BIOMATH RESEARCH IN SAN SALVADOR, THE BAHAMAS
THE OHIO ROOM      BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY POSTER SESSION
PUGSLEY ROOM       ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS


                  MORNING SESSION II: 10:30 – 12:00
COFFELT ROOM       ENGLISH AND LITERATURE
THE GALLERY        MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
HUMPHREY ROOM      PHYSICS AND ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINNERING
JONES ROOM         GEOLOGY IN SAN SALVADOR, THE BAHAMAS
THE OHIO ROOM      MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION I
PUGSLEY ROOM       MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PRESENTATIONS
ROOM 2068          HISTORY OF YOUNGSTOWN AND THE MAHONING VALLEY



                PRESENTERS LUNCHEON: 12:00 – 1:15
                        CHESTNUT ROOM



                  AFTERNOON SESSION I: 1:30 – 3:00
COFFELT ROOM       CRIMINAL JUSTICE
THE GALLERY        MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
HUMPHREY ROOM      ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
JONES ROOM         YOUNGSTOWN AND THE MAHONING VALLEY:
                    MULTI-DISCIPLINARY SESSION
THE OHIO ROOM      SIGMA XI SCIENCE HONORARY POSTER SESSION
PUGSLEY ROOM       ENGLISH, FOREIGN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND POETRY
ROOM 2068          NATIONAL AND WORLD POLITICAL ISSUES



                  AFTERNOON SESSION II: 3:30 - 5:00
COFFELT ROOM       BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND
                    MARKETING
THE GALLERY        PHYSICAL THEREPY, SOCIAL WORK, AND HUMAN ECOLOGY
HUMPHREY ROOM      HEALTH SCIENCE/HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND NURSING
JONES ROOM         TEACHER EDUCATION AND COUNSELING
THE OHIO ROOM      MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION II
PUGSLEY ROOM       MUSIC, ART, AND COMMUNICATIONS



         DETAILED PROGRAM SCHEDULE ON FOLLOWING PAGES

                                      MORNING SESSION I
                                      8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

COFFELT ROOM – ENGLISH AND LITERATURE
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Phillip Brady and Dr. Rebecca Barnhouse, English
8:30 - 8:45            Heading South: Defining Travel through The Old Patagonian Express
                            Ann Amicucci
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Philip Brady
8:45 - 9:00            Joan Didion Through the Years: An Exploration of Content and Form
                            Kelly Walsh
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephanie Tingley
9:00 - 9:15            The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien Creates a New Genre, the Epic Elegy
                            Elizabeth Crowll
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Barnhouse
9:15 - 9:30            Voices from the Past: Violence between Husbands and Wives in the Fourteenth
                       and Fifteenth Centuries
                            Theresa Mottle
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Barnhouse
9:30 - 9:45            When Mystics Have Prophets for Dinner: A Critical Biographical Analysis of
                       William Blake's Visions
                            Sara Accettura
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Buchanan

THE GALLERY – MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
   Session Moderators: Hazel Pierson and Dr. Robert McCoy, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
8:30 - 8:45            A Numerical Model for Fluid Flow and Dynamics of a Knurled Bearing/Damper
                            Thomas Calko and Joseph Turney
                            Faculty Advisor: Hazel Pierson
8:45 - 9:00            Design and Production of a Lunar Buggy for Competition at the U.S Great
                       Moonbuggy Race 2005
                            Julia Navoyosky, William Hiznay, Michael Keffer, and Nicholas Mastramico
                            Faculty Advisor: Hazel Pierson
9:00 - 9:15            Design and Testing of a Hydraulic Pump-Based Dynamometer Utilizing a 2.2-
                       Liter Engine with Software Interface
                            Kate Conzett, Jennifer Davidson, Duane Kupec, and Jeff McCartney
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ganesh Kudav
9:15 - 9:30            Human Powered Vehicle
                            Justin Staub and Ryan Paul
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daniel Suchora
9:30 - 9:45            Materials Engineering at Youngstown State
                            Ryan Paul
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert McCoy
9:45 - 10:00           YSU 2005 Human Powered Vehicle
                            Mollie Miles, Ryan Paul, and Erik Rigby
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields

HUMPHREY ROOM – INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Martin Cala, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and 

                        Dr. Richard Bartholomy, Civil Engineering and Technology 

8:30 - 8:45            Entrepreneur Enterprise through Industrial and Systems Engineering: A
                       Memorial Tribute to Mr. James P. Poma
                           Matthew Gustovich
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Martin Cala
8:45 - 9:00            Geauga County Building Project in Bainbridge Township
                           Michael Bradley, Jason Holod, Pinkerton Matthew, and Jason Mays
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Bartholomy


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JONES ROOM – BIOMATH RESEARCH IN SAN SALVADOR, THE BAHAMAS
   Session Moderators: Dr. Carl Johnston, Biology and Dr. George Yates, Mathematics and Statistics
8:30 - 8:45            A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Coral Reef Ecosystem between East
                       Beach and Lindsey Beach on San Salvador Island
                           Sarah Eskay, Sean Knowles, and Elizabeth Rupert
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carl Johnston
8:45 - 9:00            Comparative Analysis of E. coli on Coral Reefs in San Salvador, Bahamas
                           Ashley Jasenec, Lisa Jurich, and Jennifer Pinon
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carl Johnston
9:00 - 9:15            Metal Analysis on the Island of San Salvador, Bahamas
                           Thomas Cochran and Debbie Ann Marie Smith
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. George Yates
9:15 - 9:30            Presence of Coliform Bacteria in Estuarine Waters at Pigeon Creek, San
                       Salvador
                           Thomas Cochran, David Frazee, and April Newman
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. George Yates

THE OHIO ROOM – BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY POSTER SESSION
   Session Moderators: Dr. Diana Fagan and Dr. Chet Cooper, Biology
8:30 - 10:00           Comparison of Collagen Deposition in the Extracelluar Matrix of Male and
                       Female Hypertensive Rats
                           Benjamin Fulton
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Litowitz
8:30 - 10:00           Ferns of Mill Creek Park: Then and Now
                           Brandon Sinn
                           Faculty Advisor: Carl F. Chuey
8:30 - 10:00           Monoclonal Antibodies against Staphylococcus aureus Type 5
                           Sandra Slusher
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diana Fagan
8:30 - 10:00           Proteomic Profiling of Macrophages Infected with Penicillium marneffei
                           Lisa Tarcy
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chet Cooper
8:30 - 10:00           Proteomic Profiling of Morphogenesis in Wangiella dermatitidis
                           Lori MacDonald
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chet Cooper
8:30 - 10:00           Purification of Staphylococcus Aureus Type 8 Capsular Polysaccharide
                           Kimberly Gutman
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diana Fagan
8:30 - 10:00           Riparian Vegetation Structure Along the Industrially Impacted Mahoning River,
                       Ohio
                           Anna Stambolia-Kovach
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Courtenay Willis
8:30 - 10:00           Role of Myosin Light Chain Phosphatase in Relaxation of Cavernosal Smooth
                       Muscle in the Rat
                           Erin Jackson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Leipheimer
8:30 - 10:00           Role of uterine Natural Killer (uNK) cells in Preeclampsia
                           Sandirai Musuka
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diana Fagan
8:30 - 10:00           Scientists to the Rescue: a Solution to a Water Conservation Problem
                           Daniel Bole, Ginger Cartright, and Nicole Danish
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Dick




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THE OHIO ROOM – BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY POSTER SESSION - CONTINUED
8:30 - 10:00          Subcloning and Testing of Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against S. aureus
                      type 8
                           Andrea Koerber
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diana Fagan
8:30 - 10:00          The Effect of Dexamethasone on C2C12 Myoblasts with relation to mTOR and
                      cdc2 (Cdk1)
                           Kyle Sobecki
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Walker
8:30 - 10:00          The Effects of Testosterone on Protein Expression in C2C12 Myoblasts During
                      Differentiation
                           Christine Dolphin
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Walker

PUGSLEY ROOM – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
   Session Moderators: Dr. Andy Chang, Mathematicas and Statistics
                       Dr. Isam Amin, Geological and Environmental Sciences
8:30 - 8:45           Analysis of Wildlife Watching Expenditures with a Double Hurdle Model
                           Xinde Zhang
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andy Chang
8:45 - 9:00           Environmental Ethics: An Empirical Study
                           Stephen Dinda
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andy Chang
9:00 - 9:15           The Analysis of Overweight in Adolescent ¡V Youth Risk Behavior
                           Jane Nanor
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andy Chang
9:15 - 9:30           Verfication of Groundwater Tracer Models
                           Raghavan Parthasarathy
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Isam Amin
9:30 - 9:45           Visitors Attitudes Towards Forest Resources
                           Avery Sterling
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andy Chang


                                    MORNING SESSION II
                                    10:30 AM – 12:00 AM

COFFELT ROOM – ENGLISH AND LITERATURE
  Session Moderators: Dr. Sandra Stephan and Dr. Michael Finney, English
10:30 - 10:45	        A Critical look at Richard Ellmann's "Oscar Wilde"
                         Stacey Best
                         Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sandra W. Stephan
10:45 - 11:00         And She Lived Sadly Ever After: An Evaluation of Victoria Glendinning's
                      Rebecca West: A Life
                         Diana Awad
                         Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sandra W. Stephan
11:00 - 11:15         Dude, Why Are You So Mean?: An Examination of Abusive Language and
                      Familiarity in Masculine Discourse
                         Sara Accettura, Amy Flick, and Matthew Liller
                         Faculty Advisor: Dr. Steve Brown
11:15 - 11:30	        Papa Wants Bear Claws, Baker Man Bakes
                         Michael Higgins
                         Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sandra W. Stephan




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COFFELT ROOM – ENGLISH AND LITERATURE: CONTINUED
11:30 - 11:45	         Racial and Cultural Rootedness: The Effect of Intraracial Oppression in Toni
                       Morrison's"The Bluest Eye"
                           Alisa Balestra
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michael Finney
11:45 - 12:00	         Visions of the Past: Emily Toth's Idealization of Kate Chopin
                           Cassandra Flora
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sandra W. Stephan

THE GALLERY – MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
   Session Moderator: 	 Dr. Elvin Sheilds, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
10:30 - 10:45	         Analysis for Non-Plated Through Holes for Printed Circuit Boards
                            Christopher Burich, Michael Ciccone, Enrique Rodriguez, and Timothy
                            Scobbie
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
10:45 - 11:00	         Design of a Plastic Layer Machine Using the Finite Element Method
                            Ryan Mercer, Travis Moore, and Kari Utterback
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
11:00 - 11:15	         Design of a Quartz Removal and Lead Trim Station I
                            Michael Bethany and Pete Verostko
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
11:15 - 11:30	         Design Project 1: Redesign of Quartz Removal and Lead Trim Station
                            Becky Grove, Jammie McCale, Andrew Naples, and Pamela Roussel
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
11:30 - 11:45	         Filtration and a Recirculation For a Cermaic Plant
                            David Everett, Dennis Hohos, and Anthony Nolfi
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
11:45 - 12:00	         Personal lift for Fifth Wheel Recereational Vehicle Trailer
                            Brian Honen and Usman Khan
                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields

HUMPHREY ROOM - PHYSICS AND ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Jalal Jalali, Electrical and Computer Engineering and 

                        Dr. Tom Oder, Physics and Astronomy 

10:30 - 10:45	         Digital/Analog Synthesizer
                           Matthew Celio, Sukhpreet Kaur, Michael Petursko, and Elaunah Wilson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr Jalal Jalali
10:45 - 11:00	         Fabrication and Characterization of GaN Schottky Diodes
                           Pamela Martin
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tom Oder
11:00 - 11:15	         Optimization of Data Communication Networks in Automobiles
                           Russ Bishop
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali

JONES ROOM – GEOLOGY IN SAN SALVADOR, THE BAHAMAS
   Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Jeffrey Dick, Geological and Environmental Sciences and 

                         Lynda Ramps, Youngstown State University Bookstore 

10:30 - 10:45	         Assessing the Impact of Hurricane Frances on Holiday Tracks Beach and
                       Pigeon Creek, San Salvador, the Bahamas
                           E.J. Bocan, Heidi Haug, Mary Loree, and Nicholas Smith
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffery Dick
10:45 - 11:00	         Assessment of Wave Energy, Tidal Energy, and Sediment Transport on Junk
                       Beach, San Salvador the Bahamas
                           Carol Dulin, Adam Gardner, Jennifer Houston, and Lisa Jackson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr Jeffrey Dick



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GEOLOGY IN SAN SALVADOR, THE BAHAMAS: CONTINUED
11:00 - 11:15     Impacts of Hurricane Frances on the Natural Environments of Sandy Hook, San
                  Salvador, the Bahamas
                      Robert Coller Sr., Franklin Horvath, Jr., Diana Huggins, and Rena Meadows
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Dick
11:15 - 11:30     Impacts of Hurricane Frances on the Pigeon Creek Delta: Implications for
                  Predicting Storm-Related Sediment Displacement
                      Rikki Lawrence, Joel McKendry, Mario Moreno, and Stephanie Urban
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Dick
11:30 - 11:45     Investigation of Salt water Encroachment in the Cockburn Town Water Well
                  Field, San Salvador, the Bahamas
                      Fred Fenstermaker and Andrea Henning
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Dick
11:45 - 12:00     Sediment Source, Transport, and Depositional Patterns at Sandy Point, San
                  Salvador, the Bahamas
                      Bret Bartosh, Candice Candiello-Buzzelli, and Jolene Rodenbaugh
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Dick

THE OHIO ROOM – MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION I
   Session Moderators: Dr. Peter Norris and Dr. Stacey Lowery Bretz, Chemistry
10:30 - 12:00         A Possible Biodiversity Refugium for Pteridophytes in Zoar Valley
                      Gorge,Cattaraugus Creek, NY: Preliminary Findings
                           Brandon Sinn
                           Faculty Advisor: Carl F. Chuey
10:30 - 12:00         Attitudes Toward the Exhumation of Human Remains for Scientific Purposes
                           Heather Reed, Robert Rivello,and Michael Zatchok
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Weaver
10:30 - 12:00         Bahamian Archaeology
                           Jami Herring and Molly Smith
                           Faculty Advisor: Thomas Delvaux
10:30 - 12:00         Building More Effectifve Student- Teacher Relationships in the Writing­
                      Classroom
                           Francine Zelenak
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kevin Ball
10:30 - 12:00         Characterizing Protein Expression in the Developing Mould Phase of P.
                      marneffei: a Dimorphic Pathogen
                           Erin Treece
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Walker
10:30 - 12:00         CHEMX: Cognitive Expectations for Learning Chemistry
                           Nathaniel Grove
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stacey Lowery Bretz
10:30 - 12:00         Investigating Work Measurement Techniques Applied to a China Company's
                      Processes
                           Josh Arnal, Kelly Marshall, Justin Pearce, Adam Gerasimek,
                           Jacob Guidosh, and Jillian Mika
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Martin Cala
10:30 - 12:00         Methodologies for Supply Chain Management in Contract Manufacturing
                      Environments
                           Kyle Beca
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Martin Cala
10:30 - 12:00         N-Glycosyl Triazole-linked Carbohydrates: Synthesis and Structure of Pyranose
                      Derivatives
                           Brittany Pirigyi
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Peter Norris
10:30 - 12:00         Proteomics Approach in the Study of Mechanism of Action of Antibiotics
                           Kiran Keniya
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr Thomas D Kim

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THE OHIO ROOM – MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION I: CONTINUED 

10:30 - 12:00          Suicide Ideation Among College Students
                           Denise Cramer
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Weaver
10:30 - 12:00          Synthesis and structures of pyranose N-glycosyl amides and triazoles
                           David Temelkoff
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Peter Norris
10:30 - 12:00          Synthesis of C-linked 1,2,3-triazole carbohydrate mimics
                           Travis Weaver
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Peter Norris
10:30 - 12:00          Triazole-linked Carbohydrates: Synthesis and Structure of Furanose Derivatives
                           Shamone Gore
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Peter Norris
10:30 - 12:00          Work Measurement and Design for Ergonomic Improvement of an Industrial
                       Process
                           Ryan Engelhardt, William Greier, and Chris Hritz
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Martin Cala

PUGSLEY ROOM – MULTI-DISCIPLINARY SESSION
   Session Moderators: Dr. Brad Shellito, Geography and Dr. Salvatore Attardo, English
10:30 - 10:45          Across State Line: The Threat of a Sanitary Landfill on a Neighboring Land
                           Nicole Danish
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brad Shellito
10:45 - 11:00          Blogging: A Social Act of Power Acquisition
                           Alyson Eggleston
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Salvatore Attardo
11:00 - 11:15          Geographic Analysis of Alzheimer's Association Public Policy Website Review
                           Kelli Vogt
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ron Shaklee
11:15 - 11:30          Oh Yeah, I AM TO Free: Reactance and System Justification
                           Nathan Heflick
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Steve Ellyson
11:30 - 11:45          The Know Nothing Party in Northeast Ohio
                           Charles Davis
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diane Barnes

ROOM 2068 – HISTORY OF YOUNGSTOWN AND THE MAHONING VALLEY
  Session Moderators: Dr. Donna DeBlasio and Dr. David Simonelli, History
10:30 - 10:45          The History of Wick Avenue
                          P. Ann Gillespie
                          Faculty Advisors: Dr. Donna DeBlasio and Dr. David Simonelli
10:45 - 11:00          The Mill Creek Riding Club, 1927-1935
                          Kathleen Richter
                          Faculty Advisors: Dr. Donna DeBlasio and Dr. David Simonelli
11:00 - 11:15          The Missing 1928 Retirement Trial of Clarence Darrow
                          Jonathan Kinser
                          Faculty Advisors: Dr. Donna DeBlasio and Dr. David Simonelli
11:15 - 11:30          Youngstown Jewish Community Federation, 1935-1945
                          Samuel DiRocco, II
                          Faculty Advisors: Dr. Donna DeBlasio and Dr. David Simonelli




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                                 PRESENTERS LUNCHEON
                             12:00 – 1:15 PM, CHESTNUT ROOM
                            GUEST SPEAKER: BILL CUSHWA JR.


                                    AFTERNOON SESSION I
                                      1:30 PM – 3:00 PM


COFFELT ROOM – CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  Session Moderators: Dr. John Hazy and Dr. Gordon Frissora, Criminal Justice
1:30 - 1:45            Analysis of Homicide from the Victim\'s Perspective
                           Danielle Bequeath
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy
1:45 - 2:00            And Justice for Some: A Study of the Effects of Geography and Other Influences
                       on Hate Crimes 1996-2003
                           Paul Brenner
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gordon Frissora
2:00 - 2:15            Donald Black: An Understanding of the Man and the Theory
                           Candace Rivera
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy

THE GALLERY – MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
   Session Moderator: Dr. Elvin Shields, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
1:30 - 1:45            Design of a Quartz Removal and Lead Trim Station II
                          Carrie Bailey, Adam Brink, Marco Duca, and James McCoy
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
1:45 - 2:00            GE Design Project
                          Shawn Chernushin, Dave Drabison, Anthony Ghioldi, Dennis Golubic, and
                          Scott Katz
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
2:00 - 2:15            GE Production Redesign
                          Robert Kotel, Justin Mercer, Anthony Musolino, and Patrick Pisciuneri
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
2:15 - 2:30            General Electric Design Project I
                          Justin Crunkleton, Scott Herriott, Todd Hoperich, Dustin Hromyak, and
                          Jacob Yorkovich
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
2:30 - 2:45            General Electric Design Project II
                          Benjamin Greenawalt, Matthew Law, Martin Thiemar, and
                          James Westerburg
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields
2:45 - 3:00            General Electric Trim and Removal Station
                          Jeremy Grabowsky, Jon Krezeczowski, Eric Latimer, and John Martin
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elvin Shields

HUMPHREY ROOM – ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  Session Moderator: Dr. Jalal Jalali, Electrical and Computer Engineering
1:30 - 1:45            High Level Language Programmable Robot
                           Brent Coakley, Leah Doughton, and Brian Maley
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali
1:45 - 2:00            Microprocessor Delay Systems
                           Douglas Cameron, Bryan Melvin, and Ricardo Verlezza
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali



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HUMPHREY ROOM – ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING: continued
2:00 - 2:15       New Audio Amplifier using Class-A, Current Differential output stage
                     Russ Bishop and Snowflake Kicovic
                     Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali
2:15 - 2:30       Quest for the Best: Designing a Competitive Robot for Parts Collection
                     Naser Almedhayan, James Cross, Jason Krieg, and
                     Nikodimos Woldemariam
                     Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali
2:30 - 2:45       Unmanned Terrain Vehicle
                     rian Jones, Daniel Newton, and Theodore Stadnik
                     Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jalal Jalali


JONES ROOM – YOUNGSTOWN AND THE MAHONING VALLEY: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY SESSION
   Session Moderators: Dr. Samuel Adu-Poku, Art and Dr. Julia Gergits, English
1:30 - 1:45       DYCE: Discover Youngstown Community Experience
                      Angela Speece
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Samuel Adu-Poku
1:45 - 2:00       From the Big Beaver to Big Problems: The History of The Mahoning River
                      Tonie Gordon
                      Faculty Advisor: Penny M. Taylor
2:00 - 2:15       The Early History of Youngstown and the Mahoning County
                      David Parker
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Fred Viehe
2:15 - 2:30       Women, War and the Mahoning Valley
                      Elizabeth Clark
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Martin Berger
2:30 - 2:45       Working Women of the Mahoning Valley; Balancing Personal and
                  Professional Roles
                      Natale Molinaro
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Juila Gergits


OHIO ROOM – SIGMA XI SCIENCE HONORARY POSTER SESSION 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
   Session Moderators: Dr. Paul Dalbec, Physics and Astronomy and
                       Dr. Diana Fagan, Biology
1:30 - 3:00       Environmental Impact of Dams on Avian Communities Within Disturbed
                  Riparian Habitat
                      Shawn U. Blohm and Courtnay N. Willis
1:30 – 3:00       The Secretome of P. marneffei and its Alteration During Diomorphism
                      Gary Walker, Thomas Kim, and Chet Cooper
1:30 – 3:00       Primary Succession of Riparian Broadleaf Woodlands in Zoar Valley Canyon,
                  New York, USA
                      Thomas Diggins, Erin Pfeil, and William Fairchild
1:30 – 3:00       A Decision Support System for Breast Cancer Screening
                      Barbara A. Erickson, Kimbroe J. Carter, Frank Castro, and Edward Kessler
1:30 – 3:00       Functional Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for S. aureus Type 5 and Type 8
                  Capsules
                      Diana Fagan, Peter Norris, and Jeffrey A. Smiley
1:30 – 3:00       Fungal Proteomics as an Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program
                      Chester R. Cooper, Jr., Thomas D. Kim, and Gary R. Walker




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PUGSLEY ROOM – FOREIGN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND POETRY
   Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Iole Checcone, Foreign Languages and Literatures and 

                         Dr. Steven Reese, English

1:30 - 1:45            Gente in Aspromonte – L’immagine Alvariana Nello Specchio Del Neorealismo
                          Liliana McElhaney
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Iole Checcone
1:45 - 2:00            Poetry
                          Karen Schubert
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Steven Reese
2:00 - 2:15            Poetry Unit
                          Stephanie Mateja
                          Faculty Advisor: Regina Rees

ROOM 2068 – NATIONAL AND WORLD POLITICAL ISSUES
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. David Porter and Dr. William Binning, Political Science
1:30 - 1:45       Japan's Foreign Policy
                      Craig Callow
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Porter
1:45 - 2:00       The Future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organizartion (NATO)
                      Brad Adair
                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Porter
ROOM 2068 – NATIONAL AND WORLD POLITICAL ISSUES: CONTINUED
2:00 - 2:15            The Security Council of the 21st Century
                          Karrie Hubbard
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Porter
2:15 - 2:45            Should We Get Rid of the Electoral College?
                          Lyndsey Hughes, Angela Kwallek, Gerald Smith, and Kelli Vogt
                          Faculty Advisors: Dr. William Binning, Dr. Sunil Ahuja, and Dr. Paul Sracic


                                     AFTERNOON SESSION II
                                       3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

COFFELT ROOM – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND MARKETING
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Alina Lazar, Computer Science and Information Systems and 

                        Dr. Mark F. Toncar, Marketing 

3:30 - 3:45            Gene-Expression Microarray Classification Using Support Vector Machines
                           Darcy Davis
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alina Lazar
3:45 - 4:00            Impact of Outsourcing: A Stakeholder Approach
                           Abigail Cook
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rangamohan V. Eunni
4:00 - 4:15            Income Classification and Prediction Based on 10^5 Data Instances
                           Robert Zaremba
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alina Lazar
4:15 - 4:30            Millwood Inc.: Turning Wood Waste into an Opportunity
                           Francesco Terra
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mark F. Toncar
4:30 - 4:45            What do the Assumptions make of Harberger’s Model?
                       (Namely, the Conclusions)
                           Brett Hudspeth
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kriss Schueller
4:45 – 5:00            Business Student Perceptions of Academic Integrity and Ethical Behavior
                           Tara Mady
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Therese Maskulka


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THE GALLERY – PHYSICAL THEREPY, SOCIAL WORK, AND HUMAN ECOLOGY
   Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Nancy Landgraff, Physical Therepy and 

                         Dr. Janice Elias, Human Ecology 

3:30 - 3:45            A Social Work Internship Abroad
                           Stacey Montalvo
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Joseph L. Mosca
3:45 - 4:00            Application of Gymnastic Impact Loading Principles to Post-Menopausal
                       Females Diagnosed with Osteopenia
                           Renee Lisac
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nancy Landgraff
4:00 - 4:15            Body Weight Support Treadmill Training with an Individual with SCI: A Novel
                       Approach
                           Jamie Torres
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mollie Venglar
4:15 - 4:30            BOSU Balance Trainer Stabilization Intervention For Acute Low Back
                       Pain: A Case Report
                           Stacy Nard
                           Faculty Advisor: Ken Learman
4:30 - 4:45            Preparing for the Future of Bullying Intervention: Prospective Early Childhood
                       Educators' Knowledge and Attitudes on Bullying
                           Tara Sydney
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Janice Elias


HUMPHREY ROOM – HEALTH SCIENCE, HEALTH PROFESSIONS, AND NURSING
  Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Kathleen Akpom, Health Professions and 

                        Nancy Wagner, Nursing 

3:30 - 3:45            Community Planning Conference: Childhood Obesity and Overweight
                          Michele Boerio-Lorubbio
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Akpom
3:45 - 4:00            Evaluation of the "Voting is Healthy" Public Awareness Campaign
                          Sparkil Alli, David Duke, June Ewing, Heather Geitgey, Erica Kachmar,
                          Barbara Karlen, and Lesa LaRiccia
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Akpom
4:00 - 4:30            Learning to Listen: Health Assessments within the American Deaf Culture
                          Myrande Brooks, Christy Dargo, Catherine Lileas, and Lana Perry
                          Faculty Advisor: Nancy Wagner
4:30 - 4:45            World AIDS Day Project
                          Alicia Abdalla, Joe Alberti, Sparkil Alli, Kevin Boyle, Natalie Finamore,
                          Heather Geitgey, Erica Kachmar, Lesa LaRiccia, Entesar Niser, Marcia
                          Pacak, Kelly Richendollar, Christopher Sarich, and Julia Walker
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Akpom

JONES ROOM – TEACHER EDUCATION AND COUNSELING
   Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Kevin Ball, English and Dr. Dora Bailey, Teacher Education
3:30 - 3:45            Diagnosing Written Communication: Cross-Campus Composition Compendium
                           Alyson Eggleston, John Hazen, Paul Mauch, Melodie Provencher,
                           Chad Ries, Amelia Sanker, Deborah Watkins, and Ana Wetzel
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kevin Ball
3:45 - 4:00            Safe*Zone: Making a World of Difference
                           Nicolene Cole and Daniel Robinson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Renee Eggers
4:00 - 4:15            Self Injurious Behavior: Theory and Treatment
                           Nicole Drouhard, Jessica Eaton, Tressa French, Rachel Hoffman,
                           Diana Pawlen, and Leslie Tranovich
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Victoria White-Kress


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JONES ROOM – TEACHER EDUCATION AND COUNSELING: CONTINUED
4:15 - 4:30           Stress Levels Among Firefighters
                          Lisa Italiano
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Don Martin
4:30 - 4:45           Usefulness of Needs Assessment Surveys for Action Research Through Modern
                      Technology
                          Joyce Burbick and Theresa Cummings
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dora Bailey


THE OHIO ROOM – MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION II
   Session Moderators: Dr. Jennifer Pintar, Human Performance and Exercise Science and
                       Dr. Zara Rowlands, Human Ecology
3:30 - 5:00           Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Problems, Funding, and
                      Overcoming.
                          Robin Shreckengost
                          Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera
3:30 - 5:00           Building More Effective Student- Teacher Relationships in the
                      Writing-Classroom
                          Amy Flick
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kevin Ball
3:30 - 5:00           Campus Automobile Theft
                          Aaron Vitale
                          Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera
3:30 - 5:00           Case Report-Treatment of Lateral Ankle Sprain Utilizing Jump Stretch® Vertical
                      Ankle Traction Protocol
                          Bill Sarisky
                          Faculty Advisor: Cathy Bieber Parrott
3:30 - 5:00           Comparison and Contrast of Static and Dynamic Stretching
                          Alyssa Goist
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Pintar
3:30 - 5:00           Diversity Issues In The Workplace
                          Stacey Burgess, William Lucarell,and Jim Smith IV
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anne McMahon
3:30 - 5:00           Food Safety Knowledge Among YSU Students
                          Emily Schnitkey and Amanda Sybelnik
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Zara Rowlands
3:30 - 5:00           Frequency of Fruit and Vegetable Intake in the Daily Diet of Youngstown State
                      University (YSU) College Students
                          Denise Giroux and Steffanie Kolovich
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Zara Rowlands
3:30 - 5:00           How City Landcape Influences Crime
                          Stacey Lewis
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy
3:30 - 5:00           Mahoning County; Drug-Related Homicides 21st Century to Present
                          Richard Jamrozik
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy
3:30 - 5:00           Rape & Rape Awareness
                          David Russell
                          Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera
3:30 - 5:00           Scope and Limitations of the Doctrine of Judicial Review
                          Denise Morlan
                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy
3:30 - 5:00           Social Learning Theory
                          Timothy Mc Mahon
                          Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera



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THE OHIO ROOM – MULTI-DISCIPLINARY POSTER SESSION II: CONTINUED
3:30 - 5:00            Teacher Networking System
                           Russell Moyer, Erica Ohl, and Jessica Polis
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sally Lewis
3:30 - 5:00            The Contemporary Convictions of Cesare Beccaria
                           Nina Kibler
                           Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera
3:30 - 5:00            The Effect of a Therapeutic Dose of Cinnamon on Fasting Blood Glucose Levels
                       in Type 2 Diabetes
                           Christine Korchnak and Lindy Wilkerson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Zara Rowlands
3:30 - 5:00            The Natural Born Criminal
                           Stephen Javens
                           Faculty Advisor: Candace Rivera
3:30 - 5:00            What about Torture?
                           Mathew Smith
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Hazy

PUGSLEY ROOM – MUSIC, ART, AND COMMUNICATIONS
   Session Moderators: 	 Dr. Silvia dos Santos, Dana School of Music and 

                         Dr. Larry Hugenberg, Communication and Theater

3:30 - 3:45            Merging of Vocal and Instrumental Music in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
                           Joanna Fuchs
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Silvio dos Santos
3:45 - 4:00            Music Past and Present: The Changing Roles of Pedal Points in Twentieth­
                       Century Music
                           Matthew Valnes
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Morgan
4:00 - 4:15            Performing and Visual Arts Collaborative
                           Boris Chesakov
                           Faculty Advisor: Greg Moring
4:15 - 4:30            The Narrative Paradigm and Communication on the Appalachian Trail
                           Andrea Thompson
                           Faculty Advisor: Dr. Larry Hugenberg




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