Deans' Choice Oral Presentation Schedule

Deans’ Choice Oral Presentations
Harre Union, Ballroom C
April 24, 2012

3:00 p.m.

 Mark Schwehn, Provost

Welcome

3:10 p.m.

Cynthia Rutz, Director of the Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship

Deans’ Choice Presentations Program

3:15 p.m.

Megan Muta (Christ College)
The Common Call to Care: An Interfaith Analysis on Adoption and the Differing Legal Status of Orphans and Abandoned Children in Judaism, Islam, and Christianity

3:30 p.m.

Emily Bernhard, Lauren Paczkowski, Nathan Matejczyk, Nina Tu, Michelle De Young (College of Nursing)
Supporting Underserved Pregnant Women through Smoking Cessation

3:45 p.m.

Travis Elless, Tony Lyza, Sarah Mustered (College of Arts & Sciences)
Wintertime Climate Variability in the Lake Michigan Region: Sensitivity of Snowfall to Temperature and Northern Hemisphere Teleconnection Patterns

4:00 p.m.

Diana Stutzman (College of Arts & Sciences)
Evaluating the Role of Cellular Swelling in Glutamine's Induction of Heat Shock Proteins

4:15 p.m.

Heather Herakovich, Marcy De Vries (College of Arts & Sciences)
Does Branch Structure of an Invasive Shrub (Elaeagnus umbellata) Alter Bird Perching Behavior?

4:30 p.m.

Amber Will (College of Arts & Sciences)
Beating Down the Lowly: The Criminalization of the Homeless and Alternative Solutions

4:45 p.m.

Krista Schaefer (College of Arts & Sciences)
Modeling of Early SIV/HIV Infection
 5:00 p.m.
Matthew LaRue (College of Engineering)
Effect of Stray Charge on Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata: A Full-Basis Calculation