Presentations By Discipline

Biology Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Dave Brown
Title Author Time & Location
AERMOD Modeling Validation in the Ohio River Valley Dowiak, C. 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Rickey, Bartlett 166
The Effect of Iron and Gender on an Individuals Susceptibility to Parkinson’s Disease Garrison, S.
Investigation of the Potential Roles of Bisphenol-A and HOTAIR in Breast Cancer Martinez, C.
Determining the Origin of Fecal Coliform in Goose Run Creek Medykowski, M.
Predictive Value of Blood and CSF Biomarkers and Genetics For Alzheimer’s Disease Smith, S.
An Investigation on Whether Global Warming has an Impact on the Prevalence of Malaria Spencer, S.

 

Geology Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Tej Gautum
Title Author Time & Location
Reconstruction, Taxonomy, and Taphonomic Analysis of a Theropod Sacral Vertebra from the Aaron Scott Quarry Ferron County, Utah Apgar-Neeld, A. 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Brown 103
Testing Local Drinking Water Quality Metz, C.
Study of faults exposed in the Burning Springs anticline mine Pugh, J.
Outcrop Stress Orientation and Jointing Sampson, J.
Jointing in the Burning Springs Anticline Sanders, G.
Marietta Landslide Investigation: Channel Ln. Undersander, M.

 

Petroleum Engineering Capstone — Moderator: Dr. David Freeman
Title Author Time & Location
Field Development Plan by Extradition Energy Bates, N.1 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Brown 210
Chaser Shale Evaluation Chapin, J.2
A3S Oil Chaser Shale Development Program Jennings, T.3
Cosmic Gas and Energy Thomas, W.4

Additional Authors
1 Henderson, P.; McCabe, D.; Kimmins, T.; Jackson, B.
2 Krieg, D.; Cuaresma, N.; Rymarz, R.
3 Rolfes, A.; Glick, C.; Kiselica, K.; Helber, G.
4 Winchell, M.; Paxton, C.; Cantrell, B.; Ding, P.

Music Therapy — Moderator: Raquel Ravaglioli
Title Author Time & Location
2019 GLR Music Therapy Conference Eakle, L. 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Hermann 205
AMTA Conference and a Reflection on “A Mother’s Love” Programming Johnson, S.1

Additional Authors
1
Shrader, M.

Political Science Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Mark Schaeffer
Title Author Time & Location
Rural Recidivism McAfee, M. 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Thomas 312
Moot Court (Sommerville v. Olympus State University) Dietry, B.1

Additional Authors
1
Vigue, E.; Mitchell, N.; Kitchen, K.

Math Capstone — Moderator: John Tynan
Title Author Time & Location
Duration, Convexity, and Immunization Effects on Portfolio Laliberty, N. 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Bartlett 285
The Matrix-Tree Theorem and Its Application Chen, X.

 

Physics Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Cavendish McKay
Title Author Time & Location
Sustainable Solutions: Enhancing the Photovoltaic Solar Energy Education Opportunities at Marietta College Erzen, D. 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Selby 148
Evaluating the effectiveness of a cleaning procedure of Au(111) surfaces using a residual gas analyzer Zhu, X.

 

Theatre — Moderator: Dr. David Makuch
Title Author Time & Location
Accessibility for Disabled Individuals in Theater Robinson, S. 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Selby 148
Split Scholar: An Analysis of the Acting and Tech Experiences Scritchfield, M.

 

Biology Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Dave Brown
Title Author Time & Location
Drosophila melanogaster as a Model Organism for Parkinson's Disease Bidwell, S. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Rickey, Bartlett 166
Effect of Valproic Acid on Methylation State of FMR1 Gene Brown, E.
Investigation of the Role of Butyrate on Insulin Sensitivity Ensinger, K.
Breeding Zebrafish (Danio rerio) in a laboratory setting using traditional and nontraditional methods Nelson, G.
The Teratogenic Effects of Formaldehyde on Xenopus Embryos Simmons, J.
B-vitamin’s Role against hyperglycemic damage from diabetic Mellitus Timmons, A.

 

DIY Manufacture Open House — Moderator: Dr. Craig Howald
Title   Time & Location
Come visit the makerspace that students in DIY manufacture have been creating and using. See what is available and perhaps make something of your own. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Rickey 104

 

PioBiz — Moderator: Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani
Title   Time & Location
In Round 3 of PioBiz competition, two teams of students will compete for up to $10,000 to start their own business. In addition to the competition judges, the members of the audience will also have a chance to vote for their favorite business. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Cooper Auditorium, Thomas
 

 

Accounting Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Grace Johnson
Title Author Time & Location
The Relationship Between Non-GAAP Financial Reporting and the Composition of an Enterprise's Board of Directors Amrine, D. 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Thomas 209
Behavioral Analysis of Tax Preparer Fraud Childers, L.
Depreciation Methods Flesher, A.
Examination of Earnings Management Tendencies in Four Countries Haessly, S.
Impacts of Economic Nexus on Business Kapple, M.
The Effects of Blockchain Accounting on the Accounting Profession Laliberty, N.
How do Marietta College accounting and public accounting students handle ethical situations? Moore, T.
Economic, Cultural, and Political Influences on Audit Standards in Foreign Countries Mulholland, B.
The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 on Whistleblower Reports to the SEC Since the Passing of the Law Oliver, E.
Nationalism and Globalism in Accounting: The Failure to Converge IFRS and US GAAP Potter, H.
Revenue Recognition Simulation using AI True, S.

 

Athletic Training Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Chyrsten Gessel
Title Author Time & Location
Effects of the menstrual cycle on female athlete performance and injury incidence Birnbrich, E. 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Sports Medicine Classroom, DBRC
Perception of Athletic Trainer’s Roles and Responsibilities from People Outside of The Healthcare Field Boso, S.
The effects of PNF stretching and IASTM on vertical jump and sprint times Dixon, K.
Comparing soccer players by their positions and their results on various agility and balancing tests Johnson, J.
The difference in reliability between expert and novice athletic trainers when evaluating the balance error scoring system Macke, N.
Stimulated pre-workout effects on power output through one rep max in college-aged lifters Ruhl, T.
Correlation between psychological attitude towards performance enhancers and outcomes of physical testing Short, T.

 

Petroleum Engineering Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Dave Freeman
Title Author Time & Location
BDR Energy's Field Development Plan Bowes, C.1 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Brown 210
Senior Capstone Presentation Keck, C.2
Nick Bates Petroleum Pennock, M.3
Pigskin Petroleum Capstone Project Quealy, M.4
THP Field Development Plan Skordos, S.5

Additional Authors
1 
Dowell, C.; Roknich, H.
2 Presley, K.; Wu, J.
3 Tustin, S.; Bailey, T.; Harper, S.
4 Riggleman, C.; Rosswog, J.; Otto, K.
5 Monyak, J.; Rott, R. D’Egidio, A.

History Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Katy McDaniel
Title Author Time & Location
Mismanaged: American Hunting Practices of the 19th Century Reynolds, L. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Thomas 113
The Console Wars: Defining a New Age of Competition In the Video Game Industry Brown, E.

 

Chemistry Capstone — Moderator: Dr. Jim Jeitler
Title Author Time & Location
A Study of the Inhibitory Effect of [CoIII(acacen)(L)2]+ on GLI Zinc Finger Transcription Factors DeLong, L. 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Selby 337
Fluorescent Biosensing of Ebola and Marburg Viruses Hughes, H.
Study of Schiff Base Metal Complexes for Biomedical Research Applications Patberg, S.
Microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Device for The Detection of Vibrio cholerae Romine, A.
pH determination of irreversible spiropyran species Schafhausen, E.
Molecular Design Using CH--O Hydrogen Bonding Stevens, H.
Analogous Features between Lactose Permease and Lactase Tom, R.

 

Study Abroad — Moderator: Dr. Christy Burke
Title Author Time & Location
Abroad in Peru Arrowood, A. 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Thomas 320
Cambridge Study Abroad: Experiential Education Ewing, R.
Study Abroad-Prague, Czech Republic Klopfenstein, A.

 

Leadership Capstone — Dr. Maribeth Saleem-Tanner
Title Author Time & Location
Leadership with Energy Production and Climate Change, a practical approach Erzen, D. 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
(Exhibit will be available for viewing until 6:00 p.m.)
McDonough Gallery

 

Music Capstone — Dr. Andy Francis
Title Author Time & Location
Capstone Composition Shao, K. 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Band Rehearsal Hall

 

Energy Business Alliance
Title Author Time & Location
Energy Business Alliance Project Presentation Kungle, J.1 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thomas 113

Additional Authors
1
Krieg, D.; Chapin J.

Questionable, At Best: Senior Art & Design Capstone Exhibition — Moderator: Dr. Sara Rosenstock
Title Author Time & Location
Mama's Makery: a memoir to my mom Berg, K. 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Atrium Gallery,
3rd floor Hermann
Silkie Coffee Horsley, M.
PolyGram Magazine Leitner-Wise, A.
PioLife Mudre, M.
People I Met When I Was Twenty-something Yu, Z.
Doggie Life Zhou, J

 

Poster Sessions

All Posters will be available for viewing 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Poster Session: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Title Author Time & Location
DBRC 01 Tomlin, K Marketing Communication Internship
Travel & Internships 02 Klopfenstein, A. ILA Conference Takeaways
03 Dowiak, C. Global Missions Health Conference
04 Adkins, K.1 2019 OMEA Conference
05 Eakle, L.2 2018 AMTA National Conference
06 Lang, K. MBAA International Conference
07 Prince, A. Report on the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
08 Embrescia, J. Internship
Communication 09 Embrescia, J. How College Students Digest the News
Chemistry 10 BouSamra, M. Jeitler Research Group
11 Crawford, J. Fluorescence Quenching of Cyanoanthracene
12 McNeer, S. Effect of dinitroparaben on M624 cell viability
13 Rasnake, C.3 Synthesis of New Paraben Compounds
Physician Assistant 14 Miller, K. Melanoma on the Rise
15 Pennock, T. Effect of Citizenship Behaviors on Students’ Academic Performance and Stress in Response to Perceptions of Support
16 Albright, A.4 Fifth Street Consulting 2018-2019 Projects: Marathon Petroleum Corporation & Pioneer Activities Council
17 Carver, K. Disclosing of Private Information of Survivors of Domestic Violence: Applying Communication Privacy Management Theory
Health Communication 18 Carver, K. Fighting Indifference: A Critical Analysis of the film, Patch Adams
19 Billingsley C. The Perks of Being a Wallflower: A Critical Analysis
20 Cisler, C. An Intersection of Standpoints: A Critical Analysis of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
21 Corum, M. To Disclose or Not To Disclose. Exploring the rhetoric within the Netflix film "The American Meme"
22 Heft, C. She Died Alone: A Critical Analysis of Margaret Edson's Wit
23 Majka, G. A Wrench in the Family System: A Critical Analysis of The Fault in Our Stars
24 Moore, A. The Pink Effect: Examining the Toxic Commodification of the Pink Ribbon
25 Nelson, R. Ethical Suicide, Is There Such Thing?: Utilizing the film, How to Die in Oregon, to Examine Physician Assisted Suicide
26 Reed, E. Tuskegee’s Bad Blood: A Critical Analysis of the film Miss Evers’ Boys
Athletic Training 27 Birnbrich, E. Effects of the menstrual cycle on female athlete performance and injury incidence
28 Boso, S. Perception of Athletic Trainer’s Roles and Responsibilities from People Outside of The Healthcare Field
29 Dixon, K. The effects of PNF stretching and IASTM on vertical jump and sprint times
30 Johnson, J. Comparing soccer players by their positions and their results on various agility and balancing tests
31 Macke, N. The difference in reliability between expert and novice athletic trainers when evaluating the balance error scoring system
32 Ruhl, T. Stimulated pre-workout effects on power output through one rep max in college-aged lifters
33 Short, T. Correlation between psychological attitude towards performance enhancers and outcomes of physical testing
Psychology 34 Ensinger, K.5 Gustatory Disgust and Influence of Gender on Moral Judgment
35 Garrison, S. 6 The Effect of Taste on Moral Judgment
36 Holbrook, M. 7 Perceptions of Male Victims of Domestic Violence by Socio-Economic Status
37 Johnson, S. 8 The Effects of Taste and Disgust on Moral Judgement
38 McBride, K. 9 Effect of taste on relationship quality perception

Additional Authors
1 Peters, T.; White, M.; Stanton, K.; Rake, C.
2 Pennington, N.
3 Traussi, S.

4 The Fifth Street Consulting Team
5 Spencer, S.; Piper, D.
6 Diehl, M.; Ford, B.; Henderson, G.
7 Bartenschlag, A.
8 Miller, E.; Steger, L.
Gortner, L.; Lape, D.; Timmons, A.