Summer Research Celebration

October 9, 2019 Summer Research Celebration Program is here!

Each Fall the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows share their stories and accomplishments from a summer of research at the Summer Research Celebration. We hope that they inspire others on Wednesday October 9th, 2019 in the Kyle Hall Room 340 from noon to 6 p.m. to achieve similar results adding to the knowledge and work in their fields of study! The program for the event can be found by clicking here.

The 2019 Summer Research Celebration schedule is:

Oral Session I

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Haley Nunez

Struggles and Successes in the Development of the United Nations Anti-Poverty Toolkit

Emily Jenkins

Struggles and Successes in the Development of the United Nations Anti-Poverty Toolkit

Gabriel Bennett

Struggles and Successes in the Development of the United Nations Anti-Poverty Toolkit

Oral Session II

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Sebrena Williamson

A Choreographic Approach to International Collaboration; Searching for Darkness and Universality

Savannah Penven

Conflicts Between Artist Politics and Curatorial Politics: An Analysis of Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror

Bryan Dowd

Music Education in Nepal: A Historical Perspective and Impact of a Current Initiative for Music Teahcer Education

Oral Session III

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Kelly Hodges

The Inhibiting Effects of Coumarin on La Crosse Virus

Taylor Hawkins

Radford's Roach Roadshow: Bringing Novel Research to the Public

Hannah Stewart

Exploring the Efficacy of a Preventative Opiate Treatment for PTSD Using a Novel Fish Model

Oral Session IV

3:00 – 3:45 pm

Sean Ammen

The Effect of Vespa Amino Acid Mixture (VAAM) on Different Genetic Strains of Fruit Flies

Sadie Friend

The Effects of Diabetes Mellitus on Bone Fracture Susceptibility and Repair in Forensic Application

Haley Mullins

Natural Defenses: The Use of Native Medicines to Treat Parasitic Infections Caused by Trypanonsomes

Oral Session V

4:00 – 4:45 pm

Rayshell Torres-Santana

Analysis of Ligand Binding in Beta-Glucuronidase

Rae Barker

Where Are They Now?: Albany Free School Alumni 16 Years Later

Cole Mitchell

Behind the Board: How Modern Music is Recorded

Poster Session                           

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Katherine Bindbeutel

Optimality and Efficiency in Group Testing Estimation for Infectious Disease Surveillance

Robert Blankenship

Performance Analysis of SMIPO and the Variability of Alphas Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Sierra Bradley

Baseline Seasonal Changes in the Depth and Caddisfly Diversity in Mill Creek, Roanoke County, Virginia

Brody Dawson

Knowledge and its Effects on Curiosity and Learning

Dylan Magdalin

Priming Effect of Unattended Visual Stimuli in Dynamic, Complex Scenes

Moriah Rock

The Gerrymandering of College Campuses

Emma Ross

Quasi-Experimental, Quantitative Evaluation of Music Therapy Interventions to Determine Effectiveness in Reaching the Speech/ Language Goals of Young Children

Krislyn Sourivong

Cosmic Building Blocks: An Infrared View of Dust in Dwarf Galaxies

Courtney Yule

Behavioral Development: The Use of Cannabinoids on Adolescent Male Long Evans Rats


Past Summer Research Celebration Programs