Student Research and Scholarship Symposium 2016 Winners


SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM COVER DESIGN
Mariah Cottrill

HISTORY 
Jacob Plichta [Dr. Rutherford]
The Role of the Italian Theater in World War II

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Sarah Peters [Dr. Driscoll]
How Reliable is Eye Witness Testimony?

BIOLOGY
Lucy Hritzo and colleagues [Dr. Cook]
Neurological Tick-Borne Lyme Disease: Investigating the Role of a Borrelia Burgdorferi Gene Important for Invasion of the Blood Brain Barrier

CHEMISTRY
Elizabeth Bain [Dr. Sylvester]
Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes Derived from Amino Acids and 2-pyridinecarboxaldhyde

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 
Maire Austin and Scott Lopez [Dr. Railing]
Use of Native plants in Removing Nitrates from Waste Water

COMPUTER SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS 
Sean Shields [Dr. Brodie]
An Extension of Buffon's Needle Problem

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND POLITICAL SCIENCE 
Jan Michel Krempin [Dr. Poffenbarger]
Migration and Xenophobia in the European Union

ENGLISH 
AnnaMarie Marsilio [Dr. Criniti Phillips]
The Proto-Feminist Art of Passing Within the Eighteenth Century

LAUT HONORS 
Amy Schattel [Dr. Criniti Phillips]
A Look at the Schism Women Feel in Modern-Day Society: We Are Not Superwoman

PHILOSOPHY 
Nicholas King [Dr. Whelton]
Popper's Resolutions to the Problems of Demarcation and Induction

THEOLOGY 
Aaron Prince [Dr. O’Hare]
Strong-grid Society in Paleolithic Cave Art

ATHLETIC TRAINING 
Stephen Probert and Troy Mendenhall [Prof. McManis]
Effectiveness of the Edge Tool on Cervical Spine ROM in Comparison with Conventional Soft Tissue Mobilization

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Brock McGivern [Prof. Hyman]
Cardinal Communication: Improving Communication for the Wheeling Jesuit University Baseball Team

PSYCHOLOGY 
Johannes Strauss, Taylor Ulisse and Sarah Sleevi [Dr. Hull]
The Impact of Remorse and Orientation on Sexual Assault Sanctions

RESPIRATORY THERAPY 
Kaitlynn Rizzo [Prof. Emmerth]
Congestive Heart Failure and Leading Causes for Readmission

STUDENT FINE ARTS EXHIBITION


FIRST PLACE
Haley Kindall
Artistic Explorations in Contemporary Spiritual Dilemmas

SECOND PLACE
Rachel Wadell
Exploration of Biology and Art