Schedule
2017
Friday, April 28th
2:00 PM

A Rapid Assessment of Breeding Productivity for the Canada Warbler

Christian Burns, Biological Sciences

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Textual Analysis of the New York Times and Its Portrayal of Climate Change

Mac Cleveland, Communication & Media Studies
John Haney, Communication & Media Studies

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Victim Centered Approach to Restorative Justice

Saaz Baweja, School Counseling
Sarah Gahm, School Counseling
Erin Connolly, School Counseling
Taylor Kelley, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Best Practice Early Childhood Education Assessment System Incorporating NH Early Learning Standards

Juliet Fleischer, Elementary Education, MEd.

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Characteristics that Affect Valuation of Ecosystem Services in the Great Bay Estuary Watershed

Noah El-Naboulsi, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Common Man Worksite Wellness

Emily Licence, Health Education and Promotion
Sydney Copp, Health Education and Promotion
Sarah Royle, Health Education and Promotion
Jaymie Fitzgerald, Health Education and Promotion
Erica Jarosz, Health Education and Promotion
Alexi Kidd, Health Education and Promotion
Jen Carten, Health Education and Promotion

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Does Talking about Worries Ever Increase Anxiety? The Relationship of Dyadic Worry, and Mood

Sarah Daley, Psychology
Rachel Ratay, Psychology
Jason Phillips, Psychology
Christina Lanfranchi, Psychology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Effects of Increased Salinity on the Expression of HSP70 Protein in Adult Stream-Dwelling Mussels Elliptio complanata

Kyle Farrow, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Effects of Water Level on the Nesting Success of the Common Loon in New Hampshire

Erica Alpuerto, Environmental Biology
Casey Henry, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Evaluating PSU's Community Forests: Langdon Woods and Fox Park

Todd Dickinson, Environmental Science and Policy
Paige Wilson, Environmental Science and Policy
Christian Zielinski, Environmental Science and Policy
Nicole Stevens, Environmental Science and Policy
Michael Peterson, Environmental Science and Policy
Jared Seaver, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Examining Methods of Ecosystem Services Valuation to Better Inform Watershed Policy

Klancey Burford, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Habitat Restoration Through Permaculture and Agroforestry in Southern Belize

Parker Bradley, Environmental Biology
Alexandra Hill, Environmental Biology
Lucas Kirker, Environmental Biology
Andrew Van Houten, Biology
Jared Lamy, Environmental Biology
Jason Kenney, Environmental Biology
Logan Kuzmitch, Environmental Biology

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lifespan Extension by Chemical Stressor in Caenorhabditis elegans

Beau Dykstra, Chemistry

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lyon, France Exchange Program

Darien Dodge, French

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Social Media Analysis of the Minnesota Wild

Mariah Davis, Interdisciplinary Studies - Sports Communication

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Thomsonian Medicine in the Antebellum Period

Alisa Eaton, Social Studies Education

Hartman Union Building Court Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

What’s in the Artifact: Chemically Sourcing Nicaraguan Ceramics

Hannah Dutton, Anthropology/Sociology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Whitten Woods

Brandon Boisvert, Environmental Science and Policy
Erika Clifford, Environmental Science and Policy
Ryan Duquette, Environmental Science and Policy
Kevin Lawson, Environmental Science and Policy
Sean Wilson, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

A Different Perspective on the 2016 Louisiana Flood

Brandon Mitchell, Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Air and Stream Temperature Relationships and Influence on Macroinvertebrate Communities in New Hampshire

Thomas Lafortune, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An Analysis of CCN Proteins to Identify SNPs that May Alter Fibrosis Risk

Kimberly Jesseman, Biological Sciences, MS
Stacey Peterson, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Assessment of Mayfly, Stonefly and Caddisfly Families in Relation to Chloride Levels in NH Streams

Ryan Duquette, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Designing an Instrument to Assess School-Based Peer-to-Peer Heroin and Opioid Prevention Program Outcomes

Rachel Stanton, School Counseling
Katherine Newbegin, School Counseling

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effects of a Sexual Assault Bystander Intervention Training Video on College Students

Christina Lanfranchi, Psychology
Jason Phillips, Psychology
Sarah Daley, Psychology
Erma Krupic, Psychology
Rachel Ratay, Psychology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Enhancing Antibacterial Properties Using Herbal Extracts

Jaben Knapp, Biology, Chemistry

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

New Hampshire Gastrointestinal Illness and Water Systems Analysis

Alexandra Mauer, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OpenSnow: Daily New England Ski Weather Reports by Plymouth State University Meteorology Students

Christopher Hohman, Meteorology
Andrea LaRocca, Meteorology
Julia Moreland, Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Participant Response to Research on Bystander Training for Sexual Assault

Christina Lanfranchi, Psychology
Erma Krupic, Psychology
Jason Phillips, Psychology
Melissa Mekula, Psychology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Planning for the Future: How Are Our Communities Addressing Changes in Land Use and the Environment

Jason Spencer, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Plymouth Mountain/Fauver Preserve I-Tree

Matthew Steenbergen, Environmental Science and Policy
Kate Poirer, Environmental Science and Policy
Adam Guy, Environmental Science and Policy
Chris Kirk, Environmental Science and Policy
Alex Johnston, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Plymouth State University Student Health & Wellness Program - Alcohol and Drug Programming

Briana Lumbert, Exercise and Sport Physiology
Tyler Hawley, Health Education and Promotion
Colleen Boland, Health Education and Promotion
Dimitri Giannos, Health Education and Promotion
Taylor Raney, Health Education and Promotion
Ashley Valme, Health Education and Promotion

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Preferred Atmospheric Patterns for Vernal and Autumnal Nocturnal Bird Migration Using the Plymouth, New Hampshire NOAA-ESRL Snow Level Radar

Andrea LaRocca, Applied Meteorology
CareyAnne Howlett, Meteorology
Parker Bradley, Environmental Biology
Jesse Carlson, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Probing the Sugar-Signaling Pathway and Insulin Resistance via RNAi

Vahid Kheirollah, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Quincy Pasture Public Information Expansion

Kimberly Eggers, Environmental Science and Policy
Zachary Maher, Environmental Science and Policy
Thomas Lafortune, Environmental Science and Policy
Eric Gulbicki, Environmental Science and Policy
Marcus Chase, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Restoring Flow in the Beebe River: Implications for Eastern Brook Trout

Tyson Morrill, Biology

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Testing and Comparing Two Models for Watershed Planning

Rebecca Hanson, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Growing Trend of Big Data Analytics

Eric Mazzola, Biological Sciences

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Synergistic Antibiotic Effects of the Polar and Non Polar Bio-Molecules of the Mushroom Species Ganoderma lucidum

Briana Dubin, Biotechnology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Uncovering the Past Landscape of Central New Hampshire: Accuracy Assessment for Identifying Stonewalls Using LiDAR-derived Products

Andrea Lamper, Environmental Science and Policy
Casey Songin, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

A Study of Aviation Weather Hazards

Taylor Trask
Lourdes Aviles, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atmospheric Predictors of Pulses in Vernal and Autumnal Nocturnal Bird Migrations using the Plymouth, New Hampshire NOAA-ESRL Snow Level Radar

Jesse Carlson, Environmental Science and Policy
Parker Bradley, Environmental Biology
Andrea LaRocca, Meteorology
CareyAnne Howlett, Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Barcoding of NH Mayflies

Mitchell Galasyn, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cold-Air Damming WRF Simulations

Morgan Simms, Applied Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Effect of 4-methyloctanoic acid Treatment on C. elegan Model for Juvenile Epilepsy

Carolyn Ornato, Biotechnology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Effect of Genetic Variants in the Connective Tissue Growth Factor Gene on Scarring-Related Phenotypes

Hailey Gentile, Biology
Lorna Smith, Biology
Kimberly Jesseman, Biology, MS
Fiona McEnany, Biology
DeAsia Lawrence, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Effects of Superfamiliarity on Change Blindness in a Gradual Change

Brooke Robinson, Psychology

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Generation and Memory: A Transfer-Appropriate Processing Approach

Jason Phillips

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Immobilization Post Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: More Harm than Good?

Meghan Gregoire, Athletic Training

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kayla Itsines: The Key to Virtual Training Success

Samantha Paquin, Communication & Media Studies

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Landscape Level Habitat Characteristics for Predicting the Presence of the Northern Long-eared Bat (Myotis septentrionalis)

Keith VanGorden, Biology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Net Radiation Models for Katabatic and Anabatic Wind Transitions at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF)

Cody Poche, Applied Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Outcomes and Benefits of The Chamberlain-Reynolds Community Forest in Center Harbor, New Hampshire

Brianna Rossiter, Environmental Science and Policy
Jesse Carlson, Environmental Science and Policy
Christopher Hamilton, Environmental Science and Policy
Michael Messina, Environmental Science and Policy
Jared Seaver, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seasonal Temperature Changes with Elevation on Mount Washington

Meghan Wells, Meteorology

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Squam Lake, NH.: The Birthplace of Organized Summer Camp

Raymond Sullivan, Adventure Education
Ronald Mailand, Adventure Education

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stratification Patterns in Central NH Lakes

Tristan Ness, Environmental Science and Policy
Brandon Boisvert, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Synergy with Active Organic Compounds

Benjamin Niemi, Chemisry

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Temporal Variability of Phosphorus Concentration in the Stream to Squam Lake, New Hampshire During Storm Events

Anju Shrestha, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Effects of Mindfulness Instructions on Emotion Regulation

Christina Lanfranchi, Psychology

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Effects of Pterostilbene on Amyloid-β Aggregation in C. Elegans (cl4176)

Adam Tangarone, Chemistry

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Impact of Concussions on Collegiate Volleyball Players with Hypoglycemia

Natalie Pollet, Athletic Training

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The New England Patriots and their Social Media Use

Jordan Rosenburg, Communication Studies

Hartman Union Building Court Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Variants in the Connective Tissue Growth Factor Gene and Their Cardiovascular Disease Risk Association

Lorna Smith, Biology
Zachary Stevens, Biology
Kimberly Jesseman, Biology, MS
Tyson Morrill, Biology, Med

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Walter Newton Preserve

Rebecca Thompson, Environmental Science
Kyle Witunski, Environmental Science and Policy
Will Breese-Young, Environmental Science and Policy
Dan Chea, Environmental Science and Policy
Ted Malagodi, Environmental Science and Policy

Hartman Union Building Courtroom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM