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Spring 2011 Capstone Presentations

Monday, May 2

2:00 Rebecca Godwin 
The Sustainable Design and Practices of New Meadowlands Stadium and Cowboys Stadium
Sports and Media Management
Kimberly Moffitt, American Studies
Dennis Coates, Economics
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:15 Lauren Hartsky
Caring Confrontations: Re-establishing Adaptive Crisis Transitions in Health Care
Emergency Care Management
Kurt Krumperman, Emergency Health Services
Daniel Anderson, Sociology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:30 Dana Daniel
The Pediatric Oncologist-Patient Interaction: Promoting a Healthy Adjustment for Children with Cancer
Pediatric Health Care
Robin Majeski, Erickson School
Shawn Bediako, Psychology
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:45 Alexandra Calvin
Dramaturging The Basset Table for a Modern Audience
Dramaturgy
Susan McCully, Theatre
Michele Osherow, English
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:15 Donna Viola
Life on ‘Mars’: Endolithic Biodiversity in a Terrestrial Analog
Astrobiology 
Ian George, Physics
Stephen Freeland, University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
Patricia La Noue, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:30 Joseph Schwartz
An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Implementing Hydration Stations on Campus
Social Sustainability
David Hoffman, Office of Student Life
Virginia McConnell, Economics
Patricia La Noue, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:45 Julia Cantwell
“Play like a Girl: An Analysis of Female Athleticism”
Visual and Cultural Analysis of Media
Jodi Kelber-Kaye, Gender and Women’s Studies
Cathy Cook, Visual Arts
Lisa Vetter, Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, May 3

1:00 Lisa Gunter
“An Investigation of the Status of Women and Education as Social Determinants of Health”
Health Resources Development and Management
Ilsa Lottes, Sociology
David Tarantino, The Maryland Consulting Group
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:15 Nicholas Trapani
“The Changing Face of International Organized Crime”
Criminal Intelligence and National Security
Charles Nicholas, Computer Science
Brigid Starkey, Political Science
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:45 Allison Isberg
Historical Narration and the Hansome Hansards
Medieval Linguistics
Gail Orgelfinger, English
Thomas Field, Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:00 Brian Bell
Action Sports Marketing: A Modern Approach to a Modern Industry
Entrepreneurial Film and Video
John Sturgeon, Visual Arts
David Friedensohn, CEO of the Wall Street Transcript
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:30 Emily Kimak
Moving to Water: Illuminating the Common Ground between Dance and Daily Water Use
Integrative Arts
Carol Hess-Vait, Dance
Kathryn Bell, Visual Arts
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:45 Asbah Tabatabai
Teaching and Assessing Immigrant Students and the Role of Teacher Expectations
Sociocultural Education
Barbara Bourne, Education
Kriste Lindenmeyer, History
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:00 Michael York
Audio Engineering and Entrepreneurship: Integrating Two Fields of Study into a Business Venture
Audio Engineering and Entrepreneurship
Alan Wonneberger, Music
Ellen Hemmerly, Research Park
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:30 Jessica Kline
Intercultural Competence in an Elementary Classroom
Elementary Education and Intercultural Competence
Stanley McCray, Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication
Patricia Young, Education
Lisa Vetter, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:45 Joseph Wesolowski
Historic Preservation: Developing Sense of Place on the University of Maryland Baltimore County Campus
Historic Preservation: Sense of Place
Preminda Jacob, Visual Arts
Denise Meringolo, History
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

4:00 Roxanne Massarelli
Designing Mathematics: An Effective Approach?
STEM Education and Inclusion
Karen Freiberg, Psychology
Barbara Bourne, Education
Lisa Vetter, Interdisciplinary Studies

Wednesday, May 4

12:15 Theresa Columbus
Performance Art Serious Life
Performance Art and Creative Writing
Temple Crocker, Theatre
Steven Bradley, Visual Arts
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:30 Jefreena Packianathan
Determining the Challenges that Individuals Who Are Blind Experience When Accessing Social Networking Websites
Human-Centered Computing
Ravi Kuber, Information Systems
Charles Nicholas, Computer Science
Lisa Vetter, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:45 Jessica Blitz
“Recidivism: When a Label Harms More than Heals; an Examination of Reoffending in Society”
Criminal Justice
Christopher Murphy, Psychology
Leslie Morgan, Sociology
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:15 Matthew Diehl
YouTube, Participation, and the Hybrid Economy
Entrepreneurship in Media
Donald Snyder, Media and Communication Studies
David Friedensohn, CEO of the Wall Street Transcript
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:30 Christine Osazuwa
Always Wanting More: Access, Entitlement and Expectations of Popular Music Bands in the Age of Social Media
Music Journalism and Entrepreneurship
Vivian Armor, Alex Brown Center
Fred Worden, Visual Arts
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:45 Urooj Zulfiqar
The Biological and Psychological Effects of Leukemia on Children and their Families
Biopsychosocial Development in Pediatric Cancer Patients 
Shawn Bediako, Psychology
James Sandoz, Biological Science
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:00 Ryan Montgomery
Understanding and Managing Musical Worship: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Music Management
Lisa Cella, Music
Barry Casey, Adjunct Professor, Stevenson University & Trinity University
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:30 Heather Bollinger
Smoking: Modifications in a Negative Health Behavior
Psychosocial Issues in Health Behaviors
Robert Anderson, Psychology
John Schumacher, Sociology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:45 Christina Briscoe
Adolescent Mothers in a Quilombo Community: Praia Grande, Brazil
Public Health in the Latino Community 
Bambi Chapin, Anthropology
Robert Anderson, Psychology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:00 Shane Yap
Psychological and Sociological Causes of Shoulder Injuries in Elite Junior Tennis Players
Physical and Psychological Therapy of Athletes
Robert Anderson, Psychology
Esther Fleischmann, Biological Sciences
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies