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Spring 2014 Capstone Presentations

Library 767

Monday, May 5th

1:30 Michael Zurkowski
Communication, Education & Engineering
B.S. INDS: Engineering Education
Ann Spence, Mechanical Engineering
Jonathan Singer, Education
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:50 Suraj Vyas
Water Resources Management & Policy: How to Counter the Impending Clean Water Crisis through Research, Innovation, and Global Cooperation
B.S. INDS: Water Resource Management and Policy
Margaret Holland, Geography and Environmental Systems
Lee Blaney, Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:10 Jillian Goles
Seclusion and Restraint Policies and Practices in the Psychiatric Setting
B.A. INDS: Pediatric Health
Mary Stuart, Health Administration and Policy Program
Esther Flesichmann, Biological Sciences
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:50 Elizabeth Lynott
Interdisciplinary Pediatric Pain Assessment
B.A. INDS: Pediatric Healthcare
Lynnda Dahlquist, Psychology
Michelle Starz-Gaiano, Biological Sciences
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:10 Joseph Kennedy
Psychosocial Criminology: An Integrated View at Recidivism
B.A. INDS: Criminal Justice
Nicole Pekarske, English
Lynnda Dahlquist, Psychology
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:30 Shyam Patel
Optimization of Pediatric Cancer Survivorship
B.S. INDS: Biopsychosocial Perspectives in Pediatric Oncology
David Eisenmann, Biological Sciences
Lynnda Dahlquist, Psychology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, May 6th

12:10 Rachel Kelly
The Mind as a Metronome: Music Therapy as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
B.S. INDS: Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health
Steven Caruso, Biological Sciences
Judah Ronch, The Erickson School of Aging Studies
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:30 Vivian Chioma
The Integrative Treatment Approach of Methadone Maintenance Therapy and Contingency Management Against the Negative Effects of Opioid Addiction
B.S. INDS: Neuroscience
Robin Barry, Psychology
Tiffany Gierasch, Chemistry
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:50 Mary Hester
Arts Advocacy: How to Inspire Policy Change by Communicating the Benefits of Arts Education
B.A. INDS: Arts Advocacy
Carolyn Forestiere, Political Science
Doug Hamby, Dance
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:30 Lillian Speaks
The Resiliency Shield: Building Protective Options for Our Youth
B.A. INDS: Criminal Justice
Adia Garrett, Psychology
Jill Wrigley, Interdisciplinary Studies
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:50 Randy Kimery
Entrepreneurs and Integrative Medicine: Utilizing Innovative Solutions to Combat America’s Obesity Epidemic
B.A. INDS: Integrative Health and Entrepreneurship
Sarah Leupen, Biological Sciences
Jill Wardell, Office of Human Resources
Jill Wrigley, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:50 Joyce Ohiri
Navigating Patient Decision-Making about Oncofertility through an Interdisciplinary Health Policy
B.A. INDS: Bioethics
Tiffany Gieracsh, Chemistry
Richard Wilson, Philosophy
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

3:30 Samantha Hawkins
The Image in Context: Constructing a Visual Research Methodology
B.A. INDS: Visual Research Methodology
Seth Messinger, Sociology and Anthropology
Steven Silberg, Visual Arts
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies