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Spring 2016 Presentations

Spring 2016

Library 767
Monday, May 2nd

10:30 Paul Vanik
Dynamic Dentistry: An Interdisciplinary Solution to Differentiating Solo Practitioner Dental Businesses
B.S. INDS: Biomedical Science and Healthcare Systems 
Robin Majeski, The Erikson School of Aging Studies
Barney Johnson
Eric Brown, Interdisciplinary Studies

10:50 Adam Freitag
On Games: Definition and Analysis from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
B.A. INDS: Ludology
Joan Kang Shin, Education
James Thoma, Philosophy
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

11:10 Alyson Stetyick
Employee Retention within Accountancy: An interdisciplinary Concern
B.A. INDS: Organizational Development
Harinder Sandhu, Psychology
Scott Farrow, Economics
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:00 Sophia Venero
Overweight among Salvadorian Children: An Exploratory Examination of Food Patterns and Cultural Influences
B.S. INDS: Community Health and Nutrition
Cynthia Wagner, Biological Sciences
Rhonda Canham, Health Administration of Aging 
Jill Wrigley, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:20 Priyanka Prasad
Examining the Association between Walking Exercises and Brain Structures in Older Adults
B.S. INDS: Neuroscience of Aging
Robin Majeski: Erikson School of Aging Studies
Rani Quiton, Psychology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:40 Eric Scharfenberg
Facilitating Theatrical Design through Engineering
B.S. INDS: Entertainment Engineering
Cristian Bell: Theatre
Neil Rothman, Mechanical Engineering
Jill Wrigley, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:00 Michelle Seu
The Importance of Physical Beauty for the Modern American Woman
B.A. INDS: Human Aesthetics
Symmes Gardner, Visual Arts
Cynthia Wagner, Biological Sciences
Elizabeth Picciuto, Philosophy
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, May 3rd

10:30 Julianna Brightman
Changes in Somerset County Conventional Agriculture: The Multi Generations Family at a Crossroads
B.A. INDS: Food System Studies 
Maggie Holland, Geography and Environmental Systems
Rita Turner, American Studies 
David Lansing, Geography and Envrionmental Systems
Jill Wrigley, Interdisciplinary Studies

10:50 Brendan Berger
Creating Software to Improve Mathematics Education
B.A. INDS: Educational Software Development
Christopher Rakes, Education
Anita Komlodi, Information Systems
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

11:10 Adam Ellerbrock
Synergistic Integration: Music and Visual Arts in Music Videos
B.A. INDS: Music and Art Production
Mike Mowery, Outerloop Management
Christine Osazuwa, Division of Professional Studies
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:00 Andrew Starck
Collaborative Engineering
B.S. INDS: Engineering Design and Managment
Neil Rothman, Mechanical Engineering
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies 
Eric Brown, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:20 Markus-Allen Proctor
To MOOC or Not to MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses in High Schools
B.S. INDS: Technology Entrepreneurship and Organization Management
Kenneth Baron, Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising
Vivan Armor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

12:40 Allison Opitz
Investigating Developments, Perceptions, and Uses of Genetically Modified Crops in Maryland
B.S. INDS: Science Communication
Stephen Miller, Biological Sciences
Deborah Rudacille, English
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies