Submissions from 2016

Beyond the Volcanoes: A Community Partnership for Health in Rural Nicaragua, Vanesa Abad, Katelyn Mesalam, and Megan Heinz

Descent Statistics on Shuffles, Felipe Alzate, William C. Mackelfresh, and Lily Wisniewski


Stability of the Gains of the STAR Endcap Calorimeter from 2009 to 2012, Chamindu S. Amarasinghe

A Classical Cure: Classical music as an antidote to the modern malaise of speed, Evan Arceneaux


Developing A Model Approximation Method and Parameter Estimates for Solid State Reaction Kinetics, William D. Arloff, Karl Schmitt, and Luke J. Venstrom

Electronic Fish Barrier System: Electrode Configuration Testing, Brandon Benninger

Expression Theories and Three Case Studies on Chopin's Mazurka No. 17 Op. 4 in A Minor, Anthony Berkseth


A Voltage Multiplier for the nEDM Experiment, Nathaniel I. Bouman

A Climatology of the Interaction between Short-Wave Troughs and Shore-Parallel Lake-Effect Snowstorms off of Lake Ontario, Zachary S. Bruick, Emily W. Ott, and Nicholas D. Metz

Diurnal Oviposition Timing of Blow Flies and DNA Identification of Early Arrivers, Kristi Bugajski, Jordan Corsolini, Christopher Henning, Jonathan Teresczenko, and Beth Scaglione Sewell


Who Done It?: DNA Identification of Species-Specific Samples Using Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Max P. Carpenter, Ryan Banashak, and Agnel Rahul Rayan

“The Folly… of Silly Women”: Women and the Development of Modern Medicine in America During the Civil War, Sarah Chamness


Framing the Islamic State: A Comparison of Al Jazeera English and USA Today, Marie Chetcuti

Cross Talk, Visualizing the Dynamics of Students Interrupting Each Other in Typed Chat, Austin Coleman, Nasser Almawash, Chinedu Emeka, and Piyush Chowdri


Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, Jared Matthew Coller


"You Say You Want a Revolution": Rock & Roll's Voice in Society, Elena Cruz-Lopez

Ritual Music in China, Avery M.D. Davis

Swarm Robotic Cheer Team for Robotic Football, Danielle Desmond, Maddie Horton, and Adam Morrison

Undergraduate College Students’ Smoking Behaviors within a Smoke-Free Campus, Haley DeYoung and Megan Eggert

Screening Unnatural Fluorescent Amino Acids for Incorporation into E. Coli Cellular Machinery, Shilpa Dhar and Claire C. Mammoser

Correlation of Warmth and Loneliness, Despina I. Diveris

Relationship Between Functional Movement Squat and Muscle Activation in D1 Swimmers, Pedram etebari Goharrizi

College-Aged Women: What Influences Eating Disorders?, Maribel Flores, Ashlyn Sorrell, and Sarah Hansen

Light Curve Study of the Eclipsing Contact Binary V2477 Cyg, Stephen Freund

Where are All the Women?: The Gender Bias Against Female Composers in Western Classical Repertoire, Nichol Gabor

Differences in Anaerobic Capacities and Blood Lactate Levels in Elite and Recreational Athletes as Measured by Wingate Testing, Sydney Galvez-Daley


HvZ Website: The Re-Engineering, Grant J. Garr, Justin Wicker, Caleb Sanchez, Rodrigo De Bem, and Jake Smith

The Relationship Between Ankle and Knee Injuries in Division I Collegiate Athletes, Sarah E. Godwin

Robotic Application of Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm, Chase M. Greenhagen, Timothy Krentz, and Janelle Wigal

Engineering Outreach in Elementary School: Is Once Enough?, Theresa Green

3D Printer Filament Recycler, Theresa Green, Louis Christensen, Ty Luebcke, Nicholas Takacs, William Foy, and Samuel Homer


Relationship Quality among Married Couples, Amber R. Haack

Does Being in Proximity Encourage Interactions Between Domestic and International Students?, Stacia Hackmann, Eleni Kaldis, and Danielle McCuan

Associations between Emotional Experience of Music and Expertise, Appreciation, and Absorption, Magen Hauser

The Relationship between Coping Mechanisms and Life Satisfaction, Ashley Heisey, Meagan McCarver, and Timothy Standiford


An Agent-Based Modeling Approach to Determine Overwintering Habits of American Robins and Eastern Bluebirds, Samuel Iselin and Shannon Segin

Use of Teach-Back to Reinforce Nutrition Knowledge in Community-Dwelling Older Adults, Ila A. Jackson, Jessica Coapstick, and Graciela Payan

The Undergraduate Music Major: Shifting Perspectives of the Curricular Model, Patrick M. Jansen

Learning from the Mistakes of the Past: Christianity, Apartheid, and Social Movement Framing, Miranda L. Joebgen

Social Honesty and Culture: White Lies and Social Face, Jared Joseph

Values and College Major, Rebecca Kazdoy, Elizabeth Seyfert, and Nichol Wilson


SatNOGS Project, Ashley A. LeBlanc, John White, Christopher Paradiso, Grace Freigang, Paul Flaten, and Daniel J. White

Audiovisual Perception Interaction with Emotion to Impact Memory recall of human faces, Nicholas Lewis and Andrew Butler

Theorems Regarding Points on the Euler Line, Kathryn E. Lezark


Cardiorespiratory Intensity Levels of Four Ballroom Dances, Catherine N. Long

Recovery Heart Rates of Division 1 Female Soccer Players, Sarrah M. Ludwig


Approaching Women's Education: Utilizing Islamic Sources for Empowerment, Emily P. Lueder

The Neurobiology of Mind and Body Practices: Perils and Prospects, Katelyn M. Marak and Jim Nelson

A Computational Study of the Interaction of Harmful Organic Compounds with Functionalized Graphene –Towards the Design of Effective Graphene-based Sensors, Christopher C. Morrissey, Jordan Eissner, and Nimma Elizabeth


Data Security in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Anurakta Nayak

Impact of Thigh Muscle Fatigue on Force Production in Knee Stabilizing Muscles, Sara N. Ozgur

Defining Protein Kinase C Substrates Involved in the Na-K-2Cl Cotransporter 1 Endocytosis in Colonic Epithelial Cells, Natasa Petreska and Jesse Smallwood

Measuring the Differential Cross Section in Compton Scattering of 0.662 MeV Photons, Stephen Place

Solar Thermal Decoupled Electrolysis: Reaction Mechanism of Cobalt Oxidation, William Prusinski, Daniel Kotfer, Joshua Grade, Carol Larson, N. Leonard, Jonathan Schoer, and Robert Palumbo

Rebellion Fueled by Beethoven, Emily Robinson

Does Expansion of the Presumptive Somite-Notochord Boundry Contribute to Xenopus laevis Involution and Elongation?, Sophia L. Robinson and Elizabeth Walsh-Rock

Search and Rescue Operations with Robotic Swarms, Aaron W. Roggow, Richard Doner, and Eugene Jegal

Determinants of Points Per Game in the Horizon League, Jacob R. Schoon Mr.

The Impact of Higher Education on College Students' Religiosity, Josie R. Scott, Ellie Propper, and Katelyn Caragher

First Principle Study of Photocatalytic Activity of Graphene-Semiconductor Nanocomposites, Stephen P. Sekoulopoulos

College Students' Awareness of Sexual Misconduct Resources, Meghan Sellin, Rachel Briegel, and Kimberlyn Chermak

Combinatorics of Twist Boxes of Knots, Nichole S. Smith

Rejecting Fallibilism, Nichole S. Smith


SatNOGS Website Project, Dylan Snyder, Caitlyn Marko, John-Eric Tiessen, and Adya Pandey

Modeling of Iron Enhanced Rain Gardens, Seth W. Strelow

Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography Analysis of Proteins and Synthetic Intermediates, Katherine Sulaitis and Carine Renner

Landay Poetry: How Form, Changeability, and Content Attribute to the Success of a Hushed Rebellion, Kristine Tarmann

Developing a Nudged Elastic Band Program for Gaussian09, John Eric Tiessen

Budget Conditions of County Prosecutor's Offices, Molly E. Triolo

Beethoven and the Aesthetic of the Pathetic, Ke Wang

Forensic Chemistry: Microcrystalline Drug Chemistry, Refractive Index Investigation, and Firearm Serial Number Restoration, Raechel M. White

Examining the White House Task Force’s Effect on College Sexual Assaults, Katherine Wilson

Night Shift Work: An Audio Documentary, Yishuai Zhang, Leyi Jiang, Zhiying Ruan, and Ning Shen

Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G: Resisting Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, McKenzey D. Zollinger

Submissions from 2015

Comparison of Electromyography and Functional Movement Screening as Indicators of Return to Full Activity: A Case Study, James A. Alessio and Kelly Helm

Synthesis and Characterization of an Unnatural Fluorescent Amino Acid, Yeongseo An and Bill Trimoski

From Epistolary to Narrative Novels: Truth and Self-Perception in Victorian Literature, Nadia Atassi

Probabilistic Analysis of Polyovulation, Kaylyn Banaszak

Water Quality in the Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed, Brittany M. Barkus, Hannah M. Tomten, Jordan P. Delorenzo, and Yugoviandi P. Mamahit

Transformation of Organic Pollutants using Novel Nanomaterials, Abby Beavan

Psychological Impact of Football Related Concussions, Krista Besser

Impact of Pratt Industries on Water Quality of Salt Creek, Jon M. Bicanic


Valparaiso University College of Engineering SatNOGS Open-Sourced Satellite Ground Station: UHF and VHF Antenna Theory and Construction, Thomas M. Biedron and Jonathon Clabuesch

Catholic Youth Organizations Resistance and Collapse During the Nazi Regime, Sarah Black

Neutral Pion Asymmetries at Intermediate Pseudorapidity in Transversely Polarized p+p Collisions at sqrt(s)=200 GeV, Samuel Brandt

Team Maggot: Designing a Better Bait Cup, Kristi Bugajski, Victoria Tamburrino, Christopher Henning, and Jordan Corsolini

Who Done It?: DNA Identification of Species-Specific Samples Using Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Max Carpenter and Lauren Hargrave

Washington Windstorms: Seasonality and Relationship to ENSO, Alex Caruthers

Still Seeing Color: Post-Racial Sentiment and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom within the African American Community, Kelli Chavez

An Ortho/Para Deuterium Converter for Ultra-Cold Neutron Production at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Adam M. Clark

Electrostatic Calculations for a nEDM Experiment, Adam M. Clark

Beauty and the Beast in Cinema: A Challenge to Gender Roles, McKenzie Cobban

The Influence of pH Variation on CooA Activity, Rachael M. DeVries and Brian R. Weaver

Determinants of Family Size, Hannah L. Dorman

Opinions about Smoking Policies, Exposure to Secondhand Smoke, and Smoking Behaviors of Freshman College Students, Megan M. Eggert, Mana Alahmari, Kaitlyn Betz, Emily Steinbacher, and Haley DeYoung

Modeling the Binary Central Star of the Planetary Nebula Lo 16, Brendan Ferris


"DO NOT HIDE" Campaign Against Sexual Harassment, Julian Fischer

Behind the Bars: Prison Narratives as Basis for Reform, Michele Fredlake

Variability Studies in Proto-Planetary Nebula and Hypergiant Candidates, Stephen Freund

Spectroscopic Determination of the Binding Constant and Thermodynamic Values of a Host-Guest System, Erica C. Gilbert