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Submissions from 2015

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Do Microbial Communities Determine Herbicide Sensitivity Versus Resistance in the Invasive Aquatic Plant, Eurasian Watermilfoil?, Fatouma Abdoulaye, Ryan M. Sheick, Jay Lennon, and Ryan Thum

Impact of Standing up During Sprint Cycling on Power Output in Female Athletes, Alexis N. Awdziejczyk, Jeffrey A. Potteiger, Ross A. Sherman, and Sango Oteino

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The Effects of Invasive Earthworm Species on Salamanders in the Grand Valley State University Ravine Ecosystem, Hunter J. Brunges and James Dunn

The Polar Bear Expedition: A Bottom-Up Reinterpretation of America's Military Intervention in Northern Russia, Jordan Cloud

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Minimizing the Cost of Guessing Games, Lindsay Czap

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Mutagenic Studies of a Unique Cysteine Ligase Enzyme, Emily David and Paul Cook

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A Comparison of American Marten Habitat Use From Data Collected Using VHF Radio Telemetry Versus GPS Telemetry, Macy Doster, Paul Keenlance, and Joseph Jacquot

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Music Video in a New Light: The Color of Music and the Music of Color, Gabriel Z. Ellis and Lee Copenhaver

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Acoustics of the Louis Armstrong Theatre, Bailey Groendyke

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Patterns of Neutral Genetic Variation in the Virginia Big-eared Bat, Jennifer A. Grousd and Amy L. Russell

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Phosphomimetic mutants of bHLH transcription factor Nato3 promote profound changes in expression of genes compared to WT, Nick Huisingh and Merritt K. Taylor

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Effects of Weight Support on the Metabolic Demands of Running, Jessica N. Janecke and Kyle Barnes

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Metabolic Demands of ElliptiGO Cycling Compared to Running, Alex McBride and Kyle R. Barnes PhD

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Effect of Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Anti-telomerase with Anthracycline based Chemotherapy on Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells, Luke T. Pardy

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Behavioral Thermoregulation during Winter in Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata), Brianna Powell, Chris Vinyard, Rebecca Brittain, and Cynthia Thompson

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Neuropharmocological Alterations of the Aggressive Behavior of Crayfish, Kristi Ruvina and Daniel A. Bergman

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Emotion Displays in Media: A Comparison Between Mexican, Hispanic-American, and European-American Children’s Storybooks, Victoria R. Sanders and Wolfgang Friedlmeier

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German-American Compositional Identity in William Henry Pommer’s The Legend of St. Etheldethelwethelberga and Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Nikolaus Schroeder

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A drug for Alzheimer’s appears to work in a ‘retina in a dish’ model of glaucoma. But, what receptors are involved?, Lindsey Schroedter and David M. Linn PhD

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I Can’t Remember: The Effects of Machiavellianism, Mental Effort and Lying on Memory, Isaac Simon, Todd Williams, Michael Wolfe, and John Hessler

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Big Data and the Search for Balanced Insight in the Digital Humanities: Macroscopic and Microscopic Reading of Citation Strategies in the Encyclopédie of Diderot (and Jaucourt), 1751-1772, Scott Richard St. Louis

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Modification of LRB Complex Members in Arabidopsis thaliana, Carly Wiersma and Matthew Christians

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Evaluating Pupil Dilation as a Measure of Working Memory and Logical Thinking Manuscript, Ryan Zahran, Nathan Barrows, and Jessica VandenPlas

Submissions from 2014

S3 Study on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Associations in Fruit Trees at GVSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Project, Kennedy Aldrich and Jennifer Winther

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Identifying Merchants in the Early Bronze Age City of Tell es-Safi. Isotopic Analysis of a Sacrificial Ass, Lindsay E. Babcock and Elizabeth R. Arnold

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Effect of Central Brain Histamine Deficiency on Courtship Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster, Tina Daniels, Laura Schroeder, and Martin G. Burg

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Sex and Age Differences in Bone Density in the Palatal Region, Analyzed using CT Scans to Aid in Oral Mini-Implant Success, Alicia P. Flores and James Christopher Reed

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Belief Change and Memory for Previous Beliefs after Comprehension of Contentious Scientific Information, John K. Hessler, Isaac D. Simon, Michael B. Wolfe, and Todd J. Williams

Identifying the c-MET Phosphorylation Site Regulated by CD82 in Prostate Tumor Cells, Veena Janardan

A Fight So Impassioned: The Struggle Over School Consolidation in Michigan, 1950-1970, Ray Jeroso

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Identifying the Characteristics of an Ideal Reading Intervention Program for Teen Mothers, Kevin Joffre

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Relatedness of Male Hoary Bats at a Migratory Stopover Site in Northwestern California, April K. Kaneshiro

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Reconsidering Revolutions: The Impact of Breakthrough Elections on Democratization in Croatia, Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia, Chelsea Kendziorski and Heather L. Tafel

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An Investigation of the Intrinsic and Extrinsic Influences on the Aggressive Behavior of Crayfish, Edwin J. Klein and Daniel A. Bergman

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How Does BBr3 Cyclize o-Alkynylanisoles to Form Benzofurans?, Talon M. Kosak, Andrew L. Korich, and Richard L. Lord

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Diet of Kit-rearing Female Martens in Northern Michigan, Angela Kujawa, Paul Keenlance, and Joseph Jacquot

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Diet of Kit-Rearing Female Martens in Northern Michigan, Angela Kujawa, Paul Keenlance, and Joseph Jacquot

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Quantification of Light and Gravity on the Giant Internodal Cells of Chara, Barrett Kyle and Mark Staves

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Growth Rates and Climate Influences on Neonatal Eastern Box Turtles after Egress Following Their First Overwintering, Kirk Luca and Jennifer Moore

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Can Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease Protect Retinal Cells in a 'Mixed' Culture System?, Lindsey Lusardi and David M. Linn

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Barx2 is Sufficient to Drive the Expression of Cadherin-6 in the Developing Nervous System, Katherine McGuire

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Spatial Patterns of Fish Communities in Lake Michigan Tributaries, Samantha M. P. Morsches, David J. Janetski, and Carl R. Ruetz III

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Structural and Functional Studies of GDP-6-Deoxy-Talose and GDP-Rhamnose Biosynthetic Enzymes, Benjamin E. Nicholson and Paul D. Cook

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Effects of Chronic Low Dose Anti-Telomerase and Chemotherapeutic Drugs on Breast Cancer Cells, Chelsea Reiber, Alexander J. Fisch, Robert Smart, William Schroeder, and Osman V. Patel

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The Evaluation of Essential Oils for Antimicrobial Activity, Dallas Rohraff and Roderick Morgan

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Microgeographic Population Genetic Structure of Baylisascaris Procyonis (Nematoda: Ascaroidae) in Western Michigan Indicates the Grand River is a Barrier to Gene Flow, Christina A. Sarkissian and Douglas H. Graham

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Reducing the Impact Bias in Colorectal Cancer Screening Expectations, Megan E. Wertheimer

Who Needs Goals? An Analog Experiment Comparing Goal-Based Evaluation and Goal-Free Evaluation Utility, Alayna Zielinski

Submissions from 2013

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Crayfish Cerebral Ganglia Preservation and Sectioning for an Assessment of Exercise Induced Neurogenesis, Abigail K. Carlson and Daniel A. Bergman

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Exploring the Impact of German-American Heritage and the Musical Works of William Henry Pommer, Holly Cassell

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Geomorphic History of the Grand River and Grand River Valley: Natural and Anthropomorphic Hydraulic Controls, Christopher E. Churches and Peter J. Wampler

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Acyl-intermediate Structures of an Extended Spectrum Clinically-Derived Class D β-lactamase Variant, OXA-160, in Complex with Cefotaxime, Ceftazidime, and Aztreonam, Jozlyn R. Clasman, Joshua M. Mitchell, Kip-Chumba J. Kaitany, Neil V. Klinger, Vincent L. Baggett, Rachel A. Powers, and David A. Leonard

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Assessing the Light Requirements for E3 Complex Assembly in Arabidopsis thaliana, Jacob Dec and Matthew J. Christians

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Effect of Telomerase Inhibitors on Malignant Breast Cancer Cells, Alexander J. Fisch and Osman V. Patel

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Detecting Deletions in the Hdc Gene Generated by Minos Transposon Excision in Drosophila melanogaster, Vincent Gasparotto and Martin Burg

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A Study of Oboe Reeds, Julia Gjebic

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DDS/DGEBA Epoxy Used as a Model for Studying Polymer Confinement in Polymer Nanocomposites, Danielle Harris and Richard S. Vallery

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Den Site Characteristics and Kit Survival of American Marten in Manistee National Forest Michigan, Rachel Hughart, Joe Jacquot, and Paul Keenlance

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Creating a Modern Performance Edition of Sousa Operetta, Lisa Keeney

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TOC, C/N, δ13C, and δ15N of Shales from the Mississippian Michigan Formation, Western Michigan, Kayla A. Lockmiller

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A Comparative Analysis of the Tibia of Paralouatta varonai, an Extinct Cuban Primate, Andrea Morrow

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The Role of CBL10 in Stamen Development in Arabidopsis thaliana, Mitch Roth and Margaret Dietrich

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Identification of a Potent Inhibitor for the Extended Spectrum Class C Beta-Lactamase, ADC-7, Hollister C. Swanson, Rachel Powers, and Bradley Wallar

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Economic Context and Civic Engagement: the Effects of ‘Localism’ in Four Michigan Cities, Marissa Swartz

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Do We Need to Analyze Spectra by Hand?, Adam M. Terwilliger and Richard L. Lord

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Antibiotic Resistance Enzyme OXA-24 β-lactamase: Expression, Purification, and Optimization of Crystallization Conditions, Josephine P. Werner, Neil V. Klinger, and Rachel A. Powers

Submissions from 2012

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Using DNA Barcoding for Plant Identification in a Long-term Prairie Restoration Study, Tami E. Brown, Laurelin M. Martin, Timothy M. Evans, and Neil W. MacDonald

Generation of Diffraction Gratings Using Photographic Film, Brittany Cooke and Richard S. Vallery

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Probing the Role of Asn 152 in the Class C β-lactamase AmpC, Brianne Docter, Mujahid Anwar, David Leonard, Rachel Powers, and Bradley Wallar

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The Effectiveness of Constructed Wetlands, Jessica L. Franks, Eric B. Snyder, and Megan M. Woller-Skar

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Using Artificial Breeding of Eurasian and Northern Watermilfoils to Study the Evolutionary Ecology of Herbicide Resistance, Danielle Grimm

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The Young Lords in Lincoln Park, José Jiménez

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Screening the Effects of Gene Overexpression on Markers of Neural Progenitor Differentiation in the Developing Chick Spinal Cord., Joshua Lee and Merritt Taylor

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Effects of Self-affirmation on Coping and Motivational Systems, Jackie Main and Amanda Dillard

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Explorations in Sonoluminescence, Jeremy Peshl

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Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Anthranilic Acid Derivatives, Christopher Stretton

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Characterizing Protein-protein Interactions for Accurate Cell Division in Fission Yeast, Jessica Thoe and Dawn Clifford Hart

Putting Michiganese on the Map: A Study in Perceptual Dialectology, Angela Tramontelli

Germline Clone Analysis of the PKN gene in Drosophila, Sarah VanOeveren and Georgette Sass

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Nonylphenol Effects on Chemosensory Orientation Behavior of the Crayfish, Orconectes Propinquus, William Waalkes and Daniel Bergman Ph.D.

Submissions from 2011

The Sincerity of Reform: Henry Ford's Five-Dollar Day and the Ideological Underpinnings of Progressive Era Reform, Eric Baumgarten and Matthew Daley

The Electric Bass: Its Origins and Influence on the Evolution of Jazz and the Development of Contemporary Music, Megan DeKievit and Tim Froncek

Por la Patria y la Revolución: Sifting Guatemala Military Archival Materials, Heidi Fegel and Andrew Schlewitz

Do You Speak Chemistry? Assessing the Degree of Inconsistency Between Expert and Novice Interpretations of Exam questions, Eliscia Fought and Nathan Barrows

Bone Densities of the Frontal and Maxillary Sinuses, Determined by CT Scans to Aid in Limiting Complications of Endonasal Sinus Surgery (ESS), Megan Glazier and James C. Reed

Identification of the LEA Gene Family in the Orchidaceae, Timothy Godfrey, Sheila Blackman, and Pei-Lan Tsou

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Don’t Spray the Wasps! Using Polistes Paper Wasps for Pest Management in the Home Garden, Laura Goldsmith and Michael Henshaw

Using Crayfish to Control Zebra Mussel Populations, Paige Goote and Daniell Bergman

Regulation of the Scaffolding Protein Mid1 in Fission Yeast Cell Division, Justin Hackett and Dawn Clifford Hart

Comparing Two Common Methods of Estimating Stream Fish Abundance, Brandon Harris and Carl Ruetz

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Food Webs and Rivers: Importance of Contiguous Habitat Interactions, Noah Jansen-Yee and Eric Snyder

Identification of Tissue-Specific mRNA Expression from the Hdc gene of Drosophila melanogaster, Amy Jenkins and Martin Burg

Mapping the Floorplate Region in the Chick Midbrain, Elizabeth King and Merritt Taylor

Resonance and the Carbon - Silicon Double Bond, Greg Kortman and Randy Winchester

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Modified Chromenes as Precursors to TAAR Regulators, Jonathan Lehmann and Matthew Hart

Bobo Stenson’s Song of Ruth, Kája Lill and Kurt Ellenburg

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A Landscape Perspective on Bird Beak Deformity: An Epizootic of Unknown Etiology, Rachelle McLaughlin and Shaily Menon

Understanding Archimedes' heuristics in the Method, proposition 14, Drake Parker and David Austin

Ancient Mitochondrial DNA From the North Pontic Steppe Spanning the Transition From Farming to Pastoralism, Jessica Riley and Alexey Nikitin