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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

Modeling Social Networks With Random and Fuzzy Graphs, David Schlueter and Jiyeon Suh

Development of Novel MRI Contrast Agents, Kirsten Tissue and Shannon Biros

The Role of CBL10 in the Development of Stamens in Arabidopsis thaliana, Misty Van Brocklin and Margaret Dietrich

Matter‐Antimatter Interactions in Gases, Jacob Voetberg and Richard S. Vallery

The Synthesis and Testing of GV-2 Chemical Derivatives for Antibacterial Activity, Brittany Wildgen, Roderick Morgan, and Robert Smart

Submissions from 2010

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Visual Learning and Discrimination of Abstract Visual Shapes by Crayfish, Matthew J. Boeve and Daniel A. Bergman

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Does Gender Still Matter?: Women Physicians’ Self-Reported Medical Education Experiences, Katherine M. Butler and Julia Mason

Serotonin and Histamine Localization in the Larval CNS of Drosophila Melanogaster, Kelsey Crowley and Martin Burg

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Mapping the Reactivity Surface of Metal-Olefin Reactions, Joshua Davis and Stephen A. Matchett

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Identity, Language Practices and Ideologies among Nepali-Bhutanese in West Michigan, Trevor DeWaard and Kathryn Remlinger

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The Edible Body, a Poetry Chapbook: Food and Sex as Pleasure, Disorder, and Commodity, Lena J. Drake and Kathleen Blumreich

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Development of Agroecology Based Garden System and Educational Program at Grand Valley State University, Kendall Gilbert and Edwin Joseph

Den Tree Characteristics and General Ecology of the Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans,) in Western Michigan, Tamara L. Hillman, Paul Keenlance, and Joseph Jacquot

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Hawthorn Extract - Viable Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease or Unscrupulous Herbal Supplement?, Andrea Lowing and Frank Sylvester

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Extraction of Pesticides from Contaminated Soil via Cyclodextrin Complexation, Bertil Nshime and Andrew Lantz

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A Chemical Genetics Approach to Elucidate Mechanisms of the Fission Yeast Polo Kinase in Cell Division, Jennifer Phelan and Dawn Clifford Hart

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Reducing Food Insecurity in Kent County: Assessing the Progress, Nichole Rydahl and Stephen Borders PhD, MSHP

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Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic and the Great Lakes: A Paradigm for Understanding the Morality of Aquatic Invasive Species Management, M. Andrew Sanford and John Uglietta, PhD

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Joint Consultations: Strategies for Integrating Two Consultants into a Writing Center Session, Jennifer Torreano and Ellen Schendel

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GV-1 Chemical Derivatives as Potential New Antibiotics, Julie Wesselink and Roderick Morgan

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S^3 Research: Wheelchair Trainer, Shawn Wright, Christopher Pung, and John Farris

Submissions from 2009

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Where Have All the Physical Educators Gone? Hint: It is not Higher Education, James E. Bozung, Colleen Lewis, and Mary Schutten

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Determining Personality in Sanctuary Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Rebecca S.A. Brittain and Judith A. Corr

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Does the Mg/Ca in Foraminifera Tests Provide a Reliable Temperature Proxy?, Sarah Clark and Figen Mekik

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An Examination of Speciation, Extinction, and Evolutionary Relationships in Plants from Two Continents, Corey Davis and Timothy Evans

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Modeling Problem Solving: Creating and Evaluating, Kaitlin M. Downey and Nathan Barrows

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Progress Toward the Synthesis of a Truncated Ergoline, Ryan D. Enck and Matthew Hart

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Sublethal Exposure To Two Alkylphenolic Compounds and Their Influence on Development, Growth and Reproductive Behavior of Crayfish, Steven J. Gauthier and Daniel A. Bergman

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The Effect of Caffeine on the Bacterial Populations in a Freshwater Aquarium System, Adrienne M. Gibson, Roderick M. Morgan, and Alexey G. Nikitin

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Use of the chambira palm (Astrocaryum chambira) in rainforest communities of the Peruvian Amazon, Anel Guel and Jim Penn

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Sex Differences In Innate Immunity In Tree Swallows, Bradley J. Houdek, Michael P. Lombardo, and Patrick A. Thorpe

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Making the Writing Center a Writing Environment, Samantha A. Howard and Ellen Schendel

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Construction of a transgene to analyze the function of the 3’UTR of the Hdc gene on spatial expression of histidine decarboxylase in Drosophila melanogaster, Embriette Hyde and Martin G. Burg

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The Effectiveness of Individual Identification of Bobcats using Automatically Triggered Cameras in Michigan, Karen Ickes and Paul Keenlance

Establishing a Diverse Assemblage of Native Grasses and Forbs on a Knapweed-Infested Site in the Bass River Recreation Area, Ottawa County, Michigan, Corey K. Kapolka and Neil W. MacDonald

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Rook Polynomials In Higher Dimensions, Nicholas Krzywonos and Feryal Alayont

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Population Structure of the Invasive Round Goby in Lake Michigan, Elizabeth A. LaRue, Carl Ruetz III, and Ryan Thum

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Entrepreneurship / Small Business Programming within Correctional Facilities, Nancy M. Levenburg and Nikki J. Powers

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Water Evaporation From Atmospheric Aerosols, Patrick Louden and Christopher Lawrence

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Conversion of Cellulose to Value Added-Chemicals, Shane McGrath, Dalila Kovacs, and Jim Krikke

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History in the Hands of the Politicians: Lustration, Civil Society, and Unfinished Revolutions in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, David Merryman and Heather Tafel

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Capillary Electrophoresis Based Microbial Detection and Separation, Ryan Nelson and Andrew Lantz

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Modeling Residential Foreclosures in Kent County, Kaitlyn Ratkowiak

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Patience: A Project in Translation, Donna St. Louis

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Resurrection Machines: An Analysis of Burial Sites in Ancient Egypt’s Valley of the Kings as Catalysts for Spiritual Rebirth, Jarrett Zeman

Submissions from 2008

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Graphics Processor Based Implementation of Bioinformatics Codes, Andrew Bellenir, Christian Trefftz, and Greg Wolffe

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Studying Potential Drug Interactions Involved in the Regulation of the Diaphanous-related Formins, Brittany E. Benson and Bradley J. Wallar

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Optimal Packings of up to 6 Equal Circles on a Triangular Flat Torus, Anna Castelaz, William Dickinson, Daniel Guillot, and Sandi Xhumari

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Determination of Energy Expenditure during Pregnancy and its Comparison to the Compendium of Physical Activity Values: A Pilot Study, Laura K. Dahmer, Dawn Podulka Coe, and Brian Hatzel

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Identification of Lactic Acid Bacteria in Michigan Cherry Wines, Emily Henk, Margaret Dietrich, and Terri Weese

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The Notch Signaling Pathway Drives Astrogliogenesis by Regulating the Expression of the Transcription Factors NFIA and Sox9, Derek Janssens and Merritt Taylor

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Failed Men: The Postwar Crisis of Masculinity in France 1918-1930, Brandon Moblo

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Kinana Hale: An Investigation of the Tropical and the Desert and How They Shape Our Notion of Identity and Self, Connie Pan

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Mutation of the Nζ-Carboxylated Lysine of OXA-1 β-Lactamase Results in Deacylation Impaired Enzyme and Build-Up of Acyl-Intermediate, Kyle D. Schneider and David A. Leonard

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Mural, Painting and Art Education Project with African Refugees and the African Community Center of West Michigan, Carrie Schoenborn and Jill Eggers

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Population structure of the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, M. Ben Stacey, Ryan Thum, Carl Ruetz III, and Tyler Armstrong

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Examination of Crayfish Biodiversity and Distribution Within the Grand River, Michigan, Norrissa M. Thomas and Daniel A. Bergman

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Evaluation of Spring Flow, Bacterial Contamination, and Distribution of Fresh Water Resources in the Vicinity of Verrettes, Haiti, Peter Wampler and Andrew Sisson