Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

 

A selection of posters and abstracts presented at Chapman University's Student Scholar Symposium (formerly Student Research Day) each fall and spring.


Full Abstract Volumes:
Fall 2019
Spring 2019
Fall 2018
Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 | Orange County Register article

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Submissions from 2019

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Food Scan: A Yelp for Dietary Restrictions, Andrew M. Bauer, Charlie Story, and Curren Taber

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Behind the Belief: Why People Believe in Conspiracy Theories, Erisa Castillo

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Fall 2019 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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How Degrees of Freedom Affects Sense of Agency, Akima Connelly, Jungsu Pak, Tian Lan, and Uri Maoz

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Evaluation of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha In Sleep-Deprived Menopausal- Induced Rats and The Impact On Bone Health, Nicole Ellsworth, Dwight Curry III, CJ DeLeon, and Frank Frisch

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Shamanism & Its Basic Spiritual Function To Heal, Carla Frias

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Religion and Politics: The Influence of Religious Affiliation and Beliefs on Political Participation, Samuel Gonzalez

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The Rise of Social Media and the Fall of Internal Peace: How does Media Influence People’s Fear of Mass Shootings?, Christian Grevin

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Here to Win, Not Here to Settle, Sarah Kaino

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Fear of Illegal Immigration in America: How Media Influences Its Viewers, Alexandra Leon Oliva

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Chapman Ambassador Tour Robot, Alexandra Lewandowski, Yanni Parissis, Khiry Carter, and Hilary Lee

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"In the Sentimental Past": Cultural Identity Through Film Music Before and After the Hong Kong Handover, Kasady Liu

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Dragons: From Deities to Evil Serpents, Sophia Lucas

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Pediatric Postoperative Pain Medication: Demographic Predictors and Parent Medication Attitudes, Vivian Luong

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Analysis of People's Fears Due to News Outlets, Pedro Marquard

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Demographic Influence on Public Fears of Pollution, Isabella Morrow

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Bone Strength and Distal Femur Trabecular Thickness in Sleep Deprived Ovariectomized Rats Treated with Zoledronate, Erin Nolte and Frank Frisch

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The Trolley Problem in Virtual Reality, Jungsu Pak, Ariane Guirguis, Nicholas Mirchandani, Scott Cummings, and Uri Maoz

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Sensor Emulation with Physiolocal Data in Immersive Virtual Reality Driving Simulator, Jungsu Pak, Oliver Mathias, Ariane Guirguis, and Uri Maoz

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Praising God around the World: Christian Worship Music as an Individual and Collective Experience, Divya Putty

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Predicting Market Trends: Effects of GDP and PMI on Changes in Stock Closing Prices, Charley Renna

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The End of the World: Fear of the Apocalypse, Hannah Richardson

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The Conclusion in Which Nothingness is Concluded, Marissa Rimes

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The Effect of White Supremacist Groups in a Dominant Media Age, Kylie Sabin

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The Healing Power of the Arts - Drama Therapy and the Use of Theatre in the Treatment of Trauma, Brooklyn Snyder

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Chapman's Berlin Wall as a Display of Tribal Victory, Cameron Steiner

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Tiger Moms, Dragon Dads, and Baby Pandas: Cultural Expectations of Success Among Asian-American College Students, Corinne Tam

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Violence in Interpersonal Relationships, Skylar Terrana, Asaf Cohen, Zachary Kaiser, and Anastasia Gougas

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Healing Through Creativity and Creation: Drama Therapy as Treatment for Individuals with Eating Disorders, Hayley Werner

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How Sexual Preference Is Related To Victimization of Dating Violence, Karley Wilson, Lexi Tyler, and Madeline Kuchan

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The Effect of Team-Building Interventions on Group Cohesion and Academic Performance, Olivia Boyd, Erica Green, Andie Burns, Carly Nasch, Hannah Pickerell, and Benjamin D. Rosenberg

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Rediscovering Brazil: The Marajoara Style in Modernist Art and Design, Alyson Brandes

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Rationale for a Media Literacy Intervention for Parents of 5-10 Year Old Children, Emily Brogan-Freitas, Allie White, Hana Polizzotto, Faith Escalera, Lauren Graziani, Ashley Ima, and Alex Stack

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Effect of Tyrosine on the Productivity of PC12 Cells by Measuring Extracellular ATP release, Sabrina Burkholder, Mary Rapmund, David Fogel, and Jon Flees

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Spring 2019 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Instructional Communication in Secondary Education, Sarah Downey

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Measuring neural time series data in a sensory deprivation tank, Jackson Gregory, Tian Lan, Uri Maoz, and Amir Raz

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Religious Entrepreneurship: Do Churches Need Entrepreneurship and Business Management?, Issac Hwang

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Authorship and Attribution: Forgery and the Power of Names, Elise Jacobsen

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Keith Haring: Silence = Death, Nellie Jalalian

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Reasons for Public Opinion on Foreign Policy, Maria Kachulis-Moriarty

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Gender Prescriptions and Stereotypes Surrounding Consensually Non-Monogamous Relationships, Carsyn Knebel, Gabi Siguenza, Meghan Dunn, Amy Moors, Mary Kruk, and Jes Matsick

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Molecular Machines: Synthesis, Modeling, and Applications, Syd Kotar

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Predictors of Conspiracy Believers, Emily Lam

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Asian American Representation on Social Media Platforms, Ashley Lee

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The Formation of Queer Consciousness in Gay, Latin, Men: How Experiences Affect the Lives of Queer Latinos, Daniel Leon-Barranco

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Health and Quality of Life of Children Undergoing Elective Surgery, Vivian Luong

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Addressing Stigma Through Evidence Based Recommendations: An Introductory Fact Sheet on Consensual Non-Monogamy, Olivia McLeod, Ashley Ramos, Amy Moors, and Heath Schechinger

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Reporting Charcoal Rot in Chia and Developing a Susceptibility Assay, Reis M. Misaka, Hagop S. Atamian Dr., and Julien Besnard Dr.

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Preparation and Characterization of Ruthenium-Gold Raman-Active Catalytic Surfaces, Thang Nguyen

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Social Media’s Effect on Self-Image and Body-Image, Sierra E. Oberacker, Emilee Mast-Monnig, Jessie Stauber, and Samory Bailey

Community Presentations Using 3D Printed Anatomical Models on Knee Injury Prevention, Kinnera Reddy

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Romantic Resilience: Fractal Conflict Dynamics and Dating Satisfaction, Melanie Reilly and David Pincus

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The Effects of the Source of Celebrity Information on Parasocial Relationships, Noelle Roys, Monique Newman, and Mark Spooner-LeDuff

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Fear of Climate Change: Motivations for and Impediments of Mitigation Efforts, Nicole Amy Saito

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Characterization of Macrophomina phaseolina Infecting Chia Plants, Cailyn Sakurai, Hagop S. Atamian, and Julien Besnard

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Fusarium Euwallacea: A Serious Threat to the Native and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs in Southern California, Greg Tyler, Yixing Zheng, Michael Kulinich, and Hagop Atamian

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Hartree-Fock Implementation for Pedagogical & Research Purposes, Gary Zeri and Jerry LaRue

Submissions from 2018

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Fringe Groups and Their Beliefs in Conspiracies, Gianluca Allesina

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The Power of Amun-Ra, Yusuf Baqai

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The Effects of Chronic Sleep Deprivation on Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Bone Strength in Menopausal Rats, Noah Barrett, Cameron James, Joshua Tam, Nicole Ellsworth, Dwight Curry, and Frank Frisch

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Loki: God of Mischief, Tori Blas

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TCP Server and Client: Bookstore Enquiry, Fawaz Bukhowa

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Analyzing Gun Control: Nature or Nurture?, Josie Chan

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Fall 2018 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Yellow Fever: Asian Representation in Western Pornography, Chye Shoong Chin

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The Emergence of Democrats Voting Republican, Fears about Race, and a Breaking Point for the Working Class: A Look at the 2016 Presidential Election and Donald Trump’s Historic Win, Madison Demaris

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Light Eaters: A Study on the Affect of Light Depicted Through Different Art Mediums, Samuel Dyck

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Instagram Content Analysis, Jaryn Fatardo, Benita Izu-Alcobia, and Lauren Paul

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TwitFace, Gabriela Ghermezi and Paul Vasquez

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Self-Concept and Dating App Dependence, Sara Gorman, Santiago Bollag, and Emilie Allen

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Murmurs of Revolution: Mythical Subversion in Dostoevsky, Connor Guetersloh

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Differences within Eudaimonic Media: Exploring how Meaningful and Inspirational Content Elicit Emotions, Ashley Ima

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Zombie Culture in Past and Modern Mythologies, Lehua Johnson

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Thoughts and Prayers, Chloe Kardasopoulos

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África Comienza en Los Pirineos: An Argument for Spanish as a Standardized Musical Language, Danny Kawadri

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Racial Ties to Party Identification and Ideology, Syd Kotar

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The Lack of Female Directors and Artistic Leaders: Discrepancy in the Number of Women from Theatre Education to Career, Madeline Lang-Ree

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The Wailing Spirits: How Banshees Reflect an Ever-Changing View of Women in Society, Brianna Leonard

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The Effects of Meditation on College Students' Mental Health, Sarah O'Connor, Erika Fernandes, and Samuel Kigyos

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Diving into Note-Taking, Antonina Pavlenko, Vishnu Gettu, and Sabina Friden

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“They’re Bringing Crime:” White Fear and Closing Borders, Hanna Rosenheimer

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Sources of Fear in Climate Change, Ryan Shiri

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Vampires: Breathing Life into the Undead “Monsters” of Mythology, Lauren Sieberg

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The Detrimental Decline of Creative Dramatists at the Elementary Level, Natalie Teichman

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Images, Art, and Paraphernalia: Analyzing Tactics of the United Farm Workers and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Felicia Viano

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The Influence of Visuospatial Intervention on Mathematical Ability, Tiffany Bui, Matthew Eclevia, Cody Shishido, and Jessica Walker

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Spring 2018 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Procurement of Residence Hall Furniture, Hailley Coleman

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Faces of Time: Developing Protocol for the Crowdsourced Annotation of Time Magazine Images, Aisha Cornejo

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Alexandra Galvin

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The Effects of School-Based Mindfulness on Emotional Regulation, Grecia Grace Gutierrez

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Emotion Regulation and Positive Affect in the Context of Salivary Alpha-Amylase Response to Pain in Children with Cancer: Physiology, Self-Report, and Behavior, Natasha H. Hikita, Christina Korth, Paige Greif, Brooke N. Jenkins, Douglas A. Granger, and Michelle Fortier

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2018 Chapman Environmental Audit: Sustainable Purchasing Policy, KC Hoppel

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The Effects of Health-Promoting Signs Encouraging Stair Use in Parking Structures, Fiona T. Tang, Vincent Berardi, and Benjamin D. Rosenberg

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Moving Beyond Numbers: Examining Language in Mathematics Classrooms, Ansley Wong and Cathery Yeh

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The Effects of Gibberellic Acid and Auxin Hormones on Heliotropism in Sunflowers, Brandon Bernardo and Hagop S. Atamian

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Calmodulin’s Interaction with α- Synuclein, a Protein Implicated in Parkinson’s Disease, Joeli Reim, Jerry LaRue, Cedric P. Owens, and Zeynep A. Ataman

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Color and Credibility, Dylan Wen, Kayla Slack, and Lisa Matsui

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The Relationship Between Childhood Obesity and Depression, Anna White