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UW-Green Bay celebrates excellence during annual symposium

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is celebrating excellence at the eighth annual Academic Excellence Symposium 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The event is free and open to the public.

The symposium is an annual event held on campus that allows undergraduate and graduate students to display outstanding scholarly and creative work. The symposium is sponsored by the Phi Kappa Phi honor society and the Office of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

This year’s symposium will feature 82 students with 48 projects, ranging from chemistry to photography.

It provides the campus and community with an opportunity to learn more about the interesting work being done by UW-Green Bay students.

Students will display posters and perform musical selections to showcase their research and creative work. Presenters will be on hand to explain their project to visitors.

Academic programs represented are Arts and Visual Design, Business Administration, Human Biology, Human Development, Education, Natural and Applied Sciences, Public and Environmental Affairs, Social Change and Development, and Social Work.

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members nominated students for the symposium.

For more information visit www.uwgb.edu/lasdean/aes.

8th Annual Academic Excellence Symposium

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Phoenix Room, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

KEY
Name/description of project
Student(s), Hometown
Nominating faculty/staff, unit

Progress Toward the Synthesis of Obolactone
Roxanne E. Alvarez, Two Rivers; Kara E. Hulce, Niagara; Cedric O.C. Mbida, Milwaukee; John P. Young, Suamico.
Julie M. Lukesh, Natural and Applied Sciences

Brown County’s Forgotten World War I Soldiers
Meghan E. Bernath, Green Bay.
Andrew Kersten, Social Change and Development

The Latest Word on Class Size: Does It Really Matter?
Tracy L. Beyer, Marinette.
Regan A. R. Gurung, Human Development

Diffusing Objectification: Does Showing Competence Work?
Katherine Bruni, Random Lake.
Regan A. R. Gurung, Human Development

A Collection of Individuals: Meaning Impacts Children’s Plural Productions
Stephanie, Busch, Suamico; Andrea Kaczmarek, Green Bay.
Jennifer Zapf, Human Development

Matters of the Heart: A Transformational Approach to Address Bullying
Bernadette Dervish, Oneida.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Sprint: Examining Organizational Culture, Structure and Strategy
Amy C. Evers, Appleton; Cassidy B. Chojnowski, Edgar; Jenna H. Rommelfaenger, Glenbeulah; Sabine Rumeau, Varihes Country, France.
Lucy A. Arendt, Business Administration

Bioacoustic Monitoring of Temperate Forest Songbirds
Margaret Faccio, Oconto; Jennifer Goyette, Green Bay.
Amy Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences

“Silent Noon”, Williams; “In de Fremde”, Schumann; “Deh, vieni alla finestra”, Mozart
Justin Foth, Spencer.
Robert Glaubitz, Arts and Visual Design

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 1
Elizabeth M. Fowler, Green Bay; Jessica Doubek, Pulaski; Michael McCormack, Downers Grove, Ill.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Observing and Creating
Maja Gettrust, Waukesha.
Kristy Deetz, Arts and Visual Design

Selective Herbivory by Exotic Slugs May Promote Garlic Mustard Dominance
Philip G. Hahn, Green Bay.
Mathew Dornbush, Natural and Applied Sciences

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 2
Megan K. Hanson, Green Bay; Justin C. Litersky, Two Rivers.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Creating an Anti-Bullying Curriculum: From Problem Recognition to Implementation
Mary Harrison, Green Bay.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Photography: The Inspection of Life and Its Tangled Emotions
Kasey J. Hembel, Sturgeon Bay.
Sarah Detweiler, Arts and Visual Design

Student Involvement: How Faculty Can Enhance the Student Experience
Jaimie Henschel, Howards Grove.
Kristin Vespia, Human Development

Attitudes of College Students Concerning Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
Andrew D. Johnson, New London.
Regan A. R. Gurung, Human Development

Teleman Suite for Brass Quartet
Kayla J. Johnson (trumpet), Green Bay; William C. Burroughs (trombone), Milwaukee.
Kevin Collins, (trombone) – Arts and Visual Design
Adam Gaines, (trumpet) – Arts and Visual Design

Putting Together the Pieces: A Puzzle Task Examining Children’s Comprehension of the Plural
Andrea Kaczmarek, Green Bay; Stephanie Busch, Suamico.
Jennifer Zapf, Human Development

Women and The Military
Roxanne I. Kahan, Reedsville.
Stipend Recipient, Common Theme – “Waging War, Waging Peace”
Kim E. Nielsen, Social Change and Development

“Untitled”
Molly M. Keyser, New Franken.
Sarah Detweiler, Arts and Visual Design

Night Mysteries
Adam N. Koenig, Green Bay.
Sarah Detweiler, Arts and Visual Design

Child Welfare Foster Parent Resource Analysis, Compilation and Dissemination
Billie J. Kotecki, Green Bay.
Jolanda Sallmann, Social Work

“Bring Him Home”, Schonberg; “The Boatman’s Dance”, Copland; “Nina”, Unknown Composer
Kevin L. Kuhn, Suring.
Robert Glaubitz, Arts and Visual Design

“The Girl in 1HembeMe4G”, Tesori and Scanlan; “When You Come Home To Me”
C. Molly Brown LeCaptain, New Franken.
Robert Glaubitz, Arts and Visual Design

Iconic Midwestern Perspectives in Prints
Andrew C. Linskens, Green Bay.
Christine Style, Arts and Visual Design

Reconfiguring Federal Policies Toward the Sub-Saharan African Food Crisis
Corey Livieri, Green Bay.
Ekaterina Levintova, Public and Environmental Affairs

Documenting Spider Diversity on Nantucket Island Using Citizen Science
Andrew A. Mckenna-Foster, Green Bay.
Michael Draney, Natural and Applied Sciences

Neuroplasticity in Brain Cardiorespiratory and Locomotor Areas of Aged Animals
John P. McNicoll, De Pere.
Amanda J. Nelson, Human Biology

Quantifying the White-Tailed Deer Population at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
Joshua A. Martinez, Oak Creek.
Amy Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 3
Jordan L. Mathes, Kiel; Renee C. Bonick, Brillion; Danni Kunesh, De Pere; Lindsey M. Rentmeester, Green Bay.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

The Effect of Exercise Induced Dehydration on Body Composition and Hematocrit
Heather Meinholz, Marshall; Kaycee George, Green Bay.
James Marker, Human Biology

Out of War Comes Peace
Holly C. Melander, Carrie Dorski, Green Bay; Melanie Horn, Appleton; Tessa Wegenke, Montello.
Stipend Recipient, Common Theme – “Waging War, Waging Peace”
Ellen Rosewall, Arts and Visual Design

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 4
Taylor J. Neuman, Salem; Long Kha, Eland; Eric Romenesko, Kaukauna; Sadie L. Solper, Green Bay.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Media Analysis of Sarah Palin
Tabatha R. Noack, Green Bay.
Kim E. Nielsen, Social Change and Development

Wabikon Lake Mammal Fauna
Santiago Ocariz, Spooner; Aaron Groves, De Pere.
Robert Howe, Natural and Applied Sciences
Amy Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 5
Elizabeth Schnelle, Sheboygan; Tyler Gajewski, Pulaski; Jacklyn Holat, Union Grove; Kenneth Petrich, Gresham.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

Original Beauty
Kimberly A. Schofield, Merrill.
Christine Style, Arts and Visual Design

Classroom Dynamics: Evolving Social Interactions, Reflecting Professional Practices
Nicholas P. Schwei, Glendale; Rachel R. Gerth, Iron Ridge.
Pao Lor, Education

Monitoring Marine Invertebrates in a Rapidly Changing Tropical Archipelago
Adam J. Snippen, Schofield; Kymberly R. Draeger, Ripon.
Robert Howe, Natural and Applied Sciences
Amy Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences

The Effectiveness of Peer Mentors in UWGB First-Year Seminars
Kirstin E. Thompson, Waukesha; Tracy L. Beyer, Marinette; Jessica M. Hopp, Fox Lake; Samuel R. Seefeld, Baraboo.
Denise Bartell, Human Development

“Ridente la Calma”, Mozart; “God Bless the Child”, Holliday and Herzog; “All of Me”, Simons and Marks; “Somewhere Beyond the Sea”, Trenet
Rachel K. Trempe, Wausau.
Sarah Meredith Livingston, Arts and Visual Design

Immigration Unit Plan Featuring Bless Me Ultima and Understanding by Design, 6
Eric J. VandenAcker, Hortonville; Dale R. Hallam, Oneida; Erinn M. Kepler, Hobart; Nicholas M. Ortlieb, Chilton.
Sandra M. Stokes, Education

The Funny Thing about Death
Katie M. Von Holzen, Winneconne.
Illene Noppe, Human Development

“Women as Creators/Women as Subjects: A Gift Bag Anthology”
Mary J. Walker, De Pere; Carmen Schmitz, Green Bay; Kasey J. Hembel, Sturgeon Bay.
Carol Emmons, Arts and Visual Design

Relationship Characteristics, Partners’ College Aspirations, and College Students’ Academic Dedication
Steven M. Wicks, Manitowoc.
Denise Bartell, Human Development

Social Critique from the Subconscious
Matthew J. Yahnke, Krakow.
Kristy Deetz, Arts and Visual Design

Exploring the Emotional, Social and Academic Adjustment of Gifted Students
Caitlin J. Zozakiewicz, Green Bay.
Regan A. R. Gurung, Human Development
Dennis Lorenz, Human Development

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