2017 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum - EES Presentations

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Friday April 7, 2017 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND ECONOMICS POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 1 BALLROOM, 9:00 AM --- 10:30 AM 

LIVES UNEARTHED:THE WOMEN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Emily Fitzsimons   Poster: 268 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt

 

AGRICULTURE & ANIMAL SCIENCE POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 1 BALLROOM, 9:00 --- 10:30 AM 

LIVES UNEARTHED: THE WOMEN OF THE COLLEGE OF VETERINARY SCIENCE Ashley Greenleaf   Poster: 4 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt 

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 2 BALLROOM, 9:00 AM --- 10:30 AM

UNDERSTANDING MARTIAN REGOLITH THROUGH GRAIN SURFACE TEXTURES ON TERRESTRIAL ANALOGS Lillian Slajus  Poster: 468 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 2 BALLROOM, 9:00 AM --- 10:30 AM 

PHOENIX RISES AGAIN: COMPARISON OF NASA MPL GRAIN IMAGERY TO A TERRESTRIAL COUNTERPART Jeremy Rapp   Poster: 475 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 2 BALLROOM, 11:00 AM --- 12:30 PM 

MONITORING THE IMPACT OF LAND USE ON SOIL TEMPERATURES WITH A SOIL TEMPERATURE NETWORK IN NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN Sabrina Curtis   Poster: 722 Mentor(s): Anthony Kendall & Sherry Martin

 

GRAIN-SURFACE TEXTURES ON MARS REGOLITH ANALOG VOLCANIC TEPHRA PH-07_CP AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE Jordan Marcero, Alexa Muethel, Lakota Shehi  Poster: 724 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel 

 

METABOLOMIC ANALYSIS OF MICROBIAL ISOLATES FROM THE LOST CITY HYDROTHERMAL FIELD Courtney Stewart   Poster: 725 Mentor(s): Matthew Schrenk 

 

AGRICULTURE & ANIMAL SCIENCE POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 3 BALLROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM

APRIL SOIL MOISTURE BRINGS MAY FLOWERS? AN ANALYSIS OF SEASONAL SOIL MOISTURE VARIATION IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN Jacob Roush   Poster: 31 Mentor(s): Anthony Kendall & Sherry Martin

 

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 4, BALLROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM

MICROBIAL DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE IN SERPENTINIZATION-INFLUENCED GROUNDWATER AT THE COAST RANGE OPHIOLITE MICROBIAL OBSERVATORY Dominic Aluia   Poster: 82 Mentor(s): Matt Schrenk

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 3 BALLROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM 

PROBING THE COMPOSITION OF THE LITHOSPHERIC MANTLE DURING THE INITIATION OF THE MID-CONTINENT RIFT Taylor Kelly   Poster: 730 Mentor(s): Tyrone Rooney

 

POLITICAL INFLUENCES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES McKenna Rivers   Poster: 733 Mentor(s): David Long 

 

HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND ECONOMICS POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 2 BALLROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM 

LIVES UNEARTHED: FEMALE FACULTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Allison Mutka Poster: 271 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt

 

LIVES UNEARTHED: FEMALE FACULTY IN THE COLLEGE OF NURSING (1950-2011) Emily Niemi   Poster: 272 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt

 

LIVES UNEARTHED: EMERITA FACULTY OF THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Olivia Sinutko   Poster: 274 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt  

 

LIVES UNEARTHED Lauren Sosinski   Poster: 275 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt 

 

 

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HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND ECONOMICS POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 3 LAKE HURON ROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM 

LIVES UNEARTHED: EMERITUS FEMALE FACULTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY Maggie Brown, Sydney Stauffer  Poster: 279 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt

 

LIVES UNEARTHED: WOMEN PROFESSORS OF THE NATIONAL SUPERCONDUCTING CYCLOTRON LABORATORY Emily Doss   Poster: 281 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt (Paleobiology and Paleoecology Invertebrates) 

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 4 LAKE HURON ROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM 

GRAIN-SURFACE TEXTURES ON MARS REGOLITH ANALOGUE GLACIAL SOIL SALTEN SKOV AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE Kayla Hunnewell, Phillip Conrad , Michael O'Connor  Poster: 481 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel 

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 4 LAKE HURON ROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM

GRAIN-SURFACE TEXTURES ON MARS REGOLITH ANALOG VOLCANIC TEPHRA HWMK600 AND THEIR

ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE Liam Peterson, Lynnea Jackson, Allison Mason  Poster: 483 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel 

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE: GENERAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 5 LAKE HURON ROOM, 1:00 PM --- 2:30 PM

DRAWING ANALYSIS UNCOVERS PEOPLE AND EXPERIENCES THAT INFLUENCE GEOSCIENCE CAREERS Eleanor Rappolee   

Poster: 600 Mentor(s): Julie Libarkin 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 4 BALLROOM, 3:00 PM --- 4:30 PM 

GRAIN-SURFACE TEXTURES ON MARS REGOLITH ANALOG VOLCANIC TEPHRA JSC MARS-1 AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE Melanie Harju, Patrick Kurtz, Joey Mukhtar  Poster: 739 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel 

 

FROM ‘‘WET’’ TO ‘‘DRY’’: HOW DOES INTERMITTENT STREAM FLOW AFFECT CARBON PROCESSING IN MOUNTAIN STREAMS? Stephen Plont   Poster: 742 Mentor(s): Jay Zarnetske

 

LAND COVER CONTROLS ON CARBON QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN STREAMS ACROSS THE STREAM-GROUNDWATER INTERFACE Evan Wiewiora   Poster: 744 Mentor(s): Jay Zarnetske

 

HUMANITIES AND PERFORMING ARTS POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 2 LAKE HURON ROOM, 3:00 PM --- 4:30 PM

LIVES UNEARTHED: THE WOMEN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE Liz Ross   Poster: 303 Mentor(s): Danita Brandt

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES POSTER PRESENTATIONS, SECTION 5 LAKE HURON ROOM, 3:00 PM --- 4:30 PM 

MAMAINSE POINT RHYOLITE: DIFFERENTIATION WITHIN LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCES Eric Sattler   Poster: 491 Mentor(s): Tyrone Rooney 

 

FELSIC VOLCANISM; THE TERMINATION OF CONTINENTAL FLOOD BASALT ERUPTIONS IN THE MIDCONTINENT RIFT Jacob Bonessi   Poster: 492 Mentor(s): Tyrone Rooney

 

GRAIN-SURFACE TEXTURES ON MARS REGOLITH ANALOG VOLCANIC TEPHRA HWMK101   AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE Quinn Costello, Josiah Quinn, Ian Welsch  Poster: 487 Mentor(s): Michael Velbel