ACF 2012 October- December Presenters

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Rachel Amity

  • “Talking the Talk: Linguistic Face Theory in the Writing Center”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing                                                                                                                               

Lisa Austin

  • “Awful Doubt or Faith so Mild: Skepticism and Environmental Morality in Percy Bysshe”
  • Midwest Modern Language Association

Paul Belmonte

  • “Synthesis of Novel Antimicrobial Agents Containing Peptide Bonds”
  • 22nd Annual Argonne Symposium

Kathryn Crabtree and Heather Gemmen

  • “Reading in the Digital Age: When Reading and Writing Intersect in the Writing Center”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

Paige Darbyshire, Emily Horvat, and Michelle Haapala

  • “Identity at Risk”
  • Annual Michigan Art Education Association Conference 2012

Justin Ebert and Nicholas Maodush-Pitzer

  • “Sustainable Impact: The Challenges of Creating Courses on Food, Food Systems, and Food Justice to Empower Students to Action”
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2012: Investing in the Future

Kevin Formsma

  • “ParabolaX: Learner Engagement with Serious Games”
  • Meaningful Play 2012

Jennifer Furner

  • “Cold War Containment in Shirley Jackson's "Flower Garden"
  • Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Conference 2012: Citizenship and Belonging

Carlene Gilewski

  • “Constraints on P-T Conditions during Deformation within the Terrane-Bounding Chunky Gal Mountain Fault, Central Blue Ridge, North Carolina”
  • 2012 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition

Kelli Gillett

  • “Protracted withdrawal from ethanol and the enhanced responsiveness to mild stress: Regulation via the dynorphin/kappa opioid receptor system”
  • Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting: Neuroscience 2012

Robert Harp

  • “The Use of Student Achievement Data In Special Education Teacher Performance”
  • Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) Conference          

Tamara Hillman

  • “Study of a reintroduced American marten population using noninvasive hair snares”
  • The Wildlife Society 19th Annual Conference

Nicole Horne

  • “Removal Efficacy of Harmful Microbes and Contaminants in Biosand Filter Microcosms”
  • 4th American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Conference on Beneficial Microbes

Erica Jones

  • “Writing Consultant Training: Is It Enough?”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

Emily Kluck, Joanna McCann, Sarah Pankow and Drew Theuerkauf

  • “Robotic-Assisted Sacrocolpopexy: A Retrospective Review of 211 Cases”
  • American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting

Skylar Latshaw

  • “Foucault's Panopticonic Gaze and Cormac McCarthy's The Road (abbreviated)”
  • American Literature Association: Cormac McCarthy, Ernest Hemmingway and Their Traditions

Joshua Lee

  • “Screening the effects of gene overexpression on markers of neural progenitor differentiation in the developing chick Spinal cord”
  • Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting: Neuroscience 2012

Caitlin Leslie

  • “Recent Folding, Geomorphic Evolution, and Paleoclimate: Apsheron Peninsula Azerbaijan”
  • 2012 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition

Jennifer Liebig

  • “Community Change in Long-term Vegetation Monitoring Sites in Northern Alaska”
  • American Geophysical Union  (AGU) Fall Meeting

Andrew Lund

  • “Power, Presages, and Portrayal: Suetonius' Representation of Livia”
  • 92nd Anniversary Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) Southern Section

Alynn Martin

  • “A Comparison of DNA Yields from Different Tissue Types and Storage Media”
  • North American Symposium on Bat Research

Hollie McDonald

  • “The Role of the Writing Center in Freshmen Preparedness”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

Jessica Miller and Lindsay Stoyka

  • “I Demand Euphoria! When Good Isn't Good Enough: Felt Sense in the Writing Center”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

Marie Orttenburger

  • “We Can Go All Night: Supporting students and fostering community during the Long Night Against Procrastination”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

Thomas Parker

  • “Accessorized Therapeutic Game Experiences for Tablets”
  • Meaningful Play 2012

Neal Ringerwole

  • “New Pliocene Paleomagnetic Constraint on Tobago's Rotation History”
  • 2012 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition

Garrett Sawyer

  • “Social Networks as Virtual Outreach: The It Gets Better Project and Experiences of LGBTQ Youth”
  • National Women's Studies Association 2012 Conference: Feminism Unbound: Imagining a Feminist Future

Shambhavi Singh and Mary Durston

  • "Identifying a regulatory role for the tumor metastasis suppressor gene KAI1/CD82 in metastatic prostate cancer cell lines"
  • 2012 American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) Annual Meeting

Aaron Schultz

  • “Desire and Attachment: Finding Union With God”
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Allyson Stokosa and Anna Urban

  • “Collegiate Service Learning through International Partnership-GVSU and the Philippines”
  • Premier Michigan Public Health Conference

Molly Waite and Anna Worm

  • “The Cursing Consultant: The Role of Profanity in Writing Centers”
  • National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing