Student Scholar Days schedule is set


The Adams State College fourth annual Student Scholar Days presentations will be held in the Student Union Building Banquet Rooms. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 7

  • 9 a.m. "Developing an Analytical Method to Determine Environmental Impacts of Insecticides used within Alamosa City Limits", Samantha Saville, Scotty Pressley, and Jeremy Shaffer;
  • 9:30 a.m. "The Effects of Wind and Ethylene Glycol on Plant Development and Collenchyma Cell Growth", Traci A. Boyd and Jessica Helweg;
  • 10 a.m. "Gene annotation of 90 kb genomic DNA sequence of Drosophila Mojavensis Dot Chromosome", Amber L. Harlan and Joshua F. Machone;
  • 10:30 a.m. "Aqueous Phase Reforming of Ethanol in to Hydrogen for Fuel Cells", Samantha Saville;
  • 11 a.m. "Signing Your Life Away: Who Reads Consent Forms?", Anna Comar;
  • 11:30 a.m. "Reconstructing the Glacial Chronology of Snow Lake Cirque Using Soil Analyses, Never Summer Mountains, Colorado", Amy Scavezze.
  • 1 p.m. "Just Imagine", Jenna Meyer;
  • 1:30 p.m. "Wild Xpozher", Nancy Blevins;
  • 2 p.m. "The Novels of Toni Morrison: The Map is Not the Territory and Other Constructs", Loraine Glidewell and Laurel Heimstra.

Friday, April 8

  • 9 a.m. "A Brief Overview of Four Disability Categories and Effective-Research Based Interventions", Misty Espinoza, Lindsey Johnson, Brianna Reynolds, and Bernadine Atencio;
  • 9:30 a.m. "Soils and Geoarcheology of Hot Creek, La Jara Creek and the Alamosa River", Dan Carver;
  • 10 a.m. "Three Different Processes Acquiring Fluency in Spanish", Austin Alexander, Luis Salazar, and Yolanda Rubio;
  • 10:30 a.m. "Projects, Problems, Possibilities -- The Project Approach", Geneva Torr and Rachael Couoh.

Final presentations in Leon Memorial Concert Hall

  • 11:30 a.m. "Two Mexican Dances for Marimba by Gordon-Stout - Compositional Applications, Thematic Elements, Historical Considerations, and Technical Execution", Joshua Wohlrabe;
  • 12 p.m. "Why Do You Dance? The Growth of a Salsa Family", Pualani Jeffries, Kayla Lanoue and Vicente Rios.

Student Scholar Days presentations last approximately 20 minutes and start on the half hour. No entry is allowed once a presentation begins, however, during question-and-answer, the door is open. Free refreshments will be served.

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