Student Scholar Days schedule is set


Musician Marilyn Manson, author William Faulkner, children’s image of a scientist, the music of Oscar recipient Malcolm Arnold – these topic as well as scientific research, views on women in politics, and so much more are themes researched and presented during the Adams State College fifth annual Student Scholar Days. Presentations will be held all day Thursday, April 5, and Friday, April 6 in McDaniel Hall room 101. The event is free and open to the public.

April 5 Schedule

  • 9:30 a.m. “Validity Testing of the Compass of Shame Scale: Differences between Rejection and Fear” Tucker Jones
  • 10 a.m. “Sewing the Seams to the Future” Holli McFadden
  • 10:30 a.m. “Horatio Alger: The American Dream” Matthew Foutz
  • 11 a.m. “Low Levels of Pharmaceuticals Impact Stream Ecosystem Function” Arwen Milroy
  • 11:30 a.m. “Soils-Based Earth Science Research: Determining the Age of Dirt” Dan Carver and Mark Potter

Break for lunch

  • 1 p.m. “Parenting Style: How Does it Relate to Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation?” Jennifer Cliff
  • 1:30 p.m. “The Effects of Screen Time on Young Children” Beverlee Kyffin
  • 2 p.m. “The Effects of Arceuthobium divaricatum on Pinus edulisJessica Hellweg and Claire Kanagy
  • 2:30 p.m. Women’s Equality Across Cultures” Travis Blancett
  • 3:30 p.m., “The Idiosyncrasy of Folk Songs in the Classical Style: A Study of Malcolm Arnold’s Three Shanties for Woodwind Quintet” Chelsea Oden

A reception will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. in McDaniel Hall first floor solarium.

Friday, April 6 - McDaniel Hall room 101

  • 9 a.m. “Marilyn Manson: Good or Evil?” James Casazza
  • 9:30 a.m. “Primary School Students’ Conceptions of Science and Scientists” Heatherlynn Butler
  • 11 a.m. “Americans’ Views on Women in Politics: An Investigation of the General Social Survey of 2006” Matthew Basinger
  • 11:30 a.m. “Who’s Listening: An analysis of KRZA patrons, supporters, and content” Dominique Davis and Toni Steffens

Lunch Break

  • 1 p.m. “The cages that encompass social classes” Nathan Crites-Herren and Brenda Figueroa
  • 1:30 p.m. “Selling ‘Sanctuary’: Reader Response Criticism to William Faulkner’s Pot Boiler” Megan Clasby-Pringle

Student Scholar Days presentations last approximately 20 minutes. No entry is allowed once a presentation begins, however, during question-and-answer, the door is open. For more information call 719-587-8217 or