Honors Senior Project Abstracts

 

Senior Honors Theses 2015-2016

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Senior Honors Theses 2014-2015

Name: Elizabeth Barnett

Department: College of Education and Professional Studies Department of Leadership and Teacher Education

Mentor: Dr. Susan Martin

Title: The Role of the Teacher: Learning From Finland's Educational Success

 

Name: Katlyn Bramblett

Department: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Dr. Kevin West

Title: Thermophysical Properties of Lipidic Ionic Liquid and Analogous Brominated Vegetable Oil

 

Name: Andrea Butts

Department: Biomedical Sciences

Mentor: Dr. Padma Thulasiraman

Title: Regulation of Mucin 1 (MUC1) and Multidrug Resistance Protein (MRP-1) by honokiol in breast cancer cell line, MCF-7

 

Name: Mackenzie Coghlan

Department: Physical Therapy (Allied Health)

Mentor: Jean Irion and Joseph Day

Title: A Systematic Review Comparing the Effectiveness of Bracing and Other Conservative

Therapies to Surgical Procedures for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis from the Year 2004 until Present

 

Name: Hannah Dawson

Department: Physical Therapy

Mentor: Dr. Laura White

Title: The Factors That Influence Entry-Level Physical Therapists' Preference for Their First Employer

 

Name: Robert Faulk

Department: Psychology

Mentor: Phillip N. Smith

Title: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide: The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide as a Framework to Better Understand Suicide in Female Sufferers of Post-traumatic Stress

 

Name: Ellis Hicks

Department: Computer Science

Mentor: Dr. Michael Doran

Title:

 

Name: Sarah Lindley

Department: College of Education and Professional Studies

Mentor: Dr. Rebecca Giles

Title: The Effects of School Demographics on Summer Reading List Book Selections

 

Name: Keri Mallicoat

Department: Psychology

Mentors: Hanes Swingle, MD Department of Pediatrics

Kimberly Zlomke, PhD Department of Psychology

Title: Food Selectivity and Maternal Anxiety in Children with Autism

 

Name: John Pham

Department Biomedical Sciences

Mentor: Dr. Sarah Sayner, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Title: Extracellular Bicarbonate Enters Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells Via Bicarbonate Transporters to Alter Intracellular PH NA+

 

Name: Patrick Poirson

Department: Computer Science

Mentor: Dr. Michael Doran

Title: Multimodal Deep Learning

 

Name: Matthew Robson

Department: Biomedical Sciences

Mentor: Dr. Troy Stevens

Title: Pseudomonas aeruginosa induces microtubule—associated protein 6 binding to

microtubules providing a mechanism of inter-kingdom communication.

 

Name: Rachel Rodriguez

Department: Biology

Mentor: Dr. Anne Boettcher, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Director of Undergraduate

Research

Title: Effects of Corexit on the Early Life Stages of the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica.

 

Name: Trevor Stevens

Department: Biomedical Sciences

Mentor: Dr. Diego Alvarez, Center for Lung Biology

Title: The Pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin Y impairs endothelial cell proliferation and vascular repair following lung injury.

 

Name: Christina Tygielski

Department: HPELS

Mentor: Dr. John Kovaleski

Title: Ground Reaction Forces and Stretch-Shortening Cycle Muscle Function Associated with

Static and Depth Vertical Jumping and Prophylactic Ankle Bracing

 

Name: Julia Whitley

Department of Economics and Finance

Mentor: Dr. Victoria Javine

Title: Analysis of an Individual's Risk Associated with Socially Responsible Investment

 

Name: Jennifer Youngpeter

Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Mentor: Dr. Christy Wheeler West

Title: Effects of the Addition of Metal Ions During the Synthesis of Silica Aerogels

 

Senior Honors Theses 2013-2014

Tyler Reed Bell
Department of Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Jack Shelley-Tremblay
Title: Carbohydrate Cravings Uniquely Predict Cognitive Impairment in Fibromyalgia

Mary Bishop
College of Education and Professional Studies
Mentor: Paige Vitulli
Title: Mardi Gras: The Pros and Cons of a Community Festival

Mercy Blalock
Dept: Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Robin Mockett
Title: Aggregation of Autofluorescent Material in the Nervous System of Drosophila melanogaster as a Function of Age

Cole, Amber

Andy Conway
Department of English
Mentor: Dr. Sue B. Walker
Title: Tossed Aside: Tragedy on the Dauphin Island Bridge

Cody Davis
Department of Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. Forbes
Title: Sulfur Ylides as Chemoselective Methylene Transfer Agents

Glenn, Caitlin

Codey Henderson
Department of Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. Alexandra Stenson
Title: Multi-Dimensional High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Fractionation of Suwannee River Fulvic Acid

Clarissa L. Hernandez
Department of  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Mentor: Silas Leavesley
Title: Designing a hyperspectral imaging and analysis approach for differentiating cancerous and noncancerous colonic lesions

Justin Jung
Department of BMD – Physiology
Mentor Dr Mike Lin
Title: Estrogen Regulation of Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity

Lunsford Chase

Mohluddin Imran

Sana Ozair
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Mentor: Dr. Spector
Title: The Role of the OmpR Response Regulator in the Generation of a Maximal Starvation-Stress Response (SSR) in Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium

Taylor Price
Department of Physical Therapy
Mentor: Dr. Gubler
Title: A Training Model for the Reduction of Non-Contact ACL Injuries in Female Athletes

Sander Jacob
Department of Psychology and Physical Therapy
Title: Dynamic Control of Posture during a psychological stressor
Mentor: Dr. Jack Shelley-Tremblay

Stagner Alyssa

Amy Traylor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Allen Perkins
Title: Analysis of Health-Care Availability and Quality for the Hispanic Population in Alabama

Tygielski, Christina

Surabhi Vinod
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Mentor: Dr. Ishara Ramkissoon
Project Title: Effect of limited English Proficiency on Children's Speech Recognition Skills

Youngpeter Jennifer

Zimlich T Kyle


Senior Honors Theses 2012-2013

Grant DeFrancisco
Department of History
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Rogers
Title: The Cult of Personality's Role in the end of Fascist Regimes

Mihika Batavis
Department: Audiology and Speech Pathology
Mentor: Dr. Ishara Ramkissoon
Title: Effects of Secondhand Smoke on the Central Auditory System

Arjun Jadhav
Department of Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Shelley-Tremblay
Title: Effects of Anxiety on Postural Stability

Josephine Baumgarten
Department of BMD
Mentor: Dr. Spector
Title: The Role of the Putative Diguanylate Cyclases GcpD and GcpF in Generating a Maximal Starvation-Stress Response (SSR) in *Salmonella enterica *Serovar Typhimurium

Kristen Blosser
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
Mentor: Dr. Isabel Z. Brown
Title: Identity as Conceived by Latin America

Amanda Brewton
Department of Education
Advisor: Paige Vitulli
Title: "The Space Between: Human Perceptions of Graffiti"

Parker S. Chastain
Department of BMD
Mentor: Dr. Kari Dugger
Thesis Title: Effects of Exercise on B2-Adrenergic Receptors Regulation in the Asthmatic Lung.

Aislinn Colbert Clements
Department of Anthropology 
Mentor Dr. Greg Waselkov
Thesis title "A Comparison of Two Nineteenth Century American Cultures using Pottery Analysis."

Chelsey David
Department of mathematics and statistics
Mentor: Dr. David Benko
Title: Capacity and Balayage Problems in Potential Theory

Elizabeth Ezell
Department of BMD & USA Mitchell Cancer Institute
Mentor: Dr. Yaguang Xi
Title: MicroRNA-Mediated Inhibition of Breast Tumor Cell Invasion by Sulindac

Robert Fornof
School of Computing
Mentor: Dr. Michael V Doran
Title : "Using Art to Increase Acceptance of Computer Science "

Bailey Hammond
Department of English and Secondary Education
Mentor: Dr. Robert Coleman
Title: "Discovering the South Through Literature."

Jenna Hover
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Steve Ballard
Title: Fluid Transport Properties of Porcine Intestinal Epithelia

Jake Howell
Department of Biology
Mentor: Dr. John Freeman
Title: "The effects of crude oil on molting in three crustacean species: the grass shrimp, *Palaemonetes pugio*, the blue crab, *Callinectes sapidus,* and the barnacle, *Balanus eburneus*."

Cari Hurley
Department of BMD
Mentor: Dr. Gerthoffer
Title:

Sandra Huynh
Department of Biology
Mentor: Dr. Charlyn Partridge, Dr. Anne Boettcher
Title: Phenotypic variance and condition dependence of permanent and temporary sexually selected traits in the Gulf pipefish

Maelynn La
Department of Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. W. Matthew Reichert
Title: Application of Ionic Liquids in Biopolymer Processing: Synthesis of a New Ionic Liquid Catalyst and Its Effectiveness in the Depolymerization of Chitin

Allia Martinez
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Jarrod Fortwendel
Title: The Role of the Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor, GefA, in *Aspergillusfumigatus* Growth and Cell Wall Integrity.

Emily Melvin
Department of English 
Mentor: Jesmyn Ward
Title: "Out of Nowhere: Stories from the Wake of Disaster."

Shey Music

Eva Osilla
Department: Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. Alexandra Stenson
Title: Dissolved Organic Nitrogen (DON-IMAC) Analysis in Suwannee River Fulvic Acid Natural Organic Matter (SRFA-Nom) Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Bridget Pardue
School of Computing
Mentor Dr. Jeffrey P. Landry
Title "Implications of Adversary Thinking for Information Security, Training, and
Awareness"

Umair Savani
Department of BMD
Mentor: Dr Michael Spector
Title: Role of the *dksA* gene in the starvation-stress response o*f
**Salmonella enterica* serovar Typhimurium.

Amber Simmons
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Robin Mockett
Title: Autofluorescence of Lipofuscin in Drosophila melanogaster

Kathleen Strunk
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Michael Spector
Title: The role of the pSLT virulence plasmid of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in the generation of a maximal C-starvation-inducible cross-resistance to environmental stresses

Julia Sunde
Department of Health Education
Mentor: Dr. Shelley Bradford
Title: Stretch for Success – Impact on Freshmen Math Scores


Senior Honors Theses 2011-2012

Kamil Arif
College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Mentor: Dr. Honkanen
Title: Enabling Cholesterol Metabolism in Macrophages (title is still somewhat tentative)

Steven Arnold
Department of Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. David Battiste
Title: We are researching stereoselective methods to create trimedlure in the chemistry lab, trimedlure being an organic compound that is used as a fruit fly pheromone.

Chris Buchanan
Department of Physics
Mentor: Dr. Romulus Godang
Title: "Measurement of B Meson Properties at the BABAR Experiment"

Micah Crenshaw
Department of Art under Art History
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Richards

Jessica Eaton
College of Education and Professional Studies.
Mentor: Dr. Rebecca Giles
creativity

Connor Favreau
Department of Philosophy 
Mentor: Dr. T. Allan Hillman
Title: "A Christian Existentialist Approach to Euthyphro's Dilemma"

Erik Gabriel
Department of History
Mentor: Dr. Harry Miller
Title: "Confucianism and its Impact on Japanese Culture"

Lauren Gessner
Dept of Political Science/Criminal Justice
Mentor: Dr. Corina Schulze
Title of my Honors Thesis: More than Just a Pretty Face? An Analysis of Adolescents’ Perceptions of Beauty Pageants

Megan Heatherly
Mentor: Dr. Zoya Khan
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
Thesis title: "Humanizing or Harmful? Representation of Immigrants in Spanish Cinema"

Eunice Jacob
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Michael P. Spector
Title: The role of STM1344 and STM1987 gene products in the starvation-stress response in Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium.

Mary Jester
Department of Visual Arts
Mentor: Diane Gibbs

Sid King
Mentor: Dr. Jim Connors
Title: Potential for Atmospheric Loading of Benzene from Oil Spills.

Stuart King
Department of Political Science
Mentor Dr. Ethan Fishman
Title: "Approaches to Political Leadership and the Character of American Individualism during the Great Depression."

Trisha Koger
Department of Visual Arts
Mentor: Daniel Wildberger

Dustin Mouret
Department of History
Mentor: Dr. Dan Rogers
Title: Working title... Hitler's Playground: Nazi Influence on the 1936 Olympics.

Matt Matulich
Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Lung Biology
Mentor: Diego Alvarez
Title: Targeting of cAMP-Specific Phosphodiesterases in Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells Determines Intracellular cAMP Gradients

Nicole Novotny
Department of Chemistry 
Mentor Dr. Stenson
Title: "Separation and Simplification of a Complex Humic Mixture."

Sita Patel
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Bridget Hannahan
Title: Parenting Stress Factors in Relation to Child's Initial Diagnosis of Behavior or Developmental Illness

Jordan Spidle
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Hanes Swingle
Title: Clinical Significance of Chromosomal Microduplications and Microdeletions among Children with Developmental Disabilities

Landon Sykora
Mentor: Dr. Rajeev Samant
Title: "Studies of MRJ(S),"

Ben Theobold
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Dr. Richard E Honkanen
Title: "The Role of Protein Phosphatase Type 4 in Sister Chromatid Cohesion"

Dale Turner
Department of Political Science 
Mentor Dr. Ethan Fishman
Title: Pluralism and Health Care Reform.

Jake Walker
Department of EE/CpE
Mentor: Dr Peter Byrne
Title: IEEE Robotic Competition

Katherine Weller
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Spector
Title: Roles of the STM2503 Encoded Cyclic Diguanylate Phosphodiesterase and STM1987 Encoded Putative Diguanylate Cyclase in the Starvation-Stress Response o Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium

 

Completed Theses

Adams, Jr., John David, Biomedical Sciences, “The Effects of Helicobacter pylori Arginase on the Inflammatory Gene Expression of Gastric Epithelial Cells and Jurkat T-Lymphocytes.” Mentor: Dr. David McGee, Spring 2005

Amin, Sejal Rajendra, Biomedical Sciences, “Applications of Sulfur Ylide Technology.” Mentor: Dr. David Forbes, Spring 2006

Armstrong, Jennifer, Sport and Event Marketing, “The Implications of Community Events on City Attractiveness.” Mentor: Dr. Andy Cannon, Department of Marketing, Spring 2003.

Bean, Christie Jean, Biomedical Sciences. “Development of Sulfur Ylide Chemistry.” Mentor: Dr. David Forbes, Spring 2005.

Bhatty, Shaun Muhammad, Mathematics, “Mahler Measure and its Application to Topology.” Mentor: Dr. Susan Williams, Department of Mathematics, Spring 2004.

Bowden, Amy, Biology, “Development of an Assay for Measuring the Anti- bacterial Properties of Airway Surface Liquid.” Mentor: Dr. Stephen Ballard, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Spring 2003.

Brown, Anthony Kurt, Computer and Information Science, “Using Image Analysis and a Grid System to Detect Environmental Objects.” Mentor: Dr. Michael Doran, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Summer 2004.

Brown, Kathryn, Biomedical Sciences, “Microbe Analysis of Crystals Found in Intervertebral Disc Tissue.” Mentor: Dr. Allan Tucker, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Spring 2003.

Bunch, Daniel Lee, Economics and Finance. “Dividend Policy and Its Effect on Firm Value.” Mentor: Dr. Ross Dickens, Mitchell College of Business, Fall 2004.

Campbell, Justin, Biomedical Sciences, “Compartmentalization of Oxidant Production in Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells and Main Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells during Hypoxia.” Mentor: Dr. Mark N. Gillespie, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Spring 2003.

Christopher, Derrick Andrew, Biomedical Sciences, “Modification of Specific Amino Acid Residues During Protein Oxidation.” Mentor: Dr. Julio Turrens, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2005.

DeAngelo, Jonathan J., Political Science, “What Factors Contribute to the Attitudes of Residents About Municipal Annexation?” Mentor: Dr. Samuel H. Fisher, Department of Political Science, Spring 2003.

Dowling, Deidre Lee, English. “MOTHERLY: A Collection of Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction on the Art of Motherhood.” Mentor: Dr. Sue Walker, Department of English, Fall 2002.

Dueitt, Elizabeth, Biomedical Sciences, “The Overlap of Two Separate Methods of Subclassifying ON Cells.” Mentor: Dr. Cindy Stanfield, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2003.

Farver, Reba Suzanne, Chemistry, “The Effect of Hydrogen Bonding in Ionic Liquids with Fluorinated Anions as Measured by 19F Chemical Shifts.” Mentor: Dr. James Davis, Department of Chemistry, Spring 2006.

Gautier, Christy Marie, Biology, “The Settlement and Prevalence of the Rhizocephalan Barnacle, Loxothylacus texanus, on its Crab Host, Callinectes sapidus.” Mentor: Dr. John O’Brien, Department of Biology, Spring 2003.

Golden, Joseph Blake, Biology, “Herbicides: Activity as a Function of Chirality.” Mentor: Dr. David Forbes, Department of Chemistry and Dr. Timothy Sherman, Department of Biology, Spring 2003.

Good, Russell Douglas, Chemistry, “Charge Transfer Transitions of Fulvenes in Solutions of Lithium Perchlorate-Diethyl Ether.” Mentor: Dr. Greg Spyridis, Department of Chemistry, Fall 2005.

Goodloe, Sarah Rebecca, Foreign Language, “Modern Civil Religions in Three Historically Christian, Western and Eastern Nations.” Mentor: Dr. Melva Kearney, Department of Foreign Language, Spring 2006.

Gribben, Walter Blake, History, “The Development of U.S. Army Trauma Care in the Twentieth Century and Its Influence on the Development of U.S. Civilian Emergency Medical Services.” Mentor: Dr. Robert Houston, Department of History, Spring 2006.

Gupta, Nidhi, Biomedical Sciences, “The Factors Involved in Physician-Patient Communication.” Mentor: Dr. Nicole Flynn, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2005.

Hardin, Jr., Don Bradford, Business and Finance, “The Predictive Ability of the Constant Growth Dividend Discount Model.” Mentor: Dr. Ross Dickens, Department of Finance and Economics, Spring 2004.

Hashmi, Asma Irfan, Biomedical Sciences, “Abrupt and Gradual On and Off cells: Response to innocuous somatic stimuli.” Mentor: Dr. Cindy Stanfield, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2006.

Hernani, Jorel Basilio, Physical Therapy, “Falls and Fall Prevention: A Comparison Between a Manual Four Step Square Test and an Electronic Four Step Square Test.” Mentor: Dr. Dennis Fell, Department of Physical Therapy, Spring 2004.

Herr, Joel Austin, Computer and Information Science, “Use of the Spiral Model for Web Site Development.” Mentor: Dr. Michael Doran, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Spring 2003.

Hughes, Nicole, Special Education, “Exploring the Self-Concepts, Teacher Perception, and Academic Achievement of Gifted Girls in Grades Three, Four, and Five.” Mentor: Dr. Bettie Bullard, Department of Special Education, Summer 2004.

Kakati, Bobby Rupjyoti, Biomedical Sciences, “Amphipathic Cyclopeptides and their Interactions with Metal Ions.” Mentor: Maria Ngu-Schwemlein, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2005.

Khan, Abdul Mukhtadir, Political Science, “An Analysis of America’s Policies Towards the Middle East and the Muslim World that are Contributing to Anti-Americanism.” Mentor: Dr. Mir Zohair Husain, Department of Political Science, Spring 2004.

Lee, Jeanne, Biomedical Sciences. "Evolution of the Sl00 gene Family." Mentor: Dr. Danna Zimmer, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2002.

Marley, Candice Auger, English, “From Hornbooks to Hardbacks: The Evolution of Trends in Children’s Literature.” Dr. Annmarie Guzy, Department of English, Spring 2005.

McClendon, Hampton, History. “Economic Mobilization in World War II and America’s Rise to World Superpower.” Mentor: Dr. Robert Houston, Department of History, Fall 2003.

McNeill, III, James Ballard, Chemistry, “Effect of Bite Angle in Cyclopentadienyl Diphosphine Ruthenium Complexes on Binding Neutral Ligands.” Mentor: Dr. Norris Hoffman, Department of Chemistry, Spring 2005.

Mullins, Amanda Nicole, Sport and Event Marketing, “Influence of Stadium, Arena, and Bowl Game Naming Rights on the Stock Price of the Sponsoring Firm.” Mentor: Dr. James Cannon, Department of Marketing, Spring 2004.

Murphey, Lauren Leigh, English, “The Neglected, Connected Hemingway: An Analysis of Ten Neglected Hemingway Short Stories.” Mentor: Dr. Robert Coleman, Department of English, Spring 2004.

Nandi, Siddharta Prasad, Biology, “Expression of Phospholipid Hydro- peroxide Glutathione Peroxidase in Developing Oligodendrocytes and Other Cell Types Cultured from Neonatal Rat Brain.” Mentor: Dr. Anthony Gard, Department of Cell Biology and Neuro Science, College of Medicine, Spring 2003.

Nguyen, Anson Pham, Biomedical Sciences, “The Classification of Subpopulations of On, Off, and Neutral Cells in the Rostral Ventral Medulla by their Response to Air Puffs of Varying Intensities to Varying Locations.” Mentor: Dr. Cindy Stanfield, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2004.

Ott, Amy Nicole, Psychology, “Relationships Between Religiosity, Gender, and Adolescent Self-Esteem.” Mentor: Dr. Lisa Turner, Department of Psychology, Spring 2004.

Patrick, Mary, Biomedical Sciences, “Genetic Analysis of narU Gene Expression.” Mentor: Dr. Steve Spector, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2003.

Pigott, Andrew Louis, English and Foreign Language, “Negritude: A Rhetoric of the Always and Already Silenced.” Dr. Susan McCready, Department of English, Spring 2004.

Rajendra, Rashmi Sajjan, Biomedical Sciences, “Echocardiographic and Electrocardiographic Studies in Owl Monkeys.” Mentor: Dr. Alan Brady, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2006.

Reddy, Vyshali Madadi, Biomedical Sciences, “A Look at Salt Concentrations in Airway Surface Liquid.” Mentor: Dr. Stephen Ballard, Department of Physiology, Spring 2004.

Rozelle, Jessica E., Biology, “Use of Gas Chromatography and Spectrophotometry for the Analysis of Carbohydrates in Fish Plasma.” Mentor: Dr. Anne Boettcher, Department of Biology, Spring 2003.

Shaw, Lauren Kay, Communication. "Faculty attitudes relating to the use of communication technology in the teaching process." Mentor: Dr. Steven Rockwell, Department of Communication, Spring 2002.

Sheikh, Sophia Shanintaj, Biomedical Sciences, “The Effects of Activated Serotonin 3 and Serotonin 2 Receptors on Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP), Tail-Flick Latency, and Neural Activity During Vagally Mediated Antinociception” Mentor: Dr. Cindy Stanfield, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2003.

Shuford, Jonathan David, Music, “Live, Loud, and Local: The Effect of Local and Independent Music on Format Radio.” Mentor: Dr. John Papastefan, Department of Music, Spring 2006.

Shugrue, John Douglas, Psychology, “The Behavioral and EEG Data Analyzing Stress in Golf Putting.” Mentor: Dr. Jack Shelley-Tremblay, Department of Psychology, Spring 2004.

Smith, Shannon Victoria, Biology, “Invasions of Native Habitats” by Imperata cylindrical, Lygodium japonicum, and Triadica sebifera: A Preliminary Analysis.” Mentor: Dr. Kelly Major, Department of Biology, Spring 2006.

Smolinski, Amanda Leigh, Physical Therapy, “An Assessment of Factors Affecting Compliance with Physical Therapy Treatment Programs Among Pediatric Patients.” Mentor: Dr. Dennis Fell, Department of Physical Therapy, Spring 2005.

Spencer, Lesley Eura, English, “A Comparison of William Faulkner’s Absalom! Absalom! and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.” Mentor: Dr. Annmarie Guzy, Department of English, Spring 2005.

Srinivas, Gowri Shashi, Biomedical Sciences, “The Role of narU in the Starvation-Stress Response of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.” Mentor: Dr. Michael Spector, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2005.

Stevens, Scott David, Criminal Justice, “Privacy Concerns in the Technological Age.” Mentor: Dr. Dennis Krystek, Department of Political Science, Spring 2003.

Syklawer, Erica Elaine, History, “An In-Depth Analysis of the Allegory with Venus and Cupid by Agnolo Bronzino and his Portrayal Syphilis.” Mentor: Dr. Janice Gandy, Department of History, Fall 2005.

Thierry, Iris Steele, Elementary Education, "Does an inclusive setting affect reading comprehension in learning disabled students." Mentor: Dr. Donna Power, Department of Elementary Education, Spring 2002.

Thomas, Sheena Marie, Biomedical Sciences, “The Effects of Shifts in Carbon-Source on the Activity of the Alternative Sigma Factor Encoded by the rpoE gene in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.” Mentor: Dr. Michael Spector, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Spring 2004.

Timmerman, Lindsey Anne, Marine Biology, “Analysis of Nesting Activity of the Atlantic Loggerhead Sea Turtle Along Coastal Alabama from 1994-1999.” Mentor: Dr. David Nelson, Department of Biology, Spring 2004.

Traylor, Rachel Kristina, Chemistry, “Ligand-Binding Students in Nickel-Triad Fluorinated-Pincer Complexes Containing Diorganophosphinite Pendant Arms Using 19F and 31PNMR and ESI-ICR Infrared Multiphoton Dissociation.” Mentor: Dr. Norris Hoffman, Department of Chemistry, Spring 2006.
Veren, Daniel Braxton, Meteorology, “A 16-Year Climatology of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Motion and its Relationship to Tropical Cyclone Motion and its Relationship to Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Size Parameters.” Mentor: Dr. Sytske Kimball, Department of Meteorology, Spring 2005.

Zuzo, Amra. History. “The History of the Development of the Bosnian State.” Mentor: Dr. W. Robert Houston, Department of History, Summer 2004.