Library & Information Technology sponsored a Student Scholarship Reception during the 2012 Commencement Weekend on Saturday, May 19, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., in the Bertrand Library Café Seating (main level/rear area). This reception was held to recognize Bucknell master's and honor's graduates who have completed theses.


Animal Behavior
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Cell Biology/Biochemistry
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Comparative Humanities
Computer Science

Economics
Education
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Studies
Geology
History
Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics and Economics

International Relations
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Theatre



Animal Behavior

Allison Fox - Honors in Animal Behavior
A Test of Absolute Numerousness Judgments in Lion-Taled Macaques (Macaca Silenus)

Biology

Darshan Shah - Honors in Biology
Alteration in 5HT1A Receptor Activity from a Prenatal Exposure to Dexamethasone in a Stressed and Non-Stressed Adult Male Rat

Biomedical Engineering

Kelly Desharnais - Honors in Biomedical Engineering
Correlation of Pullout Force of Kirschner (K-) Wire to Other Factors Indicative of Bone Quality

Cell Biology/Biochemistry

Sarah Findeis - Honors in Cell Biology/Biochemistry
Characterization of the Internal Ribosome Entry Site from Deformed Wing Virus

Chemical Engineering

Kelly Carver - Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
The Investigation of Uniform, Monodisperse Crystalline Particles via the Evaporation of Small Droplets

Scott Paradise - Honors in Chemical Engineering
Synthesis of 1,1'-(Hexane-1,6-DIYL)BIS(5-Oxopyrrolidine-3-Carboxylic Acid) as a Precursor for a Polyanhydride for Drug Delivery and Biomedical Application

Damon Vinciguerra - Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
Assessing the Validity of Brain Glucose Concentration Measurement Using Microdialysis

Doug Vogus - Honors in Chemical Engineering
Synthesis of PLA Nanoparticles with a Functionalized, Mesoporous Silica Shell for Targeted and Sustained Drug Delivery

Chemistry

Timothy Bergeron - Master of Science in Chemistry
Microwave-Assisted Phospha-Michael Reactions with Internal Alkenes

Andy Voter - Honors in Chemistry
Synthesis of Macrocyclic Polymers Using Sequential Atom Transfer Reactions

Civil Engineering

Randall Gowat - Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Secondary Collisions Revisited: Real-World Crash Characteristics and Relationship to Crash Test Criteria

Oudam Meas - Honors in Civil Engineering
Modeling Yield Surfaces of Various Structural Shapes

Nicholas Noss - Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Investigation of Human-Structure Interaction through Experimental and Analytical Studies

Brian Schultz - Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Monitoring and Modeling of the Hydraulic and Sediment Processes at In-Stream Restoration Structions in the Vicinity of a Bridge Crossing

Christine Shepherd - Honors in Civil Engineering
Compressive Strength of Curved Aluminum Cross Sections

Comparative Humanities

Natalie Chlus - Honors in Comparative Humanities
Cultural Fallout: Analysis of Representations of Trauma Suffered by Victims of Chernobyl

Devin Geary - Honors in Comparative Humanities
Transnationalism and Identity: The Concept of Community in Ghanaian Literature and Contemporary Ghanaian Culture

Ali Kint - Honors in Comparative Humanities
Ogawa Mimei's Children's Stories: a Case Study of the Rise of Childhood in the Context of Westernization and Japanese Modernization

Computer Science

Matthew Segar - Honors in Computer Science
Utilization of Probabilistic Models in Short Read Assembly from Second-Generation Sequencing

Economics

Dan Dillon - Honors in Economics
The Effects of Interstate Speed Limit Increases: Fatalities and Traffic Diversion versus Speed Spillover

Aravind Mohan - Honors in Economics
Government Influence and the Failure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Education

Sean Fortney - Honors in Education
The Bucknell Community College Scholarship Program: a Documentary as a Performative Social Science

Jennifer Lassahn - Master of Science in Education
International Service-Learning and Development of Civic Identity: Understanding the Role of Short-Term International Service-Learning and its Influence on the Development of Civic Identity In College Students Using a Mixed Methodological Approach

Jennifer Walter - Master of Science in Education
The Impact of Gender and Pedagogy on the Development of Self-Regulated Learning Strategies in Undergraduate Engineering Classroom

English

Jacob Agner - Master of Arts
Where Stories Collide: Montage and the Short Story Cycle

Kate Berner - Honors in English
Hinterlands

Kara Cheever - Honors in English
The Tales of Bridget McGhee

Pamelia Dailey - Master of Arts
Wild Violets

Catrina Joos - Master of Arts
Writing the Unspeakable: An Ethical Approach to a Traumatized Narrative

Michael Kurban - Honors in English
The Assertion of Identity: Storytelling and Testimony in the Works of Edwidge Danticat

Erica Lange - Master of Arts
Harry Potter and the Theory of Things

David Moffat - Honors in English
Not in the Legends

Liz Yale - Honors in English
Nature, Poetry, and Liminality in the Poetry of Robert Frost

Environmental Engineering

Gordon Araujo - Master of Science in Environmental Engineering
Sudden Increase and Regrowth of Fecal Coliforms and Escherichia coli in Wastewater Biosolids after High Solids Centrifugation

Environmental Studies

Hallie Kennan - Honors in Environmental Studies
Examining Bucknell's Waste Stream

Becca Shopiro - Honors in Environmental Studies
Runoff Water Quality and Pollutant Mass Loads from Extensive Green Roofs

Geology

Erin Donaghy - Honors in Geology
Sedimentology, Depositional Age, and Provenance of Sedimentary and Volcanic Rocks Exposed along Willow Creek, Eastern Susitna Basin, South-Central Alaska: Implications for Modification of a Forearc Basin by Spreading Ridge Subduction

Lily Pfeifer - Honors in Geology
Mesoproterozoic Deposition, Regional Metamorphism and Deformation in North-Central New Mexico: Evidence from Metamorphic Monazite and Detrital Zircon Geochronology in the Picuris Mountains

History

Alex Brown - Honors in History
British Monetary Sovereignty: a Cultural Analysis

Stuart Dezenhall - Honors in History
The Evolution of Media Coverage of Historical Sports Controversies

Bithy Goodman - Honors in History
The Modernity of la Mode: a History fo the French Revolution through the Lens of Fashion, Culture, and Identity

Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics and Economics

Allyssa Ward - Honors in Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics and Economics
Behavioral Economics and Physician Behavior

International Relations

Stefan Ivanovski - Honors in International Relations
Challenges of the Cooperative Movement in Addressing Issues of Human Security in a Neoliberal World: the Case of Argentina

Mathematics

Matt Mizuhara - Honors in Mathematics
On a Problem of Burnside

David Sulon - Honors in Mathematics
Verifying Harder's Conjecture for Classical and Siegel Modular Forms

Mechanical Engineering

Adam Andersen - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
A Method for Assessing the Sustainability of Design in Developing World Projects

Neuroscience

Anna Uehara - Honors in Neuroscience
The Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Altered Melatonin Levels on Hoppocampal Gene Expression in the Male Rat

Philosophy

Rachel Moger-Reischer - Honors in Philosophy
Knowledge in Contextt

Political Science

Kennedy Constantino - Honors in Political Science
The Effect of Weight on Perceptions of Political Candidates

Psychology

Marie Chardon - Honors in Psychology
Change in First-Year Women's Body Dissatisfaction in Relation to Drive for Thinness and Social Body Comparison

Angela Foster - Honors in Psychology
Thought-Action Fusion and Neurtalization Behavior

Sarah Heath - Master of Science in Psychology
Investigating the Role of System Justification in Mental Illness Stigma

Andrea Massa - Honors in Psychology
Attitudes and Social Factors as Predictors of Male Perpetration of Sexual Assault

Nikki Shea - Honors in Psychology
Disclosing Sexual Assault Victimization to Others

Theatre

Christina Cody - Honors in Theatre
Double Take Project: Using Applied Theatre for Campus Climate Change

- Honors in Comparative Humanities
Transnationalism and Identity: The Concept of Community in Ghanaian Literature and Contemporary Ghanaian Culture
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