A Day to Celebrate Academic Excellence
Fifth Annual Research Colloquium November 14, 2018
We gather as a campus community to explore opportunities to enrich our understanding of a variety of topics both research- and interest-based through student and faculty presentations as well as research from the broader community.
We invite you to join our celebration of scholarship and efforts to publicly acknowledge the academic excellence of faculty, students and community members.
Schedule of Events
7:45am–8:00 a.m. Dallas Floyd Memorial Gym / Opening Session
Welcome: Dr. Paul C. Stumb, President
Introductory Remarks: Dr. Sheridan Henson
All students and presenters should plan to attend.
8:00–9:00 a.m. Dallas Floyd Memorial Gym / Poster Presentations
Session I: 9:10am – 10:10am
Session II: 10:25am – 11:25am
Session III: 11:40am – 12:40pm
Lunch (on your own): 12:45pm – 2:00 pm
Classes resume at 2:00pm.
Poster Presentations 8:00–9:00 a.m.
Dallas Floyd Memorial Gym
*Please refrain from using cell phones and other electronic devices during the presentations.
Postpartum Depression in Women: Is Prenatal Education more Effective in Treatment?
Presenters: Morgan Carter, April Camp, Michelle Woods, Brooke Summerline, and Peyton McMahon
Bedside or Nurses Station Report: Is there a Difference?
Presenters: Sarah Jones, Melody Carroll, Dustin Tirey, Kelsey Smiley, and Anna Norwood
Pining For the Smell of Christmas
Presenters: Cody Byers and Andrea Woywitka
Is There a Difference in Complications in Hospitalized Males Undergoing Indwelling or Condom Catheterization?
Presenters: Taylor Cox, Joshua Hagood, Melissa McCollum, Jennifer Turner and Brionna Wilson
Suicide Rates and Hospitalization: Is There a Difference in Recovery?
Presenters: Kara Hackett, Katie Eldridge, Chelsea Garland, Brianna Owen, and Mercedes McCollum
Does CBD Oil Benefit Chronic Pain?
Presenter: Ashley Barnett, Dilfuza Khamidova, Lynnita Moffett, Schyler Moore, and Kaylei Smith
Does Caffeine Intake During Pregnancy Effect the Newborn?
Presenters: Shelby Dennis, Devin Garner, Kelsey Wright, Heather Whitlow, and Christina Shacklock
Is a High Fat Low Carbohydrate Diet More Effective For Glucose Management In Adults with Type II Diabetes?
Lydia Kiser, Anthony Ellison, Lydia Kiser, Brittany Rasmussen, Hope Thomas, and Lauren Whitaker
Can Acupuncture help Provide Additional Pain Relief in Females with Endometrosis?
Presenters: Anna Epstein, Abby Walker, Celina Sydlo, Kalley Bernhardt, and Lacy Stacy
Cryo - Electron Microscopy, 2017 Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner
Presenter: Lukas Hollis
Are Chronic Pain Patients Achieving Better Pain Management With the Use of Opioids and Medical Marijuana Compared to Opioids Alone?
Presenters: Ashley Dobbs, Kamilah Johnson, Stephany Kwan, and Blake Mohamed
Instagram in the Age of Digital Marketing
Presenters: Sara Drummond, Gavin Duvall, and Audri Bowman
Social Media Marketing for Dummies
Presenters: Keanna, Josseline Constanza, Giny, Alex, Jordan
HCG Wipes Vs. Soap and Water: Which is Better in Reducing Bloodstream Infections?
Presenters: Eliza Claire Neese, Chase Sullivan, Cinthia Zarate-Jimenez, Leslee Waynick, and Brigid Antonelli
Flu Vaccine in School-Aged Children: Is it Worth It?
Pesenters: Jessica Beardslee, Kayla Sells, James Lackey, Megan Rice, and Walter Morton
Which is Safer for Alzheimer Patients: Chemical or Physical Restraints?
Presenters: Anh Nguyen, Sydney Smith, Holly Krantz, and Hailey Boger
Postpartum Depression and Prenatal Education
Presenters: Bethany Jenkins, Danyella Apple, Rebecca Butler, Ryan Richardson, and Alexandria Swafford
CAUTI Bundles: Are they Effective?
Presenters: Meri E White, Tucker Vaught, Alexandrea Dodson, Charles Frederick, and McSteven Oallares
Lasting Effects of Child Sexual Abuse
Presenter: Arielle Berry
Gun Violence and the Southern United States
Presenter: Autumn Finley
The Evolution of Virtuality in Marketing
Presenters: Telvin Rucker and Marquesas King
Presenter: Coleton Thomas, Ian Spence, Dominic Patton, and Brandon Levier
How Virtual Reality Affects Marketing
Presenter: Marquesas King, Telvin Rucker, and Chris Swann
Minimizing Compassion Fatigue Among Oncology Nurses
Presenters: Patricia Benamon, Chasiety Turner, Denise McMurray, and John Decker
It's Time to Melaton-it Down
Presenters: Lauren Jaykus and Haven Rogers
DNA Crime Scene Analysis
Presenter: Elizabeth Henderson
Stress Management Techniques
Presenter: Julia Pardue
Is It More Effective to Receive the MMR Vaccine in the Prevention of Contracting Measles in School-Aged Children?
Presenters: Lindsey Basham, Alexandra Collazo, Jenna White, Brooke Havelin, and Racheal Magallanez
The Charlotte’s Web of Today: the Synthesis of Glycine
Presenters: Tyler Poston and Riley Kilian
Social Media Addiction
Presenters: Justin Flores, Edward Gordon, and Casey Gillespie
Oh Deer! Urine for Some Knowledge
Presenters: Jake Yarbro, and Jarred Derflinger
How Epibatidine is Used as a Contact Poison and in Medicine
Presenter: Kaytlin Smith
The Monster Enzyme Him: DNA Profiling
Presenter: Leah Kendallin
Opioid Abuse: Are there Differences in Treatment between Adolescents and Adults?
Presenters: Brandia Wright, Whitney Lowe, and Brittany Jones
This Little Luciferin of Mine
Presenters: Joshua Croley and Ashttan Sims
Who Stole the Cookie From the Cookie Jar?
Presenter: Emily Lane
The Science Behind DNA Forensics
Presenter: Amber Estes
Stress Levels Among College Students
Presenters: Kristen Krogh
Forensic Science Usage of DNA
Presenter: William Patterson
Online Education and Student Engagement
Presenters: Melissa Somerville and Nicole Powell
Enzymatic Synthesis of ATP, Do You Know What I Mean?
Presenters: Kyle Beale and Trent Payne
Switched at Birth--DNA in Forensics
Presenter: Lacey Huffman
Bruce Beutler's Discovery of Innate Immunity
Presenters: Louie Viciconti
Clue in Real Life
Presenter: Keita Spaulding
DNA Analysis: Who Did It?
Presenter: Stephanie Tackett
Telomeres: The Tell-all of Aging
Presenters: Kayla Tomlin, Sarah Marie Tibbs, and Hannah Leonard
Sexual Orientation and Its Link to Depression
Presenter: Daniel Moore
Polymerase Chain Reactions in Forensic Studies
Presenter: Dustin Dise
Presenters: Tensaye Taye and Katherine Griffith