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2016
Monday, November 14th
12:00 AM

Nonprofit Storytelling: Framing the Message for Compelling Communication

Abigail A. Siegel, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

9:30 AM

Assets and Barriers to Infection Control on a College Campus

Kimberly A. Whitaker, Murray State University
Matthew Allen, Murray State University
Chelsey Delaney, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Assets and Barriers to Osteoarthritis

Allison K. Wiles, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

COPD in the Community

Caye Hagarty, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Effects of Heart Disease

Autumn Brown, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Fast way to health

Angelika Ford, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Grant-making and Philanthropic Foundations

Tori Chapman, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Helmets VS. No Helmets

Marcy Marie Turner Ms., Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Lighten Up

Brittany G. Burress, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

MCCCF Intern Communication Plan

Brett M. Eisenhauer, Murray State University
Shelby Clark, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Obesity Due to Poor Snack Choices and Lack of Physical Activity

Kaleb S. Adams, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Obesity in the Murray Community

Taylor E. Miller, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Photovoice of obesity on Murray State University's campus

Karley Wray, Murray State University
Melissa Godby, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Roommate and Relationship Difficulties

Alexus Flowers, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Seat Belt Safety

Houston J. Hartz, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Substance Abuse

Javarius Hodge, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Importance of Hand Washing on Regional Campus

Katelynn R. Dowdy, Murray State University

3rd Floor, Curris Center, Murray State University

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:30 AM

Achieving a Zero Percent Rate of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection

Lynsey M. Thomas, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Acuity Based Staffing: An approach to improved outcomes

Kaile Turner, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Aspiration Upon IM Injection

Henry W. Abel, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Be Aware Wash With Care

Megan M. Burleson, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Can Hourly Rounding Decrease the Incidence of Patient Falls?

Jessica L. Jobe, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Communication Can Be the Difference

Ivy-Lynn Anderson, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Dedicated Education Units: Bridging the Gap between Education and Practice

Maggie C. Hancock, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Determining Risks and Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace Unit

Heidi Frazier Ms., Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Don't Get Caught With A Cauti

Whitney N. Gordon, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Effects of Training on Suicide Assessment and Intervention

Vanessa Phillips Bosshart, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Efficiency in Surgical Time-Outs

Stephanie R. Beecham, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Improving Compliance with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Kayla E. Hancock, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Improving Fall Risks in Cognitively Impaired Patients

Jessica Gream, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Improving Patient Flow Through the Emergency Department

Sara Pille, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Increasing Novice Nurse Retention

Shainestee Smith, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Isolating Illness and Non-compliance

Emma Bryan, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Nursing Education on Blood Transfusions

Paige Buckner, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Personal Protective Equipment Use for Patients with Clostridium difficile

Mallory L. Compton, Murray State University School of Nursing

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Phasing Out Physical Restraints

Blake E. Parker, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Post-Stroke Early Therapy: Linked to Quicker Recovery and Improved Outcomes

Alicyn J. Hester, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Preventing Central Line Infections

Kristen T. Brooks, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Reducing Opioid Dependency in a Clinical Setting

Mary T. Spencer, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Staffing and Adverse Patient Outcomes

Alexis Strickland, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Stethoscope or Staphoscope: Bacterial Contamination of Stethosocopes

MacKenzie Meyers, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Successfully Treating Pediatric Behavioral Health Patients In the Emergency Department Setting

Bridgette Nenninger, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Surviving Sepsis

Courtney L. Buckman, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

TB Screening Guidelines for Transitional Care Unit

Caleb E. Newcomer, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The use of Simulation Based Education and its Impact on patient and nursing outomes

Morgan Ralph, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Transforming Care at the Bedside

Shelbie A. York, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Wrong Blood, Wrong Patient: Preventing Blood Transfusion Errors

Kaitlyn E. Keller, Murray State University

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

A Critique of Puritan Values and Social Restrictions

Laura Guebert, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

"One Accord of Sympathy": The Relationship Between Narrator, Reader, and Puritans

Brianna E. Taylor, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The Scarlet Letter and Novel Structure

Cade S. Miller, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, November 15th
9:30 AM

A Pilot Study focused on data collection methodology for identifying Ergonomic Risk Factors in Marching Percussionists

Hope Archer, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Acoustics in Classrooms: Old, New, and Renovated

Hannah Wilson, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Effects of Prescribed Fire on Forest Structure and Species Composition in an Oak-dominated Landscape

Miranda Thompson, Murray State University
Paul R. Gagnon, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Flower Meanings: Are They Relevant Today?

Dakota R. Moore, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Teaching Functions: The Good, the Bad, and the Many Ways to Do Better

Melanie Bayens, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Intentional Development of Leadership Skills in the Ensemble Classroom

Emily Lawson, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wolf spider males selectively employ courtship components when exposed to different environmental stimuli

Zachary R. Ryne, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

1:30 PM

Characterization of gene expression, glucose responsiveness, and cell proliferation in a pancreatic beta cell hybridoma cell line stably overexpressing the transcription factor Glis3

Abigail Steck, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Effects of anthelmintic treatments on performance indicators in stocker calves

Emily A. Watson, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Evaluation of Equine Stress Behaviors as they Pertain to Riding Programs

Anna Collins, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Economic Viability of Emerging Technologies in Agriculture

Ryan S. Murphy, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Use of Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) as a replacement for artificial structures in flood storage reservoirs

Christiane M. Soldo Ms., Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Wednesday, November 16th
8:00 AM

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Panel

Jaime Elizabeth Staengel, Murray State University
Devan A. Wiser, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:00 AM

Eleanor Roosevelt: No Ordinary Woman In No Ordinary Time

Katelynn King, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Nonprofit Storytelling: Framing the Message for Compelling Communication

Abigail A. Siegel, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Passing: Novels of the Harlem Renaissance

Anna P. Drew, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Setting Precedents for a Nation on Trial Selection of Defendants for the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg

Delia Root, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Tipping Point: Revolutionizing Hashtag Activism

Alissa Sommerfeldt, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Volunteerism or Voluntourism? A Case Study of NGO Involvement in South Africa

Alli Strong, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Watch Your Mouth! Spoken Japanese and Perceptions of Personal Characteristics

Jessica Alford, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Wendy's Story: The Necessity of Women in Peter Pan

Jessica Hedrick, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1:30 PM

Artificial Intelligence for Detecting and Tracking Terror Suspects

Jason R. Spann, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Cybercrime Effects on Stock Prices

Amie Jones, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Literature Expressed Through Music: Musical Portrayals of Dante's Divine Comedy

Rebecca Anna Schreiber, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Parental Influences that Positively Correlate with Better Dietary Habits in Children with Autism

Derek B. Stine, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Play Analysis: Agnes of God by John Pielmeier

Laurel C. Henning Ms, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Preference Aggregation: Can an Alternative Voting Mechanism Make a Difference?

Rachel Kopecky, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, November 17th
1:30 PM

Analyzing Racial Implications on Mass Media

Patrick Wadlington, Murray State University
Jaclyn Whoberry, Murray State University
Derek Unterreiner, Murray State University
Sarah Combs, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

BIC Pens For Her

George E. Collins Jr., Murray State University
Elizabeth Wilson, Murray State University
Man Luo, Murray State University
Amanda Surmeier, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Collegiate Media Literacy on the Muslim Community

Tori Wood, Murray State University
Abeer Anwaar, Murray State University
Victoria Lanaghan, Murray State University
Rochele Rosa, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How media affects your perception on candidates for president

Louis Dunn, Murray State University
Brandon Gutzler
Kiersten Canterbury
Julia Heio

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How the Media Sexualizes Women in the News

Abbey Malone, Murray State University
Alex Olin, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Influences of Media Concerning the Public

Savanna Hatfield, Murray State University
Ashley C. Traylor, Murray State University
Nolan K. Nichols, Murray State University
Krysta B. Instead, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Mass Media and Obesity

AnnMarie F. Oldani, Murray State University
Sydney Donovan, Murray State University
Dacia Brown, Murray State University
Sean Read, Murray State University
Loren Gainey, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Nationwide Controversy

Kassidy N. Knight, Murray State University
Abigail Smith, Murray State University
Kwan Stallworth, Murray State University
Ken Tharpe, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Sex Sells: Exploring the Portrayal of Women in Media

Breana Anderson, Murray State University
Emily Whitehouse, Murray State University
Katie Exum, Murray State University
Kaylee Roskowski, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Tinder and the Stereotypes of Online Dating

Autumn Moffitt, Murray State University
Emily Giegling, Murray State University
Katelyn Hinchey, Murray State University
Jacqueline Richardson, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

JMC 615 American Media History

Joanna Anderson, Murray State University
Divine Reddy Borra, Murray State University
Jen Brown, Murray State University
Benjamin Fincher, Murray State University
Kiaya Young, Murray State University

South Lobby, Waterfield Library

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Friday, November 18th
12:00 AM

Adoption Statistics Analysis Using Geographic Information Systems

Ashtan H. Williams, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Change Detection of Mount Nyiragongo Post Eruption

Molly E. Karnes, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Fishing With Geographic Information Systems

James L. Freeman, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Integration of Lidar and Imagery to delineated Water Bodies for Change Detection

Ashley E. Casselberry
Cetin Haluk, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Kentucky Rural Development

Patrick J. Hooks, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Landform Mapping of The Clarks River Alluvial System Using LiDAR DEMs

Benedict W. Ferguson, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Mapping the variability of soil quality indicators in natural versus agricultural ecosystems

Mary G. Derting Miss, mderting

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Tracking Earthquake Frequency and Intensity in Oklahoma

Kristin Lorenzini, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Vegetation Mapping of Mammoth Cave National Park using Multi-date Landsat-8 Imagery and Lidar data

Hongli Yang
Robin Q. Zhang

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

8:00 AM

Attitudes About Nudity

Kesia M. Casey, Murray State University
Jana Hackathorn, Murray State University
Morgan Owens, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Factors that Impact Participation in Extracurricular Activities

Sarah E. Weekes, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Friends Close, Fandom Closer: Terror Management and Parasocial Support

Rachel G. Bernier, Murray State University
David Crittendon, Murray State University
Asheley Roberts, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Mood and Math Task

Cory Moore, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Real Men Don't Cry. Unless They're Playing Sports.

Thomas DeRossett, Murray State University
Brighton Hollingsworth, Murray State University
Kendrick Settler, Murray State University
Morgan Owens, Murray State University
Quinn Lambert, Murray State University
Kaylee Noel, Murray State University
Meagan Smith, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Social Media and Current Events

Todja M. Mitchell, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Standing Out While Fitting In: The Need for Distinctiveness and Belonging in Sport Fans

Thomas DeRossett, Murray State University
Dan Wann PhD, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

When Actions Don’t Speak Louder than Words: How Spoken Japanese Promotes Gender Perceptions

Jessica Alford, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

9:30 AM

Universitat Regensburg & Murray State University: Education Across Boarders

Alyssa Allen, Education Abroad

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Universität Regensburg & Murray State University: Education Across Borders

Laura Guebert, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Universität Regensburg & Murray State University: Education Across Borders

William H. Mulligan Jr., Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Universität Regensburg & Murray State University: Education Across Borders

Jaime E. Staengel, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Universität Regensburg & Murray State University: Education Across Borders

Caitlyn L. Werkmeister, Murray State University

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

12:30 PM

A GIS Analysis of Waulsortian-like Mounds in the Mississippian of Kentucky and Tennessee

Philip Roberson, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Land Cover Analysis of Pulaski County for White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus Habitat

Tyler T. Webb, Murray State University Geosciences

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Measuring Leaf Area Index (LAI) and vegetation growing season length to better understand the interactions and feedbacks between vegetation and the changing climate.

Steven Schwarz, Murray State University

Classroom 211 & Front-South Lobby, Waterfield Library

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

2016 Presidential Campaign and the American College Student

Madison Frost, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Bombs, Bullets, and Bad Guys: Realistic Violence in Video Games

David I. Crittendon, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Effects of Binaural Beats on Working Memory Capacity and Positive and Negative Affect

Jamie J. Pigg, Murray State University
Dr. Michael Bordieri, PhD, Murray State University
Dr. Paul Anderson, PhD, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Sexual Fluidity Levels based on Sex

Matthew T. Allen, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Stigmatizing Attitudes and Trichotillomania

Morgan Wild 3570004, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Students’ Perceptions and Stigma Toward Those with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities

Brighton C. Hollingsworth, Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The intersection of Tumblr fandoms and social justice activism

Asheley M. Roberts, Murray State University
Patrick Chamberlain, Murray State University
Sean Rife Dr., Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

When Should You Watch Your Back: Predictors of Workplace Sabotage

Kendrick Settler Jr., Murray State University

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM