Forum for Undergraduate Research

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Forum for Undergraduate Research


Volume 8, Number 1

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Section I: Eastern Colleges Science Conference -- 1 Abstracts -- 2 Linear and Non-Linear Oscillation of a Pendulum / Jacqueline Scanlon -- 2 The Study of Chromosomal Aberrations in Vicia faba as a Result of Exposure to UVA and UVB Radiation / Ryan Patricia Rogers and Dr. Ammini S. Moorthy -- 2 The Effects of Oscillating Electrical Fields on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus / Yuliya Seldina and Joseph Scala -- 3 The 3N+1 Problem / Crystal Kilkenny -- 3 More Than Just Mean Girls: Intervention on Bystanders to Relational Aggression / Christina Herrera -- 4 Effects of Nutrients on the Transepithelial Voltage and Strong Luminal Alkalinization / Sejmir Izeirovski, Dr. Stacia B. Moffett, Dr. David F. Moffett and Dr. Horst Onken -- 5 Bohr Theory Studies / Peter Acerios -- 5 Morphological Characterization of Neurovasculature and Whole Blood of the Adult Zebra Fish (Danio rerio) / Marlene Streisinger, Lauren Levy, Zulmarie Franco, Prof. Linda Raths, Christopher Corbo and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 6 Preparation of Thin Sections of Drosophila Ovaries for Examination by Transmission Electron Microscopy / Tanya Modica, Georgia Dellas, Christopher Corbo and Dr. Heather A. Cook -- 6 Sticky Situations: From Failing Prophecies to Peanut Butter and Jellies / Dana Trottier -- 7 Use of Squashed Retina and Optic Tectum to Study Regenerative Capacities of the Visual System in Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio) / Michael Gutkin, Anna Lysenko, Christopher Corbo, Prof. Linda Raths and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 7 Evaporation Studies / Melanie Cambria and Rachel Chille -- 8 Effectiveness of Selenium Supplementation in Combating Cytotoxicity of Arsenic due to Ingestion of Arsenic from Groundwater in Bangladesh / Erida Behri, Meaghan Robbins and Dr. Mohammad Alauddin -- 8 The Role of Runx2 Y433a in Osteoblast Differentiation / Thomas Beesley, Dr. Gary Stein and Dr. Yang Lou -- 9 Gender Differences Created by Urinary Creatinine Adjustments Made to Heavy Metal Measurements / Christopher Cappelli, Mary Gamble, X. Liu, Pamela Factor-Litvak, Vesna Slavkovic and Dr. Joseph Graziano -- 10 Electrical Suppression of Bacterial Growth & Reproduction / Joseph Scala and Yuliya Seldina -- 10 The Effects of Different Ethanol Concentrations on the Activity Level of Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio) / Lauren Levy and Dr. Brian Palestis -- Section II: The Natural Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 12 The Effect of Oscillating Electrical Fields on the Growth of Escherichia coli / Yuliya Seldina, Joseph Scala, Dr. Gregory Falabella, Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt and Dr. Roy Mosher -- Section III: The Social Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 34 Communities in Disaster: A Model for Social Support Outcomes, Deterioration, and Social Role Resiliency / Gretchen Jacobs -- 63 The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder / Anjuli Chitkara -- Section IV: Critical Essays -- Full Length Papers -- 82 The Women of Heart of Darkness / Jenna Pocius -- 92 The Problems With Passing: When Categories Don’t Fit / Shayne Zaslow -- 111 The Function of Narration in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow / Jenna Pocius -- Section V: Intercultural Understanding -- 118 Laura Cereta and Humanist Theory on Female Education in 15th and16th Century Italy / Nicole Mahoney -- 128 Colonization and Injustice in Horacio Quiroga’s Juan Darién / Stephanie Berrios -- 135 Dreams of ‘Home’ in Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children / Marina McFarland -- 147 Machiavelli’s Nature / James Messina -- 155 Weight of Womanhood: The Condition of Women in African Literature / Sarah Nehm


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