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Celebration of Learning 2019: Oral presentations and performances session IV

SESSION IV 2:30-3:30 p.m.


Fatima Dominguez, Anna Wise, Dana Moss, Shauntrice Gamble, Jacob Washington, Ruth Nwatu, Talayah Lemon, Kathryn Hayes
Project advisors: Michael Rogers and Ashley Allen, Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity
The Journey to Selma: Reliving the Past to Shape the Future

The Journey to Selma is a six-day program to relive iconic moments from the Civil Rights era. Students traveled to Memphis, Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma, visiting landmarks such as the Lorraine Motel, 16th Street Baptist Church, Dr. King’s Church and Parsonage, and the Edmund Pettus Bridge. It was an eye-opening experience as students learned how slavery and the Civil Rights Movement played a huge role in shaping American history. In this session, students will share the impact of this experience and how it influences them to advocate for change at Augustana and beyond.


Austin Allbert, Laura Beuseling, Melissa Conway, Sydney Gilbert, Kathryn Hayes, Ryan Kairis, Cheyanne Lencioni, Laura McNair, Tyler Valentine
Project advisor: Rebecca Wee, English
“I Am the Foxgloves You Mistook For Lamb’s Ears”
SESSION IV-B-a: Olin 305 [2:30-3:30 p.m.]


Carli Schwanebeck
Project advisor: Dr. Jane Simonsen, history/women’s and gender studies
Ethical Tourism in College Study Away Experiences
SESSION IV-C-a: Olin 209 [2:30-2:45 p.m.]

Willow Kornoski
Project advisor: Dr. Jane Simonsen, history/women’s and gender studies
There’s a Chance Something Could Happen: A Study of Anti-vaccine Mothers and Their Online Discussions
SESSION IV-C-b: Olin 209 [2:45-3 p.m.]

Mikaylo Kelly, Kegan North
Project advisor: Keri Bass, CORE
Campus Kitchens—Food Friends
SESSION IV-C-c: Olin 209 [3-3:15 p.m.]

Latesha Lee
Project advisor: Dr. Jane Simonsen, history/women's and gender studies
Identity and Academics: Black Women in White Academia
SESSION IV-C-d: Olin 209 [3:15-3:30 p.m.]


Robert Williams
Project advisor: Dr. Lendol Calder, history
Political Purity Tests: National History Standards in the Classroom
SESSION IV-D-a: Hanson 102 [2:30-2:50 p.m.]

Sarah Persico
Project advisor: Dr. Lendol Calder, history
A Queer Eye as a Curriculum Guide
SESSION IV-D-b: Hanson 102 [2:50-3:10 p.m.]

Devin Oliva-Farrell
Project advisor: Dr. Kiki Kosnick, French
Asexuality: To Include or Not To Include a Slice of "Cake" in the LGTBQ+ Community
SESSION IV-D-c: Hanson 102 [3:10-3:30 p.m.]


Amanda Schar
Project advisor: Dr. Emily Kahm, religion
Feminism and Faith: How Women Find Empowerment in the Roman Catholic Church
SESSION IV-E-a: Old Main 117 [2:30-2:50 p.m.]

Delaney Page
Project advisor: Dr. Susan Townzen, religion
Why We Tell Stories
SESSION IV-E-b: Old Main 117 [2:50-3:10 p.m.]

Ila Mostafa
Project advisor: Dr. Carolyn Hough, anthropology
The Real Period Stain: Menstrual Stigma and Its Pressures in South Asia
SESSION IV-E-c: Old Main 117 [3:10-3:30 p.m.]


Sophia Bolanos; Dr. Robert Britton and Jacob Lance Perry, Baylor College of Medicine
Project advisor: Dr. Heidi Storl, philosophy
Examining Probiotic Expression of ShK-235 for Treatment of Inflammatory Autoimmune Diseases
SESSION IV-F-a: Hanson 304 [2:30-2:50 p.m.]

Carol Garcia
Project advisor: Dr. Tierney Brosius, biology
KCa1.1 and CaV1.2 Regulate Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes
SESSION IV-F-b: Hanson 304 [2:50-3:10 p.m.]

Louis Hill
Project advisor: Dr. Heidi Storl, philosophy
Inhibition of Duodenal Cholesterol Uptake via Ezetimibe
SESSION IV-F-c: Hanson 304 [3:10-3:30 p.m.]


Matthew Des Biens
Project advisors: Dr. Lee Carkner and Dr. Joshua Dyer, physics
Graphs and CAD: Analyzing the Experience of a Mechanical Engineering Intern
SESSION IV-G-a: Hanson 305 [2:30-3 p.m.]

Patrick Crompton
Project advisor: John Streicher, Siltronic Corp.
Summer Internship at Siltronic Corp.
SESSION IV-G-b: Hanson 305 [3-3:30 p.m.]

2:30-4:15 p.m. (note extended time)

Brett Benning
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
Athleticism to Professionalism
SESSION IV-H-a: Wallenberg Hall [2:30-2:45 p.m.]

Lauren Clapp
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
With or Without: Technology vs. Communication
SESSION IV-H-b: Wallenberg Hall [2:45-3 p.m.]

Michael Evans
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
The Life of a Car Guy: A Look at Social Learning Theory in the Car Community
SESSION IV-H-c: Wallenberg Hall [3-3:15 p.m.]

Emily Mason
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
The Value of Active Intentional Time
SESSION IV-H-d: Wallenberg Hall [3:15-3:30 p.m.]

Tyler Nunez
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
Tyler Nunez SI
SESSION IV-H-e: Wallenberg Hall [3:30-3:45 p.m.]

Anna Pfalzgraf
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
Beyond Beauty
SESSION IV-H-f: Wallenberg Hall [3:45-4 p.m.]

Taryn Woell
Project advisor: Dr. Pat Shea, communication studies
Marketing Music as a Means of Communication
SESSION IV-H-g: Wallenberg Hall [4-4:15 p.m.]


Allison Mikyska
Project advisor: Dr. Jason Mahn, religion
Vocation in Lutheran Theology and in Lutheran Higher Education
SESSION IV-I-a: Old Main 132 [2:20-2:45 p.m.]

Ethan Conley-Keck
Project advisor: Dr. Michelle Wolff, religion
Laughter in the Dark: Appreciating Innocence Among Suffering
SESSION IV-I-b: Old Main 132 [2:45-3 p.m.]

Mina Magalhães
Project advisor: Dr. Eric Stewart, religion
Retelling the Classics: The Harlem Renaissance, Biblical Stories, and Black Peoplehood
SESSION IV-I-c: Old Main 132 [3-3:15 p.m.]

Autumn Loucks
Project advisor: Dr. Dan Lee, religion
Like Lighting: An Investigation into Bainton and Marius’s Account of Luther through Biography
SESSION IV-I-d: Old Main 132 [3:15-3:30 p.m.]