FY 2012 URC Abstracts

Darrin Bellert
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
High-performance large-scale graph mining using MapReduce

Walter Bradley
Department of Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering & Computer Science
Enhancing Performance and Sustainability in Engineering Plastics by Using Natural Fillers

Bryan Brooks
Department of Environmental Science
College of Arts & Sciences
An Exploratory Study of Pharmaceuticals in Ospreys from Chesapeake Bay Watersheds

Erica Bruce
Department of Environmental Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Nanoparticle Toxicity in Human Alveolar Cells: Implications for Health Impacts in an Occupational Setting

Joel S. Burnett
Department of Religion
College of Arts & Sciences
The Amman Royal Statue and the Amman Theatre Inscription

Dawn S. Carlson
Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
School of Business
Work-Linked Couples and Work-Family Enrichment: Increased Quality of Life for the Job-Incumbent and Spouse

Joe Coker
Department of Religion
College of Arts & Sciences
The Collected Works of John Murton (to be published as part of the Early English Baptist Texts series by Mercer University Press)

Cynthia C. Fry
Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering & Computer Science
Determination of Factors Influencing Retention Among Engineering & Computer Science Students Living in the ECS Living-Learning Center

Joe B. Fulton
Department of English
College of Arts & Sciences
Mark Twain's Lost Archives

Christopher Hansen
Department of Communication Studies
College of Arts & Sciences
AN AFFAIR, a feature film

Diane Hartman
Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Determining and Comparing the Microbial Flora of Basking Freshwater Turtles and their Environment

Julie Holcomb
Department of Museum Studies
College of Arts & Sciences
Moral Commerce: Women and the Transatlantic Free-Produce Movement

Forest S. Kim
Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration
Graduate School
Improving the Interpersonal Skills of Young Healthcare Executives

Sung-Kun Kim
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Redox Mechanism between Arsenate Reductase and Glutaredoxin

Kevin Klausmeyer
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry of Pyridyl Containing Phosphines, Diphosphines and Their Oxides

Myeongwoo Lee
Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Integrin regulates cell growth and tissue formation in C. elegans

Joaquin N. Luco, Jr.
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
College of Arts & Sciences
The Role of PTEN in modifying social and cognitive behaviors in epilepsy

Martin J. Medhurst
Department of Communication Studies
College of Arts & Sciences
Barack Obama and the Politics of Faith

Todd Meehan
Percussion
School of Music
Commissioning a Double Percussion Concerto by Composer Jonathan Leshnoff

Marcie H. Moehnke
Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Evaluation of the protective effects of acai berry against the genotoxicity of benzo[a]pyrene in Drosophila melanogaster

K. Sarah-Jane Murray
Great Texts Program
Honors College
The Ovide Moralisé and Medieval Bible Illumination

Linda J. Olafsen
Department of Physics
College of Arts & Sciences
Transparent Contacts for Dual Optical and Electronic Excitation in Mid-Infrared Semiconductor Lasers

Jungjun Park
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
College of Arts & Sciences
Speed of real-time linguistic processing and reading in school-age children with specific language impairment (SLI)

Jeffrey C. Petersen
Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation
School of Education
An Analysis of Texas High School Football Corporate Sponsorship Activation

Qin (Tim) Sheng
Department of Mathematics
College of Arts & Sciences
A Focused and Collaborative Research on the Stability and Convergence of Eikonal Splitting Methods

Cheolho Sim
Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Endocrine Control Of Fat Hypertropy In The Diapause Mosquito Culex pipiens

David A. Smith
Department of History
College of Arts & Sciences
Henry Geldzahler Biography

Gabrielle Sutherland
Department of History
College of Arts & Sciences
Onsite Research at 13th ce. Papal Sites

Sascha Usenko
Department of Environmental Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Determination of springtime gas-phase and particle-phase air pollutants using high-volume air samplers in Fort Worth, TX

Kenneth W. Van Treuren
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering and Computer Science
Wind Energy for Waco

Joseph D. White
The Institute of Ecological, Earth, and Environmental Science (TIE3S)
Implications of climate-driven variablity on the hydro-glaciological regime in headwaters of monsoon dominated mountain regions

Walter Wilcox
Department of Physics
College of Arts & Sciences
Polynomial Preconditioning; Thomas-Fermi Quark Model

Trena Wilkerson
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
School of Education
Fractional Thinking in Young Children-Australia Fall 2011