Engaged Learning Fellowship

Engaged Learning Fall Symposium

Sep 22, 2017: 9 am - 1 pm, HT Forum

The Fall Symposium is the venue for students from Engaged Learning, Undergraduate Research, the University Honors Program, the Maguire Center Public Service Fellowship Program and McNair Scholars Program to present their work to the campus community.

9:00 am        GOOD MORNING RECEPTION

 

9:30 am        ENGAGED LEARNING and SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWS

Panel 1 - 9:30 

Technology, Privacy, and Algorithmic Bias: Exploring the Ethical Implications of Identity 3.0

Mark Maxey ’17 – ARST; Mentor: Mr. Michael Corris, ART

Elsewhere, TX:  Producing a Feature Film

Natalie Khraish ’17 – FILM; Mentor: Dr. Mark Kerins, FILM

Formula SAE Rear Suspension Design
Atticus Pelitera ’18 –  ME; Mentor: Dr. Dona Mularkey, ME

Panel 2 - 10:00

pKa and Binding Energy Computation Based on Poisson-Boltzmann Equation

*Jingzhen Hu ’17 – MATH, STATSC, CS; Mentor: Dr. Weihua Geng, MATH

Characterizing infective endocarditis-causing enterococci bacteria biofilms and the underlying mechanisms behind resistance

Biko McMillan ’17 – BIOLSC; Mentor: Dr. William Orr, BIOLSC

 

10:30 am      SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

 

10:40 am      MCNAIR SCHOLARS

The Effect of Stereotype Threat on Racial Minorities Pursuing Higher Education
Adrieanna Reyes ’17 – PSYC; Mentor: Dr. Denisa Gandara, EDU

Relations Between Racial and Sexual Orientation Microaggressions & Psychopathology

Lucia Quezada '18 –  PSYC; Mentor: Dr. Priscilla Lui, PSYC

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace on Employees
Anthony Garcia ’18 –  PSYC; Mentor: Dr. Miguel Quinones, MNO

Language Ideologies and Attitudes Towards Spanish Among In-Service Bilingual Teachers in North Texas 
Liliana Mata '18 – ART, EDUSTDS; Mentor: Dr. Diego Roman, EDU

 

11:15 am      MAGUIRE CENTER PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWS

Inti Wara Yassi: Rehabilitation of Animal Trafficking Victims in Bolivia

Antoine Mellon ’19 – BIOLSC; Organization: Inti Wara Yassi Nature Reserve

Awareness and Perceptions of Cataracts Amongst Adults in Rural South India

Angela Wang ’18 – BIOCHM and HMRTS; Organization: Unite for Sight

Housing, Healing, Hope:  Community and Economic Justice for the Homeless in Nashville

Justin Barringer ’20 – PhD Divinity; Organization: Open Table Nashville

When Do People Come First?:  Zika Virus and Ethics Research in Recife, Brazil

Megan Bartrum ’20 – PhD Medical Anthropology; Mentor: Dr. Nia Parson

Conservation and Education at the Trinity River Audubon Center

Megan Brown ’21 – PhD Medical Anthropology; Mentor: Dr. Nia Parson

The Hive:  Non-Traditional Mental Health Systems and Support in Brattleboro, Vermont

Jordan Goldstein ’21 – PhD Medical Anthropology; Mentor: Dr. Neely Myers

DwellEarth:  Modular Earth and Architectural Innovations for Rural Communities

Maggie Inhofe ’18 – Master of Arts in Design and Innovation; Organization: DwellEarth

Depictions of Ethics and Morality in Eighteenth-Century Rococo Art

Delanie Linden ’18 – Master of Arts in Art History; Mentor: Dr. Amy Freund

 

12:20 pm      UNIVERSITY HONORS RICHTER RESEARCH FELLOWS 

Taos, New Mexico: A Poetry Chapbook

Kenneth Martin ’18 – ENGLCW, MUSIC; Mentor: Mr. Greg Brownderville, ENGL

Patient Education of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Rural South Indian Populations

Nivethitha Manohar ’18 – BIOLSC, ART; Mentor: Dr. Neely Myers, ANTH

The Effect of the 2016 Presidential Election on Sikh-Americans’ Perceptions of Safety

Jasleen Dhillon ’18 – ENVSCI; Mentor: Dr. Shira Lander, RELI

 

1:00 pm        CONCLUDING REMARKS

 

 

*2017 Summer Research Fellow