Academic Symposium 2018

April 11th Wed

6:00 pm Keynote Address

“Becoming Fully Human: The Christian Liberal Arts Journey” Dr. Tim Green

8:00 pm Film Fest

Student Films from IS199 Contemporary Questions with Dr. William Malas

April 12th Thursday

10:00 am-11:30 am Poster Presentations

Mann Student Center

Samantha BartelsKelly Di StefanoRachele GuidiceKatherine Paul
Mckenzie BlakeTennyson DoaneCindi HazeltonMark Preble
Nicholas  BurtGarrett EdingerAaron HerbertKenneth Sorensen
Santiago CameroNicholas FernandezMichael LaFranceDavis  Steelman
David DaggettSara R. Fils-AimeAllana  MalasLindsey Steelman
Elizangela DecarvalhoKaitlyn GagnonShalomy Mathew

9:30 am-12:00 pm Symposium Session I 150 Min

Ruth Cameron Auditorium

“Introduction and Devotional” Dr. William McCoy

“Neither Saints nor Simpletons: Harry Truman, Anti-Catholicism, and the Nomination of a Vatican Ambassador” Christopher Estep

“Puritans on the Prairie: New England Migration in the Nineteenth Century.” Timothy Vazquez

Reader’s Theatre Session

“Latina, I Never Knew You” Michelle Orellana

11:10 am-11:20 am Break

Gould Holiness Lecture

Dr. Scott Daniels

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Symposium Session II 120 Min

Ruth Cameron Auditorium

“Afternoon Introduction” Dr. William McCoy

“Can We Use Bioacoustics as a Tool to Distinguish Between Cryptic Frog Species in Costa Rica?” Professor Jonathan Twining

“High Speed Precision Epoxy Dispenser” Nicholas Fernandez

“History as a Means for Teaching Introductory Quantum Physics: Implementing Feminist Pedagogy in PY301” Dr. Jill Macko

“Concussions in Sport: A Closer Look at Football, Hockey, and Concussion Awareness” Connor Hudson-Bryant

3:00 pm-3:15 pm Break  

3:15-5:00- Session III 90 Min

 Ruth Cameron Auditorium

“Communal Dignity: Towards a Counterbalance of Individual Dignity for Human Rights and Peace” Professor Julene Tegerstrand

“Faith Found Through Hebraic Mythology” Kelee Prince

“‘Almighty God, Without Respect of Person’: Thomas Cranmer, Gender, and Religious Change during the English Reformation” Dr. Nicholas Pruitt

“Closing Remarks” Dr. William McCoy