Sample Honors Student Publications and Presentations


Conference Presentations

Storms, C., Rule, R., & Laurinec, E. (2015). "Mindful meditation for music teachers." Collegiate Piano Pedagogy Symposium, Dallas, Texas.

White, J.M., Rosendall, A.L., Mankel, K.M., Green, E.A., Boyd, J.L., & Spelde, C.L. (2015). "Developing the all-star woodwind quintet: Training musicians and leaders." Michigan Music Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Karbowski, H.M., Hackett, R A., & A.K. Monfils. (2014). "Local abiotic factors: An investigation in variability among prairie fens." Posters at the Capitol, Lansing, MI.

Morgan, T., & Camarena, P. (2014). "Academic achievement: Lessons from one first generation to another."  The Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Rechenberg, A. Lowrance, S., Welchko R., Hall, T., Matchynski, J., Matyas, J., Reinke, T., Thibo, T., Hoffman, C., Yelick, K., Hulse, T., Laberdee, A., Story, D., Dues, D., Rossignol, J., & Dunbar, G. (2014). “Effects of CXB909 in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.” Michigan Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI.

Sokolosky, M., Drolet, A., MaloneBeach, E. E., & Zuo, J. (2014). "Sustainability in assisted living facilities: Staff perceptions of implications for well-being." The Gerontological Society of America Scientific Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Allemon, A., Reusch, J., Smith, A., & Springer, K. (2013). "College 101: Utilizing College Positive Volunteers in the process of introducing at-risk students to higher education." Michigan Alternative Education Organization Annual Conference, Thompsonville, MI.

Barragato, A., Griffith, L.M., & Homrich, C.B. (2013). "Why accept mediocrity: How improving your communication can help students meet/exceed expectations." Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning. Mount Pleasant, MI.

Dziesinski, A.B. (2013). "Anti-communist sentiment in artistic expression: A study of Milan Knizak." International Graduate Historical Studies Conference. Mount Pleasant, MI.

Dziesinski, A.B., & Dagaz, M.C. (2013). "Rising to success: A vertically integrated approach to college readiness." Michigan House and Senate Education Committees. Lansing, MI.

Fillmore, J.N. (2013). "Staying together while apart: The unexpected success of long distance love." Purdue Calumet University Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference. Hammond, IN.

Forbes, M. (2013). "Globalization and the effects on the working class in Isabella County, Michigan." Michigan Academy of Science Arts & Letters. Hope College, MI.

Hackett, R.A., Karbowski, H.M., and A.K. Monfils. (2013). Site- and landscape-level factors influencing prairie fen plant biodiversity: optimized sampling methodology and preliminary analysis." Botanical Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Homrich, C.B. (2013). "The drudgery of society: A school reconciles public education policy with rural community values." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Jaczkowski, A. (2013). "Hijab week: An experiment in cultural immersion." 3rdAnnual Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference, Tempe, AZ.

Long, E.C., Scheffler, A.A., & Hanert, B.F. (2013). "Men's relationships with their fathers: A clash of intergenerational expectations." American Men's Studies Association (AMSA) Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Mikek, K.M. (2013). "Phosphonated esters of tartaric acid." American Chemical Society Central Regional Meeting, Mount Pleasant, MI.

Parker, S. S., & Woolnough, D.A. (2013). "Clamming up: How are freshwater mussels affected by a tar sands oil spill?" Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Symposium, Guntersville, AL.

Sarigiani, P., Tate, K. C., Camarena, P., & Olsavsky, A.L. (2013). "Understanding obesity, depression, and body image in college women." Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.

Camarena, P., Homrich, C.B., Schrand, K., & Schrand E. (2012). "Transformative learning in film." Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI.

Cameron, K., & Saladin, M. (2012). "Conditioned Likelihoods Using Bifurcation Continuation in Inverse Modeling of Dynamical Systems." Mathfest. Madison, WI.

Homrich, C.B. (2012). "The rural community on education and the university: Exploring a disconnect." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Quast, M. J., Argall, A. D., Hager, C. J. and Mueller, A. (2015), Synthesis and physical properties of highly branched perfluorinated polymers from AB and AB2 monomers. J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem.. doi: 10.1002/pola.27639

Bannasch, T., Showers, L., Wagner, A., & Francek, M. (2014). Science misconceptions in Hollywood film. Michigan Science Teacher Association, 59, 62-71.

Lianyan, Y., Tyburski, B. A., Dos Santos, F. D., Endoh, M. K., Koga, T., Huang, D., ... , Zhu, L. (2014). Relaxor ferroelectric behavior from strong physical pinning in a poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene-co-chlorotrifluoroethylene) random terpolymer. Macromolecules, 47, pp 8119 - 8125.

Urbanek, B.L., Wing, D.C., Haislop, K.S., Hamel, C.J., Kalscheuer, R., Woodruff, P.J., & Swarts, B.M. (2014). Chemoenzymatic synthesis of trehalose analogues: Rapid access to chemical probes for investigating mycobacteria. ChemBioChem, 15, 2066-2070.

Vanhala, M. (2013). Central Michigan University’s Research Experience for Teachers: The importance of failure as part of the engineering process. Michigan Science Teacher Association, 58,  41-51.

Dziesinski, A.B. (2012). Rising to success: A vertically integrated approach to college readiness. Retrieved from Students Reinventing Michigan .

Kim Y.H., Cameron K., Gustin M., Holden J., & Siereveld S. (2012). A lifted Haar basis. International Journal of Applied Mathematics 25, 219-231.


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