Select Honors Student Publications and Presentations

This is not an exhaustive list of presentations and publications. What you see below reflects a small sample of the ways in which Honors students have shared their contributions to research, scholarship, and creative work in their disciplines. ​

*Honors students are listed in bold font.


Sample Conference Presentations

LeCaptain, D., & Angst, J. (2019). ANYL 147: Forensic analysis of disposable nitrile gloves utilizing FTIR, XRF, TGA/DSC/Pyrolysis-MS, American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting & Expo, San Diego, CA.

Brinkman, H. (2018). Synthesis of Water Soluble Antioxidant Dendrimers from Naturally Available Sources. 255th Annual American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Brown, T. (2017). Genetically-Encoded Light Sources for Non-Invasive Optogenetics. Annual Meeting for Society for Neuroscience. Washington, D.C.

Cale, A., et. al. (2019). daf-16 blocks expression of let-7-family microRNAs to promote multipotent cell fate during dauer. 22nd International C. elegans Conference. Los Angeles, California.

Domagalski, K. (2018). Only Time Will Tell; the Effects of Interrogation Length on Juror Decision-Making. American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, Memphis, TN.

Dyer, M. (2019). Learning emotional intelligence: Poetry's place in the Common Core. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland.

English, H. (2019).Teaching Shakespeare as theatre and literature. National Council of Teachers of English National Convention, Baltimore, Maryland.

Estes, C.A., E.R., & Greenlee-Wacker, M. (2019). Interactions between neutrophil-derived extracellular vesicles and extravesicular DNA. Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Evans, N. (2018) Do Pigeons Learn About Repeating Series of Inter-Reinforcement Intervals?: A Direct Replication of the Classic Research. Convention for the Association of Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.

Ferguson, J. (2016). A Not-So-Warm-Welcome: Gauging the Effects of Anti-American Sentiments on Study Abroad Students. Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL.​​

Guenin, S., C. Pakula, & B. Swanson (2018). Walking over wildlife: the effects of hiking trails on small and meso-mammals. 2019 Meeting of the American Mammalogical Society – Washington D.C.

Hager, V. (2018). Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults with Hearing Aids. American Academy of Audiology, Nashville, TN.

Hall, S. (2019). Volunteer engagement: How nonprofits can use social media to engage volunteers. Alliance Management Institute, Kansas City, Missouri.

Harless, S., Potts, M., & Affholter, J. (2019). A Comparison in entrepreneurship: Select developed countries and four emerging regions. Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Academy, Verona, Italy.

Jankens, B., Hoch, A., & Galvin, S. (2018). The Impact of Promise Programs on schools and communities in Michigan. Annual Conference of the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership. Charlotte, NC.

Holmes, N. (2018). Synthesis and Evaluation of a Fluorogenic Probe for Detecting Mycrobacteria. American Chemical Society National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Howell, A. (2018). The Constitution of the Individual Self and the Rise of Identity in Rousseau's Confessions. National Undergraduate Literature Conference, Ogden, UT.

Lawrence, M., Normile, C., Luna, S., Redlich, A., Catlin, M., & Scherr, K.C. (2020). False admissions of guilt associated with wrongful convictions undermine people's perceptions of exonerees. American Psychology-Law Society Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lodewyk, A., Lingo, S., Affoo, R., Lehman, M., & MacPherson, M. (2019). Normative acoustic voice data of college-aged adults living in Michigan. Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference. Detroit, Michigan.

Dawson, S., McCormick, B., Tamas, D., Stanojevic, C., & Miller, S. (2019). Effect of a manualized equine assisted therapy intervention for adolescents and young adults with moderate to severe autism spectrum disorder in Serbia and the U.S.A. Presented at Milan Petrovic School. Novi Sad, Serbia.

Nowosatka, L., Lomond, K., Roberts, A., & Sansom, J. (2019). You nod "Yes," the postural control system responds: "Whoa!" International Society of Biomechanics Conference, Calgary, Canada.

Pakula, C.J., Phillips, P., Swanson, B.J., & Livieri, T. (2020). Evaluating the mating system and relatedness of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). Presentation delivered at the Black-footed Ferret Genomic Management Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Sharrard, L. (2019). True moo: Overcoming misperceptions about the dairy industry through social media marketing. MMA Fall Educators Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Staltari, I., & Sexton, S. (2019) Family engagement in early childhood: An analysis of educational settings. Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Early Childhood Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Tinney, E. (2018). Difficulties with Classifying and Analyzing the Low Level Jet in a Convection Allowing Ensemble. 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Watson, J. (2017). Belgium, Japan, and the West: Identity and Language in Ni d'Ève, ni d'Adam (2007) by Amélie Nothomb. Osaka 12th International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities, Osaka, Japan.


Sample Publications in Academic Journals

Kowynia, E., & Jahanfar, S. (2020). The effect of twin sex on menstrual characteristics. Medicina, 56(4):E173. doi:10.3390/medicina56040173.

Scherr, K. C., Normile, C. J., Luna, S., Redlich, A. D., Lawrence, M., & Catlin, M. (2020). False admissions of guilt associated with wrongful convictions undermine people's perceptions of exonerees. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 26(3), 233–244. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000238

Phillips, C., & Eickholt, J. (2020). LAGradebook: A Tool for Course-Level Comparative Learning Analytics. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 35(6), 66-73.

Allen, E., Lempke, S., Miller, M., Bush, D., Braswell, B., Estes, C., Benedict, E., Mahon, A., Sabo, S., & Greenlee-Wacker, M. (2020). Effect of extracellular vesicles from S. aureus‐challenged human neutrophils on macrophages. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, https://doi.org/10.1002/JLB.3AB0320-156R

Learman, D.R., Ahmand, Z., Brookshier, A., Henson, M.W., Hewitt, V., Lis, A., Morrison, C., Robinson, A., Todaro, E., Wologo, E., Wynne, S., Alm, E.W., & Kourtev, P.S. (2019). Comparative genomics of 16Microbacterium spp. that tolerate heavy metals and antibiotics. PeerJ, 6:e6258 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6258.

Johnson, A.I., Withanage, K.P., Sharkas, K., Yamamoto, Y., Baruah, T., Zope, R.R., Peralta, J.E., & Jackson, K.A. (2019). The effect of self-interaction error on electrostatic dipoles calculated using density functional theory. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 151(17). DOI: 10.1063/1.5125205

Brumm, K. (2018). Land cover influences on juvenile rainbow trout diet composition and growth in lake Michigan tributaries. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 28(1), 11-19. https://doi.org/10.1111/eff.12422

Berthiaume, J., Hsiung, C., Austin, S., Depuydt, M., et. al, (2017). Methylene Blue Decreases Mitochondrial Lysine Acetylation in the Diabetic Heart. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 432(1-2), 7-24. DOI: 10.1007/s11010-017-2993-1

Pehote, G., Bodas, M., Brucia, K., & Vij, N. (2017). Cigarette Smoke Exposure Inhibits Bacterial Killing Via TFEB Mediated Autophagy-Impairment and Resulting Phagocytosis Defect. Mediators of Inflammation. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3028082

Stewart, A., Kendziorski, G., Deak, Z., et. al. (2017). Co-Transplantation of Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cells and Overexpressing Stromal-Derived Factor-1 for Treating Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Brain Research1672, 91-105doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2017.07.005.

Wolber, J., et. al. (2017). The Trehalose-Specific Transporter LpqY-SugABC is Required for Antimicrobial and AntiBiofilm Activity of Trehalose Analogues in Mycobacterium Smegmatis. Carbohydrate Research, 450, 60-66.  

Eddy, K., Marchi, A., Weis, N., Parkin, Z. & Francek, M. (2016). Using Kinesthetics for Actively Learning Science. Michigan Science Teacher Association Journal, Fall, 61(2), 3-12.

Andeer, P.F., Learman, D.R., McIlvin, M., Dunn, J.., & Hansel, C.M. (2015). Extracellular heme peroxidases mediate Mn(II) oxidation in a marine Roseobacter bacterium via superoxide production. Environmental Microbiology, 17, 3925–3936.  

Rudow, S. R., & Finck, J. E. (2015). Pointing with Power or Creating with Chalk. Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 8(3), 123-34.