Celebration of Creative Inquiry

May 6, 2022, 4:00-6:00pm CT

Welcome to the Celebration of Creative Inquiry 2022. This event is an opportunity for students from all academic disciplines to share their research, scholarship, or creative activity with the Gustavus community. This event will take place in Beck Hall Artium on May 6, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. as a part of Honors Day Weekend. Full conference abstracts are available here: CCI Abstracts 2022 
   
SESSION A: 4:00-5:00PM CT
 
Time Student Presenter(s) Title Faculty Sponsor
4:00pm-5:00pm Lindsey Kohlhase '23 Bodies Having Been Changed: Gender Identity in Ovid's Metamorphoses and the Nonbinary Experience Yurie Hong, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
4:00pm-5:00pm Emma Nelson '22, Mackinzee Miest '22, Juan Burleigh '22, Megan King '23, Evelyn Villalobos '24 "If it's not on Strava it didn't happen": Perceived psychosocial implications of Strava use in collegiate club runners Hayley Russell, Health and Exercise Science & Charlie Potts Dean of Students Office 
4:00pm-5:00pm Abby Yartz '23, Savanna Hanle '24, Adwoa Opoku Agyemang '25 Real World Comparison of Sacrifice in Ancient Greece and Homeric Epics Seán Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
4:00pm-5:00pm Callie Coleman '22 Impact of Dual Relationships on Help-Seeking Beliefs across Rural, Suburban, and Urban Individuals Patrick Heath, Psychological Science
4:00pm-5:00pm Julia Simms '22, Megan Zamow '22, Alyssa Paulson '22, Jadyn Surat '23 Ski7p-6His Purification by Affinity Chromatography: The Next Step for Co-purification of the Exosome Protein Complex in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Jeff Dahlseid & Janie Frandsen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
4:00pm-5:00pm Nick Aney '22, Anna McGeeney '23, Sydney Regalado '22, Matt Wichlen '22 Investigation of Fumarase Protein Purification Through New Saccharomyces cerevisiae Constructs Jeff Dahlseid & Janie Frandsen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
4:00pm-5:00pm Annie Corbett '23, Nicholas Dol '22, Abigayle Paulson '22, Blake Power '23 The Purification of Hfq in E. coli through Chromatography and Dialysis to Understand sRNA and mRNA Interactions Jeff Dahlseid & Janie Frandsen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
4:00pm-5:00pm Jacob Engdahl '23, Gena King '22, Chandra O'Brien '24 Love, Hate and Vengeance  Seán Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
4:00pm-5:00pm Hanaa Alhosawi '22, Briana Hogstad '22, Meghan Sinn '22, Korinna Hylen '22 Quantifying Kinetochore Assembly by Electrophoretic Mobility Shift Assay (EMSA): This Shift's Crazy Jeff Dahlseid & Janie Frandsen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
4:00pm-5:00pm Kelsey Walock '23 Colleges, Context, and the Complications of the VAWA: An analysis on the intersections of contextual political ideology and VAWA complaints on college campuses. Chris Gilbert, Political Science
4:00pm-5:00pm Bailey Wagner '24, Hari Halvorson '24, Hanna Lee '25 The Duality of Helen Seán Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
4:00pm-5:00pm Annika Silverberg '22, Elisabeth Kray '23 Detection of dicamba in the gas phase using various sorption materials and GC-MS Amanda Nienow, Chemistry
 
 
 
 
 
   
SESSION B: 5:00-6:00PM CT
 
5:00pm-6:00pm Josephine Bierbaum '23, Anna Grotins '22, Cole Fischer '22 Investigating the Relationships between Course Outcomes, Student Demographics, and Inclusive Teaching Practices in STEM Courses at Gustavus Jillian Downey, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
5:00pm-6:00pm Jorrun Kuehn '24, Emelia Laryea '24, Kekeli Kwawukume '24 Creative Escapes of War: The Mind and Conflict Seán Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
5:00pm-6:00pm Celia Reece '24 A Nation Haunted: The Ghosts of Francisco Franco and Spanish Horror Cinema Ana Adams, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
5:00pm-6:00pm Austin Witt '22, Kelly Carlson '22 Redefining Marriage: A Comparative Analysis of Feminine Agency in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and Louisa May Alcott's Little Women Vera Foley, English
5:00pm-6:00pm Jack Raway '24, Konrad Wernsing '25, Tristen O'Brien '24 The Philosophy of Anger in a Classical Context Seán Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
5:00pm-6:00pm Caden Gunnarson '23, Eamonn McCullough '22, Ashleigh Metcalf '22, Timothy Whiteman '22 Expression, Isolation & Characterization of S. pyogenes Cas9 Endonuclease in E. coli Bacterial Cells Jeff Dahlseid & Janie Frandsen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
5:00pm-6:00pm Kulle Hassan '22, Joel Hug '22 The Impact of Caffeine on Stress, Sleep and Anxiety Levels in College Students Erica Roelofs, Health and Exercise Science
5:00pm-6:00pm Nicholas Leach '22, Megan King '23 Dynamic Vs. Static Warm-ups on Collegiate Soccer Athlete's Standing Vertical Jump and 40 Yard Dash Erica Roelofs, Health and Exercise Science
5:00pm-6:00pm Alexis Fleming '22, Ben Menke '22, Ben Schwartz '22 Predicting Injury Occurrence for Iron Casting Workers Jillian Downey, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
5:00pm-6:00pm Rachel Erickson '22, Ha Le '22, Kaylee Vick '23 Investigating Student Participation and Performance in Calculus I Courses that Utilize Standards-Based Grading Jillian Downey, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
5:00pm-6:00pm Lindsey Westerberg '23, Annie Corbett '23 Bouncing Forward: Resiliency Course Intervention for College Students Marie Walker, Psychological Science
5:00pm-6:00pm Meghan Sinn '22 Does a Spoonful of Sugar Help the Paraquat go Down? Do Artificially Aged Mothers Produce Aged Eggs Margaret Bloch-Qazi, Biology
For questions, please contact the Director for Undergraduate Research.