Complete Schedule

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

 

Session 1   Biology and Chemistry                                      Reynolds 120

Chairperson:      Tommy Finely, Ph.D. Henderson State University                                                         

 

3:00        Bar Grading of Pellet-Reared Alligator Gar in Tanks and Raceways

 

Mari Amber Melder and Steve E Lochmann, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff

 

3:20        Genetic Analysis of Bacteria from Blanchard Springs Caverns, Arkansas

 

Charlotte C. Wetzlar, Mark A. Castleberry, Itzela A. Cruz, and   James Engman Ph.D.

Henderson State University

3:40        Formation of nodule-like structures in cereals in response to hormones

 

Hannah Posey, Ryan Hiltenbrand, and Arijit Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

4:10        Novel RNA phosphoramidite monomer protecting groups: Synthesis and modeling analysis

 

Seth C. Jones, Erin E. Yancey, and Vincent K. Dunlap, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

4:30        Preparation of Fluorinated Vanillin Analogues: Progress Towards                                                                                   

Selectively Fluorinated Curcumins

 

James Thomas and Martin Campbell, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

4:50        Synthesis and characterization of monodentate aminophosphine ligand and their Rhodium complexes.

 

Jonathon D. Lowery and Ingo Schranz, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

 

Session 2    Communication/History/Literature                   Reynolds 303     

Chairperson:                      Henderson State University

3:00     The Need for Interpersonal Communication in the Business World

 

Pearson S. Redmon and Dianna Krueger, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

3:20        Regionalism in the European Union: A Circular Path to a 'Europe of Regions'

 

Tyler C. Priest and Fiona Davidson, Ph.D

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

3:40        Comparing Progression of Website Design Between Arkansas Universities and New York

 

Izhar A. Bundia and Randy Duncan, Ph.D

Henderson State University

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

 

4:10        The Impact of Physical and Digital Play on Early Childhood Development

 

Hannah B. Smith and Fran Hagstrom, Ph.D

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

 

 

4:30        William Wells Brown: Repurposing Blackface Minstrelsy

 

Eileen Moscoso and Lori Leavell, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

4:50        A Safer Society: A Reduction of Guns

 

Phillip K. Turner and Haroon Khan, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

Session 3   Physics and Engineering                                  Reynolds 127     

Chairperson:      TBA        Henderson State University

3:00        The Mars Rover Porject

 

Osman A. Martinez, Daniel Schwartz, and Kevin Lewelling, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

 

3:20        Two-Wheeled Self Balancing Vehicle Design

 

Josh White, Arthur Paschke, and Rick McDaniel, Ph. D.

Henderson State University

 

3:40        Battery Electric Vehicle Motor Drive Design

 

Osman A. Martinez, Robert C. Murphree, and Kevin Lewelling, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

 

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

 

4:10       

 


 

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

Session 4    Psychology: Counselling and Religion Garrrison-Cabe

Chairperson:      TBA        Henderson State University

 

3:00        Church and Religious Influences on Students’ Academic Performance

 

Jessica A. Kuettle and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

3:20        Thoughtless Eating

 

Lauren P. Manning and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

3:40        Combat Exposure on Soldiers Emotional Responses to Visual Stimuli

 

Holly de Sambourg  and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

 

4:10     The Risk of Our Youth Today: Teenage Pregnancy and Abuse

 

Chelsea C. Relf and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

4:30     Children of Divorced Parents and Stable Families: Intimate Relationships Based on Past Experiences

 

Marissa N. Rowley and Todd Weibers, Ph. D.

Henderson State University

 


 

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

 

Session 5    Psychology: Cognition, Memory, PerceptionGarrison - Galloway

Chairperson:        Henderson State University

 

3:00     Music Effects on Learning and Recall of Pre-existing Knowledge

 

Mitchell A. Cullins and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

3:20        Information Recall When Parallel to Pop Culture Examples

 

Sean Joseph Shuttleworth and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

3:40        Impact of Emotional State on Creative Performances

 

Carly D. Weaver  and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

 

4:10     Problem-Focused and Emotional-Focused Coping in Math and Non-Math Majors Solving Sudoku

 

Kyle D. Douglas and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

4:30        Juror Influences: Guilty or Not Guilty

 

Morgan D. Stidham and Todd Weibers, Ph. D.

Henderson State University

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Oral Sessions Begin at 3:00 pm

 

Session 6    Psychology: Social,child,Psychopathology        Garrison- Wilson

Chairperson:      Psychology Faculty          Henderson State University

 

3:00     Influences of the Parent/Child Relationship on the Adult Life: Empathy and Social Satisfaction

 

Felisha R. Thomas and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

3:20        Children with Special Needs: A Contribution to Bettering Lives

 

Cheyenne N. Derr and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

3:40        The Effect of Feedback on Test Anxiety

 

Brandon L. Wiley and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

Break 4:00 – 4:10

 

 

4:10     Depression Across Young and Elderly

 

William J. Lundberg and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

4:30        Awareness of Depression: Recognizing Silent Suffering

 

Kelli D. Sanford and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

4:50        Autism in Transition from High School to College

 

Stephanie G. Bledsoe  and FranHagstrom Ph.D.

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

Garrison Center – Banquet Room                                              5:00 PM

Session Chair:  Martin Campbell, Ph.D.  Henderson State University

 

 

 
 

Authors should have poster mounted before 5:00 and should be present at least 30 minutes during the poster session to talk about their work.  Posters should be removed after the banquet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Abstracts Listed Alphabetically by First Author

 

American History X: Creating and Overcoming the Transmission of Racism Across Generations

Britney Foster and Travis Langley, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

The Power of Fear: Is It Really Paranoia When the Monsters Are out to Get You?

Katheryn R. Griffith and Travis Langley, Ph.D.  

Henderson State University

 

 

Behavior Modification in Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange”

Alex C. Andronikos and Travis Langley, Ph.D.  

Hendesron State University

 

 

Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lector

Emily J. Blanton and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Hard Candy: Preying on the Predator

Jessica D. Lewis and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

 

 

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

What’s Wrong With Wolverine?

Benjamin Joseph Petty and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Strategic Development and Arkadelphia’s Infrastructure

Richard Rudolph and Haroon Khan, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

A Rush of Egos: Who Is More Narcissistic?

Desiree D. Jarrell and Travis langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a Cluster B Personality Disorder

Brian C. Maulden and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Determination of Croton Oil and Bioactivity in Croton Capitatus

Alyssa B. Barnes and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

“Am I Truly Living; in Search of a Meaning"

Kenneth T. Washington andRobert Hines, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas - Little Rock

 

 

Ionic Liquid Polymers Based on Imidazoles

Mary A. Andrews and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

N-alkylbenzamides as Possible Antimalarials

Erika Bass, Andrew Brooks, and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University


 

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

Impact of Emotional State on Creative Performances

Carly D. Weaver and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Determination of Mercury Levels in Living and Nonliving Systems in Arkansas using Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption

Hunter A. Wayland, Chelsea Leary, Allison Surf, Jennifer Brockett, Renn Tumlinson, Ph.D. and T. David Bateman, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Identification of novel regulators of a calcium calmodulin dependent protein kinase (DMI3) controlling plant-microbe symbioses

Aakash Rana, Jonathan Z Pennington, Shane Radford, and Arijit Mukherjee, PhD

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Regulation of the formation of hormone-induced nodule-like structures in cereals by genes from the common symbiotic pathway

David Zimulinda, Ryan Hiltenbrand, Hannah Posey, and Arijit Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Formation of nodule-like structures in cereals in response to hormones

Hannah Posey, Ryan Hiltenbrand, and Arijit Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Studies of Histones H3 and H4 Function by Suppression Analysis

Rachel N. Reeves and Ines Pinto, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

The Continuation of Irish Traditional Music in a Globalized Environment

Rachel K. Humble and Elizabeth Margulis, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 8   Biology and Natural Products                        Reynolds 120

Chairperson:     Ingo Schranz, Ph.D.          Henderson State University

 

8:30        How is the Multicellular Cellular Slime Mold Guttulinopsis Related to the Amoeba Rosculus?

 

Rebecca Pearce and Jeff Silberman, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

8:50        Rediscovery of Persea borbonia var. borbonia (Lauraceae), Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Fabaceae), and Pinus palustris (Pinaceae) in Arkansas, with three new angiosperm species for Arkansas

 

Tiffany Roeser and Brett Serviss, Ph. D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10      Determination of Ursolic Acid and Bioactivity in Ilex decidua

 

Cynthia K. Holland and Martin Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        The Presence of Asiatic Species of Seaweed on the Texas Coast

 

Randy K. Lovell, Meagan Reed and Troy Bray, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

10:00    Studies of Histones H3 and H4 Function by Suppression Analysis

 

Rachel N. Reeves and Ines Pinto, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 9   Psychology: General, Genealogy                   Reynolds 322

Chairperson:      TBA          Henderson State University

 

8:30        "Am I Truly Living; in Search of a Meaning"

 

Kenneth T. Washington and Robert Hines, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

 

8:50        Fowl Play: Chickens Training Humans

 

Benjamin L. Graves and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10        Forerunners and Forefathers: An Academic Genealogy

 

Brianna M. George and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        Diciphering the Archives of a Genealogy; A Look into the Past

 

Aeriel T. Lane and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

10:00     False Memories and their Relationship to Self-Esteem

 

David W. Lusher and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

10:20     Racial Stereotyping in Marketing

 

Chloe E. Huff, Caroline E. Nimocks, and Jennifer Fayard, Ph.D.

Ouachita Baptist University


 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 10 Psychology: Therapy                                  Reynolds 330

Chairperson:      Psychology Faculty           Henderson State University

 

8:30     Satisfaction and Jealousy in Relationships with Significant Other

 

Bree B. Vanley and Aeeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

               

8:50        Anxiety and Adolescence: The Pursuit of a Peaceful Future

 

Valerie R. Speers and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10        Rx: Pet Therapy

 

Calynn D. Blacklock and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40     The Impact of Professional Massage on Psychological and Physiological Correlates

 

Christine M. Dickson, Hunter A. Wayland, Samantha L. Hunter, Randi K. Lovell, Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D., and T. David Bateman, Ph.D.

Henderson State University                                                                                                                    

 

 

9:40     Immigration Reform Alternatives

 

Bobby W. Trent, Cindy L. Trent, and Haroon Khan, Ph.D.

Henderson State  University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 11 Psychology: Emotions                                  Reynolds 303

Chairperson:   Psychology Faculty             Henderson State University

 

8:30     Music and Aggression

 

Myca S. Grant and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

8:50        Consequences of Parental Divorce: Increasing Intimate and Peer Relationship Satisfaction

 

Lauren M. Tannahill and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10     Love is Patient, Love is Kind: A Look at Intrinsic/Extrinsic Spiritual Values in Relationships Before Marriage

 

Logan E. Elmore and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        Selective Attention and Emotion

 

Aungelique R. Sledge and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

10:00     Ring by Spring: Examining Desire for Marriage at Religious and Secular Universities

 

Cheyenne Mitchell and Jennifer Fayard, Ph.D

Ouachita Baptist University

 

10:20     EMDR Increases recall for emotional memories

 

Sara Cat Williams and Jennifer Fayard Ph.D

Ouachita Baptist University

Poster session

 

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

Garrison Center – Banquet Room                                              5:00 PM

Session Chair:  Tommy Finley, Ph.D.  Henderson State University

 

 

 
 

Authors should have poster mounted before 5:00 and should be present at least 30 minutes during the poster session to talk about their work.  Posters should be removed after the banquet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Abstracts Listed Alphabetically by First Author

 

American History X: Creating and Overcoming the Transmission of Racism Across Generations

Britney Foster and Travis Langley, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

The Power of Fear: Is It Really Paranoia When the Monsters Are out to Get You?

Katheryn R. Griffith and Travis Langley, Ph.D.  

Henderson State University

 

 

Behavior Modification in Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange”

Alex C. Andronikos and Travis Langley, Ph.D.  

Hendesron State University

 

 

Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lector

Emily J. Blanton and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Hard Candy: Preying on the Predator

Jessica D. Lewis and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

 

 

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

What’s Wrong With Wolverine?

Benjamin Joseph Petty and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Strategic Development and Arkadelphia’s Infrastructure

Richard Rudolph and Haroon Khan, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

A Rush of Egos: Who Is More Narcissistic?

Desiree D. Jarrell and Travis langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a Cluster B Personality Disorder

Brian C. Maulden and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Determination of Croton Oil and Bioactivity in Croton Capitatus

Alyssa B. Barnes and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

“Am I Truly Living; in Search of a Meaning"

Kenneth T. Washington andRobert Hines, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas - Little Rock

 

 

Ionic Liquid Polymers Based on Imidazoles

Mary A. Andrews and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

N-alkylbenzamides as Possible Antimalarials

Erika Bass, Andrew Brooks, and Martin J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University


 

All Disciplines Poster Session

 

Impact of Emotional State on Creative Performances

Carly D. Weaver and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Determination of Mercury Levels in Living and Nonliving Systems in Arkansas using Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption

Hunter A. Wayland, Chelsea Leary, Allison Surf, Jennifer Brockett, Renn Tumlinson, Ph.D. and T. David Bateman, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Identification of novel regulators of a calcium calmodulin dependent protein kinase (DMI3) controlling plant-microbe symbioses

Aakash Rana, Jonathan Z Pennington, Shane Radford, and Arijit Mukherjee, PhD

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Regulation of the formation of hormone-induced nodule-like structures in cereals by genes from the common symbiotic pathway

David Zimulinda, Ryan Hiltenbrand, Hannah Posey, and Arijit Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Formation of nodule-like structures in cereals in response to hormones

Hannah Posey, Ryan Hiltenbrand, and Arijit Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Central Arkansas

 

 

Studies of Histones H3 and H4 Function by Suppression Analysis

Rachel N. Reeves and Ines Pinto, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

The Continuation of Irish Traditional Music in a Globalized Environment

Rachel K. Humble and Elizabeth Margulis, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

Saturday Oral Presentations

 

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 7   Biology and Natural Products                        Reynolds 120

Chairperson:      TBA          Henderson State University

 

8:30        How is the Multicellular Cellular Slime Mold Guttulinopsis Related to the Amoeba Rosculus?

 

Rebecca Pearce and Jeff Silberman, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

8:50        Rediscovery of Persea borbonia var. borbonia (Lauraceae), Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Fabaceae), and Pinus palustris (Pinaceae) in Arkansas, with three new angiosperm species for Arkansas

 

Tiffany Roeser and Brett Serviss, Ph. D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10      Determination of Ursolic Acid and Bioactivity in Ilex decidua

 

Cynthia K. Holland and Martin Campbell, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        The Presence of Asiatic Species of Seaweed on the Texas Coast

 

Randy K. Lovell, Meagan Reed and Troy Bray, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

 

10:00     Studies of Histones H3 and H4 Function by Suppression Analysis

 

Rachel N. Reeves and Ines Pinto, Ph.D. 

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

 

 

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 8   Psychology: General, Genealogy                   Reynolds 322

Chairperson:      TBA          Henderson State University

 

8:30        "Am I Truly Living; in Search of a Meaning"

 

Kenneth T. Washington and Robert Hines, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

 

8:50        Fowl Play: Chickens Training Humans

 

Benjamin L. Graves and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10        Forerunners and Forefathers: An Academic Genealogy

 

Brianna M. George and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        Diciphering the Archives of a Genealogy; A Look into the Past

 

Aeriel T. Lane and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

10:00     False Memories and their Relationship to Self-Esteem

 

David W. Lusher and Todd Weibers, Ph.D. 

Henderson State University

 

10:20     Racial Stereotyping in Marketing

 

Chloe E. Huff, Caroline E. Nimocks, and Jennifer Fayard, Ph.D.

Ouachita Baptist University


 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 9 Psychology: Therapy                          Reynolds 330

Chairperson:      Psychology Faculty           Henderson State University

 

8:30     Satisfaction and Jealousy in Relationships with Significant Other

 

Bree B. Vanley and Aeeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

               

8:50        Anxiety and Adolescence: The Pursuit of a Peaceful Future

 

Valerie R. Speers and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10        Rx: Pet Therapy

 

Calynn D. Blacklock and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40     The Impact of Professional Massage on Psychological and Physiological Correlates

 

Christine M. Dickson, Hunter A. Wayland, Samantha L. Hunter, Randi K. Lovell, Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D., and T. David Bateman, Ph.D.

Henderson State University                                                                                                                    

 

 

9:40     Immigration Reform Alternatives

 

Bobby W. Trent, Cindy L. Trent, and Haroon Khan, Ph.D.

Henderson State  University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Oral Sessions Begin at 8:30 AM

 

Session 10 Psychology: Emotions                                  Reynolds 303

Chairperson:   Psychology Faculty             Henderson State University

 

8:30     Music and Aggression

 

Myca S. Grant and Travis Langley, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

8:50        Consequences of Parental Divorce: Increasing Intimate and Peer Relationship Satisfaction

 

Lauren M. Tannahill and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

9:10     Love is Patient, Love is Kind: A Look at Intrinsic/Extrinsic Spiritual Values in Relationships Before Marriage

 

Logan E. Elmore and Todd Weibers, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

 

 

Break 9:30 – 9:40

 

 

9:40        Selective Attention and Emotion

 

Aungelique R. Sledge and Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D.

Henderson State University

10:00     Ring by Spring: Examining Desire for Marriage at Religious and Secular Universities

 

Cheyenne Mitchell and Jennifer Fayard, Ph.D

Ouachita Baptist University

 

10:20     EMDR Increases recall for emotional memories

 

Sara Cat Williams and Jennifer Fayard Ph.D

Ouachita Baptist University

 

 
 
 
 
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