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Allison Bergeron

Analyzing the Impact of Live Staking on Channel and Floodplain Morphology and Soil Carbon Sequestration in a First-Order Stream, Central Pennsylvania Live staking is a stream restoration technique where live ...

Andrei Bucaloiu

Because We Go: Poetry Exploring Memory and the Migrant Identity I came to the United States from Romania with my parents when I was two years old. I struggle to remember ...

Andrei Bucaloiu

YO SOY RUMANO (I AM ROMANIAN): AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY EXPLORING THE EFFECTS OF MEMORY AND TRAUMA ON THE FORMATION OF THE SELF I came to the United States from Romania with ...

Bangyan Li

ProPANE Notetaking Assistive Technology The Propane project is a collaborative research project between Electrical & Computer Engineering and Education at Bucknell University. Our goal is to develop an assistive technology that ...

Bayasaa Erdene-Ochir

Surface Roughness Analysis as Relative Dating Technique When moraines degrade, two distinct changes in their morphology occur: 1) weathering of boulders on the moraine surface leads to fewer and smaller boulders over ...

Bree McCullough and Eliza Ray

Unveiling the Structure of the Universe for Non-Science Students. Our research focuses on creating and testing the effectiveness of an introductory astronomy lab activity designed for undergraduate non-science majors. To explore ...

Caroline Tattersfield

Marketing Black Theatre in Non-Urban, Predominantly White Communities Historically American theatre has fiercely promoted white theatre-makers at the expense of Black artists. American theatre has made a long-term investment in sustaining ...

Colton Jiorle

Electroformed Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger As the necessity to shift towards renewable forms of energy becomes ever more apparent in the wake of the consequences of climate change, one major barrier ...

Diamanda Zizis

Heading for a breakdown: Assessing evolution through the hybridization of two sexual systems Hybridization is an important evolutionary pathway that has contributed to the world’s vast biodiversity. In plants, hybridization is ...

Duncan Hill

Characterizing Styrenic Triblock Copolymer with Static Light Scattering Light scattering refers to the process in which a wavelength of light hits a particle and scatters in a pattern. This pattern can ...

Eadaoin Kelly

Effects of Research Disturbance Levels on 5-Day-Old Black-Legged Kittiwake Chicks The ability to closely monitor and manipulate marked populations of seabirds is invaluable for ecological research and conservation efforts. A reconfigured ...

Emily Deschler

Exploring How Life History Affects Stress Responses When an organism encounters a stressful stimulus, the endocrine system activates a physiological stress response through a cascade of hormone signaling, which functions to ...

Ephraim Oliphant

Characterizing Noise in the Search for the Axion Axions are theoretical new particles that may help solve large unanswered questions in physics ranging from the nature of dark matter to the ...

Isabelle Levesque-Du Bose

Size Variation and Morphometric Analysis of Freshwater Mussels (Elliptio complanata) in the Susquehanna River Freshwater mussels are a vastly understudied group of animals, and as a result, basic ...

Jacqueline Zak

Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus and its Effect on Gait in Parkinson Disease Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure where electrodes are implanted in the brain to ...

John Mirsky

Multiculturalism in Crisis: 60 Years of Housing Illness in a Pa Mushroom Town Advancing recent literature that critically examines multicultural efforts to generate socio-economic inclusion, this article studies how, in a ...

Kareen George

Paradoxical Paradises "This independent study hopes to investigate how the nuances of tone and word choice in tourism-related Caribbean literature correspond to the true attitudes of Caribbean natives. I apply W.E.B ...

Kartikeya Sharma

Trajectory Gaze Path Analysis and Isolating Areas of Interest in Eye-Tracking Data for Autism Spectrum Disorder Studies According to the CDC, about 1 in 59 children have autism spectrum disorder or ...

Kyle Young

Characterizing Anterior Knee Mechanics through Patellofemoral Joint Modeling Patellofemoral pain affects nearly 25% of the general population, and is particularly prevalent in athletes and military personnel. It remains unclear as to why ...

Luke Kong

Using Chaotic Interrogation and Attractor Deformation to Determine Damage Location and Extent One promising approach for detecting damage in non-linear systems is to use chaotic interrogation: a system is excited by ...

Madison Scopano

INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL SEPARATION ON STRESS & ALCOHOL REWARD: CONTRIBUTIONS OF B-ENDORPHIN Adverse childhood experiences affect over half of the population. and are associated with chronic health problems, mental illness, and ...

Michaela Bracken

Kalman Symposium 2022 - Michaela Bracken Synthesis of Fluorinated Fatty Acids for Use in Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Formation Iron oxide nanoparticles are useful in several applications including imaging as contrast agents ...

Miranda Shearer

Social Eavesdropping in Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches (Gromphadorhina portentosa) Social eavesdropping is when individuals gather information about others by observing social interactions. Insects such as paper wasps learn about the relative dominance ...

Natalie Moreno

Identification of Novel Microorganisms and Nitrogen Fixing Organisms in Central Pennsylvania In this project we sought to identify novel organisms from various locations throughout the Bucknell Natural Area. Bacteria were ...

Nick Pirone

Development of Guidelines for Playground Surfacing Based on Field Testing Many different playground surfaces are used in the United States for fall-related injury protection. These surfaces are categorized as unitary or ...

Nolan Morrison

Factors That Influence Successful Base Catalyzed Thiol-ene Hydrogel Synthesis Ethoxylated trimethylolpropane tri-3-mercaptopropionate (ETTMP) and poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA)-based hydrogels are a promising candidate for injectable, localized drug delivery due to ...

Olivia Dyer

Visual Characterization of Aponeurosis Microstructure Aponeurosis is a tendinous sheath-like tissue found in many muscle-tendon units that covers the muscle belly and transitions into tendon. Little research has been done to ...

Peter Cholnoky

With Regards From Eagles and Condors: The U.S. Assistance of Operation Condor Ranging from plenty of geographical backgrounds, the U.S. secret invasion of countries has been subject to heavy investigation and ...

Peyton Kendall

Roman Oil Lamps of the Turnure Collection In 2019, James Turnure, Samuel H. Kress Professor of Art History Emeritus, donated a collection of antiquities to Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University. ...

Qian Qian Mei

Printing Awareness: Endangered Species and A Piece of the Bigger Picture In the history of Earth, the planet has gone through five mass extinctions, where at least 60% of the species were ...

Ryan Bremer

The Art Building is So Weird: Looking at Bucknell's Evolving Footprint This research projects uses landmark flood events—1936, 1946, 1972—as guides to track the evolution of Bucknell’s campus footprint. Over this ...

Sam Pring

Effect of Tillage Radish on Mycorrhizal Density in a Regenerative Agriculture System Traditional agriculture has become dependent on industrial methods, using heavy machines, fossil fuels and synthetic chemicals. However, due to ...

Shane Kozick

Measuring Concordance of Sulcogyral Patterns in Monozygotic and Dizygotic Twin Pairs The brain’s surface is made up of sulci (grooves) and gyri (ridges) that together create the distinct folded (sulcogyral) appearance ...

Sophie Bae

Finite Element Analysis, Representation, and Interpretation of Soft Robotics Kinematics and Dynamics Rapid progress has been made in recent years to improve the accuracy, precision, and intelligence of robots as ...

Sophie Cooksey

Feminism vs. Socialism Through the Eyes of the Young Lords For my research project, I will be presenting a Google Slides presentation on the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican activist group ...

Thomas Matsumura

Measuring Lower Limb Muscle Activity and Kinematics in Variable Foot Strike Gaits Anterior knee pain affects roughly 23% of adults and 29% of adolescents, and many cases go untreated. Prior research has ...

Tianzhu Liu

An LP-based Characterizations Of Solvable Cases Of the Quadratic Assignment Problem The quadratic assignment problem (QAP) is perhaps the most widely studied nonlinear combinatorial optimization problem. It has many applications in ...

Yang Hong

Graphs, Adjacency Matrices and Stable Polynomials Our research concerns the interplay of undirected graphs and stable polynomials. Stable polynomials, which are polynomials with restricted zero sets, are used in a variety ...

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