The 13th annual A Celebration of Scholarship! will be held the week of April 7, 2014 at John Carroll University. This schedule is subject to change. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

The majority of events will be held in the Dolan Center for Science and Technology. See the schedule for details on event locations.

Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday  |  Thursday  |  Friday

Monday, April 7, 2014

All Week: Celebrate the Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library, Tully Atrium & Gallery

MON 12:00-1:00 Lunch Discussion
Dolan Science Center, A202/203
PANEL: The Mutual Benefits of Incorporating Service Learning into the Curriculum
Moderator: Liz Deegan, Center for Service & Social Action
Presenters: Dr. EJ Han; Dr. Nathan Gehlert; Dr. Tracy Masterson; and Dr. Malia McAndrew
Lunch Provided. RSVP to be announced

MON 3:30-5 p.m. Faculty Research Reception
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
By Invitation Only

MON 5-6 p.m. Opening Reception for Participants
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
By Invitation Only

MON 5:30-7 p.m. Poster Session NOTE NEW TIME
Dolan Science Center, Muldoon Atrium
Refreshments

MON 5:50 p.m. Lecture
Lombardo Student Center, Jardine Room
“The Gospel of Peace in a Time of Conflict”
Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy
Sponsored by the Department of Theology & Religious Studies and Applied Ethics

MON 7 p.m. Poetry Reading
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
Featuring Simon Armitage
Sponsored by the Hopkins Program, Department of English
Funded by the Schubert family

MON 7:30 p.m. Film Screening
Dolan Science Center, A203
“Silver Lining Playbook”
The event is sponsored by the M.I.N.D. Movement and aimed at college students with a  focus on eliminating the discrimination surrounding mental illness.
Co-sponsored by the Psychology Department.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

All Week: Celebrate the Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library, Tully Atrium & Gallery

TUE 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session A
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Honors Panel 1 of 4
Moderators: Drs. Angie Jones, Psychology & Julia Karolle-Berg, Honors Program
(1) Jarrod Kilburn: Policy Analysis of the Recent Concussion Lawsuits Filed Against the National Football League (NFL)
(2) Genevieve Goergen: Are Professional Sports Leagues Recession Proof (NHL, MLB, NFL)?
(3) Anastazia Marinzel: Catalonia: The Quest for Independence
(4)  Sean Kirby: Fitzgerald’s Greatest Lie

TUE 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session B
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Teaching College Writing at the First-Year Level: Reflecting on the Past, Addressing the Present, Looking Toward the Future, Panel 1 of 2
Moderator: Dr. Tom Pace, English
(1) Katie Ours: “Stop the Clock: Addressing Notions about Writing as Product in First Year Composition”
(2) Darcy Egan: “Joining the Conversation – Demystifying Academic Discourse in First-Year Composition”
(3) Renee F. Berkheimer: “Critical Mass: Defining Audience in Digital Writing”

TUE 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session C
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
Moderator: Dr. John Day, Provost & Academic Vice President
(1) Dr. Charles Zarobila: A Papal Book in Special Collections: The MISSALE ROMANUM
(2) Drs. Penny Harris and Cynthia Caporella: An Intergenerational Choir Formed to Lessen Alzheimer’s Disease Stigma in College Students
(3) Haley Manuel: Does Greek Life Affect Academic Performance

TUE 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session D
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Arrupe Scholars Senior Capstone, Panel 1 of 4
Moderator: Dr. Peggy Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
Participants: Martin Dober, Margaret Fay, Ashley Klein, Kayla Shelley

TUE 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session E
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Teaching College Writing at the First-Year Level: Reflecting on the Past, Addressing the Present, Looking Toward the Future, Panel 2 of 2
Moderator: Dr. Tom Pace, English
(1) Lila Ibrahim: “The Case for Using Literature in the First Year Writing Classroom”
(2) Erin Kelley: “Invention Intervention: Giving Power to Student Writers”
(3) Elizabeth Wells: “Stylin’: Style in a Technologically-Driven World”

TUE 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session F
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
PANEL: Theology & Religious Studies Senior Theses
Moderator: Dr. Sheila McGinn, Theology & Religious Studies
(1) McKenzae Bartels: Exploring Spirituality in the Nonprofit World
(2) Keri Grove: The Impact of Liberation Theology in El Salvador
(3) Margaret Hutchison: Can Atheists Be Saved? Theological Responses from Karl Rahner, SJ, and Pope Francis I
(4) Stephanie Paulk: African-American Women and the Pulpit
(5) Bruce Wilson: The Gospel According to Jefferson: How Thomas Jefferson Sought to Harmonize Deism and Christology

TUE 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session G 
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Program Evaluation of the Circle North Community Development Project for the Famicos Foundation
Moderator: Dr. Penny Harris, Sociology & Criminology
Presenters: Elise Baldarelli, Maris Howell, Claire Gregga, Josh DePaul, Miguel Sanchez, Kayla Shelley, Mary Gleason, Julie Nagy, Chelsea Robertson, Whitney Fung, Jade Clay, Sarah Novak

TUE 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session H
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: The Carroll Ballers
Moderator: Dr. Margaret Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
Presenters: Edward (Ned) Barnes and Michael Gong, team leaders; former program participant

TUE 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session I
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
PANEL: An Update on Prevention: What Works?
Moderator: Dr. Nancy Taylor, Education & Allied Studies
(1) Dr. Nancy P. Taylor, PCC-S: An Update on Prevention
(2) Christopher Petitti: Group Counseling for Children of Alcoholics in Grades 4 through 6
(3) Len Spacek: Group Counseling for Managing Stress and Anxiety
(4) Michelle Reynolds: Chemical Dependency Prevention Strategies for the LGBT Community

TUE 6:30 p.m. 2014 Distinguished Mitsui Lecture
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
“Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry”
Jeffrey W. Alexander, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Parkside
Sponsored by the Department of East Asian Studies with funding from the Mitsui USA Foundation
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

All Week: Celebrate the Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library, Tully Atrium & Gallery

WED Noon-1 p.m. Scholarly Lunch
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
“Ideas toward a Contemporary Theological Anthropology,” Joan Nuth, Department of Theology and Religious Studies
“Rankings in a cluster?  Symmetry can save your analysis!” Paige Rinker, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

RSVP Required

WED 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session J
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Honors Panel 2 of 4
Moderators: Drs. Angie Jones, Psychology and Julia Karolle-Berg, Honors Program
(1) Preeti Rao: Cystic Fibrosis Impact on Cellular Function
(2) Julia Blanchard: I Am Muzungu
(3) Desiree Tercek: European and United States Unemployment: What Factors Contribute to the Differences?
(4) Kayla Acklin: The Effect of Tolerance of Ambiguity and the Familial Role of an Offender on Criminal Decision Making

WED 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session K
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Social Science Research
Moderator: Dr. Richard Clark, Sociology & Criminology
(1) Rachael Greuber: Women’s Empowerment & Economic Development
(2) Diana Naoum: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
(3) Shannon Doyle: Climate Change Refugees: A Look at Our Future
(4) Dylan O’Donnell: The Efficacy of Probation as a Criminal Sanction

WED 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session L
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
PANEL: Incorporating Creativity/Entrepreneurship into the Arts and Sciences
Moderator: Dr. Jacqueline Schmidt, Communication & Theatre Arts
Panelists: Dr. Malia McAndrews, History; Jennifer Catellier, Communications & Theatre Arts; Dr. Doris Donnelly, Theology & Religious Studies; Dr. Elizabeth Stlies, Political Science; Dr. Duane Dukes, Psychology

WED 3-4 p.m. Conversations on Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
Lombardo Student Center, Jardine Room
With Dr. Michael Kimmel, Stony Brook University
Part of the Shula Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by the Shula Chair in Philosophy, the Office of the Provost and Academic Vice President, the Program in Applied Ethics, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, and the Department of Sociology and Criminology
By invitation only

WED 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session M
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Honors Panel 3 of 4
Moderators: Drs. Angie Jones, Psychology & Julia Karolle-Berg, Honors Program
(1) Jaclyn Roznick: Comparison of Domestic and Foreign Corporate Income Tax Policy
(2) Bryan Kroetsch: The New Right Discourse on Health Care
(3) Christopher Wetherill: Semantic Satiation Among Lexically Ambiguous Words
(4) Chelsea Neubecker: A Leader For and With Others: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Years in the White House
(4) Benjamin Berry: The Effect of Social Pressure on Results of the Implicit Association Test

WED 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session N
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Arrupe Scholars Senior Capstone, Panel 2 of 4
Moderator: Dr. Peggy Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
Participants: Alyssa Brown, Margaret Hutchison, Kate Pifer, Brittany Thompson

WED 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session O
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
Moderator: Dr. Mindy Peden, Political Science
(1) David Fredericka: Lottery Revenue Distribution
(2) Darcy Egan: Mary of Egypt — Authorization and Agency in the Desert
(3) Kirsten Ham: Is a college education worthwhile?

WED 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session P
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Jim Krukones, History & Provost/Academic Vice President’s Office
(1) Ryan Colby: The Death of the American Trial
(2) Haley Manuel: Does Greek Life Affect Academic Performance See Panel C
(3) Carson Bay: “4QInstruction” and “1 Enoch”: An Exercise in Sapiential-Apocalyptic Epistemological Compatibility
(4) Hanna Dela Cerna: Unemployment Insurance and Its Macroeconomic Effect

WED 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session Q
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Transformative Rhetoric: Critiques of Substance and Style
Moderator: Dr. Brent Brossman, Communication
(1) Kristine Brossmann: Exploring the Taboo Through Storytelling: An Examination of Mercedes Lackey and Homosexuality
(2) Brenna Dimmig: A Rhetorical Criticism of the Feminist Response To Clinton-Lewinsky Affair
(3) Lisa Perry: A Rhetorical Analysis of ‘WAR IS PEACE / FREEDOM IS SLAVERY / IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH’
(4) Emily Stolfer: Eisenhower’s Military Industrial Complex

WED 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session R
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
PANEL: The Internship Experience – All Majors Welcome
Moderator: Nikki Marzano, Center for Career Services; Sara Stashower, College of Arts & Sciences; Katie Bergman, Boler School of Business
Panelists: Lisa Perry, Angela Besprozvanny, Jessica Wagner, Samantha Polasky

WED 7 p.m. Shula Lecture Series: Bodies & Sexualities
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
“Guyland: The American Campus in the 21st Century”
Dr. Michael Kimmel, Department of Sociology, Stony Brook University
Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
Reception to follow in the O’Connell Reading Room

WED 8 p.m. Paper/Panel Session S
Jardine Room
PANEL: “The We the People Service-Learning Program”
Moderator: Liz Deegan, CSSA
Panelists:
Tyler McTigue, Student Coordinator, We the People
Aylssa Giannirakis, Student Coordinator, Youth for Justice
Jennifer Kliemann, teacher, JFK High School
Sr. Renee Pastor, teacher, St. Frances School

WED 9-11 p.m. The Arts at Night
Lombardo Student Center, The Underground
Refreshments

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

All Week: Celebrate the Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library, Tully Atrium & Gallery

THU Noon-1 p.m. Scholarly Lunch
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
(1) “Developing and Index of Relational Competencies,” Nathan Gehlert, Department of Education and Allied Studies
(2) “Modulating The Immune System To Fight Infection,” Erin Johnson, Department of Biology
RSVP Required

THU 1-2 p.m. Artist Reception
Grasselli Library, Tully Atrium & Gallery
Refreshments

THU 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session T
Dolan Science Center, A202 
PANEL: Honors Panel 4 of 4
Moderators: Drs. Angie Jones, Psychology & Julia Karolle-Berg, Honors Program

(1) Michael Di Geronimo: Pasqualino Settebellezze: Italian Identity Through the Lens of the Holocaust Tragedy
(2) Shannon Parker: Organizing Decisions, Interest Groups and the US Supreme Court
(3) Benjamin Berry: The Effect of Social Pressure on Results of the Implicit Association Test

THU 2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session U
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Undergraduate Research Projects in History
Moderator: Drs. Dan Kilbride and Maria Marsilli, History
(1) Matthey Duff: How can the Right ever be Wrong? Pinochet’s Right-wing supporters. Chile, 1973-1989
(2) William Guttermuth: Chronicle of a Lie: The life and Writings of Jesuit mestizo author Father Blas Valera. Peru, 1545-1597
(3) Stephen Lutter: From Soldier to Convert to Student: Saint Ignatius and the Founding of Society of Jesus, 1491-1556
(4) Veronica Lysaght: What Do the Knots Say? Quipu Data Recording System in pre-Hispanic and Colonial Andes
(5) Christopher Russo: Shaker Heights: The Van Sweringen Brothers’ Suburban Streetcar Utopia in Progressive Era Cleveland, 1905-1936

THU 2-3:15 Paper/Panel Session V
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
Moderator: Dr. Brenda Wirkus, Philosophy
(1) Melissa Fowler: A Look into Northern Ireland Education and its Effects on Peacebuilding
(2) Hanna Dela Cerna: Unemployment Insurance and Its Macroeconomic Effects [See Panel P]
(3) Sharon Schwam: Are Career Education Course Helpful: Measuring Career Education Efficacy using My Vocational Situation

THU 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session W
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Cynthia Marco-Scanlon, Center for Career Services
(1) Dana Kopas: College Students’ Perception of Female Sexual Assault and Rape in the United States
(2) Megan Lowes: The FEST–Bringing the Catholic Faith to Life
(3) Robert Haas: A James Joyce Bestiary: Animal Symbolism in Ulysses
(4) Robert Haas: Goldbach, Hurwitz, and the Infinitude of Primes: Weaving a Proof across the Centuries

THU 3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session X
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Arrupe Scholars Senior Capstone, Panel 3 of 4
Moderator: Dr. Peggy Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
Participants: Alyssa Giannirakis, Dan Shea, Katie Trausch

THU 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session Y
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: Positive Images of Christian Women
Moderator: Dr. Joan Nuth, Theology & Religious Studies
Panelists: Meagen Howe, Michele Stopera Freyhauf, Jenni Shelton, Virginia Phillips

THU 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session Z
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Arrupe Scholars Senior Capstone, Panel 4 of 4
Moderator: Dr. Peggy Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
Participants: Julia Blanchard, Katherine Corbitt, Mary Gleason, Ian Kamery

THU 5-6:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session AA
Dolan Science Center, O’Connell Reading Room
PANEL: : Learning, Leadership and Service in the World – Reflections on Immersion Experiences     
Moderator: Andy Costigan, Campus Ministry
Panelists: Danielle Cappellino, Dr. Rich Clark, Devan Gisoni, Julia Hohner, Abbey Vogel, Elliott Schermerhorn

THU 7 p.m. Lecture Series
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
“Continuing the Dream: Women and the Ministry”
Sponsored by the Office of the Pastor-in-Residence, The Walter & Mary Tuohy Chair of Interreligious Studies, Program in Applied Ethics, and the Department of Theology & Religious Studies

Friday, April 11, 2014

FRI 11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Major Fellowships for Students
Dolan Science Center, A202/203
Moderators: Dr. Julia Karolle-Berg and Dr. Lauren Bowen
Lunch and discussion of major fellowship opportunities for students such as the Fulbright, Marshall, and Rhodes.
By Invitation Only

 

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