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  • News — Undergraduate Research — Carthage College
    exhibited their research during a day long international conference near the dig site in Israel more Undergraduate Research Original work from 220 student faculty scholars celebrated The third annual Celebration of Scholars showcases research scholarship and creativity on topics from nanoparticles to Nietzsche more FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT Carthage chemistry professor receives prestigious grant Kevin Morris has been awarded a 275 000 grant from the National Science Foundation s Research in Undergraduate Institutions program to fund collaborative research with Texas A M Corpus Christi more Past Research News Undergraduate Research Carthage celebrates undergraduate research at Celebration of Scholars About 220 students and faculty members will exhibit their research and scholarship at third annual celebration Open house will be held 2 30 4 p m Friday more GRANT DEADLINE Spring deadline for Student Academic Travel Grants is March 29 The Undergraduate Research Scholarship Creativity Committee invites travel award applications from students This program will fund student travel to academic conferences and events to present undergraduate research and or original artwork created at Carthage more Student Spotlight Carthage English major presents paper examining gender roles in Anglo Saxon literature Emily Oleson 13 presented That is no good place Agency of the Matriarch in Beowulf a paper that challenges conventional understanding of the Anglo Saxon world as a militaristic place in which women had little or no power more SURE 2013 2013 SURE program seeks applicants Students are invited to apply now for the 2013 Natural Sciences or Social Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Applications are due April 3 more Undergraduate Research Submit your original work for 2013 Celebration of Scholars DEADLINE TOMORROW Carthage students and faculty from all academic divisions are invited to submit research projects scholarship or significant creative works for consideration for the April 26 event more UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Carthage students to

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  • Student Projects — Undergraduate Research — Carthage College
    recent posters created by Carthage students John Egner 13 The Effect of Nitric Oxide on Mitochondrial Metabolism and Proliferation in Breast Cancer Cells Heidi Fenske 14 and Maxwell Machurick 15 Chemical Modification of Cowpea Mosaic Virus CPMV To Create Advanced Cancer Therapeutics Rachel Hammer 13 and Molly Haywood 13 Effect of Acute Stress on Object and Olfactory Recognition Memory Katy Hansen 14 A VoceVista Study Formant Boosting and Vowel Modification Adapting Resonance Techniques of Professionals to the Voice Studio Jesse Lundgren 13 Dry as a Brome Distinguishing Between Three Types of Dry Prairies in Northeastern Illinois Through Species Composition Alex Nelson 13 and Samantha Beard 14 Monitoring Bat Activity Over Water and Land Routes Andrew Straszewski 14 Analysis of Stem Cell Regulatory Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana Laura Taylor 13 Monitoring Conformational Changes in the Sodium Galactose Co transporter vSGLT Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty Research News See all research news Alumni Achievements Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Since graduating from Carthage Adam Dubis 06 has played a

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  • Faculty and Student Resources — Undergraduate Research — Carthage College
    Journals Celebration of Scholars Contact Us Undergraduate Research Faculty Resources Hedberg Library Electronic Resources Conferences Journals Institutional Review Board Guidelines and Forms Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty Research News See all research news Alumni Achievements Alumnus takes faculty position at

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  • URSC Committee — Undergraduate Research — Carthage College
    presenting their achievements The Committee administers the Faculty Research and Development Grants and Student Travel Awards and organizes the annual Celebration of Scholars poster exhibition The committee includes six divisional representatives two students Provost Julio Rivera and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Dennis Munk Education Division Dennis Munk Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Professor of Education Director of Teaching Learning in the Center for Academic Development Research See profile Contact by email 262 551 2157 Fine Arts Division Laura Huaracha Assistant Professor of Communications and Digital Media See profile Contact by email 262 551 6636 Humanities Division Stephanie Mitchell Associate Professor of History See profile Contact by email 262 551 5882 Interdisciplinary Studies Natural Sciences Divisions Brian Schwartz Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Great Ideas See profile Contact by email 262 551 6042 Natural Sciences Division Deborah Tobiason Assistant Professor of Biology See profile Contact by email 262 551 2372 Social Sciences Division Joseph Wall Chair of the Business Administration Department Assistant Professor of Business Administration See profile Contact by email 262 551 6337 Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now

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  • Invasive Species Working Group — Special Programs — Environmental Science — Carthage College
    species Goal No 1 Establish long term monitoring of invasive species in riparian areas In 2009 the group selected four lakes in Kenosha County for monitoring and will continue to survey these lakes in future years We also hope to expand our sites to include connected rivers and streams We hope to have a terrestrial and an aquatic team to make important links between these two ecosystems Lake sites Silver Lake in Silver Lake Wis George Lake in Bristol Wis Mud Lake in Bristol Wis Mildred Lake in Brighton Wis Problematic Species Purple Loosestrife Purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria is a non native terrestrial plant brought over from Europe in the 1800s as a garden plant It typically invades wetlands and displaces native species such as cattails Eurasian Watermilfoil Eurasian watermilfoil Myriophyllum spicatum is a non native aquatic plant introduced to North America sometime in the late 1800s It forms dense mats of vegetation at the surface that inhibit sunlight penetration into the water and restrict recreational activities Curly leaf Pondweed Curly leaf pondweed Potamogeton cripsus is an invasive aquatic plant that is native to Eurasia Africa and Australia It can form dense mats and push out other aquatic plant species Zebra Mussels The zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha is an invasive freshwater mussel that originated from Southeast Russia They are filter feeders and when in large populations can bottom out a food chain by consuming much of that ecosystems zooplankton and phytoplankton Rusty Crayfish The rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus is native to the Ohio River basin but is considered invasive outside of that system The rusty crayfish displaces most native crayfish when introduced to an area by out sizing and out eating the natives Goal No 2 Assess management techniques for invasive species We have primarily been engaged in baseline monitoring

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  • Carthage students present Omrit findings at international conference — Carthage News — Carthage College
    College in Dublin Ireland during the Tradition and Transition Conference at Tel Hai College in Israel Photo courtesy of Prof Dan Schowalter Scholars Ph D candidates scrutinize their work The annual hunt for artifacts at the ancient site of Omrit would have been enticing enough to lure them back to Israel yet this summer three Carthage students got the added benefit of showcasing their research at an international conference Besides continuing excavation work those students spent a day mingling with archaeological scholars during the Tradition and Transition Conference at the nearby Tel Hai College The students all classical archaeology majors Maggie Knowles 13 from Lockport Ill Edward Fernandez 13 from Cicero Ill and Emily Prosch 13 from Boulder Colo set up posters displaying their research findings from previous digs Carthage is among the sponsors of the third year conference which also features noted speakers from around the world Maggie s poster examined frescoes at the Early Shrine a building that dates to the Late Hellenistic or Early Roman period She concluded that local amateur artists prepared the art countering the commonly held opinion that it was the work of traveling professionals Although she initially felt intimidated by high ranking visitors from the Israeli Antiquities Authority doctoral candidates and other scholars Maggie said the response was positive Edward s poster focused on the settlement of Omrit in the 12th and 13th centuries Emily s poster described her work on an altar that was found at the site including the arduous translation of Greek inscriptions All three students offered similar insights at this year s Celebration of Scholars a yearly event that highlights some of the best research scholarship and creativity among the Carthage student body News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in

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  • Carthage students attend Midstates Science and Math Consortium — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Back to previous page Carthage students attend Midstates Science and Math Consortium November 16 2011 by Elizabeth Reinhardt The St Louis Crew from left Scott Hegrenes faculty Mia Spaid Janice Pellino faculty Audrey Henning Adam Glover Laura Taylor Ellie Kendl Chris Goldsmith Carthage students and faculty attended the Midstates Science and Math Consortium Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological Sciences and Psychology The consortium took place Oct 28 30 at Washington University in St Louis Missouri Six Carthage students Elizabeth Kendl 13 Christopher Goldsmith 12 Audrey Henning 12 Laura Taylor 13 Adam Glover 12 and Mia Spaid 13 presented their research at the symposium visited the St Louis Arch and explored the City Museum in St Louis Mia Spaid 13 of Wildwood Ill presents her research Spider family diversity and composition as ecological indicators of environmental quality Adam Glover 12 of Eureka Mo presents his research Designing a long term monitoring program to assess invasive species in a lake s riparian zone in Kenosha County Wis Laura Taylor 13 of La Mesa Calif presents her research The over expression of the RNA Goldilocks and its effect on the bacteria Escherichia coli Audrey Henning 12 of Johnston Iowa presents her research The cloning and expression of C thermocellum cellulases in E coli Christopher Goldsmith 12 of Plainfield Ill presents his research Monitoring invasive terrestrial plants along stream outlets in Kenosha County Wis Elizabeth Kendl 13 of Racine Wis presents her research Interaction between the small non coding RNA C0293 and Hfq and HU Proteins News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program

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  • English majors present research at national literature conference — Carthage News — Carthage College
    senior theses at the National Undergraduate Literature Conference held at Weber State University in April 2012 Keynote speakers at the conference were the celebrated poet W S Merwin bestselling non fiction author Alexandra Fuller and novelist Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner Ms Ramos from San Diego Calif presented her paper The Freedom Paradox in Waiting for Godot The paper explores the play from an interdisciplinary perspective using cognitive psychology to explain Beckett s brilliant dramatization of human unwillingness to change She explores the role of habit and memory from a cognitive perspective casting a fresh and original light on the classic play Ms Kolesar s paper Baudelaire s Flâneur the Idler as a Product of and Protest Against Modern Society makes use of a historical and Marxist theoretical framework to understand the poetry of Charles Baudelaire It was unusual for an English thesis in that it treats poetry in French She chose this topic in consultation with both her English and Modern Language Department thesis supervisors and it demonstrates her advanced skills in both fields Ms Kolesar has been accepted into a graduate program at University of Wisconsin Madison This conference which includes faculty speakers and attendees as well as undergraduate presenters gave me an opportunity to have my work heard by a wide academic audience and to network with people in my field she said It was exciting to hear such a wide variety of reactions to my paper I even had a great conversation about Baudelaire with my seatmate on the plane Ms Ramos whose many accomplishments at Carthage include winning the prestigious College Leadership Award in 2012 will begin a teaching job at an independent high school in San Diego and has long term ambitions for graduate school as well News English honor society hosts reading event with

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