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Dean of the Faculty/Vice President for Academic Affairs

1990 Project Summary

For summer 1990, there are 10 students and 10 faculty members working on 10 different projects. Zero faculty members are involved with multiple projects.

Discipline Number of Projects
Biology 3
Chemistry and Physics 1
English 1
Geology 1
Music 1
Psychology 2
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work 1

TOTAL: 7 disciplines, XX math/natural science

List of Projects:

Thomas Blickle, Psychology
Chris O'Connell '91
The study of how human perceivers utilize certain shape features in order to visually recognize objects

Raymond Giguere, Chemistry and Physics
Dan Goldberg '92
New aspects of the Diels-Alder reaction

Catherine Golden, English
Erin Senack '90
Organizational meeting of the Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society

Anthony G. Holland, Music
Jon Ryan '92
Create an interactive computer teaching module for music and south synthesis on the NEXT computer

Roberto P. Korzeniewicz, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Kimberley Awbrey '91
Semiperipheral nations and the transition to democracy

Richard Lindermann, GeologyDavid A. Melycher '92
Redescription of T. gyracanthus and designation and description of the new species

Robert Mahoney, Biology
Steve Nielsen '91
Continuing research on anti-microbial aspects of Aloe Vera extracts

Robert Oswalt, Psychology
Karen Hagstrom '91
An evaluation of Shapiro's eye movement desensitization procedure for traumatic memories

Bernard Possidente, Biology
Sara McEldowney '91
Effects of olifactory bulbectomy on the circadian temperature rhythm in mice