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Dean of the Faculty/Vice President for Academic Affairs

1999 Project Summary

For summer 1999, there are 12 students and 12 faculty members working on 13 different projects. One faculty member was involved with multiple projects.

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

TOTAL: 7 disciplines, 3 math/natural science

List of Projects:

Brian Black and Mary Lynn, American Studies
Bryn Varley '01
Contesting the Sacred: Preservation and Meaning of the Confederate 'Lost Cause'

Joanne Devine, English
Benjamin Miller '00
Communication Strategies in Second Language Development

David Domozych, Biology
Brian Stevens '00
Localization and Function of the Cytomotile Proteins, Profilin and Myosin, in Cytoplasmic Streaming in Plants

Chris Eddy, Biology
Nidia DeJesus '99
Analysis of the Evolution of Gene Organization in Bacteria

Gregory Goodwin, Psychology
Jamie Levison '00
The Aversive Effects of Kappa Receptor Activation in Infant Rats

Gregory Goodwin, Psychology
Samantha L. Warmonck '00
The Effects of Repeated, Daily Maternal Separations on Mother-Infant Interactions

Judy Halstead, Chemistry and Physics
Brian LaFranchi '99
Application of a New Method for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorous Determination to a Study of Local Water Supplies

David Karp, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Ryan Fairley '01
Community Justice in Vermont

Flip Phillips, Psychology
Colin Thompson '00
Perception of Three-dimensional Object Qualia Using Two and Three Dimensional Texture Information

Monica Raveret Richter, Biology
Ava Tanny '01
Ecology, Management and Restoration of Native Plants Communities on Glacial Lake Albany Sand Deposit Outwash: Maintaining and Enhancing the Habitat of the Federally Endanger Karner Blue Butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis (Nabokov) (Lepidoptera: Lycaeidae)

Gordon Thompson, Music
Kismet al-Hussaini '00
Playing Dhals" Transcription of Gujarati Devotional Music and Anaysis of Melody Types

Steven Tysoe, Chemistry and Physics
Evan Walters 01'
Investigation of the Oxidation of Fe(II) Coordinated to DNA-bound Ru(bpy)2tpphz2+