Senior Honors Projects Class of 2014

Bayan H. Abunar
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Complementing Electrochemical Studies of Self-organized Gold Nanoparticle~Cytochrome c Superstructures with UV-Visible Spectroscopy" (CH 398)

Caterina Aiello
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Regulation and Function of the Peroxiredoxin Family of Antioxidant Genes in Cell Proliferation and Cancer" (BI 392)

Delicia Demaria Alarcón Esteche
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Recuperación de la Memoria histórica de España a través del Cine" (SP 381)

Zachary Richard Albert
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "From Fracture to Fusion: The Muslim American Response to the 'External Threat' Following September 11, 2001" (PO 398)

Pauline Almeida Santos
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Economic Development: The Role of Foreign Direct Investment and Company Internationalization in Brazil" (IL 300)

Margaret Conaty Andrew
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Diversity at the University: The Many Ways of Being Fairfield" (EN 399)

Kaitlyn R. Banaszynski
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Framing Corporate Social Responsibility: A Computer-Assisted Text Analysis of Statements by Fortune 500 Tech Companies" (CO 397)

Rachel V. Beauregard
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Need for Increased Formal Pediatric Palliative Care Education in Nursing Curriculum" (NS 323)

Ralph Belfiore
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Effect of Country-Specific Factors on Accounting Standards and Their Applications" (AC 397)

Mary Stewart Briggs
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Mindfulness and its Effectiveness as a Predictor for Individual Self-Esteem" (PY 395)

Elizabeth Broderick
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Differences in Student, Staff, and Parent Perceptions of School Climate" (PY 395)

Lauren Ann Bruchansky
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Fermat's Last Theorem: From Conjecture to Proof" (MA 399)

Emma C. Cannon
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Prioritization of Economic Goals, Environmental Care, and Social Welfare: A Comparison of Hydroelectric Development in Chile and Brazil" (IL 300)

Colleen Elizabeth Carty
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Lake Lillinonah Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program: 2012 Annual Report" (BI 393)

Emily Ann Cohler
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "A Comparison of Education in China and the United States through Historical, Political, and Cultural Contexts" (CO 241)

Owen John Corey
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Augusto Boal and Theatre of the Oppressed: Change Through Theatre" (TA 399)

Margaret A. DeMoura
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Balancing Act: How Democratic Leader Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Bridged the Gap between Constituency and Capitol Hill in the U.S House of Representatives" (PO 162)

Emma Christine DiGiovine
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Eileen Chang: A Literary Study of the Relationship between Modernity and Tradition in the Cultural Context of a Revolutionizing China" (EN 119)

Jonathan Murray Durgin
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Effects of Resveratrol, a Naturally Occurring Polyphenol, on the Formation of Candida albicans Biofilms and Disruption of Established Films" (BI 392)

Cara Anne Forlenza
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Financing Water Projects Around the World" (FI 330)

Meghan Eileen Gallucci
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Novel in Progress" (ENW 348)

Robert Edward Garrone
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Design of a Medical Device: A Wireless, Wearable Infrared Bone Densitometer and Photoplethysmograph" (EG 391)

Luis Gonzalez Rios
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "A New Bailout Mentality Going Forward: An Analysis of Policy Implementation Procedures and the Effects on Society" (IL 300)

Stephanie L. Hurley
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Future of Water: A Examination of Equality vs. Efficiency in the U.S. Water Supply Systems" (EC 298)

Arturo P. Jaras Watts
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Experimental Evidence of Conspicuous Altruism: Fair Trade Coffee in Neon Cups" (EC 398)

Laura Catherine Johnson
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "'Educate a woman...Educate a family': A Case Study of Early Childhood Education at Mercy Learning Center" (EN 399)

Loan Dong Le
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Ebb: A Novel" (ENW 347)

Jennifer Le
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "VentureOut: Revolutionizing the Social Scope for Young Professionals" (ENW 346)

Anisa Libuya
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Second Scramble for Africa: China's Role in Africa's Development" (AN 301)

Eric Sean Lynch
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Comparing Solutions: Connecting Local Responses to Global Thinking" (PJ 398)

Katherine Rose Martin
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The First Minutes at Sea: An Investigation of the Cue-dependent Navigational Decisions of Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta)" (BI 394)

Maria Deborah Mazzaro
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Novel Editing, Expansion, and Development" (ENW 398)

Connor Patrick McCoy
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Impact of Fraud on Audit Practices" (AC 397)

Maeve S. McHugh         
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Location, Location, Location: Global Entrepreneurial Cluster Development Amidst Creative Exchange" (IL 300)

Lisa Elizabeth Naples
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Quasi-Invariant Distributions: A Study of the Long Term Distribution of Markov Chains with Holes" (MA 399)

Paul J. O'Brien
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "¿Por qué? La verdad y justicia en la recuperación de la memoria histórica después de la guerra civil española" (SP 381)

Margaret Osmulski
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Development of a Venturi Vacuum Pump for the Retraction of Golf Balls from Diverse Golf Course Hazards" (EG 391)

Hannah Patridge
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Role of Branding in Nonprofit Organizations: Using For-Profit Marketing Strategies for Social Change" (CO 397)

Luke Elliot Record
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Shame: A Means Toward Virtue" (PH 398)

Nicholas John Thomas Shirley
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Poetry Portfolio" (ENW 347)

Erin N. Sullivan
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Fragmentation Pattern and Bulk Structure of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Tetrafluoroborate Ionic Clusters" (CH 398)

Taylor Ann Trenchard
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and the Intersection of Gender and Race Representation in Congress" (PO 162)

Erica L. Trombly
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "The Impact of an Educational Intervention on Knowledge of Type 1 Diabetes among Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students" (NS 360)

Christine E. Villa
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Research in Catalysis" (CH 398)

Stephanie Laura Webster
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Advanced Creative Writing Portfolio" (ENW 399)

Molly Catherine Willis
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Private Company Accounting Standards and their Practical Implications" (AC 397)

Angelika Zbilkowski
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "‘Dom' (Home): A Television Pilot" (FTM 311)

Laura Zervoudakis
Senior Honors Project (HR 399): "Senate By-Pass: The United States Joins the Minamata Convention on Mercury without Senate Ratification" (PO 398)