COPLAC NEURSCA 18 has ended
Welcome to the Northeast Regional URSCA Conference of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. We are grateful to SUNY Geneseo for hosting this year’s event.

If you are a student participating in the conference and are interested in publishing your research in our online journal, please visit the Metamorphosis website for more information.

Questions? Contact Claire Bailey, COPLAC Program Associate, at bailey@coplac.org or 828-258-7879.

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Friday, October 12



Anon(ymous) MacVittie College Union BallroomMelody Lenda Holden Caulfield Poster MacVittie College Union BallroomMichael Zuraw Honey MacVittie College Union BallroomAndrea Costa I Post, Therefore I Am. MacVittie College Union BallroomHaley Kean Marks of Distinction MacVittie College Union BallroomKrista Pazzaglia Mutated Fish MacVittie College Union BallroomChristopher Mitchell Nature: Preserved MacVittie College Union BallroomJacob Davis Pulchritude MacVittie College Union BallroomAmanda Romanelli Vegetable Mandala MacVittie College Union BallroomVictoria Holton A Qualitative Investigation of Retrospective Perceptions of Self-Deception in Relationships MacVittie College Union BallroomIan Cappelli An Analysis of Southern New England Climate: Linking Marine Deposits with Public Records MacVittie College Union BallroomEmma Avery BSL or RSL: Is Breed Specific Really Race Specific? MacVittie College Union BallroomKelsi Masicotte Characterizing ICF Neutron Diagnostics on the nTOF line at SUNY Geneseo MacVittie College Union BallroomHannah McClow • Kevin Palmisano • Corey Wilkinson Evaluating the Promise of Calcium Phosphate Cements to Transfer Proteins to Fractured Bone Site Part 1: Diffusion Studies MacVittie College Union BallroomSimran Singh Food Insecurity and the College Experience MacVittie College Union BallroomSamantha Blanc • Ian Lehner Investigating the Goals of Various Federal Reserve Chairpersons MacVittie College Union BallroomCrystal Wojcik Overwintering Dark-eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis hyemalis) and their Plumage Microbiota MacVittie College Union BallroomEmily Tarnawa Photogrammetric Techniques and Their Use in Analyzing Dinosaur Trace Fossils MacVittie College Union BallroomRyan J. Cueto Role of Epigenetically Dysregulated Glycine N-methyltransferase in Diet-induced Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease MacVittie College Union BallroomColleen Steward Serving the Average Secondary Student: Examining What Motivates Students to Learn Mathematics and How Classroom Factors Affect Their Motivation MacVittie College Union BallroomAnthony Coss Should I be Single in College? The Costs and Benefits of Romantic Relationships During College MacVittie College Union BallroomEmily Torres The Effects of Auditory and Visual Predator Stimuli on Escape Behavior Strategies of the Green and Black Poison Frog, Dendrobates auratus MacVittie College Union BallroomNicholas Kukla The Impact of Parental Divorce on ECSU Students’ Perceptions and Experiences of Dating Violence MacVittie College Union BallroomHanna Levesque Tobii Dynavox Eye Gaze Device as a Means of Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) in an Educational Setting MacVittie College Union BallroomEmma Lupoli



Saturday, October 13