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2018
Thursday, April 19th
12:30 PM

Opening Address and Keynote

Mary B. Marcy, Office of the President, Dominican University of California
Foad Satterfield, Department of Art, Art History and Design, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Dominican Jazz Ensemble

Taylor Andreozzi, Dominican University of California
Dante del Rosario, Dominican University of California
Jennifer Grace, Dominican University of California
Juliana Farmer, Dominican University of California
Franco Fernandez, Dominican University of California
Emmett Ferry, Dominican University of California
Eli Hawley-Veilleux, Dominican University of California
Christian Li, Dominican University of California
Jake Nielsen, Dominican University of California
Chuck Graham, Dominican University of California
William Kelly
Joe Kelner
Armando Morales

Lawn space between Guzman Hall and Angelico Hall

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

2:00 PM

Egypt's Perilous Journey

David Nguyen, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Fatigue and Performance on Practicing Nurses: a qualitative study in the Bay Area

Paolo Bartolome, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Selecting Tambjamine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum

Maria Tolentino, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sensory Activity Schedule in a Head Start Preschool

Michelle Perryman, Dominican University of California
Elaine Wong, Dominican University of California
Marian Perez, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

The Marginalization and Stereotyping of Asians in American Film

Isabel Paner, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Powerful Role of Soil Carbon Sequestration on Slowing the Growth or Reducing the Level of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere--- It's the Little Things.

Emily Ginn, Dominican University of California
Megan Church, Dominican University of California
Alana Horton, Dominican University of California
Christopher John, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:20 PM

Creating a Sensory Diet Toolkit for Parents

Nicolette D'Esposito, Dominican University of California
Natalie Carrillo, Dominican University of California
Yvette Lozano, Dominican University of California
Sarah Pashby, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

Cruel and Unusual: A Look Into Prisoner Mental Health Care

Adonia Delgado Hipp, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

Increase Ocean Acidification and The Inertidal Shore Crab, Pachygrapsus crassipes

Rick Justin Francisco, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

The Effects of Colonialism on Democratization in the Arab World

Salma Abdulkader, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

2:30 PM

Cyclooxygenase-2 dimerization activity may be influenced by its monomers’ glycosylation at Asn580

Jelaine Cunanan, Dominican University of California
Sierra Carlson, Dominican University of California
Rena Chan, Dominican University of California
Mindy Chen, Dominican University of California
Jorden Tahquechi, Dominican University of California
Shubhneet Kaur, Dominican University of California
Mary Sevigny, Dominican University of California
Randall Hall, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Obama 2008 and 2012 Spanish-Language Campaign Political Advertisements Messaging Strategies to Latino Voters

Sayra Alejandra Trejo Amezcua, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

2:40 PM

America’s Contradictions: Looking at the Effects American Exceptionalism On American Institutions

Akayle Williams, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Effects of Sertraline Treatment for Young Children with Fragile X Syndrome: Family Perspectives

Tracy Ye, Dominican University of California
Decerie Mendoza, Dominican University of California
Elena Javier, Dominican University of California
Martina Dualan, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Impacts of Toxins on the California Condor, Gymnogyps californianus: A Synthesis of Information

Yesenia Lagaurdia, Dominican University of California
Monica Amin, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Leading to a Better Future: Lessons from Asian-American Community Leaders in Marin County

Aaron Hidalgo, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Origin of Bay Area Hip Hop

Alexandra Schumacher, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

3:00 PM

Architecture of the San Francisco Bay Area: The Influence of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Orion Weinstein, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Are Dominican students going to class hungry?

Yesenia Martinez, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Coffee Consumption, Perceptions, and Patterns

Shannon Rodriguez, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Determination of Anti-Fibrotic Effects of Possible Scar-Collagen Antagonists on TGF-β1 Treated Dermal Fibroblasts

Janelle DeJong, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Environmental Factors Influencing College Athletes' Quality of Life

Janine Rebekah Villanueva, Dominican University of California
Ashton Wolffe, Dominican University of California
Anthony Sassano, Dominican University of California
Carly Ono, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Environmental Justice: Childhood Asthma and Air Pollution from Oil Refineries in Contra Costa County

Paulina Fregoso, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

False Memory

Samantha Clasuen, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Is There an Association Between Food Insecurity and Chronic Conditions?

Karla Figueroa, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keep it 100: Do the First 100 Days Really Matter?

Hallie Balch, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Mujeres in Action: Analyzing the effects female-led CSOs have on policy change in El Salvador

Samantha Hunt, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Perceptions of Waiting Rooms

Anna Musillami, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Personality Traits Among Teachers

Erik Briggs, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Puppy power: Can dogs benefit human work groups?

Bryan Long, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Social Media

Alexis Gravenites, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of University Safe Space Affiliation on Student's Mental Health

David Cittadini, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Mere Exposure Effect: How Complexity in Chord Progression and Rhythm Affects Likeability in Music

Joseph Emard, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Relation of Seasonal Patterns to Mood Changes and Gender Differences in College-aged Students

Mariah Meza, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Relationship Between Analytic vs. Creative Thinking in Conspiracy Theory Ideation

Jasmine Mitchell, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

The Relationship Between Mobile Phone Addiction and Extroversion, Introversion and Social Anxiety

Alexandra Dorris, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:20 PM

Abraham Lincoln: Making a Man of a Legend

Owen Martinelli, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

Culturally Responsive Education

Alexis Price, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

East Oakland's Perceptions of Healthy Eating

Jacquelle Shepherd, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

Nationalize or Localize: Senatorial Incumbent and Challenger Differences in Issue Prioritization

Joshua Rosenberg, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

Transition in Occupations of Refugees During Resettlement to the United States

Jennifer Daine, Dominican University of California
Adam Chan, Dominican University of California
Jacqueline-Elizabeth Cantrell, Dominican University of California
Kimberley Keagan Banuelos, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

3:30 PM

Fighting Fatigue with Caffeine: Exploring Perceptions on Patient Safety

Camille De Guzman Quitangon, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Stem Cell Derived Osteoprogenitors and their Role in Bone Repair Using Morphogenic Activa- tors

George Brownridge, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

3:35 PM

A Cappella Workshop

Dominican University of California

Guzman Rotunda

3:35 PM - 3:55 PM

3:40 PM

Chronic Commuting & Stress among students at Dominican University of California

Alister Greenfield, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

Dominican Scholarly Works

Dana Franey, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

Instagram Impact: Creating Exposure for Mental Health Awareness

Caitlyn Dang, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

The Likelihood of Democracy in Iran

Natalia Chamaki, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

Video Modeling for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders during Maker Activities

Hannah Gibeson, Dominican University of California
Brittany Yung, Dominican University of California
Kelly Yerby, Dominican University of California
Molly Smith, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

4:00 PM

Assistive Technology and the Impact on Occupations

Chelsea Golding, Dominican University of California
Chantelle Bond, Dominican University of California
Eizelle Barrientos, Dominican University of California
Vhernna Fernandez, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Iron Oxide and Montmorillonite as Surfaces for Environmentally Persistent Free Radical Formation

Simon Chan, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mindfulness Meditation and the Reduction of Stress in Nursing Students

Jeanie Gee, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Inclusive Education for English Language Learners

Delainey Boyd, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Sports Media Influence on the Legacy of Major League Baseball's Steroid Era

Tressa Furry, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:20 PM

Effective Classroom Management Strategies

Isabelle Tearse, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

Fertile Ground: The Impact of the Natural Learning Environment on the Social/Emotional Development of Students with Autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder

Denise Elizabeth West, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

Occupational Responses Following Partner Loss

Jane Song, Dominican University of California
Peter Behr, Dominican University of California
Carol Huang, Dominican University of California
Stephanie Sterner, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

Oral Tradition in the Modern Era

Francyne Hari, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

4:30 PM

Do people who are more aggressive sustain more injuries than their less aggressive counterparts: A study of participants of medieval combat games in the United States?

Christopher Sanchez, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Graduating College Students and Unemployment: A Study of Desire and Stress

Jacqueline Streur, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

4:40 PM

How to better support individuals who have a special needs sibling

Lauren McDonell, Dominican University of California

Guzman 112

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

Media's Representation of Schizophrenia

Colin Gunby, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

Stepping away from sitting still: effective teaching strategies for ADHD students

David Peterson, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

To be a Trauma Informed Teacher

Tara Williams, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

Transitions: A photographic celebration of Aging

Tabitha Deering, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

5:00 PM

An Unconventional (And Sometimes Dysfunctional) Hero's Journey

Rebecca Elizabeth Van Horn, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Conviction Moves Us

Erin McKay, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Expanding the Walls of the Classroom: Difficulties and Successes in Expedition Based Learning

Jaime Evans, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Hospice Nurse’s Perceptions of Family Education and Dying Support Best Practices

Vivian Le, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Meaning Making and Mortality

Hannah Bright, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Stronger Together: Team Teaching as a Strategy to Curb Burnout, Boost Teacher Efficacy, and Increase Student Engagement

Jenna Degan, Dominican University of California

Guzman 112

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Teaching Strategies for Students with Adverse Childhood Experiences

Alyssa Campbell, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

The Sea Ranch: An Interdisciplinary Study of One Community's Response to the Environment

Robert Daley, Dominican University of California

Guzman 111

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

5:20 PM

21st Century Stewardship: the role of educational equity in school sustainability programs

Marissa Page, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Creating a Dance Style

Jesse Bodony, Dominican University of California

Guzman 114

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Expectations and Participation Among Drama Students

Alexander Pryor, Dominican University of California

Guzman 112

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Implementing Inquiry-based Instruction

Krystina Heien, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Recess Preparation and Reflection For Supporting Social Connectedness

Elizabeth Teasdale Wells, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

5:30 PM

Authoritarian Pedagogical Practices in Dance Teaching and Choreography

Charlotte Carmichael, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Senior Thesis Art and Design Exhibition Opening Reception

Erin Casey, Dominican University of California
Ryan Telusk, Dominican University of California
Erika Villanueva, Dominican University of California
Roy Arceneaux, Dominican University of California
Madison Wright, Dominican University of California
Milady Santos-Vasquez, Dominican University of California
Roberto Macias Jr., Dominican University of California
Valerie Holt, Dominican University of California

San Marcos Gallery, Archbishop Alemany Library

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Correlation of Socioeconomic Status to Incidence Rates of a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis in the Adult Population

Malia McDowell, Dominican University of California

Guzman 201

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

5:40 PM

Repairing Wounds and Building Resiliency in the Low-track English Classroom

Emily Wolper, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

5:40 PM - 5:55 PM

The Impact of Rigorous Curriculum in Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Lauren Clough, Dominican University of California

Guzman 112

5:40 PM - 5:55 PM

6:00 PM

docile bodies: A Study on Women and Docility

Bri Wilson, Dominican University of California

Guzman 202

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Eliciting Student Voice to Explore the Need for Culturally Responsive Teaching in Secondary Schools

Henna Lopez Rahimi, Dominican University of California

Guzman 112

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Hiding in the Archives: The History of the Art History Department at Dominican Univeristy

Maura Wilson, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Tensile Strength: A Person-Centered Perspective on Supported Living Environments for Adults with Autism

Rose Meadows, Dominican University of California

Guzman 104

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

6:20 PM

Marginalized Central American Women: Migration Myths

Georgina Ortega Moran, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

6:20 PM - 6:35 PM

The Mediation of Double Consciousness in the Orphan Picaro Figure

Janet Oelklaus, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

6:20 PM - 6:35 PM

6:30 PM

A Comparison of Public Creative Writers Versus Closetted Creative Writers

Hannah Myers-Santos, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Does Alcohol and Religion Affect Satisfaction with Life?

Nathaniel Chinn, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Education Level and Confidant Preference

Milani Bernardini, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Effect of Video Games on Players' Social Skills

Jazmine Panganiban, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Have a Safe Trip: Ecstasy Exposure, Perceived Risk, and Harm-Reduction Practices Among College Students

Nicole Alexis Ladines, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Motorcycle Ridership

Joseph Castaing, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Penguins sweat out the stress: The relationship between stress and self-care among college students

Chastine Honesto, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Quality of life and the prevalence of Depression

Stace Ka, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Relationship of Levels of Hand-Eye Coordination and Reaction Time Skills and Level of Competitiveness to an Individual’s Decision To Play Video Games

Lauren Sweere, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Relationship of Room Cleanliness, Self- Image and General Self-Care

Svetlana Procopenko, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Rooms for Tomorrow for the Rising Health Risks of Today: The Impact of Harm Reduction Facilities and Health Outcomes

Phyllis Sumibcay, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Self-Efficacy, Sense of Belonging, and Sense of Obligation in First Generation College Students

Bridgett Hernandez, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Effects of Perceived Social Rank on Socially Anxious Adolescents

Ernest Garcia, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Why so Stressed: Association between the Dominican Nursing Experience and Stress

Kristopher Chan, Dominican University of California

Guzman Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

6:40 PM

A Tear in the Canvas

Carina Romano, Dominican University of California
Erin Casey, Dominican University of California

Guzman 113

6:40 PM - 6:55 PM

Cuentos de Niños

Roberto Macias, Dominican University of California

Guzman 110

6:40 PM - 6:55 PM

Friday, April 27th
7:00 PM

LINES Ballet BFA at Dominican Spring Dance Performance

Dominican University of California

Angelico Hall

7:00 PM

Saturday, April 28th
3:00 PM

LINES Ballet BFA at Dominican Spring Dance Performance

Dominican University of California

Angelico Hall

3:00 PM