Natural Science Seminar Series: Spring 1998


January 26, 1998

Environmental Factors Affecting the Foraging Success of Common Terns (Sterna hirundo)
Christine Hamilton
Advisor: Reed Rossell

February 2, 1998

Nitration of Aniline in Sulfuric and Nitric Acids
Ginevra Clark
Advisor: Dean Kahl

February 9, 1998

Computer-based Energy Measurements of Rorsional Bond Rotation in Halide Substituted Ethane
Jason Kraska
Advisor: Dean Kahl

February 16, 1998

Determining the Bioavailability of Zinc: Analysis of Vegetarian and Omnivorous Diets for Zinc and Phytate
Cortney Gunsauls
Advisor: Vicki Collins

February 23, 1998

A Behavioral Study of Cattle Weaning involving the WWC Herd
Megan Tremper
Advisor: Bob Eckstein

March 2, 1998

The Effect of Human Interaction on Heifer Behavior during Halter Breaking
Kerry Matthews
Advisor: Bob Eckstein

March 9, 1998

Comparison of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Diets in Fed versus Unfed Sections of a Southern Appalachian Stream
Alice Owsley
Advisor: Mark Brenner

March 23, 1998

Alternative Farrowing Methods in the Warren Wilson Swine Herd
Colleen Moulton
Advisor: Paul Bartels and Bob Eckstein

March 30, 1998

The Determination of the Capacities of an Indirect, Through-Pass Solar Dryer
Sara Legatski
Advisor: James Houser

April 6, 1998

The Low Temperature Growth of the Dogwood Anthracnose Pathogen, Discula destructiva Red
Marcie McElveen
Advisor: C.L. Swendsen

April 13, 1998

SLPI and HIV-1:a Gene Therapy Approach
Alumna Seminar: Stephanie Freel

April 20, 1998

Diurnal Patterns of Cryptosporidium sp. Oocyst Shedding in the Warren Wilson College Cattle Herd
Brooke Schwabenton
Advisor: Bob Eckstein

April 27, 1998

An Investigation Into Tensegrity Structures
Vito Di Bona
Advisor: Fred Solomon

May 4, 1998

Hair Straightening and its Affect on Hair Fibers
Mercy Mwanike
Advisor: Dean Kahl

May 11, 1998

Tropical Reforestation: Methods of Regeneration on a Bracken-dominated Slope in Costa Rica
Megan Davies
Advisor: William Davis