Natural Science Seminar Series: Fall 2014


September 29, 2014

TCE in soil, water, air (and even trees!) near the CTS of Asheville Superfund Site
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeff Wilcox
Department of Environmental Studies, UNCA

November 3, 2014

An Analysis of Contrived Bird-Accident Reports on Warren Wilson Campus
Sean Valentine
Committee: Jessa Madosky

Bog Turtle Survey
Peter Simmons
Committee: JJ Apodaca, Mark Brenner, and Paul Bartels

November 10, 2014

Agroforestry Management Plan for Thatchmore Farm
Calixta Killander
Committee: Laura Lengnick, Dave Ellum, and Mark Brenner

Urinary Phthalate Metabolite Stability Under Clinical Conditions
Jane Margaret Bell
Committee: John Brock, JJ Apodaca, and Mark Brenner

November 17, 2014

Geology: A Comparative Analysis of the Northern and Southern Appalachians
Chandler Neale
Committee: Robert Hastings, Mark Brenner, and Jessa Madosky

Rapid Screening for Novel Urinary Glucuronide metabolites using LC/MS/MS
Coleen Neumann
Committee: John Brock, Steve Cartier, and Dana Emmert

November 24, 2014

Avian Monitoring on the Warren Wilson College Forest
Nora Livingston
Committee: JJ Apodaca, Paul Bartles, and Dave Ellum

Influence of age and gender on activity budgets of Feral Horses on Shackleford Banks Island, NC
Kirsten Morse
Committee: Jessa Madosky, Bob Ekstien, and Paul Bartles

December 1, 2014

Antioxidant Content of Several Varieties of Spinach
Hannah Edwards
Committee: Langdon Martin, Jeff Holmes, and Alisa Hove
Assessing the Indoor Mold Community of Warren Wilson College
Hannah Sellers
Committee: Jeff Holmes, Alisa Hove, and Mark Brenner

Effectiveness of Man-made Wetlands as Wildlife Habitat
Joe Coleman
Committee: JJ Apodaca, Mark Brenner, Dave Ellum

December 15, 2014

Genetic Analysis of Milnesium spp. in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mackenzie Kaelin
Committee: Paul Bartles, JJ Apodaca, and Jeff Holmes

Comparing Phthalate concentrations in influent and effluent water samples from the French Broad Waste Water Treatment Plant
Mary Roerty
Committee: Langdon Martin, John Brock, and Robert Hastings