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Academic Convivium

Location: Chapman Hall, Room 808
Time: 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Live stream: 


Opening remarks, Kim Hogan, 10 a.m.
Oral Presentations, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

  • 10:05–10:15 a.m.: Jacob Goodman, “The Function of Monoclonal Antibodies within the Immune System: A Possible Treatment for Difficult to Cure Diseases” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 10:20–10:30 a.m.: Venishia Nakandala, “Singing in a Corner – Psychological Analysis of a Childhood Habit” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 10:35–10:45 a.m.: Alexandra Kleinman (Norwalk Community College), “Transferrable Properties of Reading Comprehension for Mathematics: A Personal Initiative Approach to Reading Comprehension Skills in Mathematics Applications” Supporting Faculty: Jonathan McMenamin-Balano 
  • 10:50–11 a.m.: Matthew Koh (Norwalk Community College), “Can Machine Learning and Open Source AI Help Identify Proteins Similar to Neuregulin in Ornithorhynchus anatius: an Examination of the Function of the Neuregulin Transmembrane and Cytoplasmic Domains – a Michelin-Star Approach” Supporting Faculty: Jonathan McMenamin-Balano 
  • 11:05–11:15 a.m.: Lakesia Okinocho, “Health Insurance vs. Health Services” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan 
  • 11:20–11:30 a.m.: Jalen Engram, “Antisocial Personality Disorder” Supporting Faculty: Sarah Casper  
  • 11:35–11:45 a.m.: Julie Orenstein, “Directing Films” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 11:50–12 p.m.: Jacob Goodman, “The Psychological Basis of Fidgeting” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy  

Lunch & Poster Presentations, 12–12:45 p.m.

  • Veronica Tadeo “The Influence of Personality on Friendship” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan  
  • Jennifer Ripley “Aviation and Cancer: Is There a Link?” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan  
  • Carletta Reyes “Lack of Access to Healthcare” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan 
  • Meherun Nesa “Reasons for Lack of Health Insurance” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan 
  • Fatoumata Gakou “Impact of Drinking in Individual, Family, and Professional Life” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan 
  • Naiya PatelHow Caffeine Impairs Your Sleep Patterns” Supporting Faculty: Jill Flanigan 

Oral Presentations, 12:45—2:45 p.m.

  • 12:45–1 p.m.: Julia Noriega, “Fast Fashion: Effects and Solutions” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 1:05–1:15 p.m.: Oliver Franco, “The Complexity of Psychotic Disorders” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 1:20–1:30 p.m.: Maia Carpentino, “The Value and Necessity of Parks.” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy  
  • 1:35–1:45 p.m.: Lacey Hall, Cancer Costs” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy  
  • 1:50–2 p.m.: Aleia Hayes, “Imagination and Reading During Childhood: A Psychological Analysis” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy  
  • 2:05–2:15 p.m.: Will Mason, “My Weirdest Childhood Behavior: The Science of Selective Mutism” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 
  • 2:20–2:30 p.m.: Veronica Himes, “My Mom Leaving the Call – the Weirdest Thing I Did as a Child” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy  
  • 2:35–2:45 p.m.: Juliana Sterling, “Burnout Prevention in Healthcare” Supporting Faculty: Andrea Levy 


Apr 29 2022


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