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2015
Tuesday, April 14th
9:00 AM

Future Proofing Recruitment Strategies for Colleges and Universities Using a GIS Based Approach

Laura McComb

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Geomorphology of the Reedy River in the Vicinity of Lake Conestee Nature Park, Greenville County, South Carolina

Kelly Measom

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Renewable Energy and a Climate Action Plan for Furman University: Carbon Neutrality by 2026

Stephen Nelson

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Sedimentation and Plant Community Structure at Lake Conestee

Amanda Payton

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Sustainable Urban Regeneration: How Urban Development in the American South Embodies the Main Tenets of Sustainable Development

Hayden Couvillion

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
10:30 AM

A GIS Based Modeling of Landslide Hazards and their Potential Impacts on the Local Communities in the Upstate of South Carolina

Katie Caulfield

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

A Marketing Plan for Furman Composte

Tindall Ouverson, Furman University
Allie Braun
Jiazhen Wang
Ying Yang

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

First Year Seminar
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Determinants of Forest Biodiversity Value in a Rapidly Urbanizing Area of Upstate South Carolina

Jenny Warnken

Patrick Lecture Hall; TSC 126

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Biology
Biology Reseach
Department Organized Oral Session

Disordered Eating and the Alternative Food Network

Michaela Barnett

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Furman’s Local Watershed: The Reedy and Saluda Rivers

Mitchell Freyermuth
Nathan Vogt
Trevor Woods
Ben Carico
DJ Moulton

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

First Year Seminar
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Sustainability of the Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

Rob George

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

The Sustainability of an Ecovillage from a Dynamic Systems Approach

Emma Poppante

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
1:00 PM

A Plan for Limiting Bottled Water and Promoting Re-filling Stations on the Furman Campus

Logan Richardson
Lettie Woods
Duncan Jones

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1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

First Year Seminar
Individual Oral Presentation

Distribution and survival of urban gardens in Greenville Co.

Jocelyn Stalker
Phoebe Ferguson
Rachel Martin

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Biology
Poster (less than 64")

Feasibility of Establishing an Agricultural Greenbelt Around Greenville, South Carolina

Jordan Keesee

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Interactive Educational Displays for the Furman Farm

Stephanie Neighbors
Sabine Schmalbeck

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

First Year Seminar
Poster (64" wide or greater)

McGuireWoods Consulting LLC (Richmond, VA)

Victoria Wornom

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Communication Studies
Poster (tri-fold)

Scenario Planning for Upstate Conservation and Sustainability

Dainee Gibson

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Biology
Poster (less than 64")

The Path to Zero Waste at a Liberal Arts University

Billy Tutt

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Upstate Springs Project, Part I: The Role of Fault, Fracture, and Joint Networks in Channeling Subsurface Water Flow in Crystalline Bedrock, Based on the Regional Distribution of Surface Springs in Slater and Dacusville Quadrangles, Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina

Charlotte Leadem
Laura Demarco

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Upstate Springs Project, Part II: Spring Water Chemistry as an Indicator of Fault, Fracture, and Joint Network Control of Groundwater Flow in a Crystalline Terrain, Slater and Dacusville Quadrangles, Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina

Kris Hajny

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
2:30 PM

A Green Advantage: Engaging Employees with Corporate Sustainability through the Use of Persuasive Technology

Mia El-Hamaki

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

An Assessment of Willingness-To-Pay for Ecosystem Services Provided by Forest Patches in Upstate South Carolina

Jenny Warnken

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Geology, Geomorphology, and Native Brook Trout Habitat for Three Mountain Streams in Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina

Matthew Giordano

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Mapping "Food Deserts" in Greenville County

Will McCabe

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
2016
Tuesday, April 12th
9:00 AM

Accessory Mineralogy of the Spruce Pine Plutonic Suite in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Dylan Degraw

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Envisioning the Future of the New Washington Heights Neighborhood Park

Brightin Blanton

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Is Gentrification Occurring in Greenville? An Analysis of Home Values and Neighborhood Race Composition

Amanda Richey

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Public Perception of Sea Level Rise Risk: A Case Study of Charleston, South Carolina

Savannah Jennings

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Stratification as an Indicator of Soil Quality in the Vineyards of Ravni Kotari, Croatia

Lydia Palumbo

PAC

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
10:30 AM

Application of a multi-disciplinary One Health approach to understanding environmental drivers of the spatial distribution of vector-borne infectious diseases

Jessie Barnett
Leigh Robertson

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Georeferencing Furman University’s Irrigation Valves Using Aerial Drone Images

Meredith Schosky

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

It's What's for Dinner - Furman University's Sustainable Dining Initiative

Allie Buff

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Radical Transparency in the Sustainable Fashion Industry

Jordan Wolfe

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Sound Mapping in Greenville County

Tim Sharp

PAC

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
1:00 PM

Can Facebook Aid Sustainability?

Hannah Wheeler

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Human Appropriation of Net Primary Production (HANPP) Analysis of the Rural to Urban Transition at the Watershed Scale in the Southeastern United States

Rachel Martin

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Internship at theSkimm, Inc. in New York City

Nicholas Rossano

Library

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Business and Accounting
Poster (tri-fold)

Mapping Solar Potential for Furman University Using Lidar and GIS, Greenville, SC

John Mackey

PAC

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Science Education Intern at Roper Mountain Science Center

Melanie Brown

Library

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Travelers Rest Farmers Market

Elizabeth Burke

Library

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
2:30 PM

Changes in Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Response to Rotational Grazing in the Piedmont of the Southeastern United States

Tim Mutty

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Development and Application of a WebGIS Based Facilities Management and Decision Support System

Kathryn Clark

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Hydrology of Lake Conestee's West Bay: An emergent wetland south of Greenville, South Carolina

Brian Ross

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)

Neighborhood Sustainability: a multicriteria sustainability analysis

Emily Kern

PAC

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (64" wide or greater)
2017
Tuesday, April 4th
9:00 AM

Deformation and metamorphism in the Fingerville East 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Bryce Seymour

PAC

9:00 AM

Earth and Environmental Science
Poster (less than 64")
1:00 PM

The Influence of Poultry Rearing Facilities on Streams and Stream Fish in the Upper Savannah River Basin

Jocelyn Stalker

Patrick Lecture Hall; TSC 126

1:00 PM

Biology
Biology Research
Individual Oral Presentation
2:30 PM

Living the Furman Advantage: The United Way-Furman University Grant Project

Sebastián Barbosa
Alex Forrest
Michael Robinson
Katy Waters

Furman Hall 127

2:30 PM

Modern Languages and Literatures
Living the Furman Advantage: The United Way-Furman University Grant Project
Individual Oral Presentation