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  • Unionville Reconnaissance Groundwater Analysis 

    Bivens, Briauna; Feeback, Lilyan; Stokman, Joshua (2019-04-25)
    Unionville is a small community approximately three miles south of downtown Helena. Knowledge of the groundwater-flow system and water-quality data is very limited. For example, there are no known trace-metals water-quality ...
  • Keynote: Keck Observatory Laser Show: Technology that’s Improving our Vision of the Universe 

    Kassis, Marc (2019-04-25)
    The W. M. Keck Observatory uses two adaptive optics systems equipped with laser guide star technology to take the “twinkle” out of star light. The adaptive optics technology sharpens images taken with the two twin 10 meter ...
  • An Analysis On Gender Inequality Through Cross-dressing using She’s The Man: How Masculinity Gets You Ahead In Life 

    Watkins, Kelsie (2019-04-25)
    In this paper we examine gender stereotypes used in the 2006 teen film, She’s the Man, in which Viola, a teenage girl, temporarily poses as her brother at a boarding school. We examine how archetypal masculine activities ...
  • Acid Rock Drainage Transfer System for The Gilt Edge Mine 

    Dunlap, Dakota; Hart, Paul (2019-04-25)
    This presentation will be reviewing the engineering processes used to successfully design improvements to the pumping station in Hoodoo Gulch at the Gilt Edge mine. This new system will include a change in the current ...
  • Deep Learning on Small Data: Guiding Radiation Therapy with Neural Networks 

    Olszewski, Daniel (2019-04-25)
    With the dawn of deep learning, the applications are numerous. Biomedical data lacks the abundance of readily available data. In order to apply these new deep learning algorithms, we need to use novel methods to be able ...
  • Keynote: Copper, the Capital, and Carroll 

    Edgerton, Keith (2019-04-24)
    Carroll College was founded during the early, formative period of Montana’s colorful late 19th and early 20th century history. It was an age when copper mining in Butte influenced nearly all facets of political, social, ...
  • The German East African Campaign 

    Cavalli, Marcello (2019-04-25)
    During World War One, General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck led the German army against the combined Allied forces in East Africa. Even though they were significantly outnumbered and lacked the resources of Britain, General ...
  • Gilman Drive Sewer Improvement Project 

    Lyle, Jerry; Kresge, Dylan; Bowen, Chase (2019-04-25)
    The University of California, San Diego is planning future housing projects on the south end of campus that are projected to increase the sewer generation rate in the area. The current sewer line runs along the south side ...
  • Cave Dwelling Dust Bunnies: Lint Accumulation in Lewis and Clark Caverns 

    Christman, Anna (2019-04-25)
    The purpose of this research is to develop methods for sampling lint accumulated in show caves, as well as determine whether or not different amounts of human impact affects lint distribution. The research is important as ...
  • Wyoming Street Hydraulic Improvements 

    Keith, David; Bruney, Colbey (2019-04-25)
    This presentation will be on the Brownfields hydraulic improvements within the Wyoming street corridor in Missoula, MT. The goal of this project is to design an improved water distribution system that is capable of providing ...
  • Media and the Discussion of High-Profile Sex Crime Accusations 

    Dropping, Peri; Wadsworth, Theresa (2019-04-25)
    The following research paper explores media handling of high profile sex crime accusations. The researchers examined the New York Times coverage of the Anita Hill testimony in 1991 and the Dr. Blasey-Ford testimony in 2018 ...
  • Campus Climate Survey: Sexual Assault at Carroll 

    Hague, Connor; Sylvester, Hannah (2019-04-25)
    In Spring 2018, Carroll College students (n= 166) submitted their experiences with sexual assault, harassment, and other gender-based discriminations to the online Campus Climate Survey, led by Dr. Dolan and Dr. Angel. ...
  • Factors Important in Developing Depression in Undergraduates 

    Brotzel, Kelly; Brandon, Connor (2019-04-25)
    Depression is known to have serious effects on an individual’s well-being. Depression has been shown to influence sleep, eating habits, alcohol, substance use and increases in anxiety. We investigated whether changes in ...
  • Investigating the Effect of Phytosterol Concentration on the Des7 Gene and Feeding Behavior in Tetrahymena thermophila 

    Burman, Nate; Jones, Dylan (2019-04-25)
    This study examined the impact of phytosterols on DES7 gene expression and feeding behavior in Tetrahymena thermophila. Tetrahymena thermophila are single-celled protists that are often used as model organisms for studying ...
  • The House in the Golden Sun: The van Keerberghen printing dynasty, 1552-1629 

    Schmidt, Lydia (2019-04-25)
    Despite religious conflict, rampant censorship, and war, the city of Antwerp dominated Early Modern printing. From 1552 to 1629, the van Keerberghen family and their printing house, In the Golden Sun, were at the forefront ...
  • Computer Vision and Handwriting Analysis 

    Villalobos, Andy (2019-04-25)
    How does a computer recognize individual letters and numbers? One method to approach this problem is to use a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN). To explore this method, we are investigating the accuracy of CNNs in classifying ...
  • Dax: Archaeological Scent Detection Canine 

    Decker, Hannah (2019-04-25)
    Humans have used the olfactory abilities of canines for years. Any canine has the ability to smell out cancer, explosives, and human remains. No one has ever used the olfactory abilities of canines for archeological mammal ...
  • The 1980’s: Interviews with Carroll’s Women on Gender Politics 

    Meredith, Haley (2019-04-25)
    The histories of Carroll College contained in the Corette Library are incomplete – books like Robert Swartout’s Bold Minds & Blessed Hands: The First Century of Montana’s Carroll College give little account to the unique ...
  • The Montana Energy Security Act 

    Bahm, Kennedy (2019-04-25)
    Eliminating the use of coal-fired power nationwide has been a popular talking point in recent legislative debates in Washington, D.C. Despite obvious threats to the environment, investing in coal-fired energy offers ...
  • Negative Emotional States as Predictors for FoMO 

    Yuzeitis, Kaitlyn; Bliss, Abbie; Sandlie, Taylor; Honzel, Nikki (2019-04-25)
    Fear of missing out (FoMO) is the feeling of being anxious, depressed, and/or angry when an event may be currently happening elsewhere. FoMO can also be defined as the fear that others may be having more rewarding experiences ...

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