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Ideafest is Thursday, May 3
May 1, 2007
IdeaFest 2007 will take place on the Dordt College Campus Center Thursday, May 3, from 3-5:30 p.m.
Ideafest is an event at which students in a wide variety of majors present their research. It showcases to the campus and surrounding community the exciting research being conducted by Dordt students.
The multidisciplinary event will include complementary pizza for presenters and those in attendance.
Thirty students will do oral presentations and/or PowerPoint shows, with others contributing poster displays. Oral presentations will be 8-10 minutes long, with about five minutes for questions from the audience.
Organizers of the event are enthused about this opportunity to showcase the accomplishments and exciting work being done by Dordt College students.
For more information, contact Professor Paul Fessler at 722-6254 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student presenters will be:
Michael Altena, Sioux Center, IA: A Look at P.T. Anderson’s Magnolia
Harah Sun, Sioux Center, IA: The Remittances of Overseas Filipino Workers, and An Alternative Stand
Helen van Beek, Sioux Center, IA: George W. Doublespeak
Team of Alvin Shim and Vern Eekhoff, Sioux Center; Matt DeWit, Rock Valley; and Hani Yang, Yucatan: a movie (digital media production)
Karyn Regnerus, Doon, IA: The Roots of Rock
Elizabeth Van Voorst, Rock Valley, IA: The Impact of the Internet on the Economy
Emily Van Voorst, Rock Valley, IA: The Economic Effects of Baseball in the U.S.
Joel Veldkamp, Cumming, IA: Darfur: The Case for War
Sarah Masselink, Edgerton, MN: More than Meets the Cynical Eye and A Music Critique from a Christian Perspective
Christopher Kuiper, Luverne, MN: Speculation in the Gilded Age
Sara Hanenburg, Milaca, MN: The Christian High School Athlete: Physical and Emotional Development
Alanna Dake, Excelsior, MN: The Negative Effects of Feminist Agendas on American Culture
Bryan Burgers, Sioux Falls, SD: Designing and Constructing a Compiler
Kristopher Walhof, Manhattan, MT: Christian Peacemaking: Exploring the Implications of Shalom
Benjamin Werkhoven, Monroe, WA: The Use of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin
Kimberly Deelstra, Shoreline, WA: Beyond Geometry: An Introduction to Fractals
Mark Bylenga, Escondido , CA: Tomorrowland: A Historical Account
Sonja Doty, Chula Vista, CA: A Study in Henry James (English literature)
Reid LePage, Tucson, AZ: Theological Implications of Chomskyan Linguistics, and Me Use Linguistics? That's Unpossible: The Place of Language within The Simpsons
Connie Du Mez, Brookfield, WI: Responses to Terrorism
Ashley Kasper, Lansing, IL: Comedy of Aristophanes
Micah Schuurman, Winfield, IL: Peace in Palestine
Grant Dykstra, Highland, IN: A New Way of Predicting Elections
Nathaniel Cordel, Cawker City, and Theodore Mobach, Edmonton, AB: Development of Butterflies in Temperature Controlled Environments
Benjamin Witte, North Port, FL: Methane from Manure
George Den Oudsten, Lacombe, AB: The Nature of Reformed Preaching
Andres Acosta Rozo, Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Globalization and the Accelerated Contact between Populations
Clyde Prosper, Coulibistrie Village, Dominica: Policy and Traffic Pollution