Cost and Admission
This event is free to attend.
Join us for the Spring 2021 virtual Celebration of Scholarship & Research (CSR) to recognize and celebrate the academic contributions of our Biola community. This year we have 21 undergraduate students, 10 graduate students, 3 full-time faculty, 3 adjunct faculty and 6 alum presenting their research. Don’t miss out on this community-based learning experience!
Contact Jennifer Lopez at:
(562) 944-0351 ext. 3859
|3–3:05 p.m.||Welcome and Overview of Virtual Event Schedule||Zoom Link|
Celebration of Scholarship & Research Panel
Moderator: Dr. Brent Peterson (Kinesiology and Health Science)
Panel Members: Kristianna Altamirano, M.S. (Kinesiology and Health Science), Dr. Doug Huffman (Biblical and Theological Studies) and Dr. Wlamir Xavier (International Business and Finance)
Celebration of Scholarship & Research Presentation Groups
CSR Research Presentation Group 1
Kristianna Altamirano, Faculty, Kinesiology and Health Science | Evaluation of Sitting Time on Faculty and Staff in a Small Private University
Norlan Hernandez, Doctoral Student, Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies | A Case Study on the Intersection of Latina/o Identity and Christian Faith
Hayden Leever, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Mathematics | Pushing Students into Chaotic, Complex Classroom for the Bettering of Learning and Career Readiness
Christi Min, Adjunct, School of Education | The Perception of Tweens (Ages 8-12) on the Impact of Their Leadership Experiences in House Church Ministries on Their Self-Concept Development
Alberto Reyna, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Mathematics | Joshua Potter, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Business Administration | Inventory Validation for Faith, Work, and Economics Church Survey
|CSR Research Presentation Group 2
Facilitated by Jeremy Labosier, M.L.I.S., Associate Dean of the Library
Julia Hildebrandt, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Mathematics | Michael Fritchman, Marcos Mazariegos, Saritwat Sririntrachai, Undergraduate Students, B.S. in Business Administration | Optimizing Promotion and Mail Operations for Open Doors USA
Doug Huffman, Associate Dean, Division of Biblical and Theological Studies | Taxonomies for Studying the NT Use of the OT
Titus Kennedy, Adjunct Faculty | New Excavations of Biblical Ai (Et-Tell)
Daniel Onoe, Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology | Emiko Bell, Alum, B.A. in Psychology | "Baa", Mass Media, and Buddhist Counseling: A Qualitative Study of Mental Health Practices in ThailandMegan Smith, Graduate Student, M.S. in Curriculum, Instruction, and Publication | The Spiritual Lives of International Teachers
|CSR Research Presentation Group 3
Facilitated by Dr. Jason Wilson, Mathematics and Computer Science
Amara Armstrong, Ludim Chavez, Camille Gray, Gabrielle Edwards, Sabrina Lacap, Graduate Students, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology | Undergraduate Student Wellness in Science, Technology, and Health Programs: A Quantitative Study Focusing on the Perception and Awareness of Student Wellness in Biola’s Undergraduate Population
Joseph Lane, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Mathematics | Kimberly R. Najarian, Virginia J. Situ, Undergraduate Students, B.S. in Business Administration | Statistical Differentiation of Buried Objects and Clutter in Multi-Spectral Imaging Modes
Autumn Neal, Alum, B.A. in Communication Studies | Taking Advantage of Forgiveness: How Christians Talk About Conflict
Wlamir Xavier, Faculty, International Business & Finance | Subsidies for Manufacturing Firms in Export MarketsBrian Zarske, Joseph Lane, Undergraduate Students, B.S. in Mathematics | Detecting Sign Stealing in Baseball through Statistics
|CSR Research Presentation Group 4
Facilitated by Dr. Suzanne Welty, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kiarra Edwards, Graduate Student, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology | Ashley Deptula, Ana Palacios, Julia Boster, Undergraduate Students, B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders | The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Providing Health Literacy for Patients with Dementia
Jessica Van Der Hulst, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Mathematics | Ranita Tang, Undergraduate Student, B.S. in Business Administration | Design of Experiment for a Immune Function Cells in a Tumor-Bearing Rodent Model
Priscilla Fung, Sally Sein Kim, Chelsa Nacpil | Undergraduate Students, B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders | Nicole Chang, Undergraduate Student, B.A. in Psychology | Speech Pathologists' Perspectives on the Effectiveness of Picture Communication for Bilingual Children
Paul Langenwalter, Adjunct Faculty, Archaeology and Anthropology | The Introduction of Non-Native Plant Species in the Fresno River Drainage Associated with the Early Settlement of the Central Valley (1851-1885)Paul Langenwalter, Adjunct Faculty, Archaeology and Anthropology | Aimee Montenegro, Alum | Lauren Biltonen, Alum | Cahunega Village: The History and Archaeology of Life at the Village
|Click here for full abstracts of the presentations|
The Celebration of Scholarship and Research (CSR) provides the opportunity to share your research with the Biola community. To participate, please complete the application by Monday, February 15, 2021. Please make note of the following:
- If you are presenting in a group, please select one person from the group to submit the application.
- If you are a student or recent alum, you will need to share your presentation with a Biola faculty member for approval prior to submission.
- This rubric will be used to select poster winners. The categories include:
- Best Faculty Poster
- Best Undergraduate Poster
- Best Graduate Poster
- Best Alum Poster
For resources and additional information, check out the Resources tab.
Poster Information & Templates
- Posters will need to be 36x48 inches
- Poster boards and clips will be provided
- Making an Academic Poster Presentation (Northern Arizona University)
- 10 Tips for Poster Presentations (Thomas C. Erren, Philip E. Bourne)
- Tips for Designing Your Poster (The Scientist)
Presenting Your Poster
- Presenting a Research Poster (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
- A Guide to Presenting a Poster (Cain Project)
- How to Present a Poster (Prof. Afaf El-Ansary)
- What kind of research is needed?
- The work needs to forward knowledge in the field in a distinct way. Not just a synthesis of existing research, but a synthesis that moves an idea forward with a new conceptual contribution.
- How recent does my research need to be?
- It needs to be within the last four years
- If I am presenting with others, does each person need to submit an application?
- No, each person does not need to submit an application. Only one person per group/presentation needs to submit the application.
2019 Celebration of Scholarship & Research
- Presentations (opens Piktochart in a new tab)
- Dr. Eric Hedin (Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Vice Chair for the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering)
- Dr. Zehavi Husser (Associate Professor of Art, Chair for the Department of Art)
- Dr. Katrina Greene (Associate Professor of Anthropology and Intercultural Studies)
2018 Celebration of Scholarship and Research
- Presentations (opens Piktochart in a new tab)
- Kristianna Altamirano (Kinesiology and Health Science)
- Jonah Chang (Chemistry, Physics and Engineering)
- Lisa Swain (Cinema and Media Arts)
- Allen Yeh (Intercultural Studies)