Homecoming September 13 - September 22

 

We have a full program of presentations and posters showcasing the research, creative and scholarly activities of Highlands' faculty and students. Please come enjoy the fruits of their labor and show your support for your colleagues.

8:00
Poster Setup

8:30
Poster Display (ongoing until 4:00)

Coffee, Tea and Snacks

8:45
Introduction & Opening Remarks

9:00
Richard Plunkett, Ph.D. (Biology)
Hybrid Antimicrobial Peptides Combining Insect & Amphibian Structural Motifs

9:30 
José Ramón Lopez (Honors)
One Without the Other: Failure of School Consolidation in Las Vegas, N.M.

9:45
Angel De Nieves Arellano (Honors)
The Effects of Environment on Test Scores                 

10:00
Donna Woodford-Gormley, Ph.D. (English)
Devouring Shakespeare: Cuba, Cannibalism, and Caliban

10:30 
MORNING COFFEE BREAK

10:45
Arcadius Krivoshein, Ph.D. (Chemistry)
 Mechanistic Biochemistry of Antiepileptic Drugs

11:15 
Jesús Rivas, Ph.D.(Biology)
Home range of the green anaconda (Eunectes murinus)

11:45
William Jaremko-Wright (Natural Resource Management)
Burn Severity Modeling and Fire Severity across Different Land-Cover Types in the Las Conchas Fire; Jemez Mountains, NM      

12:00
LUNCH & Poster Session – Authors will be present from 12:00 – 1:30 for judging

1:30
Rachelle Bonnet (Fine Arts)
Translating Experience Through Sculpture

1:45
Peter Linder, Ph.D. (History)
"No observan una conducta mui ajustada": Clergy & Society in Nineteenth Century Maracaibo Province

2:15 
Verónica Saunero-Ward, Ph.D.(Languages & Culture)
Lady Mafia: Saviano’s Gomorra and Beyond

2:30 
Tyler Broderick(Social & Behavioral Sciences)
Is the emotional memory effect influenced by type of encoding and delay?

2:45
AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK

3:00
Benjamin Villarreal (English)
Scaring the Dickens Out of Batman                                  

3:30
Eddie Tafoya, Ph.D. (English & Philosophy)
Thriving in a Marxist Society or: Dave Chappelle Rides Groucho’s Clawhammer Coattails

4:00
Poster Awards & Closing Remarks

4:15
Poster Pick-up