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Undergraduate Capstone Presentations—Day 2

In person at the Performing Arts Center & Zoom // 3:00–7:00 PM 


  • 3:15–3:35 pm: Seth Reid—Combining Perspectives: Re-envisioning Meditation 
  • 3:35- 3:55 pm: August Tapp—Gender Diversity in Research: A Framework for Inclusivity and Precision 
  • 3:55–4:15 pm: Alex Edwards—Coming Home: Rites of Passage as a Support for Military Members Transitioning Back to Civilian Life
  • 4:15–4:35 pm: Frances Schembri—“Forest Bathing” 
  • 4:35–4:55 pm: Josh Elkins-Fowler—Restorative Martial Arts”
  • 4:55–5:15 pm: Ryan Nash—“Origin-ality: Contemplative and Comedic Inquiries on the Backwards Path”
  • Break
  • 5:30–5:50 pm: Rowan O’ Donnell “Sex Positivity”
  • 5:50–6:10pm: Diana McCune—”WildWork:An Educational Framework for Connection”
  • 6:10–6:30 pm: Jules Tibbles “The Wicked Witch of the Left: How the European Witch Trials Shaped the Abortion Trials of Today”
  • 6:30–6:45 pm: Livi Craner—“Empowering Women through Art Therapy: A Study of Feminist Principles and Practices in Patriarchal Societies

Zoom only Presenters Day 2 // May 7: 4:00–7:00 PM


  • Billy Keane-“ The Soul Space: An Interspiritual Contemplative Center”- 4:00–4:15 pm
  • Jon Morton- “Adaptive Neuroplasticity as a Pathway to Recovery: Evaluating the Impact of Contemplative Practices and Breathwork on Veterans with PTSD and Depression”-4:15- 4:30 pm
  • Allyssa Jomei- “Psychedelic Informed Spiritual Care” 4:30 pm- 4:45 pm
  • Andrew Rossman- “Healing through Trauma-Informed Yoga”- 4:45 pm- 5:00 pm
  • Melinda Van Dyke- “Embracing Death: Cultivating Conscious Grieving Through Purposeful Practices and Rituals” 5:00pm- 5:15 pm
  • Nicole Mathura-Price-“ Reawakening the Ecological Self to Sacred Food”- 5:15 pm- 5:30 pm
  • Rebecca Koehl- “The Impact of Nature Deficit Disorder on Teenage Growth and Development”- 5:45pm- 6:00 pm
  • Robyn Malette- “The Weight of Mental Health Care”- 6:00-6:15 pm
  • Guliz Taylan Eren-“ Mindful School: Benefits and Challenges and Implementations of Contemplative Curriculum in Primary and Secondary Schools”- 6:15pm- 6:30 pm
  • Sarah Spielman-“ The Sleepy Survivor: Focusing on Sleep to Heal PTSD”- 6:30 pm-7:00 pm


Upcoming Events:
  • May 7, 2024 @ 3:00 pm



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