Degrees Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring 2011) Contents (PDF) Brewer, Melody, Dept. of English, "Unraveling the Complexities of Hawthorne’s Plant Analogies." Advisor: Dr. Laurel Bollinger. (PDF) Hunt, Jennifer, Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, "Engaging Students in STEM Fields via a Hands-On High Altitude Balloon Project." Advisor: Dr. Christina Carmen. (PDF) Torbic, Jennifer, Dept. of Psychology, "Russian Life and Religion: A Comparative Study Pre- and Post 1991." Advisor: Dr. Sandra Carpenter. (PDF) Woolley, Drew, Dept. of Psychology, "The Role of Soccer in Defining Identity in World Literature." Advisor: Dr. Holly Flint.