The RUE Festival, taking place the week of April 15, had a total of 93 student projects presented, ranging in medium and discipline. View the 2013 Abstract Booklet for information about each of the projects submitted by Santa Fe students.
Humanities & Social Sciences Posters
The humanities and social sciences poster session was held on the library porch on April 15. Forty-three students presented their posters.
The top posters were:
|Erick Alix||“The Reign of the Hound: Dogs in the Renaissance”||Humanities||Paloma Rodriguez|
|Christina Wilson||“Conversion Therapy: A Harmful Pseudo-Science”||Humanities||Eugenio Zaldivar|
|Skylar Lewis||“How Did Pythagoreanism Combine Mathematics with Religion?”||Humanities||Paloma Rodriguez|
Thanks to the following faculty members who served as evaluators: Dionne Banks, Ryan Barbeau, Tom Berson, Linda Cirulli-Burton, Joshua Crosby, Doug Diekow, Heather Hall, Rebecca McKee, Paloma Rodriguez, Marin Smillov.
Mathematics & Sciences Posters
The math and sciences poster session was held on the library porch on April 16. Twenty-eight students presented their posters.
The top posters were:
|John Crimmins and Shawna Amini||“Trends in the Housing Market”||Mathematics||Jason Harrington|
|David Rinehart||“A Peek Into Symbolic Dynamics“||Mathematics||Jason Harrington|
|Andy Sharpe and Thien Truong||“The Most Efficient Vehicle”||Mathematics||Jason Harrington|
Thanks to the following faculty members who served as evaluators: Victor Brennan, Patrick Carmichael, Will Clarke, Mike Manlove, Greg Mead, Joyce Merritt, Voara Randrianasolo, Leslie Rios, Robert Sandbach, Fil Smolenski, Bruce Teague.
Focus on Fine Arts
Theater students performed on the Fine Arts Platform on Wednesday, April 17.
Creative Scholarly Projects
Creative scholarly projects were shown on Wednesday, April 17. Eleven projects were showcased from a variety of disciplines.
The top projects were:
|Amy Koester||“Book of Hours”||Humanities||Rebecca McKee|
|Kacie Chasteen||“Dominus Illuminatio Mea: A Study of Christian Symbolism Through Stained-glass Style Medium”||Humanities||Rebecca McKee|
|Marie Peralta||“Little Eli Goes to Pray: A (Pop-Up!) Exploration of Religious Sites and Places of Worship”||Humanities||Rebecca McKee|
Thanks to the following faculty members who served as evaluators: Denise Guerin, Audrey Holt, Bobby Hom, Diana Matthews, Rebecca McKee.
Four oral presentations were given on Thursday, April 18.
The two top presentations were:
|Scott Cutshall||“The Chrysanthemum and the Yen: The Viability of the Japanese Economy in the Modern World”||Humanities||Minta Napier|
|Stanley Pardo||“What Caused the 1967 Detroit Riot?”||History||Bryan Wuthrich|
Thanks to the following faculty members who served as evaluators: Richard Dickson, Bobby Hom, Caridad Jimenez.
“In Ten” Play Festival
The “In Ten” ten minute play festival took place from April 18-20 in the Fine Arts Hall.
The competing plays were:
- “Unrelated Scenes” by Trace Rucarean (Comic sketches)
- “The Right Path” by Andre Dennen (A love story)
- “Time Traveling” by Dylan Tyson (Cleveland time travelers)
- “The Meaning of Life” by Andre Dennen (An epiphany about life)
- “Pitching Philosophy” by Sam Richardson (The meaning of the sport for those who play it)
The winning play was Andre Dennen’s “The Right Path.”