Oral Presentations

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2015
Wednesday, April 1st
2:00 PM

A Follow-up of Patient Reported Outcomes in Chronic Plantar Heel Pain Subjects Treated with Graston Technique: A Mixed Methods Approach

Troy Garrett, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adolescents and Sexting: The Various Consequences and Strategies for Schools to Respond

Scotti Hagensick, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An American’s Paris: Tourism and the American Consumer, 1947-1961

Margaret Nervig, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Explore the Role of Elderly Adults’ Internet Usage in Existing Elderly Care Approaches of Urban China

Xia Wang, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exploring the Perceived Work-Life Effects of Changes in Family Status on the Collegiate Outdoor Recreation Coordinators

Andrew Martin, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Identification of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo by Teachers

Rachel Meisinger, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Impact of Student Organizations on the Development of Core Competencies

Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Influx of Child Immigrants to the United States: Policy & Practice Implications

Megan Vogt, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Internal Political Efficacy, Gender and Vote Choice

Rachel Gregory, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Metabolic Response to Drought Stress in Barley

Jordan Hein, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“More Gallant By Far”: Middle Class Enforcement of Masculine Ideals During the Evacuation of the Titanic

Annalee Hollingsworth, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Predictors of Racial Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis of the Influence of Religion and Political Orientation

Kristin Broussard, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Professional Development: A Key to Success in the Student Affairs Field

Lauren Wypiszynski, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rock Against Reagan: Punk Rock, Politics, and the 1984 Presidential Election

Jonathan Kyle Williams, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sex, Drugs, and Alcohol are All Topics of Rap, but What About God?:The Anomaly of Reach Records in the Mainstream Rap Scene

Marci Swank, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Phosphorus in the Cedar River Watershed of Iowa, USA

Sushil Tuladhar, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Suicidal and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Taylor Ash, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Suppression of Stereotype Threat Negatively Impacts Self-Evaluations and Interpersonal Outcomes

Zheng Li, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teachers’ Interaction with a Young Child with ASD to Support Language and Communication Skills Development: Comparing iPad and non-iPad Use

Saeed Almalki, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Testing the Assumptions Associated to New Audience Generation in Opera

Willie Morales, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Metolachlor Exposure in THP-1 Alveolar and Monocyte and Macrophage Cellular Functions

Jared Parmater, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness on Attitudes Towards Fighting in Professional Ice Hockey

Brock Rozich, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Women on Wheels: Gender Construction and Bicycling in the 1890s

Andrea Myli, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2016
Wednesday, April 6th
2:00 PM

"A Global License to Kill" Exploring the Culture of Hunting Within Safari Club International During the 1980's: Ethics of Hunting Globally in the Reagan Era.

Alexander Newkirk, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Analyzing Winter Migration of Wild Taimyr Reindeer Using Historical Census Data and Satellite Telemetry

Emily T. Francis, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

El Rol de la Lengua: Un Analisis de la Falta de Conocimiento del Espanol de Los Jovenes Latinos en la Television Americana

Liz Becker, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Estelle Liebling: A Biographical and Pedagogical Survey

Haley Steele, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Highly Traumatized Female Offenders and the Therapeutic Community Model of Prison Treatment

Cynthia Kress, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

2:25 PM

Captain Benjamin Bonneville and the Market Revolution: Redefining a Minor Character in America's Westward Expansion

Adam Christians, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

Control Threat Induces Internalization of Benevolent Sexism among Women

Zheng Li, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

Ecocritical and Postcolonial Study of Humans, Land, and Space

Alia Afzal, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

Espanol el los Estados Unidos: Un analisis del paisaje linguistico de rural Hampon, Iowa. Spanish in the United States: An Analysis of Rural Hampton Iowa's Linguistic Landscape

Samantha Kohls, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

Improving Learning Center Verification Processes Using Six Sigma

Latricia Hylton, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

2:50 PM

Analysis of the Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Wildfire Activity in the Tundra Biome Using MODIS Data

Arif Masrur, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Huckleberry Finn and the Picaresque as Lens Against Debt Peonage

Cory Dahlstrom, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Los Comediantes Mexicanos-Americanos: Como Utilizan el Lenguaje para Contruir la Identidad Etnic Tras el Humor, (Mexican-American Stand-Up Comedians: How They Utilize Humorous Language to Construct Ethnic Group Identity)

Jillian Siehlmann, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Pre-Service and Practicing Teacher Science Inquiry Projects: An Analysis of their Understanding of the Scientific Inquiry Process

Benjamin Olsen, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

3:15 PM

Fomacion de la Identidad Feminina en la Novela Todos Se Van

Amanda Raymond Resendiz, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

Motivation to Study Language: Gender Differences and its Applicability to University Foreign Language Programs

Christiana Smith, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

One-Room School Heroes: The Feminization of Rural Schools

Ashley Loper, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

Roles and Responsibilities of Paraprofessionals in Creating Inclusive Communities: A Three Dimensional Perspective

Shehreen Iqtadar, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

When Life Changes. Life Outside the Classroom: A Study of International Students at the University of Northern Iowa

Peterson Wambuu, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

3:40 PM

A Joint Power Harvesting and Communication Technology for Smartphone Centric Ubiquitous Sensing

Ranjana Joshi, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Depression Era Writing: Laura Ingalls Wilder and the American Dream

Victoria Bertelsen, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

'From Soprano to Barking Dog:' Public Response to John Cage and Avant-Garde Music, 1950-Present

Heather McAlpine, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Language Capital and Ideology: A Small Group of Mayans in Iowa

Ashley Boose, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Resilient to the Threat: Moderators of Stereotype Threat and Women's Math Performance

Victoria Linnerson, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

4:05 PM

Testing Swallowing Speed in Healthy Adults and Persons with Dysphagia

Glendolyn Neely, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Katelyn Joerger, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

The Language of the 2016 Election: Creating Language Ideologies

Lynette Cavin, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

2017
Tuesday, April 4th
1:00 PM

A Multiscale Assessment of Wind Energy Resources and Suitability in the Russian Arctic

Narmnina Iusubova, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

A Qualitative Comparison of General Chemistry and Advanced Placement Chemistry Students’ Misconceptions Regarding Solution Chemistry

Megan Vandersee, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

An Analysis of Youth Participation in Athletics

Jonathan Klein, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Bilingualism in Blended Families: Key Issues and Applications for Parents and Educators

Brandi Ananzeh, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Certified Nonprofit Professionals Early Career Decisions and Student Loan Debt

Kristina Kofoot, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Critical Analysis of Dannah Gresh's Blog- Myth #2 Modesty is a Form of Misogyny

Rebecca Weaver, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Epidemiological and Experimental Evidence of Sex-dependent Responses to Infection with Leishmania infantum

Ryan Lockard, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Estimating Fluxes of Energy and Evapotranspiration with an Unmanned Aircraft System in Ames, Iowa

Athila Gevaerd Montibeller, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation (UNI Access Only)

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Holodomor: The Man-made Famine in Ukraine from 1929-1933

Kayla Seppelt, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Identifying Meaningful Patient Health Outcomes Among the Athletic Population

Tricia Schrage, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Influence of Study Abroad on Students’ Cultural Attitudes

Salomi Aladia, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Iowan Schoolmarms: The Significance of Iowa Rural Schools and the Feminization Movement, 1865-1920

Ashley Loper, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Lead Use in Lip Balms

Julie Grunklee, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Love and Courtship in Colonial America: A Look into the Late Colonial Romance of Philip Vickers Fithian and Elizabeth Beatty, 1773-1774

Alex Pauls, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mapping American Experiences with Jungle: Highlights of "The Bush" In American Popular Culture

Alexander Newkirk, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression in Metolachlor Treated Human Liver Cells

Navinder Brar, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Misplaced Priorities: How County Health Departments Overlook the Leading Causes of Death

Jeremy Whitaker, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Proof of Concept and Feasibility Assessment of Manufacturing a Portable Bio-char Reactor

Saeed Zaher Soleimani, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Pushing Back Against Gender and Black Masculinity: Jaden Smith Does Women's Fashion

Megan Mapes, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Reduced Lingual Pressure Generation in Parkinson’s Disease: An Indicator of Functional Dysphagia and the Effects of Dopaminergic State

Sarah Van Maanen, University of Northern Iowa
Ross Westemeyer, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Socio-economic Impacts of International Tourism on a Local Community: A Case Study of the Town of Malindi, Kilifi County, Kenya

Peterson Wambuu, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Spanish in the United States: An Analysis of the Linguistic Landscapes of Rural Hampton, Iowa, and Clarion, Iowa

Samantha Kohls, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Spatial Competition in Airport Markets: An Application of the Huff Model

Joel Heilman, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Student Affairs Approaches to Religion and Spirituality in U.S. Public Higher Education

Kayla Stafford, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Teaching Reading to Adult ESL Learners Who Have Low Literacy in Their First Language

Karen Potter, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:50 PM

The Cold War Through Re-Runs: An Examination of the Intersection Between Popular Culture and the Cold War

Jeremy Roberts, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Too Important, Too Impossible: The Present Absence as Communist Threat in The Fly (1958)

Jen Corrigan, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Values Attached to Educational Goals and Perceived Outcomes, Educational Motivation, and Study Processes

Marie Adebiyi, University of Northern Iowa
Younis Al-Hassan, University of Northern Iowa
Carole Hansborough, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Why Click Bait Matters: False Wonder and Awe in the 2016 Presidential Race

Elizabeth Dickhut, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Women in STEM: Does Role Congruence Affect Major Choice and Retention?

Alba Karuni, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

“You Are Either With Us or Against Us”: How Newspaper Coverage Shapes Our Perceptions of Terrorists

Bradley Dyke, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM