Graduate Student Award Recipients

 

The Graduate College sponsors several graduate student awards. This is a collection of the recipients of all award categories. Only award winning works posted to UNI ScholarWorks are listed below. For a complete list of award recipients, go to the Graduate College website. To see the award recipients of each category, click on the following links.

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Works from 2018

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The Foundation of American Flute Playing Told Through the Innovations of William Kincaid, Grandfather of the American Flute School, Kim Abeyta Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

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The Effectiveness of A "Patient Discharge Information" Booklet in Patient Education Program in Saudi Arabia, Amani Al Rebeh Open Access Poster Presentation 2016 Award

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Immigrants Experience With Housing in Waterloo, Iowa USA, Darlene Fitkin Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

The Moral Motivations of Negative Attitudes Toward Transgender People, Hailey Hatch Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

Belief and Doubt: Excerpts of a Memoir, Moriah Henkelman Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

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Transforming Professional Learning Using Self-Study in an EFL Context, Mahjabeen Hussain Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

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Language Policy in Sudanese-Arabic Speaking Families, Marwa Ibrahim Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

Personal Experiences of Students at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and (Dis)ability, Shehreen Iqtadar Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

Two Funerals: A Short Story, James Keane Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

Vivaldi's Hidden Works: The Chamber Cantata, Qua/ Per Ignoto Calle RV 677, Leia Lensing Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

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Perceived Causes and Methods of Examination Malpractice in the Malawian Education System: A Case Study of Secondary Schools in South East Education Division (SEED), Fiddelis B. Makaula Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

A Three-Year Old Bilingual Child's Use of the English Article System: Negative First Language Transfer or Typical Development?, Rana Moustafa Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

The Protective Role of Sleep in the Associations Between Insecure Adult Attachment Styles and Emotion Regulation, Kristin Rooff Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

The Patterns of Preceding Utterances of Communication Partner on Independent Communication Acts of Students Utilizing AAC, Jacee Schneider and Nicole Pothen Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

Is This a Rape? Activism, Consent, and the Ethics of Looking in Emma Sulkowicz's Ceci N'est Pas Un Viol, Abigail Shew Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

Works from 2017

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Exploring Technology through the Integration of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Issues of Social Justice, Courtney Clausen Open Access Poster Presentation 2017 Award

Frankness in Gethsemane, Moriah Henkelman Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

Shaking Hands, Jim Keane Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

Spanish in the United States: An Analysis of the Linguistic Landscapes of Rural Hampton, Iowa, and Clarion, Iowa, Samantha Kohls Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

Epidemiological and Experimental Evidence of Sex-dependent Responses to Infection with Leishmania infantum, Ryan Lockard Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

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Leishmania infantum infection at the cellular and organismal levels : foamy macrophages and sex-dependent responses, Ryan David Lockard Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2018 Award

Pushing Back Against Gender and Black Masculinity: Jaden Smith Does Women's Fashion, Megan Mapes Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder stigma: Accurate and inaccurate portrayals in electronic media, Camille Mirabelle Marie Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2018 Award

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Gender Differences in Civilian Stigma of Combat-related and Military Sexual Trauma-related PTSD, Marjorie Perkins Open Access Poster Presentation 2017 Award

Proof of Concept and Feasibility Assessment of Manufacturing a Portable Bio-char Reactor, Saeed Zaher Soleimani Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

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Psychoeducational module to promote knowledge and reduce stigma towards recreational marijuana users, Stephanie J. Strong Open Access Thesis 2018 Award

Beatbox Partita a la Carté, Azeem Ward Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

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Predictors of Attitudes toward Transgender Men and Women, Emma Welch, Antoinette Fleming, and Hailey Hatch Open Access Poster Presentation 2017 Award

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Misplaced Priorities: How County Health Departments Overlook the Leading Causes of Death, Jeremy Whitaker Open Access Oral Presentation 2017 Award

3DPS Feature Generation in the YZ & XY Planes, Kip Woods Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2017 Award

Works from 2016

Ecocritical and Postcolonial Study of Humans, Land, and Space, Alia Afzal Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

El Rol de la Lengua: Un Analisis de la Falta de Conocimiento del Espanol de Los Jovenes Latinos en la Television Americana, Liz Becker Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Language Capital and Ideology: A Small Group of Mayans in Iowa, Ashley Boose Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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Visualizing belonging : Deliberation and identification in the Vestavia Hills mascot controversy, Scott Neil Bredman Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2017 Award

Four-Minute Stories: Three Flash Fiction Pieces of Five Hundred Words Each, Jen Corrigan Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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Huckleberry Finn and the Picaresque as Lens Against Debt Peonage, Cory Dahlstrom Open Access Oral Presentation 2016 Award

Blango—A Duo for Two Trombones, Michael Dickerson, Paul Lichty, and Seth Nordin Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Analyzing Winter Migration of Wild Taimyr Reindeer Using Historical Census Data and Satellite Telemetry, Emily T. Francis Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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Roles and Responsibilities of Paraprofessionals in Creating Inclusive Communities: A Three Dimensional Perspective, Shehreen Iqtadar Open Access Oral Presentation 2016 Award

A Joint Power Harvesting and Communication Technology for Smartphone Centric Ubiquitous Sensing, Ranjana Joshi Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

The Role of Perceived Motivational Climate on Injury Occurrence and Rehabilitation Behaviors, Katie Langmeier Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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Control Threat Induces Internalization of Benevolent Sexism among Women, Zheng Li Open Access Oral Presentation 2016 Award

One-Room School Heroes: The Feminization of Rural Schools, Ashley Loper Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

'From Soprano to Barking Dog:' Public Response to John Cage and Avant-Garde Music, 1950-Present, Heather McAlpine Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

The Difficulty of Crossing the Field, Dawne McClure and Ryan Courtney Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Eve-Song, An Old Story with New Eyes, Michelle Monroe and Robin Guy Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Testing Swallowing Speed in Healthy Adults and Persons with Dysphagia, Glendolyn Neely and Anna Katelyn Joerger Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

"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 Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Pre-Service and Practicing Teacher Science Inquiry Projects: An Analysis of their Understanding of the Scientific Inquiry Process, Benjamin Olsen Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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Effects of Predator Satiation on Seed Predation in New Roadside Prairie Plantings, Jessica Riebkes Open Access Poster Presentation 2016 Award

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 Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

Estelle Liebling: A Biographical and Pedagogical Survey, Haley Steele Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2016 Award

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"Rock against Reagan": The punk movement, cultural hegemony, and Reaganism in the eighties, Johnathan Kyle Williams Open Access Thesis 2017 Award

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Effects of Soil Type and Diversity on Soil Respiration and Litter Decomposition in a Perennial Biofuel Production System, Jordan Young Open Access Poster Presentation 2016 Award

Works from 2015

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Suicidal and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Taylor Ash Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Predictors of Racial Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis of the Influence of Religion and Political Orientation, Kristin Broussard Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Predictors of racial prejudice : a meta-analysis of the influence of religion and political orientation, Kristin Ann Broussard Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

16 June 2013—The Difference Between a Harp and a Piano, Michael Dickerson Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

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Impact of Student Organizations on the Development of Core Competencies, Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Adolescents’ Risk-Taking and Self-Disclosure Online, Rachel Ellingson Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Adolescents and Sexting: The Various Consequences and Strategies for Schools to Respond, Scotti Hagensick Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

“More Gallant By Far”: Middle Class Enforcement of Masculine Ideals During the Evacuation of the Titanic, Annalee Hollingsworth Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

Smartphone Centric Ubiquitous Sensing Platforms, Ranjana Joshi Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

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Development of a gray iron alloy for improved thermo-mechanical fatigue life in a cylinder head for diesel engine applications, Jeremy M. Kessens Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2017 Award

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Do teacher judgment accuracy and teacher feedback predict student achievement in elementary and middle-school science?, Mason Albert Kuhn Open Access Dissertation 2017 Award

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Audio Jack Data Communication on Smartphones, Ziyuan Li Open Access Poster Presentation 2015 Award

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The traumatic incursion of the Old South on gender and motherhood in William Faulkner's novels The sound and the fury, As I lay dying, and Light in August, Jordan Lea Ludwig Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2016 Award

Exploring the Perceived Work-Life Effects of Changes in Family Status on the Collegiate Outdoor Recreation Coordinators, Andrew Martin Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Identification of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo by Teachers, Rachel Meisinger Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Identification of sluggish cognitive tempo by pre-service teachers, Rachel Elizabeth Meisinger Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

Julie-O by Mark Summer, Mara Miller Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson by Aaron Copland, Michelle Monroe and Dyan Meyer Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

The Reimagined Baroque Flute, Natalie Neshyba and Amel Christy Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

On the Account of Abraham Panther: A Captive Narrativity, Brian Pals Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

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The Effects of Metolachlor Exposure in THP-1 Alveolar and Monocyte and Macrophage Cellular Functions, Jared Parmater Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

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Assessing Vulnerability Mapping of Nitrate Contamination Among the Private Well Owners of Black Hawk County, IA, Junu Shrestha and Sushil Tuladhar Open Access Poster Presentation 2015 Award

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Phosphorus in the Cedar River Watershed of Iowa, USA, Sushil Tuladhar Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2015 Award

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Influx of child immigrants to the United States: Policy & practice implications, Megan Vogt Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2016 Award

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Influx of Child Immigrants to the United States: Policy & Practice Implications, Megan Vogt Open Access Oral Presentation 2015 Award

Works from 2014

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Population structure, size, and the thermal ecology of Iowa wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta): A comparison between suburban and rural populations, Samuel Wesley Berg Open Access Thesis 2015 Award

Works from 2013

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Predicting commitment for those in military relationships, Darrina Sofia Bledsoe Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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Perceptions of coaching efficacy from the coaches', parents', and athletes' perspectives, Wade Previn Kooiman Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Social and cultural influences on alcohol drinking habits among native American college and university students across the United States, Wayva Waterman Lyons Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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A description of swing parameters and their relationship to in game batting performance in Division I softball players, Cassandra Reilly-Boccia Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Where loyalties lie: A study of workplace dissent through the lens of loyalty, Katelyn L. Santy Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

Works from 2012

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Comparing middle school students' learning and attitudes in face-to-face and online mathematics lessons, Clayton M. Edwards Open Access Dissertation 2014 Award

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Producing early modern space and the mind in public and closet drama, Megan M. Gallagher Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Strategic communication in women's rights organizations: Tools, challenges and best practices, Anastasia Kalinina Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Self-defeating behaviors in sexual offenders: Exploring factors of social support and motivation to change, Cassie Rose Nieman Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Circulating and organizational testosterone and the perception of dominance, Jon C. Pedersen Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

Works from 2011

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Cylinders and spheres : toddlers engage in problem solving, Rosemary Geiken Open Access Dissertation

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Maggie and her students: Talking and reasoning in a reform-based mathematics classroom, Debra Louise Semm Rich Open Access Dissertation 2013 Award

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Transforming lives: Exploring the impact of transitioning on female-to-male transpersons and partners of female-to-male transpersons, Megan Marie Tesene Open Access Thesis 2012 Award

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From a weak tribual to a branch of government: The Supreme Court of the United States from 1789 to Marshall, Dale Edward Paul Yurs Open Access Thesis 2012 Award

Works from 2010

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Creating salsa, claiming salsa: Identity, location, and authenticity in global popular music, William Guthrie LeGrand Open Access Thesis 2011 Award

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Trends in environmental concern by grade level: A study of elementary, middle, and high school students, Ryan David Lensing Open Access Thesis 2012 Award

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Status is fine for the in-group but out-group members watch out: Examining an optimal model of face processing using eye-tracking, J. Daniel McCarthy Open Access Thesis 2011 Award

Works from 2009

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Captivating emotions: Sentiment and the work of rhetorical drag in colonial and early national captivity narrative, Gleidson Gouveia Open Access Thesis 2010 Award

Application of health promotion theoretical approaches to changing recycling behaviors and assessing participation rates augumented with GIS/GPS among targeted populations, Israel Gabriel Msengi Dissertation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2010 Award

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The effects of Indian-accented English and need for cognition on message evaluation: A field study, Duoc V. Nguyen Open Access Thesis 2011 Award