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 2021

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The Problematic Practices During the Process of Marriage Proposal/Match Making, Hakima Afzaly

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Effects of stepwise guided inquiry on students' attitudes and depth of knowledge from written lab reflections in high school chemistry, Melissa Rae Campbell Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2022 Award

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24andMore: Using Genomics to Improve Walleye (Sander vitreus) Stocking in Iowa, Rachel McDonnell

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Gender Performance and Political Identity at the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, Emma E. Newton

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Mid-level manager's perspectives of competencies for entry-level campus housing professionals, Nicholas F. Rafanello Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2022 Award

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Quality and quantity of social support in college students with ADHD symptomatology, Chloe J. Reeble Open Access Thesis 2022 Award

Works from 2020

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Impact of positive psychology in PK-12 settings, Daniel Paul Butler Open Access Dissertation 2022 Award

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Through their eyes: Exploring the relationship between college females' body perceptions and recreation center messaging, Sydney Leigh Ann Cindrich Open Access Thesis 2020 Award

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Grading and equity: Inflation/deflation based on race, gender, socio-economic and disability statuses when homework and employability scores are included, Robert Thomas Griffin Open Access Dissertation 2020 Award

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De Vos a Tú: Acomodación lingüística y actitudes lingüísticas en estudiantes internacionales de Centroamérica en los Estados Unidos, Jose Salinas Herrera Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2021 Award

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Clinical outcomes of orofacial myofunctional therapy in children without concurrent orthodontia, Julia Logan Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2021 Award

Stained glass, synthetic web: The simultaneous rise and fall of something person, Seth Thill Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2020 Award

Works from 2019

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A study to explore linkages between reports of institutional racial oppression, internalized racial oppression, and self-efficacy in African American youth in predominately white colleges and universities (PWIS), Belinda Creighton-Smith Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2020 Award

How to Lower Chronic Absenteeism Rates in Kindergarten Through Fifth-Grade Students, Morgan Eggert Oral Presentation 2019 Award

Sex Differences in Adult ADHD Symptom, Anna Garner Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

"Half-Breeds," Squatters, and Settler Colonialism in the Des Moines-Mississippi Confluence, Matthew Hill Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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Understanding ESL Undergraduate Students' Beliefs About Learner-Centered Instruction, Mahjabeen Hussain Open Access Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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Understanding ESL undergraduate students' beliefs about learner-centered instruction, Mahjabeen Hussain Open Access Dissertation 2020 Award

"If It Wasn't My Race, It Was Other Things like Being a Woman, or My Disability": A Qualitative Research Synthesis of Students of Color with Disabilities in Education, Shehreen Iqtadar Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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Outcomes of an intensive exercise-based swallowing program for persons with Parkinson's disease: A single-case experiment, Jocelyn Jenks Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

English For the Vocational Classroom: How Vocational Instructors Can Help EFLL, Claudia Jimenez De La Hoz Oral Presentation 2019 Award

Methods of Obtaining and Creating Pediatric Dysphagia Cases for Graduate Level Training, Sydney Kunzweiler and Olivia Steffen Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

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Therapist self-doubt when facing severe psychopathology in adolescent males, Zachary Mark Meehan Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

"Beyond Born This Way": Reconsidering Trans Narratives, Ashley Meyers Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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What’s In A Name? Measuring Potential Influence of Medical Cannabis Labels on Attitudes Towards Its Use, Dylan Pieper Open Access Oral Presentation 2019 Award

De Vos a Tú: Voseo to Tuteo Accommodation and Language Attitudes Among Central American International Students in the United States and Mexico, Jose Salinas Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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Does Political Orientation Cause Us to See Things Differently?, Matthew Sedlacek Open Access Poster Presentation 2019 Award

Spin in Place, Bury Our Years: An Iowan Lyr, Seth Thill Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

With Great Power Comes Terrible Memes: Tracing Alt-Right Roots in the History of Spider-Man, Seth Thill Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

Pietro Antonio Locatelli: The Baroque Virtuoso, Bethany Washington Creative Performance (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

Teacher Well-Being: Voices in the Field, Abby Weiland Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2019 Award

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Influence of external and internal factors on financial advisors' guidance of clients in the area of charitable giving, Angela J. Gorsuch Widner Open Access Dissertation 2019 Award

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The Effectiveness of Using a Podcast to Teach Person-First Language, Kylie Wilson Open Access Poster Presentation 2019 Award

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Evaluating livelihood vulnerability of farming communities to winter storms in Iowa, Yiyi Zhang Open Access Thesis 2020 Award

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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Student engagement in higher education: Measuring the differences in community engagement, Stanley S. Ebede Open Access Dissertation 2019 Award

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Experience Immigrants Have With Housing in Waterloo, 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

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The moral motivations of negative attitudes toward transgender people, Hailey Annette Hatch Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

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

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Genetics unit lesson plan for the Next Generation Science Standards, Erin Hogan Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2020 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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The moth-eaters & other stories, Adrianne Lea Lloyd Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2019 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

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Exploring the experiences of adolescent students attending a virtual school, Allan G. Nelson Open Access Dissertation 2019 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

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The effects of nutrient resorption, photosynthetic rate, and leaf longevity on the success of Typha × glauca, Clarissa Marie Ruiz Open Access Thesis 2019 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

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Study of low dose nitrite stress on human mononuclear cells: An in-vitro case-control study on osteoarthritis, Junu Shrestha Open Access Dissertation 2019 Award

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Reconstructing the phylogeny and characterizing the patterns of molecular evolution of the tetraploid freshwater suckers (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae), Zachary Evan Sperstad Open Access Thesis 2019 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