Annual Graduate Student Symposium Scholarship Awards

 

This is a collection of recipients of the Graduate Student Symposium Scholarship Award given by the UNI Graduate College. 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 go to the Graduate Student Award Recipients collection page, Click here.

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Works from 2019

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 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

"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

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 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

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 2019 Award

With Great Power Comes Terrible Memes: Tracing Alt-Right Roots in the History of Spider-Man, Seth Thill Oral Presentation 2019 Award

Pietro Antonio Locatelli: The Baroque Virtuoso, Bethany Washington Creative Performance 2019 Award

Teacher Well-Being: Voices in the Field, Abby Weiland Oral Presentation 2019 Award

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

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

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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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

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

Parental Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Their Infant's Mandatory Vaccination in Saudi Arabia, Amani Al Rebeh Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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

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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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

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

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 Oral Presentation 2015 Award