Complete Schedule

Undergraduate and graduate students from throughout UNI present experiential activities including original research projects, volunteer/internship experiences, and club activities.

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Due to the COVID-19 situation, this year's conference was moved to an online showcase of student work. Click on individual presentations for more information.

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2020
Tuesday, April 14th
12:00 PM

The Effect of Environmental and Terrorism/Crime Threats on Political Orientation and Attitudes: Failure to replicate Thórisdóttir and Jost (2011)

Hiroki Hirano, University of Northern Iowa
Dylan Pieper, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday, April 17th
12:00 PM

Academic Procrastination in College Students: Physical-Mental Fatigue, “Fear of Failure”, Perfectionism, Trait Procrastination, and Aversive Behavior

Alivia Woltman, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An Assessment of Waterloo, Iowa’s Industrial History and Its Potential Links to Environmental Contamination

Samantha Schuler, University of Northern Iowa
Pratik Poudel, University of Northern Iowa
Grant Glueck, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ancient Roman Timepieces

Mariah Piippo, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Attitudes Towards Latinx Student Support on UNI Campus

Shelby Loomis, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cedar Bend Humane Society Pre-Professional Experience

Cassidy Crosser, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Child Development Center Observation

Suzanna Groves, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

ChildServe

Olivia Ritter, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Comprehensive Systems, Inc.

Yi Wei Ng, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Consent Form Presentation Effects on Participants’ Attitudes, Knowledge, & Data

Jordan Newburg, University of Northern Iowa
Alyssa McCoy, University of Northern Iowa
Brian Fairfield, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Doctoral Psychology Students' Attitudes Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Jordan A. Newburg, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effects of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Mental Health

Lauren McMichael, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Factors That Enhance Well-being: Hope and Meaning in Life, Social support, and Resilience

Hiroki Hirano, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Field Study at Our Little Haven Daycare and Preschool

Jalie Belloma, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Frequency of engagement in positive events mediates the links between sleep and positive affect

Hiroki Hirano, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Full Circle Services, Inc. Community Assistant

Jaden McGhee, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gender and Perceptions of Leadership Tasks

Lydia Pena, University of Northern Iowa
Adam Butler, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hansen Elementary School Counseling

Brianna Swarm, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Internship at Roberts, Stevens, & Prendergast P.L.L.C.

Alanna Nietert, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Internship at State Training School

Kristy Dempster, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness as a Mediator Between Sleep and Self-Compassion

Ljubomirka Bijelic, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Iowa Department of Human Services

MacKenzie L. Dallenbach, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Let's Talk About Death: Conversation and Bereavement in Late-Life Widows and Widowers

Bekah Bass, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Loch Ness Monster and Her Impact on Culture

Mariah Piippo, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Meet Your Audience Where They Are: The Dissemination and Reception of Political Messaging Among Young Voters

Bailey Caskey, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MercyOne Therapy Rooms

Natalie Bohnsack, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MercyOne: Patient Advocate

Kaitlyn Bahlmann, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NSSI Stigma Toward Adolescent Girls and Boys

MacKenzie L. Dallenbach, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Occupational Therapy Internship

Brie Adams, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pathways Behavioral Services

Anna Clark, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Perceived Racial Discrimination and Sleep Patterns: The Moderating Role of Race and Health Habits

Camille Petrich, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Plants and the Paranormal

Natalie Aird, University of Northern Iowa
Ellie Wigginton, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Positive and Negative Affects Mediates the Links between Frequency of Engagement in Different Types of Positive Events and Life Satisfaction

Hiroki Hirano, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

School Counseling at Hansen Elementary

Addi Seybert, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Self-paced high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is less physiologically demanding than traditional HIIT

Abigail Auten, University of Northern Iowa
Kristina Cavey, University of Northern Iowa
Jacob Reed, University of Northern Iowa
Kelsey Bourbeau, University of New Mexico
Panayiotis Papadopoulos, University of Northern Iowa
Terence Moriarty, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Self-Stigma and Disclosure of Depression in the Workplace

Bailey Holm, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Syllabi Analysis of Undergraduate Introduction to Adapted Physical Education Courses

Kylie Wilson, University of Northern Iowa
Scott McNamara, University of Northern Iowa
Lauren J. Lieberman

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Synchronous Online Teaching of English as a Foreign Language with Young Learners: How Do Teachers Do It?

Ruford Cross, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Testing the Effects of Mindfulness Meditation in Reducing Music Performance Anxiety as Measured by Cortisol and Self-Report

Anya Shorey, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Function of NSSI: Differences by ADHD Symptom Endorsement

MacKenzie L. Dallenbach, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Associations between ADHD and Academic Impairment on Students

Karen Skretta, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa
Elizabeth Lefler, University of Northern Iowa
Judah Serrano, University of Wyoming
Will Canu, Appalacian State University
Cynthia Hartung, University of Wyoming
Erik Willcutt, University of Colorado

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Associations of Adult Attachment and Self Disclosure in Romantic Relationships

Elizabeth Way, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Link between Attachment Styles and Conflict Styles in Romantic Relationships

Alyssa McCoy, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Moderating Role of Anxiety in the Associations between Sleep and Insulin Resistance

Brittany Ellis, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The moderating role of emotional abuse in the relationship between sleep and anxiety

Taylor Murrell, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur D. Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Positive Impacts of Service Dogs on Individuals with Disabilities

Madison M. Simon, University of Northern Iowa
Natalee M. Hart, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Role of Cognitive Neuropsychology in Emergency Medicine

Nia McClendon, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Role of Sleep in the Relationship between Insecure Attachment and Borderline Personality Symptoms

Elijah Schaefer, University of Northern Iowa
Dilbur Arsiwalla, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tolstoy & The Peasant

William S. Heaton, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Trends in Neuroticism and Political Orientation

Karissa Jensen, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

UNI Child Development Center

Sydney Koeppen, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Using Self-reflection and Community Engagement Opportunities to Combat Social Justice Issues

Dionna Williams, University of Northern Iowa
Catherine Zeman, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What is your prejudice? Predicting prejudice towards Greek members

Evan Stilgenbauer, University of Northern Iowa
Matt Sedlacek, University of Northern Iowa
Riley Rodemaker, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

You Can't Take it With You Dramaturgical Website

Hannah Smith, University of Northern Iowa
Zoella Sneed, University of Northern Iowa
Cheyenne Kay, University of Northern Iowa
Jenna Bauch, University of Northern Iowa
Savanna Burkle, University of Northern Iowa
Abigail Chagolla, University of Northern Iowa
Kennedy Keil, University of Northern Iowa
Thayne Lamb, University of Northern Iowa
Megan Lenstra, University of Northern Iowa
Collin Ridgley, University of Northern Iowa
Hannah Twitchell, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM