Complete Schedule

The 2022 INSPIRE Student Research and Engagement Conference was held on April 11-12, 2022. This conference combined and expanded upon what used to be the Graduate College Symposium and the CSBS Undergraduate Student Research Conference.

ALL undergraduate and graduate students across campus were invited to share their research, scholarship, creative, internship and/or service learning projects. Clubs and other student groups could also do presentations or set up tables and have demonstrations. The conference was held face-to-face in Rod Library.

To view the collection of conference programs, click here.

Complete Schedule

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2022
Monday, April 11th
10:00 AM

AR Scale Modeling

Kade Buysse, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Are There Positive Aspects of ADHD?: Creativity and Entrepreneurship

J. Sebastian Montesinos Valdivia, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Childhood Inequalities: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Emotional Development of Children Who Grow Up Reliant on Older Siblings

Jasmine Carbin, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Do Couples Who Flow Together Grow Together?

Lani Alber, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Rating Tweets from News Sources

Ian Beatty, University of Northern Iowa
Taylor Simington, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Ratings of Different Groups of People

Rishika Sheetal Singh, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

The Geographical (and almost) Non-Geographical Advantages on Access to Water Resources

Clemir Abbeg Coproski, University o f Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Third Party Perspective Taking

Ian Beatty, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Volunteering at Riverview Center

Kate Jensen, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

What is it like to be Queer on Campus?

Archer Lozier, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

11:00 AM

Assessing and Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Student Athletes - A Case Study of The University of Northern Iowa

Samantha Bennett, University of Norther Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Emissions of NFTs

Jacob Nelson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

How Video Games Tell Stories

Jake Chaplin, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Juror Decision Making: The Influence of Defendants Mental Illness, and Severity of Crime

Aubrey Paschal, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Liberals and Conservatives: Can Framing Change their Prejudices?

Aubrey Paschal, University of Northern Iowa
Rishika Sheetal Singh, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Solution Aversion and Climate Change Beliefs

Ian Beatty, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

The Influence of Gender and Culture on Pay Expectation and Negotiation

Thu Hoang, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

The Role of Covid-Related Stressors on Sleep and Mental Health Outcomes

Tyler Anderson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Virtual Conversations with la Universidad Marista

Sara Petersen, University of Northern Iowa
Kyle Spaete, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

12:00 PM

American Agriculture and How Mexico Pays For It: How Midwestern Agricultural Runoff Has Cost Gulf Economies

Emma Durian, University of Northern Iowa
Monica Carroll, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Changes in Brain Oxygenation of Rugby Players Before and After Head Trauma: A Preliminary Study

Megan Benmore, University of Northern Iowa
Ben Boezinger, University of Northern Iowa
Kate Hermsen, University of Northern Iowa
Dietrich Wagner, University of Northern Iowa
Faith Oostra, University of Northern Iowa
JD Fielder, University of Northern Iowa
Andrew Davis, University of Northern Iowa
Mark Hecimovich, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Civil Religion and John F. Kennedy

Erin Miller, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Flow from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Exploratory Case Analyses of Post-traumatic Growth after Life-altering Attention Loss

Kaitlyn Grimes, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

'Lady in the Lake': An Unsolved Crime by Water Jurisdiction

Hayley Peterson, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

My Journey to Wellness: Working at Student Wellness Services

Megan Keniston, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Presidential Agenda Rhetoric in the State of the Union Address: Obama and Trump

Danielle Goedken, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

School Counseling at Cedar Falls High School

Chloe Thostenson, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Wage Inequality Amongst Artists

Raegan Christianson, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

1:00 PM

Environmental Implications of Cryptocurrency

Trey Davis, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Have Attitudes Toward Immigrants Changed Over the Last 20 Years?

Yuan Ling Looi, University of Northern Iowa
Tenzin Nyima, University of Northern Iowa
Matthew Gunderson, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Internship at House of Hope

Ana Marie Juarez-Morales, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Observing Occupational Therapy in Practice

Emily Miehe, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Psychological Internship: Art Instruction

Jenna Jansen, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Teacher’s Assistant at the UNI Child Development Center

Madelyn Hibbs, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

That Distant Sound

Kolten Webber, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Tuesday, April 12th
10:00 AM

A Citizen's Duty Towards Political Topics and Issues

Adam Ramker, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Acute Aerobic Exercise-Induced Motor Priming Improves Piano Performance and Alters Motor Cortex Activation

Katie Dorman, University of Northern Iowa
Maya Deuso, University of Northern Iowa
Andrea Johnson, University of Northern Iowa
Molly Thomas, University of Northern Iowa
Colin Evers, University of Northern Iowa
Abi Auten, University of Northern Iowa
Kristina Cavey, University of Northern Iowa
Kelsey Bourbeau, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Conversaciones sobre los latinxs en EE.UU.: A Spanish-language Podcast

Emily Robinson, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Media Suppression in Africa and the Balkans - How Economic Distribution Impacts Freedom of the Press on an International Level

Lindsey Ingraham, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Mindfulness, Stress and Well-being Among Indian Nationals During COVID

Tenzin Urgyen, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Resident Assistant in Rider Hall

Natalie Bohnsack, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Shadowing a School Counselor

Jessika Allison, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Spotify Generation

Kane Oleson, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

The Gender Bias Burden on Business: Women’s Access to Credit in Bahrain

Sandra J. Thiman, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Undergraduate Research Assistant at University of Northern Iowa Center for Social and Behavioral Research

McKenzie Simon, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Volunteer Experience with Junior Achievement

McKenzie Simon, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

11:00 AM

Benefits of Minimalism on Mental Health

Madison Tenhulzen, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Brain Injury and Well-Being

Steele Mckinnon, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Chronic Fatigue Related to Iron Deficiency and Mental Health

Katelyn Moore, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Consumerism and Mental Health

Esha Jayswal, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Ding Dong Its Duo

Kenzie Garman, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Eating Habits and Life Satisfaction Among Adults

Yuan Ling Looi, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

How Nutrition/Diet Effects Mindfulness

Sierra Kuhlers, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

How Pets Support/Impact Mental Health?

Christian Jauron, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Impact of Sonic Environments on our Mood

Emily Clouser, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Joy Related to Color, Perception

Lizzy Richardson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Mental Illness Stigma toward Black and White Elite Male Athletes

Nicholas Clark, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Mindfulness and Gardening

Carter Pennings, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Mindfulness and School Counseling, School Psych

Tyler Larson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Mindfulness in Education

Max Tensen, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Mindfulness in Injury Recovery

Megan Benmore, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Moral Exclusion, Negative Words and Schadenfreude Surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccine

Matthew Gunderson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Nationalism and Collective Guilt Predict Attitudes Towards Americas’ Past Infractions

Matthew Gunderson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Nature and Mindfulness

Sara Bergin, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Parenting Styles and Mental Health

Eva Mccoy, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Public Service Employee Burnout and How Mindfulness Can Help

Monica Lewandowski, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Racial Justice & Mindfulness

Serenity Kollasch, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Running/Exercise and Well-Being

Josh Pulse, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Secondary Trauma & Maintaining Emotional Well-Being

Morgan Wickman, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Shine your Light: Shadowing an Elementary School Counselor

Emily Debord, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

The Alexander Technique

Trey Blaser, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Unearthing Fast Fashion

Allyson Davis, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Weather Effects on Mental Health

Brady Beyer, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Well-Being & Money

Spenser Larson, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

What’s the Dam Problem? Geopolitics of the Nile

Lucas Corbett, University of Northern Iowa

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

12:00 PM

Behind Closed Doors: A Look Into Gender Violence in the Military

Holly Rigel, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

…Four Feet High & Rising

Ross Keane, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Influence of Trigger Warning Use on Student Perceptions

Karissa Jensen, University of Northern Iowa
Megan Bunyer, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Integration of the Flow Dimensions in Recreational Fitness Training: An Exploratory Investigation

Carter Powell, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Perfectionism as a Moderator of Disordered Eating and Anxiety Among Male and Female College Students

Karissa Jensen, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Student Attitudes Towards the Military

Alyssa Morgan, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

The Tigress of Forli: The Undiscussed History of Caterina Sforza

Sydney Peterson, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Call Lockdown

Victoria Moon, University of Northern Iowa

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

12:15 PM

Faculty Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taylor Sloan, University of Northern Iowa
Tenzin Urgyen, University of Northern Iowa

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Evaluating Food Insecurity on Campus through Service-Learning Partnership with Panther Pantry

Ashlyn Miller, University of Northern Iowa
Kaleah Davis, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Harwick, University of Northern Iowa
Laura Solis-Meza, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Road Salt and its Effects on Iowan Waterways

Casey Shanaberger, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Student Evaluations of Teaching: Perceptions of Opportunity to Observe and Evaluation Quality

Carter Knapp, University of Northern Iowa
Alexander Lopez, University of Northern Iowa
Jessika Allison, University of Northern Iowa
Tyler Larson, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Student Evaluations of Teaching: Perceptions of Utility

Tyler Larson, University of Northern Iowa
Jessika Allison, University of Northern Iowa
Alexander Lopez, University of Northern Iowa
Carter Knapp, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

The Association Between Parent and Adult Child Severe Mental Illness

Taylor Courier, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

The Highs & Lows

Stephanie Alfaro, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

The Moderating Effect of Depressive Symptoms on the Relationship Between Resilience and Adolescents' Likelihood to Intervene for a Depressed Peer

Brendan Weed, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM