Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

A collection of Graduate Student Research at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Events from 2021

The Birth of Wind Band Repertoire through Gustav Holst's First and Last Composition for Wind Ensemble, Foteini Angeli

Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Motor Cortex on Cycling Time Trial Performance and Prefrontal Cortex-A, Abigail Auten, Kristina Cavey, and Emily Busta

Moral Values and Ideological Conclusions Influence Perceived Credibility for Headlines, Morning Baker and Nick Clark

Halo Sport Ergonomic Effects on Older Individuals' Cognitive, Balance and Motor Performance, Kristina Cavey, Kelsey Bourbeau, and Abi Auten

The Moderating Role of Anxiety in the Links between Sleep and Inflammation, Taylor Courier

University Students' Reported Incidence and Perceptions of Plagiarism, Taylor Courier

Are We All Psychopaths: The Relationship Between Personality and Social Media, Matthew Gunderson

Perceived Threat and Misinformation Surrounding COVID-19, Matthew Gunderson, Hiroki Hirano, Anika Lillegard-Bouton, and Taylor Sloan

Don’t Cough on Me: Patriotism and Empathy Impact COVID-19 Behaviors, Matthew Gunderson, Taylor Sloan, Hiroki Hirano, and Anika Lillegard-Bouton

First-Generation College Student Belongingness & Academic Behaviors, Lacie Hines

Hedonic and Eudaimonic Happiness: Their Associations with Well-Being and the Influence of Age and Culture, Hiroki Hirano

A Study of the Institutionalized Discrimination Against Afghan Women at the Workplace, Hasina Jalal

Supporting Mental Health at UNI, Dominique Kornely, Hannah Nelson, and Kristine Hoskinson

UNI Orchesis Dance Company, Mel Lemke

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Influence of landscape on the population genetics of the rainbow darter (Etheostoma caeruleum) in glaciated and unglaciated environments, Jonathan Michael Luiken Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Masks are Attractive: COVID-19 Attitudes, Behaviors and Relationship Satisfaction, Alyssa McCoy

Stop Thinking about Past Arguments: Imagined Interactions, Mindfulness and Anxiety in Romantic Relationships, Alyssa McCoy

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School Speech-Language Pathologists' Identification, Use, and Need of Resources and Materials, Emily Michael, Melissa Tranel, and Hannah Fahey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Comprehensive List of Mental Health/Wellness Services at UNI, Hannah Nelson

“All Issues are Women’s Issues”: The Independent Women’s Forum and the Constitutive Rhetoric of Conservative Women, Emma Newton

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Development of a NGSS curriculum unit for periodic trends and properties in ninth-grade physical science, Amy L. Price Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Peer Support for Mental Health, Talia Pulley and Mike Tate

Quality and Quantity of Social Support in College Students with ADHD Symptomatology, Chloe Reeble

Redefining What's Manly: Using Masculine Attributes to Describe Counseling Services for Men, Riley Rodemaker

Geo_Capabilities: Redefining Rurality in the Heartland for Better Hindsight with Ark_Adiums, Maritza Salinas

The Use of Immunosorbent Assays to Study Stress Response and Anxiety, Carrie Shea

Submissions from 2020

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Representation of Native peoples in picture books about Christopher Columbus: A literary analysis, Mari Butler Abry Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Negative halo effects in parent ratings of ADHD and conduct problems, Helena Frances Alacha Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Western media coverage of international news: A content analysis of Associated Press coverage of Africa, Adukwu Samuel Atadoga Open Access Thesis

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Self-paced High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is Less Physiologically Demanding Than Traditional HIIT, Abigail Auten, Kristina Cavey, Jacob Reed, Kelsey Bourbeau, Panayiotis Papadopoulos, and Terence Moriarty

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Elementary school library program integration with art, literacy, and STEAM through makerspaces, Kristi Baldwin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Graduate recital in trombone, Obediah Bauer Open Access Thesis

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Portrayal of characters with physical disabilities in picture books, Emily Biederman Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness as a Mediator Between Sleep and Self-Compassion, Ljubomirka Bijelic and Dilbur Arsiwalla

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The Presentation of race at Mark Twain Historical Sites in Hannibal, Missouri, Anthony Wayne Birch Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Trend in male engagement in maternal and newborn health services in Ethiopia, Wubite Bekele Bogale Open Access Thesis

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Investigating the production of cores by using reclaimed foundry green sand, Kristopher Lee Boss Open Access Thesis

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3D printing technology on spare parts business supply chain management: A case study in appliance industry, Salih Boysan Open Access Dissertation

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

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Labor's unsettled vagrancy: The rise and fall of the hobo labor movement, 1865-1929, Laura Kathryn Carpenter Open Access Thesis

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Advertising patriotism: Gender and sacrifice in Ladies' Home Journal, 1942-1945, Travis John Carrier Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The overground railroad of the Jim Crow era: A rhetorical analysis of the Negro Motorist Green Books, Cecilia Louise Cerja Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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On the zeta Kirchhoff index of several graph transformations, Danny Cheuk Open Access Thesis

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An elephant is in the lake: How a nice girl navigated growing up amidst murder and madness in suburban Chicago, Mary Chipman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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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

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The impact of confidence-based marking on unit exam achievement in a high school physical science course, Casey Clark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Recoverability of large vs small muscle groups, Jacob Alan Clark Open Access Thesis

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

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Using mentor texts to enhance the teaching of reading comprehension and writing, Alexandra Jordyn Cushman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Efficiency of low-tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) access methods, Brittany Davis Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital: Taylor Dengler, soprano, Taylor Anne Dengler Open Access Thesis

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Prediction of heat treatment distortion and optimization of manufacturing tolerances for machined components, Akaff Diam Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of cutting condition selection on tool life in sand milling, Craig Ertl Open Access Thesis

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Clinical education learning environments: Difference between actual and preferred clinical experiences of athletic training students, Matthew Edward Frericks Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Portrayal of Diverse Family Structures in Children's Literature, Beth Grafft Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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

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Utilization of machine learning algorithms to support retail chain store location decisions, Petr Grin Open Access Thesis

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The impact of the use of mobile computing on vocabulary learning in the language classroom, Lorena Harger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Richard Walther Darré, National Socialism, and Bauernpolitik, Andrew P. Harnois Open Access Thesis

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An analysis of learning targets on summative assessments in a high school chemistry course, Mark R. Hennessy Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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

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Frequency of engagement in positive events mediates the links between sleep and positive affect, Hiroki Hirano and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Positive and Negative Affects Mediates the Links between Frequency of Engagement in Different Types of Positive Events and Life Satisfaction, Hiroki Hirano and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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

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Self-Stigma and Disclosure of Depression in the Workplace, Bailey Holm

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Self-stigma and disclosure of depression in the workplace, Bailey Rose Holm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Physiological performance characteristics of Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), Savanna Storm Hunt Open Access Thesis

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Young athletes' perceptions of playing through pain, Aubri Keesee Open Access Thesis

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Step twin cities? : Exploring uneven spaces in Waterloo-Cedar Falls business landscapes, Natalia Khortseva Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Prompted reflective thinking and implications for mathematics teacher efficacy in an elementary mathematics methods course, Brooke Krejci Open Access Dissertation

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Characterizing protagonists in graphic novels for teens, Danielle Lahr Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Bleeding cuts, magical spells, sealed hymens: A study of the rite of Tasfih in Algeria, Ahlam Laouar Open Access Thesis

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Using adapted primary science literature to enhance argumentation and reasoning skills in middle school students, Betsy Wiederin Lemus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Implementation of a joint power delivering and communication technology for smartphones over the 3.5 mm audio jack, Ziyuan Li Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Indices of metabolic stress following resistance exercise, Steven Alexander Long Open Access Thesis

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Productivity and community composition change in prairie biomass feedstocks, Kathleen Loretta Madsen Open Access Thesis

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Carbon sequestration and weedy invasion in CRP fields, Destiny Danielle Magee Open Access Thesis

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Portrayal of immigration in fiction for grades 4-6, Melissa N. Marwedel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Guardian, a novel, John Ross Mason Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Link between Attachment Styles and Conflict Styles in Romantic Relationships, Alyssa McCoy and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Alaska national parks and indigenous peoples: Collaboration for a protected future, Siobhan McTiernan Open Access Thesis

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Hi God: An autoethnography of loneliness in graduate school, Grace Elisabeth Mertz Open Access Thesis

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Festivals as a sustainable development tool: Case study of Teriberka, Russia, Maria Monakhova Open Access Thesis

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Issues of accessibility in victim services for survivors with disabilities: an agency assessment, Sara Naughton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Doctoral Psychology Students' Attitudes Toward Evidence-Based Practice, Jordan A. Newburg

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Doctoral psychology students' attitudes toward evidenced-based practice, Jordan Ashley Newburg Open Access Thesis

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Consent Form Presentation Effects on Participants’ Attitudes, Knowledge, & Data, Jordan Newburg, Alyssa McCoy, and Brian Fairfield

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Levels of cyclin B in THP-1 cells incubated in hibernating and non-hibernating bullfrog plasma, Lithobates catesbeianus, Tharuka D. Pathmaperuma Open Access Thesis

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Three cases of makerspace integration in school library programs in conjunction with district initiatives: Literacy, design thinking, and STEAM, Sara Pflughaupt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Challenging social systems under the threat of pollution: Replication and extension of Eadeh and Chang (2019), Dylan J. Pieper Open Access Thesis

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Influence of book clubs on reading motivation for third through fifth grade students, Allyson Reister Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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"I was a trailblazer": A phenomenological study of the baseball playing experience of girls, AJ Richard Open Access Thesis

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Examining African American male mentors relationships with African American boys: Benefits, barriers, recruitment, and retention, Quenton Angelo Richardson Open Access Dissertation

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Trauma in Children's Literature, Kyra Ross Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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"This is how we play destroy": Deconstruction and the construction of a cyborg future in Poppy's Am I a Girl?, Stevie Eve Sanchez Open Access Thesis

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A ground based investigation of snow metamorphism using an energy flux model and hyperspectral imaging across cropland, grassland and barren surface in northeast Iowa, Ayan Sasmal Open Access Thesis

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The Role of Sleep in the Relationship between Insecure Attachment and Borderline Personality Symptoms, Elijah Schaefer and Dilbur Arsiwalla

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Utilizing pre-laboratory strategies in a high school chemistry classroom to improve performance on guided inquiry labs, Jacquelyn Schmitt Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of ADHD in middle grade and young adult literature, Sydney Schuler Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital: Isaac Schwartz, Isaac Schwartz Open Access Thesis