Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

A collection of Graduate Student Research by students in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Quantifying genomic diversity and growth in Iowa bluegill, Jeremy Raymond Abels Open Access Thesis

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Changes in the barley stem proteome in response to drought during grain filling, Mohammed Al Slamh Open Access Thesis

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Wind conducting recital: A journey through 100 years of wind band repertoire, Foteini Angeli Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Association between habitat and the genetic diversity of the brown-belted bumblebee (Bombus griseocollis) in the agricultural landscape across Northeast Iowa, Clarissa Elizabeth Bruns Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Jovon Eborn, baritone, Jovon Eborn Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital: Colin Evers, piano, Colin Evers Open Access Thesis

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Late Romantic art song from various national styles, Aricson Jakob Knoblock Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The trouble with floating, Alyssa Minch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Interactions between Bacillus anthracis endospores, Q11 bacteriophage, and THP-1 macrophages, Max Pizarro Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital: Kyle Punt, Kyle Punt Open Access Thesis

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Doing corpus pragmatics: Variations in speech acts performed in conversations occurring naturally in academic contexts, Jacob Philip Rigal Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital: Luke Sanders, Matthew Lucas Sanders Open Access Thesis

Sounds of the trumpet, Cody Alan Schnebel Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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A graduate recital in piano, Molly Thomas Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital: Brandon Whitish, baritone, Brandon Mark James Whitish Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Prophet loss, Brooke Marie Wiese Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Ecocriticism in young adult dystopian literature: Revealing a generation's desire to reconnect with nature, Alexus Williams Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Jacob Brandenburg master of music recital abstract, Jacob Brandenburg Open Access Thesis

Master's recital in conducting, Jack Thomas Frank Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Seed mix design, planting time, and first-year mowing management to improve multifunctionality and cost-effectiveness of tallgrass prairie reconstructions, Alec James Glidden Open Access Thesis

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Arthropod fauna of Plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius) burrow systems, Brett Lyle Gourley Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Alyssa Holley, soprano, Alyssa Holley Open Access Thesis

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Recommender systems in higher education: The effectiveness of meta-data analysis in predicting academic success, Michael J. Holmes Open Access Dissertation

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Viability of a proposed transparent fluid model for analog metal casting filling process, Andres Segura Irazoqui Open Access Thesis

A comprehensive analysis of injection strategies for improving diesel engine combustion under cold start development, Balkrishna A. Kamble Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Hybridity, border-crossings and the homeland in contemporary literature by women, Rand Omar Khalil Khalil Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Community diversity influences selection on nutrient resorption in Panicum virgatum, Michael J. Lashbrook Open Access Thesis

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Activity recognition based on thermopile imaging array sensors, Qingshan Liang Open Access Dissertation

Gio's story, Sermantha Louisy Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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)

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Musical composition graduate portfolio, Juan Marulanda Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital: Max McBride, Max Niles McBride Open Access Thesis

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24andmore: Using genome-wide SNPS to investigate the genetic diversity of Iowa walleye (Sander vitreous) broodstock, Rachel Ann McDonnell Open Access Thesis

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Deities and dumbasses, Isaac Nielson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in violin, Maria del Pilar Serrano Pineda Open Access Thesis

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The systematics of Physaria sensu stricto from Wyoming and surrounding areas, Jason Ratcliff Open Access Thesis

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Virus induced gene silencing of Fusarium verticillioides pathogenicity genes in maize, Jennifer M. Redfern Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring the rhetorical constitution of a safe space for women in Begum Rokeya and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's works, Rifat Rezowana Siddiqui Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Athena-Sadé Whiteside, mezzo-soprano, Athena-Sadé Whiteside Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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

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

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

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

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How quality management has been impacted in the face of COVID-19, Eldina Siljkovic Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Jenna Skarphol, mezzo-soprano and Dr. Andrea Johnson, piano, Jenna Skarphol Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Evercross, Randi Ann Smith Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Evaluation of the csr1-2 allele from Arabidopsis thaliana CS3102 as an imazapyr herbicide resistance marker for biolistic transformation of the shoot apical meristem, Amanda J. Stump Open Access Thesis

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

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A master's recital in conducting, Meredith Kay Tipping Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in violin, Bethany Washington Open Access Thesis

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An exploration in Ramsey theory, Jake Weber Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Elizabeth Wiley, soprano, and Dr. Korey Barrett, pianist, Elizabeth Wiley Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate voice recital: Anna Zetterlund, contralto, Anna Zetterlund Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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A master's recital in flute, Kimberly Ann Abeyta Open Access Thesis

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Increasing student perceptions of success and inclusion through strategic programming of underrepresented composers, Joyce J. Beyer Open Access Thesis

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An investigation into the prediction of double-skin penetration within chromite molds and cores in heavy section steel casting using process simulation software, Nathaniel Bryant Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in composition, Adam Walter Carlsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of cold stratification and perigynia removal on the germination of three prairie carex species, Christina M. Boeck Crew Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in flute, Tamara Kathleen Drury Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Morphological and morphometric analysis of Nekemias arborea and Ampelopsis aconitifolia (Vitaceae), Sally Rose Gray Open Access Thesis

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An investigation of machine learning for classification of vehicle engine issue reports, Almir Ibragimov Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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

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"Something beyond ordinary love": (Re)covering the extraordinary in Compton Mackenzie's Extraordinary Women, Hannah Lane Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An investigation of solar panel thermal images collected from an unmanned aerial vehicle, Ginger Ivy Jo L'Heureux Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, trumpet, electric wind instrument, synthesizer, compositions, and arrangements by DeMetrio Lyle, DeMetrio Lyle Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in clarinet, Sayyod Mirzomurodov Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in trombone, Thomas Mortenson Open Access Thesis

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Analysis of a boat alignment device and method, Troy Allen Myers Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in flute, Shiqun Ou Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Analysis of a fragmented mitochondrial genome in a chewing louse, Geomydoecus aurei, Alexandra Cleone Place Open Access Thesis

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From meme to memegraph: The curious case of Pepe the Frog and white nationalism, Fernando Ismael Quinones Valdivia Open Access Thesis

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A master of music recital in clarinet, Lucas Randall Open Access Thesis

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Aut is love, Nathan Selove Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in oboe, David Thompson Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in viola, Gabriel Mateo Forero Villamizar Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in composition, Denzel Washington Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Graduate recital in piano, Mariya Akhadjanova Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The girl who lost her shadow: A collection of short fiction, Paola Alfano Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Voltage regulation of unbalanced distribution network with distributed generators through genetic algorithm, Islam Ali Open Access Dissertation

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The effects of mycorrhizal inoculant and micronutrients on early plant establshment during a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Christopher L. Barber Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in violin, Naima Burrs Open Access Thesis

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Blood coagulation properties in hibernating and non-hibernating American bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus), Stephen Cain Open Access Thesis

"Among the unspeakable foundations": Melville's use of the book of Job in Moby-Dick, Andrew S. De Luca Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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3D printed relief valve analysis and validation, John Anthony Dutcher III Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Megan Grey, mezzo soprano & Dr. Korey Barrett, piano, Megan Grey Thesis (UNI Access Only)