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

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)

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Banging spinning hallelujahs, Moriah Henkelman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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It starts with "F": A collection of short stories, Arielle Irvine Open Access Thesis

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Waiting for the mail: A collection of short stories, James Matthew Keane Open Access Thesis

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The effects of book club participation on reading comprehension in children with disabilities, Elizabeth Ann Kosmicki Open Access Thesis

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They that go down to the sea in ships: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast and the Sublime, Laurie Anne Lee Open Access Thesis

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Leia Lensing, graduate voice recital, Leia Mae Lensing Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, compositions and arrangements by Nicholas Leo, Nicholas Leo Open Access Thesis

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The moth-eaters & other stories, Adrianne Lea Lloyd Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2019 Award

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In the hollow of a tree, Lisa A. McClurg Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Live thy neighbor, Milica Njezic Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital: Chase Pebworth, tuba, Chase Pebworth Open Access Thesis

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Christopher Phalen, graduate conducting recital abstract, Christopher Richard Phalen Open Access Thesis

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Affects and absences: Public memory at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, Jeremy Roberts Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of nutrient resorption, photosynthetic rate, and leaf longevity on the success of Typhya × glauca, Clarissa Marie Ruiz Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

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Graduate recital in voice, Emily Secor Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Food Babe fearmonger: transcending spheres of argument through the dual use of personal and pseudo-technical expertise, Abigail Shew Open Access Thesis

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Reconstructing the phylogeny and characterizing the patterns of molecular evolution of the tetraploid freshwater suckers (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae), Zachary Evan Sperstad Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

Factors affecting performance on a screening tool in persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Jordan Deanna Stierwalt Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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A master's recital in conducting, Logan Scott Vander Wiel Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in voice, Lara Elizabeth Wasserman Open Access Thesis

Post-swallow residue in relation to lingual pressure generation in persons with Parkinson's disease, Ross Westemeyer Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Conservation genetics and habitat associations of Rhinichthys cataractae, a fish of conservation need in Iowa, Anna Constance Wieman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Sand distribution effect on three dimensional printed sand properties, Kip Woods Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Ecocritical post-colonial studies on humans, land, and animals, Alia Afzal Open Access Thesis

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Analyzing Rana Plaza crisis discourse from a postcolonial perspective: Implications for identity and crisis communication studies, Mir Ashfaquzzaman Open Access Thesis