Research in the Capitol is a collaborative effort of the honors programs from the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. In the spring of every year, the three Regents universities send 20 students to provide poster presentations of undergraduate research. The event celebrates how undergraduates learn by doing research in a variety of fields.

The Research in the Capitol 2019 event was held on April 1, 2019.

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2019
Monday, April 1st
11:00 AM

Decision Experience in Hyperchoice: The Effect of Age, Numeracy, and Mental Fatigue

Natasha Peterson, University of Northern Iowa
Jiuqing Cheng, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Democracy, Climate Change and Mass Migration: A Realist approach to environmental disruption and international displacement

Nicole Baxter, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Half-metallic surfaces in thin-film Ti2MnAl0.5Sn0.5

Sam Prophet, University of Northern IowaUniver
Rishabh Dalal, University of Northern Iowa
Parashu Kharel, South Dakota State University
Pavel Lukashev, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Hegelian Political Theater

Cade M. Olmstead, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Induction of Lipid Bodies in Leishmania infantum-infected C57BL/6 macrophages of male versus female origin

Victor A. Soupene, University of Northern Iowa
Ryan D. Lockard, University of Northern Iowa
Mary E. Wilson, University of Iowa
Nilda E. Rodriguez, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Influence of Sonication Parameters on the Morphology of Nanocellulose Aerogels

Dexter Cox, University of Northern Iowa
Tim Kidd, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Informed Hearing Loss Prevention at Theatre UNI

Mallory Park, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

"It's Important to Just Have Your Voice Heard": Young Voters Changing Perceptions of Political Efficacy

Christopher Merck, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Lightweight Formal Methods for Improving Software Security

Andrew Berns, University of Northern Iowa
James Curbow, University of Northern Iowa
Joshua Hilliard, University of Northern Iowa
Sheriff Jorkeh, University of Northern Iowa
Miho Sanders, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Novel Data Analysis Methods in Multi-Channel and Multi-State Binding Experiments

Joseph Tibbs, University of Northern Iowa
Elizabeth Boehm, University of Northern Iowa
Wayne Bowie, University of Northern Iowa
Todd Washington, University of Northern Iowa
Maria Spies, University of Northern Iowa
Ali Tabei, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Prehistoric Plant Resources in the Cedar Valley: How Prehistoric People Utilized Flora In Subsistence Practices

Lyn Tackett, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

She's Not Allowed to Do That: Two Actors Embody Female Same-Sex Sexuality

Orion Lee Risk, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 AM

The Relation between Disordered Eating, Stress, and Anxiety in First-Year College Women

Jenna K. Anderson, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM