Undergraduate Student Work

Undergraduate Student Work

 

This collection contains research and creative works by undergraduate students at the University of Northern Iowa. All student works require department, unit, or individual faculty approval before they are posted to UNI ScholarWorks.

UNI's Undergraduate Student Work collection is featured in the Digital Commons Undergraduate Research Commons.

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Events from 2019

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

Lightweight Formal Methods for Improving Software Security, Andrew Berns, James Curbow, Joshua Hilliard, Sheriff Jorkeh, and Miho Sanders Poster Presentation

Influence of Sonication Parameters on the Morphology of Nanocellulose Aerogels, Dexter Cox and Tim Kidd Poster Presentation

"It's Important to Just Have Your Voice Heard": Young Voters Changing Perceptions of Political Efficacy, Christopher Merck Poster Presentation

Hegelian Political Theater, Cade M. Olmstead Poster Presentation

Informed Hearing Loss Prevention at Theatre UNI, Mallory Park Poster Presentation

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Synthesis and coupling schemes of naphthalimide compounds with target drugs, Kaitlyn Parrott Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Decision Experience in Hyperchoice: The Effect of Age, Numeracy, and Mental Fatigue, Natasha Peterson and Jiuqing Cheng Poster Presentation

Half-metallic surfaces in thin-film Ti2MnAl0.5Sn0.5, Sam Prophet, Rishabh Dalal, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel Lukashev Poster Presentation

She's Not Allowed to Do That: Two Actors Embody Female Same-Sex Sexuality, Orion Lee Risk Poster Presentation

Induction of Lipid Bodies in Leishmania infantum-infected C57BL/6 macrophages of male versus female origin, Victor A. Soupene, Ryan D. Lockard, Mary E. Wilson, and Nilda E. Rodriguez Poster Presentation

Novel Data Analysis Methods in Multi-Channel and Multi-State Binding Experiments, Joseph Tibbs, Elizabeth Boehm, Wayne Bowie, Todd Washington, Maria Spies, and Ali Tabei Poster Presentation

Submissions from 2018

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The effects of strain-counterstrain on patients with trapezius muscle conditions: A critically appraised topic, Cassandra Renee Adamson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A narrative study: Utilizing personal strengths to manage foreign language anxiety, Lauren Anderson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Positive Language Teaching: Culturally Responsive, Strengths-Based and Empathetic, Lauren Anderson, Alyssa Hanken, and Tessa Noes Horn Open Access Poster Presentation

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Imágenes de identidad: Student expressions of identity and culture in the college Spanish classroom, Elizabeth Bair Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Determining arts consumers' motivations: Marketing to patrons of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Anna Baughman Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Structured dance routines as an effective form of supplementary treatment for the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, Kate Bergin Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Can God Know Tomorrow?, Jacob Kristian Bergman Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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North East Iowa Medical Foundation Clinical Study of Type Two Diabetes, Thomas Blake Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Mass Analysis of Ballistic Electron Spectra, Willie Brown and Andrew Stollenwerk Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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A graphical file system visualization tool for operating systems, Jacob Bundt Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Organized Gaming and Its Effect on Collegiate Academics, Mark Cochran Open Access Honors Program Thesis

The Difference a Dad Makes: Paternal Involvement and Child Outcomes, Elise Coleman Paper

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Bee and Butterfly Response to Floral Resources in Central Iowa Prairie Restorations, Chandler Dolan, Kathleen Madsen, Mark Myers, and Ai Wen Open Access Poster Presentation

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The rise of social media marketing: How an entire industry has transformed, Ryan Steven Doser Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The use of mod in Old English: Tracking semantic drift in the Anglo-Saxon period, Joanna Eyanson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Personality in politics, Rachael Fix Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Analysis of vibrational modes of chemically modified tone wood, Madison Flesch Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Evaluating School Conduct Policies in Relation to School Violence, Kyla Jo Ford Paper

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The Effects of Varying Nitrogen Amounts on the Growth and Leaf Morphology of Cattail Species, Anissa Forero and Kenneth J. Elgersma Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Van der Waals interactions in ultrafine nanocellulose aerogels, Byron John Fritch Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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"Night Devils:" An exploration of identity in a long form adult novel, Johnathan Cody Galbreath Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An examination of the moderating role of hormones on the relationship between sleep patterns and mood regulation, Claire A. Guderjahn Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A study in positive psychology: An analysis of pictured victims and empathetic reaction, Alyssa Hanken Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Relationships Between Fluvial Ecosystems and the Iowan Erosion Surface, Lilian Heinzel and Chad E. Heinzel Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Effective leadership: Prior research vs. the millenials, Marissa Heinzerling Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Effect of Fe substitution on structural, magnetic and electron-transport properties of half-metallic Co2TiSi, Juliana Herran Open Access Poster Presentation

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The effect of asthma on transitions to college: An exploratory study, Meghan June Hirsch Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Attitudes on Education Policy in Iowa, Sarah Hofmeyer Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Attitudes on education policy in Iowa, Sarah Lois Hofmeyer Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effect of extracellular ATP on cellular actin fibrils' location and characteristics, Dianna Huisman Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Extracellular ATP Effects on Intracellular Actin Fibrils' Location and Characteristics, Dianna Huisman Open Access Poster Presentation

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"Perks and produce of the Panther Plot": A multi-component program to engage UNI first-year Cornerstone students in local foods, gardening, and food system sustainability, Lauren Janning Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Investigating Reactive Diruthenium Intermediates for C-H Bond Silylation Reactions, Nina Jocic Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Variations in state higher education grant programs: Potential reforms from a case study, Rachael Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

The Relationship between U.S. Prison and Mental Health: A Review of Literature, Vanessa Jordan Paper

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The propitious puzzle for small business owners: Understanding the Section 199A deduction, Kameron Elizabeth Kehoe Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The intercultural communication of the business world: A review of the literature and application to Colombian and English-speaking professionals, Anna Colleen Kelly Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Gender Differences in Sexual Assault and PTSD Stigma, Megan Kennedy Open Access Poster Presentation

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Does folic acid compete with glutamic acid at the postsynaptic membrane NMDA receptor?, Amanda Nicole Koenig Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Learning to write, writing to learn: Cedar Valley High School teachers' use of formative assessment, Kenna Marie Koster Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Adapting curriculum for autism in art education, Melanie Jo Lambert Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Much Ado About Gender: How Artists Express Feelings about Gender Discrimination through their Art, Anna Larson Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

Nitrogen resorption in prairie biomass feedstocks with different diversity, Michael Lashbrook Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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New insights into the "manna from heaven" hypothesis, Clare Laubenthal Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Money matters:, Destiny Leitz Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Comparison of two levels of inpatient dysphagia treatment dosages on swallowing outcomes, Paige Licht Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Marriage premium among homosexual men in the United States, Cole Robert Malcolm Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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President Trump's transgender military ban: A legal analysis, Kailee Martens Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Factors influencing academic performance: A study of predicting student performance at a regional comprehensive university, Hannah Martin Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Biogeography of Southwestern Pocket Gophers in the Genus Geomys, Courtney Massey Open Access Poster Presentation

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Literature review: Analyzing the reasons behind the long-standing debate of evolution and religion in America, Michelle Kathryn Matchell Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Anti-fungal Compounds from Native Prairie Plants, Sarah McMichael Open Access Poster Presentation

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Pre-service teachers' attitudes of students with chronic pain, Katelyn A. Melcher Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Remembering Obama in the Era of Trump, Dante Miller Open Access Paper

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Resale value of individual sets of Magic the Gathering, Nichole Bolas Mlodzik Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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English proficiency and earnings of U.S. immigrants, Toni F. Moeller Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Avoiding heteronormativity: Breaking barriers in the English classroom: A potential model for a teaching workshop, Jessica Morris Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Representations of health and wellness in children's literature, Emily Kate Murphy Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Effectiveness of Encouraging Habilitation in Adults with Wearable Activity Trackers, Ashley Norem Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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The effectiveness of encouraging habilitation in adults with wearable activity trackers, Ashley Norem Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The role of the University of Northern Iowa carillon: A study in the future purpose of a campus landmark, Samuel Thomas Ogilvie Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Participant Reflections on Gambling Treatment Services, Cade Olmstead and Abigail Cobb Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Corruption in Public Education, Cade M. Olmstead Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Tom and Jerry: Performative Queerness in Action, Cade M. Olmstead Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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An analysis of equity-linked insurance pricing, Clara C. Ortgies Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Synthesis and Coupling Schemes of Naphthalimide Compounds with Target Drugs, Kaitlyn Parrott Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Misconceptions of HR: An analysis of post-millennials' thoughts before entering the workforce, Sarah Paukert Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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rtk4all: Implementing a Low-Cost and Accurate Positioning System, Charcey Petersen Open Access Poster Presentation

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Motivation to engage in occupational therapy, Karla Peterson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Detection and determination of food residues in Native American pottery, Katherine A. Plotzke Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Silylation of Pyridine and Pyridine Derivatives using Diruthenium Catalysts, Josh Prybil Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Flutists in Red: Increasing Discoverability of Female Flute Players in the World’s Most Used Reference Source, Lydia Richards Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Beyond refuge: Testimonial injustice and female refugees, Gabriella Ruggiero Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Rates and Patterns of Evolution in a Duplicated Genome in the Family Catostomidae, Megann Schmidt Open Access Poster Presentation

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Rates and patterns of evolution in a duplicated genome in the family Catostomidae, Megann Michelle Schmidt Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Chiropractic usage among college students: An extended literature review, Elizabeth A. Schwenker Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Occupational therapy in cancer rehabilitation, Cassandra Sells Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Prebiotic potential of aerosols, Emma Rae Shipley Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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La discriminación contra latinos (Discrimination Against Latinos), Lauren Swan Open Access Poster Presentation

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La discriminación contra los Latin@s, Lauren Swan Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Through a “Green” Lens: A Paleoethnobotanical Survey of the Cedar Valley, Lyn Michelle Tackett Paper

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S.T.O.R.I.E. Time, Spring Semester 2018, University of Northern Iowa. Human Relations: Awareness and Applications (Spring 2018)

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Exploration of counter examples of balanced sets, Jake Allen Weber Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Collecting Carbon: An Analysis of Soil Carbon in Conservation Reserve Program Fields and Agricultural Fields, Cody Welcher, Destiny Magee, and Kenneth Elgersma Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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A song to remember:, Gabrielle Woods Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2017

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Organizational culture: An analysis of the aggregate impact on financial performance, Arijan Alagic Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Skin Bleaching in the African Community, Yena Balekyani Open Access Poster Presentation

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The Effect of Childhood Siblings on Adult Income, Heather Bavido Open Access Poster Presentation