Undergraduate Student Work

Undergraduate Student Work

 

This collection contains research and creative works by undergraduate students at the University of Northern Iowa. at the University of Northern Iowa. All student works require department, unit, or individual faculty review.

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

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Submissions from 2020

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Caregivers' perceptions of literacy toolbox for children in foster care, Raelynn Meade Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Impacts of Educational, Environmental and Economic Factors on the Happiness Index: Score of a Country, Molly Mingus

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The Moderating Role of Emotional Abuse in the Relationship Between Sleep and Anxiety, Taylor Murrell and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Comprehensive Systems, Inc., Yi Wei Ng

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Internship at Roberts, Stevens, & Prendergast P.L.L.C., Alanna Nietert

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Predicting COVID-19 Health Behaviors Using the Health Belief Model, Kristyn Pellymonter, Adam Butler, and Theresa Dethlefs Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Gender and Perceptions of Leadership Tasks, Lydia Pena and Adam Butler

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Perceived Racial Discrimination and Sleep Patterns: The Moderating Role of Race and Health Habits, Camille Petrich

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Construction of a target-specific CRISPR-Cas9 vector for the purpose of introducing mutations into the FUM1 gene of Fusarium verticillioides, Jennifer Petsche Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Inactivation of pathogenicity genes of the corn pathogen Fusarium verticilloides using CRISPR gene editing, Jennifer Petsche Poster Presentation

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Perceptions of the police: The role of need for cognition and numeracy, Carolyn Pham Open Access Poster Presentation

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Ancient Roman Timepieces, Mariah Piippo

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Loch Ness Monster and Her Impact on Culture, Mariah Piippo

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ChildServe, Olivia Ritter

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The impact of school-based mindfulness programs on the externalizing behavior of students, Madison Ruhlmann Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Editing Fusarium graminearum using CRISPR/Cas9, Grace Marie Sack Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Respiratory differences in spontaneous and scripted speech among bilingual adults, Anna Irene Sagan Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Unveiling Shadows: How to Optimize Shadow Detection in HSI through Combination of LiDAR and Histogram Thresholding, Maritza Salinas Open Access Poster Presentation

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An Assessment of Waterloo, Iowa’s Industrial History and Its Potential Links to Environmental Contamination, Samantha Schuler, Pratik Poudel, and Grant Glueck

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School Counseling at Hansen Elementary, Addi Seybert

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Testing the Effects of Mindfulness Meditation in Reducing Music Performance Anxiety as Measured by Cortisol and Self-Report, Anya Shorey

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Testing the effects of mindfulness meditation in reducing music performance anxiety as measured by cortisol and self-report, Anya E. Shorey Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2020 Award

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Sir Deadpool: A revival of Arthurian morals in modern anti-heroes, Jane Katherine Sible Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Positive Impacts of Service Dogs on Individuals with Disabilities, Madison M. Simon and Natalee M. Hart

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The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Associations between ADHD and Academic Impairment on Students, Karen Skretta, Dilbur Arsiwalla, Elizabeth Lefler, Judah Serrano, Will Canu, Cynthia Hartung, and Erik Willcutt

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You Can't Take it With You Dramaturgical Website, Hannah Smith, Zoella Sneed, Cheyenne Kay, Jenna Bauch, Savanna Burkle, Abigail Chagolla, Kennedy Keil, Thayne Lamb, Megan Lenstra, Collin Ridgley, and Hannah Twitchell

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Spectral time: How Gérard Grisey’s concept of musical time is still relevant today, Isaac Raymond Smith Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2020 Award

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Seasonal habitat usage of Iowa wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta), Amanda Stewart Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Hansen Elementary School Counseling, Brianna Swarm

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The Influence of China’s Retaliatory Tariff on US. Automobile and Parts Exporters during US - China Trade War, Jiayu Teng

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"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free": A case study analysis of U.S. immigration policy and public perceptions of Latin American immigrants, Erin Thomason Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The effects of intercalating molecules on the polymer properties of DNA, Joseph Tibbs Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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My education plan: A teaching mindset, Joseph Van Zante Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Literature review: The role of inflammatory biomarkers in the connections between sleep and chronic health conditions, Madeline Walker Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Associations of Adult Attachment and Self Disclosure in Romantic Relationships, Elizabeth Way and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Academic Procrastination in College Students: Physical-Mental Fatigue, “Fear of Failure”, Perfectionism, Trait Procrastination, and Aversive Behavior, Alivia Woltman

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Frauds in K-12 school districts, Cassandra Lorraine Zinnel Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2019

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Construction of CRISPR/Cas9 vectors for directed mutagenesis of Fusarium graminearum, Rebekah Akers Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Development and Evaluation of a Hybrid ADI/SWH Model Pre-Laboratory Curriculum, Tabitha Alitz and Dawn Del Carlo Open Access Poster Presentation

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College students' awareness and utilization of campus sexual health resources, Emma A. Alman Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Grace Elliot's Life, Hamed Al Mazrouai

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The relation between disordered eating, stress, and anxiety in first-year college women, Jenna K. Anderson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Relation between Disordered Eating, Stress, and Anxiety in First-Year College Women, Jenna K. Anderson Open Access Poster Presentation

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

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The determination of gender roles and power dynamics within female same-sex couples, Sydney Faith Atwood Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Revisited: Calculating the Polarity of an Extremely Polar Organic compound, Alyssa Bauer, Lane Ver Mulm, and John Bumpus Poster Presentation

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

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

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The study of artistic and stylistic continuities in solo piano music from the 17th century to the early 20th century, Bethany Brooks Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Alcohol and marijuana: Substitutes or complements and a deeper evaluation of marijuana prohibition, Nicholas Andrew Brown Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Acquisition of Knowledge Using Parallax BOE Online Manual, Tyler Brown and Timothy Kidd Poster Presentation

Computational study of low-dimensional materials, Ryan Carlile, Andrew Stollenwerk, and Pavel Lukashev Poster Presentation

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The Spectroscopy of Coffee Roasting, Kailey Casper and Joshua Sebree Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Bacillus bacteriophage Q11 may have a 5' covalently attached protein, Emily Cornelius and Michael Walter Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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

Analysis of Insulative Properties of Cellulose Aerogels by Solid Volume Fraction, Dexter Cox and Timothy Kidd Poster Presentation

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Investigating Fourier Coefficient Relationships of Cepheid Variable Stars, Forrest Cronin and Siobahn Morgan Open Access Poster Presentation

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System for beating CAPTCHA using artificial intelligence, Rishabh Dalal Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Infrared Analysis of Anaerobic Photochemical Aerosols, Mildrède Debello, Joshua Sebree, and Kailey Casper Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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The tuba and tape: An exploration of repertoire for solo tuba and fixed electronic media, Adam Christopher Denner Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Analysis of leukocytes in Ebola infected skin explants, Alyssa J. Deuso Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of strain-counterstrain on chronic ankle instability: A validation case study, Samantha Dewey Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Determining and addressing the needs of transracial Korean adoptees in higher education, Alison Yoo-Jung-Kim Dickinson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Who is For Immigration?, Alyssa Dixson

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Assessing CP - 42 Habitat Value for Bees using the Floral Resource Index, Allison Eagan, Gabrielle Brown, and Ai Wen Open Access Poster Presentation

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Crafting culture: The impact of women artists in Mexican folk art, Jordan Edberg Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Factors Impacting Students' Mathematical Performance and Beliefs, Lauren Falck, Alexis Steinlage, Elizabeth Hughes, and Olof Steinthorsdottir Open Access Poster Presentation

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Does Preparation Method Affect Size-Type Distribution in Bacteriophage Population Images?, Annissa Ferero and Michael Walter Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Seed Mix Design and First-year Management Influences Ecological Outcomes in Prairie Reconstruction, Alec Glidden Open Access Paper 2019 Award

Seed mix design and first-year management influence ecological outcomes in prairie reconstruction, Alec J. Glidden Poster Presentation

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How evangelical ministries create social identity on college campuses: An analysis of The Salt Company, Hannah Gregor Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Students in the Margin: The Creation of Evangelical Ministries on College Campuses, Hannah Gregor Poster Presentation

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The effect of arch height on variances in gait phases: A kinematic analysis, Mackenzie J. Haag Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Eugene Grossman, Brandon Haraldson

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Integrating movement in the elementary classroom: Creating innovative materials that incorporate movement with content areas, Hannah Kristine Harrison Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Technique Development of Finite Layer Dichalcogenides by Mechanical Exfoliation on Gold Substrate, Taylor Harris and Tim Kidd Poster Presentation

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Summer melt and socialization: Informing retention strategies for higher education, Cecelia Alice Hawbaker Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Where was I?: Engagement strategies for students with attention deficit disorders, Brenna L. Herrmann Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Aligning PRISMS Plus with NGSS and Physics Education Research, Juliana Huegerich and Lawrence Escalada Open Access Poster Presentation

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Non-linear Autoregressive Distributed Lag Model Approach and the J-Curve Phenomenon: China and Her Major Trading Partners, Alex Hunter

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The Effects of Relative Wages and Border Enforcement on Illegal Immigration, Aaron Iehl

Synthesis and characterization of Cp2Ru2(dppm)2(CH3)2, Nina Jocic Honors Program Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Sown and Unsown Floral Resources Both Support Bee Abundance, Pryce Johnson, Kenneth Elgersma, and Ai Wen Open Access Poster Presentation

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The effects of casinos on unemployment: A county level analysis, Sally Anne St. Clair Kron Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Learning and literacy in music: activities for integrating children's literature into the elementary general music curriculum, Taryn Jeanette Kroymann Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2019 Award

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Finding the fantastic in Magic: The Gathering: Rhetorics of fantasy and collectible card games, Tait Larson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of math tracking on students' growth mindsets, Amber Lawrence Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Irma Dovey, Gabby Leitner

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Effects of political ingroup/outgroup rejection on behavior and physiology, Hannah Rose Lentfer Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Can Human Rights be Ignored for a Price? An Analysis of Lobbying Power and U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Human Rights, Collin Lint Poster Presentation

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Can human rights be ignored for a price?: An analysis of lobbying power and U.S. foreign policy towards human rights, Collin Lint Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Case study in the emotional and social benefits of joining a women's organization in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Hailey Lorenzen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Determining the Source of Materials Used in Artifacts Found Within Seebergers Cave in Jackson County, Iowa, Faith Luce and Chad Heinzel Poster Presentation

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Communicating the status of Alzheimer's disease treatment research to the general public, Abigail Manderfield Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Foreign-born workers' effect on agricultural industry in Iowa, Hannah McDevitt Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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

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"It's important to just have your voice heard": Young voters' change perception of political efficacy, Christopher Matthew Merck Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Eugene Grossman, Josh Michel

Mobility determination of polyanions using Capillary Electrophoresis, Jill Miller and Justin Peters Poster Presentation

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Work-related outcomes and organizational commitment, Mushaun Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis