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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Projects from 2019

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Boyd H. Graeber, Josh Milliken

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English Proficiency and Earnings of U.S. Immigrants, Toni F. Moeller

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Valuation Multiples: Identifying Undervalued Stocks From 1987 to 2017, Luke Muller

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Intrinsic vs extrinsic job search factors: What is more attractive to the younger workforce?, Danielle Nardini Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Germination rates of Carex spp. seed after long-term storage, Jonathan N. Nzombo, Kate Sinnott, and Laura E. Fischer Walter Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Hegelian Political Theater, Cade M. Olmstead Open Access Poster Presentation

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The effects of fluoride on macrophage THP-1 cellular functions, Ashlee Renee Osier Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Informed hearing loss prevention for Theatre UNI, Mallory Park Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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

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Can People Survive on Carrots and Sticks? Enhancing Quality of Life Through Financial Tools of Foreign Policy Following Sen’s Capabilities Approach, Silvia Pellegrino

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Developing Effective Air Quality Simulations Using AERMOD Model, Jens Petersen and Xinhua Shen Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

Supercoiled DNA Looping by Lac Repressor Protein Using Atomic Force Microscopy, Hannah Peterson, Taylor Harris, Timothy Kidd, and Justin Peters Poster Presentation

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

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First Principles Study of Surface States and Tetragonal Distortion in Half Metals, Sam Prophet, Rishabh Dalal, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel Lukashev Open Access Poster Presentation

Silyation of carbon-hydrogen bonds using diruthenium catalysts, Joshua Wesley Prybil Honors Program Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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The impact of chronic poverty on children's behavioral health and learning outcomes, Anna Catherine Rasmussen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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System for retrieval of data on adverse drug reactions, Mohammed Rawwas Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Derivatization of Core molecule for therapeutic purposes, Andrea Reutzel and Jeffrey Elbert Poster Presentation

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She's not allowed to do that: performing stigmatized same-sex sexuality, Orion Lee Risk Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2019 Award

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

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The relationship between psychological factors and the gait analysis of a total knee arthroplasty patient: A case study, Tyler S. Rogers Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The anthropological significance of Knockloon Hill, Emma Rosentrater Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Wandersoul of the South: Situating 20th century Alabama poet Clement Wood in a literary tradition, Skye Rozario Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Editing Fusarium graminearum genome with CRISPR/Cas9, Grace Sack and Tilahun Abebe Open Access Poster Presentation

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Code readability: A proposal on the effects of psychology and comprehension in software development and maintenance, Ethan Brian Sankey Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Image processing of cellular aggregates, Nathan P. Schmidt Poster Presentation

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Cytoskeletal Actin Networks, Nathan Schmidt and Ali Tabei Poster Presentation

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The Manhattan Project and the Globalization of Nuclear Weapons, Cole Schreiber and Paul Shand Open Access Poster Presentation

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Determinants of Box Office Performance: Return of the Regressions, Griffin Scott

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Factors influencing attitudes toward survivors of brain injury, Carrie Nicole Shea Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Maternal Mortality in the U.S., Christine Shipley

Exploring the Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytes Isolated From Native North American Prairie Plants, Bridget Shoemaker, Kirk Manfredi, and Michael Walter Poster Presentation

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Local and Landscape Effects on Butterfly Abundance in CP-42 Plantings, Emma Simpson, Kate Sinnott, and Mark Myers Open Access Poster Presentation

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Effects of seed mix and surrounding land cover on Asclepias syriaca density in the Conservation Reserve Program's Pollinator Habitat plantings, Kate Sinnott, Emma Simpson, Kathleen Madsen, and Laura Jackson Open Access Poster Presentation

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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 Open Access Poster Presentation

Chasing the Idea: Love and the Impossible, Caleb A. Stekl Poster Presentation

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World War I Veterans, Reese Stolte

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Genetic analysis of a parasite contact zone in the southwestern United States, Tanner Storbeck Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Stochastic Lattice Simulation of the RAD51 Nucleoprotein Filament Formation on Single-Stranded DNA, Mary Sutton, Ali Tabei, Colleen Caldwell, and Maria Spies Poster Presentation

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The Impact of Soil Water Storage Capacity on Species-specific Forb Establishment in CP42 Fields, Ervina Tabakovic, Mark Sherrard, Kathleen Madsen, and Allison Eagan Open Access Poster Presentation

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Prehistoric Plant Resources in the Cedar Valley: How Prehistoric People Utilized Flora In Subsistence Practices, Lyn Tackett Open Access Poster Presentation

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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 Open Access Poster Presentation

Analyzing Understanding of Electromagnetism in Workshop Physics, Ernest Toutant III and Jeff Morgan Poster Presentation

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Breathe in, breathe out: An exploration of the impacts of yoga on self-regulation and classroom community, Shaylyn Trenkamp Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2020 Award

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Examining the NCAA selection process for bias against mid-majors, Jackson Twait Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Silylation Using a Zinc Catalyst, Rodney Wallace, Victoria Williams, and Robert Martin Chin Poster Presentation

The Silylation of Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds Using Zn(OTf)2 Catalyst, Alexandra Warren and Robert Martin Chin Poster Presentation

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Inhibition of the P2X7 receptor and its effects on epithelial cell actin distribution and fiber size, Shayla Warrick Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

How Blue was My Crystal: Synthesis of Copper(II) Oxalate Coordination Polymers, Paul White, Arkady Ellern, and Colin Weeks Poster Presentation

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Vinyl advertisement in the UNI Bookstore windows, Emma Wilker Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Coming of age, coming out, and coming to terms: An essay collection on self-discovery, Mallory Wohlford Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The domestic impacts of industrial wind energy in the United States, Collin John Woods Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Identifying Elemental Composition of Sand Grain with EDX, Gaoyong Wu, Timothy Kidd, and Patrick Pease Poster Presentation

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Lego Mindstorms as Alternative Scientific Instrumentation, Emma Yarrow and Joshua Sebree Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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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Northeast 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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Native Grass Cover Influences Forb Density in CP-42 Pollinator Plantings, Alyssa Burgert and Laura Jackson Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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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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Floral Resource Dynamics for Pollinators in a Central Iowa Tallgrass Prairie Restoration, Lily Conrad, Ben Hoksch, and Mark C. Myers Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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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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Biotech fever: Market overreaction to FDA clinical trials, Ethan J. Hugstad Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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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

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The Relationship between U.S. Prison and Mental Health: A Review of Literature, Vanessa M. Jordan Open Access 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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Should Division I College Athletes Receive Compensation in Excess of their Scholarships?, Trey Kilburg

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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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Technological Unemployment in the United States: A State-Level Analysis, Courtney Krousie

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