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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Events from 2018

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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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Identifying the Risk Factors for Food Insecurity in the United States, Destiny Leitz

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Money matters: An analysis of campaign finance in United States House of Representatives elections, 2010-2016, 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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Floral Resource Availability and Butterfly Community Characteristics in CP-42 Pollinator Habitat Plantings, Ethan Marburger, Corinne Myers, and Mark Myers Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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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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Gentrification in Polk County, Iowa, Danielle Massey

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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 Allen Miller Open Access Paper

NMDA: Review and clinical implications for potential cognitive deficits, Madison A. Miller Honors Program Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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 Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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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 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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Soil Characteristics Affecting Weed Invasion on Conservation Reserve Program Pollinator Habitats, Jennifer Pauley Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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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) 2018 Award

Intercalating transition metals in tantalum disulfide nanostructures, Madeline Christine Roach Honors Program Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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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Sown Forb Performance in CP42 Fields, Nathan Theel and Mark Sherrard Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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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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Correlation Between Wild Bee Populations and Vegetative Resources in the Conservation Reserve Program’s Pollinator Enhancement Plantings, Olivia Willoughby, Alyssa Burgert, Nathan Theel, and Ai Wen Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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A song to remember : The effects of music therapy on individuals with Alzheimer's disease, Gabrielle Woods Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2017

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An Analysis of the Causal Relationship Between Transportation and GDP: A Time-Series Approach for the United States, Arijan Alagic

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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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The Gender Pay Gap in College Basketball: Is Discrimination the Driving Factor?, Melissa Ament

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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

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Determinants of IPO Underpricing: Tech vs Non-Tech Industries, Jordan Beck

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Alcohol and Its Relationship to Family Work Conflict, Jasmine Beecham Open Access Poster Presentation

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Masculinity, dress, and power: A theoretical intersection, Parker Bennett Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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UNI Students' Perspectives on Textbook Costs, Tristan Bennett Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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The business of fraud, Jessica Marie Berkshire Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Magnetic behavior of bulk and nanostructured MnxTaS2, Lucas Paul Beving Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tallgrass Prairie Center: A Floral Resource Index to Assess Pollinator Habitat Quality in Eastern Iowa Prairies, Gabrielle Brown and Laura L. Jackson

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Formation of Titan aerosol from CO and CH4, Tate Christensen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A presidential paradigm shift: Changes in presidential rhetoric regarding Cuba, Alyssa Chellan Dixon Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The professional development of students through global experiences, Myle Duong Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tallgrass Prairie Center: Factors Affecting Cirsium arvense Density in Eastern Iowa Conservation Reserve Program Fields, Esther Edgerton and Laura Jackson

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Gender and music: can we hear a difference between female and male composers and performers?, Arianna Edvenson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Cedar Falls Community Main Street: A gap analysis of customer & business owner perceptions, Cassie Evers Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Archaeology: puzzle of the past: an exhibit design, Kristine Eyheralde Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis

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Evidence of Youthful Aging: Chronic Stress and the Association With DNA Damage, Jason Fly Open Access Paper

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Some Evidence of Youthful Aging: Elevated Cortisol and the Association With DNA Damage, Jason Fly Open Access Poster Presentation

A Content Analysis on Surveying Refugee, Immigrant and Other Hard-to-Reach Populations, Aarika Forney Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Major depressive disorder in adults: Determining demographic causes and links between health insurance and government aid, Taylor Lillian Fox Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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TiO2 Coating Method for Nanocellulose Aerogel, Byron Fritch Open Access Poster Presentation

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Employee wellness program attitudes, Lucille Madden Gee Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Realizing EDGAR: eliminating information asymmetries through artificial intelligence analysis of SEC filings, Ryan H. Giarusso Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tallgrass Prairie Center: Soil Legacy Effects of Prairie Biomass Feedstocks with Different Diversity, Alec Glidden and Mark Sherrard

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Developmental analysis of Leea guineensis (Leeaceae), Sally Gray Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Disparities in Infant Mortality: Are Sociocultural Risk Factors Shaped by Institutionalized Racism?, Maddie Grimm Open Access Poster Presentation

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Disparities in infant mortality: are sociocultural risk factors shaped by institutionalized racism?, Madison Grimm Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Cultural Influences on Time Pressure in the U.S. and Taiwan, Maribel Guevara-Myers Open Access Poster Presentation

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Effect of Structural Disorder on Magnetic Properties of MnCrVAl, Juliana Herran Open Access Poster Presentation

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A reflective analysis of the practice and performance of a degree tuba recital, Taylor Hicks Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Impact of Immigration on National and Supranational Identity, Sarah Hofmeyer Open Access Undergraduate Student Work

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Culturally responsive teaching from a culture specific perspective: Chinese students' experiences of CRT in the U.S., Tessa Noel Horn Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"Contrasts": Differences and similarities in choral settings of Christina Rossetti's poems, Coren Hucke Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Lessons from "The Fleet": improving organizational leadership based on Prairie Lakes Church practices through fictional narrative, Christopher Huling Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The 2008 Financial Recession and Fair Value Accounting, Anthony Hurlburt

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Results and efficacy of two measures of executive function in adolescent athletes, Jocelyn Jenks Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Education inequity: a comparative analysis of Johannesburg and Chicago city schools, Melissa Marie Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tallgrass Prairie Center: Effects of Planting Time and Grass-Forb Seeding Ration on Establishment in CRP Pollinator Habitat, Kylie Jonas and Laura L. Jackson

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Homo humanus: An installation investigating the omnipresence of self-documentation, Ashley Elizabeth Jones Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Predictors of Attitudes toward Transgender Men and Women, Natalie Kaufman Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Gender differences in sexual assault and PTSD stigma, Megan Kennedy Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Comparison of various technologies in the acquisition of speech samples for transcription purposes: listener perception vs. acoustic analysis of signal quality, Alexa Klimes Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Trying to fit in with the weird parts of the Internet: Online subcultures and content creation, Isak Fedeler Knivsland Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A comparison of technologies for recording speech and the effects of speaker age, Jacquelyn Marie Knustrom Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Investigating the role of the written curriculum on lesson planning for first-year elementary mathematics teachers, Anna Kron Open Access Honors Program Thesis