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 2018

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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

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Tallgrass Prairie Center: The Weeds of CRP Polinator Habitat, Molly A. Langhenry and Mark E. Sherrard

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New Insights into the “Manna from Heaven” Hypothesis, Clare Laubenthal Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of Role-Goal Methods on Student Engagement: A Case Study, Zach Lillquist Open Access Poster Presentation

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Effects of role-goal methods on student engagement: A case study, Zachariah John Lillquist Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Factors Affecting Student Graduation Rates, Kaleb Luse Open Access Poster Presentation

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The Return of the Machinery Question: Is it different this time?, Kaleb Luse

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Shrink and squeeze: today's teaching pressures and its effect on teaching social studies, Alyssa Diane McKeone Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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"Slavery wasn't that bad": An examination of the effects of reduced social studies class time and student misconceptions, Matthew Karl Mengler Open Access Honors Program Thesis 2018 Award

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Anticipatory reactions to erotic stimuli: An exploration into "psychic" ability, Margarita Meza Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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"A special program for highly gifted students:" The evolution and growth of UNI's Honors Program, 1959-2009, Matthew Christian Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The impact of terrorism on commercial office real estate in Manhattan, Madeline M. O'Donnell Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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“Long Cold Days”: The Natural Ice Industry, 1880 to 1940, Andrew Olson Open Access Poster Presentation

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The effects of governance and inequality on economic growth, Ethan James Philo Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The genetic relationship between leaf margin regulation and vascular patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana, Lulua Rawwas Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An examination of the association between traumatic brain injury and sleep disruptions among athletes in contact and non-contact sports, Olivia A. Rigdon Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The effects of hibernation on the time of coagulation of the American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, Joshua Samec Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Kleine Harlequinade: Synthesizing a Directing Education, Alexandra Saulsbury Open Access Poster Presentation

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Live notes: bringing the power of desktop MIDI input to the Android platform, Joshua Schriever Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Secondary mathematics educators and coaches' role in providing motivation, Reggie Schulte Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Workplace Friendship as an Antecedent of Employee Engagement, Victoria Settanni Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

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Workplace friendship as an antecedent of employment engagement, Victoria Marie Settanni Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Accommodating invisible illnesses and disabilities in the workplace, Elizabeth Simmons Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tracing Ancient Healing Practices through the Hibiscus, Lyn Tackett Open Access Paper 2018 Award

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Evaluating trends in financial literacy: The impact on individuals and workplaces, Michelle Temeyer Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Using the growth mindset to improve opportunities for negotiation in argument-based inquiry elementary classrooms, Bridget Tharp Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Beauty Outside Our Doors: Conservation Stories of Black Hawk County, University of Northern Iowa. Environmental Literature (Spring 2017).

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S.T.O.R.I.E. Time, Fall Semester 2017, University of Northern Iowa. Human Relations: Awareness and Applications (Fall 2017)

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S.T.O.R.I.E. Time, Spring Semester 2017, University of Northern Iowa. Human Relations: Awareness and Applications (Spring 2017)

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Running Past the Trees: Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa's Cedar Valley, University of Northern Iowa. Two-Dimensional Concepts (Spring 2017).

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Comparing first-generation and continuing-generation college students' self-efficacy, campus involvement, and academic performance, Kaylin Nichole Upah Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Effects of studying abroad on college students, Kaliana Villa Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Student perceptions on the innovative use of technology in Iowa classrooms, Preston Vorthmann Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Connections between science teachers' professional development preferences and their teaching practices and beliefs, Jessica Marie Wayson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Direct Measurement of Supra-Physiological Levels of Ascorbate in Plasma using a Nanophotometer, Bailey Wetherell Open Access Poster Presentation

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Developmental immunity of the skeletal elements of the Weberian apparatus to the effects of exogenous estrogen (17-β estradiol), a known disruptor of cartliage development, Bailey Jordan Wetherell Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Elephant in the Room: Bringing Homosexuality to the American Literary Conversation, Clay Whisler Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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African-American Labor History in Waterloo: The Exhibit, Niria White Open Access Paper

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Assessing Productivity in Prairie Biomass Feedstocks with Different Levels of Diversity, Alyssa Williams Open Access Poster Presentation

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Stable Isotope Chemistry in Titan Haze Aerosol, Allison Wold Open Access Poster Presentation

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The gamers in gaming: Studying Twitch TV and its followers, Micah Zeimetz Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Events from 2016

Perceptions of Use of Hearing Protection in High String Musicians, Alyssa Adamec Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Tessellations: An artistic and mathematical look at the work of Maurits Cornelis Escher, Emily E. Bachmeier Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Branding the UNI/Wellness Recreation Center: creating a cohesive cross-media collegiate recreation identity, Rachael Bair Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Determinants of the GPA's of College Students, Mitchell Beckman Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Friends in High Places: Drinkers’ Perceptions of Gender, Sobriety, and Relationships with Nondrinkers, Seth Behrends Open Access Poster Presentation

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Celebrating 100 years of the National Park System in the classroom, Kailyn Louise Bettle Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Exploration of Empfindsamer stil: The creation and performance of an informed performance edition of CPE Bach's Concerto in D minor for flute and orchestra, Emily C. Bicknese Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Chimera: a multigenre exploration of the postmodern self, Keegan D. Bosch Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Motion virtual manipulatives in the elementary math classroom, Cole Boudreau Open Access Honors Program Thesis