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 2013

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Competition and extrinsic motivation in the band classroom: A review of literature and suggestions for educational practice, Stephanie Kay Opsal Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Comparative phylogeography of species across the Mississippi embayment, Matthew James Samec Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Education and Fertility: The Effect of Field of Study on Women’s Fertility Decisions, Emily Scholtes

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Relationships between habitat preference and population size of the declining longnose dace, Erica Anne Scullin Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Clean up our home: Ellen Swallow Richards' human ecology and emerging environmental ideologies, 1890-1915, RaeAnn Lillian Swanson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Do NHL Teams Regard Violence as a Positive Player Attribute and Thus Compensate for Violent Acts?, Mitch Zimmerman

Submissions from 2012

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Crafting characters: How to write characters from a beginning writer's perspective, Brittany Michelle Betzer Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Economic Development Strategy: The Creative Capital Theory, Zach Fairlie

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Perceptions of "Americanism": U.S. high school students' attitudes towards non-standard English accents, Christina Michelle Goering Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Laboring under assumptions, Chloe Louise Haley Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Incorporating effective grammar instruction into the classroom, Erin Mary Harrity Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Uncovering morphological variation in light of genetic data within the Ozark minnow, Notropis nubilus, Sara Katherine Holmes Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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An environmental systems analysis of hydropower and its effects upon indigenous settlements in Karnataka, India, Amy Joens Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Most Influential Factors in Determining the Happiness of Nations, Julie Lang

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How autism is portrayed in the media, Miranda Madesian Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Explaining Differences in Unemployment Rates across Iowa Counties in the Early Stages of the Great Recession, Joslyn Sailer

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What is the Source of the Male Marital Wage Premium?, Aaron Strike

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Why do Firms Repurchase Stock?, Jordan Voss

Submissions from 2011

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Current Account Imbalances Within the Eurozone, Tom Augspurger

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An Examination of Law School Employment Data, Trevor Boeckmann

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Rational decision-making in the face of uncertainty: An experiment in Jeopardy!, Trevor Boeckmann Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Bad reputations, Rebecca Ann Bohnet Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Fair value accounting debate and the future of the profession, Kristina Ann Bowers Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Musical eating and culinary listening: Composing with sounds and flavors, Isaac Brockshus Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Influencing factors behind urban sprawl in the United States, Charles N. Cowell Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Built Environment’s Effect on Obesity in the United States, Charlie Cowell

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Factors controlling hop flowering and their potential and their potential for use in the brewing and pharmaceutical industries, Margaret Nicole Crain Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Effects of hypergravity on Xenopus embryo growth and cardiac hypertrophy, Bryce Joseph Duchman Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Parallel experience of a bilingual child with a communication disorder and a college language immersion program, Kate Sussan Elahi Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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An analysis of elementary teachers' self-reported competencies in handling student grief in the classroom, Ashley Rae Fitzgerald Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Efficiency of the NFL point spread betting market, Nicholas Mark Fohey Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Multilingual theatre: Community value and future education necessity, Diana Milree Garles Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Interface design to support situation awareness in virtual puppetry, Keisha Joy Harthoorn Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Integrated marketing communications plan for HospiceADEASY, Megan Elizabeth Horn Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The hearing room: Combining video art and electroacoustic music, Aaron Michael Hynds Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Raising good Soviets: Media depictions of Soviet life and upbringing under Khrushchev, Chelsea Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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An analysis of strategies for the education of English language learners, Tracy Elizabeth Moore Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Apologia, atonement, and the public sphere, Christopher Outzen Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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What Determines the Performance of Graduates? Evidence From Top Business Schools, Matt Peterson

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Determinants of Economic Growth in Latin America, Kristi Philips

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Scholarship management system, Eric Irvin Sauser Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Essential workplace communication skills: Student vs. employer perspectives, Amanda Schickel Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Analysis of QuickBooks internal control utilization, Andrew J. Steckel Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Effects of sexual assault education on college students' rape-supportive attitudes, Jessica Ann Ueland Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Beliefs, concerns, and methods of parents raising children bilingually: A study of Hispanic Iowa mothers attempting to maintain heritage language in their children, Briana Vera Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Patterns of alcohol violations from police reports on a midwestern campus, Emily A. Wesley Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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What it's like to be me: A qualitative look at students' narratives about diversity inclusion and discrimination, Megan Deanne Wharff Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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With a woman's bitterness: Early propaganda against female rulers in medieval chronicles in the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, Elizabeth Anne Wiedenheft Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Growth and characterization of nanoscale thin films, Erik Thomas Wolter Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Digit ratios, Baron-Cohen's Reading the minds in the eyes and dart-throwing task, Betul Zora Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2010

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Playing like a girl: An analysis of the role of gender in trumpet performance, Leslie Ellen Aboud Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Can the ‘Fat Tax’ Carry its Weight?, Carl Bakker

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The Motherhood Wage Penalty in America, Jennifer A. Boden

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Paternal religiosity and parenting style: Influence on the quality of daughter's friendships, Abigail Anne Buenneke Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Religion in the classroom, Allison Kay Carey Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The perception and production of Spanish pure vowels by native English speakers, Lauren Erickson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Primary source use in high school history classrooms: Categories, frequency, and assessment, Michaela Goblirsch Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The hidden power of the caucus: The impact of early caucuses/primaries on youth voter turnout, Mary Jo Halder Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Using mathematics as a gateway to literacy for English language learners, Krista Hemphill Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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In the Ali way: An original solo performance piece, Ali Horsted Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Post exercise massage: Effects on next day performance following heavy lower body resistance training, Kristin Iehl Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Perceived importance of an ethical situation (PIE) on ethical judgment and intention, Monica Marie Johnston Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Synthesis and characterization of a [Ru(bpy)2(NCS)2] derivative for use as a dye-sensitizer in nanocrystalline solar cells, Joel Thomas Kirner Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Formation of the neural tube epithelium basement membrane during secondary neurulation in the chick embryo, Leslie Ann Mataya Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Burnout in scholarship and non-scholarship female college swimmers, Kelly Mateas Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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U.S. Animal Agriculture Policy: Problems and Solutions, Steven Mischel

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Women's labor force participation in Spain: An analysis from dictatorship to democracy, Kristi Philips Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Implications of physical attractiveness on time allocations from salesperson to customer, Emily Anne Prinsen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The value-added tax: Effects on tax revenue, U.S. corporations, and individual taxpayers, Joseph Raymond Pudenz Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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How does the University of Northern Iowa's recycling program compare to the recycling programs of its peer institutions?, Anna J. Schrad Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Purchasing subscription reference databases in the Iowa elementary public school library, Michaela B. Seeman Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Recession, unemployment, and attendance at Major League Baseball games, Bradley Joseph Shatex Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Integrating art and literacy in the elementary classroom, Megan Kristine Sorensen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Competitive Balance and Team Payroll: The Case of Major League Baseball, Tyler Veach

Submissions from 2009

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Effects of a Credit Crunch on Employment by Sector in the U.S.: How have Recessions Associated with Credit Crunches Differed from Other Recessions?, Michael Boevers

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Savannah: A short story cycle in the tradition of American literary craft, Emily Burney Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Factors related to the unemployment rate: A statistical analysis, Reanna Collins Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The purpose of Facebook: The value of Facebook friends in increasing self-perceived popularity, Michael J. Cronin Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The use of productive questions in the early childhood classroom, Rachel Alice Dengler Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Public water fluoridation, Jessica Fohey Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Problem-solving behaviors in college relationships, Bethanie Frattini-Scott Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Fair value accounting: Variations in relevance by business sector, Elizabeth Harriss Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Study abroad: Products, practices, and perspectives of a new culture, Molly Marie Juza Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A light unto our path: Toward a mutual understanding of fundamentalist Christianity and science, Kassidy K. Lyons Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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What Determines the Level of Funding for an Endangered Species?, Josh Mahoney

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Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Senior Year Plus Program in Iowa, Andrew Q. Morse Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Racial Salary Discrimination in the NBA: 2008-2009, Kyle Rehnstrom

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The Economics of Golf: An Investigation of the Returns to Skill of PGA Tour Golfers, Kelsey L. Rinehart

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The Validity of Karl Marx’s Theory of Historical Materialism, Kaleb Shimp

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Our aliens: How does a criminal become human?, Leah Marie Short Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Attention and memory in young and middle-aged adults, Emily Sorenson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Powerful and powerless speech styles in employment mock interviews, Amanda M. Wilson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2008

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Effects of nanoscale disorder on the paramagnetic to ferromagnetic transition in melt-spun gadolinium and gadolinium iron alloys, Justin Gary Bohnet Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Adam Smith and Consumerism’s Role in Happiness: Modern Society Re-examined, Michael Busch

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Formulation of an ultra-violet curable, soy-based, organic pigment screen printing ink, Jenna L. Cherry Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Female hysteria across cultures and periods in American literature, Jessica Daine Droogsma Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The tax gap: America's underreported revenues, Jennifer Granzow Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Has Thailand Learned from the Asian Crisis of 1997?, Kuejai Jungjaturapit

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Convergence of IFRS and U.S. GAAP: Implications on the public accounting profession, Linsey Dee Lain Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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School finance reform in Iowa: Where to turn for improvements in equity?, Darcy Kathleen Lane Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)