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 2014

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From college to the NFL playoffs, Elizabeth Mastalio Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Activism and offense : a philosophical analysis, Stef McGraw Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Semantic feature analysis application for people with aphasia, Alison Meyer Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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What Motivates U.S. Food Aid Donations? Characteristics of Countries That Received Food Aid from the U.S. in 2012, Beth Monnier

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Determinants of poverty and strategies to reduce poverty in Cambodia, Beth A. Monnier Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Automation and the Labor Force, Loren Nerhus

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Culturally relevant pedagogy: secondary mathematics in an urban classroom, Julia Glissmann North Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Speech inhibition with utterance length and complexity, Meghan Opolka Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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When I was your age, Pluto was a planet: two children's books concerning environmental issues, Caitlin A. Peterson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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In defense of defense: a statistical look at roster construction, coaching strategy, and team defense in the National Basketball Association, Luke Ronald Peterson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Investigating the expression of AHNAK2 and CTHRC1 in pancreatic cancer cell lines, Logan Patrick Poole Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Current developments in forensic science: establishing the credibility of forensic linguistics through authorship analysis, Annette Putnam Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of life experiences of men and women in the sciences, Tori Nicole Quist Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Analysis of the canola lip mutant, Matthew Rafferty Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A preliminary systematic analysis of the species of genus Physaria (Brassicaceae) of Wyoming, Kayla Rethwisch Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Conductor influence on student attitude, motivation, and participation, Laura Maria Rodriguez Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Muddied waters: exploring Iowa's water policy and practices, Jorgen D. Rose Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Positional plagiocephaly among tribal societies and contemporary western societies: a comparison of treatments, results, and effects, Jacinda Rose Ruggles Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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What's faith have to do with it? : the media framing of religion and politics in the 2012 Republican primaries, Zoe Russell Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Patient preference for physician prayer in medical situations, Blaine Mahlon Schlawin Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Gender differences in pay expectations at three career stages, Elijah Rogeay Seay Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Ethics and executive compensation, Brittany Silvey Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The role of KNOX genes during simple and compound leaf development in the genus Ampelopsis (Vitaceae), Allie Marie Simpson Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Putting management theory into practice in private prisons, Hilary Tanner Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Bridging the social media value gap between fans and artists, Andrew Teeter Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Latitude and environmental pressure: their impact on carapace morphology in three species of fiddler crabs (genus Uca) across the Atlantic Ocean, Katherine Susannah Mary Thomas Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Listening to movies: the emotional response of an audience to music in correlation with film, Jillian Whitaker Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Variation in state funded student grant programs: political and economic influences, KaLeigh Karr White Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Excavation and stratigraphic analysis of a late nineteenth century boiler house, Ariel Marie Williams Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Trauma-informed services and trauma awareness among staff on the college campus, Tricia Wisniewski Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2013

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A linguistic playground: A case study of trilingual code-switching, Aynur Damirgi Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Does Success on the Grid-Iron and Court Increase Applications to Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Schools?, Andrew Dykstra

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More than a quick and easy meal: convenience food advertising in Ladies' Home Journal, 1945-1954, Molly Franta Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Sustainable food at UNI: Past, present, and future, Glenna Maureen Goldman Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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UNI's dance craze: A psychological analysis and creative documentary on 'The Interlude Dance' and 'The Dance Party', Ian Goldsmith Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The Chicago Americanization movement: Solutions to the immigrant problem, Heather Greel Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A study in merger induced galaxy evolution through post-starburst systems, Zachary Dean Griffith Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Learning styles: A viable approach to instruction?, Lauren A. Hanzelka Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Would the 1995 Balanced Budget Amendment be an Effective Mechanism for Stabilizing Public Debt?, James Harbaugh

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Opportunity for engagement : how viewing "The Lizzie Bennet diaries" transcends traditional reader response, Molly Hayes Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Going offline: Personality and its effects on the transition of online relationships to the offline world, Morgan Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Does international recruiting make sense in the Missouri Valley Conference?, Natalie Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The federal estate tax: a comprehensive look at the effects on American farming and ranching businesses, Taylor G. Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Differences in Child Care Costs Between States and Their Influence on Female Labor Force Participation, Kirstin Knobloch

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Generating new Type II protein models using cytochrome c, Lindsey M. Ludwig Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Should I stay or should I go?: A comparison study of cornerstone and non-cornerstone students' levels of campus engagement and institutional commitment, Theresa Luensmann Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Effects of traumatic brain injury on domestic violence survivors, Elizabeth Marie Martin Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Tempestuous translations: Exploring the artistic and thematic relationship between Shakespeare's The Tempest and Beethoven's "Tempest" piano sonata in D minor op.31 no.2, Chelsea O'Donnell Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A comparison of Brazil and the United States: How higher education can shape and be shaped by history, politics, culture, and economy, Cassandra Mae Oliveira Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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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