Academic Year 2017-18 Projects

4-H Youth Development

Renae Sieck

A Randomized Controlled Study of Using 3D Models and Virtual Reality (VR) to Foster Learning of Carcass Anatomy

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Dipal Bhandari

Use of models for solving complex problems – an adoption study

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Agricultural Economics

Regan Gilmore

Statistical Analysis of the Adoption of Conservation Practices in Conventional Midwest and Great Plains Agriculture and Associated Trends in Yield

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Agronomy and Horticulture

Holly Podliska

Genetic Changes in Grasses due to Cold Stress

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Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication

Stephen Enke

Morgan Heimes

Elizabeth O'Doherty

Comparing Generativity and Socially Responsible Leadership Amongst Collegiate Student Leaders who Mentor

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Saleh Husseini

Riley Nichols

An Observational Study of Undergraduate Teaching in CASNR

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Animal Science

Alison Bartenslager

Alternative Antibiotics

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Kylee Sutton

Detection of SLA II Variants Associated with Disease Susceptibility in Swine

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Jessica Schmidt

Subjective Evaluation of Temperament in Beef Cattle: Does Training Improve the Reliability of the Assessment?

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Heidi Miller

Increased oxidative stress on embryo development leads to interference in embryo development to the blastocyst stage

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Miranda Wordekemper

Pathways Impacting Fetal Development Associated with Parental Obesity

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Anthropology

Catherine Elliott

Campus Archaeology: Lincoln Pottery Works

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Chase Horn

Deciduous tooth growth and resorption in Pan troglodytes and Pan paniscus

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Brianna Haberyan

Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection

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Elizabeth Koenen

Analysis of the Placement of Maya Hieroglyphs at Copan

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Anthropology and Educational Psychology

Emily Jensen

Indigenous Peoples, Subsistence Hunting, and Human Rights in Botswana and Namibia

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Architectural Engineering

Stephanie Ahrens

Improving Hospital Engineered Environments to Improve Occupant Health

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Nathan German

Edward McNamara

Colin Miller

Modeling and Analysis of Masonry Arch Behavior

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Architecture

Megan Peterson

Architecture as Performance

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Ashley Glesinger

Architecture in the Humanities

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Yan Chen

Shayla Dick

Danny Ortega

FACT_book

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Rachel McCown

Megan Waldron

Material Absence

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Rachel Jensen

Overarching Themes of Daniel Libeskind's Three Machines

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Art & Sciences, CCFL

Claire Patnode

Family Treatment Drug Court Track

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Art, Art History & Design

Natali Harrison

Developing a Comprehensive Responsive Approach to Communication with University and Community Partners of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative

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Emily Gauger

Haley Collins

School of Art, Art History & Design Information Portal

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Anika Zempleni

Analysis of Bible Illustrations of Artist and Printmaker Sebald Beham

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Davita Dick

Derek Nosbisch

Integrating Design Practice/Pedagogy into Scientific Research Practices

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Yoojeong Lee

Professional Research for Printmaking at Constellation Studio

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Phuc Tran

The Aliens: Illustrated Narratives of Immigrant Experiences Bridging Eastern and Western Cultures

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Biocehmistry

Nina Bui

Characterization of Coenzyme F420 and F420 Dehydrogenase

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Sonoor Majid

Assessing the Levels of DHA in Pregnant Women in Zambia, in Relation to Fetal Brain Development

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Justin Sleep

Computational Modeling Intervention

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David Nguyen

Effects of lipid activating chemical compounds on the growth and production of fatty acids in green algae.

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Anthony Lang

Emily Mosley

Histone Deacetylase in P. syringae-Triggered Chromatin Alterations

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Shannyn Bird

Stress Induced Variation in Behavioral and Biochemical Benchmarks Profile in Poultry Breeds

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Daisy Guiza Beltran

Structural and Mechanical Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB7 in Stress Response and Antibiotic Resistance.

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Jocelyn Daubendiek

Andrew Egger

Blake Hass

Brianna Kellar

To determine the function of DBA-Stab2 in an atherosclerosis model

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Abigail Hecker

Virtual Immune System: Using Dynamic Models and Simulations to Explore and Teach Immunology

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Bailee Lichter

Web Pipeline for Ordinary Differential Equation Models

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Biological Systems Engineering

Conner Beyersdorf

3D Printed Circle of Willis Model For Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Training

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Lauren Hunt

Logan Piening

Creation of an injectable ECM for tissue engineering of the intervertebral disc

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Michaela Horn

John Wagner

Targeted Management of Weeds in Corn Production Using Intelligent Robotic Gantry System (iRGS)

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Erin Stevens

Dynamic Leaf Temperature Analysis of Basil (Ocimum) Greenhouse Plants for Moisture Stress

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Shadid De la Rosa

Furfural Production from Agricultural Biomass Residues

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Janelle Adams

Alexandra Favazza

Measurement of Nitric Oxide in Melanoma Tumors through the delivery of Carbon Nanotube Sensors within Hydrogels

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Connor Gee

Alison Manske

Nanoparticle Treatment to Improve Motor Function after Traumatic Brain Injury

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Jonah Blase

Synthetization of Theranostic Nanoparticles for Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Galen Kreifels

Unmanned Aircraft for Measuring Lake Turbidity

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Emilie Johnson

Use of Chondroitin Sulfate Hydrogels to Prevent Innervation of Degenerating Intervertebral Discs

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Alexa Davis

Testing the removal of nitrate through wetland plant species

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Autumn Dunn

Using wetland plant species to control the causes and consequences of eutrophication

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Connor States

Bailey Eddy

Influencing Cell Behavior with Sculptured Thin Films

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Matthew Boren

Synthesize and Characterize Modified Chitosan/DNA Nanoparticles (CS/DNA NP) for use in the Oral Delivery of DNA Vaccines

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Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior

Emily Johnson

A Comparison of Two Computerized Systems

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Shardhat Daggumati

Constructing and Analyzing a Two-Member Microbial Community of Methylobacter and Methylomonas

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Tony Le

Constructing and Analyzing a Two-Member Microbial Community of Methylobacter and Methylomonas

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Conner Lunn

E. Dermatitidis as an In Vitro Model for Human Melanin Production

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Tyler Johnson

Nanoscale Understanding of Polymers for Sustainable Energy Applications

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Fatma Al-Sharji

Nitrate Removal from Wastewater by using a Hybrid Ion-Exchange Membrane-based Separation

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Chemical Engineering

Phu Nguyen

Creating a Hydrogel Platform with a Stiffness Gradient to Grow Cardiac Cells to Compare to Cardiac Fibrosis

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Chemistry

Alexis Kelly

Analysis of Metal Ions in Late 19th Century Medicine Bottles Excavated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Camden Bilyeu

Application of a Split-Nanoluciferase as a Kinase Reporter

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Lauren Witte

Biochemical Study of Protein Tyrosine O-sulfation

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Kaleb Jones

Comprehensive Proteomic Analysis of DJ-1 homologs in Sz. Pombe

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Linyi Zhang

Genetic Code Engineering and Unnatural Amino Acids

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Thi Nguyen

Organic Radical Contrasts Agents for MRI

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Aubree Ford

Photoactivatable Fatty Acids: Tools for Illuminating and Influencing Biochemical Pathways

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John Oppegard

Protein Structure of VcR45

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Lauren Lesiak

Synthesis and Evaluation of Nebraska Red Derivatives for Protein Labeling Studies

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Amanda Miller

The Application of the Predatory Behavior of Lysobacter Can Provide a Useful Method to Combat Algae Blooms

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Erik Schulz

UNL Campus Archaeology

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Child, Youth and Family Studies

Lam Le

Examining the Experiences and Beliefs of Asian Parents in Nebraska

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Araceli Velasco

To what Extent are Foster Parents Aware of the Attachment Injury, Attachment Behaviors and how Culture Influences those Behaviors

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Emily Amen

Toddler social-emotional problems and competencies as predictors of parental feeding practices

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Chloe Reeble

Superintendents Early Childhood Plan Evaluation – Birth to Three

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Civil Engineering

Ernesto Bravo

Characterization of Bitumen Rejuvenation Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

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Murtaza Nalwala

Explosive and blast effects on Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWP) retrofitted structures.

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College of Dentistry Oral Biology

Lauren McNeil

Defining the Role of DHHC5 in Epithelial Cell Adhesion

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Jonathan Vidlak

Measuring Tension Across Epithelial Cell Monolayers

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College of Nursing

Claire Bredthauer

Bryanna Goldsmith

Adherence to Lifestyle Behaviors and Health Care Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure

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Computer Science and Engineering

Cale Harms

Ad Hoc Team Formation

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Ayush Manish Agrawal

Trieu Hung Tran

Building Large-scale Robot Communities Capable of Self-Coordination

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Alisha Bevins

Cultural Effects on Robotic Acceptance in the Classroom

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Ian Howell

How Computers Solve Sudoku

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Zecheng Li

Machine Learning Based Multimedia Security Methods

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Zakary Keck

Measurable Program Analysis

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Colton Harper

Measuring Information Exchange in Engineered Molecular Communications Between Biological Cells.

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Kaustubh Gupta

Mobile Payment System Security

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Jeevan Rajagopal

Neonatal Ultrasound Analysis via Deep Machine Learning

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Tyler Barker

New Models for Biological Neural Networks

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Adam Fitzgibbon

Recommendation Engine for HPC Submissions

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Demetrius Sigowa

Vehicle-to-Barrier Communications: Effects of Roadside Barriers, Encroachment, and Vehicle Braking

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Timothy McCaslin

Volunteer Intelligent Task Allocation-Math Day

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Classics and Religious Studies

Brooke Mott

Homerathon

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Ethan Ostdiek

Didaskalia journal

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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Patrick Beaty

Accuracy in Forecasting Mid-latitude Winter Cyclones

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Amber Fertig

Comparison of Geochemical Paleoclimate Indicators Using Fossil Coccoliths to Investigate Late Cretaceous Global Climate Change

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Claire Richardson

Determining the Continental Status of Zealandia Using Geophysical and Tectonic Modeling

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Dylan Steinkruger

Developing a Winter Severity Index to Improve Road Mobility

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Lucy Melcher

Evolution of Dual Polarimetric Features in Tropical Cyclone Tornadic Supercells

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Rachel Phinney

Impact of Climate Change on IDF Curves in the Great Plains Region of the United States

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Emilee Lachenmeier

Impacts of Causal Mechanisms on Spring Flooding in North Dakota

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Regan Kerkman

Liquid Water Content Measurements to Diagnose Characteristics of Drop Size Distributions

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Nicole Smith

Penetrative Strain Above a Ductile Decollement With Varying Overburden Thickness

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Nathan Rick

Tornadic Environments in Eastern Colorado

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Emily Fletcher

Trends in Record-Breaking Temperatures for Germany

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Alexander Rau

Updating and Analysis of the Sea Ice Melt Onset Time Series from Remotely Sensed Satellite Data

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Madeline Diedrichsen

Verification of Supercell Thunderstorm Hotspot found in Northeast Colorado

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Camille Hoover

Weather Impacts on Autonomous Vehicles

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Economics

Michaela Mapes

Big Data's Connections and Effects on the Socio-Economic and Political Environment

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Kathleen Ellis

Economic Modeling of U.S. Household Consumption for Forensic Efficiency

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Kurtis Cronican

Effects of Economic Shocks on the Spacial Distribution of Unemployment

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Andrew Arend

Exploring Foreign Direct Investment as a Mediator between National Culture and Economic Growth

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Keeleigh Thayn

Exploring Foreign Direct Investment as a Mediator between National Culture and Economic Growth

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Orhun Aygun

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Tale of Twins

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Quincey Bernard

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Tale of Twins

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Lawrence Seminario-Romero

Measuring Productivity Growth in the Health Care Sector across Different Treatments and Determining the Impact from Change in Demographics

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Educational Psychology

Mackenzie Callen

Examining The Links Between Young Children’s Physiological Regulation and Their Readiness for School

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Burkitt

Folded Cascode Current Source Research Project

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English

Sara Duke

Rachel Gordon

Bailea Kerr

The George Eliot Digital Archive Project

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Entomology

Braden Wojahn

Discovery of Sorghum Resistance and Physiological Responses to Greenbugs (Schizaphis graminum)

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Finance

Shu Ying Teoh

Pension Funding and Buyout Options and Their Application in Pension Risk Management

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Meghan Matt

Joseph Osbron

Religiosity and Entrepreneurship Worldwide

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Olivia Beier

Securitization, Trade Credit and the Nature of Goods

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Glenn Korff School of Music

Krista Benesch

Cataloging the Works of Robert Owens

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Taylor Mead

Compositions and Arrangements for the Husker Horn Choir

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History

Natalie Lucas

Madeline Neuhaus

Victoria Villota

Habeas Corpus and Women’s Legal Histories in the North American West

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Kendall Dawson

Nicholas Niendorf

To Enter Africa from America: U.S. Empire, Race, and the African Question, 1847-1919

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History and Ethnic Studies

Jessica Carter

Curating the Movement: Working with Roz Payne's Digital Sixties Archive

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Connor Mullin

Private Detectives and Crime in Los Angeles, 1910-1930

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History; Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Rhianna Giron

Women in the Renaissance from a Global Perspective

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Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film

Patrick Melland

Virtual Reality modeling of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment

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Interior Design

Savannah Scoville

An Evaluation of the Design Innovations in the Newly Renovated Adele Learning Commons

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Journalism

Gabriella Parsons

Creating a Substance-free Community through Music and Art

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Landscape Architecture

Katelyn Nimic

Collecting and Determining Landscape Lifecycle Case Studies

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Rachel Reynolds

The Role of Placemaking in Rural Community Prosperity

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Libraries

Emma Himes

Textual Analysis of Willa Cather’s Letters in the Programming Language R

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Lori Nevole

The Willa Cather Archive: Calendar of Letters

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Management

Peter Nahm

Competing to Innovate: How Businesses Make Competitive Moves to Foster Innovation

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Wei Kenn Chong

Dynamic Capabilities for Organizational Adaptation: Strategy Coordination and Reconfiguration

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Risha Gandhi

Curtis Nelson

Effects of Resonant Relationships in Leading a Purpose-Driven Life

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Katlyn LaCroix

Impact of Gender Inequality on Entrepreneurship

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Christina Osiri

Impact of Gender Inequality on Entrepreneurship

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Mathematics

Claire Henrichsen

Analysis of Linear Population Models for Invasive Species

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Collin Victor

Continuous Data Assimilation: Boundary Layers and 3D Turbulence

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Jordan Burgener

Effect of Spring Temperatures on Division I Baseball Team Performance

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Rebecca Sorsen

Finding the Formula for the Jones Polynomial of Complex Knots

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Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Cole Dempsey

Analysis of a Mobile Support Device for Late-Stage Rehabilitation

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Nathan Mann

Development of a Magnetic Tweezer for Cell Mechanics Research

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Ethan Brush

Development of a Positively-Engaged Mechanism to Approximate a Continuously Variable Transmission

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Zvonimir Pusnik

Gentle Droplet Deposition by a Femtosecond Laser Processed Nozzle

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Asiegbu Kanu-Asiegbu

Improvement of Research Archive Visibility through Internet Traffic Analysis

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Hannah Fox

Investigation of Living Cell Growth in Microfabricated 3D Scaffolds

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Iakov Golman

Nanofabrication and Testing of Advanced Continuous Nanofibers and Nanocomposites

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Benjamin Plambeck

Nesprin Control in Stretch Inhibition of Stem Cell Adipogenesis

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Andrew Myers

Quantifying the Mechanics of Plant Cell Growth

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Stephen Brooks

The development of paper-based fluidic devices to detect metabolic biomarkers for cervical cancer detection.

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Nicholas Bohlim

The Role of Rice Leaf Surface Properties in the Appressorium Formation of Magnaporthe oryzae

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Modern Languages and Ethnic Studies

Zachary Larson-Wurl

The Relationship of Literature and the Movements Originating from Puerto Rico in the Early Twentieth Century

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Modern Languages and Literatures

Briseyda Ceballos Cornejo

Baraeera Iqbal

Lindsey LaBrie

Common Threads, Common Stories, Common Dreams: Documenting Nebraska Stories of Immigrant Success

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Lindsey LaBrie

Common Threads, Common Stories, Common Dreams: Documenting Nebraska Stories of Immigrant Success

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Nebraska Center for Virology

Mika Caplan

Identifying Nuclear Abnormalities in Pap Smears

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Nutrition and Health Sciences

Nicholas Bohannon

Alegra Mendez

Assessment of Physical Activity Levels in Lincoln Youth

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Alice Ngu

Identification of Biomarkers for the Dietary Intake of Cow's Milk Exosomes

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Elly Glazier

The Effect of Increased Dietary Protein on Body Protein Breakdown and Anabolic Sensitivity of Bone and Skeletal Muscle During Calorie Restricted Weight Loss

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Zach Lanham

The Effects of Eccentric Exercise on Optimal Angle of Force Production and Muscle Activation.

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Brian Smith

Will Beef Make your Child a Better Athlete? Exploring the Associations among Beef Intake, Iron Status, and Athletic Performance in Nebraska Youth Athletes

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Philosophy

Henry Bauer

The Mystery of Language: Using the Philosophy of Language to Interpret Current Ideas in Theoretical Linguistics

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Physics and Astronomy

Andrew Fanning

Comparison of Computational Models of Ferroelectric Crystal Structures through Piezoelectric and Electro-Optical Measurements

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Vida-Michelle Nixon

Nathan Ray

Manipulation and Characterization of Beams of Relativistic Electrons

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Jesse Kruse

Measurement of Anthropogenic Radio Noise for the Askaryan Radio Array Experiment

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Ben Sukup

Measuring Temperature- and Frequency-Dependent Polarization of the Ferroelectric Material Diisopropylamine-Iodine

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Alex Clough

Neutrino Detection and Analysis

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Jenica Lesser

Satellite Wakes in the Encke Gap

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Aashish Subedi

Study of the Magnetoelectric Interactions between an Organic Ferroelctric and a Transitional Metal Ferromagnet

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Al-moatasem Al-hinaai

Tunneling electroresistance in ferroelectrics

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Roshan Bengali

Ultrafast Imaging with Electron Diffraction

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Haopeng Zhang

Use Atomic Force Microscope to Examine the Surface Morphology of Organic Film

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Plant Pathology

Elena Wickstrom

Harriet Appeah

Haleigh Griffith

Characterizing Genes Mediating Magnaporthe oryzae Infection: Emphasis on Carbon and Nitrogen Metabolism

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Rajan Mediratta

Response pathways of sphingolipid transgenic plants to Pseudomonas syringe DC3000 infection

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Political Science

Justice Forte

Is the Devil in the Details?

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Grace Evans

Nationalism's Role in European Democracies' Compliance with International Women's Rights Recommendations

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Bailey Snow

Understanding the Rise of Nonpartisanship in an Emerging Democracy

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Psychology

Rachel Bruns

Gabriela Perez

Assessment of Child Advocacy Center-based Mental Health Services for Sexually Abused Youth and their Nonoffending Family Members

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Summer Nielsen

Shelby Wachal

Changes in the Parental Relationship Across the Transition into Parenthood

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Zachary Martin

Cognitive Factors Predicting Hazard Perception in Driving

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Naomi Samuel

Elizabeth Alexander

Abbie Sanders

Does Social Support Buffer the Effect of Maternal PTSD on Child Behavioral Outcomes?

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Madeline Epp

Presley McGarry

Jessica Van Buskirk

Effect of Proximity to Possibly Incriminating Possessions in Reguards to Consent to Search

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Tyler Cully

Effects of representation on similarity judgments and intertemporal choice

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Trenton Buhr

Effects of Risk-Management Presentation Style on Adolescent Decision Making

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Maggie Rempe

Effects of Sleep on Valence Bias

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Alexandria Pytlik Zillig

Effects of Tipping Nudges

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Tina Javidi

Exploring the Relationship Between Working Memory Performance and Valence-Specific Emotion Regulation

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Mikki Schantell

Influence of Sex and Age on Depressive Symptomology and Cognitive Functioning After Traumatic Brain Injury

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Lizeth Fraire

Male Objectification in the Workplace

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Amera Becirovic

Perception and Response to Sexual Harassment by Individuals and the Legal System

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Myrianna Bakou

Alexius Hartman

Cody Meyer

Predictors of Objectifying Behaviors Using the Social Model of Objectification

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Brendalis Pichardo

Protective and Risk Factors for Substance Use in Latino Youth

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Isabella Catalano

Sex Differences in Treating Nicotine Craving

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Alexis Gunning

Suicide Risk Assessment and Aggression Among Forensic Inpatients

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Emily Birkel

Sean Dageforde

Task-Switching and Visual Behavior

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Sarah Hughes Berheim

Christine Tack

The Effects of Sexual Objectification on Negative Feelings Toward Body Evaluation and Emotion Regulation

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Jaime Stephenson

The Impact of Respect and Control within Intimate Relationships during Pregnancy

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Kyly Baxter

The Relationship between Expectancies for Success and Perceived Cultural Barriers for Rural Latinos

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Bailey Barnes

Trust in the Jury System as a Predictor of Juror/Jury Decisions

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Taylor Lofdahl

Jada Loro

Understanding the Educational Journeys of Learning Community Scholars

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Psychology and Ethnic Studies

Trevor Obermueller

Jada Loro

Stereotypes and Jury Decision Making in Gay Date Rape Cases Judgements

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School of Biological Sciences

Samantha Moran

Characterization of Ad-vectored Ebola Zaire Vaccines

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Hamilton Hasty

Willem Roper

Comparative Analysis of Microbial Communities Associated with the Roots of 20 Nebraskan Grass Species

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Daniel Schoenberg

Comparing sperm transfer mechanisms and efficacy in two local fishing spiders

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Maham Javaid

Determine the function HESO1 in maintaining miRNA activity in Maize

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Paden Derr

Determining the Territorial Relationship Between Two Closely Related Songbird Species Living in Sympatry

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Colton Hageman

Sean MacBride

Development of a Novel Assessment to Gauge Student Understanding of Core Concepts and Competencies in Introductory Molecular Biology

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Caleb Lanik

Development of Protein-Domain Classification Methods

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Robin Sarik

Effect of a Smaller Gene on the Location of dUTPase within a Dictyostelium Cell

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Mikaela Cooper

Effects of Chitosan Encapsulated DNA Vaccinations on T and B Cell Immune Response

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Bridget Bickner

Exploring the Benefits of Sexual Cannibalism Avoidance for Male Pisaurina mira spiders

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Virginia Barragan-Lopez

Identifying the relationship between inflammatory cytokines and KSHV lytic replication

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Emily Bremers

Jameson DeFreece

Incidence and Effect of High Value Scientific Teaching Practices

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Calan Koch

Influences of Student Perceptions of Responsibility of Learning on Class Activity

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Katherine Moneymaker

Involvement of APLP2 in ZIKV Pathogenesis in Human Cells

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Sarah Tjards

The Effects of Antibiotics on the Microbiota through a Cross-Generational Study of D. Magna

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Monica Angeletti

The Role of Epstein-Barr Virus in Multiple Sclerosis

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McKayla Wieczorek

The Role of the M2 Protein in the Influenza Virus

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Tran Phung

The role of the Y chromosome in gene regulation in the Drosophila male germline

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School of Natural Resources

Mackenzie Zwiener

Age and Growth structure of Flathead Catfish in the Missouri River.

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Jena Wilson

Civic Engagement in Socioscientific Issues

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Emily Paltz

Impact of Past Experiences with Tornadoes on Future Decisions in Nebraska

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Allison Carothers

Is Live Prey the Best Method for Conservation Efforts in Rat Snakes (Pantherophis spp)

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Taylor Uhlir

Understanding Student Knowledge in Genetics with Conceptual Modeling

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Laura LeCuyer

Using Aluminum and Lanthanum Compounds for Sequestering Phosphorus to Prevent Eutrophication in Freshwater Lakes

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Lexy Polivanov

Holly White

An Observational Study of Undergraduate Teaching in CASNR

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School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Nate Heimann

BCG based HIV Antigen Design

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Reilly Grealish

Glucose Metabolism and Arsenic Toxicity

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Philion Hoff

Role of D-alanine and D-glutamate Biosynthesis in Mycobacterial Physiology

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Michael TRUE

Species Richness, Relative Abundance, and Disease Exposure in Small Mammals Across an Urban-Rural Gradient in Eastern Nebraska

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Sociology

Lauren Falconer

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of HIV & HCV Among Native Americans and Alaska Natives

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Grace Stallworth

An Analysis of LGB and Heterosexual Individuals' Mental Health Disparities as a Function of Identity

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Connor Meza

Assessing Social Experiences & Sleep Quality Using EEG in the Home

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Craig Thor

Evangelical Campus Ministries and the Sex/Gender/Sexuality System

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Frank Owusu-Ansah

Learning New Software and Statistical Tools for Understanding Electrodermal Activity Lateralization in Response to Social Stimuli

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Ryan Salvatori

Risk Taking Behavior among People Who Inject Drugs: How Sexual and Injection Behavior Inform Injection Decisions and Social Network Structure

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Mackenzie Griffith

Stigmatization in the Workplace: A Comparison of Civilians and Veterans

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Jayden Barth

The Effects of Prior Education on Success of Inmate Education Programs

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Cindi Izaguirre-Perez

The Impact of Access to Services on Refugee Health and Well-Being: A Comparative Analysis

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Grecia Macias

Using Heart Rate Variability to Assess Physiological Reactions Caused by Racial Discrimination

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Brady Wilkerson

Learning in Multi-Layer Perceptrons

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Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies

Emma Finken

The Impact of New Parenthood on Ambivalent Family Relationships

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Special Education and Communication Disorders

Kiley Gilbert

Decisions concerning Latino Defendants in the Face of Extra Legal Information

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Laura Munn

Nicole Walters

Ellie Watkins

Brain connectivity changes in children with and without a familial risk for dyslexia during reading development

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Lauren Brandeen

Determining the Effects of Taste Strips and the Intensity and Palatability on Individuals in Order to Improve Dysphagia Therapy Techniques

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Kelsey Young

Expiratory Muscle Strength Training: Devices and Outcomes

Faculty sponsor:

Christina Hamling

Improving the Inter-Professional Relationship between Nurses and Speech-Language Pathologists: Expansion of a Project

Faculty sponsor:

Madison Kenney

Taylor Johnson

Lauryl Schumacher

Predicting communication impairments in infants between 2-12 using the Communication in Infants and Social Screener

Faculty sponsor:

Sarah Gervais

Project WE-ELL: Writing Education for English Language Learners

Faculty sponsor:

Rebekah Hutchinson

Emma Loberg

The Getting Ready 0-3 Intervention for Young Children attending Early Head Start Center Programs

Faculty sponsor:

Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education

Isabel Safarik

Effects of a Rural Background on Mathematics and Mathematics Education Majors

Faculty sponsor:

Jesse Rood

Examine and Compare the Methods of Education between Firefighters and Teachers in the state of Nebraska.

Faculty sponsor:

Carlie Bauer

Language without Borders

Faculty sponsor:

Auston Viotto

Research Superpositioning with High Power Lasers for Mid-Air Image Formation

Faculty sponsor:

Elizabeth Naveja

The Diversification and Development of Future Teachers: The Impact of Career Academy, Community College, and Four-Year Colleges and How Learners of Color Get Through Them

Faculty sponsor:

Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design

Riley Naughton

Use of Body Scanning Technology to Analyze the Effects of Movement in Costuming for Color Guard Performers

Faculty sponsor:

Alison Cloet

Utilizing Body Scanning Technology to Analyze Armscye Placement in Women’s Blazers

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