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Celebration of Student Research & Creativity

Celebration of Student Research & Creativity

 

These are unpublished student works submitted for NKU's annual Celebration of Student Research & Creativity event. For programs, publicity and similar publications about this event, go to Institute for Student Research & Creative Activity>Publications>Celebration of Student Research and Creativity.

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  • Wright, Makayla (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Heteroaryl compounds have been shown to hold a prospective significance in pharmaceutical circumstances. I80 and H37 represent the molecules tropinone and 3- bromoquinolone, respectively. As such, this research focuses ...
  • Winkle, Kayla (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Traditional burials and cremations are the most common methods of burials, but require many resources and cause pollution to the soil and air. Greener burials are a solution to this pollution by reducing the amount of ...
  • Wilson, Shannon (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Though research supports the use of creativity within the helping profession, it remains unclear how willing professionals are to use these modalities. This study aims to measure helping professionals’ perception and ...
  • Wells, Hannah (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The purpose of this experiment was to study the heteroaryl molecule, I80- H37. This molecule includes a tropinone scaffold and a heterocyclic ring, nitrogen heterocycles are important and used in pharmaceuticals due to ...
  • Weber, Alyssa (Northern Kentucky University, )
    """Cancel Culture"", or cancelling describes the act of no longer supporting an individual, typically a public figure due to questionable behaviors. In 2020 alone, there were more cancel cases than any other year to date. ...
  • Weaver, Madeleen; DeMoisey, Olivia (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Neuroinflammation can occur during development and cause cognitive impairments. Helminths have been shown to reduce cognitive disfunction and inflammation if given to mom and pups, but never if given to moms before she ...
  • Burnout 
    Wears, Caleb (Northern Kentucky University, )
    When you hear of the term “burnout” what is your first thought? Maybe you think of a dead-end job that someone may be working, and they have just had enough? Or maybe you think of a student that has just way too much work ...
  • Watson, Elizabeth (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Our research focused on the properties of several heteroaryl molecules which had never been synthesized in the hopes that they will help find better treatment for breast cancer. 2.4 NaOtBu, 2% XPhos Pd Gen 4, 1.1 tropinone ...
  • Wallace, Bridget (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Traditional learning in undergraduate STEM degrees is not always conducive to all learning styles, especially when it comes to performance in a lab environment. Course- based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) allow ...
  • Wagner, Tessa (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Why isn't the American public better informed about climate change and ways to help combat its effects? I propose that certain factors within the crisis of climate change are impacting the lack of interest and or denial ...
  • Vogel, Jessica (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Sexual harassment towards females is highly prevalent in multiple environments, especially on college campuses. The research shows 59.2% of undergraduate female students experienced harassing behavior, reporting the highest ...
  • Vincent, Vivi (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Specialty coffee farmers face many challenges in production. The purpose of this paper is to investigate these challenges that specialty coffee farmers face in order to identify the factors that impact the price of specialty ...
  • Ungar, Liat; Seibert, Samuel (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Heteroaryl compounds are important molecules with extensive significance in medical chemistry. In our lab, we reacted heteroaryl compounds (4- Bromoquinolone) with tropinone using microwave irradiation at 160°C and 180°C ...
  • Turley, Abigail (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Much attention today focuses on the journey of immigrants to America, but less popular is acculturation and adaption that marks immigrant's new lives here. This paper focuses particularly on the story of Japanese immigrants ...
  • Terry, Michaela (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The literature suggests that there is a chasm between civilians and veterans, with many civilians having negative perceptions of veterans (e.g. aggressive, mentally unstable). The literature has not yet explored whether ...
  • Tendam, Marissa (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Natural selection will favor birds that maximize their fitness with a clutch size that will produce the most viable offspring while not being too stressful to take care of. We predicted that nests with a larger clutch would ...
  • Swaiss, Joanna (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "How do certain demographic characteristics predict public opinion on abortion laws? I proposed to test two theories of public opinion attitudes (the role of race and religiosity on support for abortion). After an extensive ...
  • Sumner, Cara (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Nationally, crime incidents increasingly gain media attention. Media sources increasingly criticize police, suggest they are given too much authority/responsibility and argue that situations would have been better addressed ...
  • Stephenson, Joshua (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Due to limited access to education and job positions, film critics face structural gatekeeping in finding the role they play in the diverse public media representation of films and television. Based on unstructured ...
  • Spigelmyer, Sarah; Funk, Holly M. (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Posttranscriptional tRNA modifications are essential for protein translation and proper cell growth. Defects in human tRNA modifications are associated with diseases such as cancer, type two diabetes, neurological disorders, ...

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