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  • Neal, Fairley (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Animals are used for agriculture, clothing, food, and entertainment, to name only a few ways they are used or exploited. Animal agriculture, for instance, accounts for at least 51% of worldwide Green House Gases. This also ...
  • Edmondson, Sabrina (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "My presentation documents the challenges of defining and measuring school shootings. Each and every database defines school shootings differently so the number of incidents changes depending on the source. In analyzing 5 ...
  • Seibert, Samuel; Guy, Michael P (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Across eukaryotic organisms, 2`-O methylations on the anticodon loops of tRNA molecules are widely conserved and crucial for efficient translation. The methyltransferase Trm7 interacts with the protein Trm732 to methylate ...
  • Stephens, Chelsea (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Research suggests that college students use substances when dealing with overwhelming stress or anxiety. The current study seeks to examine to what extent NKU students are using alcohol to cope with anxiety. A brief ...
  • Ryan, Samantha (Northern Kentucky University, )
    It is not uncommon for college students to struggle with mental health—specifically with anxiety and/or depression. Often, a college student’s anxiety and/or depression may have a negative impact on their academic ...
  • Raleigh, Jade (Northern Kentucky University, )
    This project examines the fascination with serial killers and mass murderers regarding online communities. These communities are comprised of women who view these deviant figures as romantic objects of love and desire. The ...
  • Flick, Sam (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Society has always had a problem with corporations failing due to fraud. Major examples are Enron, Worldcom, Theranos and Bernie Madoff. Research has shown corporations which pledge to corporate social responsibility are ...
  • Patel, Shreyaben; Clough, Katelyn; Foster, Emma; Berling, Kevin; Honaker, Amanda; Kyntchev, Angela; Towell, Aria; Perry, Connor; Mullaguru, Jayasree; DeBurger, Emma; Jenkins, Kayla; Ferguson, Victoria; Forrest, Tyler; Niang, Diarra (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Benzo-[a]-pyrene (BaP) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and a major component of trafficrelated air pollution. It has been linked to learning and memory deficits. BaP binds to the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and ...
  • Perry, Connor (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon commonly found in traffic- related air pollution, tobacco smoke, and grilled foods. BaP is linked to learning deficits and to neurodevelopmental ...
  • Crawford, Rachel (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Major Depressive Disorder is a mental health disorder that is classified as a prolonged depressed mood and loss of interest or pleasure in activities that were once enjoyed. Treatments vary per case and typically consist ...
  • Honaker, Amanda (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "During Early Brain Development Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a pollutant and a known carcinogen. Exposure from BaP can come from vehicle emissions, tobacco smoke, and grilled food. BaP exposure has been linked to learning ...
  • Wright, Makayla (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Risky choice is characteristic of several psychological disorders, including addiction. Using the risky decision task (RDT), rats had the opportunity to choose a small, safe food reward or a large food, risky reward ...
  • Reynolds, Sarah (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Past research suggest that an increased level of awareness of human trafficking in the general public leads to better outcomes for victims, advancement in policy, and higher levels of prevention . This study evaluates the ...
  • Lungelow, Lisha (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Studies found an increase of vaping among students between the ages of 14-21 which is concerning because of evidence of adverse effects. . The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions and awareness of the harmful ...
  • Payne, Molly (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "How to balance friendship and leadership. Who does not want to be liked by their peers? No one wants to be disliked. However, when workplace promotions elevate one co-worker to a position of authority over co- workers, ...
  • Johnson, Whitney (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Child welfare workers cover a large sector in the social work field, but it has very high turnover affecting vulnerable populations, costing the state money, and new social workers avoiding the welfare sector. The purpose ...
  • Habig, Tosha (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "There are estimated 673,000 children in foster care in the United States, with 122,000 waiting to be adopted yearly. However, there are currently over 2 million Sexual Minorites (SM) that are interested in adoption but ...
  • Rieman, Logan (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Hi my name is Logan Rieman and I have done my project and research on the sustainable green buildings and construction. I have chosen this topic because I have worked in a handful of different jobs that were all in the ...
  • Salter, Erica (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "There are clear biases between law enforcement and urban communities having resulted in strained community relations. The purpose is to understand how interactions with law enforcement impact a young adult’s perceptions ...
  • Davis, India (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Paleohistology, the study of microscopic anatomy of fossil organisms, has been on the forefront of paleontological research for some time now. The microstructure of fossils lends evidence into how a dinosaur, or even a ...