Celebration of Student Research & Creativity: Recent submissions

  • Parlow, Sarah (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Work-Life balance is a buzzword we hear a lot these days, but what does it actually look like for the average American? For many, it looks like a lack of balance. Rushing from work to pick up the kids, take them to practice ...
  • Osborne, Ashley (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) at Northern Kentucky University has students collaborate utilizing interesting molecules that are involved in medicine. These heteroaryl molecules have been handled ...
  • Norton, Kayla (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Bullying is a highly prevalent impact on individuals every day with school environments being known to be the location for many instances of bulling among children. With nearly 160,000 children staying home every day due ...
  • Nguyen, Thu; Koons, Kayln; Marashdeh, Motaz (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "In the traditional lab setting, many organic chemistry students find themselves following step-by-step instructions provided by the instructor and/or lab manual. This method does not allow the student to fully understand ...
  • Nguyen, Binh (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Heteroaryl compounds are one of the most valuable compounds that can be used to benefit the pharmaceutical industry. The reaction between heteroaryl compounds with tropinone will potentially create bioactive products - ...
  • Nelson, MacKenzie (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Researchers and explorers alike have experienced the limitations of cave mapping due to the fact that one cannot see much of the whole cave system from any single vantage point, making accurate surveying difficult and ...
  • Neidhardt, Phillip (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Robert A Heinlein was one of the bestselling American science fiction writers in history. Before his death in 1988, he published thirty-two complete novels and over fifty short stories. Heinlein’s work was filled with his ...
  • Neff, Austin (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "This paper focuses on the Importance of a Quality Physical Education program in regards to the obesity crisis in America. One of the ways to tackle this problem is to maximize the time that children spend in school. By ...
  • Montes, Luis; Saner, Stephanie; Tran, Thao; Hardy, Bailey; Kimme, Bailey (Northern Kentucky University, )
    The purpose of this work is to develop a method to synthesize annulene- o,m,o,moxacalix[4]arene hybrids. These molecules are expected to adopt a conformation where the annulenes are in a close, cofacial orientation, ...
  • Mize, Alecia (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The students of today will be our leaders of tomorrow. This is why I believe that every child should have a quality education no matter what school they attend. Non- traditional teaching is it the way to teach the future? ...
  • Minton, MacKenzi (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Domestic violence is a large social problem in our world. Children are often witnesses of domestic violence (DV). Research shows children exposed to DV experience negative impacts on future adult relationships. The purpose ...
  • Midkiff, Haley (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "College students in the past year have been affected by two major social-stressors; the COVID19 Pandemic and the widespread Black Lives Matters protests. Our focus for this study was all public, four-year universities in ...
  • Mead, James (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Engaging students in undergraduate chemistry laboratories is vital in preparing students for careers in research. Course- based undergraduate research experiences (CURE) aim to integrate a unique research opportunity into ...
  • McNeil, Marcus (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Due to the rise of social media, it has become easier to access video footage of police brutality. Despite not being directly involved, viewers of these videos are at risk of long-lasting traumatic effects. By means of an ...
  • McGlothin, Donald (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Currently NKU is below average at graduating students due to lower retention rates. Lower retention effects both students and NKU. The perceptions of students and Veteran students may offer insight or solutions. A survey ...
  • Mashini, Lionnelle (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Last semester, in my independent class, Entrepreneurship 490, I developed my company which is a Financing consulting firm. For a long time, I had a desire of helping people with their finances. That desire was rekindled, ...
  • Martin, Sarah (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "COVID-19 has shaken the world to its core and has had a profound impact on the physical health of older adults. The unrelenting pandemic has also seen a surge of loneliness and social isolation for the gerontology population. ...
  • Martin, Sarah (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on people's mental health. Specifically, literature demonstrates that COVID-19 has negatively impacted parents, first responders, law enforcement, and healthcare workers. Literature ...
  • Malone, Tina (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The perceptions of individuals with criminal backgrounds may lead to an unfair judgement from their peers or even employers. These perceptions can hold someone back who may have committed a crime in their young age that ...
  • Maher, Jillian; Brown, Logan; White, Desmond (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "As the TikTok social media platform rapidly grows in popularity, the question was asked on how to obtain a random sample of TikTok users indicative of the general population of users. This research tests two different ...