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Student Research and Creativity

 

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  • Dodge, David (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "NKU’s Schneider Observatory, located on campus atop Founder’s Hall, features a 14-inch Schmidt- Cassegrain telescope mounted on a German equatorial mount with computer control capabilities. The high precision of this ...
  • Dinger, Joshua (Northern Kentucky University, )
    My presentation and research paper both focus on the way in which universities inadequately respond to cases of sexual assault on their campuses. First by exemplifying just how frequent these crimes are committed, researching ...
  • DeMoisey, Olivia; Weaver, Madee (Northern Kentucky University, )
    Neuroinflammation is very serious and if it occurs during development, it can have lasting debilitating effects, including cognitive impairments and altered immune function. In the central nervous system (CNS), there are ...
  • DeLuca, Kenna (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Traditional laboratory class structures have focused on problems or ideas that have already been experimented. However, a novel approach to the restructure of laboratory classes has been brought up. It is called Course-based ...
  • Davis, Rebecca (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The student debt crisis affects 45 million Americans and has been linked to a decrease in mental, physical, financial, and social wellbeing. This exploratory, cross-sectional study utilizes a self- administered survey to ...
  • Davis, Emily (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Intergenerational contact has shown to be associated with aging anxiety, ageist attitudes, and future time perspective. In past studies, more aging anxiety and ageist attitudes had negative associations with future time ...
  • Daugherty, Amanda (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Human Trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means for an improper purpose. An estimated 21 to 45 million people in the world today are trapped in some form ...
  • Cox, Andrew (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The COVID-19 pandemic created difficult choices for state leadership to make to manage the spread of the virus. Daily COVID-19 data were analyzed to assess the impact of political party on the spread. Two-sample t- tests ...
  • Cornett, Asha (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Discipline disparities affect students of color at a disproportionately high rate. Resulting punishments are often repetitive and unjust, with limited consideration for underlying challenges and societal structures. This ...
  • Cordle, Stephen (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The existing literature that investigates public opinion on free speech indicates that Americans support the principle but not the practice of free speech. To investigate the relationship between free speech satisfaction ...
  • Conway, Kieran (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Research suggests there are several barriers preventing people from planning for end-of-life care, such as completing Advance Care Plans (ACP). Without these directives to guide medical care, quality of end- of-life is ...
  • Clough, Katie; Foster, Emma; Massie, Lisa (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Traffic-related air pollution is a complex mixture that includes the neurotoxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon benzo[a]pyrene. We use mice to model human genetic variation in genes related to BaP metabolism to identify ...
  • Clark, Joseph (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "We looked at differential gene expression in squirrelfish at two different times of the year. We are specifically trying to determine if there is an upregulation in zinc transporting genes during breeding season when ...
  • Clark, Blake (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "This study examined public opinion on American drug policy. The study investigated whether Republicans were more likely to feel that drug abuse was a more serious problem than their Democratic counterparts, whether ...
  • Chitkara, Faith (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The theory that the public opinion of female political leadership is significantly influenced by demographics, such as gender, is widely supported by large amounts of existing academic literature. In examining this theory ...
  • Childs, Isabel (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic that persists across all populations. It is the use of medication without a prescription from a healthcare provider, for nonmedical purposes, or in excess of what is prescribed. This ...
  • Chauvin, Terry; Mefford, Brandon; DeVore, Alex (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Virtualization technologies are becoming more prevalent in the enterprise and consumer space. Many companies are opting for either on premises or in the cloud virtualization platforms for hosting their applications. In ...
  • Calipo, Bianca (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "According to National Geographic, the diversity in coral reefs rivals that of the Amazon rainforest- an estimation of 2 million species rely on these underwater animals. Because of this, they are foundational to the ...
  • Bushelman, Casey (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Student’s ability to manage academic stress is a social problem in the United States. The pandemic is so new, there is not enough literature to support the effects of how this pandemic has affected student’s emotional ...
  • Buckler, Brooke (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Research reveals that lower SES is correlated with mental illness. Capitalism creates social classes that formulate an “us versus them” mindset. Research suggests that billionaires have no cap on how much income they can ...

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