NKU Digital Repository: Recent submissions

  • Peterson, Valentine (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Food insecurity is a growing challenge for college students. While many students utilize food pantries, this is not the full story of how students navigate food insecurity. This exploratory study will be completed using ...
  • Perdue, Cody (Northern Kentucky University, )
    The goal of this capstone project is to use artificial intelligence techniques to generate quizzes tailored to the user. A chosen topic will contain a database filled with an abundance of questions and information relevant ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Parsons, Angela (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "The literature indicates that student athletes experience mental health symptoms at a higher prevalence when compared to students not participating in athletics. There is little research conducted on this prevalence among ...
  • Parr, Alysa (Northern Kentucky University, )
    "Popular culture is an aspect of life that we are exposed to daily whether it be a simple television program to the various world issues we face. Over many decades, there has been an overwhelming presence of these issues, ...
  • 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 ...