This is a collection of works authored by students at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Events from 2018

Cimmi Alverez, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Cimmi Alverez

Andrea Ambam, Western Kentucky University, 2018 After Dinner Speaking Event, Andrea Ambam

Andrea Ambam, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Communication Analysis Event, Andrea Ambam

Andrea Ambam, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Prose Interpretation Event, Andrea Ambam


A Macromorphological Analysis of End Scrapers from Sites Associated with Two Phases of the Oneota Tradition, the Blue Earth and Spring Creek, in Southern Minnesota, Joshua Bradley Anderson

Bored Millennials: How Do Young Adults View Leisure Time and Play, Leah Anderson, Tess Leland, Emily Schoeller, Allison Anderson, and Kayla Anderson


Underlying Morality in Schneewittchen: A Fairy Tale for Adults, Maria Ardanova

Underlying Morality in Snow White: a Fairy Tale for Adults, Maria Ardanova

Starting Level of Inter-Cultural Competency Among Undergraduates, Jonathon Arndt and Sean O'Rourke

Politics, Personality, and Poor Decision-Making? Assessing Psychological Variables' Impact on Changing False Knowledge, Steven Arriaza, Sungjin Kim, and Isabella Cock-Villafane

Jordan Auzenne, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 Communication Analysis Event, Jordan Auzenne


Psychosocial Interventions for Individuals With Infertility, Margaret Bach

Solar Windows, Logan Back


Working Mothers: The Relationship Between Intensive Mothering and Work-Family Conflict, Casey E. Baker

Effect of Estrogen on Brain Development in the Green Anole Lizard (Anolis carolinensis), Erin Baker

African American History Presented in Monuments and Museums from Select Cities in Southern United States, Sara Baranczyk

Identification of Proteins Interacting with the Alpha Subunits of Actin Capping Protein, Ryan Bennett

Investigating Shading as a Viable Control Method for I. pseudacorus Seed Establishment, Brandon Bentley

Blake Burgeron, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 After Dinner Speaking Event, Blake Bergeron


Evaluation of a Cognitive Training Program for Older Adults with Mild to Moderate Cognitive Decline, Kelly Bergstrom

Photosensitizer Induced Oxidation of Protein via Common Sunscreen Ingredients, Zachary Berkebile


American Nursing Students' Immersion Experience in Ghana: A Qualitative Study, Srijana Bhandari

Electric Utility Vehicle, Samuel Biljan and Issac Leonard

Mackenzie Birkey, Western Kentucky University, 2018 After Dinner Speaking Event, Mackenzie Birkey


Enterprise Content Management in Technical Communication, Kristen Bledsoe-Fritz

Andrew Boge, Hastings College, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Andrew Boge

Jaylon Bolden and Hailey Byerly, Wiley College, 2018 Duo Interpretation Event, Jaylon Bolden and Hailey Byerly


Profile in Scale, Jason Boldt


How Graduate Experience Changes Beliefs in Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations: A Survey Study, Stephanie Bove

Sarah Brashear, Bradley University, 2018 After Dinner Speaking Event, Sarah Brashear

Sarah Brashear, Bradley University, 2018 Dramatic Interpretation Event, Sarah Brashear


Racial Identities on Social Media: Projecting Racial Identities on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Nolan Brinkman

Impact of Service Learning on Inter-Cultural Competence of Pre-Service Teachers, Yuseina Brito Lino and Andrea Faye Aguila

A Study of Decomposition Based on Body Wrappings in Cold Climates, Shannon Bruce


Comparative Analysis of Low Molecular Weight Fraction of Conditioned Media Derived from Starvation-Dormant and Anaerobically-Dormant Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis, Marina Buciuc

Content Analysis of Gender Stereotypes in Video Games, Sarah Cain

Emma Capianelli, University of Alabama, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Emma Capianelli


Beyond Audience Analysis: Conceptualizing Empathy for Technical Communication, Bernadette L. Cash


Optimism and Compliance: An Examination of Disempowering Processes Within Online Patient Communities, Wendi F. Coleman

Linking Above and Below Ground Allometric Growth Patterns in Oak Species, Grant Conner

Obesity is the Symptom of a Much Greater Social Malaise, Derrick Connor, Larissa Chapman, Nancy Christianson, and Courtney Fruchey

Justin Cooper, Northwestern University, 2018 Extemporaneous Speaking Event, Justin Cooper

Regan Coppel, George Mason University, 2018 Impromptu Speaking Event, Regan Coppel

Are We scaffolding? Using Teams for Problem-Based Learning in Child Development and Family Studies, Arliah Cox, Tess Leland, Micah Link, Geneva Kachinske, and Timnit Yikealo


Alton Sterling, My Dad, and Me: an Autoethnographic Exploration of Race Based Trauma, Balencia Crosby

Bethany Dain, Illinois State University, 2018 Impromptu Speaking Event, Bethany Dain

Lyric Davis and Andrea Ambam, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Duo Interpretation Event, Lyric Davis and Andrea Ambam


Work-Related Values, Preferences, and Expectations of Millennials: Implications for Long-Term Care Administrators, Cheryl K. Derynck

Sean Diaz, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Program Oral Interpretation Event, Sean Diaz

Semantic Diversity: Differences Between Narrative and Expository Language Sample Tasks, Tiana Dixon

Assessing Current Supports for LGBTQ+ Students in Rural and Semi-Rural Schools in Central and Southern Minnesota, Alexandria Dobson

Nathan Dowell, Kansas State, 2018 Extemporaneous Speaking Event, Nathan Dowell

Jalen Drummond, University of Alabama, 2018 Communication Analysis Event, Jalen Drummond


Omele Edeh Honors Portfolio, Omele Victoria Edeh

Lie Detection in Employment, Jessica Eul and John Walker


My Truth, My Telling: Experiences of Black Women Principals in a Poetry-themed Workshop on Race and Gender, Antonia Felix

Paper Insulation (Cellulose), Brock Fobbe

The Effect of Exercise on Neurogenesis and BDNF Levels in the Green Anole Lizard Brain, Caitlin Foley

Formula SAE Electric Powertrain, Samuel Ford, Storm Lenz, Mitch Boike, and Wichai Yang


The Directing of Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives, Kristin Fox


Impact of Service Learning on the Inter-Cultural Competency of Pre-Service Teachers, Andrea Faye Gangoso-Aguila, Jonathon Arndt, Yuseina Brito-Lino, Chandler Gooding, Alyssa Harter, Sean O'Rourke, Amanda Rousemiller, David Edwards, and Tori Smith

Marianna Garcia, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 Dramatic Interpretation Event, Marianna Garcia


The Role of Exercise for Postpartum Depression and Well-being, Maria Gaz

Assessing and Improving Learning Strategies in the Typical MSU, Mankato Student to Increase Student Persistence and Retention in the Academy, Jacklyn Gehling and Rebecca Osborn


Transgender Individuals among an Online Adult Baby Diaper Lover Community Sample: An Exploratory Study, Elizabeth Gibson

MicroRNA Regulation of APOBEC3A and APOBEC3B, Katlyn Gieseke


Technical Direction of Little Women, The Musical, Matt Gilbertson

Ryan Gosling, William Carey University, Program Oral Interpretation Event, Ryan Gosling

Durwan Green, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Dramatic Interpretation Event, Durwan Green

Durwan Green, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Poetry Interpretation Event, Durwan Green


"It's Because You Are White": A Qualitative Study on the Impact of Whiteness and White Privilege in Interracial Relationships, Adrienne Gruenes

MSU-M Social Work Students' Perceptions of Sexual Assault Reporting, Elizabeth Guss


MSU-M Social Work Students' Perceptions of Sexual Assault Reporting, Elizabeth M. Guss


Elizabeth Guss Honors Portfolio, Elizabeth Marie Guss

The Effect of Living Abroad on the Beginning of Inter-Cultural Competency of Pre-Service Teachers, Elizabeth Hall and Mariah Adams


Evaluating Stigmatizing Attitudes among Clinicians Toward People with ABDL and Pedophilic Interests, Katlyn Hanson

Converting Dams to Produce Power, Jonathon Harrington


The Direction of Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them, Donald Hart

Ackermann Testing, Christopher Harteau


"We Considered Ourselves a Team:" A View of Co-teaching from the Perspectives of Graduate Teaching Assistants and Students, Alyssa Harter


Isolation and Onboarding: Gender Bias in Aviation Training Documents, William Hart

Biocompatibility of Hydroxyapatite and Cobalt-Chrome Alloys, Mehedi Hasan, Bethany Haus, and Eryn Zuiker

Investigation of Maximum Operating Voltage of a Van de Graaff Accelerator, Oishik Hasan and Lukas Halberg


Improving Mathematical Skill: The Perceptions of Rural Minnesota Mathematics Educators, Michael Haskins

The Effects of Mandibular Orthopedic Re-Positioning Appliances on Resistance Training Performance in College-Aged Men, Michaela Hauer and Jason Hoerle

Self-Healing Concrete, Taylor Hedberg


The Experience of Microaggressions within Cross-Racial Videoconferencing Supervision: A Case Study, Jamie Hedin

Raul Herrera and Gordon Ip, University of Nebraska Omaha, 2018 Duo Interpretation Event, Raul Herrera and Gordon Ip

Does Chronic Dieting Lower Resting Energy Expenditure Below that Estimated by Predictive Equations, Thereby Increasing an Individual's Risk of Becoming Overweight or Obese?, Elizabeth Herrick, Brenna Oberg, and Elizabeth Rummel

Cellulose Insulation, Zachery Heyne


The Efficacy of Best Management Practices on Peak Discharge and Contaminant Loads in Agricultural Drainage Systems, Blue Earth River Watershed, South-Central Minnesota, USA, Zach Hilgendorf


Agricultural Intensification in the Midwest: Impacts on Regional Surface Humidity, Andrew Hill

Correlation of Calmodulin Susceptibility and Cardiac Arrhythmia Mutations, Amanda Hinde

An Educationally Relevant Investigation of Spaced Practice, Brittney Hjelmeland

Sophie Honeyman, Bradley University, 2018 Communication Analysis Event, Sophie Honeyman

Increasing Air Flow Velocity at Low-Mid RPMs in a Restricted Engine, Mitchell Hribar and Khansaa Myran

Greg Huber and Matt Friedhoff, Bradley University, 2018 Duo Interpretation Event, Greg Huber and Matt Friedhoff


Effective Characteristics of Rural English Learner Programs, Sarah Huseby

Sustainability in Art, Sarah Huttner


Bullying in Senior Living Facilities: Resident Perspectives, Kathryn Ira