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


Events from 2018

The Effects of Diet on Resource Value in Invasive Pholcus manueli, Alexander Salazar


Modeling Pre-Settlement Wetlands in Northern Minnesota, Johnathon T. Salfer


Determination of the SIVmac Vif-Human APOBEC3B Interaction, Oumar Sanogo

An Autoethnographic Exploration into the Experience of a Low-Income Student in an Institute of Higher Learning, Shelbi Schadendorf


Somebody Has to Pay Rent: The Critical Autoethnography of a Low Income Student, Shelbi M. Schadendorf

Using Site Directed Mutagenesis to Describe the SIV Vif Interaction with APOBEC3, Katie Schleper

Assessing the Role of UV-B Radiation and Litter Position on UV-Absorbing, Bulk-Soluble Phenylpropanoid Concentrations in Typha angustifolia, Samuel Schmid


Cemetery Management in a GIS Framework: A Case Study of Woodland Hills Memorial Park, Maureen Schmidt

Assessment of Clearing Methods for Confocal Microscopy of Eye Tissue, Casey Schneider and Caylin Steinberg


College Males' Attitudes Toward Sexually-Explicit Material: An Experimental Study, Cody Schulte


Fruitcake, Joshua Schutz

Nuclear Power: The Solution to the Energy Crisis, Kafile Kaab Shamoon


Cultural Competency for Native Women at Southern Minnesotan Anti-Violence Advocacy Programs, Alissa Shape


The Harsh Reality: A Feminist Perspective on the Experiences of Women Coaching Male Athletes, Emilee Shearer


Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Literature Review, Shailynn Shipley

Improving Idea Selection in Brainstorming Using GLOMO, Paige Shoutz


Home Is Where the Morphine Is, Morgan Sierra

Knowledge & Perceptions of ASD, Courtney Sill, Krystal Klicka, Devon Charlier, and Sydney Orr

Qualitative Analysis of the Volatile Organic Components in Beer by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy and Solid Phase Micro Extraction, Randall Simonson


Understanding Complex Late and Terminal Woodland Sites in the Red Wing, Minnesota, Area, Jaclyn Ann Skinner

Warrior or Guardian? - Training in German Law Enforcement, Jonathan Smith

How do Changes in Inter-Cultural Competency (ICC) Compare Among Pre-Service Teachers at Three Data Collection Points?, Tori Smith and Chandler Gooding

Dani Soibelman, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 Impromptu Speaking Event, Dani Soibelman


Deepening Divisions: The Influence of Protestant Faith in Civil War Reconciliation, Jeremy Solomon


Mara Soupir Honors Portfolio, Mara Kaitlyn-Rae Soupir


Inclusive Writing in Video Game Documentation: A Technical Communication Approach, Samantha N. Sousa

Student Perceptions of an Interprofessional Collaboration in an Experiential Learning Setting, Briana Spicer

Carly Spotts-Falzone, Hastings College, 2018 Prose Interpretation Event, Carly Spotts-Falzone

Logan Stacer, Kansas State, 2018 Communication Analysis Event, Logan Stacer

Logan Stacer, Kansas State, 2018 Informative Speaking Event, Logan Stacer

Logan Stacer, Kansas State, 2018 Poetry Interpretation Event, Logan Stacer

Not Your Everyday Glaze, Elizabeth Stensland

Seis Steves, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 After Dinner Speaking Event, Seis Steves

McLean Stewart, University of Alabama, 2018 Extemporaneous Speaking Event, McLean Stewart


Compositional and Topographical Characterization of Carbonaceous Chondritic Meteorites Moss and Murray Using micro-Raman Spectroscopy and SEM/EDS, Aaron Stokke

Alekhya Tallapaka, George Mason University, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Alekhya Tallapaka


Final Internship Report: GIS Research and Analysis at the Center for Homicide Research, Paul Jeffrey Tatting

Fargo Tbakhi, Arizona State University, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Fargo Tbakhi

Fargo Tbakhi, Arizona State University, 2018 Prose Interpretation Event, Fargo Tbakhi


Copula Theory and Regression Analysis, Mayooran Thevaraja


Manufacturing a Composite Wheel Prototype Using 3D Printed Molds, Steven Thuening


Assessing the Relationship Between Parenting Styles and Dietary Behaviors Among Young Adults, Breanna Tofteland

Abbey Toye, Arizona State University, 2018 Dramatic Interpretation Event, Abbey Toye


Home-based Primary Care: Impact on Cost and Patient Satisfaction, Sarah R. Tupper


African-Centered Pedagogy: Exploring Black Male Identity and Achievement through an African-Centered Lens, Kenneth Turner Jr.

What Happens When a Museum Does not Have Ownership of Abandoned Collections?, Hallie Uhrich


Hallie Uhrich Honors Portfolio, Hallie Maria Uhrich


2018 Abstract Booklet, Undergraduate Research Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato


Don’t Get Lost in Translation: A Discussion of Best Practices for Creating Translation-Friendly Text and Related Curriculum for Technical Communication, Adrienne Urban

Knowledge on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), Rachel Uwimbabazi and Shreya Koirala

Syphilis in Osteological Research, Rachael Elizabeth Vang


Effects of Integrated and Independent Speaking Tasks on Learners' Interactional Performance, Yen Vo

Computational Analysis of Adduct Formation Between Benzaldehyde Derivatives and DNA, Ekaterina Voytsekhovskaya

Improving Students’ Writing Skills By Providing Choice and Performance Feedback, Shelby Vukich and Madison Jewell


The Symbolic U.S. Dollar: An Exploration of Transforming Meanings, Dylann Ward

Designing and Building an Effective Muffler for FSAE, Samuel Wariari

Asha Wasuge, Western Kentucky University, 2018 Poetry Interpretation Event, Asha Wasuge


Millennials Expect Less and More: Workplace Writing for Today's Workforce, Gina Weber

Jim Welty, George Mason University, 2018 Informative Speaking Event, Jim Welty

Jim Welty, George Mason University, 2018 Persuasive Speaking Event, Jim Welty

Qualitative Rubric Scores and Grammatical Complexity in Language Samples, Brittany Wickoren, Ashley Schaefer, and Emma Laudenbach


Cognitive Load Theory: Applications in Medical Education, Adam W. Wissman

Rearrangement of Cell-Cell Junctions in Metastatic Cells, Mahala Wolff and Lauryn Hardt

Arachidonic Acid and Oxidation in the Myosin II Motor Domain, Kellie Wong


Kellie Wong Honors Portfolio, Kellie Marie Wong

Low Energy Bluetooth Inter-Node Communication Schemes via Randomized Reconfiguration, Chengtao Xu

Power Line Communication Input Impedance Adjustment via Network Load Measurements, Shuai Yang

The Relationship Between Quality of Life and Physical Activity, Liya Yemiru

The Romani: Death and Mortuary Practices, Samantha Zahn-Hiepler


Productive Paddles and Productive Power: An Exploration of Transgender Individuals' Negotiation of Identity Through BDSM Practices, Riley Zahn

Beginning Readers and the Impact of Recreation on Literacy Growth, Kylie Zellmann and Angela Tell

Events from 2017

Seasonal Variations in the Dorsolateral and Medial Cortex, the Reptilian Hippocampus Homologue, Abdiasis Abdilahi

Examining the Aqueous Outflow in c57BL6 Mouse Eyes Using Scanning Electron Microscopy, Prathibha Bamunu Achchi

The Promotion of Body Positivity in Ballet, Claire Achen


Success in Learning Groups: Where have we been? And Where are we going?, Tiffany Michelle Ackerman

Volume of Parasite Tissue Relative to the Volume of Host Tissue in Infected Snails, Ashley Adam and Emily Jones


Rasheed Al-Arami Honors Portfolio, Rasheed Ahmed Abdurabu Al-Arami


Sarah Aldrich Honors Portfolio, Sarah Anne Aldrich

MicroRNA Expression in Maize Roots Under Nitrate Starvation Conditions, Derek Anderson


Social Media Writing in Nonprofit Organizations and Technical Communication, Timothy Anderson

The Rise of the Cosmic Dance Among the Renaissance Nobility, Alyssa Anthony


Exploring NNESTs’ Beliefs and Identities: A Case Study of Japanese EFL High School Teachers, Ryosuke Aoyama

The History and Construction of the Ballet Tutu, Julia Armstrong


Impact of Caregiver Depression on Health of Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, Poonam Aryal

The Effect of Culture Medium Surfactants on Cytometric Analysis of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis, Rachel Ascheman

Using Total Protein Stain as a Loading Control for Western Blot Analysis of SOD2, Nicole Bean

An Analysis of Impacts on Health Education and Health Promotion Professors' Ratings, Jessica Beetch

Isomorphous Replacements and Crystal Structure of Pb(-x)CaxNa2(VO4)6 Solid Solutions, Aynura Berdyyeva

Ballet: Social Dance or Social Control?, Autumn Bornholdt

Children's Book, Natalia Bornholdt

Modular Construction Utilization in the Healthcare Industry, Andrew Bortolotti

Fuel Pressure and Engine Output, Nicholas Bottoms

Locating Unexploded Bombs in Conflict Landscapes Using Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis: A German Case Study from World War II, Anna Brand

History and Revitalization of the Hawaiian Language, Shannon Bruce

Saving Sylvia: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Genius, Gender, and Madness, Cimarron S. Burt


The Effect of Clinician Competence and Religiosity on the Trainee Clinician’s Ability to Identify Problematic Sexual Behavior, Cody Butcher


Remote Sensing of World War II Era Unexploded Bombs Using Object-Based Image Analysis and Multi-Temporal Datasets: A Case Study of the Fort Myers Bombing and Gunnery Range, Bryan Byholm


Assiduous Adaptation, Shelley Therese Caldwell

Construction Waste Management, Connor Campbell


Library Communication with the Distance Learning Student: A Literature Review, Liliana Cano