Author(s) Aracely Cohetzaltitla, Laura Randolph Faculty Mentor(s) Chong Eun Ahn (Asian Studies) Abstract In our presentation we will discuss how Korean Folklore and Mythology has impacted Korean culture in the past and in the present. We will be discussing three important stories/ myths that Koreans… Read More »How Has Korean Mythology & Folklore impacted Korean Culture
Author(s) Angela Congdon Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen Abstract Medicare and Medicaid only issue wheelchairs to people who need one to get around their own home. If wheelchairs do not have the ability to navigate typical outdoor surfaces or climb slopes such as a standard vehicle… Read More »Do Medicare and Medicaid issue wheelchairs that contribute to keeping people homebound?
Author(s) Andrea Glinoga, Amanda Zietzke Faculty Mentor(s) Tonya Buchanan (Psychology) Abstract Pronouns with purpose: What Effects do Introductions Including (they/them) Pronouns have on Affect, Anxiety, and Self-Esteem for LGBTQ+/non-LGBTQ+ college students? Research suggests LGBTQ+ members exhibit higher levels of anxiety and depression than non-LGBTQ+ peers… Read More »Pronoun with Purpose
Author(s) Michael Powers Faculty Mentor(s) Mark Samples (Music Education) Abstract Across the last 50 years, Stevie Nicks has built a critically and commercially successful career as a frontwoman of band Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist. Critics and fans alike have long recognized her… Read More »Branding the Witch: Mysticism, Femininity, Timbre, and Stevie Nicks
Author(s) Priscilla Perez Faculty Mentor(s) Charles Reasons (Law & Justice) Abstract Racial Threat, Small Town Policing and Latinos PlusThe literature on the Racial Threat Hypothesis has been growing. This theory asserts that as the number and proportion of racial minorities grows in a city, higher… Read More »Racial Threat, Small Town Policing and Latinos Plus
Author(s) Kristeen Mowitch Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen Abstract About fifty of the Quinault Indian Nation elders reside in the small community of Queets, Washington. With the pandemic beginning outside of the community and eventually reaching it has been extremely uncomfortable for the elders; who have… Read More »Covid-19 and how it has affected the Queets elders
Author(s) Kecia Howard Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract This presentation evaluates the impact of COVID-19, the current global pandemic, on pregnant mothers across the United States, and their experiences with preparing for birth. Fear of birth scores are an efficient way to analyze… Read More »Does income have a direct correlation to women who express a higher fear of birth score?
Author(s) Logan Bronemann Faculty Mentor(s) Charles Pringle (Mechanical Engineering Technology) Abstract Abstract: The objective of the project undertaken is to design and build an articulating bridge which can be raised and lowered constructed from only balsa wood. To meet the objective set forth for this… Read More »Balsa Wood Bridge
Among Asian Americans, the waist to height ratio is a more sensitive screening tool for diabetes than waist circumference
Author(s) Kayla Wyatt Faculty Mentor(s) David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition), Dominic Klyve (Mathematics) Abstract Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US and its prevalence is rising. Physicians commonly use a patient’s BMI or waist circumference (WC) for evaluating abdominal obesity… Read More »Among Asian Americans, the waist to height ratio is a more sensitive screening tool for diabetes than waist circumference
Stressors Impacting Academic Integration and Self-Efficacy of Female Adolescent Refugees of Middle East Conflict
Author(s) Kathryn Metzger Faculty Mentor(s) Denise Shaw (Teacher Education) Abstract This presentation examines the available research and literature on female adolescents who are refugees from areas of conflict in the Middle East and the impact that cultural, gender-based, and trauma-related stressors have on their self-efficacy… Read More »Stressors Impacting Academic Integration and Self-Efficacy of Female Adolescent Refugees of Middle East Conflict