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) Mary Korth Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Physical Education, School & Public Health) Abstract Mary Korth Reducing Post-Partum Depression through Peer Support Interventions Post-partum depression occurs in 7-20% of pregnant women in the United States (Patel et. Al, 2012). Many mothers experience depression for the… Read More »Reducing Post-Partum Depression Through Peer Support Interventions
Author(s) Mary Korth Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Physical Education, School & Public Health), Amy Claridge (Department of Child Development and Family Sciences) Abstract Abstract Perinatal and Post-Partum Depression During COVID-19 Mary Korth, Department of Health Sciences, Tishra Beeson, DrPH, MPH, Department of Health Sciences, Amy… Read More »Perinatal and Post-Partum Depression during COVID-19
Author(s) Miranda Roseman Faculty Mentor(s) Mary Radeke (Psychology), Anthony Stahelski (Psychology) Abstract This study investigates personality trait inferences through priming emotion recognition in facial expressions. The emotion on a face must be recognized before appraisal can be attained, and cognitive primes (categorization and perceptual prompts)… Read More »Emotion Label Priming: Does The Placement of an Emotion Perception Question Matter?
Author(s) Nancy Parra Faculty Mentor(s) Alison Scoville (Biological Sciences) Abstract Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) plays a vital role in colonizing newly disturbed area, providing shade for other tree species to colonize, and supplying food for a variety of birds and mammals, such as Clark’s nutcrackers… Read More »Remeasurement of the Health of Whitebark Pine Stands in the Central Washington Cascades
Author(s) Nicole Boyer Faculty Mentor(s) Nicole Dunn (Interdisciplinary Studies – Social Sciences), Mark Soelling (Psychology), Amy McCoy (Psychology) Abstract As with the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy, it is recognized that the behaviors of the individual are reflection of the individual’s thought processes. For the… Read More »Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Communication
Author(s) Emma Nelson Faculty Mentor(s) Timothy Beng (Chemistry) Abstract A fundamental goal of organic synthesis is to identify methods where simple and easily accessible synthetic intermediates are converted into a diverse collection of products. The structural motifs, originating from a single intermediate, yield molecules with… Read More »Site-Selective Functionalization of a Versatile Lactam
Author(s) Jane Eichwald, Jayme Zesiger Faculty Mentor(s) Timothy Beng (Chemistry) Abstract Macrocycles are large, flexible cyclic molecules containing 11+ atoms. They are present in pharmaceuticals such as Rhazinilam (anticancer) and in naturally-derived molecules. However, their large size makes them fragile and difficult to create. Meanwhile,… Read More »Sustainable Synthesis Medicinally Important Large, Nitrogen-Containing Cyclic Compounds
Author(s) Inaya Allen-Singleton Faculty Mentor(s) Lad Holden (Electronic Engineering Technology) Abstract The Thordax-Tai project was made to help people who are older or have a disability that makes it harder to go upstairs. The CDC has said that at least 60% of people over the… Read More »Thordax-Tai: The Stars Climbing Robot.
Author(s) Phuong Luong Faculty Mentor(s) Carin Thomas (Chemistry) Abstract Mouse liver cells have been utilized in pharmaceutical industry for their vital role of determining the toxicity of chemicals that may be used as novel treatments in disease. Five newly synthesized organic compounds, obtained from Dr.… Read More »Toxicity testing for five different newly synthesized organic compounds.