Author(s) Mary Miller Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract Of 41 developed countries, the United States is the only one that does not have federal paid parental leave. Consequently, families across the United States face the financial burden of pregnancy with the limited support… Read More »Paid Leave Benefit Utilization for Expecting Mothers in the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Author(s) Jaeda Nelson, Gisselle Espinoza, Bianca Sanchez, Chante Jacobs, Tess Sparks Faculty Mentor(s) Kate Doughty (Other) Abstract CWU PUSH strives to meet students as they are and celebrate their wholeness by offering support through consistent action and co-active leadership. This work is not just to… Read More »Everybody Eat’s
Author(s) Keegan Negron Faculty Mentor(s) Yvonne Chueh (Actuarial Science) Abstract In the wake of the economic upheaval caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic, numerous Americans have received stimulus checks and unemployment benefits from the government. These act as a safety net to prevent those who have… Read More »Universal Basic Income: A Five Year Breakdown of its Cost Across the United States
Author(s) Austin Reiber Faculty Mentor(s) Christine Henderson (Law & Justice) Abstract Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax might adversely affect Seattle’s soda industry. Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax put a $.0175 tax per ounce of sweetened beverage. The beverage tax has caused soda prices to go up by… Read More »Policy Analysis – Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax
Author(s) Kyle Saalfeld Faculty Mentor(s) Charles Pringle (Mechanical Engineering Technology), Jeughwan Choi (Mechanical Engineering Technologies) Abstract The thermal conductivity measuring device is used to measure thermal conductivity of solids, liquids, and food products. Thermal conductivity is a material property that determines the rate at which… Read More »Thermal Conductivity Measuring Device
Associations Between Cognitive Impairment with Body Mass Index, Race/Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, and Gender in Older U.S.
Author(s) Christianna Dix Faculty Mentor(s) David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition), Nicole Stendell-Hollis (Nutrition), Amie Wojtyna (Public Health) Abstract Body Mass Index (BMI) is a quick, inexpensive nutritional assessment which may assist RD’s in efficiently applying optimal care techniques to enable the best achievable quality… Read More »Associations Between Cognitive Impairment with Body Mass Index, Race/Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, and Gender in Older U.S.
Author(s) Avery Coffin Faculty Mentor(s) Nicole Stendell-Hollis (Food Science and Nutrition) Abstract Migraine headaches effect a large portion of the human population, disrupting productivity and quality of life. Limited research suggests potential preventative properties of consuming the antioxidant, Coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ10); which could lower… Read More »Effects of CoEnzyme Q 10 Supplementation on Women Suffering from Episodic Migraines
Training and weight-control methods among elite female runners competing at the 2020 Olympic marathon trials
Author(s) Sophia Berg Faculty Mentor(s) Kelly Pritchett (Other), Dana Ogan (Nutrition) Abstract Athletes participating in aesthetic sports, such as endurance sports, report more frequent attempts to lose weight and greater training volumes than athletes participating in non-aesthetic sports. Various training styles, weight periodization, and presence… Read More »Training and weight-control methods among elite female runners competing at the 2020 Olympic marathon trials
The Prevalence of Underlying Medical Conditions that Increase the Severity of COVID-19 Among U.S. Adults
Author(s) Jacqueline Flaherty Faculty Mentor(s) David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition), Nicole Stendell-Hollis (Nutrition), Susan Hawk (Nutrition) Abstract Individuals with underlying comorbidities and multimorbidity may be at higher risk for severe COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to quantify the prevalence of medical conditions… Read More »The Prevalence of Underlying Medical Conditions that Increase the Severity of COVID-19 Among U.S. Adults
An Ecological Comparison Between Resource Subsidies: Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) & Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus sp
Author(s) Jocelyn Wensloff Faculty Mentor(s) Clay Arango (Biological Sciences) Abstract The regular return of resource subsidies in the form of anadromous fish are especially important in the Pacific Northwest where many streams are nutrient limited. Thus far, stream resource subsidy studies in the Pacific Northwest… Read More »An Ecological Comparison Between Resource Subsidies: Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) & Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus sp