Graduate Student

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

Evaluating College Football Coaches’ Legal and Moral Obligations in Reporting Sexual Violence Perpetrated by Athletes

Author(s) Tori Carpenter Faculty Mentor(s) Dr. Sean Dahlin (Sport Management) Abstract Sexual violence on college campuses has been a significant public health issue for many years now. NCAA Division I institutions report a higher number of sexual assaults and violence. Particularly, athletes at the NCAA… Read More »Evaluating College Football Coaches’ Legal and Moral Obligations in Reporting Sexual Violence Perpetrated by Athletes

Activity patterns of bat species at interstate highway sites with and without wildlife underpasses

Author(s) Jenna Chapman Faculty Mentor(s) Kristina Ernest (Biological Sciences) Abstract Roads destroy, degrade, and isolate wildlife habitats. Despite the ecological importance of bats and the effect roads have on bats’ access to foraging, breeding, and roosting habitat, relatively few studies have investigated whether wildlife crossing… Read More »Activity patterns of bat species at interstate highway sites with and without wildlife underpasses

The Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Measures of Lactose Intolerance: A Systematic Review

Author(s) Taylor Roice Faculty Mentor(s) Susan Hawk (Food Science and Nutrition), David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition) Abstract Lactose intolerance disproportionately affects racial minority groups in the United States, adversely impacting the incidence of calcium deficiency and low bone mineral density in these populations. The… Read More »The Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Measures of Lactose Intolerance: A Systematic Review

Mice Mice Baby! Cold-induced metabolic changes in lean, transgenic mice

Author(s) Rachel Davey Faculty Mentor(s) April Binder (Biological Sciences) Abstract Obesity is a multifaceted metabolic disorder with severe worldwide public health consequences. While obesity can often be treated using diet and exercise, there are complex genetic interactions driving obesity that don’t always respond to such… Read More »Mice Mice Baby! Cold-induced metabolic changes in lean, transgenic mice

IDENTIFYING QUADRICEPS MUSCLE COMPOSITION DIFFERENCES IN YOUNG AND OLDER ADULTS: AN ULSTRASOUND APPROACH

Author(s) Jessy Moore, Jonathan Dickinson Faculty Mentor(s) Jared Dickinson (Other), Leonardo D’Acquisto (Integrative Human Physiology) Abstract Echogenicity (EG) measured via ultrasound (US) represents a practical strategy to assess skeletal muscle composition. This study examined the extent to which US can detect differences between young and… Read More »IDENTIFYING QUADRICEPS MUSCLE COMPOSITION DIFFERENCES IN YOUNG AND OLDER ADULTS: AN ULSTRASOUND APPROACH

Modifying School Psychology Practica Experiences to Better Serve Students During COVID – 19

Author(s) Jacqueline Jimenez, Ariana Antles, Samantha Hamilton Faculty Mentor(s) Richard Marsicano (Other) Abstract The long-term academic, behavioral, and social impacts of COVID-19 on school-aged children won’t be fully understood for many years; however, the effects on university training programs’ pedagogy were immediate. The CWU School… Read More »Modifying School Psychology Practica Experiences to Better Serve Students During COVID – 19