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

COVID-19 Stressors & Coping Among On-Campus Resident Students in a Rural Washington County

Author(s) Brooke Writer Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health) Abstract The present study examines the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic on the mental health and well-being of college students residing in rural Washington. Eligible students living in on-campus residences or apartments were sent online… Read More »COVID-19 Stressors & Coping Among On-Campus Resident Students in a Rural Washington County

No Ape Left Behind: Orangutan Conservation Education Project

Author(s) Danna Boshak Faculty Mentor(s) Mary Radeke (Psychology), Lori Sheeran (Primate Behavior & Ecology), Stephanie Stein (Psychology) Abstract Orangutans are critically endangered and if action is not taken, their extinction is imminent. Zoological institutions worldwide serve as an educational means to engage the broader public… Read More »No Ape Left Behind: Orangutan Conservation Education Project