Student Research

 

Student Research 2016-2017

 All-College Theses/Senior Theses

  • Lian Conrad - Students’ Attachment Styles to their Professors: Patterns of Achievement, Curiosity, Exploration, Self-criticism, Self-reassurance, and Autonomy
  • Katie Cristan - Canine Effects on Blood Pressure and Short Term Anxiety Levels in College Students
  • Abagael Gerdes - The Effects of Mindfulness on Heart Rate Variability
  • Tim Immelman - Who Wants to Join? The Relationship between Variation in Social Networks
  • Brittany Stein - Relational Self-Construal Levels Moderate the Relationship Between Social Ostracism and Negative Emotions
  • Nicholas Van Marter-Sanders - The Relationship Between Personality and Interpersonal Memory

*Digital copies of student work can be found here.

 

Scholarship and Creativity Day Presentations

Oral Presentations

    • Lian Conrad - Students’ Attachment Styles to their Professors: Patterns of Achievement, Curiosity, Exploration, Self-criticism, Self-reassurance, and Autonomy
    • Katie Cristan - Canine Effects on Blood Pressure and Short Term Anxiety Levels in College Students
    • Tim Immelman - Who Wants to Join? The Relationship between Variation in Social Networks

Poster Presentations

  • Sydney Bramer (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Coping with media distractions while studying
  • Rene Cabrera (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Does the relationship status of the person predicting if you’ll friend request them?
  • Emily Corbid (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Cell Phones Effect on Reading Comprehension in College Students
  • Janna George & Angelica Reyes (advisor Dr. Rodger Narloch) - Points vs. Percent: The Effect of Course Grading Systems on Students’ Allocation of Priority to Academic Tasks
  • Abagael Gerdes (advisor Dr. Linda Tennison) - The Effects of Mindfulness on Heart Rate Variability
  • Elina Hiraldo (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Easy on the eyes, not on the mind: Is body satisfaction influenced by images of attractive bodies?
  • Morgan Kessler, Charles Raasch, & Ashley Neuwirth (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effects of Labeling on Taste Perception
  • Meghan Keaveny, Franchesca Cromett, Kristen Jacobs, Kara Fiedler, Grace Arrington, Abigail Granger, & Meg McMahon (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un
  • Maren Koester, Caleb Pflug, & Katarina Sulzle (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effect of Color on Taste Perception
  • Amber Lauer (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Multitasking: The effects of watching Netflix and reading comprehension
  • Sarah Lommel (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Texting and Memory: Does Texting Affect your Memory Abilities?
  • Kaesha Madden (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Texting and Attention: A study of Multitasking
  • Madeline Nelson (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Body Satisfaction in Young Adults: The impact of social media on body image and body satisfaction
  • Megan Noetzel (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Two birds with one stone: The use of screen-time multitasking and its effect on attention and comprehension scores in college students
  • Jason Omann (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Do people that play violent video games have more stress than those that don’t?
  • Stephanie Palmer (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - The Effects of Phone Usage on Reading Comprehension
  • Rachel Perri, Abigail Granger, & Lisa Wettstein (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effects of Clothing Types on Social Perception
  • Justine Revermann, Kylie Eklund, & Madeline Dockry (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effects of Specific Coloring Designs on Anxiety Levels
  • Greta Schleif, Claudia Luther, Lauren Lingenfelter, Kristie Vang, Kiela DeVlaeminck, Andrew Weiler, & Olivia Musser (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence
  • Brittany Stein (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - Relational Self-Construal Levels Moderate the Relationship Between Social Ostracism and Negative Emotions
  • Hailey Tanner (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Texting and its Effect on Memory Retention
  • Nicholas Van Marter-Sanders (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Relationship Between Personality and Interpersonal Memory
  • Alyssa Wentworth (advisor Dr. Michael Livingston) - Why you post the way you do? Evaluating the factors of Facebook on your Self Esteem
  • Morgan Zeleny, Sara Goranowski, & Madelyn Zinken (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effect of an Author’s Gender on Readers’ Perception of an Article
  • Elise Adrian, Brianna Lovato, Kaitlin Ostrowski, Maggie Gauer, & Briana Ziemer (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Technology Seminar for Seniors
  • Erin Boggs, Dominic Skawiniak, Kristen Jacobs, Hannah Lendino, & Carol Hlebain (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Trampolines and Trigger - WACOSA Service Learning Project
  • Christine Koch, Lauren Lutgens, Lauren Brutger, & Mollie Horner (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Minnesota Street Market Cookbook Project
  • Ashley Koehler, Alexander Kendall, Lindsey Rudquist, & Hannah Beise (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Promoting the Volunteer Program at St. Benedict's Senior Community
  • Megan Lutz, Cindy Firman, Cassandra Roline, & Cortland Styles-Brown (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Growing Up with Reach-Up Head Start
  • Alison Newton, Marleny Huerta-Apanco, Michael Gruber, Elina Hiraldo, & Jessica Ayd (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Volunteer Program Evaluation at St. Benedict's Senior Community

Conference Presentations

 

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