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Student Symposium 2021

April 22, 2021 | Virtual & In-Person

The Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium provides students the opportunity to share their knowledge with instructors and peers in a scholarly, supportive environment.

Symposium Schedule

PAC 209 | 9:45 to 11:00 AM | Facilitated by Jennifer Peterson

Presenters provide a 10 minute PowerPoint slide program with 5 minute Q & A. Click here to watch the Webinar.

  • Griffen Molenberg – Abundance and Diversity of Bat Species in Unmanaged Forests and Restored Oak Savanna Ecosystems
  • Gary Carter – Bird Diversity Abundance in Response to Oak Savanna Restoration
  • Quinton Casteel – Geographic Distribution of Pelage Color Variation in Raccoons
  • Emily Van Der Veer – Winter Habitat Selection of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in South Central Iowa

PAC 319 | 9:45 to 11:00 AM | Facilitated by Glenn Steimling

Presenters provide a 10 minute PowerPoint slide program with 5 minute Q & A. Click here to watch the Webinar.

  • Katrina Estes – Working Memory in Female Athletes
  • Kathleen Niles – Variations in ACL Reconstruction Surgery with Graf
  • Najai Alexander – The Effects of Stress on Runners
  • Anai Hernandez – How Grafts on ACL Reconstruction Affect Women Soccer Player’s Return to Play

PAC 324 | 9:45 to 11:00 AM | Facilitated by Janet Ewart

Presenters provide a 10 minute PowerPoint slide program with 5 minute Q & A. Click here to watch the Webinar.

  • Alicia Jaquez – Effects of Exercise on Female, Student-Athlete’s Depression
  • Ashley Porter – Exercise and Its Effect On Stress &Vascular Health
  • Michelle Reyes – Comparison of Perceived Stress and Vital Signs on Athletes vs. Non-Athletes
  • Avery Rayos – Physiological Effects of Dairy Milk on Mice
  • Lexi Resa – Bomb Calorimetry and Accuracy of Nutrition Labels

Poster Session | 11:15 AM-1:30 PM | PAC Courts

Students will present posters as part of the Student Research & Creative Arts Symposium.