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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Undergraduate Research Center

JUR Volume 8 (2008)

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/urc/journal/2008/
[PDF] The Effect of Online Training on Teams (111 KiB)

Ariel B. Becker (Department of Psychology)
Andrea Lassiter, Faculty Mentor (Department of Psychology)

[PDF] Characterization of Fall Leaves as a Source of Cellulosic Ethanol (287 KiB)

Justin Burum (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
James E. Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry & Geology)

[PDF] Re–Emerging Pietism: The Emerging Church as Postmodern Pietism (284 KiB)

Tysen Dauer (Department of Humanities and German)
Cecilia Pick, Faculty Mentor (Department of Modern Languages)

[PDF] Confidence in College Athletes (256 KiB)

Kimberly Halpin (Department of Speech Communication)
Warren Sandmann, Faculty Mentor (Department of Speech Communication)

[PDF] The Effect of Maternal Aldosterone Levels on the Expression of 11B–HSD Isoenzymes in Normal and Hypertensive Rat Placentae (139 KiB)

Nicole L. Jorissen (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
Theresa Salerno, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
James E. Rife, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
Penny Knoblich, Faculty Mentor (Department of Biological Sciences)

* Recipient of Minnesota State University, Foundation Grant

[PDF] Systemic Racism of the UNICEF Germany's Ads Depicting Children in Blackface (87 KiB)

April M. Larson (Department of Speech Communication)
Rachel M. Droogsma, Faculty Mentor (Department of Speech Communication)

[PDF] Relationship between Athletes and Role Models (218 KiB)

Kaytlin M. LeMier (Department of Speech Communication)
Warren Sandmann, Faculty Mentor (Department of Speech Communication)

[PDF] Narratives from the Former Soviet Union to the United States (174 KiB)

Kimberly Maas (Department of Sociology & Corrections)
Emily Boyd, Faculty Mentor (Department of Sociology & Corrections)

[PDF] Impact of Combining Traditional Printmaking with Contemporary Digital Print (193 MiB)

Harumi Okoshi (Department of Art)
Erik Waterkotte, Faculty Mentor (Department of Art)
*Recipient of Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation Grant

[PDF] Camper Council: A Meaningful Involvement Initiative (157 KiB)

Amanda Penning (Department of Social Work)
Annelies Hagemeister, Faculty Mentor (Department of Social Work)

[PDF] Identification of SNPs in the Coding Region of Human mtDNA (891 KiB)

Cassidy Punt (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
Elizabeth Smalley (Department of Chemistry & Geology)
Theresa Salerno, Faculty Mentor (Department of Chemistry & Geology)

[PDF] Improved Storm Data Processing through Parallel Computing Approaches (325 KiB)

Shauna Smith (Department of Computer Science)
Rebecca Bates, Faculty Mentor (Department of Computer Science)
Deborah Nykanen, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering)

[PDF] Determinants of Traffic Fatalities in the U.S. (100 KiB)

Hanna Stapleton (Department of Economics)
Kwang–Woo (Ken) Park, Faculty Mentor (Department of Economics)
*Recipient of Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation Grant

[PDF] Political Agendas in the Letters of Hildegard of Bingen (265 KiB)

Anne Sweeney (Department of English)
Cecilia Pick, Faculty Mentor (Department of German)

[PDF] Breaking Social Confinement: An Analysis of Eighteenth–Century Women in the French Economy (655 KiB)

Meghan B. Turok (Department of History)
Christopher Corley, Faculty Mentor (Department of History)

[PDF] Considering Democracy "An ‘Unrealistic’ Alternative": The Results of The 1954 American Intervention In Guatemala (250 KiB)

Mark Viskocil (Department of Psychology)
Matthew Loayza, Faculty Mentor (Department of History)

[PDF] Instrumentation to Monitor Bridge Foundation on the Crosstown Project (360 KiB)

Brian Welch (Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering)
Aaron S. Budge, Faculty Mentor (Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering)

Editorial Staff

Editor: Barb Bergman
Faculty reviewers: Rick Auger, Aaron Budge, Curt Germundson, Steve Losh, Vicki Luoma
Student peer reviewers: Brittany Borg, Erica Carnes, Josie Greve, Michael Witthaus