The Undergraduate Publications collection includes a selection of papers and presentations by Sacred Heart University students. Papers below may also be found under Undergraduate Publications within the various academic departments in this depository.

Undergraduate Research at SHU

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Posters/papers from 2020

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The Domino Effect!, Benjamin Agyemang

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Effects of Bisphenol-A or Testosterone treatment during adolescence on memory and weight gain in gonadectomized male rats, Adrianne G. Alfonso, Olivia F. Downey, Emma Devanny, Caroline E. Loiodice, and Sean W. Mefford

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Gestural Communication in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anastasia Apotsos, Sarah Haze, and Erica Allocca

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Capitalism and New Age, Michael Araujo

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Why Genetic Testing Should be Mandated, Jennifer Bailey

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Looking Through the Eyes of Student Athletes, Rachel Bamford

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The Relationship of Social Media and Mental Health Among College Students, Olivia Banks

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Modern Technology's Effect on One of the World's Oldest Games, Nathaniel Barone

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Views of Undocumented Immigrants As Shaped by the Media, Maya Benyaacov

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The Impact of Disruptive Innovation on Therapeutic Communication in the Healthcare Setting, Kaylee Boegel

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Weights of Linear Codes and their Dual, Lauren Bolcar

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Women Athletes Battling Bias in the Media, Caroline Bolletino

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Bottlenose Dolphin Calf Social Development Over the First Two Years of Life, Madison Bradley

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A Comparative Test of Creative Thinking in Bottlenose Dolphins and Preschool Children, Madison Bradley, Iva Barun, Kylie Cardinali, Tia Deleo, Nicole Malatestinic, Nikole Rudis, Cassandra Zoetjes, Heather Hill, Kathleen Dudzinksi, Teri Bolton, Dr. Deirdre Yeater, and Dr. Dawn Melzer

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The Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Executive Function Performance in College Students, Gabrielle L. Branciforti

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How Contemporary Anti-Semitism Is Influenced by Historical Precedent and Psychological Processes, Kaeleigh Brislin

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India Cross-Cultural Experience, Nicole Bruzik, Shorabh Das, Madison Keenan, Kendall Kreager, Christina Magliocco, Sonia Morales, Michael Nietupski, Christian Rodriguez, Gavin Thurlow, and Stavros Xanthacos

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Artificial Intelligence: Implications, Issues, and Balance in Today’s Society, Mackenzie Bures

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Adapting to the Change, Jordan Carlucci

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Native Pollinator Bombus Impatiens (Apidae) Prefers Non-native Flower Resources in Isolated Foraging Preferences Assays, Anna Carney, Victoria Jordan, and Lexi Edwards

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Old Games on New Computers, Jonathan Carpenter

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Newborn Jaundice, Emily Casey

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Next-Generation Sequencing: Genomic Profiling Leads to the Advancement of Personalized Cancer Care, Stephanie Castagliuolo

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Influence of Reach Direction During Performance of the Upper Quarter Y-Balance Test in Collegiate Softball Players, Katelyn Christian

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Quantum Computing: A Mathematical Analysis of Shor's Algorithm, Stephen S. Clarke

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Treat Time!, Dylan Cole

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A Comparison of Work Ethic Between Generation X and Generation Y, Emma Costello

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The Effect Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Perceived Quality of Life in Patients with Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Critically Appraised Topic, Kirsten Cunha

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Don’t Let Your Vacation Ruin the Destination, Jessica Curcio

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Health, Exercise, and Their Motivations, Victoria Dabek

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The Butterfly Effect, Francesco D'acounto

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Steps of Creation, Ian Dale

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Inclusion: Academic Vs. Social Success, Kaeli DeCesare

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The Ethical Dilemmas Behind the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, Elisa DeSousa

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Therapy Dogs as a Wellness Incentive for Stress Management on a College Campus, Jordan Devlin, Brenden Berger, and Vanessa Vizcarrondo

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Euthanasia, Sabrina Didiano

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E-Cigarette Use and Adolescent Sports Participation: A Critically Appraised Topic, William DiGiuseppe and Stephanie H. Clines

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The Initialization, Reinforcement, and Implications of Gender Bias, Julianna DiMartini

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Analyzing the Efficacy of a Cultural-Based Exercise Program in Preventing and Managing Cardiovascular Disease and Associated Risk Factors, Marcus A. Eugenio-Mendoza

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What to Expect When a Loved One is Intubated, Victoria Gajewski

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Mancala in Matlab, Angelica Galati

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Metabolic Efficiency and Mechanics of Walking On Sloped Terrain, Layla Galavotti, Nicholas Ayala, Justin Wager, and Kristen Savell

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Financial Justice: College Athletes Should be Compensated, Daniel Gardella

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The Psychological Problems within Foster Care and how CASA Can Help, Julia Gatto

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Advanced Nursing Neurological Assessment: The Post-Operative ICU Patient, Kelsey Gibbs and Ben Olsen

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The Taboo Side of Injury: The Emotional and Psychological Side Effects in Injured College Athletes, Annemarie Gigante

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The Effect of Concussion History on Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury in Collegiate Athletes: A Critically Appraised Topic, Jeanine Grabowski and Stephanie H. Clines

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The Impact on the O.J. Simpson Verdict, Danielle Grenon

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Adults with Disabilities in the Workplace: Their Struggle for Inclusion and Equality, Leo Grizzaffi

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Flash Fictions as Creative Writing, Amber Harrison

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Closing the Revolving Door: Mental Illness Within the Criminal Justice System, Kylee Harvey

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Ancient Arabic Mathematics, Delaney Howe

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Depression Amongst Law Enforcement Officers Leading To An Increase In Police Suicide, Molly Hughes

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The Ethics of Gene Editing in Humans, Eric Hund

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Machine That Never Completed, Ayisha Ijaz

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Gender Exclusion in Sports and its Influence on Health, Caroline Joy

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A Roller Coaster of Events, Erica Juliano

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ENGR 125 in Chains, Jeram Kamlani

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The Broad Autism Phenotype in Parents of Children with Autism, Amanda Kane, Kelly Horgan, and Stella Bragoni

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Designing a Cost Effective Insulin Pump in Conjunction with an Artificial Pancreas System (APS), Keerthi Kongani

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The Effect of Off-season Training Load on Lactate Threshold, Strength and Rowing Performance in Collegiate Div. 1 Rowers, Kayla Kowalczyk

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The Nurse's Role in Laparoscopic Surgery Education, Nicole Marie Langlais

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Mental Health in Female College Athletes, Kristin LaSance

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The Genetic and Environmental Factors of Childhood Obesity and Determining its Overall Effect on Wellbeing, Janessa Leva

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The Unforeseen Rube Goldberg Machine, Jillian Luciano

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The Benefits of Cell Phone Disinfection in the NICU, Olivia Lyon

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The Perceived Discrimination of Homeless Individuals Within Healthcare, Rachel Major

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Gender Difference in White-collar Crime and the Importance of Gender Diversity, Alexa Malerba

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Effectiveness of Strength Training Programs at Decreasing Upper Extremity Injury Rates in Youth Baseball Players: A Critically Appraised Topic, Timothy J. Mallon and Stephanie H. Clines

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The Effects of a Core Strengthening Program on Improving Running Performance in High School Runners: A Critically Appraised Topic, Kimberly B. Malmborg and Stephanie H. Clines

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The Stages of Life, Kaitlyn Mangano

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Influence of A Novel Music App on Spatiotemporal Mechanics During Running, Danielle Mannino

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Understanding Social Entrepreneurship: How the Use of Business Disciplines Can Help Social Justice Efforts, Daniel Marino

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Trust the Process!, Brandon Maruri

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Opening Doors to New Cultures and Your Future, Mackenzie Grace McCormick

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The Nature and Future of the Hong Kong Protests of 2019, Kenneth McDougal

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The Biological and Sociological Mechanisms Affecting the Development of Male Hormonal Contraception, Rianna McNamee

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The Use of Incentives Spirometers in Recently Extubated Patients, McKenna Mera

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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) Explained, Katherine Meyer

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The Autonomy of Organ Donation, Jillian Milano

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Migration Challenges of the Anguilla rostrata (American Eel) from Anthropogenic Impacts., Benjamin Miller

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Mindstorm Goldberg, Patrick Milner

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Abiotic and Biotic Factors Contributing to Invasive Aquatic Plant Cover in Southern Connecticut Ponds, Gina Moriello

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CXCL9 Expression and Purification: Identifying Further Structural and Functional Relationships with Ligands, Eva Murphy

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Is Restorative Justice Possible in the United States?, Alexandra Myers

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The Decline of the Horseshoe Crab in the Long Island Sound, Adrian Nelson

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Higher Education Social Engineering Attack Scenario, Awareness & Training Mode, Thai Nguyen

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Exercise Prescription and Behavior in People with Parkinson's Disease, Jacqueline Noftle

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Don't You Know Pump It Up? You've Got to Pump [Intrinsic Motivation] Up!, Jessica O'Brien

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The Tale of a Rube Goldberg, Alexa Ocel

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Music Throughout Christianity, Stephanie O'Reilly

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Implications of Cultural Stigma on the Mentally Ill, Emily Palma

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Social and Socio-sexual Interactions in Belugas (Delphinapterus leucas), Ashley Penczynzyn and Kelly Rosenbaum

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Early Sport Specialization and Its Negative Effects Compared to Sport Sampling, Emily Petro

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Vaccines: Personal Liberty or Social Responsibility?, Hannah Phipps

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The Effect of Early Sport Specialization on Lower Extremity Injury Frequency on Youth Athletes: A Critically Appraised Topic, Jillian Picard-Busky

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Terrorists, Extremists, and Populists; How Terrorism in America is Creating Social Divide, Chad Pierson

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Convenient and Quick vs. Trusted and Reliable: Exploring the Disruption of Retail Medical Clinics in the Traditional Hospital/Physicians Office Healthcare System, Hannah Probst

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Music Therapy for Communication in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Danielle Provenzano

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Limb Evolvability in Pan Troglodytes, Kathleen Quinn, Amanda Woodbury, and Kristen Savell