MidWest URSCA 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Midwest/West Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Virtual Conference, hosted by Louisiana State University of Alexandria! We’re thrilled to have a wide variety of topics and themes represented here. Please take some time to view the presentations before the live Q&A sessions on 12 November (schedule below). You can also peruse the presenters listed alphabetically or by institution by using the links below.

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

11-11:25 am Central

Re-Examining the Factor Structure of the Suinn-Lew Asian Self-Identity Acculturation Scale (SL-ASIA)
Austin Souphanthalop, Louisiana State University of Alexandria
Nature’s Mirror: Whitman’s Reflection on Divine Expression
Isabelle Hoida, University of Wisconsin – Superior
Unexpected Saviors: Creation of a Dynasty and the Kyiv-Rus Statehood
Kelsey Davis, Midwestern State University
In Limbo: A Stop Motion Animation
Andrea Calzada-Vera, University of Wisconsin – Superior

11:25-11:50 am Central

Trauma-Informed Practices in Superior WI Preschool Programs
Camryn Mead, University of Wisconsin – Superior
Increasing the Accessibility of K-12 Music Education for Minority Students
Taylor Howard, Truman State University
Tu Voz: Latine and Gender Expectations
Stephanie Robledo, Midwestern State University

Period Poverty in the Twin Ports and Beyond
Zoe Tietz, University of Wisconsin – Superior

11:50 am – 12:10 pm Central

Recent Trends in International Environmental Agreements: Declining or What?
Zetta Cannedy & Addison Elliot, Midwestern State University

Incorporation of Contemporary Chemistry in the Development of a Novel Experiment Adapted for the Organic Chemistry Teaching Lab
Faith McCauley, Louisiana State University of Alexandria

Utilizing Computer Vision to Enforce COVID Precautionary Measures
Mohammadhossein Momeni, Truman State University