Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences

ISBN 1-929083-13-0

Volume 3 - 2004


Kappa Omicron Nu Leadership Academy, Dorothy I. Mitstifer, Managing Editor
4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140, East Lansing, MI 48823-5031
(T) 517.351.8335 - dmitstifer@kon.org

The opinions expressed by the authors are their own and
do not necessarily reflect the policies of Kappa Omicron Nu.

Managing Editor: Dorothy I. Mitstifer

This journal was organized as a refereed publication during the First Undergraduate Research Conference of the Undergraduate Research Community (URC) for the Human Sciences at the Kappa Omicron Nu Conclave, Grosvenor Resort, Orlando, August 2-5, 2001.

On October 15, 2001, the Editorial Committee announced the Call for Papers and set the first deadline for papers as January 15, 2002. No deadlines will be set for future publications; submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Guidelines for authors can be found at URC Guidelines and at Guidelines for Submissions. Further information can be obtained at the above e-mail address.

—Dorothy I. Mitstifer, Managing Editor

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Table of Contents - Volume 3

Link to Volume 4

Research Manuscripts

Prevalence of Female Sexual Dysfunction among College Students
Jennifer Wilson

Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors: The Effect of Perceived Parenting Style and Race
Christine Clark and Kevin H. Gross*

Investigation of Health Related Outcomes Among Open Heart Surgery Patients
Sara Elizabeth Doerr

Divorce as it Influences the Intimate Relationships of College Students
Matthew Bruce, Renae Flora, & Christine Stacey

Statistical Analysis of Quality of Life in A Heart Clinical Trial
Jennifer Ferrell

Preschool Children’s Conflict and Social Competence: A Comparative View
Bree Ann Dennis, Malinda J. Colwell*, and Eric Lindsey*

The Evolution of Dressmaking Patterns in the United States
Arlesa Shephard

Colorectal Cancer Incidences and Dietary Lifestyle in Developed and Less Developed Countries:  An Empirical Study
Kavya Vaidyanathan

Effects of Launderings Treatment on Naturally Colored Cotton Knit Fabrics
Natalie Kantor and Mary Ann Moore*


Research Papers

Discrimination and Affirmative Action
David Simon


Research Reports

Preservation and Accessibility: Finding Common Ground at the Zarah Hotel
Stefanie Hetzke

* Faculty Co-Author

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Contact: Dorothy I. Mitstifer
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Press Release

New Journal Announced

East Lansing, Michigan . . . . Announcing Online Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences.

This online journal implements the plan to develop an electronic journal to reflect excellent undergraduate research in the human sciences. The Undergraduate Research community for the Human Sciences has a commitment to make this journal visible and compare in quality with similar publications in the natural sciences, engineering, and psychology. It is intended that this journal will be a testament to undergraduate research and curricular innovation in the human sciences.

Although the first deadline was January 15, 2002, submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Presenters at the first Undergraduate Research Conference (8/01) and other undergraduates that have completed research are invited to submit papers for Volume 2 - 2003. Graduate students may submit papers if the work was completed as an undergraduate student.

There are no affiliation requirements; all undergraduates conducting research in the human sciences are eligible to submit papers. Papers may represent a full range of research, including quantitative, qualitative, and action research. Papers are classified as (a) research manuscript, (b) research paper, and (c) research reports. See Guidelines for Submissions.

Request: Please distribute copies of the Call for Papers to faculty engaged with undergraduate researchers. The success of this journal depends on the enthusiastic participation of human sciences units and the diverse programs within their umbrella missions. Thank you in advance for your support.


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