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The Auburn University Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (AUJUS) showcases the top research and scholarly accomplishments of Auburn University undergraduate students. It publishes original research from students in any academic discipline. Research Articles and Highlights can be submitted by Auburn University undergraduate researchers at any time and are reviewed by faculty or disciplinary experts. The AUJUS is an interdisciplinary partnership between the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Office of University Writing.

Recently Published Highlights and Articles

What Hobbies Are Linked With Peer Insecurity in a Sample of Detained Youth

Morgan Wirth, Taylor Gusler, and Kelli R. Thompson

Comparing Small and Medium-Sized Outbursts of Comet 29P 

Johannes J. Allen, Youssef Moulane, Dennis Bodewits

Comparing Training Volumes Between Softball Pitchers with and Without Upper Extremity Pain

Peyton N. Gober, Nicole M. Bordelon, Katherine M. Everhart, Gretchen D. Oliver

The Removal of Phosphorus from Agricultural Runoff Using Biochar

Sarah Tyndall, Hossein Jahromi, and Sushil Adhikari

Effects of the Acoustic Field Generated by a Single-Axial Rotor

Emily Wilson, Lokesh Silwal, and Vrishank Raghav

Nanocellulose-based Antimicrobial Systems for Mitigating E. coli outbreaks in water bodies

Brieanne Dickson, Gabriel Au, Diego Gomez-Maldonado, Brendan Higgins, and Maria Soledad Peresin

Re: SMP –Recycled Shape Memory Polymers

Maggie A. Nelson, Midhan Siwakoti, Rylee Cardon, Eldon Triggs, and Russell W. Mailen

Additive Manufacturing of Braided Structures for Composite Reinforcement

Katherine Griffin, Ajay Jayswal, and Sabit Adanur

A Cross Sectional Study of Temporal Diet Quality in US Adults

Corinne E. Gautreaux, Kristen S. Smith, and Andrew D. Frugé

The Design and Fabrication of a Novel Multistage Soft Robot

Rizwan Halani, Chad Rose, and Avinash Baskaran

Factors Associated with Preventive Cancer Screening Among Diabetic Patients as Compared to their Non-Diabetic Counterparts

Hayleigh H. Hallam, Tiffany Cadwallader, Cassidi C. McDaniel, and Chia-hung Chou

Measuring Community Resilience

Molly Grubb and Alicia Powers

Important Feature of Walking Adaptation: A Review of the Nervous System’s Ability to Regulate and Maintain Sensory Input During Split-Belt Walking

Abbrianna A. Robert, Sarah A. Brinkerhoff, Mariane F.B. Bacelar, Patrick G. Monaghan, and Jaimie A. Roper

The Effect Of Teacher Habit Formation On Preschoolers’ Activity Levels

Camille M. Preston, Katherine E. Spring, Danielle D. Wadsworth

Determination of the Effectiveness of a Novel Liposome Formulation of Proteasome Inhibitors

Laura E. Downey, Andrey V. Maksimenko, Robert D. Arnold, Alexei F. Kisselev

A Measurement Device for Quantifying Neuromuscular Impairment in Hands

Mark A. Roces, Chandler T. Stubbs, and Chad G. Rose

Acquisition and Development of the Gut Microbiome in Lizards

Taylor W. McKibben, Kaitlyn M. Murphy, and Tonia S. Schwartz

Audiological Screening Protocol Using Novel Tablet Application: A Validation Study

Anna O’Donell, Ashlyn Wheat, Cheryl Seals, and Aurora Weaver

Investigating Plasma Inflammatory Cytokine Levels’ Relationship to Pregnancy Outcomes in Bos Taurus Heifers

Gavin L. Rankins, Rachel A. Hollingsworth, Erin E. Mahoney, Anna G. Holliman, and Paul W. Dyce

Alcohol Related Alterations in TNF -αIn Binge and Moderate Drinkers

Josh Enger, Benjamin Campbell, Darren Beck, Clayton Ridner, Lily Crone, Austin McClanahan, Juliet Wilson, Summer West, and Sara K Blaine

Trauma Exposure  and Impulsivity Symptoms in Court-Involved Youth

Madysen E. Maggio and Kelli R. Thompson 

Parenting Behavior in Two Distinct Juvenile Populations

Elise M. Reach and Kelli R. Thompson

The Influence of Urbanization on Stream Quality and Fish Health

Kate R. Norrid, B. Graeme Lockaby, and Dennis R. DeVries

How Parental Relationships Influence Adolescents During the Transition to College

Gabby Thompson, Angel Perry, Ashley Bean, and Sara Driskell

Understanding Natural Product Biosynthesis in Blueberry

Emma M. Peacock, Lovely Mae F. Lawas, and Courtney P. Leisner 

Last modified: February 27, 2023