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Shutesbury Aquifer Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change
The climate is rapidly changing due to human activity, and these changes will impact our water resources. In the town of Shutesbury, Massachusetts, a municipal water supply does not exist. Instead, water comes from private ...
“Our Day Will Come”: The Armagh Dirty Protest and the Feminization of Sinn Féin
From 1976 to 1981 during the Northern Irish “Troubles,” the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Britain fought a proxy war within the Northern Irish prison system. The question was that of “political status,” or the right of ...
The Rhetoric of Environmental Change Narratives
For many, ‘pure environmental science’ is inaccessible. Arduous content has created a divide between environmental researchers and their beneficiaries, leading audiences to seek secondary source interpretations, rather ...
Who is Alice? An Analysis of the Character of Alice From the Origins of Her Representation to Surrealist Interpretations
This thesis analyses the character of Alice in Lewis Carroll’s, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland through different visual representations of Alice. I discuss John Tenniel’s world famous illustrations, which accompanied the ...
Variability of the Unresolved X-Ray Background
The cosmic x-ray background is diffuse, uniform x-ray radiation originat- ing from outside our galaxy. Over the past several decades since its discovery, much of it has been resolved into discrete sources. However, a ...
Bouncing back: Immune regulated healing in the rat uterus after labor and delivery
The uterus is extensively remodeled by pregnancy. These profound changes must be reversed after labor and delivery. The immune system is dynamic in this progression because of immune cell’s abilities to influence healing ...
Defoe's Mercantilist Ordeal: Understanding the Demise of Credit and the Rise of Racism
British businessman and writer Daniel Defoe’s intellectual trajectory evolved alongside his personal history and British political and economic history. From 1719 to 1722, Defoe wrote about slavery, mercantilism, and racial ...
Alleviating Harm Within International Development
This thesis examines the relationship between cultural values and international development policies in Samoa to discern the uneven distribution of harm within the development apparatus. In so doing, I analyze the a) ...
The Physiological Impacts of Cultivating Mussels on a Kelp Farm: A Solution to Ocean Acidification?
On shellfish farms, cultivated seaweed may remove sufficient amounts of CO2 to mitigate acidification at small spatial scales during peak primary production. This thesis investigates whether cultured sugar kelp, Saccharina ...
History of Art at Mount Holyoke College, 1872-1914