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The Collective and the Individual: Re-thinking the Role of Altruism in Institutions Through Akhuwat’s Example
Conventional economic postulates based on impersonal exchange do not account for altruism or values in their formulation. As a result, there is larger emphasis placed on the importance of free-market based justifications ...
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CRYSTALLINE MONODISPERSED γ-Fe2O3 NANOPARTICLES
γ-Fe2O3 maghemite nanoparticles were synthesized via the homogeneous thermal decomposition of iron pentacarbonyl. This synthesis took place in the presence of a capping molecule, octanoic acid, and a mild oxidant, ...
Remains of Genocide: The Impact of Objects in Negotiating Politically Sensitive Memorial Spaces in Rwanda
In 1994, the genocide in Rwanda killed over 500,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu citizens in approximately 100 days. The extent and brutality of the violence affected nearly every Rwandan. In the aftermath, civil society and ...
She's Filled With Secrets: the Mythology of Landscape in the American Western
Americans are heirs to a weighty, complex system of mythology surrounding landscape. The film, literary, and artistic genre of the Western encompasses the classic system of this mythology: that American space exists for ...
Wilder Hall 09
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Mustangs and Mexican Vaqueros: Terrains of Belonging and Exclusion in the Great Basin
In this thesis, I explore the concept of belonging as it has applied to mustangs and people through time in the Great Basin of the American West. The mustang, or wild horse, is an animal that has existed on Western lands ...
Design of a radio-frequency facing-target sputtering system for low-damage thin film deposition
Thin film devices are becoming increasingly important in the electronic semi- conductor industry. For example, organic light-emitting diodes provide many advantages for the development of flat panel displays used in mobile ...
No Place I've Slept in Will Ever Be Quite as Good
The written portion of my thesis tracks the progression of my studio work and practice from the summer of 2012 to the spring of 2013. It culminates in an analysis of the relationships between the final sculptures included ...
An Untold Story of Access: Title X Grantees & Abortion Referrals in Rural America
I called over 700 Title X grantees in 8 rural states (West Virginia, Kentucky, Iowa, Vermont, Wyoming, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Maine) posing as a pregnant woman seeking abortion services. The goal of this project was ...
Zao Wou-Ki: the Modern Chinese Painter Overseas
Since the mid-20th century, the Chinese painter Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013) gradually established himself as a renowned artist in the Parisian modern art scene by developing a unique style of abstract landscapes. His works stand ...