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    Seki, Hannah (2011-02-16)
    This thesis will examine the visually-created inner workings of the bilingual brain, while also portraying the conflict and frustrations that come with being raised bicultural. I explore the ideas of language and duality: ...
  • Garon, Elizabeth (2012-05-21)
    Through bodily mark-making, overlapping and layering multiple lithographs and screen prints, and the use of color, I strive to reference a sexual encounter within a figural landscape, so the figure is both the subject and ...
  • Axtman, Sophia (2011-06-27)
    Since, 1992 the number of inmates over the age of fifty in the United States has almost tripled. This rapidly growing population of elderly inmates is due to a national “tough on crime” attitude, which has put 1 in 100 ...
  • Laguerta, Dianne (2013-07-02)
    In 1919, after years of planning and earning financial support, the American University at Cairo (AUC) opened its doors to students from the Middle East in a building formally built as a palace turned cigarette factory ...
  • Kupersmith, Violet (2011-05-17)
  • Swanson, Colleen (2011-02-16)
    We explore error-correcting codes based on algebraic number fields using a particular code construction given by Guruswami in ``Constructions of Codes from Number Fields". After reviewing the necessary mathematical ...
  • Hale, Keenan (2013-05-15)
    When I begin to paint, I am starting a conversation between the surface I paint on and myself. I most often work on a vertical surface, plywood, and depict forms based off of my materials, marks, and thematic explorations. ...
  • Maliszewski, Casey (2011-02-16)
    There is no denying it: America has a dropout crisis. According to research, 30 percent of young adults in the United States fail to graduate high school. To combat the dropout crisis, one solution that has been explored ...
  • Emerson, Erica (2011-02-16)
    Abstract The oxidation state of iron indicates the amount of oxygen present when a mineral is formed. If the environment was abundant in oxygen, many of the minerals in the assemblage will contain oxidized iron, Fe3+. If ...
  • Merritt, Emily (2012-07-02)
    With the proliferation of social media and community discussion and forum websites, interest in understanding and explaining communication on the Internet (with an emphasis on language-based communication) is on the rise. ...
  • McNamara, Alena (2013-06-20)
    Anne Conway (1631-1679) fits into standard narratives of seventeenth-century natural philosophy only as a footnote, that rare example of a well-documented educated woman. The focus placed on print publication by the history ...
  • Bancroft, Emily (2013-07-01)
    Interpersonal success requires effective self-regulation. Thus, researchers must discern the developmental origins of self-regulation, in addition to understanding the impact of self-regulation on later social competence. ...
  • Taylor, Katherine (2012-07-02)
    Predators and prey place each other under mutual evolutionary pressures, which have over time shaped the behaviors of many organisms (Vermeij, 1987). Losing a predatory encounter has a higher consequence for prey than ...
  • McNew, Kelsey L. (2013-06-20)
    Pavement ants, Tetramorium sp. E and antlions, Myrmeleontidae, compete with each other for survival. The interplay between the species suggests coevolution, an evolutionary arms race between predators and prey. Learning ...
  • Nguyen, Luong (2012-05-14)
    Perovskite oxides, in particular yttrium doped barium zirconium oxides (YBZ), are promising electrolyte materials for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Proton conduction through electrolyte materials is the rate-limiting ...
  • Hakala, Marjorie (2011-02-16)
    This thesis examines the role played by fairy tales and folklore in the settings and geographical imagination of five Victorian novels: Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights," George Eliot's "Silas Marner" and "Felix Holt," ...
  • Lilienthal, Anneliese (2011-02-16)
    For centuries scientists have been using illustrations to inform their audience in the clearest way possible, yet despite the amount of time emerging student scientists spend making sketches required by instructors, very ...
  • Sigman, Lauren (2011-02-16)
    The use of zebrafish in behavioral studies is becoming increasingly popular due to our extensive knowledge of the zebrafish genome which offers the possibility of studying the genetic basis of behavior I developed a spatial ...
  • Ricke, Lauren E. (2011-05-18)
    As a printmaker and conceptual artist I work within notions of autobiography to move swiftly between the perspectives of my child-self and that of my current-self. My artwork is heavily process oriented allowing these ...

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