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  • 2 - Bi 

    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: ...
  • A Community Health-Based Research Experience: A Well-Rounded Internship at the SPRC 

    Young, Aladrianne
    The Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) is composed of leading researchers who strive to combat diseases and improve the health of populations within the United States and across the world. During the summer of 2015, ...
  • A Summer at the UN: Lessons in Diplomacy & International Policy Creation 

    Amoafoa-Smart, Edith
    This summer, I was a participant and primary witness to the upscaling and downscaling processes involved in the formation of international law and policy, and to the impact of the practice of diplomacy on domestic policy ...
  • A Summer of 25 Concerts and a Great Deal of Experience Gained 

    Olgaard, Isabella
    Aren’t you supposed to have fun in the summer? This summer I did exactly that. I worked for BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn, a summer-long music festival run by a non-profit in Brooklyn, New York, as a lighting production intern. ...
  • A Taste of the Chemistry World 

    Maziarz, Kate
    During my internship at Mount Holyoke College, granted by the Lynk Program, I immersed myself in an environment that further developed my chemical background. Working under the mentorship of Kyle Broaders, I explored ...
  • Ability of Orconectus rusticus to Recover from Exposure to the Pesticide Imidacloprid 

    Omer, Meredith
    Imidacloprid, the most widely used pesticide in the world, is known to affect invertebrates’ ability to move and feed. There is growing concern about the effects Imidacloprid may be having on non-target organisms. In my ...
  • Abject Utopia 

    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 ...
  • About our cognitive processes: computational verses embodied 

    Fu, Wanyun (2015-05-20)
    This thesis discusses two distinct cognitive theories in philosophy of mind. In 1975, Jerry Fodor proposed the Language of Thought Hypothesis (LOTH). This hypothesis essentially offers a computational theory of mind. It ...
  • Access to Death: Prisons, Hospice and Voices 

    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 ...
  • An Acre of America in Cairo: The American University in Cairo and the Production of Americanized Egypt from 1919-1948 

    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 ...
  • Adsorption of poly(vinyl alcohol) onto polydimethylsiloxane substrates: formation of continuous films, honeycomb structures, and fractal morphologies 

    Karki, Akchheta (2015-05-05)
    While polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) has many uses in analytical, biomedical, and electronic systems, its hydrophobicity hinders some of its applications by causing incompatibility with aqueous media. Specifically, this can ...
  • Advocacy for Low-Income LGBTQ and HIV+ New Yorkers 

    Lamb, Schuyler
    The LGBTQ and HIV unit at Brooklyn Legal Services provides free legal services to LGBTQ and HIV+ residents of Brooklyn on problems related to housing, public benefits, immigration, and employment law. Paralegal interns ...
  • After the Evening Bell: Working Women and Leisure Time in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1830-1860 

    Cos, Phoebe
    In the fall of 1836, Harriot Curtis opened a letter to her friend and suitor, Hezikiah Wead, with a statement about the boundless sense of independence she cherished. “Alone, I am fancy free,” she declared, “… with the ...
  • Agent, Editor, Author: Planning for a Future in Publishing 

    Kelly, Trisha
    Ever wonder what happens to a book before it lands on an editor’s desk? Trisha spent her summer immersed in the New York City publishing scene through her work at InkWell Management, a literary agency with a client base ...
  • Algebraic Number Fields and Codes 

    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 ...
  • All the World's a Stage 

    Carroll, Abigail
    As an early career actor, getting your foot in the door of a professional theatre and jump-starting your career can be a daunting and overwhelming task. Do you take the time to focus primarily on training? Do you dive right ...
  • Alleviating Harm Within International Development 

    Yahzid, Donari
    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) ...
  • Almost Human 

    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. ...
  • Altered Expression of Core Circadian Gene Bmal-1 in Cancer-associated Macrophages 

    Nguyen, Evelyn
    Circadian rhythms are endogenous time-keeping machines that allow organisms to anticipate and respond to environmental changes. In the past decade, accumulating evidence has pointed at the direct association between circadian ...
  • Alternative Education in New Jersey High Schools: An Analysis of Policy and Practice 

    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 ...