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    • Brush Pneumonia Away 

      Darling, Anna; McCullough, Tricia; Ryan, Katara (2021)
      Pneumonia is an all-too-common healthcare-associated infection that often affects older individuals, as well as those who are medically compromised. In fact, one report estimates that among institutionalized patients, 41 ...
    • Capturing the Real, Raw Experience of Humanity: An Exploration of Maus and Documenting Trauma 

      Haegele, Ally (2021)
      The copious amounts of stories about the Holocaust act as testament of humanity’s desire to commit it to memory and avoid repeating it, but a 2018 study found that the Holocaust is fading from memory, nonetheless (Astor). ...
    • Castor Oil and the Induction of Labor 

      Braaksma, Ashley; Gamon, Aislin (2021-04-15)
      Labor is a strenuous process that can last for an extended period of time and possibly result in negative outcomes. Additionally, the process of pregnancy and childbirth can be an expensive expenditure for individuals. ...
    • CBP-LSS Resource Allocation Project 

      Jarman, Anna (2021)
      The labs that deal with Suspected Controlled Substances (SCS) in the Laboratories and Scientific Services (CBP-LSS) division of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) want a resource allocation plan to increase their labs’ ...
    • Chilean Solar Eclipse Data Analysis: the Wavelet Method 

      Blair, Keaton (2021)
      Internal atmospheric gravity waves, similar to ocean waves, are oscillations between stably stratified atmospheric layers that redistribute energy on a vast scale. However, this phenomenon is a relatively recent discovery ...
    • Cinderella Through the Centuries 

      Cavalli, Gabriella; Anderson, Ingrid; Tielking, Jessica (2021)
      Children’s literature plays a large role in education and there are stories that have been told over and over again for centuries. One specific story to be examined through qualitative research is the fairytale of Cinderella ...
    • Cleopatra VII: How Modernity Altered One of Egypt's Most Infamous Pharaohs 

      Newbury, Isabeau (2021)
      In the course of history, many people are fascinated by the “other” but this fascination stems from works that are not factual depictions of an event or person. If the personification of historical figures is continuously ...
    • Comparing retirement investing with fixed and life-cycle funds using a variety of asset classes 

      Drinville, Trevor (2021)
      There are many different studies that both reinforce and discourage the use of life-cycle funds for retirement investing, but a majority of these studies only look at life-cycle funds that include the three main asset ...
    • COVID and Isolation: The Effects of a Global Pandemic on the Carroll Community 

      Shepherd, Eliza; Gleasman, Lexie; Barker, Josie; Jones, Tony; Soto, Nainoa; Arnold, Maddy; Perry, Emma (2021-04-15)
      A study done on graduate and undergraduate students in September of 2020 discovered that 71.26% suffered from increased stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic (Wang et al.). They also found that less than half of ...
    • A Deep Learning Approach to Dermatology 

      Norton, Madeline (2021-04-22)
      Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers not only in the United States, but also worldwide, with almost 10,000 people in the U.S. being diagnosed with it every day. Early detection is important in order to save the ...
    • Delay the Clamp: A Review on the Benefits of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping on Infant Health 

      Finkle, Raeya; Schuver, Frances (2021)
      The United States, although a developed nation, ranks at number 33 out of 36 countries in infant mortality leading by 71% higher than comparable countries at 5.7 deaths out of every 1000 births (CDC, 2018). This troubling ...
    • Depictions of Covid-19 in the Media 

      Sola, Shelby; Somes, Payten; Bledsoe, Hunter; Wall, Cailyn; Unger, Hope (2021-04-15)
      Previous studies have shown that after watching an intense video on terrorism, participant’s anxiety towards terrorism increases (Slone & Shoshani, 2006). This study aimed to determine the effects of COVID-19 in the media ...
    • The Disabled Proletariat and Ableist Bourgeoisie 

      Conroe, Sean Thomas (2021)
      Passed in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is landmark legislation in the progress of disabled Americans’ civil rights. Despite this, disabled people remain an underclass oppressed by an ableist population. ...
    • Does education work? Examining the impact of SIDS risk reduction education in the African American population 

      Ziglinski, Skyla (2021)
      SIDS, also known as sudden infant death syndrome, is often used interchangeably with SUID. The CDC defines SUID as “Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) [and] is a term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of ...
    • Does Social Distancing Work? The Effect of Social Distancing on COVID-19 

      Morris, Kayla; Romero, Anna (2020-04-29)
      COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. One way the world is responding to this pandemic is social distancing. Social distancing is used to slow the spread of the disease, as the SARS-CoV-2 virus is primarily spread ...
    • Dog Training Electronically 

      Wilcox, Shelbie (2021)
      There has been a lot of studies into the efficacy of e-collars versus positive reinforcement, as well as their impact on the dog's health. Many studies have found that e-collars are no more effective than positive reinforcement ...
    • The Donkey Problem: a review of donkey history and literature as it relates to donkey assisted therapy 

      Melancon, Sara Jane (2020-12)
      The current research body on Equus asinus is lacking in all areas which is a significant disservice to the donkey as a species. Despite the lack of research donkeys continue to be used for a variety of tasks, which include ...
    • The Effectiveness of D-dimer and Ultrasonography in Ruling Out Deep Venous Thromboses 

      Steffan, Emily (2021)
      Objective. To review current literature on the effectiveness of ultrasonography and D-dimer assays in ruling out and diagnosing deep venous thromboses (DVT). Methods. Literature identified through PubMed and Google ...
    • Effects of Acculturation and the Development of Drug Abuse in the Hispanic Community 

      Lesnick, Hannah (2021-04-15)
      Abstract As of 2019, there are approximately 18.5% of Americans that identify as Hispanic or Latino (The Census Bureau, 2019). Additionally, as of 2019, over 10,000,000 LatinX individuals have immigrated to the United ...
    • The Effects of Kangaroo Care on Parent-Infant Bonding 

      Foster, Taylar; Kurtz, Nicole; Iverson, Rei (2021)
      The lack of knowledge about skin-to-skin contact can have an affect on the bonding between the parent and infant. Bonding and attachment, for the purpose of this brief, are defined as a lasting psychological connectedness ...