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    • What’s in the way? Examining barriers to health care in rural settings 

      Boyle, Courteney; Bremer, Stephanie; McMahon, Maria (2021)
      Health disparities between rural and urban populations have been a rising concern with many health care providers, but is increasing within the general public as well. Each population experiences different barriers or ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hands-on or Hands-off: Manual versus Mechanical Chest Compressions 

      Aune, Angela; York, Caylin; Stodolski, Anastasia (2021)
      Chest compressions are initiated when electrical malfunctions cause the heart to stop. Two methods of restoring circulation may be used when someone’s heart stops: manual chest compressions (Man-CPR) or mechanical chest ...
    • 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 ...
    • Synthesis of Renewable Surfactants 

      Sablan, Olivia (2021)
      Herbicides have been widely used for decades to kill off weeds and help crops thrive. The active ingredient in most commercially available herbicides is glyphosate, which works to eliminate plants by preventing protein ...
    • Addition of NDVI Layers Improves C. tarsalis Habitat Suitability Model 

      Dobrecevich, Austin (2021)
      Culex tarsalis is one of the most common vectors for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Montana. WNV affects cattle and humans alike and can have detrimental neurological effects. A WNV prevention project has been trapping mosquitoes ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nadine Gordimer’s Once upon a Time: the Effective Irony of Counter Fairy Tales 

      Blair, Keaton (2021)
      Nadine Gordimer’s short story Once upon a Time is a brilliant, poignant critique of South African Apartheid couched in deep symbolism. In order to enhance the effectiveness of her message, Gordimer uses tropes and motifs ...
    • Kindergarten Literacy Program 

      Brustkern, Mattie; Pollard, Emily (2021)
      What does the best Literacy program look like for a Kindergarten classroom? The University of Arkansas at Little Rock produced a peer-reviewed comprehensive literacy model framework entitled “The Partnerships in Comprehensive ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • How Gut Microbiome Interventions Affect Alzheimer's Symptoms, a Systematic Review 

      Noteboom, Anna (2021)
      Objective: To review current literature concerning the effectiveness of gut microbiome interventions on Alzheimer’s symptoms and biomarkers. Methods: Literature was gathered through PubMed and CINAHL and assessed for ...
    • Noughts and Crosses: Designing a Robot to Play Tic-tac-toe 

      Blair, Keaton (2021)
      For years, tic-tac-toe has served as a test-piece for robotic systems. While the game requires complex functions such as multidimensional movement and computer vision, its constrained environment serves as a great way to ...
    • Virtue as a Hindrance or Necessity to Improving the Human Condition 

      Cook, Breanna (2021)
      The ideas and definitions surrounding virtue have changed dramatically over the course of history, stretching from the power complex of Greco-Roman times, to God-fearing values of Judeo-Christian times. As a convert to ...
    • Erasmus and Plato on the Folly of Human Claims to Wisdom 

      Burdine, Megan (2021)
      In this presentation, I explain my analysis of Erasmus’ work Praise of Folly and Plato’s Apology of Socrates in order to explore the questions of the nature of wisdom and its purpose in human life. Although both philosophers ...
    • Mechanism and Kinetics of a Solid State Sn2 Reaction 

      Pesa, Joseph; DeBoer, Grace; Genin, Chris; Pharr, Caroline*; Steurke, Derrick (2021)
      Green chemistry is built from the principles of reducing the use of hazardous materials and increasing efficiency in chemical reactions. Green chemistry is more environmentally friendly and can reduce costs in a chemical ...
    • Analysis of the Role of the Primary Cilium of Renal Epithelial Cells in Fluid Flow Mechanotransduction 

      Houske, Eden (2021)
      Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a hereditary disease that is a leading cause of renal replacement and failure worldwide. The disease has been linked to dysfunctional primary cilia in renal epithelial ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Effects of Spinal Anesthesia on Inpatient Length of Stay 

      Diehl, Jordan; Kosiewicz, Anastasia (2021)
      Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most common procedures performed on adults aged 45 and over. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, from 2000 through 2010 an estimated 5.2 million total knee ...
    • Systematic Review of The Mental Health Considerations of Having an Animal Companion for Low-Income Populations 

      Lyman, Gwyneth (2021)
      Objective: To review literature on the impact of companion animals on mental health in low-income populations. Methods: PubMed and CINAHL were used to identify literature on the relationships between mental health and the ...