Recent Submissions

  • Effect of Lead Exposure on Drosophila melanogaster and expression of the Neru gene 

    Rodriguez, Vanessa; Larsen, Michael (2019-04-25)
    Lead is a common environmental toxin that has been shown to have various negative effects on human health including developmental delays, seizures, and high blood pressure. In this study, we wanted to test the effect of ...
  • Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage 

    D'Agostino, Josephine; Winter, Madeline (2019-04-25)
    Childbirth is a beautiful and natural process. While in most circumstances, the outcome is good, it can involve complications for both mother and baby. One of the major complications of childbirth is postpartum hemorrhage. ...
  • Underground Storage Tank Impact Model 

    Telck, Amy (2019-04-25)
    Leaking underground storage tanks (UST) pose a threat to the surround- ing environment and population. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has completed two phases of a risk analysis with the purpose of identifying ...
  • The Effects of Cystic Fibrosis on on the Self-Concept of Adolescents 

    Meissner, Virginia; Ferenz, Kate; Tellinghusen, Melanie (2019-04-25)
    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most prevalent and chronic childhood diseases, having a significant impact on the lives of those affected with the disease as well as their family members. CF is “a progressive, genetic ...
  • Keynote: Keck Observatory Laser Show: Technology that’s Improving our Vision of the Universe 

    Kassis, Marc (2019-04-25)
    The W. M. Keck Observatory uses two adaptive optics systems equipped with laser guide star technology to take the “twinkle” out of star light. The adaptive optics technology sharpens images taken with the two twin 10 meter ...
  • Knowing Oneself Through God: Psychoanalyzing the Conversion of St. Augustine 

    Hague, Connor (2019-04-25)
    In many ways, St. Augustine’s "Confessions" resembles the stories of the patients Freud describes in his "Five Lectures of Psychoanalysis." Does Augustine’s religious conversion reinforce the benefits of Freud’s theory of ...
  • Pesticides and Parkinson's: An Investigation of the effect of RoundUp exposure on Drosophila melanogaster 

    O'Neill, Siobhan (2019-04-25)
    From commercial farms to private households, Roundup is the most commonly used herbicide in the United States. In recent years, exposure to Roundup has been correlated with a variety of health problems including Celiac ...
  • Effect of Prenatal and Postnatal Breastfeeding Education on Breastfeeding Duration 

    Lawver, Emma; Patterson, Melissa; Stead, Ashley (2019-04-25)
    Breastfeeding is beneficial to infants and mothers because it may protect them from developing different diseases and conditions. For example, breastfed infants have a lowered risk of developing “asthma, obesity, type 2 ...
  • Partisanship and Representation in Montana's 2018 Midterm Election 

    Troyer, Caitlin (2019-04-25)
    The basis of this research is the 2018 Carroll College Exit Poll. I utilized the results of the exit poll as well as research previously done on the topic of partisanship to explore the relationship between state and federal ...
  • Methods of Capital Campaigns for the Cathedral of St. Helena 

    Prizmic, Marko; Morgan, Briana (2019-04-25)
    The Cathedral of St. Helena is in need of structural renovations listed as follows in priority: inspect, repair, or replace any damaged stonework, sidewalks, bricks, copper roof on the clear story, the main staircase of ...
  • The Effects of Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) on Adults with Dementia 

    Burgmeier, Olivia; Walker, Ashley (2019-04-25)
    Dementia is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a syndrome – usually of a chronic or progressive nature – in which there is deterioration in cognitive function beyond what might be expected from normal aging” ...
  • The Value of What We Owe God 

    Minudri, Sofia (2019-04-25)
    There is a widely-conceived notion amongst Christian communities that people owe it to God to be virtuous and good. John Milton’s Paradise Lost – an elaborated re-telling of the biblical beginning of the human race – gives ...
  • An Analysis On Gender Inequality Through Cross-dressing using She’s The Man: How Masculinity Gets You Ahead In Life 

    Watkins, Kelsie (2019-04-25)
    In this paper we examine gender stereotypes used in the 2006 teen film, She’s the Man, in which Viola, a teenage girl, temporarily poses as her brother at a boarding school. We examine how archetypal masculine activities ...
  • Caring for Mind, Body, Heart, and Spirit: A Holistic Model of Ministry 

    Gramm, Sierra (2019-04-25)
    Every human is made up of mind, body, heart, and spirit. In the medical realm, there is a tendency to focus only on the biology, or the physical aspects of an illness. Within the last 100 years, more and more emphasis has ...
  • Ticket-Splitting in Montana Elections 

    Matheison, Andrew (2019-04-25)
    My research used data gathered in the Carroll College Exit Polls of midterm and general elections to analyze the prevalence of ticket-splitting for different demographic and political groups. I sought to determine if any ...
  • Antidepressants & Pregnancy: Are the Benefits Worth the Risk? 

    Wall, Shelbi; Connolly, Christine (2019-04-25)
    Motherhood is a journey riddled with impossible decisions and leaving things up to both fate and faith. However, for mothers diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety prior to pregnancy, the decisions can sometimes feel ...
  • Acid Rock Drainage Transfer System for The Gilt Edge Mine 

    Dunlap, Dakota; Hart, Paul (2019-04-25)
    This presentation will be reviewing the engineering processes used to successfully design improvements to the pumping station in Hoodoo Gulch at the Gilt Edge mine. This new system will include a change in the current ...
  • Effect of Lead on VMA1 ATPase Gene Expression and Feeding Behavior in Tetrahymena thermophila 

    Butler, Sarah; Townsend, Jazmine (2019-04-25)
    Lead is an environmental toxin that has been sown to have deleterious effects on human health, including neurological defects, developmental delays, and bodily pain. The purpose of this experiment was to test whether ...
  • PondDoctor 

    Jones, Kyle (2019-04-25)
    This Entrepreneurship Panel presentation dives into the background and operations of Kyle's newest project, PondDoctor, which launched in 2018.
  • pH Initiated Site Specific Drug Release 

    Mozer, Brighton; Spencer, Cailin; Berkowitz, Seth; Hague, Connor (2019-04-25)
    Studies have shown that unhealthy cells can have more acidic conditions in the cytoplasm. A medical application for this is to target unhealthy cells with vesicles containing a drug and then lyse when exposed to a more ...

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