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  • Kalinowski, Elainse (2016-12)
    Vocalises are songs that are sung on no words or nonsense syllables, sometimes applied as special effects in a song, used as a vocal exercise or for emotionally or spiritually focused music. Through vocables, dynamics, ...
  • Alfred University. Honors Program. (2017)
  • Zerphey, Staci (2016-05-08)
    Throughout the process of creating Reflections of Wandering, I have had the opportunity to allow myself to more freely experience life and art making without the stressful need of starting with a carefully crafted plan, ...
  • Schramm, Lauren (2016-05)
    The common loon (Gavia immer) is an iconic species for North America. Populations in Vermont reached a low of 8 nesting pairs in 1978. Today the population contains over 80 nesting pairs. The population, due to this ...
  • Romack, Rachel (2016-04-27)
    I wanted to analyze the differences in performance when a cast of actors performs in front of an indirect audience, or, in this particular case, a radio studio compared to when the same cast of actors perform in front of ...
  • Roberts, Nicholas S. (2016-05)
    Infrastructure throughout the United States is ageing and the need for its preservation is in a greater demand than ever. In order to maintain and monitor the infrastructure, routine inspection for corrosion is a necessity. ...
  • Richards, Sarah (2016-05)
    This thesis focuses on how gender is portrayed in popular video games, and aims to determine whether or not there is a friendly atmosphere for both genders in the gaming world. A mixed-mode approach was used, including ...
  • Ramón, Jasmine A. (2016-05-05)
    The women in this study are described as sexy, fiery, and loud, and those adjectives exist in the context of the situations in which they present themselves. These three adjectives specifically carry negative connotations, ...
  • Pritchard, Joshua (2016-05-08)
    Waste cathode ray tube (CRT) glass contains hazardous heavy metals, and is often disposed of at landfill sites. This disposal method of waste CRT glass possesses potential impact on the environment of landfill sites given ...
  • MacDonald, Melissa (2016-04-18)
    Stereotypies are repetitive behavioral patterns that serve no apparent purpose often performed by captive animals in response to poor welfare conditions. In carnivores, the most common stereotypy is pacing. In this study, ...
  • Kenison, Linda (2016-04-04)
    The purpose of this experiment is to determine if classical musical input will have an effect on the stress level of cattle, measured by total milk production, production per cow, and number of cows milked. By continuing ...
  • Kang, Dana T. (2016-05-03)
    Inspired by the color palette and surface treatment of classical paintings and sculptures, my work exhibits quaintness. I employ highly contrasting lightings, and muted colors from the paintings of Caravaggio and Zurbaran ...
  • Hayes, Briar R. (2016-05-09)
    I chose Diaspora as my proposed thesis for a number of reasons, though some are more legitimate than others. I am speaking my mind about what I think the destiny of our species and our civilization will be.
  • Gray, Danny (2016-05-09)
    This thesis will elaborate on the function of clowns and their variety of iterations throughout history, primarily addressing the development of the clown from a Western lens. That being said, clowns exist in nearly every ...
  • Gaier, Kylee K. (2016-04-19)
    It is our hope that in creating an experiment-­‐based, interdisciplinary lab, students will gain experience making connections between two fields of science. In our study, we have focused on organic chemistry and animal ...
  • Denne, Roselynn (2016-05-06)
    This project has been about exploring the cosmos through glass and light. I wanted to create an interactive piece that emulated the light from the sun striking the earth, following the night, dawn, day, twilight cycle. ...
  • Cox, Jennifer (2016-05-10)
    The release of the Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out raised the question if scientifically accurate entertainment films can be used to educate a population of parents about childhood mental health. I conducted a study with two ...
  • Chermak, Ashley (2016-05-03)
    During this study, I tested the effects of an Animal Assisted Therapy video on participants’ mood quality and anxiety level. I hypothesized that participants who watched an AAT video would report better mood and lower ...
  • Chen, Branndon R. (2016-05)
    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) possess many attractive properties such as high strength and modulus1 that make them attractive for use as composite reinforcement. In situ growth of CNTs on boron carbide powder was investigated as ...
  • Chantiloupe, Dannicke (2016-05-10)
    Cancer can be considered a heterogeneous disease, in which tumor cells are well diversified in the metabolic pathways that they utilize to obtain the energy needed for their proper function and proliferation1. However, ...

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