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Browsing Scholarship, Student (Honors Theses) by Title

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  • Gai, Anthony David (2013-05)
    Solar prominences are the massive formations of ionized gas collecting above the Sun's surface. Even after more than half a century of research, there is not a full understanding of the processes involved in the formation, ...
  • Johnson, Vienna (2015)
    Many college students today are plagued with questions and uncertainties. They are struggling to discover what values they hold most dear and other such indicators of who they are as people. Emerging adulthood is a time ...
  • Carosa, Catarina L. (2017-05-02)
    This epidemiological study focused on prevalence of the personality trait, alexithymia–the inability to recognize and describe one’s own emotions–among college-aged students. Levels of normative alexithymia (measured by ...
  • Percy, Emma (2017-04-22)
    As a new generation of people enter adulthood and the next generation is becoming aware of the world, we have an opportunity to change the way we exist on the planet. This thesis became an opportunity for the artist to ...
  • Turner, Alexander; Knapp, Michael (2015)
    Previous thesis work has recently built on the fact that quartz dissolution rims are dependent on dwell temperature. It was sought after to determine if the dissolution rims were also dependent on the temperature at which ...
  • Pettit, Corine (2014-05-13)
    It is common for industrial polycrystalline alumina to contain a significant amount of liquid, but it is unclear what dictates the densification temperature. It is proposed that the viscosity of the grain boundary liquid ...
  • Esham, Kathryn (2014-05-13)
    Nuclear energy makes up a significant portion of today's energy industry, unfortunately the by-products are radioactive and need to be safely contained. Glass is currently being considered for use in such a containment ...
  • Sloane, Kristin E. (2000-05)
    Pine Hill is a tract of land that is used often by Alfred University students and faculty, but its history has not been well recorded. The forest has been mentioned fondly in diaries and memoirs of students and faculty, ...
  • Schnepf, Robin (2017-05-06)
    This thesis is a personal account of the relationship between art and mental health. It is a common misconception that being mentally ill is a ticket to creativity. While there is a known and studied phenomenon of mentally ...
  • Mullen, Jillian (2017-05-09)
    This project examines the problem of gender socialization as it begins in childhood. My campaign, Genderation, reflects the difficulties of discussing gender. It centers on parents, the key audience, in an informal way ...
  • Rice-Mitchell, Ean (2012-05)
    I examined the effects of environmental variables on benthic macroinvertebrate community structure in four stream catchments in the Upper Genesee Watershed of Allegany County. I proposed that some variables would be more ...
  • 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. ...
  • Angie, Juliann (2015-05-07)
    My Senior Honors Thesis is a science fiction novel draft edited with the eventual goal of publication. The manuscript follows Keith Hayes, a seventeen year-old immigrant who moved with his father from Earth, to a new ...
  • Keith, Tory (2011-12)
    Extract from the thesis: "It is not until we grow, and see the world we have built for ourselves crack from the pressure, that we begin to understand the extent to which our views have shaped what we allow ourselves to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Marnon, Samantha N. (2015-04-29)
    The following paper offers an analysis of the history of mathematics in Ancient Greece. Its main focus is on five mathematicians from 600 BCE to 200 BCE: Thales, Pythagoras, Euclid, Apollonius, and Archimedes. After looking ...
  • Davis, Janina (2015-05-07)
    It would have been enough to write a play, direct one that was not my own or to act as a designer and technical director on a different project. However, I did all three for Campfire Tales are Best Told in Whispers, not ...
  • Wood, Samantha R. (2014-05-05)
    Self-Determination Theory (STD) assumes people by nature are self-motivating and eager to succeed because it is personally satisfying and rewarding. This suggests that academic success is highly determined by a student's ...
  • Argersinger, Haley E. (2016-05-03)
    Natural organic matter (NOM), a diverse collection of organic chemical entities derived from the natural decay of biomass in the environment, is ubiquitous in most ecosystems. NOM is known to develop strong interactions ...
  • Ferguson, Brennan (2015-05-05)
    Natural organic matter (NOM) is a complex mixture of bio-derived molecules often intimately associated with inorganic minerals in surface soils, colloids and sediments, and some sedimentary rock types such as shale. The ...

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