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  • Measurements with the MIPP experiment at Fermilab 

    Ray, Shannon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    The purpose of this experiment is to determine cross sections and charged kaon and pion production ratios of various targets. Thin targets include liquid hydrogen, beryllium, carbon, aluminum, copper, silver, bismuth, and ...
  • Nanosensor for detecting trace pesticides in water 

    Pichetsurnthorn, Pie (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Atrazine is a pesticide commonly used in agricultural crops. Its runoff into local water systems and later into larger water systems raises environmental and health concerns. Some studies show Atrazine may cause impaired ...
  • NORDAM: part tracking and data collectors 

    Oney, Brian (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    The NORDAM Group Inc.'s Wichita facility produces business jet interiors and they expect eighty percent growth in demand over the next two years. NORDAM uses tracking cards to track individual parts and collect data ...
  • Our infinite capabilities 

    Pflumm, A. J. (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    This abstract is a solo dance. We struggle constantly with no gain and with no end in sight. The reason for this is that all we see of ourselves is our body. We ignore that which gives us substance, life, vitality, and ...
  • Petrographic comparison and contrast of 290–million-year-old fluvial and deltaic 

    Obrist, Jonathan (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Microscopic petrography of fluvial and deltaic sandstones in the Oread Cyclothem, NE Oklahoma, links their characteristics to depositional environments. Texture and composition of 50 framework grains in each sandstone ...
  • Phonological awareness and early intervention 

    Glaser, Sharon (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Studies have shown that the explicit instruction of phonological awareness (PA), an individual's ability to attend to and manipulate the sound structure of a spoken word, significantly influences later literacy. Current ...
  • Polymer-coated carbon nanotubes for enhanced detection of biomarkers 

    Kellerman, Mary Beth (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    The objective of our study is to identify the role in arraying in creating nanostructures with nanospaces that can be leveraged for enhanced detection. The idea behind the experiment is that the nanoweb of polystyrene-coated ...
  • Preparation of 2,2' - bipyrazine and 5,5' - dimethyl - 2,2'‐bipyrazine 

    Liyanage, Pithma (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Procedures to maximize the product yields in the preparation of the title compounds were investigated. The general preparative procedures for 2,2' - bipyrazine (bpz) and 5,5' - dimethyl - 2,2' - bipyrazine (Me2bpz) was ...
  • Production of the red pigment prodigiosin in Serratia marcescens using fed-batch bioreactors 

    Gomes, Anosh (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Prodigiosin is a red, linear tripyrrole compound that is produced as a secondary metabolite by several families of bacterial species including some strains of Serratia marcescens (S. Marcescens). Prodigiosin was first ...
  • Proposal to include infertility information in the state of Kansas' human health and sexuality curricula 

    Fowler, Amy (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Although education on human health and sexuality is a compulsory part of Kansas public high school curricula, at least one component is missing: instruction on abnormal reproductive system processes. Some of the more common ...
  • Quality of life, nutrition, and respiratory health in older adults 

    Hess, Sean (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Whether aging in a healthy manner or experiencing disease, all older adults (65+years) are at risk for swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) and thus disrupted hydration, nutrition, and lung function. Such disruptions can ...
  • The relationship between breast cancer treatment choice & decisional difficulty 

    Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    A study of 200 Wichita women was conducted to see if the addition of testimonials to a video decision aid would affect their treatment choice for breast cancer. Participants were asked to imagine that they had just been ...
  • Role-focused instruction and the participation level of English language learners in collaborative environments 

    Nightingale, Elena (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Research Question: What is the effect of role-focused instruction on the participation level of English Language Learners in collaborative environments? Methods: This correlational study took place in a 12th grade classroom. ...
  • Scale implications for confidence elicitation 

    Schultz, Tara (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Confidence judgments are important in applications such as medical diagnosis and eyewitness identification, where we are interested in a person's certainty of making the correct choice. A common finding in confidence ...
  • Selections from J.S. Bach's violin partita no. 1 in B minor, performed on marimba 

    Karnes, Benjamin (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    This performance will feature three movements of J.S. Bach's Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, that the performer has adapted for marimba, an instrument, which has its origins in traditional African and Latin American music. ...
  • Signs and wonders: evangelist symbols and the development of early Christian orthodoxy 

    Harries, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    The early development of evangelist symbols is a subject that raises interesting points about the maturation of Christian iconography in the late antique and early medieval periods. Regarding this topic, it is important ...
  • Spirituality/Religiousness and the general well-being of older adults 

    McCoy, Susan P. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Spirituality is an important resource for older adults in terms of an intra-psychic means of coping and adaptation with issues of daily life, loss, and death. However, little is known about impact of spirituality/religiousness ...
  • Structure and fragmentation behavior of metal-cationized phosphopeptides 

    Young, Sarah; Molesworth, Samuel; Dain, Ryan P.; Oomens, Jos; Steill, Jeffrey D.; Groenewold, Gary S.; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    In this study the metal-binding tendency and fragmentation patterns of phosphoserine and a series of model phosphopeptides was investigated. The goal was to elucidate the fragmentation patterns for the phosphopeptides, and ...
  • Students’ use of an objective protocol to measure swallowing: accuracy and implications 

    Bragg, Cliff (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Inter-rater reliability remains disappointingly low when clinicians evaluate filmed evaluations of persons with swallowing disorders. To address this concern, investigators have developed two protocols - one which measures ...
  • Supramolecular Mg phthalocyanine – fullerene and Mg naphthalocyanine – fullerene 

    Jacobs, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Photosynthesis, the process of converting light energy into chemical energy, involves two major steps, viz., absorption and transportation of light energy of appropriate wavelength by the antenna light harvesting molecules ...