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  • Effects of fire on forb germination and survival in a south-central Kansas tallgrass prairie 

    Smith, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Prescribed burning is an important tool for the conservation, restoration, and management of prairies, but, how fire impacts seeds in the year of the fire is poorly understood. For example, prairie burns can result in ...
  • Examination of the effect of Allicin on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus in culture 

    Nguyen, Thao (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
  • Faculty Roster 2016-2017 

    Academic Affairs (Wichita State University, 2016-01)
    A faculty roster data file is compiled for the 2016 University accreditation. It includes names, positions, date of initial hire, degrees and academic rank of Wichita State professors and instructors. Two separate sections ...
  • Falling less in Kansas: development of a Fall Risk Reduction Toolkit 

    Radebaugh, Teresa S.; Bahner, Candace; Ballard-Reisch, Deborah; Epp, Michael; Hale, LaDonna S.; Hanley, Rich; Kendrick, Karen; Rogers, Michael E.; Rogers, Nicole L. (Hindawi, 2011-07)
    Falls are a serious health risk for older adults. But for those living in rural and frontier areas of the USA, the risks are higher because of limited access to health care providers and resources. This study employed a ...
  • Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor binding by glycoforms 

    Rose, Emily (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) functions to stimulate ovarian follicle development in the ovaries in females, which is essential for oocyte maturation. In males, FSH regulates Sertoli cell function in the testis. Human ...
  • Fourier transform infrared spectral biomakers of muscle degeneration 

    Howard, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Peripheral artery disease (PAD), characterized by blockages of the arteries to the legs, affects approximately 8 million lives in the United States. This injury includes altered metabolic processes, damaged organelles, and ...
  • From dropped out to checked in: a snapshot of alternative education 

    Williams, Monica (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Many high schools today employ a conventional model of schooling for students in grades 9-12. This model includes traditional, lecture-style classes that follow a typical schedule of two semesters (four, nine-week terms), ...
  • Gender differences: bereavement, social support, and depression of assisted living elders 

    Parks, Fallon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Purpose: The older generation is often overlooked by society today. It is easy to forget about their quality of life. This study was important to find out how that population can best be served. Also, the “Baby-boomers” ...
  • Gravity assist trajectory optimization 

    Templon, Nathan (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Space is the final frontier, and exploring its vast reaches is one of the greatest challenges mankind has undertaken. However, moving around in space is expensive. Exploring the cosmos requires large amounts velocity change ...
  • Growth and differentiation of neuronal cells in injectable collagen hydrogel for neural regeneration 

    Pichetsurnthorn, Pie (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Injury to the central nervous system including brain and spinal cord causes neuron death and demyelination and these tissues have limited intrinsic regenerative capacity. Transplantation of neuronal cells to the lesion of ...
  • Herbivore diversity alters different fitness components of Helianthus maximilia 

    Quick, Zachary I. (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Although it is known that herbivores influence plant fitness, there is relatively little information quantifying the combined effects of multiple herbivore groups on plant fitness and determining whether such effects may ...
  • High times in the USA: A look at sociodemographic factors connected to legalizing marijuana 

    Blair, Derek (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Marijuana has long been considered a fringe policy issue, with most individuals historically being against any sort of legalization. Recent pushes for legalization in states such as Colorado and Washington merit wondering ...
  • How university students continue to live in a bilingual society in Puerto Rico 

    Williams, Chandler (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    One of the most critical questions for Puerto Ricans today is whether or not to become the 51st state of the United States of America. In a recent interview with Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rican commissioner to the U.S. ...
  • I know who holds tomorrow: Choral arrangement for SATB choir 

    Spaulding, Nelson (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    The purpose of this activity, is to rearrange a previously written song in a twenty-first century style for an SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) choir. This song was originally written by Christian composer Ira Stanphil, ...
  • Identification of MiRNAs expressed in arabidopsis pollen using MiRNA array technology 

    Chambers, Carrie Anne (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Pollen plays an important role in plant production. During pollen development, each grain is developed in the anther from pollen mother cells through a combination of meiosis and mitosis. Pollen grains contain the genes ...
  • Impact of domestic violence on the length of homelessness 

    Capps, Jaclyn; Crusinbery, Stephanie (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    There are many factors that contribute to one's homelessness. Studies have been completed examining many of these aspects; however, this study will specifically examine the relationship between domestic violence and the ...
  • Improvement of mobile unit loading at American Red Cross 

    Marshall, Jennifer; Tobon, Fabio; Collins, Gladys (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Wichita Red Cross currently has a supply warehouse that stocks and dispatches all of the donation vehicles that are used for collections in the Kansas and northern Oklahoma region. In order to meet the increased blood ...
  • The ineffectiveness of habitual DUI offender laws in the state of Kansas 

    Rucker, Adella Christine (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    This study will examine the current driving under the influence (DUI) policies in the state of Kansas. State government agencies have provided legislative oversight which challenges the effectiveness of these policies. ...
  • Investigating students’ readiness for interprofessional education 

    Millspaugh, Jeffrey; Burns, Victoria (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Interprofessional Education (IPE) occurs when students from two or more professions work together to learn with, from, and about each other’s work. The World Health Organization, the Institute of Medicine and academic ...
  • Isolation and characterization of anaerobes from Hot Lake, WA 

    Bista, Bishal; Shrestha, Namrata Bhoomi; Woltersdorf, Karen (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    The presence of sulfate salts and limited subsurface water (ice) on Mars suggests that any liquid water on Mars today will occur as (magnesium) sulfate-rich brines. It is not clear whether terrestrial organisms would be ...