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  • Mechanism of ovarian disruption by neonatal DES exposure: A modified ectopic approach 

    Alwis, Imala D.; Hendry, William J. III (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-28)
  • Mechanism-based inactivation of humam neutrophil elastase 

    Li, Yi (Wichita State University, 2008-12)
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major health problem that affects 16 million people in the US, and is currently the fourth most common cause of death. Although the pathogenesis of COPD is poorly understood, ...
  • The mechanisms of change associated with exposure in act versus CBT for treatment of arachnophobia 

    Wagener, Alexandra L. (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    The role that exposure plays and the related mechanisms of actions that contribute to the successful treatment of arachnophobia by cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) versus acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) were ...
  • Media consumption and educational outcomes: Media is another form of cultural capital 

    Schmitz, Darren Thomas (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    Adolescent media use has been considered an important factor in shaping educational outcomes. In order to help adolescents succeed academically, it is important to understand how they utilize their time. The purpose of ...
  • Medical barriers and interventions and the poverty cycle – a case study 

    Rossiter, Erin; Thomas, Alexandra; Wainwright, Sarah (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    Patients in poverty face a variety of barriers in health care. The current research aims at cost reduction for the health system, while this case study focuses on cost reduction for individuals, via primary care interventions. ...
  • Medications affecting nutritional status in pediatrics: A clinical review 

    Fisher, Maggie; Swift, Trista (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Introduction: Maintaining adequate nutrition in children is vital to growth and development. The most commonly treated health conditions in the pediatric population include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, infections, ...
  • Member retention in consumer-run organizations 

    Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; Vu, Chi C.; Shagott, Todd P.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Meissen, Gregory J.; Wituk, Scott A.; Hymer, Kimberly; Banta, Adrienne (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Consumer run-organizations (CROs) have been empowering and socially supportive settings chosen by mental health consumers as a complement or an alternative to traditional mental health services. According to previous ...
  • Memorials of absence in post 9/11 Anglo-expression 

    Johnson, Bronwen R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Depictions of 9/11 have often obscured narratives of individual suffering; while there was great loss of life, this loss of life is generally imagined not as individual narratives, but narratives en masse. My presentation ...
  • Mending science in Middlemarch 

    Landes, Claire A. (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    Most scholars agree that George Eliot's scientific interests informed her novels, especially her 1871 novel, Middlemarch. This research attempts to add to that body of scholarship by showing how, through Middlemarch, Eliot ...
  • Metafilm: Visual storytelling in the postmodern age 

    Rowan, Robert M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Audio-visual communication in the form of film and television has formed a language of its own, and this emergence begs both scholars and artists to put it to use in creative ways. The term “Metafilm” here refers to a film ...
  • A methodology for aircraft seat certification by dynamic finite element analysis 

    Bhonge, Prasannakumar S. (Wichita State University, 2008-12)
    Dynamic aircraft seat regulations are identified in the Code of Federal Regulations 1(CFR), 14 CFR Parts 23.562 and 25.562 for crashworthy evaluation of a seat in a dynamic environment. The regulations specify full-scale ...
  • Methods for the optimizing trajectories of all-electric satellites for multiple variables and launch conditions 

    Foster, Alexander; Sreesawet, Suwat; Vijayan, Sainath (Wichita State University, 2015-02-15)
    With the current shift from chemical to all electric thrusters and satellites that is currently being undertaken in the space industry, the state of Kansas is set in a prime position to benefit greatly as new technologies ...
  • METs and HR at moderate intensity on the Thorotread: Adding to the compendium of physical activity 

    Holland, James A.; Pridgett, Jerryl (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The Compendium of Physical Activities is a list of estimated energy expenditures of more than six hundred physical activities. No studies have established the estimated energy expenditure of the Thorotread treadmill. 14 ...
  • Microbial community analysis of open ponds for algal biodiesel production 

    Wagley, Pravin K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Algae farming in shallow open ponds requires little technology, with low capital and operating expenditures. In relatively uncontrolled ponds there is a high likelihood that microbial contamination will affect algal yield. ...
  • Micromechanical modeling of ferrite/pearlite steels 

    Koushyar, Hoda; Tavakol, Behrouz; Madhavan, Viswanathan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Micromechanics is the analysis of composite or heterogeneous materials on the level of the individual phases that constitute these materials. In this project micromechanical structure of ferritic/pearlitic steels was ...
  • Microprocessor based green-device for analyzing students' classroom attendance and performance 

    Yip, Chok Meng (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Attending to classroom activities on time is the primary method in traditional educational institutions to conduct knowledge to students. This method of taking attendance is tedious and vulnerable to dishonesty. Our project ...
  • Microsoft product reaction cards: identifying cultural differences from Hispanic consumers’ feedback 

    Hinkle, Veronica Del Carmen (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    Current research on Hispanic consumers focuses on Hispanics as a market segment, not their user experience, usability preferences, or cultural differences. Two studies evaluated the effectiveness of three versions of the ...
  • Middle-class identity and corporeal attachments in The Wide, Wide World 

    Dejmal, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
    Early nineteenth century industrialization and capitalism stimulated growth in public labor forces and consumer markets. Though largely conceived as a male-centered history, industrialization upended the lives of women; ...
  • Midwife at the rebirth of the great goddess: an organic inquiry 

    Winterbone, Elizabeth Wilson (Wichita State University, 2012-07)
    In this thesis I use organic inquiry as a method to understand the transformative process when studying the collective history of the Great Goddess. The study shines a light on the history of the ancient Great Goddess, the ...
  • Millenium development goals: Kenyan perspective 

    Nyangau, Boniface (Wichita State University, 2012-07)
    In this paper all the eight Millennium development goals will be evaluated and then mapped to the success they have achieved in Kenya. Our evaluation will be based on each goal and the impact each goal has had in Kenya. ...