The collection of the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences consists of research works of its faculty, researchers, and students. Their works represent all branches of scientific knowledge: mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Current holdings includes books and book chapters, articles, conference papers, collections of plant specimens, Indian pottery, archaeological images, and anthropological films.

 

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  • Chapter 36 -- Organization of American States 

    Shaw, Carolyn M. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014-08-29)
    Following the end of the Cold War and the attacks of 11 September 2001, national definitions of security across the western hemisphere have been transformed. Whereas security was once narrowly defined, and often linked to ...
  • Experimentation on analogue models 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (2015-05-31)
    Analogue models are actual physical setups used to model something else. They are especially useful when what we wish to investigate is difficult to observe or experiment upon due to size or distance in space or time: ...
  • Structure-guided design and optimization of dipeptidyl inhibitors of Norovirus 3CL protease. Structure-activity relationships and biochemical, x-ray crystallographic, cell-based, and in vivo studies 

    Kankanamalage, Anushka C. Galasiti; Kim, Yunjeong; Weerawarna, Pathum M.; Uy, Roxanne Adeline Z.; Damalanka, Vishnu C.; Mandadapu, Sivakoteswara Rao; Alliston, Kevin R.; Mehzabeen, Nurjahan; Battaile, Kevin P.; Lovell, Scott; Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Groutas., William C. (American Chemical Society, 2015-04-09)
    Norovirus infection constitutes the primary cause of acute viral gastroenteritis. There are currently no vaccines or norovirus-specific antiviral therapeutics available for the management of norovirus infection. Norovirus ...
  • Loading and release of doxorubicin with magnetic nanotubes 

    Bai, Xia; Wang, Xiang; English, Douglas S.; Lee, Sang Bok (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015-03)
    In this work, we study magnetic nanotubes (MNTs) as drug carriers to control the loading and release of doxorubicin (Dox). The inner surfaces of MNTs where Dox molecules are stored are modified with C18-silane and ...
  • Early developmental screening in high-risk communities: Implications for research and child welfare policy 

    Heffernan, Kristin; Viggiani, Pamela (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    This article reviews current efforts to train child welfare workers in trauma informed practices and argues that trauma informed care adaptation and training must transcend case workers and supervisors in order for true ...
  • A culturally competent approach to engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation with LGBT elders: A case example 

    Meehan, Jennifer (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    The following is a case example that highlights some of the substantive issues that may be presented by a Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender [LGBT] older adult who is receiving mental health services. It offers ...
  • Rules for Radicals book review 

    Frantz, Trent (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals is a monumental and foundational text for social leaders who desire to affect change within organizations, communities, and society (Alinsky, 1971). In this text, the author outlines ...
  • A book review of Generation unbound: Drifting into sex and parenthood without marriage 

    Ekle, Amanda (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    The book, Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood without Marriage, Sawhill advocates for a new line of thought when viewing the ways to reduce poverty caused by single motherhood. Essentially, she advocates ...
  • A book review of Adopting older children: A practical guide to adopting and parenting children 

    Peterson, McKenzie (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    Adopting Older Children is a guide to show families who are looking into adopting a child over the age of four how to go about it. Whether it is married families, single parents, African American, Caucasians, or gay/lesbian ...
  • Early developmental screening in high-risk communities: Implications for research and child welfare policy 

    Beam, Maria; Kaiser, Angela; Paré, Elizbeth; Schellenbach, Cynthia; Murphy, Margaret (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 5/28/2015)
    Early detection of developmental delays in children living in high-risk communities enables effective intervention and promotes positive outcomes. Until now, the mechanisms by which these risks and benefits arise and ...
  • Stressors, coping resources, and depressive symptoms among rural American Indian older adults 

    Roh, Soonhee; Brown-Rice, Kathleen A.; Lee, Kyoung Hag; Lee, Yeon-Shim; Lawler, Michael J.; Martin, James I. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-06-07)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of physical health stressors and coping resources with depressive symptoms among American Indian older adults age 50 years or older. The study used a convenience ...
  • Krawall in der Zionskirche: skinhead violence and political Legitimacy in the GDR 

    Hayton, Jeffrey P. (SAGE Publications, 2015-04)
    In 1987, an East Berlin punk concert was attacked by Skinheads. This event and others like it provoked sustained outcry in the German Democratic Republic in the last years of the 1980s. The political opposition transformed ...
  • Book review: Sex tourism in Bahia: ambiguous entanglements 

    Demovic, Angela R. (University of Chicago Press, 2015-04)
    The Bahian capital of Salvador is an Afro-Brazilian cultural tourism site that has been called a “Black Mecca” (3). It is also a destination for sex tourism. Sex workers are part of the touristscape, the sites where “the ...
  • Attitudes toward mental health services among American Indians by two age groups 

    Roh, Soonhee; Brown-Rice, Kathleen A.; Lee, Kyoung Hag; Lee, Yeon-Shim; Yee-Melichar, Darlene; Talbot, Elizabeth P. (Springer, 2015-04-11)
    This study examined determinants of attitudes toward mental health services with a sample of American Indian younger-old-adults (aged 50–64, n = 158) and American Indian older-old adults (aged 65 and older, n = 69). Adapting ...
  • Depression literacy among American Indian older adults 

    Roha, Soonhee; Brown-Riceb, Kathleen; Pope, Natalie D.; Lee, Kyoung Hag; Lee, Yeon-Shim; Newland, Lisa A. (Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-29)
    Older American Indians experience high rates of depression and other psychological disorders, yet little research exist on the depression literacy of this group. Depression literacy is fundamental for individuals seeking ...
  • Production, purification, and characterization of recombinant hFSH glycoforms for functional studies 

    Butnev, Viktor Y.; Butnev, Vladimir Y.; May, Jeffrey V.; Shuai, Bin; Tran, Patrick; White, William K.; Brown, Alan; Hall, Aaron Smalter; Harvey, David J.; Bousfield, George R. (Elsevier Ireland Ltd., 2015-04-15)
    Previously, our laboratory demonstrated the existence of a beta-subunit glycosylation-deficient human FSH glycoform, hFSH(21). A third variant, hFSH(18), has recently been detected in FSH glycoforms isolated from purified ...
  • Increasing stability for the inverse problem of the Schrodinger equation with the partial Cauchy data 

    Liang, Li (American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2015-05)
    To show increasing stability in the problem of recovering potential c is an element of C-1 (Omega) in the Schrodinger equation with the given partial Cauchy data when energy frequency k is growing, we will obtain some ...
  • Broad-spectrum inhibitors against 3C-like proteases of feline coronaviruses and feline caliciviruses 

    Kim, Yunjeong; Shivanna, Vinay; Narayanan, Sanjeev; Prior, Allan M.; Weerasekara, Sahani; Hua, Duy H.; Kankanamalage, Anushka C. Galasiti; Groutas, William C.; Chang, Kyeong-Ok (American Society for Microbiology, 2015-05)
    Feline infectious peritonitis and virulent, systemic calicivirus infection are caused by certain types of feline coronaviruses (FCoVs) and feline caliciviruses (FCVs), respectively, and are important infectious diseases ...
  • Zeta function of self-adjoint operators on surfaces of revolution 

    Lu, Tianshi; Jeffres, Thalia D.; Kirsten, Klaus (IOP Publishing, 2015-04-10)
    In this article we analyze the zeta function for the Laplace operator on a surface of revolution. A variety of boundary conditions, separated and unseparated, are considered. Formulas for several residues and values of the ...
  • Exploration of molecular pathways mediating electric field-directed Schwann cell migration by RNA-Seq 

    Yao, Li; Li, Yongchao; Knapp, Jennifer; Smith, Peter (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015-07)
    In peripheral nervous systems, Schwann cells wrap around axons of motor and sensory neurons to form the myelin sheath. Following spinal cord injury, Schwann cells regenerate and migrate to the lesion and are involved in ...

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