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  • Herbivore diversity alters different fitness components of Helianthus maximilia 

    Quick, Zachary (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 (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 ...
  • Lower lip and jaw speed capacity of young, middle-aged, and older adults 

    Sanderson, Ali (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Although it is well documented that speech and swallowing function decline with age, the underlying reasons are only poorly understood. Motor performance decline has been commonly discussed as a contributing factor; however, ...
  • Management of invasive species: sericea lespedeza insights from an optimization model 

    Lampe, J. Tanner (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Native grasslands in the Great Plains are threatened by the spread of Sericea (Lespedeza cuneata). Sericea is a non-native legume originating from Asia. Sericea infestations negatively impact the forage value and hay ...
  • Maternal perceptions of skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding practices before and after healthcare provider education and implementation initiative 

    Nguyen, An Diep (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Background Skin-to-skin care (SSC) starting immediately after birth is a new practice being implemented to improve mother-newborn care. SSC correlates with greater initiation, exclusivity, and duration of breastfeeding. ...
  • 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 ...
  • MUS undergraduate program assessment plan 

    School of Music (Wichita State University, 2006)
  • MUS undergraduate program review 

    School of Music (Wichita State University, 2007-05-17)
  • 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 ...
  • Performance evaluation of child safety seats in far-side lateral sled tests at varying speeds 

    Ghati, Yoganand; Menon, Rajiv A.; Milone, Mary; Lankarani, Hamid M.; Oliveres, Gerardo (Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 2009-10-05)
    Protection of children in Child Safety Seats (CSS) in side impact crashes has been a topic of recent studies. The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of CSS in far-side impacts through a series of sled ...