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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reducing, reshaping, and rebuilding: a broader context 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, 2009-02-27)
    Provost Gary L. Miller Memorandum to Faculty Senate Planning and Budget Committee addressing the University budget reduction and the new reduce-reshape-rebuild initiative.
  • Reflections on diversity 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and VPAAR, 2006-12-06)
  • 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 ...
  • Reshape and Rebuild: a model for constructive change 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, 2009-07-10)
    Provost Gary L. Miller's report describes a one-year plan of restructuring the University at the time of severe budget cut, which includes: commitment to the ideals of learning and human capital; commitment to shared ...