URCAF Abstracts 2017
2017 URCAF Organizing Committee
Chair: John Hammond, Liberal Arts and Sciences (Math/Social Sciences)
Shuang Gu, Engineering
Anthony May, Business
Kimberly Engber, Honors College
Janice Ewing, Education
Susan Sterrett, Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities)
William Flynn, Fine Arts
Aaron Bowen, University Libraries
Trisha Self, Health Professions
Dinorah Azpuru, Liberal Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
Sandra Carlo, Student Member
College of Fine Arts
Barton School of Business
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Electromagnetic resonant sensor patch for detection of fluid volume shifts within intracranial space (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)Elevations in intracranial pressure (ICP) can result in a number of neurological complications and even death in patients who have had stroke, traumatic brain injury, or have undergone neurosurgical or neurological treatments. ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)This short poetry collection, roughly titled “Hyacinth Days” follows my own navigation through womanhood and search for an adult identity. Embedded within images, the symbolic process of growing takes place through other ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)This study is a comparative analysis of the novel Tracks by Louise Erdrich to events surrounding the current Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project at the edge of Tribal reservation land, which has spawned the NODAPL movement ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)Present research is inconclusive on whether or not children who are nonverbal at 2½-years, considered late talkers, will catch up, or if their language development will remain behind that of peers causing them to become ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)Eating behaviors and self-perception affect a wide variety of people. Does a person's eating behavior reflect on one's self-image? By exploring one's eating behaviors and self-perception, a potential link between eating ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme that facilitates the disproportionation of the superoxide ion (O2-) into molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. In living organisms, the O2- radical is produced during cellular ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)With an increasing aging population and the continual need for advancements in rural medicine, a simple way to diagnose degenerative bone diseases that affect approximately 30% of postmenopausal women in the United States ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)Stroke volume (SV) is a critical cardiac output parameter that can offer critical assessments of cardiac function. Utilization of SV measurements can be a valuable tool for early detection for cardio-pathologies, and ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)This investigation explores the pathways to power that women navigate in their pursuit of political office. Drawing from published research studies and public data reports, this historical review examines variations in ...
(Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)How does religion influence secular values and modernization? I test several models where religious identity is examined as a possible predictor to support for secular values and modernization. Using a dataset I built in ...
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