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    • Studying misinformation surrounding COVID-19 in Hispanic communities 

      Mata, Rory; Menon, Mythili (Wichita State University, 2022)
      The pandemic saw a rise in the spread of false information through social media. Although many studies have examined misinformation spread in English, relatively fewer studies have examined the spread of misinformation in ...
    • Synthesis and structural characterization of bioactive truncated TREM2 

      Henrickson, Brandy; Wijegunawardena, Gayani; Wu, Haifan (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Dementia affects a person’s cognitive ability and recollection. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease which features the aggregation of two proteins amyloid-β and tau in the brain. Currently, there is ...
    • Synthesis of BaSiS3 Crystal 

      Touffaha, Ibrahim; Cicirello, Gary; Wang, Jian (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Inorganic chemistry attempts to understand the bridge between inorganic crystal structure and function. To fully understand function, the structure of a system must be first investigated and understood. Previous studies ...
    • Synthesis of BaXP2S6 and BaX2P2S8 nonlinear optical material crystals (X = Zn, Cd) 

      Tran, Julie; Ji, Bingheng; Wang, Jian (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Middle infrared and ultraviolet lasers have significant civilian life and military applications, and researchers have been interested in finding the best way to create them. Through the synthesis of middle infrared nonlinear ...
    • The development of a fully wireless, skin-wearable fetal ECG monitoring device 

      Newkirk, Hannah (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Early detection of fetal abnormalities during pregnancy and delivery is critical to reduce fetal mortality, and the most effective way to accomplish it will be ambulatory fetal electrocardiogram (fECG) monitoring. For ...
    • The effects of different concentrations of Calgon on starch 

      Awad, Feras; Dozier, Crystal A. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Sodium (Hexa) metaphosphate, better known as Calgon, is used as a deflocculant to disperse clay-based particles in archaeological samples. Researchers have looked at starch particles in ancient pottery to determine what ...
    • The impact of COVID-19 on interpersonal violence victim services: First responders’ perceptions 

      Redfern, Savannah; Munzinger-Defrain, Ava; DeFrain, Madchen; Demers, Jennifer M. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      During the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of sexual and intimate partner violence increased substantially. Victims were at greater risk for negative physical and psychological outcomes due to isolation policies, changes in ...
    • The impact of manufacturing work experience on shoulder muscle activation utilizing shoulder passive exoskeletons 

      Martinez, Andrea (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD's) of the upper limbs remain a challenge in the workplace where workers perform repetitive and forceful motions. A relatively new device that manufacturing industries are drifting ...
    • The implementation of an optimize 3D printing path 

      Lammers, Michael; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2021)
      3D printing is an Additive Manufacturing (AM) process that generates several different two-dimensional paths. These paths are than laid on top of each other one at a time to create a three-dimensional object. This process ...
    • The importance of early dental appointments & oral screenings for children 

      Warren, Hailey; Jones, Morgan; Stoddard, Jennifer; Weatherson, Shae (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: Millions of low income children go without dental care, including routine exams. Educating nursing students may improve this number significantly. Purpose: This project focus was to provide interprofessional ...
    • The politics and policies of behavioral health and drug policy reform in Kansas 

      Vuong, Ngoc (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Substantial increases in suicides and drug overdose deaths, the lack of access to behavioral health care, and the effects of structural stigma on people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders underlie the ...
    • There, Her 

      Ashbrook, Natalie (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      This work is a choreographed dance duet. The premise of the work is the choreographer’s own struggle with an anxiety disorder, in a way to encompass the experience of someone with this mental health problem. This piece was ...
    • Thermal performance analysis of bacteria and bacterivore interactions 

      Bristow, Stephanie (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Microbiomes have a significant role in global carbon emissions and can potentially shift in response to climate change. Bacterivores play a strong role in regulating soil biomes and therefore could alter the structure of ...
    • Too tight: Days of night 

      Vernon, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      This creative work is a selection of poetry on the theme of mental health. Mental health is something I am passionate about. I look to incorporate an aspect of confessional poetry without over-exploiting the form; I hope ...
    • Understanding thermostat usage behavior for energy efficient building systems 

      Berumen-Pacheco, Joel (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Residential buildings account for 20% of the nation’s total energy consumption. Although residential buildings represent a high energy demand, their high energy saving potential has not been reached. One of the most ...
    • Upper arm rehabilitation exoskeleton design and assessment 

      Gonzalez, Nathan; Delgado, Pablo (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Patients who have suffered severe damage to their nervous system, as caused by diseases such as stroke, sclerosis, or cerebral palsy, often experience spasticity. Spasticity is marked by forced contraction of the muscles, ...
    • Using TIRF (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence) microscopy to measure actin filaments 

      Baker, Haleigh; Fater, Aaron; Beck, Moriah R. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Actin is a protein that can maintain the shape of cells and is responsible for cell motility. Actin exists as monomers that then can be polymerized into bundles or filaments. Actin has been associated with metastatic cancer ...
    • Utilization of pre and postnatal resources among Black women in Sedgwick County 

      Davis, Latisha (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Introduction: Significant infant death disparities exist. African American women have the highest infant mortality rate at 18.8/1,000 live births compared to the average rate 7.4 per 1,000 live births in Sedgwick County. ...
    • Validation of reflexion edge neuro-fitness device and effectiveness as a visual, reaction time, and cognitive training tool 

      Tran, Brian; Tran, Amberly; Ludolf, Chonnor; Hall, Colby; Huynh, Thinh; Yabut, Christian; Clark, Brendan; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Reflexion Interactive Technologies, Inc. has developed a portable, touchscreen, light-board neurocognitive sport and therapy training tool, called the Edge. The Edge engages central vision and peripheral visual drills to ...
    • Watching actin grow to help understand cancer metastasis 

      Fater, Aaron (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The actin-associated human protein palladin plays a pivotal role in cytoskeletal organization in normal and cancerous cells. In pancreatic and breast cancer cell lines, palladin expression levels have been shown to ...