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    • Eating behaviors and attitudes 

      Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      An exploratory study at a Midwestern university examined the relationships between disordered eating behaviors and attitudes and psychological flexibility, experiential avoidance, perceptions of social pressure, and personal ...
    • Effectiveness of anti-slip patch to assess lingual performance in use with the IOPI device 

      Apartment, Lucy Cook (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      The Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI) is known as the standardized instrument used to measure tongue strength and endurance. A common complaint, however, is that the bulb may move from its intended tongue placement ...
    • Effects of fire on forb germination and survival in a south-central Kansas tallgrass prairie 

      Smith, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Prescribed burning is an important tool for the conservation, restoration, and management of prairies, but, how fire impacts seeds in the year of the fire is poorly understood. For example, prairie burns can result in ...
    • Electromagnetic resonant sensor for bone health diagnostics 

      Aldrich, Jessica (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 ...
    • Electromagnetic resonant sensor patch for detection of fluid volume shifts within intracranial space 

      Eckerman, Brandon (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. ...
    • Evaluating the effectiveness of program delivery of leadership training 

      Radley, Katelyn (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      The purpose of this evaluative descriptive research will be to understand how the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) can improve in both program delivery and the evaluation of trainings. Using existing quantitative and qualitative ...
    • Examination of the effect of Allicin on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus in culture 

      Nguyen, Thao (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
    • Exploring the antimicrobial effects of neem and cranberry in a liquid-based assay system 

      Oshakuade, Ricky; McDonald, J. David; Prince, Alisha (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      This study was conducted to explore the antimicrobial effects of neem, an extract from an evergreen tree native to India, and cranberry in preventing the formation of biofilm on the surface of the tooth that leads to the ...
    • Female tricksters in the Old Testament 

      Herda, Holly (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      The trickster is a character found in stories from virtually all cultures. The trickster can be male or female, malevolent, humorous, or both. They exist on the fringes of society, being different or disenfranchised in ...
    • Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor binding by glycoforms 

      Rose, Emily (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) functions to stimulate ovarian follicle development in the ovaries in females, which is essential for oocyte maturation. In males, FSH regulates Sertoli cell function in the testis. Human ...
    • Fourier transform infrared spectral biomakers of muscle degeneration 

      Howard, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Peripheral artery disease (PAD), characterized by blockages of the arteries to the legs, affects approximately 8 million lives in the United States. This injury includes altered metabolic processes, damaged organelles, and ...
    • The framework for course delivery in fall 2020 

      Shockers United Curriculum Subcommittee (Wichita State University, 2020-05-15)
    • From dropped out to checked in: a snapshot of alternative education 

      Williams, Monica (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Many high schools today employ a conventional model of schooling for students in grades 9-12. This model includes traditional, lecture-style classes that follow a typical schedule of two semesters (four, nine-week terms), ...
    • From the President 

      Golden, Jay S. (Wichita State University, 2020-07-17)
      In his letter to Shocker Nation, President Golden expressed his support of the federal government’s decision to rescind previously issued Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) guidelines regarding international ...
    • Gender differences: bereavement, social support, and depression of assisted living elders 

      Parks, Fallon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Purpose: The older generation is often overlooked by society today. It is easy to forget about their quality of life. This study was important to find out how that population can best be served. Also, the “Baby-boomers” ...
    • Gravity assist trajectory optimization 

      Templon, Nathan (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
      Space is the final frontier, and exploring its vast reaches is one of the greatest challenges mankind has undertaken. However, moving around in space is expensive. Exploring the cosmos requires large amounts velocity change ...
    • Growth and differentiation of neuronal cells in injectable collagen hydrogel for neural regeneration 

      Pichetsurnthorn, Pie (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Injury to the central nervous system including brain and spinal cord causes neuron death and demyelination and these tissues have limited intrinsic regenerative capacity. Transplantation of neuronal cells to the lesion of ...
    • Herbivore diversity alters different fitness components of Helianthus maximilia 

      Quick, Zachary I. (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. ...