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    • 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. ...
    • Hyacinth Days: A short poetry collection 

      White, Madison (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Implementation of artificial neural networks to classify human forearm muscle signals for individual finger movement of a robotic hand 

      Dowling, Anne (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) have been utilized in the engineering field to identify patterns from a given dataset. Powered prosthetics have specifically implemented them to detect muscle patterns; however, this has ...
    • 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 Christine (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 ...